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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 210 203 213
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Ant 16 17 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.33% 0.41%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.88% 2.03% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16 15 22
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
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
850 837 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.58% 16.42% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 733 738 685
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Birmingham -2 8 £45,000 -2.70%
Staffordshire -5 4 £52,500 +75.00%
Shropshire - 3 £40,000 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 39 (86.67%) Java
2 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (77.78%) Maven
4 30 (66.67%) Git (software)
5 26 (57.78%) REST
6 24 (53.33%) TDD
7 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
8 22 (48.89%) HTML
8 22 (48.89%) CSS
8 22 (48.89%) Jenkins
9 19 (42.22%) Gradle
9 19 (42.22%) Subversion
10 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (37.78%) Spring
11 16 (35.56%) Build Automation
11 16 (35.56%) HTML5
12 13 (28.89%) Node.js
12 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
13 12 (26.67%) OOP
13 12 (26.67%) Web Services
13 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
13 12 (26.67%) API Development
14 11 (24.44%) API Design
14 11 (24.44%) SOAP
15 10 (22.22%) Oracle
16 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
16 9 (20.00%) Ruby
16 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
16 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
16 9 (20.00%) Test Automation

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 4 (8.89%) Apache
1 4 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (8.89%) IIS
1 4 (8.89%) nginx
2 2 (4.44%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.89%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) DNS
1 4 (8.89%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) Relational Database
2 9 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 9 (20.00%) RDBMS
3 6 (13.33%) MongoDB
4 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
5 3 (6.67%) MySQL
6 2 (4.44%) DB2
6 2 (4.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 35 (77.78%) Maven
2 30 (66.67%) Git (software)
3 22 (48.89%) Jenkins
4 19 (42.22%) Gradle
4 19 (42.22%) Subversion
5 5 (11.11%) Cucumber
5 5 (11.11%) Hudson
5 5 (11.11%) JIRA
5 5 (11.11%) Mercurial
5 5 (11.11%) RSpec
5 5 (11.11%) Selenium
6 4 (8.89%) WATIR
7 3 (6.67%) Concordion
8 2 (4.44%) JUnit
9 1 (2.22%) Artifactory
9 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
9 1 (2.22%) CruiseControl
9 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.22%) NuGet
9 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (77.78%) Developer
2 30 (66.67%) Java Developer
3 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Developer
4 8 (17.78%) Agile Java Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Automation Test Analyst
7 3 (6.67%) Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Developer
8 2 (4.44%) QA Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Senior Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Software Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Software Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Test Automation Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Test Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (57.78%) REST
2 22 (48.89%) CSS
2 22 (48.89%) HTML
3 17 (37.78%) Spring
4 16 (35.56%) HTML5
5 13 (28.89%) AngularJS
5 13 (28.89%) Node.js
6 12 (26.67%) Web Services
7 11 (24.44%) SOAP
8 6 (13.33%) Express
8 6 (13.33%) Hibernate
8 6 (13.33%) JPA
8 6 (13.33%) MEAN Stack
8 6 (13.33%) XML
9 5 (11.11%) jQuery
10 4 (8.89%) Ajax
10 4 (8.89%) Java EE
10 4 (8.89%) JSON
10 4 (8.89%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Fintech
3 2 (4.44%) Blockchain
3 2 (4.44%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.22%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
3 3 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (53.33%) TDD
3 17 (37.78%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (35.56%) Build Automation
5 12 (26.67%) API Development
5 12 (26.67%) OOP
6 11 (24.44%) API Design
7 9 (20.00%) SDLC
7 9 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 8 (17.78%) Scrum
9 7 (15.56%) OO
10 6 (13.33%) MVC
11 5 (11.11%) Automated Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Configuration Management
11 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
11 5 (11.11%) Test Scripting
12 4 (8.89%) BDD
12 4 (8.89%) ITIL
12 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
12 4 (8.89%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (86.67%) Java
2 23 (51.11%) JavaScript
3 9 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 9 (20.00%) Ruby
4 6 (13.33%) Perl
5 5 (11.11%) Groovy
5 5 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) SQL
7 2 (4.44%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.44%) VBA
8 1 (2.22%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.22%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 5 (11.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Ansible
1 5 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (11.11%) Puppet
2 4 (8.89%) rkt
2 4 (8.89%) Terraform
3 1 (2.22%) Salt
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (8.89%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.67%) Rackspace
4 2 (4.44%) SAP
5 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com