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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 193 205 174
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -31
Permanent jobs citing Ant 22 2 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.040% 0.55%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.11% 0.37% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 21 2 16
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £41,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+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
707 540 660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 12.98% 10.88% 13.86%
Number of salaries quoted 654 457 582
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +5 15 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Worcestershire - 5 £21,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £38,500 -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 51 (79.69%) Java
3 50 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (76.56%) SOA
4 49 (76.56%) HTML
4 49 (76.56%) CSS
4 49 (76.56%) jQuery
5 40 (62.50%) AngularJS
5 40 (62.50%) XML
5 40 (62.50%) Windows
6 39 (60.94%) JIRA
6 39 (60.94%) Git (software)
7 38 (59.38%) JSON
7 38 (59.38%) SC Cleared
7 38 (59.38%) Security Cleared
8 37 (57.81%) HTML5
8 37 (57.81%) PhoneGap
8 37 (57.81%) MVC
8 37 (57.81%) OOP
9 35 (54.69%) Mentoring
10 32 (50.00%) Ajax
11 31 (48.44%) Android
11 31 (48.44%) Apple iOS
11 31 (48.44%) Windows 8
11 31 (48.44%) Sencha
11 31 (48.44%) User Experience
12 26 (40.63%) Mobile App
12 26 (40.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 26 (40.63%) N-Tier
12 26 (40.63%) Blackberry

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (23.44%) JBoss
2 14 (21.88%) Tomcat
3 8 (12.50%) WebLogic
4 6 (9.38%) Apache
4 6 (9.38%) MQSeries
4 6 (9.38%) WebSphere
4 6 (9.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (4.69%) Oracle Service Bus
6 1 (1.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Photoshop
1 9 (14.06%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.06%) BIG-IP
2 1 (1.56%) DHCP
2 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.56%) DNS
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 2 (3.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.56%) MySQL
2 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (60.94%) JIRA
1 39 (60.94%) Git (software)
2 26 (40.63%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 17 (26.56%) Subversion
4 15 (23.44%) Maven
5 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 10 (15.63%) Hudson
6 10 (15.63%) Mercurial
7 9 (14.06%) Phing
7 9 (14.06%) Artifactory
7 9 (14.06%) CruiseControl
8 7 (10.94%) Selenium
9 6 (9.38%) Talend Open Studio
9 6 (9.38%) JUnit
9 6 (9.38%) Eclipse
10 3 (4.69%) NetBeans
11 1 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 1 (1.56%) TortoiseSVN
11 1 (1.56%) PHPUnit
11 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (40.63%) Retail
2 7 (10.94%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.94%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Banking
3 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.56%) Marketing
3 1 (1.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (68.75%) Developer
2 26 (40.63%) Applications Developer
2 26 (40.63%) Mobile Applications Developer
2 26 (40.63%) Mobile Developer
3 25 (39.06%) Senior Developer
4 15 (23.44%) Senior Applications Developer
4 15 (23.44%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
5 10 (15.63%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Architect
6 7 (10.94%) Java Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Senior Web Developer
7 6 (9.38%) PHP Developer
7 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) PHP Web Developer
8 5 (7.81%) Technical Architect
8 5 (7.81%) Administrator
9 4 (6.25%) Junior
10 3 (4.69%) Software Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Systems Administrator
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (76.56%) HTML
1 49 (76.56%) CSS
1 49 (76.56%) jQuery
2 40 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 40 (62.50%) XML
3 38 (59.38%) JSON
4 37 (57.81%) HTML5
4 37 (57.81%) PhoneGap
5 32 (50.00%) Ajax
6 26 (40.63%) Silverlight
7 11 (17.19%) Backbone.js
7 11 (17.19%) DOM
8 9 (14.06%) Sass
8 9 (14.06%) LESS
8 9 (14.06%) REST
9 6 (9.38%) CSS3
9 6 (9.38%) Apache Camel
9 6 (9.38%) .NET
10 5 (7.81%) J2EE
10 5 (7.81%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (48.44%) User Experience
2 26 (40.63%) N-Tier
2 26 (40.63%) Blackberry
2 26 (40.63%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (62.50%) Windows
2 31 (48.44%) Android
2 31 (48.44%) Apple iOS
2 31 (48.44%) Windows 8
3 10 (15.63%) Linux
4 1 (1.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (78.13%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (76.56%) SOA
3 37 (57.81%) MVC
3 37 (57.81%) OOP
4 35 (54.69%) Mentoring
5 26 (40.63%) Android Development
5 26 (40.63%) iOS Development
6 25 (39.06%) E-Commerce
7 24 (37.50%) Scrum
8 10 (15.63%) DevOps
9 9 (14.06%) TDD
9 9 (14.06%) OO
10 8 (12.50%) UML
11 7 (10.94%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (10.94%) Software Deployment
11 7 (10.94%) Responsive Web Design
12 6 (9.38%) Software Engineering
13 3 (4.69%) Continuous Integration
14 2 (3.13%) Multithreading
14 2 (3.13%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 60 (93.75%) JavaScript
2 51 (79.69%) Java
3 26 (40.63%) ActionScript
3 26 (40.63%) Objective-C
3 26 (40.63%) ActionScript 3.0
4 18 (28.13%) PHP
5 11 (17.19%) Perl
6 10 (15.63%) Python
7 9 (14.06%) VBScript
7 9 (14.06%) PowerShell
8 5 (7.81%) C#
9 4 (6.25%) SQL
10 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
10 3 (4.69%) Ruby
11 2 (3.13%) XPath
11 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
11 2 (3.13%) C++
12 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (59.38%) SC Cleared
1 38 (59.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.38%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (14.06%) vSphere
1 9 (14.06%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (48.44%) Sencha
2 26 (40.63%) Appcelerator
3 11 (17.19%) Oracle
4 9 (14.06%) Adobe
4 9 (14.06%) VMware
5 6 (9.38%) Talend
6 1 (1.56%) AccuRev
6 1 (1.56%) hybris
6 1 (1.56%) Remedy
6 1 (1.56%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.56%) SAP
6 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £750000 per annum + corporate benefits & bonus
Posted: 5 days ago