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

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 310 333 312
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -21
Permanent jobs citing Lua 5 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.047% 0.008% 0.068%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.094% 0.015% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 8
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +25.00%
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
5341 6645 6378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.29% 52.83% 54.35%
Number of salaries quoted 4697 5731 5668
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 20 April 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 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (90.00%) C++
2 9 (90.00%) Finance
2 9 (90.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
3 6 (60.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Pascal
4 5 (50.00%) STL
4 5 (50.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (50.00%) Derivative
4 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
5 4 (40.00%) JIRA
5 4 (40.00%) C#
5 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 1 (10.00%) Ant
6 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
6 1 (10.00%) EJB
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) JSP
6 1 (10.00%) Servlets
6 1 (10.00%) Struts
6 1 (10.00%) J2EE
6 1 (10.00%) Oracle
6 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) ERwin
General
1 9 (90.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 9 (90.00%) Programmer
2 5 (50.00%) C++ Analyst Programmer
2 5 (50.00%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) STL
1 5 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (10.00%) Stripes Framework
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) J2EE
2 1 (10.00%) EJB
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) Servlets
2 1 (10.00%) Struts
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
2 1 (10.00%) JMS
2 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) JSTL
2 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Derivative
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
2 5 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Low Latency
4 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
4 1 (10.00%) UML
4 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (10.00%) OO
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) SOA
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Pascal
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 4 (40.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) OCPJP
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle
1 1 (10.00%) Perforce