The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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
England / West Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 213 186
Rank change year-on-year -9 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 11 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.22% 0.52% 0.65%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.13% 3.66% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 28
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.31% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £44,500 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £63,000 £55,000
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 the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 971 874 860
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 19.05% 14.34% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 824 709 767
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -7.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Ant in the West Midlands

Ant
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

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

Salary histogram for Ant in the West Midlands

Ant
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 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
Wolverhampton - 7 £35,000 -
Birmingham -21 2 £38,750 -18.42%
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £22,500 -
Ant
England

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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Ant.

1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 14 (77.78%) J2EE
2 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
3 12 (66.67%) SQL
4 10 (55.56%) SOAP
5 8 (44.44%) Web Services
5 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
5 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
6 7 (38.89%) Subversion
6 7 (38.89%) JSON
6 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
6 7 (38.89%) RESTful
6 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
6 7 (38.89%) XML
6 7 (38.89%) Struts
6 7 (38.89%) JDBC
6 7 (38.89%) JSP
6 7 (38.89%) Apache
7 6 (33.33%) C#
7 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
7 6 (33.33%) Maven
8 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
8 5 (27.78%) Node.js
8 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
8 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
8 5 (27.78%) MVC
9 4 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
9 4 (22.22%) Spring
9 4 (22.22%) TDD

Ant
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (77.78%) Tomcat
2 7 (38.89%) Apache
3 4 (22.22%) IIS
4 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) NAS
1 1 (5.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Git (software)
1 7 (38.89%) Subversion
2 6 (33.33%) Maven
3 5 (27.78%) Eclipse
4 4 (22.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (22.22%) Visual Studio
5 2 (11.11%) FogBugz
5 2 (11.11%) JUnit
5 2 (11.11%) Selenium
5 2 (11.11%) TeamCity
5 2 (11.11%) WebDriver
6 1 (5.56%) Hudson
6 1 (5.56%) jMock
6 1 (5.56%) Mocha
6 1 (5.56%) Mockito
6 1 (5.56%) NUnit
6 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
1 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Integration Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Java Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Java Integration Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Java Software Engineer
2 7 (38.89%) Software Consultant
2 7 (38.89%) Software Integration Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Graduate
4 3 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Graduate Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Junior
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (77.78%) J2EE
2 10 (55.56%) SOAP
3 8 (44.44%) Web Services
4 7 (38.89%) JDBC
4 7 (38.89%) JSON
4 7 (38.89%) JSP
4 7 (38.89%) RESTful
4 7 (38.89%) Struts
4 7 (38.89%) XML
5 5 (27.78%) AngularJS
5 5 (27.78%) Node.js
6 4 (22.22%) .NET Framework
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (22.22%) CSS
6 4 (22.22%) CSS3
6 4 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
6 4 (22.22%) HTML5
6 4 (22.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Windows
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 5 (27.78%) Integration Testing
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (22.22%) Extreme Programming
5 4 (22.22%) ITIL
5 4 (22.22%) Pair Programming
5 4 (22.22%) TDD
6 3 (16.67%) BDD
6 3 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 3 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
7 2 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 2 (11.11%) OO
7 2 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (11.11%) QA Automation
7 2 (11.11%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) Java
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 6 (33.33%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) T-SQL
6 3 (16.67%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 4 (22.22%) Xamarin
2 2 (11.11%) Twitter
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) Sybase
3 1 (5.56%) VMware