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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 874 914 903
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -11
Permanent jobs citing Lua 47 53 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.049% 0.082%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.091% 0.095% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 47 43 88
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £29,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
51427 55553 64014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.38% 51.39% 52.77%
Number of salaries quoted 44502 47278 54656
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 £70,000 £65,000 £69,600
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 30 May 2016 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 15 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 30 May 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 +45 47 £52,500 +10.52% 7
London +35 25 £70,000 +27.27% 4
South East +25 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
East Sussex +9 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Brighton +8 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East of England +36 3 £45,000 +57.89%
South West +11 3 £75,000 +36.36%
Surrey - 3 £70,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 3 £45,000 -
Epsom - 3 £70,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +16 2 £45,000 +136.84%
Yorkshire +9 2 £45,000 +136.84%
Bradford - 2 £45,000 -
Devon - 1 £40,000 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 81 (79.41%) Python
2 77 (75.49%) C++
3 57 (55.88%) Java
4 43 (42.16%) C
5 41 (40.20%) Perl
6 40 (39.22%) Software Engineering
7 36 (35.29%) SQL
8 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (32.35%) Linux
10 28 (27.45%) XML
11 27 (26.47%) Bash Shell
12 25 (24.51%) Embedded Systems
12 25 (24.51%) Analytics
13 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
14 23 (22.55%) Manufacturing
14 23 (22.55%) Unit Testing
14 23 (22.55%) Android
14 23 (22.55%) Big Data
15 22 (21.57%) Unix
16 21 (20.59%) Apple iOS
17 20 (19.61%) Degree
17 20 (19.61%) Finance
18 17 (16.67%) Banking
18 17 (16.67%) Data Analytics
19 16 (15.69%) C#
19 16 (15.69%) Visualisation
20 15 (14.71%) Data Visualisation
20 15 (14.71%) Selenium
20 15 (14.71%) HTML
20 15 (14.71%) ActionScript

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 3 (2.94%) Apache Spark
1 3 (2.94%) nginx
1 3 (2.94%) Node.js
2 1 (0.98%) Apache
2 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.98%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.90%) 3ds Max
1 5 (4.90%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.96%) SPSS
3 1 (0.98%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.94%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.90%) GitHub
2 5 (4.90%) Google Analytics
3 4 (3.92%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.96%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.90%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.98%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.55%) Big Data
2 9 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.84%) MySQL
4 6 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (3.92%) Redis
6 3 (2.94%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.96%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.96%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.98%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.98%) IDOL
8 1 (0.98%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.98%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.98%) Riak
8 1 (0.98%) SQLite
8 1 (0.98%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 15 (14.71%) Selenium
2 10 (9.80%) Cucumber
2 10 (9.80%) JUnit
2 10 (9.80%) Subversion
2 10 (9.80%) TestNG
2 10 (9.80%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.90%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.90%) JIRA
3 5 (4.90%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.94%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.94%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.94%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.98%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.98%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (22.55%) Manufacturing
2 20 (19.61%) Finance
3 17 (16.67%) Banking
4 14 (13.73%) Financial Institution
4 14 (13.73%) Games
4 14 (13.73%) Investment Banking
5 13 (12.75%) Back Office
6 11 (10.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 36 (35.29%) Developer
2 24 (23.53%) C Software Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) C++ Software Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Embedded C Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Embedded Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 24 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 18 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 15 (14.71%) Software Developer
5 14 (13.73%) Analyst
5 14 (13.73%) Python Developer
6 13 (12.75%) Consultant
6 13 (12.75%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (27.45%) XML
2 15 (14.71%) HTML
2 15 (14.71%) Web Services
3 14 (13.73%) FIX Protocol
4 11 (10.78%) Qt
5 10 (9.80%) CSS
6 6 (5.88%) .NET
6 6 (5.88%) Corona SDK
7 5 (4.90%) .NET Framework
7 5 (4.90%) Ajax
7 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.90%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (4.90%) CSS3
7 5 (4.90%) Ext JS
7 5 (4.90%) GWT
7 5 (4.90%) HTML5
7 5 (4.90%) jQuery
7 5 (4.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (3.92%) SOAP
8 4 (3.92%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 25 (24.51%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (15.69%) Visualisation
3 15 (14.71%) N-Tier
4 12 (11.76%) Computer Science
5 11 (10.78%) DTV
6 10 (9.80%) Digital Media
6 10 (9.80%) IPTV
6 10 (9.80%) STB
7 8 (7.84%) Management Information System
7 8 (7.84%) Mathematics
7 8 (7.84%) User Experience
8 7 (6.86%) Algorithms
9 6 (5.88%) Physics
10 5 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (4.90%) e-Learning
10 5 (4.90%) Learning Management System
10 5 (4.90%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.94%) Data Integration
11 3 (2.94%) Economics
11 3 (2.94%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 33 (32.35%) Linux
2 23 (22.55%) Android
3 22 (21.57%) Unix
4 21 (20.59%) Apple iOS
5 4 (3.92%) Ubuntu
6 3 (2.94%) CentOS
7 1 (0.98%) AIX
7 1 (0.98%) Debian
7 1 (0.98%) HPUX
7 1 (0.98%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.98%) Solaris
7 1 (0.98%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (39.22%) Software Engineering
2 35 (34.31%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (24.51%) Analytics
4 23 (22.55%) Unit Testing
5 17 (16.67%) Data Analytics
6 15 (14.71%) Data Visualisation
6 15 (14.71%) OO
6 15 (14.71%) TDD
7 14 (13.73%) Continuous Delivery
7 14 (13.73%) Functional Testing
8 13 (12.75%) Low Latency
9 12 (11.76%) OOP
10 10 (9.80%) Automation Testing
10 10 (9.80%) BDD
10 10 (9.80%) Front End Development
10 10 (9.80%) Test Automation
11 9 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (8.82%) QA Automation
11 9 (8.82%) SDLC
11 9 (8.82%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 81 (79.41%) Python
2 77 (75.49%) C++
3 57 (55.88%) Java
4 43 (42.16%) C
5 41 (40.20%) Perl
6 36 (35.29%) SQL
7 27 (26.47%) Bash Shell
8 24 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 16 (15.69%) C#
10 15 (14.71%) ActionScript
11 11 (10.78%) Ruby
12 10 (9.80%) Scala
13 8 (7.84%) PHP
14 5 (4.90%) R
15 4 (3.92%) Groovy
16 3 (2.94%) MATLAB
17 2 (1.96%) Embedded C
17 2 (1.96%) Embedded C++
17 2 (1.96%) Objective-C
17 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (19.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.98%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.98%) PhD
2 1 (0.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (11.76%) QA
2 5 (4.90%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.94%) iptables
2 3 (2.94%) Xen
3 1 (0.98%) Docker
3 1 (0.98%) Firmware
3 1 (0.98%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.92%) Ansible
1 4 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.92%) Puppet
2 3 (2.94%) Nagios
2 3 (2.94%) Salt
2 3 (2.94%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.98%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.98%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (5.88%) VMware
2 5 (4.90%) Autodesk
2 5 (4.90%) Google
3 1 (0.98%) Oracle
3 1 (0.98%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.98%) Sybase
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Posted: 4 days ago
Tyneside
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Salary: Up to £40, 000
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: 65000-75000 Per Annum
Posted: 24 days ago