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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 174 198 170
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Permanent jobs citing Ant 48 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.84% 0.11% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 6.28% 0.96% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 48 6 22
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £34,400 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
764 622 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 13.29% 11.70% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 689 548 546
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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
Birmingham +20 35 £60,000 +11.62% 2
Staffordshire - 6 £35,000 -
Worcestershire - 6 £43,750 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £35,000 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 60 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 54 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (81.54%) HTML
3 53 (81.54%) CSS
4 52 (80.00%) jQuery
5 51 (78.46%) SOA
6 46 (70.77%) Java
7 39 (60.00%) Git (software)
8 38 (58.46%) AngularJS
8 38 (58.46%) JIRA
9 36 (55.38%) XML
9 36 (55.38%) HTML5
10 35 (53.85%) PhoneGap
10 35 (53.85%) Windows
10 35 (53.85%) OOP
10 35 (53.85%) JSON
10 35 (53.85%) SC Cleared
10 35 (53.85%) Security Cleared
10 35 (53.85%) MVC
11 33 (50.77%) Mentoring
12 30 (46.15%) User Experience
13 29 (44.62%) Windows 8
13 29 (44.62%) Sencha
13 29 (44.62%) Apple iOS
13 29 (44.62%) Android
13 29 (44.62%) Ajax
14 25 (38.46%) Silverlight
14 25 (38.46%) Objective-C
14 25 (38.46%) Retail
14 25 (38.46%) ActionScript

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 14 (21.54%) JBoss
2 11 (16.92%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.77%) WebSphere
3 7 (10.77%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.23%) MQSeries
4 6 (9.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (7.69%) Apache
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (1.54%) Confluence
Applications
1 16 (24.62%) Photoshop
1 16 (24.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.23%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
3 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 38 (58.46%) JIRA
3 25 (38.46%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 24 (36.92%) Subversion
5 16 (24.62%) Phing
6 10 (15.38%) Maven
7 9 (13.85%) Jenkins
8 8 (12.31%) Mercurial
9 7 (10.77%) Selenium
9 7 (10.77%) JUnit
9 7 (10.77%) Hudson
10 6 (9.23%) Artifactory
10 6 (9.23%) CruiseControl
10 6 (9.23%) Talend Open Studio
11 5 (7.69%) Eclipse
12 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 1 (1.54%) TortoiseSVN
13 1 (1.54%) PHPUnit
13 1 (1.54%) NetBeans
13 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (38.46%) Retail
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
3 6 (9.23%) Banking
4 2 (3.08%) Back Office
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 48 (73.85%) Developer
2 25 (38.46%) Applications Developer
2 25 (38.46%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 25 (38.46%) Mobile Developer
3 24 (36.92%) Senior Developer
4 15 (23.08%) Web Developer
5 14 (21.54%) Senior Applications Developer
5 14 (21.54%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.77%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (9.23%) PHP Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Web Programmer
7 6 (9.23%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (9.23%) Programmer
8 5 (7.69%) Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
9 4 (6.15%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (6.15%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (81.54%) CSS
1 53 (81.54%) HTML
2 52 (80.00%) jQuery
3 38 (58.46%) AngularJS
4 36 (55.38%) HTML5
4 36 (55.38%) XML
5 35 (53.85%) JSON
5 35 (53.85%) PhoneGap
6 29 (44.62%) Ajax
7 25 (38.46%) Silverlight
8 17 (26.15%) Backbone.js
9 16 (24.62%) Sass
9 16 (24.62%) LESS
9 16 (24.62%) DOM
10 15 (23.08%) REST
11 7 (10.77%) CSS3
12 6 (9.23%) Apache Camel
13 4 (6.15%) JSP
13 4 (6.15%) .NET
13 4 (6.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 30 (46.15%) User Experience
2 25 (38.46%) N-Tier
2 25 (38.46%) Blackberry
2 25 (38.46%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 35 (53.85%) Windows
2 29 (44.62%) Android
2 29 (44.62%) Apple iOS
2 29 (44.62%) Windows 8
3 7 (10.77%) Linux
4 1 (1.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (83.08%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (78.46%) SOA
3 35 (53.85%) MVC
3 35 (53.85%) OOP
4 33 (50.77%) Mentoring
5 25 (38.46%) Android Development
5 25 (38.46%) iOS Development
6 24 (36.92%) E-Commerce
7 23 (35.38%) Scrum
8 17 (26.15%) TDD
9 16 (24.62%) OO
10 7 (10.77%) UML
10 7 (10.77%) DevOps
10 7 (10.77%) Software Engineering
11 6 (9.23%) Technical Architecture
11 6 (9.23%) Software Deployment
12 5 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
13 3 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (3.08%) Change Control
14 2 (3.08%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 60 (92.31%) JavaScript
2 46 (70.77%) Java
3 25 (38.46%) ActionScript
3 25 (38.46%) Objective-C
3 25 (38.46%) ActionScript 3.0
4 22 (33.85%) PHP
5 8 (12.31%) Python
6 7 (10.77%) Perl
7 6 (9.23%) VBScript
7 6 (9.23%) PowerShell
8 4 (6.15%) Ruby
9 2 (3.08%) C#
9 2 (3.08%) SQL
9 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) XPath
Qualifications
1 35 (53.85%) SC Cleared
1 35 (53.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.15%) Degree
System Software
1 6 (9.23%) vSphere
1 6 (9.23%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.15%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (10.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) Sencha
2 25 (38.46%) Appcelerator
3 16 (24.62%) Adobe
4 10 (15.38%) Oracle
5 6 (9.23%) VMware
5 6 (9.23%) Talend
6 2 (3.08%) AccuRev
6 2 (3.08%) Remedy
7 1 (1.54%) Google
7 1 (1.54%) hybris
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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