Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
16 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 630 528 488
Rank change year-on-year -102 -40 -58
Permanent jobs citing Ant 646 999 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.50% 0.57%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.77% 2.77% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 443 718 990
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,675 £32,225
90th Percentile £71,250 £76,625 £77,500
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 application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 36589 36013 36732
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.71% 18.18% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 29941 31173 30850
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -113 600 £50,000 - 32
UK excluding London -118 361 £47,500 +5.56% 20
London -18 280 £60,250 +0.42% 20
South East -14 97 £45,000 -10.00% 3
East of England +35 75 £50,000 -13.04%
North of England -95 69 £45,000 +5.88% 4
South West -57 44 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Yorkshire -24 36 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Midlands -20 35 £45,000 - 3
North West -83 33 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Scotland -6 32 £39,000 -13.33% 8
East Midlands +23 20 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -38 15 £35,000 -26.32% 2
Wales +8 9 £55,000 +57.14%

For the 6 months to 16 August 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.

1 555 (85.91%) Java
2 492 (76.16%) Maven
3 409 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
4 366 (56.66%) Spring
5 307 (47.52%) Git (software)
6 259 (40.09%) Jenkins
7 256 (39.63%) Web Services
8 244 (37.77%) Hibernate
9 227 (35.14%) Oracle
10 210 (32.51%) Subversion
11 206 (31.89%) JavaScript
12 205 (31.73%) SQL
13 204 (31.58%) Scrum
14 201 (31.11%) SOAP
15 195 (30.19%) XML
16 185 (28.64%) Gradle
17 181 (28.02%) Finance
18 180 (27.86%) Unix
19 179 (27.71%) Linux
20 177 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
21 172 (26.63%) JUnit
22 170 (26.32%) JBoss
23 164 (25.39%) Relational Database
23 164 (25.39%) DevOps
24 160 (24.77%) Tomcat
25 158 (24.46%) RESTful
26 153 (23.68%) SQL Server
27 141 (21.83%) J2EE
28 138 (21.36%) TDD
29 135 (20.90%) Python

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
1 170 (26.32%) JBoss
2 160 (24.77%) Tomcat
3 103 (15.94%) Apache
4 94 (14.55%) WebSphere
5 57 (8.82%) WebLogic
6 43 (6.66%) GlassFish
7 27 (4.18%) OpenStack
8 26 (4.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 20 (3.10%) Apache TomEE
10 17 (2.63%) IIS
11 16 (2.48%) Jetty
12 15 (2.32%) Apache Pig
12 15 (2.32%) Apache Spark
13 9 (1.39%) Confluence
14 8 (1.24%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 7 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (1.08%) nginx
15 7 (1.08%) WildFly
16 6 (0.93%) IBM HTTP Server
16 6 (0.93%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Weka
Business Applications
1 3 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
2 2 (0.31%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (0.31%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.15%) Magento
3 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 106 (16.41%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.33%) SaaS
4 19 (2.94%) IaaS
5 18 (2.79%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 17 (2.63%) OpenShift
7 10 (1.55%) GitHub
8 8 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (1.24%) Amazon S3
8 8 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
9 6 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.77%) Bluemix
10 5 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
10 5 (0.77%) PaaS
11 4 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (0.62%) Loggly
11 4 (0.62%) Route 53
12 3 (0.46%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.11%) HTTP
2 15 (2.32%) FTP
3 11 (1.70%) Internet
4 9 (1.39%) SSH
5 8 (1.24%) SSL
6 7 (1.08%) Firewall
7 5 (0.77%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.62%) DNS
8 4 (0.62%) SMS
9 3 (0.46%) LDAP
9 3 (0.46%) Multicast
9 3 (0.46%) VoIP
10 2 (0.31%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.31%) SMTP
10 2 (0.31%) VPN
11 1 (0.15%) NAS
11 1 (0.15%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (25.39%) Relational Database
2 153 (23.68%) SQL Server
3 131 (20.28%) NoSQL
4 103 (15.94%) MySQL
5 68 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
6 64 (9.91%) MongoDB
7 58 (8.98%) Neo4j
8 54 (8.36%) RDBMS
9 51 (7.89%) Redis
10 35 (5.42%) PostgreSQL
11 31 (4.80%) Big Data
12 27 (4.18%) Oracle Database
13 26 (4.02%) Hadoop
14 19 (2.94%) CouchDB
14 19 (2.94%) DB2
15 12 (1.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 11 (1.70%) JasperReports
16 11 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 10 (1.55%) MariaDB
18 9 (1.39%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 492 (76.16%) Maven
2 307 (47.52%) Git (software)
3 259 (40.09%) Jenkins
4 210 (32.51%) Subversion
5 185 (28.64%) Gradle
6 172 (26.63%) JUnit
7 109 (16.87%) JIRA
8 108 (16.72%) Hudson
9 107 (16.56%) TeamCity
10 91 (14.09%) Eclipse
11 88 (13.62%) Selenium
12 58 (8.98%) Mercurial
13 51 (7.89%) jMock
14 50 (7.74%) IntelliJ
15 49 (7.59%) EasyMock
16 44 (6.81%) Cucumber
17 40 (6.19%) WebDriver
18 33 (5.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 30 (4.64%) Mockito
20 26 (4.02%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 181 (28.02%) Finance
2 118 (18.27%) Banking
3 66 (10.22%) Retail
4 60 (9.29%) Investment Banking
5 49 (7.59%) Retail Banking
6 22 (3.41%) Games
7 21 (3.25%) Advertising
8 15 (2.32%) Marketing
9 10 (1.55%) Front Office
9 10 (1.55%) Military
10 8 (1.24%) Legal
11 6 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 5 (0.77%) Local Government
13 2 (0.31%) Automotive
13 2 (0.31%) Back Office
13 2 (0.31%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.15%) Corporate Banking
14 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 404 (62.54%) Developer
2 328 (50.77%) Java Developer
3 130 (20.12%) Senior Developer
4 125 (19.35%) Senior Java Developer
5 88 (13.62%) DevOps Engineer
6 77 (11.92%) Software Developer
7 67 (10.37%) Java Software Developer
8 54 (8.36%) Software Engineer
9 49 (7.59%) Java Engineer
10 48 (7.43%) E-Commerce Developer
10 48 (7.43%) Java E-Commerce Developer
11 40 (6.19%) Lead Developer
12 28 (4.33%) Java Software Engineer
12 28 (4.33%) Release Engineer
13 25 (3.87%) Hybris Developer
14 21 (3.25%) Lead Java Developer
15 19 (2.94%) Consultant
15 19 (2.94%) Integration Engineer
15 19 (2.94%) Oracle Developer
16 18 (2.79%) J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 366 (56.66%) Spring
2 256 (39.63%) Web Services
3 244 (37.77%) Hibernate
4 201 (31.11%) SOAP
5 195 (30.19%) XML
6 158 (24.46%) RESTful
7 141 (21.83%) J2EE
8 130 (20.12%) HTML
9 94 (14.55%) JSON
10 92 (14.24%) Java EE
11 89 (13.78%) CSS
12 84 (13.00%) JMS
13 78 (12.07%) REST
14 68 (10.53%) Spring MVC
15 62 (9.60%) JSP
16 60 (9.29%) Servlets
17 59 (9.13%) Struts
18 53 (8.20%) Ajax
18 53 (8.20%) jQuery
19 51 (7.89%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 120 (18.58%) Computer Science
2 72 (11.15%) Algorithms
3 70 (10.84%) Data Structures
4 68 (10.53%) User Experience
5 59 (9.13%) Linux Command Line
6 44 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
7 29 (4.49%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (3.87%) iPad
9 16 (2.48%) Mobile App
10 15 (2.32%) Analytical Skills
11 14 (2.17%) Fintech
11 14 (2.17%) Public Cloud
12 9 (1.39%) Data Centre
13 8 (1.24%) OTC Derivatives
14 7 (1.08%) Derivative
14 7 (1.08%) Management Information System
15 5 (0.77%) PKI
16 4 (0.62%) Digital Media
16 4 (0.62%) Hedge funds
16 4 (0.62%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 180 (27.86%) Unix
2 179 (27.71%) Linux
3 114 (17.65%) Windows
4 13 (2.01%) Android
4 13 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 13 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 13 (2.01%) Solaris
5 8 (1.24%) Debian
6 7 (1.08%) CentOS
6 7 (1.08%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.93%) CoreOS
7 6 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.15%) AIX
10 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (63.31%) Agile Software Development
2 204 (31.58%) Scrum
3 177 (27.40%) Continuous Integration
4 164 (25.39%) DevOps
5 138 (21.36%) TDD
6 125 (19.35%) E-Commerce
7 122 (18.89%) MVC
8 111 (17.18%) Software Engineering
9 107 (16.56%) OO
10 94 (14.55%) Configuration Management
11 88 (13.62%) Unit Testing
12 84 (13.00%) Test Automation
13 81 (12.54%) Kanban
14 80 (12.38%) Multithreading
15 71 (10.99%) Open Source
16 67 (10.37%) SOA
17 65 (10.06%) SDLC
18 58 (8.98%) Refactoring
19 57 (8.82%) Front End Development
20 54 (8.36%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 555 (85.91%) Java
2 206 (31.89%) JavaScript
3 205 (31.73%) SQL
4 135 (20.90%) Python
5 117 (18.11%) Groovy
6 79 (12.23%) Shell Script
7 68 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 64 (9.91%) PL/SQL
9 61 (9.44%) Perl
10 49 (7.59%) Ruby
11 40 (6.19%) T-SQL
12 31 (4.80%) C++
13 30 (4.64%) C#
14 29 (4.49%) PHP
15 21 (3.25%) Scala
16 20 (3.10%) C
17 19 (2.94%) Go
18 14 (2.17%) PowerShell
19 11 (1.70%) XPath
20 8 (1.24%) Rust
Qualifications
1 73 (11.30%) Degree
2 36 (5.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (2.63%) Security Cleared
4 14 (2.17%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.24%) ISTQB
6 7 (1.08%) PhD
7 6 (0.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.77%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.46%) HND
9 3 (0.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.46%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.31%) ISEB
11 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
11 1 (0.15%) CCNA
11 1 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.15%) MCSE
11 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.15%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (17.80%) QA
2 13 (2.01%) MiFID
3 9 (1.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (1.24%) EMIR
5 6 (0.93%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.31%) PMO
System Software
1 74 (11.46%) Docker
2 16 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.55%) Active Directory
3 10 (1.55%) LXC
4 6 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 5 (0.77%) vSphere
6 3 (0.46%) HDFS
6 3 (0.46%) vCloud
7 2 (0.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) Postfix
8 1 (0.15%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 135 (20.90%) Puppet
2 106 (16.41%) Opscode Chef
3 98 (15.17%) Ansible
4 25 (3.87%) Terraform
5 23 (3.56%) Salt
6 9 (1.39%) Icinga
7 8 (1.24%) Nagios
8 6 (0.93%) Graphite
8 6 (0.93%) Mesos
8 6 (0.93%) rkt
9 4 (0.62%) Kubernetes
10 3 (0.46%) HAProxy
10 3 (0.46%) SCCM
11 2 (0.31%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
11 2 (0.31%) SCOM
11 2 (0.31%) Tivoli
11 2 (0.31%) ZABBIX
12 1 (0.15%) Cacti
12 1 (0.15%) Control-M
12 1 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 227 (35.14%) Oracle
2 73 (11.30%) Perforce
3 67 (10.37%) Sybase
4 51 (7.89%) CA Agile Central
5 33 (5.11%) hybris
6 29 (4.49%) Microsoft
7 21 (3.25%) VMware
8 19 (2.94%) IBM
9 17 (2.63%) Red Hat
10 16 (2.48%) Solace
11 15 (2.32%) Cognizant
12 14 (2.17%) Splunk
13 13 (2.01%) Rackspace
14 11 (1.70%) ATG
14 11 (1.70%) SaltStack
15 8 (1.24%) SAP
15 8 (1.24%) Xamarin
16 7 (1.08%) AppDynamics
16 7 (1.08%) Informatica
16 7 (1.08%) Salesforce.com