The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 414 385 390
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Ant 596 757 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.59% 0.69% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.55% 4.19% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 448 615 517
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Ant
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16768 18080 15026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.65% 16.37% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14144 15299 12969
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in England

Ant
Salary Trend in England

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

Ant Salary Trend in England

Ant
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram in England

Ant
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the England region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -30 290 £55,000 - 32
South East -10 133 £45,000 - 13
South West -30 58 £47,500 +20.25% 15
West Midlands +24 41 £45,000 +30.43% 2
North West +5 39 £37,500 - 7
East of England -5 38 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +6 14 £48,750 +30.00% 1
East Midlands +12 9 £40,750 -0.60%
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 911 (79.70%) Java
2 721 (63.08%) Maven
3 527 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
4 477 (41.73%) Linux
5 447 (39.11%) Git (software)
6 440 (38.50%) J2EE
7 433 (37.88%) Spring
8 425 (37.18%) Subversion
9 421 (36.83%) SQL
10 417 (36.48%) JavaScript
11 404 (35.35%) Jenkins
12 396 (34.65%) Web Services
12 396 (34.65%) XML
13 375 (32.81%) Oracle
14 368 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
15 359 (31.41%) Eclipse
16 358 (31.32%) HTML
17 347 (30.36%) Tomcat
18 323 (28.26%) CSS
19 317 (27.73%) Hibernate
20 302 (26.42%) JUnit
21 262 (22.92%) JSP
21 262 (22.92%) Apache
22 259 (22.66%) Scrum
23 249 (21.78%) jQuery
24 241 (21.08%) JIRA
24 241 (21.08%) JBoss
25 240 (21.00%) TDD
26 235 (20.56%) Degree
27 225 (19.69%) WebLogic

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 347 (30.36%) Tomcat
2 262 (22.92%) Apache
3 241 (21.08%) JBoss
4 225 (19.69%) WebLogic
5 191 (16.71%) WebSphere
6 83 (7.26%) Apache Solr
7 61 (5.34%) Node.js
8 39 (3.41%) GlassFish
9 36 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (2.89%) IIS
11 32 (2.80%) Confluence
12 31 (2.71%) CMS
13 27 (2.36%) OpenStack
14 24 (2.10%) Jetty
15 23 (2.01%) ATG Dynamo
16 21 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
17 18 (1.57%) WebLogic Portal
18 14 (1.22%) Apache ServiceMix
19 13 (1.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 13 (1.14%) MQSeries
Applications
1 22 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.05%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.52%) Mingle
4 5 (0.44%) MS Office
5 2 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.087%) InDesign
6 1 (0.087%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.087%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.087%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.087%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.087%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.087%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.87%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.61%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.52%) Fredhopper
5 5 (0.44%) Magento
5 5 (0.44%) Bond Adapt
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.17%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.17%) Temenos Globus
7 2 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 53 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (4.02%) SaaS
3 25 (2.19%) Force.com
4 22 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (1.75%) Google App Engine
6 10 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.79%) GitHub
7 9 (0.79%) PaaS
8 8 (0.70%) HP Helion
9 6 (0.52%) Heroku
10 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.17%) Route 53
12 2 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.17%) Google Compute Engine
13 1 (0.087%) Amazon EMR
13 1 (0.087%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 101 (8.84%) HTTP
2 47 (4.11%) Internet
3 16 (1.40%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.05%) Firewall
5 11 (0.96%) FTP
6 8 (0.70%) SSH
6 8 (0.70%) BIG-IP
7 6 (0.52%) SSL
8 5 (0.44%) DNS
8 5 (0.44%) AMQP
9 4 (0.35%) Multicast
10 3 (0.26%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.26%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.26%) SMTP
11 2 (0.17%) DHCP
11 2 (0.17%) VPN
11 2 (0.17%) LDAP
11 2 (0.17%) LAN
11 2 (0.17%) WAN
11 2 (0.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (18.46%) MySQL
2 181 (15.84%) SQL Server
3 152 (13.30%) Relational Database
4 111 (9.71%) RDBMS
5 97 (8.49%) Oracle Database
6 69 (6.04%) NoSQL
7 41 (3.59%) DB2
8 34 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
8 34 (2.97%) Big Data
9 29 (2.54%) MongoDB
10 22 (1.92%) Hadoop
11 21 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
13 13 (1.14%) HBase
13 13 (1.14%) Riak
14 12 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (0.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 8 (0.70%) JasperReports
17 7 (0.61%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 721 (63.08%) Maven
2 447 (39.11%) Git (software)
3 425 (37.18%) Subversion
4 404 (35.35%) Jenkins
5 359 (31.41%) Eclipse
6 302 (26.42%) JUnit
7 241 (21.08%) JIRA
8 141 (12.34%) Hudson
9 121 (10.59%) Gradle
10 113 (9.89%) Selenium
11 77 (6.74%) TestNG
12 57 (4.99%) WebDriver
13 55 (4.81%) Mercurial
14 54 (4.72%) Cucumber
15 52 (4.55%) Mockito
16 44 (3.85%) TeamCity
17 39 (3.41%) Artifactory
18 31 (2.71%) CruiseControl
19 29 (2.54%) SoapUI
20 28 (2.45%) FishEye
General
1 214 (18.72%) Finance
2 121 (10.59%) Retail
3 77 (6.74%) Banking
4 34 (2.97%) Games
5 28 (2.45%) Telecoms
6 23 (2.01%) Financial Institution
6 23 (2.01%) Marketing
7 15 (1.31%) Publishing
8 13 (1.14%) French Language
9 12 (1.05%) Advertising
9 12 (1.05%) Back Office
10 10 (0.87%) Automotive
10 10 (0.87%) iGaming
11 5 (0.44%) Front Office
12 4 (0.35%) Law
12 4 (0.35%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.17%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.17%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 700 (61.24%) Developer
2 504 (44.09%) Java Developer
3 264 (23.10%) Senior Developer
4 197 (17.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 132 (11.55%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 102 (8.92%) Software Engineer
7 70 (6.12%) Architect
8 54 (4.72%) J2EE Developer
9 52 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
10 43 (3.76%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 37 (3.24%) Software Developer
12 33 (2.89%) DevOps Engineer
13 32 (2.80%) Mobile Developer
14 31 (2.71%) Release Engineer
15 30 (2.62%) Analyst
16 29 (2.54%) Development Engineer
17 28 (2.45%) Senior J2EE Developer
18 26 (2.27%) Release Manager
18 26 (2.27%) Salesforce.com Developer
19 24 (2.10%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (38.50%) J2EE
2 433 (37.88%) Spring
3 396 (34.65%) Web Services
3 396 (34.65%) XML
4 358 (31.32%) HTML
5 323 (28.26%) CSS
6 317 (27.73%) Hibernate
7 262 (22.92%) JSP
8 249 (21.78%) jQuery
9 199 (17.41%) SOAP
10 166 (14.52%) Servlets
11 159 (13.91%) JMS
12 153 (13.39%) Struts
13 131 (11.46%) JSON
13 131 (11.46%) REST
14 126 (11.02%) Java EE
14 126 (11.02%) Spring MVC
15 124 (10.85%) JDBC
16 118 (10.32%) AngularJS
17 116 (10.15%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 139 (12.16%) Computer Science
2 97 (8.49%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (7.26%) Mobile App
4 54 (4.72%) Client/Server
5 29 (2.54%) Clustering
5 29 (2.54%) Data Structures
6 23 (2.01%) Algorithms
7 20 (1.75%) User Experience
8 19 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 18 (1.57%) Mathematics
10 17 (1.49%) Web 2.0
11 16 (1.40%) W3C
12 15 (1.31%) Blog
12 15 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
13 14 (1.22%) N-Tier
14 13 (1.14%) SWIFT
15 9 (0.79%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.79%) Physics
15 9 (0.79%) Credit Risk
16 8 (0.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 477 (41.73%) Linux
2 222 (19.42%) UNIX
3 136 (11.90%) Windows
4 60 (5.25%) Apple iOS
5 57 (4.99%) Android
6 32 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (2.45%) Solaris
8 21 (1.84%) CentOS
9 14 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.96%) AIX
11 10 (0.87%) HPUX
11 10 (0.87%) Debian
12 6 (0.52%) zOS
13 5 (0.44%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.17%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.087%) Windows 7
15 1 (0.087%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.087%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.087%) Windows Server 2012
15 1 (0.087%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (32.20%) Continuous Integration
3 259 (22.66%) Scrum
4 240 (21.00%) TDD
5 224 (19.60%) MVC
6 209 (18.29%) SDLC
7 198 (17.32%) E-Commerce
8 168 (14.70%) Unit Testing
9 166 (14.52%) Software Engineering
10 150 (13.12%) OO
11 137 (11.99%) SOA
12 130 (11.37%) UML
13 123 (10.76%) Configuration Management
14 116 (10.15%) DevOps
15 84 (7.35%) Web Development
16 82 (7.17%) Open Source
17 78 (6.82%) OOP
18 75 (6.56%) Release Management
19 73 (6.39%) Mobile Development
20 69 (6.04%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 911 (79.70%) Java
2 421 (36.83%) SQL
3 417 (36.48%) JavaScript
4 172 (15.05%) Python
5 134 (11.72%) Shell Script
6 101 (8.84%) PL/SQL
7 78 (6.82%) Bash Shell
8 75 (6.56%) Perl
9 73 (6.39%) C++
10 65 (5.69%) Ruby
11 64 (5.60%) PHP
12 55 (4.81%) Scala
13 46 (4.02%) C
14 43 (3.76%) XPath
15 42 (3.67%) C#
15 42 (3.67%) Groovy
16 35 (3.06%) PowerShell
17 31 (2.71%) HQL
18 26 (2.27%) Apex Code
19 24 (2.10%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 235 (20.56%) Degree
2 16 (1.40%) Security Cleared
3 11 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.79%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.61%) OCPJP
6 7 (0.61%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (0.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.35%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.17%) ISEB
9 2 (0.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.087%) MCITP
10 1 (0.087%) MCP
10 1 (0.087%) MCSE
10 1 (0.087%) PhD
10 1 (0.087%) CISSP
10 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.087%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.087%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 109 (9.54%) QA
2 7 (0.61%) SLA
3 5 (0.44%) DICOM
4 4 (0.35%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.26%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) GCP
6 2 (0.17%) WAI
7 1 (0.087%) COBIT
7 1 (0.087%) HL7
7 1 (0.087%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.087%) WCAG
System Software
1 44 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (2.71%) Docker
3 19 (1.66%) LXC
3 19 (1.66%) Xen
4 10 (0.87%) KVM
5 9 (0.79%) Oracle RAC
6 8 (0.70%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.61%) vSphere
8 3 (0.26%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 3 (0.26%) vCloud
9 2 (0.17%) iptables
10 1 (0.087%) Active Directory
10 1 (0.087%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.087%) Varnish
10 1 (0.087%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 110 (9.62%) Puppet
2 75 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.49%) Nagios
4 16 (1.40%) Ansible
5 11 (0.96%) ZABBIX
6 10 (0.87%) Salt
7 9 (0.79%) Vagrant
8 7 (0.61%) Data Guard
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Statspack
9 4 (0.35%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.35%) Kibana
9 4 (0.35%) Capistrano
10 3 (0.26%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.17%) TeamSite
11 2 (0.17%) Graylog
11 2 (0.17%) Graphite
11 2 (0.17%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.17%) logstash
Vendors
1 375 (32.81%) Oracle
2 117 (10.24%) hybris
3 85 (7.44%) Endeca
4 84 (7.35%) IBM
5 75 (6.56%) ATG
6 59 (5.16%) VMware
7 50 (4.37%) Google
8 49 (4.29%) Demandware
9 46 (4.02%) Sencha
9 46 (4.02%) Intershop
10 42 (3.67%) Microsoft
11 38 (3.32%) Kony
11 38 (3.32%) Xamarin
12 36 (3.15%) Sybase
13 30 (2.62%) Red Hat
14 26 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
15 24 (2.10%) Perforce
16 20 (1.75%) Adobe
17 17 (1.49%) TIBCO
17 17 (1.49%) Atlassian
Eastbourne, Sussex
Capita Resourcing IT
Posted: 8 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Adalta Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: pensions + benefits + bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southport, Merseyside
Experian
Salary: Pension, bonus scheme
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Oracle
Salary: Excellent Salary - Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 19 hours ago
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 4 days ago