Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 569 502
Rank change year-on-year -166 -67 -18
Permanent jobs citing Ant 481 855 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.45% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% 2.40% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 319 659 944
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 36616 35583 38278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.33% 18.75% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 29801 30706 32373
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 £30,000
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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -179 442 £55,000 +10.00% 43
UK excluding London -186 249 £50,000 +11.11% 23
London -35 232 £65,000 +10.64% 24
South East -66 76 £45,500 -9.00% 7
North of England -81 57 £47,500 +5.56% 5
South West -5 40 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Yorkshire +1 29 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East of England -31 28 £53,750 +26.47% 1
North West -71 28 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Scotland -39 26 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wales +21 13 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Midlands -20 9 £36,000 -20.00% 1
East Midlands +37 6 £36,000 -18.18% 1
West Midlands -34 3 £35,000 -22.22%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 381 (79.21%) Java
2 372 (77.34%) Maven
3 318 (66.11%) Agile Software Development
4 249 (51.77%) Git (software)
5 242 (50.31%) Spring
6 238 (49.48%) Jenkins
7 202 (42.00%) JavaScript
8 194 (40.33%) Web Services
9 181 (37.63%) SQL
10 178 (37.01%) Hibernate
11 174 (36.17%) Oracle
12 159 (33.06%) Linux
13 153 (31.81%) Subversion
14 151 (31.39%) Scrum
15 147 (30.56%) JUnit
16 141 (29.31%) DevOps
17 139 (28.90%) SOAP
18 136 (28.27%) Continuous Integration
19 134 (27.86%) XML
20 125 (25.99%) Tomcat
21 123 (25.57%) Gradle
22 122 (25.36%) Apache
23 120 (24.95%) Finance
24 119 (24.74%) SQL Server
24 119 (24.74%) Relational Database
25 115 (23.91%) JIRA
26 114 (23.70%) RESTful
27 113 (23.49%) Software Engineering
28 109 (22.66%) Puppet
28 109 (22.66%) HTML

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
1 125 (25.99%) Tomcat
2 122 (25.36%) Apache
3 103 (21.41%) JBoss
4 53 (11.02%) WebSphere
5 25 (5.20%) OpenStack
6 24 (4.99%) WebLogic
7 22 (4.57%) Confluence
8 18 (3.74%) IIS
9 14 (2.91%) Elasticsearch
10 13 (2.70%) nginx
11 12 (2.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 11 (2.29%) Apache TomEE
12 11 (2.29%) SugarCRM
13 9 (1.87%) GlassFish
14 8 (1.66%) Jetty
15 6 (1.25%) Oracle Coherence
16 5 (1.04%) CMS
17 3 (0.62%) MQSeries
17 3 (0.62%) SharePoint
17 3 (0.62%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (0.42%) Blender
1 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.21%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.83%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.42%) Magento
2 2 (0.42%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.21%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 93 (19.33%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (6.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (4.57%) Amazon EC2
3 22 (4.57%) Amazon S3
3 22 (4.57%) Route 53
3 22 (4.57%) SaaS
4 20 (4.16%) Amazon ELB
5 19 (3.95%) AWS CloudFormation
6 17 (3.53%) GitHub
7 14 (2.91%) OpenShift
8 11 (2.29%) Amazon SQS
9 10 (2.08%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 9 (1.87%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 9 (1.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 9 (1.87%) AWS OpsWorks
10 9 (1.87%) Serverless
11 8 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.66%) Firebase
12 6 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (1.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (7.28%) HTTP
2 31 (6.44%) Internet
3 26 (5.41%) FTP
4 23 (4.78%) SSL
5 22 (4.57%) Firewall
6 17 (3.53%) VPN
7 16 (3.33%) SNMP
8 7 (1.46%) HTTPS
8 7 (1.46%) TCP/IP
9 5 (1.04%) DNS
9 5 (1.04%) PuTTY
9 5 (1.04%) SMS
9 5 (1.04%) WinSCP
10 4 (0.83%) BGP
10 4 (0.83%) EIGRP
10 4 (0.83%) MPLS
10 4 (0.83%) NetScaler
10 4 (0.83%) OSPF
10 4 (0.83%) RIP
11 3 (0.62%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (24.74%) Relational Database
1 119 (24.74%) SQL Server
2 92 (19.13%) NoSQL
3 66 (13.72%) MySQL
4 64 (13.31%) Apache Cassandra
5 48 (9.98%) Neo4j
6 46 (9.56%) Redis
7 39 (8.11%) RDBMS
8 36 (7.48%) MongoDB
9 26 (5.41%) PostgreSQL
10 22 (4.57%) Amazon RDS
11 20 (4.16%) Oracle Database
12 17 (3.53%) Big Data
12 17 (3.53%) DB2
13 12 (2.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (2.29%) Hadoop
15 8 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
17 6 (1.25%) HBase
17 6 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 372 (77.34%) Maven
2 249 (51.77%) Git (software)
3 238 (49.48%) Jenkins
4 153 (31.81%) Subversion
5 147 (30.56%) JUnit
6 123 (25.57%) Gradle
7 115 (23.91%) JIRA
8 101 (21.00%) Eclipse
9 87 (18.09%) TeamCity
10 71 (14.76%) Hudson
11 60 (12.47%) Selenium
12 48 (9.98%) EasyMock
13 45 (9.36%) IntelliJ
13 45 (9.36%) Mercurial
14 43 (8.94%) jMock
15 34 (7.07%) Mockito
16 31 (6.44%) Cucumber
17 28 (5.82%) SoapUI
18 25 (5.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 22 (4.57%) HP UFT
General
1 120 (24.95%) Finance
2 92 (19.13%) Banking
3 55 (11.43%) Investment Banking
4 51 (10.60%) Retail Banking
5 30 (6.24%) Games
6 22 (4.57%) Retail
7 16 (3.33%) Marketing
8 14 (2.91%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.87%) Advertising
10 8 (1.66%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.04%) Front Office
12 4 (0.83%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.62%) Automotive
13 3 (0.62%) Legal
14 2 (0.42%) Back Office
15 1 (0.21%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.21%) Local Government
15 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 272 (56.55%) Developer
2 209 (43.45%) Java Developer
3 77 (16.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 75 (15.59%) Senior Developer
5 63 (13.10%) Software Developer
6 60 (12.47%) Software Engineer
7 54 (11.23%) Senior Java Developer
8 52 (10.81%) Java Software Developer
9 47 (9.77%) Java Engineer
10 41 (8.52%) E-Commerce Developer
10 41 (8.52%) Java E-Commerce Developer
11 38 (7.90%) Java Software Engineer
12 30 (6.24%) Lead Developer
13 14 (2.91%) Full Stack Developer
14 13 (2.70%) JavaScript Engineer
14 13 (2.70%) Test Automation Manager
14 13 (2.70%) Test Manager
15 12 (2.49%) Hybris Developer
15 12 (2.49%) Senior Software Developer
16 10 (2.08%) EAI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (50.31%) Spring
2 194 (40.33%) Web Services
3 178 (37.01%) Hibernate
4 139 (28.90%) SOAP
5 134 (27.86%) XML
6 114 (23.70%) RESTful
7 109 (22.66%) HTML
8 107 (22.25%) REST
9 96 (19.96%) CSS
10 74 (15.38%) JSON
11 65 (13.51%) J2EE
12 52 (10.81%) Spring Boot
13 50 (10.40%) jQuery
14 47 (9.77%) Java EE
15 44 (9.15%) JMS
16 43 (8.94%) HTML5
16 43 (8.94%) JSP
17 38 (7.90%) Node.js
18 36 (7.48%) .NET
19 34 (7.07%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 91 (18.92%) Computer Science
2 62 (12.89%) Data Structures
3 60 (12.47%) Algorithms
4 55 (11.43%) User Experience
5 50 (10.40%) Linux Command Line
6 24 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (3.53%) Public Cloud
10 15 (3.12%) Fintech
11 13 (2.70%) iPad
12 10 (2.08%) Data Centre
12 10 (2.08%) PKI
13 9 (1.87%) STB
13 9 (1.87%) Tandem
14 8 (1.66%) Over-the-Top Content
15 7 (1.46%) N-Tier
15 7 (1.46%) Private Cloud
15 7 (1.46%) Social Media
16 6 (1.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 159 (33.06%) Linux
2 103 (21.41%) Windows
3 99 (20.58%) Unix
4 29 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 28 (5.82%) Android
6 25 (5.20%) Windows Server
7 21 (4.37%) Ubuntu
8 19 (3.95%) Apple iOS
8 19 (3.95%) CentOS
9 8 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (1.46%) Debian
10 7 (1.46%) Solaris
11 3 (0.62%) HPUX
12 2 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.21%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 318 (66.11%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (31.39%) Scrum
3 141 (29.31%) DevOps
4 136 (28.27%) Continuous Integration
5 113 (23.49%) Software Engineering
6 97 (20.17%) TDD
7 76 (15.80%) E-Commerce
8 75 (15.59%) Kanban
9 73 (15.18%) Unit Testing
10 72 (14.97%) Test Automation
11 63 (13.10%) Multithreading
12 62 (12.89%) OO
13 60 (12.47%) BDD
14 55 (11.43%) MVC
15 52 (10.81%) Wealth Management
16 51 (10.60%) Asset Management
16 51 (10.60%) Configuration Management
17 49 (10.19%) Front End Development
18 48 (9.98%) Open Source
19 47 (9.77%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 381 (79.21%) Java
2 202 (42.00%) JavaScript
3 181 (37.63%) SQL
4 107 (22.25%) Python
5 85 (17.67%) Groovy
6 72 (14.97%) Bash Shell
7 60 (12.47%) Shell Script
8 51 (10.60%) Ruby
9 48 (9.98%) PL/SQL
10 38 (7.90%) C++
10 38 (7.90%) PHP
11 37 (7.69%) Perl
12 36 (7.48%) C#
13 34 (7.07%) Scala
14 28 (5.82%) PowerShell
15 27 (5.61%) Go
16 17 (3.53%) Jython
17 16 (3.33%) T-SQL
18 15 (3.12%) VBScript
18 15 (3.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 76 (15.80%) Degree
2 38 (7.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.04%) PhD
4 4 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.21%) ISEB
6 1 (0.21%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.21%) MySQL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) OCP
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (14.97%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
2 1 (0.21%) EMIR
2 1 (0.21%) MiFID
System Software
1 76 (15.80%) Docker
2 14 (2.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.04%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.83%) GridGain
4 4 (0.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.83%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (0.83%) vSphere
5 3 (0.62%) iptables
6 2 (0.42%) Firmware
6 2 (0.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 109 (22.66%) Puppet
2 91 (18.92%) Opscode Chef
3 79 (16.42%) Ansible
4 22 (4.57%) Terraform
5 14 (2.91%) CA Service Virtualization
6 12 (2.49%) Kubernetes
7 7 (1.46%) Salt
8 6 (1.25%) Nagios
8 6 (1.25%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.83%) Kibana
9 4 (0.83%) logstash
9 4 (0.83%) Perfmon
10 3 (0.62%) HAProxy
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.42%) rkt
11 2 (0.42%) Tivoli
12 1 (0.21%) Control-M
12 1 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
12 1 (0.21%) MOM
12 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 174 (36.17%) Oracle
2 57 (11.85%) Sybase
3 51 (10.60%) Perforce
4 43 (8.94%) CA Agile Central
5 29 (6.03%) Red Hat
6 27 (5.61%) VMware
7 20 (4.16%) hybris
7 20 (4.16%) Solace
8 19 (3.95%) HP
8 19 (3.95%) Microsoft
9 14 (2.91%) CA
10 10 (2.08%) IBM
11 9 (1.87%) Google
12 7 (1.46%) AppDynamics
12 7 (1.46%) Informatica
13 6 (1.25%) SaltStack
13 6 (1.25%) TIBCO
14 5 (1.04%) Citrix
14 5 (1.04%) Rackspace
14 5 (1.04%) Splunk