The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 634 510 414
Rank change year-on-year
-124 -96
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 290 411 642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.38% 0.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.48% 0.72% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 241 353 599
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,600 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,050 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
61010 57344 63380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.85% 52.67% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 51860 49228 55773
Average salary £42,500 £41,125 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.34% +2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,500 £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 24 July 2014 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 24 July 2014. 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 -117 277 £40,000 - 29
London -50 170 £45,000 -10.00% 18
South East -22 45 £32,500 -2.98% 4
City of London -28 37 £45,000 -10.00% 7
West Midlands +6 24 £32,000 +17.43%
Yorkshire -44 17 £22,750 -30.00% 1
Surrey +10 15 £32,500 -31.57%
Kingston Upon Thames - 12 £47,500 -
Farnham +20 11 £32,500 +30.00%
Hampshire +1 10 £27,625 +10.50% 3
Southampton +11 9 £31,250 +42.04% 2
South West -29 9 £29,000 -6.45% 2
Berkshire +15 7 £31,500 +1.61% 1
Birmingham -1 7 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands -17 7 £37,500 -6.25% 2
West Yorkshire -51 7 £21,500 -42.66% 1
Leeds -28 6 £24,000 -52.00% 1
Brighton - 6 £32,500 -
Windsor - 6 £31,500 -
East Sussex - 6 £32,500 -
Oxford +8 4 £42,500 -22.72%
Oxfordshire -4 4 £42,500 +21.42%
Northamptonshire -16 4 £37,500 - 1
Northampton -21 4 £37,500 - 1
Scotland -23 4 £40,000 +23.07%
Chiswick - 4 £37,750 -
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £40,000 +14.28%
Warwickshire +3 3 £25,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent 0 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Bristol -5 3 £29,000 -10.76% 2

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

1 434 (68.67%) HTML
2 426 (67.41%) Flash
3 386 (61.08%) JavaScript
4 342 (54.11%) CSS
5 326 (51.58%) ActionScript 3.0
6 246 (38.92%) HTML5
7 196 (31.01%) PHP
8 186 (29.43%) Adobe
9 166 (26.27%) Java
9 166 (26.27%) Games
10 163 (25.79%) OO
11 149 (23.58%) XML
12 148 (23.42%) Photoshop
13 146 (23.10%) jQuery
14 131 (20.73%) OOP
14 131 (20.73%) CSS3
15 128 (20.25%) ActionScript 2.0
16 116 (18.35%) Apache Flex
17 109 (17.25%) MVC
18 108 (17.09%) Git (software)
19 107 (16.93%) MySQL
20 106 (16.77%) TDD
20 106 (16.77%) Android
21 104 (16.46%) Linux
22 86 (13.61%) Advertising
23 85 (13.45%) Marketing
24 80 (12.66%) Adobe Illustrator
25 78 (12.34%) SQL
25 78 (12.34%) QA
26 76 (12.03%) Facebook

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 54 (8.54%) WordPress
2 46 (7.28%) CMS
3 32 (5.06%) Node.js
4 31 (4.91%) Apache
5 26 (4.11%) Drupal
6 17 (2.69%) Tomcat
7 11 (1.74%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.58%) LiveCycle
9 8 (1.27%) ExpressionEngine
10 7 (1.11%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.95%) WebSphere Application Server
11 6 (0.95%) IIS
11 6 (0.95%) SilverStripe
11 6 (0.95%) Joomla!
11 6 (0.95%) Gentran
12 4 (0.63%) Moodle
13 3 (0.47%) Facebook Platform
13 3 (0.47%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.32%) SAS
14 2 (0.32%) SharePoint
Applications
1 148 (23.42%) Photoshop
2 80 (12.66%) Adobe Illustrator
3 41 (6.49%) Adobe After Effects
4 18 (2.85%) Fireworks
5 17 (2.69%) InDesign
6 9 (1.42%) MS Excel
7 4 (0.63%) MS Office
8 3 (0.47%) Maya
9 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.32%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.32%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
10 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.16%) Swift 3D
10 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (2.53%) Magento
2 6 (0.95%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
2 6 (0.95%) IntelliMatch
3 5 (0.79%) HiPortfolio
4 2 (0.32%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.32%) Sophis RISQUE
4 2 (0.32%) Kondor+
5 1 (0.16%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.16%) osCommerce
5 1 (0.16%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.63%) SaaS
2 3 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.32%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.32%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 38 (6.01%) Internet
2 22 (3.48%) FTP
3 21 (3.32%) HTTP
4 18 (2.85%) SSL
5 16 (2.53%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.37%) Intranet
7 13 (2.06%) SSH
8 8 (1.27%) DNS
8 8 (1.27%) Extranet
9 7 (1.11%) SMS
10 4 (0.63%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.63%) ISDN
11 2 (0.32%) DHCP
12 1 (0.16%) Modbus
12 1 (0.16%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (16.93%) MySQL
2 25 (3.96%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.16%) Relational Database
4 13 (2.06%) RDBMS
5 10 (1.58%) Big Data
6 9 (1.42%) SQLite
6 9 (1.42%) NoSQL
7 8 (1.27%) OLTP
7 8 (1.27%) Informix
8 6 (0.95%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.63%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.47%) HBase
10 3 (0.47%) Neo4j
10 3 (0.47%) Hazelcast
10 3 (0.47%) Impala
10 3 (0.47%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 108 (17.09%) Git (software)
2 73 (11.55%) Subversion
3 44 (6.96%) PhoneGap
3 44 (6.96%) JUnit
4 40 (6.33%) Dreamweaver
5 30 (4.75%) Eclipse
6 29 (4.59%) Behat
7 28 (4.43%) Grunt
7 28 (4.43%) Maven
8 27 (4.27%) Jenkins
9 25 (3.96%) Xcode
10 22 (3.48%) Ant
11 21 (3.32%) Introscope
12 20 (3.16%) FlexUnit
13 18 (2.85%) TestNG
13 18 (2.85%) Selenium
14 17 (2.69%) WebDriver
14 17 (2.69%) Cucumber
15 15 (2.37%) Mocha
15 15 (2.37%) PHPUnit
General
1 166 (26.27%) Games
2 86 (13.61%) Advertising
3 85 (13.45%) Marketing
4 65 (10.28%) Finance
5 30 (4.75%) Manufacturing
6 20 (3.16%) Retail
7 19 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (2.22%) Multimedia
9 12 (1.90%) Telecoms
10 9 (1.42%) Banking
10 9 (1.42%) Front Office
10 9 (1.42%) Automotive
11 8 (1.27%) Billing
12 6 (0.95%) Publishing
13 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.47%) Back Office
13 3 (0.47%) Law
14 2 (0.32%) Electronics
15 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.16%) Legal
Job Titles
1 472 (74.68%) Developer
2 86 (13.61%) Flash Developer
3 73 (11.55%) Designer
4 71 (11.23%) Front-End Developer
5 70 (11.08%) PHP Developer
6 58 (9.18%) ActionScript Developer
7 52 (8.23%) Web Developer
8 49 (7.75%) Senior Developer
9 41 (6.49%) Flex Developer
10 39 (6.17%) Consultant
11 33 (5.22%) Junior
12 30 (4.75%) Junior Developer
13 29 (4.59%) UI Developer
13 29 (4.59%) UI Programmer
14 27 (4.27%) Java Developer
15 25 (3.96%) JavaScript Developer
16 23 (3.64%) Graduate
17 22 (3.48%) Senior Consultant
17 22 (3.48%) Flash Designer
18 21 (3.32%) Flash ActionScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 434 (68.67%) HTML
2 426 (67.41%) Flash
3 342 (54.11%) CSS
4 246 (38.92%) HTML5
5 149 (23.58%) XML
6 146 (23.10%) jQuery
7 131 (20.73%) CSS3
8 116 (18.35%) Apache Flex
9 73 (11.55%) Web Services
10 65 (10.28%) .NET
11 64 (10.13%) Backbone.js
12 63 (9.97%) Ajax
13 60 (9.49%) XHTML
14 59 (9.34%) REST
15 56 (8.86%) JSON
16 55 (8.70%) Spring
17 51 (8.07%) LESS
18 36 (5.70%) Sass
19 33 (5.22%) J2EE
20 30 (4.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 65 (10.28%) Animation
2 64 (10.13%) Social Media
3 45 (7.12%) Mobile App
4 35 (5.54%) Digital Media
5 31 (4.91%) iPad
6 30 (4.75%) Computer Science
7 29 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (4.11%) Social Gaming
9 25 (3.96%) iPhone
10 24 (3.80%) E-Learning
11 19 (3.01%) Graphic Design
12 18 (2.85%) Open Source
12 18 (2.85%) Video Editing
13 17 (2.69%) RIA
13 17 (2.69%) Online Games
14 15 (2.37%) SCORM
15 14 (2.22%) Mobile Games
15 14 (2.22%) W3C
15 14 (2.22%) Social Network
16 13 (2.06%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 106 (16.77%) Android
2 104 (16.46%) Linux
3 63 (9.97%) Apple iOS
3 63 (9.97%) Windows
4 39 (6.17%) UNIX
5 21 (3.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (2.69%) Solaris
7 9 (1.42%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.95%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.47%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.47%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.32%) HPUX
10 2 (0.32%) CentOS
10 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
11 1 (0.16%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.16%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.16%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 163 (25.79%) OO
2 131 (20.73%) OOP
3 109 (17.25%) MVC
4 106 (16.77%) TDD
5 73 (11.55%) E-Commerce
6 71 (11.23%) Scrum
7 64 (10.13%) Agile Software Development
8 57 (9.02%) Software Engineering
9 44 (6.96%) Unit Testing
10 41 (6.49%) Game Development
11 33 (5.22%) Project Management
12 32 (5.06%) Continuous Integration
13 30 (4.75%) BDD
13 30 (4.75%) Kanban
14 29 (4.59%) SOA
15 27 (4.27%) Web Design
16 26 (4.11%) Web Development
17 24 (3.80%) Analytics
18 23 (3.64%) Responsive Web Design
19 22 (3.48%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 386 (61.08%) JavaScript
2 326 (51.58%) ActionScript 3.0
3 196 (31.01%) PHP
4 166 (26.27%) Java
5 128 (20.25%) ActionScript 2.0
6 78 (12.34%) SQL
7 71 (11.23%) C#
8 63 (9.97%) Python
9 53 (8.39%) Objective-C
10 43 (6.80%) C++
11 40 (6.33%) Lua
12 19 (3.01%) PHP5
13 18 (2.85%) Shell Script
14 17 (2.69%) C
15 14 (2.22%) Perl
16 13 (2.06%) Ruby
17 12 (1.90%) PowerHouse
18 9 (1.42%) VBScript
19 8 (1.27%) Tcl
20 7 (1.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (10.44%) Degree
2 4 (0.63%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.47%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.16%) HNC
4 1 (0.16%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (12.34%) QA
2 21 (3.32%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.42%) SLA
4 3 (0.47%) WCAG
5 1 (0.16%) WAI
Systems Management
1 2 (0.32%) Puppet
1 2 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.16%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 186 (29.43%) Adobe
2 76 (12.03%) Facebook
3 39 (6.17%) DoubleClick
4 37 (5.85%) Zend
5 23 (3.64%) Oracle
6 21 (3.32%) Perforce
6 21 (3.32%) Splunk
7 19 (3.01%) Microsoft
8 16 (2.53%) Twitter
9 15 (2.37%) Google
10 11 (1.74%) EPiServer
11 10 (1.58%) Rackspace
12 9 (1.42%) IBM
13 8 (1.27%) SAP
13 8 (1.27%) Sencha
14 6 (0.95%) Sybase
14 6 (0.95%) Brady
15 4 (0.63%) Macromedia
15 4 (0.63%) Sitecore
15 4 (0.63%) Omniture
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flexi-time
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wigan
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 2 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £Neg upon exp + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Steria
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum 15% benefits dependant on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £40k + options + 30 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £35k to £40k + options + 30 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City Of London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £0 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
City Of London
Creative Personnel
Salary: £0 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £28000 - £34500 per annum + 36 days holiday and more
Posted: 20 days ago
Central London / West End
MRM - meteorite
Salary: Competitive with great benefits
Posted: 20 days ago