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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 448 423 416
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -7
Permanent jobs citing Ant 573 650 593
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.57% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.01% 3.53% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 458 505 523
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.59%

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
19015 18416 16079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.43% 16.15% 15.24%
Number of salaries quoted 16207 15243 13698
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -30 529 £55,000 +15.78% 80
London -3 247 £61,250 +6.52% 36
South West +12 99 £50,000 +25.00% 10
South East +1 90 £50,000 +11.11% 18
Bristol +24 65 £52,500 +40.00% 6
City of London +2 46 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Yorkshire +13 33 £37,000 -4.51% 4
North West +6 32 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Berkshire +29 30 £55,000 +12.82% 13
Scotland +1 25 £32,500 -31.57% 5
Reading +24 24 £57,500 -14.81% 5
Manchester +2 18 £40,000 -15.78% 5
East of England -55 18 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Hampshire +24 17 £44,750 -0.55% 1
West Yorkshire +11 17 £38,750 -3.12% 4
Chippenham +2 17 £35,000 +11.11%
Wiltshire -6 17 £35,000 +7.69% 3
Wales +11 16 £38,750 +39.58% 4
South Wales +9 16 £38,750 +39.58% 4
Leeds +8 16 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Hertfordshire -17 15 £45,000 -5.26%
West Midlands -27 15 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Cardiff -1 14 £40,000 +44.08% 3
Surrey -25 14 £46,250 +12.12% 1
Glasgow -3 12 - - 3
Epsom +13 11 £50,000 +17.64%
Merseyside - 11 - - 1
Dorset +4 10 £42,500 -19.04%
Southport - 10 - - 1
North Yorkshire +10 9 £36,500 -2.66%

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 1036 (83.95%) Java
2 836 (67.75%) Maven
3 714 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
4 518 (41.98%) Spring
5 504 (40.84%) JavaScript
6 498 (40.36%) Linux
7 497 (40.28%) Jenkins
8 448 (36.30%) HTML
9 441 (35.74%) SQL
10 435 (35.25%) Oracle
11 433 (35.09%) Web Services
12 421 (34.12%) Subversion
13 401 (32.50%) XML
14 391 (31.69%) J2EE
15 384 (31.12%) Git (software)
16 372 (30.15%) CSS
17 368 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
18 358 (29.01%) Scrum
19 323 (26.18%) Eclipse
20 321 (26.01%) TDD
21 320 (25.93%) Hibernate
22 318 (25.77%) JUnit
23 305 (24.72%) Tomcat
24 283 (22.93%) Degree
25 263 (21.31%) UNIX
26 258 (20.91%) Python
27 244 (19.77%) JSP
27 244 (19.77%) SDLC
28 240 (19.45%) Finance
29 238 (19.29%) Software Engineering

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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
1 305 (24.72%) Tomcat
2 231 (18.72%) Apache
3 182 (14.75%) WebLogic
4 178 (14.42%) JBoss
5 133 (10.78%) WebSphere
6 54 (4.38%) OpenStack
7 44 (3.57%) Node.js
8 38 (3.08%) Apache Solr
8 38 (3.08%) IIS
9 35 (2.84%) nginx
10 29 (2.35%) GlassFish
11 28 (2.27%) CMS
12 23 (1.86%) Confluence
13 22 (1.78%) Apache ServiceMix
14 18 (1.46%) Alfresco
14 18 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
15 17 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
16 16 (1.30%) Cloud Foundry
17 15 (1.22%) Joomla!
18 13 (1.05%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (1.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.97%) MS Office
3 11 (0.89%) Photoshop
3 11 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.41%) Mingle
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.16%) InDesign
5 2 (0.16%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.16%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 18 (1.46%) Oracle BPM
2 13 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
3 10 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.57%) Fredhopper
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.49%) Magento
7 4 (0.32%) LatentZero
7 4 (0.32%) thinkFolio
8 3 (0.24%) PRMS
8 3 (0.24%) AquaLogic BPM
9 2 (0.16%) Oracle ERP
10 1 (0.081%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 99 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (6.40%) SaaS
3 50 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
4 48 (3.89%) Google App Engine
5 31 (2.51%) PaaS
6 27 (2.19%) Force.com
7 25 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (1.70%) HP Helion
9 19 (1.54%) GitHub
10 12 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.65%) Heroku
12 7 (0.57%) IaaS
13 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
14 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.081%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 98 (7.94%) HTTP
2 77 (6.24%) Internet
3 19 (1.54%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.97%) Firewall
4 12 (0.97%) FTP
5 11 (0.89%) SSL
6 10 (0.81%) LDAP
7 9 (0.73%) DNS
8 6 (0.49%) Wireshark
9 5 (0.41%) BIG-IP
9 5 (0.41%) VLAN
9 5 (0.41%) DHCP
9 5 (0.41%) ATM
10 4 (0.32%) AMQP
10 4 (0.32%) Multicast
11 3 (0.24%) LAN
11 3 (0.24%) WAN
11 3 (0.24%) ADSL
11 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.24%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (15.24%) MySQL
2 187 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 183 (14.83%) SQL Server
4 123 (9.97%) RDBMS
5 114 (9.24%) NoSQL
6 91 (7.37%) Oracle Database
7 58 (4.70%) Big Data
8 56 (4.54%) MongoDB
9 43 (3.48%) Apache Cassandra
10 32 (2.59%) DB2
11 26 (2.11%) Oracle Reports
12 24 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
13 23 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
14 21 (1.70%) Riak
15 18 (1.46%) Hadoop
15 18 (1.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (1.38%) JasperReports
17 14 (1.13%) HBase
18 10 (0.81%) Oracle Database 11g
19 9 (0.73%) Redis
Development Applications
1 836 (67.75%) Maven
2 497 (40.28%) Jenkins
3 421 (34.12%) Subversion
4 384 (31.12%) Git (software)
5 323 (26.18%) Eclipse
6 318 (25.77%) JUnit
7 189 (15.32%) JIRA
8 171 (13.86%) Hudson
9 168 (13.61%) Gradle
10 156 (12.64%) Selenium
11 74 (6.00%) Artifactory
12 72 (5.83%) Mockito
13 71 (5.75%) Cucumber
14 57 (4.62%) TestNG
15 49 (3.97%) WebDriver
15 49 (3.97%) IntelliJ
16 44 (3.57%) CruiseControl
16 44 (3.57%) Apache Ivy
17 35 (2.84%) SoapUI
18 34 (2.76%) JBehave
General
1 240 (19.45%) Finance
2 101 (8.18%) Banking
3 71 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 64 (5.19%) Retail
5 36 (2.92%) Marketing
6 25 (2.03%) Back Office
7 23 (1.86%) Advertising
8 22 (1.78%) Front Office
9 21 (1.70%) Games
10 16 (1.30%) Legal
11 11 (0.89%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.81%) Electronics
12 10 (0.81%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.73%) French Language
14 8 (0.65%) Publishing
14 8 (0.65%) Financial Institution
15 6 (0.49%) Automotive
16 2 (0.16%) Multimedia
17 1 (0.081%) Local Government
17 1 (0.081%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 760 (61.59%) Developer
2 533 (43.19%) Java Developer
3 248 (20.10%) Senior Developer
4 196 (15.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 174 (14.10%) Software Engineer
6 90 (7.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 65 (5.27%) Java Software Engineer
8 53 (4.29%) Development Engineer
9 50 (4.05%) Software Developer
10 48 (3.89%) Web Developer
11 46 (3.73%) Senior Software Engineer
12 45 (3.65%) J2EE Developer
13 41 (3.32%) Architect
14 37 (3.00%) Analyst
14 37 (3.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
15 36 (2.92%) Software Development Engineer
16 34 (2.76%) Java Web Developer
17 32 (2.59%) Junior
17 32 (2.59%) DevOps Engineer
18 30 (2.43%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 518 (41.98%) Spring
2 448 (36.30%) HTML
3 433 (35.09%) Web Services
4 401 (32.50%) XML
5 391 (31.69%) J2EE
6 372 (30.15%) CSS
7 320 (25.93%) Hibernate
8 244 (19.77%) JSP
9 232 (18.80%) jQuery
10 192 (15.56%) Servlets
11 190 (15.40%) SOAP
12 176 (14.26%) REST
13 145 (11.75%) JMS
14 138 (11.18%) HTML5
15 135 (10.94%) Java EE
16 132 (10.70%) Struts
17 125 (10.13%) JDBC
18 122 (9.89%) JSON
19 108 (8.75%) Spring MVC
20 105 (8.51%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 147 (11.91%) Computer Science
2 79 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 59 (4.78%) Mobile App
4 34 (2.76%) Blog
5 32 (2.59%) Client/Server
6 30 (2.43%) Mathematics
7 27 (2.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (2.19%) Data Structures
7 27 (2.19%) User Experience
8 26 (2.11%) SWIFT
9 23 (1.86%) Public Cloud
10 22 (1.78%) Algorithms
11 21 (1.70%) Inversion of Control
12 20 (1.62%) Digital Media
12 20 (1.62%) N-Tier
13 17 (1.38%) Wiki
14 16 (1.30%) Physics
14 16 (1.30%) W3C
14 16 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
15 15 (1.22%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 498 (40.36%) Linux
2 263 (21.31%) UNIX
3 186 (15.07%) Windows
4 70 (5.67%) Apple iOS
5 63 (5.11%) Android
6 36 (2.92%) Solaris
7 24 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.05%) HPUX
9 12 (0.97%) AIX
10 8 (0.65%) Oracle Linux
11 7 (0.57%) CentOS
12 6 (0.49%) zOS
12 6 (0.49%) CoreOS
13 5 (0.41%) SUSE
14 4 (0.32%) Debian
14 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
16 2 (0.16%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 714 (57.86%) Agile Software Development
2 368 (29.82%) Continuous Integration
3 358 (29.01%) Scrum
4 321 (26.01%) TDD
5 244 (19.77%) SDLC
6 238 (19.29%) Software Engineering
7 237 (19.21%) MVC
8 223 (18.07%) OO
9 192 (15.56%) E-Commerce
10 174 (14.10%) Unit Testing
11 139 (11.26%) SOA
12 132 (10.70%) Open Source
13 131 (10.62%) UML
14 110 (8.91%) BDD
15 95 (7.70%) Configuration Management
16 94 (7.62%) DevOps
17 88 (7.13%) Web Development
18 86 (6.97%) OOP
19 78 (6.32%) Mentoring
19 78 (6.32%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1036 (83.95%) Java
2 504 (40.84%) JavaScript
3 441 (35.74%) SQL
4 258 (20.91%) Python
5 150 (12.16%) Shell Script
6 106 (8.59%) Perl
7 100 (8.10%) PL/SQL
8 99 (8.02%) Ruby
9 91 (7.37%) Bash Shell
10 76 (6.16%) Scala
11 64 (5.19%) PHP
12 57 (4.62%) XPath
13 54 (4.38%) C++
14 49 (3.97%) Clojure
15 39 (3.16%) C#
15 39 (3.16%) PowerShell
16 37 (3.00%) C
17 35 (2.84%) Groovy
18 29 (2.35%) Apex Code
19 23 (1.86%) Jython
Qualifications
1 283 (22.93%) Degree
2 39 (3.16%) Security Cleared
3 29 (2.35%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.62%) Sun Certification
5 10 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (0.81%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.65%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.57%) OCA
7 7 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
8 6 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 6 (0.49%) OCPJP
9 5 (0.41%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.24%) MCITP
10 3 (0.24%) MCP
10 3 (0.24%) MCSE
11 1 (0.081%) PhD
11 1 (0.081%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (8.10%) QA
2 7 (0.57%) SLA
3 6 (0.49%) HL7
4 5 (0.41%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.24%) DICOM
6 1 (0.081%) WCAG
6 1 (0.081%) WAI
6 1 (0.081%) Basel III
6 1 (0.081%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 82 (6.65%) Docker
2 79 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (4.78%) Xen
4 47 (3.81%) LXC
5 29 (2.35%) KVM
6 7 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (0.41%) iptables
8 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
9 3 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.16%) vSphere
10 2 (0.16%) Varnish
10 2 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.081%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.081%) XenServer
11 1 (0.081%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 117 (9.48%) Puppet
2 112 (9.08%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (1.86%) Ansible
4 21 (1.70%) Nagios
5 18 (1.46%) ZABBIX
6 10 (0.81%) Capistrano
7 8 (0.65%) Kibana
7 8 (0.65%) Graphite
8 7 (0.57%) Data Guard
8 7 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 6 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
9 6 (0.49%) Nmap
9 6 (0.49%) Oracle Statspack
10 5 (0.41%) HAProxy
10 5 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 5 (0.41%) OPNET
11 4 (0.32%) Vagrant
12 3 (0.24%) TeamSite
13 2 (0.16%) Tivoli
13 2 (0.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 435 (35.25%) Oracle
2 104 (8.43%) hybris
3 85 (6.89%) Google
4 84 (6.81%) VMware
5 71 (5.75%) IBM
6 66 (5.35%) Microsoft
7 38 (3.08%) ATG
8 37 (3.00%) Sybase
9 35 (2.84%) Adobe
10 32 (2.59%) Salesforce.com
11 30 (2.43%) Endeca
12 29 (2.35%) Rackspace
13 28 (2.27%) HP
14 27 (2.19%) Red Hat
15 24 (1.94%) Demandware
16 23 (1.86%) Intershop
17 21 (1.70%) Sencha
18 16 (1.30%) Perforce
18 16 (1.30%) Sun
19 15 (1.22%) BEA
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50K-80k
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hudson IT Digital
Salary: bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £85k + options + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + excellent corporate benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Good Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago