The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 597 579 584
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Permanent jobs citing Lua 21 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.051% 0.079% 0.091%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 40
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £24,969 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-44.51% +20.00%
Lua
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
20745 23291 24932
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.85% 54.27% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17903 19633 21766
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,175 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lua across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in London

Lua
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lua across the London region.

Lua Salary Trend in London

Lua
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lua across the London region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

Lua Salary Histogram in London

Lua
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the London 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
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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
City of London +13 5 £70,000 +16.66% 1
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 39 (63.93%) JavaScript
2 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (47.54%) Finance
4 28 (45.90%) Java
5 27 (44.26%) Linux
6 26 (42.62%) Python
6 26 (42.62%) Games
6 26 (42.62%) TDD
7 23 (37.70%) ActionScript
7 23 (37.70%) C++
8 22 (36.07%) HTML
8 22 (36.07%) Android
9 20 (32.79%) Apple iOS
10 18 (29.51%) SQL
10 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
11 17 (27.87%) ActionScript 3.0
12 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
12 16 (26.23%) iPad
12 16 (26.23%) Degree
12 16 (26.23%) JUnit
12 16 (26.23%) Flash
13 15 (24.59%) WebDriver
13 15 (24.59%) HTML5
13 15 (24.59%) Jasmine
14 14 (22.95%) Game Development
14 14 (22.95%) QA
14 14 (22.95%) Online Games
14 14 (22.95%) Scrum
15 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
16 12 (19.67%) Open Source

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (6.56%) Gunicorn
1 4 (6.56%) nginx
2 1 (1.64%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.28%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.64%) SNMP
2 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle Database
3 6 (9.84%) Neo4j
3 6 (9.84%) Hazelcast
3 6 (9.84%) MongoDB
4 5 (8.20%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.56%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (6.56%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (1.64%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.64%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (26.23%) Git (software)
1 16 (26.23%) JUnit
2 15 (24.59%) WebDriver
2 15 (24.59%) Jasmine
3 10 (16.39%) JIRA
4 9 (14.75%) Karma Test Runner
4 9 (14.75%) JBehave
5 8 (13.11%) jMock
5 8 (13.11%) Cucumber
6 7 (11.48%) Selenium
6 7 (11.48%) Maven
7 6 (9.84%) Subversion
7 6 (9.84%) Liquibase
7 6 (9.84%) TestNG
8 4 (6.56%) Grunt
8 4 (6.56%) Jenkins
9 3 (4.92%) Ant
10 1 (1.64%) Hudson
10 1 (1.64%) Eclipse
10 1 (1.64%) IntelliJ
General
1 29 (47.54%) Finance
2 26 (42.62%) Games
3 8 (13.11%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.64%) Advertising
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
Job Titles
1 44 (72.13%) Developer
2 15 (24.59%) Analyst
3 14 (22.95%) Games Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Java Developer
4 12 (19.67%) Programmer
5 10 (16.39%) Analyst Programmer
6 9 (14.75%) Tester
6 9 (14.75%) C++ Developer
7 7 (11.48%) Junior
8 5 (8.20%) Automation Tester
8 5 (8.20%) QA Tester
8 5 (8.20%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (8.20%) Junior Developer
9 4 (6.56%) Web Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Senior Developer
10 3 (4.92%) Junior Java Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (3.28%) Games Programmer
11 2 (3.28%) Senior Tester
11 2 (3.28%) Junior Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.07%) HTML
2 16 (26.23%) Flash
3 15 (24.59%) HTML5
4 7 (11.48%) J2SE
4 7 (11.48%) CSS
4 7 (11.48%) Spring
5 6 (9.84%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (9.84%) Apache Camel
5 6 (9.84%) Backbone.js
6 4 (6.56%) Django
6 4 (6.56%) boto
6 4 (6.56%) Sass
6 4 (6.56%) JSLint
7 3 (4.92%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (4.92%) STL
7 3 (4.92%) Java EE
8 2 (3.28%) J2EE
8 2 (3.28%) DOM
8 2 (3.28%) REST
8 2 (3.28%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
2 16 (26.23%) iPad
3 14 (22.95%) Online Games
4 12 (19.67%) Open Source
5 8 (13.11%) Derivative
6 6 (9.84%) N-Tier
7 5 (8.20%) Flash Games
8 2 (3.28%) User Experience
9 1 (1.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 27 (44.26%) Linux
2 22 (36.07%) Android
3 20 (32.79%) Apple iOS
4 8 (13.11%) Windows
5 6 (9.84%) Windows Mobile
5 6 (9.84%) UNIX
6 3 (4.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (42.62%) TDD
3 14 (22.95%) Game Development
3 14 (22.95%) Scrum
4 13 (21.31%) Test Automation
5 12 (19.67%) Software Engineering
6 11 (18.03%) Automated Testing
7 10 (16.39%) Multithreading
7 10 (16.39%) Low Latency
8 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
9 7 (11.48%) OO
10 3 (4.92%) Automation Testing
11 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (3.28%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (3.28%) Memory Management
12 1 (1.64%) BDD
12 1 (1.64%) Dependency Management
12 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
12 1 (1.64%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 39 (63.93%) JavaScript
2 28 (45.90%) Java
3 26 (42.62%) Python
4 23 (37.70%) ActionScript
4 23 (37.70%) C++
5 18 (29.51%) SQL
6 17 (27.87%) ActionScript 3.0
7 11 (18.03%) C#
8 10 (16.39%) Ruby
9 9 (14.75%) Bash Shell
9 9 (14.75%) Perl
10 8 (13.11%) C
11 4 (6.56%) Smalltalk
12 3 (4.92%) Pascal
13 2 (3.28%) UnrealScript
14 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
14 1 (1.64%) PHP
14 1 (1.64%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.64%) AWK
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) ISEB
2 1 (1.64%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.56%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Vagrant
2 4 (6.56%) Graphite
2 4 (6.56%) StatsD
2 4 (6.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.64%) Puppet
3 1 (1.64%) Zenoss
3 1 (1.64%) Salt
3 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.64%) Nagios
Vendors
1 7 (11.48%) Oracle
2 6 (9.84%) Terracotta
3 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.64%) Sybase
3 1 (1.64%) Perforce
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