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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 827 831 836
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +5
Permanent jobs citing Lua 73 79 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.069% 0.053%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.13% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 47 71 45
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+24.08% -2.14%

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
56587 58638 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.12% 51.04% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48340 49168 48136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 31 August 2015 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 31 August 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 +7 69 £45,000 - 6
South East +27 31 £42,500 -5.55% 5
London -10 31 £47,500 -17.39% 1
East Sussex +12 17 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Brighton +17 16 £42,500 -5.55%
Oxfordshire - 10 £36,000 - 2
Oxford - 10 £36,000 - 1
City of London +19 5 £60,000 -7.69%
East Midlands -1 4 £22,500 -35.71%
Scotland -5 4 £32,500 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £22,500 -
Grantham - 4 £22,500 -
Edinburgh -1 3 £32,500 -
Berkshire - 3 £57,500 - 1
North West - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire +11 2 - -
East of England +5 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Merseyside - 2 £36,250 -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £36,250 -
Dundee -5 1 £40,000 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £45,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £25,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Worthing - 1 £42,500 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 61 (48.80%) Python
2 57 (45.60%) JavaScript
3 45 (36.00%) OO
3 45 (36.00%) Degree
4 43 (34.40%) Computer Science
5 41 (32.80%) Linux
6 40 (32.00%) Bash Shell
7 38 (30.40%) C#
8 35 (28.00%) SQL
8 35 (28.00%) Games
9 32 (25.60%) HTML
10 31 (24.80%) .NET
10 31 (24.80%) Unit Testing
11 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET
11 30 (24.00%) Java
12 28 (22.40%) C++
12 28 (22.40%) TDD
13 27 (21.60%) ActionScript
13 27 (21.60%) Selenium
13 27 (21.60%) Ruby
14 26 (20.80%) Scrum
15 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
15 25 (20.00%) C
15 25 (20.00%) Android
15 25 (20.00%) Apple iOS
16 24 (19.20%) Jasmine
17 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
18 22 (17.60%) VB
18 22 (17.60%) VB.NET
18 22 (17.60%) CSS

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 12 (9.60%) Node.js
2 8 (6.40%) WorkSite
2 8 (6.40%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.40%) CMS
3 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.40%) Apache
3 3 (2.40%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.40%) Drupal
3 3 (2.40%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.40%) WordPress
4 1 (0.80%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (5.60%) Photoshop
1 7 (5.60%) MS Visio
1 7 (5.60%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (5.60%) Maya
2 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (6.40%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.80%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.40%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.40%) Basecamp
2 3 (2.40%) Trello
2 3 (2.40%) GitHub
3 1 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.40%) SAN
1 3 (2.40%) HTTPS
1 3 (2.40%) SSL
1 3 (2.40%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (0.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.80%) VoIP
2 1 (0.80%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (18.40%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.60%) SQLite
3 20 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 17 (13.60%) Neo4j
5 15 (12.00%) Hazelcast
6 8 (6.40%) IDOL
7 4 (3.20%) MySQL
8 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.80%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.80%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 27 (21.60%) Selenium
2 24 (19.20%) Jasmine
3 22 (17.60%) Visual Studio
4 18 (14.40%) Subversion
5 17 (13.60%) Maven
5 17 (13.60%) TestNG
5 17 (13.60%) Cucumber
5 17 (13.60%) WebDriver
5 17 (13.60%) JUnit
5 17 (13.60%) Liquibase
6 12 (9.60%) Git (software)
6 12 (9.60%) Grunt
6 12 (9.60%) Bower
6 12 (9.60%) webpack
7 5 (4.00%) JIRA
7 5 (4.00%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.40%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.40%) IntelliJ
8 3 (2.40%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.40%) Jenkins
General
1 35 (28.00%) Games
2 19 (15.20%) Manufacturing
3 18 (14.40%) Finance
4 9 (7.20%) Marketing
5 6 (4.80%) Banking
6 4 (3.20%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.60%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.80%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 83 (66.40%) Developer
2 20 (16.00%) Analyst
3 18 (14.40%) Java Developer
4 17 (13.60%) C Developer
4 17 (13.60%) C# Developer
5 16 (12.80%) WPF Developer
6 11 (8.80%) C++ Programmer
6 11 (8.80%) Software Engineer
6 11 (8.80%) Programmer
7 10 (8.00%) Front-End Developer
7 10 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
7 10 (8.00%) C++ Analyst Programmer
8 9 (7.20%) Test Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Tester
10 7 (5.60%) Software Developer
10 7 (5.60%) Developer Analyst
11 5 (4.00%) Graduate
12 4 (3.20%) Automation Tester
12 4 (3.20%) Trainee Developer
12 4 (3.20%) Trainee
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (25.60%) HTML
2 31 (24.80%) .NET
3 30 (24.00%) ASP.NET
4 22 (17.60%) CSS
4 22 (17.60%) WPF
4 22 (17.60%) LINQ
5 21 (16.80%) XML
6 18 (14.40%) J2SE
7 17 (13.60%) Spring
7 17 (13.60%) Java EE
7 17 (13.60%) Apache Camel
7 17 (13.60%) ActiveMQ
8 15 (12.00%) Backbone.js
9 12 (9.60%) JSON
9 12 (9.60%) AngularJS
10 11 (8.80%) STL
10 11 (8.80%) Ajax
11 10 (8.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 9 (7.20%) Semantic HTML
13 7 (5.60%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 43 (34.40%) Computer Science
2 19 (15.20%) Embedded Systems
3 17 (13.60%) Public Cloud
4 10 (8.00%) Derivative
4 10 (8.00%) N-Tier
5 9 (7.20%) User Experience
6 8 (6.40%) Algorithms
6 8 (6.40%) Physics
6 8 (6.40%) Social Gaming
7 7 (5.60%) Mobile Games
7 7 (5.60%) Graphic Design
8 5 (4.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (4.00%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.60%) CUDA
9 2 (1.60%) Xbox
9 2 (1.60%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.80%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.80%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.80%) Social Network
10 1 (0.80%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 41 (32.80%) Linux
2 25 (20.00%) Android
2 25 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 20 (16.00%) Windows
4 17 (13.60%) Windows Mobile
5 12 (9.60%) UNIX
6 3 (2.40%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (36.00%) OO
2 31 (24.80%) Unit Testing
3 28 (22.40%) TDD
4 26 (20.80%) Scrum
5 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (14.40%) Test Automation
7 14 (11.20%) Game Development
7 14 (11.20%) Software Engineering
8 12 (9.60%) Multithreading
9 10 (8.00%) MVC
10 8 (6.40%) Web Development
10 8 (6.40%) Web Analytics
10 8 (6.40%) Content Management
10 8 (6.40%) Document Management
10 8 (6.40%) Analytics
10 8 (6.40%) Open Source
11 7 (5.60%) Asset Management
11 7 (5.60%) Android Development
11 7 (5.60%) iOS Development
11 7 (5.60%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 61 (48.80%) Python
2 57 (45.60%) JavaScript
3 40 (32.00%) Bash Shell
4 38 (30.40%) C#
5 35 (28.00%) SQL
6 30 (24.00%) Java
7 28 (22.40%) C++
8 27 (21.60%) ActionScript
8 27 (21.60%) Ruby
9 25 (20.00%) C
10 22 (17.60%) VB
10 22 (17.60%) VB.NET
10 22 (17.60%) VB6
11 16 (12.80%) Perl
12 10 (8.00%) ActionScript 3.0
12 10 (8.00%) Pascal
13 9 (7.20%) Smalltalk
14 8 (6.40%) PHP
15 7 (5.60%) ActionScript 2.0
16 5 (4.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 45 (36.00%) Degree
2 2 (1.60%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (16.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.80%) SLA
2 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.40%) Vagrant
1 3 (2.40%) Ansible
1 3 (2.40%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.40%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (13.60%) Terracotta
2 13 (10.40%) Google
3 5 (4.00%) Perforce
4 4 (3.20%) HP
5 3 (2.40%) VMware
5 3 (2.40%) NetApp
5 3 (2.40%) Cisco
5 3 (2.40%) Microsoft
5 3 (2.40%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.40%) Brocade
5 3 (2.40%) Facebook
5 3 (2.40%) Twitter
6 2 (1.60%) Oracle
7 1 (0.80%) BT
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 4 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago