The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 232 214 183
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -31
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 4 12 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.069% 0.20% 0.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.36% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 26
Average salary £36,250 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.53% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% +3.17%
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 West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3215 3311 3229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.43% 56.44% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2766 2851 2893
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

ActionScript
Salary Trend in the South West

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

ActionScript Salary Trend in the South West

ActionScript
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in the South West

ActionScript
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 May 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
Gloucestershire -11 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Bristol -4 1 £40,000 +23.07%
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (88.89%) HTML
1 16 (88.89%) Flash
2 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
3 11 (61.11%) CSS
4 10 (55.56%) jQuery
5 9 (50.00%) Adobe
6 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 8 (44.44%) ActionScript 3.0
6 8 (44.44%) ActionScript 2.0
6 8 (44.44%) E-Learning
7 7 (38.89%) Java
8 6 (33.33%) SQL
8 6 (33.33%) .NET
9 5 (27.78%) C#
9 5 (27.78%) MS Office
9 5 (27.78%) Marketing
9 5 (27.78%) Web Development
9 5 (27.78%) HTML5
9 5 (27.78%) 3D Modelling
9 5 (27.78%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) Apache Flex
9 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
9 5 (27.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
10 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
10 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 4 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
10 4 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
10 4 (22.22%) C++

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 3 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
1 3 (16.67%) WebSphere
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (27.78%) MS Office
2 5 (27.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 4 (22.22%) Adobe After Effects
3 4 (22.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (22.22%) Photoshop
4 3 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 2 (11.11%) NoSQL
3 2 (11.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) E-Learning Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (5.56%) PHP Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Artist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) HTML
1 16 (88.89%) Flash
2 11 (61.11%) CSS
3 10 (55.56%) jQuery
4 6 (33.33%) .NET
5 5 (27.78%) HTML5
5 5 (27.78%) Apache Flex
6 4 (22.22%) Hibernate
7 3 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 3 (16.67%) CSS3
8 2 (11.11%) Symfony
8 2 (11.11%) Ajax
8 2 (11.11%) LAMP
9 1 (5.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) E-Learning
2 3 (16.67%) SCORM
2 3 (16.67%) Graphic Design
3 2 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (5.56%) Mobile Games
4 1 (5.56%) Animation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Web Development
1 5 (27.78%) 3D Modelling
1 5 (27.78%) Digital Marketing
2 4 (22.22%) Software Architecture
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) OOP
3 3 (16.67%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (16.67%) UML
3 3 (16.67%) Validation
3 3 (16.67%) OOD
3 3 (16.67%) SOA
3 3 (16.67%) Web Design
3 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (11.11%) OO PHP
4 2 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (5.56%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) ActionScript 3.0
2 8 (44.44%) ActionScript 2.0
3 7 (38.89%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) SQL
5 5 (27.78%) C#
6 4 (22.22%) C++
6 4 (22.22%) PHP
7 2 (11.11%) Python
8 1 (5.56%) Go
Qualifications
1 5 (27.78%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (11.11%) Vagrant
1 2 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Adobe
2 4 (22.22%) Oracle
3 3 (16.67%) Business Objects
3 3 (16.67%) IBM
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.11%) Zend