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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 678 649 521
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -128
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 220 290 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.48% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 169 241 353
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,050 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+16.92% -

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
56407 61007 57337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.38% 51.83% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48046 51849 49225
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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
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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 -16 214 £45,000 +12.50% 26
London -51 98 £45,000 - 10
South East +46 62 £70,000 +115.38% 3
Surrey +33 44 £70,000 +115.38% 1
East of England +21 13 £35,000 -12.50%
Suffolk - 12 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 12 £35,000 -
City of London -9 11 £42,500 -5.55% 1
West Midlands -28 11 £25,000 -21.87% 6
Hampshire +6 10 £45,000 +62.89% 1
South West -15 8 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Bristol -16 8 £37,500 +29.31% 1
Oxfordshire +18 7 £37,500 -11.76% 1
West Yorkshire +12 7 £33,000 +53.48% 2
Northampton +4 7 £55,000 +46.66%
Northamptonshire +2 7 £55,000 +46.66%
East Midlands +1 7 £55,000 +46.66%
North West +1 7 £32,500 +30.00% 3
Oxford -2 7 £37,500 -11.76% 1
Yorkshire -10 7 £33,000 +45.05% 3
Southampton +6 6 - -
Manchester - 6 £32,500 - 1
Bradford -21 4 £32,500 +51.16% 2
Brentford - 4 £30,000 -
Scotland +14 3 - - 1
Birmingham -8 3 £27,500 -21.42% 5
Farnborough - 3 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 3 £50,000 -
Leeds -2 2 £36,000 +50.00%
Dundee -4 2 - -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 296 (65.34%) JavaScript
2 280 (61.81%) HTML
3 269 (59.38%) Flash
4 230 (50.77%) CSS
5 217 (47.90%) jQuery
6 188 (41.50%) HTML5
7 183 (40.40%) MVC
8 175 (38.63%) ActionScript 3.0
9 154 (34.00%) XML
10 147 (32.45%) SQL
11 132 (29.14%) .NET
12 130 (28.70%) ActionScript 2.0
13 126 (27.81%) C#
14 125 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
15 102 (22.52%) Java
16 101 (22.30%) Microsoft
17 96 (21.19%) SQL Server
18 91 (20.09%) Games
19 89 (19.65%) Web Development
19 89 (19.65%) JSON
20 86 (18.98%) Degree
21 84 (18.54%) Backbone.js
22 80 (17.66%) Adobe
23 77 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
24 76 (16.78%) SharePoint
25 74 (16.34%) HTTP
26 72 (15.89%) OO
26 72 (15.89%) Retail
27 70 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
28 69 (15.23%) WCF

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 76 (16.78%) SharePoint
2 64 (14.13%) BizTalk Server
3 16 (3.53%) WordPress
4 15 (3.31%) CMS
5 13 (2.87%) Drupal
6 8 (1.77%) Facebook Platform
7 6 (1.32%) Gentran
7 6 (1.32%) Node.js
8 5 (1.10%) Apache
8 5 (1.10%) Confluence
9 4 (0.88%) GlassFish
9 4 (0.88%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.88%) ColdFusion
10 3 (0.66%) Moodle
10 3 (0.66%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.44%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.44%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.44%) WebSphere Application Server
11 2 (0.44%) WebSphere
Applications
1 51 (11.26%) Photoshop
2 48 (10.60%) Adobe After Effects
3 44 (9.71%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 23 (5.08%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (1.77%) MS Excel
6 5 (1.10%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (1.10%) Maya
7 4 (0.88%) MS Office
8 3 (0.66%) Fireworks
8 3 (0.66%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.44%) InDesign
9 2 (0.44%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.22%) GIMP
10 1 (0.22%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.22%) Edge Animate
Business Applications
1 1 (0.22%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 70 (15.45%) Amazon AWS
2 65 (14.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.77%) SaaS
4 4 (0.88%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (0.66%) GitHub
6 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 74 (16.34%) HTTP
2 63 (13.91%) SMTP
3 8 (1.77%) Internet
4 5 (1.10%) FTP
4 5 (1.10%) DNS
5 4 (0.88%) Broadband
6 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.22%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (21.19%) SQL Server
2 77 (17.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 40 (8.83%) MySQL
4 30 (6.62%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.97%) Neo4j
6 16 (3.53%) Hazelcast
6 16 (3.53%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 10 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.32%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.88%) Big Data
10 4 (0.88%) OLAP
10 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.44%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.44%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.22%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 55 (12.14%) Git (software)
2 39 (8.61%) Subversion
3 24 (5.30%) Maven
4 22 (4.86%) Selenium
4 22 (4.86%) Cucumber
5 19 (4.19%) TestNG
5 19 (4.19%) Liquibase
6 18 (3.97%) JUnit
6 18 (3.97%) Jasmine
6 18 (3.97%) WebDriver
7 13 (2.87%) Eclipse
8 10 (2.21%) FlexUnit
9 9 (1.99%) IntelliJ
9 9 (1.99%) Grunt
10 8 (1.77%) Bower
10 8 (1.77%) Ant
10 8 (1.77%) JIRA
11 5 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.88%) Artifactory
12 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (20.09%) Games
2 72 (15.89%) Retail
3 64 (14.13%) French Language
4 37 (8.17%) Marketing
5 32 (7.06%) Finance
6 30 (6.62%) Advertising
7 18 (3.97%) Multimedia
8 10 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
9 8 (1.77%) Music Industry
10 7 (1.55%) Publishing
11 6 (1.32%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.10%) Banking
13 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.44%) Law
14 1 (0.22%) Military
14 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 329 (72.63%) Developer
2 84 (18.54%) Front-End Developer
3 63 (13.91%) BizTalk Developer
4 55 (12.14%) Senior Developer
5 54 (11.92%) Designer
6 33 (7.28%) Web Developer
7 30 (6.62%) Java Developer
8 28 (6.18%) Digital Designer
9 25 (5.52%) Senior Front-End Developer
10 24 (5.30%) ActionScript Developer
11 23 (5.08%) Flash Developer
12 21 (4.64%) Games Developer
13 16 (3.53%) Analyst
13 16 (3.53%) Web Designer
14 15 (3.31%) PHP Developer
15 14 (3.09%) Development Engineer
15 14 (3.09%) Junior
15 14 (3.09%) Junior Developer
16 13 (2.87%) Software Engineer
17 12 (2.65%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (61.81%) HTML
2 269 (59.38%) Flash
3 230 (50.77%) CSS
4 217 (47.90%) jQuery
5 188 (41.50%) HTML5
6 154 (34.00%) XML
7 132 (29.14%) .NET
8 89 (19.65%) JSON
9 84 (18.54%) Backbone.js
10 69 (15.23%) WCF
11 68 (15.01%) HTML5 Canvas
12 66 (14.57%) .NET Framework
13 64 (14.13%) Browserify
13 64 (14.13%) EDIFACT
13 64 (14.13%) EDI
14 63 (13.91%) JMS
14 63 (13.91%) Entity Framework
15 60 (13.25%) CSS3
16 46 (10.15%) ASP.NET
17 43 (9.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 63 (13.91%) Clustering
2 48 (10.60%) Computer Science
2 48 (10.60%) User Experience
3 33 (7.28%) Mobile App
4 28 (6.18%) Digital Media
5 22 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (4.42%) Animation
7 19 (4.19%) Graphic Design
8 18 (3.97%) Public Cloud
9 17 (3.75%) Algorithms
10 12 (2.65%) Social Gaming
10 12 (2.65%) Mobile Games
11 11 (2.43%) N-Tier
12 10 (2.21%) Social Media
12 10 (2.21%) Replication
12 10 (2.21%) E-Learning
13 7 (1.55%) Online Games
14 6 (1.32%) Data Structures
14 6 (1.32%) Social Network
14 6 (1.32%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 52 (11.48%) Windows
2 50 (11.04%) Linux
3 42 (9.27%) Apple iOS
4 41 (9.05%) Android
5 19 (4.19%) Windows Mobile
6 16 (3.53%) UNIX
7 5 (1.10%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.22%) MVS
8 1 (0.22%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (40.40%) MVC
2 125 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (19.65%) Web Development
4 72 (15.89%) OO
5 63 (13.91%) Load Balancing
6 54 (11.92%) Scrum
7 49 (10.82%) DNA
8 36 (7.95%) Responsive Web Design
9 28 (6.18%) Web Design
9 28 (6.18%) TDD
10 27 (5.96%) OOP
11 22 (4.86%) Software Engineering
12 20 (4.42%) Test Automation
13 19 (4.19%) Open Source
14 18 (3.97%) Unit Testing
15 16 (3.53%) SDLC
16 13 (2.87%) Digital Marketing
17 12 (2.65%) Monte Carlo Method
17 12 (2.65%) Game Development
17 12 (2.65%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 296 (65.34%) JavaScript
2 175 (38.63%) ActionScript 3.0
3 147 (32.45%) SQL
4 130 (28.70%) ActionScript 2.0
5 126 (27.81%) C#
6 102 (22.52%) Java
7 60 (13.25%) PHP
8 26 (5.74%) Python
9 25 (5.52%) Ruby
9 25 (5.52%) Perl
9 25 (5.52%) C++
10 24 (5.30%) Lua
11 16 (3.53%) Objective-C
12 14 (3.09%) T-SQL
13 12 (2.65%) XPath
14 9 (1.99%) PHP5
15 4 (0.88%) C
16 2 (0.44%) VB
16 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.44%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 86 (18.98%) Degree
2 5 (1.10%) ISEB
3 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.10%) QA
2 4 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.22%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (0.66%) Puppet
1 3 (0.66%) Vagrant
2 1 (0.22%) WMI
2 1 (0.22%) Nagios
2 1 (0.22%) SCOM
2 1 (0.22%) Cacti
Vendors
1 101 (22.30%) Microsoft
2 80 (17.66%) Adobe
3 29 (6.40%) Oracle
4 18 (3.97%) DoubleClick
4 18 (3.97%) Terracotta
5 10 (2.21%) Facebook
6 7 (1.55%) VMware
7 6 (1.32%) Vertica
8 4 (0.88%) Rackspace
9 2 (0.44%) Zend
9 2 (0.44%) Macromedia
9 2 (0.44%) IBM
9 2 (0.44%) Telerik
9 2 (0.44%) Google
10 1 (0.22%) Cisco
10 1 (0.22%) CheckPoint
10 1 (0.22%) Infor
10 1 (0.22%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.22%) Sitecore
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Barclay Anderson Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £29,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
NaturalMotion
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Betclic Everest Group
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Recruit Creatives
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum plus excellent company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Omnio Recruitment
Salary: 17000-19500 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Chester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago