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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 899 902 866
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -36
Permanent jobs citing Lua 44 32 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.030% 0.064%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.083% 0.061% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 43 24 61
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £24,969 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £75,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £24,969 £43,750
% change year-on-year
+80.22% -42.92%

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
52947 52865 55326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.98% 50.33% 53.24%
Number of salaries quoted 45673 45429 46448
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £66,000 £66,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.89%

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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 18 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 14 February 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
(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 +18 44 £45,000 +3.44% 13
London +9 19 £52,500 +10.52% 8
East Sussex +22 12 £45,000 +5.88% 2
South East +11 12 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Brighton +8 12 £45,000 +5.88% 1
West Yorkshire - 8 £45,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 8 £45,000 - 2
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £47,500 -
Bradford - 5 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £40,000 -
East of England - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +53 1 £32,500 -56.66%
North West - 1 £21,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £21,500 -
Alcester - 1 £42,500 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 74 (70.48%) Software Engineering
2 63 (60.00%) C++
3 59 (56.19%) Python
4 52 (49.52%) Java
5 44 (41.90%) Degree
6 43 (40.95%) OO
6 43 (40.95%) Games
7 38 (36.19%) JavaScript
7 38 (36.19%) Android
8 35 (33.33%) Linux
8 35 (33.33%) Apple iOS
9 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (28.57%) TDD
10 30 (28.57%) Computer Science
11 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
11 26 (24.76%) JUnit
11 26 (24.76%) C
12 25 (23.81%) N-Tier
12 25 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (23.81%) Unit Testing
12 25 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
13 24 (22.86%) MongoDB
13 24 (22.86%) Maven
13 24 (22.86%) Scrum
14 23 (21.90%) Handlebars
14 23 (21.90%) RequireJS
14 23 (21.90%) ActiveMQ
14 23 (21.90%) Sun
14 23 (21.90%) HTML
14 23 (21.90%) Bash Shell

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 22 (20.95%) Node.js
2 2 (1.90%) nginx
3 1 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (1.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.90%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.76%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.95%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (22.86%) MongoDB
2 23 (21.90%) Hazelcast
3 19 (18.10%) Neo4j
3 19 (18.10%) NoSQL
4 16 (15.24%) Big Data
5 4 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.90%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.95%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.95%) MySQL
7 1 (0.95%) Redis
7 1 (0.95%) Riak
Development Applications
1 26 (24.76%) Git (software)
1 26 (24.76%) JUnit
2 24 (22.86%) Maven
3 23 (21.90%) Jasmine
4 22 (20.95%) Grunt
5 8 (7.62%) Cucumber
5 8 (7.62%) Selenium
5 8 (7.62%) TestNG
5 8 (7.62%) WebDriver
6 6 (5.71%) Subversion
7 4 (3.81%) Eclipse
7 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.86%) CMake
8 3 (2.86%) GCC
8 3 (2.86%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.86%) Xcode
9 1 (0.95%) Ant
9 1 (0.95%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.95%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (40.95%) Games
2 22 (20.95%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (49.52%) Developer
2 36 (34.29%) Java Developer
3 35 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
3 35 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) C Software Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) Embedded C Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) Embedded Engineer
4 24 (22.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 15 (14.29%) C++ Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Games Developer
7 9 (8.57%) Python Developer
8 7 (6.67%) Big Data Developer
8 7 (6.67%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.90%) ActiveMQ
1 23 (21.90%) Backbone.js
1 23 (21.90%) Handlebars
1 23 (21.90%) HTML
1 23 (21.90%) RequireJS
2 22 (20.95%) Flash
2 22 (20.95%) HTML5
2 22 (20.95%) Sass
3 19 (18.10%) Spring
4 18 (17.14%) JDBC
4 18 (17.14%) LAMP
4 18 (17.14%) XML
4 18 (17.14%) XSL
4 18 (17.14%) XSLT
5 13 (12.38%) JSP
6 9 (8.57%) MFC
6 9 (8.57%) OpenGL
7 7 (6.67%) J2SE
7 7 (6.67%) Qt
7 7 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 25 (23.81%) Embedded Systems
2 25 (23.81%) N-Tier
3 23 (21.90%) User Experience
4 22 (20.95%) Online Games
5 18 (17.14%) Algorithms
6 9 (8.57%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (5.71%) DTV
7 6 (5.71%) Physics
8 5 (4.76%) Digital Media
8 5 (4.76%) IPTV
8 5 (4.76%) Social Network
8 5 (4.76%) STB
9 3 (2.86%) Client/Server
9 3 (2.86%) CUDA
9 3 (2.86%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.90%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.90%) Streaming Video
10 2 (1.90%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 38 (36.19%) Android
2 35 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 35 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (2.86%) CentOS
3 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.90%) Windows
5 1 (0.95%) Unix
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (70.48%) Software Engineering
2 43 (40.95%) OO
3 33 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (28.57%) TDD
5 25 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (23.81%) Unit Testing
6 24 (22.86%) Scrum
7 22 (20.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (20.95%) OOP
7 22 (20.95%) Web Design
8 18 (17.14%) Integration Testing
8 18 (17.14%) SDLC
9 17 (16.19%) Multithreading
10 16 (15.24%) Continuous Delivery
10 16 (15.24%) Game Development
11 15 (14.29%) Machine Learning
12 13 (12.38%) Open Source
13 12 (11.43%) BDD
14 9 (8.57%) Test Automation
15 7 (6.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 63 (60.00%) C++
2 59 (56.19%) Python
3 52 (49.52%) Java
4 38 (36.19%) JavaScript
5 26 (24.76%) C
6 23 (21.90%) Bash Shell
7 17 (16.19%) Scala
8 14 (13.33%) SQL
9 11 (10.48%) Perl
10 8 (7.62%) ActionScript
11 7 (6.67%) Ruby
12 6 (5.71%) C#
13 5 (4.76%) R
14 4 (3.81%) MATLAB
15 3 (2.86%) Embedded C
15 3 (2.86%) Embedded C++
15 3 (2.86%) PHP
16 2 (1.90%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.95%) RPG
17 1 (0.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 44 (41.90%) Degree
2 1 (0.95%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.95%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.95%) PhD
2 1 (0.95%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.95%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) QA
2 1 (0.95%) SDET
2 1 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.86%) iptables
1 3 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (2.86%) Xen
2 2 (1.90%) Firmware
3 1 (0.95%) Docker
3 1 (0.95%) LXC
Systems Management
1 22 (20.95%) Capistrano
2 3 (2.86%) Ansible
2 3 (2.86%) Nagios
2 3 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.86%) Puppet
2 3 (2.86%) Salt
2 3 (2.86%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.95%) SELinux
Vendors
1 23 (21.90%) Sun
2 22 (20.95%) Facebook
2 22 (20.95%) Google
3 3 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.95%) Perforce
4 1 (0.95%) Terracotta
Shipley, West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Brighton, Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford
TRG
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Bright Executive Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PwC
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago