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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 432 375 393
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +18
Permanent jobs citing Ant 618 834 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.69% 0.59%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.44% 4.31% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 493 678 543
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+9.75% +2.50%

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
17985 19358 16791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.23% 16.03% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15110 15921 14279
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -43 578 £50,000 +5.26% 67
London -68 257 £55,000 - 35
South East +5 170 £45,000 - 12
City of London +30 85 £60,000 - 11
East of England +44 58 £45,000 - 2
South West -49 40 £47,500 +26.66% 8
Berkshire +20 39 £53,750 +13.15% 2
Hertfordshire +10 39 £50,000 -5.45% 1
Hampshire +8 33 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Scotland +18 31 £45,000 +21.96% 1
West Midlands +6 30 £45,000 -10.00% 2
North West -30 30 £41,500 +10.66% 6
Kent +33 29 £47,500 +15.85% 3
West Sussex +17 27 £47,500 - 3
Crawley +9 27 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Reading +8 27 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Manchester -23 25 £36,250 -3.33% 3
Glasgow +29 24 £47,500 -5.00%
Birmingham +20 23 £45,000 - 2
Surrey -10 23 £52,500 +8.24% 2
Bristol +3 20 £41,250 -8.33% 4
Brighton +4 16 £36,000 +2.85% 1
East Sussex +1 16 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Sittingbourne +11 14 £37,500 -15.73%
Somerset +6 13 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Stockport -11 12 £41,500 +18.57% 2
Hemel Hempstead -18 12 £45,000 +12.50%
Tonbridge - 12 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +10 11 £43,750 +6.70% 1
Southampton +6 11 £40,000 -5.88%

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1037 (82.43%) Java
2 783 (62.24%) Maven
3 555 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
4 533 (42.37%) Spring
5 510 (40.54%) XML
6 503 (39.98%) J2EE
7 494 (39.27%) JavaScript
8 493 (39.19%) Linux
9 472 (37.52%) Web Services
10 465 (36.96%) SQL
11 459 (36.49%) Git (software)
12 453 (36.01%) Subversion
13 437 (34.74%) HTML
14 417 (33.15%) Hibernate
15 413 (32.83%) Eclipse
16 410 (32.59%) Jenkins
17 408 (32.43%) Oracle
18 401 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
19 383 (30.45%) CSS
20 377 (29.97%) Tomcat
21 375 (29.81%) JUnit
22 328 (26.07%) JSP
23 322 (25.60%) Apache
24 312 (24.80%) JBoss
25 310 (24.64%) jQuery
26 287 (22.81%) MVC
27 268 (21.30%) WebLogic
28 266 (21.14%) UNIX
29 260 (20.67%) JIRA
30 256 (20.35%) TDD

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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
1 377 (29.97%) Tomcat
2 322 (25.60%) Apache
3 312 (24.80%) JBoss
4 268 (21.30%) WebLogic
5 229 (18.20%) WebSphere
6 93 (7.39%) Apache Solr
7 58 (4.61%) Node.js
8 45 (3.58%) GlassFish
9 37 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 30 (2.38%) MQSeries
11 28 (2.23%) ATG Dynamo
12 26 (2.07%) Confluence
13 24 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 23 (1.83%) OpenStack
14 23 (1.83%) IIS
15 22 (1.75%) CMS
16 21 (1.67%) Jetty
16 21 (1.67%) Cloud Foundry
17 20 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
18 16 (1.27%) Joomla!
Applications
1 27 (2.15%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.72%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.48%) MS Office
4 5 (0.40%) Mingle
5 3 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.16%) MS Project
6 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.079%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.079%) InDesign
7 1 (0.079%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.079%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.079%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.079%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 15 (1.19%) Oracle EBS
2 14 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (0.72%) Magento
4 7 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.40%) Bond Adapt
6 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.32%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.32%) Fredhopper
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
8 2 (0.16%) Temenos Globus
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.16%) Temenos T24
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.079%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 40 (3.18%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (2.54%) SaaS
3 21 (1.67%) Force.com
4 13 (1.03%) Google App Engine
4 13 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (0.79%) GitHub
6 8 (0.64%) HP Helion
7 7 (0.56%) PaaS
8 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (0.16%) Route 53
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.079%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Azure
11 1 (0.079%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 123 (9.78%) HTTP
2 50 (3.97%) Internet
3 13 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.87%) SSH
5 7 (0.56%) BIG-IP
5 7 (0.56%) DNS
5 7 (0.56%) LDAP
5 7 (0.56%) Firewall
6 6 (0.48%) FTP
7 4 (0.32%) DHCP
7 4 (0.32%) LAN
7 4 (0.32%) WAN
7 4 (0.32%) PuTTY
7 4 (0.32%) WinSCP
8 3 (0.24%) Intranet
8 3 (0.24%) AMQP
8 3 (0.24%) ADSL
8 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (0.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (18.92%) MySQL
2 187 (14.86%) SQL Server
3 144 (11.45%) Relational Database
4 113 (8.98%) RDBMS
5 75 (5.96%) Oracle Database
6 64 (5.09%) NoSQL
7 53 (4.21%) DB2
8 43 (3.42%) MongoDB
9 40 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
10 35 (2.78%) Big Data
11 20 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
12 18 (1.43%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (0.79%) HBase
14 10 (0.79%) Riak
14 10 (0.79%) Jackrabbit
14 10 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.56%) Oracle Database 10g
15 7 (0.56%) Redis
16 6 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 783 (62.24%) Maven
2 459 (36.49%) Git (software)
3 453 (36.01%) Subversion
4 413 (32.83%) Eclipse
5 410 (32.59%) Jenkins
6 375 (29.81%) JUnit
7 260 (20.67%) JIRA
8 148 (11.76%) Hudson
9 121 (9.62%) Selenium
10 88 (7.00%) TestNG
11 83 (6.60%) Gradle
12 69 (5.48%) Mockito
13 57 (4.53%) Mercurial
14 47 (3.74%) WebDriver
15 42 (3.34%) TeamCity
16 40 (3.18%) Cucumber
17 33 (2.62%) Artifactory
18 32 (2.54%) SoapUI
18 32 (2.54%) CruiseControl
19 31 (2.46%) Log4j
General
1 217 (17.25%) Finance
2 145 (11.53%) Retail
3 89 (7.07%) Banking
4 44 (3.50%) Telecoms
5 42 (3.34%) Games
6 40 (3.18%) Marketing
7 21 (1.67%) Publishing
8 20 (1.59%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.11%) Front Office
10 13 (1.03%) iGaming
11 11 (0.87%) French Language
12 9 (0.72%) Back Office
12 9 (0.72%) Legal
12 9 (0.72%) Manufacturing
12 9 (0.72%) Advertising
13 8 (0.64%) Automotive
14 7 (0.56%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.40%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.32%) Law
17 3 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 795 (63.20%) Developer
2 592 (47.06%) Java Developer
3 263 (20.91%) Senior Developer
4 203 (16.14%) Senior Java Developer
5 159 (12.64%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 92 (7.31%) Software Engineer
7 83 (6.60%) Architect
8 62 (4.93%) J2EE Developer
9 47 (3.74%) Java Software Engineer
10 43 (3.42%) Software Developer
11 39 (3.10%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 37 (2.94%) Web Developer
12 37 (2.94%) Analyst
13 35 (2.78%) DevOps Engineer
14 29 (2.31%) Build Engineer
15 28 (2.23%) Mobile Developer
15 28 (2.23%) Build Manager
16 27 (2.15%) Release Engineer
16 27 (2.15%) Technical Architect
16 27 (2.15%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 533 (42.37%) Spring
2 510 (40.54%) XML
3 503 (39.98%) J2EE
4 472 (37.52%) Web Services
5 437 (34.74%) HTML
6 417 (33.15%) Hibernate
7 383 (30.45%) CSS
8 328 (26.07%) JSP
9 310 (24.64%) jQuery
10 253 (20.11%) SOAP
11 193 (15.34%) Struts
12 188 (14.94%) Servlets
13 176 (13.99%) HTML5
14 167 (13.28%) Java EE
15 166 (13.20%) JMS
16 158 (12.56%) JDBC
17 154 (12.24%) JSON
18 146 (11.61%) AngularJS
19 141 (11.21%) Spring MVC
20 133 (10.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.57%) Computer Science
2 106 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (7.87%) Mobile App
4 80 (6.36%) Open Source
5 62 (4.93%) Client/Server
6 30 (2.38%) Clustering
7 28 (2.23%) User Experience
8 25 (1.99%) Data Structures
9 22 (1.75%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
11 20 (1.59%) Web 2.0
12 16 (1.27%) N-Tier
12 16 (1.27%) Algorithms
13 15 (1.19%) W3C
14 13 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
15 12 (0.95%) RIA
15 12 (0.95%) Mobile Games
15 12 (0.95%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.87%) Blog
16 11 (0.87%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 493 (39.19%) Linux
2 266 (21.14%) UNIX
3 124 (9.86%) Windows
4 77 (6.12%) Android
4 77 (6.12%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 29 (2.31%) Solaris
7 22 (1.75%) CentOS
8 17 (1.35%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.95%) HPUX
9 12 (0.95%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.79%) Debian
11 7 (0.56%) AIX
12 6 (0.48%) zOS
13 5 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
16 1 (0.079%) Windows Server 2012
16 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 555 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (31.88%) Continuous Integration
3 287 (22.81%) MVC
4 256 (20.35%) TDD
5 252 (20.03%) Scrum
6 219 (17.41%) E-Commerce
7 206 (16.38%) Unit Testing
8 178 (14.15%) Software Engineering
9 174 (13.83%) SOA
10 169 (13.43%) OO
11 153 (12.16%) UML
12 120 (9.54%) DevOps
13 109 (8.66%) Configuration Management
14 101 (8.03%) Mobile Development
15 93 (7.39%) OOP
16 91 (7.23%) Web Development
17 90 (7.15%) Integration Testing
18 75 (5.96%) Mentoring
19 64 (5.09%) Continuous Delivery
20 63 (5.01%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1037 (82.43%) Java
2 494 (39.27%) JavaScript
3 465 (36.96%) SQL
4 171 (13.59%) Python
5 121 (9.62%) Shell Script
6 98 (7.79%) Bash Shell
7 97 (7.71%) PL/SQL
7 97 (7.71%) Perl
8 74 (5.88%) PHP
9 71 (5.64%) C++
10 61 (4.85%) Ruby
11 55 (4.37%) Scala
12 51 (4.05%) Groovy
13 47 (3.74%) XPath
14 44 (3.50%) C#
15 41 (3.26%) C
16 35 (2.78%) PowerShell
16 35 (2.78%) HQL
17 27 (2.15%) XQuery
18 24 (1.91%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 245 (19.48%) Degree
2 52 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.11%) Sun Certification
5 9 (0.72%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.24%) MCP
8 3 (0.24%) MCSE
8 3 (0.24%) MCITP
8 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB
10 1 (0.079%) CISSP
10 1 (0.079%) PhD
10 1 (0.079%) SSCP
10 1 (0.079%) CISM
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 110 (8.74%) QA
2 13 (1.03%) SLA
3 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.40%) DICOM
4 4 (0.32%) WAI
5 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) GCP
7 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.079%) WCAG
7 1 (0.079%) COBIT
7 1 (0.079%) HL7
System Software
1 43 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.35%) Docker
3 12 (0.95%) LXC
3 12 (0.95%) Xen
4 10 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.64%) KVM
6 7 (0.56%) vSphere
7 6 (0.48%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.16%) Varnish
9 2 (0.16%) vCloud
10 1 (0.079%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.079%) Squid
10 1 (0.079%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 119 (9.46%) Puppet
2 74 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.43%) Ansible
4 16 (1.27%) Salt
5 15 (1.19%) Nagios
6 13 (1.03%) Vagrant
7 9 (0.72%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.64%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.32%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.16%) logstash
11 2 (0.16%) Kibana
11 2 (0.16%) Graylog
12 1 (0.079%) Oracle RMAN
12 1 (0.079%) Oracle Statspack
12 1 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 408 (32.43%) Oracle
2 125 (9.94%) hybris
3 96 (7.63%) Endeca
4 94 (7.47%) IBM
5 83 (6.60%) ATG
6 71 (5.64%) Sybase
7 57 (4.53%) VMware
8 52 (4.13%) Sencha
9 50 (3.97%) Demandware
10 47 (3.74%) Intershop
11 45 (3.58%) Microsoft
12 40 (3.18%) Google
13 39 (3.10%) Xamarin
13 39 (3.10%) Kony
14 35 (2.78%) Red Hat
15 33 (2.62%) Adobe
16 23 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (1.83%) TIBCO
17 18 (1.43%) Perforce
18 17 (1.35%) Sun
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits 25 days hol, Pension, Medical & Li
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Flexible Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Send
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum Including excellent benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £57,500
Posted: 4 days ago