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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 699 677 524
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -153
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 192 221 399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.19% 0.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.37% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 143 200 353
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -

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
55830 58935 56454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.26% 50.97% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47821 49445 48617
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 September 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 September 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 +7 186 £45,000 +12.50% 13
London -10 84 £45,000 - 3
South East +38 59 £70,000 +122.22% 1
Surrey +46 34 £70,000 +115.38%
South West -2 13 £37,500 +45.63% 2
Hampshire +34 12 £45,000 +44.00%
Bristol -4 10 £37,500 +29.31% 2
West Midlands -10 10 £25,000 -58.33% 4
City of London +15 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Oxfordshire - 9 £37,500 -
Oxford - 9 £37,500 -
East of England +16 8 £35,000 +9.37% 1
Ipswich - 8 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 8 £35,000 -
Southampton +13 7 - -
North West +1 5 £32,500 -18.75% 1
West Yorkshire -5 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Yorkshire -8 5 £32,500 +32.65% 1
Bradford - 5 £32,500 -
Manchester +12 4 £32,500 -40.90% 1
Scotland +2 4 £42,500 +14.86% 2
Birmingham -9 4 £29,750 -50.41% 1
Dundee 0 3 £42,500 - 1
Gloucestershire -14 3 £24,000 -26.15%
Gloucester - 3 £24,000 -
Farnborough - 3 £45,000 -
East Midlands +11 2 £55,000 +62.96%
Northampton +2 2 £55,000 -
Northamptonshire -1 2 £55,000 -
Buckinghamshire -11 2 £50,000 -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 270 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 252 (58.33%) HTML
3 243 (56.25%) Flash
4 212 (49.07%) CSS
5 195 (45.14%) jQuery
6 166 (38.43%) HTML5
7 165 (38.19%) ActionScript 3.0
8 156 (36.11%) MVC
9 143 (33.10%) XML
10 139 (32.18%) SQL
11 126 (29.17%) ActionScript 2.0
12 122 (28.24%) C#
13 121 (28.01%) .NET
14 109 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
15 101 (23.38%) Microsoft
16 100 (23.15%) Java
17 99 (22.92%) Games
18 87 (20.14%) SQL Server
19 78 (18.06%) Degree
20 76 (17.59%) SharePoint
21 75 (17.36%) JSON
22 73 (16.90%) Adobe
23 72 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
24 71 (16.44%) OO
25 68 (15.74%) Web Development
26 66 (15.28%) HTTP
27 63 (14.58%) EDIFACT
27 63 (14.58%) EDI
27 63 (14.58%) .NET Framework
27 63 (14.58%) Backbone.js

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 76 (17.59%) SharePoint
2 62 (14.35%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (3.47%) CMS
3 15 (3.47%) WordPress
4 12 (2.78%) Drupal
5 9 (2.08%) Node.js
6 8 (1.85%) Facebook Platform
7 7 (1.62%) Confluence
8 5 (1.16%) GlassFish
8 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
8 5 (1.16%) Apache
9 4 (0.93%) Gentran
10 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 3 (0.69%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.69%) Moodle
11 2 (0.46%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.46%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 62 (14.35%) Photoshop
2 51 (11.81%) Adobe After Effects
3 36 (8.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 28 (6.48%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (2.08%) Maya
6 7 (1.62%) MS Excel
6 7 (1.62%) MS Visio
7 5 (1.16%) Adobe Premiere
8 3 (0.69%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.46%) InDesign
9 2 (0.46%) MS Office
10 1 (0.23%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.23%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.73%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (11.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.62%) SaaS
4 4 (0.93%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.46%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 66 (15.28%) HTTP
2 61 (14.12%) SMTP
3 6 (1.39%) Internet
4 5 (1.16%) DNS
5 4 (0.93%) FTP
5 4 (0.93%) Broadband
6 1 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 72 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 41 (9.49%) MySQL
4 28 (6.48%) MongoDB
5 17 (3.94%) Neo4j
6 15 (3.47%) Hazelcast
7 12 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.55%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (2.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.39%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.16%) Big Data
11 4 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (0.93%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.46%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.23%) RDBMS
13 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.23%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 49 (11.34%) Git (software)
2 30 (6.94%) Subversion
3 28 (6.48%) Selenium
4 25 (5.79%) Cucumber
5 24 (5.56%) Maven
6 18 (4.17%) TestNG
7 17 (3.94%) WebDriver
7 17 (3.94%) JUnit
7 17 (3.94%) Liquibase
8 16 (3.70%) Jasmine
9 13 (3.01%) Grunt
9 13 (3.01%) Eclipse
10 11 (2.55%) IntelliJ
11 10 (2.31%) JIRA
12 9 (2.08%) FlexUnit
12 9 (2.08%) Bower
13 8 (1.85%) Ant
14 6 (1.39%) Artifactory
14 6 (1.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 5 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 99 (22.92%) Games
2 54 (12.50%) Retail
3 48 (11.11%) French Language
4 34 (7.87%) Advertising
5 31 (7.18%) Finance
6 28 (6.48%) Marketing
7 18 (4.17%) Multimedia
8 10 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.85%) Music Industry
10 7 (1.62%) Publishing
11 5 (1.16%) Telecoms
11 5 (1.16%) Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.46%) Military
13 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 305 (70.60%) Developer
2 71 (16.44%) Front-End Developer
3 61 (14.12%) BizTalk Developer
4 52 (12.04%) Designer
5 51 (11.81%) Senior Developer
6 31 (7.18%) Java Developer
6 31 (7.18%) Flash Developer
7 29 (6.71%) Web Developer
8 28 (6.48%) Digital Designer
9 27 (6.25%) Games Developer
10 25 (5.79%) ActionScript Developer
11 21 (4.86%) Flash ActionScript Developer
11 21 (4.86%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 18 (4.17%) Analyst
13 15 (3.47%) Tester
13 15 (3.47%) Web Designer
14 13 (3.01%) Software Engineer
14 13 (3.01%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (3.01%) PHP Developer
15 12 (2.78%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (58.33%) HTML
2 243 (56.25%) Flash
3 212 (49.07%) CSS
4 195 (45.14%) jQuery
5 166 (38.43%) HTML5
6 143 (33.10%) XML
7 121 (28.01%) .NET
8 75 (17.36%) JSON
9 63 (14.58%) Backbone.js
9 63 (14.58%) EDI
9 63 (14.58%) EDIFACT
9 63 (14.58%) .NET Framework
10 62 (14.35%) WCF
11 61 (14.12%) Entity Framework
11 61 (14.12%) CSS3
11 61 (14.12%) JMS
12 50 (11.57%) HTML5 Canvas
13 49 (11.34%) Browserify
14 41 (9.49%) Ajax
15 38 (8.80%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 61 (14.12%) Clustering
2 47 (10.88%) Computer Science
3 42 (9.72%) User Experience
4 37 (8.56%) Mobile App
5 26 (6.02%) Digital Media
6 23 (5.32%) Graphic Design
7 22 (5.09%) Animation
8 20 (4.63%) Mobile Games
8 20 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (3.94%) Algorithms
9 17 (3.94%) Public Cloud
9 17 (3.94%) Online Games
10 15 (3.47%) Social Gaming
11 12 (2.78%) Social Media
11 12 (2.78%) E-Learning
12 11 (2.55%) Replication
12 11 (2.55%) N-Tier
13 8 (1.85%) Video Editing
14 6 (1.39%) Mathematics
14 6 (1.39%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 57 (13.19%) Android
1 57 (13.19%) Apple iOS
2 54 (12.50%) Windows
3 49 (11.34%) Linux
4 18 (4.17%) Windows Mobile
5 14 (3.24%) UNIX
6 7 (1.62%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.23%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (36.11%) MVC
2 109 (25.23%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (16.44%) OO
4 68 (15.74%) Web Development
5 61 (14.12%) Load Balancing
5 61 (14.12%) Scrum
6 45 (10.42%) DNA
7 33 (7.64%) TDD
7 33 (7.64%) Responsive Web Design
8 28 (6.48%) OOP
9 25 (5.79%) Web Design
9 25 (5.79%) SDLC
10 24 (5.56%) Software Engineering
11 19 (4.40%) Test Automation
12 18 (4.17%) Game Development
12 18 (4.17%) Unit Testing
13 17 (3.94%) iOS Development
14 16 (3.70%) Android Development
15 14 (3.24%) Software Testing
16 13 (3.01%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 270 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 165 (38.19%) ActionScript 3.0
3 139 (32.18%) SQL
4 126 (29.17%) ActionScript 2.0
5 122 (28.24%) C#
6 100 (23.15%) Java
7 52 (12.04%) PHP
8 27 (6.25%) Lua
9 23 (5.32%) Ruby
9 23 (5.32%) C++
10 22 (5.09%) Perl
11 19 (4.40%) Python
12 14 (3.24%) Objective-C
13 10 (2.31%) XPath
14 6 (1.39%) PHP5
14 6 (1.39%) T-SQL
15 3 (0.69%) PL/SQL
15 3 (0.69%) C
16 2 (0.46%) VB
16 2 (0.46%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 78 (18.06%) Degree
2 12 (2.78%) ISEB
3 8 (1.85%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.23%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.17%) QA
2 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.93%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.46%) Puppet
2 2 (0.46%) WMI
3 1 (0.23%) SCOM
3 1 (0.23%) Cacti
3 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 101 (23.38%) Microsoft
2 73 (16.90%) Adobe
3 31 (7.18%) Oracle
4 21 (4.86%) DoubleClick
5 17 (3.94%) Terracotta
6 11 (2.55%) Facebook
7 8 (1.85%) VMware
8 4 (0.93%) Vertica
8 4 (0.93%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.69%) HP
10 2 (0.46%) Zend
10 2 (0.46%) Infor
10 2 (0.46%) IBM
11 1 (0.23%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.23%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.23%) Twitter
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco
11 1 (0.23%) Telerik
11 1 (0.23%) Google
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