The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 242 246 265
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +19
Permanent jobs citing Ant 24 80 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.34% 0.76% 0.67%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.90% 5.71% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 22 63 76
Average salary £61,250 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.08% -
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £64,500 £71,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
Ant
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1265 1401 2002
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.92% 13.28% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1146 1218 1736
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Ant
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the City of London region.

Ant Salary Trend in the City of London

Ant
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the City of London region over the 3 months to 28 April 2016.

Ant Salary Histogram in the City of London

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 58 (75.32%) Java
2 54 (70.13%) Maven
3 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (50.65%) Jenkins
5 32 (41.56%) Git (software)
6 31 (40.26%) Scrum
7 28 (36.36%) SQL
8 27 (35.06%) TDD
9 22 (28.57%) Finance
9 22 (28.57%) QA
9 22 (28.57%) SDLC
10 18 (23.38%) SOA
11 17 (22.08%) Subversion
11 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
12 16 (20.78%) Puppet
12 16 (20.78%) Python
13 15 (19.48%) Linux
13 15 (19.48%) Waterfall
14 14 (18.18%) BDD
14 14 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (18.18%) DevOps
14 14 (18.18%) JUnit
14 14 (18.18%) Hibernate
15 13 (16.88%) Spring
15 13 (16.88%) PL/SQL
15 13 (16.88%) T-SQL
15 13 (16.88%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (16.88%) Web Application Development
15 13 (16.88%) Visualforce

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, IT jobs across the City of London 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 11 (14.29%) Apache
2 7 (9.09%) JBoss
2 7 (9.09%) WebLogic
3 5 (6.49%) Tomcat
4 4 (5.19%) Apache Solr
4 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.90%) CMS
5 3 (3.90%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.60%) IIS
6 2 (2.60%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.30%) Alfresco
7 1 (1.30%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Magento
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (1.30%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Force.com
2 5 (6.49%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) SaaS
4 2 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.79%) HTTP
2 4 (5.19%) Multicast
2 4 (5.19%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.60%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (2.60%) Firewall
3 2 (2.60%) FTP
3 2 (2.60%) iSCSI
3 2 (2.60%) LDAP
3 2 (2.60%) NetScaler
3 2 (2.60%) SAN
3 2 (2.60%) tcpdump
3 2 (2.60%) Wireshark
4 1 (1.30%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.69%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.39%) NoSQL
3 4 (5.19%) MySQL
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.30%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 54 (70.13%) Maven
2 39 (50.65%) Jenkins
3 32 (41.56%) Git (software)
4 17 (22.08%) Subversion
5 14 (18.18%) JUnit
6 12 (15.58%) Cucumber
7 10 (12.99%) Gradle
8 9 (11.69%) Hudson
9 8 (10.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 8 (10.39%) SoapUI
10 6 (7.79%) Eclipse
10 6 (7.79%) Mockito
11 5 (6.49%) JIRA
12 4 (5.19%) AnthillPro
12 4 (5.19%) RSpec
12 4 (5.19%) Selenium
12 4 (5.19%) TeamCity
13 2 (2.60%) GCC
13 2 (2.60%) TestNG
13 2 (2.60%) XMLUnit
General
1 22 (28.57%) Finance
2 8 (10.39%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Retail
4 3 (3.90%) Advertising
5 2 (2.60%) Back Office
5 2 (2.60%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (70.13%) Developer
2 29 (37.66%) Java Developer
3 14 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 13 (16.88%) Salesforce.com Developer
5 10 (12.99%) Release Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Applications Engineer
7 6 (7.79%) E-Commerce Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 5 (6.49%) Core Java Developer
9 4 (5.19%) DevOps Engineer
9 4 (5.19%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
10 3 (3.90%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Developer in Test
10 3 (3.90%) Digital Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Agile Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Architect
11 2 (2.60%) J2EE Developer
11 2 (2.60%) J2EE Web Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (18.18%) Hibernate
2 13 (16.88%) Spring
2 13 (16.88%) Visualforce
3 11 (14.29%) Web Services
4 10 (12.99%) jQuery
4 10 (12.99%) Spring MVC
5 8 (10.39%) J2EE
6 7 (9.09%) Ajax
6 7 (9.09%) JSON
7 6 (7.79%) SOAP
8 5 (6.49%) REST
8 5 (6.49%) Struts
9 4 (5.19%) .NET
9 4 (5.19%) JMS
9 4 (5.19%) JPA
10 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
10 3 (3.90%) EJB
10 3 (3.90%) HTML
10 3 (3.90%) WCF
10 3 (3.90%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 9 (11.69%) Fintech
3 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.49%) Data Structures
5 4 (5.19%) Blog
6 3 (3.90%) Fixed Income
6 3 (3.90%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
7 2 (2.60%) Derivative
7 2 (2.60%) Equities
7 2 (2.60%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.60%) User Experience
8 1 (1.30%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.30%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.48%) Linux
2 12 (15.58%) Windows
3 2 (2.60%) Android
3 2 (2.60%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.60%) CentOS
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.60%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (66.23%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (40.26%) Scrum
3 27 (35.06%) TDD
4 22 (28.57%) SDLC
5 18 (23.38%) SOA
6 17 (22.08%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (19.48%) Waterfall
8 14 (18.18%) BDD
8 14 (18.18%) DevOps
9 13 (16.88%) Web Application Development
10 12 (15.58%) Configuration Management
10 12 (15.58%) User Acceptance Testing
11 11 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
12 10 (12.99%) Build Automation
12 10 (12.99%) Change Control
12 10 (12.99%) MVC
12 10 (12.99%) Open Source
12 10 (12.99%) Release Management
13 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
14 6 (7.79%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 58 (75.32%) Java
2 28 (36.36%) SQL
3 16 (20.78%) Bash Shell
3 16 (20.78%) Python
4 13 (16.88%) Apex Code
4 13 (16.88%) PL/SQL
4 13 (16.88%) T-SQL
5 12 (15.58%) Ruby
6 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
6 10 (12.99%) PHP
7 7 (9.09%) C#
8 6 (7.79%) C++
9 5 (6.49%) C
9 5 (6.49%) Clojure
9 5 (6.49%) F#
9 5 (6.49%) Go
9 5 (6.49%) Rust
10 3 (3.90%) Perl
11 2 (2.60%) XPath
12 1 (1.30%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.60%) NFS
1 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 16 (20.78%) Puppet
2 14 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (12.99%) Ansible
4 5 (6.49%) Salt
5 4 (5.19%) Nagios
5 4 (5.19%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 13 (16.88%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (12.99%) Perforce
3 8 (10.39%) Oracle
4 5 (6.49%) ATG
4 5 (6.49%) hybris
5 4 (5.19%) Citrix
5 4 (5.19%) Demandware
5 4 (5.19%) Endeca
5 4 (5.19%) Intershop
5 4 (5.19%) Sybase
6 3 (3.90%) Twitter
7 2 (2.60%) 3PAR
7 2 (2.60%) HP
7 2 (2.60%) IBM
7 2 (2.60%) Microsoft
7 2 (2.60%) NetApp
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat
7 2 (2.60%) Solace
7 2 (2.60%) Splunk
7 2 (2.60%) VMware