The first table below looks at the demand for Flash 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 Flash over the 3 months to 28 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Adobe Flash
Rank 189 161 164
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +3
Permanent jobs citing Flash 32 49 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.59% 0.88% 0.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.58% 2.40% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 28
Average salary £31,500 £25,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,250 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2029 2044 1975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.66% 36.88% 40.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1732 1821 1730
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Flash
England

Flash
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Flash across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Flash Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Flash
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Flash Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Flash
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Flash across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

Flash Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Flash
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 Flash within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
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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
Warwickshire 0 11 £40,000 +60.00%
Birmingham -15 5 £31,500 +14.54%
Staffordshire -9 3 £37,500 +10.29%
Coventry - 2 £27,500 -
Worcestershire -5 1 £21,500 -22.52%
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £28,000 -
Flash
England

Flash
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Flash 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 Flash.

1 31 (72.09%) HTML
2 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
3 28 (65.12%) Photoshop
4 27 (62.79%) CSS
5 26 (60.47%) ActionScript
6 21 (48.84%) PHP
6 21 (48.84%) HTML5
7 19 (44.19%) ActionScript 3.0
8 18 (41.86%) MySQL
8 18 (41.86%) CMS
9 17 (39.53%) CSS3
9 17 (39.53%) WordPress
10 16 (37.21%) jQuery
10 16 (37.21%) Adobe Illustrator
10 16 (37.21%) Adobe
11 15 (34.88%) Games
11 15 (34.88%) MVC
12 13 (30.23%) Marketing
13 12 (27.91%) OO
13 12 (27.91%) XHTML
13 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
14 11 (25.58%) Windows
15 10 (23.26%) SEO
16 9 (20.93%) XML
17 8 (18.60%) Linux
17 8 (18.60%) DNS
17 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
17 8 (18.60%) SOAP
17 8 (18.60%) Classic ASP
17 8 (18.60%) C#

Flash
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Flash 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 Flash. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (41.86%) CMS
2 17 (39.53%) WordPress
3 6 (13.95%) Drupal
4 4 (9.30%) Apache
4 4 (9.30%) ExpressionEngine
4 4 (9.30%) Joomla!
Applications
1 28 (65.12%) Photoshop
2 16 (37.21%) Adobe Illustrator
3 5 (11.63%) 3ds Max
3 5 (11.63%) Fireworks
4 4 (9.30%) Adobe After Effects
5 3 (6.98%) S-PLUS
5 3 (6.98%) InDesign
6 2 (4.65%) Maya
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Magento
2 1 (2.33%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) DNS
2 4 (9.30%) Intranet
2 4 (9.30%) Extranet
3 3 (6.98%) HTTP
4 1 (2.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) MySQL
2 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (6.98%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (34.88%) Games
2 13 (30.23%) Marketing
3 7 (16.28%) Advertising
4 4 (9.30%) Retail
4 4 (9.30%) Billing
5 1 (2.33%) Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) PHP Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Designer
4 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Flash Developer
5 4 (9.30%) PHP Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Web Designer
6 3 (6.98%) Programmer
7 2 (4.65%) Graduate
7 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.65%) UI Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Graphic Designer
7 2 (4.65%) Web Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) ActionScript Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Photoshop Designer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) Flash Programmer
8 1 (2.33%) Flash ActionScript Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (2.33%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (72.09%) HTML
2 27 (62.79%) CSS
3 21 (48.84%) HTML5
4 17 (39.53%) CSS3
5 16 (37.21%) jQuery
6 12 (27.91%) XHTML
7 9 (20.93%) XML
8 8 (18.60%) SOAP
8 8 (18.60%) Classic ASP
8 8 (18.60%) LAMP
8 8 (18.60%) REST
9 5 (11.63%) .NET
10 4 (9.30%) Web Services
10 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
10 4 (9.30%) Ajax
11 3 (6.98%) Apache Flex
11 3 (6.98%) WCF
11 3 (6.98%) WPF
11 3 (6.98%) Yii
11 3 (6.98%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.60%) Motion Graphics
2 6 (13.95%) Graphic Design
3 5 (11.63%) Animation
4 4 (9.30%) Social Media
4 4 (9.30%) Digital Media
5 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
6 2 (4.65%) W3C
6 2 (4.65%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 11 (25.58%) Windows
2 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.98%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (34.88%) MVC
2 12 (27.91%) OO
2 12 (27.91%) E-Commerce
3 10 (23.26%) SEO
4 8 (18.60%) Game Development
5 7 (16.28%) User Experience Design
6 5 (11.63%) 3D Modelling
7 4 (9.30%) OOP
7 4 (9.30%) Content Management
8 3 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 3 (6.98%) iOS Development
8 3 (6.98%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.98%) Web Design
9 2 (4.65%) Scrum
9 2 (4.65%) Analytics
9 2 (4.65%) Time Management
9 2 (4.65%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.33%) Web Development
10 1 (2.33%) Web Analytics
10 1 (2.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (67.44%) JavaScript
2 26 (60.47%) ActionScript
3 21 (48.84%) PHP
4 19 (44.19%) ActionScript 3.0
5 8 (18.60%) C#
5 8 (18.60%) PHP5
6 3 (6.98%) Objective-C
6 3 (6.98%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) SQL
8 1 (2.33%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) ACCA
2 1 (2.33%) CIMA
2 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Adobe
2 4 (9.30%) Facebook
2 4 (9.30%) Zend
3 3 (6.98%) Macromedia
4 2 (4.65%) Twitter