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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 177 189 165
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -24
Permanent jobs citing Ant 36 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.66% 0.24% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.55% 2.03% 4.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 19
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%
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
791 641 719
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.51% 11.75% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 690 571 627
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 +22 22 £60,000 +81.81% 2
Staffordshire -4 10 £30,000 -
Worcestershire - 4 £50,000 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 43 (89.58%) JavaScript
2 38 (79.17%) HTML
2 38 (79.17%) CSS
3 37 (77.08%) jQuery
4 33 (68.75%) Java
5 32 (66.67%) SOA
6 23 (47.92%) Windows
6 23 (47.92%) Git (software)
7 22 (45.83%) JIRA
8 21 (43.75%) Subversion
8 21 (43.75%) HTML5
9 20 (41.67%) MVC
9 20 (41.67%) XML
10 19 (39.58%) OOP
10 19 (39.58%) JSON
10 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
10 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
10 19 (39.58%) Ajax
10 19 (39.58%) Sencha
10 19 (39.58%) Apple iOS
10 19 (39.58%) PhoneGap
10 19 (39.58%) Android
10 19 (39.58%) Windows 8
10 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
11 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (35.42%) Retail
12 17 (35.42%) Objective-C
12 17 (35.42%) Silverlight
12 17 (35.42%) PHP
12 17 (35.42%) ActionScript

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (29.17%) Tomcat
2 9 (18.75%) Apache
3 2 (4.17%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.08%) Confluence
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 13 (27.08%) Photoshop
1 13 (27.08%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) BIG-IP
2 1 (2.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (47.92%) Git (software)
2 22 (45.83%) JIRA
3 21 (43.75%) Subversion
4 17 (35.42%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (27.08%) Phing
6 12 (25.00%) Maven
7 10 (20.83%) Eclipse
8 6 (12.50%) Hudson
8 6 (12.50%) Mercurial
8 6 (12.50%) Jenkins
9 4 (8.33%) CruiseControl
9 4 (8.33%) Artifactory
10 2 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (4.17%) JUnit
11 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (2.08%) NetBeans
11 1 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (2.08%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 17 (35.42%) Retail
2 5 (10.42%) Finance
3 4 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.33%) Banking
4 2 (4.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.08%) Automotive
5 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (79.17%) Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Applications Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 17 (35.42%) Mobile Developer
3 13 (27.08%) Senior Developer
4 12 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 8 (16.67%) Java Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Senior Applications Developer
6 7 (14.58%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
7 6 (12.50%) PHP Web Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Web Programmer
7 6 (12.50%) PHP Developer
7 6 (12.50%) Programmer
8 4 (8.33%) Senior Web Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Senior PHP Developer
9 3 (6.25%) Senior PHP Web Developer
9 3 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (79.17%) CSS
1 38 (79.17%) HTML
2 37 (77.08%) jQuery
3 21 (43.75%) HTML5
4 20 (41.67%) XML
5 19 (39.58%) PhoneGap
5 19 (39.58%) Ajax
5 19 (39.58%) JSON
5 19 (39.58%) AngularJS
6 17 (35.42%) Silverlight
7 14 (29.17%) Backbone.js
8 13 (27.08%) DOM
8 13 (27.08%) Sass
8 13 (27.08%) LESS
9 12 (25.00%) REST
10 9 (18.75%) J2EE
11 8 (16.67%) Spring
12 7 (14.58%) JSP
13 5 (10.42%) JSTL
14 4 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (35.42%) N-Tier
1 17 (35.42%) Blackberry
1 17 (35.42%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (47.92%) Windows
2 19 (39.58%) Android
2 19 (39.58%) Apple iOS
2 19 (39.58%) Windows 8
3 4 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (2.08%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) SOA
2 20 (41.67%) MVC
3 19 (39.58%) OOP
4 18 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (35.42%) Android Development
5 17 (35.42%) iOS Development
6 16 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 15 (31.25%) TDD
7 15 (31.25%) Scrum
8 13 (27.08%) OO
9 4 (8.33%) Software Deployment
9 4 (8.33%) DevOps
10 3 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (6.25%) Pair Programming
11 2 (4.17%) Validation
11 2 (4.17%) Configuration Management
11 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
11 2 (4.17%) Web Development
11 2 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 43 (89.58%) JavaScript
2 33 (68.75%) Java
3 17 (35.42%) PHP
3 17 (35.42%) ActionScript
3 17 (35.42%) Objective-C
3 17 (35.42%) ActionScript 3.0
4 6 (12.50%) Python
5 5 (10.42%) Perl
6 4 (8.33%) Ruby
6 4 (8.33%) VBScript
6 4 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.17%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) SQL
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) SC Cleared
1 19 (39.58%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.33%) vSphere
1 4 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (39.58%) Sencha
2 17 (35.42%) Appcelerator
3 14 (29.17%) Adobe
4 7 (14.58%) JBoss
5 4 (8.33%) VMware
5 4 (8.33%) Oracle
6 2 (4.17%) Google
6 2 (4.17%) AccuRev
6 2 (4.17%) hybris
6 2 (4.17%) Remedy
7 1 (2.08%) ATG
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Intershop
7 1 (2.08%) Endeca
7 1 (2.08%) Demandware
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