Period
to 19 October 2017

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 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 685 557 502
Rank change year-on-year -128 -55 -20
Permanent jobs citing Ant 546 884 1229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.52% 2.50% 3.21%
Number of salaries quoted 367 668 939
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +16.67%
10th Percentile £35,750 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 35913 35333 38250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.57% 18.47% 17.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29146 30520 32275
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 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 October 2017.

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 19 October 2017. 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 -143 512 £55,000 +10.00% 36
UK excluding London -144 277 £47,500 +5.56% 22
London -15 268 £63,750 +15.91% 18
South East -30 85 £48,500 -3.00% 11
North of England -88 63 £45,000 - 3
South West -5 42 £47,500 +26.67% 3
Yorkshire +5 35 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East of England -16 35 £50,000 -13.04% 1
North West -66 28 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Scotland -42 21 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Midlands +4 19 £36,000 -20.00%
Wales +23 12 £50,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +46 10 £50,500 +7.45%
West Midlands -33 9 £35,000 -22.22%

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 with a requirement for Ant.

1 434 (79.49%) Java
2 422 (77.29%) Maven
3 361 (66.12%) Agile Software Development
4 290 (53.11%) Spring
5 269 (49.27%) Git (software)
6 259 (47.44%) Jenkins
7 224 (41.03%) Web Services
8 201 (36.81%) JavaScript
9 199 (36.45%) Hibernate
10 187 (34.25%) Oracle
11 186 (34.07%) SQL
12 178 (32.60%) Scrum
13 170 (31.14%) Linux
14 169 (30.95%) SOAP
15 161 (29.49%) Subversion
16 160 (29.30%) DevOps
17 155 (28.39%) Finance
18 153 (28.02%) XML
18 153 (28.02%) Continuous Integration
19 150 (27.47%) JUnit
20 149 (27.29%) Relational Database
21 148 (27.11%) Gradle
22 139 (25.46%) Tomcat
23 136 (24.91%) RESTful
24 132 (24.18%) Puppet
24 132 (24.18%) Unix
25 131 (23.99%) JBoss
26 127 (23.26%) Python
27 126 (23.08%) SQL Server
28 125 (22.89%) 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
1 139 (25.46%) Tomcat
2 131 (23.99%) JBoss
3 121 (22.16%) Apache
4 74 (13.55%) WebSphere
5 32 (5.86%) OpenStack
5 32 (5.86%) WebLogic
6 19 (3.48%) Confluence
7 17 (3.11%) Apache TomEE
8 15 (2.75%) IIS
9 14 (2.56%) GlassFish
9 14 (2.56%) nginx
9 14 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (2.38%) Jetty
11 10 (1.83%) Elasticsearch
11 10 (1.83%) SugarCRM
12 9 (1.65%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.92%) WildFly
14 3 (0.55%) CMS
14 3 (0.55%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 2 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.37%) Blender
1 2 (0.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.18%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.37%) MetaTrader
1 2 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.18%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.18%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 108 (19.78%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
3 20 (3.66%) Amazon S3
3 20 (3.66%) Route 53
3 20 (3.66%) SaaS
4 18 (3.30%) Amazon ELB
5 16 (2.93%) AWS CloudFormation
6 14 (2.56%) IaaS
6 14 (2.56%) OpenShift
7 12 (2.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 12 (2.20%) GitHub
8 10 (1.83%) Amazon SQS
9 9 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 9 (1.65%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 9 (1.65%) AWS OpsWorks
9 9 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (1.65%) Serverless
10 5 (0.92%) Firebase
10 5 (0.92%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.41%) HTTP
2 23 (4.21%) FTP
2 23 (4.21%) Internet
3 22 (4.03%) SSL
4 18 (3.30%) Firewall
5 15 (2.75%) VPN
6 14 (2.56%) SNMP
7 8 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 6 (1.10%) DNS
8 6 (1.10%) SSH
9 5 (0.92%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.73%) SMS
11 3 (0.55%) BIG-IP
11 3 (0.55%) Multicast
11 3 (0.55%) PuTTY
11 3 (0.55%) VLAN
11 3 (0.55%) WinSCP
12 2 (0.37%) MPLS
12 2 (0.37%) NetScaler
12 2 (0.37%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (27.29%) Relational Database
2 126 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 107 (19.60%) NoSQL
4 76 (13.92%) MySQL
5 75 (13.74%) Apache Cassandra
6 60 (10.99%) Neo4j
7 54 (9.89%) Redis
8 48 (8.79%) RDBMS
9 40 (7.33%) MongoDB
10 25 (4.58%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (3.85%) Big Data
12 20 (3.66%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (3.48%) DB2
13 19 (3.48%) Oracle Database
14 15 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 14 (2.56%) Hadoop
16 9 (1.65%) JasperReports
17 8 (1.47%) MariaDB
17 8 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
18 5 (0.92%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 422 (77.29%) Maven
2 269 (49.27%) Git (software)
3 259 (47.44%) Jenkins
4 161 (29.49%) Subversion
5 150 (27.47%) JUnit
6 148 (27.11%) Gradle
7 113 (20.70%) JIRA
8 108 (19.78%) TeamCity
9 95 (17.40%) Eclipse
10 92 (16.85%) Hudson
11 66 (12.09%) Selenium
12 55 (10.07%) EasyMock
13 52 (9.52%) Mercurial
14 51 (9.34%) jMock
15 49 (8.97%) IntelliJ
16 34 (6.23%) Cucumber
17 33 (6.04%) Mockito
18 32 (5.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 28 (5.13%) Sonatype Nexus
20 24 (4.40%) WebDriver
General
1 155 (28.39%) Finance
2 105 (19.23%) Banking
3 81 (14.84%) Retail
4 66 (12.09%) Investment Banking
5 59 (10.81%) Retail Banking
6 34 (6.23%) Games
7 22 (4.03%) Marketing
8 17 (3.11%) Advertising
9 9 (1.65%) Front Office
9 9 (1.65%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
11 4 (0.73%) Legal
12 3 (0.55%) Automotive
12 3 (0.55%) Local Government
12 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.37%) Military
14 1 (0.18%) Back Office
14 1 (0.18%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 315 (57.69%) Developer
2 255 (46.70%) Java Developer
3 92 (16.85%) Senior Developer
4 84 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 84 (15.38%) Senior Java Developer
5 68 (12.45%) Software Developer
6 62 (11.36%) Java Software Developer
7 59 (10.81%) Software Engineer
8 48 (8.79%) E-Commerce Developer
8 48 (8.79%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 48 (8.79%) Java Engineer
9 36 (6.59%) Java Software Engineer
10 30 (5.49%) Lead Developer
11 19 (3.48%) Hybris Developer
12 17 (3.11%) Consultant
13 14 (2.56%) Integration Engineer
14 13 (2.38%) Applications Support
14 13 (2.38%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (2.20%) Applications Engineer
16 11 (2.01%) SOA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (53.11%) Spring
2 224 (41.03%) Web Services
3 199 (36.45%) Hibernate
4 169 (30.95%) SOAP
5 153 (28.02%) XML
6 136 (24.91%) RESTful
7 106 (19.41%) HTML
8 102 (18.68%) REST
9 84 (15.38%) CSS
10 81 (14.84%) J2EE
11 80 (14.65%) JSON
12 56 (10.26%) Java EE
13 49 (8.97%) Spring Boot
14 47 (8.61%) JMS
15 45 (8.24%) jQuery
16 41 (7.51%) Struts
17 40 (7.33%) Ajax
17 40 (7.33%) HTML5
17 40 (7.33%) JSP
17 40 (7.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 103 (18.86%) Computer Science
2 72 (13.19%) Algorithms
2 72 (13.19%) Data Structures
3 68 (12.45%) User Experience
4 61 (11.17%) Linux Command Line
5 34 (6.23%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (3.66%) iPad
7 19 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (3.48%) Public Cloud
8 18 (3.30%) Fintech
9 16 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
10 10 (1.83%) PKI
11 9 (1.65%) Data Centre
11 9 (1.65%) Tandem
12 7 (1.28%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.10%) Derivative
13 6 (1.10%) Mobile App
13 6 (1.10%) STB
14 5 (0.92%) N-Tier
14 5 (0.92%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 170 (31.14%) Linux
2 132 (24.18%) Unix
3 108 (19.78%) Windows
4 24 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 19 (3.48%) Android
5 19 (3.48%) Ubuntu
5 19 (3.48%) Windows Server
6 15 (2.75%) CentOS
7 14 (2.56%) Apple iOS
8 8 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (1.28%) Debian
9 7 (1.28%) Solaris
10 6 (1.10%) CoreOS
11 2 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.18%) HPUX
12 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 361 (66.12%) Agile Software Development
2 178 (32.60%) Scrum
3 160 (29.30%) DevOps
4 153 (28.02%) Continuous Integration
5 125 (22.89%) TDD
6 106 (19.41%) Software Engineering
7 102 (18.68%) E-Commerce
8 81 (14.84%) Kanban
9 80 (14.65%) Unit Testing
10 77 (14.10%) Multithreading
11 73 (13.37%) OO
12 70 (12.82%) BDD
13 68 (12.45%) Test Automation
14 66 (12.09%) MVC
15 65 (11.90%) Configuration Management
15 65 (11.90%) Open Source
16 59 (10.81%) Asset Management
16 59 (10.81%) Wealth Management
17 57 (10.44%) Front End Development
18 54 (9.89%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 434 (79.49%) Java
2 201 (36.81%) JavaScript
3 186 (34.07%) SQL
4 127 (23.26%) Python
5 103 (18.86%) Groovy
6 76 (13.92%) Bash Shell
7 72 (13.19%) Shell Script
8 59 (10.81%) Ruby
9 45 (8.24%) PL/SQL
10 44 (8.06%) PHP
11 38 (6.96%) Perl
12 35 (6.41%) Scala
13 33 (6.04%) C++
14 32 (5.86%) C#
15 31 (5.68%) Go
16 27 (4.95%) PowerShell
17 18 (3.30%) T-SQL
18 13 (2.38%) C
19 12 (2.20%) Rust
20 10 (1.83%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 66 (12.09%) Degree
2 39 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (1.47%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.28%) PhD
5 6 (1.10%) Security Cleared
6 5 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.55%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB
8 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.18%) MySQL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) OCP
8 1 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (16.67%) QA
2 4 (0.73%) Dodd-Frank
2 4 (0.73%) MiFID
3 3 (0.55%) EMIR
System Software
1 76 (13.92%) Docker
2 20 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (0.92%) LXC
4 3 (0.55%) GridGain
4 3 (0.55%) iptables
4 3 (0.55%) vSphere
5 2 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.18%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 132 (24.18%) Puppet
2 104 (19.05%) Opscode Chef
3 93 (17.03%) Ansible
4 28 (5.13%) Terraform
5 10 (1.83%) Nagios
6 9 (1.65%) Salt
7 8 (1.47%) CA Service Virtualization
7 8 (1.47%) Kubernetes
8 6 (1.10%) Icinga
8 6 (1.10%) ZABBIX
9 5 (0.92%) Graphite
9 5 (0.92%) Mesos
9 5 (0.92%) rkt
10 4 (0.73%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.37%) Kibana
11 2 (0.37%) logstash
11 2 (0.37%) Packer
11 2 (0.37%) Perfmon
12 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (34.25%) Oracle
2 65 (11.90%) Perforce
2 65 (11.90%) Sybase
3 51 (9.34%) CA Agile Central
4 31 (5.68%) VMware
5 30 (5.49%) Red Hat
6 25 (4.58%) hybris
7 19 (3.48%) Microsoft
8 18 (3.30%) Solace
9 14 (2.56%) SaltStack
10 11 (2.01%) HP
10 11 (2.01%) Rackspace
11 8 (1.47%) CA
11 8 (1.47%) Google
12 7 (1.28%) AppDynamics
12 7 (1.28%) Informatica
12 7 (1.28%) New Relic
13 6 (1.10%) ATG
13 6 (1.10%) IBM
13 6 (1.10%) Splunk