The table below looks at the statistics for Flash 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 Flash over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 239 171 181
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +10
Permanent jobs citing Flash 17 65 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.91% 0.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 1.92% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15 60 59
Average salary £37,500 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £35,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Flash
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3294 3389 3528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.35% 47.63% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2772 3033 3210
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,381
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Flash across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Flash
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Flash Salary Trend in the North West

Flash
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Flash across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Flash Salary Histogram in the North West

Flash
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 Flash within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Manchester -35 11 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Cheshire -25 6 £33,250 +23.14% 4
Lancashire -5 2 £32,000 +11.30%
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Flash 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 Flash.

1 37 (97.37%) HTML
2 33 (86.84%) JavaScript
3 28 (73.68%) CSS
4 25 (65.79%) Photoshop
5 22 (57.89%) jQuery
5 22 (57.89%) HTML5
6 19 (50.00%) CMS
7 13 (34.21%) Adobe Illustrator
8 12 (31.58%) .NET
8 12 (31.58%) Web Services
8 12 (31.58%) Mobile App
8 12 (31.58%) Mobile Application Development
9 11 (28.95%) CSS3
9 11 (28.95%) Degree
10 10 (26.32%) Marketing
10 10 (26.32%) Web Design
10 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (23.68%) SEO
11 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
11 9 (23.68%) Dreamweaver
11 9 (23.68%) Sitecore CMS
11 9 (23.68%) Sitecore
12 8 (21.05%) Adobe
12 8 (21.05%) Java
13 7 (18.42%) C#
13 7 (18.42%) WebGL
13 7 (18.42%) HTML5 Canvas
14 6 (15.79%) Social Media
14 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
14 6 (15.79%) SQL

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Flash 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 Flash. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (50.00%) CMS
2 9 (23.68%) SharePoint
2 9 (23.68%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Jetty
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (65.79%) Photoshop
2 13 (34.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (15.79%) Adobe After Effects
4 4 (10.53%) Fireworks
5 2 (5.26%) InDesign
6 1 (2.63%) QuarkXPress
6 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Broadband
1 1 (2.63%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Dreamweaver
2 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.26%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) Maven
4 1 (2.63%) Log4j
4 1 (2.63%) Ant
4 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 10 (26.32%) Marketing
2 4 (10.53%) Games
3 3 (7.89%) Retail
4 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Automotive
5 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) Designer
2 14 (36.84%) Developer
3 11 (28.95%) Web Designer
4 10 (26.32%) Web Developer
4 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
5 9 (23.68%) Senior Web Developer
6 5 (13.16%) User Experience Designer
7 3 (7.89%) Email Designer
8 2 (5.26%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Front-End Web Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) User Experience Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Creative Web Designer
9 1 (2.63%) Digital Designer
9 1 (2.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Application Developer
9 1 (2.63%) .NET Applications Developer
9 1 (2.63%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (97.37%) HTML
2 28 (73.68%) CSS
3 22 (57.89%) jQuery
3 22 (57.89%) HTML5
4 12 (31.58%) .NET
4 12 (31.58%) Web Services
5 11 (28.95%) CSS3
6 7 (18.42%) WebGL
6 7 (18.42%) HTML5 Canvas
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET
7 5 (13.16%) XHTML
7 5 (13.16%) XML
8 4 (10.53%) JSON
9 3 (7.89%) Haml
10 2 (5.26%) LAMP
10 2 (5.26%) Ajax
10 2 (5.26%) REST
11 1 (2.63%) RESTful
11 1 (2.63%) GWT
11 1 (2.63%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Mobile App
2 6 (15.79%) Social Media
2 6 (15.79%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (10.53%) Visualisation
3 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
4 3 (7.89%) iPad
4 3 (7.89%) Copywriting
4 3 (7.89%) iPhone
4 3 (7.89%) Web 2.0
4 3 (7.89%) W3C
5 1 (2.63%) Interactive TV
5 1 (2.63%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.89%) Android
1 3 (7.89%) Mac OS
1 3 (7.89%) Windows Mobile
1 3 (7.89%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Solaris
2 1 (2.63%) Linux
2 1 (2.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Mobile Application Development
2 10 (26.32%) Web Design
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (23.68%) SEO
4 6 (15.79%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (15.79%) User Experience Design
4 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) Web Development
5 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.53%) CRM
7 3 (7.89%) Analytics
7 3 (7.89%) Campaign Management
7 3 (7.89%) Android Development
7 3 (7.89%) iOS Development
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) MVC
8 2 (5.26%) TDD
8 2 (5.26%) Information Architecture
8 2 (5.26%) BDD
9 1 (2.63%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (86.84%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.05%) Java
3 7 (18.42%) C#
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
5 4 (10.53%) ActionScript
6 3 (7.89%) PHP
7 2 (5.26%) Ruby
7 2 (5.26%) PHP5
8 1 (2.63%) C
8 1 (2.63%) Perl
8 1 (2.63%) C++
8 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.63%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.63%) ISEB
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Sitecore
2 8 (21.05%) Adobe
3 3 (7.89%) Google
4 1 (2.63%) Zend
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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