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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 677 543 442
Rank change year-on-year
-134 -101
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 217 391 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.35% 0.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.40% 0.66% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 139 311 468
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £26,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+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
54555 59078 58476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.70% 52.77% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46394 49674 50295
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 -123 212 £40,000 - 29
London -62 125 £46,250 -7.50% 17
South East -5 37 £60,000 +84.61% 4
Surrey +35 31 £60,000 - 1
West Midlands -23 15 £32,500 +18.18% 1
City of London -32 13 £65,000 +26.82% 2
South West -27 11 £37,500 +15.38%
East of England -7 8 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Yorkshire -11 7 £29,000 -3.33% 3
Shropshire - 6 £32,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £23,250 -
East Midlands +7 5 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Devon +2 5 - -
Leeds 0 5 £23,000 -11.53% 3
Bristol -5 5 £37,500 +15.38%
West Yorkshire -12 5 £23,000 -11.53% 3
Suffolk - 5 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 5 £35,000 -
Scotland +15 4 £37,500 -
North West -7 4 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Edinburgh +9 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +3 3 £40,000 +52.38% 1
Nottingham -4 3 £40,000 +52.38%
Coventry -15 3 £21,500 -28.33%
Guildford - 3 £40,000 -
Halesowen - 3 £37,500 -
Wimbledon - 3 £50,000 - 1
Oxford +11 2 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Cambridgeshire +6 2 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Cheshire +5 2 £45,000 +38.46%

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 304 (74.15%) HTML
2 296 (72.20%) JavaScript
3 273 (66.59%) Flash
4 229 (55.85%) CSS
5 214 (52.20%) HTML5
6 185 (45.12%) ActionScript 3.0
7 146 (35.61%) jQuery
8 142 (34.63%) XML
9 136 (33.17%) MVC
10 128 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
11 103 (25.12%) ActionScript 2.0
12 99 (24.15%) Games
13 91 (22.20%) Adobe
14 86 (20.98%) .NET
15 82 (20.00%) Marketing
16 81 (19.76%) Photoshop
17 80 (19.51%) C#
18 74 (18.05%) Java
18 74 (18.05%) SQL
19 70 (17.07%) SQL Server
20 68 (16.59%) Degree
20 68 (16.59%) CSS3
21 67 (16.34%) Web Development
21 67 (16.34%) OO
22 64 (15.61%) Git (software)
23 63 (15.37%) Backbone.js
24 60 (14.63%) PHP
25 58 (14.15%) Web Services
25 58 (14.15%) JSON
26 57 (13.90%) Adobe Illustrator

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 29 (7.07%) BizTalk Server
2 25 (6.10%) WordPress
3 24 (5.85%) CMS
4 20 (4.88%) SharePoint
5 15 (3.66%) ColdFusion
6 11 (2.68%) Node.js
7 10 (2.44%) Joomla!
7 10 (2.44%) Drupal
8 9 (2.20%) concrete5
9 8 (1.95%) Apache Solr
10 7 (1.71%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.22%) Umbraco
11 5 (1.22%) Facebook Platform
12 4 (0.98%) Gentran
13 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.49%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.49%) IIS
13 2 (0.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 1 (0.24%) Apache
14 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
Applications
1 81 (19.76%) Photoshop
2 57 (13.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 42 (10.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 28 (6.83%) Adobe After Effects
5 18 (4.39%) Fireworks
6 17 (4.15%) MS Excel
7 13 (3.17%) InDesign
8 9 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
8 9 (2.20%) GIMP
9 8 (1.95%) MS Office
10 4 (0.98%) MS Visio
11 3 (0.73%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.49%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.24%) CorelDRAW
13 1 (0.24%) Maya
13 1 (0.24%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 7 (1.71%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.71%) SaaS
3 2 (0.49%) GitHub
3 2 (0.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.24%) Pure360
Communications & Networking
1 40 (9.76%) HTTP
2 28 (6.83%) SMTP
3 27 (6.59%) Internet
4 9 (2.20%) FTP
5 4 (0.98%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.98%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.73%) DNS
6 3 (0.73%) Firewall
7 2 (0.49%) Broadband
8 1 (0.24%) DVB
8 1 (0.24%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
8 1 (0.24%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 46 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 30 (7.32%) MySQL
4 18 (4.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (3.66%) MongoDB
6 14 (3.41%) OLAP
6 14 (3.41%) SQL Server 2000
7 10 (2.44%) Neo4j
7 10 (2.44%) Hazelcast
8 9 (2.20%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (0.98%) Data Mining
10 4 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.73%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 64 (15.61%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.05%) Subversion
3 19 (4.63%) Jasmine
4 14 (3.41%) JIRA
5 13 (3.17%) Selenium
5 13 (3.17%) Maven
6 12 (2.93%) TestNG
6 12 (2.93%) JUnit
6 12 (2.93%) Dreamweaver
6 12 (2.93%) Cucumber
7 11 (2.68%) Liquibase
7 11 (2.68%) WebDriver
8 9 (2.20%) Mercurial
8 9 (2.20%) QUnit
8 9 (2.20%) Grunt
8 9 (2.20%) PhantomJS
9 7 (1.71%) Ant
10 4 (0.98%) FlexUnit
10 4 (0.98%) Visual Studio
10 4 (0.98%) Eclipse
General
1 99 (24.15%) Games
2 82 (20.00%) Marketing
3 50 (12.20%) Retail
4 43 (10.49%) French Language
5 32 (7.80%) Advertising
6 16 (3.90%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.44%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.71%) Finance
9 5 (1.22%) Interactive Media
10 3 (0.73%) Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.49%) Law
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 308 (75.12%) Developer
2 64 (15.61%) Front-End Developer
3 52 (12.68%) Designer
4 42 (10.24%) Senior Developer
5 41 (10.00%) Web Developer
6 29 (7.07%) .NET Developer
7 28 (6.83%) BizTalk Developer
8 23 (5.61%) C# .NET Developer
8 23 (5.61%) C# Developer
8 23 (5.61%) Web Designer
8 23 (5.61%) Flash Developer
9 21 (5.12%) Junior
10 18 (4.39%) Games Developer
10 18 (4.39%) Junior Developer
11 17 (4.15%) E-Learning Developer
12 15 (3.66%) PHP Developer
12 15 (3.66%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 14 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 14 (3.41%) Agile .NET Developer
13 14 (3.41%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 304 (74.15%) HTML
2 273 (66.59%) Flash
3 229 (55.85%) CSS
4 214 (52.20%) HTML5
5 146 (35.61%) jQuery
6 142 (34.63%) XML
7 86 (20.98%) .NET
8 68 (16.59%) CSS3
9 63 (15.37%) Backbone.js
10 58 (14.15%) JSON
10 58 (14.15%) Web Services
11 44 (10.73%) WCF
11 44 (10.73%) HTML5 Canvas
12 41 (10.00%) Browserify
13 34 (8.29%) ASP.NET
13 34 (8.29%) .NET Framework
14 32 (7.80%) Ajax
15 31 (7.56%) Apache Flex
16 30 (7.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 30 (7.32%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 51 (12.44%) User Experience
2 40 (9.76%) Mobile App
3 29 (7.07%) Computer Science
4 28 (6.83%) Animation
4 28 (6.83%) Clustering
5 22 (5.37%) E-Learning
5 22 (5.37%) Digital Media
6 21 (5.12%) Graphic Design
7 17 (4.15%) Open Source
8 16 (3.90%) iDTV
9 15 (3.66%) BBC
10 14 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (2.93%) Algorithms
11 12 (2.93%) N-Tier
12 11 (2.68%) Online Games
12 11 (2.68%) iPad
13 10 (2.44%) iPhone
14 9 (2.20%) Video Editing
14 9 (2.20%) W3C
14 9 (2.20%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.00%) Android
2 37 (9.02%) Apple iOS
3 28 (6.83%) Windows
3 28 (6.83%) Linux
4 11 (2.68%) UNIX
5 10 (2.44%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (0.98%) MVS
6 4 (0.98%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) CentOS
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (33.17%) MVC
2 128 (31.22%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (16.34%) OO
3 67 (16.34%) Web Development
4 51 (12.44%) Scrum
5 47 (11.46%) Responsive Web Design
6 38 (9.27%) Web Design
7 37 (9.02%) Web Application Development
8 29 (7.07%) Mentoring
8 29 (7.07%) OOP
9 28 (6.83%) Load Balancing
10 26 (6.34%) DNA
11 22 (5.37%) Project Management
12 20 (4.88%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.39%) Unit Testing
13 18 (4.39%) iOS Development
14 16 (3.90%) Analytics
15 15 (3.66%) Game Development
15 15 (3.66%) Digital Marketing
15 15 (3.66%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 296 (72.20%) JavaScript
2 185 (45.12%) ActionScript 3.0
3 103 (25.12%) ActionScript 2.0
4 80 (19.51%) C#
5 74 (18.05%) Java
5 74 (18.05%) SQL
6 60 (14.63%) PHP
7 28 (6.83%) C++
8 25 (6.10%) Objective-C
9 23 (5.61%) Python
10 22 (5.37%) T-SQL
10 22 (5.37%) Lua
11 18 (4.39%) PHP5
12 14 (3.41%) Ruby
13 10 (2.44%) Perl
14 9 (2.20%) C
15 8 (1.95%) XPath
16 5 (1.22%) VB
16 5 (1.22%) VB.NET
17 4 (0.98%) REXX
Qualifications
1 68 (16.59%) Degree
2 4 (0.98%) SC Cleared
2 4 (0.98%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.24%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.41%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) SLA
3 2 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (2.68%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.49%) Puppet
3 1 (0.24%) Nagios
3 1 (0.24%) SCOM
3 1 (0.24%) Cacti
Vendors
1 91 (22.20%) Adobe
2 50 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.41%) Google
4 12 (2.93%) Oracle
5 11 (2.68%) DoubleClick
6 10 (2.44%) Terracotta
6 10 (2.44%) Sony
7 7 (1.71%) Facebook
8 5 (1.22%) Sencha
9 4 (0.98%) Twitter
9 4 (0.98%) Vertica
9 4 (0.98%) Appcelerator
9 4 (0.98%) SAP
10 3 (0.73%) Macromedia
11 2 (0.49%) Cisco
11 2 (0.49%) IBM
11 2 (0.49%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.49%) Perforce
11 2 (0.49%) VMware
11 2 (0.49%) Telerik
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Novus digital recruitment limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £36,000 per annum Plus benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Kyna Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 40000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
PhotoBox
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 - £65000 per annum + options + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
PhotoBox
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
PhotoBox
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
London
PhotoBox
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
PhotoBox
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
London
PhotoBox
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago