Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 692 604 540
Rank change year-on-year -88 -64 -30
Permanent jobs citing Ant 521 748 1,019
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.42% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.45% 2.05% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 383 525 738
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,100 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 36,009 36,482 36,637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.58% 20.42% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 29,227 30,085 31,613
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -97 492 £55,000 +10.00% 77
UK excluding London -78 298 £50,000 +5.26% 57
London -74 219 £65,000 +8.33% 33
South East -31 87 £46,250 +2.78% 16
North of England +26 77 £45,000 - 12
South West +6 56 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North West +13 40 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East of England -46 36 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Yorkshire +20 28 £44,250 +4.12% 9
Midlands -23 19 £55,000 +22.22% 4
West Midlands +23 15 £82,500 +135.71% 1
Wales +21 15 £40,000 -27.27% 7
North East - 9 £40,000 -
Scotland -40 6 £63,750 +63.46% 4
East Midlands -12 4 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 4 £65,000 - 2

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 429 (82.34%) Java
2 375 (71.98%) Maven
3 325 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
4 256 (49.14%) Jenkins
5 211 (40.50%) Git (software)
6 209 (40.12%) JavaScript
7 196 (37.62%) Gradle
8 184 (35.32%) Spring
9 181 (34.74%) DevOps
10 179 (34.36%) XML
11 172 (33.01%) Web Services
12 166 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
13 165 (31.67%) Linux
14 161 (30.90%) Scrum
15 160 (30.71%) Software Engineering
16 158 (30.33%) JUnit
17 155 (29.75%) Subversion
18 142 (27.26%) TDD
19 141 (27.06%) HTML
20 134 (25.72%) SQL
21 132 (25.34%) Oracle
22 126 (24.18%) CSS
23 125 (23.99%) Finance
24 117 (22.46%) JSON
25 116 (22.26%) SOAP
26 114 (21.88%) REST
27 109 (20.92%) Python
28 106 (20.35%) Ansible
29 105 (20.15%) J2EE
29 105 (20.15%) Test Automation

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 84 (16.12%) Tomcat
2 69 (13.24%) WebSphere
3 60 (11.52%) Apache
4 44 (8.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 40 (7.68%) JBoss
6 27 (5.18%) Confluence
7 21 (4.03%) MQSeries
8 20 (3.84%) IIS
9 18 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (3.26%) nginx
10 17 (3.26%) WebLogic
11 14 (2.69%) Apache Spark
12 13 (2.50%) Jetty
12 13 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
13 10 (1.92%) CMS
14 6 (1.15%) Cloud Foundry
14 6 (1.15%) Documentum
14 6 (1.15%) GlassFish
14 6 (1.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 5 (0.96%) Apache TomEE
Applications
1 12 (2.30%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.38%) Blender
3 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.38%) Weka
4 1 (0.19%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (2.30%) MetaTrader
2 10 (1.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (1.54%) Magento
4 5 (0.96%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle 11i
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 76 (14.59%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (6.14%) GitHub
4 27 (5.18%) IBM Cloud
5 23 (4.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 19 (3.65%) Force.com
7 17 (3.26%) IaaS
8 16 (3.07%) PaaS
9 15 (2.88%) Cloud Computing
10 14 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
11 12 (2.30%) NuGet
12 11 (2.11%) OpenShift
12 11 (2.11%) SaaS
13 7 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (1.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.96%) AWS CloudFormation
14 5 (0.96%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
14 5 (0.96%) Slack
15 4 (0.77%) Sage Pay
15 4 (0.77%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.57%) HTTP
2 21 (4.03%) Internet
3 20 (3.84%) SMTP
4 18 (3.45%) TCP/IP
5 16 (3.07%) DNS
6 15 (2.88%) SSL
7 14 (2.69%) SSH
8 12 (2.30%) NetScaler
9 5 (0.96%) Ethernet
9 5 (0.96%) Firewall
9 5 (0.96%) Network Security
9 5 (0.96%) VPN
10 4 (0.77%) FTP
11 2 (0.38%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.38%) NAS
11 2 (0.38%) SAN
11 2 (0.38%) VSAN
12 1 (0.19%) DSL
12 1 (0.19%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (11.90%) Relational Database
2 60 (11.52%) SQL Server
3 48 (9.21%) NoSQL
4 42 (8.06%) MySQL
5 41 (7.87%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (7.87%) RDBMS
6 33 (6.33%) Oracle Database
7 23 (4.41%) MongoDB
8 21 (4.03%) Big Data
9 17 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (3.07%) DB2
11 15 (2.88%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (1.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 8 (1.54%) Redis
14 8 (1.54%) SQLite
15 7 (1.34%) HBase
15 7 (1.34%) Jackrabbit
16 6 (1.15%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (1.15%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 375 (71.98%) Maven
2 256 (49.14%) Jenkins
3 211 (40.50%) Git (software)
4 196 (37.62%) Gradle
5 158 (30.33%) JUnit
6 155 (29.75%) Subversion
7 95 (18.23%) JIRA
8 92 (17.66%) Eclipse
9 81 (15.55%) Cucumber
10 61 (11.71%) Selenium
11 58 (11.13%) TeamCity
12 53 (10.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 48 (9.21%) Mockito
14 47 (9.02%) IntelliJ
15 42 (8.06%) Visual Studio
16 29 (5.57%) Vagrant
17 27 (5.18%) Team Foundation Server
18 25 (4.80%) gulp
18 25 (4.80%) SoapUI
19 23 (4.41%) CA Release Automation
General
1 125 (23.99%) Finance
2 73 (14.01%) Banking
3 24 (4.61%) Games
4 21 (4.03%) Investment Banking
5 20 (3.84%) Marketing
5 20 (3.84%) Retail
6 14 (2.69%) French Language
7 10 (1.92%) Financial Institution
8 9 (1.73%) German Language
9 6 (1.15%) Telecoms
10 5 (0.96%) Advertising
10 5 (0.96%) Automotive
10 5 (0.96%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.77%) Electronics
11 4 (0.77%) Law
11 4 (0.77%) Publishing
11 4 (0.77%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.58%) Back Office
12 3 (0.58%) Legal
13 2 (0.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 285 (54.70%) Developer
2 218 (41.84%) Java Developer
3 63 (12.09%) Senior Developer
4 60 (11.52%) Java Engineer
5 57 (10.94%) DevOps Engineer
6 51 (9.79%) Senior Java Developer
6 51 (9.79%) Software Engineer
7 39 (7.49%) Lead Developer
8 28 (5.37%) Lead Java Developer
9 26 (4.99%) Salesforce Developer
10 23 (4.41%) Tester
11 22 (4.22%) Architect
11 22 (4.22%) Automation Engineer
12 21 (4.03%) J2EE Developer
12 21 (4.03%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 20 (3.84%) Technical Leader
14 19 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
14 19 (3.65%) Software Developer
15 16 (3.07%) Automation Tester
16 15 (2.88%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (35.32%) Spring
2 179 (34.36%) XML
3 172 (33.01%) Web Services
4 141 (27.06%) HTML
5 126 (24.18%) CSS
6 117 (22.46%) JSON
7 116 (22.26%) SOAP
8 114 (21.88%) REST
9 105 (20.15%) J2EE
10 88 (16.89%) RESTful
11 84 (16.12%) AngularJS
12 81 (15.55%) Hibernate
13 70 (13.44%) Java EE
14 64 (12.28%) React
15 53 (10.17%) JSP
16 51 (9.79%) jQuery
17 47 (9.02%) Spring MVC
18 46 (8.83%) .NET
18 46 (8.83%) HTML5
19 44 (8.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (12.86%) Computer Science
2 43 (8.25%) Greenfield Project
3 39 (7.49%) User Experience
4 33 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.61%) Management Information System
6 23 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
7 19 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (3.26%) Mobile App
9 15 (2.88%) Fintech
10 10 (1.92%) Data Structures
10 10 (1.92%) Derivative
11 9 (1.73%) Embedded Systems
11 9 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (1.54%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.54%) Cyberthreat
12 8 (1.54%) Online Games
12 8 (1.54%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.15%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.96%) Cyber Defence
14 5 (0.96%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 165 (31.67%) Linux
2 97 (18.62%) Unix
3 55 (10.56%) Windows
4 20 (3.84%) Android
4 20 (3.84%) Apple iOS
5 15 (2.88%) CentOS
6 14 (2.69%) AIX
7 12 (2.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (2.11%) Solaris
9 8 (1.54%) Ubuntu
10 7 (1.34%) HPUX
11 6 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (0.96%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.38%) SUSE
13 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 325 (62.38%) Agile Software Development
2 181 (34.74%) DevOps
3 166 (31.86%) Continuous Integration
4 161 (30.90%) Scrum
5 160 (30.71%) Software Engineering
6 142 (27.26%) TDD
7 105 (20.15%) Test Automation
8 97 (18.62%) Microservices
9 85 (16.31%) Unit Testing
10 83 (15.93%) MVC
11 79 (15.16%) OO
12 64 (12.28%) BDD
13 60 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (11.13%) SDLC
15 57 (10.94%) Multithreading
16 50 (9.60%) Mentoring
17 48 (9.21%) Continuous Deployment
18 41 (7.87%) Configuration Management
19 39 (7.49%) Continuous Delivery
20 35 (6.72%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 429 (82.34%) Java
2 209 (40.12%) JavaScript
3 134 (25.72%) SQL
4 109 (20.92%) Python
5 74 (14.20%) Java 8
6 58 (11.13%) C#
6 58 (11.13%) C++
7 55 (10.56%) Shell Script
8 53 (10.17%) Perl
9 49 (9.40%) PL/SQL
10 41 (7.87%) Bash Shell
11 36 (6.91%) Ruby
12 32 (6.14%) C
13 29 (5.57%) Apex Code
14 25 (4.80%) Groovy
15 23 (4.41%) PowerShell
16 21 (4.03%) SOQL
17 20 (3.84%) Scala
18 18 (3.45%) SOSL
19 9 (1.73%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 78 (14.97%) Degree
2 42 (8.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (1.92%) Master's Degree
3 10 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.54%) ISEB
5 4 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.77%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.19%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (10.56%) QA
2 6 (1.15%) PA-DSS
2 6 (1.15%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.77%) DICOM
4 3 (0.58%) GDPR
5 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.38%) EMIR
5 2 (0.38%) IEC 62304
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 26262
5 2 (0.38%) MiFID
5 2 (0.38%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
System Software
1 99 (19.00%) Docker
2 28 (5.37%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.34%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 3 (0.58%) HDFS
5 3 (0.58%) KVM
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.19%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.19%) Firmware
7 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.19%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.19%) Varnish
7 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.19%) Xen
Systems Management
1 106 (20.35%) Ansible
2 77 (14.78%) Opscode Chef
3 42 (8.06%) Puppet
4 39 (7.49%) Terraform
5 29 (5.57%) Kubernetes
6 15 (2.88%) HAProxy
6 15 (2.88%) Kibana
7 14 (2.69%) logstash
8 12 (2.30%) Perfmon
9 10 (1.92%) HP ALM
10 9 (1.73%) CA Service Virtualization
10 9 (1.73%) Icinga
11 7 (1.34%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.96%) Salt
13 4 (0.77%) Tivoli
14 3 (0.58%) Consul
14 3 (0.58%) Control-M
14 3 (0.58%) Mesos
14 3 (0.58%) SCOM
Vendors
1 132 (25.34%) Oracle
2 44 (8.45%) IBM
3 37 (7.10%) Adobe
4 34 (6.53%) Salesforce.com
5 30 (5.76%) VMware
6 28 (5.37%) Microsoft
7 19 (3.65%) Splunk
8 18 (3.45%) Google
9 16 (3.07%) Perforce
10 15 (2.88%) TIBCO
11 14 (2.69%) AppDynamics
11 14 (2.69%) Pardot
12 13 (2.50%) SolarWinds
13 11 (2.11%) CA
13 11 (2.11%) Tableau
14 10 (1.92%) Capita
14 10 (1.92%) HP
15 9 (1.73%) PayPal
15 9 (1.73%) WorldPay
16 8 (1.54%) CA Agile Central