The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 827 922 921
Rank change year-on-year
+95 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lua 49 63 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.059% 0.048%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.11% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 41 37 48
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £24,969
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £36,250 £41,250 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-12.12% +4.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
48210 56246 56702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.52% 52.43% 50.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41359 48354 48518
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,164
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Lua as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Lua Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lua
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lua within the UK.

Lua Salary Trend in the UK

Lua
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lua over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +75 43 £47,500 +5.55% 7
South East +76 22 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Basingstoke - 10 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire - 10 £35,000 - 2
London +34 9 £42,000 -6.66% 1
East Sussex +24 9 £50,000 +11.11%
Lewes - 9 £50,000 -
Cambridge - 6 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 6 £40,000 - 2
East of England - 6 £40,000 - 3
Dundee - 6 £27,000 -
Scotland - 6 £27,000 -
South West +18 4 £55,000 +57.14% 1
Epsom - 3 £70,000 -
Surrey - 3 £70,000 -
Bristol - 2 - -
North East +10 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Tyne and Wear +1 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Worcestershire -9 1 £37,500 -6.25%
West Midlands -20 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £52,500 -
Devon - 1 £55,000 - 1
Avon - 1 - -
Worcester - 1 £37,500 -
Exeter - 1 £55,000 - 1
Croydon - 1 £29,500 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT jobs citing Lua also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Lua.

1 70 (65.42%) C++
2 69 (64.49%) Python
3 46 (42.99%) Software Engineering
4 42 (39.25%) Linux
4 42 (39.25%) Java
5 35 (32.71%) Bash Shell
6 34 (31.78%) Degree
6 34 (31.78%) C
7 26 (24.30%) SQL
7 26 (24.30%) Analytics
8 25 (23.36%) Games
9 23 (21.50%) XML
10 20 (18.69%) Computer Science
11 19 (17.76%) CentOS
11 19 (17.76%) Open Source
11 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
11 19 (17.76%) WAN
11 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (16.82%) Big Data
12 18 (16.82%) Wireshark
13 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing
13 17 (15.89%) Manufacturing
13 17 (15.89%) Perl
13 17 (15.89%) Embedded Systems
14 16 (14.95%) Perforce
14 16 (14.95%) Mathematics
14 16 (14.95%) Kamailio
15 15 (14.02%) RESTful
15 15 (14.02%) Telecoms
15 15 (14.02%) Mobile Development

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (9.35%) Apache Spark
2 8 (7.48%) nginx
3 2 (1.87%) Confluence
4 1 (0.93%) IPython
4 1 (0.93%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.93%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.87%) GitHub
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.93%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.93%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (17.76%) WAN
2 18 (16.82%) Wireshark
3 9 (8.41%) RTP
3 9 (8.41%) VoIP
4 3 (2.80%) Firewall
4 3 (2.80%) IPv4
4 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.87%) DNS
5 2 (1.87%) FTP
5 2 (1.87%) HTTP
5 2 (1.87%) Internet
5 2 (1.87%) IPv6
6 1 (0.93%) ADSL
6 1 (0.93%) BGP
6 1 (0.93%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.93%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.93%) LAN
6 1 (0.93%) OSPF
6 1 (0.93%) SS7
6 1 (0.93%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) Big Data
2 10 (9.35%) Redis
3 9 (8.41%) Data Mining
4 6 (5.61%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (5.61%) SQLite
5 4 (3.74%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.74%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.87%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.87%) MySQL
6 2 (1.87%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.93%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.93%) Riak
7 1 (0.93%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.87%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.93%) Bitbucket
3 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
3 1 (0.93%) CppUnit
3 1 (0.93%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.93%) JIRA
3 1 (0.93%) JUnit
3 1 (0.93%) Selenium
3 1 (0.93%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.93%) TestNG
3 1 (0.93%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (23.36%) Games
2 17 (15.89%) Manufacturing
3 15 (14.02%) Telecoms
4 10 (9.35%) Finance
5 8 (7.48%) Banking
5 8 (7.48%) Investment Banking
6 6 (5.61%) Financial Institution
6 6 (5.61%) Front Office
7 5 (4.67%) Automotive
8 2 (1.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 35 (32.71%) Developer
2 27 (25.23%) Software Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) C Software Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Embedded C Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Embedded Engineer
3 17 (15.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (14.95%) Java Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Programmer
6 11 (10.28%) C++ Developer
7 10 (9.35%) Python Developer
7 10 (9.35%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.41%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.50%) XML
2 15 (14.02%) RESTful
3 10 (9.35%) JSON
3 10 (9.35%) Node.js
4 9 (8.41%) Flash
4 9 (8.41%) JMS
4 9 (8.41%) Samza
4 9 (8.41%) SOAP
4 9 (8.41%) Spring
5 7 (6.54%) RabbitMQ
6 6 (5.61%) AngularJS
6 6 (5.61%) cocos2d
6 6 (5.61%) Django
6 6 (5.61%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (5.61%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (5.61%) Pixi.js
6 6 (5.61%) React
6 6 (5.61%) Redux
7 5 (4.67%) Web Services
8 4 (3.74%) XML-RPC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (18.69%) Computer Science
2 17 (15.89%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (14.95%) Mathematics
4 14 (13.08%) Physics
5 13 (12.15%) Visualisation
6 9 (8.41%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (8.41%) Data Integration
6 9 (8.41%) Telematics
7 7 (6.54%) Algorithms
7 7 (6.54%) Statistics
8 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (3.74%) Data Centre
9 4 (3.74%) SWIFT
10 3 (2.80%) Grid Computing
10 3 (2.80%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.87%) User Experience
12 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
12 1 (0.93%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.25%) Linux
2 19 (17.76%) CentOS
3 14 (13.08%) Apple iOS
4 12 (11.21%) Windows
5 9 (8.41%) Android
5 9 (8.41%) Unix
6 5 (4.67%) Debian
6 5 (4.67%) Mac OS X
7 4 (3.74%) AIX
7 4 (3.74%) HPUX
7 4 (3.74%) Solaris
7 4 (3.74%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (42.99%) Software Engineering
2 26 (24.30%) Analytics
3 19 (17.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.76%) Open Source
4 17 (15.89%) Unit Testing
5 15 (14.02%) Low Latency
5 15 (14.02%) Mobile Development
6 14 (13.08%) Data Analytics
7 13 (12.15%) Data Visualisation
8 12 (11.21%) TDD
9 11 (10.28%) Mentoring
10 10 (9.35%) Machine Learning
10 10 (9.35%) Prototyping
11 9 (8.41%) MVC
12 8 (7.48%) Business Analysis
12 8 (7.48%) Project Management
13 7 (6.54%) Deep Learning
13 7 (6.54%) Performance Optimisation
13 7 (6.54%) Software Architecture
14 6 (5.61%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 70 (65.42%) C++
2 69 (64.49%) Python
3 42 (39.25%) Java
4 35 (32.71%) Bash Shell
5 34 (31.78%) C
6 26 (24.30%) SQL
7 19 (17.76%) JavaScript
8 17 (15.89%) Perl
9 12 (11.21%) Groovy
9 12 (11.21%) Objective-C
10 11 (10.28%) Scala
11 10 (9.35%) ActionScript
12 6 (5.61%) Ruby
13 4 (3.74%) PHP
14 3 (2.80%) Erlang
15 2 (1.87%) C#
15 2 (1.87%) Smalltalk
16 1 (0.93%) ECMAScript
16 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.93%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (31.78%) Degree
2 2 (1.87%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.93%) CCNA
3 1 (0.93%) CCNP
3 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) JNCIA
3 1 (0.93%) JNCIP
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.93%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.93%) GPG13
1 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 16 (14.95%) Kamailio
2 5 (4.67%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.87%) Snort
5 1 (0.93%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Host Intrusion Detection System
1 2 (1.87%) RSA Security Analytics
2 1 (0.93%) logstash
2 1 (0.93%) Nagios
2 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.93%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 16 (14.95%) Perforce
2 9 (8.41%) Adobe
3 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.80%) VMware
5 2 (1.87%) Oracle
5 2 (1.87%) Sourcefire
6 1 (0.93%) Avaya
6 1 (0.93%) Cisco
6 1 (0.93%) Dialogic
6 1 (0.93%) Fortinet
6 1 (0.93%) Google
6 1 (0.93%) HP
6 1 (0.93%) Juniper
6 1 (0.93%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.93%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (0.93%) Mitel
6 1 (0.93%) SolarWinds
6 1 (0.93%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.93%) Tableau
6 1 (0.93%) WatchGuard
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