Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Adobe ActionScript
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1099 1104 1070
Rank change year-on-year +5 -34 -20
Permanent jobs citing ActionScript 41 102 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.057% 0.080%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.047% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 34 83 124
UK median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £27,500 £22,150
90th Percentile £72,850 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 87,561 99,259 98,564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.97% 55.26% 53.12%
Number of salaries quoted 72,646 81,955 84,854
UK median annual salary £51,312 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.62% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for ActionScript in the UK

ActionScript
Top 8 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 14 December 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 +20 29 £60,000 +37.14% 10
London +51 20 £60,000 -4.00% 2
UK excluding London -10 12 £40,000 - 8
North of England +35 6 £27,500 -10.57% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £27,500 -
Scotland -19 3 £50,000 +25.00%
East of England +29 2 £43,750 +59.09%
South East -18 1 £40,000 -11.11% 4

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 20 (48.78%) HTML
2 20 (48.78%) MVC
3 19 (46.34%) ActionScript 2.0
4 17 (41.46%) PHP
5 16 (39.02%) Linux
6 15 (36.59%) Python
6 15 (36.59%) C#
6 15 (36.59%) EDI
6 15 (36.59%) Mathematics
7 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
7 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
8 13 (31.71%) Ajax
8 13 (31.71%) EDIFACT
9 12 (29.27%) LAMP
9 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
9 12 (29.27%) MySQL
9 12 (29.27%) SAP
9 12 (29.27%) Lua
9 12 (29.27%) SaaS
9 12 (29.27%) Domain-Driven Design
9 12 (29.27%) Docker
9 12 (29.27%) Commercial Awareness
10 11 (26.83%) HTTP
10 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
11 10 (24.39%) SMTP
11 10 (24.39%) .NET
11 10 (24.39%) Java
11 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework

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 (19.51%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (9.76%) CMS
3 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
3 2 (4.88%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (2.44%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.76%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.44%) Blender
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Infor LN
1 2 (4.88%) NetSuite
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Business One
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (2.44%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.44%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) SaaS
2 3 (7.32%) iTunes
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 11 (26.83%) HTTP
2 10 (24.39%) SMTP
3 9 (21.95%) FTP
4 2 (4.88%) DHCP
4 2 (4.88%) DNS
4 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (29.27%) MySQL
2 12 (29.27%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (24.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (4.88%) KDB
6 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
6 2 (4.88%) Power BI
6 2 (4.88%) Qlik Sense
6 2 (4.88%) QlikView
6 2 (4.88%) Redis
7 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.44%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Dreamweaver
2 2 (4.88%) Travis CI
3 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (17.07%) Marketing
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Games
3 3 (7.32%) Law
4 2 (4.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (39.02%) Developer
2 10 (24.39%) Senior Developer
3 8 (19.51%) BizTalk Developer
3 8 (19.51%) Senior BizTalk Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Designer
4 5 (12.20%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Leader
5 4 (9.76%) Web Designer
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Support
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby Developer
8 1 (2.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.44%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 1 (2.44%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) SAP Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) SAP PI Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Support Analyst
8 1 (2.44%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (48.78%) HTML
2 15 (36.59%) EDI
3 13 (31.71%) Ajax
3 13 (31.71%) EDIFACT
4 12 (29.27%) LAMP
5 10 (24.39%) .NET
5 10 (24.39%) .NET Framework
6 8 (19.51%) Entity Framework
6 8 (19.51%) JMS
6 8 (19.51%) WCF
6 8 (19.51%) XML
7 7 (17.07%) CSS
7 7 (17.07%) Flash
8 6 (14.63%) jQuery
9 5 (12.20%) HTML5
10 4 (9.76%) Web Services
11 3 (7.32%) IDoc
11 3 (7.32%) SOAP
12 2 (4.88%) Action Cable
12 2 (4.88%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) Clustering
2 7 (17.07%) Management Information System
3 6 (14.63%) Client/Server
4 4 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.76%) TRADACOMS
4 4 (9.76%) W3C
5 3 (7.32%) Algorithms
5 3 (7.32%) iPhone
6 2 (4.88%) Animation
6 2 (4.88%) Data Structures
6 2 (4.88%) iPad
6 2 (4.88%) Xbox
7 1 (2.44%) FMCG
7 1 (2.44%) Graphic Design
7 1 (2.44%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 16 (39.02%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Android
3 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (4.88%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) MVC
2 15 (36.59%) Mathematics
3 14 (34.15%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (29.27%) Commercial Awareness
4 12 (29.27%) Domain-Driven Design
5 8 (19.51%) Load Balancing
6 6 (14.63%) Web Development
7 4 (9.76%) B2B
7 4 (9.76%) Content Management
7 4 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 4 (9.76%) ERP
7 4 (9.76%) Information Architecture
7 4 (9.76%) SEO
7 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (9.76%) Unit Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Web Accessibility
8 3 (7.32%) Applied Mathematics
8 3 (7.32%) Game Development
8 3 (7.32%) OO
8 3 (7.32%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 19 (46.34%) ActionScript 2.0
3 17 (41.46%) PHP
4 15 (36.59%) C#
4 15 (36.59%) Python
5 12 (29.27%) Lua
6 10 (24.39%) Java
7 8 (19.51%) ActionScript 3.0
8 7 (17.07%) SQL
9 3 (7.32%) C++
10 2 (4.88%) CoffeeScript
10 2 (4.88%) Ruby
10 2 (4.88%) XPath
11 1 (2.44%) ABAP
11 1 (2.44%) C
11 1 (2.44%) JCL
11 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
11 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (29.27%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Kibana
1 2 (4.88%) Thomson Reuters DACS
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) SAP
2 11 (26.83%) Microsoft
3 3 (7.32%) Oracle
4 2 (4.88%) Alteryx
4 2 (4.88%) Axway
4 2 (4.88%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.88%) Infor
4 2 (4.88%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.88%) Reuters
4 2 (4.88%) Sage
4 2 (4.88%) Trayport
5 1 (2.44%) Adobe
5 1 (2.44%) BMC
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) IBM Sterling
5 1 (2.44%) Jitterbit
5 1 (2.44%) Magma
5 1 (2.44%) OpenText
5 1 (2.44%) Remedy
5 1 (2.44%) webMethods