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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 443 406 365
Rank change year-on-year
-37 -41
Permanent jobs citing Ant 556 584 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.29% 3.83% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 431 506 624
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
16877 15244 16148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.02% 15.20% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 13991 13057 14015
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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 -110 207 £57,250 +4.09% 31
South East +33 99 £42,500 -15.00% 6
East of England +34 74 £42,500 -22.72% 12
South West +1 70 £37,500 - 14
West Midlands +16 41 £60,000 +71.42% 4
Yorkshire -13 35 £34,000 -9.33% 4
East Midlands -2 14 £50,000 +42.85% 1
North West -25 14 £45,000 +20.00% 4
North East -11 2 - -
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1092 (83.87%) Java
2 733 (56.30%) Maven
3 578 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
4 571 (43.86%) Spring
5 544 (41.78%) XML
6 535 (41.09%) SQL
7 507 (38.94%) Subversion
8 503 (38.63%) JavaScript
9 450 (34.56%) HTML
10 443 (34.02%) Oracle
11 431 (33.10%) J2EE
12 420 (32.26%) Web Services
13 414 (31.80%) Hibernate
14 412 (31.64%) Linux
15 403 (30.95%) CSS
16 396 (30.41%) Eclipse
17 327 (25.12%) Git (software)
18 323 (24.81%) JUnit
19 319 (24.50%) Jenkins
20 316 (24.27%) JSP
21 307 (23.58%) Tomcat
22 300 (23.04%) UNIX
23 287 (22.04%) MVC
24 276 (21.20%) SOAP
24 276 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
25 268 (20.58%) MySQL
26 265 (20.35%) Java EE
27 255 (19.59%) Degree
28 252 (19.35%) TDD
29 250 (19.20%) Finance

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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
1 307 (23.58%) Tomcat
2 233 (17.90%) WebLogic
3 195 (14.98%) Apache
4 177 (13.59%) WebSphere
5 72 (5.53%) Apache Solr
6 71 (5.45%) GlassFish
7 57 (4.38%) WebSphere Application Server
8 31 (2.38%) IIS
8 31 (2.38%) Apache ServiceMix
9 22 (1.69%) Mule
10 21 (1.61%) Alfresco
10 21 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 18 (1.38%) nginx
12 17 (1.31%) Joomla!
13 15 (1.15%) Confluence
14 11 (0.84%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 10 (0.77%) Drupal
15 10 (0.77%) CMS
15 10 (0.77%) MQSeries
16 9 (0.69%) Documentum
Applications
1 57 (4.38%) MS Excel
2 43 (3.30%) Photoshop
2 43 (3.30%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (1.84%) Magento
2 14 (1.08%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.46%) Tridion
5 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
7 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.15%) Fredhopper
9 1 (0.077%) Retail-J
9 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.077%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (0.92%) SaaS
2 12 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.84%) GitHub
4 8 (0.61%) Google App Engine
4 8 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.61%) Force.com
5 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (0.15%) Route 53
7 1 (0.077%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 86 (6.61%) HTTP
2 74 (5.68%) Internet
3 26 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 21 (1.61%) SSH
5 19 (1.46%) SSL
6 16 (1.23%) DNS
7 10 (0.77%) DHCP
8 9 (0.69%) Wireless
9 7 (0.54%) LDAP
9 7 (0.54%) FTP
10 6 (0.46%) LTE
10 6 (0.46%) Firewall
10 6 (0.46%) 3G
11 5 (0.38%) IPv4
12 4 (0.31%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.23%) SAN
13 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.23%) NAS
13 3 (0.23%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 268 (20.58%) MySQL
2 240 (18.43%) SQL Server
3 221 (16.97%) Relational Database
4 176 (13.52%) RDBMS
5 92 (7.07%) NoSQL
6 77 (5.91%) Oracle Database
7 64 (4.92%) Oracle Reports
8 60 (4.61%) Big Data
9 57 (4.38%) MongoDB
10 48 (3.69%) Hadoop
11 43 (3.30%) DB2
12 37 (2.84%) Data Mining
12 37 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
13 29 (2.23%) SQLite
14 25 (1.92%) HBase
15 23 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
16 17 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
18 7 (0.54%) Riak
19 6 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 733 (56.30%) Maven
2 507 (38.94%) Subversion
3 396 (30.41%) Eclipse
4 327 (25.12%) Git (software)
5 323 (24.81%) JUnit
6 319 (24.50%) Jenkins
7 196 (15.05%) Hudson
8 174 (13.36%) JIRA
9 112 (8.60%) Selenium
10 77 (5.91%) Apache Ivy
11 66 (5.07%) Gradle
12 61 (4.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 54 (4.15%) Mercurial
14 47 (3.61%) Mockito
15 44 (3.38%) JMeter
16 39 (3.00%) NetBeans
16 39 (3.00%) CruiseControl
17 38 (2.92%) Oracle Forms
18 34 (2.61%) Eclipse RCP
19 31 (2.38%) TeamCity
General
1 250 (19.20%) Finance
2 108 (8.29%) Retail
3 99 (7.60%) Games
4 98 (7.53%) Banking
5 37 (2.84%) Marketing
6 36 (2.76%) Telecoms
7 31 (2.38%) French Language
8 19 (1.46%) Advertising
9 18 (1.38%) Automotive
10 14 (1.08%) Back Office
11 13 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.00%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.84%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.69%) Publishing
13 9 (0.69%) iGaming
14 8 (0.61%) Billing
15 7 (0.54%) Front Office
16 6 (0.46%) Legal
17 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 828 (63.59%) Developer
2 624 (47.93%) Java Developer
3 251 (19.28%) Senior Developer
4 209 (16.05%) Senior Java Developer
5 111 (8.53%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 84 (6.45%) Software Engineer
7 79 (6.07%) Web Developer
8 57 (4.38%) Programmer
9 54 (4.15%) Java Web Developer
9 54 (4.15%) Build Manager
10 51 (3.92%) DevOps Engineer
11 48 (3.69%) Lead Developer
12 43 (3.30%) Java Programmer
12 43 (3.30%) J2EE Developer
13 41 (3.15%) Java Software Engineer
13 41 (3.15%) Junior
14 35 (2.69%) Software Developer
15 34 (2.61%) Applications Developer
16 33 (2.53%) Mobile Developer
17 31 (2.38%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 571 (43.86%) Spring
2 544 (41.78%) XML
3 450 (34.56%) HTML
4 431 (33.10%) J2EE
5 420 (32.26%) Web Services
6 414 (31.80%) Hibernate
7 403 (30.95%) CSS
8 316 (24.27%) JSP
9 276 (21.20%) SOAP
10 265 (20.35%) Java EE
11 247 (18.97%) jQuery
12 192 (14.75%) JMS
13 184 (14.13%) Ajax
14 179 (13.75%) Servlets
15 172 (13.21%) JPA
16 148 (11.37%) Spring MVC
17 146 (11.21%) Struts
18 144 (11.06%) HTML5
19 138 (10.60%) JSON
20 136 (10.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 130 (9.98%) Computer Science
2 102 (7.83%) Open Source
3 87 (6.68%) Client/Server
4 68 (5.22%) N-Tier
5 67 (5.15%) Mobile App
6 64 (4.92%) User Experience
7 60 (4.61%) Enterprise Software
8 56 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
9 37 (2.84%) Algorithms
10 36 (2.76%) Mathematics
11 32 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
12 31 (2.38%) SWIFT
13 30 (2.30%) Blackberry
14 29 (2.23%) iPad
15 22 (1.69%) Visualisation
16 21 (1.61%) Data Structures
17 20 (1.54%) Social Media
17 20 (1.54%) Mobile Games
18 19 (1.46%) Web 2.0
19 18 (1.38%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 412 (31.64%) Linux
2 300 (23.04%) UNIX
3 233 (17.90%) Windows
4 112 (8.60%) Android
5 107 (8.22%) Apple iOS
6 40 (3.07%) Solaris
7 34 (2.61%) Windows 8
8 33 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (2.00%) Mac OS X
10 24 (1.84%) Ubuntu
11 20 (1.54%) Windows Phone
12 15 (1.15%) Debian
13 10 (0.77%) AIX
14 9 (0.69%) HPUX
14 9 (0.69%) VxWorks
14 9 (0.69%) LynxOS
14 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (0.46%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (44.39%) Agile Software Development
2 287 (22.04%) MVC
3 276 (21.20%) Continuous Integration
4 252 (19.35%) TDD
5 237 (18.20%) E-Commerce
6 235 (18.05%) OO
7 214 (16.44%) Unit Testing
7 214 (16.44%) Scrum
8 175 (13.44%) UML
9 173 (13.29%) SOA
10 170 (13.06%) Software Engineering
11 141 (10.83%) Mentoring
12 106 (8.14%) DevOps
13 103 (7.91%) Multithreading
14 96 (7.37%) Web Development
15 94 (7.22%) OOP
15 94 (7.22%) Release Management
16 90 (6.91%) Configuration Management
17 80 (6.14%) BDD
17 80 (6.14%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1092 (83.87%) Java
2 535 (41.09%) SQL
3 503 (38.63%) JavaScript
4 164 (12.60%) Python
5 127 (9.75%) Shell Script
6 117 (8.99%) PHP
6 117 (8.99%) PL/SQL
6 117 (8.99%) Bash Shell
7 98 (7.53%) C
8 97 (7.45%) Perl
9 77 (5.91%) C++
10 64 (4.92%) Scala
11 61 (4.69%) Ruby
12 59 (4.53%) C#
13 50 (3.84%) Groovy
14 38 (2.92%) ActionScript
15 37 (2.84%) PowerShell
16 34 (2.61%) ActionScript 3.0
17 32 (2.46%) Objective-C
18 30 (2.30%) XPath
Qualifications
1 255 (19.59%) Degree
2 68 (5.22%) Security Cleared
3 57 (4.38%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.46%) ISEB
5 18 (1.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 18 (1.38%) Sun Certification
6 9 (0.69%) PhD
7 7 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.54%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.38%) MBCS
8 5 (0.38%) CITP
8 5 (0.38%) OCPJWCD
9 2 (0.15%) HND
10 1 (0.077%) IBM Certification
10 1 (0.077%) IBM WebSphere Certification
10 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.077%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.077%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.84%) QA
2 10 (0.77%) DO-178B
3 8 (0.61%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.077%) SLA
5 1 (0.077%) WAI
5 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (1.46%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.77%) Varnish
4 9 (0.69%) vSphere
5 6 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.38%) Terminal Server
6 5 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.31%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.23%) Samba
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 111 (8.53%) Puppet
2 97 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (3.30%) Nagios
4 27 (2.07%) ZABBIX
5 18 (1.38%) Capistrano
6 12 (0.92%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.31%) Ansible
9 4 (0.31%) Opsview
10 3 (0.23%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.15%) CA Endevor
11 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.077%) Kibana
12 1 (0.077%) Graylog2
12 1 (0.077%) Icinga
12 1 (0.077%) logstash
12 1 (0.077%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 443 (34.02%) Oracle
2 195 (14.98%) JBoss
3 105 (8.06%) Google
4 86 (6.61%) Microsoft
5 83 (6.37%) IBM
6 80 (6.14%) hybris
7 63 (4.84%) VMware
8 58 (4.45%) ATG
9 49 (3.76%) Demandware
10 46 (3.53%) Adobe
11 39 (3.00%) Sencha
12 32 (2.46%) Endeca
13 31 (2.38%) Red Hat
14 28 (2.15%) CA
15 24 (1.84%) Appcelerator
16 23 (1.77%) Intershop
17 22 (1.69%) HP
18 19 (1.46%) Splunk
19 18 (1.38%) SAP
20 16 (1.23%) Panasonic
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Big Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £32000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Remote/Flexible Working + Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bens & training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + be- training, progression, pens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Kuoni Global Travel Services
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum - Bonus, High Pension, Health, More
Posted: 4 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago