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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 491 456 395
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -61
Permanent jobs citing Ant 518 601 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.51% 0.56% 0.69%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.85% 3.48% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 412 515 592
Average salary £50,000 £50,750 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% +9.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average 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
18157 17267 16963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.22% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 15596 14649 13866
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 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 -28 481 £50,000 -4.76% 75
London -64 212 £55,000 -8.33% 25
South East -15 109 £50,500 +6.31% 15
South West +44 87 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Bristol +31 67 £42,500 +13.33% 8
City of London +23 49 £60,000 - 5
Kent -17 25 £45,750 +1.66% 1
Yorkshire +14 23 £45,000 +35.33% 6
Surrey -6 21 £55,000 -8.33% 4
North West +26 18 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Wiltshire +18 18 £35,000 - 5
Buckinghamshire - 18 £45,000 - 2
Wales +14 17 £52,500 +95.49% 5
West Yorkshire +11 17 £45,000 -25.00% 1
South Wales +18 14 £52,500 +95.49% 5
East Midlands +13 14 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Tunbridge Wells +10 14 £55,000 +18.91%
Cardiff +7 14 £52,500 +95.49% 5
Berkshire -9 14 £56,250 -6.25% 5
Nottinghamshire - 14 £35,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 14 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham - 14 £35,000 - 2
Oxford - 14 £45,000 -
Reading +11 13 £60,000 -5.88% 2
Chippenham +8 13 £35,000 - 4
East of England -37 13 £35,000 -24.32%
Manchester +20 12 £45,000 +20.00% 6
Scotland -2 12 £47,500 -
Wimbledon - 11 £55,000 -
Aylesbury - 9 £55,000 -

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 971 (85.33%) Java
2 747 (65.64%) Maven
3 661 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
4 458 (40.25%) Spring
5 446 (39.19%) JavaScript
6 434 (38.14%) Jenkins
7 422 (37.08%) SQL
8 400 (35.15%) Web Services
9 376 (33.04%) Linux
10 357 (31.37%) HTML
11 352 (30.93%) Git (software)
12 341 (29.96%) Oracle
13 332 (29.17%) JUnit
13 332 (29.17%) Subversion
14 324 (28.47%) XML
15 323 (28.38%) TDD
16 313 (27.50%) Eclipse
17 298 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
18 297 (26.10%) J2EE
19 289 (25.40%) Scrum
20 284 (24.96%) Hibernate
21 278 (24.43%) CSS
22 263 (23.11%) Tomcat
23 261 (22.93%) JSP
24 242 (21.27%) Finance
25 236 (20.74%) Python
26 211 (18.54%) Relational Database
27 196 (17.22%) Software Engineering
28 194 (17.05%) Degree
29 193 (16.96%) REST

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 263 (23.11%) Tomcat
2 152 (13.36%) JBoss
3 151 (13.27%) WebLogic
4 148 (13.01%) Apache
5 115 (10.11%) WebSphere
6 59 (5.18%) Node.js
7 33 (2.90%) OpenStack
8 31 (2.72%) IIS
9 30 (2.64%) CMS
10 27 (2.37%) Alfresco
11 26 (2.28%) Elasticsearch
11 26 (2.28%) Joomla!
12 25 (2.20%) nginx
13 24 (2.11%) Cloud Foundry
14 22 (1.93%) Documentum
15 21 (1.85%) GlassFish
16 20 (1.76%) WebSphere Application Server
17 18 (1.58%) Apache Solr
18 11 (0.97%) Confluence
18 11 (0.97%) Liferay
Applications
1 8 (0.70%) MS Office
2 7 (0.62%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.62%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.26%) Mingle
5 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.088%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.088%) Maya
Business Applications
1 17 (1.49%) Oracle BPM
2 7 (0.62%) Oracle Applications
3 5 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 3 (0.26%) Temenos T24
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
6 1 (0.088%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.088%) FastStats
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.088%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 68 (5.98%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (2.64%) SaaS
3 28 (2.46%) Force.com
4 24 (2.11%) Google App Engine
4 24 (2.11%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (1.93%) GitHub
6 20 (1.76%) Bluemix
7 19 (1.67%) IaaS
7 19 (1.67%) PaaS
8 13 (1.14%) AWS CloudFormation
9 11 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (0.70%) HP Helion
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.35%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.26%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.088%) Heroku
14 1 (0.088%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 104 (9.14%) Internet
2 19 (1.67%) HTTP
3 15 (1.32%) DNS
4 11 (0.97%) VLAN
5 9 (0.79%) SSL
6 8 (0.70%) BIG-IP
6 8 (0.70%) GSM
7 6 (0.53%) AMQP
7 6 (0.53%) Firewall
7 6 (0.53%) FTP
7 6 (0.53%) LDAP
7 6 (0.53%) SSH
7 6 (0.53%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.44%) PuTTY
8 5 (0.44%) WinSCP
9 4 (0.35%) HTTPS
10 3 (0.26%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.26%) VoIP
10 3 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (0.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 211 (18.54%) Relational Database
2 173 (15.20%) SQL Server
3 172 (15.11%) MySQL
4 145 (12.74%) RDBMS
5 92 (8.08%) NoSQL
6 80 (7.03%) Oracle Database
7 56 (4.92%) MongoDB
8 44 (3.87%) Big Data
9 32 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
10 22 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 22 (1.93%) DB2
11 18 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
12 16 (1.41%) Redis
13 13 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
14 11 (0.97%) Riak
15 10 (0.88%) Hazelcast
15 10 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
16 9 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
16 9 (0.79%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 747 (65.64%) Maven
2 434 (38.14%) Jenkins
3 352 (30.93%) Git (software)
4 332 (29.17%) JUnit
4 332 (29.17%) Subversion
5 313 (27.50%) Eclipse
6 186 (16.34%) Gradle
7 173 (15.20%) Hudson
8 162 (14.24%) Selenium
9 137 (12.04%) JIRA
10 96 (8.44%) Mockito
11 90 (7.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 79 (6.94%) Cucumber
13 70 (6.15%) Sonatype Nexus
14 67 (5.89%) IntelliJ
15 62 (5.45%) Artifactory
16 60 (5.27%) Apache Ivy
17 54 (4.75%) SoapUI
17 54 (4.75%) TeamCity
18 37 (3.25%) NetBeans
General
1 242 (21.27%) Finance
2 125 (10.98%) Banking
3 85 (7.47%) Telecoms
4 41 (3.60%) Games
5 37 (3.25%) Retail
6 31 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 24 (2.11%) Publishing
8 21 (1.85%) Marketing
9 20 (1.76%) Advertising
9 20 (1.76%) Back Office
10 19 (1.67%) Financial Institution
11 16 (1.41%) Front Office
12 8 (0.70%) Aerospace
13 7 (0.62%) Manufacturing
14 5 (0.44%) Electronics
14 5 (0.44%) Law
15 2 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Legal
16 1 (0.088%) Automotive
16 1 (0.088%) French Language
Job Titles
1 677 (59.49%) Developer
2 551 (48.42%) Java Developer
3 182 (15.99%) Senior Developer
4 136 (11.95%) Software Engineer
5 134 (11.78%) Senior Java Developer
6 117 (10.28%) Java Engineer
7 76 (6.68%) Java Software Engineer
8 61 (5.36%) Architect
9 57 (5.01%) J2EE Developer
9 57 (5.01%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 50 (4.39%) Agile Developer
10 50 (4.39%) Agile Java Developer
11 47 (4.13%) DevOps Engineer
12 45 (3.95%) Lead Developer
13 40 (3.51%) Java Architect
14 39 (3.43%) Linux Engineer
15 38 (3.34%) Java Software Developer
15 38 (3.34%) Web Developer
16 36 (3.16%) Senior Software Engineer
17 34 (2.99%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 458 (40.25%) Spring
2 400 (35.15%) Web Services
3 357 (31.37%) HTML
4 324 (28.47%) XML
5 297 (26.10%) J2EE
6 284 (24.96%) Hibernate
7 278 (24.43%) CSS
8 261 (22.93%) JSP
9 193 (16.96%) REST
10 191 (16.78%) SOAP
11 188 (16.52%) jQuery
12 175 (15.38%) Servlets
13 165 (14.50%) Java EE
14 148 (13.01%) JDBC
15 145 (12.74%) JMS
16 123 (10.81%) HTML5
17 116 (10.19%) RESTful
18 111 (9.75%) JSON
19 110 (9.67%) Spring MVC
20 109 (9.58%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 144 (12.65%) Computer Science
2 64 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
3 49 (4.31%) iPad
4 36 (3.16%) Mathematics
5 31 (2.72%) Digital Media
6 29 (2.55%) Client/Server
7 28 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
7 28 (2.46%) N-Tier
8 25 (2.20%) Algorithms
9 24 (2.11%) Online Games
9 24 (2.11%) RIA
9 24 (2.11%) Semantic Web
10 23 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (1.93%) Physics
12 20 (1.76%) Fintech
13 19 (1.67%) Blog
14 18 (1.58%) Data Structures
14 18 (1.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 17 (1.49%) User Experience
16 16 (1.41%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 376 (33.04%) Linux
2 184 (16.17%) Unix
3 133 (11.69%) Windows
4 36 (3.16%) Android
5 34 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 28 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (2.28%) Windows Server
8 17 (1.49%) Mac OS X
9 15 (1.32%) Mac OS
10 14 (1.23%) Solaris
11 5 (0.44%) CentOS
11 5 (0.44%) Debian
12 4 (0.35%) AIX
12 4 (0.35%) CoreOS
13 3 (0.26%) HPUX
13 3 (0.26%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.26%) SUSE
14 2 (0.18%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 661 (58.08%) Agile Software Development
2 323 (28.38%) TDD
3 298 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
4 289 (25.40%) Scrum
5 196 (17.22%) Software Engineering
6 185 (16.26%) SDLC
7 183 (16.08%) OO
8 163 (14.32%) E-Commerce
9 161 (14.15%) SOA
10 158 (13.88%) MVC
10 158 (13.88%) UML
11 145 (12.74%) Unit Testing
12 128 (11.25%) DevOps
13 120 (10.54%) BDD
14 112 (9.84%) Open Source
15 109 (9.58%) Web Development
16 92 (8.08%) Release Management
17 90 (7.91%) Configuration Management
18 89 (7.82%) Continuous Delivery
19 80 (7.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 971 (85.33%) Java
2 446 (39.19%) JavaScript
3 422 (37.08%) SQL
4 236 (20.74%) Python
5 131 (11.51%) Ruby
6 106 (9.31%) Bash Shell
7 98 (8.61%) PHP
8 84 (7.38%) PL/SQL
9 83 (7.29%) Perl
10 78 (6.85%) C++
11 72 (6.33%) Scala
12 71 (6.24%) Shell Script
13 68 (5.98%) C#
14 51 (4.48%) PowerShell
15 42 (3.69%) C
16 35 (3.08%) Clojure
17 33 (2.90%) Apex Code
17 33 (2.90%) Groovy
18 28 (2.46%) T-SQL
19 21 (1.85%) XPath
Qualifications
1 194 (17.05%) Degree
2 42 (3.69%) Security Cleared
3 36 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.41%) Sun Certification
5 11 (0.97%) ISTQB
6 9 (0.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 8 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.62%) OCA
8 7 (0.62%) Oracle Certification
9 6 (0.53%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.18%) ISEB
10 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
11 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.088%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 124 (10.90%) QA
2 12 (1.05%) ISO15022
2 12 (1.05%) ISO20022
3 11 (0.97%) SLA
4 6 (0.53%) Basel III
5 5 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.18%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.18%) SDET
6 2 (0.18%) SEPA
7 1 (0.088%) HL7
System Software
1 85 (7.47%) Docker
2 56 (4.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (3.78%) Xen
4 22 (1.93%) LXC
5 12 (1.05%) KVM
6 10 (0.88%) iptables
7 4 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.35%) vSphere
8 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
8 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.18%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.088%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.088%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 108 (9.49%) Puppet
2 100 (8.79%) Opscode Chef
3 56 (4.92%) Ansible
4 33 (2.90%) Nagios
5 24 (2.11%) ZABBIX
6 13 (1.14%) HAProxy
7 10 (0.88%) Control-M
8 8 (0.70%) BladeLogic
8 8 (0.70%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (0.70%) Oracle Identity Management
9 6 (0.53%) Oracle Identity Manager
10 5 (0.44%) Salt
11 4 (0.35%) Kubernetes
11 4 (0.35%) Mesos
11 4 (0.35%) Unicenter
12 3 (0.26%) OPNET
13 2 (0.18%) Capistrano
13 2 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
13 2 (0.18%) SCCM
13 2 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 341 (29.96%) Oracle
2 78 (6.85%) hybris
3 64 (5.62%) Google
4 62 (5.45%) IBM
5 61 (5.36%) VMware
6 39 (3.43%) Adobe
7 37 (3.25%) ATG
8 36 (3.16%) Sybase
9 34 (2.99%) Microsoft
10 33 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
11 32 (2.81%) BEA
12 31 (2.72%) Red Hat
13 22 (1.93%) Perforce
13 22 (1.93%) TIBCO
14 21 (1.85%) Demandware
15 20 (1.76%) Sun
16 16 (1.41%) HP
17 15 (1.32%) Informatica
18 12 (1.05%) Atlassian
18 12 (1.05%) SAP
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