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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 808 735 657
Rank change year-on-year
-73 -78
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 113 233 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.22% 0.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.22% 0.42% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 98 155 301
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%

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
51427 55553 64014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.38% 51.39% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44502 47278 54656
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,600
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in the UK

ActionScript
Top 25 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 30 May 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 -68 113 £57,500 +27.77% 11
London -39 69 £62,500 +35.86% 9
South East +13 24 £55,000 -21.42%
Surrey -4 21 £56,250 -19.64%
Dorking - 15 £62,500 -
West Midlands -12 8 £40,000 +45.45%
North West +20 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Manchester +11 7 £35,000 -6.66%
Birmingham +1 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Weybridge - 5 £35,000 -
Hammersmith - 4 £60,000 -
East of England +19 3 £32,500 -7.14%
Kingston Upon Thames +9 2 £41,250 -
Hampshire +8 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Tyne and Wear - 2 £27,375 - 1
North East - 2 £27,375 - 1
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £27,375 -
Wickford - 2 £32,500 -
Essex - 2 £32,500 -
Buckinghamshire +29 1 - -
Milton Keynes +26 1 - -
Hertfordshire +24 1 £45,000 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £52,500 -
Royston - 1 £45,000 -

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 147 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 116 (61.38%) HTML
3 112 (59.26%) CSS
4 86 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
5 79 (41.80%) Flash
5 79 (41.80%) HTML5
6 71 (37.57%) PHP
7 66 (34.92%) MySQL
7 66 (34.92%) ActionScript 3.0
8 63 (33.33%) .NET
9 61 (32.28%) Java
9 61 (32.28%) CSS3
9 61 (32.28%) Front End Development
10 55 (29.10%) AngularJS
11 54 (28.57%) TDD
12 50 (26.46%) Games
13 48 (25.40%) XML
14 47 (24.87%) Linux
14 47 (24.87%) User Experience
15 46 (24.34%) Degree
16 42 (22.22%) jQuery
17 41 (21.69%) C++
18 38 (20.11%) C#
19 37 (19.58%) Git (software)
20 34 (17.99%) Web Development
20 34 (17.99%) OOP
21 33 (17.46%) Photoshop
21 33 (17.46%) Computer Science
21 33 (17.46%) Sass
22 32 (16.93%) Node.js

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 32 (16.93%) Node.js
2 11 (5.82%) SharePoint
3 8 (4.23%) Drupal
3 8 (4.23%) GeoServer
3 8 (4.23%) IIS
4 7 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (3.17%) CMS
6 5 (2.65%) Tomcat
6 5 (2.65%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.12%) Confluence
7 4 (2.12%) WordPress
8 2 (1.06%) Apache
8 2 (1.06%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 33 (17.46%) Photoshop
2 30 (15.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 21 (11.11%) Gliffy
3 21 (11.11%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (2.65%) 3ds Max
5 3 (1.59%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (1.59%) Fireworks
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe After Effects
6 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.53%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.53%) Maya
7 1 (0.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.17%) GitHub
2 14 (7.41%) SaaS
3 11 (5.82%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (3.70%) Google Analytics
5 4 (2.12%) Dropbox
5 4 (2.12%) Google Drive
6 1 (0.53%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.17%) FTP
1 6 (3.17%) HTTP
2 5 (2.65%) HTTPS
2 5 (2.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (34.92%) MySQL
2 26 (13.76%) Relational Database
2 26 (13.76%) SQL Server
3 10 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (4.23%) GIS
6 5 (2.65%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (19.58%) Git (software)
2 29 (15.34%) Grunt
3 26 (13.76%) gulp
4 24 (12.70%) Jenkins
4 24 (12.70%) Subversion
5 21 (11.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 21 (11.11%) Bower
5 21 (11.11%) Jasmine
5 21 (11.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 15 (7.94%) Selenium
7 14 (7.41%) Cucumber
8 11 (5.82%) JIRA
9 10 (5.29%) JUnit
9 10 (5.29%) TestNG
9 10 (5.29%) WebDriver
10 9 (4.76%) Visual Studio
11 8 (4.23%) TortoiseSVN
12 6 (3.17%) Eclipse
13 5 (2.65%) Fiddler
13 5 (2.65%) Flash Builder
General
1 50 (26.46%) Games
2 26 (13.76%) Marketing
3 23 (12.17%) Advertising
4 4 (2.12%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.59%) Multimedia
5 3 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.06%) Finance
6 2 (1.06%) French Language
6 2 (1.06%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.53%) Banking
7 1 (0.53%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.53%) German Language
7 1 (0.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.53%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 154 (81.48%) Developer
2 50 (26.46%) Senior Developer
3 36 (19.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 29 (15.34%) Games Developer
5 28 (14.81%) JavaScript Developer
6 23 (12.17%) Angular Developer
7 18 (9.52%) Java Developer
8 16 (8.47%) Flash Developer
9 15 (7.94%) PHP Developer
10 14 (7.41%) LAMP Developer
10 14 (7.41%) PHP LAMP Developer
10 14 (7.41%) Web Developer
11 12 (6.35%) MySQL Developer
11 12 (6.35%) Senior PHP Developer
12 11 (5.82%) Analyst
12 11 (5.82%) Flash Games Developer
12 11 (5.82%) Senior LAMP Developer
13 10 (5.29%) PHP MySQL Developer
14 9 (4.76%) EDI Developer
14 9 (4.76%) ITIL Service Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (61.38%) HTML
2 112 (59.26%) CSS
3 79 (41.80%) Flash
3 79 (41.80%) HTML5
4 63 (33.33%) .NET
5 61 (32.28%) CSS3
6 55 (29.10%) AngularJS
7 48 (25.40%) XML
8 42 (22.22%) jQuery
9 33 (17.46%) Sass
10 32 (16.93%) Ajax
11 28 (14.81%) RESTful
12 27 (14.29%) Apache Flex
13 26 (13.76%) Web Services
14 18 (9.52%) ASP.NET
14 18 (9.52%) JSON
14 18 (9.52%) React
15 17 (8.99%) CakePHP
15 17 (8.99%) LAMP
16 16 (8.47%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 47 (24.87%) User Experience
2 33 (17.46%) Computer Science
3 17 (8.99%) Mobile App
4 15 (7.94%) N-Tier
5 9 (4.76%) Mobile Games
5 9 (4.76%) Online Games
6 8 (4.23%) Replication
7 7 (3.70%) Mathematics
7 7 (3.70%) Social Gaming
8 6 (3.17%) Social Media
9 5 (2.65%) Animation
9 5 (2.65%) Digital Media
10 4 (2.12%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.12%) e-Learning
10 4 (2.12%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.59%) Browser Games
11 3 (1.59%) SCORM
12 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.06%) Physics
12 2 (1.06%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 47 (24.87%) Linux
2 28 (14.81%) Apple iOS
3 23 (12.17%) Android
4 22 (11.64%) Unix
5 13 (6.88%) Windows
6 3 (1.59%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (32.28%) Front End Development
3 54 (28.57%) TDD
4 34 (17.99%) OOP
4 34 (17.99%) Web Development
5 31 (16.40%) BDD
6 30 (15.87%) Wireframes
7 28 (14.81%) Scrum
8 26 (13.76%) Test Automation
9 23 (12.17%) Game Development
9 23 (12.17%) OO
10 21 (11.11%) Kanban
10 21 (11.11%) SOA
11 20 (10.58%) MVC
12 17 (8.99%) Software Architecture
13 15 (7.94%) Unit Testing
14 14 (7.41%) Functional Testing
14 14 (7.41%) Software Engineering
15 13 (6.88%) Content Management
15 13 (6.88%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
Programming Languages
1 147 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 71 (37.57%) PHP
3 66 (34.92%) ActionScript 3.0
4 61 (32.28%) Java
5 41 (21.69%) C++
6 38 (20.11%) C#
7 30 (15.87%) Ruby
8 24 (12.70%) Python
9 21 (11.11%) SQL
10 20 (10.58%) TypeScript
11 18 (9.52%) ActionScript 2.0
12 17 (8.99%) PHP 4
12 17 (8.99%) PHP 5
13 15 (7.94%) Lua
14 14 (7.41%) Perl
15 12 (6.35%) CoffeeScript
15 12 (6.35%) ES6
16 7 (3.70%) VB.NET
17 6 (3.17%) Objective-C
18 5 (2.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 46 (24.34%) Degree
2 2 (1.06%) HND
3 1 (0.53%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.53%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.05%) QA
2 5 (2.65%) HL7
3 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 29 (15.34%) Adobe
2 12 (6.35%) Google
3 10 (5.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (4.76%) Oracle
5 8 (4.23%) ESRI
6 7 (3.70%) Facebook
7 5 (2.65%) Autodesk
7 5 (2.65%) SEEBURGER
8 4 (2.12%) SAP
8 4 (2.12%) Twitter
9 3 (1.59%) MuleSoft
10 2 (1.06%) DoubleClick
10 2 (1.06%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.53%) Axway
11 1 (0.53%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.53%) Maxymiser
11 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.53%) Telerik
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