Period
to 22 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Ant skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Ant over the 6 months to 22 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 748 703 724
Rank change year-on-year -45 +21 -133
Permanent jobs citing Ant 321 512 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.24% 1.55% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 229 370 366
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% +10.00%
10th Percentile £39,500 £35,000 £35,625
90th Percentile £90,000 £77,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Ant is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 25,800 33,046 35,769
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 18.86% 20.05% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 20,411 26,718 29,006
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Ant as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Ant in the UK

Ant
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Ant in the UK

Ant
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Ant over the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Ant in the UK

Ant
Top 14 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 6 months to 22 October 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -90 268 £65,000 +13.04% 36
UK excluding London -17 192 £55,000 +10.00% 20
London -17 124 £77,500 +10.71% 23
Scotland +57 46 £50,000 +25.00% 6
South West +12 40 £50,000 +14.29%
North of England -23 34 £48,250 +1.58% 3
East of England +54 31 £63,750 +21.43% 3
South East +11 23 £62,500 +25.00% 3
North West +8 20 £50,000 -11.11% 2
Yorkshire -13 14 £46,500 +8.14% 1
Midlands +45 12 £55,000 - 4
East Midlands +28 9 £65,000 +18.18% 4
Wales +16 6 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands +32 3 £37,500 -42.31%

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, IT jobs citing Ant also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Ant.

1 240 (74.77%) Java
2 224 (69.78%) Maven
3 204 (63.55%) Agile Software Development
4 190 (59.19%) Jenkins
5 166 (51.71%) DevOps
6 127 (39.56%) JavaScript
7 125 (38.94%) Git (software)
8 121 (37.69%) Continuous Integration
8 121 (37.69%) AWS
9 113 (35.20%) SQL
10 107 (33.33%) Scrum
10 107 (33.33%) Spring
11 100 (31.15%) Docker
12 98 (30.53%) JIRA
13 97 (30.22%) Azure
14 96 (29.91%) Python
15 95 (29.60%) REST
16 88 (27.41%) Hibernate
17 87 (27.10%) Gradle
18 84 (26.17%) Selenium
18 84 (26.17%) Subversion
18 84 (26.17%) JUnit
19 82 (25.55%) Puppet
20 80 (24.92%) Ansible
21 79 (24.61%) Oracle
21 79 (24.61%) Finance
22 75 (23.36%) Opscode Chef
23 73 (22.74%) JSON
24 71 (22.12%) Software Engineering
25 69 (21.50%) Web Services

Ant
Co-occurring 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 56 (17.45%) JBoss
2 47 (14.64%) WebSphere
3 34 (10.59%) Apache
4 30 (9.35%) Confluence
5 25 (7.79%) Tomcat
6 18 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (4.98%) Oracle Workflow
7 16 (4.98%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (4.36%) Apache TomEE
9 12 (3.74%) MQSeries
10 9 (2.80%) Cloud Foundry
11 7 (2.18%) IIS
11 7 (2.18%) nginx
12 5 (1.56%) WebLogic
13 4 (1.25%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 3 (0.93%) Apache Pig
15 2 (0.62%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 1 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (2.49%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (37.69%) AWS
2 97 (30.22%) Azure
3 42 (13.08%) GitHub
4 39 (12.15%) GCP
5 16 (4.98%) npm
5 16 (4.98%) OpenShift
5 16 (4.98%) PaaS
6 15 (4.67%) Amazon EC2
7 12 (3.74%) IaaS
8 11 (3.43%) Amazon EKS
8 11 (3.43%) SaaS
9 10 (3.12%) Amazon S3
10 9 (2.80%) Amazon ELB
10 9 (2.80%) Amazon EMR
10 9 (2.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 9 (2.80%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 7 (2.18%) Datadog
12 5 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
12 5 (1.56%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.23%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.98%) SSL
3 12 (3.74%) Firewall
4 9 (2.80%) HTTP
4 9 (2.80%) HTTPS
4 9 (2.80%) Internet
5 7 (2.18%) DNS
6 3 (0.93%) CTI
6 3 (0.93%) VoIP
7 2 (0.62%) FTP
7 2 (0.62%) SAN
8 1 (0.31%) PuTTY
8 1 (0.31%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (18.07%) Relational Database
2 55 (17.13%) MySQL
3 51 (15.89%) SQL Server
4 32 (9.97%) RDBMS
5 31 (9.66%) PostgreSQL
6 26 (8.10%) DB2
7 25 (7.79%) Hadoop
8 22 (6.85%) Geospatial Data
8 22 (6.85%) GIS
8 22 (6.85%) JasperReports
9 14 (4.36%) IBM InfoSphere
9 14 (4.36%) MongoDB
10 13 (4.05%) Oracle Database
11 12 (3.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 9 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
12 9 (2.80%) Infinispan
12 9 (2.80%) MariaDB
12 9 (2.80%) NoSQL
13 4 (1.25%) Big Data
14 3 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 224 (69.78%) Maven
2 190 (59.19%) Jenkins
3 125 (38.94%) Git (software)
4 98 (30.53%) JIRA
5 87 (27.10%) Gradle
6 84 (26.17%) JUnit
6 84 (26.17%) Selenium
6 84 (26.17%) Subversion
7 67 (20.87%) TeamCity
8 60 (18.69%) Cucumber
9 56 (17.45%) Hudson
10 47 (14.64%) Eclipse
11 46 (14.33%) SonarQube
12 42 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (11.21%) Visual Studio
14 34 (10.59%) FishEye
15 29 (9.03%) Apache Ivy
16 23 (7.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 22 (6.85%) CruiseControl
17 22 (6.85%) Mockito
General
1 79 (24.61%) Finance
2 31 (9.66%) Banking
3 30 (9.35%) Retail
4 9 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 8 (2.49%) Law
6 7 (2.18%) Public Sector
7 4 (1.25%) Advertising
8 3 (0.93%) Police
8 3 (0.93%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.62%) Environmental Health
9 2 (0.62%) Games
9 2 (0.62%) Marketing
9 2 (0.62%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.31%) Back Office
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 149 (46.42%) Developer
2 106 (33.02%) Java Developer
3 72 (22.43%) DevOps Engineer
4 54 (16.82%) Senior Developer
5 39 (12.15%) Software Engineer
6 35 (10.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 28 (8.72%) Software Developer
8 27 (8.41%) Senior DevOps
9 25 (7.79%) Java Engineer
10 22 (6.85%) Principal Engineer
10 22 (6.85%) Principal Software Engineer
11 20 (6.23%) Java Software Engineer
12 17 (5.30%) Architect
12 17 (5.30%) DevOps Developer
12 17 (5.30%) Full Stack Developer
12 17 (5.30%) Senior Software Developer
13 13 (4.05%) Release Manager
14 12 (3.74%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 11 (3.43%) Java Software Developer
16 10 (3.12%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (33.33%) Spring
2 95 (29.60%) REST
3 88 (27.41%) Hibernate
4 73 (22.74%) JSON
5 69 (21.50%) Web Services
6 54 (16.82%) XML
7 47 (14.64%) .NET
7 47 (14.64%) CSS
8 41 (12.77%) AngularJS
9 40 (12.46%) JDBC
10 35 (10.90%) JMS
11 34 (10.59%) Ajax
11 34 (10.59%) J2EE
12 33 (10.28%) SOAP
13 32 (9.97%) Apache Flex
13 32 (9.97%) Node.js
13 32 (9.97%) React
14 30 (9.35%) HTML
14 30 (9.35%) jQuery
15 28 (8.72%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 31 (9.66%) Mobile App
2 23 (7.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 21 (6.54%) User Experience
4 19 (5.92%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (4.36%) Cloud Native
5 14 (4.36%) Mainframe
6 12 (3.74%) Replication
7 10 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (3.12%) Clustering
7 10 (3.12%) Linux Command Line
8 7 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.87%) Fixed Income
9 6 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.56%) Public Cloud
11 3 (0.93%) Blog
11 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.93%) NHS
11 3 (0.93%) Social Media
11 3 (0.93%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 65 (20.25%) Linux
2 28 (8.72%) Windows
3 27 (8.41%) Unix
4 24 (7.48%) Android
5 16 (4.98%) Apple iOS
6 14 (4.36%) zOS
7 11 (3.43%) Windows 7
7 11 (3.43%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.49%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.56%) AIX
9 5 (1.56%) CentOS
10 3 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.62%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (63.55%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (51.71%) DevOps
3 121 (37.69%) Continuous Integration
4 107 (33.33%) Scrum
5 71 (22.12%) Software Engineering
6 68 (21.18%) Test Automation
7 61 (19.00%) Configuration Management
8 58 (18.07%) OO
9 55 (17.13%) SDLC
10 51 (15.89%) Kanban
10 51 (15.89%) TDD
11 48 (14.95%) Multithreading
12 45 (14.02%) Release Management
13 44 (13.71%) Microservices
14 41 (12.77%) Open Source
15 35 (10.90%) Unit Testing
16 32 (9.97%) MVC
17 31 (9.66%) DevSecOps
18 30 (9.35%) Continuous Delivery
18 30 (9.35%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 240 (74.77%) Java
2 127 (39.56%) JavaScript
3 113 (35.20%) SQL
4 96 (29.91%) Python
5 59 (18.38%) Ruby
6 53 (16.51%) Java 8
7 51 (15.89%) PowerShell
8 35 (10.90%) C
9 29 (9.03%) C#
10 22 (6.85%) Perl
11 18 (5.61%) Shell Script
12 16 (4.98%) Bash Shell
13 10 (3.12%) T-SQL
14 9 (2.80%) Go
15 8 (2.49%) C++
15 8 (2.49%) ES6
16 7 (2.18%) Scala
16 7 (2.18%) TypeScript
17 6 (1.87%) Groovy
18 5 (1.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (10.28%) Degree
2 15 (4.67%) Computer Science Degree
2 15 (4.67%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.12%) DBS Check
4 5 (1.56%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.56%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.62%) CCNA
5 2 (0.62%) CCNP
5 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.31%) ISEB
6 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.97%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) NCSC
3 1 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 100 (31.15%) Docker
2 24 (7.48%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.31%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.31%) KVM
4 1 (0.31%) LXC
4 1 (0.31%) Varnish
4 1 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.31%) VirtualBox
4 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 82 (25.55%) Puppet
2 80 (24.92%) Ansible
3 75 (23.36%) Opscode Chef
4 43 (13.40%) Kubernetes
5 31 (9.66%) Terraform
6 29 (9.03%) Prometheus
7 15 (4.67%) Grafana
8 14 (4.36%) Graphite
8 14 (4.36%) Packer
9 13 (4.05%) Nagios
10 10 (3.12%) Docker Swarm
11 9 (2.80%) ZABBIX
12 3 (0.93%) Salt
13 2 (0.62%) Rancher
14 1 (0.31%) Consul
14 1 (0.31%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.31%) HP Fortify
14 1 (0.31%) Kibana
14 1 (0.31%) Mesos
14 1 (0.31%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 79 (24.61%) Oracle
2 46 (14.33%) Microsoft
3 40 (12.46%) Google
4 29 (9.03%) Atlassian
5 27 (8.41%) Micro Focus
6 24 (7.48%) Adobe
7 18 (5.61%) IBM
7 18 (5.61%) New Relic
8 14 (4.36%) Teradata
9 11 (3.43%) SAP
9 11 (3.43%) Splunk
10 7 (2.18%) Black Duck
11 6 (1.87%) AppDynamics
12 5 (1.56%) Dynatrace
12 5 (1.56%) Perforce
12 5 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
12 5 (1.56%) VMware
13 4 (1.25%) CA
13 4 (1.25%) CA Agile Central
13 4 (1.25%) Rackspace