Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 938 709 772
Rank change year-on-year -229 +63 -98
Permanent jobs citing Ant 135 62 266
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.097% 0.21%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.53% 0.47% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 93 55 179
10th Percentile £40,250 £38,850 £42,500
25th Percentile £58,750 £42,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +34.78% -11.54% +8.33%
75th Percentile £98,750 £80,625 £81,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £89,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +38.89% -21.74% +15.00%

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 25,502 13,199 24,205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.65% 20.69% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 15,449 10,994 19,208
10th Percentile £37,250 £35,075 £33,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £71,250 £70,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £83,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 25 January 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 25 January 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 -205 118 £77,500 +28.10% 22
London -164 73 £85,000 - 16
UK excluding London -185 53 £62,500 +38.89% 11
Work from Home -186 32 £82,500 +106.25% 6
North of England -95 26 £42,500 +30.77% 3
North West - 24 £42,500 - 1
Midlands - 9 £50,000 - 1
South East -120 8 £65,000 +4.00%
West Midlands - 6 £58,750 - 1
Wales - 5 £62,500 - 1
Scotland -63 4 £80,000 +91.62% 4
East Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -72 2 £37,000 +13.85% 1
South West -68 1 £45,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 January 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 95 (70.37%) Maven
2 89 (65.93%) Java
3 68 (50.37%) Linux
4 64 (47.41%) Git (software)
5 61 (45.19%) CI/CD
6 60 (44.44%) Gradle
7 59 (43.70%) Docker
7 59 (43.70%) Jenkins
8 56 (41.48%) DevOps
9 54 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (38.52%) Kubernetes
11 47 (34.81%) Azure
12 46 (34.07%) SQL
13 41 (30.37%) Social Skills
14 40 (29.63%) AWS
15 37 (27.41%) JSON
16 36 (26.67%) Bitbucket
17 34 (25.19%) Continuous Integration
17 34 (25.19%) REST
18 33 (24.44%) Subversion
19 31 (22.96%) JUnit
19 31 (22.96%) Web Services
19 31 (22.96%) Python
19 31 (22.96%) Terraform
20 30 (22.22%) Ansible
20 30 (22.22%) XML
20 30 (22.22%) Software Engineering
21 29 (21.48%) Microservices
22 26 (19.26%) Spring
23 25 (18.52%) Node.js

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 19 (14.07%) Jetty
2 16 (11.85%) Confluence
3 10 (7.41%) Apache
3 10 (7.41%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.19%) JBoss
5 4 (2.96%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.48%) IIS
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.74%) CMS
7 1 (0.74%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 47 (34.81%) Azure
2 40 (29.63%) AWS
3 24 (17.78%) GCP
4 19 (14.07%) Serverless
5 16 (11.85%) AWS CloudFormation
6 12 (8.89%) GitHub
7 11 (8.15%) npm
7 11 (8.15%) Nutanix
8 10 (7.41%) CloudBees
8 10 (7.41%) OpenShift
8 10 (7.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 9 (6.67%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (4.44%) Force.com
10 6 (4.44%) Yarn
11 4 (2.96%) Tricentis Tosca
12 2 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
12 2 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (1.48%) Apigee
13 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (8.15%) DNS
2 6 (4.44%) HTTP
3 5 (3.70%) Firewall
3 5 (3.70%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.74%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.74%) OpenLDAP
4 1 (0.74%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.15%) MongoDB
2 9 (6.67%) MySQL
3 7 (5.19%) Blockchain
4 5 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 5 (3.70%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.96%) Metadata
5 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 95 (70.37%) Maven
2 64 (47.41%) Git (software)
3 60 (44.44%) Gradle
4 59 (43.70%) Jenkins
5 36 (26.67%) Bitbucket
6 33 (24.44%) Subversion
7 31 (22.96%) JUnit
8 22 (16.30%) Cucumber
9 21 (15.56%) JIRA
10 19 (14.07%) Apache Ivy
10 19 (14.07%) Concordion
10 19 (14.07%) Mockito
11 14 (10.37%) JMeter
12 13 (9.63%) Selenium
13 11 (8.15%) Artifactory
14 10 (7.41%) GitLab
14 10 (7.41%) Sonatype Nexus
15 9 (6.67%) SonarQube
16 8 (5.93%) REST Assured
17 7 (5.19%) Eclipse
General
1 41 (30.37%) Social Skills
2 21 (15.56%) Presentation Skills
3 19 (14.07%) Finance
4 11 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (7.41%) Billing
6 5 (3.70%) Banking
6 5 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.96%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (2.96%) Marketing
7 4 (2.96%) Retail
8 3 (2.22%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.48%) Back Office
9 2 (1.48%) Legal
10 1 (0.74%) Front Office
10 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.74%) Law
10 1 (0.74%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 44 (32.59%) Developer
2 34 (25.19%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (24.44%) Java Developer
4 25 (18.52%) Senior Developer
5 22 (16.30%) Architect
6 19 (14.07%) Senior Java Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Full Stack Developer
8 11 (8.15%) Software Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Java Engineer
9 9 (6.67%) Security Architect
10 7 (5.19%) AWS DevOps
10 7 (5.19%) Cloud Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) AWS Engineer
11 6 (4.44%) Cisco Security Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Cloud Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Java Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Kubernetes Architect
11 6 (4.44%) Senior Architect
11 6 (4.44%) VMware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.41%) JSON
2 34 (25.19%) REST
3 31 (22.96%) Web Services
4 30 (22.22%) XML
5 26 (19.26%) Spring
6 25 (18.52%) Node.js
7 21 (15.56%) JMS
8 20 (14.81%) JDBC
9 19 (14.07%) JAX-RS
9 19 (14.07%) JPA
9 19 (14.07%) Swagger
10 18 (13.33%) FIX Protocol
11 14 (10.37%) React
12 12 (8.89%) AngularJS
12 12 (8.89%) CSS
12 12 (8.89%) Hibernate
12 12 (8.89%) SOAP
13 10 (7.41%) .NET
13 10 (7.41%) HTML
14 9 (6.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.85%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (8.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 11 (8.15%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.67%) Mobile App
5 8 (5.93%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (5.19%) Cloud Native
6 7 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (3.70%) Algorithms
7 5 (3.70%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.70%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.96%) Blog
8 4 (2.96%) Social Media
9 3 (2.22%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.48%) Hedge funds
11 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.74%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
11 1 (0.74%) User Experience
11 1 (0.74%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (50.37%) Linux
2 20 (14.81%) Unix
3 18 (13.33%) Windows
4 10 (7.41%) Android
5 6 (4.44%) Debian
6 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.96%) AIX
8 2 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.74%) Alpine Linux
9 1 (0.74%) CentOS
9 1 (0.74%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (45.19%) CI/CD
2 56 (41.48%) DevOps
3 54 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (25.19%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 29 (21.48%) Microservices
7 22 (16.30%) Scrum
8 21 (15.56%) BDD
8 21 (15.56%) Full Stack Development
8 21 (15.56%) Mentoring
9 20 (14.81%) TDD
10 19 (14.07%) API Design
10 19 (14.07%) Unit Testing
11 17 (12.59%) Configuration Management
12 16 (11.85%) Identity Management
13 13 (9.63%) Coaching
13 13 (9.63%) ITIL
13 13 (9.63%) Line Management
13 13 (9.63%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (9.63%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 89 (65.93%) Java
2 46 (34.07%) SQL
3 31 (22.96%) Python
4 23 (17.04%) JavaScript
5 20 (14.81%) Groovy
6 15 (11.11%) Shell Script
7 13 (9.63%) Bash
8 12 (8.89%) Perl
9 11 (8.15%) TypeScript
10 9 (6.67%) Apex Code
11 7 (5.19%) Go
12 5 (3.70%) Java 8
12 5 (3.70%) PowerShell
13 3 (2.22%) C#
13 3 (2.22%) Scala
14 2 (1.48%) AWK
15 1 (0.74%) Java 11
15 1 (0.74%) Jython
15 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (14.07%) Degree
2 12 (8.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.93%) OCP
3 8 (5.93%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.96%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.74%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.96%) QA
3 2 (1.48%) Accessibility
3 2 (1.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 59 (43.70%) Docker
2 18 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (8.15%) Hyper-V
3 11 (8.15%) KVM
4 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (38.52%) Kubernetes
2 31 (22.96%) Terraform
3 30 (22.22%) Ansible
4 19 (14.07%) Puppet
5 17 (12.59%) Istio
6 16 (11.85%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (4.44%) Galera Cluster
8 2 (1.48%) Kibana
8 2 (1.48%) logstash
9 1 (0.74%) Consul
9 1 (0.74%) Grafana
9 1 (0.74%) Packer
9 1 (0.74%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.74%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.74%) Sysdig
9 1 (0.74%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 18 (13.33%) VMware
2 16 (11.85%) Microsoft
3 12 (8.89%) Cisco
4 11 (8.15%) SaltStack
5 10 (7.41%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (4.44%) TOWER Software
7 5 (3.70%) Apple
7 5 (3.70%) Google
7 5 (3.70%) Guidewire
7 5 (3.70%) SAP
8 4 (2.96%) Checkmarx
8 4 (2.96%) Delphix
8 4 (2.96%) Facebook
8 4 (2.96%) Oracle
8 4 (2.96%) Parasoft
9 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
9 3 (2.22%) Splunk
10 1 (0.74%) IBM
10 1 (0.74%) Talend
10 1 (0.74%) TIBCO