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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank - 240 260
Permanent jobs citing Lua 0 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.046% 0.013%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.079% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +44.14%
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
3510 3799 4497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.46% 58.28% 60.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3068 3297 3945
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) XML

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C++ Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior C++ Developer
1 3 (100.00%) C Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (100.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOP
1 3 (100.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree