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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lua
Rank 833 834 818
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -16
Permanent jobs citing Lua 65 99 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.082% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 48 85 57
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%

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
57027 62715 58228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.48% 52.16% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 48601 53554 50191
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 30 June 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the UK over the 3 months to 30 June 2015. 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 -3 63 £47,500 +5.55% 8
South East +23 30 £42,500 -5.55% 4
East Sussex +26 27 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Brighton +24 26 £42,500 -5.55% 2
London -11 26 £55,000 -4.34% 4
City of London +45 11 £55,000 -4.34%
East Midlands - 4 £22,500 -
Lincolnshire - 4 £22,500 -
Grantham - 4 £22,500 -
Cambridgeshire +19 3 - -
East of England +7 3 - -
Berkshire - 3 £57,500 -
South West -11 2 £55,000 +89.65%
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
Gloucestershire - 2 £55,000 -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Peterborough - 2 - -
Cambridge +12 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 45 (43.69%) Degree
2 44 (42.72%) OO
3 43 (41.75%) Computer Science
4 42 (40.78%) Python
5 41 (39.81%) Linux
6 38 (36.89%) C#
7 37 (35.92%) SQL
7 37 (35.92%) JavaScript
8 34 (33.01%) Bash Shell
9 33 (32.04%) .NET
10 31 (30.10%) Java
11 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
12 29 (28.16%) ASP.NET
13 27 (26.21%) Visual Studio
13 27 (26.21%) TDD
14 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
14 26 (25.24%) C++
15 24 (23.30%) Unit Testing
15 24 (23.30%) Android
16 23 (22.33%) WPF
16 23 (22.33%) LINQ
16 23 (22.33%) SQLite
16 23 (22.33%) VB
16 23 (22.33%) VB.NET
16 23 (22.33%) VB6
16 23 (22.33%) Games
17 21 (20.39%) ISO 9001
18 20 (19.42%) C
18 20 (19.42%) Windows
18 20 (19.42%) MongoDB

Lua
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 6 (5.83%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.83%) WorkSite
2 4 (3.88%) Node.js
3 3 (2.91%) CMS
3 3 (2.91%) Drupal
3 3 (2.91%) WordPress
3 3 (2.91%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.97%) SAS
4 1 (0.97%) Apache
4 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.83%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.83%) Google Analytics
2 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) GitHub
3 3 (2.91%) Basecamp
3 3 (2.91%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Internet
2 3 (2.91%) HTTPS
2 3 (2.91%) SSL
3 2 (1.94%) Firewall
3 2 (1.94%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.94%) Wireshark
3 2 (1.94%) tcpdump
4 1 (0.97%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (0.97%) SAN
4 1 (0.97%) PSTN
4 1 (0.97%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.24%) SQL Server
2 23 (22.33%) SQLite
3 20 (19.42%) MongoDB
4 17 (16.50%) Neo4j
5 16 (15.53%) Hazelcast
6 6 (5.83%) IDOL
7 5 (4.85%) MySQL
8 4 (3.88%) Big Data
9 2 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.94%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 27 (26.21%) Visual Studio
2 19 (18.45%) Selenium
3 17 (16.50%) TestNG
3 17 (16.50%) WebDriver
3 17 (16.50%) Cucumber
3 17 (16.50%) Subversion
3 17 (16.50%) Maven
3 17 (16.50%) Liquibase
3 17 (16.50%) JUnit
4 16 (15.53%) Jasmine
5 12 (11.65%) Git (software)
6 8 (7.77%) JIRA
7 5 (4.85%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (2.91%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.91%) Gerrit
9 3 (2.91%) Redmine
9 3 (2.91%) webpack
9 3 (2.91%) gulp
9 3 (2.91%) Grunt
General
1 23 (22.33%) Games
2 18 (17.48%) Finance
3 14 (13.59%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.91%) Banking
5 2 (1.94%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 67 (65.05%) Developer
2 23 (22.33%) Analyst
3 19 (18.45%) C# Developer
4 18 (17.48%) WPF Developer
5 17 (16.50%) Java Developer
6 14 (13.59%) Programmer
6 14 (13.59%) C Developer
7 13 (12.62%) Analyst Programmer
8 11 (10.68%) C++ Programmer
9 10 (9.71%) C++ Analyst Programmer
9 10 (9.71%) Tester
10 9 (8.74%) Test Analyst
11 7 (6.80%) Software Developer
12 6 (5.83%) Software Engineer
12 6 (5.83%) Developer Analyst
12 6 (5.83%) Automation Tester
13 5 (4.85%) Graduate
14 4 (3.88%) Trainee Developer
14 4 (3.88%) Trainee
14 4 (3.88%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (32.04%) .NET
2 29 (28.16%) ASP.NET
3 23 (22.33%) WPF
3 23 (22.33%) LINQ
4 17 (16.50%) Apache Camel
4 17 (16.50%) J2SE
4 17 (16.50%) ActiveMQ
4 17 (16.50%) Spring
4 17 (16.50%) Java EE
5 16 (15.53%) HTML
5 16 (15.53%) Backbone.js
6 12 (11.65%) CSS
7 11 (10.68%) STL
7 11 (10.68%) JSON
8 10 (9.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 9 (8.74%) Ajax
9 9 (8.74%) XML
10 7 (6.80%) HTML5
11 5 (4.85%) LAMP
11 5 (4.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 43 (41.75%) Computer Science
2 17 (16.50%) Public Cloud
3 14 (13.59%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (10.68%) N-Tier
5 10 (9.71%) Derivative
6 6 (5.83%) Internet of Things
6 6 (5.83%) Physics
7 4 (3.88%) Algorithms
7 4 (3.88%) Mathematics
8 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.91%) User Experience
9 2 (1.94%) Xbox
9 2 (1.94%) BYOD
10 1 (0.97%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.97%) Online Games
10 1 (0.97%) iPad
10 1 (0.97%) Social Gaming
10 1 (0.97%) Streaming Video
10 1 (0.97%) Economics
10 1 (0.97%) Applied Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 41 (39.81%) Linux
2 24 (23.30%) Android
3 20 (19.42%) Apple iOS
3 20 (19.42%) Windows
4 17 (16.50%) Windows Mobile
5 13 (12.62%) UNIX
6 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.94%) CentOS
6 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.97%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (42.72%) OO
2 30 (29.13%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (26.21%) TDD
4 24 (23.30%) Unit Testing
5 19 (18.45%) Scrum
6 17 (16.50%) Test Automation
7 14 (13.59%) Multithreading
8 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.83%) Web Analytics
9 6 (5.83%) Document Management
9 6 (5.83%) Web Development
9 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (5.83%) Analytics
9 6 (5.83%) Content Management
10 4 (3.88%) Data Security
10 4 (3.88%) Data Modelling
10 4 (3.88%) Game Development
11 3 (2.91%) Change Control
11 3 (2.91%) Project Management
11 3 (2.91%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (40.78%) Python
2 38 (36.89%) C#
3 37 (35.92%) SQL
3 37 (35.92%) JavaScript
4 34 (33.01%) Bash Shell
5 31 (30.10%) Java
6 26 (25.24%) C++
7 23 (22.33%) VB
7 23 (22.33%) VB.NET
7 23 (22.33%) VB6
8 20 (19.42%) C
9 19 (18.45%) ActionScript
9 19 (18.45%) Ruby
10 14 (13.59%) Perl
11 10 (9.71%) Pascal
12 8 (7.77%) PHP
13 5 (4.85%) Objective-C
14 4 (3.88%) AWK
14 4 (3.88%) Tcl
14 4 (3.88%) sed
Qualifications
1 45 (43.69%) Degree
2 3 (2.91%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.91%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (20.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.85%) Puppet
1 5 (4.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.91%) Ansible
2 3 (2.91%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 17 (16.50%) Terracotta
2 11 (10.68%) Google
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.91%) HP
4 3 (2.91%) VMware
4 3 (2.91%) Facebook
4 3 (2.91%) Twitter
4 3 (2.91%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.94%) Perforce
5 2 (1.94%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle
6 1 (0.97%) Cisco
6 1 (0.97%) NetApp
6 1 (0.97%) BT
6 1 (0.97%) Brocade
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