The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 250 247 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Lua 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.018% 0.049% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.032% 0.089% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £75,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3133 3369 3238
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 55.36% 54.51% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2676 2876 2807
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Lua
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Lua Salary Trend in the South West

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South 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 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Ant
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (50.00%) Sun
2 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SPSS
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) OCPJP
2 1 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) Ergonomics
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Release Management
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Ivy
1 1 (50.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Data Scientist
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Java Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Ergonomics
1 1 (50.00%) iPad
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (50.00%) Statistics
1 1 (50.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) Monte Carlo Method
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) PHP
2 1 (50.00%) R
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) OCPJP
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Sun