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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 663 519 421
Rank change year-on-year
-144 -98
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 231 398 602
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.37% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.71% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 205 350 554
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% -0.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-3.07% +8.33%

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
58663 55981 62708
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.08% 52.71% 53.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49173 48137 55014
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 August 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 28 August 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 -160 215 £40,000 +11.11% 58
London -51 116 £45,000 -10.00% 24
South East -49 32 £31,500 -8.69% 8
West Midlands -15 27 £60,000 +90.47% 2
City of London -27 25 £47,500 -5.00% 5
Yorkshire -48 24 £24,000 -26.15% 4
Birmingham +2 18 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Berkshire +12 15 £31,500 +14.54% 2
West Yorkshire -51 12 £21,500 -28.33% 3
Leeds -24 11 £24,000 +14.28% 3
Windsor - 11 £31,500 -
Scotland -3 8 £37,250 +24.16%
South West -32 7 £25,000 -16.66% 2
Edinburgh -3 6 £42,000 +40.00%
Hampshire -16 6 £31,250 +25.00% 5
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £47,500 -
Southampton +14 5 £31,250 - 3
Surrey -18 5 £32,500 +12.06%
East Sussex - 5 £32,500 -
Brighton - 5 £32,500 -
Farnham +6 4 £32,500 +30.00%
South Yorkshire -17 4 £24,250 -16.37% 1
North West -49 4 £25,000 -50.00% 1
Doncaster - 4 £24,250 - 1
Bristol -5 3 £29,000 -11.45%
East Midlands -28 3 £33,750 -12.90% 5
Somerset - 3 £22,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £32,000 -20.00% 8
Stoke-on-Trent +1 2 £37,500 +10.29%
Cambridge -5 2 £32,000 -20.00% 2

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 407 (70.66%) HTML
2 376 (65.28%) Flash
3 369 (64.06%) JavaScript
4 325 (56.42%) CSS
5 292 (50.69%) ActionScript 3.0
6 230 (39.93%) HTML5
7 175 (30.38%) PHP
8 174 (30.21%) Adobe
9 165 (28.65%) Java
10 149 (25.87%) XML
11 146 (25.35%) jQuery
12 144 (25.00%) OO
13 143 (24.83%) Photoshop
14 140 (24.31%) Games
15 119 (20.66%) OOP
16 116 (20.14%) CSS3
17 110 (19.10%) MVC
18 107 (18.58%) ActionScript 2.0
18 107 (18.58%) Git (software)
19 106 (18.40%) Android
20 97 (16.84%) Linux
21 95 (16.49%) Apache Flex
22 91 (15.80%) MySQL
23 84 (14.58%) TDD
24 81 (14.06%) Adobe Illustrator
25 77 (13.37%) E-Commerce
25 77 (13.37%) Ajax
26 76 (13.19%) Apple iOS
27 73 (12.67%) SQL
28 72 (12.50%) Marketing

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 51 (8.85%) CMS
2 50 (8.68%) WordPress
3 33 (5.73%) Apache
4 31 (5.38%) Node.js
5 17 (2.95%) Tomcat
6 16 (2.78%) Drupal
7 11 (1.91%) Umbraco
8 10 (1.74%) LiveCycle
9 8 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
9 8 (1.39%) WebSphere
9 8 (1.39%) IIS
9 8 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
10 7 (1.22%) Joomla!
11 6 (1.04%) Gentran
12 5 (0.87%) Moodle
13 3 (0.52%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.52%) ColdFusion
13 3 (0.52%) nginx
14 2 (0.35%) Facebook Platform
14 2 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 143 (24.83%) Photoshop
2 81 (14.06%) Adobe Illustrator
3 38 (6.60%) Adobe After Effects
4 22 (3.82%) Fireworks
5 18 (3.13%) InDesign
6 8 (1.39%) MS Office
7 7 (1.22%) MS Excel
8 3 (0.52%) Maya
9 2 (0.35%) Final Cut Pro
9 2 (0.35%) OmniGraffle
9 2 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.35%) 3ds Max
10 1 (0.17%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.17%) Shockwave
10 1 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.17%) Swift 3D
Business Applications
1 12 (2.08%) Magento
2 8 (1.39%) IntelliMatch
2 8 (1.39%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
3 7 (1.22%) HiPortfolio
4 4 (0.69%) Kondor+
5 2 (0.35%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle HRMS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payroll
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.17%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.17%) Remedy AR System
6 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle iRecruitment
6 1 (0.17%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (0.87%) SaaS
2 3 (0.52%) MailChimp
3 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
3 2 (0.35%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (6.42%) Internet
2 24 (4.17%) HTTP
3 20 (3.47%) SSL
4 16 (2.78%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.43%) FTP
6 13 (2.26%) Intranet
6 13 (2.26%) SSH
7 8 (1.39%) DNS
7 8 (1.39%) SMS
7 8 (1.39%) Extranet
8 4 (0.69%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.69%) ISDN
9 2 (0.35%) DHCP
10 1 (0.17%) PBX
10 1 (0.17%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (15.80%) MySQL
2 21 (3.65%) Relational Database
3 20 (3.47%) SQL Server
4 13 (2.26%) RDBMS
5 9 (1.56%) SQLite
6 8 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (1.39%) OLTP
6 8 (1.39%) Informix
7 7 (1.22%) Big Data
8 6 (1.04%) NoSQL
9 5 (0.87%) MongoDB
9 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (0.69%) Neo4j
10 4 (0.69%) Hazelcast
10 4 (0.69%) Hyperion Smart View
10 4 (0.69%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.35%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.35%) OLAP
12 2 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 107 (18.58%) Git (software)
2 71 (12.33%) Subversion
3 40 (6.94%) Dreamweaver
4 38 (6.60%) JUnit
5 36 (6.25%) Ant
6 26 (4.51%) Behat
6 26 (4.51%) Eclipse
6 26 (4.51%) Maven
7 23 (3.99%) Jenkins
8 21 (3.65%) JIRA
9 20 (3.47%) Grunt
10 19 (3.30%) Xcode
10 19 (3.30%) Selenium
11 18 (3.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 18 (3.13%) Cucumber
12 17 (2.95%) WebDriver
12 17 (2.95%) TestNG
13 15 (2.60%) Introscope
14 13 (2.26%) PHPUnit
14 13 (2.26%) Mockito
General
1 140 (24.31%) Games
2 72 (12.50%) Marketing
3 58 (10.07%) Advertising
4 56 (9.72%) Finance
5 28 (4.86%) Retail
6 26 (4.51%) Manufacturing
7 19 (3.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 17 (2.95%) Telecoms
9 14 (2.43%) Banking
10 12 (2.08%) Multimedia
11 8 (1.39%) Billing
11 8 (1.39%) Automotive
12 5 (0.87%) Front Office
13 4 (0.69%) Back Office
13 4 (0.69%) Publishing
14 3 (0.52%) Law
14 3 (0.52%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.35%) Electronics
16 1 (0.17%) Legal
16 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 419 (72.74%) Developer
2 74 (12.85%) Designer
3 70 (12.15%) Flash Developer
4 56 (9.72%) PHP Developer
5 52 (9.03%) Web Developer
5 52 (9.03%) ActionScript Developer
6 51 (8.85%) Front-End Developer
7 49 (8.51%) Senior Developer
8 36 (6.25%) Junior
9 33 (5.73%) Junior Developer
10 32 (5.56%) Consultant
11 30 (5.21%) Flex Developer
12 28 (4.86%) UI Developer
12 28 (4.86%) Web Designer
12 28 (4.86%) UI Programmer
13 21 (3.65%) JavaScript Developer
13 21 (3.65%) Analyst
14 20 (3.47%) Applications Developer
15 19 (3.30%) Flash ActionScript Developer
16 18 (3.13%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 407 (70.66%) HTML
2 376 (65.28%) Flash
3 325 (56.42%) CSS
4 230 (39.93%) HTML5
5 149 (25.87%) XML
6 146 (25.35%) jQuery
7 116 (20.14%) CSS3
8 95 (16.49%) Apache Flex
9 77 (13.37%) Ajax
10 64 (11.11%) REST
11 58 (10.07%) Web Services
12 57 (9.90%) XHTML
12 57 (9.90%) JSON
13 56 (9.72%) .NET
14 55 (9.55%) Backbone.js
15 51 (8.85%) LESS
16 47 (8.16%) PhoneGap
17 42 (7.29%) Spring
18 40 (6.94%) AngularJS
19 35 (6.08%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 61 (10.59%) Animation
2 53 (9.20%) Mobile App
3 49 (8.51%) Social Media
4 35 (6.08%) Digital Media
5 33 (5.73%) Computer Science
6 26 (4.51%) E-Learning
7 24 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
7 24 (4.17%) iPad
8 21 (3.65%) N-Tier
9 19 (3.30%) RIA
9 19 (3.30%) Open Source
10 18 (3.13%) Graphic Design
11 17 (2.95%) Blackberry
12 16 (2.78%) iPhone
13 15 (2.60%) SCORM
13 15 (2.60%) Social Gaming
14 13 (2.26%) Online Games
15 12 (2.08%) Learning Management System
15 12 (2.08%) W3C
15 12 (2.08%) STB
Operating Systems
1 106 (18.40%) Android
2 97 (16.84%) Linux
3 76 (13.19%) Apple iOS
4 71 (12.33%) Windows
5 33 (5.73%) UNIX
6 17 (2.95%) Windows 8
7 13 (2.26%) Solaris
7 13 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (1.56%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.52%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.52%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.52%) CentOS
10 3 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.35%) HPUX
12 1 (0.17%) SUSE
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.17%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.17%) OS/400
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (25.00%) OO
2 119 (20.66%) OOP
3 110 (19.10%) MVC
4 84 (14.58%) TDD
5 77 (13.37%) E-Commerce
6 63 (10.94%) Scrum
7 52 (9.03%) Software Engineering
8 44 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (6.77%) Unit Testing
10 38 (6.60%) SOA
11 36 (6.25%) Game Development
12 33 (5.73%) Project Management
12 33 (5.73%) Android Development
13 30 (5.21%) iOS Development
14 28 (4.86%) Kanban
14 28 (4.86%) Web Design
15 25 (4.34%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
16 24 (4.17%) BDD
16 24 (4.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 369 (64.06%) JavaScript
2 292 (50.69%) ActionScript 3.0
3 175 (30.38%) PHP
4 165 (28.65%) Java
5 107 (18.58%) ActionScript 2.0
6 73 (12.67%) SQL
7 60 (10.42%) Objective-C
8 58 (10.07%) Python
8 58 (10.07%) C#
9 34 (5.90%) C++
10 32 (5.56%) Lua
11 21 (3.65%) PHP5
12 20 (3.47%) Perl
13 17 (2.95%) Ruby
14 14 (2.43%) Shell Script
15 12 (2.08%) PowerHouse
16 11 (1.91%) VBScript
17 10 (1.74%) PL/SQL
18 9 (1.56%) C
19 8 (1.39%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 61 (10.59%) Degree
2 17 (2.95%) SC Cleared
2 17 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.35%) ISEB
4 1 (0.17%) HND
4 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (11.11%) QA
2 19 (3.30%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.87%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) WCAG
Vendors
1 174 (30.21%) Adobe
2 62 (10.76%) Facebook
3 33 (5.73%) DoubleClick
4 30 (5.21%) Zend
5 26 (4.51%) Oracle
6 22 (3.82%) Sencha
7 18 (3.13%) Microsoft
8 17 (2.95%) Appcelerator
9 15 (2.60%) Perforce
9 15 (2.60%) Splunk
10 14 (2.43%) Twitter
11 11 (1.91%) IBM
11 11 (1.91%) EPiServer
11 11 (1.91%) Rackspace
12 8 (1.39%) Sybase
12 8 (1.39%) Brady
13 7 (1.22%) Google
14 6 (1.04%) SAP
15 5 (0.87%) Macromedia
16 4 (0.69%) Roku
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Doncaster, Yorkshire
LA fitness
Salary: £20,000 - £29,000
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
QUANTICA
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £68000 per annum + Generous Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TheSmartList
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
TheSmartList
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £35,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derbyshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Kettering, Northamptonshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £Competitive DOE
Posted: 2 days ago