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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 881 939 918
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -21
Permanent jobs citing Lua 59 48 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.043% 0.076%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.084% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 82
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,250
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
53386 57098 63737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.83% 50.97% 52.61%
Number of salaries quoted 46204 48534 53954
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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 2 May 2016 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 17 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 2 May 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 59 £45,000 -5.26% 4
London +27 32 £60,000 +26.31% 2
South East +15 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Sussex +13 11 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Brighton +3 11 £45,000 +5.88%
West Yorkshire +25 8 £45,000 +136.84%
Yorkshire +24 8 £45,000 +136.84%
Bradford - 8 £45,000 -
East of England +19 5 £47,500 +66.66% 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £47,500 - 1
Cambridge - 5 £47,500 - 1
City of London +44 1 £65,000 +18.18%
South West -3 1 £75,000 +36.36%
North East - 1 - -
North West - 1 £27,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 79 (75.96%) C++
2 78 (75.00%) Python
3 54 (51.92%) Java
4 48 (46.15%) Software Engineering
5 42 (40.38%) C
6 38 (36.54%) Perl
7 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (31.73%) SQL
9 29 (27.88%) Linux
10 28 (26.92%) Bash Shell
11 27 (25.96%) Embedded Systems
12 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
12 25 (24.04%) Android
13 24 (23.08%) Unit Testing
13 24 (23.08%) XML
13 24 (23.08%) Manufacturing
14 22 (21.15%) Degree
15 21 (20.19%) Big Data
15 21 (20.19%) Apple iOS
16 20 (19.23%) Unix
16 20 (19.23%) OO
17 19 (18.27%) Analytics
18 17 (16.35%) Finance
19 16 (15.38%) Games
19 16 (15.38%) TDD
19 16 (15.38%) OOP
19 16 (15.38%) Web Services
19 16 (15.38%) C#
19 16 (15.38%) ActionScript
19 16 (15.38%) N-Tier

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 2 (1.92%) nginx
2 1 (0.96%) Apache
2 1 (0.96%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.96%) SAS
2 1 (0.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) 3ds Max
1 5 (4.81%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.96%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.73%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (4.81%) GitHub
3 5 (4.81%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.81%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.96%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.19%) Big Data
2 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.69%) MySQL
4 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.96%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.96%) IDOL
5 1 (0.96%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.96%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.96%) Redis
5 1 (0.96%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.96%) Riak
5 1 (0.96%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 16 (15.38%) Selenium
2 11 (10.58%) Cucumber
2 11 (10.58%) JUnit
2 11 (10.58%) Subversion
2 11 (10.58%) TestNG
2 11 (10.58%) WebDriver
3 5 (4.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (4.81%) JIRA
3 5 (4.81%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (2.88%) TeamCity
4 3 (2.88%) Travis CI
5 1 (0.96%) Ant
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Ivy
5 1 (0.96%) ClearCase
5 1 (0.96%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.96%) Maven
5 1 (0.96%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 17 (16.35%) Finance
3 16 (15.38%) Games
4 14 (13.46%) Banking
5 11 (10.58%) Back Office
5 11 (10.58%) Financial Institution
5 11 (10.58%) Investment Banking
6 8 (7.69%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 37 (35.58%) Developer
2 29 (27.88%) C++ Software Engineer
2 29 (27.88%) Software Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) C Software Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) Embedded C Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 26 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 20 (19.23%) Java Developer
5 14 (13.46%) Software Developer
6 13 (12.50%) Analyst
7 11 (10.58%) C++ Developer
7 11 (10.58%) C++ Software Developer
7 11 (10.58%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.08%) XML
2 16 (15.38%) Web Services
3 14 (13.46%) HTML
4 12 (11.54%) Qt
5 11 (10.58%) FIX Protocol
6 9 (8.65%) CSS
7 6 (5.77%) .NET
7 6 (5.77%) Corona SDK
8 5 (4.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.81%) Ajax
8 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET
8 5 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.81%) CSS3
8 5 (4.81%) Ext JS
8 5 (4.81%) GWT
8 5 (4.81%) HTML5
8 5 (4.81%) jQuery
8 5 (4.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (2.88%) J2SE
9 3 (2.88%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.96%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (15.38%) N-Tier
3 13 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 12 (11.54%) Visualisation
5 11 (10.58%) DTV
6 10 (9.62%) Digital Media
6 10 (9.62%) IPTV
6 10 (9.62%) STB
7 9 (8.65%) Algorithms
8 8 (7.69%) Management Information System
8 8 (7.69%) Mathematics
9 7 (6.73%) Physics
9 7 (6.73%) User Experience
10 5 (4.81%) e-Learning
10 5 (4.81%) Learning Management System
10 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
11 4 (3.85%) Economics
12 3 (2.88%) 3D Graphics
12 3 (2.88%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (1.92%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 29 (27.88%) Linux
2 25 (24.04%) Android
3 21 (20.19%) Apple iOS
4 20 (19.23%) Unix
5 3 (2.88%) CentOS
5 3 (2.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 34 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 20 (19.23%) OO
5 19 (18.27%) Analytics
6 16 (15.38%) OOP
6 16 (15.38%) TDD
7 15 (14.42%) Continuous Delivery
7 15 (14.42%) Functional Testing
8 14 (13.46%) Data Analytics
9 11 (10.58%) Automation Testing
9 11 (10.58%) BDD
9 11 (10.58%) Data Visualisation
9 11 (10.58%) Test Automation
10 10 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (9.62%) E-Commerce
10 10 (9.62%) QA Automation
10 10 (9.62%) Test Scripting
11 8 (7.69%) Front End Development
11 8 (7.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 79 (75.96%) C++
2 78 (75.00%) Python
3 54 (51.92%) Java
4 42 (40.38%) C
5 38 (36.54%) Perl
6 33 (31.73%) SQL
7 28 (26.92%) Bash Shell
8 25 (24.04%) JavaScript
9 16 (15.38%) ActionScript
9 16 (15.38%) C#
10 11 (10.58%) Ruby
11 10 (9.62%) Scala
12 9 (8.65%) PHP
13 6 (5.77%) R
14 3 (2.88%) Embedded C
14 3 (2.88%) Embedded C++
15 2 (1.92%) MATLAB
15 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.96%) Go
16 1 (0.96%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 22 (21.15%) Degree
2 1 (0.96%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.96%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) OCPJP
2 1 (0.96%) PhD
2 1 (0.96%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (12.50%) QA
2 5 (4.81%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.88%) iptables
2 3 (2.88%) Xen
3 2 (1.92%) Firmware
4 1 (0.96%) Docker
4 1 (0.96%) LXC
Systems Management
1 4 (3.85%) Ansible
1 4 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (3.85%) Puppet
2 3 (2.88%) Nagios
2 3 (2.88%) Salt
2 3 (2.88%) ZABBIX
3 1 (0.96%) Dollar Universe
3 1 (0.96%) SELinux
Vendors
1 6 (5.77%) VMware
2 5 (4.81%) Autodesk
2 5 (4.81%) Google
3 1 (0.96%) Oracle
3 1 (0.96%) Sun
3 1 (0.96%) Sybase
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