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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 201 211 196
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ant 33 16 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.29% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.65% 1.84% 4.39%
Number of salaries quoted 27 13 32
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
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
904 868 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.51% 15.62% 14.42%
Number of salaries quoted 759 782 677
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Ant as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 August 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire - 11 £42,500 -
Birmingham -19 10 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Staffordshire +6 6 £47,500 +58.33%
Coventry +1 5 £43,250 +23.57%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Ant.

1 58 (90.63%) Java
1 58 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (82.81%) Maven
2 53 (82.81%) Git (software)
3 48 (75.00%) REST
4 45 (70.31%) HTML
4 45 (70.31%) CSS
5 44 (68.75%) JavaScript
6 39 (60.94%) SOAP
7 37 (57.81%) XML
7 37 (57.81%) Test Automation
8 33 (51.56%) OO
9 31 (48.44%) Ajax
9 31 (48.44%) JSON
9 31 (48.44%) Jenkins
9 31 (48.44%) ServiceNow
10 24 (37.50%) Web Services
11 22 (34.38%) SQL
12 20 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (29.69%) TDD
14 18 (28.13%) MySQL
14 18 (28.13%) ITIL
14 18 (28.13%) Unix
14 18 (28.13%) ITIL V3
14 18 (28.13%) Functional Programming
15 17 (26.56%) SAP
16 16 (25.00%) jQuery
17 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (21.88%) J2EE
19 13 (20.31%) CRM

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.69%) Apache
1 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (4.69%) IIS
1 3 (4.69%) nginx
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Solr
Business Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Eloqua
2 5 (7.81%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.81%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.69%) DNS
1 3 (4.69%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (28.13%) MySQL
2 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
3 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.38%) RDBMS
4 5 (7.81%) SAP HANA
5 4 (6.25%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.13%) DB2
6 2 (3.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 53 (82.81%) Git (software)
1 53 (82.81%) Maven
2 31 (48.44%) Jenkins
3 13 (20.31%) Subversion
4 12 (18.75%) Eclipse
5 11 (17.19%) Gradle
6 8 (12.50%) Hudson
7 6 (9.38%) Cucumber
7 6 (9.38%) JIRA
7 6 (9.38%) RSpec
7 6 (9.38%) Selenium
8 5 (7.81%) JUnit
8 5 (7.81%) Mercurial
8 5 (7.81%) WATIR
9 3 (4.69%) Concordion
9 3 (4.69%) DbUnit
9 3 (4.69%) HttpUnit
9 3 (4.69%) XMLUnit
General
1 13 (20.31%) Marketing
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 3 (4.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (62.50%) Developer
2 22 (34.38%) Java Developer
3 18 (28.13%) Senior Developer
3 18 (28.13%) ServiceNow Developer
4 13 (20.31%) Development Manager
5 6 (9.38%) Analyst
5 6 (9.38%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Developer
6 5 (7.81%) Agile Java Developer
6 5 (7.81%) QA Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) QA Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
7 4 (6.25%) XML Developer
8 3 (4.69%) QA Automation Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Software Analyst
8 3 (4.69%) Software Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) DevOps Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (3.13%) QA Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (75.00%) REST
2 45 (70.31%) CSS
2 45 (70.31%) HTML
3 39 (60.94%) SOAP
4 37 (57.81%) XML
5 31 (48.44%) Ajax
5 31 (48.44%) JSON
6 24 (37.50%) Web Services
7 16 (25.00%) jQuery
8 14 (21.88%) J2EE
9 12 (18.75%) Spring
10 10 (15.63%) Node.js
11 9 (14.06%) HTML5
12 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
13 5 (7.81%) EDI
14 4 (6.25%) .NET
14 4 (6.25%) Express
14 4 (6.25%) MEAN Stack
15 3 (4.69%) RESTful
15 3 (4.69%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 20 (31.25%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.81%) Blockchain
2 5 (7.81%) Cryptography
2 5 (7.81%) Fintech
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (28.13%) Unix
2 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (90.63%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (57.81%) Test Automation
3 33 (51.56%) OO
4 19 (29.69%) TDD
5 18 (28.13%) Functional Programming
5 18 (28.13%) ITIL
5 18 (28.13%) ITIL V3
6 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (20.31%) CRM
7 13 (20.31%) Service Management
8 12 (18.75%) Coaching
8 12 (18.75%) Mentoring
9 11 (17.19%) Scrum
10 10 (15.63%) API Design
11 9 (14.06%) API Development
11 9 (14.06%) Build Automation
11 9 (14.06%) OOP
12 8 (12.50%) Automated Testing
12 8 (12.50%) Software Testing
13 7 (10.94%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 58 (90.63%) Java
2 44 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 22 (34.38%) SQL
4 9 (14.06%) Bash Shell
4 9 (14.06%) Ruby
5 6 (9.38%) Perl
6 3 (4.69%) Groovy
6 3 (4.69%) Python
7 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.13%) VBA
7 2 (3.13%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) ISTQB
1 6 (9.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.69%) Ansible
1 3 (4.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.69%) Puppet
1 3 (4.69%) rkt
1 3 (4.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) ServiceNow
2 17 (26.56%) SAP
3 7 (10.94%) Oracle
4 5 (7.81%) Rackspace
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