The table below looks at the statistics for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 857 748 705
Rank change year-on-year
-109 -43
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 74 220 286
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.20% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.39% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 50 173 236
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,950 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £37,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +16.15%

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
51828 56642 59768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.87% 51.36% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 44863 48209 50794
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ActionScript as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016 within the UK.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -92 74 £45,000 - 9
London -30 30 £45,000 - 7
South East -4 19 £67,500 -3.57% 1
West Midlands -2 13 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 12 £57,500 -
South West +21 10 £37,500 -
Surrey -6 7 £67,500 -3.57%
Dorking - 7 £67,500 -
Birmingham -8 5 - -
Somerset - 5 £23,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £38,500 -
Bath - 5 £23,500 -
Coventry - 4 £24,500 -
Warwickshire +9 3 £37,500 +50.00%
Orpington - 3 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £57,500 -
Marlow - 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £21,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £60,000 -
Swindon - 2 £38,500 -
East of England +20 1 £32,500 -7.14%
North West +17 1 - -
Manchester -8 1 - -
Wimbledon -18 1 £70,000 +40.00%
Bury - 1 - -
Wickford - 1 £32,500 -
Essex - 1 £32,500 -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing ActionScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 139 (68.47%) JavaScript
2 122 (60.10%) HTML
3 121 (59.61%) CSS
4 88 (43.35%) Flash
5 77 (37.93%) HTML5
6 76 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (36.95%) PHP
8 66 (32.51%) Front End Development
9 65 (32.02%) MySQL
10 64 (31.53%) CSS3
11 63 (31.03%) ActionScript 3.0
12 58 (28.57%) Java
13 57 (28.08%) .NET
14 55 (27.09%) XML
15 54 (26.60%) AngularJS
16 53 (26.11%) User Experience
16 53 (26.11%) Degree
17 52 (25.62%) Linux
18 47 (23.15%) TDD
18 47 (23.15%) jQuery
19 43 (21.18%) C++
19 43 (21.18%) Games
20 41 (20.20%) Photoshop
20 41 (20.20%) ActionScript 2.0
21 40 (19.70%) C#
22 39 (19.21%) Adobe
23 38 (18.72%) Node.js
24 37 (18.23%) Sass
24 37 (18.23%) Wireframes
25 35 (17.24%) Git (software)

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (5.91%) Drupal
2 11 (5.42%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.43%) IIS
4 8 (3.94%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (3.94%) GeoServer
5 6 (2.96%) CMS
6 5 (2.46%) Gentran
6 5 (2.46%) NetWeaver
6 5 (2.46%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.46%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.97%) Confluence
8 3 (1.48%) Apache
8 3 (1.48%) WordPress
9 2 (0.99%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.49%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 41 (20.20%) Photoshop
2 33 (16.26%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (10.34%) Gliffy
3 21 (10.34%) OmniGraffle
4 6 (2.96%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (2.46%) 3ds Max
5 5 (2.46%) Fireworks
5 5 (2.46%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (1.97%) MS Excel
7 3 (1.48%) Adobe Captivate
7 3 (1.48%) MS Office
8 1 (0.49%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.49%) Maya
Business Applications
1 5 (2.46%) Magento
2 1 (0.49%) IntelliMatch
2 1 (0.49%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 1 (0.49%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (10.34%) GitHub
2 13 (6.40%) SaaS
3 11 (5.42%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.45%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.49%) MailChimp
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.87%) FTP
2 8 (3.94%) HTTP
3 5 (2.46%) SSH
4 2 (0.99%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.99%) Internet
4 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
5 1 (0.49%) RFID
5 1 (0.49%) SSL
5 1 (0.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (32.02%) MySQL
2 29 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 22 (10.84%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (3.94%) GIS
7 5 (2.46%) MongoDB
8 4 (1.97%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.49%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 29 (14.29%) Grunt
3 26 (12.81%) gulp
4 25 (12.32%) Jenkins
5 21 (10.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 21 (10.34%) Bower
5 21 (10.34%) Jasmine
5 21 (10.34%) Karma Test Runner
6 20 (9.85%) Subversion
7 15 (7.39%) Selenium
8 14 (6.90%) JIRA
9 12 (5.91%) Eclipse
10 10 (4.93%) Cucumber
11 9 (4.43%) Visual Studio
12 8 (3.94%) TortoiseSVN
13 5 (2.46%) Maven
13 5 (2.46%) NWDS
14 4 (1.97%) JUnit
14 4 (1.97%) TestNG
14 4 (1.97%) WebDriver
General
1 43 (21.18%) Games
2 31 (15.27%) Marketing
3 25 (12.32%) Advertising
4 16 (7.88%) Finance
5 8 (3.94%) French Language
6 7 (3.45%) Italian Language
7 6 (2.96%) Dutch Language
7 6 (2.96%) German Language
7 6 (2.96%) Retail
7 6 (2.96%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.97%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.97%) Multimedia
9 3 (1.48%) Banking
9 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.99%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.49%) Automotive
11 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 154 (75.86%) Developer
2 44 (21.67%) Senior Developer
3 39 (19.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 30 (14.78%) JavaScript Developer
5 28 (13.79%) Angular Developer
6 24 (11.82%) Games Developer
7 19 (9.36%) PHP Developer
8 17 (8.37%) Web Developer
9 14 (6.90%) Flash Developer
10 13 (6.40%) LAMP Developer
10 13 (6.40%) PHP LAMP Developer
11 12 (5.91%) Analyst
11 12 (5.91%) Java Developer
11 12 (5.91%) Senior PHP Developer
12 11 (5.42%) Designer
12 11 (5.42%) Senior LAMP Developer
13 10 (4.93%) Consultant
13 10 (4.93%) EDI Developer
13 10 (4.93%) MySQL Developer
13 10 (4.93%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (60.10%) HTML
2 121 (59.61%) CSS
3 88 (43.35%) Flash
4 77 (37.93%) HTML5
5 64 (31.53%) CSS3
6 57 (28.08%) .NET
7 55 (27.09%) XML
8 54 (26.60%) AngularJS
9 47 (23.15%) jQuery
10 38 (18.72%) Node.js
11 37 (18.23%) Sass
12 32 (15.76%) Ajax
13 23 (11.33%) RESTful
14 22 (10.84%) Apache Flex
14 22 (10.84%) EDI
15 19 (9.36%) ASP.NET
15 19 (9.36%) React
15 19 (9.36%) REST
16 17 (8.37%) LAMP
17 16 (7.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 53 (26.11%) User Experience
2 35 (17.24%) Computer Science
3 24 (11.82%) Mobile App
4 9 (4.43%) Mobile Games
4 9 (4.43%) N-Tier
4 9 (4.43%) Online Games
5 8 (3.94%) Replication
5 8 (3.94%) Social Media
6 7 (3.45%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.96%) Digital Media
8 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.46%) Animation
8 5 (2.46%) iPad
8 5 (2.46%) Motion Graphics
8 5 (2.46%) Social Gaming
9 4 (1.97%) e-Learning
9 4 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.97%) New Media
10 3 (1.48%) Browser Games
10 3 (1.48%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 52 (25.62%) Linux
2 23 (11.33%) Unix
3 19 (9.36%) Apple iOS
4 17 (8.37%) Windows
5 14 (6.90%) Android
6 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (37.44%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.51%) Front End Development
3 47 (23.15%) TDD
4 37 (18.23%) Wireframes
5 35 (17.24%) Web Development
6 31 (15.27%) OOP
7 25 (12.32%) BDD
7 25 (12.32%) Scrum
7 25 (12.32%) Test Automation
8 24 (11.82%) Kanban
9 23 (11.33%) MVC
10 22 (10.84%) SOA
11 19 (9.36%) Game Development
12 17 (8.37%) Content Management
12 17 (8.37%) OO
13 16 (7.88%) E-Commerce
14 15 (7.39%) Software Architecture
15 14 (6.90%) Unit Testing
16 13 (6.40%) Software Engineering
17 12 (5.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 139 (68.47%) JavaScript
2 75 (36.95%) PHP
3 63 (31.03%) ActionScript 3.0
4 58 (28.57%) Java
5 43 (21.18%) C++
6 41 (20.20%) ActionScript 2.0
7 40 (19.70%) C#
8 28 (13.79%) SQL
9 27 (13.30%) Ruby
10 24 (11.82%) Python
11 17 (8.37%) TypeScript
12 16 (7.88%) Perl
12 16 (7.88%) PHP 4
12 16 (7.88%) PHP 5
13 12 (5.91%) Lua
14 9 (4.43%) CoffeeScript
14 9 (4.43%) ES6
15 7 (3.45%) Objective-C
15 7 (3.45%) Shell Script
15 7 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (26.11%) Degree
2 2 (0.99%) HND
2 2 (0.99%) ISEB
2 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.49%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.90%) QA
2 5 (2.46%) HL7
3 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Ansible
1 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 39 (19.21%) Adobe
2 13 (6.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.93%) Oracle
4 9 (4.43%) SAP
5 8 (3.94%) ESRI
5 8 (3.94%) Google
6 6 (2.96%) Axway
6 6 (2.96%) SEEBURGER
7 5 (2.46%) Autodesk
8 4 (1.97%) Macromedia
9 3 (1.48%) MuleSoft
9 3 (1.48%) Perforce
10 2 (0.99%) DoubleClick
10 2 (0.99%) Facebook
10 2 (0.99%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (0.99%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.49%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.49%) IBM
11 1 (0.49%) Sun
11 1 (0.49%) Sybase
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum plus 15% annual bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-75,000
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Board Works
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 24 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 24 days ago