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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 796 740 683
Rank change year-on-year
-56 -57
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 87 169 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.081% 0.14% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 32 133 153
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,500 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
54977 61879 57818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.70% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 46773 52797 49726
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £63,125 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

ActionScript 3.0 Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Top 14 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 22 May 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 -41 87 £40,000 - 7
London -5 69 £47,500 +5.55% 3
South East -2 10 £40,000 +23.07%
Surrey +22 9 £40,000 +23.07%
West Yorkshire - 6 £32,750 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £32,750 - 1
Shepperton - 3 £37,500 -
Bradford - 3 £33,000 -
Leeds - 3 £23,000 -
West Midlands -16 2 £26,250 +2.94% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £27,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 175 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 157 (89.71%) Flash
3 149 (85.14%) JavaScript
4 148 (84.57%) HTML
5 129 (73.71%) HTML5
6 119 (68.00%) CSS
7 99 (56.57%) jQuery
8 92 (52.57%) XML
8 92 (52.57%) MVC
9 85 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
10 76 (43.43%) JSON
11 69 (39.43%) Web Development
12 67 (38.29%) Backbone.js
12 67 (38.29%) HTML5 Canvas
13 64 (36.57%) Browserify
13 64 (36.57%) French Language
13 64 (36.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 64 (36.57%) Amazon AWS
13 64 (36.57%) Retail
14 49 (28.00%) DNA
15 38 (21.71%) Games
16 34 (19.43%) OO
16 34 (19.43%) Git (software)
17 29 (16.57%) Adobe
18 28 (16.00%) Photoshop
19 27 (15.43%) CSS3
20 26 (14.86%) PHP
21 25 (14.29%) User Experience
21 25 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
22 23 (13.14%) C++

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (5.71%) WordPress
1 10 (5.71%) CMS
2 9 (5.14%) Joomla!
3 8 (4.57%) Facebook Platform
3 8 (4.57%) concrete5
4 4 (2.29%) Drupal
5 1 (0.57%) Apache
5 1 (0.57%) Liferay
Applications
1 28 (16.00%) Photoshop
2 22 (12.57%) Adobe Illustrator
3 13 (7.43%) Adobe After Effects
3 13 (7.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (4.57%) MS Excel
5 6 (3.43%) Fireworks
6 5 (2.86%) MS Office
7 3 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (1.71%) InDesign
8 2 (1.14%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.57%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.57%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 64 (36.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 64 (36.57%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.29%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.14%) GitHub
4 1 (0.57%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.29%) HTTP
2 4 (2.29%) Internet
3 3 (1.71%) DNS
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.14%) MySQL
2 3 (1.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 34 (19.43%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.71%) Subversion
3 9 (5.14%) JIRA
4 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
5 3 (1.71%) Selenium
6 2 (1.14%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.14%) MSBuild
6 2 (1.14%) TestNG
6 2 (1.14%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.14%) FlexUnit
6 2 (1.14%) Dreamweaver
6 2 (1.14%) Maven
7 1 (0.57%) Xcode
7 1 (0.57%) Ant
7 1 (0.57%) Flash Builder
7 1 (0.57%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.57%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.57%) Aptana Studio
7 1 (0.57%) Gradle
General
1 64 (36.57%) French Language
1 64 (36.57%) Retail
2 38 (21.71%) Games
3 22 (12.57%) Marketing
4 11 (6.29%) Advertising
5 4 (2.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.71%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.71%) Finance
7 1 (0.57%) Law
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 147 (84.00%) Developer
2 61 (34.86%) Front-End Developer
3 31 (17.71%) Senior Developer
4 25 (14.29%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 15 (8.57%) Games Developer
6 14 (8.00%) Development Engineer
6 14 (8.00%) PHP Developer
7 13 (7.43%) Junior
7 13 (7.43%) Junior Developer
7 13 (7.43%) ActionScript Developer
8 11 (6.29%) Flash Developer
9 8 (4.57%) E-Learning Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Lead Developer
10 7 (4.00%) Designer
11 6 (3.43%) Junior Games Developer
11 6 (3.43%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.29%) Interactive Designer
12 4 (2.29%) Software Developer
13 3 (1.71%) Senior Games Developer
13 3 (1.71%) Multimedia Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 157 (89.71%) Flash
2 148 (84.57%) HTML
3 129 (73.71%) HTML5
4 119 (68.00%) CSS
5 99 (56.57%) jQuery
6 92 (52.57%) XML
7 76 (43.43%) JSON
8 67 (38.29%) Backbone.js
8 67 (38.29%) HTML5 Canvas
9 64 (36.57%) Browserify
10 27 (15.43%) CSS3
11 19 (10.86%) Web Services
12 15 (8.57%) Apache Flex
13 14 (8.00%) .NET
14 9 (5.14%) SOAP
14 9 (5.14%) Symfony
14 9 (5.14%) RESTful
14 9 (5.14%) REST
15 8 (4.57%) LAMP
16 7 (4.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.29%) User Experience
2 17 (9.71%) Computer Science
3 13 (7.43%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.14%) Mobile App
5 8 (4.57%) iPhone
5 8 (4.57%) W3C
5 8 (4.57%) E-Learning
6 7 (4.00%) BBC
6 7 (4.00%) Graphic Design
6 7 (4.00%) iDTV
6 7 (4.00%) New Media
7 6 (3.43%) Online Games
7 6 (3.43%) Animation
8 5 (2.86%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.86%) iPad
9 4 (2.29%) Social Gaming
9 4 (2.29%) RIA
9 4 (2.29%) Mobile Games
9 4 (2.29%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (1.71%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.71%) Android
2 15 (8.57%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.29%) Linux
4 10 (5.71%) Windows
5 7 (4.00%) UNIX
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (52.57%) MVC
2 85 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (39.43%) Web Development
4 49 (28.00%) DNA
5 34 (19.43%) OO
6 15 (8.57%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (8.00%) OOP
8 13 (7.43%) Scrum
9 12 (6.86%) iOS Development
9 12 (6.86%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.29%) Content Management
11 8 (4.57%) Web Application Development
12 7 (4.00%) Web Design
12 7 (4.00%) Project Management
12 7 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
13 6 (3.43%) Game Development
14 5 (2.86%) Unit Testing
14 5 (2.86%) 3D Modelling
14 5 (2.86%) Android Development
15 4 (2.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 175 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 149 (85.14%) JavaScript
3 26 (14.86%) PHP
4 25 (14.29%) ActionScript 2.0
5 23 (13.14%) C++
6 15 (8.57%) Java
7 14 (8.00%) PHP5
8 12 (6.86%) C#
9 5 (2.86%) Objective-C
9 5 (2.86%) Python
9 5 (2.86%) Lua
10 4 (2.29%) C
11 3 (1.71%) SQL
12 2 (1.14%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.14%) VB
12 2 (1.14%) VB6
13 1 (0.57%) Ruby
13 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (12.00%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.14%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) WAI
Systems Management
1 8 (4.57%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 29 (16.57%) Adobe
2 11 (6.29%) Facebook
3 8 (4.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (2.29%) Google
5 3 (1.71%) Macromedia
6 2 (1.14%) Twitter
6 2 (1.14%) Telerik
6 2 (1.14%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.57%) Apple
7 1 (0.57%) Sencha
7 1 (0.57%) Zend
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