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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 439 430 429
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing Ant 545 609 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.53% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.04% 3.50% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 426 473 475
Average salary £53,750 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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
17912 17415 15204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.52% 16.25% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15370 14507 13045
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +2 247 £61,250 +6.52% 34
South West +16 110 £50,000 +25.00% 7
South East +7 93 £45,000 - 18
North West +19 35 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Yorkshire +17 34 £35,000 -12.50% 7
East of England -47 20 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Midlands -23 16 £45,000 -25.00% 3
East Midlands -18 7 £45,000 -30.76% 4
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 934 (82.95%) Java
2 758 (67.32%) Maven
3 632 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
4 458 (40.67%) JavaScript
5 455 (40.41%) Spring
6 446 (39.61%) Linux
7 440 (39.08%) Jenkins
8 410 (36.41%) SQL
9 402 (35.70%) Oracle
10 401 (35.61%) HTML
11 395 (35.08%) Web Services
12 394 (34.99%) Subversion
13 366 (32.50%) Git (software)
14 359 (31.88%) XML
14 359 (31.88%) J2EE
15 350 (31.08%) CSS
16 333 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
17 313 (27.80%) Scrum
18 301 (26.73%) Eclipse
19 300 (26.64%) JUnit
20 284 (25.22%) TDD
21 282 (25.04%) Tomcat
22 280 (24.87%) Hibernate
23 263 (23.36%) Degree
24 232 (20.60%) JSP
24 232 (20.60%) jQuery
25 228 (20.25%) MVC
26 221 (19.63%) Python
27 219 (19.45%) UNIX
28 213 (18.92%) Software Engineering

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 282 (25.04%) Tomcat
2 198 (17.58%) Apache
3 176 (15.63%) WebLogic
4 167 (14.83%) JBoss
5 131 (11.63%) WebSphere
6 51 (4.53%) OpenStack
7 44 (3.91%) Node.js
8 41 (3.64%) Apache Solr
9 38 (3.37%) IIS
10 33 (2.93%) nginx
11 28 (2.49%) GlassFish
11 28 (2.49%) CMS
12 23 (2.04%) Confluence
13 22 (1.95%) Apache ServiceMix
14 18 (1.60%) Alfresco
14 18 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (1.51%) Cloud Foundry
16 16 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
17 15 (1.33%) Joomla!
18 12 (1.07%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 10 (0.89%) Photoshop
1 10 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (0.80%) MS Office
2 9 (0.80%) MS Excel
3 6 (0.53%) Mingle
4 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (0.18%) Fireworks
4 2 (0.18%) InDesign
4 2 (0.18%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.18%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 13 (1.15%) Oracle BPM
2 12 (1.07%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.71%) Fredhopper
5 6 (0.53%) Oracle EBS R12
6 4 (0.36%) LatentZero
6 4 (0.36%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.18%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.089%) Magento
8 1 (0.089%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 89 (7.90%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (6.66%) SaaS
3 50 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (4.26%) Google App Engine
5 31 (2.75%) PaaS
6 23 (2.04%) Force.com
7 21 (1.87%) HP Helion
8 20 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
9 19 (1.69%) GitHub
10 11 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.71%) Heroku
12 7 (0.62%) IaaS
13 2 (0.18%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.089%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.089%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 98 (8.70%) HTTP
2 76 (6.75%) Internet
3 14 (1.24%) TCP/IP
4 12 (1.07%) Firewall
4 12 (1.07%) FTP
5 11 (0.98%) SSL
6 9 (0.80%) DNS
6 9 (0.80%) LDAP
7 5 (0.44%) DHCP
7 5 (0.44%) ATM
7 5 (0.44%) BIG-IP
7 5 (0.44%) VLAN
8 4 (0.36%) AMQP
8 4 (0.36%) Multicast
9 3 (0.27%) LAN
9 3 (0.27%) WAN
9 3 (0.27%) ADSL
10 2 (0.18%) SMTP
11 1 (0.089%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.089%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (15.54%) Relational Database
2 174 (15.45%) MySQL
3 172 (15.28%) SQL Server
4 123 (10.92%) RDBMS
5 91 (8.08%) NoSQL
6 86 (7.64%) Oracle Database
7 51 (4.53%) MongoDB
8 47 (4.17%) Big Data
9 43 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (2.84%) DB2
11 26 (2.31%) Oracle Reports
12 21 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
12 21 (1.87%) Riak
13 20 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
14 18 (1.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (1.60%) Hadoop
15 17 (1.51%) JasperReports
16 14 (1.24%) HBase
17 9 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
18 7 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 758 (67.32%) Maven
2 440 (39.08%) Jenkins
3 394 (34.99%) Subversion
4 366 (32.50%) Git (software)
5 301 (26.73%) Eclipse
6 300 (26.64%) JUnit
7 195 (17.32%) JIRA
8 163 (14.48%) Hudson
9 154 (13.68%) Gradle
10 133 (11.81%) Selenium
11 73 (6.48%) Artifactory
12 66 (5.86%) Cucumber
13 62 (5.51%) Mockito
14 57 (5.06%) TestNG
15 51 (4.53%) WebDriver
16 41 (3.64%) Apache Ivy
17 40 (3.55%) CruiseControl
18 32 (2.84%) JBehave
19 31 (2.75%) SoapUI
20 30 (2.66%) IntelliJ
General
1 212 (18.83%) Finance
2 83 (7.37%) Banking
3 63 (5.60%) Retail
4 53 (4.71%) Telecoms
5 34 (3.02%) Marketing
6 26 (2.31%) Back Office
7 23 (2.04%) Advertising
8 22 (1.95%) Front Office
8 22 (1.95%) Games
9 11 (0.98%) Manufacturing
10 10 (0.89%) Electronics
11 9 (0.80%) French Language
12 8 (0.71%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.71%) Publishing
12 8 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.53%) Automotive
14 2 (0.18%) Multimedia
15 1 (0.089%) Local Government
15 1 (0.089%) iGaming
15 1 (0.089%) Law
Job Titles
1 696 (61.81%) Developer
2 490 (43.52%) Java Developer
3 222 (19.72%) Senior Developer
4 172 (15.28%) Senior Java Developer
5 163 (14.48%) Software Engineer
6 82 (7.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 64 (5.68%) Java Software Engineer
8 48 (4.26%) Development Engineer
9 46 (4.09%) Software Developer
10 44 (3.91%) Web Developer
11 43 (3.82%) J2EE Developer
12 42 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
13 39 (3.46%) Architect
14 38 (3.37%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
15 37 (3.29%) Analyst
16 32 (2.84%) Java Web Developer
16 32 (2.84%) DevOps Engineer
17 31 (2.75%) Software Development Engineer
18 29 (2.58%) Principal Software Engineer
18 29 (2.58%) Principal Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 455 (40.41%) Spring
2 401 (35.61%) HTML
3 395 (35.08%) Web Services
4 359 (31.88%) XML
4 359 (31.88%) J2EE
5 350 (31.08%) CSS
6 280 (24.87%) Hibernate
7 232 (20.60%) JSP
7 232 (20.60%) jQuery
8 186 (16.52%) Servlets
9 181 (16.07%) SOAP
10 167 (14.83%) REST
11 142 (12.61%) JMS
12 130 (11.55%) Struts
13 123 (10.92%) Java EE
13 123 (10.92%) HTML5
14 120 (10.66%) JSON
15 117 (10.39%) JDBC
16 106 (9.41%) Spring MVC
17 105 (9.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 148 (13.14%) Computer Science
2 78 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 35 (3.11%) Blog
5 33 (2.93%) Client/Server
6 31 (2.75%) Mathematics
7 28 (2.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 27 (2.40%) Data Structures
9 26 (2.31%) SWIFT
10 25 (2.22%) User Experience
11 22 (1.95%) Algorithms
12 21 (1.87%) Inversion of Control
13 20 (1.78%) Public Cloud
13 20 (1.78%) N-Tier
14 19 (1.69%) Digital Media
15 17 (1.51%) Wiki
15 17 (1.51%) Physics
16 16 (1.42%) W3C
17 15 (1.33%) RIA
18 14 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 446 (39.61%) Linux
2 219 (19.45%) UNIX
3 168 (14.92%) Windows
4 62 (5.51%) Apple iOS
5 55 (4.88%) Android
6 37 (3.29%) Solaris
7 25 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.15%) HPUX
9 12 (1.07%) AIX
10 8 (0.71%) CentOS
10 8 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
11 6 (0.53%) zOS
12 5 (0.44%) SUSE
12 5 (0.44%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.36%) Debian
13 4 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.089%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 632 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
2 333 (29.57%) Continuous Integration
3 313 (27.80%) Scrum
4 284 (25.22%) TDD
5 228 (20.25%) MVC
6 213 (18.92%) Software Engineering
7 197 (17.50%) SDLC
8 188 (16.70%) OO
9 182 (16.16%) E-Commerce
10 138 (12.26%) Unit Testing
11 133 (11.81%) SOA
12 132 (11.72%) UML
13 123 (10.92%) Open Source
14 100 (8.88%) BDD
15 88 (7.82%) OOP
15 88 (7.82%) Configuration Management
15 88 (7.82%) DevOps
16 86 (7.64%) Web Development
17 76 (6.75%) Continuous Delivery
18 73 (6.48%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 934 (82.95%) Java
2 458 (40.67%) JavaScript
3 410 (36.41%) SQL
4 221 (19.63%) Python
5 138 (12.26%) Shell Script
6 94 (8.35%) PL/SQL
7 90 (7.99%) Ruby
8 78 (6.93%) Perl
9 72 (6.39%) Bash Shell
10 70 (6.22%) Scala
11 61 (5.42%) PHP
12 59 (5.24%) XPath
13 50 (4.44%) C++
14 49 (4.35%) Clojure
15 39 (3.46%) PowerShell
16 37 (3.29%) C#
17 36 (3.20%) Groovy
18 35 (3.11%) C
19 25 (2.22%) Apex Code
20 21 (1.87%) Jython
Qualifications
1 263 (23.36%) Degree
2 38 (3.37%) Security Cleared
3 28 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 17 (1.51%) Sun Certification
5 10 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.71%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.53%) OCA
7 6 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.53%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.44%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 3 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.27%) MCITP
9 3 (0.27%) MCP
9 3 (0.27%) MCSE
10 1 (0.089%) PhD
10 1 (0.089%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (7.90%) QA
2 5 (0.44%) HL7
2 5 (0.44%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.27%) DICOM
4 1 (0.089%) Basel III
4 1 (0.089%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.089%) SLA
4 1 (0.089%) WCAG
4 1 (0.089%) WAI
System Software
1 77 (6.84%) Docker
2 72 (6.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (4.88%) Xen
4 47 (4.17%) LXC
5 29 (2.58%) KVM
6 7 (0.62%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.44%) iptables
8 3 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.18%) vSphere
9 2 (0.18%) Varnish
9 2 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.089%) vCloud
10 1 (0.089%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.089%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 102 (9.06%) Puppet
2 96 (8.53%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (1.87%) Ansible
4 20 (1.78%) Nagios
5 18 (1.60%) ZABBIX
6 9 (0.80%) Capistrano
7 8 (0.71%) Kibana
7 8 (0.71%) Graphite
8 7 (0.62%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.62%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.53%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.53%) Oracle Statspack
10 5 (0.44%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.44%) OPNET
11 4 (0.36%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.27%) TeamSite
12 3 (0.27%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.18%) SCCM
13 2 (0.18%) Jitterbit
Vendors
1 402 (35.70%) Oracle
2 105 (9.33%) hybris
3 84 (7.46%) Google
4 78 (6.93%) VMware
5 70 (6.22%) IBM
6 55 (4.88%) Microsoft
7 38 (3.37%) ATG
8 34 (3.02%) Adobe
9 32 (2.84%) Endeca
10 29 (2.58%) Rackspace
11 28 (2.49%) Sybase
11 28 (2.49%) Salesforce.com
12 27 (2.40%) Red Hat
12 27 (2.40%) HP
13 26 (2.31%) Demandware
14 25 (2.22%) Intershop
15 21 (1.87%) Sencha
16 16 (1.42%) Perforce
17 15 (1.33%) Sun
18 14 (1.24%) BEA
London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + 15% bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K-80k
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
JM Group
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + options + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + excellent corporate benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £50,000 - £55,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago