The table below looks at the statistics for Flash skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Flash over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 108 117 92
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Permanent jobs citing Flash 15 7 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.79% 0.41% 2.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.98% 0.79% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 50
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £25,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £37,500 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.51%
Flash
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
758 881 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.98% 52.13% 56.99%
Number of salaries quoted 667 760 1144
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Flash across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Flash
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Flash Salary Trend in Cheshire

Flash
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Flash across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Flash Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Flash
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Flash within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Macclesfield -1 7 £32,500 +8.33%
Chester - 6 £67,500 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Warrington - 1 £40,000 -
Widnes - 1 £40,000 -
Flash
North West

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Flash 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 Flash.

1 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
3 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 14 (60.87%) Adobe
4 13 (56.52%) jQuery
5 10 (43.48%) Photoshop
5 10 (43.48%) Dreamweaver
5 10 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (34.78%) ActionScript
6 8 (34.78%) Fireworks
6 8 (34.78%) SEO
6 8 (34.78%) Information Architecture
6 8 (34.78%) HTML5
6 8 (34.78%) Digital Media
7 7 (30.43%) MS Office
7 7 (30.43%) User Experience
8 6 (26.09%) Perl
8 6 (26.09%) .NET
8 6 (26.09%) Python
8 6 (26.09%) Information Security
8 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
9 5 (21.74%) FTP
9 5 (21.74%) HTTP
9 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
9 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (21.74%) CSS3
10 4 (17.39%) C++
10 4 (17.39%) SQL Server

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Flash 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 Flash. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (17.39%) Flash Media Server
1 4 (17.39%) Node.js
Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Photoshop
1 10 (43.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 8 (34.78%) Fireworks
3 7 (30.43%) MS Office
4 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (4.35%) Adobe Captivate
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
2 5 (21.74%) FTP
2 5 (21.74%) HTTP
2 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
2 5 (21.74%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
1 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
2 1 (4.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (43.48%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (17.39%) Subversion
2 4 (17.39%) Selenium
2 4 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 4 (17.39%) FlexUnit
2 4 (17.39%) JUnit
General
1 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Web Designer
1 9 (39.13%) Designer
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Front-End Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior
5 1 (4.35%) Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) UX Designer
5 1 (4.35%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.35%) PHP Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Head of User Experience
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) HTML
2 14 (60.87%) CSS
3 13 (56.52%) jQuery
4 8 (34.78%) HTML5
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 5 (21.74%) CSS3
7 4 (17.39%) WebSockets
7 4 (17.39%) WebRTC
7 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
7 4 (17.39%) Apache Flex
7 4 (17.39%) Adobe AIR
8 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (4.35%) Haml
9 1 (4.35%) WebGL
9 1 (4.35%) HTML5 Canvas
9 1 (4.35%) XML
9 1 (4.35%) XHTML
9 1 (4.35%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Digital Media
2 7 (30.43%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.35%) W3C
3 1 (4.35%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (4.35%) E-Learning
3 1 (4.35%) SCORM
3 1 (4.35%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (4.35%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Android
1 4 (17.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) SEO
1 8 (34.78%) Information Architecture
2 6 (26.09%) Information Security
3 5 (21.74%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (17.39%) Web Application Development
5 3 (13.04%) MVC
5 3 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 3 (13.04%) Web Design
6 2 (8.70%) Project Management
6 2 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
7 1 (4.35%) UX Design
7 1 (4.35%) Mobile Application Development
7 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (4.35%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) ActionScript
3 6 (26.09%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) Perl
4 4 (17.39%) C++
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Java
6 1 (4.35%) PHP5
6 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) Adobe
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft