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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 422 386 381
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -5
Permanent jobs citing Ant 620 810 691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.56% 0.69% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.33% 4.27% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 442 655 607
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 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%

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
18608 18977 16133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.81% 16.07% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15662 16072 13855
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 -59 564 £52,500 +8.24% 68
London -49 282 £60,000 - 25
South West +22 93 £45,000 +15.38% 8
South East -45 92 £45,000 +4.65% 17
Bristol +19 59 £45,000 -14.28% 3
City of London +1 53 £60,000 - 6
Berkshire +19 38 £45,000 +12.50% 8
Scotland -6 37 £32,500 -27.77% 7
West Midlands +12 35 £45,000 +87.50% 2
Reading +23 34 £45,000 +22.44% 5
Yorkshire +10 32 £33,000 -17.50% 4
North West +4 29 £36,500 -29.12% 9
East of England -33 27 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Glasgow +18 23 - - 4
Birmingham +13 21 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire -12 21 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Surrey -44 19 £42,500 -
Kent +10 16 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Somerset +21 15 £55,000 +57.14%
Wimbledon - 15 £56,250 -
Manchester -6 14 £33,750 -32.50% 2
Leeds +4 12 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Yorkshire -5 12 £31,500 -21.25% 3
Coventry - 12 £53,250 - 1
Chippenham -14 11 £35,000 -10.25% 5
Wiltshire -23 11 £35,000 -10.25% 5
Tonbridge - 11 £55,000 -
Wells - 11 £55,000 -
South Yorkshire +7 10 £33,000 -17.50%
Stirling - 10 £30,250 -

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1023 (82.83%) Java
2 814 (65.91%) Maven
3 640 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
4 518 (41.94%) Spring
5 491 (39.76%) Linux
6 462 (37.41%) JavaScript
6 462 (37.41%) Git (software)
7 447 (36.19%) SQL
8 446 (36.11%) Subversion
9 444 (35.95%) Jenkins
10 439 (35.55%) J2EE
11 436 (35.30%) Oracle
12 435 (35.22%) XML
13 414 (33.52%) Web Services
14 413 (33.44%) HTML
15 390 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
16 360 (29.15%) Eclipse
17 358 (28.99%) Tomcat
18 353 (28.58%) CSS
19 342 (27.69%) Hibernate
20 317 (25.67%) Scrum
21 310 (25.10%) JUnit
22 308 (24.94%) TDD
23 287 (23.24%) Degree
24 275 (22.27%) JSP
25 271 (21.94%) Apache
26 263 (21.30%) UNIX
27 261 (21.13%) SDLC
28 251 (20.32%) MVC
29 249 (20.16%) Finance

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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
1 358 (28.99%) Tomcat
2 271 (21.94%) Apache
3 220 (17.81%) JBoss
4 212 (17.17%) WebLogic
5 162 (13.12%) WebSphere
6 81 (6.56%) Apache Solr
7 45 (3.64%) OpenStack
8 40 (3.24%) Node.js
9 36 (2.91%) GlassFish
10 34 (2.75%) IIS
11 31 (2.51%) CMS
12 29 (2.35%) Confluence
13 24 (1.94%) WebSphere Application Server
13 24 (1.94%) Cloud Foundry
14 22 (1.78%) Apache ServiceMix
15 18 (1.46%) nginx
16 16 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
17 15 (1.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 13 (1.05%) Jetty
18 13 (1.05%) Alfresco
Applications
1 21 (1.70%) MS Excel
2 12 (0.97%) MS Office
3 10 (0.81%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.49%) Mingle
5 5 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.16%) MS Project
7 1 (0.081%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.081%) OmniGraffle
7 1 (0.081%) InDesign
7 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 14 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
2 10 (0.81%) Magento
3 9 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
4 8 (0.65%) Fredhopper
4 8 (0.65%) Oracle ERP
5 6 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
5 6 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.32%) Bond Adapt
7 3 (0.24%) PRMS
7 3 (0.24%) AquaLogic BPM
8 2 (0.16%) LatentZero
8 2 (0.16%) Temenos Globus
8 2 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.16%) thinkFolio
8 2 (0.16%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 83 (6.72%) Amazon AWS
2 68 (5.51%) SaaS
3 41 (3.32%) Google Cloud Platform
4 39 (3.16%) Google App Engine
5 25 (2.02%) Force.com
6 23 (1.86%) PaaS
7 21 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 20 (1.62%) HP Helion
9 15 (1.21%) GitHub
10 6 (0.49%) Heroku
11 4 (0.32%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.16%) Google Compute Engine
13 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.081%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.081%) Amazon EMR
14 1 (0.081%) Amazon ELB
14 1 (0.081%) Google Analytics
14 1 (0.081%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 109 (8.83%) HTTP
2 56 (4.53%) Internet
3 22 (1.78%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.97%) Firewall
4 12 (0.97%) FTP
5 9 (0.73%) SSL
6 7 (0.57%) LDAP
7 6 (0.49%) DNS
7 6 (0.49%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.49%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.40%) AMQP
8 5 (0.40%) SSH
8 5 (0.40%) BIG-IP
9 4 (0.32%) Multicast
10 3 (0.24%) Reverse Proxy
10 3 (0.24%) SMTP
11 2 (0.16%) DHCP
11 2 (0.16%) VPN
11 2 (0.16%) ATM
11 2 (0.16%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (17.09%) MySQL
2 193 (15.63%) SQL Server
3 168 (13.60%) Relational Database
4 110 (8.91%) RDBMS
5 100 (8.10%) NoSQL
6 98 (7.94%) Oracle Database
7 48 (3.89%) Big Data
7 48 (3.89%) MongoDB
8 41 (3.32%) DB2
9 35 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
10 32 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 20 (1.62%) Oracle Reports
12 19 (1.54%) Hadoop
13 18 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.21%) Riak
15 13 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 12 (0.97%) JasperReports
16 12 (0.97%) HBase
17 11 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
18 8 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 814 (65.91%) Maven
2 462 (37.41%) Git (software)
3 446 (36.11%) Subversion
4 444 (35.95%) Jenkins
5 360 (29.15%) Eclipse
6 310 (25.10%) JUnit
7 236 (19.11%) JIRA
8 153 (12.39%) Hudson
9 142 (11.50%) Selenium
10 135 (10.93%) Gradle
11 70 (5.67%) TestNG
12 66 (5.34%) Mockito
13 65 (5.26%) Cucumber
14 58 (4.70%) WebDriver
15 56 (4.53%) Artifactory
16 45 (3.64%) Mercurial
17 35 (2.83%) TeamCity
18 34 (2.75%) CruiseControl
19 32 (2.59%) JBehave
20 31 (2.51%) Apache Ivy
General
1 249 (20.16%) Finance
2 95 (7.69%) Retail
3 87 (7.04%) Banking
4 56 (4.53%) Telecoms
5 32 (2.59%) Marketing
6 31 (2.51%) Games
7 19 (1.54%) Back Office
8 18 (1.46%) Advertising
9 17 (1.38%) Legal
10 14 (1.13%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.13%) French Language
11 12 (0.97%) Publishing
12 10 (0.81%) Automotive
13 9 (0.73%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.57%) iGaming
15 6 (0.49%) Electronics
16 5 (0.40%) Front Office
17 4 (0.32%) Law
17 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
18 2 (0.16%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 770 (62.35%) Developer
2 528 (42.75%) Java Developer
3 279 (22.59%) Senior Developer
4 210 (17.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 145 (11.74%) Software Engineer
6 125 (10.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 63 (5.10%) Java Software Engineer
8 62 (5.02%) Software Developer
9 55 (4.45%) J2EE Developer
10 53 (4.29%) Architect
11 51 (4.13%) Development Engineer
12 46 (3.72%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
13 32 (2.59%) Senior J2EE Developer
13 32 (2.59%) Software Development Engineer
13 32 (2.59%) Mobile Developer
14 30 (2.43%) DevOps Engineer
14 30 (2.43%) Web Developer
15 29 (2.35%) Analyst
16 28 (2.27%) Applications Developer
16 28 (2.27%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 518 (41.94%) Spring
2 439 (35.55%) J2EE
3 435 (35.22%) XML
4 414 (33.52%) Web Services
5 413 (33.44%) HTML
6 353 (28.58%) CSS
7 342 (27.69%) Hibernate
8 275 (22.27%) JSP
9 234 (18.95%) jQuery
10 194 (15.71%) SOAP
11 185 (14.98%) Servlets
12 152 (12.31%) REST
13 150 (12.15%) JSON
14 145 (11.74%) JMS
15 143 (11.58%) Struts
16 140 (11.34%) HTML5
17 133 (10.77%) Java EE
18 125 (10.12%) JDBC
19 123 (9.96%) Spring MVC
20 108 (8.74%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 157 (12.71%) Computer Science
2 79 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (6.07%) Mobile App
4 51 (4.13%) Client/Server
5 33 (2.67%) Data Structures
6 28 (2.27%) Clustering
7 27 (2.19%) Blog
8 26 (2.11%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.78%) Public Cloud
9 22 (1.78%) SWIFT
9 22 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
10 21 (1.70%) N-Tier
11 20 (1.62%) Mathematics
11 20 (1.62%) User Experience
12 17 (1.38%) W3C
13 16 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
14 14 (1.13%) iPhone
14 14 (1.13%) Management Information System
15 13 (1.05%) Wiki
16 12 (0.97%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 491 (39.76%) Linux
2 263 (21.30%) UNIX
3 159 (12.87%) Windows
4 80 (6.48%) Apple iOS
5 74 (5.99%) Android
6 29 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 21 (1.70%) Solaris
8 17 (1.38%) CentOS
9 10 (0.81%) AIX
10 9 (0.73%) HPUX
10 9 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.57%) Debian
12 6 (0.49%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.49%) zOS
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.24%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.16%) SUSE
14 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.081%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.081%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 640 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
2 390 (31.58%) Continuous Integration
3 317 (25.67%) Scrum
4 308 (24.94%) TDD
5 261 (21.13%) SDLC
6 251 (20.32%) MVC
7 230 (18.62%) Software Engineering
8 203 (16.44%) E-Commerce
9 195 (15.79%) OO
10 189 (15.30%) Unit Testing
11 136 (11.01%) UML
12 135 (10.93%) SOA
13 127 (10.28%) Configuration Management
14 110 (8.91%) Open Source
15 106 (8.58%) DevOps
16 97 (7.85%) Web Development
17 94 (7.61%) OOP
18 87 (7.04%) Release Management
19 86 (6.96%) BDD
20 72 (5.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1023 (82.83%) Java
2 462 (37.41%) JavaScript
3 447 (36.19%) SQL
4 219 (17.73%) Python
5 160 (12.96%) Shell Script
6 106 (8.58%) PL/SQL
7 92 (7.45%) Bash Shell
8 91 (7.37%) Perl
9 78 (6.32%) Scala
10 70 (5.67%) Ruby
11 67 (5.43%) C++
12 65 (5.26%) PHP
13 47 (3.81%) C
14 43 (3.48%) Groovy
15 41 (3.32%) C#
16 40 (3.24%) Clojure
17 37 (3.00%) XPath
18 34 (2.75%) PowerShell
19 32 (2.59%) HQL
20 27 (2.19%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 287 (23.24%) Degree
2 29 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.70%) SC Cleared
4 10 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 10 (0.81%) Sun Certification
5 8 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 6 (0.49%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.081%) SSCP
8 1 (0.081%) CISM
8 1 (0.081%) MCP
8 1 (0.081%) MCSE
8 1 (0.081%) PhD
8 1 (0.081%) ISEB
8 1 (0.081%) CISSP
8 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.081%) MCITP
8 1 (0.081%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 116 (9.39%) QA
2 10 (0.81%) SLA
3 6 (0.49%) HL7
4 5 (0.40%) DICOM
5 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.16%) GCP
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.081%) WCAG
7 1 (0.081%) WAI
7 1 (0.081%) COBIT
System Software
1 66 (5.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 55 (4.45%) Docker
3 43 (3.48%) Xen
4 40 (3.24%) LXC
5 26 (2.11%) KVM
6 9 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.32%) VMware ESX
7 4 (0.32%) vSphere
7 4 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 3 (0.24%) vCloud
8 3 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.16%) Varnish
9 2 (0.16%) iptables
10 1 (0.081%) Squid
10 1 (0.081%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 108 (8.74%) Puppet
2 93 (7.53%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (1.21%) Nagios
3 15 (1.21%) Ansible
4 11 (0.89%) ZABBIX
5 7 (0.57%) Data Guard
5 7 (0.57%) Capistrano
5 7 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 7 (0.57%) Kibana
6 6 (0.49%) Graphite
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle RMAN
6 6 (0.49%) Nmap
6 6 (0.49%) Oracle Statspack
7 5 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 4 (0.32%) Vagrant
8 4 (0.32%) Salt
9 3 (0.24%) Tivoli
10 2 (0.16%) TeamSite
10 2 (0.16%) HAProxy
10 2 (0.16%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 436 (35.30%) Oracle
2 116 (9.39%) hybris
3 85 (6.88%) IBM
4 80 (6.48%) Google
5 78 (6.32%) VMware
6 71 (5.75%) Endeca
7 61 (4.94%) Microsoft
8 56 (4.53%) ATG
9 47 (3.81%) Sybase
10 43 (3.48%) Demandware
11 40 (3.24%) Intershop
12 33 (2.67%) Red Hat
13 29 (2.35%) Adobe
14 27 (2.19%) Salesforce.com
15 26 (2.11%) HP
16 25 (2.02%) Sencha
17 24 (1.94%) Rackspace
18 22 (1.78%) Perforce
19 18 (1.46%) Atlassian
20 15 (1.21%) Xamarin
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Posted: 23 hours ago
South East
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Posted: Yesterday
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Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
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Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Proactive People
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Andover, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £41000 per annum
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Computer People
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £26000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days hol + flexi-time, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + superb benefits
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Coal IT Services
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