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

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 800 797 827
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +30
Permanent jobs citing Lua 77 55 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.071% 0.055% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.10% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 71 44 53
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
55462 53401 60036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.17% 52.98% 54.32%
Number of salaries quoted 46941 46288 53065
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 -20 46 £57,500 +15.00% 8
South East +15 17 £45,000 +125.00% 1
East of England -9 6 £22,500 -40.00%
South West - 4 £29,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 3 £23,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1
Lua
UK

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 79 (44.63%) C++
2 77 (43.50%) Python
3 71 (40.11%) Degree
4 68 (38.42%) Java
5 66 (37.29%) C#
6 64 (36.16%) OO
7 59 (33.33%) Linux
8 56 (31.64%) Computer Science
9 54 (30.51%) Finance
10 47 (26.55%) C
10 47 (26.55%) JavaScript
11 45 (25.42%) Games
11 45 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
12 44 (24.86%) Software Engineering
13 39 (22.03%) SQL
13 39 (22.03%) SQL Server
14 36 (20.34%) JUnit
15 35 (19.77%) Bash Shell
16 34 (19.21%) Multithreading
16 34 (19.21%) Windows
17 31 (17.51%) ActionScript
18 30 (16.95%) Unit Testing
18 30 (16.95%) TDD
19 28 (15.82%) .NET
20 26 (14.69%) Scrum
20 26 (14.69%) VB
21 25 (14.12%) HTML
21 25 (14.12%) UNIX
21 25 (14.12%) ActionScript 3.0
22 24 (13.56%) VB.NET

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (2.82%) SAS
2 4 (2.26%) Node.js
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.13%) Maya
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.52%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.39%) FTP
3 5 (2.82%) iSCSI
3 5 (2.82%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.26%) SNMP
4 4 (2.26%) SSL
4 4 (2.26%) Firewall
5 2 (1.13%) GSM
5 2 (1.13%) VoIP
6 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (22.03%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.43%) SQLite
3 10 (5.65%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.39%) Big Data
5 4 (2.26%) Hazelcast
5 4 (2.26%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.26%) Neo4j
5 4 (2.26%) MySQL
6 3 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.56%) IDOL
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (20.34%) JUnit
2 23 (12.99%) Visual Studio
2 23 (12.99%) WebDriver
3 22 (12.43%) JIRA
4 19 (10.73%) Jenkins
5 18 (10.17%) Jasmine
6 14 (7.91%) Karma Test Runner
6 14 (7.91%) Cucumber
6 14 (7.91%) JBehave
7 13 (7.34%) Ant
8 10 (5.65%) Selenium
8 10 (5.65%) jMock
9 9 (5.08%) Git (software)
10 7 (3.95%) Subversion
11 6 (3.39%) FitNesse
12 5 (2.82%) Maven
12 5 (2.82%) JSUnit
13 4 (2.26%) TestNG
13 4 (2.26%) LabVIEW
14 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (30.51%) Finance
2 45 (25.42%) Games
3 19 (10.73%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.65%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.08%) Banking
5 9 (5.08%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.39%) Electronics
7 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.69%) Marketing
8 2 (1.13%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 117 (66.10%) Developer
2 28 (15.82%) Analyst
3 25 (14.12%) Programmer
4 23 (12.99%) C# Developer
5 21 (11.86%) Analyst Programmer
6 18 (10.17%) Software Engineer
7 15 (8.47%) C++ Developer
8 14 (7.91%) Junior
8 14 (7.91%) C Developer
9 13 (7.34%) Tester
10 12 (6.78%) Games Developer
10 12 (6.78%) Java Developer
10 12 (6.78%) QA Tester
11 11 (6.21%) Senior Developer
11 11 (6.21%) Graduate
12 9 (5.08%) Junior Developer
13 8 (4.52%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.52%) Flash Developer
14 7 (3.95%) Graduate Developer
15 6 (3.39%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.82%) .NET
2 25 (14.12%) HTML
3 23 (12.99%) ASP.NET
4 22 (12.43%) WPF
4 22 (12.43%) LINQ
5 18 (10.17%) J2SE
6 17 (9.60%) Flash
7 10 (5.65%) CSS
8 9 (5.08%) J2EE
8 9 (5.08%) DOM
8 9 (5.08%) REST
9 8 (4.52%) HTML5
10 7 (3.95%) XML
11 6 (3.39%) JSON
12 4 (2.26%) Backbone.js
12 4 (2.26%) Apache Camel
12 4 (2.26%) ActiveMQ
12 4 (2.26%) Spring
13 3 (1.69%) OpenGL
14 2 (1.13%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 56 (31.64%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.04%) Open Source
3 14 (7.91%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (6.78%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (5.08%) iPad
5 9 (5.08%) Social Network
6 8 (4.52%) Online Games
6 8 (4.52%) Mathematics
7 6 (3.39%) Animation
8 5 (2.82%) Physics
8 5 (2.82%) Derivative
8 5 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (2.82%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.82%) Equities
8 5 (2.82%) iPhone
9 4 (2.26%) Social Gaming
9 4 (2.26%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.26%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.26%) Robotics
10 3 (1.69%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 59 (33.33%) Linux
2 34 (19.21%) Windows
3 25 (14.12%) UNIX
4 18 (10.17%) Android
5 12 (6.78%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.39%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.26%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.26%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (36.16%) OO
2 45 (25.42%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (24.86%) Software Engineering
4 34 (19.21%) Multithreading
5 30 (16.95%) Unit Testing
5 30 (16.95%) TDD
6 26 (14.69%) Scrum
7 20 (11.30%) Automated Testing
8 19 (10.73%) Low Latency
9 13 (7.34%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.34%) Test Automation
10 10 (5.65%) Game Development
10 10 (5.65%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (5.65%) OOP
11 9 (5.08%) Web Application Development
12 8 (4.52%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (3.39%) Release Management
13 6 (3.39%) Time Management
14 5 (2.82%) 3D Modelling
14 5 (2.82%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.63%) C++
2 77 (43.50%) Python
3 68 (38.42%) Java
4 66 (37.29%) C#
5 47 (26.55%) C
5 47 (26.55%) JavaScript
6 39 (22.03%) SQL
7 35 (19.77%) Bash Shell
8 31 (17.51%) ActionScript
9 26 (14.69%) VB
10 25 (14.12%) ActionScript 3.0
11 24 (13.56%) VB.NET
12 22 (12.43%) Perl
12 22 (12.43%) VB6
13 11 (6.21%) Ruby
13 11 (6.21%) PHP
14 5 (2.82%) VBA
14 5 (2.82%) Embedded C
14 5 (2.82%) Objective-C
14 5 (2.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 71 (40.11%) Degree
2 2 (1.13%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.13%) MCPD
2 2 (1.13%) MCP
2 2 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.43%) ISO 9001
2 17 (9.60%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.26%) Nagios
1 4 (2.26%) Zenoss
1 4 (2.26%) Puppet
1 4 (2.26%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.26%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.26%) Salt
2 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 15 (8.47%) Oracle
2 8 (4.52%) Sybase
3 7 (3.95%) Adobe
4 5 (2.82%) Reuters
4 5 (2.82%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.26%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.26%) Terracotta
5 4 (2.26%) Roku
6 3 (1.69%) Google
6 3 (1.69%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.13%) Epicor
7 2 (1.13%) Facebook
7 2 (1.13%) Twitter
8 1 (0.56%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.56%) Sony
8 1 (0.56%) Perforce
8 1 (0.56%) Sun
8 1 (0.56%) CA
8 1 (0.56%) SAP
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: 4 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: Neg. + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Chesterfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago