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

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 823 819 835
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Lua 82 55 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.050% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.14% 0.096% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 73 48 56
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 £23,800 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-8.66% +7.14%

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
59949 57487 64183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.24% 52.60% 53.70%
Number of salaries quoted 50357 49405 56397
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 August 2014 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 27 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 August 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 +20 81 £45,000 -10.00% 13
London -1 45 £57,500 +15.00% 10
South East +10 21 £45,000 +125.00% 1
East Sussex -8 19 £45,000 +125.00% 1
Brighton -17 19 £45,000 +125.00% 1
East of England -9 6 £22,500 -40.00%
South West - 5 £29,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 5 £65,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £22,500 -
City of London -19 4 £65,000 +23.80% 2
Dorset - 4 £29,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £23,500 -
Yorkshire - 3 £23,500 -
Sheffield - 3 £23,500 -
Surbiton - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey - 2 £39,250 -
Cambridgeshire +4 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Cambridge -9 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Cheltenham - 1 - - 1
Chesterfield - 1 £35,000 - 1
Dundee - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £45,000 -
Ipswich - 1 £28,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (45.00%) Python
2 80 (44.44%) C++
3 75 (41.67%) Degree
4 67 (37.22%) C#
4 67 (37.22%) Java
5 66 (36.67%) OO
6 57 (31.67%) Linux
6 57 (31.67%) Computer Science
7 53 (29.44%) Finance
8 48 (26.67%) C
9 45 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 45 (25.00%) Games
10 44 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
10 44 (24.44%) Software Engineering
11 38 (21.11%) SQL Server
12 36 (20.00%) JUnit
12 36 (20.00%) SQL
12 36 (20.00%) Windows
13 35 (19.44%) Multithreading
13 35 (19.44%) Bash Shell
14 29 (16.11%) Unit Testing
14 29 (16.11%) ActionScript
14 29 (16.11%) .NET
15 27 (15.00%) VB
15 27 (15.00%) UNIX
16 26 (14.44%) TDD
17 25 (13.89%) VB.NET
18 24 (13.33%) Scrum
18 24 (13.33%) ActionScript 3.0
19 23 (12.78%) WebDriver

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 (2.78%) SAS
2 4 (2.22%) Node.js
3 2 (1.11%) IIS
3 2 (1.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (1.11%) Maya
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.33%) FTP
3 5 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
3 5 (2.78%) iSCSI
4 4 (2.22%) Firewall
4 4 (2.22%) SSL
4 4 (2.22%) SNMP
5 2 (1.11%) GSM
5 2 (1.11%) VoIP
5 2 (1.11%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.56%) Multicast
6 1 (0.56%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.56%) IGMP
6 1 (0.56%) Network Security
6 1 (0.56%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.22%) SQLite
3 9 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.33%) Big Data
5 4 (2.22%) MySQL
6 3 (1.67%) Hazelcast
6 3 (1.67%) Neo4j
6 3 (1.67%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.67%) Sybase ASE
7 2 (1.11%) IDOL
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (20.00%) JUnit
2 23 (12.78%) WebDriver
2 23 (12.78%) Visual Studio
3 21 (11.67%) JIRA
4 19 (10.56%) Jenkins
5 16 (8.89%) Jasmine
6 13 (7.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 13 (7.22%) JBehave
6 13 (7.22%) Ant
7 12 (6.67%) Cucumber
8 11 (6.11%) jMock
9 10 (5.56%) Selenium
10 7 (3.89%) FitNesse
10 7 (3.89%) JSUnit
10 7 (3.89%) Git (software)
11 6 (3.33%) Subversion
12 4 (2.22%) LabVIEW
12 4 (2.22%) Maven
13 3 (1.67%) CruiseControl
13 3 (1.67%) TestNG
General
1 53 (29.44%) Finance
2 45 (25.00%) Games
3 19 (10.56%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.11%) Financial Institution
5 9 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 9 (5.00%) Banking
6 6 (3.33%) Electronics
7 4 (2.22%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.67%) Marketing
9 2 (1.11%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.56%) Retail
10 1 (0.56%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 115 (63.89%) Developer
2 27 (15.00%) Analyst
3 25 (13.89%) Programmer
4 23 (12.78%) C# Developer
5 21 (11.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 19 (10.56%) Software Engineer
7 16 (8.89%) C++ Developer
8 14 (7.78%) Tester
8 14 (7.78%) Junior
8 14 (7.78%) C Developer
9 13 (7.22%) QA Tester
10 12 (6.67%) Games Developer
11 10 (5.56%) Graduate
11 10 (5.56%) Java Developer
11 10 (5.56%) Senior Developer
12 9 (5.00%) Junior Developer
13 8 (4.44%) Software Developer
13 8 (4.44%) Flash Developer
14 7 (3.89%) GUI Developer
14 7 (3.89%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.11%) .NET
2 23 (12.78%) ASP.NET
3 22 (12.22%) WPF
3 22 (12.22%) LINQ
3 22 (12.22%) HTML
4 17 (9.44%) J2SE
5 16 (8.89%) Flash
6 10 (5.56%) CSS
7 9 (5.00%) REST
7 9 (5.00%) DOM
7 9 (5.00%) J2EE
8 8 (4.44%) XML
9 6 (3.33%) JSON
10 5 (2.78%) HTML5
11 4 (2.22%) DirectX
12 3 (1.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 3 (1.67%) Apache Camel
12 3 (1.67%) Backbone.js
12 3 (1.67%) ActiveMQ
12 3 (1.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 57 (31.67%) Computer Science
2 17 (9.44%) Open Source
3 15 (8.33%) 3D Graphics
4 14 (7.78%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 9 (5.00%) Social Network
7 7 (3.89%) iPad
7 7 (3.89%) Physics
8 6 (3.33%) Animation
8 6 (3.33%) Online Games
9 5 (2.78%) Xbox
9 5 (2.78%) iPhone
9 5 (2.78%) Equities
9 5 (2.78%) Fixed Income
9 5 (2.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (2.22%) Streaming Video
10 4 (2.22%) Robotics
10 4 (2.22%) Derivative
10 4 (2.22%) Social Gaming
11 3 (1.67%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 57 (31.67%) Linux
2 36 (20.00%) Windows
3 27 (15.00%) UNIX
4 15 (8.33%) Android
5 10 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.22%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (36.67%) OO
2 44 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.44%) Software Engineering
3 35 (19.44%) Multithreading
4 29 (16.11%) Unit Testing
5 26 (14.44%) TDD
6 24 (13.33%) Scrum
7 20 (11.11%) Automated Testing
8 19 (10.56%) Low Latency
9 13 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (7.22%) OOP
10 12 (6.67%) Test Automation
11 10 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
12 9 (5.00%) Web Application Development
13 8 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
13 8 (4.44%) Game Development
14 6 (3.33%) Release Management
14 6 (3.33%) Time Management
15 5 (2.78%) Automation Testing
15 5 (2.78%) 3D Animation
Programming Languages
1 81 (45.00%) Python
2 80 (44.44%) C++
3 67 (37.22%) C#
3 67 (37.22%) Java
4 48 (26.67%) C
5 45 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 36 (20.00%) SQL
7 35 (19.44%) Bash Shell
8 29 (16.11%) ActionScript
9 27 (15.00%) VB
10 25 (13.89%) VB.NET
11 24 (13.33%) ActionScript 3.0
12 22 (12.22%) VB6
13 21 (11.67%) Perl
14 11 (6.11%) Ruby
14 11 (6.11%) PHP
15 5 (2.78%) Scala
15 5 (2.78%) Embedded C
15 5 (2.78%) VBA
15 5 (2.78%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 75 (41.67%) Degree
2 3 (1.67%) MCPD
2 3 (1.67%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (1.67%) MCP
3 1 (0.56%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (12.22%) ISO 9001
2 16 (8.89%) QA
3 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.56%) Nmap
1 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.22%) Nagios
1 4 (2.22%) Zenoss
1 4 (2.22%) Puppet
1 4 (2.22%) Salt
1 4 (2.22%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 14 (7.78%) Oracle
2 8 (4.44%) Sybase
2 8 (4.44%) Adobe
3 5 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.78%) Reuters
3 5 (2.78%) Bloomberg
4 4 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (2.22%) Google
4 4 (2.22%) Roku
5 3 (1.67%) Terracotta
5 3 (1.67%) Epicor
6 2 (1.11%) CA
6 2 (1.11%) Facebook
6 2 (1.11%) Twitter
7 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.56%) Sun
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Perforce
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) Sony
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £55000.00 per annum + Bonus Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Gamesys
Salary: plus bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £20k to £30k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chesterfield
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Brighton
Creative Personnel
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago