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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 607 606 600
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Lua 27 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.061% 0.053% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.098% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 27 17 29
Average salary £45,000 £67,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £70,000
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
22470 24520 25860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.10% 54.35% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19475 20783 22722
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 £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 22 December 2014.

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 22 December 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
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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 +18 6 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Hammersmith - 2 £40,000 -
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 38 (54.29%) Finance
3 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (48.57%) Java
5 33 (47.14%) Python
6 32 (45.71%) Linux
7 30 (42.86%) C++
7 30 (42.86%) TDD
8 24 (34.29%) Games
9 23 (32.86%) JUnit
10 22 (31.43%) HTML
11 21 (30.00%) ActionScript
11 21 (30.00%) Computer Science
12 20 (28.57%) SQL
13 19 (27.14%) Degree
13 19 (27.14%) Android
14 17 (24.29%) WebDriver
14 17 (24.29%) Apple iOS
14 17 (24.29%) Jasmine
15 16 (22.86%) ActionScript 3.0
15 16 (22.86%) Automated Testing
15 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
16 15 (21.43%) QA
16 15 (21.43%) Scrum
16 15 (21.43%) Bash Shell
16 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
17 14 (20.00%) iPad
17 14 (20.00%) Flash
17 14 (20.00%) C#
18 13 (18.57%) JIRA

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (5.71%) nginx
1 4 (5.71%) Gunicorn
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.86%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) Internet
2 2 (2.86%) Firewall
2 2 (2.86%) SNMP
3 1 (1.43%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle Database
2 5 (7.14%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 5 (7.14%) Neo4j
2 5 (7.14%) Hazelcast
3 4 (5.71%) Amazon Redshift
3 4 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.29%) Sybase ASE
5 2 (2.86%) MySQL
6 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 23 (32.86%) JUnit
2 17 (24.29%) WebDriver
2 17 (24.29%) Jasmine
3 15 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 13 (18.57%) JIRA
5 12 (17.14%) JBehave
5 12 (17.14%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (12.86%) Jenkins
6 9 (12.86%) Cucumber
6 9 (12.86%) jMock
7 6 (8.57%) Maven
7 6 (8.57%) Selenium
8 5 (7.14%) Ant
8 5 (7.14%) Subversion
8 5 (7.14%) TestNG
8 5 (7.14%) Liquibase
9 4 (5.71%) Grunt
10 1 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (1.43%) Hudson
10 1 (1.43%) FitNesse
General
1 38 (54.29%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Games
3 9 (12.86%) Financial Institution
4 3 (4.29%) Banking
4 3 (4.29%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (71.43%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) Analyst
3 13 (18.57%) Programmer
3 13 (18.57%) C++ Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Games Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Java Developer
5 11 (15.71%) Analyst Programmer
6 9 (12.86%) Tester
6 9 (12.86%) Junior
7 7 (10.00%) Analyst Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Junior Developer
8 6 (8.57%) QA Tester
9 5 (7.14%) Senior Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Web Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Automation Tester
11 3 (4.29%) Junior Java Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Sybase Developer
11 3 (4.29%) Senior Java Developer
12 2 (2.86%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 2 (2.86%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (31.43%) HTML
2 14 (20.00%) Flash
3 13 (18.57%) HTML5
4 9 (12.86%) CSS
5 8 (11.43%) J2SE
6 6 (8.57%) Spring
7 5 (7.14%) Apache Camel
7 5 (7.14%) Backbone.js
7 5 (7.14%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (5.71%) DOM
8 4 (5.71%) J2EE
8 4 (5.71%) Sass
8 4 (5.71%) boto
8 4 (5.71%) Django
8 4 (5.71%) JSLint
9 3 (4.29%) REST
9 3 (4.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (4.29%) STL
10 2 (2.86%) Java EE
10 2 (2.86%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 21 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 14 (20.00%) iPad
3 13 (18.57%) Open Source
4 12 (17.14%) Online Games
5 10 (14.29%) Derivative
6 5 (7.14%) Flash Games
6 5 (7.14%) N-Tier
7 3 (4.29%) User Experience
8 1 (1.43%) Streaming Video
8 1 (1.43%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.43%) Xbox
8 1 (1.43%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 32 (45.71%) Linux
2 19 (27.14%) Android
3 17 (24.29%) Apple iOS
4 10 (14.29%) UNIX
4 10 (14.29%) Windows
5 5 (7.14%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (5.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (52.86%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (42.86%) TDD
3 16 (22.86%) Automated Testing
3 16 (22.86%) Software Engineering
4 15 (21.43%) Scrum
5 13 (18.57%) Unit Testing
5 13 (18.57%) Multithreading
5 13 (18.57%) Test Automation
6 12 (17.14%) Game Development
7 11 (15.71%) OO
8 10 (14.29%) Low Latency
9 5 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (4.29%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (4.29%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.29%) Automation Testing
10 3 (4.29%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.29%) Requirements Analysis
11 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.86%) MVC
11 2 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 40 (57.14%) JavaScript
2 34 (48.57%) Java
3 33 (47.14%) Python
4 30 (42.86%) C++
5 21 (30.00%) ActionScript
6 20 (28.57%) SQL
7 16 (22.86%) ActionScript 3.0
8 15 (21.43%) Bash Shell
9 14 (20.00%) C#
10 12 (17.14%) Perl
11 11 (15.71%) C
12 10 (14.29%) Ruby
13 4 (5.71%) Smalltalk
14 3 (4.29%) Pascal
15 2 (2.86%) Shell Script
15 2 (2.86%) AWK
15 2 (2.86%) PHP
15 2 (2.86%) UnrealScript
16 1 (1.43%) BrightScript
16 1 (1.43%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 19 (27.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
2 1 (1.43%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (8.57%) Vagrant
2 4 (5.71%) StatsD
2 4 (5.71%) Ansible
2 4 (5.71%) Graphite
3 2 (2.86%) Salt
3 2 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.86%) Nagios
3 2 (2.86%) Zenoss
3 2 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (14.29%) Oracle
2 5 (7.14%) Terracotta
3 3 (4.29%) Sybase
4 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.43%) Perforce
5 1 (1.43%) Roku
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £70000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + 12% Pension + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago