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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 822 815 824
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +9
Permanent jobs citing Lua 49 102 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.092% 0.049%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.17% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 38 89 49
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
51087 58682 54369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.90% 53.11% 53.12%
Number of salaries quoted 43915 50410 47286
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 May 2015.

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 29 May 2015. 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
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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
South East +6 23 £42,500 -5.55% 2
London +21 20 £55,000 +2.32% 2
East of England +13 2 £28,500 -28.75% 1
South West -11 2 £55,000 +89.65%
Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 38 (48.10%) Linux
2 34 (43.04%) Degree
3 33 (41.77%) OO
4 32 (40.51%) Computer Science
5 31 (39.24%) Python
6 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (34.18%) Android
8 26 (32.91%) SQL
9 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
10 24 (30.38%) Bash Shell
10 24 (30.38%) TDD
11 23 (29.11%) C++
11 23 (29.11%) Apple iOS
12 21 (26.58%) C#
12 21 (26.58%) Java
12 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
12 21 (26.58%) Games
13 20 (25.32%) .NET
13 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
13 20 (25.32%) Unit Testing
14 19 (24.05%) ActionScript
15 18 (22.78%) Windows
16 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
16 16 (20.25%) VB
16 16 (20.25%) VB.NET
16 16 (20.25%) Multithreading
16 16 (20.25%) SQLite
16 16 (20.25%) Selenium
16 16 (20.25%) WPF
16 16 (20.25%) LINQ

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 1 (1.27%) Node.js
1 1 (1.27%) SAS
1 1 (1.27%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (5.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (7.59%) Internet
2 4 (5.06%) Wireshark
2 4 (5.06%) Firewall
2 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (5.06%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.27%) VoIP
3 1 (1.27%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (20.25%) SQLite
3 14 (17.72%) Neo4j
3 14 (17.72%) MongoDB
3 14 (17.72%) Hazelcast
4 6 (7.59%) MySQL
5 4 (5.06%) CouchDB
5 4 (5.06%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.06%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
2 16 (20.25%) Selenium
3 15 (18.99%) JUnit
4 14 (17.72%) Subversion
4 14 (17.72%) Maven
4 14 (17.72%) TestNG
4 14 (17.72%) WebDriver
4 14 (17.72%) Cucumber
4 14 (17.72%) Jasmine
4 14 (17.72%) Liquibase
5 9 (11.39%) Git (software)
6 7 (8.86%) JIRA
7 4 (5.06%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 21 (26.58%) Games
2 15 (18.99%) Finance
3 10 (12.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 48 (60.76%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) Analyst
3 16 (20.25%) Programmer
4 15 (18.99%) Analyst Programmer
5 14 (17.72%) Java Developer
5 14 (17.72%) C# Developer
5 14 (17.72%) WPF Developer
6 11 (13.92%) C++ Programmer
7 10 (12.66%) C++ Analyst Programmer
7 10 (12.66%) C Developer
8 9 (11.39%) Tester
9 8 (10.13%) Test Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Automation Tester
10 5 (6.33%) Developer Analyst
10 5 (6.33%) Games Developer
11 4 (5.06%) IT Administrator
11 4 (5.06%) Server Administrator
11 4 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (5.06%) Administrator
12 3 (3.80%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (25.32%) .NET
2 16 (20.25%) ASP.NET
2 16 (20.25%) WPF
2 16 (20.25%) LINQ
3 14 (17.72%) J2SE
3 14 (17.72%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (17.72%) Spring
3 14 (17.72%) Java EE
3 14 (17.72%) Backbone.js
3 14 (17.72%) Apache Camel
4 11 (13.92%) STL
5 10 (12.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (10.13%) HTML5
6 8 (10.13%) HTML
7 5 (6.33%) Flash
8 3 (3.80%) POSIX
8 3 (3.80%) CSS
9 2 (2.53%) jQuery
9 2 (2.53%) Dojo
9 2 (2.53%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 32 (40.51%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.72%) Public Cloud
3 10 (12.66%) Derivative
3 10 (12.66%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (11.39%) N-Tier
5 6 (7.59%) Internet of Things
6 5 (6.33%) iPad
6 5 (6.33%) Online Games
7 4 (5.06%) BYOD
8 3 (3.80%) User Experience
9 2 (2.53%) Physics
9 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
9 2 (2.53%) Xbox
10 1 (1.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.27%) PlayStation
10 1 (1.27%) Streaming Video
10 1 (1.27%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.27%) Statistics
10 1 (1.27%) Economics
10 1 (1.27%) Flash Games
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.10%) Linux
2 27 (34.18%) Android
3 23 (29.11%) Apple iOS
4 18 (22.78%) Windows
5 14 (17.72%) Windows Mobile
6 13 (16.46%) UNIX
7 4 (5.06%) CentOS
7 4 (5.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (5.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (41.77%) OO
2 29 (36.71%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (30.38%) TDD
4 20 (25.32%) Unit Testing
5 16 (20.25%) Multithreading
5 16 (20.25%) Scrum
6 14 (17.72%) Test Automation
7 6 (7.59%) Game Development
8 5 (6.33%) Low Latency
9 4 (5.06%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.06%) Data Security
10 3 (3.80%) Cyber Security
10 3 (3.80%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.53%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (1.27%) Open Source
12 1 (1.27%) Mentoring
12 1 (1.27%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 31 (39.24%) Python
2 26 (32.91%) SQL
3 25 (31.65%) JavaScript
4 24 (30.38%) Bash Shell
5 23 (29.11%) C++
6 21 (26.58%) C#
6 21 (26.58%) Java
7 19 (24.05%) ActionScript
8 16 (20.25%) VB
8 16 (20.25%) VB.NET
8 16 (20.25%) VB6
9 14 (17.72%) Ruby
10 12 (15.19%) C
11 10 (12.66%) Perl
11 10 (12.66%) Pascal
12 5 (6.33%) ActionScript 3.0
12 5 (6.33%) PHP
13 4 (5.06%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.27%) R
14 1 (1.27%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (43.04%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) RHCSA
3 3 (3.80%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.06%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.06%) Puppet
1 4 (5.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Terracotta
2 4 (5.06%) VMware
2 4 (5.06%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.06%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.53%) Oracle
4 1 (1.27%) BT
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