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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 822 781 709
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -72
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 70 148 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.13% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 37 123 144
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-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
56197 60288 57126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.32% 51.53% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47850 51125 49034
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015 within the UK.

ActionScript 3.0 Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Top 22 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 July 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 -55 67 £36,250 -9.37% 12
London -19 40 £45,750 +1.66% 5
South East -14 10 £37,500 +15.38% 2
West Midlands -18 8 £26,250 -46.15% 3
Southampton +4 6 - - 1
Hampshire -1 6 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £32,750 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £32,750 - 1
Birmingham -7 4 £29,750 -50.41% 3
Bradford - 4 £32,500 - 1
City of London +24 3 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Bristol -11 3 £31,750 +9.48% 1
South West -14 3 £31,750 +17.59% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 1
Oxford - 3 - - 1
Scotland +15 2 - - 1
Dundee 0 2 - -
Surrey +5 1 £37,500 +15.38%
Shepperton - 1 £37,500 -
Leeds - 1 £34,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £27,500 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 174 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 143 (82.18%) Flash
3 133 (76.44%) HTML
3 133 (76.44%) JavaScript
4 113 (64.94%) HTML5
5 106 (60.92%) CSS
6 96 (55.17%) jQuery
7 91 (52.30%) XML
8 84 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
9 83 (47.70%) MVC
10 81 (46.55%) JSON
11 71 (40.80%) Web Development
12 68 (39.08%) HTML5 Canvas
13 67 (38.51%) Backbone.js
14 65 (37.36%) Microsoft Azure
15 64 (36.78%) Amazon AWS
15 64 (36.78%) Browserify
15 64 (36.78%) French Language
15 64 (36.78%) Retail
16 49 (28.16%) DNA
17 42 (24.14%) Games
18 37 (21.26%) ActionScript 2.0
19 29 (16.67%) OO
19 29 (16.67%) Photoshop
20 24 (13.79%) Adobe After Effects
21 23 (13.22%) Marketing
22 22 (12.64%) Adobe
23 21 (12.07%) CSS3
24 20 (11.49%) Git (software)
24 20 (11.49%) Apple iOS

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.60%) Facebook Platform
2 3 (1.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.57%) CMS
3 1 (0.57%) Drupal
3 1 (0.57%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.57%) Confluence
3 1 (0.57%) Node.js
Applications
1 29 (16.67%) Photoshop
2 24 (13.79%) Adobe After Effects
3 16 (9.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (2.87%) Adobe Premiere
4 5 (2.87%) MS Excel
4 5 (2.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (2.30%) MS Office
6 3 (1.72%) MS Visio
6 3 (1.72%) Maya
7 2 (1.15%) 3ds Max
7 2 (1.15%) Fireworks
Cloud Services
1 65 (37.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (36.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.15%) GitHub
4 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.32%) HTTP
2 5 (2.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) MySQL
1 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.15%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (11.49%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.32%) Subversion
3 4 (2.30%) Visual Studio
3 4 (2.30%) Eclipse
3 4 (2.30%) IntelliJ
4 2 (1.15%) JIRA
4 2 (1.15%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.57%) Gradle
5 1 (0.57%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.57%) Grunt
5 1 (0.57%) Bower
5 1 (0.57%) Maven
5 1 (0.57%) FlexUnit
5 1 (0.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.57%) Selenium
5 1 (0.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.57%) TestNG
5 1 (0.57%) Xcode
General
1 64 (36.78%) Retail
1 64 (36.78%) French Language
2 42 (24.14%) Games
3 23 (13.22%) Marketing
4 10 (5.75%) Advertising
5 8 (4.60%) Music Industry
5 8 (4.60%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.45%) Finance
7 3 (1.72%) Multimedia
8 2 (1.15%) Military
8 2 (1.15%) Banking
8 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 136 (78.16%) Developer
2 60 (34.48%) Front-End Developer
3 30 (17.24%) Senior Developer
4 25 (14.37%) Senior Front-End Developer
5 18 (10.34%) Games Developer
6 17 (9.77%) Flash Developer
7 16 (9.20%) ActionScript Developer
8 14 (8.05%) Development Engineer
9 11 (6.32%) Junior Developer
9 11 (6.32%) Junior
10 9 (5.17%) Flash ActionScript Developer
11 8 (4.60%) Designer
12 7 (4.02%) Flash Designer
12 7 (4.02%) Lead Developer
12 7 (4.02%) PHP Developer
13 6 (3.45%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.45%) Web Developer
13 6 (3.45%) Junior Games Developer
14 5 (2.87%) Mobile Developer
15 4 (2.30%) Mobile Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (82.18%) Flash
2 133 (76.44%) HTML
3 113 (64.94%) HTML5
4 106 (60.92%) CSS
5 96 (55.17%) jQuery
6 91 (52.30%) XML
7 81 (46.55%) JSON
8 68 (39.08%) HTML5 Canvas
9 67 (38.51%) Backbone.js
10 64 (36.78%) Browserify
11 21 (12.07%) CSS3
12 16 (9.20%) Web Services
13 14 (8.05%) Apache Flex
14 12 (6.90%) .NET
15 9 (5.17%) SOAP
15 9 (5.17%) REST
15 9 (5.17%) RESTful
16 7 (4.02%) Classic ASP
17 5 (2.87%) Adobe AIR
18 4 (2.30%) Stage3D
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 15 (8.62%) Animation
3 14 (8.05%) User Experience
4 12 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (6.90%) Mobile Games
5 9 (5.17%) Social Gaming
6 8 (4.60%) Graphic Design
7 7 (4.02%) Online Games
7 7 (4.02%) Mobile App
8 6 (3.45%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.45%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.45%) Video Editing
8 6 (3.45%) Mathematics
9 5 (2.87%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (2.87%) E-Learning
10 2 (1.15%) Physics
11 1 (0.57%) FMCG
11 1 (0.57%) Social Media
11 1 (0.57%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.49%) Apple iOS
2 18 (10.34%) Android
3 14 (8.05%) Windows
4 12 (6.90%) Linux
5 6 (3.45%) UNIX
6 5 (2.87%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (47.70%) MVC
3 71 (40.80%) Web Development
4 49 (28.16%) DNA
5 29 (16.67%) OO
6 20 (11.49%) Scrum
7 12 (6.90%) OOP
8 11 (6.32%) Digital Marketing
9 10 (5.75%) Android Development
9 10 (5.75%) iOS Development
10 8 (4.60%) Unit Testing
11 7 (4.02%) Game Development
12 6 (3.45%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (3.45%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.45%) TDD
13 5 (2.87%) User Stories
14 3 (1.72%) Asset Management
14 3 (1.72%) Content Management
14 3 (1.72%) E-Commerce
14 3 (1.72%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 174 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 133 (76.44%) JavaScript
3 37 (21.26%) ActionScript 2.0
4 20 (11.49%) C++
5 16 (9.20%) C#
6 14 (8.05%) Java
7 11 (6.32%) SQL
8 10 (5.75%) PHP
9 6 (3.45%) Lua
9 6 (3.45%) PHP5
10 4 (2.30%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.72%) Python
11 3 (1.72%) C
12 2 (1.15%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.15%) VB
12 2 (1.15%) VB6
13 1 (0.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (10.92%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.15%) QA
Vendors
1 22 (12.64%) Adobe
2 19 (10.92%) DoubleClick
3 16 (9.20%) Microsoft
4 10 (5.75%) Facebook
5 2 (1.15%) Telerik
6 1 (0.57%) Macromedia
6 1 (0.57%) Google
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