The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 96 98
Rank change year-on-year +45 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 44 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 4.34% 0.49% 0.46%
As % of the Development Applications category 19.38% 2.59% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 34 5 6
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +27.77%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £60,000 £46,250
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 Essex with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 227 193 207
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 22.41% 18.94% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 165 146 172
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Ant
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Ant in Essex

Ant
Salary Histogram in Essex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in Essex over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Ant in Essex

Ant
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester - 26 £62,500 -
Ant
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Essex region with a requirement for Ant.

1 66 (98.51%) Java
1 66 (98.51%) Maven
2 61 (91.04%) JBoss
3 60 (89.55%) Hibernate
4 49 (73.13%) JMS
4 49 (73.13%) Oracle
5 47 (70.15%) PL/SQL
5 47 (70.15%) Degree
5 47 (70.15%) Computer Science
6 45 (67.16%) Gradle
7 43 (64.18%) J2EE
8 40 (59.70%) GlassFish
9 39 (58.21%) Java EE
9 39 (58.21%) WebSphere
10 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (53.73%) WebLogic
12 30 (44.78%) RDBMS
12 30 (44.78%) Spring
12 30 (44.78%) NoSQL
12 30 (44.78%) Relational Database
13 27 (40.30%) Swing
14 26 (38.81%) OO
15 25 (37.31%) CSS
15 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
16 23 (34.33%) Tomcat
16 23 (34.33%) Ajax
17 20 (29.85%) SQL
17 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
18 19 (28.36%) MySQL
18 19 (28.36%) MVC

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 61 (91.04%) JBoss
2 40 (59.70%) GlassFish
3 39 (58.21%) WebSphere
4 36 (53.73%) WebLogic
5 23 (34.33%) Tomcat
6 17 (25.37%) Apache Pig
6 17 (25.37%) Apache Spark
7 11 (16.42%) Apache
8 3 (4.48%) Apache Geronimo
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Weka
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (44.78%) NoSQL
1 30 (44.78%) RDBMS
1 30 (44.78%) Relational Database
2 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
3 19 (28.36%) MySQL
4 17 (25.37%) Big Data
4 17 (25.37%) CouchDB
4 17 (25.37%) Hadoop
4 17 (25.37%) MongoDB
5 15 (22.39%) Oracle Database
6 13 (19.40%) Data Mining
7 8 (11.94%) JasperReports
8 6 (8.96%) Geospatial Data
8 6 (8.96%) GIS
9 3 (4.48%) Apache Hive
9 3 (4.48%) Mahout
9 3 (4.48%) Neo4j
9 3 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (4.48%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 66 (98.51%) Maven
2 45 (67.16%) Gradle
3 14 (20.90%) Git (software)
4 11 (16.42%) JUnit
5 10 (14.93%) Jenkins
6 9 (13.43%) Hudson
7 6 (8.96%) ClearQuest
7 6 (8.96%) CruiseControl
7 6 (8.96%) FishEye
7 6 (8.96%) JIRA
7 6 (8.96%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.49%) Buildbot
8 1 (1.49%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (1.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 60 (89.55%) Developer
1 60 (89.55%) Java Developer
2 32 (47.76%) Senior Developer
2 32 (47.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 27 (40.30%) Oracle Developer
4 23 (34.33%) Lead Developer
5 16 (23.88%) Lead Java Developer
6 15 (22.39%) J2EE Developer
6 15 (22.39%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 13 (19.40%) Agile Developer
7 13 (19.40%) Agile Java Developer
7 13 (19.40%) Java Swing Developer
8 7 (10.45%) Senior Oracle Developer
9 6 (8.96%) Java Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) Java Software Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (89.55%) Hibernate
2 49 (73.13%) JMS
3 43 (64.18%) J2EE
4 39 (58.21%) Java EE
5 30 (44.78%) Spring
6 27 (40.30%) Swing
7 25 (37.31%) CSS
8 23 (34.33%) Ajax
9 19 (28.36%) Spring MVC
10 17 (25.37%) HTML
11 12 (17.91%) Servlets
12 11 (16.42%) REST
12 11 (16.42%) Web Services
13 10 (14.93%) EJB
14 8 (11.94%) Apache Flex
14 8 (11.94%) AWT
14 8 (11.94%) GWT
14 8 (11.94%) JSON
14 8 (11.94%) Middleware
15 5 (7.46%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (70.15%) Computer Science
2 14 (20.90%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (11.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Linux
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
1 3 (4.48%) Windows 7
1 3 (4.48%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (56.72%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (38.81%) OO
3 19 (28.36%) MVC
4 18 (26.87%) E-Commerce
4 18 (26.87%) OOP
5 13 (19.40%) Scrum
6 10 (14.93%) Mentoring
7 8 (11.94%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (10.45%) Open Source
8 7 (10.45%) Software Engineering
9 6 (8.96%) DevOps
9 6 (8.96%) Issue Tracking
9 6 (8.96%) Kanban
9 6 (8.96%) TDD
9 6 (8.96%) UML
10 3 (4.48%) Analytics
11 1 (1.49%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 66 (98.51%) Java
2 47 (70.15%) PL/SQL
3 25 (37.31%) JavaScript
4 20 (29.85%) SQL
5 17 (25.37%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.96%) C
7 1 (1.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 47 (70.15%) Degree
2 6 (8.96%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (10.45%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) HDFS
Vendors
1 49 (73.13%) Oracle
2 8 (11.94%) Adobe
2 8 (11.94%) Google
3 6 (8.96%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.48%) Alteryx
4 3 (4.48%) Tableau
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft