The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 105 - 91
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 7 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.47% - 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £39,500 - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
ActionScript
Scotland

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

Programming Languages Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
792 707 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 52.80% 52.84% 51.04%
Number of salaries quoted 570 453 465
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ActionScript
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

ActionScript Salary Trend in Edinburgh

ActionScript
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Java
2 8 (88.89%) Flash
3 7 (77.78%) CSS
3 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) HTML
4 6 (66.67%) Games
4 6 (66.67%) Spring
4 6 (66.67%) Adobe
5 5 (55.56%) XML
5 5 (55.56%) XSLT
5 5 (55.56%) C#
5 5 (55.56%) J2EE
5 5 (55.56%) Lucene
5 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
5 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
5 5 (55.56%) Project Management
5 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
5 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 5 (55.56%) Apache Flex
5 5 (55.56%) WPF
5 5 (55.56%) Adobe AIR
5 5 (55.56%) JPA
5 5 (55.56%) NHibernate
5 5 (55.56%) Cairngorm
5 5 (55.56%) PureMVC
5 5 (55.56%) Parsley
5 5 (55.56%) BlazeDS
5 5 (55.56%) REST

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 1 (11.11%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Photoshop
1 1 (11.11%) GIMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Mercurial
1 1 (11.11%) QUnit
1 1 (11.11%) Jasmine
1 1 (11.11%) Grunt
1 1 (11.11%) PhantomJS
General
1 6 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Flash Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Flash ActionScript Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Flash Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Junior Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) Flash
2 7 (77.78%) CSS
2 7 (77.78%) HTML
3 6 (66.67%) Spring
4 5 (55.56%) XML
4 5 (55.56%) XSLT
4 5 (55.56%) J2EE
4 5 (55.56%) Lucene
4 5 (55.56%) Hibernate
4 5 (55.56%) Apache Flex
4 5 (55.56%) WPF
4 5 (55.56%) Adobe AIR
4 5 (55.56%) JPA
4 5 (55.56%) NHibernate
4 5 (55.56%) Cairngorm
4 5 (55.56%) PureMVC
4 5 (55.56%) Parsley
4 5 (55.56%) BlazeDS
4 5 (55.56%) REST
4 5 (55.56%) Robotlegs
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Management Information System
1 5 (55.56%) Mathematics
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) CentOS
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 2 (22.22%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Web Design
3 1 (11.11%) OpenUP
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) C#
4 2 (22.22%) ActionScript 3.0
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Adobe
2 2 (22.22%) Red Hat