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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 813 816 823
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Lua 63 50 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.059% 0.049% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.091% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 58 39 41
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% +36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +28.57%
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
53941 54662 57814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.47% 53.78% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 45901 47576 50958
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +26 41 £52,500 -25.00% 8
South East -20 6 £45,000 - 1
South West - 5 - - 4
East of England -15 3 £22,500 -55.00%
North West -19 3 £39,500 +75.55%
Yorkshire - 3 £39,500 -
East Midlands - 2 £29,984 - 1
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 76 (47.20%) C++
2 70 (43.48%) Python
3 64 (39.75%) Linux
3 64 (39.75%) Java
4 61 (37.89%) Degree
5 60 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (34.78%) C#
7 55 (34.16%) Finance
8 54 (33.54%) JavaScript
9 53 (32.92%) Computer Science
10 49 (30.43%) OO
11 45 (27.95%) SQL
12 44 (27.33%) C
13 41 (25.47%) TDD
14 40 (24.84%) Bash Shell
15 39 (24.22%) JUnit
16 37 (22.98%) Games
17 36 (22.36%) Software Engineering
18 34 (21.12%) Windows
19 32 (19.88%) SQL Server
19 32 (19.88%) HTML
19 32 (19.88%) Scrum
20 31 (19.25%) Unit Testing
21 29 (18.01%) Multithreading
21 29 (18.01%) ActionScript
22 25 (15.53%) Android
23 24 (14.91%) WebDriver
24 23 (14.29%) UNIX
25 22 (13.66%) JIRA
25 22 (13.66%) Apple iOS

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.11%) SAS
2 4 (2.48%) Node.js
3 2 (1.24%) Gunicorn
3 2 (1.24%) nginx
4 1 (0.62%) Confluence
4 1 (0.62%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.86%) Maya
2 2 (1.24%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.62%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.86%) GitHub
2 2 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.21%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.35%) FTP
3 5 (3.11%) iSCSI
3 5 (3.11%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.48%) tcpdump
4 4 (2.48%) SNMP
4 4 (2.48%) SSL
4 4 (2.48%) Firewall
4 4 (2.48%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (2.48%) Wireshark
5 2 (1.24%) Internet
5 2 (1.24%) GSM
5 2 (1.24%) VoIP
6 1 (0.62%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (19.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.70%) SQLite
3 12 (7.45%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.97%) Hazelcast
4 8 (4.97%) MySQL
4 8 (4.97%) MongoDB
4 8 (4.97%) Neo4j
5 6 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.48%) CouchDB
7 3 (1.86%) Sybase ASE
8 2 (1.24%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.24%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (24.22%) JUnit
2 24 (14.91%) WebDriver
3 22 (13.66%) Jasmine
3 22 (13.66%) Jenkins
3 22 (13.66%) JIRA
4 17 (10.56%) Visual Studio
4 17 (10.56%) Cucumber
5 14 (8.70%) JBehave
5 14 (8.70%) Karma Test Runner
6 13 (8.07%) Git (software)
7 12 (7.45%) Ant
7 12 (7.45%) Subversion
8 11 (6.83%) Selenium
9 10 (6.21%) Maven
10 8 (4.97%) jMock
10 8 (4.97%) TestNG
11 4 (2.48%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.48%) LabVIEW
12 3 (1.86%) FitNesse
13 2 (1.24%) JSUnit
General
1 55 (34.16%) Finance
2 37 (22.98%) Games
3 15 (9.32%) Manufacturing
4 8 (4.97%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.73%) Electronics
5 6 (3.73%) Banking
5 6 (3.73%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.24%) Marketing
7 2 (1.24%) Polish Language
8 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.62%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (62.11%) Developer
2 29 (18.01%) Analyst
3 24 (14.91%) Programmer
3 24 (14.91%) C++ Developer
4 20 (12.42%) Analyst Programmer
5 16 (9.94%) Senior Developer
6 15 (9.32%) Junior
6 15 (9.32%) Software Engineer
6 15 (9.32%) C# Developer
7 14 (8.70%) Tester
7 14 (8.70%) C Developer
8 13 (8.07%) Java Developer
9 10 (6.21%) QA Tester
9 10 (6.21%) Graduate
10 8 (4.97%) Games Developer
10 8 (4.97%) Junior Developer
11 7 (4.35%) Analyst Developer
11 7 (4.35%) Automation Tester
12 6 (3.73%) Senior C++ Developer
12 6 (3.73%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.88%) HTML
2 18 (11.18%) J2SE
3 17 (10.56%) .NET
4 15 (9.32%) ASP.NET
5 14 (8.70%) WPF
5 14 (8.70%) LINQ
5 14 (8.70%) Flash
6 13 (8.07%) CSS
7 12 (7.45%) HTML5
8 11 (6.83%) REST
9 10 (6.21%) XML
10 9 (5.59%) DOM
11 8 (4.97%) J2EE
11 8 (4.97%) Backbone.js
11 8 (4.97%) ActiveMQ
11 8 (4.97%) Spring
11 8 (4.97%) Apache Camel
12 6 (3.73%) JSON
13 5 (3.11%) STL
13 5 (3.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 53 (32.92%) Computer Science
2 15 (9.32%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (7.45%) Open Source
4 11 (6.83%) Online Games
5 10 (6.21%) iPad
5 10 (6.21%) Derivative
6 9 (5.59%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.97%) N-Tier
8 6 (3.73%) User Experience
9 4 (2.48%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (2.48%) Robotics
9 4 (2.48%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.48%) Statistics
10 3 (1.86%) Flash Games
10 3 (1.86%) Physics
10 3 (1.86%) Social Network
10 3 (1.86%) Fixed Income
10 3 (1.86%) Equities
10 3 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.86%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 64 (39.75%) Linux
2 34 (21.12%) Windows
3 25 (15.53%) Android
4 23 (14.29%) UNIX
5 22 (13.66%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.97%) Windows Mobile
7 7 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (3.73%) Ubuntu
9 5 (3.11%) Mac OS X
10 4 (2.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (37.27%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (30.43%) OO
3 41 (25.47%) TDD
4 36 (22.36%) Software Engineering
5 32 (19.88%) Scrum
6 31 (19.25%) Unit Testing
7 29 (18.01%) Multithreading
8 18 (11.18%) Automated Testing
9 16 (9.94%) Low Latency
10 15 (9.32%) Test Automation
11 13 (8.07%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (6.21%) Game Development
12 10 (6.21%) Requirements Analysis
13 8 (4.97%) Web Application Development
14 6 (3.73%) OOP
14 6 (3.73%) Performance Tuning
15 4 (2.48%) Automation Testing
15 4 (2.48%) Configuration Management
15 4 (2.48%) DRM
15 4 (2.48%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 76 (47.20%) C++
2 70 (43.48%) Python
3 64 (39.75%) Java
4 56 (34.78%) C#
5 54 (33.54%) JavaScript
6 45 (27.95%) SQL
7 44 (27.33%) C
8 40 (24.84%) Bash Shell
9 29 (18.01%) ActionScript
10 20 (12.42%) Perl
10 20 (12.42%) ActionScript 3.0
11 16 (9.94%) Ruby
11 16 (9.94%) VB
12 14 (8.70%) VB.NET
12 14 (8.70%) VB6
13 12 (7.45%) PHP
14 7 (4.35%) Objective-C
15 5 (3.11%) Shell Script
15 5 (3.11%) Embedded C
16 4 (2.48%) VBA
Qualifications
1 61 (37.89%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) ISEB
2 1 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.80%) QA
2 14 (8.70%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.48%) Active Directory
1 4 (2.48%) Docker
2 2 (1.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 10 (6.21%) Vagrant
2 8 (4.97%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (4.97%) Puppet
3 4 (2.48%) Salt
3 4 (2.48%) Nagios
3 4 (2.48%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.24%) StatsD
4 2 (1.24%) Ansible
Vendors
1 15 (9.32%) Oracle
2 8 (4.97%) Red Hat
2 8 (4.97%) Terracotta
3 6 (3.73%) Sybase
4 4 (2.48%) Roku
5 3 (1.86%) Reuters
5 3 (1.86%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.24%) Google
6 2 (1.24%) Facebook
6 2 (1.24%) Twitter
7 1 (0.62%) Sencha
7 1 (0.62%) Sony
7 1 (0.62%) Perforce
7 1 (0.62%) SAP
7 1 (0.62%) Adobe
7 1 (0.62%) Sun
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £20k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £20k to £35k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
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set2recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago