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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lua
UK
Rank 790 880 909
Rank change year-on-year
+90 +29
Permanent jobs citing Lua 55 47 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.047% 0.037%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.090% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 43 40 31
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £40,000 £24,969
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £39,000 £45,000 £24,969
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +80.22%

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
45300 52346 52083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.88% 52.28% 50.52%
Number of salaries quoted 38893 45146 44659
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 25 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 18 January 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 +76 48 £40,000 -11.11% 9
South East +59 20 £42,500 -5.55% 2
East of England +36 10 £40,000 -
Cambridge +11 10 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire +9 10 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 10 £35,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 10 £35,000 - 1
London +47 9 £42,000 -20.00% 4
Dundee - 7 £27,000 -
Epsom - 7 £70,000 -
Surrey - 7 £70,000 -
Scotland - 7 £27,000 -
South West +24 6 £42,500 - 1
East Sussex +8 3 £50,000 +11.11%
Devon - 3 £42,500 -
Lewes - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +22 2 £40,500 -4.70% 1
York - 2 £40,500 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £40,500 - 1
Bristol - 2 - - 1
West Midlands +3 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Worcestershire -14 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Worcester - 1 £37,500 -
Exeter - 1 £45,000 -
Avon - 1 - -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 69 (62.16%) C++
2 65 (58.56%) Python
3 50 (45.05%) Linux
4 47 (42.34%) Java
5 46 (41.44%) Software Engineering
6 35 (31.53%) Degree
7 34 (30.63%) Bash Shell
8 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
8 27 (24.32%) C
9 26 (23.42%) Games
10 23 (20.72%) Open Source
10 23 (20.72%) Computer Science
11 22 (19.82%) XML
12 21 (18.92%) WAN
12 21 (18.92%) CentOS
12 21 (18.92%) Analytics
13 20 (18.02%) Kamailio
13 20 (18.02%) Wireshark
13 20 (18.02%) SQL
14 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
14 19 (17.12%) Telecoms
14 19 (17.12%) Apple iOS
15 16 (14.41%) RESTful
15 16 (14.41%) Perforce
15 16 (14.41%) Perl
15 16 (14.41%) Windows
15 16 (14.41%) Mobile Development
16 15 (13.51%) Big Data
16 15 (13.51%) TDD
16 15 (13.51%) Android

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 (9.01%) Apache Spark
2 7 (6.31%) nginx
3 1 (0.90%) Confluence
3 1 (0.90%) IPython
3 1 (0.90%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 9 (8.11%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.80%) GitHub
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon Kinesis
3 1 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (18.92%) WAN
2 20 (18.02%) Wireshark
3 13 (11.71%) RTP
3 13 (11.71%) VoIP
4 3 (2.70%) Firewall
4 3 (2.70%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.80%) DNS
5 2 (1.80%) FTP
5 2 (1.80%) HTTP
5 2 (1.80%) IPv4
5 2 (1.80%) IPv6
6 1 (0.90%) ADSL
6 1 (0.90%) BGP
6 1 (0.90%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.90%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.90%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.90%) Internet
6 1 (0.90%) LAN
6 1 (0.90%) OSPF
6 1 (0.90%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (13.51%) Big Data
2 12 (10.81%) Redis
3 9 (8.11%) Data Mining
4 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
4 5 (4.50%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (4.50%) SQLite
5 4 (3.60%) Hazelcast
5 4 (3.60%) Neo4j
5 4 (3.60%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.70%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.80%) MySQL
7 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.90%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.90%) Riak
8 1 (0.90%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.50%) JUnit
3 4 (3.60%) Grunt
3 4 (3.60%) Jasmine
3 4 (3.60%) Maven
4 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.90%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.90%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.90%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.90%) Selenium
5 1 (0.90%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.90%) TestNG
5 1 (0.90%) WebDriver
General
1 26 (23.42%) Games
2 19 (17.12%) Telecoms
3 14 (12.61%) Manufacturing
4 6 (5.41%) Automotive
5 5 (4.50%) Finance
6 3 (2.70%) Banking
6 3 (2.70%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.80%) Back Office
7 2 (1.80%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.90%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 44 (39.64%) Developer
2 25 (22.52%) Software Engineer
3 24 (21.62%) Java Developer
4 14 (12.61%) C Software Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Embedded C Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Embedded Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 14 (12.61%) Programmer
5 13 (11.71%) C++ Developer
6 11 (9.91%) Python Developer
7 10 (9.01%) Senior Developer
8 9 (8.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.82%) XML
2 16 (14.41%) RESTful
3 13 (11.71%) Node.js
3 13 (11.71%) Spring
4 12 (10.81%) Flash
5 9 (8.11%) JMS
5 9 (8.11%) JSON
5 9 (8.11%) Samza
5 9 (8.11%) SOAP
6 8 (7.21%) HTML
7 7 (6.31%) cocos2d
7 7 (6.31%) Natural Language Processing
8 6 (5.41%) HTML5
8 6 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (4.50%) AngularJS
9 5 (4.50%) Django
9 5 (4.50%) LAMP
9 5 (4.50%) Pixi.js
9 5 (4.50%) React
9 5 (4.50%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.72%) Computer Science
2 15 (13.51%) Mathematics
3 14 (12.61%) Embedded Systems
4 13 (11.71%) Physics
5 10 (9.01%) Visualisation
6 9 (8.11%) Artificial Intelligence
6 9 (8.11%) Data Integration
6 9 (8.11%) Telematics
7 8 (7.21%) Algorithms
8 6 (5.41%) Statistics
8 6 (5.41%) User Experience
9 5 (4.50%) Data Centre
9 5 (4.50%) N-Tier
10 4 (3.60%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (3.60%) Grid Computing
10 4 (3.60%) Online Games
11 2 (1.80%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.90%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.90%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 50 (45.05%) Linux
2 21 (18.92%) CentOS
3 19 (17.12%) Apple iOS
4 16 (14.41%) Windows
5 15 (13.51%) Android
6 6 (5.41%) Mac OS X
7 5 (4.50%) Unix
8 4 (3.60%) Debian
9 2 (1.80%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.44%) Software Engineering
2 23 (20.72%) Open Source
3 21 (18.92%) Analytics
4 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (14.41%) Mobile Development
6 15 (13.51%) TDD
7 14 (12.61%) SDLC
7 14 (12.61%) Unit Testing
8 10 (9.01%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (9.01%) Cross-Platform Development
8 10 (9.01%) Data Visualisation
8 10 (9.01%) Low Latency
8 10 (9.01%) Machine Learning
9 9 (8.11%) Data Analytics
9 9 (8.11%) MVC
9 9 (8.11%) Prototyping
10 8 (7.21%) Mentoring
11 7 (6.31%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (6.31%) Document Management
12 6 (5.41%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 69 (62.16%) C++
2 65 (58.56%) Python
3 47 (42.34%) Java
4 34 (30.63%) Bash Shell
5 27 (24.32%) C
5 27 (24.32%) JavaScript
6 20 (18.02%) SQL
7 16 (14.41%) Perl
8 12 (10.81%) Objective-C
9 11 (9.91%) Groovy
9 11 (9.91%) Scala
10 9 (8.11%) ActionScript
11 6 (5.41%) PHP
12 5 (4.50%) Ruby
13 3 (2.70%) Erlang
14 2 (1.80%) C#
14 2 (1.80%) Smalltalk
15 1 (0.90%) AppleScript
15 1 (0.90%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.90%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 35 (31.53%) Degree
2 2 (1.80%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.90%) CCNA
3 1 (0.90%) CCNP
3 1 (0.90%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.90%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) JNCIA
3 1 (0.90%) JNCIP
3 1 (0.90%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.90%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.90%) GPG13
1 1 (0.90%) QA
System Software
1 20 (18.02%) Kamailio
2 5 (4.50%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.80%) Snort
3 2 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.90%) Docker
4 1 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (3.60%) Capistrano
2 2 (1.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (1.80%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (0.90%) logstash
3 1 (0.90%) Nagios
3 1 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.90%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 16 (14.41%) Perforce
2 8 (7.21%) Adobe
3 4 (3.60%) Facebook
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle
4 2 (1.80%) Sourcefire
4 2 (1.80%) VMware
5 1 (0.90%) BroadSoft
5 1 (0.90%) Cisco
5 1 (0.90%) Dialogic
5 1 (0.90%) Fortinet
5 1 (0.90%) Google
5 1 (0.90%) HP
5 1 (0.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (0.90%) Mitel
5 1 (0.90%) Polycom
5 1 (0.90%) SolarWinds
5 1 (0.90%) SonicWALL
5 1 (0.90%) Tableau
5 1 (0.90%) Tandberg
5 1 (0.90%) WatchGuard
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