The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 2.0 (AS2)
Rank 848 809 828
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +19
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 2.0 53 78 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.072% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.088% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 64 71
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60331 57156 63037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.59% 52.57% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51172 49005 55452
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 July 2014 within the UK.

ActionScript 2.0 Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript 2.0
Top 22 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 30 July 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
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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 -51 52 £32,500 -18.75% 2
London -43 34 £35,000 -26.31%
South East -13 11 £26,000 -25.71%
Southampton +14 8 - -
Hampshire -4 8 - -
South West -11 4 £29,000 +5.45%
Bristol - 3 £29,000 -
City of London -24 2 - -
Nottinghamshire 0 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire -6 1 £32,500 +18.18%
East Midlands -9 1 £32,500 -
Nottingham -10 1 £32,500 -
North West -11 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Manchester -13 1 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire -31 1 £57,750 +77.69%
West Yorkshire - 1 £57,750 -
Middlesex - 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £20,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £26,000 -
Brighton - 1 £26,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £20,000 -
Chiswick - 1 £35,000 -

ActionScript 2.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 99 (80.49%) Flash
3 93 (75.61%) ActionScript 3.0
4 83 (67.48%) HTML
5 63 (51.22%) Photoshop
6 61 (49.59%) CSS
7 59 (47.97%) Adobe
8 49 (39.84%) Advertising
9 47 (38.21%) JavaScript
10 41 (33.33%) XML
10 41 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
11 38 (30.89%) Animation
12 37 (30.08%) HTML5
13 36 (29.27%) DoubleClick
14 32 (26.02%) Adobe After Effects
15 26 (21.14%) OOP
15 26 (21.14%) Marketing
16 23 (18.70%) CSS3
17 22 (17.89%) Social Media
17 22 (17.89%) jQuery
17 22 (17.89%) XHTML
18 21 (17.07%) Degree
19 19 (15.45%) Dreamweaver
20 17 (13.82%) PHP
21 15 (12.20%) Facebook
22 14 (11.38%) SQL
22 14 (11.38%) MySQL
22 14 (11.38%) FTP
23 13 (10.57%) Digital Media
24 12 (9.76%) EDI

ActionScript 2.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 8 (6.50%) WordPress
2 7 (5.69%) Apache
3 6 (4.88%) Gentran
3 6 (4.88%) SilverStripe
3 6 (4.88%) Drupal
4 5 (4.07%) Tomcat
4 5 (4.07%) WebSphere Application Server
4 5 (4.07%) IIS
4 5 (4.07%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.63%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.63%) CMS
6 1 (0.81%) Node.js
Applications
1 63 (51.22%) Photoshop
2 41 (33.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 32 (26.02%) Adobe After Effects
4 12 (9.76%) InDesign
5 4 (3.25%) Fireworks
6 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
7 2 (1.63%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.81%) Maya
8 1 (0.81%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.81%) Swift 3D
8 1 (0.81%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 5 (4.07%) HiPortfolio
1 5 (4.07%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
1 5 (4.07%) IntelliMatch
2 2 (1.63%) Kondor+
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (11.38%) FTP
2 6 (4.88%) HTTP
3 5 (4.07%) TCP/IP
3 5 (4.07%) Internet
4 4 (3.25%) HTTPS
4 4 (3.25%) ISDN
5 2 (1.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (11.38%) MySQL
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (3.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.25%) Data Mining
3 3 (2.44%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.44%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.63%) Hyperion Smart View
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.81%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 19 (15.45%) Dreamweaver
2 11 (8.94%) Subversion
3 7 (5.69%) Flash Builder
4 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.07%) TortoiseSVN
5 5 (4.07%) PhoneGap
6 2 (1.63%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.81%) JIRA
7 1 (0.81%) Grunt
General
1 49 (39.84%) Advertising
2 26 (21.14%) Marketing
3 12 (9.76%) Games
4 7 (5.69%) Multimedia
5 5 (4.07%) Finance
5 5 (4.07%) Retail
6 4 (3.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (2.44%) Back Office
7 3 (2.44%) Law
7 3 (2.44%) Banking
7 3 (2.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 81 (65.85%) Developer
2 38 (30.89%) Flash Developer
3 36 (29.27%) Designer
4 19 (15.45%) Flash Designer
5 17 (13.82%) Analyst
6 15 (12.20%) Front-End Developer
7 13 (10.57%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 11 (8.94%) Junior Developer
8 11 (8.94%) Junior
8 11 (8.94%) Support Analyst
8 11 (8.94%) ActionScript Developer
8 11 (8.94%) Junior Flash Developer
9 10 (8.13%) PHP Developer
10 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
10 7 (5.69%) EDI Analyst
11 6 (4.88%) Graphic Designer
12 5 (4.07%) Business Analyst
12 5 (4.07%) Applications Support
12 5 (4.07%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (4.07%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (80.49%) Flash
2 83 (67.48%) HTML
3 61 (49.59%) CSS
4 41 (33.33%) XML
5 37 (30.08%) HTML5
6 23 (18.70%) CSS3
7 22 (17.89%) jQuery
7 22 (17.89%) XHTML
8 12 (9.76%) EDI
8 12 (9.76%) EDIFACT
9 11 (8.94%) Adobe AIR
9 11 (8.94%) JSON
10 10 (8.13%) Web Services
11 7 (5.69%) Apache Flex
12 6 (4.88%) LAMP
12 6 (4.88%) Middleware
13 5 (4.07%) SOAP
13 5 (4.07%) SAP PI
13 5 (4.07%) Backbone.js
14 3 (2.44%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 38 (30.89%) Animation
2 22 (17.89%) Social Media
3 13 (10.57%) Digital Media
4 11 (8.94%) Video Editing
5 7 (5.69%) TRADACOMS
5 7 (5.69%) Graphic Design
6 5 (4.07%) E-Learning
6 5 (4.07%) SWIFT
6 5 (4.07%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.25%) W3C
8 2 (1.63%) Flash Games
8 2 (1.63%) Blog
8 2 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.63%) STB
9 1 (0.81%) AS400
9 1 (0.81%) BBC
9 1 (0.81%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.81%) SCORM
9 1 (0.81%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.50%) Windows
2 7 (5.69%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) Android
4 2 (1.63%) UNIX
4 2 (1.63%) HPUX
5 1 (0.81%) OS/400
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (21.14%) OOP
2 12 (9.76%) OO
2 12 (9.76%) Software Engineering
3 10 (8.13%) Time Management
4 9 (7.32%) 3D Modelling
4 9 (7.32%) Game Development
5 8 (6.50%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (5.69%) MVC
6 7 (5.69%) Display Advertising
6 7 (5.69%) Analytics
7 6 (4.88%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (4.88%) Content Management
7 6 (4.88%) Validation
7 6 (4.88%) Project Management
8 5 (4.07%) Web Design
8 5 (4.07%) User Acceptance Testing
8 5 (4.07%) Web Accessibility
9 4 (3.25%) Data Mapping
9 4 (3.25%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.25%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 123 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 93 (75.61%) ActionScript 3.0
3 47 (38.21%) JavaScript
4 17 (13.82%) PHP
5 14 (11.38%) SQL
6 8 (6.50%) Java
6 8 (6.50%) PowerHouse
7 5 (4.07%) Objective-C
7 5 (4.07%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.07%) PL/SQL
7 5 (4.07%) Perl
8 4 (3.25%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.44%) PHP5
10 2 (1.63%) C
10 2 (1.63%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) RPG
11 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.81%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 21 (17.07%) Degree
2 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
Vendors
1 59 (47.97%) Adobe
2 36 (29.27%) DoubleClick
3 15 (12.20%) Facebook
4 9 (7.32%) Oracle
5 7 (5.69%) Twitter
6 6 (4.88%) IBM
7 5 (4.07%) Brady
7 5 (4.07%) SAP
7 5 (4.07%) Sybase
8 3 (2.44%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.44%) Omniture
8 3 (2.44%) Sencha
9 2 (1.63%) Yahoo!
9 2 (1.63%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.63%) Sun
9 2 (1.63%) NCR
9 2 (1.63%) Nokia
10 1 (0.81%) Cognos
10 1 (0.81%) SEEBURGER
10 1 (0.81%) Google
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 6 days ago