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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 817 795 721
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -74
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 83 115 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.10% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 46 104 148
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-14.66% +15.38%

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
56587 58638 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.12% 51.04% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48340 49168 48136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 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
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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 -16 79 £42,500 -5.55% 9
London -11 44 £45,000 - 4
South East +15 15 £50,000 +56.86% 1
Hampshire +27 7 - -
Southampton +8 7 - -
South West -5 7 £31,750 +17.59% 1
West Midlands -33 7 £27,500 -54.16% 3
Oxfordshire - 7 - -
Oxford - 7 - -
West Yorkshire +7 6 £32,500 +71.05%
Yorkshire +6 6 £32,500 +71.05%
Bradford - 5 £32,500 -
Birmingham -8 4 £29,750 -50.41%
Bristol -23 4 £33,375 +15.08% 1
City of London +18 3 £45,000 -18.18%
Dundee -3 3 £42,500 - 1
Scotland -6 3 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Gloucestershire -17 3 £24,000 -26.15%
Gloucester - 3 £24,000 -
Surrey -1 1 £50,000 +53.84%
Edinburgh -3 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £50,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £27,500 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

1 165 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 135 (81.82%) Flash
3 120 (72.73%) JavaScript
4 118 (71.52%) HTML
5 96 (58.18%) HTML5
6 94 (56.97%) CSS
7 79 (47.88%) XML
8 78 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
9 77 (46.67%) jQuery
10 63 (38.18%) JSON
11 62 (37.58%) MVC
12 55 (33.33%) Web Development
13 50 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
13 50 (30.30%) HTML5 Canvas
14 49 (29.70%) Browserify
15 48 (29.09%) Backbone.js
15 48 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
15 48 (29.09%) French Language
15 48 (29.09%) Retail
15 48 (29.09%) Games
16 45 (27.27%) DNA
17 42 (25.45%) ActionScript 2.0
18 37 (22.42%) Photoshop
19 33 (20.00%) Scrum
20 28 (16.97%) OO
21 27 (16.36%) Apple iOS
22 26 (15.76%) Adobe After Effects
23 25 (15.15%) Android
24 24 (14.55%) Adobe Illustrator
25 22 (13.33%) C#

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 8 (4.85%) Facebook Platform
2 6 (3.64%) Node.js
3 4 (2.42%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.21%) CMS
4 2 (1.21%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.61%) Confluence
Applications
1 37 (22.42%) Photoshop
2 26 (15.76%) Adobe After Effects
3 24 (14.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 7 (4.24%) MS Visio
4 7 (4.24%) Maya
5 5 (3.03%) Adobe Premiere
5 5 (3.03%) MS Excel
6 2 (1.21%) 3ds Max
6 2 (1.21%) MS Office
7 1 (0.61%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 50 (30.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 48 (29.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.61%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.03%) HTTP
1 5 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.64%) MySQL
3 1 (0.61%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 17 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 6 (3.64%) Grunt
2 6 (3.64%) Subversion
3 5 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.42%) Eclipse
4 4 (2.42%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.42%) Selenium
5 3 (1.82%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.21%) Bower
6 2 (1.21%) Xcode
6 2 (1.21%) JIRA
7 1 (0.61%) Maven
7 1 (0.61%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.61%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.61%) FlexUnit
7 1 (0.61%) TestNG
General
1 48 (29.09%) French Language
1 48 (29.09%) Retail
1 48 (29.09%) Games
2 21 (12.73%) Marketing
3 9 (5.45%) Advertising
4 8 (4.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 8 (4.85%) Music Industry
5 6 (3.64%) Finance
6 3 (1.82%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.21%) Military
7 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.21%) Banking
Job Titles
1 126 (76.36%) Developer
2 51 (30.91%) Front-End Developer
3 25 (15.15%) Flash Developer
3 25 (15.15%) Senior Developer
4 21 (12.73%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 18 (10.91%) Games Developer
6 17 (10.30%) ActionScript Developer
7 16 (9.70%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 8 (4.85%) Development Engineer
8 8 (4.85%) Junior
8 8 (4.85%) Junior Developer
9 7 (4.24%) Flash Designer
9 7 (4.24%) Designer
10 6 (3.64%) Mobile Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Junior Games Developer
10 6 (3.64%) Software Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Mobile Games Developer
11 5 (3.03%) PHP Developer
11 5 (3.03%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (81.82%) Flash
2 118 (71.52%) HTML
3 96 (58.18%) HTML5
4 94 (56.97%) CSS
5 79 (47.88%) XML
6 77 (46.67%) jQuery
7 63 (38.18%) JSON
8 50 (30.30%) HTML5 Canvas
9 49 (29.70%) Browserify
10 48 (29.09%) Backbone.js
11 21 (12.73%) CSS3
12 14 (8.48%) .NET
12 14 (8.48%) Apache Flex
13 13 (7.88%) Web Services
14 8 (4.85%) REST
15 6 (3.64%) RESTful
15 6 (3.64%) Classic ASP
15 6 (3.64%) Adobe AIR
16 5 (3.03%) SOAP
17 4 (2.42%) Stage3D
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Animation
2 15 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.09%) User Experience
3 14 (8.48%) Mobile Games
4 12 (7.27%) Graphic Design
4 12 (7.27%) Social Gaming
5 11 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.45%) Online Games
7 8 (4.85%) Mobile App
7 8 (4.85%) E-Learning
8 7 (4.24%) Video Editing
9 6 (3.64%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.64%) Algorithms
9 6 (3.64%) Mathematics
10 5 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
11 3 (1.82%) Social Media
12 2 (1.21%) Physics
13 1 (0.61%) FMCG
13 1 (0.61%) New Media
13 1 (0.61%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 27 (16.36%) Apple iOS
2 25 (15.15%) Android
3 15 (9.09%) Windows
4 13 (7.88%) Linux
5 7 (4.24%) Windows Phone
6 6 (3.64%) UNIX
7 1 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (47.27%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (37.58%) MVC
3 55 (33.33%) Web Development
4 45 (27.27%) DNA
5 33 (20.00%) Scrum
6 28 (16.97%) OO
7 17 (10.30%) iOS Development
8 16 (9.70%) Android Development
9 15 (9.09%) OOP
10 13 (7.88%) TDD
11 12 (7.27%) Game Development
12 9 (5.45%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (5.45%) Unit Testing
13 8 (4.85%) User Stories
13 8 (4.85%) User Acceptance Testing
14 7 (4.24%) Software Engineering
14 7 (4.24%) Asset Management
15 5 (3.03%) BDD
16 4 (2.42%) Mobile Development
16 4 (2.42%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 165 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 120 (72.73%) JavaScript
3 42 (25.45%) ActionScript 2.0
4 22 (13.33%) C#
5 19 (11.52%) C++
6 15 (9.09%) Java
7 14 (8.48%) SQL
8 10 (6.06%) Lua
9 9 (5.45%) PHP
10 5 (3.03%) PHP5
11 4 (2.42%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.21%) Ruby
13 1 (0.61%) AWK
13 1 (0.61%) VB6
13 1 (0.61%) C
13 1 (0.61%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.61%) VB
13 1 (0.61%) Python
13 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (12.73%) DoubleClick
2 17 (10.30%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.30%) Adobe
3 11 (6.67%) Facebook
4 1 (0.61%) Telerik
4 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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