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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 432 364 399
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +35
Permanent jobs citing Ant 590 791 663
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.71% 0.61%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.40% 4.36% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 477 645 532
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +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 £64,000
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
17377 18136 16257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.15% 16.20% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14595 14832 13860
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 £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 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 27 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 -51 554 £50,000 +3.09% 75
London -44 256 £57,500 +4.54% 30
South East -8 161 £45,000 - 14
City of London +19 83 £60,000 - 11
East of England +33 57 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Hampshire +8 37 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South West -51 35 £47,000 +29.65% 7
Hertfordshire +11 34 £45,000 -18.91%
Kent +36 33 £47,500 +15.85% 4
Berkshire +9 32 £57,500 +12.19% 3
Scotland +15 27 £45,000 +21.96% 4
West Sussex +5 26 £46,250 -2.63% 4
Crawley -3 25 £47,500 -5.00% 4
North West -26 25 £42,000 +12.00% 11
Bristol 0 22 £40,000 -3.61% 5
West Midlands -15 22 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Sittingbourne +5 21 £37,500 -14.28%
Reading +5 20 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Manchester -22 20 £37,500 - 4
Glasgow +30 19 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Surrey -20 18 £50,000 +8.10% 1
Birmingham +5 16 £45,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +22 12 £60,000 +46.34% 2
East Sussex -9 12 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Brighton -9 12 £36,000 +2.85%
East Midlands +19 11 £45,000 +18.42% 4
Southampton +2 11 £40,000 -5.88%
Slough +17 10 £60,000 +41.17%
Stockport -1 10 £39,500 +12.85% 3
Hemel Hempstead -10 10 £45,000 +12.50%

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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 1042 (82.63%) Java
2 753 (59.71%) Maven
3 553 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
4 534 (42.35%) XML
5 523 (41.48%) Spring
6 499 (39.57%) JavaScript
7 486 (38.54%) J2EE
8 468 (37.11%) Linux
9 466 (36.95%) Web Services
10 462 (36.64%) SQL
11 461 (36.56%) Subversion
12 457 (36.24%) Git (software)
13 431 (34.18%) HTML
14 426 (33.78%) Oracle
15 411 (32.59%) Jenkins
16 408 (32.36%) Continuous Integration
16 408 (32.36%) Eclipse
17 407 (32.28%) Hibernate
18 395 (31.32%) JUnit
19 374 (29.66%) CSS
20 364 (28.87%) Tomcat
21 339 (26.88%) JBoss
22 338 (26.80%) JSP
23 317 (25.14%) Apache
24 310 (24.58%) jQuery
25 292 (23.16%) WebLogic
26 291 (23.08%) MVC
27 263 (20.86%) JIRA
28 260 (20.62%) UNIX
29 254 (20.14%) Degree

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 364 (28.87%) Tomcat
2 339 (26.88%) JBoss
3 317 (25.14%) Apache
4 292 (23.16%) WebLogic
5 232 (18.40%) WebSphere
6 93 (7.38%) Apache Solr
7 51 (4.04%) Node.js
8 42 (3.33%) MQSeries
9 40 (3.17%) GlassFish
10 34 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 31 (2.46%) WebSphere Application Server
12 30 (2.38%) ATG Dynamo
13 24 (1.90%) OpenStack
14 23 (1.82%) Confluence
14 23 (1.82%) IIS
15 22 (1.74%) Joomla!
16 21 (1.67%) Alfresco
17 20 (1.59%) Jetty
17 20 (1.59%) Adobe CQ
18 17 (1.35%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 29 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.71%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.48%) MS Office
4 4 (0.32%) 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 18 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
2 17 (1.35%) Oracle ERP
3 9 (0.71%) Magento
4 7 (0.56%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.40%) Bond Adapt
6 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.16%) Fredhopper
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%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (0.079%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 27 (2.14%) SaaS
2 19 (1.51%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.43%) Force.com
4 11 (0.87%) GitHub
5 10 (0.79%) Google Cloud Platform
5 10 (0.79%) Google App Engine
6 7 (0.56%) PaaS
6 7 (0.56%) HP Helion
7 4 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.16%) Route 53
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.16%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.079%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.079%) Heroku
10 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 114 (9.04%) HTTP
2 52 (4.12%) Internet
3 13 (1.03%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.87%) SSH
5 8 (0.63%) BIG-IP
6 7 (0.56%) LDAP
6 7 (0.56%) DNS
7 6 (0.48%) Firewall
7 6 (0.48%) FTP
8 4 (0.32%) DHCP
8 4 (0.32%) LAN
8 4 (0.32%) WAN
8 4 (0.32%) PuTTY
8 4 (0.32%) WinSCP
8 4 (0.32%) Intranet
9 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.24%) ADSL
9 3 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.16%) VPN
11 1 (0.079%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 232 (18.40%) MySQL
2 191 (15.15%) SQL Server
3 149 (11.82%) Relational Database
4 119 (9.44%) RDBMS
5 74 (5.87%) Oracle Database
6 58 (4.60%) DB2
7 52 (4.12%) NoSQL
8 51 (4.04%) MongoDB
9 43 (3.41%) PostgreSQL
10 39 (3.09%) Big Data
11 25 (1.98%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.90%) Hadoop
13 13 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
14 10 (0.79%) Jackrabbit
15 9 (0.71%) Apache Cassandra
16 8 (0.63%) HBase
17 7 (0.56%) Redis
17 7 (0.56%) Riak
18 6 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 753 (59.71%) Maven
2 461 (36.56%) Subversion
3 457 (36.24%) Git (software)
4 411 (32.59%) Jenkins
5 408 (32.36%) Eclipse
6 395 (31.32%) JUnit
7 263 (20.86%) JIRA
8 155 (12.29%) Hudson
9 125 (9.91%) Selenium
10 82 (6.50%) TestNG
11 75 (5.95%) Gradle
12 74 (5.87%) Mockito
13 61 (4.84%) Mercurial
14 46 (3.65%) TeamCity
15 40 (3.17%) WebDriver
16 35 (2.78%) SoapUI
17 34 (2.70%) Cucumber
17 34 (2.70%) Apache Ivy
18 33 (2.62%) Log4j
18 33 (2.62%) CruiseControl
General
1 211 (16.73%) Finance
2 146 (11.58%) Retail
3 93 (7.38%) Banking
4 47 (3.73%) Games
4 47 (3.73%) Telecoms
5 40 (3.17%) Marketing
6 23 (1.82%) Publishing
7 19 (1.51%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.11%) Front Office
9 13 (1.03%) iGaming
10 12 (0.95%) French Language
11 11 (0.87%) Back Office
12 10 (0.79%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.71%) Retail Banking
14 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.48%) Advertising
15 5 (0.40%) Legal
15 5 (0.40%) Automotive
16 4 (0.32%) Law
17 3 (0.24%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 784 (62.17%) Developer
2 595 (47.18%) Java Developer
3 247 (19.59%) Senior Developer
4 187 (14.83%) Senior Java Developer
5 163 (12.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 91 (7.22%) Software Engineer
7 84 (6.66%) Architect
8 63 (5.00%) J2EE Developer
9 47 (3.73%) Java Software Engineer
10 43 (3.41%) Software Developer
10 43 (3.41%) Web Developer
11 38 (3.01%) Analyst
11 38 (3.01%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
12 37 (2.93%) DevOps Engineer
13 33 (2.62%) Build Engineer
14 29 (2.30%) Java Web Developer
15 28 (2.22%) Build Manager
15 28 (2.22%) Technical Architect
16 26 (2.06%) Mobile Developer
17 25 (1.98%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 534 (42.35%) XML
2 523 (41.48%) Spring
3 486 (38.54%) J2EE
4 466 (36.95%) Web Services
5 431 (34.18%) HTML
6 407 (32.28%) Hibernate
7 374 (29.66%) CSS
8 338 (26.80%) JSP
9 310 (24.58%) jQuery
10 252 (19.98%) SOAP
11 194 (15.38%) Struts
12 188 (14.91%) Servlets
13 187 (14.83%) HTML5
14 172 (13.64%) Java EE
15 160 (12.69%) JDBC
16 159 (12.61%) JMS
17 155 (12.29%) JSON
18 148 (11.74%) AngularJS
19 144 (11.42%) XSLT
20 141 (11.18%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 134 (10.63%) Computer Science
2 103 (8.17%) Mobile App
3 100 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
4 85 (6.74%) Open Source
5 68 (5.39%) Client/Server
6 28 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 28 (2.22%) Clustering
6 28 (2.22%) User Experience
7 27 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
8 22 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 19 (1.51%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.43%) RIA
11 15 (1.19%) Web 2.0
11 15 (1.19%) Mobile Games
12 14 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
13 13 (1.03%) Algorithms
14 12 (0.95%) iPad
15 11 (0.87%) SWIFT
15 11 (0.87%) Mathematics
16 9 (0.71%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 468 (37.11%) Linux
2 260 (20.62%) UNIX
3 130 (10.31%) Windows
4 87 (6.90%) Android
5 85 (6.74%) Apple iOS
6 34 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 23 (1.82%) Solaris
8 20 (1.59%) CentOS
9 16 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 15 (1.19%) Windows 8
11 9 (0.71%) Debian
12 7 (0.56%) HPUX
13 6 (0.48%) AIX
14 5 (0.40%) zOS
14 5 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
15 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
16 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
16 2 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
16 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 408 (32.36%) Continuous Integration
3 291 (23.08%) MVC
4 254 (20.14%) TDD
5 235 (18.64%) Scrum
6 210 (16.65%) E-Commerce
7 206 (16.34%) Unit Testing
8 186 (14.75%) SOA
9 181 (14.35%) Software Engineering
10 170 (13.48%) UML
11 154 (12.21%) OO
12 128 (10.15%) DevOps
13 115 (9.12%) Configuration Management
14 100 (7.93%) OOP
15 96 (7.61%) Web Development
16 95 (7.53%) Integration Testing
17 82 (6.50%) Mentoring
18 58 (4.60%) Release Management
19 51 (4.04%) Multithreading
19 51 (4.04%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1042 (82.63%) Java
2 499 (39.57%) JavaScript
3 462 (36.64%) SQL
4 173 (13.72%) Python
5 109 (8.64%) Shell Script
6 97 (7.69%) Perl
7 95 (7.53%) PL/SQL
8 91 (7.22%) Bash Shell
9 75 (5.95%) PHP
10 72 (5.71%) C++
11 61 (4.84%) Ruby
12 55 (4.36%) Scala
13 54 (4.28%) Groovy
14 48 (3.81%) XPath
15 43 (3.41%) C
15 43 (3.41%) C#
16 39 (3.09%) PowerShell
17 33 (2.62%) HQL
18 29 (2.30%) XQuery
19 20 (1.59%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 254 (20.14%) Degree
2 76 (6.03%) Security Cleared
3 69 (5.47%) SC Cleared
4 18 (1.43%) Sun Certification
5 8 (0.63%) OCPJP
6 5 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (0.40%) ISTQB
6 5 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 4 (0.32%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.24%) MCITP
8 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.24%) MCP
8 3 (0.24%) MCSE
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.079%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.079%) CISSP
10 1 (0.079%) PhD
10 1 (0.079%) SSCP
10 1 (0.079%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (8.49%) QA
2 13 (1.03%) SLA
3 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.40%) DICOM
5 3 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.24%) WAI
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
7 1 (0.079%) DO-178B
System Software
1 44 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.27%) Docker
3 10 (0.79%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (0.71%) LXC
4 9 (0.71%) Xen
5 8 (0.63%) vSphere
6 6 (0.48%) KVM
6 6 (0.48%) Active Directory
7 5 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.16%) Varnish
8 2 (0.16%) vCloud
9 1 (0.079%) Squid
9 1 (0.079%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.079%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 127 (10.07%) Puppet
2 77 (6.11%) Opscode Chef
3 18 (1.43%) Ansible
4 16 (1.27%) Salt
5 15 (1.19%) Vagrant
6 14 (1.11%) Nagios
7 10 (0.79%) Capistrano
8 8 (0.63%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.24%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.16%) logstash
10 2 (0.16%) Kibana
10 2 (0.16%) Graylog
11 1 (0.079%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 426 (33.78%) Oracle
2 119 (9.44%) hybris
3 93 (7.38%) Endeca
4 82 (6.50%) IBM
5 81 (6.42%) ATG
6 69 (5.47%) Sybase
7 58 (4.60%) VMware
8 52 (4.12%) Sencha
9 47 (3.73%) Demandware
10 46 (3.65%) Microsoft
11 44 (3.49%) Intershop
12 39 (3.09%) Google
13 38 (3.01%) Adobe
14 34 (2.70%) Red Hat
14 34 (2.70%) Xamarin
14 34 (2.70%) Kony
15 27 (2.14%) Talend
16 24 (1.90%) TIBCO
17 20 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
18 19 (1.51%) Sun
London
AmadeusITGroup
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, Sussex
TLP Consultancy
Salary: Excellent package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 18 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £42000 Per Annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £65000 - £70000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Rark Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000-60,000
Posted: 3 days ago