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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache Ant
Rank 127 144 119
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -25
Permanent jobs citing Ant 31 31 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.99% 0.78% 1.37%
As % of the Development Applications category 7.19% 4.97% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 14
Average salary £45,000 £36,895 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.96% -7.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
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
431 624 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 13.76% 15.63% 16.25%
Number of salaries quoted 263 405 277
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £52,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +29 25 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Edinburgh -8 5 £45,000 +21.96% 1
Lanarkshire - 1 £29,500 -
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 42 (95.45%) Java
2 32 (72.73%) Maven
3 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (61.36%) Spring
5 24 (54.55%) Web Services
6 22 (50.00%) Finance
6 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (50.00%) Jenkins
7 21 (47.73%) Hibernate
8 20 (45.45%) TDD
9 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
10 18 (40.91%) XML
10 18 (40.91%) UNIX
10 18 (40.91%) Oracle
11 15 (34.09%) Scrum
12 14 (31.82%) Apache
12 14 (31.82%) Shell Script
13 13 (29.55%) Linux
13 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
13 13 (29.55%) Content Management
14 12 (27.27%) RESTful
14 12 (27.27%) HTML
14 12 (27.27%) OO
15 11 (25.00%) Perl
15 11 (25.00%) Python
15 11 (25.00%) MVC
15 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
16 10 (22.73%) Web Testing
16 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
16 10 (22.73%) QA

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 14 (31.82%) Apache
2 10 (22.73%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) CMS
3 3 (6.82%) Drupal
3 3 (6.82%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (4.55%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.55%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (2.27%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.55%) MSDE
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 32 (72.73%) Maven
2 22 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 10 (22.73%) Selenium
4 8 (18.18%) Subversion
4 8 (18.18%) Eclipse
5 6 (13.64%) Flash Builder
6 2 (4.55%) Gradle
7 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 10 (22.73%) Legal
3 7 (15.91%) Telecoms
3 7 (15.91%) Banking
4 3 (6.82%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Developer
2 18 (40.91%) Java Developer
3 10 (22.73%) Senior Developer
3 10 (22.73%) QA Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 2 (4.55%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (4.55%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.27%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (61.36%) Spring
2 24 (54.55%) Web Services
3 21 (47.73%) Hibernate
4 18 (40.91%) XML
5 12 (27.27%) RESTful
5 12 (27.27%) HTML
6 10 (22.73%) Ext JS
6 10 (22.73%) HTML5
6 10 (22.73%) J2EE
7 8 (18.18%) Struts
7 8 (18.18%) JSP
8 7 (15.91%) Servlets
9 6 (13.64%) iBATIS
9 6 (13.64%) JDBC
9 6 (13.64%) DOM
9 6 (13.64%) Flash
9 6 (13.64%) JAXB
9 6 (13.64%) SAX
10 5 (11.36%) Java EE
11 2 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.55%) Physics
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (40.91%) UNIX
2 13 (29.55%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Apple iOS
3 9 (20.45%) Android
4 6 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (70.45%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (45.45%) TDD
4 19 (43.18%) Software Engineering
5 15 (34.09%) Scrum
6 13 (29.55%) Content Management
7 12 (27.27%) OO
8 11 (25.00%) MVC
8 11 (25.00%) Unit Testing
9 10 (22.73%) Web Testing
9 10 (22.73%) Test Scripting
9 10 (22.73%) Black-Box Testing
9 10 (22.73%) Regression Testing
10 9 (20.45%) Android Development
10 9 (20.45%) iOS Development
11 6 (13.64%) Change Management
11 6 (13.64%) Release Management
11 6 (13.64%) User Stories
12 5 (11.36%) Build Automation
13 4 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (95.45%) Java
2 14 (31.82%) Shell Script
3 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 11 (25.00%) Perl
4 11 (25.00%) Python
5 9 (20.45%) Bash Shell
6 8 (18.18%) PL/SQL
6 8 (18.18%) SQL
7 3 (6.82%) PHP
8 2 (4.55%) C
8 2 (4.55%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (22.73%) Puppet
1 10 (22.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 10 (22.73%) Sybase
3 4 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
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