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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 824 803 825
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Permanent jobs citing Lua 45 88 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.080% 0.040%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.085% 0.15% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 39 77 39
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 £39,000 £31,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £61,000
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
52883 58461 54925
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.52% 52.94% 53.75%
Number of salaries quoted 45340 49892 47789
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 6 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 6 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
(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
South East +4 20 £42,500 -5.55% 5
London 0 19 £47,500 -5.00% 1
East of England +8 2 £28,500 -28.75%
South West - 2 £55,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
3 31 (40.26%) OO
4 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (37.66%) Degree
5 28 (36.36%) Computer Science
5 28 (36.36%) SQL
6 27 (35.06%) Python
7 26 (33.77%) Android
8 25 (32.47%) C++
9 24 (31.17%) Java
10 22 (28.57%) Apple iOS
11 20 (25.97%) C#
11 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
12 19 (24.68%) Games
12 19 (24.68%) TDD
13 18 (23.38%) ActionScript
13 18 (23.38%) .NET
13 18 (23.38%) Visual Studio
14 17 (22.08%) JUnit
14 17 (22.08%) Bash Shell
15 15 (19.48%) C
15 15 (19.48%) HTML
15 15 (19.48%) Windows
16 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
16 14 (18.18%) VB
16 14 (18.18%) VB.NET
16 14 (18.18%) Finance
16 14 (18.18%) VB6
16 14 (18.18%) Ruby

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 5 (6.49%) Apache
2 2 (2.60%) nginx
2 2 (2.60%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.30%) Node.js
3 1 (1.30%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.39%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) Firewall
2 4 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (5.19%) Wireshark
2 4 (5.19%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.30%) PSTN
3 1 (1.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (18.18%) SQLite
3 11 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 11 (14.29%) Neo4j
3 11 (14.29%) Hazelcast
4 6 (7.79%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.79%) MySQL
5 4 (5.19%) CouchDB
5 4 (5.19%) Big Data
6 2 (2.60%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.60%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 18 (23.38%) Visual Studio
2 17 (22.08%) JUnit
3 13 (16.88%) Selenium
4 12 (15.58%) WebDriver
4 12 (15.58%) Jasmine
5 11 (14.29%) Liquibase
5 11 (14.29%) Cucumber
5 11 (14.29%) Subversion
5 11 (14.29%) Maven
5 11 (14.29%) TestNG
5 11 (14.29%) Git (software)
6 8 (10.39%) JIRA
7 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (2.60%) Grunt
9 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.30%) jMock
9 1 (1.30%) JBehave
General
1 19 (24.68%) Games
2 14 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (7.79%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.30%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (63.64%) Developer
2 21 (27.27%) Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Analyst Programmer
3 13 (16.88%) Programmer
4 12 (15.58%) Java Developer
4 12 (15.58%) C# Developer
4 12 (15.58%) WPF Developer
5 7 (9.09%) C++ Analyst Programmer
5 7 (9.09%) C++ Programmer
5 7 (9.09%) Games Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Test Analyst
5 7 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 7 (9.09%) Tester
6 6 (7.79%) C Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Server Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) IT Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) Automation Tester
7 4 (5.19%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) .NET
2 15 (19.48%) HTML
3 14 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 14 (18.18%) WPF
3 14 (18.18%) LINQ
3 14 (18.18%) HTML5
4 11 (14.29%) Backbone.js
4 11 (14.29%) Apache Camel
4 11 (14.29%) J2SE
4 11 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
4 11 (14.29%) Spring
4 11 (14.29%) Java EE
5 8 (10.39%) CSS
5 8 (10.39%) Flash
5 8 (10.39%) STL
6 7 (9.09%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 5 (6.49%) Apache Commons
7 5 (6.49%) Restlet
7 5 (6.49%) RESTful
7 5 (6.49%) FreeMarker
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.36%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 7 (9.09%) iPad
3 7 (9.09%) Online Games
3 7 (9.09%) N-Tier
3 7 (9.09%) Derivative
4 6 (7.79%) Open Source
4 6 (7.79%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (7.79%) Internet of Things
5 5 (6.49%) Mobile App
6 4 (5.19%) User Experience
6 4 (5.19%) BYOD
7 2 (2.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.30%) Applied Mathematics
8 1 (1.30%) Physics
8 1 (1.30%) Statistics
8 1 (1.30%) Flash Games
8 1 (1.30%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.30%) Economics
8 1 (1.30%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 33 (42.86%) Linux
2 26 (33.77%) Android
3 22 (28.57%) Apple iOS
4 15 (19.48%) Windows
5 11 (14.29%) Windows Mobile
6 10 (12.99%) UNIX
7 4 (5.19%) Mac OS X
7 4 (5.19%) CentOS
7 4 (5.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (40.26%) OO
2 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (24.68%) TDD
4 13 (16.88%) Multithreading
4 13 (16.88%) Scrum
4 13 (16.88%) Unit Testing
5 12 (15.58%) Test Automation
6 7 (9.09%) Game Development
7 6 (7.79%) Low Latency
8 5 (6.49%) Mentoring
8 5 (6.49%) Coaching
8 5 (6.49%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) Web Design
8 5 (6.49%) OOP
9 4 (5.19%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.19%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.19%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.19%) Data Security
9 4 (5.19%) Software Engineering
10 3 (3.90%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.56%) JavaScript
2 28 (36.36%) SQL
3 27 (35.06%) Python
4 25 (32.47%) C++
5 24 (31.17%) Java
6 20 (25.97%) C#
7 18 (23.38%) ActionScript
8 17 (22.08%) Bash Shell
9 15 (19.48%) C
10 14 (18.18%) VB
10 14 (18.18%) VB.NET
10 14 (18.18%) VB6
10 14 (18.18%) Ruby
11 9 (11.69%) PHP
12 7 (9.09%) Perl
12 7 (9.09%) Pascal
12 7 (9.09%) ActionScript 3.0
13 5 (6.49%) Groovy
13 5 (6.49%) Scala
14 4 (5.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 29 (37.66%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) RHCSA
3 3 (3.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.60%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (5.19%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (5.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.60%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.60%) StatsD
2 2 (2.60%) Ansible
2 2 (2.60%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (14.29%) Terracotta
2 4 (5.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.19%) VMware
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) BT
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