The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 651 598 515
Rank change year-on-year
-53 -83
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 236 355 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.30% 0.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.43% 0.56% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 161 299 338
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+30.76% +1.56%

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
55461 62987 57581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.45% 52.77% 53.06%
Number of salaries quoted 47197 53779 49536
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ActionScript within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ActionScript
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ActionScript within the UK.

ActionScript Salary Trend in the UK

ActionScript
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 within the UK.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript
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 within the UK over the 3 months to 3 June 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
(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 -58 233 £45,000 +12.50% 30
London -26 141 £46,000 +2.22% 14
South East +27 47 £70,000 +115.38% 4
Surrey +49 41 £70,000 +115.38% 3
East of England +7 17 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Suffolk - 13 £35,000 - 1
Ipswich - 13 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands +1 8 £56,250 +104.54% 2
City of London 0 8 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Northamptonshire -7 8 £56,250 +104.54% 1
Yorkshire +6 7 £33,000 +4.76% 4
West Yorkshire +3 7 £33,000 +7.31% 3
Northampton -3 7 £57,500 +109.09% 1
Oxfordshire +13 5 £43,750 +2.94%
Oxford +12 5 £43,750 +2.94%
Leeds +14 4 £28,500 +9.61% 1
North West +9 4 £37,500 +50.00% 1
South West -12 4 £36,250 +11.53%
West Midlands -26 4 £27,500 - 3
Manchester - 4 £37,500 - 1
Watford +12 3 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +9 3 £45,000 -
Brentford +1 3 £30,000 +11.11%
Gloucestershire -12 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Bradford -19 3 £33,000 +53.48% 1
Shepperton - 3 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf - 3 £37,500 -
Wimbledon - 2 £50,000 - 2
Guildford +13 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Cambridgeshire +1 1 - -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 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.

1 293 (68.30%) JavaScript
2 284 (66.20%) HTML
3 267 (62.24%) Flash
4 230 (53.61%) CSS
5 196 (45.69%) HTML5
6 193 (44.99%) jQuery
7 174 (40.56%) MVC
8 170 (39.63%) ActionScript 3.0
9 140 (32.63%) XML
10 131 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
11 118 (27.51%) .NET
12 108 (25.17%) SQL
12 108 (25.17%) C#
13 106 (24.71%) ActionScript 2.0
14 93 (21.68%) Web Development
15 90 (20.98%) Games
16 86 (20.05%) Backbone.js
17 84 (19.58%) SQL Server
18 82 (19.11%) Java
18 82 (19.11%) JSON
19 79 (18.41%) Microsoft
19 79 (18.41%) Adobe
20 77 (17.95%) Degree
21 74 (17.25%) OO
22 71 (16.55%) Retail
23 68 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
24 67 (15.62%) SQL Server 2008
24 67 (15.62%) HTML5 Canvas
25 65 (15.15%) French Language
25 65 (15.15%) HTTP

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing ActionScript 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 55 (12.82%) BizTalk Server
2 49 (11.42%) SharePoint
3 21 (4.90%) WordPress
4 20 (4.66%) CMS
5 9 (2.10%) Drupal
6 8 (1.86%) Facebook Platform
6 8 (1.86%) Node.js
6 8 (1.86%) Joomla!
7 7 (1.63%) ColdFusion
7 7 (1.63%) concrete5
8 6 (1.40%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.17%) Apache Solr
9 5 (1.17%) Gentran
10 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.70%) Apache
11 3 (0.70%) IIS
11 3 (0.70%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.70%) Confluence
11 3 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 55 (12.82%) Photoshop
2 40 (9.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 34 (7.93%) Adobe After Effects
4 28 (6.53%) Adobe Illustrator
5 11 (2.56%) MS Excel
6 8 (1.86%) MS Office
7 5 (1.17%) Fireworks
8 4 (0.93%) GIMP
8 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.93%) Adobe Premiere
9 3 (0.70%) InDesign
9 3 (0.70%) 3ds Max
10 2 (0.47%) Maya
11 1 (0.23%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.23%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.23%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (15.85%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (14.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.63%) SaaS
4 4 (0.93%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.70%) GitHub
6 1 (0.23%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 65 (15.15%) HTTP
2 54 (12.59%) SMTP
3 20 (4.66%) Internet
4 8 (1.86%) FTP
5 4 (0.93%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.93%) Broadband
6 3 (0.70%) Firewall
7 2 (0.47%) DNS
8 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.23%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (19.58%) SQL Server
2 67 (15.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (6.53%) MySQL
4 25 (5.83%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.50%) Hazelcast
5 15 (3.50%) Neo4j
6 14 (3.26%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.80%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (1.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 7 (1.63%) OLAP
9 6 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.17%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.93%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 60 (13.99%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.62%) Subversion
3 20 (4.66%) Jasmine
3 20 (4.66%) Selenium
3 20 (4.66%) Maven
4 19 (4.43%) Cucumber
5 16 (3.73%) TestNG
5 16 (3.73%) Liquibase
6 15 (3.50%) JUnit
6 15 (3.50%) WebDriver
7 13 (3.03%) FlexUnit
7 13 (3.03%) JIRA
8 11 (2.56%) Ant
9 10 (2.33%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.10%) Grunt
11 6 (1.40%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (1.17%) Bower
13 4 (0.93%) QUnit
13 4 (0.93%) Jenkins
13 4 (0.93%) PhantomJS
General
1 90 (20.98%) Games
2 71 (16.55%) Retail
3 65 (15.15%) French Language
4 47 (10.96%) Marketing
5 27 (6.29%) Advertising
6 25 (5.83%) Finance
7 17 (3.96%) Multimedia
8 8 (1.86%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.40%) Publishing
10 3 (0.70%) Banking
10 3 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.70%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 326 (75.99%) Developer
2 89 (20.75%) Front-End Developer
3 55 (12.82%) Senior Developer
4 54 (12.59%) BizTalk Developer
5 47 (10.96%) Designer
6 36 (8.39%) Web Developer
7 25 (5.83%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 25 (5.83%) ActionScript Developer
8 23 (5.36%) .NET Developer
9 21 (4.90%) Java Developer
10 19 (4.43%) Games Developer
10 19 (4.43%) Web Designer
10 19 (4.43%) Junior Developer
10 19 (4.43%) Junior
10 19 (4.43%) Digital Designer
11 18 (4.20%) Flash Developer
12 17 (3.96%) Flex Developer
13 16 (3.73%) C# .NET Developer
13 16 (3.73%) C# Developer
14 14 (3.26%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 284 (66.20%) HTML
2 267 (62.24%) Flash
3 230 (53.61%) CSS
4 196 (45.69%) HTML5
5 193 (44.99%) jQuery
6 140 (32.63%) XML
7 118 (27.51%) .NET
8 86 (20.05%) Backbone.js
9 82 (19.11%) JSON
10 67 (15.62%) HTML5 Canvas
11 64 (14.92%) Browserify
12 63 (14.69%) WCF
13 61 (14.22%) .NET Framework
14 58 (13.52%) CSS3
15 56 (13.05%) Entity Framework
16 54 (12.59%) EDI
16 54 (12.59%) JMS
16 54 (12.59%) EDIFACT
17 41 (9.56%) Web Services
18 39 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 54 (12.59%) Clustering
2 53 (12.35%) User Experience
3 44 (10.26%) Computer Science
4 38 (8.86%) Mobile App
5 27 (6.29%) Digital Media
6 22 (5.13%) Graphic Design
7 21 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (3.50%) Public Cloud
9 13 (3.03%) Animation
10 12 (2.80%) Algorithms
11 10 (2.33%) Mathematics
12 9 (2.10%) W3C
12 9 (2.10%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.86%) Social Gaming
13 8 (1.86%) E-Learning
14 7 (1.63%) iDTV
14 7 (1.63%) iPhone
14 7 (1.63%) Online Games
14 7 (1.63%) New Media
15 6 (1.40%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (8.16%) Windows
1 35 (8.16%) Linux
1 35 (8.16%) Android
2 32 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 20 (4.66%) UNIX
4 16 (3.73%) Windows Mobile
5 4 (0.93%) MVS
6 1 (0.23%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (40.56%) MVC
2 131 (30.54%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (21.68%) Web Development
4 74 (17.25%) OO
5 61 (14.22%) Web Application Development
6 54 (12.59%) Load Balancing
7 49 (11.42%) DNA
8 48 (11.19%) Scrum
9 39 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
10 31 (7.23%) Web Design
11 29 (6.76%) OOP
12 23 (5.36%) Unit Testing
13 22 (5.13%) TDD
14 19 (4.43%) Open Source
15 17 (3.96%) Test Automation
16 16 (3.73%) Software Engineering
16 16 (3.73%) Project Management
17 15 (3.50%) E-Commerce
17 15 (3.50%) SDLC
17 15 (3.50%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 293 (68.30%) JavaScript
2 170 (39.63%) ActionScript 3.0
3 108 (25.17%) SQL
3 108 (25.17%) C#
4 106 (24.71%) ActionScript 2.0
5 82 (19.11%) Java
6 58 (13.52%) PHP
7 29 (6.76%) C++
8 21 (4.90%) Ruby
8 21 (4.90%) Python
9 19 (4.43%) Perl
9 19 (4.43%) Lua
10 16 (3.73%) Objective-C
10 16 (3.73%) T-SQL
11 13 (3.03%) PHP5
12 10 (2.33%) XPath
13 9 (2.10%) C
14 4 (0.93%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.93%) REXX
14 4 (0.93%) JCL
Qualifications
1 77 (17.95%) Degree
2 4 (0.93%) ISEB
3 2 (0.47%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.63%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.70%) SLA
4 1 (0.23%) WAI
Systems Management
1 9 (2.10%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
3 1 (0.23%) Cacti
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 79 (18.41%) Microsoft
1 79 (18.41%) Adobe
2 15 (3.50%) Terracotta
3 14 (3.26%) Oracle
4 11 (2.56%) Facebook
5 6 (1.40%) Google
6 5 (1.17%) Vertica
7 3 (0.70%) IBM
7 3 (0.70%) Macromedia
7 3 (0.70%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.70%) Zend
7 3 (0.70%) Twitter
8 2 (0.47%) Telerik
8 2 (0.47%) DoubleClick
9 1 (0.23%) VMware
9 1 (0.23%) Sony
9 1 (0.23%) Cisco
9 1 (0.23%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.23%) Apple
9 1 (0.23%) SAP
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Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
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Surrey
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
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London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + depending on experience
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Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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