The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 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 Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 188 171 177
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lua 1 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.025% 0.34% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.045% 0.56% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 5
Average salary £35,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2231 2495 2327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 55.76% 60.69% 61.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1899 2224 2114
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Lua
North West

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 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Python
1 9 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 9 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (100.00%) Time Management
2 8 (88.89%) C
3 6 (66.67%) 3D Modelling
3 6 (66.67%) Animation
3 6 (66.67%) Games
4 5 (55.56%) 3D Animation
5 1 (11.11%) Sony
5 1 (11.11%) Workflow
5 1 (11.11%) Advertising
5 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
5 1 (11.11%) DirectX
5 1 (11.11%) X-Windows
5 1 (11.11%) Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) QA
5 1 (11.11%) Game Development

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

General
1 6 (66.67%) Games
2 1 (11.11%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Games Developer
2 5 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) OpenGL
1 1 (11.11%) DirectX
1 1 (11.11%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
2 6 (66.67%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Linux
1 9 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 9 (100.00%) Time Management
2 6 (66.67%) 3D Modelling
3 5 (55.56%) 3D Animation
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
4 1 (11.11%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Perl
1 9 (100.00%) Python
2 8 (88.89%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Sony
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good Benefits
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