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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 693 518 423
Rank change year-on-year
-175 -95
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 210 401 608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.38% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.71% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 190 350 556
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%

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
58102 56474 62168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.75% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48669 48759 54500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -191 188 £40,000 +9.58% 44
London -92 93 £45,000 -5.26% 19
West Midlands -21 28 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Yorkshire -51 26 £24,000 -20.00% 3
Birmingham -5 24 £60,000 +50.00%
South East -55 23 £31,500 -10.00% 7
Berkshire +16 17 £31,500 +7.69% 1
West Yorkshire -49 16 £21,500 -28.33% 2
Leeds -24 15 £21,500 -6.52% 2
Windsor - 13 £31,500 -
City of London -27 12 £47,500 +2.70% 4
Scotland -9 9 £37,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -7 7 £24,500 -18.33%
Doncaster - 7 £24,500 -
Edinburgh - 7 £39,500 - 1
East Midlands -6 6 £39,000 +4.00% 6
South West -43 6 £24,500 -10.90% 1
Northamptonshire -22 5 £39,000 +4.00% 5
North West -32 4 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Dorset -2 3 £24,500 -2.00%
Hampshire -8 3 £31,250 +37.36% 1
Southampton - 3 £31,250 -
Bournemouth -8 2 £24,750 -1.00%
Maidenhead -11 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Manchester -12 2 £55,000 +57.14%
Northampton -24 2 £38,500 +2.66% 3
East of England -51 2 £40,000 +45.45% 6
Somerset - 2 £20,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £47,500 -
Bath - 2 £20,000 -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 408 (72.21%) HTML
2 373 (66.02%) JavaScript
3 368 (65.13%) Flash
4 327 (57.88%) CSS
5 282 (49.91%) ActionScript 3.0
6 242 (42.83%) HTML5
7 178 (31.50%) Adobe
8 164 (29.03%) PHP
9 163 (28.85%) Java
10 157 (27.79%) XML
11 151 (26.73%) jQuery
12 144 (25.49%) Photoshop
13 142 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
14 141 (24.96%) Games
15 140 (24.78%) OO
16 130 (23.01%) User Experience
17 118 (20.88%) CSS3
18 115 (20.35%) OOP
18 115 (20.35%) MVC
19 112 (19.82%) Android
20 101 (17.88%) ActionScript 2.0
21 100 (17.70%) Git (software)
22 94 (16.64%) Linux
23 90 (15.93%) Apache Flex
24 87 (15.40%) Apple iOS
25 83 (14.69%) Adobe Illustrator
26 80 (14.16%) Ajax
27 79 (13.98%) TDD
28 76 (13.45%) Windows
28 76 (13.45%) MySQL

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 50 (8.85%) CMS
2 37 (6.55%) WordPress
3 30 (5.31%) Apache
4 28 (4.96%) Node.js
5 17 (3.01%) Drupal
6 15 (2.65%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.95%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.77%) LiveCycle
9 8 (1.42%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.42%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.42%) IIS
10 6 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 6 (1.06%) Oracle BPEL
11 5 (0.88%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.71%) Joomla!
12 4 (0.71%) nginx
12 4 (0.71%) Moodle
12 4 (0.71%) Gentran
13 3 (0.53%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.35%) ExpressionEngine
Applications
1 144 (25.49%) Photoshop
2 83 (14.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 30 (5.31%) Adobe After Effects
4 22 (3.89%) Fireworks
5 17 (3.01%) InDesign
6 9 (1.59%) MS Office
7 5 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
8 4 (0.71%) MS Excel
8 4 (0.71%) Maya
9 3 (0.53%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.35%) Shockwave
10 2 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.18%) Swift 3D
11 1 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
11 1 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
11 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
11 1 (0.18%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.18%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 9 (1.59%) Magento
2 8 (1.42%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 8 (1.42%) IntelliMatch
3 7 (1.24%) HiPortfolio
4 6 (1.06%) Oracle HRMS
4 6 (1.06%) Oracle Payroll
4 6 (1.06%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (0.71%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.18%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.24%) MailChimp
2 3 (0.53%) SaaS
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.37%) Internet
2 26 (4.60%) HTTP
3 19 (3.36%) SSL
4 14 (2.48%) TCP/IP
5 11 (1.95%) SSH
6 10 (1.77%) FTP
7 8 (1.42%) DNS
8 7 (1.24%) SMS
9 6 (1.06%) Intranet
10 2 (0.35%) Extranet
10 2 (0.35%) ISDN
10 2 (0.35%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.18%) PBX
11 1 (0.18%) DHCP
11 1 (0.18%) DVB
11 1 (0.18%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (13.45%) MySQL
2 19 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 11 (1.95%) RDBMS
5 9 (1.59%) SQLite
6 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (1.06%) OLTP
7 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.06%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.06%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.06%) Big Data
7 6 (1.06%) Informix
8 5 (0.88%) Hazelcast
8 5 (0.88%) Neo4j
9 4 (0.71%) OLAP
9 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
9 4 (0.71%) Hyperion Smart View
10 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 100 (17.70%) Git (software)
2 67 (11.86%) Subversion
3 42 (7.43%) Dreamweaver
4 39 (6.90%) Ant
5 35 (6.19%) JUnit
6 26 (4.60%) Eclipse
6 26 (4.60%) JIRA
7 23 (4.07%) Maven
7 23 (4.07%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 22 (3.89%) Behat
9 19 (3.36%) Xcode
9 19 (3.36%) Jenkins
10 18 (3.19%) Selenium
11 17 (3.01%) Cucumber
12 16 (2.83%) WebDriver
12 16 (2.83%) TestNG
13 14 (2.48%) Introscope
14 12 (2.12%) Jasmine
14 12 (2.12%) Grunt
15 11 (1.95%) PHPUnit
General
1 141 (24.96%) Games
2 70 (12.39%) Marketing
3 58 (10.27%) Advertising
4 51 (9.03%) Finance
5 28 (4.96%) Retail
6 22 (3.89%) Manufacturing
7 19 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (3.19%) Telecoms
9 14 (2.48%) Banking
10 13 (2.30%) Multimedia
11 8 (1.42%) Automotive
12 5 (0.88%) Front Office
13 4 (0.71%) Back Office
13 4 (0.71%) Publishing
14 3 (0.53%) Electronics
14 3 (0.53%) Law
14 3 (0.53%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Billing
16 1 (0.18%) Legal
16 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 423 (74.87%) Developer
2 74 (13.10%) Designer
3 70 (12.39%) Flash Developer
4 56 (9.91%) Senior Developer
4 56 (9.91%) Front-End Developer
5 52 (9.20%) ActionScript Developer
6 51 (9.03%) Web Developer
7 41 (7.26%) PHP Developer
8 40 (7.08%) Junior
9 37 (6.55%) Junior Developer
10 29 (5.13%) Web Designer
10 29 (5.13%) Consultant
11 27 (4.78%) UI Developer
11 27 (4.78%) Flex Developer
11 27 (4.78%) UI Programmer
12 25 (4.42%) Applications Developer
13 24 (4.25%) Mobile Developer
14 23 (4.07%) Mobile Applications Developer
15 20 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
16 19 (3.36%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 408 (72.21%) HTML
2 368 (65.13%) Flash
3 327 (57.88%) CSS
4 242 (42.83%) HTML5
5 157 (27.79%) XML
6 151 (26.73%) jQuery
7 118 (20.88%) CSS3
8 90 (15.93%) Apache Flex
9 80 (14.16%) Ajax
10 68 (12.04%) JSON
11 63 (11.15%) REST
12 57 (10.09%) Web Services
13 55 (9.73%) XHTML
13 55 (9.73%) .NET
14 48 (8.50%) PhoneGap
15 46 (8.14%) Backbone.js
15 46 (8.14%) LESS
16 39 (6.90%) Spring
17 34 (6.02%) AngularJS
18 33 (5.84%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 130 (23.01%) User Experience
2 66 (11.68%) Animation
3 50 (8.85%) Mobile App
4 47 (8.32%) Social Media
5 34 (6.02%) Computer Science
6 28 (4.96%) N-Tier
7 27 (4.78%) E-Learning
7 27 (4.78%) Digital Media
8 26 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (4.25%) iPad
10 23 (4.07%) Blackberry
11 21 (3.72%) RIA
11 21 (3.72%) Graphic Design
12 18 (3.19%) Open Source
13 15 (2.65%) Online Games
14 14 (2.48%) SCORM
14 14 (2.48%) Social Gaming
14 14 (2.48%) iPhone
15 13 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (2.30%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 112 (19.82%) Android
2 94 (16.64%) Linux
3 87 (15.40%) Apple iOS
4 76 (13.45%) Windows
5 34 (6.02%) UNIX
6 23 (4.07%) Windows 8
7 12 (2.12%) Solaris
8 11 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.59%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.35%) CentOS
11 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.35%) HPUX
11 2 (0.35%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.35%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.18%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (25.13%) Agile Software Development
2 140 (24.78%) OO
3 115 (20.35%) OOP
3 115 (20.35%) MVC
4 79 (13.98%) TDD
5 72 (12.74%) E-Commerce
6 70 (12.39%) Scrum
7 48 (8.50%) Software Engineering
8 47 (8.32%) SOA
9 45 (7.96%) Mentoring
10 41 (7.26%) Android Development
11 40 (7.08%) Game Development
12 39 (6.90%) iOS Development
13 37 (6.55%) Unit Testing
14 31 (5.49%) Project Management
15 30 (5.31%) Web Design
16 27 (4.78%) Responsive Web Design
17 26 (4.60%) Kanban
18 21 (3.72%) SEO
19 20 (3.54%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 373 (66.02%) JavaScript
2 282 (49.91%) ActionScript 3.0
3 164 (29.03%) PHP
4 163 (28.85%) Java
5 101 (17.88%) ActionScript 2.0
6 69 (12.21%) SQL
7 66 (11.68%) Objective-C
8 59 (10.44%) C#
9 54 (9.56%) Python
10 28 (4.96%) Lua
11 27 (4.78%) C++
12 20 (3.54%) Perl
12 20 (3.54%) PHP5
13 19 (3.36%) Ruby
14 15 (2.65%) PL/SQL
15 12 (2.12%) PowerHouse
16 11 (1.95%) Shell Script
16 11 (1.95%) VBScript
17 8 (1.42%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.42%) C
Qualifications
1 55 (9.73%) Degree
2 26 (4.60%) Security Cleared
3 23 (4.07%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.53%) ISEB
5 2 (0.35%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (10.80%) QA
2 18 (3.19%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.35%) WCAG
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
Vendors
1 178 (31.50%) Adobe
2 57 (10.09%) Facebook
3 30 (5.31%) DoubleClick
4 26 (4.60%) Oracle
5 25 (4.42%) Sencha
6 24 (4.25%) Zend
7 23 (4.07%) Appcelerator
8 17 (3.01%) Microsoft
9 15 (2.65%) Twitter
10 14 (2.48%) Splunk
10 14 (2.48%) Perforce
11 11 (1.95%) EPiServer
11 11 (1.95%) Rackspace
11 11 (1.95%) IBM
12 8 (1.42%) Sybase
12 8 (1.42%) Brady
13 6 (1.06%) Google
14 5 (0.88%) Terracotta
14 5 (0.88%) Macromedia
15 4 (0.71%) Sun
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Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £85000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits & Bonus
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Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £33000 - £38000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
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London
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Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 15% benefits dependent on experience
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Salary: Competitive
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Salary: Competitive
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London
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