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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe ActionScript
Rank 183 182 179
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 27 34 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.50% 0.61% 0.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.03% 1.28% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 16 30 11
Average salary £37,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.92% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
- +8.33%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2617 2647 2564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.63% 47.54% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2253 2345 2258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,273 £25,000 £26,000
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 1 August 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 1 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
Birmingham +8 10 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Staffordshire -4 4 £37,500 +10.29%
Warwickshire +3 3 £25,000 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
ActionScript
England

ActionScript
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 35 (92.11%) HTML
1 35 (92.11%) CSS
2 34 (89.47%) JavaScript
3 26 (68.42%) Flash
3 26 (68.42%) ActionScript 3.0
4 24 (63.16%) HTML5
5 23 (60.53%) PHP
6 22 (57.89%) jQuery
7 19 (50.00%) MySQL
7 19 (50.00%) MVC
8 17 (44.74%) CMS
8 17 (44.74%) Photoshop
8 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
8 17 (44.74%) CSS3
9 16 (42.11%) WordPress
10 15 (39.47%) XML
11 14 (36.84%) Windows
12 13 (34.21%) Adobe
12 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
13 12 (31.58%) Ajax
13 12 (31.58%) Marketing
13 12 (31.58%) OO
13 12 (31.58%) XHTML
14 11 (28.95%) OOP
15 10 (26.32%) Linux
15 10 (26.32%) Java
15 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
16 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
16 9 (23.68%) SEO
16 9 (23.68%) LAMP

ActionScript
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (44.74%) CMS
2 16 (42.11%) WordPress
3 6 (15.79%) Apache
3 6 (15.79%) Drupal
4 4 (10.53%) ExpressionEngine
5 3 (7.89%) Joomla!
6 1 (2.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 17 (44.74%) Photoshop
2 5 (13.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (7.89%) Fireworks
4 2 (5.26%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.05%) DNS
2 4 (10.53%) Intranet
2 4 (10.53%) Extranet
3 3 (7.89%) HTTP
4 2 (5.26%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) MySQL
2 9 (23.68%) SQL Server
3 6 (15.79%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (34.21%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Ant
2 6 (15.79%) PhoneGap
2 6 (15.79%) Appcelerator Titanium
2 6 (15.79%) JIRA
3 5 (13.16%) Subversion
4 1 (2.63%) Dreamweaver
General
1 12 (31.58%) Marketing
2 7 (18.42%) Games
3 6 (15.79%) Retail
4 4 (10.53%) Billing
5 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 17 (44.74%) PHP Developer
3 9 (23.68%) Applications Developer
4 7 (18.42%) Web Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
5 6 (15.79%) Mobile Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Applications Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Flash Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.53%) PHP Web Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Designer
7 3 (7.89%) Programmer
7 3 (7.89%) Web Designer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Graduate
8 2 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Graphic Designer
8 2 (5.26%) Web Programmer
9 1 (2.63%) Flash ActionScript Developer
9 1 (2.63%) ActionScript Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (92.11%) HTML
1 35 (92.11%) CSS
2 26 (68.42%) Flash
3 24 (63.16%) HTML5
4 22 (57.89%) jQuery
5 17 (44.74%) CSS3
6 15 (39.47%) XML
7 12 (31.58%) Ajax
7 12 (31.58%) XHTML
8 10 (26.32%) AngularJS
9 9 (23.68%) LAMP
10 8 (21.05%) REST
10 8 (21.05%) Classic ASP
10 8 (21.05%) SOAP
11 6 (15.79%) JSON
11 6 (15.79%) Silverlight
12 5 (13.16%) Web Services
13 4 (10.53%) Apache Flex
14 3 (7.89%) Yii
14 3 (7.89%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
1 6 (15.79%) N-Tier
1 6 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (10.53%) Digital Media
3 3 (7.89%) Motion Graphics
3 3 (7.89%) Social Media
4 2 (5.26%) W3C
5 1 (2.63%) Open Source
5 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Windows
2 10 (26.32%) Linux
3 6 (15.79%) Apple iOS
3 6 (15.79%) Windows 8
3 6 (15.79%) Android
4 3 (7.89%) Mac OS X
5 2 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) MVC
2 17 (44.74%) E-Commerce
3 12 (31.58%) OO
4 11 (28.95%) OOP
5 9 (23.68%) SEO
6 7 (18.42%) SOA
7 6 (15.79%) Scrum
7 6 (15.79%) Android Development
7 6 (15.79%) iOS Development
8 4 (10.53%) Content Management
9 3 (7.89%) Responsive Web Design
9 3 (7.89%) Web Design
10 2 (5.26%) Analytics
10 2 (5.26%) 3D Modelling
10 2 (5.26%) Game Development
11 1 (2.63%) Web Application Development
11 1 (2.63%) Multivariate Testing
11 1 (2.63%) Web Analytics
11 1 (2.63%) Web Development
11 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 34 (89.47%) JavaScript
2 26 (68.42%) ActionScript 3.0
3 23 (60.53%) PHP
4 10 (26.32%) Java
5 9 (23.68%) PHP5
6 7 (18.42%) C++
6 7 (18.42%) Objective-C
7 6 (15.79%) C#
8 3 (7.89%) SQL
9 2 (5.26%) Ruby
9 2 (5.26%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.63%) ActionScript 2.0
10 1 (2.63%) PHP4
10 1 (2.63%) Perl
10 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (34.21%) Adobe
2 6 (15.79%) Appcelerator
2 6 (15.79%) Sencha
3 4 (10.53%) Zend
3 4 (10.53%) Facebook
4 3 (7.89%) Macromedia
5 2 (5.26%) Twitter
6 1 (2.63%) Apple
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