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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 203 224 201
Rank change year-on-year +21 -23  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 7 17 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.15% 0.28% 0.39%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.88% 1.84% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 16
Median salary £40,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.89% +4.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £38,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £48,750
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 800 922 793
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.70% 14.92% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 689 809 704
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 29 March 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 29 March 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
Birmingham +15 3 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Coventry +15 3 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Solihull - 1 £45,000 -
Ant
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 16 (84.21%) Java
2 15 (78.95%) Maven
3 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
4 12 (63.16%) Spring
5 9 (47.37%) Hibernate
5 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (42.11%) Gradle
7 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
7 7 (36.84%) REST
7 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
7 7 (36.84%) HTML
7 7 (36.84%) J2EE
7 7 (36.84%) CSS
7 7 (36.84%) JDBC
7 7 (36.84%) JSP
7 7 (36.84%) SOAP
7 7 (36.84%) Struts
7 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
8 6 (31.58%) Python
8 6 (31.58%) MVC
9 5 (26.32%) JMS
9 5 (26.32%) EJB
9 5 (26.32%) Servlets
9 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
9 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
9 5 (26.32%) HTML5
9 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
9 5 (26.32%) Translating Business Requirements

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 7 (36.84%) Tomcat
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
4 1 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) SaaS
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.26%) Force.com
2 1 (5.26%) GitHub
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) NAS
1 1 (5.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Relational Database
3 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 2 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
4 1 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (78.95%) Maven
2 8 (42.11%) Gradle
3 7 (36.84%) Eclipse
3 7 (36.84%) Jenkins
4 5 (26.32%) Git (software)
5 4 (21.05%) Subversion
6 2 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
6 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
7 1 (5.26%) Artifactory
7 1 (5.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (5.26%) ClearCase
7 1 (5.26%) CruiseControl
7 1 (5.26%) JUnit
7 1 (5.26%) Mercurial
7 1 (5.26%) Mocha
7 1 (5.26%) NuGet
7 1 (5.26%) NUnit
7 1 (5.26%) Selenium
7 1 (5.26%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
1 1 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Agile Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Lead Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Automation Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Junior
5 1 (5.26%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Salesforce Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Tester
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (63.16%) Spring
2 9 (47.37%) Hibernate
3 7 (36.84%) CSS
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) J2EE
3 7 (36.84%) JDBC
3 7 (36.84%) JSP
3 7 (36.84%) REST
3 7 (36.84%) SOAP
3 7 (36.84%) Struts
4 5 (26.32%) AngularJS
4 5 (26.32%) EJB
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) JMS
4 5 (26.32%) Servlets
5 4 (21.05%) JPA
6 3 (15.79%) jQuery
6 3 (15.79%) Node.js
6 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (10.53%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Blog
2 1 (5.26%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.26%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (31.58%) MVC
3 5 (26.32%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (26.32%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) Translating Business Requirements
4 4 (21.05%) TDD
5 3 (15.79%) API Design
5 3 (15.79%) Build Automation
5 3 (15.79%) OOP
5 3 (15.79%) Scrum
6 2 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
6 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.53%) ITIL
6 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
6 2 (10.53%) Release Management
6 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.26%) OO
7 1 (5.26%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) Java
2 13 (68.42%) JavaScript
3 6 (31.58%) Python
4 3 (15.79%) C#
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (10.53%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.26%) Apex Code
6 1 (5.26%) Groovy
6 1 (5.26%) Perl
6 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
6 1 (5.26%) SOQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Ansible
1 1 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
1 1 (5.26%) Salt
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (21.05%) Oracle
2 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.53%) Xamarin
3 1 (5.26%) Rackspace
3 1 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (5.26%) Twitter
3 1 (5.26%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + pension +25 days holiday
Posted: 22 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago