The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 184 183 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing Lua 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.072% 0.027% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.044% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £39,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-12.22% +28.57%
Lua
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2317 2253 2344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.56% 60.19% 62.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1981 1985 2148
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lua across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Lua
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lua across the Manchester region.

Lua Salary Trend in Manchester

Lua
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Degree
2 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (75.00%) OOP
3 2 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (25.00%) Sony
4 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 1 (25.00%) DirectX
4 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Time Management
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Linux

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 3 (75.00%) C Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior C Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (25.00%) DirectX
2 1 (25.00%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (75.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) OOP
1 3 (75.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (25.00%) Time Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (75.00%) C
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sony