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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank - - 182
Permanent jobs citing Lua 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category - - 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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
1841 1924 2271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 53.12% 53.31% 57.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1581 1678 1978
Average salary £42,500 £37,875 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.21% +8.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 10 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) R

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) R Developer
1 1 (100.00%) SAS Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Applied Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Economics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree