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 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 817 699 600
Rank change year-on-year
-118 -99
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 82 210 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.19% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.36% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 61 157 258
Average salary £33,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.66% -7.69%

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
56072 58183 62905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.44% 53.38% 54.81%
Number of salaries quoted 48118 49109 55489
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 22 December 2014 within the UK.

ActionScript 3.0 Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Top 24 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 December 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
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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 -126 79 £33,000 -2.94% 8
London -105 42 £42,500 -5.55% 4
West Midlands -15 15 £32,500 +8.33% 1
South West 0 9 £22,000 -20.00%
South East -17 9 £29,000 -3.33% 2
Devon - 9 £22,000 -
Plymouth - 8 £22,000 -
Guildford - 7 - -
Surrey - 7 - - 1
City of London +3 6 £60,000 +65.51%
Shropshire - 6 £32,500 -
Birmingham -4 4 £60,000 +100.00%
Scotland -1 3 £37,500 +38.88%
Dundee +7 2 £37,500 +38.88%
Leeds -12 2 £32,000 -5.88% 1
West Yorkshire -20 2 £32,000 -5.88% 1
Hertfordshire -23 2 £32,000 +16.36%
East of England -28 2 £32,000 -8.57%
Yorkshire -33 2 £32,000 -5.88% 1
Borehamwood - 2 £32,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire -31 1 £29,000 -3.33%
Edinburgh - 1 £55,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £29,000 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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.

1 178 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 144 (80.90%) HTML
3 134 (75.28%) JavaScript
4 128 (71.91%) Flash
5 120 (67.42%) HTML5
6 115 (64.61%) CSS
7 74 (41.57%) jQuery
8 66 (37.08%) MVC
9 65 (36.52%) Git (software)
10 62 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
11 60 (33.71%) XML
12 59 (33.15%) OOP
12 59 (33.15%) Android
13 56 (31.46%) User Experience
14 54 (30.34%) Apple iOS
14 54 (30.34%) Adobe
15 50 (28.09%) CSS3
16 47 (26.40%) Photoshop
16 47 (26.40%) Games
17 45 (25.28%) OO
17 45 (25.28%) Java
18 43 (24.16%) Objective-C
19 42 (23.60%) Adobe Illustrator
19 42 (23.60%) Mentoring
20 41 (23.03%) ActionScript 2.0
21 39 (21.91%) Ajax
21 39 (21.91%) Windows
21 39 (21.91%) iOS Development
22 36 (20.22%) Mobile App
23 35 (19.66%) JSON

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 21 (11.80%) WordPress
2 19 (10.67%) CMS
3 8 (4.49%) Node.js
4 6 (3.37%) Joomla!
5 5 (2.81%) concrete5
5 5 (2.81%) Apache
6 4 (2.25%) nginx
7 2 (1.12%) Drupal
8 1 (0.56%) Liferay
8 1 (0.56%) Moodle
Applications
1 47 (26.40%) Photoshop
2 42 (23.60%) Adobe Illustrator
3 19 (10.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (10.11%) InDesign
5 14 (7.87%) Adobe After Effects
6 10 (5.62%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (5.62%) MS Excel
7 8 (4.49%) Fireworks
8 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
8 2 (1.12%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.56%) MS Office
9 1 (0.56%) Maya
9 1 (0.56%) CorelDRAW
9 1 (0.56%) Adobe Premiere
9 1 (0.56%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
1 1 (0.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) MailChimp
2 2 (1.12%) GitHub
3 1 (0.56%) Pure360
3 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
3 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.74%) Internet
2 6 (3.37%) SSL
3 5 (2.81%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.56%) FTP
4 1 (0.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (14.04%) MySQL
2 9 (5.06%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (36.52%) Git (software)
2 33 (18.54%) JIRA
3 30 (16.85%) Ant
4 28 (15.73%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 5 (2.81%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (2.25%) Subversion
6 4 (2.25%) Flash Builder
7 3 (1.69%) TortoiseSVN
7 3 (1.69%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.69%) Selenium
8 2 (1.12%) Maven
8 2 (1.12%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.56%) Hudson
9 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.56%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.56%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.56%) Aptana Studio
9 1 (0.56%) TestNG
General
1 47 (26.40%) Games
2 31 (17.42%) Marketing
3 24 (13.48%) Retail
4 15 (8.43%) Telecoms
4 15 (8.43%) Advertising
5 6 (3.37%) Finance
6 5 (2.81%) Interactive Media
7 4 (2.25%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.25%) Banking
8 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 153 (85.96%) Developer
2 30 (16.85%) Flash Developer
3 29 (16.29%) Applications Developer
3 29 (16.29%) Mobile Developer
4 28 (15.73%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 23 (12.92%) Senior Developer
6 20 (11.24%) Front-End Developer
7 16 (8.99%) Games Developer
8 15 (8.43%) Senior Applications Developer
8 15 (8.43%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
9 14 (7.87%) E-Learning Developer
9 14 (7.87%) Designer
10 12 (6.74%) PHP Developer
11 11 (6.18%) Web Developer
11 11 (6.18%) Junior
12 8 (4.49%) Junior Developer
12 8 (4.49%) UI Developer
12 8 (4.49%) Junior Front-End Developer
12 8 (4.49%) Front-End Web Developer
12 8 (4.49%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (80.90%) HTML
2 128 (71.91%) Flash
3 120 (67.42%) HTML5
4 115 (64.61%) CSS
5 74 (41.57%) jQuery
6 60 (33.71%) XML
7 50 (28.09%) CSS3
8 39 (21.91%) Ajax
9 35 (19.66%) JSON
10 30 (16.85%) PhoneGap
11 28 (15.73%) Silverlight
11 28 (15.73%) AngularJS
12 13 (7.30%) LESS
13 12 (6.74%) Sass
13 12 (6.74%) .NET
14 10 (5.62%) XHTML
14 10 (5.62%) Web Services
15 9 (5.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 7 (3.93%) HTML5 Canvas
16 7 (3.93%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 56 (31.46%) User Experience
2 36 (20.22%) Mobile App
3 28 (15.73%) N-Tier
3 28 (15.73%) Blackberry
4 21 (11.80%) Animation
5 14 (7.87%) E-Learning
6 13 (7.30%) Graphic Design
6 13 (7.30%) Online Games
7 12 (6.74%) iPad
8 11 (6.18%) RIA
9 10 (5.62%) BBC
9 10 (5.62%) iDTV
10 9 (5.06%) SCORM
11 7 (3.93%) Video Editing
12 6 (3.37%) Computer Science
12 6 (3.37%) Over-the-Top Content
13 5 (2.81%) iPhone
13 5 (2.81%) Flash Games
13 5 (2.81%) STB
13 5 (2.81%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.15%) Android
2 54 (30.34%) Apple iOS
3 39 (21.91%) Windows
4 28 (15.73%) Windows 8
5 11 (6.18%) Linux
6 2 (1.12%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.12%) CentOS
6 2 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (37.08%) MVC
2 62 (34.83%) Agile Software Development
3 59 (33.15%) OOP
4 45 (25.28%) OO
5 42 (23.60%) Mentoring
6 39 (21.91%) iOS Development
7 32 (17.98%) E-Commerce
8 31 (17.42%) Android Development
9 30 (16.85%) Scrum
10 29 (16.29%) SOA
11 20 (11.24%) Responsive Web Design
12 19 (10.67%) Game Development
13 10 (5.62%) Web Design
14 9 (5.06%) Project Management
15 8 (4.49%) TDD
15 8 (4.49%) Software Engineering
16 6 (3.37%) Content Management
17 5 (2.81%) Web Development
17 5 (2.81%) Time Management
17 5 (2.81%) Progressive Enhancement
Programming Languages
1 178 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 134 (75.28%) JavaScript
3 45 (25.28%) Java
4 43 (24.16%) Objective-C
5 41 (23.03%) ActionScript 2.0
6 33 (18.54%) PHP
7 19 (10.67%) Lua
8 15 (8.43%) PHP5
9 10 (5.62%) Python
10 7 (3.93%) SQL
10 7 (3.93%) C++
11 5 (2.81%) C#
11 5 (2.81%) VBScript
12 4 (2.25%) Ruby
13 3 (1.69%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.69%) PHP4
14 2 (1.12%) UnrealScript
14 2 (1.12%) C
15 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 28 (15.73%) SC Cleared
1 28 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 9 (5.06%) Degree
3 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.37%) ISO 9001
1 6 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) WAI
Systems Management
1 5 (2.81%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 54 (30.34%) Adobe
2 29 (16.29%) Sencha
3 28 (15.73%) Appcelerator
4 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
5 6 (3.37%) DoubleClick
6 4 (2.25%) Facebook
7 3 (1.69%) Twitter
8 2 (1.12%) Google
8 2 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.12%) Apple
9 1 (0.56%) Sony
9 1 (0.56%) Zend
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle
9 1 (0.56%) Siemens
9 1 (0.56%) Roku
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