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 29 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Lua
Rank 844 850 845
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Lua 46 50 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.046% 0.045%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.083% 0.087% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 38 40 49
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,969 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £24,969 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-44.51% +20.00%

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
55394 57506 62435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.40% 53.38% 54.82%
Number of salaries quoted 47476 48544 55119
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 29 December 2014 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 20 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 29 December 2014. 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 0 45 £42,500 -5.55% 6
London +7 27 £45,000 -33.33% 2
South West +5 7 - - 1
East Midlands - 7 £24,969 -
Nottinghamshire - 7 £24,969 -
City of London +15 6 £67,500 -3.57%
Devon - 6 - - 1
Exeter - 6 - - 1
South East -28 2 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Surrey - 2 £42,500 -
Guildford - 2 £42,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland +6 1 - -
Gloucestershire -11 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Manchester - 1 £39,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
North West - 1 £39,500 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 57 (49.57%) C++
2 54 (46.96%) Python
3 53 (46.09%) JavaScript
4 49 (42.61%) Java
5 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (36.52%) Linux
7 39 (33.91%) Finance
8 37 (32.17%) Degree
9 36 (31.30%) Computer Science
9 36 (31.30%) SQL
10 33 (28.70%) C#
11 32 (27.83%) HTML
12 31 (26.96%) TDD
13 30 (26.09%) C
13 30 (26.09%) JUnit
14 29 (25.22%) Games
15 27 (23.48%) Software Engineering
16 26 (22.61%) Android
17 25 (21.74%) Apple iOS
17 25 (21.74%) OO
18 24 (20.87%) ActionScript
19 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
20 22 (19.13%) Windows
21 21 (18.26%) HTML5
21 21 (18.26%) Bash Shell
22 20 (17.39%) Open Source
23 19 (16.52%) ActionScript 3.0
24 17 (14.78%) WebDriver
24 17 (14.78%) Multithreading
24 17 (14.78%) Jasmine

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 2014, 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 (6.09%) Apache
2 4 (3.48%) nginx
2 4 (3.48%) Gunicorn
3 1 (0.87%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.87%) Confluence
3 1 (0.87%) Node.js
3 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.61%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.74%) Maya
3 1 (0.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.87%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.48%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.87%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.87%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.22%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (5.22%) Wireshark
1 6 (5.22%) tcpdump
2 5 (4.35%) TCP/IP
3 4 (3.48%) Internet
3 4 (3.48%) Firewall
3 4 (3.48%) SNMP
4 3 (2.61%) SMTP
5 2 (1.74%) FTP
6 1 (0.87%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (9.57%) Oracle Database
3 10 (8.70%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (6.96%) MySQL
5 6 (5.22%) SQLite
5 6 (5.22%) CouchDB
6 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 5 (4.35%) Neo4j
6 5 (4.35%) Hazelcast
6 5 (4.35%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.48%) Amazon Redshift
8 3 (2.61%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 30 (26.09%) JUnit
2 17 (14.78%) WebDriver
2 17 (14.78%) Jasmine
3 15 (13.04%) Git (software)
4 14 (12.17%) JIRA
5 12 (10.43%) JBehave
5 12 (10.43%) Karma Test Runner
6 9 (7.83%) Jenkins
6 9 (7.83%) Cucumber
6 9 (7.83%) jMock
6 9 (7.83%) Visual Studio
7 7 (6.09%) Subversion
7 7 (6.09%) Maven
8 6 (5.22%) Selenium
8 6 (5.22%) Ant
9 5 (4.35%) Liquibase
9 5 (4.35%) TestNG
10 4 (3.48%) Grunt
11 3 (2.61%) LabVIEW
12 2 (1.74%) Eclipse
General
1 39 (33.91%) Finance
2 29 (25.22%) Games
3 9 (7.83%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.48%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.61%) Banking
5 3 (2.61%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.74%) Marketing
6 2 (1.74%) Advertising
7 1 (0.87%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 76 (66.09%) Developer
2 21 (18.26%) Analyst
3 19 (16.52%) C++ Developer
4 13 (11.30%) Java Developer
4 13 (11.30%) Programmer
5 12 (10.43%) Games Developer
6 11 (9.57%) Analyst Programmer
7 10 (8.70%) Junior
7 10 (8.70%) Software Engineer
8 9 (7.83%) Software Developer
8 9 (7.83%) Tester
8 9 (7.83%) Senior Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Analyst Developer
9 7 (6.09%) C# Developer
9 7 (6.09%) Junior Developer
10 6 (5.22%) IT Administrator
10 6 (5.22%) QA Tester
10 6 (5.22%) Administrator
10 6 (5.22%) Graduate
10 6 (5.22%) Server Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (27.83%) HTML
2 21 (18.26%) HTML5
3 16 (13.91%) CSS
3 16 (13.91%) Flash
4 9 (7.83%) RESTful
5 8 (6.96%) J2SE
6 7 (6.09%) FreeMarker
6 7 (6.09%) Restlet
6 7 (6.09%) Apache Commons
7 6 (5.22%) WPF
7 6 (5.22%) LINQ
7 6 (5.22%) Spring
7 6 (5.22%) .NET
7 6 (5.22%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.35%) XML
8 5 (4.35%) Apache Camel
8 5 (4.35%) Backbone.js
8 5 (4.35%) ActiveMQ
9 4 (3.48%) JSLint
9 4 (3.48%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 36 (31.30%) Computer Science
2 20 (17.39%) Open Source
3 14 (12.17%) iPad
4 12 (10.43%) Online Games
5 10 (8.70%) Derivative
6 9 (7.83%) Mathematics
7 7 (6.09%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (6.09%) Mobile App
8 5 (4.35%) Flash Games
8 5 (4.35%) N-Tier
9 4 (3.48%) Statistics
9 4 (3.48%) User Experience
10 3 (2.61%) Robotics
11 2 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.74%) Animation
12 1 (0.87%) Xbox
12 1 (0.87%) Over-the-Top Content
12 1 (0.87%) Mobile Games
12 1 (0.87%) Streaming Video
12 1 (0.87%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.52%) Linux
2 26 (22.61%) Android
3 25 (21.74%) Apple iOS
4 22 (19.13%) Windows
5 16 (13.91%) UNIX
6 6 (5.22%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.22%) CentOS
6 6 (5.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (4.35%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (3.48%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.87%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.87%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.96%) TDD
3 27 (23.48%) Software Engineering
4 25 (21.74%) OO
5 17 (14.78%) Multithreading
6 16 (13.91%) Automated Testing
6 16 (13.91%) Scrum
7 14 (12.17%) Unit Testing
7 14 (12.17%) Test Automation
8 13 (11.30%) Game Development
9 12 (10.43%) OOP
10 11 (9.57%) Low Latency
11 7 (6.09%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.09%) Coaching
11 7 (6.09%) Web Design
11 7 (6.09%) Configuration Management
11 7 (6.09%) Business Analysis
12 5 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.48%) Asset Management
14 3 (2.61%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 57 (49.57%) C++
2 54 (46.96%) Python
3 53 (46.09%) JavaScript
4 49 (42.61%) Java
5 36 (31.30%) SQL
6 33 (28.70%) C#
7 30 (26.09%) C
8 24 (20.87%) ActionScript
9 21 (18.26%) Bash Shell
10 19 (16.52%) ActionScript 3.0
11 16 (13.91%) Ruby
12 13 (11.30%) Perl
13 12 (10.43%) PHP
14 7 (6.09%) Groovy
14 7 (6.09%) Scala
15 6 (5.22%) Objective-C
15 6 (5.22%) Smalltalk
15 6 (5.22%) VB
15 6 (5.22%) VB.NET
15 6 (5.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 37 (32.17%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) RHCSA
3 1 (0.87%) ISEB
3 1 (0.87%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.87%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.04%) QA
2 6 (5.22%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.48%) VirtualBox
2 4 (3.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (8.70%) Vagrant
2 8 (6.96%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (6.96%) Puppet
3 4 (3.48%) Graphite
3 4 (3.48%) StatsD
3 4 (3.48%) Ansible
4 2 (1.74%) Salt
4 2 (1.74%) OpenView
4 2 (1.74%) Nagios
4 2 (1.74%) SCCM
4 2 (1.74%) SCOM
4 2 (1.74%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) Oracle
2 8 (6.96%) Red Hat
3 5 (4.35%) Terracotta
4 3 (2.61%) Sybase
5 2 (1.74%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.74%) VMware
5 2 (1.74%) HP
6 1 (0.87%) Sencha
6 1 (0.87%) Roku
6 1 (0.87%) Wind River
6 1 (0.87%) Apple
6 1 (0.87%) Perforce
6 1 (0.87%) Adobe
6 1 (0.87%) Sun
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CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £40k
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter, Devon
SuperSparks Ltd
Salary: Competitive and excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago