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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 308 310 317
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +7
Permanent jobs citing Lua 4 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.034% 0.092% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.065% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 13
Average salary £65,000 £63,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.96% +27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
6133 6724 7128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.27% 56.19% 55.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5345 6075 6638
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lua across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Lua Salary Histogram in the City of London

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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 6 (75.00%) Java
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 5 (62.50%) Low Latency
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C#
3 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 4 (50.00%) JIRA
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase ASE
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
4 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) C++
4 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (37.50%) Sybase
4 3 (37.50%) JUnit
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) XML
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Games
5 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
5 2 (25.00%) JSON
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (12.50%) HTML5
6 1 (12.50%) Game Development
6 1 (12.50%) Big Data
6 1 (12.50%) Analytics

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) SQL Server
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (12.50%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) JIRA
2 3 (37.50%) JUnit
General
1 6 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Investment Banking
3 2 (25.00%) Games
4 1 (12.50%) Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Multimedia
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) Electronics
4 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Programmer
2 3 (37.50%) Sybase Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Analyst Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Java Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Games Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Games Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
1 2 (25.00%) OpenGL
1 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) J2SE
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) UNIX
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Low Latency
2 4 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Asset Management
3 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) UML
4 1 (12.50%) OO
4 1 (12.50%) RAD
4 1 (12.50%) SSADM
4 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Game Development
4 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 4 (50.00%) C#
4 3 (37.50%) C++
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 2 (25.00%) C
6 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Sybase
2 1 (12.50%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) Perforce
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