The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 414 397 347
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -50
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 27 54 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.25% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.26% 0.50% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 18 51 103
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £30,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,250 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -2.34%
ActionScript
England

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

Programming Languages Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
10333 10820 12382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 47.29% 49.97% 53.08%
Number of salaries quoted 8869 9180 11275
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

ActionScript
Salary Trend in the South East

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

ActionScript Salary Trend in the South East

ActionScript
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in the South East

ActionScript
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 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
Surrey +6 14 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire -2 5 £31,500 -22.22%
Oxfordshire -3 5 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Hampshire -39 1 £29,000 -3.33%
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 40 (80.00%) HTML
1 40 (80.00%) Flash
2 37 (74.00%) CSS
3 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
3 29 (58.00%) Animation
4 27 (54.00%) PHP
5 26 (52.00%) XML
6 20 (40.00%) Ajax
7 19 (38.00%) DOM
7 19 (38.00%) JSP
8 18 (36.00%) ActionScript 3.0
9 15 (30.00%) Adobe
10 14 (28.00%) ActionScript 2.0
11 12 (24.00%) jQuery
11 12 (24.00%) User Experience
12 11 (22.00%) Photoshop
12 11 (22.00%) Adobe Illustrator
13 10 (20.00%) MVC
13 10 (20.00%) HTML5
14 9 (18.00%) InDesign
14 9 (18.00%) .NET
15 8 (16.00%) SQL
15 8 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
16 7 (14.00%) Fireworks
16 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
16 7 (14.00%) CGI
17 6 (12.00%) EDIFACT
17 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
17 6 (12.00%) EDI
17 6 (12.00%) JMS

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (8.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (8.00%) Apache Solr
3 2 (4.00%) WordPress
4 1 (2.00%) Confluence
4 1 (2.00%) Apache
4 1 (2.00%) CMS
4 1 (2.00%) Joomla!
Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Photoshop
1 11 (22.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 9 (18.00%) InDesign
3 8 (16.00%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 7 (14.00%) Fireworks
5 3 (6.00%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (2.00%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (2.00%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (2.00%) Maya
6 1 (2.00%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (2.00%) MS Office
6 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
6 1 (2.00%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
1 1 (2.00%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) SMTP
1 6 (12.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (8.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (10.00%) Subversion
1 5 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (8.00%) Multimedia
1 4 (8.00%) Marketing
2 2 (4.00%) Games
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Designer
4 6 (12.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (12.00%) BizTalk Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Developer
4 6 (12.00%) .NET Developer
4 6 (12.00%) C# Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) E-Learning Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Software Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Multimedia Developer
7 1 (2.00%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.00%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.00%) Motion Graphics Designer
7 1 (2.00%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.00%) Graphic Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (80.00%) HTML
1 40 (80.00%) Flash
2 37 (74.00%) CSS
3 26 (52.00%) XML
4 20 (40.00%) Ajax
5 19 (38.00%) DOM
5 19 (38.00%) JSP
6 12 (24.00%) jQuery
7 10 (20.00%) HTML5
8 9 (18.00%) .NET
9 7 (14.00%) CGI
10 6 (12.00%) EDIFACT
10 6 (12.00%) EDI
10 6 (12.00%) JMS
10 6 (12.00%) .NET Framework
10 6 (12.00%) WCF
10 6 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (10.00%) XHTML
12 4 (8.00%) CSS3
12 4 (8.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 29 (58.00%) Animation
2 12 (24.00%) User Experience
3 6 (12.00%) Clustering
4 5 (10.00%) Open Source
5 4 (8.00%) E-Learning
6 3 (6.00%) 3D Graphics
6 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (4.00%) Graphic Design
8 1 (2.00%) Mobile Games
8 1 (2.00%) iPad
8 1 (2.00%) Social Gaming
8 1 (2.00%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.00%) Photography
8 1 (2.00%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.00%) Android
1 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) MVC
2 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (12.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (12.00%) Web Application Development
4 3 (6.00%) Project Management
4 3 (6.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (6.00%) Migration
4 3 (6.00%) OOP
5 2 (4.00%) Game Development
5 2 (4.00%) Android Development
5 2 (4.00%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.00%) Analytics
6 1 (2.00%) User Stories
6 1 (2.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (2.00%) Web Analytics
6 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (2.00%) 3D Modelling
6 1 (2.00%) OO
6 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 29 (58.00%) JavaScript
2 27 (54.00%) PHP
3 18 (36.00%) ActionScript 3.0
4 14 (28.00%) ActionScript 2.0
5 8 (16.00%) SQL
6 6 (12.00%) C#
7 4 (8.00%) Java
7 4 (8.00%) Python
7 4 (8.00%) PHP5
7 4 (8.00%) PHP4
8 3 (6.00%) VBScript
9 1 (2.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 1 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) cPanel
Vendors
1 15 (30.00%) Adobe
2 6 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
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