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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 428 406 342
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -64
Permanent jobs citing Ant 617 615 861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.54% 0.58% 0.74%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.35% 3.80% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 479 532 671
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
18414 16196 16856
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.09% 15.18% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 15174 13782 14539
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £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

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 19 September 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 19 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
England -22 567 £45,000 -10.00% 79
London -110 219 £57,500 +4.54% 31
South East +20 95 £42,500 -15.00% 11
East of England +21 73 £42,500 -27.65% 10
South West -14 68 £37,500 - 12
City of London -29 67 £60,000 +9.09% 6
West Midlands +21 42 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Surrey +9 38 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Yorkshire -6 35 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Bristol +17 34 £37,500 - 3
Hertfordshire +4 34 £55,500 -11.20% 9
Birmingham +20 28 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Scotland -12 27 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Essex +24 20 £42,500 +30.76%
South Yorkshire +7 20 £34,000 +18.26% 2
Wiltshire -9 19 £35,000 +2.18% 3
North West -31 19 £45,000 +28.57% 8
Berkshire +10 18 £50,000 +7.52%
Chippenham -20 18 £32,750 +7.37% 2
Hitchin - 18 £57,500 - 2
Colchester +14 17 £45,000 +38.46%
Glasgow -6 15 £57,500 +15.00%
East Midlands +7 14 £55,000 +57.14%
Manchester -3 14 £45,000 +50.00% 7
Sheffield -10 13 £33,000 +14.78% 2
Hampshire -3 12 £45,000 -16.27% 1
Nottinghamshire +5 11 £65,000 +36.84%
Nottingham +3 11 £65,000 +36.84%
Cambridge - 11 £37,200 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 11 £37,200 - 1

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 1246 (85.52%) Java
2 824 (56.55%) Maven
3 642 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
4 638 (43.79%) Spring
5 620 (42.55%) SQL
5 620 (42.55%) XML
6 558 (38.30%) JavaScript
7 537 (36.86%) Subversion
8 527 (36.17%) Oracle
9 510 (35.00%) HTML
10 497 (34.11%) Web Services
11 478 (32.81%) J2EE
12 473 (32.46%) Hibernate
13 460 (31.57%) Linux
14 449 (30.82%) CSS
15 432 (29.65%) Eclipse
16 388 (26.63%) JUnit
17 360 (24.71%) Jenkins
18 351 (24.09%) Git (software)
19 350 (24.02%) Tomcat
20 347 (23.82%) SOAP
21 342 (23.47%) JSP
22 326 (22.37%) UNIX
23 320 (21.96%) MVC
24 303 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
25 292 (20.04%) MySQL
26 284 (19.49%) TDD
27 281 (19.29%) Java EE
27 281 (19.29%) jQuery
28 276 (18.94%) WebLogic

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 350 (24.02%) Tomcat
2 276 (18.94%) WebLogic
3 222 (15.24%) Apache
4 202 (13.86%) WebSphere
5 75 (5.15%) Apache Solr
6 71 (4.87%) GlassFish
7 60 (4.12%) WebSphere Application Server
8 53 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 33 (2.26%) IIS
10 29 (1.99%) Apache ServiceMix
11 28 (1.92%) Mule
12 25 (1.72%) Alfresco
13 19 (1.30%) nginx
14 15 (1.03%) Joomla!
14 15 (1.03%) MQSeries
14 15 (1.03%) Confluence
15 14 (0.96%) Documentum
16 13 (0.89%) CMS
17 12 (0.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 11 (0.75%) Drupal
Applications
1 63 (4.32%) MS Excel
2 45 (3.09%) Adobe Illustrator
2 45 (3.09%) Photoshop
3 3 (0.21%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (1.78%) Magento
2 14 (0.96%) Google Analytics
3 12 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (0.48%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.41%) Tridion
6 4 (0.27%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (0.21%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.21%) Oracle 11i
7 3 (0.21%) Cognos Controller
8 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.069%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (0.069%) Retail-J
Cloud Services
1 17 (1.17%) SaaS
2 14 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.82%) GitHub
4 11 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.55%) Force.com
5 8 (0.55%) Google App Engine
6 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (0.14%) Route 53
8 1 (0.069%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 101 (6.93%) Internet
2 94 (6.45%) HTTP
3 29 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 26 (1.78%) SSH
5 25 (1.72%) SSL
6 16 (1.10%) DNS
7 11 (0.75%) DHCP
8 8 (0.55%) LDAP
8 8 (0.55%) Wireless
9 7 (0.48%) FTP
9 7 (0.48%) Firewall
10 6 (0.41%) 3G
10 6 (0.41%) LTE
11 4 (0.27%) BIG-IP
11 4 (0.27%) IPv4
11 4 (0.27%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.21%) SAN
12 3 (0.21%) X.509
12 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
12 3 (0.21%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (20.04%) MySQL
2 256 (17.57%) Relational Database
3 248 (17.02%) SQL Server
4 194 (13.32%) RDBMS
5 115 (7.89%) Oracle Database
6 101 (6.93%) NoSQL
7 69 (4.74%) MongoDB
7 69 (4.74%) Big Data
8 63 (4.32%) Hadoop
9 59 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
10 49 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
11 47 (3.23%) DB2
12 43 (2.95%) PostgreSQL
13 37 (2.54%) Data Mining
14 35 (2.40%) Oracle ODI
15 30 (2.06%) SQLite
16 26 (1.78%) HBase
17 24 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
18 15 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
19 7 (0.48%) Informix
Development Applications
1 824 (56.55%) Maven
2 537 (36.86%) Subversion
3 432 (29.65%) Eclipse
4 388 (26.63%) JUnit
5 360 (24.71%) Jenkins
6 351 (24.09%) Git (software)
7 202 (13.86%) Hudson
8 182 (12.49%) JIRA
9 147 (10.09%) Selenium
10 83 (5.70%) Apache Ivy
11 67 (4.60%) Gradle
12 65 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 62 (4.26%) Mercurial
14 57 (3.91%) CruiseControl
15 48 (3.29%) JMeter
16 47 (3.23%) Mockito
17 45 (3.09%) NetBeans
18 42 (2.88%) WebDriver
18 42 (2.88%) SoapUI
19 40 (2.75%) JBehave
General
1 275 (18.87%) Finance
2 114 (7.82%) Retail
3 110 (7.55%) Banking
3 110 (7.55%) Games
4 42 (2.88%) Marketing
5 39 (2.68%) Telecoms
6 31 (2.13%) French Language
7 24 (1.65%) Advertising
8 20 (1.37%) Automotive
9 17 (1.17%) Back Office
10 13 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 11 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.69%) Publishing
12 10 (0.69%) Retail Banking
13 9 (0.62%) iGaming
13 9 (0.62%) Front Office
14 8 (0.55%) Legal
14 8 (0.55%) Billing
15 6 (0.41%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.21%) Military
Job Titles
1 910 (62.46%) Developer
2 681 (46.74%) Java Developer
3 286 (19.63%) Senior Developer
4 234 (16.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 114 (7.82%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 98 (6.73%) Software Engineer
7 88 (6.04%) Web Developer
8 74 (5.08%) Programmer
9 60 (4.12%) Java Programmer
10 56 (3.84%) Java Web Developer
11 55 (3.77%) DevOps Engineer
12 54 (3.71%) Build Manager
13 51 (3.50%) Lead Developer
14 48 (3.29%) J2EE Developer
15 45 (3.09%) Java Software Engineer
16 42 (2.88%) Software Developer
17 40 (2.75%) Junior
18 35 (2.40%) Graduate
18 35 (2.40%) Architect
18 35 (2.40%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 638 (43.79%) Spring
2 620 (42.55%) XML
3 510 (35.00%) HTML
4 497 (34.11%) Web Services
5 478 (32.81%) J2EE
6 473 (32.46%) Hibernate
7 449 (30.82%) CSS
8 347 (23.82%) SOAP
9 342 (23.47%) JSP
10 281 (19.29%) Java EE
10 281 (19.29%) jQuery
11 209 (14.34%) JMS
12 201 (13.80%) Servlets
13 199 (13.66%) Ajax
14 184 (12.63%) JPA
15 173 (11.87%) XSLT
16 170 (11.67%) HTML5
17 163 (11.19%) Spring MVC
18 158 (10.84%) EJB
19 157 (10.78%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 135 (9.27%) Computer Science
2 108 (7.41%) Open Source
3 92 (6.31%) Client/Server
4 82 (5.63%) Mobile App
5 73 (5.01%) Enterprise Software
5 73 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
6 68 (4.67%) N-Tier
7 61 (4.19%) User Experience
8 38 (2.61%) SWIFT
9 37 (2.54%) Mathematics
10 36 (2.47%) Inversion of Control
11 32 (2.20%) iPad
12 29 (1.99%) Blackberry
13 22 (1.51%) Visualisation
13 22 (1.51%) Social Media
14 21 (1.44%) BBC
14 21 (1.44%) Mobile Games
14 21 (1.44%) Life Science
15 20 (1.37%) Web 2.0
16 16 (1.10%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 460 (31.57%) Linux
2 326 (22.37%) UNIX
3 234 (16.06%) Windows
4 119 (8.17%) Android
5 114 (7.82%) Apple iOS
6 40 (2.75%) Solaris
7 37 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 31 (2.13%) Windows 8
9 28 (1.92%) Mac OS X
10 25 (1.72%) Ubuntu
11 20 (1.37%) Windows Phone
12 16 (1.10%) Debian
13 11 (0.75%) AIX
14 8 (0.55%) HPUX
14 8 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 7 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.48%) VxWorks
15 7 (0.48%) LynxOS
15 7 (0.48%) Mac OS
16 6 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 642 (44.06%) Agile Software Development
2 320 (21.96%) MVC
3 303 (20.80%) Continuous Integration
4 284 (19.49%) TDD
5 269 (18.46%) OO
6 259 (17.78%) Scrum
7 250 (17.16%) E-Commerce
8 232 (15.92%) Unit Testing
9 228 (15.65%) SOA
10 196 (13.45%) Software Engineering
11 191 (13.11%) UML
12 167 (11.46%) Mentoring
13 119 (8.17%) Multithreading
14 112 (7.69%) DevOps
15 111 (7.62%) OOP
16 103 (7.07%) Web Development
17 93 (6.38%) Release Management
17 93 (6.38%) BDD
18 84 (5.77%) Automated Testing
19 83 (5.70%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1246 (85.52%) Java
2 620 (42.55%) SQL
3 558 (38.30%) JavaScript
4 195 (13.38%) Python
5 146 (10.02%) PL/SQL
6 141 (9.68%) Shell Script
7 130 (8.92%) PHP
8 121 (8.30%) Bash Shell
9 105 (7.21%) C
10 101 (6.93%) Perl
11 82 (5.63%) C++
12 77 (5.28%) Scala
13 68 (4.67%) C#
14 67 (4.60%) Groovy
15 65 (4.46%) Ruby
16 39 (2.68%) ActionScript
16 39 (2.68%) XQuery
17 36 (2.47%) PowerShell
18 33 (2.26%) ActionScript 3.0
18 33 (2.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 272 (18.67%) Degree
2 69 (4.74%) Security Cleared
3 59 (4.05%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.44%) ISEB
5 18 (1.24%) Sun Certification
6 17 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.62%) PhD
8 7 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (0.48%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.34%) MBCS
9 5 (0.34%) CITP
9 5 (0.34%) OCPJWCD
10 4 (0.27%) HND
10 4 (0.27%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.14%) IBM WebSphere Certification
12 1 (0.069%) IBM Certification
12 1 (0.069%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (4.67%) QA
2 8 (0.55%) DO-178B
2 8 (0.55%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.34%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.069%) WAI
4 1 (0.069%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.069%) SLA
4 1 (0.069%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (3.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.75%) Varnish
4 8 (0.55%) vSphere
5 6 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.34%) HDFS
7 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.27%) Terminal Server
7 4 (0.27%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.21%) Samba
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 117 (8.03%) Puppet
2 110 (7.55%) Opscode Chef
3 46 (3.16%) Nagios
4 30 (2.06%) ZABBIX
5 28 (1.92%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 22 (1.51%) Oracle Identity Management
7 19 (1.30%) Capistrano
8 13 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
8 13 (0.89%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.27%) Ansible
9 4 (0.27%) Opsview
10 3 (0.21%) Hyperic
10 3 (0.21%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.14%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.14%) CA Endevor
11 2 (0.14%) OpenSSO
12 1 (0.069%) logstash
12 1 (0.069%) Kibana
12 1 (0.069%) Graylog2
Vendors
1 527 (36.17%) Oracle
2 213 (14.62%) JBoss
3 110 (7.55%) Google
4 99 (6.79%) Microsoft
5 89 (6.11%) IBM
6 87 (5.97%) hybris
7 68 (4.67%) ATG
8 64 (4.39%) VMware
9 57 (3.91%) Demandware
10 48 (3.29%) Adobe
11 35 (2.40%) Sencha
12 34 (2.33%) Endeca
13 33 (2.26%) Red Hat
14 27 (1.85%) CA
15 26 (1.78%) Intershop
16 23 (1.58%) Appcelerator
17 21 (1.44%) Panasonic
18 20 (1.37%) SAP
18 20 (1.37%) HP
19 19 (1.30%) Splunk
Guildford, Surrey
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Eurotime Solutions
Salary: depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NST Ltd
Salary: £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: BONUS
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Boeing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 40k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Networking People
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Limited
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £89999 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 40 holidays, final salary pension
Posted: 4 days ago