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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 513 461 407
Rank change year-on-year
-52 -54
Permanent jobs citing Ant 477 625 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.48% 0.57% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.69% 3.40% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 335 448 660
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,350 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,800 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £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
17762 18382 19086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 16.79% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15411 15443 16187
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 June 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 June 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 -31 456 £50,000 -4.76% 39
London -64 187 £62,500 +4.16% 14
South East +20 79 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire +49 47 £40,000 +21.21% 2
North West +33 43 £45,000 +23.28% 1
South West -39 43 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Manchester +22 36 £45,000 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -15 31 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South Yorkshire +36 30 £40,000 +21.21% 2
Birmingham -3 29 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Berkshire -2 25 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Wimbledon -8 22 - -
Hampshire +25 21 £70,000 +47.36% 1
East of England +21 21 £57,500 +27.77%
Reading +1 20 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Sheffield +31 18 £40,000 +21.21% 1
City of London +24 18 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Bristol -15 17 £38,750 -13.88% 4
Scotland -25 17 £47,500 +46.15% 4
Essex +20 14 £60,000 +41.17%
West Yorkshire +16 13 £40,000 +26.98%
Doncaster +20 12 £37,500 -
East Sussex +7 12 £45,000 +25.00% 2
Wiltshire +16 10 £35,000 - 4
Edinburgh +15 10 £43,750 -2.77% 2
Wakefield - 9 £40,000 -
Surrey +18 8 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Sussex -2 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Glasgow -28 7 £63,500 - 2
Guildford - 7 - - 1

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 881 (87.92%) Java
2 706 (70.46%) Maven
3 641 (63.97%) Agile Software Development
4 475 (47.41%) Spring
5 459 (45.81%) JavaScript
6 404 (40.32%) Web Services
7 397 (39.62%) Jenkins
8 380 (37.92%) Git (software)
9 372 (37.13%) SQL
10 364 (36.33%) XML
11 338 (33.73%) HTML
12 333 (33.23%) Subversion
13 324 (32.34%) J2EE
14 318 (31.74%) Linux
15 307 (30.64%) Hibernate
16 295 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
17 292 (29.14%) Finance
18 285 (28.44%) Oracle
19 274 (27.35%) JUnit
19 274 (27.35%) TDD
20 262 (26.15%) Scrum
21 261 (26.05%) CSS
22 255 (25.45%) Eclipse
23 248 (24.75%) OO
24 236 (23.55%) SOAP
25 226 (22.55%) Tomcat
26 220 (21.96%) Gradle
27 218 (21.76%) JMS
28 208 (20.76%) JSP
29 191 (19.06%) 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
1 226 (22.55%) Tomcat
2 176 (17.56%) WebSphere
3 146 (14.57%) JBoss
4 120 (11.98%) WebLogic
5 114 (11.38%) Apache
6 58 (5.79%) Jetty
7 47 (4.69%) CMS
8 36 (3.59%) Alfresco
8 36 (3.59%) Joomla!
9 32 (3.19%) GlassFish
10 31 (3.09%) nginx
11 30 (2.99%) WebSphere Application Server
12 28 (2.79%) Elasticsearch
13 25 (2.50%) Confluence
14 21 (2.10%) Apache Solr
15 18 (1.80%) OpenStack
16 17 (1.70%) Liferay
17 16 (1.60%) Documentum
17 16 (1.60%) IIS
18 15 (1.50%) ATG Dynamo
Applications
1 2 (0.20%) MS Excel
1 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.100%) Adobe After Effects
2 1 (0.100%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.100%) Maya
2 1 (0.100%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Eloqua
2 7 (0.70%) Magento
3 5 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
4 3 (0.30%) Oracle Payables
4 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.100%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.100%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (6.59%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (3.09%) SaaS
3 17 (1.70%) Force.com
4 14 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (1.00%) Bluemix
5 10 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.90%) Google App Engine
6 9 (0.90%) Google Cloud Platform
7 8 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.80%) GitHub
8 7 (0.70%) Amazon S3
8 7 (0.70%) IaaS
8 7 (0.70%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 6 (0.60%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 4 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.40%) PaaS
11 2 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.20%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.100%) Heroku
12 1 (0.100%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 68 (6.79%) Internet
2 21 (2.10%) DNS
3 19 (1.90%) HTTP
3 19 (1.90%) LDAP
4 14 (1.40%) SAN
4 14 (1.40%) TCP/IP
5 13 (1.30%) SSL
6 12 (1.20%) Fibre Channel
6 12 (1.20%) iSCSI
6 12 (1.20%) Multicast
6 12 (1.20%) NetScaler
6 12 (1.20%) tcpdump
6 12 (1.20%) Wireshark
7 6 (0.60%) VLAN
8 5 (0.50%) BIG-IP
8 5 (0.50%) iBeacon
8 5 (0.50%) NFC
9 4 (0.40%) SSH
10 3 (0.30%) Firewall
11 2 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (16.27%) Relational Database
2 152 (15.17%) MySQL
3 113 (11.28%) RDBMS
4 107 (10.68%) SQL Server
5 70 (6.99%) MongoDB
6 63 (6.29%) NoSQL
7 55 (5.49%) Oracle Database
8 36 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (3.49%) Big Data
10 33 (3.29%) DB2
11 18 (1.80%) Hadoop
12 16 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.20%) Apache Cassandra
14 10 (1.00%) InterSystems Cache
14 10 (1.00%) Redis
15 7 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.70%) OrientDB
16 6 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
17 5 (0.50%) Data Mining
17 5 (0.50%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 706 (70.46%) Maven
2 397 (39.62%) Jenkins
3 380 (37.92%) Git (software)
4 333 (33.23%) Subversion
5 274 (27.35%) JUnit
6 255 (25.45%) Eclipse
7 220 (21.96%) Gradle
8 167 (16.67%) JIRA
9 136 (13.57%) Mockito
10 119 (11.88%) Hudson
11 79 (7.88%) Selenium
12 75 (7.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 69 (6.89%) Apache Ivy
14 63 (6.29%) Cucumber
15 62 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
16 48 (4.79%) TeamCity
17 41 (4.09%) SoapUI
18 36 (3.59%) IntelliJ
19 33 (3.29%) Log4j
20 31 (3.09%) jMock
General
1 292 (29.14%) Finance
2 134 (13.37%) Banking
3 82 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 44 (4.39%) Games
5 43 (4.29%) Retail
6 32 (3.19%) Marketing
7 25 (2.50%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.40%) Front Office
9 12 (1.20%) Law
10 10 (1.00%) Advertising
11 8 (0.80%) Manufacturing
12 7 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 6 (0.60%) Automotive
13 6 (0.60%) Investment Banking
14 5 (0.50%) Back Office
14 5 (0.50%) Private Banking
14 5 (0.50%) Publishing
15 3 (0.30%) Legal
16 2 (0.20%) Electronics
17 1 (0.100%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 590 (58.88%) Developer
2 443 (44.21%) Java Developer
3 175 (17.47%) Senior Developer
4 111 (11.08%) Senior Java Developer
5 100 (9.98%) Java Engineer
6 72 (7.19%) DevOps Engineer
7 67 (6.69%) Software Engineer
8 65 (6.49%) Architect
9 55 (5.49%) Java Software Engineer
10 40 (3.99%) Agile Developer
10 40 (3.99%) Agile Java Developer
11 37 (3.69%) Analyst
12 34 (3.39%) Web Developer
13 32 (3.19%) Senior Java Engineer
14 31 (3.09%) ServiceNow Developer
15 30 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
15 30 (2.99%) Lead Developer
16 28 (2.79%) Solutions Architect
17 27 (2.69%) Java Software Developer
18 26 (2.59%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 475 (47.41%) Spring
2 404 (40.32%) Web Services
3 364 (36.33%) XML
4 338 (33.73%) HTML
5 324 (32.34%) J2EE
6 307 (30.64%) Hibernate
7 261 (26.05%) CSS
8 236 (23.55%) SOAP
9 218 (21.76%) JMS
10 208 (20.76%) JSP
11 188 (18.76%) REST
12 187 (18.66%) JSON
13 182 (18.16%) RESTful
14 148 (14.77%) Java EE
15 145 (14.47%) Ajax
16 131 (13.07%) jQuery
17 121 (12.08%) Spring MVC
18 116 (11.58%) Servlets
19 107 (10.68%) JPA
20 105 (10.48%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 108 (10.78%) Computer Science
2 67 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
4 41 (4.09%) iPad
5 33 (3.29%) RIA
6 30 (2.99%) Inversion of Control
7 27 (2.69%) Client/Server
7 27 (2.69%) N-Tier
7 27 (2.69%) Social Media
8 25 (2.50%) Online Games
9 20 (2.00%) Data Integration
10 18 (1.80%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.70%) Data Structures
12 16 (1.60%) Digital Media
13 15 (1.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (1.40%) SWIFT
15 13 (1.30%) User Experience
15 13 (1.30%) Web 2.0
16 12 (1.20%) Blog
16 12 (1.20%) HP StoreVirtual
Operating Systems
1 318 (31.74%) Linux
2 189 (18.86%) Unix
3 135 (13.47%) Windows
4 57 (5.69%) Android
5 56 (5.59%) Apple iOS
6 30 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 27 (2.69%) Windows Server
8 20 (2.00%) CentOS
9 19 (1.90%) Solaris
10 13 (1.30%) Mac OS
11 12 (1.20%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.40%) HPUX
14 3 (0.30%) Debian
15 2 (0.20%) AIX
16 1 (0.100%) MVS
16 1 (0.100%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.100%) Windows 10
16 1 (0.100%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (63.97%) Agile Software Development
2 295 (29.44%) Continuous Integration
3 274 (27.35%) TDD
4 262 (26.15%) Scrum
5 248 (24.75%) OO
6 185 (18.46%) Unit Testing
7 175 (17.47%) UML
8 167 (16.67%) MVC
9 151 (15.07%) SDLC
10 142 (14.17%) Open Source
11 134 (13.37%) Software Engineering
11 134 (13.37%) Web Development
12 128 (12.77%) DevOps
13 122 (12.18%) BDD
14 110 (10.98%) SOA
15 109 (10.88%) Configuration Management
16 105 (10.48%) Mentoring
17 88 (8.78%) Release Management
18 87 (8.68%) Mobile Development
19 86 (8.58%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 881 (87.92%) Java
2 459 (45.81%) JavaScript
3 372 (37.13%) SQL
4 157 (15.67%) Python
5 137 (13.67%) PL/SQL
6 112 (11.18%) Shell Script
7 100 (9.98%) Bash Shell
8 91 (9.08%) PHP
8 91 (9.08%) Ruby
9 86 (8.58%) Perl
10 82 (8.18%) C++
11 75 (7.49%) Groovy
12 65 (6.49%) Scala
13 56 (5.59%) C#
14 43 (4.29%) C
14 43 (4.29%) PowerShell
15 31 (3.09%) Jython
16 30 (2.99%) T-SQL
17 24 (2.40%) Clojure
18 21 (2.10%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 191 (19.06%) Degree
2 66 (6.59%) Security Cleared
3 53 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.60%) ISTQB
5 14 (1.40%) ISEB
6 13 (1.30%) DV Cleared
7 11 (1.10%) RHCE
8 9 (0.90%) Sun Certification
9 6 (0.60%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 4 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 2 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 134 (13.37%) QA
2 14 (1.40%) ISO15022
2 14 (1.40%) ISO20022
2 14 (1.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.20%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.20%) SDET
4 1 (0.100%) HL7
System Software
1 85 (8.48%) Docker
2 73 (7.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (2.40%) Xen
4 15 (1.50%) Hyper-V
5 13 (1.30%) Active Directory
5 13 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
6 12 (1.20%) NFS
7 8 (0.80%) KVM
7 8 (0.80%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 7 (0.70%) LXC
9 5 (0.50%) iptables
10 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.20%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.100%) vCloud
12 1 (0.100%) Virtual Servers
12 1 (0.100%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 121 (12.08%) Puppet
2 110 (10.98%) Opscode Chef
3 41 (4.09%) Ansible
4 30 (2.99%) Nagios
5 11 (1.10%) ZABBIX
6 10 (1.00%) Control-M
7 9 (0.90%) BladeLogic
7 9 (0.90%) HAProxy
8 8 (0.80%) Capistrano
8 8 (0.80%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 8 (0.80%) Tivoli
9 7 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.60%) Business Desktop Deployment
10 6 (0.60%) Kubernetes
10 6 (0.60%) MOM
11 5 (0.50%) Mesos
12 1 (0.100%) Red Hat Spacewalk
12 1 (0.100%) Rundeck
12 1 (0.100%) SELinux
12 1 (0.100%) Terraform
Vendors
1 285 (28.44%) Oracle
2 80 (7.98%) VMware
3 50 (4.99%) IBM
4 46 (4.59%) Adobe
5 45 (4.49%) ServiceNow
6 39 (3.89%) Red Hat
7 32 (3.19%) ATG
8 30 (2.99%) Sybase
9 28 (2.79%) Google
10 27 (2.69%) Atlassian
11 24 (2.40%) Splunk
12 23 (2.30%) hybris
13 22 (2.20%) TIBCO
14 21 (2.10%) SAP
15 20 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
16 19 (1.90%) BEA
17 16 (1.60%) Microsoft
17 16 (1.60%) Rally
18 15 (1.50%) Perforce
19 13 (1.30%) Informatica
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £35,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Freshtechit
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + plus superb benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
South Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
UK
JM
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
Colston Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 8 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Connectus
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 8 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £48,000 (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London, UK
Wipro
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago