The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 355 391 261
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -130
Permanent jobs citing Ant 826 654 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.59% 0.97%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.34% 3.99% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 676 522 1014
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19049 16386 18053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.01% 14.83% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15735 13947 15897
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 24 April 2014 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +42 763 £47,500 - 35
London -5 373 £55,000 +7.84% 16
South East +8 157 £45,000 +12.50% 6
City of London -7 84 £60,000 +9.09% 3
South West +63 79 £37,500 +1.35% 2
North West +40 60 £37,500 -1.31% 3
Manchester +46 51 £37,500 +7.14%
Surrey +26 47 £48,500 +38.57% 3
East of England -6 47 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Wiltshire +20 34 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Chippenham - 33 £35,000 - 2
Scotland -18 31 £36,895 -4.78% 2
Hertfordshire +14 30 £52,888 +5.77% 4
Stockport +13 29 £35,000 -
Hampshire -1 28 £42,500 - 2
Edinburgh -13 27 £36,895 +22.98% 1
Bristol +20 23 £45,000 +20.00%
Berkshire -12 20 £47,500 +5.55%
Yorkshire -33 20 £37,500 +10.29% 1
West Sussex +10 18 £41,250 +10.00%
Buckinghamshire -9 18 £52,500 +50.00% 1
West Yorkshire -11 18 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Wales -3 17 £37,750 -3.20%
Kent -5 17 £41,000 +17.14%
Somerset -3 15 £35,000 +0.71%
Milton Keynes +4 14 £52,500 +31.25%
Redhill - 14 £49,500 -
East Midlands -8 13 £41,000 -3.52%
South Wales -5 12 £35,000 -10.25%
Reading -20 11 £45,000 +7.78%

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 1314 (87.08%) Java
2 962 (63.75%) Maven
3 753 (49.90%) Spring
4 631 (41.82%) SQL
5 602 (39.89%) JavaScript
6 570 (37.77%) Eclipse
7 568 (37.64%) Hibernate
8 567 (37.57%) Subversion
9 546 (36.18%) XML
10 544 (36.05%) Oracle
11 542 (35.92%) HTML
12 539 (35.72%) Web Services
13 511 (33.86%) JUnit
14 496 (32.87%) Linux
15 486 (32.21%) J2EE
16 468 (31.01%) CSS
17 442 (29.29%) Tomcat
18 421 (27.90%) Jenkins
19 394 (26.11%) JSP
20 372 (24.65%) OO
21 353 (23.39%) SOAP
22 352 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
23 349 (23.13%) Java EE
24 338 (22.40%) TDD
24 338 (22.40%) Git (software)
25 337 (22.33%) UNIX
26 332 (22.00%) MySQL
27 327 (21.67%) Scrum
28 313 (20.74%) MVC
29 311 (20.61%) jQuery

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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
1 442 (29.29%) Tomcat
2 295 (19.55%) Apache
3 247 (16.37%) WebLogic
4 158 (10.47%) WebSphere
5 86 (5.70%) Apache Solr
6 63 (4.17%) IIS
7 50 (3.31%) GlassFish
8 25 (1.66%) CMS
8 25 (1.66%) Node.js
9 20 (1.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 19 (1.26%) SharePoint
11 18 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 17 (1.13%) Jetty
13 16 (1.06%) nginx
14 15 (0.99%) Cloud Foundry
15 13 (0.86%) Documentum
15 13 (0.86%) Confluence
15 13 (0.86%) Drupal
16 10 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
16 10 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 69 (4.57%) Photoshop
2 65 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 46 (3.05%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.60%) MS Office
5 8 (0.53%) GIMP
6 1 (0.066%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (1.19%) Magento
2 8 (0.53%) Fredhopper
2 8 (0.53%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.33%) Summit
4 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.066%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.066%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.066%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.066%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 37 (2.45%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (2.25%) SaaS
3 24 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.39%) GitHub
5 13 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.73%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.27%) Route 53
7 4 (0.27%) Force.com
8 3 (0.20%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
9 1 (0.066%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 87 (5.77%) Internet
2 80 (5.30%) HTTP
3 51 (3.38%) DNS
4 39 (2.58%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.52%) LDAP
6 20 (1.33%) DHCP
7 17 (1.13%) SSH
8 15 (0.99%) SSL
9 9 (0.60%) ATM
10 8 (0.53%) Firewall
11 6 (0.40%) AMQP
12 5 (0.33%) SAN
12 5 (0.33%) NAS
13 4 (0.27%) NFC
13 4 (0.27%) Intranet
13 4 (0.27%) FTP
14 3 (0.20%) VPN
14 3 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
14 3 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
15 2 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 332 (22.00%) MySQL
2 283 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 228 (15.11%) SQL Server
4 204 (13.52%) RDBMS
5 90 (5.96%) PostgreSQL
6 86 (5.70%) Big Data
7 83 (5.50%) Oracle Database
8 73 (4.84%) MongoDB
9 71 (4.71%) NoSQL
10 42 (2.78%) Hadoop
11 31 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
12 20 (1.33%) DB2
13 19 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 18 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
15 16 (1.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.06%) Data Mining
16 12 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
17 9 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
17 9 (0.60%) HBase
18 8 (0.53%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 962 (63.75%) Maven
2 570 (37.77%) Eclipse
3 567 (37.57%) Subversion
4 511 (33.86%) JUnit
5 421 (27.90%) Jenkins
6 338 (22.40%) Git (software)
7 297 (19.68%) Hudson
8 208 (13.78%) Selenium
9 142 (9.41%) JIRA
10 116 (7.69%) Mercurial
11 113 (7.49%) Apache Ivy
12 111 (7.36%) CruiseControl
13 104 (6.89%) JMeter
14 100 (6.63%) NetBeans
15 80 (5.30%) Gradle
16 72 (4.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 66 (4.37%) Mockito
18 64 (4.24%) SoapUI
19 56 (3.71%) WebDriver
20 53 (3.51%) JBehave
General
1 258 (17.10%) Finance
2 117 (7.75%) Banking
3 114 (7.55%) Games
4 98 (6.49%) Retail
5 60 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 47 (3.11%) Marketing
7 25 (1.66%) French Language
8 21 (1.39%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.26%) Front Office
9 19 (1.26%) Back Office
10 18 (1.19%) Advertising
11 17 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 17 (1.13%) Automotive
11 17 (1.13%) Legal
12 15 (0.99%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.53%) Publishing
14 5 (0.33%) Electronics
14 5 (0.33%) Law
15 2 (0.13%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 984 (65.21%) Developer
2 771 (51.09%) Java Developer
3 349 (23.13%) Senior Developer
4 290 (19.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 100 (6.63%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 82 (5.43%) Web Developer
7 65 (4.31%) Programmer
8 60 (3.98%) Java Web Developer
9 58 (3.84%) Software Engineer
10 53 (3.51%) DevOps Engineer
10 53 (3.51%) Java Programmer
11 51 (3.38%) Analyst
12 49 (3.25%) Architect
13 45 (2.98%) J2EE Developer
14 44 (2.92%) Consultant
15 43 (2.85%) Lead Developer
16 40 (2.65%) Release Engineer
17 38 (2.52%) Software Developer
17 38 (2.52%) Junior
17 38 (2.52%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 753 (49.90%) Spring
2 568 (37.64%) Hibernate
3 546 (36.18%) XML
4 542 (35.92%) HTML
5 539 (35.72%) Web Services
6 486 (32.21%) J2EE
7 468 (31.01%) CSS
8 394 (26.11%) JSP
9 353 (23.39%) SOAP
10 349 (23.13%) Java EE
11 311 (20.61%) jQuery
12 295 (19.55%) JPA
13 270 (17.89%) EJB
14 245 (16.24%) Ajax
15 243 (16.10%) Struts
16 234 (15.51%) JMS
17 229 (15.18%) Servlets
18 207 (13.72%) JSF
19 193 (12.79%) XSLT
20 187 (12.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 147 (9.74%) Open Source
2 117 (7.75%) Client/Server
3 110 (7.29%) Computer Science
4 101 (6.69%) Enterprise Software
5 79 (5.24%) Mobile App
6 58 (3.84%) N-Tier
7 49 (3.25%) Mathematics
8 48 (3.18%) Inversion of Control
9 42 (2.78%) Management Information System
10 32 (2.12%) iPad
11 25 (1.66%) SWIFT
12 23 (1.52%) iPhone
13 22 (1.46%) BBC
14 20 (1.33%) Digital Media
14 20 (1.33%) Web 2.0
15 19 (1.26%) Social Media
16 18 (1.19%) W3C
17 17 (1.13%) Mobile Banking
17 17 (1.13%) Mobile Payment
18 15 (0.99%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 496 (32.87%) Linux
2 337 (22.33%) UNIX
3 176 (11.66%) Windows
4 87 (5.77%) Android
5 71 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 64 (4.24%) Apple iOS
7 30 (1.99%) Solaris
8 25 (1.66%) Mac OS X
9 22 (1.46%) Ubuntu
10 20 (1.33%) CentOS
11 19 (1.26%) Mac OS
12 16 (1.06%) Debian
13 15 (0.99%) AIX
14 9 (0.60%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.27%) LynxOS
15 4 (0.27%) VxWorks
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
17 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 372 (24.65%) OO
2 352 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 338 (22.40%) TDD
4 327 (21.67%) Scrum
5 313 (20.74%) MVC
6 302 (20.01%) Continuous Integration
7 272 (18.03%) E-Commerce
8 227 (15.04%) UML
9 217 (14.38%) SOA
10 206 (13.65%) Unit Testing
11 142 (9.41%) OOP
12 141 (9.34%) Automated Testing
13 139 (9.21%) Software Engineering
14 129 (8.55%) Web Development
15 123 (8.15%) BDD
16 111 (7.36%) Multithreading
17 92 (6.10%) Configuration Management
18 76 (5.04%) Performance Testing
18 76 (5.04%) Test Automation
19 67 (4.44%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1314 (87.08%) Java
2 631 (41.82%) SQL
3 602 (39.89%) JavaScript
4 167 (11.07%) Python
5 133 (8.81%) Shell Script
6 128 (8.48%) Groovy
7 124 (8.22%) PL/SQL
8 119 (7.89%) PHP
9 117 (7.75%) C++
10 114 (7.55%) Perl
11 99 (6.56%) Bash Shell
12 97 (6.43%) C
13 75 (4.97%) Ruby
14 70 (4.64%) Scala
15 61 (4.04%) C#
16 46 (3.05%) XPath
17 25 (1.66%) XQuery
18 23 (1.52%) PowerShell
19 13 (0.86%) MATLAB
19 13 (0.86%) HQL
Qualifications
1 291 (19.28%) Degree
2 35 (2.32%) Sun Certification
3 20 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.99%) HND
5 11 (0.73%) ISEB
5 11 (0.73%) ISTQB
6 10 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
7 9 (0.60%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.46%) OCPJP
9 3 (0.20%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (0.20%) MBCS
9 3 (0.20%) CITP
9 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.066%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (7.02%) QA
2 12 (0.80%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.33%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.27%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.27%) SLA
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 36 (2.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.86%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.60%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.46%) Varnish
4 7 (0.46%) vCloud
5 6 (0.40%) Samba
6 5 (0.33%) vSphere
7 4 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.20%) NFS
8 3 (0.20%) Xen
8 3 (0.20%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.13%) Gluster
9 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.066%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 139 (9.21%) Puppet
2 111 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
3 75 (4.97%) Nagios
4 37 (2.45%) ZABBIX
5 10 (0.66%) Capistrano
6 9 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.53%) Hyperic
7 8 (0.53%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.27%) OpenSSO
8 4 (0.27%) CA Endevor
9 3 (0.20%) YUM
9 3 (0.20%) Ansible
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 2 (0.13%) CA LISA
10 2 (0.13%) collectd
10 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
11 1 (0.066%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.066%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 544 (36.05%) Oracle
2 292 (19.35%) JBoss
3 123 (8.15%) Google
4 112 (7.42%) hybris
5 88 (5.83%) Microsoft
6 75 (4.97%) Red Hat
6 75 (4.97%) VMware
7 67 (4.44%) IBM
7 67 (4.44%) ATG
8 59 (3.91%) Demandware
9 53 (3.51%) Endeca
10 33 (2.19%) Perforce
11 32 (2.12%) Intershop
12 29 (1.92%) Sun
13 24 (1.59%) Adobe
14 22 (1.46%) Panasonic
15 19 (1.26%) Sybase
16 18 (1.19%) TIBCO
17 17 (1.13%) Business Objects
18 15 (0.99%) BEA
Watford, Hertfordshire
BenjaminJames Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum +Bonus+pension+healthcare+
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum to £75K + bonus/bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
BenjaminJames Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum +20%bonus+5%pension+healthcare+25day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Surrey
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Salt
Salary: £50000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 60k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago