The first table below looks at the demand for ActionScript skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ActionScript over the 3 months to 11 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 185 186 199
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 23 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.43% 0.42% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.88% 0.87% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 5
Average salary £29,750 £25,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £40,750 £26,900
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2628 2656 2611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.08% 48.12% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 2354 2325
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ActionScript across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

ActionScript Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

ActionScript
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ActionScript across the West Midlands region.

ActionScript Salary Trend in the West Midlands

ActionScript
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ActionScript across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

ActionScript Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

ActionScript
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 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
Birmingham +6 4 £31,750 -15.33%
Warwickshire +9 3 £25,000 -
Worcestershire +1 3 £21,500 -17.30%
Staffordshire -9 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 28 (90.32%) HTML
1 28 (90.32%) CSS
2 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
3 25 (80.65%) Flash
4 23 (74.19%) PHP
5 19 (61.29%) MySQL
5 19 (61.29%) ActionScript 3.0
6 18 (58.06%) HTML5
7 17 (54.84%) CSS3
7 17 (54.84%) CMS
8 16 (51.61%) Photoshop
8 16 (51.61%) WordPress
8 16 (51.61%) jQuery
9 13 (41.94%) Adobe
9 13 (41.94%) MVC
10 12 (38.71%) XHTML
10 12 (38.71%) OO
10 12 (38.71%) Marketing
11 10 (32.26%) Linux
11 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
12 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
12 9 (29.03%) XML
12 9 (29.03%) SEO
12 9 (29.03%) LAMP
12 9 (29.03%) PHP5
13 8 (25.81%) REST
13 8 (25.81%) DNS
13 8 (25.81%) SOAP
13 8 (25.81%) Classic ASP
13 8 (25.81%) Windows

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 17 (54.84%) CMS
2 16 (51.61%) WordPress
3 6 (19.35%) Drupal
3 6 (19.35%) Apache
4 4 (12.90%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (9.68%) Joomla!
6 1 (3.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 16 (51.61%) Photoshop
2 5 (16.13%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (9.68%) Fireworks
4 2 (6.45%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) DNS
2 4 (12.90%) Intranet
2 4 (12.90%) Extranet
3 2 (6.45%) DHCP
3 2 (6.45%) HTTP
4 1 (3.23%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (61.29%) MySQL
2 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
3 6 (19.35%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
2 5 (16.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (38.71%) Marketing
2 7 (22.58%) Games
3 4 (12.90%) Billing
4 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 17 (54.84%) PHP Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Web Developer
4 4 (12.90%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Programmer
5 3 (9.68%) Web Designer
5 3 (9.68%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Flash Developer
5 3 (9.68%) Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Graduate
6 2 (6.45%) Web Applications Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Graphic Designer
6 2 (6.45%) Web Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) ActionScript Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Flash Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 1 (3.23%) ActionScript Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Programmer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Applications Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (90.32%) HTML
1 28 (90.32%) CSS
2 25 (80.65%) Flash
3 18 (58.06%) HTML5
4 17 (54.84%) CSS3
5 16 (51.61%) jQuery
6 12 (38.71%) XHTML
7 9 (29.03%) LAMP
7 9 (29.03%) XML
8 8 (25.81%) SOAP
8 8 (25.81%) Classic ASP
8 8 (25.81%) REST
9 6 (19.35%) Ajax
10 5 (16.13%) Web Services
11 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
12 3 (9.68%) Yii
12 3 (9.68%) .NET
12 3 (9.68%) Apache Flex
13 2 (6.45%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Digital Media
2 3 (9.68%) Social Media
2 3 (9.68%) Motion Graphics
3 2 (6.45%) W3C
4 1 (3.23%) Graphic Design
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Linux
2 8 (25.81%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Mac OS X
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) MVC
2 12 (38.71%) OO
3 10 (32.26%) E-Commerce
4 9 (29.03%) SEO
5 5 (16.13%) OOP
6 4 (12.90%) Content Management
7 3 (9.68%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (9.68%) Web Design
8 2 (6.45%) 3D Modelling
8 2 (6.45%) Game Development
8 2 (6.45%) Analytics
9 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
9 1 (3.23%) Web Application Development
9 1 (3.23%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.23%) Web Analytics
9 1 (3.23%) Web Development
9 1 (3.23%) Direct Marketing
9 1 (3.23%) Multivariate Testing
9 1 (3.23%) Migration
9 1 (3.23%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) JavaScript
2 23 (74.19%) PHP
3 19 (61.29%) ActionScript 3.0
4 9 (29.03%) PHP5
5 7 (22.58%) C++
6 6 (19.35%) C#
7 4 (12.90%) Java
8 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 2 (6.45%) Ruby
9 2 (6.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (3.23%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (3.23%) PHP4
10 1 (3.23%) Python
10 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
10 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (41.94%) Adobe
2 4 (12.90%) Zend
2 4 (12.90%) Facebook
3 3 (9.68%) Macromedia
4 2 (6.45%) Twitter
5 1 (3.23%) Apple