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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 239 224 216
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs citing Lua 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.017% 0.082% 0.038%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.030% 0.14% 0.065%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Average salary £55,000 £29,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+89.65% -12.12%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +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 South West region.

Programming Languages Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3384 3479 3100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 57.41% 56.94% 58.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2904 2981 2798
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 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015. 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
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Lua
England

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) POSIX
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
2 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
3 1 (25.00%) BYOD
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Windows

Lua
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Firewall
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (25.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (25.00%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) CouchDB
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Test Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) CentOS
3 1 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Test Scripting
1 3 (75.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
3 1 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (25.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) RHCSA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Puppet
1 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (25.00%) VMware