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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 856 909 902
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -7
Permanent jobs citing Lua 55 72 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.066% 0.084%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.13% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 51 48 85
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.76% +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
51794 56268 60527
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.89% 51.31% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 44814 47940 51372
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 July 2016 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 19 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 30 July 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 +21 54 £51,250 +7.89% 11
South East +8 21 £50,000 +17.64% 4
London +20 17 £70,000 +47.36% 6
East Sussex -8 9 £42,500 - 1
Surrey - 9 £70,000 - 1
Epsom - 9 £70,000 - 1
South West - 9 £42,500 -
Devon - 7 £42,500 -
Brighton -3 6 £42,500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £37,500 -
West Midlands - 5 £37,500 -
Hampshire - 3 £35,000 - 2
Lewes - 3 £50,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £35,000 - 2
East of England +20 2 £44,500 - 1
Cambridgeshire +8 2 £44,500 - 1
Cambridge +7 1 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh +4 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Scotland +4 1 £40,000 +23.07%

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 93 (80.87%) Python
2 90 (78.26%) C++
3 61 (53.04%) Java
4 46 (40.00%) Perl
5 45 (39.13%) C
6 43 (37.39%) SQL
7 42 (36.52%) Linux
8 41 (35.65%) XML
9 40 (34.78%) Analytics
10 36 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (31.30%) Software Engineering
11 31 (26.96%) Unix
12 28 (24.35%) Finance
13 27 (23.48%) Bash Shell
14 26 (22.61%) Degree
14 26 (22.61%) Low Latency
15 25 (21.74%) Data Analytics
15 25 (21.74%) Banking
16 24 (20.87%) Games
16 24 (20.87%) JavaScript
16 24 (20.87%) Big Data
17 22 (19.13%) Data Visualisation
17 22 (19.13%) Visualisation
17 22 (19.13%) Investment Banking
18 21 (18.26%) Apple iOS
19 20 (17.39%) Financial Institution
19 20 (17.39%) Manufacturing
19 20 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
19 20 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
19 20 (17.39%) Unit Testing

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 10 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 8 (6.96%) nginx
3 1 (0.87%) Apache
3 1 (0.87%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.87%) Confluence
3 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.87%) IPython
3 1 (0.87%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.87%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.35%) 3ds Max
1 5 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.61%) SPSS
3 1 (0.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (7.83%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.35%) GitHub
2 5 (4.35%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.87%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.87%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.87%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.48%) Wireshark
2 3 (2.61%) WAN
3 1 (0.87%) AMQP
3 1 (0.87%) Internet
3 1 (0.87%) IPv4
3 1 (0.87%) MQTT
3 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (20.87%) Big Data
2 10 (8.70%) Redis
2 10 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 9 (7.83%) Data Mining
4 8 (6.96%) MySQL
4 8 (6.96%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (6.09%) RDBMS
5 7 (6.09%) Relational Database
5 7 (6.09%) SQLite
6 2 (1.74%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.87%) Amazon Redshift
7 1 (0.87%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.87%) IDOL
7 1 (0.87%) Riak
7 1 (0.87%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Subversion
2 9 (7.83%) Selenium
3 6 (5.22%) JIRA
4 5 (4.35%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.35%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.48%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.48%) JUnit
5 4 (3.48%) TestNG
5 4 (3.48%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.87%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (24.35%) Finance
2 25 (21.74%) Banking
3 24 (20.87%) Games
4 22 (19.13%) Investment Banking
5 20 (17.39%) Financial Institution
5 20 (17.39%) Manufacturing
6 18 (15.65%) Front Office
7 14 (12.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 39 (33.91%) Developer
2 21 (18.26%) Consultant
2 21 (18.26%) Software Consultant
2 21 (18.26%) Technical Consultant
3 20 (17.39%) C Software Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Embedded C Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 20 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 18 (15.65%) Python Developer
5 16 (13.91%) Analyst
6 14 (12.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (35.65%) XML
2 20 (17.39%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (13.04%) HTML
4 12 (10.43%) Web Services
5 10 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 10 (8.70%) CSS
5 10 (8.70%) Node.js
5 10 (8.70%) React
5 10 (8.70%) SOAP
5 10 (8.70%) Spring
6 9 (7.83%) JMS
6 9 (7.83%) Qt
6 9 (7.83%) RESTful
6 9 (7.83%) Samza
7 8 (6.96%) Django
7 8 (6.96%) XML-RPC
8 7 (6.09%) .NET
8 7 (6.09%) Pixi.js
8 7 (6.09%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (5.22%) Corona SDK
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.13%) Visualisation
2 20 (17.39%) Embedded Systems
3 15 (13.04%) Mathematics
4 14 (12.17%) Computer Science
5 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (10.43%) Physics
6 10 (8.70%) Management Information System
7 9 (7.83%) Data Integration
7 9 (7.83%) Digital Media
7 9 (7.83%) Digital TV
7 9 (7.83%) IPTV
7 9 (7.83%) N-Tier
7 9 (7.83%) STB
7 9 (7.83%) Telematics
7 9 (7.83%) User Experience
8 7 (6.09%) SWIFT
9 6 (5.22%) Mobile App
9 6 (5.22%) Statistics
10 5 (4.35%) Algorithms
10 5 (4.35%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.52%) Linux
2 31 (26.96%) Unix
3 21 (18.26%) Apple iOS
4 16 (13.91%) Android
5 7 (6.09%) Debian
5 7 (6.09%) Mac OS X
6 6 (5.22%) AIX
6 6 (5.22%) HPUX
6 6 (5.22%) Solaris
6 6 (5.22%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.35%) Windows
8 3 (2.61%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (34.78%) Analytics
2 36 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (31.30%) Software Engineering
3 26 (22.61%) Low Latency
4 25 (21.74%) Data Analytics
5 22 (19.13%) Data Visualisation
6 20 (17.39%) Unit Testing
7 16 (13.91%) Front End Development
8 15 (13.04%) TDD
9 14 (12.17%) Business Analysis
9 14 (12.17%) MVC
9 14 (12.17%) Project Management
10 11 (9.57%) Machine Learning
11 10 (8.70%) Mentoring
12 9 (7.83%) Functional Testing
12 9 (7.83%) Mobile Development
12 9 (7.83%) OO
12 9 (7.83%) SDLC
13 8 (6.96%) Wireframes
14 7 (6.09%) Content Development
Programming Languages
1 93 (80.87%) Python
2 90 (78.26%) C++
3 61 (53.04%) Java
4 46 (40.00%) Perl
5 45 (39.13%) C
6 43 (37.39%) SQL
7 27 (23.48%) Bash Shell
8 24 (20.87%) JavaScript
9 14 (12.17%) ActionScript
10 13 (11.30%) C#
11 12 (10.43%) Ruby
12 11 (9.57%) Groovy
12 11 (9.57%) Scala
13 9 (7.83%) PHP
14 7 (6.09%) Objective-C
15 4 (3.48%) MATLAB
15 4 (3.48%) R
16 2 (1.74%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.87%) Smalltalk
17 1 (0.87%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 26 (22.61%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) PhD
2 1 (0.87%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 5 (4.35%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.87%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Ansible
1 1 (0.87%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.87%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (5.22%) Red Hat
1 6 (5.22%) VMware
2 5 (4.35%) Adobe
2 5 (4.35%) Autodesk
2 5 (4.35%) Google
2 5 (4.35%) Perforce
3 2 (1.74%) Oracle
4 1 (0.87%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (0.87%) Sybase
4 1 (0.87%) Tableau
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Salary: to £45k + benefits
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Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
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Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
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