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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 693 497 426
Rank change year-on-year
-196 -71
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 195 432 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.42% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.78% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 156 348 509
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%

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
53291 55423 59871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.45% 53.32% 54.94%
Number of salaries quoted 45774 46671 52659
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -156 185 £37,500 -6.25% 34
London -146 89 £40,000 -20.00% 18
South East -44 32 £60,000 +50.00% 2
West Midlands -15 25 £32,500 +17.11% 3
Surrey +5 24 £60,000 - 2
Yorkshire -13 16 £41,500 +27.69% 6
South West -36 14 £24,000 -43.52% 3
City of London -47 14 £37,500 -31.81% 7
Shropshire - 13 £32,500 -
Scotland +9 10 £37,500 +38.88%
Guildford - 10 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire -13 9 £30,000 - 6
Leeds -16 9 £30,000 -6.25% 6
Devon - 9 £24,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -1 7 £41,800 +28.61%
Sheffield -2 7 £41,800 +28.61%
Edinburgh - 7 - -
Plymouth - 6 £23,000 -
Oxford -2 5 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire -5 5 £50,000 -
Cheshire -9 5 £32,500 - 1
North West -10 5 £32,500 +8.33% 1
Bristol -19 5 £37,500 -25.00% 2
Macclesfield - 5 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £25,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £34,000 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £34,000 - 2
East Midlands +21 2 - - 1
Aberdeen +6 2 £37,500 -
East of England -21 2 £35,000 -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 332 (79.24%) HTML
2 306 (73.03%) JavaScript
3 268 (63.96%) Flash
4 255 (60.86%) CSS
5 231 (55.13%) HTML5
6 186 (44.39%) ActionScript 3.0
7 131 (31.26%) XML
8 130 (31.03%) jQuery
9 121 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
10 112 (26.73%) Adobe
11 109 (26.01%) Photoshop
12 103 (24.58%) Java
13 102 (24.34%) Games
14 101 (24.11%) MVC
15 92 (21.96%) Marketing
16 89 (21.24%) Git (software)
17 86 (20.53%) CSS3
18 84 (20.05%) User Experience
19 80 (19.09%) ActionScript 2.0
19 80 (19.09%) PHP
20 78 (18.62%) Android
21 77 (18.38%) Adobe Illustrator
22 76 (18.14%) OOP
23 74 (17.66%) OO
24 69 (16.47%) Apple iOS
25 67 (15.99%) Scrum
26 66 (15.75%) Ajax
27 61 (14.56%) .NET
28 59 (14.08%) C#
29 58 (13.84%) Web Services

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 43 (10.26%) CMS
2 37 (8.83%) WordPress
3 17 (4.06%) ColdFusion
4 14 (3.34%) Node.js
5 13 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.39%) Drupal
6 10 (2.39%) Joomla!
7 9 (2.15%) Tomcat
8 8 (1.91%) Apache
8 8 (1.91%) concrete5
8 8 (1.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (1.43%) Apache Solr
9 6 (1.43%) Oracle BPEL
10 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.19%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.19%) IIS
10 5 (1.19%) WebSphere Application Server
11 3 (0.72%) nginx
11 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
12 2 (0.48%) Gentran
Applications
1 109 (26.01%) Photoshop
2 77 (18.38%) Adobe Illustrator
3 36 (8.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 27 (6.44%) Fireworks
5 21 (5.01%) Adobe After Effects
6 17 (4.06%) InDesign
7 14 (3.34%) MS Excel
8 12 (2.86%) MS Office
9 10 (2.39%) MS PowerPoint
10 9 (2.15%) GIMP
11 5 (1.19%) Adobe Captivate
12 4 (0.95%) MS Visio
13 3 (0.72%) 3ds Max
14 2 (0.48%) Shockwave
14 2 (0.48%) Acrobat
15 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
15 1 (0.24%) CorelDRAW
15 1 (0.24%) Maya
Business Applications
1 6 (1.43%) Oracle iRecruitment
1 6 (1.43%) Oracle HRMS
1 6 (1.43%) Oracle Payroll
1 6 (1.43%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.72%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 3 (0.72%) IntelliMatch
3 2 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.48%) HiPortfolio
3 2 (0.48%) Kondor+
4 1 (0.24%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.24%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.67%) MailChimp
2 5 (1.19%) SaaS
3 2 (0.48%) GitHub
4 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.92%) Internet
2 26 (6.21%) HTTP
3 13 (3.10%) SMTP
4 5 (1.19%) FTP
4 5 (1.19%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.72%) DNS
5 3 (0.72%) SSL
6 2 (0.48%) Firewall
6 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.48%) DVB
6 2 (0.48%) Multicast
7 1 (0.24%) Intranet
7 1 (0.24%) PBX
7 1 (0.24%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (12.41%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.83%) MySQL
3 31 (7.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.06%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (3.58%) OLAP
5 15 (3.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 7 (1.67%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.43%) Hazelcast
7 6 (1.43%) Neo4j
8 4 (0.95%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.48%) Hyperion Smart View
10 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.24%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.24%) PowerCenter
11 1 (0.24%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 89 (21.24%) Git (software)
2 37 (8.83%) JIRA
3 30 (7.16%) Ant
4 28 (6.68%) Subversion
5 27 (6.44%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 25 (5.97%) Dreamweaver
7 15 (3.58%) Jasmine
8 12 (2.86%) Eclipse
9 11 (2.63%) JUnit
10 9 (2.15%) Selenium
10 9 (2.15%) Mercurial
10 9 (2.15%) QUnit
10 9 (2.15%) Grunt
10 9 (2.15%) PhantomJS
11 8 (1.91%) Maven
11 8 (1.91%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.67%) TestNG
12 7 (1.67%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.67%) Xcode
13 6 (1.43%) Liquibase
General
1 102 (24.34%) Games
2 92 (21.96%) Marketing
3 36 (8.59%) Advertising
4 26 (6.21%) Retail
5 20 (4.77%) Finance
6 17 (4.06%) Telecoms
7 14 (3.34%) Banking
8 9 (2.15%) Multimedia
9 5 (1.19%) Interactive Media
10 2 (0.48%) Front Office
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.48%) Publishing
10 2 (0.48%) French Language
11 1 (0.24%) Electronics
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 327 (78.04%) Developer
2 58 (13.84%) Designer
3 56 (13.37%) Web Developer
4 49 (11.69%) Front-End Developer
5 45 (10.74%) Senior Developer
6 37 (8.83%) Flash Developer
7 28 (6.68%) Mobile Developer
7 28 (6.68%) Applications Developer
8 27 (6.44%) .NET Developer
8 27 (6.44%) Mobile Applications Developer
9 26 (6.21%) Junior
9 26 (6.21%) Web Designer
10 24 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (5.73%) C# Developer
11 23 (5.49%) Junior Developer
12 20 (4.77%) Games Developer
13 18 (4.30%) E-Learning Developer
14 15 (3.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 15 (3.58%) Agile .NET Developer
14 15 (3.58%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 332 (79.24%) HTML
2 268 (63.96%) Flash
3 255 (60.86%) CSS
4 231 (55.13%) HTML5
5 131 (31.26%) XML
6 130 (31.03%) jQuery
7 86 (20.53%) CSS3
8 66 (15.75%) Ajax
9 61 (14.56%) .NET
10 58 (13.84%) Web Services
11 48 (11.46%) JSON
12 36 (8.59%) AngularJS
13 32 (7.64%) PhoneGap
14 31 (7.40%) Apache Flex
15 29 (6.92%) WCF
16 27 (6.44%) Silverlight
17 25 (5.97%) ASP.NET
18 22 (5.25%) Sass
19 21 (5.01%) XHTML
20 20 (4.77%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 84 (20.05%) User Experience
2 48 (11.46%) Mobile App
3 44 (10.50%) Animation
4 33 (7.88%) N-Tier
5 27 (6.44%) Blackberry
5 27 (6.44%) Computer Science
6 23 (5.49%) E-Learning
7 22 (5.25%) Graphic Design
8 18 (4.30%) iPad
8 18 (4.30%) Digital Media
9 17 (4.06%) Online Games
10 16 (3.82%) BBC
11 15 (3.58%) iDTV
12 14 (3.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 13 (3.10%) Open Source
13 13 (3.10%) Clustering
14 12 (2.86%) Mathematics
15 11 (2.63%) RIA
15 11 (2.63%) iPhone
15 11 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 78 (18.62%) Android
2 69 (16.47%) Apple iOS
3 44 (10.50%) Windows
4 37 (8.83%) Linux
5 27 (6.44%) Windows 8
6 14 (3.34%) UNIX
7 6 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.48%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.48%) MVS
8 2 (0.48%) CentOS
8 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (28.88%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (24.11%) MVC
3 76 (18.14%) OOP
4 74 (17.66%) OO
5 67 (15.99%) Scrum
6 57 (13.60%) Mentoring
7 46 (10.98%) iOS Development
8 45 (10.74%) E-Commerce
9 42 (10.02%) SOA
10 41 (9.79%) Responsive Web Design
11 36 (8.59%) Android Development
12 30 (7.16%) Web Design
13 26 (6.21%) Game Development
14 25 (5.97%) Project Management
15 21 (5.01%) Web Application Development
16 20 (4.77%) Software Engineering
17 18 (4.30%) TDD
17 18 (4.30%) Digital Marketing
17 18 (4.30%) Web Development
18 17 (4.06%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 306 (73.03%) JavaScript
2 186 (44.39%) ActionScript 3.0
3 103 (24.58%) Java
4 80 (19.09%) ActionScript 2.0
4 80 (19.09%) PHP
5 59 (14.08%) C#
6 56 (13.37%) SQL
7 51 (12.17%) Objective-C
8 25 (5.97%) Lua
9 23 (5.49%) Python
10 21 (5.01%) C++
11 19 (4.53%) PHP5
12 17 (4.06%) Ruby
12 17 (4.06%) T-SQL
13 10 (2.39%) Perl
14 9 (2.15%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.15%) C
15 5 (1.19%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.95%) R
16 4 (0.95%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 46 (10.98%) Degree
2 30 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 27 (6.44%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.72%) ISEB
5 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.73%) QA
2 5 (1.19%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.48%) SLA
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 2 (0.48%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (1.91%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.24%) cPanel
Vendors
1 112 (26.73%) Adobe
2 39 (9.31%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.68%) Sencha
4 27 (6.44%) Appcelerator
5 19 (4.53%) Oracle
6 14 (3.34%) Google
7 10 (2.39%) Sony
7 10 (2.39%) DoubleClick
8 8 (1.91%) Twitter
9 7 (1.67%) Facebook
10 6 (1.43%) Terracotta
11 5 (1.19%) Splunk
11 5 (1.19%) IBM
11 5 (1.19%) Perforce
12 4 (0.95%) SAP
13 3 (0.72%) Sybase
13 3 (0.72%) Macromedia
13 3 (0.72%) Brady
14 2 (0.48%) NCR
14 2 (0.48%) Sun
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Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £60000 per annum
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CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £50000 per annum
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Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Devon
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Salary: Competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
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