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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lua
UK
Rank 808 879 930
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +51
Permanent jobs citing Lua 38 54 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.053% 0.028%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.084% 0.10% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 32 52 22
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £40,000 £26,722
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £33,734
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +33.39%

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
45318 52949 53824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.98% 51.80% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38639 45598 46137
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 23 February 2017 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 21 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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +71 36 £40,000 -11.11% 7
South East +55 13 £35,000 -22.22% 1
London +62 10 £47,500 -9.52% 2
Basingstoke - 7 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 7 £35,000 -
Surrey - 6 £70,000 -
Epsom - 6 £70,000 -
East of England +22 5 £40,000 - 2
Cambridge +12 5 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £40,000 - 2
South West - 4 £42,500 -
Devon - 3 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +14 2 £40,500 -10.00%
West Midlands - 2 £33,000 - 2
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,500 -
Coventry - 2 £33,000 -
Dundee - 2 £27,000 -
York - 2 £40,500 -
Scotland - 2 £27,000 -
Avon - 1 - -
Exeter - 1 £45,000 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 50 (56.18%) C++
2 49 (55.06%) Python
3 44 (49.44%) Linux
4 36 (40.45%) Java
5 35 (39.33%) Software Engineering
6 29 (32.58%) Degree
7 28 (31.46%) Bash Shell
8 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
9 22 (24.72%) C
10 20 (22.47%) Apple iOS
11 19 (21.35%) Open Source
11 19 (21.35%) Computer Science
12 18 (20.22%) CentOS
12 18 (20.22%) Kamailio
12 18 (20.22%) WAN
12 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (19.10%) Telecoms
13 17 (19.10%) Android
13 17 (19.10%) Wireshark
14 16 (17.98%) Analytics
15 15 (16.85%) RESTful
15 15 (16.85%) Games
15 15 (16.85%) Mobile Development
16 14 (15.73%) SDLC
16 14 (15.73%) VoIP
16 14 (15.73%) RTP
16 14 (15.73%) Windows
17 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
17 13 (14.61%) Physics
17 13 (14.61%) Big Data

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 8 (8.99%) Apache Spark
2 6 (6.74%) nginx
3 1 (1.12%) Confluence
3 1 (1.12%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) 3ds Max
1 2 (2.25%) Maya
Business Applications
1 8 (8.99%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.25%) GitHub
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.22%) WAN
2 17 (19.10%) Wireshark
3 14 (15.73%) RTP
3 14 (15.73%) VoIP
4 3 (3.37%) Firewall
5 2 (2.25%) DNS
5 2 (2.25%) FTP
5 2 (2.25%) HTTP
5 2 (2.25%) IPv4
5 2 (2.25%) IPv6
6 1 (1.12%) ADSL
6 1 (1.12%) BGP
6 1 (1.12%) EIGRP
6 1 (1.12%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.12%) Internet
6 1 (1.12%) LAN
6 1 (1.12%) OSPF
6 1 (1.12%) PBX
6 1 (1.12%) SS7
6 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) Big Data
2 11 (12.36%) Redis
3 8 (8.99%) Data Mining
4 5 (5.62%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.49%) Hazelcast
5 4 (4.49%) Neo4j
5 4 (4.49%) NoSQL
5 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (4.49%) SQLite
6 3 (3.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (2.25%) MySQL
8 1 (1.12%) CouchDB
8 1 (1.12%) Riak
8 1 (1.12%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (12.36%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.62%) JUnit
3 4 (4.49%) Grunt
3 4 (4.49%) Jasmine
3 4 (4.49%) Maven
4 2 (2.25%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.12%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.12%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.12%) Selenium
5 1 (1.12%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.12%) TestNG
5 1 (1.12%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (19.10%) Telecoms
2 15 (16.85%) Games
3 11 (12.36%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.74%) Automotive
5 2 (2.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 42 (47.19%) Developer
2 23 (25.84%) Java Developer
3 18 (20.22%) Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) C Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) C++ Developer
4 11 (12.36%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Embedded C Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.24%) Python Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Java Developer
6 8 (8.99%) Senior Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.85%) RESTful
2 12 (13.48%) Node.js
2 12 (13.48%) Spring
3 11 (12.36%) XML
4 8 (8.99%) HTML
4 8 (8.99%) JMS
4 8 (8.99%) Samza
4 8 (8.99%) SOAP
5 7 (7.87%) cocos2d
5 7 (7.87%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (6.74%) HTML5
7 5 (5.62%) LAMP
7 5 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (4.49%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (4.49%) Backbone.js
8 4 (4.49%) Flash
8 4 (4.49%) JDBC
8 4 (4.49%) JSP
8 4 (4.49%) XSL
8 4 (4.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.35%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.36%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (7.87%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.62%) N-Tier
4 5 (5.62%) User Experience
5 4 (4.49%) Animation
5 4 (4.49%) Grid Computing
5 4 (4.49%) Online Games
6 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
7 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.25%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
8 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.12%) Cyber Defence
8 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.12%) Graphic Design
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.12%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 44 (49.44%) Linux
2 20 (22.47%) Apple iOS
3 18 (20.22%) CentOS
4 17 (19.10%) Android
5 14 (15.73%) Windows
6 5 (5.62%) Mac OS X
7 3 (3.37%) Debian
8 2 (2.25%) Unix
8 2 (2.25%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.33%) Software Engineering
2 19 (21.35%) Open Source
3 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (17.98%) Analytics
5 15 (16.85%) Mobile Development
6 14 (15.73%) SDLC
7 13 (14.61%) Mathematics
7 13 (14.61%) Physics
8 11 (12.36%) Unit Testing
9 10 (11.24%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (11.24%) Cross-Platform Development
10 9 (10.11%) Artificial Intelligence
11 8 (8.99%) Data Integration
11 8 (8.99%) Low Latency
11 8 (8.99%) Machine Learning
11 8 (8.99%) MVC
11 8 (8.99%) OO
11 8 (8.99%) Telematics
12 7 (7.87%) Data Visualisation
12 7 (7.87%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 50 (56.18%) C++
2 49 (55.06%) Python
3 36 (40.45%) Java
4 28 (31.46%) Bash Shell
5 25 (28.09%) JavaScript
6 22 (24.72%) C
7 12 (13.48%) Perl
8 11 (12.36%) Objective-C
9 9 (10.11%) Scala
10 8 (8.99%) Groovy
10 8 (8.99%) SQL
11 5 (5.62%) PHP
12 4 (4.49%) C#
13 2 (2.25%) Ruby
14 1 (1.12%) ActionScript
14 1 (1.12%) ECMAScript
14 1 (1.12%) Erlang
14 1 (1.12%) Go
14 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (32.58%) Degree
2 2 (2.25%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.12%) CCNA
3 1 (1.12%) CCNP
3 1 (1.12%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.12%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.12%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.12%) GPG13
1 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 18 (20.22%) Kamailio
2 5 (5.62%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.25%) Snort
4 1 (1.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.49%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.25%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.25%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (1.12%) logstash
3 1 (1.12%) Nagios
3 1 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.12%) Puppet
3 1 (1.12%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 8 (8.99%) Perforce
2 4 (4.49%) Facebook
3 2 (2.25%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.12%) Avaya
4 1 (1.12%) BroadSoft
4 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.12%) Cisco
4 1 (1.12%) Citrix
4 1 (1.12%) Dialogic
4 1 (1.12%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.12%) Google
4 1 (1.12%) HP
4 1 (1.12%) Juniper
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.12%) Mitel
4 1 (1.12%) Polycom
4 1 (1.12%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.12%) Tandberg
4 1 (1.12%) VMware
4 1 (1.12%) WatchGuard
West Midlands
Triad Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Agentis Solution
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Posted: 23 days ago