Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ActionScript skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ActionScript over the 6 months to 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe ActionScript
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1062 1064 1081
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 -188
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 101 116 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.066% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 82 105 177
UK median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% -5.56% +15.38%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £29,125
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% +14.29%

ActionScript is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 96,144 94,160 108,413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.54% 53.19% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 80,171 80,867 93,191
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

ActionScript
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ActionScript as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ActionScript in the UK

ActionScript
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ActionScript in the UK

ActionScript
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ActionScript over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for ActionScript in the UK

ActionScript
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ActionScript within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -10 86 £45,000 +2.86% 15
UK excluding London +26 69 £41,000 -3.53% 12
South East +49 43 £45,000 -7.69% 6
London -23 31 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Scotland -23 14 £40,000 -
Midlands +14 7 £40,000 +37.93% 1
West Midlands +15 6 £40,000 +42.86% 1
North of England +2 3 £30,750 -27.65% 3
North West -10 3 £30,750 -24.07% 2
East Midlands +22 1 £31,500 +5.00%
East of England +11 1 £27,500 -21.43% 1
South West -2 1 £30,000 -33.33% 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing ActionScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
2 43 (42.57%) Java
3 37 (36.63%) C#
4 34 (33.66%) SQL
4 34 (33.66%) Linux
4 34 (33.66%) MVC
5 33 (32.67%) PHP
6 32 (31.68%) Degree
7 31 (30.69%) Software Engineering
8 28 (27.72%) C++
8 28 (27.72%) HTML
9 25 (24.75%) MySQL
9 25 (24.75%) Flash
10 24 (23.76%) ActionScript 2.0
11 21 (20.79%) Games
11 21 (20.79%) CSS
11 21 (20.79%) ActionScript 3.0
12 20 (19.80%) .NET
13 19 (18.81%) Computer Science
14 18 (17.82%) C
14 18 (17.82%) OO
14 18 (17.82%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (16.83%) LAMP
15 17 (16.83%) Game Development
16 16 (15.84%) Mathematics
16 16 (15.84%) Marketing
16 16 (15.84%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (15.84%) FTP
17 15 (14.85%) Web Services
17 15 (14.85%) XML

ActionScript
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (7.92%) Gentran
2 5 (4.95%) Confluence
3 4 (3.96%) IIS
3 4 (3.96%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.97%) Apache
4 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
4 3 (2.97%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.98%) JBoss
5 2 (1.98%) WildFly
6 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Photoshop
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (7.92%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (5.94%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (2.97%) Adobe After Effects
5 2 (1.98%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (1.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.99%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.93%) SaaS
2 4 (3.96%) iTunes
3 2 (1.98%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 16 (15.84%) FTP
2 9 (8.91%) HTTP
3 3 (2.97%) Internet
3 3 (2.97%) SSL
3 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.98%) HTTPS
4 2 (1.98%) SMTP
5 1 (0.99%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (24.75%) MySQL
2 16 (15.84%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (11.88%) SQL Server
4 8 (7.92%) Data Mining
5 4 (3.96%) Big Data
5 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (3.96%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.98%) Geospatial Data
6 2 (1.98%) GIS
7 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Git (software)
2 7 (6.93%) JIRA
3 5 (4.95%) Cucumber
4 4 (3.96%) Babel
4 4 (3.96%) Mercurial
4 4 (3.96%) webpack
5 2 (1.98%) Gradle
General
1 21 (20.79%) Games
2 16 (15.84%) Marketing
3 9 (8.91%) Retail
4 6 (5.94%) Back Office
5 5 (4.95%) Advertising
6 4 (3.96%) Publishing
7 3 (2.97%) Prime Brokerage
8 2 (1.98%) Banking
8 2 (1.98%) Finance
8 2 (1.98%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 59 (58.42%) Developer
2 22 (21.78%) Senior Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Java Developer
3 14 (13.86%) Software Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Senior Java Developer
5 11 (10.89%) PHP Developer
6 9 (8.91%) Games Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Operations Analyst
8 7 (6.93%) Designer
8 7 (6.93%) EDI Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Junior
8 7 (6.93%) Senior PHP Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Technical Leader
9 6 (5.94%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.95%) UI Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Junior Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.72%) HTML
2 25 (24.75%) Flash
3 21 (20.79%) CSS
4 20 (19.80%) .NET
5 17 (16.83%) LAMP
6 15 (14.85%) AngularJS
6 15 (14.85%) Java EE
6 15 (14.85%) Web Services
6 15 (14.85%) XML
7 14 (13.86%) Ajax
7 14 (13.86%) React
8 13 (12.87%) EDI
9 12 (11.88%) CakePHP
9 12 (11.88%) HTML5
9 12 (11.88%) RESTful
10 11 (10.89%) Node.js
11 8 (7.92%) IDoc
12 7 (6.93%) jQuery
12 7 (6.93%) WebGL
13 6 (5.94%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.90%) TRADACOMS
3 7 (6.93%) Augmented Reality
4 6 (5.94%) Client/Server
4 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
5 4 (3.96%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.96%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.96%) iPad
5 4 (3.96%) iPhone
5 4 (3.96%) Online Games
5 4 (3.96%) PlayStation
6 3 (2.97%) Social Gaming
6 3 (2.97%) Social Media
6 3 (2.97%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.97%) Xbox
7 2 (1.98%) Mobile Games
7 2 (1.98%) Motion Graphics
7 2 (1.98%) User Experience
7 2 (1.98%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.66%) Linux
2 11 (10.89%) Android
3 10 (9.90%) Apple iOS
3 10 (9.90%) Windows
4 2 (1.98%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.99%) CentOS
5 1 (0.99%) Unix
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (33.66%) MVC
2 31 (30.69%) Software Engineering
3 18 (17.82%) OO
4 17 (16.83%) Game Development
5 16 (15.84%) Mathematics
6 14 (13.86%) TDD
7 12 (11.88%) Mentoring
8 11 (10.89%) Data Management
9 10 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (8.91%) Project Management
11 8 (7.92%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 8 (7.92%) ETL
11 8 (7.92%) Use Case
11 8 (7.92%) Validation
12 7 (6.93%) Data Protection
12 7 (6.93%) Time Management
13 6 (5.94%) OOP
13 6 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
14 5 (4.95%) Typography
14 5 (4.95%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (47.52%) JavaScript
2 43 (42.57%) Java
3 37 (36.63%) C#
4 34 (33.66%) SQL
5 33 (32.67%) PHP
6 28 (27.72%) C++
7 24 (23.76%) ActionScript 2.0
8 21 (20.79%) ActionScript 3.0
9 18 (17.82%) C
10 15 (14.85%) Ruby
11 13 (12.87%) Objective-C
11 13 (12.87%) Python
12 11 (10.89%) PHP 4
12 11 (10.89%) PHP 5
12 11 (10.89%) PHP 7
13 4 (3.96%) ES6
14 3 (2.97%) Lua
14 3 (2.97%) Perl
14 3 (2.97%) PL/SQL
14 3 (2.97%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 32 (31.68%) Degree
2 18 (17.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.99%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
2 1 (0.99%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Microsoft
1 11 (10.89%) Oracle
2 7 (6.93%) SAP
3 5 (4.95%) Adobe
3 5 (4.95%) Google
4 4 (3.96%) CA
4 4 (3.96%) IBM
4 4 (3.96%) Vertica
5 3 (2.97%) Apple
5 3 (2.97%) Facebook
5 3 (2.97%) Sybase
6 2 (1.98%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.99%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.99%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.99%) SEEBURGER
7 1 (0.99%) webMethods
7 1 (0.99%) Zend