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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 430 388 353
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -35
Permanent jobs citing Ant 570 618 740
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.61% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.39% 3.97% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 466 530 597
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 £33,500 £35,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
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
16795 15553 15709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.71% 15.30% 14.74%
Number of salaries quoted 14041 13370 13718
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 24 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 24 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 -100 217 £55,000 - 30
South East +17 113 £42,500 -15.00% 15
East of England +23 68 £42,500 -19.04% 8
South West -21 55 £37,500 - 11
West Midlands +24 48 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Yorkshire -15 44 £35,000 -6.66% 5
North West -38 18 £45,000 +5.88% 7
East Midlands +5 7 £45,000 +9.09%
North East -25 1 £31,000 -10.14%
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 1095 (84.62%) Java
2 712 (55.02%) Maven
3 593 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 572 (44.20%) XML
5 570 (44.05%) Spring
6 542 (41.89%) SQL
7 511 (39.49%) JavaScript
7 511 (39.49%) Subversion
8 458 (35.39%) HTML
9 449 (34.70%) Oracle
10 431 (33.31%) Web Services
11 423 (32.69%) Linux
12 408 (31.53%) CSS
13 403 (31.14%) J2EE
14 390 (30.14%) Hibernate
15 376 (29.06%) Eclipse
16 343 (26.51%) Git (software)
17 321 (24.81%) JUnit
18 320 (24.73%) Jenkins
19 316 (24.42%) JSP
20 307 (23.72%) Tomcat
21 305 (23.57%) MVC
22 298 (23.03%) UNIX
23 296 (22.87%) Continuous Integration
24 268 (20.71%) SOAP
25 261 (20.17%) TDD
26 257 (19.86%) MySQL
27 251 (19.40%) Java EE
28 250 (19.32%) jQuery
29 245 (18.93%) Degree

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (23.72%) Tomcat
2 242 (18.70%) WebLogic
3 213 (16.46%) JBoss
4 195 (15.07%) Apache
5 181 (13.99%) WebSphere
6 74 (5.72%) Apache Solr
7 62 (4.79%) GlassFish
8 52 (4.02%) WebSphere Application Server
9 29 (2.24%) Alfresco
10 27 (2.09%) IIS
10 27 (2.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 26 (2.01%) Apache ServiceMix
12 25 (1.93%) Joomla!
13 19 (1.47%) Mule
13 19 (1.47%) nginx
14 17 (1.31%) MQSeries
15 14 (1.08%) Confluence
16 13 (1.00%) Jetty
17 12 (0.93%) CMS
18 11 (0.85%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 41 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 39 (3.01%) Adobe Illustrator
2 39 (3.01%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (1.78%) Magento
2 10 (0.77%) Google Analytics
2 10 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
4 6 (0.46%) Tridion
5 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.15%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.15%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.077%) Retail-J
7 1 (0.077%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.24%) GitHub
2 13 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.85%) SaaS
5 8 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.54%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.39%) Force.com
8 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.15%) Route 53
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.077%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 94 (7.26%) HTTP
2 74 (5.72%) Internet
3 20 (1.55%) TCP/IP
4 19 (1.47%) SSH
5 18 (1.39%) DNS
6 17 (1.31%) SSL
7 11 (0.85%) DHCP
8 10 (0.77%) Wireless
9 8 (0.62%) FTP
10 7 (0.54%) LDAP
10 7 (0.54%) Firewall
11 6 (0.46%) 3G
11 6 (0.46%) IPv4
11 6 (0.46%) BIG-IP
11 6 (0.46%) LTE
12 4 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (0.31%) NAS
12 4 (0.31%) iSCSI
12 4 (0.31%) SAN
13 3 (0.23%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 257 (19.86%) MySQL
2 232 (17.93%) SQL Server
3 210 (16.23%) Relational Database
4 171 (13.21%) RDBMS
5 76 (5.87%) NoSQL
6 73 (5.64%) Oracle Database
7 67 (5.18%) Oracle Reports
8 57 (4.40%) Big Data
9 55 (4.25%) MongoDB
9 55 (4.25%) DB2
10 41 (3.17%) Hadoop
11 39 (3.01%) PostgreSQL
12 30 (2.32%) Data Mining
13 27 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (2.01%) SQLite
14 26 (2.01%) HBase
15 19 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
16 14 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
17 7 (0.54%) Riak
18 6 (0.46%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 712 (55.02%) Maven
2 511 (39.49%) Subversion
3 376 (29.06%) Eclipse
4 343 (26.51%) Git (software)
5 321 (24.81%) JUnit
6 320 (24.73%) Jenkins
7 194 (14.99%) JIRA
7 194 (14.99%) Hudson
8 116 (8.96%) Selenium
9 77 (5.95%) Apache Ivy
10 62 (4.79%) Gradle
11 59 (4.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 55 (4.25%) Mercurial
13 52 (4.02%) Mockito
14 42 (3.25%) JMeter
15 40 (3.09%) Oracle Forms
16 36 (2.78%) CruiseControl
16 36 (2.78%) NetBeans
16 36 (2.78%) TeamCity
17 27 (2.09%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 242 (18.70%) Finance
2 116 (8.96%) Retail
3 105 (8.11%) Banking
4 92 (7.11%) Games
5 42 (3.25%) Telecoms
6 34 (2.63%) Marketing
7 25 (1.93%) French Language
8 15 (1.16%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.16%) Retail Banking
9 13 (1.00%) Advertising
9 13 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 13 (1.00%) Back Office
10 12 (0.93%) Automotive
11 11 (0.85%) Publishing
12 9 (0.70%) iGaming
13 8 (0.62%) Billing
13 8 (0.62%) Front Office
14 7 (0.54%) Legal
15 6 (0.46%) Investment Banking
16 5 (0.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 816 (63.06%) Developer
2 626 (48.38%) Java Developer
3 238 (18.39%) Senior Developer
4 193 (14.91%) Senior Java Developer
5 111 (8.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 83 (6.41%) Software Engineer
7 82 (6.34%) Web Developer
8 55 (4.25%) Java Web Developer
9 54 (4.17%) Build Manager
10 50 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
11 48 (3.71%) Programmer
12 42 (3.25%) Junior
13 40 (3.09%) Lead Developer
14 38 (2.94%) J2EE Developer
14 38 (2.94%) Java Software Engineer
15 37 (2.86%) Applications Developer
15 37 (2.86%) Architect
16 36 (2.78%) Mobile Developer
17 34 (2.63%) Java Programmer
18 33 (2.55%) Mobile Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 572 (44.20%) XML
2 570 (44.05%) Spring
3 458 (35.39%) HTML
4 431 (33.31%) Web Services
5 408 (31.53%) CSS
6 403 (31.14%) J2EE
7 390 (30.14%) Hibernate
8 316 (24.42%) JSP
9 268 (20.71%) SOAP
10 251 (19.40%) Java EE
11 250 (19.32%) jQuery
12 179 (13.83%) Servlets
13 176 (13.60%) HTML5
14 171 (13.21%) Ajax
15 168 (12.98%) JMS
16 152 (11.75%) JPA
17 150 (11.59%) Struts
18 144 (11.13%) Spring MVC
19 141 (10.90%) XSLT
20 138 (10.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 130 (10.05%) Computer Science
2 97 (7.50%) Open Source
3 84 (6.49%) Client/Server
4 76 (5.87%) Mobile App
5 68 (5.26%) User Experience
6 66 (5.10%) N-Tier
7 51 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
8 50 (3.86%) Enterprise Software
9 33 (2.55%) Algorithms
9 33 (2.55%) Blackberry
10 31 (2.40%) Mathematics
11 28 (2.16%) iPad
12 25 (1.93%) SWIFT
12 25 (1.93%) Inversion of Control
12 25 (1.93%) RIA
13 24 (1.85%) Mobile Games
14 22 (1.70%) Visualisation
15 21 (1.62%) Management Information System
16 18 (1.39%) Life Science
16 18 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 423 (32.69%) Linux
2 298 (23.03%) UNIX
3 229 (17.70%) Windows
4 130 (10.05%) Android
5 126 (9.74%) Apple iOS
6 42 (3.25%) Windows 8
7 40 (3.09%) Solaris
8 28 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 26 (2.01%) Mac OS X
10 23 (1.78%) Ubuntu
11 18 (1.39%) Windows Phone
12 11 (0.85%) Debian
13 10 (0.77%) HPUX
14 9 (0.70%) VxWorks
14 9 (0.70%) LynxOS
15 8 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
16 6 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.46%) Windows Vista
16 6 (0.46%) AIX
16 6 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 593 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 305 (23.57%) MVC
3 296 (22.87%) Continuous Integration
4 261 (20.17%) TDD
5 233 (18.01%) E-Commerce
6 213 (16.46%) OO
6 213 (16.46%) Unit Testing
7 201 (15.53%) Scrum
8 180 (13.91%) UML
9 176 (13.60%) SOA
10 171 (13.21%) Software Engineering
11 137 (10.59%) Mentoring
12 116 (8.96%) DevOps
13 97 (7.50%) Web Development
14 96 (7.42%) OOP
14 96 (7.42%) Configuration Management
15 89 (6.88%) Release Management
16 88 (6.80%) Android Development
17 87 (6.72%) Multithreading
18 76 (5.87%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1095 (84.62%) Java
2 542 (41.89%) SQL
3 511 (39.49%) JavaScript
4 163 (12.60%) Python
5 125 (9.66%) Shell Script
6 123 (9.51%) PL/SQL
7 114 (8.81%) PHP
7 114 (8.81%) Bash Shell
8 104 (8.04%) Perl
9 89 (6.88%) C
10 79 (6.11%) C++
11 63 (4.87%) Ruby
12 59 (4.56%) Scala
13 52 (4.02%) Groovy
14 48 (3.71%) C#
15 38 (2.94%) ActionScript
16 37 (2.86%) PowerShell
17 36 (2.78%) ActionScript 3.0
18 35 (2.70%) Objective-C
19 34 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 245 (18.93%) Degree
2 93 (7.19%) Security Cleared
3 80 (6.18%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.78%) Sun Certification
5 19 (1.47%) ISEB
6 18 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.70%) PhD
8 7 (0.54%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.39%) MBCS
9 5 (0.39%) OCPJWCD
9 5 (0.39%) CITP
10 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.077%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.077%) IBM WebSphere Certification
11 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.94%) QA
2 10 (0.77%) DO-178B
3 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.23%) SLA
4 3 (0.23%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.15%) WAI
System Software
1 40 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.85%) vSphere
4 8 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.46%) Varnish
5 6 (0.46%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.46%) Terminal Server
6 3 (0.23%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
7 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 118 (9.12%) Puppet
2 92 (7.11%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (2.86%) Nagios
4 22 (1.70%) ZABBIX
5 19 (1.47%) Capistrano
6 11 (0.85%) Vagrant
6 11 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
7 6 (0.46%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.39%) Ansible
9 4 (0.31%) SCVMM
9 4 (0.31%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.31%) Opsview
10 3 (0.23%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.15%) Salt
11 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.077%) OpenSSO
12 1 (0.077%) Kibana
12 1 (0.077%) Graylog2
12 1 (0.077%) logstash
12 1 (0.077%) Icinga
Vendors
1 449 (34.70%) Oracle
2 87 (6.72%) Google
3 78 (6.03%) IBM
4 77 (5.95%) hybris
5 70 (5.41%) Microsoft
6 60 (4.64%) VMware
7 54 (4.17%) ATG
8 53 (4.10%) Adobe
9 48 (3.71%) Sencha
10 40 (3.09%) Demandware
11 29 (2.24%) Endeca
12 27 (2.09%) Appcelerator
13 25 (1.93%) Red Hat
14 24 (1.85%) CA
14 24 (1.85%) HP
15 21 (1.62%) Sybase
15 21 (1.62%) SAP
16 19 (1.47%) Splunk
16 19 (1.47%) Intershop
17 16 (1.24%) Sun
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £60000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + b
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + Basic salary negotiable + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £26,000 to £41,715 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
The People Network
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 per annum + Remote/Flexible Working + Stock Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Big Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago