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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 797 713 608
Rank change year-on-year
-84 -105
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 99 169 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.30% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 94 147 284
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+74.24% +10.00%

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
57264 56537 62961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.96% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47993 48723 55236
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -108 94 £45,000 +28.57% 9
London -33 50 £45,000 -5.26% 8
West Midlands +7 26 £60,000 +81.81%
Birmingham +19 22 £60,000 +140.00%
South East -25 7 £31,250 -9.42%
Leeds -23 6 £19,000 -50.32% 1
West Yorkshire -27 6 £19,000 -49.33% 1
Yorkshire -31 6 £19,000 -47.94% 1
Berkshire +11 3 £29,000 -6.45%
Hampshire - 3 £31,250 -
Southampton - 3 £31,250 -
South West -30 2 £25,750 -20.76%
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +5 1 £37,500 +10.29%
Manchester -5 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Bristol -8 1 £29,000 -14.70%
Staffordshire -10 1 £37,500 +10.29%
City of London -10 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
North West -24 1 £55,000 +10.00%
East of England -33 1 £40,000 +45.45%
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £40,000 -
Derby - 1 £30,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £50,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £20,000 -
Street - 1 £22,500 -
Wokingham - 1 £29,000 -
Somerset - 1 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £40,000 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 283 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 212 (74.91%) Flash
3 206 (72.79%) HTML
4 189 (66.78%) JavaScript
5 181 (63.96%) CSS
6 138 (48.76%) HTML5
7 97 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
8 93 (32.86%) OOP
9 92 (32.51%) jQuery
10 90 (31.80%) Adobe
10 90 (31.80%) Git (software)
11 83 (29.33%) User Experience
12 81 (28.62%) Games
13 79 (27.92%) OO
13 79 (27.92%) CSS3
14 78 (27.56%) Java
15 76 (26.86%) MVC
15 76 (26.86%) ActionScript 2.0
16 74 (26.15%) Photoshop
17 72 (25.44%) PHP
17 72 (25.44%) Android
18 62 (21.91%) XML
19 60 (21.20%) E-Commerce
20 56 (19.79%) TDD
20 56 (19.79%) Apple iOS
21 54 (19.08%) Scrum
22 51 (18.02%) Facebook
23 45 (15.90%) Windows
23 45 (15.90%) Objective-C
24 43 (15.19%) MySQL

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 27 (9.54%) CMS
2 24 (8.48%) Node.js
3 22 (7.77%) WordPress
4 10 (3.53%) Apache
5 6 (2.12%) Drupal
6 4 (1.41%) ExpressionEngine
6 4 (1.41%) nginx
7 2 (0.71%) Joomla!
7 2 (0.71%) Facebook Platform
8 1 (0.35%) Flash Media Server
8 1 (0.35%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.35%) Moodle
Applications
1 74 (26.15%) Photoshop
2 43 (15.19%) Adobe Illustrator
3 29 (10.25%) Adobe After Effects
4 11 (3.89%) InDesign
5 8 (2.83%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.71%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.35%) Swift 3D
7 1 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.35%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.35%) Maya
7 1 (0.35%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.35%) MS Office
7 1 (0.35%) MS Excel
7 1 (0.35%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.12%) MailChimp
2 2 (0.71%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.71%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.35%) GitHub
3 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.01%) Internet
2 13 (4.59%) SSL
3 8 (2.83%) DNS
4 6 (2.12%) HTTP
4 6 (2.12%) SMS
5 5 (1.77%) Intranet
5 5 (1.77%) SSH
6 4 (1.41%) Extranet
6 4 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (15.19%) MySQL
2 9 (3.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.18%) SQLite
3 6 (2.12%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.12%) Big Data
4 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 90 (31.80%) Git (software)
2 33 (11.66%) Ant
3 23 (8.13%) JIRA
3 23 (8.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 22 (7.77%) Behat
4 22 (7.77%) JUnit
4 22 (7.77%) Subversion
5 19 (6.71%) Dreamweaver
6 12 (4.24%) Maven
6 12 (4.24%) Selenium
6 12 (4.24%) Cucumber
7 11 (3.89%) PHPUnit
7 11 (3.89%) Mockito
7 11 (3.89%) Jenkins
7 11 (3.89%) TestNG
7 11 (3.89%) WebDriver
8 8 (2.83%) Grunt
9 7 (2.47%) FlexUnit
10 6 (2.12%) Mocha
10 6 (2.12%) Jasmine
General
1 81 (28.62%) Games
2 41 (14.49%) Advertising
3 29 (10.25%) Marketing
4 22 (7.77%) Manufacturing
5 21 (7.42%) Retail
6 18 (6.36%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.89%) Finance
8 6 (2.12%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.77%) Automotive
10 4 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.41%) Banking
10 4 (1.41%) Billing
11 3 (1.06%) Law
12 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 245 (86.57%) Developer
2 62 (21.91%) Flash Developer
3 36 (12.72%) Senior Developer
4 34 (12.01%) Designer
5 32 (11.31%) PHP Developer
6 31 (10.95%) Front-End Developer
7 29 (10.25%) ActionScript Developer
8 26 (9.19%) Junior Developer
8 26 (9.19%) Junior
9 24 (8.48%) Applications Developer
9 24 (8.48%) Mobile Developer
10 23 (8.13%) Mobile Applications Developer
11 16 (5.65%) Flash Designer
11 16 (5.65%) Games Developer
12 15 (5.30%) Web Developer
13 13 (4.59%) Flash ActionScript Developer
14 12 (4.24%) UI Programmer
14 12 (4.24%) UI Developer
15 11 (3.89%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
15 11 (3.89%) Junior Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (74.91%) Flash
2 206 (72.79%) HTML
3 181 (63.96%) CSS
4 138 (48.76%) HTML5
5 92 (32.51%) jQuery
6 79 (27.92%) CSS3
7 62 (21.91%) XML
8 43 (15.19%) Ajax
8 43 (15.19%) JSON
9 41 (14.49%) LESS
10 40 (14.13%) REST
11 38 (13.43%) Apache Flex
12 35 (12.37%) Backbone.js
13 34 (12.01%) AngularJS
14 30 (10.60%) XHTML
15 28 (9.89%) PhoneGap
16 25 (8.83%) Sass
17 23 (8.13%) Silverlight
18 18 (6.36%) .NET
19 16 (5.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (29.33%) User Experience
2 38 (13.43%) Animation
3 37 (13.07%) Social Media
4 34 (12.01%) Mobile App
5 23 (8.13%) N-Tier
5 23 (8.13%) Blackberry
6 18 (6.36%) Computer Science
7 16 (5.65%) Digital Media
8 14 (4.95%) iPad
9 13 (4.59%) Social Gaming
9 13 (4.59%) E-Learning
9 13 (4.59%) Over-the-Top Content
10 11 (3.89%) IPTV
10 11 (3.89%) RIA
11 10 (3.53%) Online Games
11 10 (3.53%) iPhone
12 9 (3.18%) Video Editing
12 9 (3.18%) STB
12 9 (3.18%) W3C
13 8 (2.83%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 72 (25.44%) Android
2 56 (19.79%) Apple iOS
3 45 (15.90%) Windows
4 29 (10.25%) Linux
5 23 (8.13%) Windows 8
6 9 (3.18%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.71%) UNIX
7 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.71%) CentOS
7 2 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (34.28%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (32.86%) OOP
3 79 (27.92%) OO
4 76 (26.86%) MVC
5 60 (21.20%) E-Commerce
6 56 (19.79%) TDD
7 54 (19.08%) Scrum
8 39 (13.78%) Software Engineering
9 37 (13.07%) Mentoring
10 30 (10.60%) Android Development
10 30 (10.60%) iOS Development
11 27 (9.54%) Game Development
12 24 (8.48%) SOA
13 23 (8.13%) Kanban
14 18 (6.36%) BDD
15 16 (5.65%) Unit Testing
16 12 (4.24%) UML
16 12 (4.24%) SEO
16 12 (4.24%) Automated Testing
16 12 (4.24%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 283 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 189 (66.78%) JavaScript
3 78 (27.56%) Java
4 76 (26.86%) ActionScript 2.0
5 72 (25.44%) PHP
6 45 (15.90%) Objective-C
7 41 (14.49%) Python
8 21 (7.42%) Lua
9 18 (6.36%) SQL
9 18 (6.36%) C++
10 16 (5.65%) PHP5
11 14 (4.95%) C#
12 8 (2.83%) PowerHouse
13 7 (2.47%) Ruby
14 5 (1.77%) VBScript
15 4 (1.41%) CoffeeScript
15 4 (1.41%) BrightScript
16 2 (0.71%) Erlang
17 1 (0.35%) HLSL
17 1 (0.35%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 26 (9.19%) Degree
2 23 (8.13%) SC Cleared
2 23 (8.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) HND
3 1 (0.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.66%) QA
2 3 (1.06%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 90 (31.80%) Adobe
2 51 (18.02%) Facebook
3 30 (10.60%) DoubleClick
4 24 (8.48%) Sencha
5 23 (8.13%) Appcelerator
6 16 (5.65%) Zend
7 11 (3.89%) Twitter
8 5 (1.77%) Google
9 4 (1.41%) Roku
10 3 (1.06%) Macromedia
11 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.71%) Apple
12 1 (0.35%) Siemens
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