Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 660 748 582
Rank change year-on-year +88 -166 -79
Permanent jobs citing Ant 499 449 765
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.26% 0.43%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.66% 1.28% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 399 323 561
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 30,048 35,145 33,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 19.88% 20.29% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 23,949 28,780 28,711
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 £72,500
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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 2019. 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 +122 469 £62,500 +8.70% 62
London +93 267 £72,500 +16.00% 22
UK excluding London +58 232 £50,000 - 48
South East +16 60 £48,000 +5.49% 14
North of England +42 53 £54,250 +8.50% 8
East of England +37 44 £60,000 +4.35% 8
North West +51 41 £57,500 +15.00% 4
South West +10 40 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Scotland +10 28 £47,500 +5.56% 4
Yorkshire +11 12 £42,500 -17.07% 4
Midlands +32 5 £47,500 +15.15% 2
East Midlands +11 3 £49,000 +36.11% 1
West Midlands +47 2 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Wales +2 2 £35,000 -30.00% 3

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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.

1 387 (77.56%) Maven
2 324 (64.93%) Agile Software Development
3 309 (61.92%) Java
4 245 (49.10%) Jenkins
5 234 (46.89%) Gradle
6 188 (37.68%) DevOps
7 174 (34.87%) Spring
8 171 (34.27%) Continuous Integration
9 161 (32.26%) Git (software)
9 161 (32.26%) JavaScript
10 159 (31.86%) Amazon AWS
11 155 (31.06%) Python
12 152 (30.46%) Finance
13 148 (29.66%) Ansible
14 141 (28.26%) Docker
15 136 (27.25%) Microsoft Azure
16 132 (26.45%) Web Services
17 131 (26.25%) Software Engineering
18 123 (24.65%) Linux
19 120 (24.05%) HTML
20 117 (23.45%) Oracle
21 115 (23.05%) Scrum
22 112 (22.44%) Subversion
23 111 (22.24%) Puppet
23 111 (22.24%) SQL
24 110 (22.04%) CSS
24 110 (22.04%) Microservices
25 109 (21.84%) Bash Shell
26 108 (21.64%) .NET
26 108 (21.64%) Configuration Management

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 64 (12.83%) WebSphere
2 61 (12.22%) JBoss
3 49 (9.82%) Tomcat
4 42 (8.42%) Apache
5 34 (6.81%) WebLogic
6 27 (5.41%) Apache Spark
7 19 (3.81%) Apache Pig
8 18 (3.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 17 (3.41%) Apache TomEE
10 15 (3.01%) GlassFish
11 13 (2.61%) Apache Geronimo
12 12 (2.40%) Elasticsearch
12 12 (2.40%) WildFly
13 10 (2.00%) WebSphere Application Server
14 7 (1.40%) CMS
14 7 (1.40%) IIS
14 7 (1.40%) SharePoint
15 6 (1.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (1.00%) Alfresco
17 4 (0.80%) WordPress
Applications
1 12 (2.40%) Weka
2 6 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.20%) HipChat
5 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.80%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.20%) Magento
2 1 (0.20%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (0.20%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 159 (31.86%) Amazon AWS
2 136 (27.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 43 (8.62%) GitHub
4 27 (5.41%) OpenShift
5 21 (4.21%) SaaS
6 20 (4.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (2.61%) IaaS
8 11 (2.20%) Serverless
9 9 (1.80%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (1.00%) Heroku
10 5 (1.00%) npm
11 4 (0.80%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.80%) Apigee
11 4 (0.80%) PaaS
12 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.60%) Office 365
12 3 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
13 2 (0.40%) NuGet
14 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (15.83%) Firewall
2 11 (2.20%) HTTP
3 8 (1.60%) FTP
4 7 (1.40%) DNS
5 5 (1.00%) Internet
6 4 (0.80%) Network Security
6 4 (0.80%) Wireless
7 3 (0.60%) Ethernet
7 3 (0.60%) SMTP
7 3 (0.60%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.40%) Broadband
8 2 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (0.40%) SSL
8 2 (0.40%) VPN
8 2 (0.40%) WAN
9 1 (0.20%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.20%) Cisco Firepower
9 1 (0.20%) VLAN
9 1 (0.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (18.04%) Relational Database
2 73 (14.63%) MySQL
3 54 (10.82%) PostgreSQL
4 46 (9.22%) SQL Server
5 36 (7.21%) MongoDB
5 36 (7.21%) RDBMS
6 35 (7.01%) Big Data
7 30 (6.01%) NoSQL
8 27 (5.41%) Hadoop
9 25 (5.01%) Oracle Database
10 17 (3.41%) Apache Cassandra
11 12 (2.40%) Apache Hive
11 12 (2.40%) CouchDB
11 12 (2.40%) Mahout
11 12 (2.40%) MariaDB
11 12 (2.40%) Neo4j
11 12 (2.40%) Sqoop
12 6 (1.20%) DB2
12 6 (1.20%) JasperReports
13 5 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 387 (77.56%) Maven
2 245 (49.10%) Jenkins
3 234 (46.89%) Gradle
4 161 (32.26%) Git (software)
5 112 (22.44%) Subversion
6 105 (21.04%) JUnit
7 74 (14.83%) Visual Studio Team System
8 70 (14.03%) Selenium
9 63 (12.63%) Mockito
10 62 (12.42%) Cucumber
11 48 (9.62%) Eclipse
12 42 (8.42%) WebDriver
13 26 (5.21%) Apache Ivy
13 26 (5.21%) SonarQube
14 24 (4.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 23 (4.61%) Hudson
15 23 (4.61%) JIRA
15 23 (4.61%) TeamCity
16 17 (3.41%) JMeter
17 16 (3.21%) Bitbucket
General
1 152 (30.46%) Finance
2 63 (12.63%) Financial Institution
3 22 (4.41%) Banking
4 17 (3.41%) Advertising
5 15 (3.01%) Law
5 15 (3.01%) Military
6 14 (2.81%) Retail
7 8 (1.60%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.60%) Marketing
8 5 (1.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.60%) Back Office
9 3 (0.60%) Front Office
9 3 (0.60%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.20%) Automotive
10 1 (0.20%) French Language
10 1 (0.20%) Games
10 1 (0.20%) German Language
10 1 (0.20%) Local Government
10 1 (0.20%) Mandarin Language
10 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 183 (36.67%) Developer
2 129 (25.85%) Java Developer
3 100 (20.04%) DevOps Engineer
4 68 (13.63%) Software Engineer
5 59 (11.82%) Java Engineer
6 45 (9.02%) Cloud Engineer
7 44 (8.82%) Senior Developer
8 38 (7.62%) Automation Engineer
9 36 (7.21%) AWS Engineer
10 33 (6.61%) Senior Java Developer
11 31 (6.21%) Architect
12 29 (5.81%) AWS DevOps
12 29 (5.81%) Cloud Automation Engineer
13 28 (5.61%) AWS DevOps Engineer
14 25 (5.01%) C++ Software Engineer
15 23 (4.61%) Java Software Engineer
15 23 (4.61%) Kubernetes Engineer
15 23 (4.61%) Senior Software Engineer
16 21 (4.21%) Lead Developer
17 20 (4.01%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (34.87%) Spring
2 132 (26.45%) Web Services
3 120 (24.05%) HTML
4 110 (22.04%) CSS
5 108 (21.64%) .NET
6 107 (21.44%) Hibernate
7 95 (19.04%) AngularJS
8 87 (17.43%) XML
9 83 (16.63%) REST
10 67 (13.43%) JSON
11 60 (12.02%) SOAP
12 57 (11.42%) Node.js
13 55 (11.02%) RESTful
14 48 (9.62%) jQuery
15 47 (9.42%) JPA
16 46 (9.22%) Spring Boot
17 45 (9.02%) React
18 44 (8.82%) HTML5
18 44 (8.82%) J2EE
18 44 (8.82%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 83 (16.63%) Enterprise Software
2 75 (15.03%) User Experience
3 71 (14.23%) Data Centre
4 25 (5.01%) Embedded Systems
5 24 (4.81%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (4.61%) Data Structures
7 22 (4.41%) Management Information System
8 20 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
9 19 (3.81%) Greenfield Project
10 18 (3.61%) Algorithms
11 15 (3.01%) Mobile App
12 13 (2.61%) Cloud Native
13 10 (2.00%) Fintech
14 9 (1.80%) Mobile Payment
15 6 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 6 (1.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 5 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
17 3 (0.60%) Analytical Mindset
18 2 (0.40%) CESG
18 2 (0.40%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 123 (24.65%) Linux
2 61 (12.22%) Unix
3 46 (9.22%) Apple iOS
4 44 (8.82%) Android
5 35 (7.01%) Windows
6 15 (3.01%) Ubuntu
7 12 (2.40%) CentOS
7 12 (2.40%) Solaris
8 9 (1.80%) Windows Server
9 7 (1.40%) Windows 10
9 7 (1.40%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.20%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (64.93%) Agile Software Development
2 188 (37.68%) DevOps
3 171 (34.27%) Continuous Integration
4 131 (26.25%) Software Engineering
5 115 (23.05%) Scrum
6 110 (22.04%) Microservices
7 108 (21.64%) Configuration Management
8 92 (18.44%) TDD
9 78 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
10 77 (15.43%) Computer Science
11 75 (15.03%) Test Automation
12 74 (14.83%) Security Testing
13 72 (14.43%) Artefact Management
13 72 (14.43%) SDLC
14 68 (13.63%) Multithreading
15 66 (13.23%) OO
16 58 (11.62%) Problem-Solving
17 54 (10.82%) MVC
18 49 (9.82%) Open Source
19 47 (9.42%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 309 (61.92%) Java
2 161 (32.26%) JavaScript
3 155 (31.06%) Python
4 111 (22.24%) SQL
5 109 (21.84%) Bash Shell
6 92 (18.44%) Ruby
7 44 (8.82%) C++
7 44 (8.82%) PL/SQL
8 42 (8.42%) Java 8
9 39 (7.82%) C#
10 38 (7.62%) Groovy
11 37 (7.41%) C
12 28 (5.61%) Perl
13 20 (4.01%) T-SQL
14 19 (3.81%) PHP
14 19 (3.81%) TypeScript
15 17 (3.41%) PowerShell
16 16 (3.21%) Embedded C
16 16 (3.21%) Scala
17 13 (2.61%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 90 (18.04%) Degree
2 33 (6.61%) Security Cleared
3 32 (6.41%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (1.20%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.00%) ISEB
6 5 (1.00%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.80%) Numerate Degree
8 3 (0.60%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.60%) AWS Certification
8 3 (0.60%) CCSP
8 3 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.60%) CISSP
9 2 (0.40%) CEH
9 2 (0.40%) CESG Certified Professional
9 2 (0.40%) CISM
9 2 (0.40%) ISSAP
9 2 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.41%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) DICOM
3 2 (0.40%) GDPR
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 1 (0.20%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.20%) PA-DSS
4 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 141 (28.26%) Docker
2 79 (15.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (14.83%) Hyper-V
4 13 (2.61%) Active Directory
5 12 (2.40%) HDFS
6 2 (0.40%) Firmware
6 2 (0.40%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.20%) iptables
Systems Management
1 148 (29.66%) Ansible
2 111 (22.24%) Puppet
3 60 (12.02%) Opscode Chef
4 55 (11.02%) Kubernetes
5 33 (6.61%) Terraform
6 15 (3.01%) Nagios
7 4 (0.80%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
8 2 (0.40%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.40%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.20%) Automic
9 1 (0.20%) Consul
9 1 (0.20%) HAProxy
9 1 (0.20%) Nessus
9 1 (0.20%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.20%) Rancher
9 1 (0.20%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 117 (23.45%) Oracle
2 82 (16.43%) VMware
3 29 (5.81%) Microsoft
4 25 (5.01%) Adobe
5 15 (3.01%) Cloudera
6 14 (2.81%) Red Hat
7 12 (2.40%) Alteryx
7 12 (2.40%) Rakuten
7 12 (2.40%) Tableau
8 11 (2.20%) MuleSoft
9 10 (2.00%) Google
9 10 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (1.60%) Perforce
10 8 (1.60%) Sybase
11 6 (1.20%) Solace
12 5 (1.00%) Informatica
12 5 (1.00%) Jitterbit
12 5 (1.00%) Symantec
13 4 (0.80%) Cognizant
13 4 (0.80%) Mitel