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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 129 129 140
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing Ant 34 46 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.09% 1.25% 0.64%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.54% 8.06% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12 43 8
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
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
451 571 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.44% 15.52% 14.05%
Number of salaries quoted 290 424 315
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £55,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +16 20 - - 4
Stirling - 10 £30,250 -
Edinburgh -23 3 £45,000 - 4
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 65 (98.48%) Java
2 52 (78.79%) Maven
3 49 (74.24%) Spring
4 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (60.61%) UNIX
6 35 (53.03%) XML
7 32 (48.48%) Linux
8 31 (46.97%) Hibernate
9 29 (43.94%) TDD
9 29 (43.94%) OO
9 29 (43.94%) Apache
9 29 (43.94%) HTML
9 29 (43.94%) Finance
10 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
10 28 (42.42%) J2EE
10 28 (42.42%) Web Services
10 28 (42.42%) SDLC
11 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
11 27 (40.91%) Content Management
11 27 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
12 26 (39.39%) Unit Testing
13 24 (36.36%) Oracle
14 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
15 22 (33.33%) Tomcat
16 21 (31.82%) Degree
17 20 (30.30%) Subversion
18 19 (28.79%) Scrum
18 19 (28.79%) Perl
19 18 (27.27%) Shell Script
20 17 (25.76%) JAXB

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (43.94%) Apache
2 22 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 10 (15.15%) Mule
4 7 (10.61%) JBoss
5 5 (7.58%) Mule ESB
6 3 (4.55%) AquaLogic
7 1 (1.52%) Drupal
7 1 (1.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.52%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.52%) CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Magento
2 3 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (4.55%) AquaLogic BPM
2 3 (4.55%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) LDAP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) NoSQL
2 11 (16.67%) MySQL
3 10 (15.15%) Big Data
3 10 (15.15%) Relational Database
4 6 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.52%) MSDE
6 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 52 (78.79%) Maven
2 27 (40.91%) Jenkins
3 20 (30.30%) Subversion
4 12 (18.18%) Eclipse
4 12 (18.18%) Selenium
4 12 (18.18%) Flash Builder
5 10 (15.15%) IntelliJ
5 10 (15.15%) Git (software)
6 8 (12.12%) JUnit
7 5 (7.58%) Mockito
8 3 (4.55%) XMLUnit
8 3 (4.55%) FitNesse
9 2 (3.03%) Gradle
General
1 29 (43.94%) Finance
2 16 (24.24%) Legal
3 10 (15.15%) Banking
3 10 (15.15%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 49 (74.24%) Developer
2 30 (45.45%) Java Developer
3 19 (28.79%) Senior Developer
4 18 (27.27%) Senior Java Developer
5 12 (18.18%) QA Engineer
6 8 (12.12%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (6.06%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.06%) Applications Developer
8 1 (1.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.52%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) Middleware Engineer
8 1 (1.52%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (74.24%) Spring
2 35 (53.03%) XML
3 31 (46.97%) Hibernate
4 29 (43.94%) HTML
5 28 (42.42%) J2EE
5 28 (42.42%) Web Services
6 17 (25.76%) JAXB
7 16 (24.24%) HTML5
7 16 (24.24%) Ext JS
8 15 (22.73%) RESTful
9 13 (19.70%) JSP
10 12 (18.18%) SAX
10 12 (18.18%) Flash
10 12 (18.18%) DOM
10 12 (18.18%) iBATIS
11 10 (15.15%) CSS
12 7 (10.61%) Servlets
12 7 (10.61%) Struts
13 6 (9.09%) JDBC
14 5 (7.58%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.52%) PKI
3 1 (1.52%) Physics
3 1 (1.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 40 (60.61%) UNIX
2 32 (48.48%) Linux
3 13 (19.70%) Android
3 13 (19.70%) Apple iOS
4 12 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (72.73%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (43.94%) TDD
2 29 (43.94%) OO
3 28 (42.42%) SDLC
4 27 (40.91%) Content Management
4 27 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
5 26 (39.39%) Unit Testing
6 23 (34.85%) Software Engineering
7 19 (28.79%) Scrum
8 13 (19.70%) MVC
8 13 (19.70%) Android Development
8 13 (19.70%) iOS Development
9 12 (18.18%) Black-Box Testing
9 12 (18.18%) Regression Testing
9 12 (18.18%) Web Testing
9 12 (18.18%) Test Scripting
10 10 (15.15%) OOD
10 10 (15.15%) E-Commerce
10 10 (15.15%) Server Building
10 10 (15.15%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 65 (98.48%) Java
2 28 (42.42%) JavaScript
3 19 (28.79%) Perl
4 18 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 15 (22.73%) SQL
6 14 (21.21%) Bash Shell
7 13 (19.70%) Python
8 10 (15.15%) PL/SQL
9 2 (3.03%) C
9 2 (3.03%) C++
9 2 (3.03%) PHP
10 1 (1.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (31.82%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (18.18%) Puppet
1 12 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (36.36%) Oracle
2 13 (19.70%) Sybase
3 5 (7.58%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
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