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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 221 196 205
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +9
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 6 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.097% 0.29% 0.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.51% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 13 11
Average salary £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
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
3505 2950 3043
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 56.53% 57.00% 53.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2994 2628 2783
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,035 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
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 August 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
Bristol -2 3 £29,000 -11.45%
Somerset - 2 £22,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -7 1 £32,500 +8.33%
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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%) Flash
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
2 15 (83.33%) HTML
3 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
4 10 (55.56%) Photoshop
4 10 (55.56%) ActionScript 3.0
5 9 (50.00%) Adobe
6 8 (44.44%) jQuery
7 7 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (38.89%) HTML5
8 6 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
9 5 (27.78%) Dreamweaver
9 5 (27.78%) Drupal
9 5 (27.78%) Subversion
9 5 (27.78%) Marketing
10 4 (22.22%) Ajax
10 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
10 4 (22.22%) MySQL
10 4 (22.22%) CMS
10 4 (22.22%) E-Learning
10 4 (22.22%) CSS3
11 3 (16.67%) Facebook
11 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
11 3 (16.67%) Open Source
11 3 (16.67%) Advertising
11 3 (16.67%) PHP
11 3 (16.67%) .NET
11 3 (16.67%) Magento
11 3 (16.67%) WordPress
11 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 5 (27.78%) Drupal
2 4 (22.22%) CMS
3 3 (16.67%) WordPress
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Photoshop
2 7 (38.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (5.56%) Maya
4 1 (5.56%) 3ds Max
4 1 (5.56%) InDesign
4 1 (5.56%) Swift 3D
4 1 (5.56%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Magento
2 1 (5.56%) WebTrends
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Dreamweaver
1 5 (27.78%) Subversion
2 4 (22.22%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Aptana Studio
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
General
1 5 (27.78%) Marketing
2 3 (16.67%) Advertising
2 3 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (27.78%) Designer
3 4 (22.22%) Web Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Flash Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Website Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Flash Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Web Developer
5 2 (11.11%) E-Learning Developer
5 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Front-End Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Junior
5 2 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Junior Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Digital Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Flash ActionScript Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Web Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Graphic Designer
6 1 (5.56%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) Flash
2 15 (83.33%) CSS
2 15 (83.33%) HTML
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
4 7 (38.89%) HTML5
5 4 (22.22%) Ajax
5 4 (22.22%) CSS3
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
7 2 (11.11%) Ext JS
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.11%) XML
7 2 (11.11%) DOM
7 2 (11.11%) XSLT
7 2 (11.11%) Backbone.js
8 1 (5.56%) XHTML
8 1 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) E-Learning
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
3 2 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 2 (11.11%) Learning Management System
3 2 (11.11%) Social Network
4 1 (5.56%) Social Media
4 1 (5.56%) SCORM
4 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Animation
4 1 (5.56%) Photography
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Responsive Web Design
1 3 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (5.56%) Web Design
2 1 (5.56%) MVC
2 1 (5.56%) OOP
2 1 (5.56%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (55.56%) ActionScript 3.0
3 6 (33.33%) ActionScript 2.0
4 3 (16.67%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HND
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Adobe
2 3 (16.67%) Facebook
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