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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 852 816 824
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Permanent jobs citing Lua 38 89 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.079% 0.052%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.069% 0.15% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 31 82 53
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 £24,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +63.26%

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
54822 59619 58061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.68% 52.82% 53.71%
Number of salaries quoted 46621 50138 49950
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 £64,500 £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 30 March 2015 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 22 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 30 March 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 -31 36 £47,500 +5.55% 5
London -23 15 £47,500 -
South East -7 14 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East Sussex -22 10 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Brighton -28 8 £42,500 -5.55% 2
City of London +7 4 £55,000 -15.38%
Reading -6 4 - -
Berkshire -9 4 - -
South West - 3 £55,000 - 2
East of England +8 2 £28,500 -28.75%
Lewes - 2 £40,000 -
Devon - 2 - - 1
Exeter - 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £28,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £35,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £19,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Leeds - 1 £19,000 -
Leicester - 1 £35,000 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 44 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 38 (45.24%) Linux
3 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
4 33 (39.29%) C++
5 32 (38.10%) Python
5 32 (38.10%) Android
6 31 (36.90%) SQL
6 31 (36.90%) Java
7 30 (35.71%) Degree
8 28 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 28 (33.33%) Apple iOS
9 27 (32.14%) OO
10 25 (29.76%) HTML
11 23 (27.38%) Games
12 22 (26.19%) ActionScript
13 20 (23.81%) C#
13 20 (23.81%) JUnit
13 20 (23.81%) Windows
14 19 (22.62%) HTML5
15 18 (21.43%) TDD
16 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
16 17 (20.24%) C
16 17 (20.24%) Git (software)
17 16 (19.05%) Ruby
18 14 (16.67%) Finance
18 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
18 14 (16.67%) Bash Shell
19 13 (15.48%) WebDriver
19 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
19 13 (15.48%) Jasmine

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 (8.33%) Apache
2 3 (3.57%) nginx
2 3 (3.57%) Gunicorn
3 1 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.19%) Node.js
3 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.71%) Internet
2 8 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (9.52%) Wireshark
2 8 (9.52%) tcpdump
3 4 (4.76%) Firewall
4 1 (1.19%) PSTN
4 1 (1.19%) VoIP
4 1 (1.19%) SMTP
4 1 (1.19%) SNMP
4 1 (1.19%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.10%) PostgreSQL
3 10 (11.90%) MongoDB
3 10 (11.90%) Neo4j
3 10 (11.90%) Hazelcast
3 10 (11.90%) MySQL
4 9 (10.71%) SQLite
5 8 (9.52%) CouchDB
6 4 (4.76%) Big Data
6 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.57%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.19%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (23.81%) JUnit
2 17 (20.24%) Git (software)
3 14 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 13 (15.48%) WebDriver
4 13 (15.48%) Jasmine
5 12 (14.29%) Selenium
6 10 (11.90%) TestNG
6 10 (11.90%) Subversion
6 10 (11.90%) Maven
6 10 (11.90%) Cucumber
6 10 (11.90%) Liquibase
7 8 (9.52%) JIRA
8 4 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (3.57%) JBehave
9 3 (3.57%) Grunt
9 3 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
9 3 (3.57%) jMock
10 2 (2.38%) Gerrit
11 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
11 1 (1.19%) Ant
General
1 23 (27.38%) Games
2 14 (16.67%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.38%) Marketing
5 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.19%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 50 (59.52%) Developer
2 17 (20.24%) Analyst
3 13 (15.48%) Java Developer
4 12 (14.29%) Programmer
5 10 (11.90%) Games Developer
5 10 (11.90%) Analyst Programmer
6 9 (10.71%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.52%) Tester
7 8 (9.52%) Administrator
7 8 (9.52%) IT Administrator
7 8 (9.52%) Server Administrator
8 7 (8.33%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.33%) WPF Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Test Analyst
10 5 (5.95%) Web Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Junior
10 5 (5.95%) Automation Tester
11 4 (4.76%) Software Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (4.76%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (29.76%) HTML
2 19 (22.62%) HTML5
3 13 (15.48%) .NET
3 13 (15.48%) CSS
4 11 (13.10%) Flash
4 11 (13.10%) Spring
5 10 (11.90%) ActiveMQ
5 10 (11.90%) J2SE
5 10 (11.90%) Backbone.js
5 10 (11.90%) Apache Camel
6 9 (10.71%) ASP.NET
6 9 (10.71%) Java EE
6 9 (10.71%) WPF
6 9 (10.71%) LINQ
7 7 (8.33%) FreeMarker
7 7 (8.33%) RESTful
7 7 (8.33%) Restlet
7 7 (8.33%) Apache Commons
8 5 (5.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (5.95%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 28 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (14.29%) Open Source
3 10 (11.90%) iPad
3 10 (11.90%) Public Cloud
3 10 (11.90%) Online Games
4 8 (9.52%) Mathematics
4 8 (9.52%) N-Tier
5 7 (8.33%) Mobile App
6 6 (7.14%) Internet of Things
7 5 (5.95%) Derivative
7 5 (5.95%) Statistics
8 4 (4.76%) User Experience
9 3 (3.57%) Flash Games
10 2 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
11 1 (1.19%) Xbox
11 1 (1.19%) Economics
11 1 (1.19%) Applied Mathematics
11 1 (1.19%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 38 (45.24%) Linux
2 32 (38.10%) Android
3 28 (33.33%) Apple iOS
4 20 (23.81%) Windows
5 11 (13.10%) UNIX
6 10 (11.90%) Windows Mobile
7 8 (9.52%) CentOS
7 8 (9.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (9.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.19%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (32.14%) OO
3 18 (21.43%) TDD
4 13 (15.48%) Scrum
4 13 (15.48%) Test Automation
5 10 (11.90%) Game Development
5 10 (11.90%) Multithreading
6 9 (10.71%) Software Engineering
7 8 (9.52%) OOP
7 8 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 7 (8.33%) Web Design
8 7 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 7 (8.33%) Coaching
9 6 (7.14%) Low Latency
9 6 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.76%) Data Security
11 3 (3.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 44 (52.38%) JavaScript
2 33 (39.29%) C++
3 32 (38.10%) Python
4 31 (36.90%) SQL
4 31 (36.90%) Java
5 22 (26.19%) ActionScript
6 20 (23.81%) C#
7 17 (20.24%) C
8 16 (19.05%) Ruby
9 14 (16.67%) Bash Shell
10 12 (14.29%) ActionScript 3.0
11 11 (13.10%) PHP
12 9 (10.71%) VB
12 9 (10.71%) VB.NET
12 9 (10.71%) VB6
13 8 (9.52%) Objective-C
14 7 (8.33%) Groovy
14 7 (8.33%) Scala
15 5 (5.95%) Pascal
15 5 (5.95%) Perl
Qualifications
1 30 (35.71%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) RHCSA
3 1 (1.19%) OCPJP
3 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.57%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) Docker
3 3 (3.57%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (9.52%) Puppet
1 8 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (8.33%) Vagrant
3 3 (3.57%) StatsD
3 3 (3.57%) Ansible
3 3 (3.57%) Graphite
4 1 (1.19%) OpenView
4 1 (1.19%) SCCM
4 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (11.90%) Terracotta
2 8 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.76%) Oracle
4 4 (4.76%) VMware
5 1 (1.19%) HP
5 1 (1.19%) BT
5 1 (1.19%) Perforce
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Salary: Up to £55,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum
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Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus generous benefits and relocation package
Posted: 25 days ago