The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 560 472 457
Rank change year-on-year
-88 -15
Permanent jobs citing Ant 338 608 686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.38% 0.57% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.97% 3.23% 3.81%
Number of salaries quoted 251 467 561
Median salary £50,000 £51,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% +7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £34,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
17171 18840 18022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.12% 17.70% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14620 15981 15201
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Ant as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Ant
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant within the UK.

Ant Salary Trend in the UK

Ant
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 within the UK.

Ant Salary Histogram in the UK

Ant
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -94 312 £52,500 - 41
London -98 124 £60,000 +9.09% 19
South East +40 61 £52,500 +16.66% 3
East of England +25 39 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Yorkshire +19 27 £32,500 -27.77% 4
City of London -5 26 £60,000 - 7
Hampshire +13 24 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West -36 24 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South Yorkshire - 23 £32,500 - 4
Sheffield - 19 £32,500 - 2
Scotland +14 18 £34,500 -27.36% 1
West Midlands +2 16 £45,000 +2.27%
Milton Keynes +23 15 £45,000 +26.76% 1
Buckinghamshire +22 15 £45,000 - 1
Manchester -16 15 £47,500 +11.76% 1
South West -39 15 £43,750 -2.77% 7
Essex +23 14 £63,750 +82.14% 1
Suffolk - 12 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +8 11 £34,500 -23.33% 1
Wiltshire +17 10 £41,250 +17.85% 4
Woodbridge - 9 £42,500 -
Birmingham -2 8 £45,000 -2.70%
Surrey +25 7 £42,500 -5.55%
Stockport +7 7 £47,500 +26.66%
Hertfordshire +6 7 £63,750 +7.14%
Wales -15 7 £37,500 -6.25% 1
Guildford - 7 £42,500 -
Glasgow +26 6 - -
Berkshire +43 5 £55,000 - 1
Cardiff -3 5 £40,000 - 1

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ant.

1 705 (86.29%) Java
2 620 (75.89%) Maven
3 517 (63.28%) Agile Software Development
4 389 (47.61%) Spring
5 366 (44.80%) Jenkins
6 294 (35.99%) JavaScript
7 279 (34.15%) SQL
8 278 (34.03%) Hibernate
9 264 (32.31%) Git (software)
10 260 (31.82%) Web Services
11 257 (31.46%) Subversion
12 250 (30.60%) Gradle
13 238 (29.13%) HTML
14 221 (27.05%) J2EE
14 221 (27.05%) Linux
15 217 (26.56%) TDD
16 215 (26.32%) CSS
17 208 (25.46%) Continuous Integration
18 206 (25.21%) Finance
19 201 (24.60%) Oracle
20 194 (23.75%) Scrum
21 193 (23.62%) JUnit
22 183 (22.40%) XML
23 179 (21.91%) DevOps
24 177 (21.66%) JMS
25 175 (21.42%) SOAP
26 164 (20.07%) Python
27 162 (19.83%) Degree
28 160 (19.58%) OO
29 157 (19.22%) REST

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 146 (17.87%) WebSphere
2 144 (17.63%) Tomcat
3 130 (15.91%) WebLogic
4 129 (15.79%) JBoss
5 102 (12.48%) Apache
6 91 (11.14%) GlassFish
7 41 (5.02%) nginx
8 37 (4.53%) Confluence
9 35 (4.28%) IIS
10 30 (3.67%) WebSphere Application Server
11 28 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
12 25 (3.06%) Apache Solr
12 25 (3.06%) CMS
13 21 (2.57%) OpenStack
14 20 (2.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 18 (2.20%) Jetty
16 17 (2.08%) Alfresco
17 14 (1.71%) Joomla!
18 10 (1.22%) Oracle HTTP Server
19 8 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 14 (1.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.12%) HipChat
3 1 (0.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 2 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (9.06%) Amazon AWS
2 53 (6.49%) SaaS
3 17 (2.08%) IaaS
4 15 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (1.35%) Force.com
6 9 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
7 8 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.98%) Google App Engine
7 8 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.98%) Rackspace Cloud
8 7 (0.86%) PaaS
9 6 (0.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.73%) Amazon ELB
9 6 (0.73%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.73%) GitHub
9 6 (0.73%) Route 53
9 6 (0.73%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.37%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 63 (7.71%) HTTP
2 36 (4.41%) Internet
3 30 (3.67%) TCP/IP
4 24 (2.94%) FTP
5 21 (2.57%) DNS
6 8 (0.98%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.73%) SNMP
8 5 (0.61%) SSL
9 3 (0.37%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.37%) Firewall
9 3 (0.37%) Multicast
9 3 (0.37%) Network Security
9 3 (0.37%) VLAN
9 3 (0.37%) VPN
10 2 (0.24%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.24%) SAN
10 2 (0.24%) WinSCP
11 1 (0.12%) Ethernet
11 1 (0.12%) LDAP
11 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (16.03%) Relational Database
2 127 (15.54%) MongoDB
3 111 (13.59%) NoSQL
4 83 (10.16%) RDBMS
5 60 (7.34%) MySQL
6 38 (4.65%) SQL Server
7 32 (3.92%) Oracle Database
8 27 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
9 22 (2.69%) Big Data
10 21 (2.57%) Hadoop
11 18 (2.20%) Apache Cassandra
12 17 (2.08%) DB2
13 16 (1.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 12 (1.47%) Hazelcast
14 12 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
15 8 (0.98%) InterSystems Cache
16 6 (0.73%) CouchDB
16 6 (0.73%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.73%) MariaDB
16 6 (0.73%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 620 (75.89%) Maven
2 366 (44.80%) Jenkins
3 264 (32.31%) Git (software)
4 257 (31.46%) Subversion
5 250 (30.60%) Gradle
6 193 (23.62%) JUnit
7 135 (16.52%) Eclipse
8 111 (13.59%) JIRA
9 87 (10.65%) Selenium
10 65 (7.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 63 (7.71%) Hudson
12 51 (6.24%) IntelliJ
13 45 (5.51%) Cucumber
14 43 (5.26%) Mockito
15 42 (5.14%) Sonatype Nexus
16 37 (4.53%) SonarQube
17 28 (3.43%) TeamCity
18 25 (3.06%) gulp
19 23 (2.82%) JMeter
19 23 (2.82%) WebDriver
General
1 206 (25.21%) Finance
2 78 (9.55%) Banking
3 76 (9.30%) Games
4 52 (6.36%) Telecoms
5 39 (4.77%) Retail
6 18 (2.20%) Marketing
7 17 (2.08%) Back Office
8 16 (1.96%) Advertising
9 12 (1.47%) Investment Banking
10 7 (0.86%) Front Office
10 7 (0.86%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.61%) Billing
12 5 (0.61%) Wholesale Banking
13 4 (0.49%) Automotive
13 4 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.37%) Electronics
14 3 (0.37%) Legal
14 3 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 515 (63.04%) Developer
2 402 (49.20%) Java Developer
3 157 (19.22%) Senior Developer
4 134 (16.40%) Senior Java Developer
5 94 (11.51%) DevOps Engineer
6 68 (8.32%) Java Engineer
7 57 (6.98%) Software Engineer
8 37 (4.53%) Architect
9 36 (4.41%) Web Developer
10 31 (3.79%) Java Software Engineer
11 25 (3.06%) Agile Developer
12 24 (2.94%) JavaScript Developer
13 23 (2.82%) Agile Java Developer
13 23 (2.82%) Lead Developer
14 22 (2.69%) Junior
15 20 (2.45%) Software Developer
16 19 (2.33%) Applications Developer
16 19 (2.33%) Core Java Developer
17 17 (2.08%) Senior DevOps
17 17 (2.08%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 389 (47.61%) Spring
2 278 (34.03%) Hibernate
3 260 (31.82%) Web Services
4 238 (29.13%) HTML
5 221 (27.05%) J2EE
6 215 (26.32%) CSS
7 183 (22.40%) XML
8 177 (21.66%) JMS
9 175 (21.42%) SOAP
10 157 (19.22%) REST
11 146 (17.87%) Java EE
12 140 (17.14%) RESTful
13 104 (12.73%) JSP
14 102 (12.48%) JSON
15 93 (11.38%) HTML5
16 86 (10.53%) Ajax
16 86 (10.53%) AngularJS
17 83 (10.16%) Spring MVC
18 79 (9.67%) JPA
19 75 (9.18%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.00%) Computer Science
2 35 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 24 (2.94%) Fintech
5 24 (2.94%) iPad
5 24 (2.94%) User Experience
6 23 (2.82%) Online Games
7 20 (2.45%) Social Media
8 16 (1.96%) Visualisation
9 14 (1.71%) RIA
10 13 (1.59%) Inversion of Control
11 12 (1.47%) Data Structures
11 12 (1.47%) Equities
12 11 (1.35%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.35%) Mathematics
13 9 (1.10%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.10%) Virtual Team
14 8 (0.98%) Data Centre
15 6 (0.73%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 221 (27.05%) Linux
2 128 (15.67%) Unix
3 120 (14.69%) Windows
4 49 (6.00%) Android
5 41 (5.02%) Apple iOS
6 36 (4.41%) Solaris
7 15 (1.84%) Windows Server
8 14 (1.71%) Windows 7
9 10 (1.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (1.10%) CentOS
11 6 (0.73%) Fedora
12 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.37%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.24%) Debian
14 2 (0.24%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.12%) AIX
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (63.28%) Agile Software Development
2 217 (26.56%) TDD
3 208 (25.46%) Continuous Integration
4 194 (23.75%) Scrum
5 179 (21.91%) DevOps
6 160 (19.58%) OO
7 119 (14.57%) Software Engineering
8 116 (14.20%) MVC
9 103 (12.61%) SDLC
10 102 (12.48%) Configuration Management
11 90 (11.02%) UML
12 81 (9.91%) Open Source
12 81 (9.91%) Unit Testing
13 79 (9.67%) Continuous Delivery
14 77 (9.42%) BDD
15 68 (8.32%) Microservices
16 67 (8.20%) OOP
16 67 (8.20%) Web Development
17 58 (7.10%) Mentoring
18 56 (6.85%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 705 (86.29%) Java
2 294 (35.99%) JavaScript
3 279 (34.15%) SQL
4 164 (20.07%) Python
5 106 (12.97%) Bash Shell
6 99 (12.12%) Groovy
7 96 (11.75%) Shell Script
8 93 (11.38%) PL/SQL
9 92 (11.26%) Ruby
10 87 (10.65%) Perl
11 56 (6.85%) C++
12 49 (6.00%) C
13 42 (5.14%) PHP
14 38 (4.65%) C#
14 38 (4.65%) PowerShell
15 23 (2.82%) Scala
16 20 (2.45%) BeanShell
17 18 (2.20%) Go
18 15 (1.84%) Jython
18 15 (1.84%) XPath
Qualifications
1 162 (19.83%) Degree
2 35 (4.28%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.06%) SC Cleared
4 17 (2.08%) ISTQB
5 12 (1.47%) ISEB
6 5 (0.61%) HND
6 5 (0.61%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.37%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.24%) MCP
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.12%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (10.40%) QA
2 6 (0.73%) SLA
3 3 (0.37%) HL7
3 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.12%) MiFID
5 1 (0.12%) SDET
System Software
1 87 (10.65%) Docker
2 45 (5.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (3.06%) Active Directory
4 20 (2.45%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 9 (1.10%) KVM
6 9 (1.10%) VirtualBox
6 9 (1.10%) Xen
7 5 (0.61%) Samba
8 3 (0.37%) iptables
9 2 (0.24%) vCloud
9 2 (0.24%) vSphere
10 1 (0.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.12%) Postfix
10 1 (0.12%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.12%) Squid
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.12%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 123 (15.06%) Opscode Chef
2 119 (14.57%) Puppet
3 65 (7.96%) Ansible
4 23 (2.82%) Terraform
5 20 (2.45%) rkt
6 16 (1.96%) Control-M
7 14 (1.71%) Mesos
8 12 (1.47%) Capistrano
8 12 (1.47%) ZABBIX
9 10 (1.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 10 (1.22%) Tivoli
10 7 (0.86%) Kibana
10 7 (0.86%) Kubernetes
10 7 (0.86%) logstash
10 7 (0.86%) Nagios
11 6 (0.73%) Graylog
11 6 (0.73%) Packer
12 3 (0.37%) HAProxy
12 3 (0.37%) Unicenter
13 2 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 201 (24.60%) Oracle
2 69 (8.45%) VMware
3 36 (4.41%) Adobe
4 30 (3.67%) IBM
5 29 (3.55%) Google
5 29 (3.55%) Microsoft
6 25 (3.06%) Atlassian
7 21 (2.57%) Red Hat
8 20 (2.45%) CA Agile Central
9 18 (2.20%) Coverity
9 18 (2.20%) Splunk
10 15 (1.84%) Perforce
10 15 (1.84%) Rackspace
10 15 (1.84%) Sun
11 14 (1.71%) hybris
12 13 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.98%) Altova
13 8 (0.98%) Apigee
13 8 (0.98%) ILOG
14 6 (0.73%) Sonatype
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 36 minutes ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
England
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000 - £67500 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Lancashire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Doncaster
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 28 minutes ago
Harlow, Essex
Networkers
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
BGC Partners
Salary: Competitive + discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000-£65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
England
Infoplus Technologies UK Ltd
Salary: Very Lucrative + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £54000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £62,000 + package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, health care
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London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Source Technology
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Benefits Package
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Warrington, Cheshire
MDS
Salary: Unspecified bonus scheme, private medical, 25 days holiday
Posted: 7 days ago