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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 412 419 323
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -96
Permanent jobs citing Ant 618 543 872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.57% 0.54% 0.79%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.50% 3.53% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 482 483 689
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +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 £40,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.59% -5.29%
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
17644 15390 16400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.28% 15.27% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14697 13203 14281
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 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 1 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 -75 267 £57,500 +9.52% 29
South East +50 101 £45,000 -10.00% 14
East of England +21 72 £40,000 -26.94% 9
South West -5 69 £40,000 +6.66% 5
West Midlands +21 36 £60,000 +71.42% 2
Yorkshire -16 30 £40,000 +10.34% 8
East Midlands +8 22 £65,000 +85.71%
North West -19 20 £47,500 +35.71% 12
North East -8 2 - -
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 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 1165 (84.85%) Java
2 802 (58.41%) Maven
3 620 (45.16%) Spring
4 574 (41.81%) SQL
5 554 (40.35%) XML
6 537 (39.11%) JavaScript
7 526 (38.31%) Subversion
8 479 (34.89%) J2EE
9 477 (34.74%) HTML
10 457 (33.28%) Hibernate
11 454 (33.07%) Oracle
12 444 (32.34%) Eclipse
13 442 (32.19%) Web Services
14 438 (31.90%) Linux
15 433 (31.54%) CSS
16 372 (27.09%) JUnit
17 348 (25.35%) Jenkins
18 344 (25.05%) Tomcat
19 341 (24.84%) JSP
20 330 (24.03%) Git (software)
21 312 (22.72%) UNIX
22 303 (22.07%) MVC
23 295 (21.49%) MySQL
24 292 (21.27%) SOAP
25 283 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
26 281 (20.47%) Continuous Integration
27 276 (20.10%) jQuery
28 275 (20.03%) TDD
29 273 (19.88%) Java EE
30 269 (19.59%) Degree

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 344 (25.05%) Tomcat
2 233 (16.97%) WebLogic
3 228 (16.61%) Apache
4 185 (13.47%) WebSphere
5 77 (5.61%) Apache Solr
6 71 (5.17%) GlassFish
7 58 (4.22%) WebSphere Application Server
8 30 (2.18%) IIS
9 27 (1.97%) Apache ServiceMix
10 23 (1.68%) nginx
11 21 (1.53%) Mule
12 19 (1.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 18 (1.31%) Confluence
14 16 (1.17%) Alfresco
15 13 (0.95%) Jetty
15 13 (0.95%) Drupal
16 12 (0.87%) Joomla!
17 10 (0.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
17 10 (0.73%) CMS
18 9 (0.66%) Node.js
Applications
1 74 (5.39%) MS Excel
2 48 (3.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 48 (3.50%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (2.04%) Magento
2 14 (1.02%) Google Analytics
3 13 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.51%) Fredhopper
5 6 (0.44%) Tridion
6 3 (0.22%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.22%) Cognos Controller
7 2 (0.15%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.073%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.073%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.46%) SaaS
2 17 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.95%) GitHub
4 12 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.58%) Force.com
6 8 (0.58%) Google App Engine
7 5 (0.36%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.29%) Route 53
8 4 (0.29%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 91 (6.63%) HTTP
2 78 (5.68%) Internet
3 35 (2.55%) TCP/IP
4 33 (2.40%) SSH
5 25 (1.82%) SSL
6 20 (1.46%) DNS
7 14 (1.02%) DHCP
8 10 (0.73%) LDAP
9 8 (0.58%) Firewall
10 7 (0.51%) Wireless
11 6 (0.44%) LTE
11 6 (0.44%) FTP
11 6 (0.44%) 3G
12 5 (0.36%) NAS
12 5 (0.36%) SAN
13 4 (0.29%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.29%) NFC
14 3 (0.22%) IPv4
14 3 (0.22%) VPN
14 3 (0.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (21.49%) MySQL
2 261 (19.01%) Relational Database
3 246 (17.92%) SQL Server
4 202 (14.71%) RDBMS
5 101 (7.36%) NoSQL
6 86 (6.26%) Oracle Database
7 73 (5.32%) Big Data
8 65 (4.73%) MongoDB
9 60 (4.37%) Hadoop
10 51 (3.71%) Oracle Reports
11 46 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
12 41 (2.99%) DB2
13 37 (2.69%) Data Mining
14 32 (2.33%) SQLite
15 27 (1.97%) HBase
16 23 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
18 13 (0.95%) Oracle Database 10g
19 9 (0.66%) Oracle ODI
20 8 (0.58%) Informix
Development Applications
1 802 (58.41%) Maven
2 526 (38.31%) Subversion
3 444 (32.34%) Eclipse
4 372 (27.09%) JUnit
5 348 (25.35%) Jenkins
6 330 (24.03%) Git (software)
7 206 (15.00%) Hudson
8 164 (11.94%) JIRA
9 137 (9.98%) Selenium
10 74 (5.39%) Apache Ivy
11 67 (4.88%) Gradle
11 67 (4.88%) Mercurial
12 64 (4.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 53 (3.86%) NetBeans
14 52 (3.79%) CruiseControl
15 51 (3.71%) JMeter
16 48 (3.50%) Mockito
17 38 (2.77%) JBehave
18 36 (2.62%) Eclipse RCP
19 35 (2.55%) SoapUI
General
1 265 (19.30%) Finance
2 115 (8.38%) Games
3 109 (7.94%) Retail
4 103 (7.50%) Banking
5 46 (3.35%) Marketing
6 36 (2.62%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.40%) French Language
8 23 (1.68%) Advertising
9 20 (1.46%) Automotive
10 17 (1.24%) Back Office
11 14 (1.02%) Financial Institution
12 11 (0.80%) Publishing
13 10 (0.73%) Front Office
14 9 (0.66%) iGaming
15 8 (0.58%) Legal
15 8 (0.58%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.58%) Billing
15 8 (0.58%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.29%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 891 (64.89%) Developer
2 675 (49.16%) Java Developer
3 275 (20.03%) Senior Developer
4 233 (16.97%) Senior Java Developer
5 109 (7.94%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 86 (6.26%) Software Engineer
7 73 (5.32%) Web Developer
8 66 (4.81%) Programmer
9 56 (4.08%) DevOps Engineer
10 55 (4.01%) Lead Developer
11 52 (3.79%) Java Web Developer
12 50 (3.64%) Java Programmer
13 48 (3.50%) Build Manager
14 44 (3.20%) J2EE Developer
15 42 (3.06%) Software Developer
16 41 (2.99%) Junior
17 40 (2.91%) Java Software Engineer
18 37 (2.69%) Applications Support
19 36 (2.62%) Graduate
20 33 (2.40%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 620 (45.16%) Spring
2 554 (40.35%) XML
3 479 (34.89%) J2EE
4 477 (34.74%) HTML
5 457 (33.28%) Hibernate
6 442 (32.19%) Web Services
7 433 (31.54%) CSS
8 341 (24.84%) JSP
9 292 (21.27%) SOAP
10 276 (20.10%) jQuery
11 273 (19.88%) Java EE
12 212 (15.44%) JMS
13 208 (15.15%) Servlets
14 188 (13.69%) JPA
15 183 (13.33%) Ajax
16 173 (12.60%) EJB
17 153 (11.14%) Spring MVC
18 152 (11.07%) XSLT
19 151 (11.00%) Struts
20 147 (10.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 130 (9.47%) Computer Science
2 109 (7.94%) Open Source
3 98 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 74 (5.39%) Enterprise Software
5 68 (4.95%) Mobile App
6 64 (4.66%) N-Tier
7 40 (2.91%) Inversion of Control
8 35 (2.55%) Mathematics
9 33 (2.40%) SWIFT
10 31 (2.26%) iPad
11 26 (1.89%) Blackberry
11 26 (1.89%) BBC
12 25 (1.82%) Mobile Games
13 24 (1.75%) Social Media
14 19 (1.38%) Visualisation
14 19 (1.38%) Video on Demand
15 18 (1.31%) Web 2.0
16 17 (1.24%) Management Information System
17 16 (1.17%) Derivative
18 13 (0.95%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 438 (31.90%) Linux
2 312 (22.72%) UNIX
3 230 (16.75%) Windows
4 103 (7.50%) Android
5 99 (7.21%) Apple iOS
6 42 (3.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (2.40%) Solaris
8 27 (1.97%) Ubuntu
9 25 (1.82%) Mac OS X
10 24 (1.75%) Windows 8
11 20 (1.46%) Windows Phone
12 18 (1.31%) Debian
13 13 (0.95%) AIX
14 8 (0.58%) Windows Mobile
15 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.51%) VxWorks
15 7 (0.51%) LynxOS
15 7 (0.51%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.44%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (22.07%) MVC
2 283 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
3 281 (20.47%) Continuous Integration
4 275 (20.03%) TDD
5 265 (19.30%) OO
6 258 (18.79%) Scrum
7 254 (18.50%) E-Commerce
8 230 (16.75%) Unit Testing
9 181 (13.18%) SOA
10 176 (12.82%) UML
11 174 (12.67%) Software Engineering
12 129 (9.40%) Multithreading
13 109 (7.94%) DevOps
14 102 (7.43%) OOP
15 100 (7.28%) Web Development
16 91 (6.63%) BDD
17 85 (6.19%) Release Management
18 81 (5.90%) Automated Testing
19 79 (5.75%) Configuration Management
20 74 (5.39%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1165 (84.85%) Java
2 574 (41.81%) SQL
3 537 (39.11%) JavaScript
4 180 (13.11%) Python
5 147 (10.71%) Shell Script
6 129 (9.40%) PHP
7 121 (8.81%) Bash Shell
8 105 (7.65%) C
9 100 (7.28%) PL/SQL
10 92 (6.70%) Perl
11 76 (5.54%) C++
12 75 (5.46%) Scala
13 70 (5.10%) C#
14 65 (4.73%) Ruby
15 54 (3.93%) Groovy
16 37 (2.69%) ActionScript
17 31 (2.26%) PowerShell
18 29 (2.11%) ActionScript 3.0
19 28 (2.04%) Objective-C
20 26 (1.89%) XPath
Qualifications
1 269 (19.59%) Degree
2 49 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 44 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.46%) Sun Certification
5 16 (1.17%) ISEB
6 13 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.66%) PhD
8 7 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (0.44%) HND
9 6 (0.44%) OCPJP
10 5 (0.36%) MBCS
10 5 (0.36%) OCPJWCD
10 5 (0.36%) CITP
11 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.073%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.073%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (5.39%) QA
2 8 (0.58%) DO-178B
2 8 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.29%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.073%) WAI
5 1 (0.073%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.073%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.95%) Varnish
3 12 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.73%) vSphere
5 7 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.44%) Samba
7 5 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.22%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.22%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.073%) Xen
10 1 (0.073%) NFS
10 1 (0.073%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 120 (8.74%) Puppet
2 115 (8.38%) Opscode Chef
3 51 (3.71%) Nagios
4 33 (2.40%) ZABBIX
5 20 (1.46%) Capistrano
6 16 (1.17%) Vagrant
7 11 (0.80%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.36%) Ansible
8 5 (0.36%) Opsview
9 4 (0.29%) logstash
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 4 (0.29%) CA Endevor
10 3 (0.22%) Hyperic
11 2 (0.15%) Icinga
11 2 (0.15%) SCVMM
11 2 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.073%) OpenSSO
12 1 (0.073%) YUM
12 1 (0.073%) Kibana
Vendors
1 454 (33.07%) Oracle
2 205 (14.93%) JBoss
3 117 (8.52%) Google
4 102 (7.43%) Microsoft
5 99 (7.21%) hybris
6 82 (5.97%) IBM
7 75 (5.46%) ATG
8 68 (4.95%) VMware
9 64 (4.66%) Demandware
10 42 (3.06%) Endeca
11 40 (2.91%) Adobe
12 38 (2.77%) Red Hat
13 30 (2.18%) Sencha
14 29 (2.11%) Intershop
15 26 (1.89%) Panasonic
15 26 (1.89%) CA
16 20 (1.46%) HP
17 19 (1.38%) SAP
17 19 (1.38%) Splunk
18 18 (1.31%) Appcelerator
Chester, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 60,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
TRG
Salary: £32000 - £42000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ID Business Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Big Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
CGI
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £23000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: excellent salary, bens & training
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago