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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 225 194 183
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -11
Permanent jobs citing Ant 5 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.089% 0.32% 0.071%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.63% 2.26% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 3
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +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
792 709 452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.08% 14.07% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 691 643 372
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
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 8 February 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
(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
Coventry 0 3 £44,000 -9.74%
Staffordshire +2 2 £47,500 +1.06% 1
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 (77.27%) Ruby
2 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (72.73%) Git (software)
2 16 (72.73%) Java
2 16 (72.73%) Jenkins
3 14 (63.64%) JIRA
4 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (54.55%) Mercurial
5 12 (54.55%) Scrum
5 12 (54.55%) Hudson
6 11 (50.00%) TDD
6 11 (50.00%) Selenium
6 11 (50.00%) Perl
7 9 (40.91%) QA
7 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
7 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
7 9 (40.91%) Bash Shell
7 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
7 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
8 8 (36.36%) Maven
8 8 (36.36%) Retail
8 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
8 8 (36.36%) BDD
8 8 (36.36%) RSpec
8 8 (36.36%) WATIR
8 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
8 8 (36.36%) SOAP
8 8 (36.36%) Python
8 8 (36.36%) REST
8 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 5 (22.73%) Tomcat
2 4 (18.18%) JBoss
2 4 (18.18%) WebSphere
3 3 (13.64%) Apache
3 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Solr
4 2 (9.09%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (9.09%) IIS
4 2 (9.09%) nginx
4 2 (9.09%) Node.js
4 2 (9.09%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.09%) IaaS
1 2 (9.09%) PaaS
2 1 (4.55%) Force.com
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
2 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (13.64%) MySQL
4 2 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (9.09%) MongoDB
4 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (9.09%) Riak
5 1 (4.55%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (72.73%) Git (software)
1 16 (72.73%) Jenkins
2 14 (63.64%) JIRA
3 12 (54.55%) Hudson
3 12 (54.55%) Mercurial
4 11 (50.00%) Selenium
5 8 (36.36%) Cucumber
5 8 (36.36%) Maven
5 8 (36.36%) RSpec
5 8 (36.36%) WATIR
6 7 (31.82%) Subversion
7 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (22.73%) Eclipse
9 4 (18.18%) AccuRev
9 4 (18.18%) CruiseControl
9 4 (18.18%) TeamCity
10 3 (13.64%) JUnit
11 2 (9.09%) IntelliJ
11 2 (9.09%) SonarQube
12 1 (4.55%) Bugzilla
General
1 8 (36.36%) Retail
2 3 (13.64%) Back Office
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
3 1 (4.55%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (40.91%) Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Automation Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Automation Test Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) QA Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) QA Test Analyst
1 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Software Analyst
2 8 (36.36%) Software Test Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Release Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Java Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) QA Test Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) REST
1 8 (36.36%) SOAP
2 7 (31.82%) .NET
3 5 (22.73%) HTML
3 5 (22.73%) Web Services
4 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 4 (18.18%) XML
5 3 (13.64%) CSS
5 3 (13.64%) jQuery
5 3 (13.64%) Spring
6 2 (9.09%) CSS3
6 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.09%) HTML5
6 2 (9.09%) Java EE
6 2 (9.09%) JSON
6 2 (9.09%) LAMP
6 2 (9.09%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (9.09%) LEMP Stack
6 2 (9.09%) PhoneGap
7 1 (4.55%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) CoreOS
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
1 2 (9.09%) Solaris
1 2 (9.09%) Unix
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (59.09%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (54.55%) Scrum
4 11 (50.00%) TDD
5 9 (40.91%) Software Testing
5 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
5 9 (40.91%) Test Scripting
6 8 (36.36%) Automation Testing
6 8 (36.36%) BDD
6 8 (36.36%) QA Automation
7 4 (18.18%) MVC
8 3 (13.64%) Configuration Management
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (13.64%) Validation
9 2 (9.09%) DevOps
9 2 (9.09%) Kanban
9 2 (9.09%) Mobile Development
9 2 (9.09%) Open Source
9 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) Ruby
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 11 (50.00%) Perl
4 9 (40.91%) Bash Shell
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) Python
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) PowerShell
8 4 (18.18%) C#
8 4 (18.18%) T-SQL
8 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
9 2 (9.09%) Go
9 2 (9.09%) PHP
10 1 (4.55%) Apex Code
10 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) ISTQB
2 8 (36.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (40.91%) QA
2 2 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) Ansible
1 2 (9.09%) Control-M
1 2 (9.09%) Kubernetes
1 2 (9.09%) Mesos
1 2 (9.09%) Nagios
1 2 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (9.09%) Puppet
1 2 (9.09%) Unicenter
1 2 (9.09%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Oracle
1 4 (18.18%) Remedy
2 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 2 (9.09%) New Relic
4 1 (4.55%) hybris
4 1 (4.55%) Informatica
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.55%) Salesforce.com
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Colossus Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago