The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 752 702 625
Rank change year-on-year
-50 -77
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 153 178 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.16% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 128 148 276
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60613 57242 63379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.72% 52.61% 53.74%
Number of salaries quoted 51472 49132 55776
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

ActionScript 3.0 Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 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 25 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -59 146 £40,000 +6.66% 15
London -42 94 £45,000 -10.00% 10
South East -6 25 £32,500 - 3
West Midlands 0 17 £37,500 +50.00%
Surrey +2 12 £32,500 -8.45%
Farnham +17 10 £32,500 +30.00%
Southampton +14 9 £31,250 +42.04% 2
Hampshire +12 9 £31,250 +42.04% 3
City of London -32 7 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South West -15 6 £27,000 -10.00%
Birmingham +3 4 £60,000 +140.00%
Stoke-on-Trent +1 4 £37,500 +10.29%
Staffordshire -9 4 £37,500 +10.29%
Bristol -1 3 £29,000 -17.14%
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 - 1
Chiswick - 2 £28,750 -
Somerset - 2 £22,500 -
Brighton - 2 £33,000 -
Street - 2 £22,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £33,000 -
Berkshire +5 1 £20,000 -35.48%
Redditch 0 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Worcestershire 0 1 £21,500 -14.00%
Dundee -3 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Gloucestershire -6 1 £32,500 +13.04%
Scotland -9 1 £40,000 +23.07%
East of England -16 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Leicestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £32,500 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 325 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 258 (79.38%) Flash
3 215 (66.15%) HTML
4 194 (59.69%) JavaScript
5 191 (58.77%) CSS
6 132 (40.62%) HTML5
7 104 (32.00%) CSS3
8 101 (31.08%) Adobe
9 99 (30.46%) Games
10 97 (29.85%) PHP
11 94 (28.92%) ActionScript 2.0
12 93 (28.62%) OOP
13 92 (28.31%) OO
14 87 (26.77%) Photoshop
15 82 (25.23%) jQuery
16 79 (24.31%) Java
17 77 (23.69%) Git (software)
18 68 (20.92%) Facebook
19 66 (20.31%) TDD
20 60 (18.46%) Apache Flex
20 60 (18.46%) Advertising
21 59 (18.15%) MVC
21 59 (18.15%) E-Commerce
21 59 (18.15%) Android
22 58 (17.85%) MySQL
22 58 (17.85%) Scrum
23 56 (17.23%) XML
24 52 (16.00%) Python
25 47 (14.46%) Adobe Illustrator
26 44 (13.54%) QA

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 25 (7.69%) CMS
1 25 (7.69%) WordPress
2 22 (6.77%) Node.js
3 12 (3.69%) Drupal
4 9 (2.77%) Apache
5 8 (2.46%) ExpressionEngine
6 6 (1.85%) SilverStripe
7 3 (0.92%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.62%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.62%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.62%) SAS
8 2 (0.62%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.31%) Flash Media Server
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.31%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.31%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.31%) Confluence
9 1 (0.31%) nginx
9 1 (0.31%) Moodle
Applications
1 87 (26.77%) Photoshop
2 47 (14.46%) Adobe Illustrator
3 33 (10.15%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (2.46%) InDesign
5 7 (2.15%) Fireworks
6 6 (1.85%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.62%) Final Cut Pro
7 2 (0.62%) MS Office
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.31%) Swift 3D
8 1 (0.31%) Maya
8 1 (0.31%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.31%) WebTrends
1 1 (0.31%) Sophis RISQUE
1 1 (0.31%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.62%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.62%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.54%) Internet
2 11 (3.38%) Intranet
3 10 (3.08%) SSL
4 8 (2.46%) DNS
4 8 (2.46%) Extranet
5 7 (2.15%) SMS
6 6 (1.85%) HTTP
7 5 (1.54%) SSH
8 4 (1.23%) FTP
9 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
10 1 (0.31%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (17.85%) MySQL
2 11 (3.38%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.08%) Big Data
4 9 (2.77%) NoSQL
4 9 (2.77%) SQLite
5 3 (0.92%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.92%) Apache Hive
5 3 (0.92%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.92%) HBase
5 3 (0.92%) Impala
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.31%) HSQLDB
6 1 (0.31%) OLAP
6 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 77 (23.69%) Git (software)
2 30 (9.23%) JUnit
3 29 (8.92%) Behat
4 27 (8.31%) Subversion
5 25 (7.69%) Dreamweaver
6 18 (5.54%) FlexUnit
7 16 (4.92%) Maven
7 16 (4.92%) Jenkins
8 15 (4.62%) Ant
8 15 (4.62%) PHPUnit
9 14 (4.31%) Mockito
9 14 (4.31%) TestNG
9 14 (4.31%) Selenium
9 14 (4.31%) WebDriver
9 14 (4.31%) Cucumber
10 11 (3.38%) Flash Builder
11 10 (3.08%) PhoneGap
12 9 (2.77%) Xdebug
13 8 (2.46%) Grunt
14 6 (1.85%) Jasmine
General
1 99 (30.46%) Games
2 60 (18.46%) Advertising
3 43 (13.23%) Marketing
4 30 (9.23%) Manufacturing
5 21 (6.46%) Finance
6 12 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.46%) Billing
8 7 (2.15%) Retail
8 7 (2.15%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.85%) Automotive
10 4 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.92%) Law
11 3 (0.92%) Banking
12 1 (0.31%) Legal
12 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 281 (86.46%) Developer
2 80 (24.62%) Flash Developer
3 48 (14.77%) PHP Developer
4 37 (11.38%) Designer
5 35 (10.77%) Front-End Developer
6 33 (10.15%) ActionScript Developer
7 32 (9.85%) Senior Developer
8 21 (6.46%) Flash Designer
9 20 (6.15%) Junior
9 20 (6.15%) Junior Developer
10 18 (5.54%) Web Developer
11 17 (5.23%) Java Developer
11 17 (5.23%) Flash ActionScript Developer
12 15 (4.62%) Senior PHP Developer
13 14 (4.31%) Flex Developer
14 12 (3.69%) PHP Web Developer
14 12 (3.69%) Games Developer
15 11 (3.38%) Graduate
15 11 (3.38%) Software Developer
15 11 (3.38%) Junior Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (79.38%) Flash
2 215 (66.15%) HTML
3 191 (58.77%) CSS
4 132 (40.62%) HTML5
5 104 (32.00%) CSS3
6 82 (25.23%) jQuery
7 60 (18.46%) Apache Flex
8 56 (17.23%) XML
9 43 (13.23%) REST
10 40 (12.31%) Backbone.js
10 40 (12.31%) LESS
11 38 (11.69%) XHTML
12 35 (10.77%) JSON
13 28 (8.62%) Ajax
14 24 (7.38%) Spring
15 22 (6.77%) .NET
16 19 (5.85%) SOAP
16 19 (5.85%) Hibernate
16 19 (5.85%) Symfony
16 19 (5.85%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 41 (12.62%) Social Media
2 40 (12.31%) Animation
3 23 (7.08%) Social Gaming
4 22 (6.77%) Digital Media
5 20 (6.15%) Mobile App
6 17 (5.23%) iPad
7 16 (4.92%) iPhone
8 15 (4.62%) Computer Science
9 14 (4.31%) Social Network
10 12 (3.69%) Online Games
11 11 (3.38%) Video Editing
12 10 (3.08%) E-Learning
13 9 (2.77%) W3C
14 8 (2.46%) IPTV
15 7 (2.15%) Streaming Video
15 7 (2.15%) 3D Graphics
15 7 (2.15%) Spread Betting
15 7 (2.15%) RIA
15 7 (2.15%) Mobile Payment
16 6 (1.85%) Browser Games
Operating Systems
1 59 (18.15%) Android
2 38 (11.69%) Apple iOS
3 35 (10.77%) Linux
4 29 (8.92%) Windows
5 9 (2.77%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.85%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.23%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.62%) CentOS
8 2 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.62%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (28.62%) OOP
2 92 (28.31%) OO
3 66 (20.31%) TDD
4 59 (18.15%) E-Commerce
4 59 (18.15%) MVC
5 58 (17.85%) Scrum
6 43 (13.23%) Software Engineering
7 30 (9.23%) Kanban
8 29 (8.92%) Agile Software Development
9 28 (8.62%) Game Development
10 22 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
11 21 (6.46%) BDD
12 20 (6.15%) Analytics
12 20 (6.15%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.54%) Domain-Driven Design
14 16 (4.92%) Test Automation
15 15 (4.62%) Responsive Web Design
15 15 (4.62%) Automated Testing
15 15 (4.62%) SEO
16 14 (4.31%) UML
Programming Languages
1 325 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 194 (59.69%) JavaScript
3 97 (29.85%) PHP
4 94 (28.92%) ActionScript 2.0
5 79 (24.31%) Java
6 52 (16.00%) Python
7 35 (10.77%) Lua
8 28 (8.62%) Objective-C
8 28 (8.62%) C++
9 22 (6.77%) SQL
10 20 (6.15%) C#
11 16 (4.92%) PHP5
12 8 (2.46%) Ruby
12 8 (2.46%) PowerHouse
13 5 (1.54%) Erlang
14 4 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
15 3 (0.92%) R
15 3 (0.92%) VBScript
16 2 (0.62%) Shell Script
17 1 (0.31%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 30 (9.23%) Degree
2 4 (1.23%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (13.54%) QA
2 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.62%) Puppet
1 2 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.31%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 101 (31.08%) Adobe
2 68 (20.92%) Facebook
3 38 (11.69%) DoubleClick
4 21 (6.46%) Zend
5 13 (4.00%) Twitter
6 12 (3.69%) Google
7 8 (2.46%) Sencha
8 7 (2.15%) Microsoft
9 4 (1.23%) Appcelerator
10 3 (0.92%) Macromedia
11 2 (0.62%) Nokia
11 2 (0.62%) Yahoo!
11 2 (0.62%) Omniture
11 2 (0.62%) Red Hat
12 1 (0.31%) Apple
12 1 (0.31%) Siemens
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle
12 1 (0.31%) Progress
12 1 (0.31%) Dell
12 1 (0.31%) Cognizant
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