The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Development Applications category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 365 388 271
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -117
Permanent jobs citing Ant 844 662 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.70% 0.60% 0.96%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.34% 3.99% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 689 535 1015
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
19458 16579 18370
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.04% 14.93% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 16031 14110 16206
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England +39 781 £47,500 - 79
London -9 381 £55,000 +10.00% 37
South East +15 165 £45,000 +12.50% 14
City of London -4 86 £60,000 +9.09% 8
South West +61 80 £37,500 +1.35% 5
North West +25 60 £37,500 +4.16% 9
Manchester +42 50 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Surrey +15 48 £47,500 +26.66% 7
East of England +2 46 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Wiltshire +28 35 £37,500 +3.44% 2
Chippenham - 34 £36,250 - 2
Scotland -29 31 £36,895 -1.61% 6
Hertfordshire +17 30 £52,888 +5.77% 4
Hampshire +11 28 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Stockport +12 27 £35,000 - 4
Edinburgh -12 26 £36,895 +22.98% 3
Bristol +17 22 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Berkshire -20 22 £47,500 -
West Sussex +13 21 £47,500 +26.66% 1
Yorkshire -31 20 £37,500 +1.35% 3
Wales 0 18 £37,750 -3.20% 8
Kent -3 18 £41,000 +31.20% 1
Buckinghamshire -3 18 £52,500 +40.00% 1
West Yorkshire -20 18 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Somerset +5 15 £35,000 +0.71%
East Midlands -22 15 £41,000 -3.52%
Redhill - 14 £49,500 - 1
Crawley +20 13 £50,000 +33.33% 1
South Wales 0 13 £35,000 -10.25% 8
Milton Keynes -1 13 £52,500 +31.25% 1

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1326 (86.89%) Java
2 971 (63.63%) Maven
3 754 (49.41%) Spring
4 634 (41.55%) SQL
5 602 (39.45%) JavaScript
6 576 (37.75%) Subversion
7 568 (37.22%) Eclipse
8 565 (37.02%) Hibernate
9 547 (35.85%) Oracle
9 547 (35.85%) Web Services
10 546 (35.78%) XML
11 541 (35.45%) HTML
12 515 (33.75%) JUnit
13 501 (32.83%) Linux
14 477 (31.26%) J2EE
15 470 (30.80%) CSS
16 442 (28.96%) Tomcat
17 428 (28.05%) Jenkins
18 399 (26.15%) JSP
19 373 (24.44%) OO
20 357 (23.39%) SOAP
21 356 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
22 346 (22.67%) TDD
22 346 (22.67%) Java EE
23 345 (22.61%) Git (software)
24 335 (21.95%) UNIX
25 330 (21.63%) MySQL
26 329 (21.56%) Scrum
27 319 (20.90%) MVC
28 312 (20.45%) jQuery

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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
1 442 (28.96%) Tomcat
2 291 (19.07%) Apache
3 244 (15.99%) WebLogic
4 155 (10.16%) WebSphere
5 86 (5.64%) Apache Solr
6 62 (4.06%) IIS
7 49 (3.21%) GlassFish
8 26 (1.70%) CMS
9 25 (1.64%) Node.js
10 20 (1.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 20 (1.31%) WebSphere Application Server
11 19 (1.25%) SharePoint
12 17 (1.11%) Cloud Foundry
12 17 (1.11%) Jetty
13 15 (0.98%) Confluence
13 15 (0.98%) nginx
14 13 (0.85%) Documentum
14 13 (0.85%) Drupal
15 10 (0.66%) Oracle Service Bus
15 10 (0.66%) Mule
Applications
1 72 (4.72%) Photoshop
2 60 (3.93%) MS Excel
3 48 (3.15%) Adobe Illustrator
4 9 (0.59%) MS Office
5 8 (0.52%) GIMP
6 2 (0.13%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (1.18%) Magento
2 8 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.46%) Fredhopper
4 5 (0.33%) Summit
5 4 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
6 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.066%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.066%) Temenos Globus
8 1 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.066%) Cognos Controller
8 1 (0.066%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 39 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
2 34 (2.23%) SaaS
3 24 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (1.38%) GitHub
5 13 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (0.72%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.26%) Route 53
8 3 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.20%) Google App Engine
8 3 (0.20%) Force.com
9 1 (0.066%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.77%) Internet
2 81 (5.31%) HTTP
3 52 (3.41%) DNS
4 38 (2.49%) TCP/IP
5 23 (1.51%) LDAP
6 20 (1.31%) DHCP
7 18 (1.18%) SSH
8 16 (1.05%) SSL
9 9 (0.59%) ATM
10 8 (0.52%) Firewall
11 6 (0.39%) AMQP
12 5 (0.33%) SAN
12 5 (0.33%) NAS
13 4 (0.26%) NFC
13 4 (0.26%) FTP
13 4 (0.26%) Intranet
14 3 (0.20%) VPN
14 3 (0.20%) Cisco Nexus
14 3 (0.20%) OpenLDAP
15 2 (0.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (21.63%) MySQL
2 284 (18.61%) Relational Database
3 228 (14.94%) SQL Server
4 204 (13.37%) RDBMS
5 94 (6.16%) PostgreSQL
6 84 (5.50%) Big Data
6 84 (5.50%) Oracle Database
7 70 (4.59%) NoSQL
8 69 (4.52%) MongoDB
9 39 (2.56%) Hadoop
10 32 (2.10%) Data Warehouse
11 20 (1.31%) Oracle ODI
11 20 (1.31%) DB2
12 19 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 16 (1.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (0.98%) Data Mining
15 14 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
16 9 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.59%) HBase
17 8 (0.52%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 971 (63.63%) Maven
2 576 (37.75%) Subversion
3 568 (37.22%) Eclipse
4 515 (33.75%) JUnit
5 428 (28.05%) Jenkins
6 345 (22.61%) Git (software)
7 300 (19.66%) Hudson
8 212 (13.89%) Selenium
9 148 (9.70%) JIRA
10 118 (7.73%) Mercurial
10 118 (7.73%) Apache Ivy
11 114 (7.47%) CruiseControl
12 107 (7.01%) JMeter
13 101 (6.62%) NetBeans
14 86 (5.64%) Gradle
15 75 (4.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 68 (4.46%) SoapUI
17 66 (4.33%) Mockito
18 57 (3.74%) WebDriver
19 53 (3.47%) JBehave
General
1 263 (17.23%) Finance
2 123 (8.06%) Banking
3 113 (7.40%) Games
4 98 (6.42%) Retail
5 62 (4.06%) Telecoms
6 47 (3.08%) Marketing
7 24 (1.57%) French Language
8 22 (1.44%) Financial Institution
9 19 (1.25%) Front Office
9 19 (1.25%) Back Office
9 19 (1.25%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.18%) Legal
10 18 (1.18%) Advertising
11 16 (1.05%) Automotive
12 15 (0.98%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.52%) Publishing
14 6 (0.39%) Electronics
15 5 (0.33%) Law
16 2 (0.13%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.13%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 992 (65.01%) Developer
2 778 (50.98%) Java Developer
3 352 (23.07%) Senior Developer
4 291 (19.07%) Senior Java Developer
5 99 (6.49%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 83 (5.44%) Web Developer
7 63 (4.13%) Programmer
8 60 (3.93%) Java Web Developer
9 56 (3.67%) Software Engineer
10 52 (3.41%) DevOps Engineer
11 51 (3.34%) Analyst
11 51 (3.34%) Java Programmer
12 50 (3.28%) Architect
13 45 (2.95%) J2EE Developer
14 44 (2.88%) Release Engineer
14 44 (2.88%) Consultant
15 42 (2.75%) Lead Developer
16 40 (2.62%) JavaScript Developer
17 38 (2.49%) Junior
18 36 (2.36%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 754 (49.41%) Spring
2 565 (37.02%) Hibernate
3 547 (35.85%) Web Services
4 546 (35.78%) XML
5 541 (35.45%) HTML
6 477 (31.26%) J2EE
7 470 (30.80%) CSS
8 399 (26.15%) JSP
9 357 (23.39%) SOAP
10 346 (22.67%) Java EE
11 312 (20.45%) jQuery
12 294 (19.27%) JPA
13 277 (18.15%) EJB
14 246 (16.12%) Ajax
15 245 (16.06%) Struts
16 234 (15.33%) JMS
17 232 (15.20%) Servlets
18 209 (13.70%) JSF
19 195 (12.78%) XSLT
20 187 (12.25%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 145 (9.50%) Open Source
2 118 (7.73%) Client/Server
3 110 (7.21%) Computer Science
4 102 (6.68%) Enterprise Software
5 82 (5.37%) Mobile App
6 58 (3.80%) N-Tier
7 52 (3.41%) Mathematics
8 47 (3.08%) Inversion of Control
9 42 (2.75%) Management Information System
10 33 (2.16%) iPad
11 24 (1.57%) iPhone
11 24 (1.57%) SWIFT
12 21 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
13 20 (1.31%) Digital Media
13 20 (1.31%) Web 2.0
14 19 (1.25%) BBC
14 19 (1.25%) Social Media
15 18 (1.18%) Mobile Payment
15 18 (1.18%) W3C
16 16 (1.05%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 501 (32.83%) Linux
2 335 (21.95%) UNIX
3 173 (11.34%) Windows
4 89 (5.83%) Android
5 70 (4.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 65 (4.26%) Apple iOS
7 31 (2.03%) Solaris
8 26 (1.70%) Mac OS X
9 22 (1.44%) Ubuntu
10 21 (1.38%) CentOS
11 19 (1.25%) Mac OS
12 16 (1.05%) Debian
13 15 (0.98%) AIX
14 9 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
15 4 (0.26%) VxWorks
15 4 (0.26%) LynxOS
16 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
17 2 (0.13%) Windows 7
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 373 (24.44%) OO
2 356 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (22.67%) TDD
4 329 (21.56%) Scrum
5 319 (20.90%) MVC
6 311 (20.38%) Continuous Integration
7 269 (17.63%) E-Commerce
8 228 (14.94%) UML
9 222 (14.55%) SOA
10 206 (13.50%) Unit Testing
11 145 (9.50%) Automated Testing
12 144 (9.44%) OOP
13 139 (9.11%) Software Engineering
14 126 (8.26%) BDD
14 126 (8.26%) Web Development
15 108 (7.08%) Multithreading
16 99 (6.49%) Configuration Management
17 78 (5.11%) Test Automation
18 77 (5.05%) Performance Testing
19 66 (4.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1326 (86.89%) Java
2 634 (41.55%) SQL
3 602 (39.45%) JavaScript
4 164 (10.75%) Python
5 137 (8.98%) Shell Script
6 135 (8.85%) Groovy
7 126 (8.26%) PL/SQL
8 119 (7.80%) PHP
9 118 (7.73%) Perl
10 117 (7.67%) C++
11 99 (6.49%) Bash Shell
12 98 (6.42%) C
13 75 (4.91%) Ruby
14 68 (4.46%) Scala
15 58 (3.80%) C#
16 47 (3.08%) XPath
17 24 (1.57%) XQuery
18 23 (1.51%) PowerShell
19 14 (0.92%) HQL
20 13 (0.85%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 287 (18.81%) Degree
2 34 (2.23%) Sun Certification
3 21 (1.38%) Security Cleared
4 15 (0.98%) HND
5 11 (0.72%) ISEB
5 11 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
5 11 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.59%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.46%) OCPJP
8 4 (0.26%) NCDA
8 4 (0.26%) NCIE
8 4 (0.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (0.20%) OCPJWCD
9 3 (0.20%) CITP
9 3 (0.20%) MBCS
9 3 (0.20%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.13%) OCMJD
11 1 (0.066%) IBM Certification
11 1 (0.066%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (7.08%) QA
2 13 (0.85%) ISO 8583
3 5 (0.33%) ISO 14001
3 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.26%) DO-178B
4 4 (0.26%) SLA
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.066%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.59%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.46%) vCloud
4 7 (0.46%) Varnish
5 6 (0.39%) Samba
6 5 (0.33%) vSphere
7 4 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.20%) NFS
8 3 (0.20%) Xen
8 3 (0.20%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.13%) Gluster
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 141 (9.24%) Puppet
2 109 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
3 76 (4.98%) Nagios
4 36 (2.36%) ZABBIX
5 11 (0.72%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 9 (0.59%) Capistrano
6 9 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
7 8 (0.52%) Hyperic
8 7 (0.46%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.26%) OpenSSO
9 4 (0.26%) CA Endevor
10 3 (0.20%) Ansible
10 3 (0.20%) YUM
11 2 (0.13%) CA LISA
11 2 (0.13%) collectd
11 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.066%) ITRS Geneos
12 1 (0.066%) Oracle Identity Management
12 1 (0.066%) Oracle Identity Manager
12 1 (0.066%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 547 (35.85%) Oracle
2 290 (19.00%) JBoss
3 123 (8.06%) Google
4 111 (7.27%) hybris
5 84 (5.50%) Microsoft
6 81 (5.31%) VMware
7 75 (4.91%) Red Hat
8 66 (4.33%) IBM
9 65 (4.26%) ATG
10 56 (3.67%) Demandware
11 52 (3.41%) Endeca
12 35 (2.29%) Perforce
13 31 (2.03%) Intershop
14 29 (1.90%) Sun
15 23 (1.51%) Adobe
16 20 (1.31%) Sybase
17 19 (1.25%) TIBCO
17 19 (1.25%) Panasonic
18 17 (1.11%) Business Objects
18 17 (1.11%) Foundry
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Penison, Healthcare,
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum to £75K + bonus/bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chepstow, Gwent
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Shares, Health/Dental, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus+bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
TechRec
Salary: £30,000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum + bens + flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago