The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apache Ant
England / South East
Rank 303 344 308
Rank change year-on-year +41 -36  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 97 113 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.59% 0.77%
As % of the Development Applications category 3.42% 3.35% 4.41%
Number of salaries quoted 80 91 143
Median salary £45,000 £50,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.89% +12.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £35,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Ant is in the development application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2839 3371 3534
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.18% 17.55% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2478 3058 3008
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Ant as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in the South East

Ant
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant in the South East.

Salary trend for Ant in the South East

Ant
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ant in the South East over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Ant in the South East

Ant
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 March 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
Berkshire +64 40 £47,500 -20.83% 6
Hampshire +34 25 £45,000 -32.07% 2
Oxfordshire +11 17 £42,500 -11.45%
Buckinghamshire +10 2 £52,500 +2.43%
East Sussex +4 2 £55,000 -
Surrey +28 1 £55,000 - 1
West Sussex -3 1 - -
Ant
England

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 across the South East region with a requirement for Ant.

1 141 (84.94%) Maven
2 138 (83.13%) Java
3 100 (60.24%) Spring
4 76 (45.78%) XML
5 72 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
6 70 (42.17%) JavaScript
7 69 (41.57%) Linux
8 66 (39.76%) Software Engineering
9 65 (39.16%) Jenkins
10 63 (37.95%) HTML
11 59 (35.54%) Selenium
12 58 (34.94%) J2EE
13 54 (32.53%) Gradle
14 51 (30.72%) Python
15 48 (28.92%) SOAP
16 46 (27.71%) JSON
17 45 (27.11%) Continuous Integration
17 45 (27.11%) Web Services
18 44 (26.51%) Unix
18 44 (26.51%) TDD
19 41 (24.70%) Git (software)
20 40 (24.10%) CSS
21 39 (23.49%) SQL
21 39 (23.49%) Puppet
22 38 (22.89%) JBoss
22 38 (22.89%) SOA
22 38 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
23 37 (22.29%) DevOps
24 36 (21.69%) MVC
24 36 (21.69%) Amazon AWS

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 38 (22.89%) JBoss
2 21 (12.65%) Tomcat
2 21 (12.65%) WebLogic
3 20 (12.05%) GlassFish
4 19 (11.45%) WebSphere
5 15 (9.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (2.41%) Apache
7 1 (0.60%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.60%) Confluence
7 1 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.60%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (1.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.81%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.69%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (18.67%) SaaS
3 7 (4.22%) Amazon S3
4 6 (3.61%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (2.41%) GitHub
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.60%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.60%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.60%) Force.com
6 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.60%) Route 53
6 1 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.04%) HTTP
2 11 (6.63%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.46%) NoSQL
2 22 (13.25%) MySQL
3 14 (8.43%) MongoDB
4 12 (7.23%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.22%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.01%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.01%) Riak
7 4 (2.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 4 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.20%) Big Data
8 2 (1.20%) MariaDB
8 2 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.60%) DB2
9 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.60%) JasperReports
9 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.60%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 141 (84.94%) Maven
2 65 (39.16%) Jenkins
3 59 (35.54%) Selenium
4 54 (32.53%) Gradle
5 41 (24.70%) Git (software)
6 30 (18.07%) Subversion
7 29 (17.47%) JUnit
8 18 (10.84%) QUnit
9 17 (10.24%) Cucumber
10 16 (9.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (7.83%) Apache Ivy
12 12 (7.23%) Hudson
13 11 (6.63%) Eclipse
14 9 (5.42%) Redmine
15 7 (4.22%) Grunt
15 7 (4.22%) Mocha
15 7 (4.22%) TestNG
15 7 (4.22%) WebDriver
16 6 (3.61%) JIRA
16 6 (3.61%) Mockito
General
1 19 (11.45%) Finance
2 17 (10.24%) Military
3 14 (8.43%) Banking
4 7 (4.22%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.61%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.81%) Games
6 3 (1.81%) Publishing
7 2 (1.20%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 85 (51.20%) Developer
2 48 (28.92%) Java Developer
3 40 (24.10%) Software Engineer
4 30 (18.07%) Senior Developer
5 29 (17.47%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (15.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 20 (12.05%) JavaScript Developer
8 19 (11.45%) Release Engineer
9 17 (10.24%) Java Engineer
9 17 (10.24%) Lead Software Engineer
10 16 (9.64%) Java Software Engineer
10 16 (9.64%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 16 (9.64%) Linux Engineer
10 16 (9.64%) Linux/Unix DevOps
11 15 (9.04%) Software Developer
12 13 (7.83%) Python Developer
13 10 (6.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 8 (4.82%) Developer in Test
14 8 (4.82%) Lead Developer
14 8 (4.82%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (60.24%) Spring
2 76 (45.78%) XML
3 63 (37.95%) HTML
4 58 (34.94%) J2EE
5 48 (28.92%) SOAP
6 46 (27.71%) JSON
7 45 (27.11%) Web Services
8 40 (24.10%) CSS
9 35 (21.08%) JMS
10 34 (20.48%) Spring MVC
11 31 (18.67%) Hibernate
12 30 (18.07%) RESTful
13 24 (14.46%) Java EE
14 23 (13.86%) REST
15 19 (11.45%) JSP
15 19 (11.45%) Swing
16 18 (10.84%) Ajax
16 18 (10.84%) Dojo
16 18 (10.84%) Struts
17 17 (10.24%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (15.06%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.42%) Linked Data
3 8 (4.82%) User Experience
4 6 (3.61%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.41%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.81%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.60%) Blog
9 1 (0.60%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.60%) FMCG
9 1 (0.60%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.60%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 69 (41.57%) Linux
2 44 (26.51%) Unix
3 12 (7.23%) Windows
4 10 (6.02%) Solaris
5 9 (5.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.20%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (39.76%) Software Engineering
3 45 (27.11%) Continuous Integration
4 44 (26.51%) TDD
5 38 (22.89%) SOA
6 37 (22.29%) DevOps
7 36 (21.69%) MVC
8 34 (20.48%) Scrum
9 30 (18.07%) Continuous Delivery
10 26 (15.66%) OO
11 24 (14.46%) Build Automation
12 23 (13.86%) Configuration Management
13 18 (10.84%) Unit Testing
14 17 (10.24%) Customer Requirements
14 17 (10.24%) UML
15 16 (9.64%) Open Source
15 16 (9.64%) Regression Testing
15 16 (9.64%) Requirements Analysis
15 16 (9.64%) User Stories
15 16 (9.64%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 138 (83.13%) Java
2 70 (42.17%) JavaScript
3 51 (30.72%) Python
4 39 (23.49%) SQL
5 35 (21.08%) Perl
6 30 (18.07%) Bash Shell
7 22 (13.25%) Groovy
8 15 (9.04%) C
9 11 (6.63%) Ruby
10 4 (2.41%) C++
11 3 (1.81%) C#
12 2 (1.20%) Scala
12 2 (1.20%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.60%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.60%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.60%) SOQL
13 1 (0.60%) SOSL
13 1 (0.60%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 28 (16.87%) Degree
2 18 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.20%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.02%) QA
2 1 (0.60%) SDET
System Software
1 5 (3.01%) Docker
2 2 (1.20%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.20%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.20%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (23.49%) Puppet
2 38 (22.89%) Opscode Chef
3 33 (19.88%) Ansible
4 26 (15.66%) Salt
5 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.60%) Graylog
6 1 (0.60%) Kibana
6 1 (0.60%) logstash
6 1 (0.60%) SELinux
6 1 (0.60%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 34 (20.48%) Oracle
2 5 (3.01%) Dynatrace
2 5 (3.01%) New Relic
2 5 (3.01%) Splunk
3 4 (2.41%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (2.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.20%) VMware
5 1 (0.60%) Adobe
5 1 (0.60%) F5
5 1 (0.60%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
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