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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 808 791 793
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +2
Permanent jobs citing Lua 32 63 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.065% 0.065%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.065% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 61
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +44.14%
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
48885 51754 53307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.68% 53.30% 54.02%
Number of salaries quoted 41978 43758 46528
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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
London -10 16 £47,500 +5.55% 2
South East -23 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
South West - 5 £55,000 - 1
East of England +6 1 £28,500 -28.75% 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 42 (50.60%) JavaScript
2 38 (45.78%) C++
3 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (39.76%) Linux
4 33 (39.76%) Python
5 32 (38.55%) SQL
5 32 (38.55%) Android
6 28 (33.73%) Apple iOS
6 28 (33.73%) Java
7 27 (32.53%) HTML
8 25 (30.12%) Degree
9 24 (28.92%) Games
10 23 (27.71%) Computer Science
11 22 (26.51%) ActionScript
12 21 (25.30%) OO
13 20 (24.10%) Windows
13 20 (24.10%) C
14 19 (22.89%) JUnit
14 19 (22.89%) HTML5
15 18 (21.69%) C#
16 17 (20.48%) TDD
16 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
17 16 (19.28%) Finance
18 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
18 15 (18.07%) Ruby
19 14 (16.87%) ActionScript 3.0
19 14 (16.87%) CSS
20 13 (15.66%) Scrum
20 13 (15.66%) Flash
20 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (8.43%) Apache
2 4 (4.82%) nginx
2 4 (4.82%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.20%) Confluence
3 1 (1.20%) Node.js
3 1 (1.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.41%) Maya
4 1 (1.20%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.20%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.82%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.84%) Internet
2 8 (9.64%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (9.64%) Wireshark
2 8 (9.64%) tcpdump
3 4 (4.82%) Firewall
4 2 (2.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.20%) PSTN
5 1 (1.20%) VoIP
5 1 (1.20%) SMTP
5 1 (1.20%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.46%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.84%) MySQL
4 8 (9.64%) Hazelcast
4 8 (9.64%) CouchDB
4 8 (9.64%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.64%) Neo4j
5 5 (6.02%) SQLite
5 5 (6.02%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.82%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (4.82%) Big Data
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 19 (22.89%) JUnit
2 17 (20.48%) Git (software)
3 12 (14.46%) Visual Studio
4 11 (13.25%) WebDriver
4 11 (13.25%) Jasmine
5 9 (10.84%) Subversion
5 9 (10.84%) Selenium
6 8 (9.64%) TestNG
6 8 (9.64%) Maven
6 8 (9.64%) JIRA
6 8 (9.64%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.64%) Liquibase
7 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.82%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.82%) Grunt
8 3 (3.61%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (3.61%) JBehave
8 3 (3.61%) jMock
9 2 (2.41%) Ant
10 1 (1.20%) ERwin
General
1 24 (28.92%) Games
2 16 (19.28%) Finance
3 3 (3.61%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (65.06%) Developer
2 14 (16.87%) Analyst
3 12 (14.46%) Java Developer
4 11 (13.25%) Games Developer
5 10 (12.05%) Programmer
6 9 (10.84%) C++ Developer
7 8 (9.64%) Analyst Programmer
7 8 (9.64%) IT Administrator
7 8 (9.64%) Server Administrator
7 8 (9.64%) Administrator
7 8 (9.64%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Tester
8 7 (8.43%) Junior
9 5 (6.02%) Test Analyst
9 5 (6.02%) Web Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.02%) Automation Tester
10 4 (4.82%) WPF Developer
10 4 (4.82%) C Developer
10 4 (4.82%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.53%) HTML
2 19 (22.89%) HTML5
3 14 (16.87%) CSS
4 13 (15.66%) Flash
5 9 (10.84%) .NET
5 9 (10.84%) Spring
6 8 (9.64%) J2SE
6 8 (9.64%) RESTful
6 8 (9.64%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (9.64%) Backbone.js
6 8 (9.64%) Apache Camel
7 7 (8.43%) Apache Commons
7 7 (8.43%) Restlet
7 7 (8.43%) Java EE
7 7 (8.43%) FreeMarker
8 5 (6.02%) WPF
8 5 (6.02%) LINQ
8 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET
9 4 (4.82%) STL
9 4 (4.82%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (27.71%) Computer Science
2 13 (15.66%) Open Source
3 11 (13.25%) iPad
3 11 (13.25%) Online Games
4 7 (8.43%) N-Tier
4 7 (8.43%) Mathematics
4 7 (8.43%) Mobile App
5 5 (6.02%) Internet of Things
5 5 (6.02%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (6.02%) Derivative
6 4 (4.82%) Statistics
6 4 (4.82%) User Experience
7 3 (3.61%) Flash Games
8 2 (2.41%) Animation
9 1 (1.20%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.20%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.20%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.20%) Xbox
9 1 (1.20%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 33 (39.76%) Linux
2 32 (38.55%) Android
3 28 (33.73%) Apple iOS
4 20 (24.10%) Windows
5 9 (10.84%) UNIX
6 8 (9.64%) Mac OS X
6 8 (9.64%) Windows Mobile
6 8 (9.64%) CentOS
6 8 (9.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (25.30%) OO
3 17 (20.48%) TDD
4 13 (15.66%) Scrum
5 12 (14.46%) Game Development
6 11 (13.25%) Multithreading
6 11 (13.25%) Test Automation
7 10 (12.05%) OOP
8 9 (10.84%) Software Engineering
9 8 (9.64%) Configuration Management
10 7 (8.43%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.43%) Web Design
10 7 (8.43%) Mentoring
10 7 (8.43%) Coaching
11 6 (7.23%) Low Latency
12 5 (6.02%) Unit Testing
13 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
13 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
13 4 (4.82%) Data Security
14 3 (3.61%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (50.60%) JavaScript
2 38 (45.78%) C++
3 33 (39.76%) Python
4 32 (38.55%) SQL
5 28 (33.73%) Java
6 22 (26.51%) ActionScript
7 20 (24.10%) C
8 18 (21.69%) C#
9 15 (18.07%) Ruby
10 14 (16.87%) ActionScript 3.0
11 13 (15.66%) Bash Shell
12 10 (12.05%) PHP
13 8 (9.64%) Objective-C
14 7 (8.43%) Groovy
14 7 (8.43%) Scala
15 5 (6.02%) VB6
15 5 (6.02%) VB
15 5 (6.02%) VB.NET
15 5 (6.02%) Perl
16 4 (4.82%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 25 (30.12%) Degree
2 8 (9.64%) RHCSA
3 4 (4.82%) VCP4
4 1 (1.20%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
2 4 (4.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.82%) VirtualBox
2 4 (4.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Puppet
1 8 (9.64%) Vagrant
1 8 (9.64%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.82%) StatsD
2 4 (4.82%) Ansible
2 4 (4.82%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
1 8 (9.64%) Terracotta
2 4 (4.82%) VMware
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) BT
4 1 (1.20%) Perforce
4 1 (1.20%) Sencha
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