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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 614 626 580
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -46
Permanent jobs citing Lua 22 53 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.050% 0.11% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.19% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 52 28
Average salary £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% +7.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
23014 27401 23533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.57% 54.56% 53.48%
Number of salaries quoted 19708 23620 20200
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 £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 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 28 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
(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
City of London +57 10 £55,000 -6.38%
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 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 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 24 (64.86%) TDD
3 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
4 20 (54.05%) Java
4 20 (54.05%) Games
5 19 (51.35%) SQL
5 19 (51.35%) ActionScript
5 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (51.35%) Android
5 19 (51.35%) Apple iOS
6 17 (45.95%) C++
7 15 (40.54%) OO
7 15 (40.54%) Finance
7 15 (40.54%) Multithreading
8 14 (37.84%) TestNG
8 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
8 14 (37.84%) Selenium
8 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
8 14 (37.84%) WebDriver
8 14 (37.84%) Windows Mobile
8 14 (37.84%) Java EE
8 14 (37.84%) Degree
8 14 (37.84%) ActiveMQ
8 14 (37.84%) Subversion
8 14 (37.84%) Spring
8 14 (37.84%) Maven
8 14 (37.84%) Scrum
8 14 (37.84%) J2SE
8 14 (37.84%) Windows
8 14 (37.84%) JUnit

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 1 (2.70%) nginx
1 1 (2.70%) Node.js
1 1 (2.70%) Gunicorn
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) Neo4j
1 14 (37.84%) Hazelcast
1 14 (37.84%) MongoDB
2 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) TestNG
1 14 (37.84%) Selenium
1 14 (37.84%) WebDriver
1 14 (37.84%) Subversion
1 14 (37.84%) Maven
1 14 (37.84%) JUnit
1 14 (37.84%) Cucumber
1 14 (37.84%) Jasmine
1 14 (37.84%) Liquibase
2 5 (13.51%) Git (software)
2 5 (13.51%) JIRA
3 1 (2.70%) Grunt
General
1 20 (54.05%) Games
2 15 (40.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (54.05%) Developer
1 20 (54.05%) Analyst
2 15 (40.54%) Analyst Programmer
2 15 (40.54%) Programmer
3 14 (37.84%) Java Developer
4 10 (27.03%) C++ Analyst Programmer
4 10 (27.03%) C++ Programmer
5 9 (24.32%) Tester
6 5 (13.51%) Games Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Test Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Developer Analyst
6 5 (13.51%) Automation Tester
7 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Java EE
1 14 (37.84%) ActiveMQ
1 14 (37.84%) Spring
1 14 (37.84%) J2SE
1 14 (37.84%) Backbone.js
1 14 (37.84%) Apache Camel
2 11 (29.73%) STL
3 10 (27.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (13.51%) Flash
4 5 (13.51%) HTML
4 5 (13.51%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.70%) DirectX
5 1 (2.70%) Django
5 1 (2.70%) JSLint
5 1 (2.70%) Sass
5 1 (2.70%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 14 (37.84%) Computer Science
1 14 (37.84%) Public Cloud
2 10 (27.03%) Derivative
3 9 (24.32%) N-Tier
4 5 (13.51%) Online Games
4 5 (13.51%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
5 1 (2.70%) Flash Games
5 1 (2.70%) Xbox
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Linux
2 19 (51.35%) Android
2 19 (51.35%) Apple iOS
3 14 (37.84%) Windows Mobile
3 14 (37.84%) Windows
4 10 (27.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (64.86%) TDD
2 19 (51.35%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) OO
3 15 (40.54%) Multithreading
4 14 (37.84%) Test Automation
4 14 (37.84%) Scrum
5 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Low Latency
6 5 (13.51%) Game Development
7 1 (2.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 22 (59.46%) JavaScript
2 20 (54.05%) Java
3 19 (51.35%) SQL
3 19 (51.35%) ActionScript
4 17 (45.95%) C++
5 12 (32.43%) Ruby
5 12 (32.43%) Python
6 10 (27.03%) Perl
6 10 (27.03%) Pascal
6 10 (27.03%) Bash Shell
7 5 (13.51%) C#
7 5 (13.51%) ActionScript 3.0
8 2 (5.41%) C
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 14 (37.84%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.70%) Graphite
1 1 (2.70%) StatsD
1 1 (2.70%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (37.84%) Terracotta
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