The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 475 487 465
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing Ant 502 593 675
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.52% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.82% 3.11% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 384 457 520
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +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
17793 19078 18777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.46% 17.44% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 15499 16188 15558
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Ant as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 460 £50,000 -9.09% 69
London -47 151 £55,000 -12.00% 32
South East +48 114 £50,000 +11.11% 10
North West +40 56 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Berkshire +21 48 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Manchester +16 39 £47,500 +18.75% 2
South West -62 38 £35,000 -30.00% 13
Scotland +25 36 £45,000 +38.46% 2
Reading +15 36 £50,000 -9.09% 1
West Midlands +14 33 £45,000 - 1
East of England +19 30 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Edinburgh +32 29 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Yorkshire +27 28 £40,000 +14.28% 3
City of London +27 18 £51,250 -2.38% 11
Hampshire +15 18 £70,000 +56.42% 2
Wimbledon 0 17 - -
Cheshire +45 16 £57,000 +22.58% 1
Essex - 16 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire +18 15 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Buckinghamshire +35 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Milton Keynes +33 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Wiltshire +10 14 £35,000 - 2
East Sussex +15 11 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham -14 11 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Warrington +18 10 £57,000 +22.58%
West Sussex +12 10 £35,500 +29.09%
Chippenham -10 10 £35,000 - 2
Shropshire - 10 £42,500 -
Telford - 10 £42,500 -
Sheffield +20 9 £40,000 +21.21% 2

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Ant.

1 877 (89.95%) Java
2 737 (75.59%) Maven
3 661 (67.79%) Agile Software Development
4 506 (51.90%) Spring
5 444 (45.54%) JavaScript
6 432 (44.31%) Jenkins
7 393 (40.31%) Web Services
8 349 (35.79%) Git (software)
9 344 (35.28%) SQL
10 343 (35.18%) Hibernate
11 341 (34.97%) HTML
12 335 (34.36%) Subversion
13 315 (32.31%) Finance
14 309 (31.69%) XML
15 303 (31.08%) J2EE
16 290 (29.74%) TDD
17 287 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
18 275 (28.21%) CSS
19 268 (27.49%) JUnit
20 263 (26.97%) Oracle
21 260 (26.67%) Linux
22 254 (26.05%) Scrum
23 252 (25.85%) SOAP
24 244 (25.03%) Gradle
25 237 (24.31%) JMS
26 235 (24.10%) OO
27 214 (21.95%) Eclipse
27 214 (21.95%) REST
28 198 (20.31%) RESTful
29 196 (20.10%) Degree

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 187 (19.18%) Tomcat
2 183 (18.77%) WebSphere
3 128 (13.13%) WebLogic
4 125 (12.82%) JBoss
5 94 (9.64%) Apache
6 62 (6.36%) GlassFish
7 55 (5.64%) Jetty
8 39 (4.00%) nginx
9 36 (3.69%) CMS
10 34 (3.49%) Confluence
11 33 (3.38%) Elasticsearch
12 32 (3.28%) Alfresco
13 31 (3.18%) WebSphere Application Server
14 30 (3.08%) IIS
15 29 (2.97%) Joomla!
16 24 (2.46%) Apache Solr
17 15 (1.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
17 15 (1.54%) WebSphere Portal
18 13 (1.33%) OpenStack
19 12 (1.23%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.10%) HipChat
1 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.23%) Eloqua
2 5 (0.51%) Magento
2 5 (0.51%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
3 3 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 61 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (4.82%) SaaS
3 14 (1.44%) Force.com
4 10 (1.03%) IaaS
5 9 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (0.82%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 8 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.82%) Google App Engine
6 8 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
7 7 (0.72%) PaaS
8 6 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.62%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.62%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (0.62%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (0.62%) Route 53
9 5 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.41%) GitHub
11 3 (0.31%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 57 (5.85%) Internet
2 36 (3.69%) HTTP
3 24 (2.46%) DNS
4 22 (2.26%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.74%) LDAP
6 15 (1.54%) Multicast
6 15 (1.54%) SSL
7 12 (1.23%) Fibre Channel
7 12 (1.23%) iSCSI
7 12 (1.23%) NetScaler
7 12 (1.23%) SAN
7 12 (1.23%) tcpdump
7 12 (1.23%) Wireshark
8 9 (0.92%) FTP
9 3 (0.31%) Firewall
9 3 (0.31%) SSH
9 3 (0.31%) VPN
10 1 (0.10%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.10%) NFC
10 1 (0.10%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 156 (16.00%) Relational Database
2 122 (12.51%) MongoDB
3 119 (12.21%) MySQL
4 101 (10.36%) NoSQL
5 99 (10.15%) RDBMS
6 72 (7.38%) SQL Server
7 44 (4.51%) Oracle Database
8 42 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
9 33 (3.38%) DB2
10 32 (3.28%) Big Data
11 22 (2.26%) Apache Cassandra
12 20 (2.05%) Hadoop
12 20 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.13%) Hazelcast
14 10 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
15 8 (0.82%) Data Mining
16 6 (0.62%) MariaDB
17 5 (0.51%) OrientDB
17 5 (0.51%) SAP HANA
18 4 (0.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 737 (75.59%) Maven
2 432 (44.31%) Jenkins
3 349 (35.79%) Git (software)
4 335 (34.36%) Subversion
5 268 (27.49%) JUnit
6 244 (25.03%) Gradle
7 214 (21.95%) Eclipse
8 163 (16.72%) JIRA
9 118 (12.10%) Mockito
10 100 (10.26%) Hudson
11 85 (8.72%) Selenium
12 69 (7.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 55 (5.64%) Cucumber
13 55 (5.64%) Sonatype Nexus
14 53 (5.44%) IntelliJ
15 43 (4.41%) Apache Ivy
15 43 (4.41%) SonarQube
16 40 (4.10%) TeamCity
17 34 (3.49%) jMock
18 32 (3.28%) SoapUI
General
1 315 (32.31%) Finance
2 113 (11.59%) Banking
3 79 (8.10%) Telecoms
4 72 (7.38%) Games
5 63 (6.46%) Retail
6 37 (3.79%) Marketing
7 19 (1.95%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.44%) Front Office
9 12 (1.23%) Back Office
10 11 (1.13%) Advertising
11 7 (0.72%) Automotive
11 7 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.62%) Law
13 5 (0.51%) Private Banking
13 5 (0.51%) Wholesale Banking
14 4 (0.41%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.41%) Legal
14 4 (0.41%) Publishing
15 3 (0.31%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 593 (60.82%) Developer
2 466 (47.79%) Java Developer
3 173 (17.74%) Senior Developer
4 124 (12.72%) Senior Java Developer
5 87 (8.92%) Java Engineer
6 78 (8.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 66 (6.77%) Architect
8 47 (4.82%) Software Engineer
9 45 (4.62%) Web Developer
10 38 (3.90%) Lead Developer
11 36 (3.69%) Java Software Engineer
12 33 (3.38%) Agile Developer
12 33 (3.38%) Analyst
13 32 (3.28%) ServiceNow Developer
14 31 (3.18%) Agile Java Developer
14 31 (3.18%) Senior Java Engineer
15 29 (2.97%) Lead Java Developer
16 27 (2.77%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
17 26 (2.67%) Senior Architect
17 26 (2.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 506 (51.90%) Spring
2 393 (40.31%) Web Services
3 343 (35.18%) Hibernate
4 341 (34.97%) HTML
5 309 (31.69%) XML
6 303 (31.08%) J2EE
7 275 (28.21%) CSS
8 252 (25.85%) SOAP
9 237 (24.31%) JMS
10 214 (21.95%) REST
11 198 (20.31%) RESTful
12 193 (19.79%) JSON
13 189 (19.38%) Java EE
14 159 (16.31%) JSP
15 156 (16.00%) Ajax
16 129 (13.23%) Spring MVC
17 117 (12.00%) HTML5
18 115 (11.79%) jQuery
19 107 (10.97%) JPA
20 105 (10.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 103 (10.56%) Computer Science
2 60 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (6.05%) Enterprise Software
4 31 (3.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 31 (3.18%) Online Games
4 31 (3.18%) Social Media
5 29 (2.97%) RIA
6 28 (2.87%) iPad
7 23 (2.36%) Inversion of Control
8 16 (1.64%) Algorithms
8 16 (1.64%) User Experience
9 14 (1.44%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.44%) Fintech
10 13 (1.33%) Mobile App
11 12 (1.23%) Equities
11 12 (1.23%) HP StoreVirtual
12 11 (1.13%) Client/Server
12 11 (1.13%) Derivative
13 10 (1.03%) N-Tier
13 10 (1.03%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 260 (26.67%) Linux
2 172 (17.64%) Unix
3 105 (10.77%) Windows
4 60 (6.15%) Android
5 56 (5.74%) Apple iOS
6 25 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (2.15%) CentOS
8 19 (1.95%) Solaris
9 16 (1.64%) Windows Server
10 12 (1.23%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (0.92%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.51%) Debian
13 3 (0.31%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.21%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.10%) AIX
15 1 (0.10%) MVS
15 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.10%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (67.79%) Agile Software Development
2 290 (29.74%) TDD
3 287 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
4 254 (26.05%) Scrum
5 235 (24.10%) OO
6 173 (17.74%) MVC
7 157 (16.10%) Unit Testing
8 156 (16.00%) UML
9 147 (15.08%) DevOps
10 140 (14.36%) SDLC
11 124 (12.72%) Open Source
12 122 (12.51%) Software Engineering
13 116 (11.90%) BDD
14 111 (11.38%) Web Development
15 110 (11.28%) Mentoring
16 103 (10.56%) Configuration Management
17 88 (9.03%) SOA
18 81 (8.31%) Continuous Delivery
19 72 (7.38%) Test Automation
20 67 (6.87%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 877 (89.95%) Java
2 444 (45.54%) JavaScript
3 344 (35.28%) SQL
4 148 (15.18%) Python
5 126 (12.92%) PL/SQL
6 122 (12.51%) Shell Script
7 111 (11.38%) Perl
8 106 (10.87%) Bash Shell
8 106 (10.87%) Groovy
9 92 (9.44%) Ruby
10 79 (8.10%) C++
11 75 (7.69%) PHP
12 49 (5.03%) Scala
13 42 (4.31%) C
14 37 (3.79%) C#
15 35 (3.59%) Jython
16 31 (3.18%) PowerShell
17 18 (1.85%) Apex Code
18 16 (1.64%) Clojure
19 15 (1.54%) Go
Qualifications
1 196 (20.10%) Degree
2 69 (7.08%) Security Cleared
3 49 (5.03%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.87%) ISTQB
5 21 (2.15%) ISEB
6 13 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.13%) RHCE
8 7 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.41%) Sun Certification
10 2 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
11 1 (0.10%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 117 (12.00%) QA
2 11 (1.13%) SLA
3 6 (0.62%) ISO15022
3 6 (0.62%) ISO20022
4 3 (0.31%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.21%) SDET
6 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 88 (9.03%) Docker
2 66 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.67%) Hyper-V
4 13 (1.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (1.33%) Xen
5 12 (1.23%) NFS
5 12 (1.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 12 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (0.82%) KVM
7 7 (0.72%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.31%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.21%) LXC
10 1 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.10%) Postfix
10 1 (0.10%) Samba
10 1 (0.10%) Squid
10 1 (0.10%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 135 (13.85%) Puppet
2 123 (12.62%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (4.31%) Ansible
4 24 (2.46%) Nagios
5 17 (1.74%) Control-M
6 16 (1.64%) ZABBIX
7 15 (1.54%) Capistrano
7 15 (1.54%) Mesos
8 12 (1.23%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 12 (1.23%) Tivoli
9 11 (1.13%) Kubernetes
10 9 (0.92%) Terraform
11 8 (0.82%) rkt
12 7 (0.72%) Kibana
12 7 (0.72%) logstash
13 6 (0.62%) BladeLogic
13 6 (0.62%) Business Desktop Deployment
13 6 (0.62%) Graylog
13 6 (0.62%) MOM
14 4 (0.41%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 263 (26.97%) Oracle
2 82 (8.41%) VMware
3 45 (4.62%) ServiceNow
4 44 (4.51%) Adobe
5 42 (4.31%) Red Hat
6 40 (4.10%) IBM
7 31 (3.18%) Atlassian
8 28 (2.87%) Splunk
9 25 (2.56%) Rally
10 24 (2.46%) Coverity
11 22 (2.26%) Google
12 21 (2.15%) Sybase
13 20 (2.05%) SAP
14 19 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (1.74%) ATG
16 15 (1.54%) hybris
16 15 (1.54%) Sun
17 14 (1.44%) Perforce
17 14 (1.44%) Rackspace
17 14 (1.44%) Talend
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £55000 per annum + pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
JM
Salary: £58000 - £76000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JM
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £45,000 per annum pending experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Bluetownonline
Salary: £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £38,000 to £46,000 per annum plus v strong Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Flexi time + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Resource Group
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: Up to £30K
Posted: 4 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Free Parking
Posted: 5 days ago