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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 849 838 855
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +17
Permanent jobs citing Lua 47 91 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.076% 0.041%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.083% 0.15% 0.077%
Number of salaries quoted 41 80 43
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,750 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +21.21%

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
56374 62677 59817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.16% 52.54% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 47885 53039 51465
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 £67,500 £65,000 £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 1 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 1 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
(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 -23 44 £47,500 +5.55% 10
South East -2 20 £42,500 -5.55% 5
East Sussex -3 20 £42,500 -5.55% 4
London +3 18 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Brighton -9 18 £42,500 -5.55% 3
City of London +34 6 £55,000 -10.20% 1
East of England +3 2 £28,500 -28.75%
South West - 2 £55,000 - 3
Lewes - 2 £40,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £55,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £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 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
1 37 (44.58%) Linux
2 34 (40.96%) Degree
3 33 (39.76%) Computer Science
4 32 (38.55%) OO
5 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (34.94%) Python
6 29 (34.94%) Java
6 29 (34.94%) SQL
7 28 (33.73%) C++
8 26 (31.33%) Android
9 24 (28.92%) C#
10 22 (26.51%) Apple iOS
11 20 (24.10%) HTML
11 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
11 20 (24.10%) Games
12 19 (22.89%) TDD
12 19 (22.89%) C
13 18 (21.69%) ActionScript
13 18 (21.69%) .NET
13 18 (21.69%) JUnit
13 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
14 16 (19.28%) Bash Shell
15 15 (18.07%) Windows
15 15 (18.07%) Ruby
16 14 (16.87%) VB6
16 14 (16.87%) WPF
16 14 (16.87%) Finance
16 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET
16 14 (16.87%) VB

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 5 (6.02%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) Gunicorn
2 2 (2.41%) nginx
3 1 (1.20%) Node.js
3 1 (1.20%) SAS
3 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.41%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.64%) Internet
2 4 (4.82%) Firewall
2 4 (4.82%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (4.82%) Wireshark
2 4 (4.82%) tcpdump
3 1 (1.20%) VoIP
3 1 (1.20%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (24.10%) SQL Server
2 14 (16.87%) SQLite
3 11 (13.25%) Neo4j
3 11 (13.25%) MongoDB
3 11 (13.25%) Hazelcast
4 6 (7.23%) MySQL
4 6 (7.23%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.82%) Big Data
5 4 (4.82%) CouchDB
6 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.41%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (21.69%) JUnit
1 18 (21.69%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.87%) Git (software)
3 13 (15.66%) Jasmine
3 13 (15.66%) WebDriver
3 13 (15.66%) Selenium
4 11 (13.25%) Cucumber
4 11 (13.25%) TestNG
4 11 (13.25%) Liquibase
4 11 (13.25%) Maven
4 11 (13.25%) Subversion
5 8 (9.64%) JIRA
6 4 (4.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (3.61%) Gerrit
8 2 (2.41%) jMock
8 2 (2.41%) Grunt
8 2 (2.41%) JBehave
8 2 (2.41%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (1.20%) ERwin
9 1 (1.20%) Ant
General
1 20 (24.10%) Games
2 14 (16.87%) Finance
3 6 (7.23%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.41%) Marketing
4 2 (2.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 52 (62.65%) Developer
2 21 (25.30%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Java Developer
4 12 (14.46%) C# Developer
4 12 (14.46%) Analyst Programmer
4 12 (14.46%) Programmer
4 12 (14.46%) WPF Developer
5 8 (9.64%) Test Analyst
6 7 (8.43%) Games Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
6 7 (8.43%) Tester
7 6 (7.23%) C++ Analyst Programmer
7 6 (7.23%) C++ Programmer
7 6 (7.23%) C Developer
8 5 (6.02%) Software Engineer
9 4 (4.82%) Web Developer
9 4 (4.82%) Systems Administrator
9 4 (4.82%) Developer Analyst
9 4 (4.82%) Server Administrator
9 4 (4.82%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.10%) HTML
2 18 (21.69%) .NET
3 14 (16.87%) WPF
3 14 (16.87%) ASP.NET
3 14 (16.87%) LINQ
3 14 (16.87%) HTML5
4 12 (14.46%) Spring
5 11 (13.25%) Backbone.js
5 11 (13.25%) Apache Camel
5 11 (13.25%) J2SE
5 11 (13.25%) ActiveMQ
5 11 (13.25%) Java EE
6 10 (12.05%) CSS
7 8 (9.64%) Flash
8 7 (8.43%) STL
9 6 (7.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (6.02%) Apache Commons
10 5 (6.02%) RESTful
10 5 (6.02%) FreeMarker
10 5 (6.02%) Restlet
Miscellaneous
1 33 (39.76%) Computer Science
2 11 (13.25%) Public Cloud
3 8 (9.64%) Open Source
4 7 (8.43%) Online Games
4 7 (8.43%) iPad
4 7 (8.43%) N-Tier
5 6 (7.23%) Derivative
5 6 (7.23%) Embedded Systems
5 6 (7.23%) Internet of Things
6 5 (6.02%) User Experience
6 5 (6.02%) Mobile App
7 4 (4.82%) BYOD
8 2 (2.41%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.41%) Xbox
9 1 (1.20%) Streaming Video
9 1 (1.20%) Economics
9 1 (1.20%) Statistics
9 1 (1.20%) Flash Games
9 1 (1.20%) Applied Mathematics
9 1 (1.20%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.58%) Linux
2 26 (31.33%) Android
3 22 (26.51%) Apple iOS
4 15 (18.07%) Windows
5 11 (13.25%) UNIX
5 11 (13.25%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (4.82%) Mac OS X
6 4 (4.82%) CentOS
6 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) OO
2 30 (36.14%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.89%) TDD
4 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
4 13 (15.66%) Scrum
5 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
5 12 (14.46%) Multithreading
6 8 (9.64%) Software Engineering
7 7 (8.43%) Game Development
8 6 (7.23%) Low Latency
9 5 (6.02%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.02%) Coaching
9 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Web Design
9 5 (6.02%) OOP
10 4 (4.82%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.82%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.82%) Data Security
10 4 (4.82%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.58%) JavaScript
2 29 (34.94%) Python
2 29 (34.94%) Java
2 29 (34.94%) SQL
3 28 (33.73%) C++
4 24 (28.92%) C#
5 19 (22.89%) C
6 18 (21.69%) ActionScript
7 16 (19.28%) Bash Shell
8 15 (18.07%) Ruby
9 14 (16.87%) VB6
9 14 (16.87%) VB
9 14 (16.87%) VB.NET
10 9 (10.84%) PHP
11 7 (8.43%) ActionScript 3.0
12 6 (7.23%) Perl
12 6 (7.23%) Pascal
13 5 (6.02%) Scala
13 5 (6.02%) Groovy
14 4 (4.82%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 34 (40.96%) Degree
2 4 (4.82%) RHCSA
3 3 (3.61%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.61%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.20%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (4.82%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.41%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (4.82%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (4.82%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) StatsD
2 2 (2.41%) Ansible
2 2 (2.41%) Vagrant
2 2 (2.41%) Graphite
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Terracotta
2 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) VMware
3 3 (3.61%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) Perforce
4 1 (1.20%) BT
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