The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 625 572 657
Rank change year-on-year
-53 +85
Permanent jobs citing Lua 40 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.080% 0.093% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.17% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 13
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,550 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £94,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -11.42%
Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27370 25242 30447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.46% 54.55% 54.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23179 21747 27064
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
Lua
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London -15 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Croydon - 1 £33,500 -
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 36 (52.17%) Java
2 33 (47.83%) C++
3 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (39.13%) Python
5 25 (36.23%) Games
5 25 (36.23%) ActionScript
5 25 (36.23%) ActionScript 3.0
6 24 (34.78%) Windows
7 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 23 (33.33%) OO
7 23 (33.33%) Degree
8 22 (31.88%) UNIX
9 21 (30.43%) SQL
10 20 (28.99%) Open Source
11 18 (26.09%) Android
11 18 (26.09%) Oracle
12 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
12 17 (24.64%) Flash
12 17 (24.64%) Game Development
13 16 (23.19%) Finance
14 15 (21.74%) Sybase
14 15 (21.74%) Perl
15 14 (20.29%) Linux
16 13 (18.84%) OOP
16 13 (18.84%) Social Network
17 12 (17.39%) MySQL
17 12 (17.39%) XML
17 12 (17.39%) C
18 11 (15.94%) XML-RPC
18 11 (15.94%) Scrum

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 2 (2.90%) SAS
2 1 (1.45%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.59%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.45%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.45%) Multicast
2 1 (1.45%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (24.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (17.39%) MySQL
3 7 (10.14%) Big Data
4 4 (5.80%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (5.80%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.35%) Redis
6 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 10 (14.49%) Selenium
1 10 (14.49%) FitNesse
1 10 (14.49%) jMock
1 10 (14.49%) WebDriver
1 10 (14.49%) JSUnit
1 10 (14.49%) JUnit
2 9 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.70%) Ant
3 6 (8.70%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.45%) Subversion
4 1 (1.45%) JIRA
4 1 (1.45%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (36.23%) Games
2 16 (23.19%) Finance
3 11 (15.94%) Banking
4 10 (14.49%) Financial Institution
5 9 (13.04%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.45%) French Language
6 1 (1.45%) German Language
6 1 (1.45%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.45%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 42 (60.87%) Developer
2 13 (18.84%) Flash Developer
3 10 (14.49%) QA Tester
3 10 (14.49%) Games Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Java Developer
3 10 (14.49%) Tester
4 7 (10.14%) Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Programmer
6 4 (5.80%) Junior
6 4 (5.80%) Junior Tester
6 4 (5.80%) Java Programmer
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Developer
6 4 (5.80%) SQL Programmer
7 3 (4.35%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Real Time Developer
7 3 (4.35%) Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Data Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) C++ Developer
8 2 (2.90%) Test Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) Flash
2 12 (17.39%) XML
3 11 (15.94%) XML-RPC
4 3 (4.35%) J2SE
5 2 (2.90%) J2EE
5 2 (2.90%) HTML
5 2 (2.90%) CSS
5 2 (2.90%) Ajax
5 2 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.45%) REST
6 1 (1.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (1.45%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (1.45%) Corona SDK
6 1 (1.45%) Qt
6 1 (1.45%) jQuery
6 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.45%) JSON
6 1 (1.45%) XSLT
6 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.99%) Open Source
2 13 (18.84%) Social Network
3 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.59%) Online Games
4 8 (11.59%) Social Gaming
5 7 (10.14%) iPad
5 7 (10.14%) iPhone
6 4 (5.80%) Fixed Income
6 4 (5.80%) Equities
6 4 (5.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (4.35%) Machine Learning
7 3 (4.35%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (4.35%) Mobile Games
7 3 (4.35%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.90%) Statistics
8 2 (2.90%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.45%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.78%) Windows
2 22 (31.88%) UNIX
3 18 (26.09%) Android
4 14 (20.29%) Linux
5 11 (15.94%) Apple iOS
6 7 (10.14%) Solaris
7 4 (5.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (43.48%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (33.33%) OO
3 17 (24.64%) Game Development
4 13 (18.84%) OOP
5 11 (15.94%) Scrum
5 11 (15.94%) Software Engineering
6 10 (14.49%) TDD
6 10 (14.49%) Multithreading
6 10 (14.49%) Test Automation
7 9 (13.04%) Automated Testing
8 8 (11.59%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (8.70%) Low Latency
10 4 (5.80%) Release Management
10 4 (5.80%) Automation Testing
10 4 (5.80%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (5.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 3 (4.35%) Load Testing
12 2 (2.90%) BDD
13 1 (1.45%) Kernel Tuning
13 1 (1.45%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (52.17%) Java
2 33 (47.83%) C++
3 27 (39.13%) Python
4 25 (36.23%) ActionScript
4 25 (36.23%) ActionScript 3.0
5 23 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 21 (30.43%) SQL
7 15 (21.74%) Perl
8 12 (17.39%) C
9 9 (13.04%) Objective-C
9 9 (13.04%) Erlang
10 7 (10.14%) C#
11 6 (8.70%) Scala
12 3 (4.35%) Ruby
12 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
13 2 (2.90%) VB
13 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
13 2 (2.90%) Golang
14 1 (1.45%) PHP
14 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Oracle
2 15 (21.74%) Sybase
3 4 (5.80%) Reuters
3 4 (5.80%) Bloomberg
4 1 (1.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.45%) QNX
London
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Piccadilly Circus, London
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Piccadilly Circus, London
Gamesys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago