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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 857 896 914
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +18
Permanent jobs citing Lua 61 67 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.062% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.12% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 52 37 65
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £38,750 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+21.29% -1.89%

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
50323 55811 57855
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.59% 51.56% 50.63%
Number of salaries quoted 43321 47837 48561
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 26 September 2016 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 21 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 26 September 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 +38 59 £50,000 +11.11% 11
South East +37 22 £50,000 +17.64% 3
London +31 22 £60,000 +26.31% 7
Warwickshire +9 9 £37,500 -6.25%
West Midlands -4 9 £37,500 -6.25%
Basingstoke - 9 £35,000 - 2
Hampshire - 9 £35,000 - 2
East Sussex +2 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Lewes - 8 £50,000 - 1
Epsom - 5 £70,000 -
Surrey - 5 £70,000 -
Devon - 4 £42,500 -
South West - 4 £42,500 -
Scotland +22 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Edinburgh +11 2 £40,000 +23.07%
North East +5 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Tyne and Wear -3 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Exeter - 1 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £52,500 -
East of England - 1 £44,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 £44,000 - 1

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 77 (76.24%) C++
2 74 (73.27%) Python
3 47 (46.53%) Java
4 44 (43.56%) C
5 40 (39.60%) SQL
6 36 (35.64%) Analytics
7 34 (33.66%) Software Engineering
8 33 (32.67%) Linux
9 31 (30.69%) Games
10 30 (29.70%) XML
11 28 (27.72%) Bash Shell
12 27 (26.73%) Big Data
13 26 (25.74%) Degree
14 25 (24.75%) Data Analytics
15 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
15 23 (22.77%) Low Latency
16 22 (21.78%) Perl
17 21 (20.79%) Unix
17 21 (20.79%) Finance
18 20 (19.80%) Banking
18 20 (19.80%) Investment Banking
18 20 (19.80%) Data Visualisation
18 20 (19.80%) Visualisation
19 19 (18.81%) Unit Testing
19 19 (18.81%) Embedded Systems
19 19 (18.81%) Manufacturing
20 18 (17.82%) Financial Institution
20 18 (17.82%) FIX Protocol
20 18 (17.82%) Mathematics
21 15 (14.85%) Front Office

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 11 (10.89%) Apache Spark
2 9 (8.91%) nginx
3 1 (0.99%) Confluence
3 1 (0.99%) IPython
3 1 (0.99%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (9.90%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.99%) Amazon Kinesis
2 1 (0.99%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 9 (8.91%) WAN
1 9 (8.91%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.98%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.99%) AMQP
3 1 (0.99%) Internet
3 1 (0.99%) IPv4
3 1 (0.99%) MQTT
3 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (26.73%) Big Data
2 11 (10.89%) Redis
3 10 (9.90%) Data Mining
4 8 (7.92%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (7.92%) SQLite
5 6 (5.94%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.94%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.99%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.99%) MySQL
7 1 (0.99%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (1.98%) Cucumber
1 2 (1.98%) JUnit
1 2 (1.98%) Selenium
1 2 (1.98%) TestNG
1 2 (1.98%) WebDriver
2 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.99%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.99%) JIRA
General
1 31 (30.69%) Games
2 21 (20.79%) Finance
3 20 (19.80%) Banking
3 20 (19.80%) Investment Banking
4 19 (18.81%) Manufacturing
5 18 (17.82%) Financial Institution
6 15 (14.85%) Front Office
7 12 (11.88%) Back Office
8 6 (5.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (29.70%) Developer
2 24 (23.76%) Software Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) C Software Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) Embedded C Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (18.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 17 (16.83%) Consultant
4 17 (16.83%) Software Consultant
4 17 (16.83%) Technical Consultant
5 14 (13.86%) Programmer
6 13 (12.87%) Senior Consultant
6 13 (12.87%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.70%) XML
2 18 (17.82%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (10.89%) Node.js
4 10 (9.90%) JMS
4 10 (9.90%) JSON
4 10 (9.90%) RESTful
4 10 (9.90%) Samza
4 10 (9.90%) SOAP
4 10 (9.90%) Spring
5 9 (8.91%) Flash
5 9 (8.91%) RabbitMQ
6 8 (7.92%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.92%) Django
6 8 (7.92%) Pixi.js
6 8 (7.92%) React
6 8 (7.92%) XML-RPC
7 5 (4.95%) Web Services
8 2 (1.98%) Celery
8 2 (1.98%) Pandas
8 2 (1.98%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Visualisation
2 19 (18.81%) Embedded Systems
3 18 (17.82%) Mathematics
4 14 (13.86%) Computer Science
4 14 (13.86%) Physics
5 11 (10.89%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (9.90%) Data Integration
6 10 (9.90%) Statistics
6 10 (9.90%) Telematics
7 8 (7.92%) Algorithms
8 7 (6.93%) SWIFT
9 6 (5.94%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (4.95%) 3D Graphics
11 4 (3.96%) User Experience
12 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
12 3 (2.97%) iPad
13 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
13 2 (1.98%) N-Tier
14 1 (0.99%) Arduino
14 1 (0.99%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.67%) Linux
2 21 (20.79%) Unix
3 11 (10.89%) Apple iOS
4 9 (8.91%) CentOS
5 7 (6.93%) Debian
5 7 (6.93%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.94%) AIX
6 6 (5.94%) HPUX
6 6 (5.94%) Solaris
6 6 (5.94%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.95%) Android
7 5 (4.95%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) Analytics
2 34 (33.66%) Software Engineering
3 25 (24.75%) Data Analytics
4 23 (22.77%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (22.77%) Low Latency
5 20 (19.80%) Data Visualisation
6 19 (18.81%) Unit Testing
7 13 (12.87%) Mentoring
7 13 (12.87%) TDD
8 12 (11.88%) Business Analysis
8 12 (11.88%) Project Management
9 11 (10.89%) Machine Learning
10 10 (9.90%) Mobile Development
10 10 (9.90%) MVC
10 10 (9.90%) Open Source
11 9 (8.91%) Prototyping
12 8 (7.92%) Front End Development
13 7 (6.93%) Deep Learning
13 7 (6.93%) Performance Optimisation
13 7 (6.93%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 77 (76.24%) C++
2 74 (73.27%) Python
3 47 (46.53%) Java
4 44 (43.56%) C
5 40 (39.60%) SQL
6 28 (27.72%) Bash Shell
7 22 (21.78%) Perl
8 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
9 13 (12.87%) Groovy
10 11 (10.89%) ActionScript
10 11 (10.89%) Scala
11 8 (7.92%) Objective-C
12 5 (4.95%) Ruby
13 3 (2.97%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.97%) R
14 2 (1.98%) Erlang
14 2 (1.98%) PHP
14 2 (1.98%) Smalltalk
15 1 (0.99%) AppleScript
15 1 (0.99%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 26 (25.74%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Kamailio
2 4 (3.96%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) logstash
Vendors
1 9 (8.91%) Adobe
1 9 (8.91%) Perforce
2 6 (5.94%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.97%) VMware
4 2 (1.98%) Oracle
5 1 (0.99%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.99%) Tableau
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