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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Apache Ant
Rank 499 484 480
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -4
Permanent jobs citing Ant 451 588 604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.54% 0.53%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.53% 3.04% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 348 464 467
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median 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
17816 19359 18448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.75% 17.71% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15417 16525 15232
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 29 September 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -19 411 £50,000 -9.09% 36
London -58 143 £55,000 -8.33% 10
South East +43 95 £50,000 - 14
North West +5 41 £50,000 +17.64% 2
South West -48 36 £35,000 -33.33% 4
Berkshire +33 35 £55,000 - 1
Scotland +37 34 £45,000 +24.13% 2
East of England +30 32 £60,000 +33.33% 3
City of London +24 30 £57,500 - 1
West Midlands -5 28 £42,500 -5.55%
Reading +24 26 £50,000 -11.11% 1
Manchester -1 25 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Edinburgh +30 23 £45,000 +24.13% 1
Yorkshire +22 20 £36,250 -9.37% 1
Milton Keynes +34 16 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Buckinghamshire +32 16 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Essex +20 15 £60,000 -7.69% 1
Wiltshire +8 15 £35,000 -
Cheshire +39 14 £57,000 +18.75%
Sheffield +24 14 £35,000 -30.00%
South Yorkshire +22 14 £35,000 -30.00%
Shropshire - 13 £40,000 -
Telford - 13 £40,000 -
Bristol -40 12 £35,000 -50.00%
Chippenham -5 11 £35,000 -
Glasgow +20 10 £46,375 - 1
Hampshire +5 10 £70,000 +55.55% 4
Wimbledon +6 9 - -
West Sussex +16 8 £35,500 -11.25%
Suffolk +2 8 £40,000 -

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, 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.

1 810 (87.66%) Java
2 689 (74.57%) Maven
3 621 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
4 468 (50.65%) Spring
5 419 (45.35%) Jenkins
6 387 (41.88%) JavaScript
7 346 (37.45%) Web Services
8 336 (36.36%) Hibernate
9 329 (35.61%) Git (software)
10 317 (34.31%) HTML
11 311 (33.66%) Subversion
12 302 (32.68%) SQL
13 277 (29.98%) Finance
14 273 (29.55%) TDD
15 265 (28.68%) CSS
16 257 (27.81%) J2EE
17 256 (27.71%) Continuous Integration
18 251 (27.16%) XML
18 251 (27.16%) Linux
19 239 (25.87%) Gradle
20 231 (25.00%) Oracle
21 230 (24.89%) Scrum
22 229 (24.78%) SOAP
23 224 (24.24%) JUnit
24 207 (22.40%) JMS
25 202 (21.86%) OO
26 191 (20.67%) REST
27 184 (19.91%) Eclipse
28 180 (19.48%) Degree
29 178 (19.26%) Java EE

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
1 166 (17.97%) WebSphere
2 156 (16.88%) Tomcat
3 121 (13.10%) WebLogic
4 117 (12.66%) JBoss
5 93 (10.06%) Apache
6 65 (7.03%) GlassFish
7 40 (4.33%) nginx
8 39 (4.22%) IIS
9 37 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
10 36 (3.90%) Jetty
11 34 (3.68%) Elasticsearch
12 31 (3.35%) Confluence
13 29 (3.14%) Alfresco
14 27 (2.92%) Apache Solr
15 26 (2.81%) CMS
15 26 (2.81%) Joomla!
16 15 (1.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
16 15 (1.62%) WebSphere Portal
17 12 (1.30%) Oracle HTTP Server
18 10 (1.08%) OpenStack
Applications
1 6 (0.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.11%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.87%) Eloqua
2 6 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 5 (0.54%) Unit4 Business World
4 4 (0.43%) Magento
5 3 (0.32%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 68 (7.36%) Amazon AWS
2 51 (5.52%) SaaS
3 12 (1.30%) Force.com
4 11 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (1.08%) IaaS
6 8 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.76%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (0.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
8 6 (0.65%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (0.65%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.65%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (0.65%) Route 53
9 5 (0.54%) Adobe Analytics
9 5 (0.54%) PaaS
10 4 (0.43%) GitHub
11 3 (0.32%) TestFlight
Communications & Networking
1 51 (5.52%) Internet
2 47 (5.09%) HTTP
3 25 (2.71%) DNS
4 23 (2.49%) TCP/IP
5 15 (1.62%) SSL
6 13 (1.41%) LDAP
7 11 (1.19%) Multicast
8 10 (1.08%) FTP
9 8 (0.87%) Fibre Channel
9 8 (0.87%) iSCSI
9 8 (0.87%) NetScaler
9 8 (0.87%) SAN
9 8 (0.87%) tcpdump
9 8 (0.87%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.32%) Firewall
10 3 (0.32%) VPN
11 2 (0.22%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.22%) WinSCP
12 1 (0.11%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (15.37%) Relational Database
2 129 (13.96%) MongoDB
3 105 (11.36%) NoSQL
4 103 (11.15%) MySQL
5 94 (10.17%) RDBMS
6 58 (6.28%) SQL Server
7 39 (4.22%) PostgreSQL
8 37 (4.00%) Oracle Database
9 31 (3.35%) DB2
10 23 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 23 (2.49%) Big Data
11 20 (2.16%) Hadoop
12 15 (1.62%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.30%) Hazelcast
14 8 (0.87%) Data Mining
15 6 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
15 6 (0.65%) MariaDB
15 6 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
16 5 (0.54%) SAP HANA
17 4 (0.43%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 689 (74.57%) Maven
2 419 (45.35%) Jenkins
3 329 (35.61%) Git (software)
4 311 (33.66%) Subversion
5 239 (25.87%) Gradle
6 224 (24.24%) JUnit
7 184 (19.91%) Eclipse
8 146 (15.80%) JIRA
9 91 (9.85%) Mockito
10 77 (8.33%) Selenium
11 74 (8.01%) Hudson
12 63 (6.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 53 (5.74%) IntelliJ
14 46 (4.98%) Cucumber
14 46 (4.98%) Sonatype Nexus
15 43 (4.65%) SonarQube
16 40 (4.33%) TeamCity
17 35 (3.79%) Apache Ivy
18 28 (3.03%) Grunt
18 28 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 277 (29.98%) Finance
2 98 (10.61%) Banking
3 79 (8.55%) Games
4 66 (7.14%) Telecoms
5 52 (5.63%) Retail
6 35 (3.79%) Marketing
7 17 (1.84%) Advertising
8 14 (1.52%) Front Office
9 13 (1.41%) Back Office
10 9 (0.97%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.87%) Investment Banking
12 7 (0.76%) Automotive
13 5 (0.54%) Wholesale Banking
14 4 (0.43%) Aerospace
14 4 (0.43%) Billing
14 4 (0.43%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.43%) Publishing
15 3 (0.32%) Legal
16 2 (0.22%) Electronics
16 2 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 584 (63.20%) Developer
2 454 (49.13%) Java Developer
3 177 (19.16%) Senior Developer
4 133 (14.39%) Senior Java Developer
5 88 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
6 70 (7.58%) Java Engineer
7 54 (5.84%) Architect
8 48 (5.19%) Web Developer
9 39 (4.22%) Software Engineer
10 34 (3.68%) Lead Developer
11 29 (3.14%) Analyst
11 29 (3.14%) Software Developer
12 28 (3.03%) ServiceNow Developer
13 27 (2.92%) Java Software Engineer
14 26 (2.81%) Lead Java Developer
15 25 (2.71%) Agile Developer
16 24 (2.60%) Applications Developer
16 24 (2.60%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
17 23 (2.49%) Consultant
17 23 (2.49%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (50.65%) Spring
2 346 (37.45%) Web Services
3 336 (36.36%) Hibernate
4 317 (34.31%) HTML
5 265 (28.68%) CSS
6 257 (27.81%) J2EE
7 251 (27.16%) XML
8 229 (24.78%) SOAP
9 207 (22.40%) JMS
10 191 (20.67%) REST
11 178 (19.26%) Java EE
12 175 (18.94%) JSON
13 174 (18.83%) RESTful
14 152 (16.45%) Ajax
15 138 (14.94%) JSP
16 117 (12.66%) HTML5
17 113 (12.23%) Spring MVC
18 109 (11.80%) jQuery
19 101 (10.93%) AngularJS
20 97 (10.50%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 99 (10.71%) Computer Science
2 52 (5.63%) Enterprise Software
3 46 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (3.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 27 (2.92%) Online Games
6 26 (2.81%) RIA
7 25 (2.71%) Social Media
8 23 (2.49%) iPad
9 20 (2.16%) Fintech
9 20 (2.16%) User Experience
10 18 (1.95%) Inversion of Control
11 17 (1.84%) Visualisation
12 15 (1.62%) Algorithms
13 14 (1.52%) Equities
14 13 (1.41%) Data Structures
15 11 (1.19%) Derivative
16 9 (0.97%) Cyber Attack
16 9 (0.97%) Web 2.0
17 8 (0.87%) HP StoreVirtual
17 8 (0.87%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 251 (27.16%) Linux
2 174 (18.83%) Unix
3 93 (10.06%) Windows
4 54 (5.84%) Android
5 49 (5.30%) Apple iOS
6 21 (2.27%) Solaris
7 19 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 18 (1.95%) Windows Server
9 17 (1.84%) CentOS
10 9 (0.97%) Mac OS
11 8 (0.87%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.54%) Debian
13 3 (0.32%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.22%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.11%) AIX
15 1 (0.11%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 10
15 1 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (67.21%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (29.55%) TDD
3 256 (27.71%) Continuous Integration
4 230 (24.89%) Scrum
5 202 (21.86%) OO
6 158 (17.10%) DevOps
7 148 (16.02%) MVC
8 130 (14.07%) UML
8 130 (14.07%) Unit Testing
9 125 (13.53%) SDLC
10 113 (12.23%) Open Source
11 104 (11.26%) BDD
11 104 (11.26%) Software Engineering
12 95 (10.28%) Configuration Management
12 95 (10.28%) Web Development
13 91 (9.85%) Mentoring
14 74 (8.01%) Continuous Delivery
15 65 (7.03%) OOP
16 63 (6.82%) Microservices
16 63 (6.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 810 (87.66%) Java
2 387 (41.88%) JavaScript
3 302 (32.68%) SQL
4 154 (16.67%) Python
5 117 (12.66%) Groovy
5 117 (12.66%) PL/SQL
6 115 (12.45%) Bash Shell
7 113 (12.23%) Shell Script
8 98 (10.61%) Perl
9 91 (9.85%) Ruby
10 72 (7.79%) C++
11 68 (7.36%) PHP
12 51 (5.52%) C
13 35 (3.79%) C#
13 35 (3.79%) Scala
14 31 (3.35%) Jython
15 29 (3.14%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.73%) Apex Code
17 14 (1.52%) Clojure
17 14 (1.52%) Go
Qualifications
1 180 (19.48%) Degree
2 63 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 48 (5.19%) SC Cleared
4 25 (2.71%) ISTQB
5 20 (2.16%) ISEB
6 8 (0.87%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.76%) RHCE
8 5 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.54%) Sun Certification
9 2 (0.22%) MCP
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Oracle Certification
10 1 (0.11%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 113 (12.23%) QA
2 8 (0.87%) SLA
3 3 (0.32%) ISO15022
3 3 (0.32%) ISO20022
3 3 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.22%) SDET
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
System Software
1 91 (9.85%) Docker
2 58 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (2.81%) Hyper-V
4 18 (1.95%) Active Directory
5 12 (1.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 8 (0.87%) NFS
6 8 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (0.76%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.65%) KVM
8 6 (0.65%) Xen
9 3 (0.32%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.11%) Postfix
10 1 (0.11%) Samba
10 1 (0.11%) Squid
10 1 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 138 (14.94%) Puppet
2 132 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (5.74%) Ansible
4 19 (2.06%) Terraform
5 18 (1.95%) rkt
6 17 (1.84%) Nagios
7 16 (1.73%) ZABBIX
8 15 (1.62%) Capistrano
8 15 (1.62%) Mesos
9 12 (1.30%) Control-M
9 12 (1.30%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 12 (1.30%) Tivoli
10 11 (1.19%) Kubernetes
11 7 (0.76%) Kibana
11 7 (0.76%) logstash
12 6 (0.65%) Graylog
13 3 (0.32%) HAProxy
13 3 (0.32%) Unicenter
14 2 (0.22%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 2 (0.22%) MOM
Vendors
1 231 (25.00%) Oracle
2 77 (8.33%) VMware
3 41 (4.44%) Adobe
4 39 (4.22%) Red Hat
5 38 (4.11%) IBM
6 37 (4.00%) ServiceNow
7 29 (3.14%) Atlassian
8 24 (2.60%) Coverity
9 23 (2.49%) Rally
10 22 (2.38%) Microsoft
11 20 (2.16%) Google
12 19 (2.06%) Splunk
13 17 (1.84%) Salesforce.com
14 16 (1.73%) Rackspace
15 15 (1.62%) hybris
15 15 (1.62%) Sun
15 15 (1.62%) Sybase
16 14 (1.52%) SAP
17 12 (1.30%) Perforce
18 10 (1.08%) Talend
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + + Attractive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Free Parking
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + exc. bens
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Colchester, Essex
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + life insurance, pension, 25 days hols
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
RICHARD WHEELER ASSOCIATES
Salary: From £34,000 to £45,000 per annum DoE (+ v strong Benefits)
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £55,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
The People Network
Salary: superb benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Plus Excellent Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Havant
aap3
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 24 days ago