The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 2.0 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript 2.0 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 818 876 801
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -75
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 74 53 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.045% 0.073%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.088% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 54 42 65
Average salary £70,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+115.38% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £29,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+141.37% -17.14%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
56197 60288 57126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.32% 51.53% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47850 51125 49034
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

ActionScript 2.0
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript 2.0 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK.

ActionScript 2.0 Salary Trend in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 within the UK.

ActionScript 2.0 Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Top 19 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 31 July 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
England +40 73 £70,000 +115.38% 12
South East +37 47 £70,000 +169.23% 4
Surrey - 37 £70,000 - 2
London +11 15 £30,000 -14.28% 2
West Yorkshire +15 6 £32,750 -43.29% 2
Yorkshire +9 6 £32,750 -43.29% 3
Southampton +5 6 - - 1
Hampshire 0 6 - - 1
Birmingham - 4 £29,750 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £29,750 - 1
Bradford - 4 £32,500 - 2
Brentford - 3 £30,000 -
Oxford - 3 - - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 1
East Midlands +1 1 £65,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £50,000 -
Northampton - 1 £65,000 -
Leeds - 1 £34,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £65,000 -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 2.0 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 2.0.

1 129 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 78 (60.47%) jQuery
3 76 (58.91%) SQL
4 75 (58.14%) Microsoft
5 73 (56.59%) .NET
6 72 (55.81%) SQL Server
7 71 (55.04%) C#
8 65 (50.39%) MVC
9 64 (49.61%) EDIFACT
9 64 (49.61%) BizTalk Server
9 64 (49.61%) EDI
10 63 (48.84%) SharePoint
10 63 (48.84%) JMS
10 63 (48.84%) SMTP
10 63 (48.84%) HTTP
10 63 (48.84%) Clustering
10 63 (48.84%) SQL Server 2008
10 63 (48.84%) Load Balancing
10 63 (48.84%) WCF
10 63 (48.84%) .NET Framework
10 63 (48.84%) Entity Framework
11 55 (42.64%) Flash
11 55 (42.64%) HTML
12 47 (36.43%) HTML5
13 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
14 41 (31.78%) CSS
15 37 (28.68%) ActionScript 3.0
16 28 (21.71%) XML
17 27 (20.93%) Degree
18 24 (18.60%) Adobe

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 2.0 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 2.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (49.61%) BizTalk Server
2 63 (48.84%) SharePoint
3 6 (4.65%) Gentran
Applications
1 21 (16.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 16 (12.40%) Adobe After Effects
3 14 (10.85%) Photoshop
4 8 (6.20%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (3.88%) MS Excel
6 3 (2.33%) MS Visio
6 3 (2.33%) Maya
7 2 (1.55%) MS Office
8 1 (0.78%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.43%) SaaS
2 1 (0.78%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 63 (48.84%) SMTP
1 63 (48.84%) HTTP
2 3 (2.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (55.81%) SQL Server
2 63 (48.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.65%) Data Mining
3 6 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
General
1 22 (17.05%) Games
2 15 (11.63%) Multimedia
3 11 (8.53%) Marketing
4 10 (7.75%) Advertising
5 8 (6.20%) Retail
5 8 (6.20%) Music Industry
6 3 (2.33%) Finance
7 2 (1.55%) Banking
7 2 (1.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 90 (69.77%) Developer
2 63 (48.84%) BizTalk Developer
3 24 (18.60%) Designer
4 15 (11.63%) Web Designer
5 12 (9.30%) Flash Developer
6 8 (6.20%) Analyst
7 7 (5.43%) Flash Designer
8 6 (4.65%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 6 (4.65%) ActionScript Developer
8 6 (4.65%) Support Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Web Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Junior
9 3 (2.33%) HTML Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Junior Developer
9 3 (2.33%) Systems Support Analyst
9 3 (2.33%) Systems Support
9 3 (2.33%) Data Analyst
10 2 (1.55%) Change Manager
10 2 (1.55%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (60.47%) jQuery
2 73 (56.59%) .NET
3 64 (49.61%) EDI
3 64 (49.61%) EDIFACT
4 63 (48.84%) .NET Framework
4 63 (48.84%) WCF
4 63 (48.84%) JMS
4 63 (48.84%) Entity Framework
5 55 (42.64%) Flash
5 55 (42.64%) HTML
6 47 (36.43%) HTML5
7 41 (31.78%) CSS
8 28 (21.71%) XML
9 23 (17.83%) CSS3
10 8 (6.20%) JSON
11 5 (3.88%) Web Services
12 3 (2.33%) ASP.NET
12 3 (2.33%) HTML5 Canvas
13 2 (1.55%) Silverlight
13 2 (1.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 63 (48.84%) Clustering
2 15 (11.63%) Mobile App
3 11 (8.53%) Animation
4 6 (4.65%) Video Editing
4 6 (4.65%) E-Learning
4 6 (4.65%) Mobile Games
5 3 (2.33%) User Experience
5 3 (2.33%) Graphic Design
5 3 (2.33%) Social Gaming
6 2 (1.55%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.55%) FMCG
7 1 (0.78%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.78%) Social Media
7 1 (0.78%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.78%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.98%) Android
1 9 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 6 (4.65%) Windows
3 5 (3.88%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.78%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (50.39%) MVC
2 63 (48.84%) Load Balancing
3 16 (12.40%) Responsive Web Design
4 15 (11.63%) Web Design
5 12 (9.30%) Monte Carlo Method
6 11 (8.53%) Digital Marketing
6 11 (8.53%) Scrum
7 9 (6.98%) Android Development
7 9 (6.98%) iOS Development
8 8 (6.20%) OO
9 6 (4.65%) ETL
9 6 (4.65%) Validation
9 6 (4.65%) OOP
9 6 (4.65%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (4.65%) Unit Testing
9 6 (4.65%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (4.65%) TDD
9 6 (4.65%) Web Development
10 4 (3.10%) User Stories
10 4 (3.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 129 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 76 (58.91%) SQL
3 71 (55.04%) C#
4 42 (32.56%) JavaScript
5 37 (28.68%) ActionScript 3.0
6 8 (6.20%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.33%) Lua
8 2 (1.55%) PHP
9 1 (0.78%) Java
9 1 (0.78%) Progress 4GL
9 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (20.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) Nagios
1 1 (0.78%) WMI
1 1 (0.78%) SCOM
1 1 (0.78%) Cacti
Vendors
1 75 (58.14%) Microsoft
2 24 (18.60%) Adobe
3 19 (14.73%) DoubleClick
4 7 (5.43%) Oracle
5 6 (4.65%) Vertica
6 1 (0.78%) Google
6 1 (0.78%) Infor
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