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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
UK
Rank 511 479 439
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -40
Permanent jobs citing Ant 360 537 632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.43% 0.54% 0.60%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.23% 3.04% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 253 431 541
Median salary £52,500 £51,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
16147 17664 16991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.23% 17.64% 16.19%
Number of salaries quoted 13751 15092 14389
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 19 January 2017 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 -24 342 £55,000 +4.76% 42
London -60 126 £60,000 +9.09% 18
South East +49 76 £50,000 -0.49% 12
East of England +54 48 £50,000 +42.85% 5
North West -9 34 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Hampshire +36 25 £52,500 +16.66% 2
South West -24 23 £45,000 +8.43% 2
Essex +35 22 £67,500 +92.85% 3
Yorkshire +25 22 £38,250 -15.00% 1
Manchester -19 21 £47,500 +5.55% 2
City of London +1 20 £60,000 - 5
South Yorkshire - 20 £42,500 - 1
Milton Keynes +27 16 £47,500 +33.80%
Buckinghamshire +22 16 £47,500 +5.55%
Berkshire +51 15 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Reading +49 15 £60,000 +9.09% 6
Sheffield - 14 £33,250 -
Wiltshire +16 13 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Suffolk - 12 £42,500 -
Woodbridge - 12 £42,500 -
Scotland +15 11 £38,750 -18.42% 3
Stockport +12 10 £47,500 +26.66%
Hertfordshire +10 8 £62,500 -26.47% 1
Swindon - 8 £45,000 -
Colchester +12 7 £67,500 +92.85%
Edinburgh +5 7 £38,750 -18.42% 1
West Midlands -2 7 £40,000 -9.09%
Oxfordshire +29 6 £42,500 +6.25% 1
South Wales +5 6 £38,750 -3.12%
Cardiff +2 6 £38,750 -6.06%

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 657 (86.11%) Java
2 587 (76.93%) Maven
3 470 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
4 353 (46.26%) Spring
5 342 (44.82%) Jenkins
6 284 (37.22%) SQL
7 266 (34.86%) JavaScript
8 254 (33.29%) Hibernate
9 249 (32.63%) Gradle
10 241 (31.59%) Web Services
11 233 (30.54%) Git (software)
12 224 (29.36%) J2EE
13 220 (28.83%) Linux
14 213 (27.92%) Subversion
15 202 (26.47%) JUnit
16 196 (25.69%) HTML
17 194 (25.43%) XML
18 190 (24.90%) JMS
19 185 (24.25%) Oracle
19 185 (24.25%) Finance
20 184 (24.12%) TDD
21 182 (23.85%) SOAP
22 179 (23.46%) CSS
22 179 (23.46%) Scrum
23 174 (22.80%) OO
24 172 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
25 169 (22.15%) DevOps
26 163 (21.36%) Python
27 155 (20.31%) Tomcat
28 142 (18.61%) JBoss

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
1 155 (20.31%) Tomcat
2 142 (18.61%) JBoss
3 132 (17.30%) WebLogic
3 132 (17.30%) WebSphere
4 97 (12.71%) Apache
5 83 (10.88%) GlassFish
6 40 (5.24%) nginx
7 27 (3.54%) Confluence
8 24 (3.15%) CMS
8 24 (3.15%) OpenStack
8 24 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 23 (3.01%) Apache Solr
10 22 (2.88%) Elasticsearch
10 22 (2.88%) IIS
11 19 (2.49%) Jetty
12 14 (1.83%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 13 (1.70%) Alfresco
14 11 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (1.31%) Joomla!
16 9 (1.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 19 (2.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.39%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.26%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) HipChat
4 1 (0.13%) Weka
Business Applications
1 4 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 74 (9.70%) Amazon AWS
2 45 (5.90%) SaaS
3 23 (3.01%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (2.88%) IaaS
5 12 (1.57%) Force.com
6 11 (1.44%) PaaS
7 6 (0.79%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (0.79%) GitHub
8 5 (0.66%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.39%) Office 365
9 3 (0.39%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
10 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
10 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
10 2 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
10 2 (0.26%) Route 53
10 2 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 63 (8.26%) HTTP
2 35 (4.59%) FTP
3 31 (4.06%) TCP/IP
4 25 (3.28%) Internet
5 18 (2.36%) DNS
6 12 (1.57%) HTTPS
7 10 (1.31%) SNMP
8 4 (0.52%) Network Security
8 4 (0.52%) VoIP
9 3 (0.39%) BIG-IP
9 3 (0.39%) Multicast
9 3 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.39%) VLAN
10 2 (0.26%) Firewall
10 2 (0.26%) PuTTY
10 2 (0.26%) SAN
10 2 (0.26%) Skype
10 2 (0.26%) SSL
10 2 (0.26%) VPN
10 2 (0.26%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (17.30%) Relational Database
2 101 (13.24%) MongoDB
3 94 (12.32%) NoSQL
4 74 (9.70%) RDBMS
5 61 (7.99%) MySQL
6 41 (5.37%) Oracle Database
7 38 (4.98%) SQL Server
8 36 (4.72%) PostgreSQL
9 25 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
10 21 (2.75%) DB2
11 17 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
12 16 (2.10%) Big Data
12 16 (2.10%) InterSystems Cache
13 14 (1.83%) Hadoop
14 12 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
15 11 (1.44%) Hazelcast
16 9 (1.18%) JasperReports
17 7 (0.92%) Data Mining
17 7 (0.92%) GIS
17 7 (0.92%) Riak
Development Applications
1 587 (76.93%) Maven
2 342 (44.82%) Jenkins
3 249 (32.63%) Gradle
4 233 (30.54%) Git (software)
5 213 (27.92%) Subversion
6 202 (26.47%) JUnit
7 131 (17.17%) Eclipse
8 95 (12.45%) Selenium
9 82 (10.75%) JIRA
10 70 (9.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 69 (9.04%) Hudson
12 53 (6.95%) IntelliJ
13 44 (5.77%) Cucumber
14 36 (4.72%) Sonatype Nexus
15 33 (4.33%) Mockito
16 24 (3.15%) TeamCity
17 21 (2.75%) Grunt
18 19 (2.49%) SonarQube
19 18 (2.36%) Mercurial
20 17 (2.23%) JMeter
General
1 185 (24.25%) Finance
2 85 (11.14%) Banking
3 53 (6.95%) Games
4 39 (5.11%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.15%) Retail
6 15 (1.97%) Advertising
7 14 (1.83%) Investment Banking
8 12 (1.57%) Back Office
9 10 (1.31%) Marketing
10 8 (1.05%) Military
11 7 (0.92%) Front Office
11 7 (0.92%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.66%) Billing
13 4 (0.52%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.39%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.39%) Legal
14 3 (0.39%) Publishing
15 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
15 2 (0.26%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 494 (64.74%) Developer
2 384 (50.33%) Java Developer
3 156 (20.45%) Senior Developer
4 137 (17.96%) Senior Java Developer
5 88 (11.53%) DevOps Engineer
6 73 (9.57%) Software Engineer
7 70 (9.17%) Java Engineer
8 44 (5.77%) Java Software Engineer
9 26 (3.41%) Senior Software Engineer
10 25 (3.28%) Agile Developer
10 25 (3.28%) Web Developer
11 24 (3.15%) Architect
11 24 (3.15%) JavaScript Developer
12 23 (3.01%) Agile Java Developer
13 20 (2.62%) Lead Developer
14 19 (2.49%) Core Java Developer
14 19 (2.49%) JSP Developer
15 18 (2.36%) Linux/Unix DevOps
15 18 (2.36%) Software Developer
16 17 (2.23%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 353 (46.26%) Spring
2 254 (33.29%) Hibernate
3 241 (31.59%) Web Services
4 224 (29.36%) J2EE
5 196 (25.69%) HTML
6 194 (25.43%) XML
7 190 (24.90%) JMS
8 182 (23.85%) SOAP
9 179 (23.46%) CSS
10 141 (18.48%) REST
11 130 (17.04%) RESTful
12 120 (15.73%) Java EE
13 99 (12.98%) JSP
14 92 (12.06%) JSON
15 77 (10.09%) JDBC
16 75 (9.83%) JPA
16 75 (9.83%) Spring MVC
17 74 (9.70%) AngularJS
18 71 (9.31%) jQuery
19 70 (9.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 100 (13.11%) Computer Science
2 33 (4.33%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (4.06%) Enterprise Software
4 25 (3.28%) User Experience
5 22 (2.88%) iPad
6 21 (2.75%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 20 (2.62%) Fintech
8 17 (2.23%) Data Structures
9 14 (1.83%) Equities
9 14 (1.83%) Mathematics
9 14 (1.83%) Visualisation
10 13 (1.70%) Online Games
10 13 (1.70%) Social Media
11 11 (1.44%) Algorithms
11 11 (1.44%) Data Centre
12 10 (1.31%) RIA
13 9 (1.18%) Virtual Team
14 8 (1.05%) Management Information System
14 8 (1.05%) Mobile App
15 7 (0.92%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 220 (28.83%) Linux
2 133 (17.43%) Unix
3 126 (16.51%) Windows
4 40 (5.24%) Android
5 34 (4.46%) Solaris
6 30 (3.93%) Apple iOS
7 20 (2.62%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.36%) Windows Server
9 13 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
10 10 (1.31%) CentOS
11 7 (0.92%) Fedora
12 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.39%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.26%) Debian
14 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.13%) VMS
15 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 470 (61.60%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (24.12%) TDD
3 179 (23.46%) Scrum
4 174 (22.80%) OO
5 172 (22.54%) Continuous Integration
6 169 (22.15%) DevOps
7 128 (16.78%) Software Engineering
8 102 (13.37%) MVC
9 97 (12.71%) Configuration Management
10 96 (12.58%) SDLC
11 82 (10.75%) UML
12 74 (9.70%) Open Source
13 70 (9.17%) SOA
14 69 (9.04%) OOP
15 67 (8.78%) Microservices
16 66 (8.65%) Unit Testing
17 57 (7.47%) BDD
18 56 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
18 56 (7.34%) Web Development
19 45 (5.90%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 657 (86.11%) Java
2 284 (37.22%) SQL
3 266 (34.86%) JavaScript
4 163 (21.36%) Python
5 95 (12.45%) Shell Script
6 86 (11.27%) Bash Shell
7 78 (10.22%) PL/SQL
8 77 (10.09%) Groovy
8 77 (10.09%) Ruby
9 75 (9.83%) Perl
10 49 (6.42%) C
11 44 (5.77%) C++
11 44 (5.77%) PowerShell
12 35 (4.59%) C#
13 26 (3.41%) PHP
13 26 (3.41%) Scala
14 22 (2.88%) Go
15 20 (2.62%) BeanShell
16 17 (2.23%) XPath
17 11 (1.44%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 140 (18.35%) Degree
2 32 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 20 (2.62%) SC Cleared
4 7 (0.92%) ISTQB
5 6 (0.79%) HND
6 4 (0.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.39%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.39%) ISEB
8 2 (0.26%) MCP
8 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.26%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.13%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (9.04%) QA
2 4 (0.52%) MiFID
3 3 (0.39%) HL7
3 3 (0.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.39%) SDET
4 2 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.13%) EMIR
5 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 71 (9.31%) Docker
2 30 (3.93%) Active Directory
3 24 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.18%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 7 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.66%) Samba
6 5 (0.66%) vCloud
6 5 (0.66%) vSphere
7 3 (0.39%) iptables
7 3 (0.39%) KVM
7 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.39%) Xen
8 1 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.13%) HDFS
8 1 (0.13%) Postfix
8 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.13%) Squid
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 102 (13.37%) Opscode Chef
2 96 (12.58%) Puppet
3 70 (9.17%) Ansible
4 21 (2.75%) Terraform
5 17 (2.23%) rkt
6 14 (1.83%) Control-M
7 10 (1.31%) Salt
8 9 (1.18%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 9 (1.18%) Tivoli
9 8 (1.05%) Mesos
10 7 (0.92%) Packer
10 7 (0.92%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.66%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.66%) Nagios
12 4 (0.52%) Kubernetes
13 3 (0.39%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.39%) Kibana
13 3 (0.39%) logstash
13 3 (0.39%) Unicenter
14 2 (0.26%) Graylog
Vendors
1 185 (24.25%) Oracle
2 41 (5.37%) VMware
3 38 (4.98%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.19%) Adobe
5 29 (3.80%) Google
6 27 (3.54%) Splunk
7 20 (2.62%) IBM
8 19 (2.49%) Perforce
9 16 (2.10%) Altova
9 16 (2.10%) ILOG
10 15 (1.97%) Red Hat
11 14 (1.83%) Atlassian
12 12 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
13 11 (1.44%) hybris
14 8 (1.05%) CA Agile Central
14 8 (1.05%) Solace
15 7 (0.92%) Apigee
15 7 (0.92%) New Relic
15 7 (0.92%) Rackspace
15 7 (0.92%) Talend
Hounslow, Middlesex
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus Bonus + Bens
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Salt
Salary: £65000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £62100 - £90000 per annum + Exc.Bens.
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Anonymous recruiter
Salary: Excellent salary + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Hiring People
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Croydon, Surrey
LV
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Bonus + Flex Ben
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Shares, medical, life insurance
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Huxley
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus & excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Great benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Volt
Salary: £60000 per annum + Total Package £72,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £38,000 - £48,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham
Mason Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Shares, medical, life insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60,000 to £70,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £48,000 - £62,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
FPSG Connect
Salary: Pension, Healthcare & Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Essex
Networking People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Career Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 5 days ago