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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 597 587 554
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -33
Permanent jobs citing Lua 15 41 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.095% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.070% 0.17% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 37 51
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +44.14%
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
21405 23478 24451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.86% 54.55% 55.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18366 19725 21213
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 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +4 3 £80,000 +23.07% 2
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
2 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (51.06%) Games
4 23 (48.94%) ActionScript
5 21 (44.68%) Java
5 21 (44.68%) Linux
5 21 (44.68%) Android
5 21 (44.68%) Apple iOS
6 19 (40.43%) HTML
7 18 (38.30%) TDD
8 17 (36.17%) Python
8 17 (36.17%) Finance
9 16 (34.04%) SQL
10 15 (31.91%) C++
10 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
10 15 (31.91%) ActionScript 3.0
10 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
11 14 (29.79%) Flash
12 13 (27.66%) Online Games
12 13 (27.66%) HTML5
12 13 (27.66%) iPad
12 13 (27.66%) Degree
12 13 (27.66%) Game Development
13 12 (25.53%) Jasmine
13 12 (25.53%) Scrum
13 12 (25.53%) WebDriver
13 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
13 12 (25.53%) JUnit
14 10 (21.28%) Ruby
15 9 (19.15%) Spring

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 4 (8.51%) nginx
1 4 (8.51%) Gunicorn
2 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.26%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) MongoDB
1 8 (17.02%) Neo4j
1 8 (17.02%) Hazelcast
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server
3 5 (10.64%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.51%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (8.51%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (6.38%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.13%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (31.91%) Git (software)
2 12 (25.53%) WebDriver
2 12 (25.53%) Jasmine
2 12 (25.53%) JUnit
3 9 (19.15%) Maven
4 8 (17.02%) Subversion
4 8 (17.02%) Cucumber
4 8 (17.02%) Selenium
4 8 (17.02%) TestNG
4 8 (17.02%) Liquibase
5 7 (14.89%) JIRA
6 4 (8.51%) jMock
6 4 (8.51%) JBehave
6 4 (8.51%) Grunt
6 4 (8.51%) Karma Test Runner
7 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
8 2 (4.26%) Ant
9 1 (2.13%) Eclipse
9 1 (2.13%) IntelliJ
9 1 (2.13%) ERwin
General
1 24 (51.06%) Games
2 17 (36.17%) Finance
3 4 (8.51%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 37 (78.72%) Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Java Developer
2 13 (27.66%) Games Developer
3 11 (23.40%) Analyst
4 10 (21.28%) Programmer
5 8 (17.02%) Analyst Programmer
6 7 (14.89%) Tester
7 6 (12.77%) Junior
8 5 (10.64%) Automation Tester
9 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
9 4 (8.51%) C++ Developer
9 4 (8.51%) Junior Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Junior Java Developer
11 2 (4.26%) Junior Programmer
11 2 (4.26%) Junior Games Programmer
11 2 (4.26%) Games Programmer
11 2 (4.26%) Analyst Developer
12 1 (2.13%) Senior Tester
12 1 (2.13%) QA Tester
12 1 (2.13%) C++ Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) HTML
2 14 (29.79%) Flash
3 13 (27.66%) HTML5
4 9 (19.15%) Spring
5 8 (17.02%) J2SE
5 8 (17.02%) ActiveMQ
5 8 (17.02%) Apache Camel
5 8 (17.02%) Backbone.js
6 6 (12.77%) Java EE
6 6 (12.77%) CSS
7 4 (8.51%) Django
7 4 (8.51%) Sass
7 4 (8.51%) JSLint
7 4 (8.51%) boto
8 3 (6.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 3 (6.38%) STL
9 2 (4.26%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 2 (4.26%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (4.26%) REST
10 1 (2.13%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 15 (31.91%) Computer Science
2 13 (27.66%) Online Games
2 13 (27.66%) iPad
3 8 (17.02%) Open Source
4 7 (14.89%) N-Tier
5 5 (10.64%) Derivative
6 4 (8.51%) Flash Games
7 2 (4.26%) User Experience
8 1 (2.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (44.68%) Linux
1 21 (44.68%) Android
1 21 (44.68%) Apple iOS
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Mobile
2 8 (17.02%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) UNIX
4 2 (4.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (59.57%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) TDD
3 13 (27.66%) Game Development
4 12 (25.53%) Scrum
4 12 (25.53%) Test Automation
5 9 (19.15%) OO
6 7 (14.89%) Multithreading
6 7 (14.89%) Low Latency
7 5 (10.64%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.51%) Automated Testing
9 1 (2.13%) UML
9 1 (2.13%) OOP
9 1 (2.13%) OOA/OOD
9 1 (2.13%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.13%) SOA
9 1 (2.13%) MVC
9 1 (2.13%) Interactive Advertising
9 1 (2.13%) Kanban
9 1 (2.13%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (72.34%) JavaScript
2 23 (48.94%) ActionScript
3 21 (44.68%) Java
4 17 (36.17%) Python
5 16 (34.04%) SQL
6 15 (31.91%) ActionScript 3.0
6 15 (31.91%) C++
7 10 (21.28%) Ruby
8 8 (17.02%) C#
9 7 (14.89%) C
10 5 (10.64%) Perl
10 5 (10.64%) Bash Shell
11 4 (8.51%) Smalltalk
12 3 (6.38%) Pascal
13 2 (4.26%) UnrealScript
14 1 (2.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Degree
2 1 (2.13%) VCP4
2 1 (2.13%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Vagrant
1 4 (8.51%) StatsD
1 4 (8.51%) Ansible
1 4 (8.51%) Graphite
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Terracotta
2 3 (6.38%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Perforce
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