Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 673 746 574
Rank change year-on-year +73 -172 -70
Permanent jobs citing Ant 516 489 847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.45%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.58% 1.34% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 386 327 652
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +0.50% +10.56% -

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 32,619 36,491 34,713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.00% 20.28% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 26,334 29,673 29,944
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 20 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Ant in the UK

Ant
Top 16 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 20 November 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 +70 479 £60,000 +9.09% 53
UK excluding London +84 275 £50,000 +0.50% 42
London +58 240 £70,000 +7.69% 18
North of England +47 90 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South East -2 53 £50,000 +10.50% 8
North West +32 51 £57,500 +15.00% 5
South West +10 45 £45,000 -10.00% 6
East of England +40 41 £52,500 -4.55% 7
Yorkshire +35 35 £43,000 -4.44%
Scotland +5 25 £47,500 +18.75% 5
Midlands +36 12 £55,000 +52.78% 9
West Midlands +40 9 £65,000 +85.71% 4
Wales +6 7 £37,500 -25.00% 1
North East - 4 £61,250 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £65,000 - 1
East Midlands +11 3 £55,000 +52.78% 5

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 381 (73.84%) Maven
2 351 (68.02%) Java
3 337 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
4 274 (53.10%) Jenkins
5 210 (40.70%) Gradle
6 202 (39.15%) Continuous Integration
7 191 (37.02%) DevOps
8 184 (35.66%) Spring
9 183 (35.47%) Git (software)
10 170 (32.95%) JavaScript
11 157 (30.43%) Software Engineering
12 152 (29.46%) Ansible
13 145 (28.10%) Finance
14 144 (27.91%) Scrum
15 137 (26.55%) Docker
16 132 (25.58%) Microservices
16 132 (25.58%) Subversion
17 131 (25.39%) Web Services
18 130 (25.19%) Python
19 129 (25.00%) JUnit
20 127 (24.61%) Amazon AWS
21 122 (23.64%) SQL
21 122 (23.64%) Linux
22 121 (23.45%) HTML
23 117 (22.67%) Microsoft Azure
23 117 (22.67%) TDD
24 114 (22.09%) Oracle
25 113 (21.90%) CSS
26 108 (20.93%) XML
27 100 (19.38%) AngularJS

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 57 (11.05%) Tomcat
2 49 (9.50%) WebSphere
3 45 (8.72%) JBoss
4 40 (7.75%) Apache
5 38 (7.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 24 (4.65%) WebLogic
7 17 (3.29%) Apache Spark
8 13 (2.52%) WildFly
9 12 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
10 11 (2.13%) Apache TomEE
11 9 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (1.74%) GlassFish
11 9 (1.74%) SharePoint
12 8 (1.55%) Apache Geronimo
13 7 (1.36%) Apache Pig
14 6 (1.16%) IIS
15 5 (0.97%) Confluence
15 5 (0.97%) Jetty
15 5 (0.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 4 (0.78%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (1.55%) Weka
2 5 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.39%) Simulink
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.19%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 4 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.19%) Magento
2 1 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 127 (24.61%) Amazon AWS
2 117 (22.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (7.36%) GitHub
4 21 (4.07%) OpenShift
5 17 (3.29%) IaaS
6 15 (2.91%) SaaS
7 11 (2.13%) PaaS
8 10 (1.94%) Google Cloud Platform
9 9 (1.74%) AWS CloudFormation
9 9 (1.74%) IBM Cloud
9 9 (1.74%) Serverless
10 5 (0.97%) Heroku
10 5 (0.97%) npm
11 4 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.78%) Apigee
11 4 (0.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
11 4 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.58%) Force.com
12 3 (0.58%) Office 365
12 3 (0.58%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 49 (9.50%) Firewall
2 15 (2.91%) HTTP
3 9 (1.74%) Network Security
4 8 (1.55%) DNS
5 6 (1.16%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.78%) FTP
6 4 (0.78%) Internet
6 4 (0.78%) Wireless
7 3 (0.58%) SMTP
7 3 (0.58%) SSL
7 3 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.39%) Broadband
8 2 (0.39%) NAS
8 2 (0.39%) SAN
8 2 (0.39%) VSAN
9 1 (0.19%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.19%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (0.19%) SMS
9 1 (0.19%) SSH
9 1 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (15.89%) Relational Database
2 57 (11.05%) MySQL
3 52 (10.08%) PostgreSQL
4 47 (9.11%) SQL Server
5 40 (7.75%) MongoDB
6 34 (6.59%) Oracle Database
7 32 (6.20%) NoSQL
8 30 (5.81%) RDBMS
9 27 (5.23%) Big Data
10 20 (3.88%) Apache Cassandra
11 15 (2.91%) Hadoop
12 14 (2.71%) MariaDB
13 10 (1.94%) Apache Hive
13 10 (1.94%) Neo4j
14 9 (1.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 8 (1.55%) CouchDB
15 8 (1.55%) Mahout
15 8 (1.55%) Sqoop
16 6 (1.16%) Amazon RDS
17 5 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 381 (73.84%) Maven
2 274 (53.10%) Jenkins
3 210 (40.70%) Gradle
4 183 (35.47%) Git (software)
5 132 (25.58%) Subversion
6 129 (25.00%) JUnit
7 75 (14.53%) Mockito
8 73 (14.15%) Selenium
9 67 (12.98%) Cucumber
10 56 (10.85%) Eclipse
11 49 (9.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 48 (9.30%) Visual Studio Team System
13 33 (6.40%) TeamCity
14 32 (6.20%) WebDriver
15 31 (6.01%) JIRA
16 28 (5.43%) Hudson
17 25 (4.84%) Apache Ivy
18 23 (4.46%) Visual Studio
19 19 (3.68%) JMeter
20 16 (3.10%) IntelliJ
General
1 145 (28.10%) Finance
2 38 (7.36%) Financial Institution
3 37 (7.17%) Banking
4 23 (4.46%) Retail
5 14 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.13%) Advertising
7 8 (1.55%) Telecoms
8 5 (0.97%) Automotive
8 5 (0.97%) Law
8 5 (0.97%) Marketing
8 5 (0.97%) Military
9 4 (0.78%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Games
10 3 (0.58%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.39%) Electronics
11 2 (0.39%) Publishing
12 1 (0.19%) Billing
12 1 (0.19%) French Language
12 1 (0.19%) Legal
12 1 (0.19%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 197 (38.18%) Developer
2 146 (28.29%) Java Developer
3 82 (15.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 60 (11.63%) Software Engineer
5 54 (10.47%) Java Engineer
6 52 (10.08%) Senior Developer
7 41 (7.95%) Cloud Engineer
8 40 (7.75%) Senior Java Developer
9 39 (7.56%) Automation Engineer
10 29 (5.62%) Architect
10 29 (5.62%) Cloud Automation Engineer
11 28 (5.43%) Technical Leader
12 23 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
13 20 (3.88%) J2EE Developer
13 20 (3.88%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 19 (3.68%) C++ Software Engineer
15 17 (3.29%) Lead Developer
16 16 (3.10%) Lead Java Developer
17 15 (2.91%) Automation Tester
17 15 (2.91%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (35.66%) Spring
2 131 (25.39%) Web Services
3 121 (23.45%) HTML
4 113 (21.90%) CSS
5 108 (20.93%) XML
6 100 (19.38%) AngularJS
7 98 (18.99%) Hibernate
8 96 (18.60%) .NET
9 81 (15.70%) REST
10 78 (15.12%) JSON
11 74 (14.34%) RESTful
12 71 (13.76%) SOAP
13 66 (12.79%) J2EE
14 59 (11.43%) React
15 56 (10.85%) jQuery
16 55 (10.66%) Spring Boot
17 50 (9.69%) JPA
18 49 (9.50%) Java EE
19 43 (8.33%) HTML5
20 42 (8.14%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.12%) User Experience
2 76 (14.73%) Computer Science
3 58 (11.24%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 38 (7.36%) Greenfield Project
6 30 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
6 30 (5.81%) Management Information System
7 25 (4.84%) Mobile App
8 21 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (3.68%) Embedded Systems
10 16 (3.10%) Data Structures
11 10 (1.94%) Algorithms
11 10 (1.94%) Fintech
12 9 (1.74%) Mobile Payment
13 7 (1.36%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 4 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
14 4 (0.78%) Mainframe
15 3 (0.58%) Analytical Mindset
15 3 (0.58%) Cloud Native
15 3 (0.58%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 122 (23.64%) Linux
2 60 (11.63%) Unix
3 42 (8.14%) Apple iOS
4 40 (7.75%) Android
5 38 (7.36%) Windows
6 14 (2.71%) Ubuntu
7 13 (2.52%) CentOS
8 12 (2.33%) Solaris
9 7 (1.36%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.36%) Windows Server
10 4 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.19%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 337 (65.31%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (39.15%) Continuous Integration
3 191 (37.02%) DevOps
4 157 (30.43%) Software Engineering
5 144 (27.91%) Scrum
6 132 (25.58%) Microservices
7 117 (22.67%) TDD
8 91 (17.64%) Test Automation
9 85 (16.47%) Configuration Management
10 72 (13.95%) OO
11 71 (13.76%) Multithreading
11 71 (13.76%) MVC
12 70 (13.57%) SDLC
13 65 (12.60%) Problem-Solving
14 58 (11.24%) Unit Testing
15 57 (11.05%) BDD
15 57 (11.05%) Mentoring
16 49 (9.50%) Open Source
17 48 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
18 44 (8.53%) Artefact Management
Programming Languages
1 351 (68.02%) Java
2 170 (32.95%) JavaScript
3 130 (25.19%) Python
4 122 (23.64%) SQL
5 88 (17.05%) Bash Shell
6 69 (13.37%) Ruby
7 56 (10.85%) C#
8 52 (10.08%) C++
9 48 (9.30%) Java 8
10 47 (9.11%) PL/SQL
11 36 (6.98%) C
12 30 (5.81%) Groovy
13 27 (5.23%) Shell Script
14 26 (5.04%) Perl
15 20 (3.88%) TypeScript
16 17 (3.29%) PowerShell
17 16 (3.10%) PHP
17 16 (3.10%) T-SQL
18 12 (2.33%) R
18 12 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 91 (17.64%) Degree
2 37 (7.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (4.46%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.55%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.36%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.16%) ISEB
6 6 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 5 (0.97%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.78%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.19%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.19%) CCSP
10 1 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.19%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (6.01%) QA
2 7 (1.36%) DICOM
3 3 (0.58%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.39%) IEC 62304
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 26262
4 2 (0.39%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 137 (26.55%) Docker
2 50 (9.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (8.53%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.55%) HDFS
5 7 (1.36%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.58%) Firmware
7 2 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.19%) iptables
8 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.19%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 152 (29.46%) Ansible
2 92 (17.83%) Puppet
3 85 (16.47%) Opscode Chef
4 52 (10.08%) Terraform
5 45 (8.72%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.16%) Nagios
7 4 (0.78%) Automic
7 4 (0.78%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.78%) Consul
7 4 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (0.58%) CA Service Virtualization
8 3 (0.58%) Grafana
8 3 (0.58%) HAProxy
8 3 (0.58%) HP ALM
8 3 (0.58%) Rancher
8 3 (0.58%) Tivoli
9 2 (0.39%) Kibana
9 2 (0.39%) logstash
9 2 (0.39%) Oracle Identity Management
9 2 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 114 (22.09%) Oracle
2 53 (10.27%) VMware
3 40 (7.75%) Adobe
4 33 (6.40%) Microsoft
5 16 (3.10%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (2.71%) MuleSoft
6 14 (2.71%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.33%) Rakuten
8 11 (2.13%) Google
8 11 (2.13%) IBM
8 11 (2.13%) Tableau
9 8 (1.55%) Alteryx
9 8 (1.55%) Informatica
9 8 (1.55%) Sybase
10 7 (1.36%) Perforce
11 6 (1.16%) Sitecore
12 5 (0.97%) Cloudera
12 5 (0.97%) Jitterbit
12 5 (0.97%) Symantec
13 4 (0.78%) Mitel