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

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 731 544 545
Rank change year-on-year -187 +1 -60
Permanent jobs citing Ant 495 793 999
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.47% 0.50%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.39% 2.36% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 382 557 723
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £77,500
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 35,674 33,605 36,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.77% 19.91% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 29,009 28,186 30,987
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £71,250
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 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Ant in the UK

Ant
Top 15 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 May 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 -167 465 £55,000 +10.00% 76
UK excluding London -164 267 £50,000 +5.26% 61
London -95 218 £62,500 +4.17% 28
South East -75 93 £47,500 +5.56% 16
South West -31 52 £50,000 +5.26% 4
East of England -68 46 £57,500 +15.00% 7
North of England -23 42 £50,000 +11.11% 16
North West -15 28 £55,000 +10.00% 9
Midlands -14 14 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Wales +20 13 £51,250 +5.67% 3
Yorkshire +7 9 £50,000 +17.65% 6
West Midlands -5 9 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Scotland -58 7 £62,500 +62.34% 9
East Midlands -10 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
North East - 5 £32,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 419 (84.65%) Java
2 358 (72.32%) Maven
3 295 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
4 217 (43.84%) Jenkins
5 207 (41.82%) Git (software)
6 204 (41.21%) JavaScript
7 199 (40.20%) Web Services
8 195 (39.39%) Gradle
9 189 (38.18%) Spring
10 183 (36.97%) XML
11 173 (34.95%) Linux
12 149 (30.10%) DevOps
13 146 (29.49%) Scrum
13 146 (29.49%) Subversion
14 145 (29.29%) HTML
15 144 (29.09%) Oracle
16 139 (28.08%) JUnit
17 138 (27.88%) SQL
18 133 (26.87%) Software Engineering
19 126 (25.45%) CSS
20 122 (24.65%) SOAP
20 122 (24.65%) TDD
20 122 (24.65%) Continuous Integration
21 119 (24.04%) J2EE
22 115 (23.23%) Python
23 111 (22.42%) JIRA
24 107 (21.62%) Eclipse
24 107 (21.62%) REST
25 105 (21.21%) Tomcat
25 105 (21.21%) Unix

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
1 105 (21.21%) Tomcat
1 105 (21.21%) WebSphere
2 68 (13.74%) Apache
3 59 (11.92%) JBoss
4 33 (6.67%) Confluence
5 28 (5.66%) IIS
5 28 (5.66%) MQSeries
5 28 (5.66%) WebLogic
6 23 (4.65%) nginx
7 22 (4.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 19 (3.84%) Elasticsearch
9 18 (3.64%) GlassFish
10 15 (3.03%) Apache Spark
11 14 (2.83%) Jetty
12 11 (2.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (2.02%) WebSphere Application Server
14 9 (1.82%) CMS
15 8 (1.62%) Apache TomEE
16 7 (1.41%) Apache Pig
17 5 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 11 (2.22%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.61%) Weka
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.40%) Blender
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (3.64%) MetaTrader
2 10 (2.02%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 8 (1.62%) Magento
4 5 (1.01%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle Assets
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle iProcurement
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle Payables
5 4 (0.81%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.20%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 72 (14.55%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (6.87%) GitHub
3 29 (5.86%) Bluemix
3 29 (5.86%) IBM Cloud
4 28 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
5 22 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (4.44%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 18 (3.64%) NuGet
7 17 (3.43%) Force.com
8 13 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (2.42%) IaaS
10 10 (2.02%) OpenShift
10 10 (2.02%) SaaS
11 9 (1.82%) PaaS
12 5 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
12 5 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
12 5 (1.01%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.81%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.81%) Rackspace Cloud
13 4 (0.81%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 30 (6.06%) HTTP
2 26 (5.25%) Internet
3 19 (3.84%) TCP/IP
4 18 (3.64%) NetScaler
5 17 (3.43%) SMTP
6 15 (3.03%) SSL
7 13 (2.63%) DNS
7 13 (2.63%) SSH
8 8 (1.62%) FTP
9 7 (1.41%) Firewall
10 5 (1.01%) VPN
11 3 (0.61%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.61%) SMS
12 2 (0.40%) DHCP
12 2 (0.40%) Ethernet
12 2 (0.40%) IPv4
13 1 (0.20%) BIG-IP
13 1 (0.20%) DSL
13 1 (0.20%) PuTTY
13 1 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (12.73%) Relational Database
1 63 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 58 (11.72%) NoSQL
3 46 (9.29%) RDBMS
4 43 (8.69%) MySQL
5 41 (8.28%) PostgreSQL
6 38 (7.68%) Oracle Database
7 18 (3.64%) Hadoop
7 18 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 16 (3.23%) MongoDB
9 15 (3.03%) HBase
10 14 (2.83%) Big Data
10 14 (2.83%) DB2
11 11 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (1.82%) Data Mining
12 9 (1.82%) Redis
13 8 (1.62%) Apache Hive
14 7 (1.41%) Jackrabbit
14 7 (1.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 358 (72.32%) Maven
2 217 (43.84%) Jenkins
3 207 (41.82%) Git (software)
4 195 (39.39%) Gradle
5 146 (29.49%) Subversion
6 139 (28.08%) JUnit
7 111 (22.42%) JIRA
8 107 (21.62%) Eclipse
9 69 (13.94%) Cucumber
10 62 (12.53%) IntelliJ
11 60 (12.12%) TeamCity
12 55 (11.11%) Selenium
13 40 (8.08%) Vagrant
14 37 (7.47%) Visual Studio
15 31 (6.26%) Mockito
15 31 (6.26%) Team Foundation Server
16 27 (5.45%) SoapUI
17 26 (5.25%) CA Release Automation
17 26 (5.25%) gulp
18 23 (4.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 104 (21.01%) Finance
2 52 (10.51%) Banking
3 32 (6.46%) Games
4 21 (4.24%) French Language
4 21 (4.24%) Marketing
5 20 (4.04%) Retail
6 14 (2.83%) Investment Banking
7 9 (1.82%) German Language
8 8 (1.62%) Advertising
9 7 (1.41%) Financial Institution
10 4 (0.81%) Law
10 4 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.81%) Publishing
10 4 (0.81%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.61%) Automotive
11 3 (0.61%) Back Office
11 3 (0.61%) Electronics
11 3 (0.61%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.40%) Front Office
12 2 (0.40%) Legal
Job Titles
1 304 (61.41%) Developer
2 218 (44.04%) Java Developer
3 73 (14.75%) Senior Developer
4 62 (12.53%) DevOps Engineer
5 55 (11.11%) Java Engineer
6 51 (10.30%) Senior Java Developer
7 47 (9.49%) Lead Developer
8 46 (9.29%) Software Engineer
9 32 (6.46%) Lead Java Developer
10 29 (5.86%) Software Developer
11 22 (4.44%) Salesforce Developer
12 20 (4.04%) Automation Engineer
12 20 (4.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 19 (3.84%) Support Engineer
13 19 (3.84%) Tester
14 18 (3.64%) Architect
15 15 (3.03%) Consultant
15 15 (3.03%) Java Software Engineer
15 15 (3.03%) Senior Software Developer
15 15 (3.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 199 (40.20%) Web Services
2 189 (38.18%) Spring
3 183 (36.97%) XML
4 145 (29.29%) HTML
5 126 (25.45%) CSS
6 122 (24.65%) SOAP
7 119 (24.04%) J2EE
8 107 (21.62%) REST
9 105 (21.21%) JSON
10 101 (20.40%) RESTful
11 100 (20.20%) Hibernate
12 95 (19.19%) Java EE
13 82 (16.57%) JSP
14 78 (15.76%) AngularJS
15 66 (13.33%) JMS
16 62 (12.53%) Servlets
17 59 (11.92%) HTML5
17 59 (11.92%) React
18 56 (11.31%) Spring MVC
19 51 (10.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 76 (15.35%) Computer Science
2 29 (5.86%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (4.65%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
5 16 (3.23%) User Experience
6 14 (2.83%) Fintech
7 13 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 10 (2.02%) Digital Media
9 8 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (1.62%) Linux Command Line
9 8 (1.62%) Online Games
9 8 (1.62%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.41%) Derivative
10 7 (1.41%) Virtual Team
11 6 (1.21%) Algorithms
11 6 (1.21%) Cloud Native
11 6 (1.21%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.21%) Mobile App
12 5 (1.01%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 173 (34.95%) Linux
2 105 (21.21%) Unix
3 58 (11.72%) Windows
4 23 (4.65%) CentOS
5 21 (4.24%) AIX
6 18 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (3.23%) Android
7 16 (3.23%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.42%) Solaris
8 12 (2.42%) Ubuntu
9 8 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (1.41%) HPUX
10 7 (1.41%) Windows Server
11 4 (0.81%) Debian
12 2 (0.40%) SUSE
12 2 (0.40%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.20%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (59.60%) Agile Software Development
2 149 (30.10%) DevOps
3 146 (29.49%) Scrum
4 133 (26.87%) Software Engineering
5 122 (24.65%) Continuous Integration
5 122 (24.65%) TDD
6 96 (19.39%) OO
7 94 (18.99%) MVC
8 85 (17.17%) Test Automation
9 68 (13.74%) Unit Testing
10 64 (12.93%) Microservices
11 43 (8.69%) BDD
11 43 (8.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 43 (8.69%) SDLC
12 41 (8.28%) Multithreading
13 40 (8.08%) E-Commerce
14 39 (7.88%) Problem-Solving
15 38 (7.68%) UML
16 36 (7.27%) Open Source
17 33 (6.67%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 419 (84.65%) Java
2 204 (41.21%) JavaScript
3 138 (27.88%) SQL
4 115 (23.23%) Python
5 72 (14.55%) Java 8
6 58 (11.72%) C++
7 55 (11.11%) PL/SQL
8 52 (10.51%) C#
8 52 (10.51%) Perl
9 51 (10.30%) Shell Script
10 47 (9.49%) Ruby
11 38 (7.68%) Bash Shell
12 27 (5.45%) Apex Code
13 26 (5.25%) PowerShell
14 23 (4.65%) Groovy
14 23 (4.65%) Scala
15 21 (4.24%) C
16 17 (3.43%) SOQL
17 16 (3.23%) SOSL
18 13 (2.63%) Jython
Qualifications
1 88 (17.78%) Degree
2 51 (10.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 17 (3.43%) Master's Degree
4 8 (1.62%) Security Cleared
5 7 (1.41%) ISEB
6 4 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.40%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (13.74%) QA
2 6 (1.21%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.01%) PA-DSS
4 3 (0.61%) GDPR
5 2 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 2 (0.40%) EMIR
5 2 (0.40%) GCP
5 2 (0.40%) MiFID
5 2 (0.40%) Solvency II
System Software
1 87 (17.58%) Docker
2 38 (7.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.41%) HDFS
4 6 (1.21%) VirtualBox
4 6 (1.21%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.81%) Apache Flume
5 4 (0.81%) KVM
6 3 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 3 (0.61%) LXC
7 2 (0.40%) Xen
8 1 (0.20%) iptables
8 1 (0.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 83 (16.77%) Ansible
2 49 (9.90%) Opscode Chef
3 34 (6.87%) Puppet
4 23 (4.65%) Terraform
5 22 (4.44%) Kubernetes
6 20 (4.04%) Kibana
7 18 (3.64%) logstash
7 18 (3.64%) Perfmon
8 16 (3.23%) HAProxy
9 11 (2.22%) HP ALM
10 9 (1.82%) CA Service Virtualization
11 8 (1.62%) Icinga
12 7 (1.41%) Single Sign-On
13 6 (1.21%) Salt
14 4 (0.81%) Oozie
15 3 (0.61%) Control-M
15 3 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
15 3 (0.61%) Mesos
15 3 (0.61%) Packer
15 3 (0.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 144 (29.09%) Oracle
2 44 (8.89%) IBM
3 42 (8.48%) VMware
4 29 (5.86%) Salesforce.com
5 23 (4.65%) Perforce
6 20 (4.04%) Microsoft
6 20 (4.04%) TIBCO
7 19 (3.84%) SolarWinds
8 17 (3.43%) Splunk
9 16 (3.23%) Adobe
9 16 (3.23%) Google
9 16 (3.23%) hybris
10 15 (3.03%) Pardot
11 13 (2.63%) Tableau
12 12 (2.42%) Red Hat
13 11 (2.22%) AppDynamics
13 11 (2.22%) CA
13 11 (2.22%) HP
14 8 (1.62%) PayPal
14 8 (1.62%) WorldPay