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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 821 832 817
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Permanent jobs citing Lua 71 97 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.083% 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 46 84 55
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,650 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%

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
56197 60288 57126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.32% 51.53% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47850 51125 49034
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 July 2015 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 26 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 July 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 -11 67 £47,500 +5.55% 10
London +10 33 £51,250 -10.86% 3
South East +2 27 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East Sussex +25 20 £42,500 -5.55%
Brighton +22 19 £42,500 -5.55%
City of London +28 9 £57,500 -4.16%
East Midlands +4 4 £22,500 -35.71%
Grantham - 4 £22,500 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £22,500 -
Scotland - 4 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire +16 3 - -
East of England +1 3 - -
Oxford - 3 - - 1
Berkshire - 3 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 3 - - 2
Edinburgh - 3 £32,500 -
North West -3 2 £36,250 +3.57% 3
Peterborough - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Liverpool - 2 £36,250 - 2
Merseyside - 2 £36,250 - 2
Nottingham - 2 - -
Cambridge +10 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 - 1
Worthing - 1 £42,500 -
Dundee - 1 £40,000 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 56 (47.06%) Python
2 53 (44.54%) JavaScript
3 48 (40.34%) OO
4 47 (39.50%) Degree
5 45 (37.82%) Computer Science
6 42 (35.29%) Linux
7 40 (33.61%) C#
8 37 (31.09%) Bash Shell
9 36 (30.25%) SQL
10 33 (27.73%) .NET
10 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET
11 31 (26.05%) Java
11 31 (26.05%) Games
12 29 (24.37%) TDD
12 29 (24.37%) Ruby
13 28 (23.53%) HTML
13 28 (23.53%) Selenium
14 27 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (21.85%) Unit Testing
16 25 (21.01%) SQLite
16 25 (21.01%) WPF
16 25 (21.01%) LINQ
16 25 (21.01%) VB6
16 25 (21.01%) VB
16 25 (21.01%) VB.NET
16 25 (21.01%) Visual Studio
16 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
17 24 (20.17%) ActionScript
17 24 (20.17%) Scrum
17 24 (20.17%) Jasmine

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (10.08%) Node.js
2 8 (6.72%) SharePoint
2 8 (6.72%) WorkSite
3 3 (2.52%) Drupal
3 3 (2.52%) WordPress
3 3 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
3 3 (2.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.52%) Apache
3 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.52%) CMS
4 1 (0.84%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Photoshop
1 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
1 3 (2.52%) Maya
1 3 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 8 (6.72%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.72%) Google Analytics
2 3 (2.52%) GitHub
2 3 (2.52%) Basecamp
2 3 (2.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) HTTPS
1 3 (2.52%) SSL
1 3 (2.52%) SAN
1 3 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
2 2 (1.68%) Internet
3 1 (0.84%) PSTN
3 1 (0.84%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (21.01%) SQL Server
1 25 (21.01%) SQLite
2 21 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 18 (15.13%) Neo4j
4 16 (13.45%) Hazelcast
5 8 (6.72%) IDOL
6 5 (4.20%) MySQL
7 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.84%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 28 (23.53%) Selenium
2 25 (21.01%) Visual Studio
3 24 (20.17%) Jasmine
4 19 (15.97%) Subversion
5 18 (15.13%) Maven
5 18 (15.13%) TestNG
5 18 (15.13%) WebDriver
5 18 (15.13%) Cucumber
5 18 (15.13%) Liquibase
5 18 (15.13%) JUnit
6 11 (9.24%) webpack
6 11 (9.24%) Grunt
6 11 (9.24%) Bower
7 10 (8.40%) Git (software)
8 5 (4.20%) Bitbucket
8 5 (4.20%) JIRA
9 3 (2.52%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.52%) IntelliJ
9 3 (2.52%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.52%) Gerrit
General
1 31 (26.05%) Games
2 18 (15.13%) Finance
3 16 (13.45%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.72%) Marketing
5 6 (5.04%) Banking
6 4 (3.36%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.84%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 84 (70.59%) Developer
2 21 (17.65%) Analyst
3 20 (16.81%) C# Developer
4 19 (15.97%) WPF Developer
5 18 (15.13%) Java Developer
6 16 (13.45%) C Developer
7 11 (9.24%) C++ Programmer
7 11 (9.24%) Programmer
8 10 (8.40%) Test Analyst
8 10 (8.40%) Analyst Programmer
8 10 (8.40%) C++ Analyst Programmer
9 9 (7.56%) Tester
9 9 (7.56%) Front-End Developer
10 8 (6.72%) Software Engineer
10 8 (6.72%) Software Developer
11 7 (5.88%) Developer Analyst
12 5 (4.20%) Graduate
12 5 (4.20%) Automation Tester
13 4 (3.36%) Graduate Software Developer
13 4 (3.36%) Trainee Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.73%) .NET
1 33 (27.73%) ASP.NET
2 28 (23.53%) HTML
3 25 (21.01%) WPF
3 25 (21.01%) LINQ
4 22 (18.49%) CSS
5 18 (15.13%) ActiveMQ
5 18 (15.13%) Spring
5 18 (15.13%) J2SE
5 18 (15.13%) Java EE
5 18 (15.13%) Apache Camel
6 17 (14.29%) XML
7 16 (13.45%) Backbone.js
8 13 (10.92%) JSON
9 11 (9.24%) AngularJS
9 11 (9.24%) STL
9 11 (9.24%) Ajax
10 10 (8.40%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 8 (6.72%) Semantic HTML
12 6 (5.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 45 (37.82%) Computer Science
2 18 (15.13%) Public Cloud
3 16 (13.45%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (9.24%) N-Tier
5 10 (8.40%) Derivative
6 6 (5.04%) Physics
6 6 (5.04%) User Experience
7 5 (4.20%) Algorithms
7 5 (4.20%) Mathematics
8 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
8 4 (3.36%) Social Gaming
9 3 (2.52%) Graphic Design
9 3 (2.52%) Mobile Games
10 2 (1.68%) Xbox
10 2 (1.68%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.84%) Streaming Video
11 1 (0.84%) Economics
11 1 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
11 1 (0.84%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 42 (35.29%) Linux
2 22 (18.49%) Android
2 22 (18.49%) Apple iOS
3 21 (17.65%) Windows
4 18 (15.13%) Windows Mobile
5 13 (10.92%) UNIX
6 3 (2.52%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.34%) OO
2 29 (24.37%) TDD
3 27 (22.69%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (21.85%) Unit Testing
5 24 (20.17%) Scrum
6 18 (15.13%) Test Automation
7 11 (9.24%) Multithreading
8 9 (7.56%) Software Engineering
8 9 (7.56%) MVC
8 9 (7.56%) Game Development
9 8 (6.72%) Content Management
9 8 (6.72%) Document Management
9 8 (6.72%) Web Analytics
9 8 (6.72%) Web Development
9 8 (6.72%) Analytics
10 7 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.20%) Open Source
12 4 (3.36%) Release Management
12 4 (3.36%) Incident Management
12 4 (3.36%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.06%) Python
2 53 (44.54%) JavaScript
3 40 (33.61%) C#
4 37 (31.09%) Bash Shell
5 36 (30.25%) SQL
6 31 (26.05%) Java
7 29 (24.37%) Ruby
8 25 (21.01%) VB6
8 25 (21.01%) VB
8 25 (21.01%) VB.NET
9 24 (20.17%) ActionScript
10 23 (19.33%) C++
11 22 (18.49%) C
12 15 (12.61%) Perl
13 10 (8.40%) PHP
13 10 (8.40%) Pascal
14 8 (6.72%) Smalltalk
15 6 (5.04%) ActionScript 3.0
16 5 (4.20%) Tcl
17 4 (3.36%) AWK
Qualifications
1 47 (39.50%) Degree
2 3 (2.52%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.33%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.52%) Active Directory
1 3 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) Puppet
1 3 (2.52%) Vagrant
1 3 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (2.52%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (15.13%) Terracotta
2 13 (10.92%) Google
3 4 (3.36%) Perforce
3 4 (3.36%) HP
4 3 (2.52%) NetApp
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle
4 3 (2.52%) Cisco
4 3 (2.52%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.52%) VMware
4 3 (2.52%) Brocade
4 3 (2.52%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.52%) Facebook
4 3 (2.52%) Twitter
5 1 (0.84%) BT
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Ricoh UK
Salary: £25k
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
NaturalMotion
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Highly Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Liverpool
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Dependant on Experience
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Propel London Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago