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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 615 618 582
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Permanent jobs citing Lua 18 42 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.040% 0.086% 0.075%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.078% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 39 32
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%
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
23129 26634 24795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.00% 54.42% 54.34%
Number of salaries quoted 19780 22655 21417
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 £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 1 May 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 1 May 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 +34 6 £55,000 -10.20% 1
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 24 (61.54%) Linux
3 21 (53.85%) Java
4 20 (51.28%) Games
4 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (48.72%) TDD
6 18 (46.15%) Android
6 18 (46.15%) Apple iOS
6 18 (46.15%) SQL
6 18 (46.15%) ActionScript
7 16 (41.03%) C++
8 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
9 14 (35.90%) Finance
10 13 (33.33%) JUnit
10 13 (33.33%) OO
10 13 (33.33%) Degree
10 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
10 13 (33.33%) WebDriver
10 13 (33.33%) Jasmine
11 12 (30.77%) Spring
11 12 (30.77%) Multithreading
11 12 (30.77%) Python
12 11 (28.21%) Scrum
12 11 (28.21%) Windows
12 11 (28.21%) J2SE
12 11 (28.21%) Java EE
12 11 (28.21%) TestNG
12 11 (28.21%) Selenium
12 11 (28.21%) Maven
12 11 (28.21%) ActiveMQ

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (5.13%) Gunicorn
1 2 (5.13%) nginx
2 1 (2.56%) Node.js
2 1 (2.56%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) Neo4j
1 11 (28.21%) Hazelcast
1 11 (28.21%) MongoDB
2 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon Redshift
5 1 (2.56%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 13 (33.33%) JUnit
1 13 (33.33%) WebDriver
1 13 (33.33%) Jasmine
2 11 (28.21%) TestNG
2 11 (28.21%) Selenium
2 11 (28.21%) Maven
2 11 (28.21%) Subversion
2 11 (28.21%) Cucumber
2 11 (28.21%) Liquibase
3 7 (17.95%) Git (software)
4 6 (15.38%) JIRA
5 2 (5.13%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (5.13%) Grunt
5 2 (5.13%) JBehave
5 2 (5.13%) jMock
6 1 (2.56%) ERwin
6 1 (2.56%) Ant
General
1 20 (51.28%) Games
2 14 (35.90%) Finance
3 2 (5.13%) Financial Institution
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 25 (64.10%) Developer
2 16 (41.03%) Analyst
3 13 (33.33%) Java Developer
4 12 (30.77%) Analyst Programmer
4 12 (30.77%) Programmer
5 7 (17.95%) Games Developer
5 7 (17.95%) Tester
6 6 (15.38%) C++ Analyst Programmer
6 6 (15.38%) C++ Programmer
7 4 (10.26%) Test Analyst
7 4 (10.26%) Automation Tester
7 4 (10.26%) Developer Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Software Development Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Junior
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Development Engineer
9 1 (2.56%) Interactive Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Spring
2 11 (28.21%) J2SE
2 11 (28.21%) Java EE
2 11 (28.21%) ActiveMQ
2 11 (28.21%) Backbone.js
2 11 (28.21%) Apache Camel
3 10 (25.64%) HTML
4 8 (20.51%) Flash
5 7 (17.95%) STL
5 7 (17.95%) HTML5
6 6 (15.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (7.69%) CSS
8 2 (5.13%) boto
8 2 (5.13%) Sass
8 2 (5.13%) JSLint
8 2 (5.13%) Django
9 1 (2.56%) Stripes Framework
9 1 (2.56%) Spring MVC
9 1 (2.56%) Ajax
9 1 (2.56%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 11 (28.21%) Public Cloud
3 7 (17.95%) N-Tier
3 7 (17.95%) iPad
3 7 (17.95%) Online Games
4 6 (15.38%) Derivative
5 3 (7.69%) Open Source
5 3 (7.69%) User Experience
6 2 (5.13%) Xbox
7 1 (2.56%) Flash Games
7 1 (2.56%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 24 (61.54%) Linux
2 18 (46.15%) Android
2 18 (46.15%) Apple iOS
3 11 (28.21%) Windows
3 11 (28.21%) Windows Mobile
4 7 (17.95%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (51.28%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (48.72%) TDD
3 13 (33.33%) OO
3 13 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 12 (30.77%) Multithreading
5 11 (28.21%) Scrum
6 7 (17.95%) Game Development
7 6 (15.38%) Unit Testing
7 6 (15.38%) Low Latency
8 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
9 2 (5.13%) Automated Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Interactive Advertising
10 1 (2.56%) Automation Testing
10 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
10 1 (2.56%) SOA
10 1 (2.56%) MVC
10 1 (2.56%) UML
10 1 (2.56%) OOA/OOD
10 1 (2.56%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 26 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 21 (53.85%) Java
3 18 (46.15%) SQL
3 18 (46.15%) ActionScript
4 16 (41.03%) C++
5 12 (30.77%) Python
6 11 (28.21%) Ruby
7 7 (17.95%) C#
7 7 (17.95%) ActionScript 3.0
8 6 (15.38%) Bash Shell
8 6 (15.38%) Pascal
8 6 (15.38%) Perl
9 5 (12.82%) C
10 2 (5.13%) Smalltalk
11 1 (2.56%) PHP
11 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) OCPJP
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Graphite
1 2 (5.13%) StatsD
1 2 (5.13%) Ansible
1 2 (5.13%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Terracotta
2 1 (2.56%) Perforce
2 1 (2.56%) Oracle
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