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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 861 743 540
Rank change year-on-year
-118 -203
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 74 194 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.18% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.36% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 71 155 349
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +10.29%

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
52734 53572 56146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.07% 50.33% 53.34%
Number of salaries quoted 45496 46036 47133
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript
Top 22 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 10 February 2016. 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
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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 -93 73 £47,500 +18.75% 14
London -27 46 £52,500 +23.52% 7
South East -4 17 £46,000 -23.33% 1
Surrey -6 12 £46,250 -22.91%
South West -18 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Dorking - 5 £47,500 -
Farnham - 5 £45,000 -
Bristol -11 4 £35,000 -6.66%
Oxfordshire -4 3 £46,000 -8.00%
Yorkshire -5 3 £47,500 +14.45% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -9 3 £37,500 +50.00%
West Yorkshire -11 3 £47,500 +58.33%
Oxford -13 3 £46,000 -8.00%
Gloucestershire - 3 £35,000 -
Orpington - 3 £42,500 -
East Sussex +11 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Leeds -4 2 £48,750 +62.50%
Thames Ditton - 2 - -
Uckfield - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +40 1 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Brentford +1 1 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Docklands, London - 1 £45,000 -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

1 130 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 103 (58.86%) HTML
3 99 (56.57%) CSS
4 94 (53.71%) Flash
5 70 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (39.43%) ActionScript 3.0
7 66 (37.71%) HTML5
8 55 (31.43%) C#
8 55 (31.43%) .NET
9 51 (29.14%) Adobe
10 49 (28.00%) jQuery
11 47 (26.86%) Games
12 46 (26.29%) XML
13 44 (25.14%) TDD
14 42 (24.00%) CSS3
15 41 (23.43%) Java
16 40 (22.86%) SQL
16 40 (22.86%) Android
17 39 (22.29%) Apache Flex
17 39 (22.29%) Apple iOS
18 37 (21.14%) User Experience
18 37 (21.14%) OOP
18 37 (21.14%) MVC
19 33 (18.86%) Degree
19 33 (18.86%) Scrum
19 33 (18.86%) Front End Development
20 30 (17.14%) OO
20 30 (17.14%) Photoshop
21 29 (16.57%) SQL Server
21 29 (16.57%) QA

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (9.14%) Node.js
2 9 (5.14%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.57%) WordPress
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (2.86%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.71%) CMS
6 3 (1.71%) Gentran
6 3 (1.71%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (17.14%) Photoshop
2 20 (11.43%) Adobe Illustrator
3 8 (4.57%) Fireworks
4 7 (4.00%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (1.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (1.71%) MS Excel
5 3 (1.71%) OmniGraffle
6 2 (1.14%) CINEMA 4D
6 2 (1.14%) Maya
6 2 (1.14%) MS Office
7 1 (0.57%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.57%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Magento
1 2 (1.14%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.14%) SaaS
2 6 (3.43%) GitHub
3 5 (2.86%) Dropbox
3 5 (2.86%) Google Drive
4 4 (2.29%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.57%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.86%) HTTP
2 5 (2.86%) HTTPS
2 5 (2.86%) SSL
3 3 (1.71%) SMTP
4 1 (0.57%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (16.57%) SQL Server
2 20 (11.43%) MySQL
3 8 (4.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.00%) BusinessObjects
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle BI EE
4 7 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.86%) Relational Database
6 4 (2.29%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.71%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.14%) MS Access
9 1 (0.57%) Big Data
9 1 (0.57%) GIS
9 1 (0.57%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 22 (12.57%) Subversion
2 15 (8.57%) Selenium
3 14 (8.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.43%) Grunt
4 13 (7.43%) JIRA
5 12 (6.86%) Cucumber
6 10 (5.71%) Flash Builder
6 10 (5.71%) TestNG
7 9 (5.14%) WebDriver
8 8 (4.57%) Fiddler
8 8 (4.57%) JUnit
9 6 (3.43%) Axure RP
9 6 (3.43%) gulp
9 6 (3.43%) Visual Studio
10 5 (2.86%) Balsamiq Mockups
11 4 (2.29%) Jasmine
11 4 (2.29%) MSBuild
11 4 (2.29%) SoapUI
12 3 (1.71%) Jenkins
12 3 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 47 (26.86%) Games
2 18 (10.29%) Advertising
3 13 (7.43%) Marketing
4 5 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.29%) Retail
6 3 (1.71%) Finance
6 3 (1.71%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.14%) Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.57%) Back Office
8 1 (0.57%) French Language
8 1 (0.57%) German Language
8 1 (0.57%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.57%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 130 (74.29%) Developer
2 36 (20.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 31 (17.71%) Flash Developer
4 27 (15.43%) Senior Developer
5 24 (13.71%) Games Developer
6 21 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 14 (8.00%) Web Developer
8 13 (7.43%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 13 (7.43%) HTML Developer
9 12 (6.86%) ActionScript Developer
10 10 (5.71%) Mobile Developer
10 10 (5.71%) PHP Developer
11 9 (5.14%) Java Developer
11 9 (5.14%) Senior PHP Developer
12 8 (4.57%) .NET Developer
12 8 (4.57%) Java Engineer
12 8 (4.57%) Mobile Games Developer
13 7 (4.00%) Designer
13 7 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
13 7 (4.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (58.86%) HTML
2 99 (56.57%) CSS
3 94 (53.71%) Flash
4 66 (37.71%) HTML5
5 55 (31.43%) .NET
6 49 (28.00%) jQuery
7 46 (26.29%) XML
8 42 (24.00%) CSS3
9 39 (22.29%) Apache Flex
10 25 (14.29%) JSON
11 24 (13.71%) AngularJS
12 22 (12.57%) Web Services
13 17 (9.71%) .NET Framework
13 17 (9.71%) ASP.NET
14 16 (9.14%) REST
15 14 (8.00%) Ajax
16 13 (7.43%) ASP.NET MVC
17 12 (6.86%) Adobe AIR
18 11 (6.29%) RESTful
18 11 (6.29%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (21.14%) User Experience
2 18 (10.29%) Mobile App
3 15 (8.57%) Computer Science
4 14 (8.00%) Online Games
5 11 (6.29%) Mobile Games
6 10 (5.71%) Social Media
7 8 (4.57%) N-Tier
8 7 (4.00%) e-Learning
9 5 (2.86%) Animation
9 5 (2.86%) SCORM
10 4 (2.29%) BBC
10 4 (2.29%) Graphic Design
10 4 (2.29%) Social Gaming
11 3 (1.71%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.71%) Clustering
11 3 (1.71%) Digital Media
11 3 (1.71%) Flash Games
11 3 (1.71%) Learning Management System
11 3 (1.71%) Motion Graphics
11 3 (1.71%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 40 (22.86%) Android
2 39 (22.29%) Apple iOS
3 20 (11.43%) Windows
4 19 (10.86%) Linux
5 8 (4.57%) Windows Phone
6 5 (2.86%) Unix
6 5 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (25.14%) TDD
3 37 (21.14%) MVC
3 37 (21.14%) OOP
4 33 (18.86%) Front End Development
4 33 (18.86%) Scrum
5 30 (17.14%) OO
6 20 (11.43%) BDD
7 17 (9.71%) Android Development
7 17 (9.71%) Game Development
8 16 (9.14%) iOS Development
8 16 (9.14%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.00%) SDLC
9 14 (8.00%) Test Automation
10 13 (7.43%) E-Commerce
10 13 (7.43%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.86%) Mobile Development
11 12 (6.86%) Software Architecture
11 12 (6.86%) Test Scripting
12 11 (6.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 130 (74.29%) JavaScript
2 69 (39.43%) ActionScript 3.0
3 55 (31.43%) C#
4 41 (23.43%) Java
5 40 (22.86%) SQL
6 28 (16.00%) ActionScript 2.0
7 26 (14.86%) PHP
8 24 (13.71%) C++
9 11 (6.29%) Ruby
10 9 (5.14%) Lua
11 8 (4.57%) Python
12 7 (4.00%) PHP 4
12 7 (4.00%) PHP 5
13 6 (3.43%) Objective-C
13 6 (3.43%) TypeScript
13 6 (3.43%) VB.NET
14 5 (2.86%) CoffeeScript
14 5 (2.86%) ES6
14 5 (2.86%) T-SQL
14 5 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 33 (18.86%) Degree
2 4 (2.29%) ISEB
3 2 (1.14%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.57%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.57%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (29.14%) Adobe
2 18 (10.29%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.86%) Google
4 9 (5.14%) Facebook
4 9 (5.14%) Oracle
5 7 (4.00%) IBM
5 7 (4.00%) Twitter
6 4 (2.29%) Telerik
7 3 (1.71%) DoubleClick
8 2 (1.14%) Apple
8 2 (1.14%) ATG
8 2 (1.14%) HP
8 2 (1.14%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (1.14%) Omniture
8 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.14%) Sencha
8 2 (1.14%) Vertica
9 1 (0.57%) hybris
9 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.57%) Terracotta
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