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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 299 312 308
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing Lua 5 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.049% 0.010% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.018% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Average salary £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,969 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-44.51% +20.00%
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
4999 5701 5731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.38% 54.18% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 4950 5266
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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
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 28 January 2015.

Lua Salary Histogram in the City of London

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 9 (90.00%) Linux
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 8 (80.00%) C++
3 7 (70.00%) Java
4 6 (60.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 5 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (50.00%) Python
5 5 (50.00%) UNIX
5 5 (50.00%) JIRA
5 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
6 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
6 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (30.00%) Derivative
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Pascal
6 3 (30.00%) STL
6 3 (30.00%) Perl
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) Ant
7 2 (20.00%) CSS
8 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) JSTL
8 1 (10.00%) MVC
8 1 (10.00%) Stripes Framework
8 1 (10.00%) Open Source

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Sybase ASE
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (20.00%) Ant
3 1 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (10.00%) ERwin
3 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 5 (50.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Sybase Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) STL
1 3 (30.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) JSP
3 1 (10.00%) Servlets
3 1 (10.00%) J2EE
3 1 (10.00%) EJB
3 1 (10.00%) Stripes Framework
3 1 (10.00%) Struts
3 1 (10.00%) DOM
3 1 (10.00%) XHTML
3 1 (10.00%) JMS
3 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (10.00%) Spring
3 1 (10.00%) Ajax
3 1 (10.00%) JSTL
3 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 5 (50.00%) Low Latency
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
2 3 (30.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (10.00%) UML
3 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C++
2 7 (70.00%) Java
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) Pascal
5 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (10.00%) C
7 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) OCPJP
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Sybase
1 1 (10.00%) Perforce