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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 406 373 403
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +30
Permanent jobs citing Ant 621 699 639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.67% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.70% 4.22% 3.78%
Number of salaries quoted 527 564 508
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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
16790 16583 16887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 15.90% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14232 13622 14732
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 January 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 29 January 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 -12 590 £52,500 +12.90% 83
London -23 316 £60,000 +9.09% 36
South East -29 139 £47,500 +5.55% 11
City of London +11 80 £60,000 - 12
Kent +36 46 £45,000 +9.75% 2
East of England +18 45 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Surrey -10 39 £60,000 +33.33%
Sittingbourne +2 34 £43,750 - 1
South West -46 33 £35,000 - 19
Egham - 28 £60,000 -
Bristol +9 25 £35,000 -22.22% 10
Hertfordshire -9 22 £48,750 -32.75% 1
North West -14 22 £42,500 +9.67% 9
West Sussex -2 19 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire +14 18 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Crawley +1 18 £47,500 -9.52%
Yorkshire -6 18 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Hampshire -41 18 £45,000 - 4
South Yorkshire - 17 £32,500 - 1
West Midlands +5 16 £45,000 +28.57%
Scotland -4 12 £48,750 +26.62% 5
Manchester -8 12 £37,500 - 6
Sheffield - 12 £32,500 - 1
Cambridge +9 11 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Cheshire -3 10 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Surbiton +1 9 £52,500 -8.69%
Stockport -6 9 £37,500 +4.16% 4
Berkshire -25 9 £60,000 +26.31% 4
Tonbridge - 9 £55,000 -
Wales -30 8 £26,855 -43.46% 13

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 1038 (82.97%) Java
2 710 (56.75%) Maven
3 583 (46.60%) XML
4 553 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
5 508 (40.61%) SQL
6 502 (40.13%) Spring
7 483 (38.61%) JavaScript
8 464 (37.09%) Linux
9 462 (36.93%) Oracle
10 444 (35.49%) Web Services
11 439 (35.09%) Subversion
12 433 (34.61%) HTML
13 425 (33.97%) J2EE
14 422 (33.73%) Git (software)
15 393 (31.41%) Hibernate
16 380 (30.38%) JUnit
17 378 (30.22%) CSS
18 376 (30.06%) Jenkins
19 372 (29.74%) Eclipse
20 367 (29.34%) Continuous Integration
21 345 (27.58%) JBoss
22 332 (26.54%) Tomcat
23 316 (25.26%) jQuery
24 305 (24.38%) JSP
25 299 (23.90%) MVC
26 297 (23.74%) WebLogic
27 289 (23.10%) UNIX
28 286 (22.86%) JIRA
29 276 (22.06%) Apache
30 252 (20.14%) SOAP

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 345 (27.58%) JBoss
2 332 (26.54%) Tomcat
3 297 (23.74%) WebLogic
4 276 (22.06%) Apache
5 236 (18.86%) WebSphere
6 75 (6.00%) Apache Solr
7 51 (4.08%) MQSeries
8 41 (3.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 40 (3.20%) Node.js
10 38 (3.04%) GlassFish
11 37 (2.96%) WebSphere Application Server
12 36 (2.88%) Alfresco
13 32 (2.56%) IIS
14 29 (2.32%) Joomla!
15 26 (2.08%) ATG Dynamo
16 23 (1.84%) Adobe CQ
16 23 (1.84%) Mule
17 20 (1.60%) Apache ServiceMix
17 20 (1.60%) Jetty
18 18 (1.44%) Documentum
Applications
1 28 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.88%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
4 6 (0.48%) MS Office
5 1 (0.080%) Mingle
5 1 (0.080%) MS Project
5 1 (0.080%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.080%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.080%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.080%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.080%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 16 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
2 13 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (0.72%) Magento
4 7 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
5 6 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.32%) Bond Adapt
7 3 (0.24%) Temenos T24
8 2 (0.16%) Temenos Globus
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
9 1 (0.080%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.04%) GitHub
2 8 (0.64%) SaaS
3 7 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 4 (0.32%) Force.com
6 3 (0.24%) Amazon ELB
6 3 (0.24%) Route 53
7 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.16%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.080%) Heroku
8 1 (0.080%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 109 (8.71%) HTTP
2 56 (4.48%) Internet
3 14 (1.12%) DNS
4 12 (0.96%) BIG-IP
5 11 (0.88%) SSH
6 10 (0.80%) Firewall
6 10 (0.80%) LDAP
7 8 (0.64%) TCP/IP
7 8 (0.64%) DHCP
7 8 (0.64%) FTP
8 7 (0.56%) Wireless
9 6 (0.48%) IPv4
10 4 (0.32%) Intranet
10 4 (0.32%) SAN
10 4 (0.32%) PuTTY
10 4 (0.32%) WinSCP
10 4 (0.32%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.32%) NAS
10 4 (0.32%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.24%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (19.50%) MySQL
2 204 (16.31%) SQL Server
3 173 (13.83%) Relational Database
4 142 (11.35%) RDBMS
5 77 (6.16%) Oracle Database
6 63 (5.04%) MongoDB
7 62 (4.96%) DB2
8 60 (4.80%) NoSQL
9 48 (3.84%) Oracle Reports
9 48 (3.84%) PostgreSQL
10 42 (3.36%) Big Data
11 19 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.44%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.96%) Oracle Database 10g
13 12 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.80%) Jackrabbit
15 8 (0.64%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.56%) Redis
16 7 (0.56%) Riak
17 6 (0.48%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 710 (56.75%) Maven
2 439 (35.09%) Subversion
3 422 (33.73%) Git (software)
4 380 (30.38%) JUnit
5 376 (30.06%) Jenkins
6 372 (29.74%) Eclipse
7 286 (22.86%) JIRA
8 181 (14.47%) Hudson
9 116 (9.27%) Selenium
10 68 (5.44%) Mercurial
10 68 (5.44%) TestNG
11 62 (4.96%) Mockito
12 58 (4.64%) Gradle
13 50 (4.00%) Apache Ivy
14 46 (3.68%) TeamCity
15 35 (2.80%) Oracle Forms
16 33 (2.64%) CruiseControl
16 33 (2.64%) Talend Open Studio
17 32 (2.56%) SoapUI
18 30 (2.40%) Log4j
General
1 228 (18.23%) Finance
2 145 (11.59%) Retail
3 115 (9.19%) Banking
4 56 (4.48%) Games
5 43 (3.44%) Telecoms
6 37 (2.96%) Marketing
7 21 (1.68%) Publishing
8 20 (1.60%) Retail Banking
9 17 (1.36%) French Language
10 15 (1.20%) Financial Institution
10 15 (1.20%) Manufacturing
11 14 (1.12%) Front Office
12 11 (0.88%) iGaming
13 8 (0.64%) Advertising
14 6 (0.48%) Legal
14 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.48%) Back Office
15 5 (0.40%) Electronics
16 4 (0.32%) Automotive
17 2 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 765 (61.15%) Developer
2 592 (47.32%) Java Developer
3 213 (17.03%) Senior Developer
4 158 (12.63%) Senior Java Developer
5 156 (12.47%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 81 (6.47%) Software Engineer
7 70 (5.60%) Architect
8 68 (5.44%) Web Developer
9 63 (5.04%) J2EE Developer
10 42 (3.36%) Java Web Developer
10 42 (3.36%) Mobile Developer
11 40 (3.20%) DevOps Engineer
12 39 (3.12%) Java Software Engineer
12 39 (3.12%) Build Manager
13 34 (2.72%) Analyst
13 34 (2.72%) Applications Developer
14 31 (2.48%) Software Developer
15 29 (2.32%) Build Engineer
15 29 (2.32%) Systems Administrator
15 29 (2.32%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 583 (46.60%) XML
2 502 (40.13%) Spring
3 444 (35.49%) Web Services
4 433 (34.61%) HTML
5 425 (33.97%) J2EE
6 393 (31.41%) Hibernate
7 378 (30.22%) CSS
8 316 (25.26%) jQuery
9 305 (24.38%) JSP
10 252 (20.14%) SOAP
11 210 (16.79%) HTML5
12 189 (15.11%) Java EE
13 160 (12.79%) Struts
14 153 (12.23%) AngularJS
15 151 (12.07%) Servlets
16 149 (11.91%) JSON
17 147 (11.75%) JMS
18 146 (11.67%) XSLT
19 145 (11.59%) Ajax
20 139 (11.11%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 124 (9.91%) Computer Science
2 119 (9.51%) Mobile App
3 83 (6.63%) Analytical Skills
4 77 (6.16%) Open Source
5 66 (5.28%) Client/Server
6 54 (4.32%) User Experience
7 51 (4.08%) N-Tier
8 36 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 26 (2.08%) RIA
11 24 (1.92%) Blackberry
11 24 (1.92%) Clustering
12 23 (1.84%) SWIFT
13 18 (1.44%) Mobile Games
13 18 (1.44%) Web 2.0
13 18 (1.44%) iPad
13 18 (1.44%) Inversion of Control
14 14 (1.12%) Derivative
14 14 (1.12%) Visualisation
15 12 (0.96%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 464 (37.09%) Linux
2 289 (23.10%) UNIX
3 191 (15.27%) Windows
4 116 (9.27%) Android
5 105 (8.39%) Apple iOS
6 45 (3.60%) Windows 8
7 36 (2.88%) Solaris
8 30 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (1.28%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.96%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.80%) HPUX
12 9 (0.72%) CentOS
13 8 (0.64%) AIX
14 6 (0.48%) Debian
14 6 (0.48%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
15 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
15 5 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
16 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (44.20%) Agile Software Development
2 367 (29.34%) Continuous Integration
3 299 (23.90%) MVC
4 234 (18.71%) TDD
5 223 (17.83%) Scrum
6 208 (16.63%) Unit Testing
7 193 (15.43%) SOA
8 191 (15.27%) E-Commerce
9 164 (13.11%) UML
10 159 (12.71%) Software Engineering
11 151 (12.07%) OO
12 131 (10.47%) DevOps
13 118 (9.43%) Mentoring
14 110 (8.79%) Configuration Management
15 108 (8.63%) OOP
16 94 (7.51%) Web Development
17 85 (6.79%) Integration Testing
18 72 (5.76%) Android Development
19 71 (5.68%) Release Management
20 61 (4.88%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1038 (82.97%) Java
2 508 (40.61%) SQL
3 483 (38.61%) JavaScript
4 147 (11.75%) Python
5 124 (9.91%) PL/SQL
6 107 (8.55%) Perl
7 94 (7.51%) Bash Shell
8 91 (7.27%) Shell Script
9 82 (6.55%) PHP
10 68 (5.44%) C++
11 66 (5.28%) Ruby
12 55 (4.40%) Groovy
13 53 (4.24%) Scala
14 50 (4.00%) C
14 50 (4.00%) PowerShell
15 44 (3.52%) C#
16 42 (3.36%) XPath
17 30 (2.40%) Objective-C
18 28 (2.24%) XQuery
19 27 (2.16%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 225 (17.99%) Degree
2 116 (9.27%) Security Cleared
3 103 (8.23%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.84%) Sun Certification
5 12 (0.96%) ISEB
5 12 (0.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 8 (0.64%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.32%) OCPJP
7 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.24%) MCP
8 3 (0.24%) MCSE
8 3 (0.24%) IBM WebSphere Certification
8 3 (0.24%) MCITP
9 1 (0.080%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (5.68%) QA
2 10 (0.80%) SLA
3 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.24%) DO-178B
4 3 (0.24%) WAI
5 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.080%) GCP
System Software
1 42 (3.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (1.36%) vSphere
2 17 (1.36%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (0.48%) Terminal Server
4 6 (0.48%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (0.40%) Docker
6 2 (0.16%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 127 (10.15%) Puppet
2 75 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (1.52%) Nagios
4 16 (1.28%) Ansible
4 16 (1.28%) Salt
5 15 (1.20%) Vagrant
6 14 (1.12%) Capistrano
7 12 (0.96%) ZABBIX
8 5 (0.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.32%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
10 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.16%) logstash
11 2 (0.16%) Kibana
11 2 (0.16%) Graylog2
11 2 (0.16%) Opsview
11 2 (0.16%) Hyperic
Vendors
1 462 (36.93%) Oracle
2 89 (7.11%) IBM
3 79 (6.31%) hybris
4 70 (5.60%) Sybase
5 69 (5.52%) Endeca
5 69 (5.52%) Sencha
6 63 (5.04%) ATG
6 63 (5.04%) Microsoft
7 58 (4.64%) VMware
8 57 (4.56%) Adobe
9 33 (2.64%) Demandware
9 33 (2.64%) Talend
10 31 (2.48%) Google
10 31 (2.48%) Intershop
11 28 (2.24%) Xamarin
11 28 (2.24%) Kony
12 25 (2.00%) TIBCO
12 25 (2.00%) Sun
13 24 (1.92%) Appcelerator
14 22 (1.76%) Red Hat
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Excellent Salary + Great Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stirlingshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: Competitive salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Zetman
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Health Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago