The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 143 153 147
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -6
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 10 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.32% 0.42% 0.068%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.62% 0.77% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 2
Average salary £37,500 £27,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £34,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
ActionScript
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1618 1822 1576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 52.08% 55.21% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1121 1178 1086
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

ActionScript
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

ActionScript Salary Trend in Scotland

ActionScript
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 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
Edinburgh - 7 - -
Aberdeen +3 2 £37,500 -
Dundee +3 1 £37,500 +38.88%
ActionScript
UK

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) CSS
3 13 (68.42%) Games
3 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (57.89%) Scrum
4 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
5 10 (52.63%) Java
6 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
6 9 (47.37%) Marketing
6 9 (47.37%) jQuery
6 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
6 9 (47.37%) Mercurial
6 9 (47.37%) GIMP
6 9 (47.37%) OpenUP
6 9 (47.37%) Node.js
6 9 (47.37%) QUnit
6 9 (47.37%) Jasmine
6 9 (47.37%) Sass
6 9 (47.37%) Ember.js
6 9 (47.37%) Zepto.js
6 9 (47.37%) AngularJS
6 9 (47.37%) Backbone.js
6 9 (47.37%) Grunt
6 9 (47.37%) PhantomJS
6 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
7 8 (42.11%) Flash
8 7 (36.84%) OO
9 6 (31.58%) C#
10 5 (26.32%) Linux

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (47.37%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (47.37%) Photoshop
1 9 (47.37%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (57.89%) Git (software)
2 9 (47.37%) Mercurial
2 9 (47.37%) QUnit
2 9 (47.37%) Jasmine
2 9 (47.37%) Grunt
2 9 (47.37%) PhantomJS
3 2 (10.53%) Subversion
3 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (68.42%) Games
2 9 (47.37%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 9 (47.37%) Front-End Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Front-End Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Flash Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Flash ActionScript Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) .NET Developer
5 2 (10.53%) C++ Developer
5 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (73.68%) HTML
1 14 (73.68%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) jQuery
2 9 (47.37%) Backbone.js
2 9 (47.37%) Sass
2 9 (47.37%) Ember.js
2 9 (47.37%) Zepto.js
2 9 (47.37%) AngularJS
3 8 (42.11%) Flash
4 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
4 3 (15.79%) Lucene
4 3 (15.79%) Spring
4 3 (15.79%) NHibernate
4 3 (15.79%) Apache Flex
4 3 (15.79%) WPF
4 3 (15.79%) Adobe AIR
4 3 (15.79%) XML
4 3 (15.79%) XSLT
4 3 (15.79%) J2EE
4 3 (15.79%) Robotlegs
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.53%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Linux
1 5 (26.32%) Apple iOS
2 4 (21.05%) Android
3 2 (10.53%) CentOS
3 2 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (10.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (57.89%) Scrum
3 9 (47.37%) OpenUP
3 9 (47.37%) Unit Testing
3 9 (47.37%) Mentoring
4 7 (36.84%) OO
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.79%) Project Management
6 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
7 2 (10.53%) Pair Programming
7 2 (10.53%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (10.53%) Android Development
7 2 (10.53%) iOS Development
7 2 (10.53%) Web Design
7 2 (10.53%) OOD
7 2 (10.53%) UML
7 2 (10.53%) Kanban
8 1 (5.26%) OOP
8 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
8 1 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 16 (84.21%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 6 (31.58%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) ActionScript 3.0
5 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
5 4 (21.05%) C++
6 2 (10.53%) Python
7 1 (5.26%) Ruby
7 1 (5.26%) Lua
7 1 (5.26%) GLSL
7 1 (5.26%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Adobe
2 2 (10.53%) Red Hat
2 2 (10.53%) SAP
3 1 (5.26%) Apple