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 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank - 238 245
Permanent jobs citing Lua 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.025% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £22,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4061 4061 4382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.63% 58.63% 59.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3378 3630 3965
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 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 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 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Python
1 6 (100.00%) Mac OS X
1 6 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
2 5 (83.33%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) 3D Animation
2 5 (83.33%) Animation
2 5 (83.33%) Games
2 5 (83.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Sony
3 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
3 1 (16.67%) DirectX
3 1 (16.67%) X-Windows

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (83.33%) Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Games Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
1 1 (16.67%) DirectX
1 1 (16.67%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (83.33%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) Time Management
2 5 (83.33%) 3D Modelling
2 5 (83.33%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) C
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Sony