The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript 3.0 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript 3.0 over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 805 681 614
Rank change year-on-year
-124 -67
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 90 217 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.37% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 76 169 258
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -

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
57218 58307 59047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.16% 53.49% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48779 49920 51750
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ActionScript 3.0
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript 3.0 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 within the UK.

ActionScript 3.0 Salary Trend in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 over the 3 months to 20 November 2014 within the UK.

ActionScript 3.0 Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 within the UK over the 3 months to 20 November 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 -141 87 £42,500 +21.42% 10
London -86 50 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Midlands -6 15 £60,000 +100.00% 1
Birmingham -1 13 £60,000 +100.00%
City of London +7 8 £35,500 -5.33%
South East -23 8 £40,000 +33.33% 2
South West -20 6 £22,000 -35.29% 1
Plymouth - 6 £22,000 -
Devon - 6 £22,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -25 5 £19,000 -44.11% 2
Leeds -25 5 £19,000 -44.11% 2
Yorkshire -42 5 £19,000 -44.11% 2
Surrey -5 4 - - 1
Guildford - 4 - - 1
Scotland -3 3 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Hertfordshire -18 3 £27,500 -
East of England -40 3 £27,500 -
Borehamwood - 3 £27,500 -
Dundee +10 2 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Hammersmith - 2 £40,000 -
Oxford +1 1 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Oxfordshire +1 1 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Edinburgh - 1 £55,000 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0.

1 217 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 168 (77.42%) HTML
3 157 (72.35%) Flash
4 152 (70.05%) JavaScript
5 141 (64.98%) CSS
6 123 (56.68%) HTML5
7 81 (37.33%) MVC
8 75 (34.56%) jQuery
9 73 (33.64%) Adobe
10 72 (33.18%) OOP
10 72 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
11 69 (31.80%) Android
12 67 (30.88%) Git (software)
13 63 (29.03%) Apple iOS
13 63 (29.03%) User Experience
14 62 (28.57%) XML
15 60 (27.65%) OO
16 59 (27.19%) CSS3
17 57 (26.27%) Games
17 57 (26.27%) ActionScript 2.0
18 51 (23.50%) Java
19 50 (23.04%) Photoshop
20 46 (21.20%) Windows
21 45 (20.74%) Mentoring
22 44 (20.28%) JSON
23 43 (19.82%) Ajax
23 43 (19.82%) Objective-C
24 40 (18.43%) Scrum
25 38 (17.51%) Adobe Illustrator
25 38 (17.51%) PHP

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 3.0 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 3.0. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.29%) WordPress
2 17 (7.83%) CMS
3 15 (6.91%) Node.js
4 4 (1.84%) nginx
4 4 (1.84%) Apache
5 3 (1.38%) Drupal
6 2 (0.92%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.46%) Moodle
7 1 (0.46%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 50 (23.04%) Photoshop
2 38 (17.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (9.68%) Adobe After Effects
4 17 (7.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 14 (6.45%) InDesign
6 7 (3.23%) MS Excel
6 7 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
7 6 (2.76%) Fireworks
8 2 (0.92%) Maya
9 1 (0.46%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.46%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.46%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.46%) MS Office
9 1 (0.46%) CINEMA 4D
9 1 (0.46%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.46%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.46%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.23%) MailChimp
2 2 (0.92%) GitHub
2 2 (0.92%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (7.83%) Internet
2 9 (4.15%) SSL
3 8 (3.69%) DNS
4 3 (1.38%) HTTP
5 2 (0.92%) FTP
6 1 (0.46%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (12.44%) MySQL
2 12 (5.53%) SQL Server
3 4 (1.84%) SQLite
3 4 (1.84%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.46%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 67 (30.88%) Git (software)
2 33 (15.21%) Ant
3 29 (13.36%) JIRA
4 28 (12.90%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 13 (5.99%) Subversion
6 11 (5.07%) Dreamweaver
7 8 (3.69%) Flash Builder
8 6 (2.76%) JUnit
8 6 (2.76%) Behat
9 4 (1.84%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.84%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.84%) Selenium
9 4 (1.84%) Maven
10 3 (1.38%) TestNG
10 3 (1.38%) TortoiseSVN
10 3 (1.38%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.38%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.38%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.38%) Mockito
10 3 (1.38%) Jenkins
General
1 57 (26.27%) Games
2 31 (14.29%) Marketing
3 27 (12.44%) Advertising
4 24 (11.06%) Retail
5 16 (7.37%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.23%) Finance
7 6 (2.76%) Manufacturing
8 5 (2.30%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.30%) Interactive Media
9 4 (1.84%) Banking
10 2 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.46%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 189 (87.10%) Developer
2 51 (23.50%) Flash Developer
3 29 (13.36%) Mobile Developer
4 28 (12.90%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 28 (12.90%) Applications Developer
4 28 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 21 (9.68%) Front-End Developer
6 20 (9.22%) Designer
7 19 (8.76%) Junior
8 16 (7.37%) Junior Developer
9 15 (6.91%) Senior Applications Developer
9 15 (6.91%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
10 14 (6.45%) ActionScript Developer
10 14 (6.45%) Games Developer
11 13 (5.99%) PHP Developer
12 12 (5.53%) Web Developer
13 11 (5.07%) E-Learning Developer
14 10 (4.61%) Flash Designer
14 10 (4.61%) UI Developer
14 10 (4.61%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (77.42%) HTML
2 157 (72.35%) Flash
3 141 (64.98%) CSS
4 123 (56.68%) HTML5
5 75 (34.56%) jQuery
6 62 (28.57%) XML
7 59 (27.19%) CSS3
8 44 (20.28%) JSON
9 43 (19.82%) Ajax
10 32 (14.75%) AngularJS
11 30 (13.82%) PhoneGap
12 28 (12.90%) Silverlight
13 20 (9.22%) Apache Flex
13 20 (9.22%) XHTML
13 20 (9.22%) REST
13 20 (9.22%) LESS
14 17 (7.83%) Backbone.js
15 14 (6.45%) .NET
16 13 (5.99%) Sass
17 9 (4.15%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 63 (29.03%) User Experience
2 32 (14.75%) Mobile App
3 31 (14.29%) Animation
4 28 (12.90%) N-Tier
4 28 (12.90%) Blackberry
5 15 (6.91%) Social Media
6 14 (6.45%) RIA
7 13 (5.99%) Online Games
8 12 (5.53%) E-Learning
9 11 (5.07%) Graphic Design
9 11 (5.07%) iPad
10 10 (4.61%) Video Editing
11 9 (4.15%) Digital Media
11 9 (4.15%) Over-the-Top Content
12 8 (3.69%) IPTV
13 7 (3.23%) iDTV
13 7 (3.23%) STB
13 7 (3.23%) BBC
13 7 (3.23%) Computer Science
13 7 (3.23%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 69 (31.80%) Android
2 63 (29.03%) Apple iOS
3 46 (21.20%) Windows
4 28 (12.90%) Windows 8
5 16 (7.37%) Linux
6 4 (1.84%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.92%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.92%) CentOS
7 2 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.46%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (37.33%) MVC
2 72 (33.18%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (33.18%) OOP
3 60 (27.65%) OO
4 45 (20.74%) Mentoring
5 40 (18.43%) Scrum
6 35 (16.13%) E-Commerce
7 34 (15.67%) iOS Development
8 31 (14.29%) Android Development
9 29 (13.36%) SOA
10 25 (11.52%) TDD
11 20 (9.22%) Game Development
12 15 (6.91%) Responsive Web Design
12 15 (6.91%) Software Engineering
13 9 (4.15%) Kanban
14 7 (3.23%) Web Design
14 7 (3.23%) UML
14 7 (3.23%) Product Management
15 6 (2.76%) Graceful Degradation
15 6 (2.76%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 217 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 152 (70.05%) JavaScript
3 57 (26.27%) ActionScript 2.0
4 51 (23.50%) Java
5 43 (19.82%) Objective-C
6 38 (17.51%) PHP
7 21 (9.68%) Python
8 18 (8.29%) Lua
9 13 (5.99%) PHP5
10 11 (5.07%) SQL
11 6 (2.76%) Ruby
12 5 (2.30%) VBScript
12 5 (2.30%) C++
13 4 (1.84%) C#
14 3 (1.38%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.38%) PHP4
15 2 (0.92%) CoffeeScript
15 2 (0.92%) UnrealScript
15 2 (0.92%) BrightScript
16 1 (0.46%) HLSL
Qualifications
1 28 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 28 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.91%) Degree
3 1 (0.46%) HND
3 1 (0.46%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.99%) QA
2 6 (2.76%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 73 (33.64%) Adobe
2 28 (12.90%) Sencha
2 28 (12.90%) Appcelerator
3 25 (11.52%) Facebook
4 18 (8.29%) DoubleClick
5 10 (4.61%) Twitter
6 6 (2.76%) Microsoft
7 5 (2.30%) Google
8 4 (1.84%) Zend
9 2 (0.92%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.92%) Roku
10 1 (0.46%) Apple
10 1 (0.46%) Sony
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle
10 1 (0.46%) Siemens
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Guildford, Surrey
Smart Cookie
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
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Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + +Bonus+Full package
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Devon
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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