The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 309 328 315
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -13
Permanent jobs citing Lua 9 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.086% 0.056% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.11% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 15
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -2.77%
Lua
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5510 6556 6647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.46% 52.61% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 4835 5647 5984
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Lua
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Lua Salary Trend in the City of London

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 11 (73.33%) C++
2 11 (73.33%) Python
3 10 (66.67%) Pascal
3 10 (66.67%) STL
3 10 (66.67%) UNIX
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Perl
3 10 (66.67%) TDD
3 10 (66.67%) Derivative
3 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 10 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 10 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (33.33%) C#
4 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 4 (26.67%) HTML
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 4 (26.67%) CSS
5 4 (26.67%) XML
5 4 (26.67%) WebTrends
5 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
5 4 (26.67%) Web Development
5 4 (26.67%) JSON
5 4 (26.67%) WorkSite
5 4 (26.67%) Google Analytics
5 4 (26.67%) Content Management
5 4 (26.67%) Document Management

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
1 4 (26.67%) WorkSite
Business Applications
1 4 (26.67%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Banking
3 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst
1 10 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
1 10 (66.67%) Programmer
1 10 (66.67%) C++ Analyst Programmer
1 10 (66.67%) C++ Programmer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 1 (6.67%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) STL
1 10 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (26.67%) CSS
2 4 (26.67%) XML
2 4 (26.67%) JSON
2 4 (26.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
1 10 (66.67%) Unit Testing
1 10 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (26.67%) Web Development
2 4 (26.67%) Content Management
2 4 (26.67%) Document Management
2 4 (26.67%) Web Analytics
2 4 (26.67%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) C++
1 11 (73.33%) Python
2 10 (66.67%) Pascal
2 10 (66.67%) Perl
2 10 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (33.33%) C#
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Google
2 1 (6.67%) Perforce