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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 801 798 815
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Permanent jobs citing Lua 36 55 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.057% 0.055%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.073% 0.11% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 28 48 56
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,969 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,969 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-44.51% +20.00%
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
49044 52126 57460
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.48% 53.62% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42418 44208 50920
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,289
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +5.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 January 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 January 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
(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 -18 21 £44,500 -1.11% 4
East Midlands - 6 £24,969 -
South East -32 5 £42,500 -5.55%
South West -15 4 - - 2
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 48 (49.48%) JavaScript
2 47 (48.45%) C++
3 45 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (42.27%) Python
5 38 (39.18%) Linux
6 36 (37.11%) Java
7 35 (36.08%) SQL
7 35 (36.08%) Android
8 31 (31.96%) HTML
9 30 (30.93%) Finance
10 29 (29.90%) Apple iOS
11 28 (28.87%) Games
12 27 (27.84%) TDD
12 27 (27.84%) Degree
13 26 (26.80%) Computer Science
14 24 (24.74%) ActionScript
14 24 (24.74%) JUnit
15 22 (22.68%) C
15 22 (22.68%) HTML5
16 21 (21.65%) C#
17 20 (20.62%) Windows
17 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
18 19 (19.59%) Open Source
19 18 (18.56%) ActionScript 3.0
20 17 (17.53%) Flash
20 17 (17.53%) OO
20 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
20 17 (17.53%) Bash Shell
20 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
21 16 (16.49%) iPad

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (7.22%) Apache
2 4 (4.12%) Gunicorn
2 4 (4.12%) nginx
3 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.03%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.09%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.06%) Maya
4 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.25%) tcpdump
1 8 (8.25%) Wireshark
1 8 (8.25%) Internet
1 8 (8.25%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (5.15%) Firewall
3 3 (3.09%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.06%) FTP
5 1 (1.03%) SNMP
5 1 (1.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (12.37%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (9.28%) MySQL
4 8 (8.25%) CouchDB
5 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database
6 6 (6.19%) Neo4j
6 6 (6.19%) Hazelcast
6 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
7 5 (5.15%) Relational Database
8 4 (4.12%) Big Data
8 4 (4.12%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (3.09%) SQLite
10 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
10 1 (1.03%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 24 (24.74%) JUnit
2 20 (20.62%) Git (software)
3 15 (15.46%) WebDriver
3 15 (15.46%) Jasmine
4 11 (11.34%) JIRA
5 10 (10.31%) Visual Studio
6 9 (9.28%) JBehave
6 9 (9.28%) Karma Test Runner
7 8 (8.25%) Cucumber
7 8 (8.25%) jMock
8 7 (7.22%) Selenium
8 7 (7.22%) Subversion
8 7 (7.22%) Maven
9 6 (6.19%) TestNG
9 6 (6.19%) Liquibase
10 5 (5.15%) Jenkins
11 4 (4.12%) Grunt
11 4 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (3.09%) Ant
13 1 (1.03%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (30.93%) Finance
2 28 (28.87%) Games
3 8 (8.25%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.03%) Advertising
5 1 (1.03%) Publishing
5 1 (1.03%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 62 (63.92%) Developer
2 18 (18.56%) Analyst
3 15 (15.46%) C++ Developer
4 14 (14.43%) Games Developer
5 12 (12.37%) Java Developer
5 12 (12.37%) Programmer
6 10 (10.31%) Analyst Programmer
7 9 (9.28%) Tester
8 8 (8.25%) Junior
8 8 (8.25%) Administrator
8 8 (8.25%) Server Administrator
8 8 (8.25%) IT Administrator
9 7 (7.22%) Senior Developer
9 7 (7.22%) Software Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (5.15%) QA Tester
10 5 (5.15%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Junior Developer
10 5 (5.15%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.12%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.96%) HTML
2 22 (22.68%) HTML5
3 17 (17.53%) Flash
4 14 (14.43%) CSS
5 9 (9.28%) RESTful
6 7 (7.22%) Apache Commons
6 7 (7.22%) .NET
6 7 (7.22%) J2SE
6 7 (7.22%) FreeMarker
6 7 (7.22%) Spring
6 7 (7.22%) Restlet
7 6 (6.19%) Backbone.js
7 6 (6.19%) ActiveMQ
7 6 (6.19%) Apache Camel
8 4 (4.12%) JSLint
8 4 (4.12%) Sass
8 4 (4.12%) Django
8 4 (4.12%) XML
8 4 (4.12%) boto
9 3 (3.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (26.80%) Computer Science
2 19 (19.59%) Open Source
3 16 (16.49%) iPad
4 14 (14.43%) Online Games
5 8 (8.25%) Derivative
6 7 (7.22%) Mathematics
6 7 (7.22%) Mobile App
7 6 (6.19%) N-Tier
8 5 (5.15%) Flash Games
8 5 (5.15%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (4.12%) Statistics
9 4 (4.12%) Internet of Things
10 3 (3.09%) User Experience
11 2 (2.06%) Animation
12 1 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (1.03%) Mobile Games
12 1 (1.03%) Graphic Design
12 1 (1.03%) Robotics
12 1 (1.03%) Social Gaming
12 1 (1.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 38 (39.18%) Linux
2 35 (36.08%) Android
3 29 (29.90%) Apple iOS
4 20 (20.62%) Windows
5 9 (9.28%) UNIX
6 8 (8.25%) CentOS
6 8 (8.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (8.25%) Mac OS X
7 6 (6.19%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (46.39%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.84%) TDD
3 17 (17.53%) OO
3 17 (17.53%) Software Engineering
4 15 (15.46%) Game Development
4 15 (15.46%) Scrum
5 14 (14.43%) Multithreading
6 13 (13.40%) Test Automation
7 11 (11.34%) OOP
7 11 (11.34%) Automated Testing
8 10 (10.31%) Low Latency
9 8 (8.25%) Unit Testing
9 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
10 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.22%) Coaching
10 7 (7.22%) Web Design
10 7 (7.22%) Business Analysis
11 4 (4.12%) Data Security
11 4 (4.12%) Service Delivery
11 4 (4.12%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (49.48%) JavaScript
2 47 (48.45%) C++
3 41 (42.27%) Python
4 36 (37.11%) Java
5 35 (36.08%) SQL
6 24 (24.74%) ActionScript
7 22 (22.68%) C
8 21 (21.65%) C#
9 18 (18.56%) ActionScript 3.0
10 17 (17.53%) Bash Shell
11 13 (13.40%) Ruby
12 9 (9.28%) Perl
13 8 (8.25%) PHP
13 8 (8.25%) Objective-C
14 7 (7.22%) Groovy
14 7 (7.22%) Scala
15 4 (4.12%) Smalltalk
16 3 (3.09%) VB
16 3 (3.09%) VB.NET
16 3 (3.09%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.03%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.43%) QA
2 3 (3.09%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (8.25%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.12%) VirtualBox
2 4 (4.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Puppet
1 9 (9.28%) Vagrant
1 9 (9.28%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.12%) StatsD
2 4 (4.12%) Ansible
2 4 (4.12%) Graphite
3 1 (1.03%) Salt
3 1 (1.03%) Nagios
3 1 (1.03%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 9 (9.28%) Red Hat
2 7 (7.22%) Oracle
3 6 (6.19%) Terracotta
4 4 (4.12%) VMware
4 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.03%) Sybase
5 1 (1.03%) Perforce
5 1 (1.03%) Sencha
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