The table below looks at the statistics for Ant skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Ant over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 137 134 138
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ant 28 33 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.85% 0.90% 0.73%
As % of the Development Applications category 5.20% 5.84% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 10
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
Ant
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Development Applications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
538 565 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.27% 15.36% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 331 389 279
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

Ant
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

Ant Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Ant
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Ant across the Scotland region.

Ant Salary Trend in Scotland

Ant
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Ant across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Ant Salary Histogram in Scotland

Ant
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Ant within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 13 - - 3
Stirling - 7 £28,000 -
Edinburgh -14 5 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Aberdeen - 1 £32,500 -
Dundee - 1 £46,500 -
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant.

1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 46 (77.97%) Maven
3 44 (74.58%) Spring
4 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (59.32%) UNIX
6 33 (55.93%) XML
7 32 (54.24%) Linux
8 30 (50.85%) HTML
8 30 (50.85%) J2EE
9 29 (49.15%) OO
9 29 (49.15%) Apache
9 29 (49.15%) Hibernate
10 27 (45.76%) Content Management
10 27 (45.76%) Unit Testing
10 27 (45.76%) SDLC
11 26 (44.07%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (42.37%) Finance
12 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
13 23 (38.98%) Jenkins
14 21 (35.59%) Degree
15 20 (33.90%) TDD
15 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
15 20 (33.90%) Web Services
16 18 (30.51%) Scrum
16 18 (30.51%) Oracle
16 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
17 17 (28.81%) JAXB
17 17 (28.81%) Subversion
18 16 (27.12%) Ext JS
18 16 (27.12%) HTML5

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing Ant also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Ant. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 29 (49.15%) Apache
2 18 (30.51%) Tomcat
3 10 (16.95%) Mule
4 7 (11.86%) JBoss
5 5 (8.47%) Mule ESB
6 3 (5.08%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Magento
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (5.08%) AquaLogic BPM
2 3 (5.08%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) NoSQL
2 13 (22.03%) MySQL
3 10 (16.95%) Big Data
3 10 (16.95%) Relational Database
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
5 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (77.97%) Maven
2 23 (38.98%) Jenkins
3 17 (28.81%) Subversion
4 12 (20.34%) Flash Builder
5 11 (18.64%) Selenium
6 10 (16.95%) IntelliJ
6 10 (16.95%) Git (software)
7 9 (15.25%) JUnit
8 8 (13.56%) Eclipse
9 5 (8.47%) Mockito
10 3 (5.08%) FitNesse
10 3 (5.08%) XMLUnit
11 2 (3.39%) Gradle
General
1 25 (42.37%) Finance
2 16 (27.12%) Legal
3 11 (18.64%) Banking
3 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 42 (71.19%) Developer
2 26 (44.07%) Java Developer
3 19 (32.20%) Senior Developer
4 17 (28.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (18.64%) QA Engineer
6 8 (13.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Applications Developer
7 4 (6.78%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Software Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.69%) Java Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Senior Java Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (74.58%) Spring
2 33 (55.93%) XML
3 30 (50.85%) HTML
3 30 (50.85%) J2EE
4 29 (49.15%) Hibernate
5 20 (33.90%) Web Services
6 17 (28.81%) JAXB
7 16 (27.12%) HTML5
7 16 (27.12%) Ext JS
8 12 (20.34%) iBATIS
8 12 (20.34%) SAX
8 12 (20.34%) Flash
8 12 (20.34%) DOM
9 11 (18.64%) JSP
9 11 (18.64%) RESTful
10 10 (16.95%) CSS
11 5 (8.47%) XSLT
11 5 (8.47%) Java EE
11 5 (8.47%) JSTL
12 4 (6.78%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.34%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) UNIX
2 32 (54.24%) Linux
3 12 (20.34%) Windows
4 10 (16.95%) Android
4 10 (16.95%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (71.19%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (49.15%) OO
3 27 (45.76%) Content Management
3 27 (45.76%) Unit Testing
3 27 (45.76%) SDLC
4 26 (44.07%) Continuous Integration
5 20 (33.90%) Software Engineering
5 20 (33.90%) TDD
6 18 (30.51%) Scrum
7 11 (18.64%) Web Testing
7 11 (18.64%) Test Scripting
7 11 (18.64%) Regression Testing
8 10 (16.95%) E-Commerce
8 10 (16.95%) OOD
8 10 (16.95%) System Testing
8 10 (16.95%) Android Development
8 10 (16.95%) iOS Development
8 10 (16.95%) Server Building
9 9 (15.25%) MVC
10 8 (13.56%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 59 (100.00%) Java
2 25 (42.37%) JavaScript
3 16 (27.12%) Perl
4 14 (23.73%) Shell Script
5 13 (22.03%) Python
6 11 (18.64%) SQL
6 11 (18.64%) Bash Shell
7 6 (10.17%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.08%) PHP
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby
9 2 (3.39%) C++
9 2 (3.39%) C
10 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (35.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (18.64%) Puppet
1 11 (18.64%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (30.51%) Oracle
2 9 (15.25%) Sybase
3 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.69%) Adobe
4 1 (1.69%) Red Hat
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