The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 280 249 226
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -23
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 52 67 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.41% 0.57% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.78% 1.05% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 108
Average salary £50,000 £49,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.52% -1.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6673 6378 7396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.92% 54.36% 53.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5756 5668 6930
Average salary £54,500 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.80% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
ActionScript
London

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ActionScript
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

ActionScript Salary Trend in the City of London

ActionScript
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript across the City of London region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in the City of London

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 68 (62.96%) HTML
2 58 (53.70%) Flash
2 58 (53.70%) Games
3 55 (50.93%) JavaScript
4 52 (48.15%) HTML5
5 45 (41.67%) XML
6 43 (39.81%) Java
7 42 (38.89%) Finance
8 39 (36.11%) ActionScript 3.0
9 37 (34.26%) C#
10 35 (32.41%) Linux
10 35 (32.41%) Adobe
11 34 (31.48%) Social Media
12 33 (30.56%) Objective-C
13 30 (27.78%) Windows
13 30 (27.78%) Android
14 29 (26.85%) Eclipse
15 28 (25.93%) Web Services
15 28 (25.93%) Spring
15 28 (25.93%) Apache Flex
16 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
16 27 (25.00%) Splunk
16 27 (25.00%) PhoneGap
16 27 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (25.00%) Xcode
16 27 (25.00%) Perforce
16 27 (25.00%) Introscope
16 27 (25.00%) C
16 27 (25.00%) UNIX
16 27 (25.00%) EAI

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 10 (9.26%) WordPress
2 8 (7.41%) Drupal
3 6 (5.56%) Apache
3 6 (5.56%) SilverStripe
4 5 (4.63%) CMS
5 2 (1.85%) Node.js
5 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.93%) Facebook Platform
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.93%) DNN
6 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Photoshop
2 10 (9.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
4 3 (2.78%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Magento
1 1 (0.93%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 1 (0.93%) IntelliMatch
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.85%) SSH
2 1 (0.93%) HTTP
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.93%) Internet
2 1 (0.93%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.81%) MySQL
2 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.93%) Big Data
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 29 (26.85%) Eclipse
2 27 (25.00%) Introscope
2 27 (25.00%) Xcode
2 27 (25.00%) PhoneGap
3 20 (18.52%) JUnit
4 6 (5.56%) Flash Builder
4 6 (5.56%) FlexUnit
5 5 (4.63%) Subversion
6 4 (3.70%) Visual Studio
6 4 (3.70%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (1.85%) Ant
9 1 (0.93%) JsTestDriver
9 1 (0.93%) Flex Builder
9 1 (0.93%) JSUnit
General
1 58 (53.70%) Games
2 42 (38.89%) Finance
3 19 (17.59%) Marketing
4 13 (12.04%) Advertising
5 6 (5.56%) Multimedia
6 4 (3.70%) Front Office
7 2 (1.85%) Publishing
7 2 (1.85%) Banking
7 2 (1.85%) Retail
8 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (57.41%) Developer
2 27 (25.00%) Consultant
2 27 (25.00%) Java Consultant
3 22 (20.37%) Senior Developer
4 20 (18.52%) Senior Consultant
4 20 (18.52%) Senior Java Consultant
5 19 (17.59%) Designer
6 17 (15.74%) Flash Developer
7 16 (14.81%) Java Developer
8 14 (12.96%) Senior Java Developer
9 11 (10.19%) Flex Developer
10 10 (9.26%) PHP Developer
10 10 (9.26%) Games Developer
11 9 (8.33%) Flash Designer
12 8 (7.41%) Development Manager
13 7 (6.48%) Flash Games Developer
14 6 (5.56%) Flash ActionScript Developer
15 5 (4.63%) ActionScript Developer
16 4 (3.70%) Engineering Manager
16 4 (3.70%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (62.96%) HTML
2 58 (53.70%) Flash
3 52 (48.15%) HTML5
4 45 (41.67%) XML
5 28 (25.93%) Web Services
5 28 (25.93%) Spring
5 28 (25.93%) Apache Flex
6 26 (24.07%) JSON
7 25 (23.15%) CSS
7 25 (23.15%) .NET
8 20 (18.52%) Java SE
8 20 (18.52%) Java EE
9 14 (12.96%) jQuery
9 14 (12.96%) CSS3
10 10 (9.26%) Adobe AIR
10 10 (9.26%) XHTML
11 8 (7.41%) LAMP
11 8 (7.41%) J2EE
12 5 (4.63%) Ajax
13 3 (2.78%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.48%) Social Media
2 27 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (12.96%) Client/Server
4 13 (12.04%) Computer Science
4 13 (12.04%) Social Gaming
5 12 (11.11%) Mobile App
5 12 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 9 (8.33%) Flash Games
7 8 (7.41%) Graphic Design
8 7 (6.48%) Spread Betting
9 5 (4.63%) Animation
9 5 (4.63%) E-Learning
10 4 (3.70%) Equities
10 4 (3.70%) Contract for Difference
11 2 (1.85%) Physics
11 2 (1.85%) Copywriting
11 2 (1.85%) SCORM
11 2 (1.85%) W3C
11 2 (1.85%) Online Gambling
12 1 (0.93%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 35 (32.41%) Linux
2 30 (27.78%) Windows
2 30 (27.78%) Android
3 27 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (25.00%) UNIX
4 13 (12.04%) Solaris
5 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (25.00%) EAI
1 27 (25.00%) SOA
2 24 (22.22%) OOP
3 20 (18.52%) Customer Engagement
4 17 (15.74%) OO
5 15 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 14 (12.96%) MVC
7 11 (10.19%) Game Development
8 10 (9.26%) TDD
9 7 (6.48%) Data Management
9 7 (6.48%) Content Management
9 7 (6.48%) Analytics
10 6 (5.56%) Time Management
10 6 (5.56%) Project Management
11 5 (4.63%) Scrum
11 5 (4.63%) Software Architecture
11 5 (4.63%) Domain-Driven Design
12 3 (2.78%) Migration
12 3 (2.78%) Web Design
12 3 (2.78%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.93%) JavaScript
2 43 (39.81%) Java
3 39 (36.11%) ActionScript 3.0
4 37 (34.26%) C#
5 33 (30.56%) Objective-C
6 27 (25.00%) C
7 18 (16.67%) C++
7 18 (16.67%) PHP
8 17 (15.74%) ActionScript 2.0
9 5 (4.63%) PHP5
9 5 (4.63%) SQL
10 3 (2.78%) Python
11 1 (0.93%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.93%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
Qualifications
1 18 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.04%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.93%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (32.41%) Adobe
2 27 (25.00%) Perforce
2 27 (25.00%) Splunk
3 23 (21.30%) Microsoft
4 16 (14.81%) Facebook
5 5 (4.63%) Zend
6 4 (3.70%) DoubleClick
7 2 (1.85%) Twitter
8 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.93%) Google
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle
8 1 (0.93%) Sybase
8 1 (0.93%) IBM
8 1 (0.93%) FatWire
8 1 (0.93%) Brady
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