The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 182 189 181
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Ant 42 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.75% 0.19% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.31% 1.56% 4.14%
Number of salaries quoted 41 9 18
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Ant
England

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

Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
791 642 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.21% 11.98% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 693 570 589
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Ant
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Ant Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Ant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014.

Ant Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Ant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +28 28 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Staffordshire -2 9 £30,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 4 £50,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 48 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (79.63%) HTML
3 43 (79.63%) CSS
4 42 (77.78%) jQuery
5 40 (74.07%) SOA
6 36 (66.67%) Java
7 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
8 29 (53.70%) Windows
9 28 (51.85%) JIRA
10 27 (50.00%) AngularJS
11 26 (48.15%) User Experience
11 26 (48.15%) HTML5
11 26 (48.15%) XML
12 25 (46.30%) OOP
12 25 (46.30%) MVC
12 25 (46.30%) JSON
12 25 (46.30%) Ajax
12 25 (46.30%) Android
12 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
12 25 (46.30%) Security Cleared
12 25 (46.30%) Sencha
12 25 (46.30%) Apple iOS
12 25 (46.30%) PhoneGap
12 25 (46.30%) Windows 8
12 25 (46.30%) Mentoring
13 24 (44.44%) Subversion
14 22 (40.74%) Retail
14 22 (40.74%) Objective-C
14 22 (40.74%) Silverlight

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 11 (20.37%) Tomcat
2 7 (12.96%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 15 (27.78%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.70%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.56%) MySQL
1 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 28 (51.85%) JIRA
3 24 (44.44%) Subversion
4 22 (40.74%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 15 (27.78%) Phing
6 9 (16.67%) Maven
7 7 (12.96%) Eclipse
7 7 (12.96%) Jenkins
8 6 (11.11%) Mercurial
8 6 (11.11%) Hudson
9 4 (7.41%) Artifactory
9 4 (7.41%) CruiseControl
10 2 (3.70%) JUnit
10 2 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (1.85%) NetBeans
11 1 (1.85%) Selenium
11 1 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (1.85%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (1.85%) PHPUnit
General
1 22 (40.74%) Retail
2 6 (11.11%) Finance
3 5 (9.26%) Banking
3 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.70%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Automotive
5 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Developer
2 22 (40.74%) Applications Developer
2 22 (40.74%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 22 (40.74%) Mobile Developer
3 19 (35.19%) Senior Developer
4 14 (25.93%) Web Developer
5 11 (20.37%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 11 (20.37%) Senior Applications Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Programmer
6 6 (11.11%) PHP Web Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Web Programmer
6 6 (11.11%) Senior Web Developer
6 6 (11.11%) PHP Developer
7 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.41%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.41%) Architect
9 3 (5.56%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (79.63%) HTML
1 43 (79.63%) CSS
2 42 (77.78%) jQuery
3 27 (50.00%) AngularJS
4 26 (48.15%) HTML5
4 26 (48.15%) XML
5 25 (46.30%) JSON
5 25 (46.30%) Ajax
5 25 (46.30%) PhoneGap
6 22 (40.74%) Silverlight
7 16 (29.63%) Backbone.js
8 15 (27.78%) Sass
8 15 (27.78%) LESS
8 15 (27.78%) DOM
9 14 (25.93%) REST
10 6 (11.11%) J2EE
11 5 (9.26%) Spring
11 5 (9.26%) JSP
12 4 (7.41%) .NET
13 3 (5.56%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (48.15%) User Experience
2 22 (40.74%) N-Tier
2 22 (40.74%) Blackberry
2 22 (40.74%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.85%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (53.70%) Windows
2 25 (46.30%) Android
2 25 (46.30%) Apple iOS
2 25 (46.30%) Windows 8
3 5 (9.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (74.07%) SOA
3 25 (46.30%) OOP
3 25 (46.30%) MVC
3 25 (46.30%) Mentoring
4 22 (40.74%) Android Development
4 22 (40.74%) iOS Development
5 21 (38.89%) E-Commerce
6 20 (37.04%) Scrum
7 17 (31.48%) TDD
8 15 (27.78%) OO
9 5 (9.26%) DevOps
10 4 (7.41%) Software Deployment
10 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (5.56%) Pair Programming
11 3 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
12 2 (3.70%) Change Control
12 2 (3.70%) Configuration Management
12 2 (3.70%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 48 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 36 (66.67%) Java
3 22 (40.74%) Objective-C
3 22 (40.74%) ActionScript
3 22 (40.74%) ActionScript 3.0
4 19 (35.19%) PHP
5 6 (11.11%) Python
6 5 (9.26%) Perl
7 4 (7.41%) VBScript
7 4 (7.41%) Ruby
7 4 (7.41%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.70%) C#
8 2 (3.70%) SQL
8 2 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.85%) XPath
9 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (46.30%) SC Cleared
1 25 (46.30%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.56%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (7.41%) vSphere
1 4 (7.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (46.30%) Sencha
2 22 (40.74%) Appcelerator
3 15 (27.78%) Adobe
4 7 (12.96%) JBoss
5 4 (7.41%) VMware
6 3 (5.56%) Oracle
7 2 (3.70%) Remedy
7 2 (3.70%) Google
7 2 (3.70%) AccuRev
8 1 (1.85%) hybris
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Connect
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago