The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 431 357 394
Rank change year-on-year
-74 +37
Permanent jobs citing Ant 593 760 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.71% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.45% 4.41% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 504 625 514
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +4.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,100 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -

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
17184 17216 16154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.05% 16.08% 15.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14504 14008 13871
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 March 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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
England -59 564 £55,000 +13.40% 76
London -33 280 £60,000 +3.89% 30
South East -28 153 £47,500 +5.55% 19
City of London +13 83 £60,000 - 11
East of England +24 56 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Kent +36 40 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Surrey -5 34 £60,000 +33.33% 1
South West -41 33 £40,000 +14.28% 10
Sittingbourne +3 30 £40,000 -8.57%
Hampshire -13 27 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Hertfordshire -2 26 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Egham - 26 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire +4 25 £60,000 +9.09% 9
Bristol +1 25 £37,500 -16.66% 5
West Sussex -5 21 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Scotland +4 20 £47,500 +28.74% 6
Crawley -6 20 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +21 18 £43,000 -5.49%
West Midlands -12 18 £45,000 +5.88%
Yorkshire -6 15 £37,000 -1.33% 1
North West -39 15 £38,500 +2.66% 9
Glasgow +13 13 £47,500 +2.70% 3
Reading -1 13 £48,750 -11.36% 9
Cambridge +9 12 £37,500 -17.58%
South Yorkshire - 12 £34,000 -
Manchester -19 11 £37,500 - 5
Slough +8 10 £60,000 +41.17%
Ipswich +3 10 £45,000 +16.12%
Suffolk +3 10 £45,000 +20.00%
Surbiton +2 9 £52,500 -8.69% 1

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1047 (81.73%) Java
2 732 (57.14%) Maven
3 573 (44.73%) XML
4 547 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
5 514 (40.12%) Spring
6 493 (38.49%) JavaScript
6 493 (38.49%) SQL
7 481 (37.55%) Subversion
8 477 (37.24%) Linux
9 471 (36.77%) Oracle
10 463 (36.14%) Web Services
11 460 (35.91%) J2EE
12 456 (35.60%) Git (software)
13 427 (33.33%) HTML
14 403 (31.46%) Continuous Integration
15 402 (31.38%) Jenkins
16 399 (31.15%) Eclipse
16 399 (31.15%) Hibernate
17 386 (30.13%) JUnit
18 376 (29.35%) CSS
19 347 (27.09%) JBoss
20 344 (26.85%) Tomcat
21 331 (25.84%) JSP
22 315 (24.59%) jQuery
23 304 (23.73%) Apache
24 302 (23.58%) WebLogic
25 288 (22.48%) MVC
26 283 (22.09%) UNIX
27 276 (21.55%) JIRA
28 254 (19.83%) Degree

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 347 (27.09%) JBoss
2 344 (26.85%) Tomcat
3 304 (23.73%) Apache
4 302 (23.58%) WebLogic
5 241 (18.81%) WebSphere
6 87 (6.79%) Apache Solr
7 51 (3.98%) MQSeries
8 43 (3.36%) Node.js
9 41 (3.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 40 (3.12%) GlassFish
11 36 (2.81%) WebSphere Application Server
12 30 (2.34%) ATG Dynamo
12 30 (2.34%) IIS
13 27 (2.11%) Joomla!
13 27 (2.11%) Alfresco
14 24 (1.87%) Adobe CQ
15 20 (1.56%) Confluence
15 20 (1.56%) Jetty
16 18 (1.41%) CMS
16 18 (1.41%) OpenStack
Applications
1 31 (2.42%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.94%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.47%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (0.47%) MS Office
4 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.16%) MS Project
5 1 (0.078%) Mingle
5 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.078%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.078%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.078%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 22 (1.72%) Oracle EBS
2 19 (1.48%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (0.70%) Magento
4 7 (0.55%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.47%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.31%) Bond Adapt
6 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.23%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.16%) Temenos Globus
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.078%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.25%) SaaS
2 15 (1.17%) Force.com
3 14 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (1.01%) GitHub
5 5 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 4 (0.31%) Google App Engine
6 4 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.23%) Route 53
7 3 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
7 3 (0.23%) HP Helion
7 3 (0.23%) PaaS
8 1 (0.078%) Heroku
8 1 (0.078%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.078%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.078%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (9.13%) HTTP
2 58 (4.53%) Internet
3 11 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.86%) SSH
4 10 (0.78%) Firewall
5 9 (0.70%) DNS
6 8 (0.62%) BIG-IP
6 8 (0.62%) FTP
6 8 (0.62%) LDAP
7 4 (0.31%) LAN
7 4 (0.31%) WAN
7 4 (0.31%) DHCP
7 4 (0.31%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.31%) PuTTY
7 4 (0.31%) WinSCP
7 4 (0.31%) Intranet
8 3 (0.23%) Wireless
8 3 (0.23%) IPv4
8 3 (0.23%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.23%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 246 (19.20%) MySQL
2 191 (14.91%) SQL Server
3 159 (12.41%) Relational Database
4 127 (9.91%) RDBMS
5 75 (5.85%) Oracle Database
6 63 (4.92%) DB2
7 59 (4.61%) MongoDB
8 54 (4.22%) NoSQL
9 46 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (3.04%) Big Data
11 36 (2.81%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (1.48%) Hadoop
13 14 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
14 13 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
15 11 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
16 10 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
17 7 (0.55%) Redis
18 6 (0.47%) HBase
19 5 (0.39%) Riak
19 5 (0.39%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 732 (57.14%) Maven
2 481 (37.55%) Subversion
3 456 (35.60%) Git (software)
4 402 (31.38%) Jenkins
5 399 (31.15%) Eclipse
6 386 (30.13%) JUnit
7 276 (21.55%) JIRA
8 177 (13.82%) Hudson
9 126 (9.84%) Selenium
10 78 (6.09%) TestNG
11 66 (5.15%) Mockito
12 63 (4.92%) Mercurial
13 60 (4.68%) Gradle
14 51 (3.98%) Apache Ivy
15 49 (3.83%) TeamCity
16 36 (2.81%) SoapUI
17 34 (2.65%) WebDriver
18 33 (2.58%) Talend Open Studio
18 33 (2.58%) Log4j
19 30 (2.34%) MSBuild
General
1 221 (17.25%) Finance
2 147 (11.48%) Retail
3 101 (7.88%) Banking
4 55 (4.29%) Games
5 51 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 39 (3.04%) Marketing
7 23 (1.80%) Publishing
8 18 (1.41%) Financial Institution
9 16 (1.25%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.25%) Retail Banking
10 15 (1.17%) French Language
10 15 (1.17%) Front Office
11 12 (0.94%) iGaming
12 8 (0.62%) Back Office
13 7 (0.55%) Advertising
14 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
15 4 (0.31%) Legal
15 4 (0.31%) Electronics
15 4 (0.31%) Automotive
16 3 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 782 (61.05%) Developer
2 599 (46.76%) Java Developer
3 237 (18.50%) Senior Developer
4 172 (13.43%) Senior Java Developer
5 169 (13.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 85 (6.64%) Software Engineer
7 79 (6.17%) Architect
8 68 (5.31%) J2EE Developer
9 59 (4.61%) Web Developer
10 43 (3.36%) Java Software Engineer
11 39 (3.04%) Software Developer
12 38 (2.97%) Build Manager
12 38 (2.97%) Java Web Developer
12 38 (2.97%) Build Engineer
12 38 (2.97%) DevOps Engineer
13 36 (2.81%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
14 35 (2.73%) Analyst
15 33 (2.58%) Mobile Developer
16 27 (2.11%) Systems Administrator
16 27 (2.11%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 573 (44.73%) XML
2 514 (40.12%) Spring
3 463 (36.14%) Web Services
4 460 (35.91%) J2EE
5 427 (33.33%) HTML
6 399 (31.15%) Hibernate
7 376 (29.35%) CSS
8 331 (25.84%) JSP
9 315 (24.59%) jQuery
10 253 (19.75%) SOAP
11 197 (15.38%) HTML5
12 188 (14.68%) Java EE
13 184 (14.36%) Struts
14 179 (13.97%) Servlets
15 162 (12.65%) JSON
16 158 (12.33%) JDBC
17 155 (12.10%) JMS
18 148 (11.55%) AngularJS
19 145 (11.32%) XSLT
20 140 (10.93%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 135 (10.54%) Computer Science
2 113 (8.82%) Mobile App
3 87 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (5.85%) Open Source
5 64 (5.00%) Client/Server
6 39 (3.04%) User Experience
7 33 (2.58%) N-Tier
8 30 (2.34%) Management Information System
9 29 (2.26%) Clustering
10 28 (2.19%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (1.80%) RIA
12 18 (1.41%) Web 2.0
13 17 (1.33%) Mobile Games
13 17 (1.33%) iPad
13 17 (1.33%) Inversion of Control
13 17 (1.33%) SWIFT
14 15 (1.17%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.86%) Blackberry
15 11 (0.86%) Mathematics
16 10 (0.78%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 477 (37.24%) Linux
2 283 (22.09%) UNIX
3 160 (12.49%) Windows
4 103 (8.04%) Android
5 95 (7.42%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (2.42%) Solaris
8 26 (2.03%) Windows 8
9 17 (1.33%) CentOS
10 15 (1.17%) Ubuntu
11 10 (0.78%) HPUX
12 9 (0.70%) AIX
13 7 (0.55%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.55%) Debian
14 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.23%) Windows Vista
15 3 (0.23%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.23%) LynxOS
15 3 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
15 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 547 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
2 403 (31.46%) Continuous Integration
3 288 (22.48%) MVC
4 249 (19.44%) TDD
5 229 (17.88%) Scrum
6 204 (15.93%) E-Commerce
7 201 (15.69%) Unit Testing
8 195 (15.22%) SOA
9 175 (13.66%) Software Engineering
10 172 (13.43%) UML
11 149 (11.63%) OO
12 134 (10.46%) DevOps
13 128 (9.99%) Configuration Management
14 101 (7.88%) Mentoring
15 100 (7.81%) OOP
15 100 (7.81%) Integration Testing
16 96 (7.49%) Web Development
17 66 (5.15%) Release Management
18 60 (4.68%) Android Development
19 51 (3.98%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1047 (81.73%) Java
2 493 (38.49%) JavaScript
2 493 (38.49%) SQL
3 167 (13.04%) Python
4 117 (9.13%) PL/SQL
5 103 (8.04%) Perl
6 93 (7.26%) Shell Script
6 93 (7.26%) Bash Shell
7 80 (6.25%) PHP
8 78 (6.09%) C++
9 60 (4.68%) Ruby
10 57 (4.45%) Groovy
11 51 (3.98%) C
11 51 (3.98%) Scala
12 48 (3.75%) PowerShell
13 41 (3.20%) XPath
13 41 (3.20%) C#
14 29 (2.26%) XQuery
15 28 (2.19%) HQL
16 18 (1.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 254 (19.83%) Degree
2 102 (7.96%) Security Cleared
3 88 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.80%) Sun Certification
5 10 (0.78%) VCP4
6 7 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 7 (0.55%) ISEB
7 6 (0.47%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.31%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.23%) MCITP
9 3 (0.23%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 3 (0.23%) MCP
9 3 (0.23%) MCSE
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.078%) CISSP
11 1 (0.078%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (7.18%) QA
2 13 (1.01%) SLA
3 6 (0.47%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.23%) WAI
4 3 (0.23%) DO-178B
5 2 (0.16%) DICOM
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) GCP
6 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.078%) COBIT
6 1 (0.078%) HL7
System Software
1 42 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (0.94%) vSphere
3 11 (0.86%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.70%) Docker
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.23%) Xen
7 3 (0.23%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.23%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.23%) LXC
7 3 (0.23%) KVM
8 2 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.078%) Varnish
9 1 (0.078%) Squid
Systems Management
1 123 (9.60%) Puppet
2 74 (5.78%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.41%) Ansible
4 16 (1.25%) Salt
5 15 (1.17%) Vagrant
6 14 (1.09%) Nagios
7 12 (0.94%) Capistrano
8 9 (0.70%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 4 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.23%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.16%) SCVMM
12 2 (0.16%) Kibana
12 2 (0.16%) Graylog
12 2 (0.16%) logstash
Vendors
1 471 (36.77%) Oracle
2 98 (7.65%) hybris
3 85 (6.64%) IBM
4 83 (6.48%) Endeca
5 75 (5.85%) ATG
6 65 (5.07%) Sybase
7 58 (4.53%) VMware
8 56 (4.37%) Sencha
9 54 (4.22%) Microsoft
10 49 (3.83%) Adobe
11 41 (3.20%) Demandware
12 38 (2.97%) Intershop
13 36 (2.81%) Google
14 33 (2.58%) Talend
15 31 (2.42%) Xamarin
15 31 (2.42%) Kony
15 31 (2.42%) Red Hat
16 27 (2.11%) TIBCO
17 25 (1.95%) Sun
18 21 (1.64%) CA
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent +bonus+benefits
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