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 11 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 727 674 603
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -71
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 170 196 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% 0.34% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 141 158 279
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
60730 57464 63367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.06% 52.68% 53.97%
Number of salaries quoted 51757 49587 55831
Average salary £43,164 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.27% +2.50%
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 11 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 11 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
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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 -43 163 £40,000 -3.03% 16
London -39 110 £44,500 -11.00% 10
South East +4 29 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Surrey +16 16 £32,500 -29.34%
West Midlands +6 14 £22,500 -10.00%
Farnham - 13 £32,500 -
City of London -27 11 £45,000 -10.00% 4
Southampton +12 9 £31,250 +42.04% 1
Hampshire +8 9 £31,250 +42.04% 1
South West -14 6 £27,000 -10.00% 2
Worcestershire +4 3 £21,500 -14.00%
Bristol +2 3 £29,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent -4 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Staffordshire -9 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Chiswick - 3 £22,500 -
Redditch +6 2 £21,500 -14.00%
East of England -13 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Somerset - 2 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £33,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £35,000 - 1
Brighton - 2 £33,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 -
Street - 2 £22,500 -
Gloucestershire -4 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Berkshire -5 1 £20,000 -35.48%
Dundee -6 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Scotland -13 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Guildford - 1 £35,000 -
Leicester - 1 £37,500 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 11 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.

1 350 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 280 (80.00%) Flash
3 231 (66.00%) HTML
4 211 (60.29%) JavaScript
5 205 (58.57%) CSS
6 143 (40.86%) HTML5
7 118 (33.71%) CSS3
8 107 (30.57%) Adobe
9 106 (30.29%) Games
10 104 (29.71%) PHP
11 102 (29.14%) ActionScript 2.0
12 101 (28.86%) OO
13 94 (26.86%) Photoshop
14 93 (26.57%) jQuery
15 88 (25.14%) OOP
16 82 (23.43%) Java
17 78 (22.29%) Git (software)
18 75 (21.43%) Facebook
19 70 (20.00%) TDD
20 67 (19.14%) Advertising
21 65 (18.57%) Scrum
22 62 (17.71%) MySQL
22 62 (17.71%) Apache Flex
23 60 (17.14%) E-Commerce
23 60 (17.14%) MVC
24 59 (16.86%) Python
25 56 (16.00%) XML
25 56 (16.00%) Android
26 53 (15.14%) Adobe Illustrator
27 49 (14.00%) QA

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 11 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 28 (8.00%) WordPress
2 25 (7.14%) CMS
3 20 (5.71%) Node.js
4 13 (3.71%) Drupal
5 9 (2.57%) Apache
6 8 (2.29%) ExpressionEngine
7 6 (1.71%) SilverStripe
8 3 (0.86%) Facebook Platform
8 3 (0.86%) Adobe CQ
8 3 (0.86%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.57%) SAS
9 2 (0.57%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.29%) Flash Media Server
10 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.29%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.29%) Confluence
10 1 (0.29%) nginx
10 1 (0.29%) Moodle
Applications
1 94 (26.86%) Photoshop
2 53 (15.14%) Adobe Illustrator
3 36 (10.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 8 (2.29%) InDesign
4 8 (2.29%) Fireworks
5 6 (1.71%) MS Excel
6 2 (0.57%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.57%) MS Office
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.29%) Swift 3D
7 1 (0.29%) Maya
7 1 (0.29%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 3 (0.86%) Sophis RISQUE
2 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.29%) Magento
2 1 (0.29%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.57%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.29%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.14%) Internet
2 13 (3.71%) Intranet
3 10 (2.86%) SSL
4 8 (2.29%) DNS
4 8 (2.29%) Extranet
5 7 (2.00%) SMS
6 5 (1.43%) HTTP
6 5 (1.43%) SSH
7 4 (1.14%) FTP
8 2 (0.57%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.29%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (17.71%) MySQL
2 12 (3.43%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.14%) Big Data
4 10 (2.86%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.57%) SQLite
6 4 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.14%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.14%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.14%) HBase
6 4 (1.14%) Impala
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.29%) HSQLDB
7 1 (0.29%) OLAP
7 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 78 (22.29%) Git (software)
2 34 (9.71%) JUnit
3 31 (8.86%) Behat
4 30 (8.57%) Subversion
5 28 (8.00%) Dreamweaver
6 19 (5.43%) FlexUnit
7 17 (4.86%) PHPUnit
8 16 (4.57%) Maven
8 16 (4.57%) Jenkins
9 14 (4.00%) WebDriver
9 14 (4.00%) Cucumber
9 14 (4.00%) Selenium
9 14 (4.00%) Mockito
9 14 (4.00%) TestNG
10 11 (3.14%) Flash Builder
10 11 (3.14%) Xdebug
11 10 (2.86%) Ant
12 7 (2.00%) JSUnit
12 7 (2.00%) JsTestDriver
12 7 (2.00%) Grunt
General
1 106 (30.29%) Games
2 67 (19.14%) Advertising
3 44 (12.57%) Marketing
4 34 (9.71%) Manufacturing
5 24 (6.86%) Finance
6 11 (3.14%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.29%) Multimedia
7 8 (2.29%) Billing
8 6 (1.71%) Retail
8 6 (1.71%) Automotive
9 4 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.86%) Law
10 3 (0.86%) Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 305 (87.14%) Developer
2 83 (23.71%) Flash Developer
3 49 (14.00%) PHP Developer
3 49 (14.00%) Front-End Developer
4 39 (11.14%) Designer
5 35 (10.00%) ActionScript Developer
6 34 (9.71%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.57%) Web Developer
7 23 (6.57%) Flash Designer
8 21 (6.00%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 20 (5.71%) Junior
9 20 (5.71%) Junior Developer
10 18 (5.14%) Java Developer
11 16 (4.57%) Senior PHP Developer
11 16 (4.57%) Flex Developer
12 15 (4.29%) Games Developer
13 14 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
14 12 (3.43%) PHP Web Developer
15 11 (3.14%) Junior Flash Developer
15 11 (3.14%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (80.00%) Flash
2 231 (66.00%) HTML
3 205 (58.57%) CSS
4 143 (40.86%) HTML5
5 118 (33.71%) CSS3
6 93 (26.57%) jQuery
7 62 (17.71%) Apache Flex
8 56 (16.00%) XML
9 45 (12.86%) Backbone.js
10 44 (12.57%) LESS
11 43 (12.29%) REST
11 43 (12.29%) XHTML
12 37 (10.57%) JSON
13 29 (8.29%) Spring
14 27 (7.71%) Ajax
15 26 (7.43%) .NET
16 24 (6.86%) Symfony
17 23 (6.57%) Hibernate
18 22 (6.29%) Django
19 20 (5.71%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.57%) Animation
2 43 (12.29%) Social Media
3 25 (7.14%) Social Gaming
4 22 (6.29%) Digital Media
5 17 (4.86%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.86%) iPad
6 16 (4.57%) iPhone
7 15 (4.29%) Social Network
8 14 (4.00%) Computer Science
9 13 (3.71%) Online Games
10 11 (3.14%) Video Editing
10 11 (3.14%) E-Learning
11 10 (2.86%) W3C
12 8 (2.29%) IPTV
12 8 (2.29%) Spread Betting
13 7 (2.00%) Streaming Video
13 7 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (2.00%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (1.71%) SCORM
14 6 (1.71%) STB
Operating Systems
1 56 (16.00%) Android
2 38 (10.86%) Apple iOS
3 36 (10.29%) Linux
4 25 (7.14%) Windows
5 9 (2.57%) Windows Phone
6 6 (1.71%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.57%) UNIX
7 2 (0.57%) CentOS
7 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (28.86%) OO
2 88 (25.14%) OOP
3 70 (20.00%) TDD
4 65 (18.57%) Scrum
5 60 (17.14%) MVC
5 60 (17.14%) E-Commerce
6 49 (14.00%) Software Engineering
7 38 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (9.71%) Kanban
9 32 (9.14%) Game Development
10 24 (6.86%) Continuous Integration
11 22 (6.29%) BDD
11 22 (6.29%) Unit Testing
12 20 (5.71%) Analytics
13 19 (5.43%) Domain-Driven Design
14 16 (4.57%) Test Automation
14 16 (4.57%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (4.57%) Automated Testing
14 16 (4.57%) SEO
15 15 (4.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 350 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 211 (60.29%) JavaScript
3 104 (29.71%) PHP
4 102 (29.14%) ActionScript 2.0
5 82 (23.43%) Java
6 59 (16.86%) Python
7 38 (10.86%) Lua
8 31 (8.86%) C++
9 26 (7.43%) Objective-C
10 23 (6.57%) C#
10 23 (6.57%) SQL
11 16 (4.57%) PHP5
12 11 (3.14%) Ruby
13 8 (2.29%) PowerHouse
14 7 (2.00%) Erlang
15 4 (1.14%) R
15 4 (1.14%) CoffeeScript
16 3 (0.86%) VBScript
17 2 (0.57%) Shell Script
18 1 (0.29%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 31 (8.86%) Degree
2 1 (0.29%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (14.00%) QA
2 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 2 (0.57%) Puppet
1 2 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.29%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 107 (30.57%) Adobe
2 75 (21.43%) Facebook
3 44 (12.57%) DoubleClick
4 25 (7.14%) Zend
5 15 (4.29%) Twitter
6 13 (3.71%) Google
7 7 (2.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (1.14%) Sencha
8 4 (1.14%) Dell
9 3 (0.86%) Macromedia
9 3 (0.86%) Omniture
10 2 (0.57%) Yahoo!
10 2 (0.57%) Nokia
10 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.29%) Apple
11 1 (0.29%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.29%) Oracle
11 1 (0.29%) Progress
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