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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 226 190 172
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -18
Permanent jobs citing Flash 39 55 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.80% 1.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.29% 1.58% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 51 70
Average salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £35,250
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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
3012 3483 3523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.61% 50.37% 49.33%
Number of salaries quoted 2617 3108 3174
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +6 18 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Manchester -29 16 £20,000 -38.46% 6
Merseyside +7 4 £25,000 -47.36%
Lancashire -5 2 £28,250 +10.78% 1
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 46 (82.14%) HTML
2 44 (78.57%) JavaScript
3 36 (64.29%) CSS
4 29 (51.79%) Adobe
5 28 (50.00%) jQuery
6 25 (44.64%) Photoshop
7 20 (35.71%) HTML5
8 18 (32.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 17 (30.36%) Dreamweaver
10 16 (28.57%) .NET
10 16 (28.57%) PHP
10 16 (28.57%) User Experience
11 14 (25.00%) MySQL
11 14 (25.00%) MVC
12 13 (23.21%) Apache Flex
12 13 (23.21%) XML
13 12 (21.43%) CMS
13 12 (21.43%) Adobe AIR
14 11 (19.64%) SEO
15 10 (17.86%) Degree
15 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (17.86%) WordPress
15 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
16 9 (16.07%) Flash Builder
16 9 (16.07%) CSS3
16 9 (16.07%) Digital Media
16 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (16.07%) Fireworks
16 9 (16.07%) MS Office
16 9 (16.07%) OOP

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (21.43%) CMS
2 10 (17.86%) WordPress
3 8 (14.29%) Joomla!
3 8 (14.29%) Drupal
4 4 (7.14%) Flash Media Server
4 4 (7.14%) Node.js
5 2 (3.57%) IIS
5 2 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (44.64%) Photoshop
2 18 (32.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 9 (16.07%) Fireworks
3 9 (16.07%) MS Office
4 6 (10.71%) Adobe After Effects
5 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
6 2 (3.57%) Adobe Captivate
6 2 (3.57%) InDesign
7 1 (1.79%) Edge Animate
7 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (1.79%) QuarkXPress
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Tridion
1 2 (3.57%) Zen Cart
2 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Internet
2 7 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 7 (12.50%) FTP
3 6 (10.71%) HTTP
3 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
3 6 (10.71%) DNS
3 6 (10.71%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.79%) Extranet
4 1 (1.79%) Intranet
4 1 (1.79%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (30.36%) Dreamweaver
2 9 (16.07%) Flash Builder
3 5 (8.93%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.14%) JUnit
4 4 (7.14%) FlexUnit
4 4 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.14%) Selenium
4 4 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.50%) Marketing
2 5 (8.93%) Games
3 4 (7.14%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Automotive
5 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 20 (35.71%) Designer
3 14 (25.00%) Web Designer
4 12 (21.43%) Junior
4 12 (21.43%) Junior Developer
5 11 (19.64%) PHP Developer
6 9 (16.07%) Junior PHP Developer
7 5 (8.93%) UX Designer
8 4 (7.14%) Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
10 2 (3.57%) Graduate
10 2 (3.57%) Analyst
10 2 (3.57%) Head of User Experience
10 2 (3.57%) Graduate Developer
11 1 (1.79%) Email Designer
11 1 (1.79%) User Experience Consultant
11 1 (1.79%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.79%) Senior Test Engineer
11 1 (1.79%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (82.14%) HTML
2 36 (64.29%) CSS
3 28 (50.00%) jQuery
4 20 (35.71%) HTML5
5 16 (28.57%) .NET
6 13 (23.21%) Apache Flex
6 13 (23.21%) XML
7 12 (21.43%) Adobe AIR
8 9 (16.07%) CSS3
9 8 (14.29%) ASP.NET
9 8 (14.29%) CodeIgniter
9 8 (14.29%) MXML
10 6 (10.71%) WebGL
10 6 (10.71%) HTML5 Canvas
11 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (8.93%) XHTML
12 4 (7.14%) WebRTC
12 4 (7.14%) WebSockets
13 3 (5.36%) Haml
14 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (28.57%) User Experience
2 10 (17.86%) Mobile App
3 9 (16.07%) Digital Media
4 6 (10.71%) 3D Graphics
4 6 (10.71%) W3C
5 4 (7.14%) Visualisation
6 3 (5.36%) Web 2.0
7 2 (3.57%) Open Source
7 2 (3.57%) E-Learning
8 1 (1.79%) Social Media
8 1 (1.79%) iPad
8 1 (1.79%) SCORM
8 1 (1.79%) Interactive TV
8 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.79%) iPhone
8 1 (1.79%) Online Gambling
8 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.79%) BBC
8 1 (1.79%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Android
2 5 (8.93%) Apple iOS
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 4 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (1.79%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.00%) MVC
2 11 (19.64%) SEO
3 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (16.07%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (16.07%) OOP
5 8 (14.29%) Web Design
5 8 (14.29%) Information Architecture
6 7 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (10.71%) E-Commerce
7 6 (10.71%) Information Security
7 6 (10.71%) UX Design
8 4 (7.14%) Web Application Development
9 3 (5.36%) Integration Testing
10 2 (3.57%) CRM
10 2 (3.57%) Project Management
10 2 (3.57%) Mobile Application Development
11 1 (1.79%) Campaign Management
11 1 (1.79%) Android Development
11 1 (1.79%) iOS Development
11 1 (1.79%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 44 (78.57%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.57%) PHP
3 9 (16.07%) Python
4 8 (14.29%) ActionScript
4 8 (14.29%) SQL
4 8 (14.29%) Perl
4 8 (14.29%) Java
5 6 (10.71%) C#
6 5 (8.93%) C++
7 3 (5.36%) VB
8 2 (3.57%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) PHP5
9 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.79%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.79%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) Adobe
2 4 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.57%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.79%) Google
4 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
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