The table below looks at the statistics for Lua skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 854 907 891
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -16
Permanent jobs citing Lua 60 73 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.067% 0.070%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 51 47 71
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +21.42%

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
51267 56037 58572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.59% 51.13% 51.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44372 47866 49111
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Lua
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Lua as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +25 58 £50,000 +11.11% 13
South East +16 22 £50,000 +17.64% 3
London +6 19 £65,000 +36.84% 8
West Midlands - 9 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 9 £37,500 -
East Sussex -5 8 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Hampshire - 7 £35,000 - 2
Surrey - 7 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 7 £35,000 - 2
Epsom - 7 £70,000 -
South West - 7 £42,500 - 2
Devon - 6 £42,500 - 2
Lewes - 5 £50,000 - 1
Brighton -15 3 £42,500 -
Edinburgh +18 2 £40,000 +23.07%
Scotland +14 2 £40,000 +23.07%
East of England +18 1 £44,000 -
Cambridgeshire +8 1 £44,000 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Lua also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Lua.

1 83 (80.58%) C++
2 79 (76.70%) Python
3 52 (50.49%) Java
4 46 (44.66%) C
5 41 (39.81%) SQL
6 38 (36.89%) Analytics
7 37 (35.92%) XML
8 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
9 34 (33.01%) Linux
10 30 (29.13%) Perl
11 29 (28.16%) Games
12 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (27.18%) Bash Shell
13 26 (25.24%) Big Data
14 25 (24.27%) Unix
15 24 (23.30%) Finance
15 24 (23.30%) Data Analytics
15 24 (23.30%) Low Latency
16 23 (22.33%) Visualisation
16 23 (22.33%) Data Visualisation
16 23 (22.33%) Investment Banking
16 23 (22.33%) Banking
17 22 (21.36%) Degree
18 21 (20.39%) FIX Protocol
18 21 (20.39%) Financial Institution
19 19 (18.45%) Manufacturing
19 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
19 19 (18.45%) Embedded Systems
20 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
21 15 (14.56%) TDD

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (10.68%) Apache Spark
2 7 (6.80%) nginx
3 1 (0.97%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.97%) Confluence
3 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.97%) IPython
3 1 (0.97%) Jupyter
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) 3ds Max
1 3 (2.91%) SPSS
2 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.85%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.91%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.97%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.97%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.97%) GitHub
3 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.80%) WAN
1 7 (6.80%) Wireshark
2 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.97%) AMQP
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) IPv4
3 1 (0.97%) MQTT
3 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) Big Data
2 10 (9.71%) Data Mining
2 10 (9.71%) Redis
3 8 (7.77%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (6.80%) RDBMS
4 7 (6.80%) Relational Database
4 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
4 7 (6.80%) SQLite
5 4 (3.88%) MySQL
6 1 (0.97%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.97%) IDOL
6 1 (0.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Selenium
2 4 (3.88%) JIRA
2 4 (3.88%) Subversion
3 3 (2.91%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.91%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.94%) Cucumber
4 2 (1.94%) JUnit
4 2 (1.94%) TestNG
4 2 (1.94%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.97%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.97%) Git (software)
General
1 29 (28.16%) Games
2 24 (23.30%) Finance
3 23 (22.33%) Banking
3 23 (22.33%) Investment Banking
4 21 (20.39%) Financial Institution
5 19 (18.45%) Manufacturing
6 15 (14.56%) Back Office
6 15 (14.56%) Front Office
7 4 (3.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (30.10%) Developer
2 24 (23.30%) Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) C Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Consultant
3 19 (18.45%) Embedded C Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Embedded Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 19 (18.45%) Software Consultant
3 19 (18.45%) Technical Consultant
4 14 (13.59%) Programmer
4 14 (13.59%) Senior Consultant
4 14 (13.59%) Senior Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.92%) XML
2 21 (20.39%) FIX Protocol
3 11 (10.68%) Node.js
4 10 (9.71%) JMS
4 10 (9.71%) JSON
4 10 (9.71%) RESTful
4 10 (9.71%) Samza
4 10 (9.71%) SOAP
4 10 (9.71%) Spring
5 9 (8.74%) Flash
6 8 (7.77%) AngularJS
6 8 (7.77%) Django
6 8 (7.77%) React
6 8 (7.77%) Web Services
6 8 (7.77%) XML-RPC
7 7 (6.80%) Pixi.js
7 7 (6.80%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (5.83%) HTML
9 5 (4.85%) .NET
9 5 (4.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.33%) Visualisation
2 19 (18.45%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (13.59%) Mathematics
4 11 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
5 10 (9.71%) Data Integration
5 10 (9.71%) Physics
5 10 (9.71%) Telematics
6 9 (8.74%) Statistics
7 7 (6.80%) Algorithms
7 7 (6.80%) SWIFT
7 7 (6.80%) User Experience
8 5 (4.85%) N-Tier
9 4 (3.88%) 3D Graphics
9 4 (3.88%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (3.88%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.91%) Data Centre
10 3 (2.91%) iPad
10 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.94%) STB
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.01%) Linux
2 25 (24.27%) Unix
3 12 (11.65%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.80%) CentOS
4 7 (6.80%) Debian
4 7 (6.80%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.83%) AIX
5 6 (5.83%) Android
5 6 (5.83%) HPUX
5 6 (5.83%) Solaris
5 6 (5.83%) Ubuntu
6 5 (4.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (36.89%) Analytics
2 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
3 28 (27.18%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (23.30%) Data Analytics
4 24 (23.30%) Low Latency
5 23 (22.33%) Data Visualisation
6 19 (18.45%) Unit Testing
7 15 (14.56%) TDD
8 13 (12.62%) MVC
9 12 (11.65%) Business Analysis
9 12 (11.65%) Front End Development
9 12 (11.65%) Mentoring
9 12 (11.65%) Project Management
10 11 (10.68%) Machine Learning
11 10 (9.71%) Mobile Development
12 9 (8.74%) Prototyping
13 8 (7.77%) Open Source
13 8 (7.77%) Wireframes
14 7 (6.80%) Content Development
15 6 (5.83%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 83 (80.58%) C++
2 79 (76.70%) Python
3 52 (50.49%) Java
4 46 (44.66%) C
5 41 (39.81%) SQL
6 30 (29.13%) Perl
7 28 (27.18%) Bash Shell
8 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
9 14 (13.59%) ActionScript
10 13 (12.62%) Groovy
11 11 (10.68%) Scala
12 7 (6.80%) Objective-C
13 6 (5.83%) Ruby
14 5 (4.85%) C#
15 4 (3.88%) PHP
16 3 (2.91%) MATLAB
16 3 (2.91%) R
17 2 (1.94%) Erlang
17 2 (1.94%) Smalltalk
18 1 (0.97%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 22 (21.36%) Degree
2 1 (0.97%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) HL7
1 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.88%) Kamailio
1 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Ansible
1 1 (0.97%) logstash
1 1 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (8.74%) Adobe
1 9 (8.74%) Perforce
2 6 (5.83%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.88%) VMware
4 3 (2.91%) Autodesk
4 3 (2.91%) Google
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle
5 1 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
5 1 (0.97%) Tableau
North London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lewes, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50k
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: £highly competitive, dependent on experience.
Posted: 13 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Sparx
Salary: £highly competitive, dependent on experience.
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £55,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago