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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Lua
Rank 897 909 908
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lua 39 66 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.060% 0.081%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.075% 0.12% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 49 84
Median salary £70,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.36% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%

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
51712 57110 62897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.82% 51.49% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44802 48660 53726
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 June 2016 within the UK.

Lua Salary Histogram in the UK

Lua
Top 13 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 June 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 +17 39 £70,000 +47.36% 5
South East +23 16 £45,000 +5.88%
London +16 15 £70,000 +27.27% 3
East Sussex -10 10 £43,750 +2.94%
Brighton -8 9 £42,500 -
South West +23 7 £42,500 -22.72%
Epsom - 6 £70,000 -
Surrey - 6 £70,000 -
Devon - 4 £40,000 -
East of England +27 1 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge +5 1 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire -1 1 £45,000 - 1
Lewes - 1 £50,000 -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 83 (82.18%) Python
2 80 (79.21%) C++
3 56 (55.45%) Java
4 45 (44.55%) C
5 41 (40.59%) Perl
6 36 (35.64%) SQL
6 36 (35.64%) Software Engineering
7 34 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (33.66%) Linux
8 31 (30.69%) XML
8 31 (30.69%) Analytics
9 27 (26.73%) Bash Shell
10 26 (25.74%) Unix
11 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
11 23 (22.77%) Finance
11 23 (22.77%) Manufacturing
11 23 (22.77%) Embedded Systems
11 23 (22.77%) Big Data
11 23 (22.77%) Unit Testing
12 21 (20.79%) Apple iOS
13 20 (19.80%) Data Analytics
13 20 (19.80%) Degree
13 20 (19.80%) Banking
14 19 (18.81%) Android
14 19 (18.81%) Visualisation
14 19 (18.81%) Low Latency
15 18 (17.82%) Data Visualisation
16 17 (16.83%) FIX Protocol
16 17 (16.83%) Investment Banking
16 17 (16.83%) Financial Institution

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 6 (5.94%) Apache Spark
1 6 (5.94%) nginx
2 1 (0.99%) Apache
2 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
2 1 (0.99%) Confluence
2 1 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) 3ds Max
1 5 (4.95%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (2.97%) SPSS
3 1 (0.99%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.94%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.95%) GitHub
1 5 (4.95%) Google Analytics
2 2 (1.98%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.98%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.99%) AMQP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
2 1 (0.99%) IPv4
2 1 (0.99%) MQTT
2 1 (0.99%) VPN
2 1 (0.99%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (22.77%) Big Data
2 9 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (7.92%) MySQL
4 7 (6.93%) Redis
5 6 (5.94%) Data Mining
5 6 (5.94%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (4.95%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.96%) SQLite
8 2 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.99%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.99%) IDOL
9 1 (0.99%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.99%) Riak
9 1 (0.99%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 11 (10.89%) Selenium
2 10 (9.90%) Subversion
3 6 (5.94%) Cucumber
3 6 (5.94%) JIRA
3 6 (5.94%) JUnit
3 6 (5.94%) TestNG
3 6 (5.94%) WebDriver
4 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
4 5 (4.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.99%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
General
1 23 (22.77%) Finance
1 23 (22.77%) Manufacturing
2 20 (19.80%) Banking
3 17 (16.83%) Financial Institution
3 17 (16.83%) Investment Banking
4 14 (13.86%) Front Office
4 14 (13.86%) Games
5 13 (12.87%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Developer
2 23 (22.77%) C Software Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) C++ Software Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Embedded C Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Embedded Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 23 (22.77%) Software Engineer
3 16 (15.84%) Consultant
3 16 (15.84%) Python Developer
3 16 (15.84%) Software Consultant
3 16 (15.84%) Technical Consultant
4 15 (14.85%) Analyst
4 15 (14.85%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.69%) XML
2 17 (16.83%) FIX Protocol
3 15 (14.85%) HTML
4 11 (10.89%) Web Services
5 10 (9.90%) CSS
5 10 (9.90%) Qt
6 7 (6.93%) .NET
6 7 (6.93%) AngularJS
6 7 (6.93%) Node.js
6 7 (6.93%) React
6 7 (6.93%) SOAP
6 7 (6.93%) Spring
7 6 (5.94%) Corona SDK
7 6 (5.94%) JMS
7 6 (5.94%) RESTful
7 6 (5.94%) Samza
7 6 (5.94%) XML-RPC
8 5 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (4.95%) CSS3
8 5 (4.95%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Embedded Systems
2 19 (18.81%) Visualisation
3 11 (10.89%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.89%) N-Tier
4 10 (9.90%) Digital Media
4 10 (9.90%) Digital TV
4 10 (9.90%) IPTV
4 10 (9.90%) Mathematics
4 10 (9.90%) STB
5 9 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (7.92%) Management Information System
6 8 (7.92%) User Experience
7 7 (6.93%) Physics
8 6 (5.94%) Data Integration
8 6 (5.94%) Mobile App
8 6 (5.94%) Telematics
9 5 (4.95%) Algorithms
9 5 (4.95%) e-Learning
9 5 (4.95%) Learning Management System
9 5 (4.95%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.66%) Linux
2 26 (25.74%) Unix
3 21 (20.79%) Apple iOS
4 19 (18.81%) Android
5 4 (3.96%) AIX
5 4 (3.96%) Debian
5 4 (3.96%) HPUX
5 4 (3.96%) Mac OS X
5 4 (3.96%) Solaris
5 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.99%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (35.64%) Software Engineering
2 34 (33.66%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (30.69%) Analytics
4 23 (22.77%) Unit Testing
5 20 (19.80%) Data Analytics
6 19 (18.81%) Low Latency
7 18 (17.82%) Data Visualisation
8 13 (12.87%) Front End Development
9 11 (10.89%) Functional Testing
9 11 (10.89%) MVC
9 11 (10.89%) OO
9 11 (10.89%) TDD
10 10 (9.90%) Project Management
11 9 (8.91%) Business Analysis
11 9 (8.91%) SDLC
12 8 (7.92%) Machine Learning
12 8 (7.92%) OOP
13 7 (6.93%) Continuous Delivery
14 6 (5.94%) Mobile Development
14 6 (5.94%) QA Automation
Programming Languages
1 83 (82.18%) Python
2 80 (79.21%) C++
3 56 (55.45%) Java
4 45 (44.55%) C
5 41 (40.59%) Perl
6 36 (35.64%) SQL
7 27 (26.73%) Bash Shell
8 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
9 15 (14.85%) C#
10 11 (10.89%) ActionScript
11 10 (9.90%) Ruby
11 10 (9.90%) Scala
12 8 (7.92%) PHP
13 6 (5.94%) Groovy
14 4 (3.96%) MATLAB
14 4 (3.96%) Objective-C
14 4 (3.96%) R
15 2 (1.98%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.99%) Go
16 1 (0.99%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 20 (19.80%) Degree
2 1 (0.99%) (ISC)2 CCSP
2 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (0.99%) PhD
2 1 (0.99%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) QA
2 5 (4.95%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (4.95%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (2.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.99%) Docker
3 1 (0.99%) LXC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Ansible
1 1 (0.99%) Dollar Universe
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
1 1 (0.99%) SELinux
Vendors
1 5 (4.95%) Autodesk
1 5 (4.95%) Google
2 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.97%) VMware
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) Sybase
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