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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 712 510 422
Rank change year-on-year
-202 -88
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 203 417 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.39% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.35% 0.74% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 184 361 571
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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
57652 56716 62660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.02% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 48360 48904 54833
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 30 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 30 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 -223 183 £40,000 +12.67% 34
London -88 88 £45,000 -5.26% 19
West Midlands -25 27 £60,000 +65.51% 4
South East -56 25 £31,500 -10.00% 4
Birmingham -10 24 £60,000 +50.00%
Yorkshire -62 22 £24,000 -20.00% 2
Berkshire +8 18 £31,500 +1.61%
City of London -7 16 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Leeds -29 14 £20,250 -20.58% 2
West Yorkshire -61 14 £20,250 -32.50% 2
Windsor - 14 £31,500 -
Scotland -8 9 £37,000 -
East Midlands -12 7 £38,750 +3.33% 2
South Yorkshire -15 7 £24,500 -18.33%
Edinburgh - 7 £39,500 -
Doncaster - 7 £24,500 -
Northamptonshire -25 6 £39,000 +4.00% 2
South West -39 6 £24,500 -10.90%
North West -24 5 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Hampshire -19 3 £31,250 +37.36% 1
Northampton -33 3 £38,500 +2.66%
East of England -42 3 £33,750 +22.72% 1
Dorset - 3 £24,500 -
Southampton - 3 £31,250 -
Cheshire - 3 £32,500 - 1
Manchester -8 2 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Maidenhead -14 2 £35,000 +27.27%
Macclesfield - 2 £32,500 - 1
Bath - 2 £20,000 -
Bournemouth - 2 £24,750 -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 404 (73.59%) HTML
2 366 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 355 (64.66%) Flash
4 323 (58.83%) CSS
5 277 (50.46%) ActionScript 3.0
6 242 (44.08%) HTML5
7 174 (31.69%) Adobe
8 159 (28.96%) XML
9 157 (28.60%) Java
10 155 (28.23%) PHP
11 153 (27.87%) jQuery
12 141 (25.68%) Games
13 140 (25.50%) Photoshop
14 139 (25.32%) OO
15 137 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
16 128 (23.32%) User Experience
17 120 (21.86%) MVC
18 118 (21.49%) CSS3
19 110 (20.04%) Android
19 110 (20.04%) OOP
20 97 (17.67%) Git (software)
21 95 (17.30%) ActionScript 2.0
22 88 (16.03%) Linux
23 86 (15.66%) Apple iOS
24 84 (15.30%) Apache Flex
25 82 (14.94%) Ajax
26 79 (14.39%) Adobe Illustrator
27 76 (13.84%) Windows
28 75 (13.66%) TDD
29 71 (12.93%) Marketing

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 49 (8.93%) CMS
2 33 (6.01%) WordPress
3 28 (5.10%) Node.js
4 27 (4.92%) Apache
5 16 (2.91%) Drupal
6 13 (2.37%) Tomcat
7 11 (2.00%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.82%) LiveCycle
9 8 (1.46%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (1.46%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.46%) IIS
10 7 (1.28%) ColdFusion
11 6 (1.09%) Oracle BPEL
11 6 (1.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.73%) nginx
12 4 (0.73%) Moodle
12 4 (0.73%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.36%) Facebook Platform
15 1 (0.18%) Confluence
Applications
1 140 (25.50%) Photoshop
2 79 (14.39%) Adobe Illustrator
3 37 (6.74%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 30 (5.46%) Adobe After Effects
5 23 (4.19%) Fireworks
6 14 (2.55%) InDesign
7 9 (1.64%) MS Office
8 4 (0.73%) MS Excel
8 4 (0.73%) Maya
8 4 (0.73%) Adobe Captivate
9 3 (0.55%) MS Visio
10 2 (0.36%) Shockwave
10 2 (0.36%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.18%) Swift 3D
11 1 (0.18%) GIMP
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 (1.64%) Magento
2 8 (1.46%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 8 (1.46%) IntelliMatch
3 7 (1.28%) HiPortfolio
4 6 (1.09%) Oracle HRMS
4 6 (1.09%) Oracle Payroll
4 6 (1.09%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 4 (0.73%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.18%) Remedy AR System
7 1 (0.18%) osCommerce
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.28%) MailChimp
2 2 (0.36%) GitHub
2 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
2 2 (0.36%) Google App Engine
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.18%) SaaS
3 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (6.38%) Internet
2 24 (4.37%) HTTP
3 17 (3.10%) SSL
4 12 (2.19%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.64%) SSH
6 8 (1.46%) DNS
7 7 (1.28%) FTP
8 5 (0.91%) SMS
9 4 (0.73%) Intranet
10 1 (0.18%) DVB
10 1 (0.18%) Multicast
10 1 (0.18%) ISDN
10 1 (0.18%) PBX
10 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (12.75%) MySQL
2 21 (3.83%) SQL Server
3 15 (2.73%) Relational Database
4 9 (1.64%) RDBMS
4 9 (1.64%) SQLite
5 7 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (1.09%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 6 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 5 (0.91%) Neo4j
7 5 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (0.91%) OLAP
7 5 (0.91%) Hazelcast
8 4 (0.73%) Hyperion Smart View
8 4 (0.73%) Informix
8 4 (0.73%) Big Data
8 4 (0.73%) OLTP
9 2 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.18%) JasperReports
10 1 (0.18%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 97 (17.67%) Git (software)
2 67 (12.20%) Subversion
3 43 (7.83%) Dreamweaver
4 38 (6.92%) Ant
5 34 (6.19%) JUnit
6 27 (4.92%) JIRA
7 26 (4.74%) Eclipse
8 24 (4.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 20 (3.64%) Maven
9 20 (3.64%) Behat
10 19 (3.46%) Xcode
11 17 (3.10%) Selenium
12 16 (2.91%) Cucumber
12 16 (2.91%) Jenkins
13 15 (2.73%) TestNG
13 15 (2.73%) WebDriver
13 15 (2.73%) Introscope
14 13 (2.37%) Jasmine
15 11 (2.00%) Grunt
16 10 (1.82%) PHPUnit
General
1 141 (25.68%) Games
2 71 (12.93%) Marketing
3 55 (10.02%) Advertising
4 53 (9.65%) Finance
5 26 (4.74%) Retail
6 20 (3.64%) Manufacturing
7 19 (3.46%) Pharmaceutical
8 18 (3.28%) Telecoms
9 16 (2.91%) Banking
10 12 (2.19%) Multimedia
11 8 (1.46%) Automotive
12 5 (0.91%) Front Office
13 4 (0.73%) Back Office
13 4 (0.73%) Publishing
14 3 (0.55%) Investment Banking
14 3 (0.55%) Electronics
14 3 (0.55%) Law
15 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 418 (76.14%) Developer
2 72 (13.11%) Designer
3 69 (12.57%) Flash Developer
4 58 (10.56%) Front-End Developer
5 57 (10.38%) Senior Developer
6 51 (9.29%) Web Developer
6 51 (9.29%) ActionScript Developer
7 38 (6.92%) Junior
8 35 (6.38%) PHP Developer
8 35 (6.38%) Junior Developer
9 30 (5.46%) Web Designer
10 28 (5.10%) Consultant
11 27 (4.92%) Flex Developer
11 27 (4.92%) UI Developer
11 27 (4.92%) UI Programmer
12 25 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
12 25 (4.55%) Applications Developer
13 24 (4.37%) Mobile Applications Developer
14 18 (3.28%) Flash ActionScript Developer
14 18 (3.28%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (73.59%) HTML
2 355 (64.66%) Flash
3 323 (58.83%) CSS
4 242 (44.08%) HTML5
5 159 (28.96%) XML
6 153 (27.87%) jQuery
7 118 (21.49%) CSS3
8 84 (15.30%) Apache Flex
9 82 (14.94%) Ajax
10 71 (12.93%) JSON
11 60 (10.93%) REST
12 59 (10.75%) Web Services
13 58 (10.56%) .NET
14 56 (10.20%) XHTML
15 48 (8.74%) PhoneGap
16 44 (8.01%) LESS
17 43 (7.83%) Backbone.js
18 39 (7.10%) Spring
19 33 (6.01%) AngularJS
20 32 (5.83%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 128 (23.32%) User Experience
2 66 (12.02%) Animation
3 49 (8.93%) Mobile App
4 46 (8.38%) Social Media
5 33 (6.01%) Computer Science
6 29 (5.28%) N-Tier
7 26 (4.74%) Digital Media
8 25 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (4.37%) Blackberry
9 24 (4.37%) E-Learning
10 23 (4.19%) iPad
11 22 (4.01%) RIA
12 18 (3.28%) Graphic Design
13 17 (3.10%) Open Source
14 15 (2.73%) Online Games
15 14 (2.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 13 (2.37%) SCORM
16 13 (2.37%) STB
16 13 (2.37%) iPhone
16 13 (2.37%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 110 (20.04%) Android
2 88 (16.03%) Linux
3 86 (15.66%) Apple iOS
4 76 (13.84%) Windows
5 30 (5.46%) UNIX
6 24 (4.37%) Windows 8
7 12 (2.19%) Solaris
8 11 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.64%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.91%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.36%) CentOS
11 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.18%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (25.32%) OO
2 137 (24.95%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (21.86%) MVC
4 110 (20.04%) OOP
5 75 (13.66%) TDD
6 69 (12.57%) Scrum
6 69 (12.57%) E-Commerce
7 50 (9.11%) Mentoring
8 49 (8.93%) SOA
9 44 (8.01%) Software Engineering
10 41 (7.47%) Android Development
11 40 (7.29%) iOS Development
12 39 (7.10%) Game Development
13 37 (6.74%) Unit Testing
14 30 (5.46%) Web Design
15 29 (5.28%) Project Management
16 27 (4.92%) Responsive Web Design
17 24 (4.37%) Kanban
18 20 (3.64%) SEO
19 18 (3.28%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 366 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 277 (50.46%) ActionScript 3.0
3 157 (28.60%) Java
4 155 (28.23%) PHP
5 95 (17.30%) ActionScript 2.0
6 67 (12.20%) Objective-C
7 64 (11.66%) SQL
8 60 (10.93%) C#
9 50 (9.11%) Python
10 28 (5.10%) Lua
11 24 (4.37%) C++
12 22 (4.01%) PHP5
13 18 (3.28%) Ruby
14 17 (3.10%) Perl
15 15 (2.73%) PL/SQL
16 12 (2.19%) PowerHouse
16 12 (2.19%) VBScript
17 8 (1.46%) C
18 7 (1.28%) T-SQL
18 7 (1.28%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (8.74%) Degree
2 27 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 24 (4.37%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.55%) ISEB
5 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (10.38%) QA
2 19 (3.46%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 174 (31.69%) Adobe
2 56 (10.20%) Facebook
3 30 (5.46%) DoubleClick
4 25 (4.55%) Sencha
5 24 (4.37%) Appcelerator
6 23 (4.19%) Oracle
7 22 (4.01%) Zend
8 18 (3.28%) Microsoft
9 17 (3.10%) Twitter
10 15 (2.73%) Splunk
10 15 (2.73%) Perforce
11 11 (2.00%) EPiServer
11 11 (2.00%) Rackspace
11 11 (2.00%) IBM
12 8 (1.46%) Sybase
12 8 (1.46%) Brady
13 7 (1.28%) Google
14 5 (0.91%) Terracotta
14 5 (0.91%) Macromedia
15 4 (0.73%) Sun
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