Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 710 682 558
Rank change year-on-year -28 -124 -52
Permanent jobs citing Ant 501 587 943
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.33% 0.49%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.48% 1.61% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 360 410 690
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £79,500 £72,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.06% +8.89% -

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 33,796 36,487 35,507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.18% 20.57% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27,337 29,651 30,795
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%

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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Ant in the UK

Ant
Top 16 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 19 September 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 -23 475 £55,000 - 84
UK excluding London -6 278 £47,500 -3.06% 48
London -1 221 £67,500 +3.85% 41
North of England +62 89 £45,000 - 9
South East -7 62 £40,000 -15.79% 7
South West +14 51 £47,500 - 9
North West +25 46 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire +24 37 £43,000 -4.44% 6
East of England -11 36 £52,500 +5.00% 13
Midlands +15 18 £65,000 +80.56% 5
West Midlands +26 12 £82,500 +135.71% 1
Wales +10 10 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Scotland -11 10 £48,750 +8.33% 3
East Midlands 0 6 £55,000 -15.38% 4
North East - 6 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 371 (74.05%) Java
2 362 (72.26%) Maven
3 322 (64.27%) Agile Software Development
4 277 (55.29%) Jenkins
5 214 (42.71%) Continuous Integration
6 200 (39.92%) DevOps
7 183 (36.53%) Gradle
8 172 (34.33%) Spring
8 172 (34.33%) Software Engineering
9 171 (34.13%) Git (software)
10 169 (33.73%) JavaScript
11 145 (28.94%) Scrum
12 140 (27.94%) Ansible
13 129 (25.75%) Linux
14 128 (25.55%) Subversion
15 127 (25.35%) XML
15 127 (25.35%) JUnit
16 126 (25.15%) TDD
17 124 (24.75%) SQL
18 123 (24.55%) Web Services
19 117 (23.35%) Microservices
20 116 (23.15%) Finance
21 113 (22.55%) Python
21 113 (22.55%) HTML
22 107 (21.36%) Docker
23 103 (20.56%) CSS
24 101 (20.16%) Test Automation
25 95 (18.96%) Amazon AWS
25 95 (18.96%) Oracle
26 94 (18.76%) Opscode Chef

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 (11.18%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 55 (10.98%) Tomcat
3 43 (8.58%) WebSphere
4 42 (8.38%) Apache
5 30 (5.99%) JBoss
6 19 (3.79%) Confluence
6 19 (3.79%) Elasticsearch
7 16 (3.19%) WebLogic
8 13 (2.59%) IIS
9 11 (2.20%) MQSeries
10 9 (1.80%) Apache Spark
10 9 (1.80%) CMS
10 9 (1.80%) nginx
11 8 (1.60%) SharePoint
11 8 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
12 7 (1.40%) Jetty
13 6 (1.20%) Cloud Foundry
13 6 (1.20%) Documentum
13 6 (1.20%) GlassFish
14 5 (1.00%) FileNet
Applications
1 6 (1.20%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.40%) Simulink
4 2 (0.40%) Weka
Business Applications
1 6 (1.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 5 (1.00%) MetaTrader
3 4 (0.80%) Magento
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.60%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 95 (18.96%) Amazon AWS
2 82 (16.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (6.19%) GitHub
4 17 (3.39%) IaaS
5 16 (3.19%) IBM Cloud
6 15 (2.99%) OpenShift
7 14 (2.79%) Google Cloud Platform
8 12 (2.40%) PaaS
8 12 (2.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 9 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 8 (1.60%) Force.com
10 8 (1.60%) Serverless
11 7 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
11 7 (1.40%) NuGet
11 7 (1.40%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 6 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.00%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 4 (0.80%) Rackspace Cloud
14 4 (0.80%) Slack
15 3 (0.60%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.19%) Firewall
2 22 (4.39%) HTTP
3 15 (2.99%) DNS
4 12 (2.40%) Internet
4 12 (2.40%) TCP/IP
5 10 (2.00%) SMTP
6 9 (1.80%) SSL
7 8 (1.60%) Network Security
8 7 (1.40%) SSH
9 5 (1.00%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.80%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.60%) Wireless
12 2 (0.40%) FTP
12 2 (0.40%) NAS
12 2 (0.40%) SAN
12 2 (0.40%) VSAN
13 1 (0.20%) DSL
13 1 (0.20%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.20%) SMS
13 1 (0.20%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (11.18%) Relational Database
2 50 (9.98%) SQL Server
3 47 (9.38%) MySQL
4 44 (8.78%) PostgreSQL
5 38 (7.58%) NoSQL
6 33 (6.59%) MongoDB
7 27 (5.39%) RDBMS
8 23 (4.59%) Oracle Database
9 20 (3.99%) Apache Cassandra
9 20 (3.99%) Big Data
10 10 (2.00%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.60%) DB2
12 8 (1.60%) SQLite
13 7 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
14 6 (1.20%) Amazon RDS
14 6 (1.20%) Redis
15 5 (1.00%) Data Mining
15 5 (1.00%) MariaDB
16 4 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 362 (72.26%) Maven
2 277 (55.29%) Jenkins
3 183 (36.53%) Gradle
4 171 (34.13%) Git (software)
5 128 (25.55%) Subversion
6 127 (25.35%) JUnit
7 69 (13.77%) Cucumber
8 65 (12.97%) JIRA
9 63 (12.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 57 (11.38%) Selenium
11 54 (10.78%) Eclipse
12 53 (10.58%) Mockito
13 47 (9.38%) TeamCity
14 33 (6.59%) Visual Studio
15 29 (5.79%) IntelliJ
16 28 (5.59%) Hudson
16 28 (5.59%) Visual Studio Team System
17 22 (4.39%) Apache Ivy
18 21 (4.19%) Bitbucket
19 18 (3.59%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 116 (23.15%) Finance
2 60 (11.98%) Banking
3 21 (4.19%) Financial Institution
3 21 (4.19%) Retail
4 19 (3.79%) Investment Banking
5 9 (1.80%) French Language
5 9 (1.80%) German Language
6 8 (1.60%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.20%) Automotive
7 6 (1.20%) Back Office
7 6 (1.20%) Marketing
8 5 (1.00%) Games
8 5 (1.00%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.80%) Law
9 4 (0.80%) Publishing
10 3 (0.60%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
12 1 (0.20%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.20%) Local Government
12 1 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 227 (45.31%) Developer
2 174 (34.73%) Java Developer
3 72 (14.37%) DevOps Engineer
4 50 (9.98%) Java Engineer
5 43 (8.58%) Software Engineer
6 39 (7.78%) Senior Developer
7 36 (7.19%) Automation Engineer
8 34 (6.79%) Senior Java Developer
9 30 (5.99%) J2EE Developer
9 30 (5.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 30 (5.99%) Technical Leader
10 27 (5.39%) Lead Developer
11 26 (5.19%) Architect
12 25 (4.99%) Cloud Engineer
13 22 (4.39%) Lead Java Developer
13 22 (4.39%) Tester
14 17 (3.39%) Cloud Automation Engineer
14 17 (3.39%) Senior Software Engineer
15 16 (3.19%) Salesforce Developer
16 15 (2.99%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (34.33%) Spring
2 127 (25.35%) XML
3 123 (24.55%) Web Services
4 113 (22.55%) HTML
5 103 (20.56%) CSS
6 93 (18.56%) J2EE
7 90 (17.96%) JSON
8 87 (17.37%) AngularJS
9 83 (16.57%) REST
10 76 (15.17%) SOAP
11 75 (14.97%) RESTful
12 74 (14.77%) Hibernate
13 64 (12.77%) .NET
13 64 (12.77%) React
14 57 (11.38%) Java EE
15 45 (8.98%) jQuery
16 43 (8.58%) Apache Flex
17 42 (8.38%) Spring Boot
18 37 (7.39%) JMS
19 36 (7.19%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.17%) Computer Science
2 59 (11.78%) User Experience
3 54 (10.78%) Greenfield Project
4 35 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.59%) Management Information System
7 22 (4.39%) Data Centre
8 19 (3.79%) Mobile App
9 16 (3.19%) Self-Motivation
10 15 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
11 13 (2.59%) Fintech
12 11 (2.20%) Data Structures
13 10 (2.00%) Algorithms
14 8 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (1.40%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 6 (1.20%) Cloud Native
16 6 (1.20%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (1.20%) Derivative
16 6 (1.20%) Virtual Team
17 5 (1.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 129 (25.75%) Linux
2 58 (11.58%) Unix
2 58 (11.58%) Windows
3 25 (4.99%) Apple iOS
4 23 (4.59%) Android
5 9 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 8 (1.60%) AIX
6 8 (1.60%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (1.20%) CentOS
7 6 (1.20%) Solaris
7 6 (1.20%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.20%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.60%) HPUX
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.40%) SUSE
11 1 (0.20%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 322 (64.27%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (42.71%) Continuous Integration
3 200 (39.92%) DevOps
4 172 (34.33%) Software Engineering
5 145 (28.94%) Scrum
6 126 (25.15%) TDD
7 117 (23.35%) Microservices
8 101 (20.16%) Test Automation
9 76 (15.17%) OO
10 70 (13.97%) Multithreading
11 65 (12.97%) MVC
12 62 (12.38%) Unit Testing
13 59 (11.78%) Configuration Management
13 59 (11.78%) Continuous Deployment
14 56 (11.18%) Mentoring
14 56 (11.18%) SDLC
15 55 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
16 54 (10.78%) BDD
17 49 (9.78%) Concurrent Programming
18 35 (6.99%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 371 (74.05%) Java
2 169 (33.73%) JavaScript
3 124 (24.75%) SQL
4 113 (22.55%) Python
5 65 (12.97%) Bash Shell
6 59 (11.78%) C#
7 55 (10.98%) C++
8 53 (10.58%) Java 8
9 49 (9.78%) Ruby
10 43 (8.58%) Perl
11 41 (8.18%) PL/SQL
12 39 (7.78%) C
13 37 (7.39%) Shell Script
14 23 (4.59%) Groovy
15 20 (3.99%) PowerShell
16 17 (3.39%) Apex Code
16 17 (3.39%) PHP
17 15 (2.99%) Scala
18 12 (2.40%) T-SQL
19 10 (2.00%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 91 (18.16%) Degree
2 46 (9.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.20%) ISEB
5 7 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.20%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.00%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.80%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (8.38%) QA
2 7 (1.40%) DICOM
3 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.60%) PA-DSS
3 3 (0.60%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.40%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.20%) GCP
System Software
1 107 (21.36%) Docker
2 39 (7.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (4.19%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.40%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.40%) HDFS
5 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.20%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.20%) Varnish
6 1 (0.20%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.20%) Xen
Systems Management
1 140 (27.94%) Ansible
2 94 (18.76%) Opscode Chef
3 66 (13.17%) Puppet
4 55 (10.98%) Terraform
5 28 (5.59%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.60%) HAProxy
6 8 (1.60%) Kibana
7 7 (1.40%) Icinga
7 7 (1.40%) logstash
8 6 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
9 5 (1.00%) HP ALM
9 5 (1.00%) Perfmon
10 4 (0.80%) CA Service Virtualization
11 3 (0.60%) Automic
11 3 (0.60%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.60%) Consul
11 3 (0.60%) Docker Swarm
11 3 (0.60%) Grafana
11 3 (0.60%) Rancher
11 3 (0.60%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 95 (18.96%) Oracle
2 53 (10.58%) Adobe
3 40 (7.98%) VMware
4 35 (6.99%) Microsoft
5 27 (5.39%) IBM
6 23 (4.59%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (3.99%) Google
8 14 (2.79%) Capita
9 13 (2.59%) Splunk
10 12 (2.40%) AppDynamics
11 10 (2.00%) Perforce
12 9 (1.80%) MuleSoft
12 9 (1.80%) Sitecore
13 8 (1.60%) Cognizant
13 8 (1.60%) Tableau
13 8 (1.60%) TIBCO
14 6 (1.20%) Atlassian
14 6 (1.20%) CA
14 6 (1.20%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.00%) FatWire