The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 29 July 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 244 203 233
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +30
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3 43 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.042% 0.59% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.077% 1.01% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 3 40 12
Average salary £25,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £31,750
% change year-on-year
- +2.36%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3901 4251 4502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.67% 58.65% 60.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3278 3777 4101
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ActionScript
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ActionScript Salary Trend in the North West

ActionScript
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in the North West

ActionScript
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Cheshire - 2 £25,000 -
Manchester -30 1 £55,000 +57.14% 2
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (91.67%) HTML
2 11 (91.67%) CSS
3 10 (83.33%) Flash
4 8 (66.67%) HTML5
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (58.33%) jQuery
6 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (50.00%) Scrum
6 6 (50.00%) Web Services
6 6 (50.00%) .NET
7 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
7 5 (41.67%) C#
7 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
7 5 (41.67%) OOP
7 5 (41.67%) Subversion
7 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
7 5 (41.67%) RESTful
7 5 (41.67%) WCF
8 3 (25.00%) SEO
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
8 3 (25.00%) TDD
8 3 (25.00%) Games
8 3 (25.00%) Web Design
8 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
8 3 (25.00%) Sitecore
9 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
9 2 (16.67%) Information Architecture
9 2 (16.67%) Game Development
9 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 2 (16.67%) Fireworks
1 2 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Visual Studio
1 5 (41.67%) Subversion
1 5 (41.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) Dreamweaver
General
1 3 (25.00%) Games
2 2 (16.67%) Automotive
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Web Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Web Designer
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Android Developer
5 1 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate
5 1 (8.33%) Junior
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Graduate Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (91.67%) HTML
1 11 (91.67%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) Flash
3 8 (66.67%) HTML5
4 7 (58.33%) jQuery
5 6 (50.00%) Web Services
5 6 (50.00%) .NET
5 6 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 5 (41.67%) RESTful
6 5 (41.67%) WCF
7 1 (8.33%) WebGL
7 1 (8.33%) REST
7 1 (8.33%) CSS3
7 1 (8.33%) HTML5 Canvas
7 1 (8.33%) Android SDK
7 1 (8.33%) WinForms
7 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) W3C
2 1 (8.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) Web Design
4 3 (25.00%) TDD
4 3 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (25.00%) SEO
5 2 (16.67%) Information Architecture
5 2 (16.67%) Game Development
6 1 (8.33%) Analytics
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Email Marketing
6 1 (8.33%) OO
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (8.33%) ActionScript 3.0
4 1 (8.33%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (8.33%) C++
4 1 (8.33%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) PHP
4 1 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (25.00%) Sitecore
2 2 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (8.33%) Google
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