The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 111 113 102
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 16 18 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.74% 0.84% 0.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.82% 1.80% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 6
Average salary £60,000 £40,000 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +49.53%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
ActionScript
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
877 1000 768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.40% 46.66% 45.85%
Number of salaries quoted 753 925 698
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ActionScript across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

ActionScript
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

ActionScript Salary Trend in Birmingham

ActionScript
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in Birmingham

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing ActionScript 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 ActionScript.

1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
3 18 (85.71%) XML
3 18 (85.71%) MVC
3 18 (85.71%) jQuery
4 17 (80.95%) Java
4 17 (80.95%) Git (software)
4 17 (80.95%) HTML5
5 16 (76.19%) Ajax
6 15 (71.43%) OOP
6 15 (71.43%) SOA
7 14 (66.67%) N-Tier
7 14 (66.67%) Blackberry
7 14 (66.67%) Ant
7 14 (66.67%) Windows
7 14 (66.67%) Silverlight
7 14 (66.67%) JSON
7 14 (66.67%) JIRA
7 14 (66.67%) Objective-C
7 14 (66.67%) Sencha
7 14 (66.67%) Apple iOS
7 14 (66.67%) ActionScript 3.0
7 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
7 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
7 14 (66.67%) Android
7 14 (66.67%) PhoneGap
7 14 (66.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 14 (66.67%) Appcelerator
7 14 (66.67%) Windows 8

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing ActionScript 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 ActionScript. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (23.81%) Apache
2 4 (19.05%) CMS
3 3 (14.29%) Joomla!
3 3 (14.29%) Drupal
3 3 (14.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) DHCP
2 1 (4.76%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) MySQL
1 5 (23.81%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (80.95%) Git (software)
2 14 (66.67%) Ant
2 14 (66.67%) JIRA
2 14 (66.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 5 (23.81%) Subversion
General
1 12 (57.14%) Retail
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (9.52%) Finance
4 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) Developer
2 16 (76.19%) Applications Developer
3 14 (66.67%) Mobile Applications Developer
3 14 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Applications Developer
4 6 (28.57%) Senior Developer
5 5 (23.81%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
6 4 (19.05%) PHP Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
7 1 (4.76%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) HTML
1 21 (100.00%) CSS
2 18 (85.71%) XML
2 18 (85.71%) jQuery
3 17 (80.95%) HTML5
4 16 (76.19%) Ajax
5 14 (66.67%) Silverlight
5 14 (66.67%) JSON
5 14 (66.67%) PhoneGap
5 14 (66.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (19.05%) LAMP
6 4 (19.05%) Flash
6 4 (19.05%) Web Services
7 3 (14.29%) SOAP
7 3 (14.29%) XHTML
7 3 (14.29%) CSS3
7 3 (14.29%) Yii
7 3 (14.29%) REST
8 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (4.76%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) N-Tier
1 14 (66.67%) Blackberry
1 14 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.76%) Graphic Design
2 1 (4.76%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
1 14 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 14 (66.67%) Android
1 14 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 3 (14.29%) Mac OS X
3 2 (9.52%) Linux
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) MVC
2 15 (71.43%) OOP
2 15 (71.43%) SOA
3 14 (66.67%) Android Development
3 14 (66.67%) iOS Development
4 13 (61.90%) E-Commerce
5 12 (57.14%) Scrum
6 3 (14.29%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) Project Management
7 1 (4.76%) Migration
7 1 (4.76%) Content Management
7 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
7 1 (4.76%) Web Development
7 1 (4.76%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (4.76%) Web Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Multivariate Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Web Application Development
7 1 (4.76%) Analytics
7 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) JavaScript
2 17 (80.95%) Java
3 14 (66.67%) Objective-C
3 14 (66.67%) ActionScript 3.0
4 6 (28.57%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) C++
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) PHP5
6 1 (4.76%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 14 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Sencha
1 14 (66.67%) Appcelerator
2 3 (14.29%) Zend
2 3 (14.29%) Facebook
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