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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript 3.0 (AS3)
Rank 778 674 632
Rank change year-on-year
-104 -42
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 3.0 88 203 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.19% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.36% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 61 150 233
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%

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
52542 55670 60607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.46% 53.39% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45112 46796 53255
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 £28,500 £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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

ActionScript 3.0 Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript 3.0
Top 25 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 28 January 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 -83 87 £33,000 -22.35% 19
London -106 41 £37,500 -25.00% 10
West Midlands +8 21 £32,500 +51.16% 3
Shropshire - 14 £32,500 -
South East -21 11 £32,500 +8.33% 1
South West -14 9 £23,000 -15.38% 1
Devon - 9 £23,000 - 1
City of London -1 7 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Surrey - 7 - - 1
Guildford - 7 - -
Plymouth - 5 £22,000 -
Leeds +5 4 £34,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -13 4 £34,000 - 3
Yorkshire -14 4 £34,000 - 3
Coventry -7 2 £21,500 -16.50% 1
Brighton -10 2 £32,500 -53.57%
East Sussex -16 2 £32,500 -53.57%
Dundee +2 1 £37,500 +38.88%
Ipswich -1 1 £35,000 -
Scotland -3 1 £37,500 +38.88%
Suffolk -6 1 £35,000 -
East of England -14 1 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire -39 1 £29,000 -3.33%
Middlesex - 1 £37,500 -
Farnborough - 1 £29,000 -

ActionScript 3.0
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 185 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 156 (84.32%) HTML
3 143 (77.30%) Flash
4 142 (76.76%) JavaScript
5 134 (72.43%) HTML5
6 115 (62.16%) CSS
7 73 (39.46%) jQuery
8 65 (35.14%) Git (software)
9 62 (33.51%) MVC
10 60 (32.43%) XML
11 56 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
11 56 (30.27%) User Experience
12 54 (29.19%) OOP
12 54 (29.19%) Android
13 53 (28.65%) Adobe
14 52 (28.11%) Photoshop
15 51 (27.57%) Games
15 51 (27.57%) Apple iOS
16 49 (26.49%) CSS3
17 46 (24.86%) Adobe Illustrator
17 46 (24.86%) OO
18 45 (24.32%) ActionScript 2.0
19 42 (22.70%) Java
20 39 (21.08%) iOS Development
21 38 (20.54%) Mentoring
22 37 (20.00%) Marketing
23 36 (19.46%) PHP
24 34 (18.38%) E-Commerce
24 34 (18.38%) Objective-C
24 34 (18.38%) Mobile App

ActionScript 3.0
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 23 (12.43%) WordPress
2 21 (11.35%) CMS
3 10 (5.41%) Joomla!
4 9 (4.86%) concrete5
5 4 (2.16%) Drupal
5 4 (2.16%) Node.js
6 3 (1.62%) Apache
7 2 (1.08%) nginx
8 1 (0.54%) Liferay
8 1 (0.54%) Moodle
Applications
1 52 (28.11%) Photoshop
2 46 (24.86%) Adobe Illustrator
3 23 (12.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 18 (9.73%) Adobe After Effects
5 16 (8.65%) InDesign
6 13 (7.03%) MS Excel
7 11 (5.95%) Fireworks
8 10 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
9 4 (2.16%) MS Office
10 2 (1.08%) MS Visio
10 2 (1.08%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.54%) Maya
11 1 (0.54%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.54%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 4 (2.16%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.78%) MailChimp
2 2 (1.08%) GitHub
3 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.54%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.95%) Internet
2 3 (1.62%) DNS
2 3 (1.62%) SSL
3 1 (0.54%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (14.59%) MySQL
2 7 (3.78%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 65 (35.14%) Git (software)
2 33 (17.84%) JIRA
3 25 (13.51%) Ant
4 24 (12.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 4 (2.16%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.16%) Flash Builder
6 3 (1.62%) Dreamweaver
6 3 (1.62%) Eclipse
6 3 (1.62%) Selenium
7 2 (1.08%) Subversion
7 2 (1.08%) Maven
7 2 (1.08%) FlexUnit
7 2 (1.08%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.54%) Hudson
8 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.54%) Sublime Text
8 1 (0.54%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.54%) TortoiseSVN
8 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (27.57%) Games
2 37 (20.00%) Marketing
3 20 (10.81%) Retail
4 19 (10.27%) Advertising
5 15 (8.11%) Telecoms
6 8 (4.32%) Finance
7 5 (2.70%) Interactive Media
8 4 (2.16%) Banking
9 2 (1.08%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 159 (85.95%) Developer
2 27 (14.59%) Flash Developer
3 25 (13.51%) Applications Developer
4 24 (12.97%) Front-End Developer
4 24 (12.97%) Mobile Applications Developer
4 24 (12.97%) Mobile Developer
5 19 (10.27%) Senior Developer
6 18 (9.73%) Games Developer
7 16 (8.65%) E-Learning Developer
8 15 (8.11%) Designer
9 14 (7.57%) PHP Developer
10 13 (7.03%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
10 13 (7.03%) Senior Applications Developer
10 13 (7.03%) Junior
11 12 (6.49%) Web Developer
12 10 (5.41%) Junior Developer
13 9 (4.86%) Software Developer
14 8 (4.32%) Junior Front-End Developer
14 8 (4.32%) Front-End Web Developer
15 7 (3.78%) Junior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (84.32%) HTML
2 143 (77.30%) Flash
3 134 (72.43%) HTML5
4 115 (62.16%) CSS
5 73 (39.46%) jQuery
6 60 (32.43%) XML
7 49 (26.49%) CSS3
8 33 (17.84%) Ajax
9 29 (15.68%) JSON
10 24 (12.97%) PhoneGap
10 24 (12.97%) Silverlight
10 24 (12.97%) AngularJS
11 16 (8.65%) .NET
12 15 (8.11%) Web Services
13 11 (5.95%) LESS
14 10 (5.41%) Sass
14 10 (5.41%) Symfony
15 9 (4.86%) Apache Flex
15 9 (4.86%) LAMP
16 7 (3.78%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (30.27%) User Experience
2 34 (18.38%) Mobile App
3 24 (12.97%) N-Tier
3 24 (12.97%) Blackberry
4 18 (9.73%) Animation
5 16 (8.65%) E-Learning
5 16 (8.65%) Online Games
6 15 (8.11%) BBC
6 15 (8.11%) iDTV
7 14 (7.57%) Graphic Design
7 14 (7.57%) iPad
8 11 (5.95%) RIA
9 9 (4.86%) iPhone
9 9 (4.86%) W3C
9 9 (4.86%) SCORM
10 7 (3.78%) New Media
11 6 (3.24%) Video Editing
12 5 (2.70%) Flash Games
12 5 (2.70%) Computer Science
13 4 (2.16%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (29.19%) Android
2 51 (27.57%) Apple iOS
3 32 (17.30%) Windows
4 24 (12.97%) Windows 8
5 8 (4.32%) Linux
6 2 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 2 (1.08%) CentOS
6 2 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.54%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (33.51%) MVC
2 56 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (29.19%) OOP
4 46 (24.86%) OO
5 39 (21.08%) iOS Development
6 38 (20.54%) Mentoring
7 34 (18.38%) E-Commerce
8 27 (14.59%) Android Development
9 25 (13.51%) Scrum
10 24 (12.97%) SOA
10 24 (12.97%) Responsive Web Design
11 21 (11.35%) Game Development
12 12 (6.49%) Web Design
12 12 (6.49%) Content Management
13 11 (5.95%) Project Management
14 9 (4.86%) Web Application Development
15 8 (4.32%) Web Development
16 7 (3.78%) Software Engineering
16 7 (3.78%) TDD
17 6 (3.24%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 185 (100.00%) ActionScript
2 142 (76.76%) JavaScript
3 45 (24.32%) ActionScript 2.0
4 42 (22.70%) Java
5 36 (19.46%) PHP
6 34 (18.38%) Objective-C
7 19 (10.27%) Lua
7 19 (10.27%) PHP5
8 10 (5.41%) Python
8 10 (5.41%) C#
9 9 (4.86%) C++
10 5 (2.70%) SQL
11 3 (1.62%) VBScript
11 3 (1.62%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.62%) Ruby
11 3 (1.62%) PHP4
12 2 (1.08%) UnrealScript
13 1 (0.54%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.54%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (12.97%) SC Cleared
1 24 (12.97%) Security Cleared
2 11 (5.95%) Degree
3 1 (0.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.24%) QA
2 5 (2.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.54%) WAI
Systems Management
1 9 (4.86%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 53 (28.65%) Adobe
2 25 (13.51%) Sencha
3 24 (12.97%) Appcelerator
4 10 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 8 (4.32%) DoubleClick
6 5 (2.70%) Google
7 4 (2.16%) Facebook
7 4 (2.16%) Twitter
8 2 (1.08%) Zend
8 2 (1.08%) Macromedia
8 2 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.08%) Apple
9 1 (0.54%) Sony
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle
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