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 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 Flash
Rank 204 207 171
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Permanent jobs citing Flash 54 45 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.73% 0.66% 1.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.76% 1.32% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 46 42 82
Average salary £26,500 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.46% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,999 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,500 £36,750
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.76%
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
3068 3406 4216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.35% 50.29% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2691 3014 3814
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £47,500
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 17 December 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 17 December 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 -13 31 £20,000 -38.46% 6
Cheshire -2 16 £40,000 +23.07%
Lancashire -1 4 £26,500 +3.92% 1
Merseyside +7 3 £22,500 -52.63% 1
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 52 (71.23%) HTML
2 47 (64.38%) JavaScript
3 41 (56.16%) CSS
4 33 (45.21%) jQuery
5 32 (43.84%) Adobe
6 30 (41.10%) Photoshop
7 22 (30.14%) Dreamweaver
7 22 (30.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 21 (28.77%) HTML5
9 20 (27.40%) User Experience
10 18 (24.66%) PHP
11 16 (21.92%) MySQL
11 16 (21.92%) MVC
12 15 (20.55%) .NET
12 15 (20.55%) XML
12 15 (20.55%) Apache Flex
13 14 (19.18%) CMS
13 14 (19.18%) Adobe AIR
14 13 (17.81%) Marketing
15 12 (16.44%) SEO
15 12 (16.44%) WordPress
15 12 (16.44%) Mobile App
16 11 (15.07%) OOP
16 11 (15.07%) Flash Builder
17 10 (13.70%) SQL
17 10 (13.70%) Internet
17 10 (13.70%) Degree
17 10 (13.70%) Joomla!
17 10 (13.70%) CodeIgniter
17 10 (13.70%) Drupal

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 14 (19.18%) CMS
2 12 (16.44%) WordPress
3 10 (13.70%) Joomla!
3 10 (13.70%) Drupal
4 4 (5.48%) Flash Media Server
4 4 (5.48%) Node.js
5 2 (2.74%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.74%) IIS
Applications
1 30 (41.10%) Photoshop
2 22 (30.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (12.33%) Fireworks
3 9 (12.33%) MS Office
4 7 (9.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (8.22%) Adobe After Effects
5 6 (8.22%) MS Excel
6 5 (6.85%) Acrobat
7 2 (2.74%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (2.74%) InDesign
7 2 (2.74%) MS Project
8 1 (1.37%) Edge Animate
8 1 (1.37%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (2.74%) Tridion
1 2 (2.74%) Zen Cart
2 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Internet
2 7 (9.59%) FTP
2 7 (9.59%) Wireshark
3 6 (8.22%) HTTP
3 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
3 6 (8.22%) DNS
3 6 (8.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.37%) Broadband
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
4 1 (1.37%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.92%) MySQL
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 22 (30.14%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (15.07%) Flash Builder
3 5 (6.85%) Visual Studio
4 4 (5.48%) Selenium
4 4 (5.48%) Subversion
4 4 (5.48%) JUnit
4 4 (5.48%) FlexUnit
4 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
General
1 13 (17.81%) Marketing
2 5 (6.85%) Games
3 3 (4.11%) Finance
4 2 (2.74%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (39.73%) Designer
2 26 (35.62%) Developer
3 16 (21.92%) Web Designer
4 14 (19.18%) Junior
4 14 (19.18%) Junior Developer
5 13 (17.81%) PHP Developer
6 11 (15.07%) Junior PHP Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Graphic Designer
8 5 (6.85%) UX Designer
9 4 (5.48%) Front-End Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Front-End Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Photoshop Designer
11 2 (2.74%) Graduate Developer
11 2 (2.74%) Analyst
11 2 (2.74%) Project Manager
11 2 (2.74%) Graduate
11 2 (2.74%) Head of User Experience
12 1 (1.37%) Email Designer
12 1 (1.37%) User Experience Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (71.23%) HTML
2 41 (56.16%) CSS
3 33 (45.21%) jQuery
4 21 (28.77%) HTML5
5 15 (20.55%) Apache Flex
5 15 (20.55%) XML
5 15 (20.55%) .NET
6 14 (19.18%) Adobe AIR
7 10 (13.70%) CodeIgniter
7 10 (13.70%) MXML
8 9 (12.33%) CSS3
9 7 (9.59%) XHTML
9 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET
10 6 (8.22%) WebGL
10 6 (8.22%) HTML5 Canvas
11 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
12 4 (5.48%) WebSockets
12 4 (5.48%) WebRTC
13 3 (4.11%) Haml
14 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (27.40%) User Experience
2 12 (16.44%) Mobile App
3 9 (12.33%) Digital Media
4 8 (10.96%) W3C
5 6 (8.22%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (6.85%) Online Gambling
7 4 (5.48%) Visualisation
8 3 (4.11%) Web 2.0
9 2 (2.74%) E-Learning
9 2 (2.74%) Open Source
10 1 (1.37%) Social Media
10 1 (1.37%) iPad
10 1 (1.37%) Learning Management System
10 1 (1.37%) Mobile Games
10 1 (1.37%) BBC
10 1 (1.37%) SCORM
10 1 (1.37%) Interactive TV
10 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (1.37%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.22%) Android
2 5 (6.85%) Apple iOS
2 5 (6.85%) Windows
3 4 (5.48%) Linux
4 1 (1.37%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.92%) MVC
2 12 (16.44%) SEO
3 11 (15.07%) OOP
4 10 (13.70%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (10.96%) Web Design
6 8 (10.96%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.96%) Responsive Web Design
6 8 (10.96%) Information Architecture
7 6 (8.22%) Information Security
7 6 (8.22%) UX Design
8 4 (5.48%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.11%) Web Usability
9 3 (4.11%) Project Management
9 3 (4.11%) Integration Testing
10 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.74%) CRM
10 2 (2.74%) Analytics
10 2 (2.74%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (1.37%) Campaign Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (64.38%) JavaScript
2 18 (24.66%) PHP
3 10 (13.70%) SQL
4 9 (12.33%) Python
5 8 (10.96%) ActionScript
5 8 (10.96%) Perl
5 8 (10.96%) Java
6 6 (8.22%) C#
7 5 (6.85%) C++
8 3 (4.11%) VB
9 2 (2.74%) Ruby
10 1 (1.37%) C
10 1 (1.37%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 10 (13.70%) Degree
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.74%) PMP
2 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.74%) APMP
3 1 (1.37%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) ISO 9000
2 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 32 (43.84%) Adobe
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.74%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.37%) DoubleClick
4 1 (1.37%) Google
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