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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache Ant
Rank 144 132 136
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Ant 27 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.81% 0.66%
As % of the Development Applications category 4.72% 5.39% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 11
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £34,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
572 464 364
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.77% 15.00% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 397 271 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,700 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,220 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -6 15 £57,500 +15.00%
Edinburgh -7 9 £37,500 +7.14%
West Lothian - 1 £47,500 -
Perth and Kinross - 1 - - 1
Ant
UK

Ant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 64 (95.52%) Java
2 40 (59.70%) Oracle
3 37 (55.22%) SQL
4 36 (53.73%) XML
5 32 (47.76%) Maven
6 31 (46.27%) Spring
6 31 (46.27%) SOA
7 29 (43.28%) SOAP
8 28 (41.79%) Web Services
9 27 (40.30%) Python
10 25 (37.31%) Middleware
10 25 (37.31%) XSLT
10 25 (37.31%) WebLogic
10 25 (37.31%) Oracle Database
11 24 (35.82%) Oracle ODI
11 24 (35.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
11 24 (35.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 24 (35.82%) Oracle Database 11g
11 24 (35.82%) BPMN
12 23 (34.33%) HTML
13 22 (32.84%) Internet
13 22 (32.84%) Hibernate
14 20 (29.85%) PL/SQL
15 19 (28.36%) XQuery
15 19 (28.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
15 19 (28.36%) Oracle Identity Management
16 18 (26.87%) Linux
16 18 (26.87%) CSS
16 18 (26.87%) Business Analysis
17 16 (23.88%) Jython

Ant
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 25 (37.31%) WebLogic
2 24 (35.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 11 (16.42%) Tomcat
4 7 (10.45%) WebSphere
4 7 (10.45%) Mule
5 3 (4.48%) Apache
6 2 (2.99%) Alfresco
6 2 (2.99%) Documentum
7 1 (1.49%) IIS
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.48%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) ATM
3 1 (1.49%) HTTP
3 1 (1.49%) Kerberos
3 1 (1.49%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.49%) SSL
3 1 (1.49%) X.509
3 1 (1.49%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.49%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.31%) Oracle Database
2 24 (35.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 24 (35.82%) Oracle ODI
3 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
4 5 (7.46%) Big Data
4 5 (7.46%) Hadoop
4 5 (7.46%) MySQL
5 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
6 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
7 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 2 (2.99%) MarkLogic
7 2 (2.99%) DB2
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (1.49%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.49%) SQLPlus
8 1 (1.49%) MSDE
8 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 32 (47.76%) Maven
2 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.93%) JUnit
4 5 (7.46%) Subversion
5 4 (5.97%) Git (software)
5 4 (5.97%) Selenium
6 3 (4.48%) Eclipse
6 3 (4.48%) Gradle
7 1 (1.49%) Apache Ivy
7 1 (1.49%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.49%) CruiseControl
7 1 (1.49%) ClearCase
7 1 (1.49%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.49%) JIRA
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle APEX
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Banking
3 3 (4.48%) Games
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (34.33%) Middleware Specialist
2 20 (29.85%) Developer
3 18 (26.87%) Java Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Senior Developer
5 8 (11.94%) Senior Java Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Senior Web Developer
6 7 (10.45%) Web Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Software Engineer
8 5 (7.46%) Trainer
9 4 (5.97%) Programmer
9 4 (5.97%) QA Engineer
9 4 (5.97%) Java Programmer
10 2 (2.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
10 2 (2.99%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.99%) J2EE Developer
10 2 (2.99%) Architect
11 1 (1.49%) Software Developer
11 1 (1.49%) Consultant
11 1 (1.49%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (53.73%) XML
2 31 (46.27%) Spring
3 29 (43.28%) SOAP
4 28 (41.79%) Web Services
5 25 (37.31%) XSLT
5 25 (37.31%) Middleware
6 23 (34.33%) HTML
7 22 (32.84%) Hibernate
8 18 (26.87%) CSS
9 15 (22.39%) HTML5
10 11 (16.42%) CSS3
10 11 (16.42%) GWT
11 9 (13.43%) JDBC
11 9 (13.43%) J2EE
12 7 (10.45%) XML Schema
12 7 (10.45%) jQuery
12 7 (10.45%) Spring MVC
12 7 (10.45%) Apache Flex
12 7 (10.45%) FpML
13 6 (8.96%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) SWIFT
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Life Science
3 3 (4.48%) Physics
3 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.99%) PDA
5 1 (1.49%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) PKI
5 1 (1.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 10 (14.93%) UNIX
3 3 (4.48%) Windows
3 3 (4.48%) Android
3 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (46.27%) SOA
2 24 (35.82%) BPMN
3 18 (26.87%) Business Analysis
4 12 (17.91%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
5 11 (16.42%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (14.93%) OO
7 9 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (11.94%) MVC
9 7 (10.45%) EAI
9 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
9 7 (10.45%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (10.45%) Web Development
10 6 (8.96%) Mentoring
10 6 (8.96%) Coaching
11 5 (7.46%) Scrum
11 5 (7.46%) TDD
12 4 (5.97%) DevOps
13 3 (4.48%) Performance Analysis
13 3 (4.48%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 64 (95.52%) Java
2 37 (55.22%) SQL
3 27 (40.30%) Python
4 20 (29.85%) PL/SQL
5 19 (28.36%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
5 19 (28.36%) XQuery
6 16 (23.88%) Jython
7 13 (19.40%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.46%) Perl
9 3 (4.48%) PHP
9 3 (4.48%) C
9 3 (4.48%) C++
10 2 (2.99%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) QA
System Software
1 5 (7.46%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 24 (35.82%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 19 (28.36%) Oracle Identity Management
3 4 (5.97%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (5.97%) Puppet
4 1 (1.49%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 40 (59.70%) Oracle
2 2 (2.99%) Perforce
3 1 (1.49%) Guidewire
3 1 (1.49%) ForgeRock
3 1 (1.49%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.49%) JBoss
3 1 (1.49%) IBM
3 1 (1.49%) Sun
3 1 (1.49%) Dell