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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 591 590 582
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Lua 31 44 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.070% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21 44 40
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £26,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
23407 24531 24078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.02% 52.86% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20169 21121 20539
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +26 5 £60,000 -7.69%
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £45,000 - 1
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 40 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 29 (55.77%) Linux
3 28 (53.85%) TDD
4 27 (51.92%) SQL
4 27 (51.92%) Selenium
5 25 (48.08%) Jasmine
6 23 (44.23%) Games
7 22 (42.31%) Python
7 22 (42.31%) Ruby
8 21 (40.38%) ActionScript
9 20 (38.46%) Java
9 20 (38.46%) OO
9 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (36.54%) Degree
10 19 (36.54%) J2SE
11 18 (34.62%) Scrum
11 18 (34.62%) ActiveMQ
11 18 (34.62%) Subversion
11 18 (34.62%) Windows
11 18 (34.62%) HTML
11 18 (34.62%) JUnit
11 18 (34.62%) CSS
11 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
11 18 (34.62%) Windows Mobile
11 18 (34.62%) Spring
11 18 (34.62%) Maven
11 18 (34.62%) Java EE
11 18 (34.62%) Android
11 18 (34.62%) TestNG
11 18 (34.62%) Test Automation

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (17.31%) Node.js
2 8 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 8 (15.38%) WorkSite
Business Applications
1 8 (15.38%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (34.62%) MongoDB
1 18 (34.62%) Neo4j
2 16 (30.77%) Hazelcast
3 8 (15.38%) IDOL
4 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.92%) Big Data
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (51.92%) Selenium
2 25 (48.08%) Jasmine
3 18 (34.62%) WebDriver
3 18 (34.62%) Cucumber
3 18 (34.62%) Liquibase
3 18 (34.62%) TestNG
3 18 (34.62%) Subversion
3 18 (34.62%) Maven
3 18 (34.62%) JUnit
4 9 (17.31%) webpack
4 9 (17.31%) Grunt
4 9 (17.31%) Bower
5 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.77%) IntelliJ
5 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.92%) CruiseControl
6 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (44.23%) Games
2 16 (30.77%) Finance
3 9 (17.31%) Marketing
4 6 (11.54%) Banking
5 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 39 (75.00%) Developer
2 19 (36.54%) Java Developer
3 17 (32.69%) Analyst
4 10 (19.23%) Analyst Programmer
4 10 (19.23%) Programmer
4 10 (19.23%) C++ Analyst Programmer
4 10 (19.23%) C++ Programmer
4 10 (19.23%) Front-End Developer
5 9 (17.31%) Tester
6 7 (13.46%) Test Analyst
6 7 (13.46%) Developer Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Automation Tester
8 3 (5.77%) Games Developer
9 1 (1.92%) C++/Java Developer
9 1 (1.92%) Development Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Build Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Software Development Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Applications Support Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (36.54%) J2SE
2 18 (34.62%) HTML
2 18 (34.62%) CSS
2 18 (34.62%) ActiveMQ
2 18 (34.62%) Spring
2 18 (34.62%) Java EE
2 18 (34.62%) Apache Camel
3 16 (30.77%) Backbone.js
4 11 (21.15%) STL
5 10 (19.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (17.31%) XML
6 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
6 9 (17.31%) Semantic HTML
7 8 (15.38%) Ajax
7 8 (15.38%) JSON
7 8 (15.38%) .NET
7 8 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.92%) SOAP
8 1 (1.92%) JMS
8 1 (1.92%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (34.62%) Computer Science
1 18 (34.62%) Public Cloud
2 11 (21.15%) N-Tier
3 10 (19.23%) Derivative
4 4 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.92%) Social Network
5 1 (1.92%) Social Gaming
5 1 (1.92%) Xbox
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 29 (55.77%) Linux
2 18 (34.62%) Windows Mobile
2 18 (34.62%) Android
2 18 (34.62%) Apple iOS
2 18 (34.62%) Windows
3 10 (19.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) TDD
2 20 (38.46%) OO
2 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (34.62%) Scrum
3 18 (34.62%) Test Automation
4 11 (21.15%) Multithreading
5 10 (19.23%) MVC
5 10 (19.23%) Unit Testing
6 8 (15.38%) Web Development
6 8 (15.38%) Document Management
6 8 (15.38%) Web Analytics
6 8 (15.38%) Content Management
6 8 (15.38%) Analytics
7 4 (7.69%) Change Control
7 4 (7.69%) Information Management
7 4 (7.69%) ITIL
7 4 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 4 (7.69%) Release Management
8 1 (1.92%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (76.92%) JavaScript
2 27 (51.92%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) Python
3 22 (42.31%) Ruby
4 21 (40.38%) ActionScript
5 20 (38.46%) Java
6 14 (26.92%) C++
7 11 (21.15%) Perl
7 11 (21.15%) Bash Shell
8 10 (19.23%) Pascal
9 9 (17.31%) Smalltalk
9 9 (17.31%) C#
10 3 (5.77%) ActionScript 3.0
11 1 (1.92%) Tcl
11 1 (1.92%) Scala
11 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (36.54%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Terracotta
2 8 (15.38%) Google
3 4 (7.69%) HP
4 1 (1.92%) Perforce
4 1 (1.92%) Oracle
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