The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 821 840 846
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lua 70 49 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.046% 0.042%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.086% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 65 37 44
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%

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
56963 56968 62310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.61% 53.06% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 47778 49109 54496
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lua within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 October 2014 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
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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
England -4 67 £45,000 -10.00% 14
London +5 44 £51,250 -6.81% 7
South East +5 10 £45,000 -
Brighton -7 7 £45,000 +125.00%
East Sussex -17 7 £45,000 +38.46%
City of London +7 5 £65,000 -7.14% 1
East of England -6 5 £27,500 -37.14%
Yorkshire - 3 £39,500 - 4
Suffolk - 3 £22,500 -
North West -7 2 £39,500 +75.55%
Manchester -13 2 £39,500 +75.55%
Sheffield - 2 £41,500 - 4
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Docklands, London - 2 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £46,250 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £41,500 - 4
South West - 2 - - 2
Scotland - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £40,000 -8.57%
Cambridge -5 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Chesterfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
Dundee - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 - - 1
Halifax - 1 £39,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £28,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Devon - 1 - - 1
Oxford - 1 £40,000 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 81 (47.93%) C++
2 77 (45.56%) Python
3 68 (40.24%) Java
4 67 (39.64%) Degree
5 61 (36.09%) C#
6 60 (35.50%) Linux
6 60 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (33.14%) Computer Science
8 55 (32.54%) Finance
9 54 (31.95%) OO
10 51 (30.18%) C
10 51 (30.18%) JavaScript
11 44 (26.04%) Software Engineering
12 41 (24.26%) SQL
13 40 (23.67%) Games
14 38 (22.49%) JUnit
15 37 (21.89%) TDD
15 37 (21.89%) Bash Shell
16 36 (21.30%) SQL Server
17 35 (20.71%) Windows
18 32 (18.93%) Scrum
19 31 (18.34%) Unit Testing
20 30 (17.75%) Multithreading
20 30 (17.75%) HTML
21 28 (16.57%) ActionScript
22 24 (14.20%) WebDriver
23 23 (13.61%) Jenkins
23 23 (13.61%) UNIX
24 22 (13.02%) JIRA
25 21 (12.43%) .NET

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (2.96%) SAS
2 4 (2.37%) Node.js
3 2 (1.18%) Gunicorn
3 2 (1.18%) nginx
4 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.37%) Maya
2 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.18%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.59%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (1.78%) GitHub
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.51%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.14%) FTP
3 5 (2.96%) iSCSI
3 5 (2.96%) SNMP
3 5 (2.96%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.37%) Firewall
4 4 (2.37%) SSL
5 2 (1.18%) SMTP
5 2 (1.18%) GSM
5 2 (1.18%) VoIP
5 2 (1.18%) Internet
6 1 (0.59%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.59%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.59%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (21.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.65%) SQLite
3 12 (7.10%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.55%) Hazelcast
4 6 (3.55%) Neo4j
4 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.96%) MySQL
6 3 (1.78%) Sybase ASE
6 3 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.78%) Big Data
7 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.18%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.59%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (22.49%) JUnit
2 24 (14.20%) WebDriver
3 23 (13.61%) Jenkins
4 22 (13.02%) JIRA
5 21 (12.43%) Visual Studio
5 21 (12.43%) Jasmine
6 16 (9.47%) Cucumber
7 15 (8.88%) Karma Test Runner
7 15 (8.88%) JBehave
8 13 (7.69%) Ant
9 11 (6.51%) Git (software)
10 10 (5.92%) Selenium
10 10 (5.92%) Subversion
11 9 (5.33%) jMock
12 8 (4.73%) Maven
13 6 (3.55%) TestNG
14 4 (2.37%) Eclipse
14 4 (2.37%) LabVIEW
14 4 (2.37%) FitNesse
15 3 (1.78%) JSUnit
General
1 55 (32.54%) Finance
2 40 (23.67%) Games
3 17 (10.06%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.33%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.14%) Investment Banking
5 7 (4.14%) Banking
6 6 (3.55%) Electronics
7 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
8 2 (1.18%) Marketing
8 2 (1.18%) Polish Language
9 1 (0.59%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.59%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.59%) Advertising
9 1 (0.59%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 110 (65.09%) Developer
2 27 (15.98%) Analyst
3 23 (13.61%) Programmer
4 22 (13.02%) C++ Developer
5 20 (11.83%) Software Engineer
6 19 (11.24%) C# Developer
6 19 (11.24%) Analyst Programmer
7 15 (8.88%) Junior
7 15 (8.88%) C Developer
8 14 (8.28%) Senior Developer
9 13 (7.69%) Tester
9 13 (7.69%) Java Developer
10 10 (5.92%) Graduate
10 10 (5.92%) QA Tester
11 9 (5.33%) Junior Developer
11 9 (5.33%) Games Developer
12 7 (4.14%) Analyst Developer
13 6 (3.55%) Software Developer
13 6 (3.55%) Graduate Developer
14 5 (2.96%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (17.75%) HTML
2 21 (12.43%) .NET
3 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET
4 18 (10.65%) J2SE
4 18 (10.65%) WPF
4 18 (10.65%) LINQ
5 14 (8.28%) Flash
6 13 (7.69%) CSS
7 11 (6.51%) REST
8 10 (5.92%) DOM
9 9 (5.33%) XML
9 9 (5.33%) J2EE
9 9 (5.33%) HTML5
10 6 (3.55%) Backbone.js
10 6 (3.55%) Apache Camel
10 6 (3.55%) ActiveMQ
10 6 (3.55%) Spring
10 6 (3.55%) JSON
11 5 (2.96%) Middleware
12 4 (2.37%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (33.14%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.06%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (8.28%) Open Source
4 9 (5.33%) Online Games
4 9 (5.33%) 3D Graphics
4 9 (5.33%) iPad
5 8 (4.73%) Derivative
6 6 (3.55%) User Experience
6 6 (3.55%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.55%) Animation
6 6 (3.55%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.96%) Social Network
8 4 (2.37%) Over-the-Top Content
8 4 (2.37%) Streaming Video
8 4 (2.37%) Robotics
9 3 (1.78%) iPhone
9 3 (1.78%) Physics
9 3 (1.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.78%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.78%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 60 (35.50%) Linux
2 35 (20.71%) Windows
3 23 (13.61%) UNIX
4 20 (11.83%) Android
5 17 (10.06%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.55%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (3.55%) Ubuntu
7 5 (2.96%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.59%) CentOS
9 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.59%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (31.95%) OO
3 44 (26.04%) Software Engineering
4 37 (21.89%) TDD
5 32 (18.93%) Scrum
6 31 (18.34%) Unit Testing
7 30 (17.75%) Multithreading
8 19 (11.24%) Automated Testing
9 16 (9.47%) Low Latency
10 15 (8.88%) Test Automation
11 13 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.92%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (5.33%) Web Application Development
13 9 (5.33%) Game Development
14 8 (4.73%) OOP
15 6 (3.55%) Performance Tuning
16 5 (2.96%) MVC
17 4 (2.37%) Release Management
17 4 (2.37%) Automation Testing
17 4 (2.37%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 81 (47.93%) C++
2 77 (45.56%) Python
3 68 (40.24%) Java
4 61 (36.09%) C#
5 51 (30.18%) C
5 51 (30.18%) JavaScript
6 41 (24.26%) SQL
7 37 (21.89%) Bash Shell
8 28 (16.57%) ActionScript
9 21 (12.43%) Perl
9 21 (12.43%) ActionScript 3.0
10 20 (11.83%) VB
11 18 (10.65%) VB.NET
11 18 (10.65%) VB6
12 15 (8.88%) Ruby
13 11 (6.51%) PHP
14 6 (3.55%) Shell Script
15 5 (2.96%) VBA
15 5 (2.96%) Embedded C
16 4 (2.37%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 67 (39.64%) Degree
2 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) ISEB
2 1 (0.59%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (11.24%) QA
2 18 (10.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (1.18%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (4.14%) Vagrant
2 5 (2.96%) Puppet
2 5 (2.96%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.37%) Salt
3 4 (2.37%) Nagios
3 4 (2.37%) Zenoss
4 2 (1.18%) StatsD
4 2 (1.18%) Ansible
5 1 (0.59%) SCCM
5 1 (0.59%) SCOM
5 1 (0.59%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (9.47%) Oracle
2 6 (3.55%) Terracotta
2 6 (3.55%) Sybase
3 5 (2.96%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.37%) Roku
5 3 (1.78%) Adobe
5 3 (1.78%) Reuters
5 3 (1.78%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.18%) Facebook
6 2 (1.18%) Twitter
6 2 (1.18%) Google
7 1 (0.59%) Wind River
7 1 (0.59%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.59%) Sun
7 1 (0.59%) Apple
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.59%) Sony
7 1 (0.59%) Perforce
7 1 (0.59%) HP
7 1 (0.59%) SAP
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