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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 397 383 411
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Permanent jobs citing Ant 683 703 665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.62% 0.65% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.88% 4.23% 3.86%
Number of salaries quoted 580 558 526
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £33,050 £33,960
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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
17600 16623 17221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.93% 15.42% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14890 13822 15154
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 £40,000

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 December 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 December 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 -16 641 £50,000 +7.52% 51
London -30 321 £57,500 +4.54% 22
South East +6 146 £46,250 +2.77% 9
City of London -7 76 £60,000 - 9
East of England +2 46 £47,500 +11.76% 2
South West -29 45 £37,500 - 9
Kent +29 39 £43,500 +45.00% 2
Surrey -9 39 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Hampshire 0 36 £43,750 +2.94% 4
Bristol +2 32 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Sittingbourne - 30 £43,000 - 1
Yorkshire -10 28 £34,000 -9.33% 1
North West -18 26 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Egham - 26 £60,000 - 2
Hertfordshire -3 25 £57,250 +4.09%
South Yorkshire - 24 £33,500 -
West Midlands +3 22 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Southampton - 17 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +10 15 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Birmingham +1 15 £60,000 +9.09%
Cheshire -3 14 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Sheffield - 14 £27,500 -
Manchester -12 12 £38,000 +8.57% 3
Cambridge +11 11 £38,750 -22.50% 1
Surbiton +7 11 £52,500 -8.69%
Berkshire -7 11 £70,000 +50.53% 1
East Sussex +2 10 £36,000 -
Brighton +2 10 £36,000 -
West Sussex -7 10 £47,500 - 1
Hitchin - 10 £57,500 -

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 1056 (82.63%) Java
2 713 (55.79%) Maven
3 589 (46.09%) XML
4 588 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
5 515 (40.30%) Spring
6 506 (39.59%) SQL
7 494 (38.65%) JavaScript
8 473 (37.01%) Oracle
9 456 (35.68%) Linux
10 454 (35.52%) Subversion
11 445 (34.82%) HTML
12 433 (33.88%) Web Services
13 407 (31.85%) Git (software)
14 401 (31.38%) J2EE
15 395 (30.91%) CSS
15 395 (30.91%) Hibernate
16 364 (28.48%) Jenkins
17 359 (28.09%) Eclipse
18 358 (28.01%) Continuous Integration
19 353 (27.62%) JUnit
20 325 (25.43%) JBoss
21 317 (24.80%) jQuery
22 312 (24.41%) Tomcat
23 301 (23.55%) MVC
24 297 (23.24%) WebLogic
25 293 (22.93%) JSP
26 285 (22.30%) UNIX
27 259 (20.27%) SOAP
28 253 (19.80%) MySQL
29 250 (19.56%) JIRA

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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
1 325 (25.43%) JBoss
2 312 (24.41%) Tomcat
3 297 (23.24%) WebLogic
4 249 (19.48%) Apache
5 223 (17.45%) WebSphere
6 59 (4.62%) Apache Solr
7 55 (4.30%) GlassFish
8 51 (3.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 47 (3.68%) MQSeries
10 40 (3.13%) Alfresco
11 37 (2.90%) Node.js
12 35 (2.74%) WebSphere Application Server
13 31 (2.43%) IIS
13 31 (2.43%) Joomla!
14 27 (2.11%) Mule
15 24 (1.88%) Apache ServiceMix
16 22 (1.72%) Adobe CQ
17 19 (1.49%) ATG Dynamo
18 17 (1.33%) SharePoint
18 17 (1.33%) Jetty
Applications
1 29 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.17%) Photoshop
3 14 (1.10%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.39%) MS Office
5 1 (0.078%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.078%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.078%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.078%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 14 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.94%) Magento
3 11 (0.86%) Oracle ERP
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
4 5 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.16%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.078%) Radian6
7 1 (0.078%) Temenos T24
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle EBS R12
7 1 (0.078%) Cognos Controller
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.078%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.25%) GitHub
2 13 (1.02%) SaaS
3 11 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.39%) Google App Engine
5 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.31%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.16%) Route 53
7 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.078%) Force.com
8 1 (0.078%) Heroku
8 1 (0.078%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 99 (7.75%) HTTP
2 64 (5.01%) Internet
3 20 (1.56%) SSH
4 18 (1.41%) DNS
5 12 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 12 (0.94%) DHCP
5 12 (0.94%) Firewall
6 10 (0.78%) Wireless
6 10 (0.78%) SSL
7 9 (0.70%) FTP
7 9 (0.70%) BIG-IP
8 8 (0.63%) LDAP
9 6 (0.47%) IPv4
10 5 (0.39%) LAN
10 5 (0.39%) WAN
11 4 (0.31%) SAN
11 4 (0.31%) Intranet
11 4 (0.31%) 3G
11 4 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (0.31%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (19.80%) MySQL
2 208 (16.28%) SQL Server
3 204 (15.96%) Relational Database
4 162 (12.68%) RDBMS
5 72 (5.63%) Oracle Database
6 65 (5.09%) NoSQL
7 63 (4.93%) MongoDB
8 55 (4.30%) DB2
9 53 (4.15%) Oracle Reports
10 48 (3.76%) PostgreSQL
10 48 (3.76%) Big Data
11 23 (1.80%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
13 18 (1.41%) Data Mining
14 17 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (1.10%) HBase
16 13 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
17 10 (0.78%) Jackrabbit
17 10 (0.78%) Riak
18 6 (0.47%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 713 (55.79%) Maven
2 454 (35.52%) Subversion
3 407 (31.85%) Git (software)
4 364 (28.48%) Jenkins
5 359 (28.09%) Eclipse
6 353 (27.62%) JUnit
7 250 (19.56%) JIRA
8 180 (14.08%) Hudson
9 118 (9.23%) Selenium
10 66 (5.16%) Gradle
11 61 (4.77%) Mercurial
12 58 (4.54%) Mockito
13 56 (4.38%) Apache Ivy
14 52 (4.07%) TestNG
15 41 (3.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 36 (2.82%) Oracle Forms
16 36 (2.82%) TeamCity
17 34 (2.66%) JMeter
18 33 (2.58%) Talend Open Studio
19 29 (2.27%) CruiseControl
General
1 227 (17.76%) Finance
2 132 (10.33%) Retail
3 111 (8.69%) Banking
4 74 (5.79%) Games
5 42 (3.29%) Telecoms
6 40 (3.13%) Marketing
7 21 (1.64%) French Language
8 20 (1.56%) Retail Banking
9 18 (1.41%) Front Office
10 16 (1.25%) Publishing
11 15 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 14 (1.10%) iGaming
13 13 (1.02%) Manufacturing
14 10 (0.78%) Advertising
15 8 (0.63%) Legal
15 8 (0.63%) Investment Banking
16 7 (0.55%) Automotive
16 7 (0.55%) Back Office
17 5 (0.39%) Electronics
18 2 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 780 (61.03%) Developer
2 613 (47.97%) Java Developer
3 206 (16.12%) Senior Developer
4 156 (12.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 148 (11.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 94 (7.36%) Software Engineer
7 76 (5.95%) Web Developer
8 58 (4.54%) J2EE Developer
9 55 (4.30%) Architect
10 45 (3.52%) Java Software Engineer
10 45 (3.52%) Mobile Developer
10 45 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
11 42 (3.29%) Java Web Developer
12 40 (3.13%) Build Manager
13 37 (2.90%) Applications Developer
14 34 (2.66%) Junior
15 33 (2.58%) Analyst
16 31 (2.43%) Systems Administrator
16 31 (2.43%) Mobile Applications Developer
17 29 (2.27%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 589 (46.09%) XML
2 515 (40.30%) Spring
3 445 (34.82%) HTML
4 433 (33.88%) Web Services
5 401 (31.38%) J2EE
6 395 (30.91%) CSS
6 395 (30.91%) Hibernate
7 317 (24.80%) jQuery
8 293 (22.93%) JSP
9 259 (20.27%) SOAP
10 224 (17.53%) HTML5
11 200 (15.65%) Java EE
12 155 (12.13%) Servlets
12 155 (12.13%) JMS
13 152 (11.89%) AngularJS
14 151 (11.82%) Ajax
15 146 (11.42%) XSLT
16 143 (11.19%) JSON
17 140 (10.95%) Struts
18 137 (10.72%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 133 (10.41%) Computer Science
2 110 (8.61%) Mobile App
3 92 (7.20%) Open Source
4 76 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 68 (5.32%) Client/Server
6 61 (4.77%) N-Tier
7 57 (4.46%) User Experience
8 48 (3.76%) Enterprise Software
9 30 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 30 (2.35%) RIA
10 28 (2.19%) Blackberry
11 27 (2.11%) SWIFT
12 25 (1.96%) Mobile Games
13 24 (1.88%) Mathematics
14 21 (1.64%) Inversion of Control
15 20 (1.56%) iPad
15 20 (1.56%) Visualisation
16 18 (1.41%) Clustering
17 16 (1.25%) Life Science
17 16 (1.25%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 456 (35.68%) Linux
2 285 (22.30%) UNIX
3 206 (16.12%) Windows
4 115 (9.00%) Android
5 105 (8.22%) Apple iOS
6 49 (3.83%) Windows 8
7 34 (2.66%) Solaris
8 32 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 23 (1.80%) Ubuntu
10 17 (1.33%) Mac OS X
11 8 (0.63%) HPUX
12 7 (0.55%) AIX
12 7 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.55%) CentOS
13 6 (0.47%) Debian
13 6 (0.47%) Windows Vista
14 5 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (0.31%) Windows XP
16 3 (0.23%) VxWorks
16 3 (0.23%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 588 (46.01%) Agile Software Development
2 358 (28.01%) Continuous Integration
3 301 (23.55%) MVC
4 244 (19.09%) TDD
5 230 (18.00%) Scrum
6 205 (16.04%) SOA
7 199 (15.57%) Unit Testing
8 187 (14.63%) Software Engineering
9 185 (14.48%) E-Commerce
10 173 (13.54%) OO
11 165 (12.91%) UML
12 136 (10.64%) DevOps
12 136 (10.64%) Mentoring
13 114 (8.92%) OOP
14 99 (7.75%) Configuration Management
15 89 (6.96%) Web Development
16 76 (5.95%) Release Management
16 76 (5.95%) Android Development
17 68 (5.32%) Integration Testing
18 67 (5.24%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1056 (82.63%) Java
2 506 (39.59%) SQL
3 494 (38.65%) JavaScript
4 154 (12.05%) Python
5 134 (10.49%) PL/SQL
6 112 (8.76%) Perl
7 100 (7.82%) Bash Shell
8 95 (7.43%) Shell Script
9 93 (7.28%) PHP
10 76 (5.95%) C++
11 72 (5.63%) Ruby
12 59 (4.62%) C
13 53 (4.15%) Groovy
14 52 (4.07%) Scala
15 49 (3.83%) PowerShell
16 39 (3.05%) C#
17 37 (2.90%) XPath
18 35 (2.74%) Objective-C
19 30 (2.35%) ActionScript
19 30 (2.35%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 242 (18.94%) Degree
2 124 (9.70%) Security Cleared
3 111 (8.69%) SC Cleared
4 23 (1.80%) Sun Certification
5 15 (1.17%) ISEB
5 15 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 10 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.47%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.47%) PhD
8 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.23%) MCP
9 3 (0.23%) MCSE
9 3 (0.23%) IBM WebSphere Certification
9 3 (0.23%) MCITP
9 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.078%) MBCS
10 1 (0.078%) CITP
10 1 (0.078%) OCPJWCD
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.01%) QA
2 7 (0.55%) SLA
3 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.23%) WAI
4 3 (0.23%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.078%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.078%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 46 (3.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 14 (1.10%) vSphere
4 11 (0.86%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.47%) Terminal Server
6 5 (0.39%) Docker
7 1 (0.078%) HDFS
7 1 (0.078%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.078%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 139 (10.88%) Puppet
2 94 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (2.58%) Nagios
4 19 (1.49%) ZABBIX
5 14 (1.10%) Capistrano
5 14 (1.10%) Vagrant
6 12 (0.94%) Ansible
7 11 (0.86%) Salt
8 5 (0.39%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 5 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.31%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 3 (0.23%) Oracle Identity Management
10 3 (0.23%) Opsview
10 3 (0.23%) Hyperic
11 1 (0.078%) logstash
11 1 (0.078%) Kibana
11 1 (0.078%) Graylog2
11 1 (0.078%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 473 (37.01%) Oracle
2 83 (6.49%) IBM
3 72 (5.63%) Sencha
4 71 (5.56%) hybris
5 67 (5.24%) Microsoft
6 63 (4.93%) Adobe
7 60 (4.69%) VMware
8 53 (4.15%) ATG
9 52 (4.07%) Sybase
10 49 (3.83%) Endeca
11 42 (3.29%) Google
12 33 (2.58%) Talend
13 30 (2.35%) Demandware
14 28 (2.19%) Appcelerator
15 27 (2.11%) Red Hat
16 26 (2.03%) Kony
16 26 (2.03%) Xamarin
17 24 (1.88%) Intershop
18 23 (1.80%) Sun
19 19 (1.49%) SAP
Bristol
Multicom
Salary: £28,000 - £35,000
Posted: 19 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, PHI, Flexi-Time
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Wales
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 30k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TD Group
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Package (travel, bonus, healthcare,
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
TRG
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £55000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago