The first table below looks at the demand for Lua skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lua 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 Cambridge region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 122 121 118
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Lua 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.055% 0.060% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.089% 0.090% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 4
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
Programming Languages Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
1129 1111 1319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 62.55% 66.85% 71.88%
Number of salaries quoted 944 1014 1153
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Lua
Cambridgeshire

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lua across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Lua
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Lua Salary Trend in Cambridge

Lua
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Lua 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 Lua.

1 12 (100.00%) Games
2 9 (75.00%) 3D Graphics
3 8 (66.67%) Adobe
3 8 (66.67%) ActionScript
3 8 (66.67%) ActionScript 3.0
4 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (33.33%) Physics
4 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 4 (33.33%) OOP
4 4 (33.33%) OO
4 4 (33.33%) DirectX
4 4 (33.33%) Xbox
4 4 (33.33%) C++
5 3 (25.00%) Flash

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing Lua 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 Lua. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 12 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) GUI Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Graphics Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Games Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C++ Games Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Flash Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) DirectX
2 3 (25.00%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (33.33%) Artificial Intelligence
2 4 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 4 (33.33%) Physics
2 4 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (33.33%) Xbox
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 4 (33.33%) OOP
1 4 (33.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) ActionScript
1 8 (66.67%) ActionScript 3.0
2 4 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Adobe