The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 254 239 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing Lua 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.015% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.049% 0.025% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Average salary £39,500 £22,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
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 North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4052 4008 4393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.82% 59.72% 60.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3423 3536 3935
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Lua
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Lua Salary Trend in the North West

Lua
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -5 2 £39,500 +75.55%
Lua
England

Lua
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 5 (71.43%) Python
3 5 (71.43%) Mac OS X
3 5 (71.43%) Linux
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Time Management
4 4 (57.14%) 3D Modelling
4 4 (57.14%) Animation
4 4 (57.14%) 3D Animation
4 4 (57.14%) Games
5 2 (28.57%) SQL
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) OOP
5 2 (28.57%) C#
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
5 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) Sony
6 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
6 1 (14.29%) DirectX
6 1 (14.29%) X-Windows

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (57.14%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
3 4 (57.14%) Software Developer
3 4 (57.14%) Games Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior C++ Developer
4 2 (28.57%) C Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior C Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
1 1 (14.29%) DirectX
1 1 (14.29%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) 3D Graphics
2 4 (57.14%) Animation
3 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Time Management
2 4 (57.14%) 3D Modelling
2 4 (57.14%) 3D Animation
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 6 (85.71%) C
3 5 (71.43%) Perl
3 5 (71.43%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Sony