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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 840 849 842
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing Lua 52 97 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.082% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.094% 0.16% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 43 85 48
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £30,000 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%

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
55604 62423 57462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.46% 52.80% 53.15%
Number of salaries quoted 47286 53331 49426
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 2015. 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 0 49 £47,500 +5.55% 5
South East +8 22 £42,500 -5.55% 2
London +5 22 £55,000 - 2
East Sussex +1 22 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Brighton +6 20 £42,500 -5.55%
City of London +54 10 £55,000 -6.38%
South West -12 2 £55,000 +89.65%
Lewes - 2 £40,000 - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 £55,000 -
East of England +5 1 £28,500 -28.75% 1
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £28,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Leeds - 1 £19,000 -
Leicester - 1 £35,000 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 41 (50.00%) Linux
2 36 (43.90%) Degree
3 34 (41.46%) Computer Science
4 33 (40.24%) OO
5 31 (37.80%) Python
6 30 (36.59%) JavaScript
7 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
8 27 (32.93%) Android
8 27 (32.93%) SQL
9 26 (31.71%) C++
10 25 (30.49%) Java
11 24 (29.27%) C#
11 24 (29.27%) TDD
12 23 (28.05%) Bash Shell
12 23 (28.05%) Apple iOS
13 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
14 20 (24.39%) .NET
14 20 (24.39%) Visual Studio
14 20 (24.39%) Games
15 19 (23.17%) ActionScript
15 19 (23.17%) Unit Testing
16 18 (21.95%) Windows
17 16 (19.51%) JUnit
17 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET
17 16 (19.51%) C
17 16 (19.51%) VB
17 16 (19.51%) VB.NET
17 16 (19.51%) SQLite
17 16 (19.51%) Selenium
17 16 (19.51%) WPF

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 2 (2.44%) Apache
2 1 (1.22%) SAS
2 1 (1.22%) nginx
2 1 (1.22%) Node.js
2 1 (1.22%) Gunicorn
Applications
1 4 (4.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.54%) Internet
2 4 (4.88%) Firewall
2 4 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.88%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.88%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.22%) PSTN
3 1 (1.22%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.61%) SQL Server
2 16 (19.51%) SQLite
3 14 (17.07%) MongoDB
3 14 (17.07%) Neo4j
3 14 (17.07%) Hazelcast
4 6 (7.32%) MySQL
5 5 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.88%) CouchDB
6 4 (4.88%) Big Data
7 1 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Visual Studio
2 16 (19.51%) Selenium
2 16 (19.51%) JUnit
3 14 (17.07%) Liquibase
3 14 (17.07%) WebDriver
3 14 (17.07%) Cucumber
3 14 (17.07%) Jasmine
3 14 (17.07%) TestNG
3 14 (17.07%) Subversion
3 14 (17.07%) Maven
4 12 (14.63%) Git (software)
5 7 (8.54%) JIRA
6 4 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.66%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.22%) Grunt
General
1 20 (24.39%) Games
2 15 (18.29%) Finance
3 9 (10.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (59.76%) Developer
2 24 (29.27%) Analyst
3 15 (18.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 15 (18.29%) Programmer
4 14 (17.07%) Java Developer
4 14 (17.07%) C# Developer
4 14 (17.07%) WPF Developer
5 10 (12.20%) C++ Analyst Programmer
5 10 (12.20%) C++ Programmer
6 9 (10.98%) C Developer
6 9 (10.98%) Tester
7 8 (9.76%) Test Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Software Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Games Developer
8 5 (6.10%) Developer Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) Server Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) Administrator
9 4 (4.88%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.39%) .NET
2 16 (19.51%) ASP.NET
2 16 (19.51%) WPF
2 16 (19.51%) LINQ
3 14 (17.07%) Backbone.js
3 14 (17.07%) Apache Camel
3 14 (17.07%) J2SE
3 14 (17.07%) ActiveMQ
3 14 (17.07%) Spring
3 14 (17.07%) Java EE
4 12 (14.63%) HTML
5 11 (13.41%) STL
6 10 (12.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 9 (10.98%) HTML5
8 5 (6.10%) Flash
9 4 (4.88%) CSS
10 3 (3.66%) POSIX
11 2 (2.44%) JSON
11 2 (2.44%) Dojo
11 2 (2.44%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (41.46%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.07%) Public Cloud
3 10 (12.20%) Derivative
4 9 (10.98%) N-Tier
4 9 (10.98%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (7.32%) Internet of Things
6 5 (6.10%) Online Games
6 5 (6.10%) iPad
7 4 (4.88%) BYOD
8 3 (3.66%) User Experience
9 2 (2.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (1.22%) Xbox
10 1 (1.22%) Streaming Video
10 1 (1.22%) Economics
10 1 (1.22%) Statistics
10 1 (1.22%) Flash Games
10 1 (1.22%) Mathematics
10 1 (1.22%) Applied Mathematics
10 1 (1.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.00%) Linux
2 27 (32.93%) Android
3 23 (28.05%) Apple iOS
4 18 (21.95%) Windows
5 14 (17.07%) Windows Mobile
6 13 (15.85%) UNIX
7 4 (4.88%) Mac OS X
7 4 (4.88%) CentOS
7 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.24%) OO
2 29 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (29.27%) TDD
4 19 (23.17%) Unit Testing
5 16 (19.51%) Scrum
6 15 (18.29%) Multithreading
7 14 (17.07%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.32%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.10%) Game Development
9 5 (6.10%) Low Latency
10 4 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.88%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.88%) Data Security
11 3 (3.66%) Test Scripting
11 3 (3.66%) Cyber Security
12 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.44%) Coaching
12 2 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (2.44%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 31 (37.80%) Python
2 30 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 27 (32.93%) SQL
4 26 (31.71%) C++
5 25 (30.49%) Java
6 24 (29.27%) C#
7 23 (28.05%) Bash Shell
8 19 (23.17%) ActionScript
9 16 (19.51%) C
9 16 (19.51%) VB
9 16 (19.51%) VB.NET
9 16 (19.51%) VB6
10 15 (18.29%) Ruby
11 10 (12.20%) Pascal
11 10 (12.20%) Perl
12 6 (7.32%) PHP
13 5 (6.10%) ActionScript 3.0
14 4 (4.88%) Objective-C
15 2 (2.44%) Groovy
15 2 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 36 (43.90%) Degree
2 4 (4.88%) RHCSA
3 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.07%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.22%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (4.88%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.22%) StatsD
2 1 (1.22%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Graphite
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Terracotta
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.88%) VMware
3 2 (2.44%) Oracle
4 1 (1.22%) BT
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Gamesys
Posted: 8 days ago