The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 110 102
Rank change year-on-year -21 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 2 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 1.28% 1.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.56% 9.09% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 16
Median salary £38,750 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.42% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Ant is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 358 330 356
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 18.51% 14.11% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 301 276 303
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing Ant as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in Birmingham

Ant
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Ant in Birmingham

Ant
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in Birmingham over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Ant in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Ant.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (60.00%) Xamarin
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (60.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (60.00%) .NET

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) IIS
1 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) NAS
1 1 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Hudson
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) jMock
3 1 (20.00%) Maven
3 1 (20.00%) Mocha
3 1 (20.00%) Mockito
3 1 (20.00%) NUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Graduate
3 2 (40.00%) Graduate Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Graduate Software Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Junior
3 2 (40.00%) Junior Developer
3 2 (40.00%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (20.00%) AWS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) Node.js
2 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (60.00%) .NET Framework
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (60.00%) CSS
2 3 (60.00%) CSS3
2 3 (60.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 3 (60.00%) HTML5
2 3 (60.00%) J2EE
2 3 (60.00%) JDBC
2 3 (60.00%) JSP
2 3 (60.00%) Struts
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) Durandal
4 1 (20.00%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (80.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (80.00%) MVC
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Extreme Programming
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
2 3 (60.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) BDD
3 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Data Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Kanban
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) C#
2 3 (60.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (60.00%) Xamarin
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (20.00%) VMware