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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 821 815 829
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing Lua 44 48 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.048% 0.046%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.084% 0.089% 0.083%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 47
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 £36,750 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,750 £67,000
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
52267 53946 59240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.46% 53.64% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45150 45942 52721
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
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 24 December 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 December 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 -5 27 £45,000 -33.33% 3
East Midlands - 7 £24,969 -
South West -7 6 - - 1
South East -31 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
North West - 1 £39,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 51 (45.95%) C++
1 51 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 50 (45.05%) Python
3 44 (39.64%) Java
4 42 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (35.14%) Linux
6 38 (34.23%) Finance
7 37 (33.33%) Degree
8 36 (32.43%) Computer Science
9 35 (31.53%) SQL
10 32 (28.83%) HTML
11 31 (27.93%) TDD
12 30 (27.03%) C#
12 30 (27.03%) JUnit
13 28 (25.23%) C
13 28 (25.23%) Games
14 25 (22.52%) OO
14 25 (22.52%) Android
15 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
16 23 (20.72%) ActionScript
16 23 (20.72%) Apple iOS
17 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
17 21 (18.92%) Bash Shell
17 21 (18.92%) HTML5
18 20 (18.02%) Open Source
19 19 (17.12%) Windows
20 18 (16.22%) ActionScript 3.0
21 17 (15.32%) WebDriver
21 17 (15.32%) Jasmine
22 16 (14.41%) CSS

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 7 (6.31%) Apache
2 4 (3.60%) nginx
2 4 (3.60%) Gunicorn
3 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.90%) Confluence
3 1 (0.90%) Node.js
3 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.70%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.80%) Maya
3 1 (0.90%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.60%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (4.50%) Wireshark
1 5 (4.50%) tcpdump
2 4 (3.60%) Internet
3 3 (2.70%) Firewall
3 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.80%) FTP
4 2 (1.80%) SNMP
5 1 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.91%) Oracle Database
3 9 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.31%) SQLite
4 7 (6.31%) MySQL
5 5 (4.50%) Relational Database
5 5 (4.50%) CouchDB
5 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
5 5 (4.50%) Neo4j
5 5 (4.50%) Hazelcast
6 4 (3.60%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.70%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.90%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (27.03%) JUnit
2 17 (15.32%) WebDriver
2 17 (15.32%) Jasmine
3 15 (13.51%) Git (software)
4 13 (11.71%) JIRA
5 12 (10.81%) JBehave
5 12 (10.81%) Karma Test Runner
6 10 (9.01%) Visual Studio
7 9 (8.11%) jMock
7 9 (8.11%) Jenkins
7 9 (8.11%) Cucumber
8 7 (6.31%) Subversion
8 7 (6.31%) Maven
9 6 (5.41%) Selenium
9 6 (5.41%) Ant
10 5 (4.50%) Liquibase
10 5 (4.50%) TestNG
11 4 (3.60%) Grunt
12 3 (2.70%) LabVIEW
13 2 (1.80%) Eclipse
General
1 38 (34.23%) Finance
2 28 (25.23%) Games
3 9 (8.11%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.80%) Marketing
7 1 (0.90%) Advertising
7 1 (0.90%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (69.37%) Developer
2 20 (18.02%) Analyst
3 19 (17.12%) C++ Developer
4 13 (11.71%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.81%) Programmer
5 12 (10.81%) Games Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Analyst Programmer
6 10 (9.01%) Junior
7 9 (8.11%) Senior Developer
7 9 (8.11%) Tester
8 8 (7.21%) Software Developer
8 8 (7.21%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Junior Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Software Engineer
10 6 (5.41%) Graduate
10 6 (5.41%) QA Tester
10 6 (5.41%) C Developer
11 5 (4.50%) IT Administrator
11 5 (4.50%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (28.83%) HTML
2 21 (18.92%) HTML5
3 16 (14.41%) CSS
4 15 (13.51%) Flash
5 9 (8.11%) RESTful
6 8 (7.21%) J2SE
7 7 (6.31%) .NET
7 7 (6.31%) ASP.NET
7 7 (6.31%) WPF
7 7 (6.31%) LINQ
7 7 (6.31%) FreeMarker
7 7 (6.31%) Restlet
7 7 (6.31%) Apache Commons
8 6 (5.41%) Spring
9 5 (4.50%) XML
9 5 (4.50%) ActiveMQ
9 5 (4.50%) Backbone.js
9 5 (4.50%) Apache Camel
10 4 (3.60%) JSLint
10 4 (3.60%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.43%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.02%) Open Source
3 14 (12.61%) iPad
4 12 (10.81%) Online Games
5 10 (9.01%) Derivative
6 8 (7.21%) Mathematics
7 7 (6.31%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (6.31%) Mobile App
8 5 (4.50%) Flash Games
8 5 (4.50%) N-Tier
9 4 (3.60%) Statistics
9 4 (3.60%) User Experience
10 3 (2.70%) Robotics
11 2 (1.80%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.80%) Animation
12 1 (0.90%) Xbox
12 1 (0.90%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.90%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.90%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.90%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.14%) Linux
2 25 (22.52%) Android
3 23 (20.72%) Apple iOS
4 19 (17.12%) Windows
5 14 (12.61%) UNIX
6 5 (4.50%) Mac OS X
6 5 (4.50%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (4.50%) CentOS
6 5 (4.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.60%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (27.93%) TDD
3 25 (22.52%) OO
4 24 (21.62%) Software Engineering
5 16 (14.41%) Multithreading
5 16 (14.41%) Automated Testing
5 16 (14.41%) Scrum
6 15 (13.51%) Unit Testing
7 13 (11.71%) Test Automation
7 13 (11.71%) Game Development
8 11 (9.91%) OOP
9 10 (9.01%) Low Latency
10 7 (6.31%) Mentoring
10 7 (6.31%) Coaching
10 7 (6.31%) Web Design
10 7 (6.31%) Business Analysis
11 5 (4.50%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.50%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.60%) Asset Management
13 3 (2.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (45.95%) C++
1 51 (45.95%) JavaScript
2 50 (45.05%) Python
3 44 (39.64%) Java
4 35 (31.53%) SQL
5 30 (27.03%) C#
6 28 (25.23%) C
7 23 (20.72%) ActionScript
8 21 (18.92%) Bash Shell
9 18 (16.22%) ActionScript 3.0
10 13 (11.71%) Ruby
10 13 (11.71%) Perl
11 12 (10.81%) PHP
12 7 (6.31%) VB
12 7 (6.31%) VB.NET
12 7 (6.31%) Groovy
12 7 (6.31%) Scala
12 7 (6.31%) VB6
13 5 (4.50%) Objective-C
14 4 (3.60%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 37 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (4.50%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.90%) ISEB
3 1 (0.90%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.90%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) QA
2 7 (6.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.60%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.60%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) Vagrant
2 7 (6.31%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (6.31%) Puppet
3 4 (3.60%) Graphite
3 4 (3.60%) StatsD
3 4 (3.60%) Ansible
4 2 (1.80%) Salt
4 2 (1.80%) Nagios
4 2 (1.80%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 11 (9.91%) Oracle
2 7 (6.31%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.50%) Terracotta
4 3 (2.70%) Sybase
5 1 (0.90%) Adobe
5 1 (0.90%) Sun
5 1 (0.90%) Sencha
5 1 (0.90%) Roku
5 1 (0.90%) Perforce
5 1 (0.90%) VMware
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