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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 203 195 198
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Ant 22 20 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.38% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.55% 2.64% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 15
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.93%
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
862 759 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.72% 14.06% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 757 661 593
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -3 11 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Coventry - 9 £47,500 - 2
Staffordshire -3 2 £30,000 +25.00%
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 51 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 48 (84.21%) HTML
2 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (82.46%) Java
4 42 (73.68%) CSS
5 38 (66.67%) jQuery
6 37 (64.91%) AngularJS
7 35 (61.40%) MVC
8 32 (56.14%) SOA
9 31 (54.39%) HTML5
10 30 (52.63%) Maven
11 28 (49.12%) Spring
12 27 (47.37%) XML
13 26 (45.61%) WebSphere
13 26 (45.61%) JSON
14 25 (43.86%) Oracle
15 23 (40.35%) WebLogic
16 22 (38.60%) Subversion
17 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
17 21 (36.84%) Ruby
17 21 (36.84%) Hibernate
17 21 (36.84%) JIRA
17 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
17 21 (36.84%) Python
18 20 (35.09%) JUnit
19 19 (33.33%) PHP
19 19 (33.33%) OOP
19 19 (33.33%) JBoss
19 19 (33.33%) Open Source
19 19 (33.33%) CSS3

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 26 (45.61%) WebSphere
2 23 (40.35%) WebLogic
3 19 (33.33%) JBoss
4 11 (19.30%) Tomcat
5 7 (12.28%) WebSphere Application Server
5 7 (12.28%) CMS
6 4 (7.02%) Apache
7 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
7 1 (1.75%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.51%) Fireworks
1 2 (3.51%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (3.51%) OmniGraffle
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.28%) HTTP
2 6 (10.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.28%) MySQL
3 5 (8.77%) RDBMS
3 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 30 (52.63%) Maven
2 22 (38.60%) Subversion
3 21 (36.84%) Git (software)
3 21 (36.84%) JIRA
4 20 (35.09%) JUnit
5 19 (33.33%) Selenium
6 14 (24.56%) Gradle
7 6 (10.53%) Phing
8 5 (8.77%) Hudson
8 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
9 4 (7.02%) NetBeans
10 2 (3.51%) CruiseControl
10 2 (3.51%) TeamCity
10 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
10 2 (3.51%) AccuRev
10 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (3.51%) Mercurial
11 1 (1.75%) Log4j
General
1 5 (8.77%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Back Office
3 1 (1.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (78.95%) Developer
2 36 (63.16%) Java Developer
3 19 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 19 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 10 (17.54%) Senior Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Senior Java Developer
6 6 (10.53%) UX Designer
6 6 (10.53%) Designer
7 4 (7.02%) Java Architect
7 4 (7.02%) Architect
8 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.51%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) VB.NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.51%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Senior Applications Developer
9 2 (3.51%) Release Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) WebSphere Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (84.21%) HTML
2 42 (73.68%) CSS
3 38 (66.67%) jQuery
4 37 (64.91%) AngularJS
5 31 (54.39%) HTML5
6 28 (49.12%) Spring
7 27 (47.37%) XML
8 26 (45.61%) JSON
9 21 (36.84%) Hibernate
10 19 (33.33%) CSS3
10 19 (33.33%) PhoneGap
11 16 (28.07%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (24.56%) JPA
12 14 (24.56%) Java EE
12 14 (24.56%) Struts
12 14 (24.56%) J2EE
13 13 (22.81%) .NET
14 12 (21.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (19.30%) Web Services
15 11 (19.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) User Experience
2 7 (12.28%) Web 2.0
2 7 (12.28%) Mobile App
3 6 (10.53%) W3C
4 4 (7.02%) Client/Server
5 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.26%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.28%) UNIX
1 7 (12.28%) HPUX
1 7 (12.28%) Solaris
1 7 (12.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (84.21%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (61.40%) MVC
3 32 (56.14%) SOA
4 21 (36.84%) Software Engineering
5 19 (33.33%) Web Development
5 19 (33.33%) TDD
5 19 (33.33%) OOP
5 19 (33.33%) Open Source
5 19 (33.33%) Mobile Development
6 16 (28.07%) Build Automation
7 12 (21.05%) SDLC
8 7 (12.28%) E-Commerce
8 7 (12.28%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (12.28%) Scrum
9 6 (10.53%) Refactoring
9 6 (10.53%) Release Management
9 6 (10.53%) API Design
9 6 (10.53%) Information Architecture
10 4 (7.02%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 51 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 47 (82.46%) Java
3 21 (36.84%) Python
3 21 (36.84%) Ruby
4 19 (33.33%) PHP
5 13 (22.81%) SQL
6 8 (14.04%) XPath
7 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.02%) T-SQL
7 4 (7.02%) VB.NET
7 4 (7.02%) Perl
8 3 (5.26%) C#
9 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
Vendors
1 25 (43.86%) Oracle
2 7 (12.28%) IBM
3 4 (7.02%) Twitter
4 2 (3.51%) Remedy
4 2 (3.51%) Citrix
5 1 (1.75%) Interwoven
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