The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 806 803 830
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +27
Permanent jobs citing Lua 66 50 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.050% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.094% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 63 38 46
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
Lua
UK

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

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
54387 53071 59277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.85% 53.18% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 46010 46173 52391
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in England

Lua
Salary Trend in England

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

Lua Salary Trend in England

Lua
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lua across the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Lua Salary Histogram in England

Lua
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the England region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -28 40 £53,750 +7.50% 5
South East -7 12 £45,000 +125.00% 1
East of England -22 6 £25,000 -33.33%
Yorkshire - 4 £29,500 - 1
North West -16 2 £39,500 +75.55% 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 - - 2
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 77 (46.11%) C++
2 72 (43.11%) Python
3 67 (40.12%) Degree
4 66 (39.52%) Java
5 63 (37.72%) C#
6 58 (34.73%) Linux
7 56 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
8 55 (32.93%) Computer Science
8 55 (32.93%) OO
9 54 (32.34%) Finance
10 50 (29.94%) C
11 48 (28.74%) JavaScript
12 45 (26.95%) Software Engineering
13 41 (24.55%) SQL
13 41 (24.55%) Games
14 38 (22.75%) JUnit
15 37 (22.16%) SQL Server
16 36 (21.56%) Windows
17 35 (20.96%) Bash Shell
18 34 (20.36%) TDD
19 32 (19.16%) Multithreading
20 30 (17.96%) Unit Testing
21 28 (16.77%) HTML
21 28 (16.77%) Scrum
22 27 (16.17%) ActionScript
23 24 (14.37%) WebDriver
24 23 (13.77%) .NET
24 23 (13.77%) UNIX
25 22 (13.17%) VB
25 22 (13.17%) Perl

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 5 (2.99%) SAS
2 4 (2.40%) Node.js
3 1 (0.60%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.60%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.40%) Maya
2 2 (1.20%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.39%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.19%) FTP
3 5 (2.99%) iSCSI
3 5 (2.99%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.40%) SSL
4 4 (2.40%) Firewall
4 4 (2.40%) SNMP
5 2 (1.20%) GSM
5 2 (1.20%) VoIP
6 1 (0.60%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (22.16%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.38%) SQLite
3 11 (6.59%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.99%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.99%) Neo4j
4 5 (2.99%) Hazelcast
5 4 (2.40%) MySQL
5 4 (2.40%) Big Data
6 3 (1.80%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (22.75%) JUnit
2 24 (14.37%) WebDriver
3 22 (13.17%) Visual Studio
3 22 (13.17%) JIRA
4 20 (11.98%) Jasmine
4 20 (11.98%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.98%) Cucumber
5 15 (8.98%) JBehave
5 15 (8.98%) Karma Test Runner
6 12 (7.19%) Ant
7 10 (5.99%) Git (software)
7 10 (5.99%) Selenium
7 10 (5.99%) jMock
8 9 (5.39%) Subversion
9 7 (4.19%) Maven
10 5 (2.99%) FitNesse
10 5 (2.99%) TestNG
11 4 (2.40%) JSUnit
11 4 (2.40%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.40%) LabVIEW
General
1 54 (32.34%) Finance
2 41 (24.55%) Games
3 18 (10.78%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.99%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.79%) Banking
5 8 (4.79%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.59%) Electronics
7 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.80%) Marketing
8 2 (1.20%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.60%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.60%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 111 (66.47%) Developer
2 26 (15.57%) Analyst
3 22 (13.17%) Programmer
4 20 (11.98%) C# Developer
5 19 (11.38%) Software Engineer
5 19 (11.38%) Analyst Programmer
5 19 (11.38%) C++ Developer
6 16 (9.58%) C Developer
7 14 (8.38%) Senior Developer
8 13 (7.78%) Tester
8 13 (7.78%) Junior
9 12 (7.19%) Java Developer
9 12 (7.19%) Games Developer
10 11 (6.59%) Graduate
10 11 (6.59%) QA Tester
11 8 (4.79%) Junior Developer
11 8 (4.79%) Software Developer
12 7 (4.19%) Graduate Developer
13 6 (3.59%) Analyst Developer
14 5 (2.99%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.77%) HTML
2 23 (13.77%) .NET
3 20 (11.98%) ASP.NET
4 19 (11.38%) WPF
4 19 (11.38%) LINQ
5 18 (10.78%) J2SE
6 14 (8.38%) Flash
7 10 (5.99%) CSS
8 9 (5.39%) J2EE
8 9 (5.39%) XML
8 9 (5.39%) DOM
8 9 (5.39%) HTML5
8 9 (5.39%) REST
9 6 (3.59%) JSON
10 5 (2.99%) Backbone.js
10 5 (2.99%) Apache Camel
10 5 (2.99%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (2.99%) Spring
11 4 (2.40%) Middleware
11 4 (2.40%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 55 (32.93%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.58%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (8.38%) Open Source
4 11 (6.59%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (5.39%) iPad
5 9 (5.39%) Online Games
6 8 (4.79%) Animation
7 6 (3.59%) Derivative
7 6 (3.59%) Social Network
7 6 (3.59%) User Experience
8 5 (2.99%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.40%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.40%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.40%) Equities
9 4 (2.40%) Robotics
9 4 (2.40%) Mathematics
9 4 (2.40%) Over-the-Top Content
10 3 (1.80%) iPhone
10 3 (1.80%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 58 (34.73%) Linux
2 36 (21.56%) Windows
3 23 (13.77%) UNIX
4 19 (11.38%) Android
5 15 (8.98%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.59%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.99%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (2.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.40%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (32.93%) OO
3 45 (26.95%) Software Engineering
4 34 (20.36%) TDD
5 32 (19.16%) Multithreading
6 30 (17.96%) Unit Testing
7 28 (16.77%) Scrum
8 20 (11.98%) Automated Testing
9 17 (10.18%) Low Latency
10 14 (8.38%) Test Automation
11 13 (7.78%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.99%) Game Development
12 10 (5.99%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (5.39%) Web Application Development
14 8 (4.79%) OOP
15 7 (4.19%) Performance Tuning
16 6 (3.59%) Time Management
17 5 (2.99%) 3D Modelling
17 5 (2.99%) Release Management
17 5 (2.99%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 77 (46.11%) C++
2 72 (43.11%) Python
3 66 (39.52%) Java
4 63 (37.72%) C#
5 50 (29.94%) C
6 48 (28.74%) JavaScript
7 41 (24.55%) SQL
8 35 (20.96%) Bash Shell
9 27 (16.17%) ActionScript
10 22 (13.17%) VB
10 22 (13.17%) Perl
11 21 (12.57%) ActionScript 3.0
12 19 (11.38%) VB6
12 19 (11.38%) VB.NET
13 11 (6.59%) PHP
13 11 (6.59%) Ruby
14 5 (2.99%) VBA
14 5 (2.99%) Embedded C
14 5 (2.99%) Shell Script
15 4 (2.40%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 67 (40.12%) Degree
2 1 (0.60%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.60%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.60%) ISEB
2 1 (0.60%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.38%) ISO 9001
2 17 (10.18%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.40%) Nagios
1 4 (2.40%) Zenoss
1 4 (2.40%) Puppet
1 4 (2.40%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.40%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (8.98%) Oracle
2 7 (4.19%) Sybase
3 5 (2.99%) Terracotta
4 4 (2.40%) Roku
4 4 (2.40%) Adobe
4 4 (2.40%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.40%) Reuters
4 4 (2.40%) Bloomberg
5 2 (1.20%) Google
5 2 (1.20%) Facebook
5 2 (1.20%) Twitter
6 1 (0.60%) Sencha
6 1 (0.60%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.60%) Sony
6 1 (0.60%) Perforce
6 1 (0.60%) Sun
6 1 (0.60%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Gamesys
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: Neg. + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago