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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 436 402 346
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -56
Permanent jobs citing Ant 559 554 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.52% 0.56% 0.75%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.25% 3.65% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 441 486 656
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 £65,000 £65,000
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
17206 15166 16319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.13% 15.23% 14.73%
Number of salaries quoted 14266 13004 14198
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 23 September 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 23 September 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 -100 214 £57,500 +4.54% 33
South East +20 92 £42,500 -15.00% 12
East of England +34 74 £42,500 -27.65% 9
South West -21 68 £37,500 - 12
West Midlands +18 42 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Yorkshire -14 35 £35,000 -6.66% 4
North West -31 18 £45,000 +25.00% 7
East Midlands -5 14 £55,000 +57.14% 1
North East -9 2 - -
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 1121 (84.35%) Java
2 757 (56.96%) Maven
3 595 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
4 590 (44.39%) Spring
5 559 (42.06%) XML
6 554 (41.69%) SQL
7 521 (39.20%) JavaScript
8 513 (38.60%) Subversion
9 463 (34.84%) HTML
10 454 (34.16%) Oracle
11 448 (33.71%) J2EE
12 443 (33.33%) Web Services
13 432 (32.51%) Hibernate
14 424 (31.90%) Linux
15 412 (31.00%) CSS
16 411 (30.93%) Eclipse
17 352 (26.49%) JUnit
18 329 (24.76%) JSP
19 328 (24.68%) Jenkins
20 327 (24.60%) Git (software)
21 323 (24.30%) Tomcat
22 305 (22.95%) UNIX
23 296 (22.27%) SOAP
23 296 (22.27%) MVC
24 283 (21.29%) MySQL
25 278 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
26 270 (20.32%) Java EE
27 263 (19.79%) Degree
28 262 (19.71%) TDD
29 258 (19.41%) jQuery

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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
1 323 (24.30%) Tomcat
2 236 (17.76%) WebLogic
3 203 (15.27%) Apache
4 182 (13.69%) WebSphere
5 72 (5.42%) GlassFish
5 72 (5.42%) Apache Solr
6 56 (4.21%) WebSphere Application Server
7 33 (2.48%) IIS
8 30 (2.26%) Apache ServiceMix
9 22 (1.66%) Mule
10 21 (1.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 19 (1.43%) Alfresco
12 18 (1.35%) nginx
13 15 (1.13%) Joomla!
13 15 (1.13%) Confluence
14 12 (0.90%) CMS
15 11 (0.83%) Drupal
16 10 (0.75%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 9 (0.68%) MQSeries
17 9 (0.68%) Jetty
Applications
1 64 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 44 (3.31%) Adobe Illustrator
2 44 (3.31%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (1.88%) Magento
2 14 (1.05%) Google Analytics
3 12 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.45%) Tridion
5 4 (0.30%) Fredhopper
6 3 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.23%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.23%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.075%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.075%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.075%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.075%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 15 (1.13%) SaaS
2 13 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.83%) GitHub
5 8 (0.60%) Force.com
5 8 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.60%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.15%) Route 53
8 1 (0.075%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 86 (6.47%) HTTP
2 73 (5.49%) Internet
3 29 (2.18%) TCP/IP
4 22 (1.66%) SSH
5 21 (1.58%) SSL
6 16 (1.20%) DNS
7 11 (0.83%) DHCP
8 8 (0.60%) Wireless
9 7 (0.53%) FTP
9 7 (0.53%) LDAP
10 6 (0.45%) 3G
10 6 (0.45%) LTE
11 5 (0.38%) Firewall
12 4 (0.30%) IPv4
12 4 (0.30%) BIG-IP
13 3 (0.23%) iSCSI
13 3 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.23%) NAS
13 3 (0.23%) SAN
13 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (21.29%) MySQL
2 242 (18.21%) SQL Server
3 236 (17.76%) Relational Database
4 184 (13.84%) RDBMS
5 98 (7.37%) NoSQL
6 79 (5.94%) Oracle Database
7 64 (4.82%) Big Data
8 62 (4.67%) MongoDB
9 60 (4.51%) Oracle Reports
10 54 (4.06%) Hadoop
11 41 (3.09%) DB2
12 40 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (2.78%) Data Mining
14 30 (2.26%) SQLite
15 26 (1.96%) HBase
16 23 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
17 16 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
18 14 (1.05%) Oracle Database 10g
19 7 (0.53%) Oracle ODI
20 6 (0.45%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 757 (56.96%) Maven
2 513 (38.60%) Subversion
3 411 (30.93%) Eclipse
4 352 (26.49%) JUnit
5 328 (24.68%) Jenkins
6 327 (24.60%) Git (software)
7 197 (14.82%) Hudson
8 172 (12.94%) JIRA
9 122 (9.18%) Selenium
10 80 (6.02%) Apache Ivy
11 65 (4.89%) Gradle
12 63 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 59 (4.44%) Mercurial
14 46 (3.46%) Mockito
14 46 (3.46%) CruiseControl
14 46 (3.46%) JMeter
15 44 (3.31%) NetBeans
16 36 (2.71%) Oracle Forms
17 35 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
18 34 (2.56%) JBehave
General
1 251 (18.89%) Finance
2 112 (8.43%) Retail
3 105 (7.90%) Games
4 104 (7.83%) Banking
5 39 (2.93%) Marketing
6 34 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 32 (2.41%) French Language
8 21 (1.58%) Advertising
9 19 (1.43%) Automotive
10 15 (1.13%) Back Office
11 13 (0.98%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 10 (0.75%) Publishing
13 10 (0.75%) Retail Banking
14 9 (0.68%) iGaming
14 9 (0.68%) Front Office
15 8 (0.60%) Billing
16 7 (0.53%) Legal
17 6 (0.45%) Investment Banking
18 3 (0.23%) Military
Job Titles
1 854 (64.26%) Developer
2 642 (48.31%) Java Developer
3 266 (20.02%) Senior Developer
4 222 (16.70%) Senior Java Developer
5 107 (8.05%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 86 (6.47%) Software Engineer
7 77 (5.79%) Web Developer
8 61 (4.59%) Programmer
9 55 (4.14%) DevOps Engineer
10 53 (3.99%) Build Manager
10 53 (3.99%) Java Web Developer
11 50 (3.76%) Lead Developer
12 47 (3.54%) Java Programmer
13 42 (3.16%) J2EE Developer
13 42 (3.16%) Java Software Engineer
14 41 (3.09%) Junior
15 39 (2.93%) Software Developer
16 35 (2.63%) Graduate
17 34 (2.56%) Applications Developer
18 33 (2.48%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 590 (44.39%) Spring
2 559 (42.06%) XML
3 463 (34.84%) HTML
4 448 (33.71%) J2EE
5 443 (33.33%) Web Services
6 432 (32.51%) Hibernate
7 412 (31.00%) CSS
8 329 (24.76%) JSP
9 296 (22.27%) SOAP
10 270 (20.32%) Java EE
11 258 (19.41%) jQuery
12 204 (15.35%) JMS
13 192 (14.45%) Servlets
14 190 (14.30%) Ajax
15 179 (13.47%) JPA
16 155 (11.66%) Spring MVC
17 152 (11.44%) Struts
18 144 (10.84%) XSLT
18 144 (10.84%) JSON
19 143 (10.76%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 131 (9.86%) Computer Science
2 103 (7.75%) Open Source
3 91 (6.85%) Client/Server
4 68 (5.12%) N-Tier
4 68 (5.12%) Mobile App
5 64 (4.82%) Enterprise Software
6 61 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
7 60 (4.51%) User Experience
8 36 (2.71%) Mathematics
9 35 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
10 32 (2.41%) SWIFT
11 31 (2.33%) iPad
12 29 (2.18%) Blackberry
13 21 (1.58%) BBC
13 21 (1.58%) Visualisation
13 21 (1.58%) Social Media
14 19 (1.43%) Mobile Games
14 19 (1.43%) Web 2.0
15 17 (1.28%) Life Science
16 15 (1.13%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 424 (31.90%) Linux
2 305 (22.95%) UNIX
3 231 (17.38%) Windows
4 110 (8.28%) Android
5 106 (7.98%) Apple iOS
6 40 (3.01%) Solaris
7 37 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (2.33%) Windows 8
9 28 (2.11%) Mac OS X
10 24 (1.81%) Ubuntu
11 20 (1.50%) Windows Phone
12 16 (1.20%) Debian
13 9 (0.68%) AIX
14 8 (0.60%) HPUX
14 8 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.53%) VxWorks
15 7 (0.53%) LynxOS
15 7 (0.53%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (44.77%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (22.27%) MVC
3 278 (20.92%) Continuous Integration
4 262 (19.71%) TDD
5 244 (18.36%) E-Commerce
6 241 (18.13%) OO
7 237 (17.83%) Scrum
8 219 (16.48%) Unit Testing
9 177 (13.32%) SOA
10 176 (13.24%) UML
10 176 (13.24%) Software Engineering
11 144 (10.84%) Mentoring
12 118 (8.88%) Multithreading
13 107 (8.05%) DevOps
14 97 (7.30%) OOP
15 94 (7.07%) Web Development
16 89 (6.70%) Release Management
17 83 (6.25%) BDD
17 83 (6.25%) Configuration Management
18 79 (5.94%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1121 (84.35%) Java
2 554 (41.69%) SQL
3 521 (39.20%) JavaScript
4 168 (12.64%) Python
5 135 (10.16%) Shell Script
6 124 (9.33%) PHP
7 119 (8.95%) Bash Shell
8 118 (8.88%) PL/SQL
9 104 (7.83%) C
10 93 (7.00%) Perl
11 81 (6.09%) C++
12 69 (5.19%) Scala
13 64 (4.82%) C#
14 63 (4.74%) Ruby
15 54 (4.06%) Groovy
16 38 (2.86%) ActionScript
17 36 (2.71%) PowerShell
18 33 (2.48%) ActionScript 3.0
18 33 (2.48%) Objective-C
19 29 (2.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 263 (19.79%) Degree
2 61 (4.59%) Security Cleared
3 53 (3.99%) SC Cleared
4 19 (1.43%) ISEB
5 17 (1.28%) Sun Certification
5 17 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 9 (0.68%) PhD
7 8 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.53%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.38%) MBCS
9 5 (0.38%) OCPJWCD
9 5 (0.38%) CITP
10 3 (0.23%) HND
11 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.075%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.075%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.075%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.74%) QA
2 8 (0.60%) DO-178B
2 8 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.30%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.075%) WAI
4 1 (0.075%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.075%) SLA
4 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.83%) Varnish
4 8 (0.60%) vSphere
5 6 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.30%) Terminal Server
6 4 (0.30%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.23%) Samba
8 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 111 (8.35%) Puppet
2 105 (7.90%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (3.46%) Nagios
4 30 (2.26%) ZABBIX
5 18 (1.35%) Capistrano
6 12 (0.90%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.83%) HP Quality Center
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 4 (0.30%) Oracle Identity Manager
8 4 (0.30%) Ansible
8 4 (0.30%) Opsview
9 3 (0.23%) Hyperic
9 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.15%) CA Endevor
11 1 (0.075%) OpenSSO
11 1 (0.075%) logstash
11 1 (0.075%) Kibana
11 1 (0.075%) Graylog2
11 1 (0.075%) Icinga
Vendors
1 454 (34.16%) Oracle
2 200 (15.05%) JBoss
3 110 (8.28%) Google
4 94 (7.07%) Microsoft
5 84 (6.32%) hybris
6 82 (6.17%) IBM
7 65 (4.89%) ATG
8 63 (4.74%) VMware
9 54 (4.06%) Demandware
10 44 (3.31%) Adobe
11 35 (2.63%) Sencha
12 34 (2.56%) Endeca
13 33 (2.48%) Red Hat
14 27 (2.03%) CA
15 24 (1.81%) Intershop
16 23 (1.73%) Appcelerator
17 21 (1.58%) Panasonic
18 20 (1.50%) HP
19 19 (1.43%) SAP
19 19 (1.43%) Splunk
City, London
Kuoni Travel Ltd
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Sittingbourne, Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable salary +25 day hols
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 40 holidays, final salary pension
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per week + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: up to 45000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Eurotime Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: BONUS
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago