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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 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 871 936 711
Rank change year-on-year +65 -225 +84
Permanent jobs citing Ant 350 86 70
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.94% 0.35% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 96 70 43
10th Percentile £48,125 £32,500 £36,500
25th Percentile £62,188 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £70,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +21.43% +21.74% -11.54%
75th Percentile £100,000 £86,250 £88,750
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,150 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £51,593
% change year-on-year +44.44% -12.78% +3.19%

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 37,131 24,294 12,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.48% 21.02% 20.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15,282 15,474 9,983
10th Percentile £38,250 £36,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% +7.78%

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Ant in the UK

Ant
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Ant.

Salary trend for Ant in the UK

Ant
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Ant over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

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 18 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +74 321 £85,000 +21.43% 20
London -19 195 £90,000 +9.09% 13
UK excluding London +1 120 £65,000 +44.44% 7
Work from Home -165 77 £70,000 +19.15% 7
South East -16 44 £62,500 +35.14% 3
North of England - 35 £70,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 19 £70,000 - 2
North West - 16 £43,000 -
East of England - 16 £65,000 -
Midlands -36 14 £55,000 +57.14% 1
South West -20 9 £50,000 +11.11% 1
East Midlands -6 7 £50,000 +17.65%
West Midlands -46 7 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Scotland -45 3 - -

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, 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.

1 326 (93.14%) Java
2 292 (83.43%) Maven
3 279 (79.71%) SQL
4 276 (78.86%) Git (software)
5 272 (77.71%) Unix
6 266 (76.00%) CI/CD
7 260 (74.29%) TDD
8 259 (74.00%) Gradle
9 258 (73.71%) Agile
10 246 (70.29%) Azure
11 244 (69.71%) BDD
12 238 (68.00%) Python
13 234 (66.86%) Perl
14 233 (66.57%) Docker
15 231 (66.00%) Kubernetes
15 231 (66.00%) AWS
16 228 (65.14%) JDBC
17 227 (64.86%) Microservices
18 226 (64.57%) PowerShell
19 225 (64.29%) JavaScript
20 223 (63.71%) MVC
21 220 (62.86%) OpenShift
22 219 (62.57%) Finance
23 218 (62.29%) HTML
24 217 (62.00%) Subversion
25 216 (61.71%) Test Automation
26 213 (60.86%) Data Structures
26 213 (60.86%) Algorithms
27 212 (60.57%) .NET
28 211 (60.29%) Shell Script

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
1 195 (55.71%) Apache Spark
2 39 (11.14%) WebLogic
3 31 (8.86%) Jetty
4 27 (7.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 24 (6.86%) WebSphere
6 21 (6.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 7 (2.00%) JBoss
8 6 (1.71%) Apache
8 6 (1.71%) Tomcat
9 4 (1.14%) Apache TomEE
10 2 (0.57%) nginx
11 1 (0.29%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.29%) GemFire
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
Business Applications
1 2 (0.57%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 246 (70.29%) Azure
2 231 (66.00%) AWS
3 220 (62.86%) OpenShift
4 197 (56.29%) AWS Lambda
4 197 (56.29%) Serverless
5 195 (55.71%) Cloud Functions
6 23 (6.57%) GCP
7 21 (6.00%) Azure DevOps
8 18 (5.14%) Azure AKS
9 10 (2.86%) Force.com
10 9 (2.57%) SaaS
10 9 (2.57%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 8 (2.29%) Heroku
12 5 (1.43%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 5 (1.43%) Azure Service Bus
12 5 (1.43%) BrowserStack
12 5 (1.43%) Figma
13 4 (1.14%) npm
13 4 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 4 (1.14%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 199 (56.86%) Internet
2 2 (0.57%) PuTTY
2 2 (0.57%) WinSCP
3 1 (0.29%) AMQP
3 1 (0.29%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.29%) DNS
3 1 (0.29%) Firewall
3 1 (0.29%) VPN
3 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 209 (59.71%) NoSQL
2 207 (59.14%) SQL Server
3 206 (58.86%) PostgreSQL
4 203 (58.00%) MySQL
5 202 (57.71%) MongoDB
6 198 (56.57%) Apache Cassandra
7 195 (55.71%) Flink
8 23 (6.57%) Oracle Database
9 21 (6.00%) Oracle Database 12c
10 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
12 3 (0.86%) DB2
13 2 (0.57%) Big Data
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 292 (83.43%) Maven
2 276 (78.86%) Git (software)
3 259 (74.00%) Gradle
4 217 (62.00%) Subversion
5 202 (57.71%) JIRA
6 64 (18.29%) JUnit
7 50 (14.29%) Mockito
8 47 (13.43%) Jenkins
9 42 (12.00%) Bitbucket
10 31 (8.86%) Apache Ivy
10 31 (8.86%) Concordion
10 31 (8.86%) Cucumber
11 27 (7.71%) GitLab
12 25 (7.14%) Hudson
13 14 (4.00%) Visual Studio Code
14 13 (3.71%) Eclipse
14 13 (3.71%) Selenium
15 9 (2.57%) IntelliJ
16 8 (2.29%) JMeter
16 8 (2.29%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 219 (62.57%) Finance
2 195 (55.71%) Manufacturing
3 53 (15.14%) Social Skills
4 30 (8.57%) Legal
5 25 (7.14%) Law
6 19 (5.43%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 10 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 6 (1.71%) Marketing
9 5 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (1.14%) Advertising
10 4 (1.14%) Games
10 4 (1.14%) Retail
11 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.57%) Automotive
11 2 (0.57%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.29%) Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 196 (56.00%) Java Engineer
2 195 (55.71%) Senior Java Engineer
3 82 (23.43%) Developer
4 46 (13.14%) Java Developer
5 30 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 27 (7.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 24 (6.86%) Full Stack Developer
8 21 (6.00%) Architect
9 19 (5.43%) Senior Java Developer
10 16 (4.57%) Java Architect
10 16 (4.57%) Senior Architect
10 16 (4.57%) Senior Java Architect
11 11 (3.14%) Integration Specialist
11 11 (3.14%) Systems Integration Specialist
12 9 (2.57%) Lead Developer
13 6 (1.71%) Backend Developer
13 6 (1.71%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 5 (1.43%) Cloud Engineer
14 5 (1.43%) Solutions Architect
15 4 (1.14%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (65.14%) JDBC
2 218 (62.29%) HTML
3 212 (60.57%) .NET
4 209 (59.71%) CSS
5 205 (58.57%) RESTful
6 197 (56.29%) ASP.NET
7 66 (18.86%) REST
8 65 (18.57%) Web Services
9 52 (14.86%) JMS
10 48 (13.71%) SOAP
11 47 (13.43%) Swagger
12 43 (12.29%) JSON
13 41 (11.71%) XML
14 35 (10.00%) Node.js
15 32 (9.14%) JPA
15 32 (9.14%) Spring
16 31 (8.86%) JAX-RS
17 24 (6.86%) GraphQL
18 22 (6.29%) FIX Protocol
19 21 (6.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 213 (60.86%) Algorithms
1 213 (60.86%) Data Structures
2 195 (55.71%) Life Science
2 195 (55.71%) Linux Command Line
3 23 (6.57%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (6.29%) Virtual Team
5 15 (4.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (4.00%) Public Cloud
7 9 (2.57%) User Experience
8 6 (1.71%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (0.86%) Legacy Systems
9 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.86%) New Media
9 3 (0.86%) Online Games
10 2 (0.57%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.29%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 1 (0.29%) IoT
Operating Systems
1 272 (77.71%) Unix
2 64 (18.29%) Linux
3 11 (3.14%) Windows
4 2 (0.57%) Android
4 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 266 (76.00%) CI/CD
2 260 (74.29%) TDD
3 258 (73.71%) Agile
4 244 (69.71%) BDD
5 227 (64.86%) Microservices
6 223 (63.71%) MVC
7 216 (61.71%) Test Automation
8 211 (60.29%) Mentoring
9 205 (58.57%) OOP
10 201 (57.43%) User Stories
11 200 (57.14%) High Availability
12 199 (56.86%) Coaching
13 195 (55.71%) Customer-Centricity
13 195 (55.71%) Disaster Recovery
13 195 (55.71%) Innovative Thinking
13 195 (55.71%) Root Cause Analysis
13 195 (55.71%) Service Design
13 195 (55.71%) Story Points
13 195 (55.71%) Strategic Thinking
14 62 (17.71%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 326 (93.14%) Java
2 279 (79.71%) SQL
3 238 (68.00%) Python
4 234 (66.86%) Perl
5 226 (64.57%) PowerShell
6 225 (64.29%) JavaScript
7 211 (60.29%) Shell Script
8 200 (57.14%) PHP
9 199 (56.86%) Ruby
10 21 (6.00%) PL/SQL
10 21 (6.00%) VBScript
11 20 (5.71%) TypeScript
12 19 (5.43%) C#
13 18 (5.14%) AWK
13 18 (5.14%) Bash
14 10 (2.86%) Apex Code
15 8 (2.29%) SOQL
16 6 (1.71%) C++
16 6 (1.71%) SOSL
17 5 (1.43%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 20 (5.71%) Degree
2 19 (5.43%) SC Cleared
2 19 (5.43%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.86%) HND
5 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 2 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.29%) CISA
6 1 (0.29%) CISM
6 1 (0.29%) CISSP
6 1 (0.29%) CRISC
6 1 (0.29%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.29%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) Accessibility
2 4 (1.14%) WCAG
3 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 1 (0.29%) NIST
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 233 (66.57%) Docker
2 1 (0.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 231 (66.00%) Kubernetes
2 23 (6.57%) Ansible
3 22 (6.29%) Terraform
4 8 (2.29%) Grafana
5 4 (1.14%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (1.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 4 (1.14%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 197 (56.29%) Microsoft
2 196 (56.00%) Google
3 53 (15.14%) Oracle
4 18 (5.14%) IBM
5 10 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.14%) New Relic
6 4 (1.14%) Sybase
7 2 (0.57%) Carbon Black
7 2 (0.57%) Cisco
7 2 (0.57%) Conga
7 2 (0.57%) DocuSign
7 2 (0.57%) Micro Focus
7 2 (0.57%) Pardot
7 2 (0.57%) Software AG
7 2 (0.57%) Splunk
7 2 (0.57%) webMethods
8 1 (0.29%) ATG
8 1 (0.29%) GigaSpaces
8 1 (0.29%) Terracotta