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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 735 703 627
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -76
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 146 167 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.15% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.24% 0.29% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 122 142 264
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,850 £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
60005 56979 63005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.53% 52.56% 53.64%
Number of salaries quoted 50842 48864 55418
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 -81 139 £40,000 +14.28% 11
London -25 85 £45,000 -10.00% 8
South East -1 24 £32,500 +2.36% 1
West Midlands +13 18 £60,000 +140.00% 2
Surrey +3 11 £32,500 +30.00%
Southampton +21 9 £31,250 +42.04% 1
Farnham +17 9 £32,500 +30.00%
Hampshire 0 9 £31,250 +42.04% 1
Birmingham +16 6 £60,000 +140.00% 1
South West -23 6 £27,000 -10.00%
City of London -29 5 £50,000 - 3
Stoke-on-Trent -2 4 £37,500 +10.29%
Staffordshire -4 4 £37,500 +10.29%
Bristol -4 3 £29,000 -12.78%
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £33,000 -
Somerset - 2 £22,500 -
Brighton - 2 £33,000 -
Street - 2 £22,500 -
Berkshire +1 1 £20,000 -35.48%
Dundee 0 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Scotland -8 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Gloucestershire -10 1 £32,500 +13.04%
Manchester -20 1 £55,000 +10.00%
North West -22 1 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England -27 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Yorkshire -32 1 £19,000 -41.53%
West Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £37,500 -
Middlesex - 1 £37,500 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 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.

1 317 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 247 (77.92%) Flash
3 209 (65.93%) HTML
4 191 (60.25%) JavaScript
5 188 (59.31%) CSS
6 130 (41.01%) HTML5
7 101 (31.86%) CSS3
8 98 (30.91%) Adobe
9 95 (29.97%) Games
10 93 (29.34%) OOP
11 92 (29.02%) PHP
12 90 (28.39%) OO
12 90 (28.39%) ActionScript 2.0
13 86 (27.13%) Photoshop
14 81 (25.55%) jQuery
15 80 (25.24%) Git (software)
16 77 (24.29%) Java
17 65 (20.50%) Facebook
18 64 (20.19%) TDD
19 62 (19.56%) Android
20 60 (18.93%) MVC
21 58 (18.30%) E-Commerce
22 57 (17.98%) Apache Flex
23 56 (17.67%) Advertising
24 55 (17.35%) Scrum
24 55 (17.35%) MySQL
25 53 (16.72%) XML
26 49 (15.46%) Python
27 47 (14.83%) Adobe Illustrator
28 44 (13.88%) REST

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 26 (8.20%) CMS
2 25 (7.89%) WordPress
3 23 (7.26%) Node.js
4 11 (3.47%) Drupal
5 9 (2.84%) Apache
6 8 (2.52%) ExpressionEngine
7 5 (1.58%) SilverStripe
8 3 (0.95%) Facebook Platform
9 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.63%) SAS
9 2 (0.63%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.63%) Adobe CQ
9 2 (0.63%) nginx
10 1 (0.32%) Moodle
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
10 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.32%) Flash Media Server
10 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 86 (27.13%) Photoshop
2 47 (14.83%) Adobe Illustrator
3 33 (10.41%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (2.52%) InDesign
5 7 (2.21%) Fireworks
6 4 (1.26%) MS Excel
7 2 (0.63%) MS Office
7 2 (0.63%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.63%) Final Cut Pro
8 1 (0.32%) Swift 3D
8 1 (0.32%) Maya
8 1 (0.32%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Magento
1 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.32%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (0.63%) Amazon S3
1 2 (0.63%) Google App Engine
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.32%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.68%) Internet
2 11 (3.47%) Intranet
2 11 (3.47%) SSL
3 8 (2.52%) DNS
3 8 (2.52%) Extranet
4 7 (2.21%) SMS
5 6 (1.89%) HTTP
6 5 (1.58%) SSH
7 4 (1.26%) FTP
8 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.32%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (17.35%) MySQL
2 10 (3.15%) SQL Server
3 9 (2.84%) Big Data
3 9 (2.84%) SQLite
4 8 (2.52%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.63%) Impala
5 2 (0.63%) HBase
5 2 (0.63%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.63%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.63%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.32%) HSQLDB
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.32%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 80 (25.24%) Git (software)
2 28 (8.83%) JUnit
2 28 (8.83%) Behat
3 26 (8.20%) Subversion
4 24 (7.57%) Dreamweaver
5 17 (5.36%) FlexUnit
5 17 (5.36%) Ant
6 16 (5.05%) Maven
6 16 (5.05%) Jenkins
7 14 (4.42%) TestNG
7 14 (4.42%) Selenium
7 14 (4.42%) Mockito
7 14 (4.42%) PHPUnit
7 14 (4.42%) WebDriver
7 14 (4.42%) Cucumber
8 12 (3.79%) PhoneGap
9 10 (3.15%) Flash Builder
10 8 (2.52%) Grunt
10 8 (2.52%) Xdebug
11 7 (2.21%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 95 (29.97%) Games
2 56 (17.67%) Advertising
3 41 (12.93%) Marketing
4 28 (8.83%) Manufacturing
5 19 (5.99%) Finance
6 13 (4.10%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.52%) Billing
7 8 (2.52%) Retail
8 7 (2.21%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.89%) Automotive
10 4 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.95%) Banking
11 3 (0.95%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Front Office
12 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 273 (86.12%) Developer
2 76 (23.97%) Flash Developer
3 47 (14.83%) PHP Developer
4 37 (11.67%) Designer
5 34 (10.73%) ActionScript Developer
6 31 (9.78%) Senior Developer
6 31 (9.78%) Front-End Developer
7 21 (6.62%) Junior
7 21 (6.62%) Flash Designer
7 21 (6.62%) Junior Developer
8 19 (5.99%) Web Developer
9 17 (5.36%) Flash ActionScript Developer
10 16 (5.05%) Java Developer
11 14 (4.42%) Senior PHP Developer
12 13 (4.10%) Flex Developer
13 12 (3.79%) Games Developer
13 12 (3.79%) PHP Web Developer
14 11 (3.47%) UI Programmer
14 11 (3.47%) Junior Flash Developer
14 11 (3.47%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (77.92%) Flash
2 209 (65.93%) HTML
3 188 (59.31%) CSS
4 130 (41.01%) HTML5
5 101 (31.86%) CSS3
6 81 (25.55%) jQuery
7 57 (17.98%) Apache Flex
8 53 (16.72%) XML
9 44 (13.88%) REST
10 40 (12.62%) LESS
11 38 (11.99%) Backbone.js
12 36 (11.36%) XHTML
13 34 (10.73%) JSON
14 29 (9.15%) Ajax
15 21 (6.62%) AngularJS
15 21 (6.62%) .NET
15 21 (6.62%) Spring
16 19 (5.99%) SOAP
17 17 (5.36%) Sass
17 17 (5.36%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.62%) Social Media
2 39 (12.30%) Animation
3 22 (6.94%) Digital Media
3 22 (6.94%) Mobile App
3 22 (6.94%) Social Gaming
4 16 (5.05%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.05%) iPad
5 15 (4.73%) iPhone
6 13 (4.10%) Social Network
7 11 (3.47%) Video Editing
8 10 (3.15%) E-Learning
8 10 (3.15%) Online Games
9 9 (2.84%) IPTV
9 9 (2.84%) W3C
10 8 (2.52%) RIA
11 7 (2.21%) Mobile Payment
11 7 (2.21%) STB
11 7 (2.21%) Spread Betting
11 7 (2.21%) Streaming Video
11 7 (2.21%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.56%) Android
2 40 (12.62%) Apple iOS
3 34 (10.73%) Linux
4 30 (9.46%) Windows
5 9 (2.84%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.89%) Ubuntu
6 6 (1.89%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.63%) UNIX
7 2 (0.63%) CentOS
7 2 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (29.34%) OOP
2 90 (28.39%) OO
3 64 (20.19%) TDD
4 60 (18.93%) MVC
5 58 (18.30%) E-Commerce
6 55 (17.35%) Scrum
7 43 (13.56%) Software Engineering
8 28 (8.83%) Kanban
8 28 (8.83%) Game Development
9 26 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
11 20 (6.31%) BDD
12 19 (5.99%) Unit Testing
13 18 (5.68%) Analytics
14 17 (5.36%) Domain-Driven Design
15 16 (5.05%) Test Automation
16 15 (4.73%) Responsive Web Design
16 15 (4.73%) SEO
17 14 (4.42%) UML
17 14 (4.42%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 317 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 191 (60.25%) JavaScript
3 92 (29.02%) PHP
4 90 (28.39%) ActionScript 2.0
5 77 (24.29%) Java
6 49 (15.46%) Python
7 32 (10.09%) Lua
8 30 (9.46%) Objective-C
9 28 (8.83%) C++
10 21 (6.62%) SQL
11 19 (5.99%) C#
12 17 (5.36%) PHP5
13 8 (2.52%) PowerHouse
14 7 (2.21%) Ruby
15 5 (1.58%) Erlang
16 4 (1.26%) CoffeeScript
17 3 (0.95%) VBScript
18 2 (0.63%) Shell Script
18 2 (0.63%) R
19 1 (0.32%) HQL
Qualifications
1 30 (9.46%) Degree
2 6 (1.89%) SC Cleared
2 6 (1.89%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.32%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (12.93%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 98 (30.91%) Adobe
2 65 (20.50%) Facebook
3 37 (11.67%) DoubleClick
4 19 (5.99%) Zend
5 13 (4.10%) Twitter
6 10 (3.15%) Sencha
7 9 (2.84%) Google
8 6 (1.89%) Appcelerator
9 5 (1.58%) Microsoft
10 3 (0.95%) Macromedia
11 2 (0.63%) Nokia
11 2 (0.63%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.63%) Yahoo!
12 1 (0.32%) Omniture
12 1 (0.32%) Apple
12 1 (0.32%) Siemens
12 1 (0.32%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle
12 1 (0.32%) Progress
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