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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 597 566 624
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +58
Permanent jobs citing Lua 40 40 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.087% 0.091% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.17% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 40 31 15
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £76,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -
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
23975 24094 27305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.19% 54.95% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20655 20615 24121
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(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 -4 3 £65,000 +1.96% 1
Docklands, London - 3 £65,000 -
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 58 (61.70%) C++
1 58 (61.70%) Java
2 53 (56.38%) Finance
3 46 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (46.81%) Linux
5 43 (45.74%) Python
6 37 (39.36%) JUnit
6 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
7 33 (35.11%) OO
7 33 (35.11%) TDD
8 32 (34.04%) SQL
8 32 (34.04%) Degree
9 29 (30.85%) Multithreading
10 28 (29.79%) C#
11 27 (28.72%) Games
12 25 (26.60%) Windows
12 25 (26.60%) Software Engineering
12 25 (26.60%) Computer Science
13 24 (25.53%) WebDriver
14 22 (23.40%) Scrum
14 22 (23.40%) UNIX
15 21 (22.34%) ActionScript
15 21 (22.34%) Bash Shell
15 21 (22.34%) JIRA
16 20 (21.28%) Automated Testing
16 20 (21.28%) Jasmine
17 19 (20.21%) Jenkins
18 18 (19.15%) HTML
18 18 (19.15%) J2SE
19 17 (18.09%) Low Latency

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (4.26%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Maya
1 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.06%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.26%) SSL
2 3 (3.19%) Firewall
2 3 (3.19%) SNMP
3 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.13%) GSM
3 2 (2.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.96%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.32%) Hazelcast
3 5 (5.32%) Neo4j
3 5 (5.32%) MongoDB
4 4 (4.26%) Big Data
5 3 (3.19%) Sybase ASE
5 3 (3.19%) MySQL
6 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 37 (39.36%) JUnit
2 24 (25.53%) WebDriver
3 21 (22.34%) JIRA
4 20 (21.28%) Jasmine
5 19 (20.21%) Jenkins
6 15 (15.96%) Cucumber
6 15 (15.96%) JBehave
6 15 (15.96%) Karma Test Runner
7 11 (11.70%) Ant
8 10 (10.64%) Selenium
8 10 (10.64%) jMock
8 10 (10.64%) Git (software)
9 6 (6.38%) Maven
10 5 (5.32%) FitNesse
10 5 (5.32%) TestNG
10 5 (5.32%) Subversion
11 4 (4.26%) JSUnit
12 2 (2.13%) CruiseControl
13 1 (1.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 1 (1.06%) Hudson
General
1 53 (56.38%) Finance
2 27 (28.72%) Games
3 10 (10.64%) Financial Institution
4 8 (8.51%) Banking
4 8 (8.51%) Investment Banking
5 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.13%) Marketing
7 1 (1.06%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.06%) Electronics
7 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 56 (59.57%) Developer
2 26 (27.66%) Analyst
3 21 (22.34%) Programmer
4 19 (20.21%) Analyst Programmer
5 15 (15.96%) C++ Developer
6 13 (13.83%) Tester
7 11 (11.70%) Junior
7 11 (11.70%) Java Developer
7 11 (11.70%) Senior Developer
7 11 (11.70%) QA Tester
8 7 (7.45%) Games Developer
8 7 (7.45%) Junior Developer
9 6 (6.38%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (5.32%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.26%) Senior Java Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Flash Developer
11 4 (4.26%) Senior Tester
11 4 (4.26%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.26%) Senior Automation Tester
12 3 (3.19%) Real Time Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.15%) HTML
1 18 (19.15%) J2SE
2 11 (11.70%) Flash
3 10 (10.64%) CSS
4 9 (9.57%) DOM
4 9 (9.57%) J2EE
5 7 (7.45%) HTML5
6 6 (6.38%) XML
6 6 (6.38%) JSON
7 5 (5.32%) Backbone.js
7 5 (5.32%) Apache Camel
7 5 (5.32%) Spring
7 5 (5.32%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (4.26%) REST
9 3 (3.19%) .NET
10 2 (2.13%) STL
10 2 (2.13%) OpenGL
10 2 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 1 (1.06%) Corona SDK
11 1 (1.06%) Marmalade SDK
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.60%) Computer Science
2 14 (14.89%) Open Source
3 9 (9.57%) Online Games
4 8 (8.51%) iPad
5 6 (6.38%) Social Network
5 6 (6.38%) Derivative
6 5 (5.32%) User Experience
6 5 (5.32%) N-Tier
7 4 (4.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (4.26%) Equities
7 4 (4.26%) Fixed Income
7 4 (4.26%) Streaming Video
7 4 (4.26%) Over-the-Top Content
8 2 (2.13%) Social Gaming
8 2 (2.13%) Xbox
8 2 (2.13%) iPhone
8 2 (2.13%) IPTV
8 2 (2.13%) Flash Games
9 1 (1.06%) Animation
9 1 (1.06%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 44 (46.81%) Linux
2 25 (26.60%) Windows
3 22 (23.40%) UNIX
4 16 (17.02%) Android
5 12 (12.77%) Apple iOS
6 5 (5.32%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (4.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (35.11%) OO
2 33 (35.11%) TDD
3 29 (30.85%) Multithreading
4 25 (26.60%) Software Engineering
5 22 (23.40%) Scrum
6 20 (21.28%) Automated Testing
7 17 (18.09%) Low Latency
8 16 (17.02%) Unit Testing
9 14 (14.89%) Test Automation
10 12 (12.77%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (10.64%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (9.57%) Game Development
12 9 (9.57%) Web Application Development
13 7 (7.45%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (6.38%) OOP
15 4 (4.26%) DRM
15 4 (4.26%) MVC
15 4 (4.26%) Automation Testing
15 4 (4.26%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 58 (61.70%) C++
1 58 (61.70%) Java
2 43 (45.74%) Python
3 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
4 32 (34.04%) SQL
5 28 (29.79%) C#
6 21 (22.34%) ActionScript
6 21 (22.34%) Bash Shell
7 16 (17.02%) ActionScript 3.0
8 15 (15.96%) C
9 14 (14.89%) Perl
10 8 (8.51%) Ruby
11 4 (4.26%) BrightScript
11 4 (4.26%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (3.19%) Scala
12 3 (3.19%) AWK
12 3 (3.19%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.19%) PHP
13 2 (2.13%) VBScript
13 2 (2.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 32 (34.04%) Degree
2 1 (1.06%) DV Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Zenoss
1 3 (3.19%) Vagrant
1 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
1 3 (3.19%) Salt
1 3 (3.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (13.83%) Oracle
2 7 (7.45%) Sybase
3 5 (5.32%) Terracotta
4 4 (4.26%) Reuters
4 4 (4.26%) Bloomberg
4 4 (4.26%) Roku
5 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.06%) Perforce
6 1 (1.06%) Autodesk
6 1 (1.06%) SAP
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Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Posted: 2 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: Neg. + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago