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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 667 605 524
Rank change year-on-year
-62 -81
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 224 329 413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.54% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 176 272 345
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+26.92% -

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
56399 61297 57972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.54% 52.11% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 48059 52316 50078
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +6.79%
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 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -60 222 £45,000 +12.50% 33
London -52 112 £45,000 - 12
South East +35 57 £70,000 +115.38% 8
Surrey +41 46 £70,000 +115.38% 3
East of England +10 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Suffolk - 12 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 12 £35,000 -
City of London +11 11 £42,500 -5.55% 4
East Midlands +3 8 £55,000 +46.66%
Northamptonshire +3 8 £55,000 +46.66%
West Yorkshire +2 8 £33,500 +28.84% 2
Northampton 0 8 £55,000 +46.66%
Yorkshire -3 8 £33,500 +11.66% 3
South West -14 8 £37,500 +25.00%
West Midlands -33 8 £25,000 -15.96% 4
North West +19 7 £32,500 +30.00% 4
Hampshire +1 7 £45,000 +62.89% 4
Bristol -14 6 £37,500 +38.88%
Manchester - 6 £32,500 - 2
Bradford -15 5 £32,500 +51.16% 2
Oxfordshire +8 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Oxford -6 4 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Brentford - 4 £30,000 - 1
Southampton -5 3 - - 2
Farnborough - 3 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 3 £50,000 -
Leeds -2 2 £36,000 +44.00%
Gloucestershire -12 2 £38,750 -3.12%
Shepperton - 2 £37,500 -
Guildford +12 1 £45,000 +28.57%

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 298 (64.92%) JavaScript
2 287 (62.53%) HTML
3 271 (59.04%) Flash
4 235 (51.20%) CSS
5 217 (47.28%) jQuery
6 193 (42.05%) HTML5
7 184 (40.09%) MVC
8 174 (37.91%) ActionScript 3.0
9 151 (32.90%) XML
10 142 (30.94%) SQL
11 133 (28.98%) .NET
12 127 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
12 127 (27.67%) ActionScript 2.0
13 125 (27.23%) C#
14 103 (22.44%) Java
15 98 (21.35%) Microsoft
16 97 (21.13%) SQL Server
17 92 (20.04%) Web Development
18 90 (19.61%) JSON
19 89 (19.39%) Games
20 86 (18.74%) Backbone.js
20 86 (18.74%) Degree
20 86 (18.74%) Adobe
21 78 (16.99%) OO
21 78 (16.99%) SQL Server 2008
22 74 (16.12%) HTTP
23 72 (15.69%) Retail
24 70 (15.25%) WCF
25 69 (15.03%) .NET Framework
25 69 (15.03%) SharePoint

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 69 (15.03%) SharePoint
2 64 (13.94%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (3.27%) CMS
3 15 (3.27%) WordPress
4 12 (2.61%) Drupal
5 8 (1.74%) Facebook Platform
6 6 (1.31%) Node.js
6 6 (1.31%) Gentran
7 5 (1.09%) Confluence
7 5 (1.09%) ColdFusion
7 5 (1.09%) Apache
8 4 (0.87%) WebLogic
8 4 (0.87%) GlassFish
8 4 (0.87%) Apache Solr
9 3 (0.65%) Moodle
9 3 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.65%) IIS
9 3 (0.65%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 49 (10.68%) Photoshop
2 43 (9.37%) Adobe After Effects
3 42 (9.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 21 (4.58%) Adobe Illustrator
5 12 (2.61%) MS Excel
6 7 (1.53%) MS Office
7 5 (1.09%) Fireworks
7 5 (1.09%) Adobe Premiere
8 2 (0.44%) GIMP
8 2 (0.44%) Maya
8 2 (0.44%) InDesign
8 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.22%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.22%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 68 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 64 (13.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.74%) SaaS
4 4 (0.87%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.65%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (0.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 74 (16.12%) HTTP
2 63 (13.73%) SMTP
3 13 (2.83%) Internet
4 7 (1.53%) FTP
5 4 (0.87%) DNS
5 4 (0.87%) Broadband
6 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.65%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.44%) Firewall
8 1 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 78 (16.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (7.63%) MySQL
4 30 (6.54%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.92%) Neo4j
6 17 (3.70%) Hazelcast
7 16 (3.49%) NoSQL
8 11 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (2.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 8 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.53%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.31%) Data Mining
13 5 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
13 5 (1.09%) OLAP
14 4 (0.87%) Relational Database
14 4 (0.87%) Big Data
15 3 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
16 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
16 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 56 (12.20%) Git (software)
2 41 (8.93%) Subversion
3 24 (5.23%) Maven
4 22 (4.79%) Selenium
4 22 (4.79%) Cucumber
5 20 (4.36%) Jasmine
6 19 (4.14%) Liquibase
6 19 (4.14%) TestNG
7 18 (3.92%) WebDriver
7 18 (3.92%) JUnit
8 13 (2.83%) Eclipse
8 13 (2.83%) FlexUnit
9 10 (2.18%) Ant
10 9 (1.96%) Grunt
10 9 (1.96%) JIRA
11 7 (1.53%) IntelliJ
11 7 (1.53%) Bower
12 5 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.87%) Artifactory
General
1 89 (19.39%) Games
2 72 (15.69%) Retail
3 64 (13.94%) French Language
4 44 (9.59%) Marketing
5 31 (6.75%) Advertising
5 31 (6.75%) Finance
6 15 (3.27%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.74%) Publishing
9 6 (1.31%) Music Industry
9 6 (1.31%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.65%) Banking
10 3 (0.65%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.44%) Law
11 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 344 (74.95%) Developer
2 88 (19.17%) Front-End Developer
3 63 (13.73%) BizTalk Developer
4 56 (12.20%) Senior Developer
5 50 (10.89%) Designer
6 37 (8.06%) Web Developer
7 31 (6.75%) Java Developer
8 27 (5.88%) ActionScript Developer
9 25 (5.45%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 24 (5.23%) Digital Designer
11 23 (5.01%) Flash Developer
12 19 (4.14%) Games Developer
13 17 (3.70%) Junior
13 17 (3.70%) Junior Developer
14 16 (3.49%) Flex Developer
15 15 (3.27%) Analyst
15 15 (3.27%) .NET Developer
16 14 (3.05%) Web Designer
16 14 (3.05%) PHP Developer
16 14 (3.05%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 287 (62.53%) HTML
2 271 (59.04%) Flash
3 235 (51.20%) CSS
4 217 (47.28%) jQuery
5 193 (42.05%) HTML5
6 151 (32.90%) XML
7 133 (28.98%) .NET
8 90 (19.61%) JSON
9 86 (18.74%) Backbone.js
10 70 (15.25%) WCF
11 69 (15.03%) .NET Framework
12 67 (14.60%) HTML5 Canvas
13 65 (14.16%) Entity Framework
14 64 (13.94%) Browserify
15 63 (13.73%) EDI
15 63 (13.73%) JMS
15 63 (13.73%) EDIFACT
16 59 (12.85%) CSS3
17 47 (10.24%) ASP.NET
18 43 (9.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.73%) Clustering
2 49 (10.68%) User Experience
3 47 (10.24%) Computer Science
4 31 (6.75%) Mobile App
5 28 (6.10%) Digital Media
6 23 (5.01%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (4.14%) Graphic Design
8 18 (3.92%) Public Cloud
9 15 (3.27%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.61%) Animation
10 12 (2.61%) E-Learning
11 11 (2.40%) N-Tier
12 9 (1.96%) Mobile Games
12 9 (1.96%) Social Gaming
12 9 (1.96%) Social Media
13 8 (1.74%) Replication
14 7 (1.53%) Mathematics
15 5 (1.09%) Flash Games
15 5 (1.09%) Online Games
15 5 (1.09%) Motion Graphics
Operating Systems
1 49 (10.68%) Windows
2 46 (10.02%) Linux
3 40 (8.71%) Android
4 38 (8.28%) Apple iOS
5 19 (4.14%) UNIX
5 19 (4.14%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.87%) Windows Phone
7 3 (0.65%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (40.09%) MVC
2 127 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (20.04%) Web Development
4 78 (16.99%) OO
5 63 (13.73%) Load Balancing
6 52 (11.33%) Scrum
7 49 (10.68%) DNA
8 35 (7.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 34 (7.41%) OOP
10 28 (6.10%) TDD
11 27 (5.88%) Web Design
12 22 (4.79%) Unit Testing
13 21 (4.58%) Open Source
13 21 (4.58%) Software Engineering
14 20 (4.36%) Test Automation
15 17 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
16 16 (3.49%) SDLC
17 14 (3.05%) Software Architecture
18 12 (2.61%) Monte Carlo Method
18 12 (2.61%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 298 (64.92%) JavaScript
2 174 (37.91%) ActionScript 3.0
3 142 (30.94%) SQL
4 127 (27.67%) ActionScript 2.0
5 125 (27.23%) C#
6 103 (22.44%) Java
7 57 (12.42%) PHP
8 28 (6.10%) C++
9 26 (5.66%) Ruby
10 25 (5.45%) Python
11 24 (5.23%) Perl
12 19 (4.14%) Lua
13 17 (3.70%) Objective-C
14 15 (3.27%) T-SQL
15 12 (2.61%) XPath
16 10 (2.18%) PHP5
17 6 (1.31%) C
18 4 (0.87%) VB.NET
19 3 (0.65%) REXX
19 3 (0.65%) JCL
Qualifications
1 86 (18.74%) Degree
2 5 (1.09%) ISEB
3 3 (0.65%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.53%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (0.87%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.44%) Puppet
3 1 (0.22%) Nagios
3 1 (0.22%) SCOM
3 1 (0.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 98 (21.35%) Microsoft
2 86 (18.74%) Adobe
3 26 (5.66%) Oracle
4 18 (3.92%) Terracotta
5 13 (2.83%) DoubleClick
6 11 (2.40%) Facebook
7 6 (1.31%) Google
7 6 (1.31%) Vertica
8 5 (1.09%) VMware
9 3 (0.65%) Zend
9 3 (0.65%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.65%) Macromedia
9 3 (0.65%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.65%) IBM
10 2 (0.44%) Telerik
11 1 (0.22%) Twitter
11 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.22%) CheckPoint
11 1 (0.22%) Sony
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