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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 579 461 321
Rank change year-on-year
-118 -140
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 372 486 985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.31% 0.44% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.82% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 312 400 904
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,575 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -98 366 £40,000 +6.66% 43
London -45 224 £47,500 +1.06% 17
City of London -34 51 £50,000 - 7
South East -45 35 £32,500 -14.47% 5
East of England -18 30 £40,000 +42.85% 4
Yorkshire -32 23 £34,000 +51.11% 3
West Yorkshire -30 17 £34,000 +44.68% 3
East Midlands -23 15 £27,500 -24.13% 6
Manchester -17 14 £30,000 -7.69%
North West -34 14 £30,000 -7.69%
Cambridgeshire +13 13 £40,000 +23.07% 1
South West -17 13 £33,000 +4.76% 1
East Sussex - 13 £32,500 -
Cambridge +12 12 £40,000 +23.07%
Hampshire +4 12 £25,000 -33.33% 1
Chiswick - 12 £31,500 -
Essex -19 11 £40,000 +100.00%
Leeds -19 10 £26,000 +15.55% 2
Northamptonshire -7 9 £27,500 -31.25%
West Midlands -7 9 £27,500 -42.10% 4
Northampton -8 9 £27,500 -31.25%
Brighton - 8 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire +6 5 £35,000 +55.55% 1
Oxfordshire -18 5 £37,500 -28.57%
Oldham - 5 £30,000 -
Birmingham +6 4 £36,250 -51.66%
Warwickshire +6 4 £27,500 -33.73% 3
Wiltshire -2 4 £38,500 +60.41%
Oxford -5 4 £38,750 -26.19%
South Yorkshire -10 4 £32,000 +60.00%

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 550 (70.15%) Flash
2 546 (69.64%) HTML
3 516 (65.82%) JavaScript
4 440 (56.12%) CSS
5 377 (48.09%) ActionScript 3.0
6 343 (43.75%) HTML5
7 266 (33.93%) PHP
8 244 (31.12%) Java
9 221 (28.19%) Games
10 199 (25.38%) CSS3
11 198 (25.26%) Adobe
12 197 (25.13%) XML
13 195 (24.87%) jQuery
14 188 (23.98%) OO
15 185 (23.60%) MySQL
16 184 (23.47%) Photoshop
17 158 (20.15%) Apache Flex
18 146 (18.62%) OOP
19 135 (17.22%) ActionScript 2.0
20 133 (16.96%) Git (software)
21 126 (16.07%) Scrum
22 115 (14.67%) E-Commerce
23 114 (14.54%) Degree
24 111 (14.16%) SQL
24 111 (14.16%) Facebook
25 110 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
25 110 (14.03%) Android
26 104 (13.27%) Linux
26 104 (13.27%) MVC
27 102 (13.01%) Web Services

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 77 (9.82%) WordPress
2 55 (7.02%) Drupal
3 45 (5.74%) CMS
4 39 (4.97%) Apache
5 18 (2.30%) Tomcat
6 17 (2.17%) Node.js
7 13 (1.66%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.53%) DNN
9 10 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
10 8 (1.02%) ExpressionEngine
10 8 (1.02%) SharePoint
11 7 (0.89%) TIBCO EMS
11 7 (0.89%) Joomla!
12 6 (0.77%) Gentran
12 6 (0.77%) SilverStripe
12 6 (0.77%) ColdFusion
13 5 (0.64%) IIS
14 4 (0.51%) Adobe CQ
14 4 (0.51%) Flash Media Server
14 4 (0.51%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 184 (23.47%) Photoshop
2 79 (10.08%) Adobe Illustrator
3 40 (5.10%) Adobe After Effects
4 25 (3.19%) Fireworks
5 22 (2.81%) MS Excel
6 14 (1.79%) InDesign
7 7 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
8 6 (0.77%) MS Office
9 2 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.26%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.13%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.13%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.13%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 29 (3.70%) Magento
2 10 (1.28%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.38%) Sophis RISQUE
5 2 (0.26%) IntelliMatch
5 2 (0.26%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
5 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.13%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.89%) SaaS
3 3 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.26%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (5.23%) Internet
2 35 (4.46%) FTP
3 22 (2.81%) HTTP
4 19 (2.42%) Intranet
5 14 (1.79%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.15%) Extranet
6 9 (1.15%) SSL
7 8 (1.02%) SSH
8 6 (0.77%) SMS
9 4 (0.51%) ISDN
9 4 (0.51%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.51%) Firewall
10 2 (0.26%) DHCP
10 2 (0.26%) WPA
11 1 (0.13%) LDAP
11 1 (0.13%) Network Security
11 1 (0.13%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 185 (23.60%) MySQL
2 58 (7.40%) SQL Server
3 37 (4.72%) Big Data
4 24 (3.06%) Relational Database
5 22 (2.81%) MongoDB
5 22 (2.81%) NoSQL
6 14 (1.79%) Hadoop
7 13 (1.66%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.66%) Apache Hive
7 13 (1.66%) HBase
8 10 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (0.89%) CouchDB
10 7 (0.89%) MariaDB
11 6 (0.77%) OLTP
11 6 (0.77%) Informix
12 5 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.51%) OLAP
13 4 (0.51%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 133 (16.96%) Git (software)
2 83 (10.59%) JUnit
3 60 (7.65%) Subversion
4 45 (5.74%) PhoneGap
5 42 (5.36%) Eclipse
6 38 (4.85%) Dreamweaver
7 29 (3.70%) Xcode
8 27 (3.44%) Introscope
8 27 (3.44%) Maven
8 27 (3.44%) Behat
9 25 (3.19%) Grunt
10 22 (2.81%) Jenkins
11 21 (2.68%) PHPUnit
12 20 (2.55%) Xdebug
13 18 (2.30%) FlexUnit
14 17 (2.17%) Visual Studio
15 14 (1.79%) TestNG
16 13 (1.66%) Mercurial
17 11 (1.40%) Selenium
17 11 (1.40%) Mockito
General
1 221 (28.19%) Games
2 97 (12.37%) Marketing
3 92 (11.73%) Advertising
4 78 (9.95%) Finance
5 52 (6.63%) Manufacturing
6 29 (3.70%) Multimedia
7 21 (2.68%) Retail
8 19 (2.42%) Banking
9 14 (1.79%) Telecoms
9 14 (1.79%) Front Office
10 8 (1.02%) Billing
10 8 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.77%) Publishing
12 5 (0.64%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.38%) Legal
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
14 2 (0.26%) German Language
14 2 (0.26%) Automotive
15 1 (0.13%) Military
15 1 (0.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 583 (74.36%) Developer
2 105 (13.39%) Front-End Developer
3 91 (11.61%) Designer
4 90 (11.48%) PHP Developer
5 75 (9.57%) Web Developer
6 73 (9.31%) Flash Developer
7 64 (8.16%) Senior Developer
8 57 (7.27%) Flex Developer
9 53 (6.76%) Java Developer
10 45 (5.74%) Consultant
11 42 (5.36%) ActionScript Developer
12 34 (4.34%) Graduate
12 34 (4.34%) Junior
13 30 (3.83%) Senior Consultant
14 29 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
15 28 (3.57%) Games Developer
16 27 (3.44%) Java Consultant
16 27 (3.44%) Flash Designer
17 25 (3.19%) Junior Developer
18 24 (3.06%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 550 (70.15%) Flash
2 546 (69.64%) HTML
3 440 (56.12%) CSS
4 343 (43.75%) HTML5
5 199 (25.38%) CSS3
6 197 (25.13%) XML
7 195 (24.87%) jQuery
8 158 (20.15%) Apache Flex
9 102 (13.01%) Web Services
9 102 (13.01%) .NET
10 97 (12.37%) Spring
11 87 (11.10%) Backbone.js
12 78 (9.95%) JSON
13 75 (9.57%) LESS
14 73 (9.31%) XHTML
15 64 (8.16%) Symfony
16 60 (7.65%) Ajax
17 57 (7.27%) Django
18 55 (7.02%) Hibernate
19 49 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 70 (8.93%) Social Media
2 66 (8.42%) Open Source
3 64 (8.16%) Mobile App
4 58 (7.40%) Animation
5 42 (5.36%) Computer Science
6 41 (5.23%) Enterprise Software
7 37 (4.72%) Digital Media
8 36 (4.59%) Social Gaming
9 33 (4.21%) iPhone
10 27 (3.44%) Graphic Design
10 27 (3.44%) Mathematics
11 25 (3.19%) iPad
12 24 (3.06%) Video Editing
13 17 (2.17%) E-Learning
13 17 (2.17%) Flash Games
13 17 (2.17%) Online Games
14 15 (1.91%) Client/Server
15 13 (1.66%) GIS
15 13 (1.66%) W3C
15 13 (1.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 110 (14.03%) Android
2 104 (13.27%) Linux
3 63 (8.04%) UNIX
4 60 (7.65%) Apple iOS
5 48 (6.12%) Windows
6 30 (3.83%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (1.66%) Solaris
8 9 (1.15%) Mac OS X
9 6 (0.77%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.38%) CentOS
11 2 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.26%) HPUX
11 2 (0.26%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.13%) SUSE
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (23.98%) OO
2 146 (18.62%) OOP
3 126 (16.07%) Scrum
4 115 (14.67%) E-Commerce
5 110 (14.03%) Agile Software Development
6 104 (13.27%) MVC
7 94 (11.99%) TDD
8 92 (11.73%) Web Development
9 69 (8.80%) Software Engineering
10 58 (7.40%) Kanban
11 54 (6.89%) Continuous Integration
12 49 (6.25%) Game Development
13 45 (5.74%) Unit Testing
14 43 (5.48%) Project Management
15 34 (4.34%) Workflow
16 31 (3.95%) SOA
17 30 (3.83%) Multithreading
18 29 (3.70%) SEO
19 28 (3.57%) BDD
19 28 (3.57%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 516 (65.82%) JavaScript
2 377 (48.09%) ActionScript 3.0
3 266 (33.93%) PHP
4 244 (31.12%) Java
5 135 (17.22%) ActionScript 2.0
6 111 (14.16%) SQL
7 101 (12.88%) Python
8 94 (11.99%) C#
9 74 (9.44%) Objective-C
10 68 (8.67%) C++
11 38 (4.85%) C
12 36 (4.59%) Ruby
13 35 (4.46%) Lua
14 19 (2.42%) Perl
14 19 (2.42%) Shell Script
15 16 (2.04%) Erlang
16 13 (1.66%) PHP5
16 13 (1.66%) R
17 11 (1.40%) PL/SQL
18 10 (1.28%) VB
Qualifications
1 114 (14.54%) Degree
2 4 (0.51%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.26%) PMP
3 2 (0.26%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.13%) HNC
4 1 (0.13%) MCAD
4 1 (0.13%) MCSD
4 1 (0.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 102 (13.01%) QA
2 24 (3.06%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.15%) SLA
4 4 (0.51%) WCAG
5 2 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.51%) Puppet
2 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.26%) Capistrano
3 1 (0.13%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 198 (25.26%) Adobe
2 111 (14.16%) Facebook
3 87 (11.10%) Zend
4 42 (5.36%) Microsoft
5 41 (5.23%) Oracle
6 27 (3.44%) Perforce
6 27 (3.44%) Splunk
7 23 (2.93%) DoubleClick
7 23 (2.93%) Google
8 16 (2.04%) Sitecore
9 13 (1.66%) EPiServer
10 12 (1.53%) Twitter
10 12 (1.53%) FatWire
11 10 (1.28%) Sybase
12 8 (1.02%) Sencha
12 8 (1.02%) Dell
13 7 (0.89%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.77%) Macromedia
15 5 (0.64%) SAP
15 5 (0.64%) Omniture
Midlands
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £Good + Half Day on Friday!
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Randstad Digital
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + 25 days holiday
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Unspecified depending on experience, please state your requirement
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Catalyst
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Pension, flexitime, healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Sevenoaks, Kent
KH Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Oakham, Rutland
TheSmartList
Salary: £competitive salary dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago