The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 530 389 357
Rank change year-on-year
-141 -32
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 83 242 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.20% 0.57% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 1.05% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 75 178 257
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £32,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £71,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
ActionScript
England

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

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
21079 22951 24772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.80% 54.32% 55.19%
Number of salaries quoted 18205 19349 21624
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in London

ActionScript
Salary Trend in London

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

ActionScript Salary Trend in London

ActionScript
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript across the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in London

ActionScript
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the London region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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
City of London -46 13 £37,500 -31.81% 4
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £25,000 -
Brentford - 2 £35,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £47,500 -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

1 144 (76.60%) HTML
2 128 (68.09%) JavaScript
3 119 (63.30%) HTML5
4 118 (62.77%) Flash
5 89 (47.34%) ActionScript 3.0
6 80 (42.55%) CSS
7 75 (39.89%) Games
8 70 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
9 67 (35.64%) XML
10 58 (30.85%) Marketing
11 48 (25.53%) Adobe
12 47 (25.00%) Java
13 46 (24.47%) Web Services
13 46 (24.47%) OO
14 42 (22.34%) MVC
15 41 (21.81%) Android
16 35 (18.62%) OOP
16 35 (18.62%) SQL
17 34 (18.09%) Advertising
17 34 (18.09%) ActionScript 2.0
17 34 (18.09%) Apple iOS
18 33 (17.55%) Photoshop
19 32 (17.02%) C#
20 28 (14.89%) .NET
21 27 (14.36%) Scrum
21 27 (14.36%) SQL Server
21 27 (14.36%) PHP
22 26 (13.83%) Git (software)
22 26 (13.83%) CSS3
23 24 (12.77%) User Experience

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the 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 18 (9.57%) ColdFusion
2 9 (4.79%) Drupal
3 6 (3.19%) Apache
4 5 (2.66%) IIS
4 5 (2.66%) CMS
5 4 (2.13%) WordPress
5 4 (2.13%) Node.js
6 3 (1.60%) WebSphere
6 3 (1.60%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.60%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (1.06%) Gentran
7 2 (1.06%) nginx
8 1 (0.53%) Liferay
8 1 (0.53%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.53%) MindAlign
Applications
1 33 (17.55%) Photoshop
2 24 (12.77%) Adobe Illustrator
3 16 (8.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (3.72%) InDesign
5 6 (3.19%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (2.13%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.53%) CorelDRAW
7 1 (0.53%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.53%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (3.19%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.60%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 3 (1.60%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (1.06%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (1.06%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.53%) Magento
4 1 (0.53%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.06%) GitHub
1 2 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.17%) Internet
2 4 (2.13%) HTTP
3 3 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.60%) SSL
4 1 (0.53%) PBX
4 1 (0.53%) SMS
4 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.36%) SQL Server
2 18 (9.57%) SQL Server 2005
2 18 (9.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (8.51%) SQL Server 2000
3 16 (8.51%) OLAP
4 14 (7.45%) MySQL
5 6 (3.19%) Hazelcast
5 6 (3.19%) Neo4j
5 6 (3.19%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.60%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.06%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.06%) Hyperion Smart View
8 1 (0.53%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.53%) JasperReports
8 1 (0.53%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 26 (13.83%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.45%) Subversion
3 12 (6.38%) Eclipse
4 11 (5.85%) JUnit
5 9 (4.79%) Selenium
6 8 (4.26%) Maven
6 8 (4.26%) Cucumber
7 7 (3.72%) TestNG
7 7 (3.72%) WebDriver
7 7 (3.72%) Dreamweaver
8 6 (3.19%) Jasmine
8 6 (3.19%) Liquibase
9 5 (2.66%) Xcode
9 5 (2.66%) Ant
9 5 (2.66%) Introscope
10 4 (2.13%) JIRA
10 4 (2.13%) FlexUnit
11 3 (1.60%) Axure RP
11 3 (1.60%) Flash Builder
12 2 (1.06%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 75 (39.89%) Games
2 58 (30.85%) Marketing
3 34 (18.09%) Advertising
4 15 (7.98%) Finance
5 14 (7.45%) Telecoms
6 11 (5.85%) Banking
7 5 (2.66%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.06%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.06%) French Language
8 2 (1.06%) Retail
9 1 (0.53%) Front Office
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 149 (79.26%) Developer
2 28 (14.89%) Flash Developer
3 20 (10.64%) Games Developer
4 19 (10.11%) Web Developer
5 18 (9.57%) Designer
6 16 (8.51%) Agile .NET Developer
6 16 (8.51%) Agile C# Developer
6 16 (8.51%) Front-End Developer
6 16 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (8.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 16 (8.51%) .NET Developer
6 16 (8.51%) C# Developer
7 13 (6.91%) Junior
8 11 (5.85%) Flex Developer
9 10 (5.32%) Junior Developer
10 9 (4.79%) Tester
11 8 (4.26%) Graduate
12 7 (3.72%) ActionScript Developer
12 7 (3.72%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.19%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (76.60%) HTML
2 119 (63.30%) HTML5
3 118 (62.77%) Flash
4 80 (42.55%) CSS
5 67 (35.64%) XML
6 46 (24.47%) Web Services
7 28 (14.89%) .NET
8 26 (13.83%) CSS3
9 22 (11.70%) jQuery
10 19 (10.11%) WSDL
11 18 (9.57%) Apache Flex
11 18 (9.57%) ASP.NET
12 16 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 16 (8.51%) XML Schema
12 16 (8.51%) WCF
12 16 (8.51%) MDX
12 16 (8.51%) LINQ
12 16 (8.51%) ASP.NET 2.0
13 14 (7.45%) Ajax
14 12 (6.38%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.77%) User Experience
2 16 (8.51%) iPad
2 16 (8.51%) Online Games
3 15 (7.98%) iDTV
3 15 (7.98%) BBC
4 13 (6.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 12 (6.38%) Mobile App
6 11 (5.85%) Computer Science
6 11 (5.85%) RIA
7 8 (4.26%) N-Tier
8 7 (3.72%) Flash Games
9 6 (3.19%) Video Editing
9 6 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (3.19%) Open Source
10 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (2.66%) STB
10 5 (2.66%) Graphic Design
10 5 (2.66%) Client/Server
11 4 (2.13%) Algorithms
11 4 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.81%) Android
2 34 (18.09%) Apple iOS
3 19 (10.11%) Linux
4 15 (7.98%) Windows
5 6 (3.19%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.66%) UNIX
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (37.23%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (24.47%) OO
3 42 (22.34%) MVC
4 35 (18.62%) OOP
5 27 (14.36%) Scrum
6 21 (11.17%) Game Development
7 17 (9.04%) Responsive Web Design
8 16 (8.51%) Analytics
8 16 (8.51%) Online Marketing
8 16 (8.51%) TDD
9 13 (6.91%) Mentoring
10 11 (5.85%) Project Management
11 10 (5.32%) Web Analytics
12 8 (4.26%) Test Automation
13 7 (3.72%) iOS Development
13 7 (3.72%) Pay per click
13 7 (3.72%) Unit Testing
13 7 (3.72%) SOA
14 6 (3.19%) E-Commerce
14 6 (3.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (68.09%) JavaScript
2 89 (47.34%) ActionScript 3.0
3 47 (25.00%) Java
4 35 (18.62%) SQL
5 34 (18.09%) ActionScript 2.0
6 32 (17.02%) C#
7 27 (14.36%) PHP
8 23 (12.23%) Lua
9 19 (10.11%) Objective-C
10 18 (9.57%) T-SQL
11 14 (7.45%) Python
12 13 (6.91%) Ruby
13 11 (5.85%) C++
14 10 (5.32%) Perl
15 4 (2.13%) R
16 3 (1.60%) XPath
16 3 (1.60%) VB
16 3 (1.60%) PL/SQL
17 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
17 2 (1.06%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 24 (12.77%) Degree
2 3 (1.60%) ISEB
3 2 (1.06%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.06%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.45%) QA
2 1 (0.53%) WAI
Vendors
1 48 (25.53%) Adobe
2 14 (7.45%) Google
3 10 (5.32%) Sony
3 10 (5.32%) Oracle
4 9 (4.79%) DoubleClick
4 9 (4.79%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.19%) Terracotta
6 5 (2.66%) Splunk
6 5 (2.66%) Perforce
7 3 (1.60%) Sencha
7 3 (1.60%) Facebook
7 3 (1.60%) Twitter
7 3 (1.60%) Brady
7 3 (1.60%) Sybase
7 3 (1.60%) IBM
8 2 (1.06%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.06%) Sun
8 2 (1.06%) NCR
8 2 (1.06%) Vertica
8 2 (1.06%) Appcelerator
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