Period
to 24 February 2018

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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 714 563 517
Rank change year-on-year -151 -46 -19
Permanent jobs citing Ant 491 752 1,138
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.43% 0.54%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.37% 2.26% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 374 543 877
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £37,150 £35,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,375 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -

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 35,856 33,341 37,313
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.47% 18.98% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 29,512 28,329 31,782
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 February 2018.

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 24 February 2018. 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 -162 440 £57,500 +9.52% 81
UK excluding London -133 274 £50,000 +11.11% 47
London -73 208 £62,500 +4.17% 42
South East -47 103 £47,500 -2.56% 21
South West -2 51 £52,500 +16.67% 7
East of England -48 37 £57,500 +15.00% 6
North of England -53 35 £50,000 +17.65% 3
Scotland -32 26 £45,000 +30.43% 3
North West -18 24 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Wales +19 16 £50,000 +33.33% 4
Yorkshire -18 11 £57,500 +69.12% 1
Midlands -10 6 £50,000 +21.21% 2
East Midlands +1 3 £46,500 +7.51% 1
West Midlands -10 3 £62,500 +56.25% 1

For the 6 months to 24 February 2018, 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.

1 392 (79.84%) Java
2 365 (74.34%) Maven
3 292 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
4 242 (49.29%) Jenkins
5 227 (46.23%) Git (software)
6 207 (42.16%) JavaScript
7 191 (38.90%) Linux
8 190 (38.70%) Spring
9 187 (38.09%) Web Services
10 177 (36.05%) SQL
11 168 (34.22%) Oracle
12 165 (33.60%) XML
13 161 (32.79%) Gradle
14 147 (29.94%) Subversion
15 142 (28.92%) HTML
16 141 (28.72%) Scrum
17 135 (27.49%) Software Engineering
18 133 (27.09%) JUnit
18 133 (27.09%) DevOps
19 132 (26.88%) CSS
19 132 (26.88%) Eclipse
20 127 (25.87%) Python
21 123 (25.05%) REST
22 120 (24.44%) SOAP
23 119 (24.24%) Tomcat
24 116 (23.63%) Hibernate
25 112 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
26 109 (22.20%) Degree
27 105 (21.38%) JIRA
28 101 (20.57%) TDD

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
1 119 (24.24%) Tomcat
2 94 (19.14%) Apache
3 80 (16.29%) WebSphere
4 58 (11.81%) JBoss
5 32 (6.52%) Confluence
6 30 (6.11%) IIS
7 24 (4.89%) WebLogic
8 23 (4.68%) nginx
9 21 (4.28%) Elasticsearch
10 16 (3.26%) MQSeries
11 15 (3.05%) Jetty
12 14 (2.85%) GlassFish
12 14 (2.85%) OpenStack
12 14 (2.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 8 (1.63%) Apache Spark
13 8 (1.63%) SugarCRM
14 6 (1.22%) Apache Pig
14 6 (1.22%) Apache TomEE
15 5 (1.02%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 5 (1.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (0.81%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
2 3 (0.61%) Blender
2 3 (0.61%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.41%) Weka
4 1 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 14 (2.85%) MetaTrader
2 4 (0.81%) Magento
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (0.61%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.20%) ION MarketView
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 93 (18.94%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (6.31%) GitHub
3 26 (5.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 24 (4.89%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (4.07%) Bluemix
5 20 (4.07%) IBM Cloud
5 20 (4.07%) SaaS
6 19 (3.87%) Amazon EC2
7 18 (3.67%) Amazon S3
8 17 (3.46%) Amazon ELB
8 17 (3.46%) AWS CloudFormation
8 17 (3.46%) Route 53
9 13 (2.65%) IaaS
10 10 (2.04%) OpenShift
11 9 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
12 8 (1.63%) Firebase
12 8 (1.63%) PaaS
13 7 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
13 7 (1.43%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 6 (1.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 37 (7.54%) HTTP
2 33 (6.72%) Internet
3 24 (4.89%) FTP
4 23 (4.68%) Firewall
5 22 (4.48%) SSL
6 15 (3.05%) SNMP
7 14 (2.85%) NetScaler
7 14 (2.85%) VPN
8 12 (2.44%) TCP/IP
9 8 (1.63%) DNS
9 8 (1.63%) HTTPS
10 7 (1.43%) SMTP
11 6 (1.22%) PuTTY
11 6 (1.22%) SSH
12 5 (1.02%) WinSCP
13 4 (0.81%) BGP
13 4 (0.81%) BIG-IP
13 4 (0.81%) MPLS
13 4 (0.81%) OSPF
13 4 (0.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 71 (14.46%) Relational Database
3 65 (13.24%) MySQL
4 60 (12.22%) NoSQL
5 49 (9.98%) Oracle Database
6 48 (9.78%) RDBMS
7 31 (6.31%) PostgreSQL
8 22 (4.48%) MongoDB
9 20 (4.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (4.07%) DB2
10 18 (3.67%) Hadoop
10 18 (3.67%) SQL Server 2012
11 17 (3.46%) Amazon RDS
12 15 (3.05%) HBase
13 13 (2.65%) Big Data
13 13 (2.65%) Oracle Reports
14 11 (2.24%) Oracle Database 11g
15 8 (1.63%) Redis
16 6 (1.22%) Apache Hive
16 6 (1.22%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 365 (74.34%) Maven
2 242 (49.29%) Jenkins
3 227 (46.23%) Git (software)
4 161 (32.79%) Gradle
5 147 (29.94%) Subversion
6 133 (27.09%) JUnit
7 132 (26.88%) Eclipse
8 105 (21.38%) JIRA
9 67 (13.65%) Selenium
10 58 (11.81%) IntelliJ
11 52 (10.59%) TeamCity
12 46 (9.37%) Cucumber
13 43 (8.76%) SoapUI
14 36 (7.33%) Vagrant
14 36 (7.33%) Visual Studio
15 34 (6.92%) Mockito
16 28 (5.70%) HP UFT
17 23 (4.68%) Team Foundation Server
18 21 (4.28%) TestNG
19 19 (3.87%) Hudson
General
1 84 (17.11%) Finance
2 40 (8.15%) Banking
3 38 (7.74%) Games
4 29 (5.91%) Retail
5 19 (3.87%) Marketing
6 13 (2.65%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.65%) Retail Banking
7 11 (2.24%) French Language
8 9 (1.83%) Telecoms
9 8 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (1.22%) Advertising
11 5 (1.02%) Front Office
12 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.61%) Automotive
14 2 (0.41%) Back Office
14 2 (0.41%) Legal
14 2 (0.41%) Publishing
15 1 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 279 (56.82%) Developer
2 183 (37.27%) Java Developer
3 73 (14.87%) Senior Developer
4 71 (14.46%) DevOps Engineer
5 58 (11.81%) Software Engineer
6 51 (10.39%) Java Engineer
7 43 (8.76%) Lead Developer
8 41 (8.35%) Senior Java Developer
9 35 (7.13%) Software Developer
10 32 (6.52%) Java Software Engineer
11 21 (4.28%) Senior Software Developer
12 20 (4.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 19 (3.87%) Test Manager
14 18 (3.67%) Lead Java Developer
15 17 (3.46%) Test Automation Manager
16 16 (3.26%) Full Stack Developer
17 15 (3.05%) Agile Developer
17 15 (3.05%) Agile Java Developer
17 15 (3.05%) Java Software Developer
18 14 (2.85%) Lead Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 190 (38.70%) Spring
2 187 (38.09%) Web Services
3 165 (33.60%) XML
4 142 (28.92%) HTML
5 132 (26.88%) CSS
6 123 (25.05%) REST
7 120 (24.44%) SOAP
8 116 (23.63%) Hibernate
9 98 (19.96%) J2EE
10 97 (19.76%) JSON
11 87 (17.72%) RESTful
12 74 (15.07%) Java EE
13 66 (13.44%) JSP
14 65 (13.24%) HTML5
15 61 (12.42%) JMS
16 60 (12.22%) jQuery
17 52 (10.59%) CSS3
18 51 (10.39%) Spring Boot
19 50 (10.18%) Servlets
19 50 (10.18%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (14.66%) Computer Science
2 25 (5.09%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (4.48%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (3.46%) Public Cloud
4 17 (3.46%) User Experience
5 15 (3.05%) Fintech
6 12 (2.44%) Digital Media
7 10 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
8 9 (1.83%) Data Structures
8 9 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.83%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.83%) Tandem
9 8 (1.63%) Over-the-Top Content
9 8 (1.63%) STB
10 7 (1.43%) Client/Server
10 7 (1.43%) Data Centre
10 7 (1.43%) Derivative
10 7 (1.43%) Online Games
10 7 (1.43%) Social Media
11 5 (1.02%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 191 (38.90%) Linux
2 94 (19.14%) Unix
3 68 (13.85%) Windows
4 30 (6.11%) CentOS
4 30 (6.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (5.70%) Windows Server
6 26 (5.30%) Android
7 18 (3.67%) Ubuntu
7 18 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (3.46%) Apple iOS
9 11 (2.24%) AIX
10 8 (1.63%) Solaris
11 5 (1.02%) HPUX
12 3 (0.61%) Debian
13 2 (0.41%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.20%) Fedora
14 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (59.47%) Agile Software Development
2 141 (28.72%) Scrum
3 135 (27.49%) Software Engineering
4 133 (27.09%) DevOps
5 112 (22.81%) Continuous Integration
6 101 (20.57%) TDD
7 95 (19.35%) OO
8 94 (19.14%) Test Automation
9 89 (18.13%) MVC
10 54 (11.00%) BDD
11 51 (10.39%) Microservices
12 49 (9.98%) Waterfall
13 48 (9.78%) SDLC
14 46 (9.37%) Open Source
15 44 (8.96%) Unit Testing
16 42 (8.55%) Configuration Management
17 40 (8.15%) Continuous Delivery
17 40 (8.15%) Mentoring
18 36 (7.33%) High Availability
19 35 (7.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 392 (79.84%) Java
2 207 (42.16%) JavaScript
3 177 (36.05%) SQL
4 127 (25.87%) Python
5 64 (13.03%) Ruby
6 63 (12.83%) Bash Shell
7 60 (12.22%) C++
8 58 (11.81%) Shell Script
9 57 (11.61%) C#
10 54 (11.00%) PL/SQL
11 40 (8.15%) Groovy
12 35 (7.13%) Perl
13 33 (6.72%) PowerShell
14 32 (6.52%) Scala
15 30 (6.11%) PHP
16 28 (5.70%) Jython
17 23 (4.68%) VBScript
18 17 (3.46%) XPath
19 11 (2.24%) Go
19 11 (2.24%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 109 (22.20%) Degree
2 56 (11.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.26%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.43%) Security Cleared
5 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.20%) MySQL Certification
7 1 (0.20%) OCP
7 1 (0.20%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (9.78%) QA
2 5 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.81%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.41%) EMIR
4 2 (0.41%) MiFID
5 1 (0.20%) GCP
5 1 (0.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 82 (16.70%) Docker
2 28 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (2.04%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (1.22%) HDFS
5 5 (1.02%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.81%) Apache Flume
6 4 (0.81%) GridGain
6 4 (0.81%) Hyper-V
6 4 (0.81%) iptables
6 4 (0.81%) KVM
6 4 (0.81%) vSphere
7 3 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.61%) LXC
8 2 (0.41%) Firmware
8 2 (0.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 72 (14.66%) Ansible
2 67 (13.65%) Puppet
3 66 (13.44%) Opscode Chef
4 27 (5.50%) HP ALM
5 22 (4.48%) CA Service Virtualization
6 18 (3.67%) Kubernetes
7 15 (3.05%) Kibana
8 14 (2.85%) logstash
8 14 (2.85%) Perfmon
8 14 (2.85%) Terraform
9 12 (2.44%) HAProxy
10 9 (1.83%) Salt
11 8 (1.63%) Single Sign-On
12 6 (1.22%) ZABBIX
13 5 (1.02%) Simian Army
14 4 (0.81%) Nagios
14 4 (0.81%) Oozie
14 4 (0.81%) Packer
15 3 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (0.61%) Mesos
Vendors
1 168 (34.22%) Oracle
2 43 (8.76%) VMware
3 30 (6.11%) IBM
4 28 (5.70%) HP
5 22 (4.48%) CA
6 21 (4.28%) Red Hat
7 16 (3.26%) Microsoft
7 16 (3.26%) Perforce
8 15 (3.05%) SolarWinds
8 15 (3.05%) TIBCO
9 14 (2.85%) hybris
9 14 (2.85%) Solace
10 11 (2.24%) Google
11 10 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (2.04%) Sybase
12 8 (1.63%) New Relic
13 7 (1.43%) Pardot
13 7 (1.43%) PayPal
13 7 (1.43%) Splunk
13 7 (1.43%) Tableau