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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 791 758 691
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -67
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 109 186 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.098% 0.15% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.19% 0.29% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 140 166
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,400 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+13.63% +1.53%

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
56627 63700 59354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.88% 52.61% 53.45%
Number of salaries quoted 48179 53726 50913
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 21 April 2015 within the UK.

ActionScript 3.0 Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Top 20 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 21 April 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 -20 109 £40,000 - 6
London -5 84 £45,000 -7.69% 2
South East +2 13 £40,000 +28.00% 1
Surrey +23 11 £40,000 +23.07%
West Yorkshire +9 5 £32,500 -4.41% 2
Yorkshire +6 5 £32,500 -4.41% 2
City of London +9 4 £67,500 +25.58%
West Midlands -16 4 £23,000 -16.36%
Leeds +14 3 £23,000 -32.35% 1
Devon -3 3 - -
South West -17 3 - -
Shropshire - 2 £32,500 -
Shepperton - 2 £37,500 -
Bradford - 2 £33,750 -
Coventry - 2 £22,250 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 - -
Oxfordshire +13 1 - - 1
Oxford +7 1 - -
Brighton - 1 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £32,500 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 194 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 173 (89.18%) Flash
3 168 (86.60%) HTML
4 162 (83.51%) JavaScript
5 140 (72.16%) HTML5
6 126 (64.95%) CSS
7 99 (51.03%) XML
8 98 (50.52%) jQuery
9 91 (46.91%) MVC
10 86 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
11 71 (36.60%) JSON
12 64 (32.99%) Web Development
13 62 (31.96%) Backbone.js
13 62 (31.96%) HTML5 Canvas
14 60 (30.93%) Retail
15 59 (30.41%) French Language
15 59 (30.41%) Microsoft Azure
15 59 (30.41%) Amazon AWS
15 59 (30.41%) Browserify
16 44 (22.68%) DNA
17 40 (20.62%) Games
18 39 (20.10%) Photoshop
19 38 (19.59%) Adobe
19 38 (19.59%) Git (software)
20 36 (18.56%) OO
21 33 (17.01%) Adobe Illustrator
21 33 (17.01%) Marketing
22 32 (16.49%) ActionScript 2.0
22 32 (16.49%) CSS3
22 32 (16.49%) User Experience

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 13 (6.70%) CMS
1 13 (6.70%) WordPress
2 10 (5.15%) Joomla!
3 9 (4.64%) concrete5
4 7 (3.61%) Facebook Platform
5 4 (2.06%) Drupal
6 1 (0.52%) Liferay
6 1 (0.52%) Apache
Applications
1 39 (20.10%) Photoshop
2 33 (17.01%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (9.79%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 16 (8.25%) Adobe After Effects
5 12 (6.19%) InDesign
5 12 (6.19%) MS Excel
6 11 (5.67%) Fireworks
7 7 (3.61%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (2.58%) MS Office
9 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.52%) CorelDRAW
Business Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 59 (30.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 59 (30.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.03%) GitHub
3 1 (0.52%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.67%) HTTP
2 5 (2.58%) Internet
3 3 (1.55%) DNS
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (8.76%) MySQL
2 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.03%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 38 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.15%) Subversion
2 10 (5.15%) JIRA
3 3 (1.55%) Selenium
3 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.03%) Dreamweaver
4 2 (1.03%) Maven
4 2 (1.03%) Flash Builder
4 2 (1.03%) Ant
4 2 (1.03%) TestNG
4 2 (1.03%) FlexUnit
4 2 (1.03%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.03%) MSBuild
4 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.52%) Gradle
5 1 (0.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.52%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.52%) Xcode
5 1 (0.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 60 (30.93%) Retail
2 59 (30.41%) French Language
3 40 (20.62%) Games
4 33 (17.01%) Marketing
5 20 (10.31%) Advertising
6 5 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.06%) Interactive Media
8 2 (1.03%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.03%) Finance
9 1 (0.52%) Law
9 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 162 (83.51%) Developer
2 56 (28.87%) Front-End Developer
3 29 (14.95%) Senior Developer
4 22 (11.34%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 18 (9.28%) Games Developer
5 18 (9.28%) Flash Developer
6 15 (7.73%) PHP Developer
7 14 (7.22%) Development Engineer
8 13 (6.70%) Designer
8 13 (6.70%) Junior
9 12 (6.19%) Junior Developer
9 12 (6.19%) E-Learning Developer
9 12 (6.19%) ActionScript Developer
10 7 (3.61%) Lead Developer
11 5 (2.58%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.58%) Junior Games Developer
12 4 (2.06%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.06%) Interactive Designer
13 3 (1.55%) Senior Games Developer
13 3 (1.55%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 173 (89.18%) Flash
2 168 (86.60%) HTML
3 140 (72.16%) HTML5
4 126 (64.95%) CSS
5 99 (51.03%) XML
6 98 (50.52%) jQuery
7 71 (36.60%) JSON
8 62 (31.96%) Backbone.js
8 62 (31.96%) HTML5 Canvas
9 59 (30.41%) Browserify
10 32 (16.49%) CSS3
11 27 (13.92%) Web Services
12 16 (8.25%) Apache Flex
13 13 (6.70%) .NET
14 10 (5.15%) Symfony
15 9 (4.64%) RESTful
15 9 (4.64%) SOAP
15 9 (4.64%) LAMP
15 9 (4.64%) REST
16 7 (3.61%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.49%) User Experience
2 15 (7.73%) iDTV
2 15 (7.73%) BBC
2 15 (7.73%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.19%) Animation
3 12 (6.19%) E-Learning
4 11 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.67%) Mobile App
5 10 (5.15%) Online Games
6 9 (4.64%) iPhone
6 9 (4.64%) iPad
6 9 (4.64%) Graphic Design
7 8 (4.12%) W3C
8 7 (3.61%) SCORM
8 7 (3.61%) New Media
9 5 (2.58%) RIA
9 5 (2.58%) Video Editing
10 4 (2.06%) Mobile Games
10 4 (2.06%) Mathematics
11 3 (1.55%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.34%) Android
2 20 (10.31%) Apple iOS
3 11 (5.67%) Windows
4 10 (5.15%) Linux
5 6 (3.09%) UNIX
6 1 (0.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (46.91%) MVC
2 86 (44.33%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (32.99%) Web Development
4 44 (22.68%) DNA
5 36 (18.56%) OO
6 19 (9.79%) Responsive Web Design
7 14 (7.22%) iOS Development
7 14 (7.22%) E-Commerce
7 14 (7.22%) OOP
8 12 (6.19%) Content Management
8 12 (6.19%) Scrum
9 11 (5.67%) Web Design
10 10 (5.15%) Game Development
11 9 (4.64%) Web Application Development
12 8 (4.12%) Project Management
13 7 (3.61%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (3.09%) Mentoring
15 5 (2.58%) Android Development
15 5 (2.58%) Mobile Application Development
15 5 (2.58%) 3D Modelling
Programming Languages
1 194 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 162 (83.51%) JavaScript
3 32 (16.49%) ActionScript 2.0
4 27 (13.92%) PHP
5 21 (10.82%) C++
6 16 (8.25%) Java
7 15 (7.73%) PHP5
8 13 (6.70%) C#
9 9 (4.64%) Lua
10 8 (4.12%) Objective-C
11 5 (2.58%) Python
12 4 (2.06%) C
13 3 (1.55%) SQL
14 2 (1.03%) T-SQL
14 2 (1.03%) VB
14 2 (1.03%) VB6
15 1 (0.52%) Ruby
15 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (10.31%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) WAI
Systems Management
1 9 (4.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 38 (19.59%) Adobe
2 11 (5.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.64%) Facebook
4 6 (3.09%) DoubleClick
5 4 (2.06%) Google
6 3 (1.55%) Macromedia
7 2 (1.03%) Telerik
7 2 (1.03%) Sencha
7 2 (1.03%) Twitter
8 1 (0.52%) Appcelerator
8 1 (0.52%) Zend
8 1 (0.52%) Apple
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