Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 768 670 744
Rank change year-on-year -98 +74 -162
Permanent jobs citing Ant 239 511 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.34% 0.28%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.02% 1.71% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 161 410 379
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.18% +10.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,000 £37,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +11.11%

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 23,507 29,925 36,118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.20% 19.87% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 18,530 23,852 29,643
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 -120 207 £65,000 - 28
UK excluding London +5 146 £57,500 +15.00% 26
London -97 87 £80,000 +6.67% 17
East of England +56 30 £62,500 -3.85%
Scotland +36 29 £50,000 -9.09% 9
South West +18 25 £65,000 +44.44% 1
South East +25 23 £45,000 -6.25% 6
Midlands +50 20 £55,000 +13.99% 3
North of England +27 17 £60,000 +4.35% 1
East Midlands +41 14 £55,000 -11.29% 2
Yorkshire +42 10 £72,500 +95.95%
North West +13 7 £60,000 +4.35% 1
West Midlands +37 6 £41,250 -13.16% 1
Wales -2 2 £50,000 +40.85% 6

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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.

1 205 (85.77%) Java
2 186 (77.82%) Maven
3 163 (68.20%) Jenkins
4 139 (58.16%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (52.30%) SQL
6 116 (48.54%) DevOps
7 103 (43.10%) Git (software)
7 103 (43.10%) JavaScript
8 101 (42.26%) Spring
9 97 (40.59%) Gradle
10 92 (38.49%) AWS
11 91 (38.08%) Docker
12 81 (33.89%) Azure
12 81 (33.89%) Hibernate
13 80 (33.47%) JIRA
13 80 (33.47%) Finance
14 73 (30.54%) Python
15 66 (27.62%) Eclipse
16 65 (27.20%) Oracle
17 64 (26.78%) Linux
18 62 (25.94%) JUnit
18 62 (25.94%) Ansible
19 60 (25.10%) Web Services
20 59 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
21 58 (24.27%) Subversion
21 58 (24.27%) MySQL
21 58 (24.27%) Puppet
22 56 (23.43%) Scrum
23 55 (23.01%) XML
24 53 (22.18%) JDBC

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 42 (17.57%) Tomcat
2 35 (14.64%) Confluence
3 33 (13.81%) JBoss
4 26 (10.88%) Oracle Workflow
5 23 (9.62%) WebSphere
6 18 (7.53%) Apache
7 15 (6.28%) IIS
8 12 (5.02%) Apache TomEE
8 12 (5.02%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (1.67%) GlassFish
9 4 (1.67%) Liferay
9 4 (1.67%) nginx
9 4 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.67%) WildFly
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.42%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle Service Bus
11 1 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (3.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 92 (38.49%) AWS
2 81 (33.89%) Azure
3 33 (13.81%) GCP
4 21 (8.79%) npm
5 18 (7.53%) GitHub
6 15 (6.28%) Amazon EKS
7 13 (5.44%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (5.44%) Slack
8 7 (2.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 7 (2.93%) IaaS
8 7 (2.93%) PaaS
9 5 (2.09%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
10 4 (1.67%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
10 4 (1.67%) Datadog
11 3 (1.26%) Apigee
11 3 (1.26%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.84%) Salesforce Service Cloud
12 2 (0.84%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.04%) TCP/IP
2 21 (8.79%) SSL
3 18 (7.53%) Firewall
4 15 (6.28%) DNS
5 13 (5.44%) Internet
6 6 (2.51%) HTTP
6 6 (2.51%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.27%) MySQL
2 37 (15.48%) SQL Server
3 35 (14.64%) Relational Database
4 25 (10.46%) PostgreSQL
5 22 (9.21%) Hadoop
6 18 (7.53%) DB2
7 17 (7.11%) MongoDB
8 16 (6.69%) RDBMS
9 10 (4.18%) Geospatial Data
9 10 (4.18%) GIS
9 10 (4.18%) JasperReports
10 8 (3.35%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 8 (3.35%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.51%) Infinispan
12 5 (2.09%) IBM InfoSphere
13 4 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (1.67%) MariaDB
14 2 (0.84%) Big Data
14 2 (0.84%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 186 (77.82%) Maven
2 163 (68.20%) Jenkins
3 103 (43.10%) Git (software)
4 97 (40.59%) Gradle
5 80 (33.47%) JIRA
6 66 (27.62%) Eclipse
7 62 (25.94%) JUnit
8 58 (24.27%) Subversion
9 53 (22.18%) TeamCity
10 42 (17.57%) Selenium
11 41 (17.15%) Team Foundation Server
12 35 (14.64%) Hudson
12 35 (14.64%) SonarQube
13 32 (13.39%) Cucumber
14 24 (10.04%) Visual Studio
15 23 (9.62%) Artifactory
16 22 (9.21%) FishEye
17 19 (7.95%) Apache Ivy
18 18 (7.53%) MSBuild
19 17 (7.11%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 80 (33.47%) Finance
2 38 (15.90%) Retail
3 15 (6.28%) Banking
4 12 (5.02%) Public Sector
5 10 (4.18%) Manufacturing
6 8 (3.35%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.67%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.26%) Advertising
8 3 (1.26%) Front Office
8 3 (1.26%) Local Government
9 1 (0.42%) Back Office
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 118 (49.37%) Developer
2 94 (39.33%) Java Developer
3 67 (28.03%) DevOps Engineer
4 51 (21.34%) Senior Developer
5 38 (15.90%) Senior Java Developer
6 21 (8.79%) Software Developer
7 16 (6.69%) Platform Engineer
7 16 (6.69%) Release Manager
8 15 (6.28%) E-Commerce Developer
8 15 (6.28%) Java E-Commerce Developer
8 15 (6.28%) Senior DevOps
8 15 (6.28%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
9 14 (5.86%) Architect
10 13 (5.44%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (5.02%) Java Software Developer
11 12 (5.02%) Software Engineer
12 11 (4.60%) Technical Architect
13 10 (4.18%) Principal Engineer
13 10 (4.18%) Principal Software Engineer
13 10 (4.18%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (42.26%) Spring
2 81 (33.89%) Hibernate
3 60 (25.10%) Web Services
4 55 (23.01%) XML
5 53 (22.18%) JDBC
6 52 (21.76%) REST
7 48 (20.08%) JSON
7 48 (20.08%) React
8 44 (18.41%) J2EE
9 40 (16.74%) Struts
10 36 (15.06%) JSP
11 35 (14.64%) AngularJS
12 33 (13.81%) .NET
12 33 (13.81%) CSS
13 31 (12.97%) jQuery
14 30 (12.55%) Elastic Stack
14 30 (12.55%) Servlets
15 29 (12.13%) XSLT
16 26 (10.88%) XML Schema
17 25 (10.46%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 35 (14.64%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 12 (5.02%) Public Cloud
3 12 (5.02%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (4.60%) User Experience
5 10 (4.18%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (3.35%) Clustering
8 7 (2.93%) Cloud Native
9 5 (2.09%) Mainframe
10 4 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.67%) Replication
11 3 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.84%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.84%) Derivative
12 2 (0.84%) OTC Derivatives
13 1 (0.42%) Analytical Mindset
13 1 (0.42%) Fixed Income
13 1 (0.42%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 64 (26.78%) Linux
2 34 (14.23%) Android
2 34 (14.23%) Windows
3 26 (10.88%) Apple iOS
4 20 (8.37%) Windows Server
5 16 (6.69%) Unix
6 8 (3.35%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.35%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.93%) Debian
8 5 (2.09%) zOS
9 4 (1.67%) AIX
10 3 (1.26%) CentOS
10 3 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.84%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (58.16%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (48.54%) DevOps
3 59 (24.69%) Continuous Integration
4 56 (23.43%) Scrum
5 52 (21.76%) SDLC
6 47 (19.67%) Configuration Management
7 45 (18.83%) Multithreading
8 44 (18.41%) MVC
9 38 (15.90%) Web Development
10 36 (15.06%) Microservices
11 33 (13.81%) Release Management
11 33 (13.81%) Test Automation
12 30 (12.55%) Problem-Solving
13 29 (12.13%) TDD
14 28 (11.72%) Enterprise Architecture
14 28 (11.72%) Open Source
15 27 (11.30%) CRM
15 27 (11.30%) ERP
15 27 (11.30%) Multithreaded Programming
16 26 (10.88%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 205 (85.77%) Java
2 125 (52.30%) SQL
3 103 (43.10%) JavaScript
4 73 (30.54%) Python
5 48 (20.08%) PowerShell
6 47 (19.67%) Java 8
7 41 (17.15%) Ruby
8 36 (15.06%) C#
9 29 (12.13%) C
10 21 (8.79%) Bash Shell
11 16 (6.69%) T-SQL
12 13 (5.44%) Shell Script
13 7 (2.93%) C++
13 7 (2.93%) Perl
14 5 (2.09%) Groovy
15 4 (1.67%) Go
15 4 (1.67%) PL/SQL
16 3 (1.26%) Korn
16 3 (1.26%) Scala
17 2 (0.84%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 32 (13.39%) Degree
2 9 (3.77%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.35%) DBS Check
4 7 (2.93%) SC Cleared
5 6 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (1.67%) Master's Degree
7 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (11.72%) QA
System Software
1 91 (38.08%) Docker
2 10 (4.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.42%) Cronacle
4 1 (0.42%) LXC
4 1 (0.42%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 62 (25.94%) Ansible
2 58 (24.27%) Puppet
3 49 (20.50%) Opscode Chef
4 33 (13.81%) Kubernetes
5 29 (12.13%) Terraform
6 18 (7.53%) Prometheus
7 13 (5.44%) Grafana
8 12 (5.02%) Graphite
9 9 (3.77%) Packer
10 5 (2.09%) Nagios
11 4 (1.67%) Docker Swarm
11 4 (1.67%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (1.67%) ZABBIX
12 3 (1.26%) Control-M
12 3 (1.26%) ITRS Geneos
13 2 (0.84%) Rancher
14 1 (0.42%) Consul
14 1 (0.42%) HAProxy
14 1 (0.42%) Istio
14 1 (0.42%) Kibana
Vendors
1 65 (27.20%) Oracle
2 35 (14.64%) Google
3 29 (12.13%) Microsoft
4 28 (11.72%) Atlassian
5 19 (7.95%) Splunk
6 18 (7.53%) Micro Focus
7 15 (6.28%) Black Duck
8 13 (5.44%) New Relic
9 11 (4.60%) Adobe
10 7 (2.93%) IBM
10 7 (2.93%) Perforce
11 6 (2.51%) SAP
12 5 (2.09%) Teradata
13 3 (1.26%) CA
13 3 (1.26%) Murex
13 3 (1.26%) NEC
13 3 (1.26%) Northgate
13 3 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (1.26%) WSO2
14 2 (0.84%) VMware