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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 412 382 383
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +1
Permanent jobs citing Ant 644 816 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.69% 0.63%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.65% 4.26% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 467 667 549
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
17665 19157 15913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.53% 16.22% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14770 16125 13547
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 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -19 590 £50,000 +5.26% 64
London -38 288 £55,000 - 32
South East -19 129 £45,000 - 12
City of London +26 66 £60,000 - 9
South West -22 58 £47,500 +18.75% 11
West Midlands +25 40 £45,000 +30.43% 2
North West +5 39 £37,500 - 6
East of England +7 37 £45,000 -
Berkshire +22 35 £45,000 +16.88% 6
Reading +14 33 £45,000 +22.44% 4
Scotland +30 32 £45,000 - 2
Manchester +2 29 £35,000 -6.04% 3
Birmingham +14 27 £45,000 -
Bristol -1 27 £41,250 -8.33% 9
Hertfordshire -5 27 £50,000 -9.09%
Glasgow +30 26 £46,250 -7.50% 1
Surrey -21 25 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Somerset +26 20 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Kent +17 18 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Hampshire -12 18 £40,000 -5.88% 1
East Sussex +16 15 £36,000 +2.85% 2
Brighton +22 14 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Yorkshire -2 14 £48,750 +30.00% 1
Tonbridge - 12 £55,000 -
Crawley +9 11 £50,000 +2.56%
West Sussex 0 11 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wimbledon - 11 £52,500 -
Egham - 11 £60,000 -
Coventry - 11 £53,250 - 2
Dorset +1 10 £47,500 +5.55%

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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.

1 989 (80.80%) Java
2 786 (64.22%) Maven
3 578 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
4 504 (41.18%) Linux
5 484 (39.54%) Spring
6 464 (37.91%) J2EE
7 460 (37.58%) Git (software)
8 449 (36.68%) SQL
9 446 (36.44%) JavaScript
10 443 (36.19%) Subversion
11 435 (35.54%) Jenkins
12 432 (35.29%) XML
13 425 (34.72%) Web Services
14 402 (32.84%) Oracle
15 395 (32.27%) Continuous Integration
16 389 (31.78%) HTML
17 377 (30.80%) Eclipse
18 372 (30.39%) Tomcat
19 357 (29.17%) Hibernate
20 335 (27.37%) CSS
21 316 (25.82%) JUnit
22 288 (23.53%) Apache
23 287 (23.45%) Scrum
24 277 (22.63%) JSP
25 270 (22.06%) TDD
26 259 (21.16%) UNIX
27 256 (20.92%) jQuery
28 246 (20.10%) Degree
29 244 (19.93%) JBoss
29 244 (19.93%) MVC

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 372 (30.39%) Tomcat
2 288 (23.53%) Apache
3 244 (19.93%) JBoss
4 228 (18.63%) WebLogic
5 191 (15.60%) WebSphere
6 84 (6.86%) Apache Solr
7 62 (5.07%) Node.js
8 39 (3.19%) GlassFish
9 36 (2.94%) WebSphere Application Server
10 33 (2.70%) IIS
10 33 (2.70%) CMS
11 32 (2.61%) Confluence
12 30 (2.45%) OpenStack
13 24 (1.96%) Jetty
14 23 (1.88%) ATG Dynamo
15 22 (1.80%) Cloud Foundry
16 17 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
17 14 (1.14%) Apache ServiceMix
18 13 (1.06%) MQSeries
19 12 (0.98%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 24 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.57%) MS Office
4 6 (0.49%) Mingle
4 6 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.16%) MS Project
5 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.082%) InDesign
6 1 (0.082%) CorelDRAW
6 1 (0.082%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.082%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.082%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.082%) OmniGraffle
6 1 (0.082%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
3 7 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
3 7 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
4 6 (0.49%) Fredhopper
5 5 (0.41%) Bond Adapt
5 5 (0.41%) Magento
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.16%) Temenos T24
7 2 (0.16%) Temenos Globus
7 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.082%) PRMS
8 1 (0.082%) AquaLogic BPM
Cloud Services
1 65 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (3.68%) SaaS
3 25 (2.04%) Force.com
4 22 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 20 (1.63%) Google App Engine
6 10 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (0.74%) PaaS
7 9 (0.74%) GitHub
8 8 (0.65%) HP Helion
9 6 (0.49%) Heroku
10 5 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.25%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 2 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.16%) Route 53
12 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.082%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 105 (8.58%) HTTP
2 50 (4.08%) Internet
3 22 (1.80%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.98%) Firewall
5 11 (0.90%) FTP
6 8 (0.65%) SSH
6 8 (0.65%) BIG-IP
7 6 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.49%) DNS
7 6 (0.49%) SSL
7 6 (0.49%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.41%) AMQP
9 4 (0.33%) Multicast
10 3 (0.25%) SMTP
10 3 (0.25%) LDAP
10 3 (0.25%) Reverse Proxy
11 2 (0.16%) VPN
11 2 (0.16%) DHCP
11 2 (0.16%) LAN
11 2 (0.16%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (17.89%) MySQL
2 187 (15.28%) SQL Server
3 156 (12.75%) Relational Database
4 110 (8.99%) RDBMS
5 96 (7.84%) Oracle Database
6 90 (7.35%) NoSQL
7 41 (3.35%) DB2
8 38 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
9 37 (3.02%) Big Data
10 34 (2.78%) MongoDB
11 23 (1.88%) Hadoop
12 21 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
13 16 (1.31%) Oracle Reports
14 13 (1.06%) Riak
14 13 (1.06%) HBase
15 11 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
16 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 7 (0.57%) JasperReports
17 7 (0.57%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 786 (64.22%) Maven
2 460 (37.58%) Git (software)
3 443 (36.19%) Subversion
4 435 (35.54%) Jenkins
5 377 (30.80%) Eclipse
6 316 (25.82%) JUnit
7 241 (19.69%) JIRA
8 138 (11.27%) Hudson
9 126 (10.29%) Selenium
10 125 (10.21%) Gradle
11 80 (6.54%) TestNG
12 58 (4.74%) Mercurial
12 58 (4.74%) WebDriver
12 58 (4.74%) Mockito
12 58 (4.74%) Cucumber
13 46 (3.76%) TeamCity
14 39 (3.19%) Artifactory
15 32 (2.61%) CruiseControl
16 29 (2.37%) SoapUI
17 28 (2.29%) JBehave
General
1 235 (19.20%) Finance
2 125 (10.21%) Retail
3 84 (6.86%) Banking
4 35 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 35 (2.86%) Games
5 23 (1.88%) Financial Institution
5 23 (1.88%) Marketing
6 15 (1.23%) Legal
6 15 (1.23%) Publishing
7 13 (1.06%) French Language
8 12 (0.98%) Advertising
8 12 (0.98%) Back Office
9 10 (0.82%) iGaming
9 10 (0.82%) Automotive
10 6 (0.49%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.41%) Front Office
12 4 (0.33%) Law
12 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
13 2 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 755 (61.68%) Developer
2 540 (44.12%) Java Developer
3 283 (23.12%) Senior Developer
4 216 (17.65%) Senior Java Developer
5 134 (10.95%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 108 (8.82%) Software Engineer
7 70 (5.72%) Architect
8 56 (4.58%) J2EE Developer
9 52 (4.25%) Java Software Engineer
10 43 (3.51%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
11 38 (3.10%) Software Developer
12 36 (2.94%) Development Engineer
13 35 (2.86%) DevOps Engineer
14 32 (2.61%) Mobile Developer
15 31 (2.53%) Release Engineer
16 29 (2.37%) Analyst
16 29 (2.37%) Release Manager
17 28 (2.29%) Senior J2EE Developer
18 26 (2.12%) Salesforce.com Developer
18 26 (2.12%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (39.54%) Spring
2 464 (37.91%) J2EE
3 432 (35.29%) XML
4 425 (34.72%) Web Services
5 389 (31.78%) HTML
6 357 (29.17%) Hibernate
7 335 (27.37%) CSS
8 277 (22.63%) JSP
9 256 (20.92%) jQuery
10 202 (16.50%) SOAP
11 176 (14.38%) Servlets
12 161 (13.15%) Struts
13 160 (13.07%) JMS
14 138 (11.27%) JDBC
15 136 (11.11%) JSON
16 134 (10.95%) Java EE
16 134 (10.95%) REST
17 131 (10.70%) Spring MVC
18 130 (10.62%) HTML5
19 121 (9.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 141 (11.52%) Computer Science
2 99 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (7.76%) Mobile App
4 54 (4.41%) Client/Server
5 33 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 29 (2.37%) Clustering
7 23 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 21 (1.72%) User Experience
9 19 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 17 (1.39%) Web 2.0
12 16 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
12 16 (1.31%) W3C
13 15 (1.23%) Management Information System
13 15 (1.23%) Blog
14 14 (1.14%) N-Tier
15 13 (1.06%) SWIFT
16 12 (0.98%) Wiki
17 11 (0.90%) Physics
18 10 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 504 (41.18%) Linux
2 259 (21.16%) UNIX
3 151 (12.34%) Windows
4 72 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 69 (5.64%) Android
6 32 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 28 (2.29%) Solaris
8 22 (1.80%) CentOS
9 15 (1.23%) Ubuntu
10 11 (0.90%) AIX
11 10 (0.82%) HPUX
11 10 (0.82%) Debian
12 6 (0.49%) zOS
13 5 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.25%) CoreOS
15 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.082%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.082%) VMS
15 1 (0.082%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.082%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 578 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 395 (32.27%) Continuous Integration
3 287 (23.45%) Scrum
4 270 (22.06%) TDD
5 244 (19.93%) MVC
6 241 (19.69%) SDLC
7 208 (16.99%) E-Commerce
8 196 (16.01%) Unit Testing
9 189 (15.44%) Software Engineering
10 169 (13.81%) OO
11 136 (11.11%) SOA
12 131 (10.70%) UML
13 127 (10.38%) Configuration Management
14 122 (9.97%) DevOps
15 85 (6.94%) Release Management
16 84 (6.86%) Open Source
16 84 (6.86%) Web Development
17 78 (6.37%) OOP
18 72 (5.88%) Mobile Development
19 70 (5.72%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 989 (80.80%) Java
2 449 (36.68%) SQL
3 446 (36.44%) JavaScript
4 197 (16.09%) Python
5 149 (12.17%) Shell Script
6 108 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 95 (7.76%) Perl
8 92 (7.52%) Bash Shell
9 76 (6.21%) C++
10 72 (5.88%) Ruby
11 66 (5.39%) PHP
12 60 (4.90%) Scala
13 48 (3.92%) C
14 43 (3.51%) C#
14 43 (3.51%) XPath
15 42 (3.43%) Groovy
16 39 (3.19%) PowerShell
17 31 (2.53%) HQL
18 26 (2.12%) Apex Code
19 25 (2.04%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 246 (20.10%) Degree
2 16 (1.31%) Security Cleared
3 11 (0.90%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.82%) ISTQB
5 9 (0.74%) Sun Certification
6 7 (0.57%) OCPJP
6 7 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 5 (0.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 4 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.16%) ISEB
10 1 (0.082%) MCITP
10 1 (0.082%) CISM
10 1 (0.082%) SSCP
10 1 (0.082%) CISSP
10 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.082%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.082%) PhD
10 1 (0.082%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (9.72%) QA
2 15 (1.23%) SLA
3 5 (0.41%) DICOM
4 4 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.25%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.16%) GCP
6 2 (0.16%) WAI
7 1 (0.082%) COBIT
7 1 (0.082%) WCAG
7 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.082%) HL7
System Software
1 50 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (2.70%) Docker
3 22 (1.80%) Xen
4 19 (1.55%) LXC
5 10 (0.82%) KVM
6 9 (0.74%) Oracle RAC
7 8 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.57%) vSphere
9 4 (0.33%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.25%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 3 (0.25%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.25%) vCloud
11 2 (0.16%) iptables
11 2 (0.16%) Varnish
11 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
12 1 (0.082%) Squid
12 1 (0.082%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 123 (10.05%) Puppet
2 89 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (1.39%) Nagios
3 17 (1.39%) Ansible
4 11 (0.90%) ZABBIX
5 10 (0.82%) Salt
6 9 (0.74%) Vagrant
7 7 (0.57%) Data Guard
8 6 (0.49%) Nmap
9 4 (0.33%) Kibana
9 4 (0.33%) Capistrano
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Statspack
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 4 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
10 3 (0.25%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.16%) Rundeck
11 2 (0.16%) Graphite
11 2 (0.16%) logstash
11 2 (0.16%) Graylog
11 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 402 (32.84%) Oracle
2 123 (10.05%) hybris
3 87 (7.11%) IBM
4 86 (7.03%) Endeca
5 76 (6.21%) ATG
6 64 (5.23%) VMware
7 50 (4.08%) Demandware
7 50 (4.08%) Google
8 48 (3.92%) Sybase
9 47 (3.84%) Sencha
9 47 (3.84%) Intershop
10 45 (3.68%) Microsoft
11 38 (3.10%) Kony
11 38 (3.10%) Xamarin
12 33 (2.70%) Red Hat
13 26 (2.12%) Salesforce.com
14 24 (1.96%) Perforce
15 23 (1.88%) Adobe
16 17 (1.39%) TIBCO
16 17 (1.39%) Atlassian
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Net Talent
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hudson IT
Salary: £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + unbelievable benefits!
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 to £57,500
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £400 to £520 per day excellent rates or salaries
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package - Really Good !
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package !!!
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Accenture
Salary: From £25,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 6 days ago