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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 833 826 850
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +24
Permanent jobs citing Lua 69 50 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.047% 0.044%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.089% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 64 38 46
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 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

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
58102 56474 62168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.75% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48669 48759 54500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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
(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
England -3 66 £45,000 -10.00% 10
London -28 40 £53,750 +7.50% 5
South East -7 12 £45,000 +125.00% 1
East Sussex -19 9 £45,000 +125.00%
Brighton -20 9 £45,000 +125.00%
East of England -22 6 £25,000 -33.33%
Suffolk - 4 £22,500 -
Yorkshire - 4 £29,500 - 1
City of London -1 3 £65,000 +1.96% 1
Docklands, London - 3 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £23,500 - 1
Sheffield - 3 £23,500 - 1
Manchester +2 2 £39,500 +75.55% 1
North West -16 2 £39,500 +75.55% 1
Scotland - 2 - -
Oxfordshire - 2 £46,250 -
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Cambridge -9 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheltenham - 1 - - 2
Chesterfield - 1 £35,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 £39,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £28,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £35,000 -
Oxford - 1 £40,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £27,500 -
Surrey - 1 £33,500 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (47.06%) C++
2 75 (44.12%) Python
3 69 (40.59%) Java
4 68 (40.00%) Degree
5 65 (38.24%) C#
6 59 (34.71%) Linux
7 57 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (32.94%) Computer Science
8 56 (32.94%) OO
9 54 (31.76%) Finance
10 52 (30.59%) C
11 49 (28.82%) JavaScript
12 47 (27.65%) Software Engineering
13 42 (24.71%) Games
14 41 (24.12%) SQL
15 38 (22.35%) SQL Server
15 38 (22.35%) JUnit
16 37 (21.76%) Windows
17 35 (20.59%) Bash Shell
18 34 (20.00%) TDD
19 32 (18.82%) Multithreading
20 30 (17.65%) Unit Testing
21 28 (16.47%) ActionScript
21 28 (16.47%) HTML
21 28 (16.47%) Scrum
22 24 (14.12%) UNIX
22 24 (14.12%) WebDriver
23 23 (13.53%) .NET
24 22 (12.94%) VB
24 22 (12.94%) Perl

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (2.94%) SAS
2 4 (2.35%) Node.js
3 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) 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 4 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (1.76%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.12%) FTP
3 5 (2.94%) SNMP
3 5 (2.94%) iSCSI
3 5 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
4 4 (2.35%) SSL
4 4 (2.35%) Firewall
5 2 (1.18%) GSM
5 2 (1.18%) VoIP
5 2 (1.18%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (22.35%) SQL Server
2 19 (11.18%) SQLite
3 11 (6.47%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.94%) MongoDB
4 5 (2.94%) Neo4j
4 5 (2.94%) Hazelcast
5 4 (2.35%) MySQL
5 4 (2.35%) Big Data
6 3 (1.76%) Sybase ASE
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) JUnit
2 24 (14.12%) WebDriver
3 22 (12.94%) Visual Studio
3 22 (12.94%) JIRA
4 20 (11.76%) Jasmine
4 20 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 15 (8.82%) Cucumber
5 15 (8.82%) JBehave
5 15 (8.82%) Karma Test Runner
6 12 (7.06%) Ant
7 10 (5.88%) Git (software)
7 10 (5.88%) Selenium
7 10 (5.88%) jMock
8 9 (5.29%) Subversion
9 7 (4.12%) Maven
10 5 (2.94%) FitNesse
10 5 (2.94%) TestNG
11 4 (2.35%) JSUnit
11 4 (2.35%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.35%) LabVIEW
General
1 54 (31.76%) Finance
2 42 (24.71%) Games
3 18 (10.59%) Manufacturing
4 10 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 8 (4.71%) Banking
5 8 (4.71%) Investment Banking
6 6 (3.53%) Electronics
7 3 (1.76%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.76%) 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
1 112 (65.88%) Developer
2 26 (15.29%) Analyst
3 22 (12.94%) Programmer
4 21 (12.35%) Software Engineer
5 20 (11.76%) C# Developer
6 19 (11.18%) Analyst Programmer
6 19 (11.18%) C++ Developer
7 16 (9.41%) C Developer
8 14 (8.24%) Senior Developer
9 13 (7.65%) Tester
9 13 (7.65%) Junior
10 12 (7.06%) Java Developer
10 12 (7.06%) Games Developer
11 11 (6.47%) Graduate
11 11 (6.47%) QA Tester
12 9 (5.29%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.71%) Junior Developer
14 7 (4.12%) Graduate Developer
15 6 (3.53%) Analyst Developer
16 5 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (16.47%) HTML
2 23 (13.53%) .NET
3 20 (11.76%) ASP.NET
4 19 (11.18%) WPF
4 19 (11.18%) LINQ
5 18 (10.59%) J2SE
6 15 (8.82%) Flash
7 10 (5.88%) CSS
8 9 (5.29%) J2EE
8 9 (5.29%) XML
8 9 (5.29%) DOM
8 9 (5.29%) HTML5
8 9 (5.29%) REST
9 6 (3.53%) JSON
10 5 (2.94%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (2.94%) Spring
10 5 (2.94%) Backbone.js
10 5 (2.94%) Apache Camel
11 4 (2.35%) Middleware
11 4 (2.35%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 56 (32.94%) Computer Science
2 17 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (8.24%) Open Source
4 11 (6.47%) 3D Graphics
5 9 (5.29%) iPad
5 9 (5.29%) Online Games
6 8 (4.71%) Animation
7 6 (3.53%) Derivative
7 6 (3.53%) Social Network
7 6 (3.53%) User Experience
8 5 (2.94%) Mathematics
8 5 (2.94%) N-Tier
9 4 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 4 (2.35%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.35%) Fixed Income
9 4 (2.35%) Equities
9 4 (2.35%) Over-the-Top Content
9 4 (2.35%) Robotics
10 3 (1.76%) iPhone
10 3 (1.76%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 59 (34.71%) Linux
2 37 (21.76%) Windows
3 24 (14.12%) UNIX
4 19 (11.18%) Android
5 16 (9.41%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.53%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.35%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.59%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.53%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (32.94%) OO
3 47 (27.65%) Software Engineering
4 34 (20.00%) TDD
5 32 (18.82%) Multithreading
6 30 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 28 (16.47%) Scrum
8 20 (11.76%) Automated Testing
9 17 (10.00%) Low Latency
10 15 (8.82%) Test Automation
11 13 (7.65%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.88%) Game Development
12 10 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (5.29%) OOP
13 9 (5.29%) Web Application Development
14 7 (4.12%) Performance Tuning
15 6 (3.53%) Time Management
16 5 (2.94%) 3D Modelling
16 5 (2.94%) Release Management
16 5 (2.94%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 80 (47.06%) C++
2 75 (44.12%) Python
3 69 (40.59%) Java
4 65 (38.24%) C#
5 52 (30.59%) C
6 49 (28.82%) JavaScript
7 41 (24.12%) SQL
8 35 (20.59%) Bash Shell
9 28 (16.47%) ActionScript
10 22 (12.94%) VB
10 22 (12.94%) Perl
10 22 (12.94%) ActionScript 3.0
11 19 (11.18%) VB6
11 19 (11.18%) VB.NET
12 13 (7.65%) Ruby
13 11 (6.47%) PHP
14 6 (3.53%) Shell Script
15 5 (2.94%) VBA
15 5 (2.94%) Embedded C
16 4 (2.35%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 68 (40.00%) 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 (11.18%) ISO 9001
2 17 (10.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) Zenoss
1 4 (2.35%) Puppet
1 4 (2.35%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.35%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.35%) Salt
1 4 (2.35%) Nagios
2 1 (0.59%) SCCM
2 1 (0.59%) SCOM
2 1 (0.59%) OpenView
Vendors
1 16 (9.41%) Oracle
2 7 (4.12%) Sybase
3 5 (2.94%) Terracotta
4 4 (2.35%) Reuters
4 4 (2.35%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.35%) Adobe
4 4 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.35%) Roku
5 2 (1.18%) Facebook
5 2 (1.18%) Twitter
5 2 (1.18%) Google
6 1 (0.59%) Wind River
6 1 (0.59%) Sencha
6 1 (0.59%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.59%) Sony
6 1 (0.59%) Perforce
6 1 (0.59%) Apple
6 1 (0.59%) Sun
6 1 (0.59%) HP
6 1 (0.59%) SAP
Reading, Berkshire
eCom Recruitment
Salary: £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Gamesys
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Sheffield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £26000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benifits
Posted: 9 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: Neg. + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago