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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 804 773 826
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +53
Permanent jobs citing Lua 78 57 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.073% 0.056% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.11% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 71 46 54
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 £23,500 £37,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
54841 53537 60532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 51.24% 52.90% 54.23%
Number of salaries quoted 46414 46413 53488
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -20 44 £57,500 +15.00% 9
South East -8 20 £45,000 +125.00% 2
East of England -6 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 27 August 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 (44.38%) C++
1 79 (44.38%) Python
2 73 (41.01%) Degree
3 68 (38.20%) Java
4 66 (37.08%) C#
5 65 (36.52%) OO
6 58 (32.58%) Linux
7 57 (32.02%) Computer Science
8 54 (30.34%) Finance
9 48 (26.97%) JavaScript
10 47 (26.40%) C
11 46 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (25.28%) Games
13 44 (24.72%) Software Engineering
14 38 (21.35%) SQL
14 38 (21.35%) SQL Server
15 37 (20.79%) JUnit
16 35 (19.66%) Windows
16 35 (19.66%) Bash Shell
17 34 (19.10%) Multithreading
18 30 (16.85%) Unit Testing
18 30 (16.85%) TDD
18 30 (16.85%) ActionScript
19 29 (16.29%) .NET
20 26 (14.61%) Scrum
20 26 (14.61%) VB
20 26 (14.61%) UNIX
21 25 (14.04%) VB.NET
22 24 (13.48%) HTML
22 24 (13.48%) WebDriver

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (2.81%) SAS
2 4 (2.25%) Node.js
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.56%) IIS
3 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) 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 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.49%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.37%) FTP
3 5 (2.81%) iSCSI
3 5 (2.81%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.25%) SNMP
4 4 (2.25%) SSL
4 4 (2.25%) Firewall
5 2 (1.12%) GSM
5 2 (1.12%) VoIP
6 1 (0.56%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.35%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.36%) SQLite
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.37%) Big Data
5 4 (2.25%) Hazelcast
5 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.25%) Neo4j
5 4 (2.25%) MySQL
6 3 (1.69%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) IDOL
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (20.79%) JUnit
2 24 (13.48%) WebDriver
3 23 (12.92%) Visual Studio
4 21 (11.80%) JIRA
5 19 (10.67%) Jenkins
6 18 (10.11%) Jasmine
7 14 (7.87%) Karma Test Runner
7 14 (7.87%) Cucumber
7 14 (7.87%) JBehave
8 13 (7.30%) Ant
9 11 (6.18%) Selenium
9 11 (6.18%) jMock
10 8 (4.49%) Git (software)
11 7 (3.93%) FitNesse
11 7 (3.93%) Subversion
12 6 (3.37%) JSUnit
13 5 (2.81%) Maven
14 4 (2.25%) TestNG
14 4 (2.25%) LabVIEW
15 3 (1.69%) Eclipse
General
1 54 (30.34%) Finance
2 45 (25.28%) Games
3 19 (10.67%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.18%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.06%) Banking
5 9 (5.06%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.37%) Electronics
7 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.69%) Marketing
8 2 (1.12%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 117 (65.73%) Developer
2 28 (15.73%) Analyst
3 25 (14.04%) Programmer
4 23 (12.92%) C# Developer
5 21 (11.80%) Analyst Programmer
6 18 (10.11%) Software Engineer
7 16 (8.99%) C++ Developer
8 14 (7.87%) Tester
8 14 (7.87%) Junior
8 14 (7.87%) C Developer
9 13 (7.30%) QA Tester
10 12 (6.74%) Games Developer
10 12 (6.74%) Java Developer
11 11 (6.18%) Senior Developer
11 11 (6.18%) Graduate
12 9 (5.06%) Junior Developer
13 8 (4.49%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.49%) Flash Developer
14 7 (3.93%) Graduate Developer
15 6 (3.37%) GUI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.29%) .NET
2 24 (13.48%) HTML
3 23 (12.92%) ASP.NET
4 22 (12.36%) WPF
4 22 (12.36%) LINQ
5 18 (10.11%) J2SE
6 16 (8.99%) Flash
7 10 (5.62%) CSS
8 9 (5.06%) J2EE
8 9 (5.06%) DOM
8 9 (5.06%) REST
9 7 (3.93%) HTML5
9 7 (3.93%) XML
10 6 (3.37%) JSON
11 4 (2.25%) Backbone.js
11 4 (2.25%) Apache Camel
11 4 (2.25%) ActiveMQ
11 4 (2.25%) Spring
12 3 (1.69%) .NET Framework
12 3 (1.69%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (32.02%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.55%) Open Source
3 14 (7.87%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (7.30%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (5.62%) Mathematics
6 9 (5.06%) Social Network
7 8 (4.49%) iPad
8 7 (3.93%) Online Games
9 6 (3.37%) Physics
9 6 (3.37%) Animation
10 5 (2.81%) Derivative
10 5 (2.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (2.81%) Fixed Income
10 5 (2.81%) Equities
10 5 (2.81%) iPhone
11 4 (2.25%) Social Gaming
11 4 (2.25%) Xbox
11 4 (2.25%) Robotics
11 4 (2.25%) N-Tier
11 4 (2.25%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.58%) Linux
2 35 (19.66%) Windows
3 26 (14.61%) UNIX
4 17 (9.55%) Android
5 11 (6.18%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.37%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.25%) Ubuntu
8 4 (2.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (36.52%) OO
2 46 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (24.72%) Software Engineering
4 34 (19.10%) Multithreading
5 30 (16.85%) Unit Testing
5 30 (16.85%) TDD
6 26 (14.61%) Scrum
7 21 (11.80%) Automated Testing
8 18 (10.11%) Low Latency
9 14 (7.87%) Test Automation
10 13 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (6.18%) OOP
12 10 (5.62%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (5.06%) Game Development
13 9 (5.06%) Web Application Development
14 8 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (3.37%) Release Management
15 6 (3.37%) Time Management
16 5 (2.81%) 3D Modelling
16 5 (2.81%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (44.38%) C++
1 79 (44.38%) Python
2 68 (38.20%) Java
3 66 (37.08%) C#
4 48 (26.97%) JavaScript
5 47 (26.40%) C
6 38 (21.35%) SQL
7 35 (19.66%) Bash Shell
8 30 (16.85%) ActionScript
9 26 (14.61%) VB
10 25 (14.04%) VB.NET
11 24 (13.48%) ActionScript 3.0
12 22 (12.36%) VB6
12 22 (12.36%) Perl
13 11 (6.18%) PHP
13 11 (6.18%) Ruby
14 5 (2.81%) Scala
14 5 (2.81%) VBA
14 5 (2.81%) Embedded C
14 5 (2.81%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 73 (41.01%) Degree
2 3 (1.69%) MCPD
2 3 (1.69%) MCP
2 3 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.56%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.36%) ISO 9001
2 18 (10.11%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.25%) Nagios
1 4 (2.25%) Zenoss
1 4 (2.25%) Puppet
1 4 (2.25%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.25%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.25%) Salt
2 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 15 (8.43%) Oracle
2 8 (4.49%) Sybase
3 7 (3.93%) Adobe
4 5 (2.81%) Reuters
4 5 (2.81%) Bloomberg
5 4 (2.25%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
5 4 (2.25%) Terracotta
5 4 (2.25%) Roku
6 3 (1.69%) Google
6 3 (1.69%) Epicor
7 2 (1.12%) Facebook
7 2 (1.12%) 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
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Gamesys
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Chesterfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago