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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 406 395 311
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -84
Permanent jobs citing Ant 686 629 951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.59% 0.58% 0.80%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.69% 3.79% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 528 555 745
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.93% -4.70%

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
18611 16606 17190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.13% 15.22% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 15454 14163 14875
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 20 August 2014 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 20 August 2014. 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 +18 636 £47,500 -5.00% 78
London -37 291 £57,500 +9.52% 28
South East +49 105 £45,000 -2.17% 8
City of London -51 83 £60,000 +14.28% 11
South West +7 71 £40,000 - 9
East of England +15 69 £40,000 -28.88% 9
Surrey +22 53 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Scotland -5 35 £46,250 -7.50% 2
West Midlands +20 32 £60,000 +71.42% 4
Bristol +24 31 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Hertfordshire -16 29 £41,250 -29.78% 4
East Midlands +4 25 £55,000 +57.14%
Wiltshire -14 24 £32,500 -3.70% 1
Yorkshire -23 24 £40,000 +23.07% 11
Chippenham -13 23 £32,500 +6.55% 1
Nottinghamshire +17 19 £65,000 +36.84%
Nottingham +6 19 £65,000 +36.84%
Essex - 19 £42,500 - 4
Birmingham +16 18 £60,000 +71.42% 3
Edinburgh +1 18 £45,000 -
North West -26 18 £47,500 +28.37% 9
Manchester -9 17 £50,000 +66.66% 5
Colchester - 17 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire -4 16 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire -16 16 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Dorset +4 15 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Hampshire +2 15 £45,000 -
Bournemouth +2 15 £52,500 +16.66%
Glasgow -13 15 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Leeds -15 15 £40,000 +6.66% 2

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 1314 (85.99%) Java
2 896 (58.64%) Maven
3 695 (45.48%) Spring
4 653 (42.74%) SQL
5 613 (40.12%) XML
6 592 (38.74%) JavaScript
7 559 (36.58%) Subversion
8 532 (34.82%) Oracle
9 531 (34.75%) HTML
10 523 (34.23%) J2EE
11 521 (34.10%) Hibernate
12 515 (33.70%) Web Services
13 485 (31.74%) Eclipse
14 477 (31.22%) Linux
15 475 (31.09%) CSS
16 416 (27.23%) JUnit
17 401 (26.24%) Jenkins
18 380 (24.87%) Tomcat
19 377 (24.67%) JSP
20 353 (23.10%) SOAP
21 345 (22.58%) Git (software)
22 344 (22.51%) UNIX
23 329 (21.53%) MVC
24 317 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
25 311 (20.35%) MySQL
26 308 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
26 308 (20.16%) TDD
27 297 (19.44%) jQuery
28 295 (19.31%) OO
29 292 (19.11%) Java EE

Ant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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
1 380 (24.87%) Tomcat
2 279 (18.26%) WebLogic
3 252 (16.49%) Apache
4 195 (12.76%) WebSphere
5 83 (5.43%) Apache Solr
6 67 (4.38%) GlassFish
7 56 (3.66%) WebSphere Application Server
8 47 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 32 (2.09%) IIS
10 26 (1.70%) Apache ServiceMix
11 24 (1.57%) Mule
12 23 (1.51%) nginx
13 18 (1.18%) Alfresco
13 18 (1.18%) Confluence
14 15 (0.98%) Drupal
15 14 (0.92%) Jetty
16 13 (0.85%) Node.js
17 12 (0.79%) CMS
18 11 (0.72%) Joomla!
19 10 (0.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 76 (4.97%) MS Excel
2 54 (3.53%) Photoshop
3 50 (3.27%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (0.33%) MS Office
5 4 (0.26%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 29 (1.90%) Magento
2 15 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 14 (0.92%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.52%) Fredhopper
5 7 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
6 6 (0.39%) Tridion
7 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.20%) Cognos Controller
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle 11i
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.065%) Retail-J
8 1 (0.065%) Temenos T24
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.065%) Summit
8 1 (0.065%) Temenos Globus
8 1 (0.065%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 22 (1.44%) SaaS
2 19 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (0.98%) GitHub
5 12 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.52%) Force.com
7 7 (0.46%) Amazon S3
7 7 (0.46%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.26%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 107 (7.00%) Internet
2 98 (6.41%) HTTP
3 37 (2.42%) TCP/IP
4 34 (2.23%) SSH
5 28 (1.83%) SSL
6 24 (1.57%) DNS
7 14 (0.92%) DHCP
8 13 (0.85%) LDAP
9 8 (0.52%) Firewall
10 7 (0.46%) Wireless
11 6 (0.39%) LTE
11 6 (0.39%) FTP
11 6 (0.39%) 3G
12 5 (0.33%) SAN
12 5 (0.33%) NAS
12 5 (0.33%) NFC
13 4 (0.26%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.26%) Kerberos
14 3 (0.20%) ATM
14 3 (0.20%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 311 (20.35%) MySQL
2 289 (18.91%) Relational Database
3 255 (16.69%) SQL Server
4 216 (14.14%) RDBMS
5 120 (7.85%) Oracle Database
6 101 (6.61%) NoSQL
7 87 (5.69%) Big Data
8 78 (5.10%) MongoDB
9 72 (4.71%) Hadoop
10 52 (3.40%) PostgreSQL
11 46 (3.01%) DB2
11 46 (3.01%) Oracle Reports
12 43 (2.81%) Oracle Database 11g
13 37 (2.42%) Oracle ODI
14 35 (2.29%) Data Mining
15 33 (2.16%) SQLite
16 27 (1.77%) HBase
16 27 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
17 17 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
18 8 (0.52%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 896 (58.64%) Maven
2 559 (36.58%) Subversion
3 485 (31.74%) Eclipse
4 416 (27.23%) JUnit
5 401 (26.24%) Jenkins
6 345 (22.58%) Git (software)
7 225 (14.73%) Hudson
8 162 (10.60%) Selenium
9 158 (10.34%) JIRA
10 78 (5.10%) Apache Ivy
11 74 (4.84%) Mercurial
12 73 (4.78%) Gradle
13 70 (4.58%) CruiseControl
14 68 (4.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 66 (4.32%) NetBeans
16 61 (3.99%) JMeter
17 49 (3.21%) Mockito
18 47 (3.08%) SoapUI
19 46 (3.01%) JBehave
20 45 (2.95%) WebDriver
General
1 285 (18.65%) Finance
2 122 (7.98%) Games
3 111 (7.26%) Banking
4 110 (7.20%) Retail
5 49 (3.21%) Marketing
6 48 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 33 (2.16%) French Language
8 25 (1.64%) Advertising
9 19 (1.24%) Automotive
9 19 (1.24%) Back Office
10 14 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 12 (0.79%) Front Office
12 11 (0.72%) Publishing
12 11 (0.72%) Legal
13 9 (0.59%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.59%) iGaming
14 8 (0.52%) Manufacturing
14 8 (0.52%) Billing
15 3 (0.20%) Military
15 3 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 964 (63.09%) Developer
2 735 (48.10%) Java Developer
3 308 (20.16%) Senior Developer
4 263 (17.21%) Senior Java Developer
5 117 (7.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 96 (6.28%) Software Engineer
7 79 (5.17%) Programmer
8 76 (4.97%) Web Developer
9 62 (4.06%) Java Programmer
10 61 (3.99%) Lead Developer
11 54 (3.53%) DevOps Engineer
12 52 (3.40%) Java Web Developer
13 51 (3.34%) J2EE Developer
14 48 (3.14%) Build Manager
15 45 (2.95%) Java Software Engineer
15 45 (2.95%) Software Developer
16 42 (2.75%) Junior
17 40 (2.62%) Applications Support
18 38 (2.49%) Architect
19 36 (2.36%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 695 (45.48%) Spring
2 613 (40.12%) XML
3 531 (34.75%) HTML
4 523 (34.23%) J2EE
5 521 (34.10%) Hibernate
6 515 (33.70%) Web Services
7 475 (31.09%) CSS
8 377 (24.67%) JSP
9 353 (23.10%) SOAP
10 297 (19.44%) jQuery
11 292 (19.11%) Java EE
12 230 (15.05%) Servlets
13 223 (14.59%) JMS
14 211 (13.81%) JPA
15 203 (13.29%) EJB
16 200 (13.09%) Ajax
17 187 (12.24%) XSLT
18 173 (11.32%) Struts
19 169 (11.06%) Spring MVC
20 167 (10.93%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 138 (9.03%) Computer Science
2 115 (7.53%) Open Source
3 102 (6.68%) Client/Server
4 88 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
5 78 (5.10%) Mobile App
6 61 (3.99%) N-Tier
7 42 (2.75%) Inversion of Control
8 37 (2.42%) Mathematics
9 36 (2.36%) SWIFT
10 33 (2.16%) iPad
11 27 (1.77%) BBC
12 25 (1.64%) Mobile Games
12 25 (1.64%) Social Media
13 24 (1.57%) Management Information System
14 23 (1.51%) Blackberry
15 19 (1.24%) Web 2.0
15 19 (1.24%) Video on Demand
16 17 (1.11%) Visualisation
16 17 (1.11%) Derivative
17 16 (1.05%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 477 (31.22%) Linux
2 344 (22.51%) UNIX
3 229 (14.99%) Windows
4 106 (6.94%) Android
5 101 (6.61%) Apple iOS
6 42 (2.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 33 (2.16%) Solaris
8 29 (1.90%) Ubuntu
9 25 (1.64%) Mac OS X
10 20 (1.31%) Debian
10 20 (1.31%) Windows 8
10 20 (1.31%) Windows Phone
11 13 (0.85%) AIX
12 9 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.52%) Mac OS
14 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.46%) VxWorks
14 7 (0.46%) LynxOS
15 6 (0.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 329 (21.53%) MVC
2 317 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
3 308 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (20.16%) TDD
4 295 (19.31%) OO
5 279 (18.26%) Scrum
6 266 (17.41%) E-Commerce
7 246 (16.10%) Unit Testing
8 234 (15.31%) SOA
9 193 (12.63%) UML
9 193 (12.63%) Software Engineering
10 135 (8.84%) Multithreading
11 115 (7.53%) DevOps
12 111 (7.26%) Web Development
13 110 (7.20%) OOP
14 100 (6.54%) BDD
15 99 (6.48%) Automated Testing
16 87 (5.69%) Release Management
17 79 (5.17%) Configuration Management
18 70 (4.58%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1314 (85.99%) Java
2 653 (42.74%) SQL
3 592 (38.74%) JavaScript
4 216 (14.14%) Python
5 154 (10.08%) Shell Script
6 138 (9.03%) PHP
7 129 (8.44%) PL/SQL
8 122 (7.98%) Bash Shell
9 110 (7.20%) C
10 108 (7.07%) Perl
11 90 (5.89%) C++
12 83 (5.43%) Scala
13 75 (4.91%) C#
14 73 (4.78%) Groovy
15 72 (4.71%) Ruby
16 34 (2.23%) XQuery
17 33 (2.16%) ActionScript
18 31 (2.03%) XPath
19 30 (1.96%) PowerShell
20 27 (1.77%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 292 (19.11%) Degree
2 46 (3.01%) Security Cleared
3 39 (2.55%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.77%) Sun Certification
5 16 (1.05%) ISEB
6 11 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (0.59%) PhD
8 8 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (0.46%) HND
10 6 (0.39%) OCPJP
11 5 (0.33%) OCPJWCD
11 5 (0.33%) CITP
11 5 (0.33%) MBCS
11 5 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.065%) DV Cleared
12 1 (0.065%) OCMJD
12 1 (0.065%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 83 (5.43%) QA
2 8 (0.52%) DO-178B
2 8 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.33%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.065%) SLA
5 1 (0.065%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.065%) WAI
System Software
1 47 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (1.05%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.85%) Varnish
4 8 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.46%) vSphere
6 6 (0.39%) Samba
6 6 (0.39%) VMware ESX
7 5 (0.33%) HDFS
8 3 (0.20%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.13%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
10 1 (0.065%) Xen
10 1 (0.065%) NFS
10 1 (0.065%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.065%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 130 (8.51%) Puppet
2 123 (8.05%) Opscode Chef
3 53 (3.47%) Nagios
4 32 (2.09%) ZABBIX
5 28 (1.83%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 22 (1.44%) Oracle Identity Management
7 20 (1.31%) Capistrano
8 17 (1.11%) Vagrant
9 13 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
10 7 (0.46%) Opsview
11 5 (0.33%) Ansible
12 4 (0.26%) logstash
12 4 (0.26%) CA Endevor
12 4 (0.26%) Hyperic
13 3 (0.20%) Icinga
14 2 (0.13%) SCVMM
14 2 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 2 (0.13%) Tivoli
14 2 (0.13%) OpenSSO
15 1 (0.065%) YUM
Vendors
1 532 (34.82%) Oracle
2 217 (14.20%) JBoss
3 121 (7.92%) Google
4 104 (6.81%) hybris
5 103 (6.74%) Microsoft
6 85 (5.56%) IBM
7 81 (5.30%) ATG
8 72 (4.71%) VMware
9 70 (4.58%) Demandware
10 45 (2.95%) Endeca
11 43 (2.81%) Adobe
12 39 (2.55%) Red Hat
13 32 (2.09%) Intershop
14 27 (1.77%) Panasonic
15 26 (1.70%) Sencha
16 23 (1.51%) CA
17 21 (1.37%) Sun
17 21 (1.37%) SAP
17 21 (1.37%) Perforce
18 20 (1.31%) HP
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 55k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: bonus+benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Neg on Experience + Bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
TRG
Salary: £32000 - £42000 Per Annum Excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: Subject to experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Linux Recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + annual bonus + shares + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NES Global Talent
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago