The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 61 64 57
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ant 5 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.97% 1.12% 2.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.49% 5.66% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £67,500 £57,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.39% -17.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%
Ant
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Development Applications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
77 106 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 15.01% 19.78% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 45
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.89%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Ant
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Watford region.

Ant Salary Trend in Watford

Ant
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Watford region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram in Watford

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (90.00%) Spring
2 9 (90.00%) Maven
2 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 9 (90.00%) Eclipse
2 9 (90.00%) J2EE
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 9 (90.00%) Struts
2 9 (90.00%) CSS
3 8 (80.00%) UNIX
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
3 8 (80.00%) MySQL
3 8 (80.00%) MQSeries
3 8 (80.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) Subversion
4 7 (70.00%) Content Management
4 7 (70.00%) Retail
4 7 (70.00%) Log4j
4 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
4 7 (70.00%) XPath
4 7 (70.00%) Degree
4 7 (70.00%) JSON
4 7 (70.00%) Web 2.0
4 7 (70.00%) XMLBeans
4 7 (70.00%) Ajax

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Watford region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (100.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (80.00%) MQSeries
3 7 (70.00%) Adobe CQ
4 2 (20.00%) Apache
4 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Fredhopper
2 1 (10.00%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) HTTP
1 7 (70.00%) Internet
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 7 (70.00%) RDBMS
2 7 (70.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (10.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (90.00%) Eclipse
1 9 (90.00%) Maven
2 8 (80.00%) Subversion
3 7 (70.00%) JUnit
3 7 (70.00%) Log4j
4 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 6 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 4 (40.00%) Games
4 2 (20.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Java Developer
3 6 (60.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 4 (40.00%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) J2EE
1 9 (90.00%) CSS
1 9 (90.00%) Struts
1 9 (90.00%) Spring
1 9 (90.00%) jQuery
2 7 (70.00%) REST
2 7 (70.00%) XMLBeans
2 7 (70.00%) Ajax
2 7 (70.00%) JSON
2 7 (70.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) XML
2 7 (70.00%) XSLT
2 7 (70.00%) JMS
2 7 (70.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (70.00%) Servlets
2 7 (70.00%) SOAP
3 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
3 2 (20.00%) JPA
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Web 2.0
2 2 (20.00%) Online Gambling
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) UNIX
1 8 (80.00%) Linux
2 7 (70.00%) HPUX
2 7 (70.00%) Solaris
3 1 (10.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (70.00%) OO
2 7 (70.00%) Content Management
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (20.00%) Web Development
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (80.00%) SQL
4 7 (70.00%) XPath
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Jython
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Sun Certification
1 7 (70.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Puppet
1 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Oracle
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (70.00%) Sun
2 7 (70.00%) Interwoven
3 3 (30.00%) hybris
4 2 (20.00%) Demandware
4 2 (20.00%) Adobe
4 2 (20.00%) ATG
4 2 (20.00%) Intershop
4 2 (20.00%) Endeca