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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 100 - 93
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 8 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.56% - 0.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.09% - 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £55,000 - £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
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
732 714 643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 50.80% 48.54% 53.54%
Number of salaries quoted 534 493 424
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,348 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 13 (86.67%) CSS
3 12 (80.00%) Games
4 8 (53.33%) Java
4 8 (53.33%) Flash
5 7 (46.67%) Photoshop
5 7 (46.67%) Linux
5 7 (46.67%) Scrum
5 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Marketing
5 7 (46.67%) jQuery
5 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (46.67%) OpenUP
5 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
5 7 (46.67%) Mercurial
5 7 (46.67%) GIMP
5 7 (46.67%) Node.js
5 7 (46.67%) Backbone.js
5 7 (46.67%) QUnit
5 7 (46.67%) Jasmine
5 7 (46.67%) Sass
5 7 (46.67%) Ember.js
5 7 (46.67%) Zepto.js
5 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (46.67%) Grunt
5 7 (46.67%) PhantomJS
5 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
6 6 (40.00%) Adobe
6 6 (40.00%) Spring

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 7 (46.67%) Node.js
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Photoshop
1 7 (46.67%) GIMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Git (software)
1 7 (46.67%) Mercurial
1 7 (46.67%) QUnit
1 7 (46.67%) Jasmine
1 7 (46.67%) Grunt
1 7 (46.67%) PhantomJS
General
1 12 (80.00%) Games
2 7 (46.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Front-End Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Flash Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Flash ActionScript Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Front-End Developer
4 4 (26.67%) Senior Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Flash Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) CSS
1 13 (86.67%) HTML
2 8 (53.33%) Flash
3 7 (46.67%) jQuery
3 7 (46.67%) Sass
3 7 (46.67%) Ember.js
3 7 (46.67%) Zepto.js
3 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
3 7 (46.67%) Backbone.js
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
5 5 (33.33%) XML
5 5 (33.33%) XSLT
5 5 (33.33%) J2EE
5 5 (33.33%) NHibernate
5 5 (33.33%) Lucene
5 5 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 5 (33.33%) Parsley
5 5 (33.33%) REST
5 5 (33.33%) Robotlegs
5 5 (33.33%) BlazeDS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 5 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 5 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Ubuntu
2 2 (13.33%) CentOS
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Scrum
1 7 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (46.67%) Unit Testing
1 7 (46.67%) OpenUP
1 7 (46.67%) Mentoring
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
3 2 (13.33%) OO
4 1 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 5 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) ActionScript 3.0
5 1 (6.67%) Python
5 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Adobe
2 2 (13.33%) Red Hat