The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 188 198 169
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -29
Permanent jobs citing Ant 15 18 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.32% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.07% 2.72% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 13
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £44,000 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.29% -4.11%
Development Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
726 662 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.79% 11.92% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 630 590 631
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.28%
Ant
England

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 22 July 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 22 July 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
Staffordshire +4 12 £24,000 - 1
Birmingham +5 2 £60,000 +93.54%
Warwickshire +7 1 £50,000 +50.37%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 16 (69.57%) Subversion
3 15 (65.22%) jQuery
4 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (56.52%) TDD
6 11 (47.83%) Backbone.js
6 11 (47.83%) Java
6 11 (47.83%) SOA
6 11 (47.83%) Adobe
7 10 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (43.48%) PHP
7 10 (43.48%) Photoshop
7 10 (43.48%) DOM
7 10 (43.48%) OO
7 10 (43.48%) Phing
7 10 (43.48%) Sass
7 10 (43.48%) LESS
8 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
8 9 (39.13%) J2EE
8 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
8 9 (39.13%) REST
8 9 (39.13%) Spring
9 8 (34.78%) Apache
10 6 (26.09%) Maven
10 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
11 5 (21.74%) JSP
11 5 (21.74%) Oracle
12 4 (17.39%) Web Services

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 9 (39.13%) Tomcat
2 8 (34.78%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
4 1 (4.35%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.35%) WebLogic
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
1 10 (43.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.04%) Google App Engine
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (69.57%) Subversion
2 10 (43.48%) Phing
3 9 (39.13%) Eclipse
4 6 (26.09%) Maven
4 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
5 3 (13.04%) JIRA
5 3 (13.04%) Hudson
5 3 (13.04%) JUnit
6 2 (8.70%) Jenkins
6 2 (8.70%) Mercurial
6 2 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (4.35%) PhoneGap
7 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Back Office
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 18 (78.26%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Java Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Web Developer
3 6 (26.09%) Programmer
3 6 (26.09%) Web Programmer
4 4 (17.39%) Senior Developer
5 3 (13.04%) PHP Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (13.04%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Release Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Web Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Photoshop Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Designer
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Applications Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Software Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
1 16 (69.57%) CSS
2 15 (65.22%) jQuery
3 11 (47.83%) Backbone.js
4 10 (43.48%) DOM
4 10 (43.48%) Sass
4 10 (43.48%) LESS
5 9 (39.13%) J2EE
5 9 (39.13%) REST
5 9 (39.13%) Spring
6 5 (21.74%) JSP
7 4 (17.39%) Web Services
7 4 (17.39%) JPA
7 4 (17.39%) JSTL
8 3 (13.04%) XMLBeans
8 3 (13.04%) HTML5
8 3 (13.04%) RESTful
8 3 (13.04%) Hibernate
8 3 (13.04%) .NET
8 3 (13.04%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
1 1 (4.35%) N-Tier
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (8.70%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Android
2 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (56.52%) TDD
3 11 (47.83%) SOA
4 10 (43.48%) OO
5 4 (17.39%) Pair Programming
6 2 (8.70%) Change Control
6 2 (8.70%) Validation
6 2 (8.70%) MVC
6 2 (8.70%) Configuration Management
6 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (8.70%) Web Development
7 1 (4.35%) Logistics
7 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.35%) Performance Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
7 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
7 1 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) Build Automation
7 1 (4.35%) Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) JavaScript
2 11 (47.83%) Java
3 10 (43.48%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) SQL
4 2 (8.70%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.70%) Python
4 2 (8.70%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) XPath
5 1 (4.35%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.35%) ActionScript
5 1 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Adobe
2 5 (21.74%) Oracle
3 4 (17.39%) JBoss
4 3 (13.04%) Google
5 2 (8.70%) Remedy
5 2 (8.70%) AccuRev
6 1 (4.35%) Intershop
6 1 (4.35%) Endeca
6 1 (4.35%) hybris
6 1 (4.35%) Sencha
6 1 (4.35%) Appcelerator
6 1 (4.35%) Demandware
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) ATG
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