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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 662 611 491
Rank change year-on-year
-51 -120
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 230 344 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.29% 0.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.41% 0.55% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 136 289 394
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -

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
56401 63031 59912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.98% 52.50% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 47932 53204 51477
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 -81 228 £45,000 +12.50% 31
London -33 140 £47,500 - 15
South East +27 43 £60,000 +84.61% 3
Surrey +47 38 £60,000 +84.61% 3
East of England +8 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
South West -25 9 £40,000 +21.21%
West Midlands -28 9 £32,500 +18.18% 1
Suffolk - 8 £35,000 - 1
Ipswich - 8 £35,000 - 1
City of London -7 7 £65,000 +30.00% 2
East Midlands +10 6 £35,000 +27.27% 1
North West +9 4 £38,750 +29.16% 4
West Yorkshire +1 4 £27,750 -15.26% 5
Kingston Upon Thames -2 4 £21,500 -54.73%
Yorkshire -17 4 £27,750 -18.38% 5
Oxfordshire +12 3 £50,000 +37.93%
Watford +7 3 £45,000 -
Oxford +4 3 £50,000 +42.85%
Bristol -2 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Hertfordshire -3 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Northamptonshire -5 3 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Devon -7 3 - -
Gloucestershire -14 3 £32,500 -23.52%
Wimbledon - 3 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire +2 2 £40,000 - 1
Manchester 0 2 £32,500 +8.33% 3
Leeds 0 2 £23,000 -11.53% 3
Nottingham -4 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Nottinghamshire -6 2 £40,000 +33.33%
Brentford -10 2 £30,000 +11.11%

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 311 (73.18%) HTML
2 304 (71.53%) JavaScript
3 282 (66.35%) Flash
4 240 (56.47%) CSS
5 220 (51.76%) HTML5
6 195 (45.88%) ActionScript 3.0
7 180 (42.35%) jQuery
8 160 (37.65%) MVC
9 150 (35.29%) XML
10 138 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
11 106 (24.94%) ActionScript 2.0
12 100 (23.53%) .NET
13 95 (22.35%) C#
14 94 (22.12%) Games
15 89 (20.94%) Web Development
16 86 (20.24%) SQL
16 86 (20.24%) Adobe
17 83 (19.53%) Backbone.js
18 78 (18.35%) JSON
19 75 (17.65%) SQL Server
20 74 (17.41%) Java
21 73 (17.18%) Marketing
22 71 (16.71%) Photoshop
23 69 (16.24%) Degree
23 69 (16.24%) Retail
24 67 (15.76%) OO
24 67 (15.76%) CSS3
25 65 (15.29%) HTML5 Canvas
26 64 (15.06%) French Language
26 64 (15.06%) Amazon AWS

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 40 (9.41%) BizTalk Server
2 31 (7.29%) SharePoint
3 27 (6.35%) WordPress
4 22 (5.18%) CMS
5 11 (2.59%) ColdFusion
5 11 (2.59%) Node.js
6 10 (2.35%) Joomla!
7 9 (2.12%) concrete5
8 8 (1.88%) Apache Solr
8 8 (1.88%) Facebook Platform
8 8 (1.88%) Drupal
9 7 (1.65%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.18%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.94%) Gentran
12 3 (0.71%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.47%) IIS
14 1 (0.24%) Apache
14 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 71 (16.71%) Photoshop
2 46 (10.82%) Adobe Illustrator
3 43 (10.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 31 (7.29%) Adobe After Effects
5 18 (4.24%) Fireworks
6 15 (3.53%) MS Excel
7 12 (2.82%) InDesign
8 8 (1.88%) GIMP
8 8 (1.88%) MS Office
9 7 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
10 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
10 4 (0.94%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.24%) CorelDRAW
11 1 (0.24%) Maya
11 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (15.06%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (14.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.41%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.18%) SaaS
5 3 (0.71%) GitHub
6 1 (0.24%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 53 (12.47%) HTTP
2 39 (9.18%) SMTP
3 23 (5.41%) Internet
4 9 (2.12%) FTP
5 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.94%) Broadband
5 4 (0.94%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.71%) DNS
6 3 (0.71%) Firewall
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 54 (12.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (6.82%) MySQL
4 18 (4.24%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
6 12 (2.82%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.59%) OLAP
7 11 (2.59%) SQL Server 2000
8 10 (2.35%) Neo4j
8 10 (2.35%) Hazelcast
9 7 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.94%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.94%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.94%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 63 (14.82%) Git (software)
2 34 (8.00%) Subversion
3 19 (4.47%) Jasmine
4 13 (3.06%) Maven
4 13 (3.06%) Selenium
5 12 (2.82%) TestNG
5 12 (2.82%) Cucumber
6 11 (2.59%) Liquibase
6 11 (2.59%) WebDriver
6 11 (2.59%) JIRA
6 11 (2.59%) JUnit
6 11 (2.59%) Dreamweaver
7 9 (2.12%) Grunt
8 8 (1.88%) PhantomJS
8 8 (1.88%) QUnit
8 8 (1.88%) Mercurial
9 5 (1.18%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.94%) FlexUnit
10 4 (0.94%) Ant
11 3 (0.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 94 (22.12%) Games
2 73 (17.18%) Marketing
3 69 (16.24%) Retail
4 64 (15.06%) French Language
5 33 (7.76%) Advertising
6 17 (4.00%) Multimedia
7 8 (1.88%) Finance
8 7 (1.65%) Telecoms
9 4 (0.94%) Interactive Media
10 3 (0.71%) Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.47%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 322 (75.76%) Developer
2 85 (20.00%) Front-End Developer
3 53 (12.47%) Designer
4 51 (12.00%) Senior Developer
5 39 (9.18%) BizTalk Developer
6 37 (8.71%) Web Developer
7 27 (6.35%) .NET Developer
8 26 (6.12%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 23 (5.41%) Web Designer
10 22 (5.18%) Flash Developer
11 20 (4.71%) C# Developer
11 20 (4.71%) Junior
11 20 (4.71%) C# .NET Developer
12 19 (4.47%) Games Developer
12 19 (4.47%) Junior Developer
13 17 (4.00%) ActionScript Developer
14 16 (3.76%) PHP Developer
15 14 (3.29%) Java Developer
15 14 (3.29%) Development Engineer
16 13 (3.06%) Digital Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 311 (73.18%) HTML
2 282 (66.35%) Flash
3 240 (56.47%) CSS
4 220 (51.76%) HTML5
5 180 (42.35%) jQuery
6 150 (35.29%) XML
7 100 (23.53%) .NET
8 83 (19.53%) Backbone.js
9 78 (18.35%) JSON
10 67 (15.76%) CSS3
11 65 (15.29%) HTML5 Canvas
12 62 (14.59%) Browserify
13 55 (12.94%) Web Services
14 52 (12.24%) WCF
15 46 (10.82%) .NET Framework
16 41 (9.65%) EDI
16 41 (9.65%) EDIFACT
16 41 (9.65%) Entity Framework
17 39 (9.18%) JMS
18 36 (8.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 56 (13.18%) User Experience
2 39 (9.18%) Clustering
3 37 (8.71%) Mobile App
4 33 (7.76%) Computer Science
5 26 (6.12%) Digital Media
6 25 (5.88%) Animation
7 22 (5.18%) Graphic Design
8 18 (4.24%) Open Source
9 16 (3.76%) iDTV
10 15 (3.53%) BBC
11 14 (3.29%) E-Learning
11 14 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (2.82%) Algorithms
13 10 (2.35%) Public Cloud
13 10 (2.35%) iPhone
13 10 (2.35%) Online Games
14 9 (2.12%) Mathematics
14 9 (2.12%) iPad
14 9 (2.12%) W3C
15 8 (1.88%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 36 (8.47%) Android
2 33 (7.76%) Apple iOS
3 28 (6.59%) Windows
3 28 (6.59%) Linux
4 17 (4.00%) UNIX
5 10 (2.35%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.94%) MVS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (37.65%) MVC
2 138 (32.47%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (20.94%) Web Development
4 67 (15.76%) OO
5 48 (11.29%) Web Application Development
6 47 (11.06%) DNA
7 46 (10.82%) Scrum
8 43 (10.12%) Responsive Web Design
9 39 (9.18%) Load Balancing
10 35 (8.24%) Web Design
11 25 (5.88%) OOP
12 19 (4.47%) E-Commerce
12 19 (4.47%) Mentoring
13 18 (4.24%) Unit Testing
14 17 (4.00%) TDD
15 16 (3.76%) Project Management
15 16 (3.76%) iOS Development
16 15 (3.53%) Digital Marketing
17 14 (3.29%) Software Engineering
17 14 (3.29%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 304 (71.53%) JavaScript
2 195 (45.88%) ActionScript 3.0
3 106 (24.94%) ActionScript 2.0
4 95 (22.35%) C#
5 86 (20.24%) SQL
6 74 (17.41%) Java
7 59 (13.88%) PHP
8 34 (8.00%) C++
9 22 (5.18%) Python
10 21 (4.94%) Objective-C
11 19 (4.47%) T-SQL
12 18 (4.24%) Lua
13 17 (4.00%) PHP5
14 15 (3.53%) Ruby
15 14 (3.29%) Perl
16 9 (2.12%) C
16 9 (2.12%) XPath
17 4 (0.94%) REXX
17 4 (0.94%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.94%) JCL
Qualifications
1 69 (16.24%) Degree
2 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.24%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.12%) QA
2 3 (0.71%) SLA
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
Systems Management
1 11 (2.59%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.47%) Puppet
3 1 (0.24%) Nagios
3 1 (0.24%) SCOM
3 1 (0.24%) Cacti
Vendors
1 86 (20.24%) Adobe
2 64 (15.06%) Microsoft
3 11 (2.59%) Oracle
4 10 (2.35%) Google
4 10 (2.35%) Terracotta
4 10 (2.35%) Facebook
5 6 (1.41%) DoubleClick
5 6 (1.41%) Sony
6 4 (0.94%) SAP
6 4 (0.94%) Twitter
6 4 (0.94%) Vertica
7 3 (0.71%) Business Objects
7 3 (0.71%) Macromedia
7 3 (0.71%) IBM
7 3 (0.71%) Zend
8 2 (0.47%) SEEBURGER
8 2 (0.47%) VMware
8 2 (0.47%) Telerik
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco
8 2 (0.47%) Sencha
London
First Point IT
Posted: 2 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Ifftner Solutions
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
BizTek Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + +car allolwance +pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £65k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Great Salary, Excellent Benefits and a truly exciting office
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000-55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: bonus + comprehensive benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Premier Media
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Triple Seven
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago