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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 851 820 808
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -12
Permanent jobs citing Lua 30 72 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.068% 0.061%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.055% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 22 66 61
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £24,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £27,750
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +44.14%

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
54061 55774 58093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.51% 52.94% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46199 46664 50437
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,750 £67,000
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 February 2015 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 17 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 February 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
(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 -39 30 £45,000 - 8
London -10 15 £47,500 +5.55% 5
South East -23 7 £42,500 -5.55% 2
South West - 5 £55,000 -
Berkshire +2 4 - -
Reading -4 4 - -
Exeter - 4 - -
Devon - 4 - -
City of London +4 3 £80,000 +23.07% 2
East Sussex -22 3 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Brighton -24 3 £42,500 -5.55%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £24,969 -
East Midlands - 2 £24,969 -
East of England -5 1 £28,500 -28.75% 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £28,500 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 40 (47.06%) C++
2 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (41.18%) Linux
4 34 (40.00%) Python
4 34 (40.00%) Android
5 33 (38.82%) SQL
6 31 (36.47%) Java
7 30 (35.29%) Apple iOS
8 29 (34.12%) HTML
9 26 (30.59%) Games
10 24 (28.24%) ActionScript
10 24 (28.24%) Degree
11 22 (25.88%) Computer Science
11 22 (25.88%) C
12 21 (24.71%) Windows
12 21 (24.71%) HTML5
13 20 (23.53%) JUnit
14 19 (22.35%) OO
14 19 (22.35%) TDD
14 19 (22.35%) Git (software)
15 18 (21.18%) Finance
15 18 (21.18%) C#
16 16 (18.82%) ActionScript 3.0
17 15 (17.65%) Open Source
17 15 (17.65%) Ruby
17 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
17 15 (17.65%) Flash
18 14 (16.47%) Scrum
18 14 (16.47%) CSS

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 7 (8.24%) Apache
2 4 (4.71%) nginx
2 4 (4.71%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.18%) Confluence
3 1 (1.18%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.53%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.35%) Maya
4 1 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (1.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.18%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.59%) Internet
2 8 (9.41%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (9.41%) Wireshark
2 8 (9.41%) tcpdump
3 4 (4.71%) Firewall
4 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.35%) SMTP
6 1 (1.18%) FTP
6 1 (1.18%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (10.59%) MySQL
4 8 (9.41%) Hazelcast
4 8 (9.41%) CouchDB
4 8 (9.41%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.41%) Neo4j
5 5 (5.88%) Relational Database
6 4 (4.71%) Amazon Redshift
6 4 (4.71%) Big Data
7 3 (3.53%) SQLite
7 3 (3.53%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.18%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (23.53%) JUnit
2 19 (22.35%) Git (software)
3 12 (14.12%) WebDriver
3 12 (14.12%) Jasmine
4 10 (11.76%) Visual Studio
5 9 (10.59%) Subversion
5 9 (10.59%) Maven
5 9 (10.59%) JIRA
5 9 (10.59%) Selenium
6 8 (9.41%) Cucumber
6 8 (9.41%) TestNG
6 8 (9.41%) Liquibase
7 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
7 4 (4.71%) Grunt
7 4 (4.71%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (4.71%) JBehave
7 4 (4.71%) jMock
8 2 (2.35%) Ant
9 1 (1.18%) Hudson
General
1 26 (30.59%) Games
2 18 (21.18%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
5 1 (1.18%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (67.06%) Developer
2 15 (17.65%) Analyst
3 13 (15.29%) Games Developer
3 13 (15.29%) Java Developer
4 10 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 10 (11.76%) Programmer
5 9 (10.59%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.41%) Administrator
6 8 (9.41%) Analyst Programmer
6 8 (9.41%) IT Administrator
6 8 (9.41%) Server Administrator
7 7 (8.24%) Tester
7 7 (8.24%) Junior
8 5 (5.88%) Test Analyst
8 5 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Automation Tester
9 4 (4.71%) Junior Developer
9 4 (4.71%) C Developer
9 4 (4.71%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (34.12%) HTML
2 21 (24.71%) HTML5
3 15 (17.65%) Flash
4 14 (16.47%) CSS
5 9 (10.59%) Spring
6 8 (9.41%) J2SE
6 8 (9.41%) RESTful
6 8 (9.41%) ActiveMQ
6 8 (9.41%) Backbone.js
6 8 (9.41%) Apache Camel
7 7 (8.24%) Apache Commons
7 7 (8.24%) Restlet
7 7 (8.24%) .NET
7 7 (8.24%) FreeMarker
8 6 (7.06%) Java EE
9 4 (4.71%) POSIX
9 4 (4.71%) Django
9 4 (4.71%) XML
9 4 (4.71%) Sass
9 4 (4.71%) boto
Miscellaneous
1 22 (25.88%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.65%) Open Source
3 13 (15.29%) iPad
3 13 (15.29%) Online Games
4 7 (8.24%) N-Tier
4 7 (8.24%) Mathematics
4 7 (8.24%) Mobile App
5 6 (7.06%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (5.88%) Internet of Things
6 5 (5.88%) Derivative
7 4 (4.71%) Statistics
7 4 (4.71%) Flash Games
7 4 (4.71%) User Experience
8 2 (2.35%) Animation
9 1 (1.18%) Graphic Design
9 1 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.18%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.18%) Xbox
9 1 (1.18%) Social Gaming
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.18%) Linux
2 34 (40.00%) Android
3 30 (35.29%) Apple iOS
4 21 (24.71%) Windows
5 9 (10.59%) UNIX
6 8 (9.41%) Mac OS X
6 8 (9.41%) CentOS
6 8 (9.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (9.41%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (2.35%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.18%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (22.35%) TDD
2 19 (22.35%) OO
3 14 (16.47%) Scrum
3 14 (16.47%) Game Development
4 13 (15.29%) Test Automation
5 11 (12.94%) Multithreading
5 11 (12.94%) OOP
6 9 (10.59%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.41%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.24%) Web Design
8 7 (8.24%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.24%) Low Latency
8 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.24%) Coaching
9 5 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.71%) Automated Testing
10 4 (4.71%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.71%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.94%) JavaScript
2 40 (47.06%) C++
3 34 (40.00%) Python
4 33 (38.82%) SQL
5 31 (36.47%) Java
6 24 (28.24%) ActionScript
7 22 (25.88%) C
8 18 (21.18%) C#
9 16 (18.82%) ActionScript 3.0
10 15 (17.65%) Ruby
11 13 (15.29%) Bash Shell
12 8 (9.41%) Objective-C
12 8 (9.41%) PHP
13 7 (8.24%) Groovy
13 7 (8.24%) Scala
14 5 (5.88%) Perl
14 5 (5.88%) Smalltalk
15 3 (3.53%) Pascal
15 3 (3.53%) VB
15 3 (3.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 24 (28.24%) Degree
2 8 (9.41%) RHCSA
3 2 (2.35%) VCP4
4 1 (1.18%) OCPJP
4 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.06%) QA
2 3 (3.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.71%) VirtualBox
2 4 (4.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (9.41%) Puppet
1 8 (9.41%) Vagrant
1 8 (9.41%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (4.71%) StatsD
2 4 (4.71%) Ansible
2 4 (4.71%) Graphite
3 1 (1.18%) OpenView
3 1 (1.18%) SCCM
3 1 (1.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 8 (9.41%) Red Hat
1 8 (9.41%) Terracotta
2 5 (5.88%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.71%) VMware
4 1 (1.18%) Wind River
4 1 (1.18%) Sencha
4 1 (1.18%) HP
4 1 (1.18%) Perforce
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