Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe ActionScript
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1074 1084 1073
Rank change year-on-year +10 -11 -132
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 85 109 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.051% 0.062% 0.094%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.092% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 69 97 146
UK median annual salary £60,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.18% -10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £34,500 £32,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,150 £72,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +7.14% -3.75%

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 92,668 96,630 101,524
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.66% 55.35% 52.67%
Number of salaries quoted 77,057 79,329 87,684
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%

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 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for ActionScript in the UK

ActionScript
Top 10 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 24 September 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 +13 63 £48,750 +8.33% 6
London +37 36 £60,000 -4.00%
UK excluding London -38 34 £45,000 +9.09% 6
East of England +17 9 £41,500 +32.80% 2
South East -30 9 £45,000 -10.00%
Scotland -14 7 £50,000 +23.46%
North of England +19 6 £35,000 +9.38% 2
Yorkshire +35 5 - -
South West 0 3 £32,500 - 1
North West +6 1 £35,000 +9.38% 2

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, IT jobs citing ActionScript also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for ActionScript.

1 38 (44.71%) ActionScript 2.0
2 36 (42.35%) JavaScript
3 34 (40.00%) HTML
4 32 (37.65%) C#
5 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
6 30 (35.29%) MVC
7 28 (32.94%) Java
7 28 (32.94%) SQL
7 28 (32.94%) Linux
8 25 (29.41%) .NET
8 25 (29.41%) EDI
8 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 24 (28.24%) EDIFACT
9 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (24.71%) Python
11 20 (23.53%) Mathematics
12 19 (22.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 19 (22.35%) SaaS
12 19 (22.35%) FTP
13 18 (21.18%) HTTP
13 18 (21.18%) SAP
14 17 (20.00%) Software Engineering
15 16 (18.82%) Web Services
15 16 (18.82%) C++
16 15 (17.65%) PHP
16 15 (17.65%) CSS
17 14 (16.47%) Windows
17 14 (16.47%) SMTP
17 14 (16.47%) JMS
17 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification

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 14 (16.47%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.41%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.88%) IIS
4 4 (4.71%) CMS
4 4 (4.71%) Gentran
5 3 (3.53%) JBoss
5 3 (3.53%) WildFly
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Coherence
6 2 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 4 (4.71%) Acrobat
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.35%) Adobe After Effects
3 2 (2.35%) InVision
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Oracle Receivables
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.35%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 19 (22.35%) SaaS
2 12 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (9.41%) Heroku
4 7 (8.24%) iTunes
5 4 (4.71%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (2.35%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (22.35%) FTP
2 18 (21.18%) HTTP
3 14 (16.47%) SMTP
4 6 (7.06%) DNS
5 5 (5.88%) HTTPS
6 4 (4.71%) SSH
6 4 (4.71%) SSL
6 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
7 2 (2.35%) DHCP
8 1 (1.18%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (36.47%) SQL Server
2 19 (22.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (16.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (12.94%) MySQL
4 11 (12.94%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (9.41%) Redis
5 8 (9.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (4.71%) Big Data
6 4 (4.71%) Data Mining
6 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (3.53%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (3.53%) Geospatial Data
7 3 (3.53%) GIS
8 2 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.35%) KDB
8 2 (2.35%) Power BI
8 2 (2.35%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 8 (9.41%) Travis CI
2 4 (4.71%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.53%) Gradle
3 3 (3.53%) JIRA
4 1 (1.18%) Flash Builder
4 1 (1.18%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 12 (14.12%) Games
2 11 (12.94%) Marketing
3 10 (11.76%) Finance
4 7 (8.24%) Law
5 4 (4.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (56.47%) Developer
2 30 (35.29%) Senior Developer
3 14 (16.47%) BizTalk Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 11 (12.94%) Analyst
5 8 (9.41%) Ruby Developer
6 7 (8.24%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Designer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.06%) Senior Ruby Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.88%) Consultant
8 5 (5.88%) EDI Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Games Developer
8 5 (5.88%) HTML Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
9 4 (4.71%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (40.00%) HTML
2 25 (29.41%) .NET
2 25 (29.41%) EDI
3 24 (28.24%) EDIFACT
4 16 (18.82%) Web Services
5 15 (17.65%) CSS
6 14 (16.47%) JMS
6 14 (16.47%) WCF
7 13 (15.29%) HTML5
8 12 (14.12%) jQuery
9 11 (12.94%) Ajax
9 11 (12.94%) LAMP
9 11 (12.94%) XML
10 9 (10.59%) AngularJS
10 9 (10.59%) Java EE
10 9 (10.59%) React
11 8 (9.41%) Action Cable
11 8 (9.41%) JSON
11 8 (9.41%) Memcached
11 8 (9.41%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 14 (16.47%) Clustering
2 13 (15.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (10.59%) TRADACOMS
4 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
5 7 (8.24%) Algorithms
5 7 (8.24%) iPhone
6 6 (7.06%) Client/Server
6 6 (7.06%) Data Structures
6 6 (7.06%) W3C
6 6 (7.06%) Xbox
7 5 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (5.88%) Online Gambling
7 5 (5.88%) PlayStation
8 4 (4.71%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (4.71%) NHS
9 3 (3.53%) FMCG
9 3 (3.53%) Wiki
10 2 (2.35%) iPad
10 2 (2.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (32.94%) Linux
2 14 (16.47%) Windows
3 7 (8.24%) Android
3 7 (8.24%) Apple iOS
4 5 (5.88%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.71%) AIX
5 4 (4.71%) VMS
6 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (2.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.29%) MVC
2 24 (28.24%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (23.53%) Mathematics
4 17 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 14 (16.47%) Load Balancing
6 12 (14.12%) OO
7 11 (12.94%) Commercial Awareness
7 11 (12.94%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (10.59%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (9.41%) TDD
10 7 (8.24%) Applied Mathematics
10 7 (8.24%) ERP
10 7 (8.24%) Game Development
10 7 (8.24%) Physics
11 6 (7.06%) B2B
11 6 (7.06%) Mentoring
12 5 (5.88%) ETL
12 5 (5.88%) Mobile Development
12 5 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 5 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 38 (44.71%) ActionScript 2.0
2 36 (42.35%) JavaScript
3 32 (37.65%) C#
4 28 (32.94%) Java
4 28 (32.94%) SQL
5 21 (24.71%) Python
6 16 (18.82%) C++
7 15 (17.65%) PHP
8 12 (14.12%) ActionScript 3.0
9 11 (12.94%) Lua
10 10 (11.76%) C
11 8 (9.41%) CoffeeScript
11 8 (9.41%) Ruby
12 5 (5.88%) TypeScript
13 4 (4.71%) GLSL
13 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
14 3 (3.53%) Groovy
15 2 (2.35%) ABAP
15 2 (2.35%) PL/SQL
15 2 (2.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.12%) Degree
3 8 (9.41%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 11 (12.94%) Docker
2 6 (7.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Kibana
2 2 (2.35%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 25 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.18%) SAP
3 8 (9.41%) Oracle
4 4 (4.71%) CA
4 4 (4.71%) IBM
4 4 (4.71%) Vertica
5 2 (2.35%) Adobe
5 2 (2.35%) Alteryx
5 2 (2.35%) Axway
5 2 (2.35%) Bloomberg
5 2 (2.35%) Reuters
5 2 (2.35%) Trayport
5 2 (2.35%) webMethods
6 1 (1.18%) Jitterbit
6 1 (1.18%) Pegasus