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 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Apache Ant
UK
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 504 507 481
Rank change year-on-year +3 -26  
Permanent jobs citing Ant 407 512 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.49% 0.56%
As % of the Development Applications category 2.32% 2.72% 3.42%
Number of salaries quoted 279 351 490
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 17568 18824 18060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.42% 18.14% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14739 16171 15140
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Ant
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Ant as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 27 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Ant in the UK

Ant
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 373 £50,000 - 36
London +45 161 £60,000 -4.00% 16
South East +54 80 £45,000 -10.00% 7
East of England +67 58 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Essex +34 41 £55,000 -6.38%
Berkshire +62 34 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Reading +50 29 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South West -37 28 £47,500 +18.75% 3
Scotland +24 25 £46,750 +3.88% 2
Colchester - 25 £62,500 -
City of London +38 24 £67,500 +10.20% 8
Hampshire +32 23 £45,000 -32.07%
Glasgow +18 17 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East Midlands +6 17 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Nottingham +5 17 £50,000 +42.85%
Nottinghamshire +5 17 £50,000 +42.85% 1
North West -26 15 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Portsmouth - 15 £45,000 -
Wiltshire +13 14 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Manchester -29 14 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Swindon +26 12 £47,500 +5.55%
Hertfordshire +24 11 £50,000 +5.26%
Stockport -1 10 £50,000 +17.64%
Oxfordshire +13 9 £42,500 -15.00%
West Midlands +11 9 £35,000 -25.53% 2
Suffolk - 9 £42,500 - 2
Oxford -2 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Watford -5 7 £50,000 +5.26%
Gloucestershire +12 5 £50,000 +5.26% 1
South Wales +5 5 £52,500 +27.27%

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 702 (89.54%) Java
2 618 (78.83%) Maven
3 440 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
4 365 (46.56%) Spring
5 336 (42.86%) Jenkins
6 320 (40.82%) SQL
7 261 (33.29%) Web Services
8 258 (32.91%) Git (software)
9 251 (32.02%) Linux
10 248 (31.63%) Gradle
11 245 (31.25%) XML
12 244 (31.12%) Hibernate
13 242 (30.87%) J2EE
14 238 (30.36%) Oracle
15 235 (29.97%) JavaScript
16 226 (28.83%) Subversion
17 214 (27.30%) JUnit
18 210 (26.79%) JMS
19 202 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
20 193 (24.62%) SOAP
21 192 (24.49%) Scrum
22 190 (24.23%) HTML
23 189 (24.11%) Python
24 188 (23.98%) Tomcat
25 186 (23.72%) Finance
26 183 (23.34%) OO
27 176 (22.45%) Software Engineering
28 174 (22.19%) Unix
29 170 (21.68%) JBoss
29 170 (21.68%) DevOps

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
1 188 (23.98%) Tomcat
2 170 (21.68%) JBoss
3 119 (15.18%) WebSphere
4 111 (14.16%) WebLogic
5 92 (11.73%) Apache
6 79 (10.08%) GlassFish
7 39 (4.97%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 31 (3.95%) OpenStack
9 30 (3.83%) Jetty
9 30 (3.83%) nginx
10 20 (2.55%) Apache Spark
10 20 (2.55%) Confluence
11 18 (2.30%) Apache Pig
12 14 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 13 (1.66%) CMS
13 13 (1.66%) IIS
13 13 (1.66%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 12 (1.53%) Elasticsearch
14 12 (1.53%) Oracle Workflow
15 6 (0.77%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Weka
2 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.26%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.51%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.13%) Magento
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 109 (13.90%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (7.02%) SaaS
3 32 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (3.70%) IaaS
5 18 (2.30%) OpenShift
6 12 (1.53%) PaaS
7 11 (1.40%) Amazon S3
7 11 (1.40%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 10 (1.28%) GitHub
9 8 (1.02%) Force.com
10 6 (0.77%) Amazon SQS
11 5 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.51%) Loggly
13 3 (0.38%) Office 365
14 2 (0.26%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.13%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 1 (0.13%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.02%) HTTP
2 52 (6.63%) FTP
3 21 (2.68%) TCP/IP
4 13 (1.66%) HTTPS
4 13 (1.66%) Internet
4 13 (1.66%) SNMP
5 9 (1.15%) VoIP
6 5 (0.64%) Firewall
6 5 (0.64%) SSL
7 4 (0.51%) Network Security
8 3 (0.38%) BIG-IP
8 3 (0.38%) DNS
8 3 (0.38%) Reverse Proxy
8 3 (0.38%) SAN
8 3 (0.38%) SSH
8 3 (0.38%) VLAN
9 2 (0.26%) LDAP
9 2 (0.26%) NAS
9 2 (0.26%) Skype
10 1 (0.13%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (18.37%) Relational Database
2 109 (13.90%) MySQL
3 99 (12.63%) NoSQL
4 85 (10.84%) SQL Server
5 70 (8.93%) RDBMS
6 63 (8.04%) MongoDB
7 53 (6.76%) Oracle Database
8 51 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
9 35 (4.46%) Hadoop
10 34 (4.34%) DB2
11 32 (4.08%) Big Data
12 30 (3.83%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (3.44%) CouchDB
14 26 (3.32%) InterSystems Cache
15 15 (1.91%) JasperReports
16 14 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
17 13 (1.66%) Data Mining
18 9 (1.15%) GIS
19 8 (1.02%) Neo4j
19 8 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 618 (78.83%) Maven
2 336 (42.86%) Jenkins
3 258 (32.91%) Git (software)
4 248 (31.63%) Gradle
5 226 (28.83%) Subversion
6 214 (27.30%) JUnit
7 132 (16.84%) Eclipse
8 124 (15.82%) Selenium
9 106 (13.52%) Hudson
10 81 (10.33%) JIRA
11 54 (6.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 54 (6.89%) Cucumber
12 52 (6.63%) Sonatype Nexus
13 50 (6.38%) IntelliJ
14 43 (5.48%) TeamCity
15 34 (4.34%) Mockito
16 31 (3.95%) SoapUI
17 29 (3.70%) QUnit
18 24 (3.06%) FitNesse
19 23 (2.93%) Artifactory
General
1 186 (23.72%) Finance
2 95 (12.12%) Banking
3 24 (3.06%) Military
4 18 (2.30%) Retail
5 13 (1.66%) Investment Banking
6 12 (1.53%) Advertising
6 12 (1.53%) Games
7 11 (1.40%) Marketing
8 10 (1.28%) Front Office
9 8 (1.02%) Telecoms
10 6 (0.77%) Publishing
11 5 (0.64%) Legal
12 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.26%) Back Office
13 2 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.26%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.26%) Local Government
13 2 (0.26%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 486 (61.99%) Developer
2 374 (47.70%) Java Developer
3 154 (19.64%) Senior Developer
4 143 (18.24%) Senior Java Developer
5 96 (12.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 91 (11.61%) Software Engineer
7 78 (9.95%) Java Engineer
8 52 (6.63%) Lead Developer
9 51 (6.51%) Java Software Engineer
10 40 (5.10%) Software Developer
11 37 (4.72%) Release Engineer
12 35 (4.46%) Senior Software Engineer
13 30 (3.83%) Java Software Developer
14 28 (3.57%) Lead Java Developer
14 28 (3.57%) Linux Engineer
14 28 (3.57%) Oracle Developer
15 26 (3.32%) Architect
15 26 (3.32%) Developer in Test
15 26 (3.32%) J2EE Developer
15 26 (3.32%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (46.56%) Spring
2 261 (33.29%) Web Services
3 245 (31.25%) XML
4 244 (31.12%) Hibernate
5 242 (30.87%) J2EE
6 210 (26.79%) JMS
7 193 (24.62%) SOAP
8 190 (24.23%) HTML
9 147 (18.75%) CSS
10 133 (16.96%) RESTful
11 125 (15.94%) REST
12 117 (14.92%) JSON
13 106 (13.52%) Java EE
14 103 (13.14%) JSP
15 91 (11.61%) JDBC
16 83 (10.59%) Spring MVC
17 64 (8.16%) Swing
18 57 (7.27%) Ajax
19 55 (7.02%) Drools
19 55 (7.02%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 108 (13.78%) Computer Science
2 57 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
3 45 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
4 43 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
5 22 (2.81%) Data Centre
6 21 (2.68%) iPad
7 20 (2.55%) Data Structures
7 20 (2.55%) User Experience
8 18 (2.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 17 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 14 (1.79%) Fintech
11 12 (1.53%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.53%) Management Information System
11 12 (1.53%) OTC Derivatives
12 11 (1.40%) Derivative
13 9 (1.15%) Linked Data
14 8 (1.02%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.02%) Public Cloud
15 6 (0.77%) Equities
16 4 (0.51%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 251 (32.02%) Linux
2 174 (22.19%) Unix
3 133 (16.96%) Windows
4 29 (3.70%) Solaris
5 23 (2.93%) Windows 7
6 20 (2.55%) Android
7 19 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.91%) Apple iOS
9 14 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (1.79%) Windows Server
10 12 (1.53%) CentOS
11 8 (1.02%) Fedora
12 3 (0.38%) CoreOS
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.13%) AIX
14 1 (0.13%) Debian
14 1 (0.13%) VMS
14 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (56.12%) Agile Software Development
2 202 (25.77%) Continuous Integration
3 192 (24.49%) Scrum
4 183 (23.34%) OO
5 176 (22.45%) Software Engineering
6 170 (21.68%) DevOps
7 141 (17.98%) SOA
8 137 (17.47%) MVC
8 137 (17.47%) TDD
9 120 (15.31%) Configuration Management
10 86 (10.97%) UML
11 81 (10.33%) OOP
12 77 (9.82%) Open Source
12 77 (9.82%) SDLC
12 77 (9.82%) Test Automation
13 76 (9.69%) E-Commerce
14 73 (9.31%) Unit Testing
15 72 (9.18%) Continuous Delivery
16 71 (9.06%) Microservices
17 66 (8.42%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 702 (89.54%) Java
2 320 (40.82%) SQL
3 235 (29.97%) JavaScript
4 189 (24.11%) Python
5 102 (13.01%) Shell Script
6 91 (11.61%) PL/SQL
7 89 (11.35%) Groovy
8 86 (10.97%) Perl
9 78 (9.95%) Bash Shell
10 68 (8.67%) Ruby
11 52 (6.63%) C
12 44 (5.61%) C#
12 44 (5.61%) C++
13 40 (5.10%) T-SQL
14 32 (4.08%) PowerShell
15 23 (2.93%) Scala
16 22 (2.81%) XPath
17 15 (1.91%) Go
18 12 (1.53%) PHP
19 11 (1.40%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 125 (15.94%) Degree
2 35 (4.46%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.28%) HND
4 9 (1.15%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.89%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.64%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.13%) CCNA
9 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.13%) ISEB
9 1 (0.13%) MCSE
9 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.13%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (9.44%) QA
2 15 (1.91%) MiFID
3 8 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.02%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.89%) EMIR
5 3 (0.38%) PMO
5 3 (0.38%) SDET
6 1 (0.13%) HL7
6 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 55 (7.02%) Docker
2 24 (3.06%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (1.53%) vSphere
4 9 (1.15%) vCloud
5 7 (0.89%) LXC
5 7 (0.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.51%) HDFS
7 3 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.38%) iptables
7 3 (0.38%) Samba
7 3 (0.38%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.13%) KVM
8 1 (0.13%) Postfix
8 1 (0.13%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 111 (14.16%) Puppet
2 109 (13.90%) Opscode Chef
3 90 (11.48%) Ansible
4 37 (4.72%) Salt
5 11 (1.40%) Terraform
6 8 (1.02%) Packer
7 7 (0.89%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 7 (0.89%) Tivoli
8 5 (0.64%) HAProxy
8 5 (0.64%) Icinga
9 4 (0.51%) Mesos
9 4 (0.51%) Nagios
10 3 (0.38%) Graphite
10 3 (0.38%) SCCM
11 2 (0.26%) rkt
11 2 (0.26%) SCOM
11 2 (0.26%) vCenter Server
12 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 1 (0.13%) Cacti
12 1 (0.13%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 238 (30.36%) Oracle
2 45 (5.74%) Splunk
3 43 (5.48%) Microsoft
4 32 (4.08%) Google
5 31 (3.95%) Perforce
6 30 (3.83%) Solace
7 26 (3.32%) Altova
8 25 (3.19%) Adobe
8 25 (3.19%) ILOG
9 23 (2.93%) IBM
10 22 (2.81%) VMware
11 20 (2.55%) Cognizant
12 17 (2.17%) hybris
12 17 (2.17%) Sybase
13 12 (1.53%) Atlassian
13 12 (1.53%) Fiorano
13 12 (1.53%) Talend
13 12 (1.53%) WSO2
14 11 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (1.28%) SAP
Norwich, Norfolk
Pure Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Salary: + flexible hours/remote working
Posted: 6 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & package
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £550 to £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Epsom, Surrey
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Pension, Performance related bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £68000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Woodbridge, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Share options & bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 2 days ago
Woodbridge, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Benefits, Training & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bond Mckenzie
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus guaranteed min. 20%+ bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum annual bonus, private medical, flexible work
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £80,000 + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £5000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Private Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £63375 - £84500 per annum + Exc.Bens.
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
BluJay Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits based on your experience
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: From £34,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sopra Banking Software UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Competitive salary + excellent benef
Posted: 21 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LV
Salary: Competitive + Pension + Bonus + Flex Ben
Posted: 24 days ago