The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 626 521 416
Rank change year-on-year
-105 -105
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 281 405 617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.37% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.47% 0.71% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 232 351 577
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60331 57156 63037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.59% 52.57% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51172 49005 55452
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 30 July 2014 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 30 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
(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 -114 266 £40,000 - 23
London -72 158 £45,000 -10.00% 15
South East -10 44 £32,500 - 3
City of London -37 33 £45,000 -10.00% 4
West Midlands -5 25 £36,250 +27.19%
Yorkshire -45 17 £22,750 -30.00% 1
Surrey -2 14 £32,500 -30.48%
Farnham +18 10 £32,500 +30.00%
Hampshire -6 10 £27,625 +17.55% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 10 £47,500 -
Southampton +14 9 £31,250 +42.04% 1
Berkshire +4 8 £31,500 +1.61% 2
Birmingham -5 8 £47,500 +18.75%
East Midlands -20 8 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South West -21 8 £29,000 -6.45%
West Yorkshire -50 7 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Windsor - 7 £31,500 -
Scotland -6 6 £40,000 +23.07%
Leeds -28 6 £24,000 -52.00% 1
Brighton - 6 £32,500 -
East Sussex - 6 £32,500 -
Northamptonshire -18 5 £37,500 - 1
Northampton -25 5 £37,500 - 1
Oxford +2 4 £42,500 -22.72%
Stoke-on-Trent +2 4 £37,500 +10.29%
Oxfordshire -4 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Staffordshire -9 4 £37,500 +10.29%
Edinburgh -15 4 £42,000 +40.00%
Cambridgeshire +6 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Warwickshire +4 3 £25,000 -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 432 (68.90%) HTML
2 421 (67.15%) Flash
3 387 (61.72%) JavaScript
4 344 (54.86%) CSS
5 325 (51.83%) ActionScript 3.0
6 244 (38.92%) HTML5
7 194 (30.94%) PHP
8 187 (29.82%) Adobe
9 168 (26.79%) Games
10 165 (26.32%) Java
11 164 (26.16%) OO
12 146 (23.29%) XML
12 146 (23.29%) Photoshop
12 146 (23.29%) jQuery
13 133 (21.21%) OOP
13 133 (21.21%) CSS3
14 123 (19.62%) ActionScript 2.0
15 118 (18.82%) Apache Flex
16 109 (17.38%) Android
17 108 (17.22%) Git (software)
17 108 (17.22%) MVC
18 106 (16.91%) MySQL
19 104 (16.59%) TDD
20 102 (16.27%) Linux
21 84 (13.40%) Marketing
22 81 (12.92%) Adobe Illustrator
22 81 (12.92%) Advertising
23 76 (12.12%) Facebook
24 75 (11.96%) SQL
24 75 (11.96%) E-Commerce

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 54 (8.61%) WordPress
2 47 (7.50%) CMS
3 33 (5.26%) Node.js
4 31 (4.94%) Apache
5 26 (4.15%) Drupal
6 15 (2.39%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.75%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.59%) LiveCycle
9 8 (1.28%) ExpressionEngine
10 6 (0.96%) SilverStripe
10 6 (0.96%) Joomla!
10 6 (0.96%) WebSphere
10 6 (0.96%) Gentran
11 5 (0.80%) IIS
11 5 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.64%) Moodle
13 3 (0.48%) Facebook Platform
13 3 (0.48%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.32%) SAS
14 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 146 (23.29%) Photoshop
2 81 (12.92%) Adobe Illustrator
3 40 (6.38%) Adobe After Effects
4 18 (2.87%) Fireworks
5 17 (2.71%) InDesign
6 7 (1.12%) MS Excel
7 4 (0.64%) MS Office
8 3 (0.48%) Maya
9 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.32%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.16%) Swift 3D
10 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (2.55%) Magento
2 5 (0.80%) IntelliMatch
2 5 (0.80%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 5 (0.80%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
3 2 (0.32%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.16%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.16%) Sophis RISQUE
4 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.64%) SaaS
2 3 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.06%) Internet
2 20 (3.19%) HTTP
3 19 (3.03%) FTP
4 18 (2.87%) SSL
5 15 (2.39%) Intranet
5 15 (2.39%) TCP/IP
6 13 (2.07%) SSH
7 8 (1.28%) DNS
7 8 (1.28%) Extranet
8 7 (1.12%) SMS
9 4 (0.64%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.64%) ISDN
10 2 (0.32%) DHCP
11 1 (0.16%) Modbus
11 1 (0.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (16.91%) MySQL
2 24 (3.83%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.19%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.07%) RDBMS
5 10 (1.59%) Big Data
6 9 (1.44%) SQLite
6 9 (1.44%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.28%) OLTP
7 8 (1.28%) Informix
8 6 (0.96%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.64%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.48%) HBase
10 3 (0.48%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.48%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.48%) Impala
10 3 (0.48%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.48%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (17.22%) Git (software)
2 71 (11.32%) Subversion
3 45 (7.18%) PhoneGap
4 43 (6.86%) JUnit
5 39 (6.22%) Dreamweaver
6 29 (4.63%) Behat
6 29 (4.63%) Eclipse
7 28 (4.47%) Grunt
8 27 (4.31%) Maven
9 26 (4.15%) Jenkins
10 25 (3.99%) Xcode
11 23 (3.67%) Ant
12 21 (3.35%) Introscope
13 20 (3.19%) FlexUnit
14 18 (2.87%) Selenium
15 17 (2.71%) WebDriver
15 17 (2.71%) Cucumber
15 17 (2.71%) TestNG
16 15 (2.39%) Mocha
16 15 (2.39%) PHPUnit
General
1 168 (26.79%) Games
2 84 (13.40%) Marketing
3 81 (12.92%) Advertising
4 65 (10.37%) Finance
5 30 (4.78%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.19%) Retail
7 19 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (2.07%) Multimedia
9 12 (1.91%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.44%) Automotive
10 9 (1.44%) Banking
11 8 (1.28%) Billing
11 8 (1.28%) Front Office
12 5 (0.80%) Publishing
13 3 (0.48%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.48%) Back Office
13 3 (0.48%) Law
14 2 (0.32%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) Legal
15 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 471 (75.12%) Developer
2 85 (13.56%) Flash Developer
3 72 (11.48%) Designer
4 70 (11.16%) PHP Developer
5 69 (11.00%) Front-End Developer
6 57 (9.09%) ActionScript Developer
7 51 (8.13%) Web Developer
8 50 (7.97%) Senior Developer
9 41 (6.54%) Flex Developer
10 38 (6.06%) Consultant
11 33 (5.26%) Junior
12 30 (4.78%) Junior Developer
12 30 (4.78%) UI Developer
12 30 (4.78%) UI Programmer
13 27 (4.31%) Java Developer
14 25 (3.99%) JavaScript Developer
15 22 (3.51%) Web Designer
15 22 (3.51%) Senior Consultant
15 22 (3.51%) Flash Designer
16 21 (3.35%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 432 (68.90%) HTML
2 421 (67.15%) Flash
3 344 (54.86%) CSS
4 244 (38.92%) HTML5
5 146 (23.29%) XML
5 146 (23.29%) jQuery
6 133 (21.21%) CSS3
7 118 (18.82%) Apache Flex
8 72 (11.48%) Web Services
9 66 (10.53%) Ajax
10 65 (10.37%) Backbone.js
11 64 (10.21%) .NET
12 61 (9.73%) REST
13 60 (9.57%) XHTML
14 57 (9.09%) JSON
15 55 (8.77%) Spring
16 52 (8.29%) LESS
17 37 (5.90%) Sass
18 33 (5.26%) J2EE
19 30 (4.78%) Adobe AIR
Miscellaneous
1 64 (10.21%) Social Media
2 63 (10.05%) Animation
3 46 (7.34%) Mobile App
4 35 (5.58%) Digital Media
5 32 (5.10%) Computer Science
6 31 (4.94%) iPad
7 29 (4.63%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (4.15%) Social Gaming
9 25 (3.99%) iPhone
10 23 (3.67%) E-Learning
11 18 (2.87%) Open Source
11 18 (2.87%) Graphic Design
12 17 (2.71%) RIA
12 17 (2.71%) Online Games
13 15 (2.39%) Video Editing
13 15 (2.39%) SCORM
14 14 (2.23%) Mobile Games
14 14 (2.23%) W3C
14 14 (2.23%) Social Network
15 13 (2.07%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 109 (17.38%) Android
2 102 (16.27%) Linux
3 64 (10.21%) Apple iOS
4 63 (10.05%) Windows
5 38 (6.06%) UNIX
6 21 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (2.71%) Solaris
8 9 (1.44%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.96%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.64%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.32%) HPUX
12 2 (0.32%) CentOS
12 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.16%) SUSE
13 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.16%) OS/400
13 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (26.16%) OO
2 133 (21.21%) OOP
3 108 (17.22%) MVC
4 104 (16.59%) TDD
5 75 (11.96%) E-Commerce
6 70 (11.16%) Scrum
7 60 (9.57%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (9.09%) Software Engineering
9 44 (7.02%) Unit Testing
10 42 (6.70%) Game Development
11 33 (5.26%) Project Management
12 31 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
12 31 (4.94%) SOA
13 30 (4.78%) BDD
13 30 (4.78%) Kanban
14 27 (4.31%) Web Design
15 25 (3.99%) Web Development
16 24 (3.83%) Responsive Web Design
17 23 (3.67%) Analytics
18 22 (3.51%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 387 (61.72%) JavaScript
2 325 (51.83%) ActionScript 3.0
3 194 (30.94%) PHP
4 165 (26.32%) Java
5 123 (19.62%) ActionScript 2.0
6 75 (11.96%) SQL
7 71 (11.32%) C#
8 62 (9.89%) Python
9 54 (8.61%) Objective-C
10 44 (7.02%) C++
11 40 (6.38%) Lua
12 20 (3.19%) PHP5
13 18 (2.87%) C
14 16 (2.55%) Shell Script
15 14 (2.23%) Perl
16 12 (1.91%) PowerHouse
16 12 (1.91%) Ruby
17 9 (1.44%) VBScript
18 8 (1.28%) Tcl
19 7 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (11.00%) Degree
2 4 (0.64%) SC Cleared
2 4 (0.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (11.96%) QA
2 21 (3.35%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.44%) SLA
4 3 (0.48%) WCAG
5 1 (0.16%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) Puppet
1 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.16%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 187 (29.82%) Adobe
2 76 (12.12%) Facebook
3 38 (6.06%) DoubleClick
4 37 (5.90%) Zend
5 22 (3.51%) Oracle
6 21 (3.35%) Perforce
6 21 (3.35%) Splunk
7 17 (2.71%) Microsoft
8 16 (2.55%) Twitter
9 13 (2.07%) Google
10 11 (1.75%) EPiServer
11 10 (1.59%) Rackspace
12 9 (1.44%) Sencha
13 8 (1.28%) IBM
13 8 (1.28%) SAP
14 5 (0.80%) Brady
14 5 (0.80%) Sybase
15 4 (0.64%) Macromedia
15 4 (0.64%) Appcelerator
16 3 (0.48%) Omniture
Berkshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens + Superb working Enviroment +
Posted: 13 hours ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 Per Annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + options + 30 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Steria
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 15% benefits dependant on experience
Posted: 8 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
City Of London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
City Of London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £0 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 25 days ago
Central London / West End
MRM - meteorite
Salary: Competitive with great benefits
Posted: 25 days ago