Period
to 22 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Lua skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Lua over the 6 months to 22 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lua
UK > England
6 months to
22 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 954 1055 1147
Rank change year-on-year +101 +92 -4
Permanent jobs citing Lua 106 85 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.081% 0.054% 0.027%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.096% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 71 66 38
England median annual salary £80,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +41.18% -15.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £92,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £73,750 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +22.92% +41.18% -15.00%

Lua is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 70,357 88,530 92,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.78% 56.12% 55.55%
Number of salaries quoted 58,058 74,023 76,666
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

Lua
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Lua as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Lua in England

Lua
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lua in England.

Salary trend for Lua in England

Lua
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lua in England over the 6 months to 22 August 2019.

Salary histogram for Lua in England

Lua
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the England region over the 6 months to 22 August 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +108 50 £82,500 +6.45% 3
South East +19 27 £65,000 +52.94% 3
South West - 11 £46,250 -
North of England +26 9 £42,500 -19.05% 2
East of England +78 5 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Midlands - 4 £35,000 - 2
North East - 4 £42,500 -
North West - 3 £35,000 - 2
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire -7 2 £45,000 -14.29%
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 - 1
Lua
UK

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, IT jobs citing Lua also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Lua.

1 87 (82.08%) Python
2 52 (49.06%) Bash Shell
3 47 (44.34%) Git (software)
4 43 (40.57%) C++
4 43 (40.57%) PostgreSQL
5 41 (38.68%) MySQL
6 39 (36.79%) Finance
7 38 (35.85%) Ansible
8 37 (34.91%) PowerShell
9 35 (33.02%) Bitbucket
10 34 (32.08%) DevOps
11 31 (29.25%) Software Engineering
12 26 (24.53%) C
12 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
13 23 (21.70%) Linux
14 22 (20.75%) Embedded Systems
15 21 (19.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 20 (18.87%) Degree
16 20 (18.87%) Java
17 17 (16.04%) C#
17 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
17 17 (16.04%) Manufacturing
18 16 (15.09%) SQL
18 16 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
19 13 (12.26%) PHP
19 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
19 13 (12.26%) Elastic Stack
19 13 (12.26%) Grafana
19 13 (12.26%) GitLab
19 13 (12.26%) Icinga

Lua
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 7 (6.60%) Apache
1 7 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
1 7 (6.60%) IIS
1 7 (6.60%) nginx
2 3 (2.83%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.94%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.55%) AWS
1 8 (7.55%) Azure
1 8 (7.55%) GCP
2 7 (6.60%) OpenShift
3 5 (4.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.89%) SMS
1 2 (1.89%) tcpdump
1 2 (1.89%) Wireshark
2 1 (0.94%) DHCP
2 1 (0.94%) DNS
2 1 (0.94%) Ethernet
2 1 (0.94%) HTTP
2 1 (0.94%) Link 16
2 1 (0.94%) Link 22
2 1 (0.94%) RS-232
2 1 (0.94%) RS-485
2 1 (0.94%) SNMP
2 1 (0.94%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (40.57%) PostgreSQL
2 41 (38.68%) MySQL
3 7 (6.60%) Neo4j
3 7 (6.60%) Redis
4 6 (5.66%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.83%) Apache Zeppelin
5 3 (2.83%) Flink
5 3 (2.83%) JanusGraph
5 3 (2.83%) MariaDB
5 3 (2.83%) TimescaleDB
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.89%) HBase
6 2 (1.89%) Impala
6 2 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.89%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.89%) Text Mining
7 1 (0.94%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 47 (44.34%) Git (software)
2 35 (33.02%) Bitbucket
3 13 (12.26%) GitLab
4 5 (4.72%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.83%) Cucumber
5 3 (2.83%) JBehave
5 3 (2.83%) jMock
5 3 (2.83%) JUnit
5 3 (2.83%) Mockito
5 3 (2.83%) NUnit
5 3 (2.83%) Selenium
5 3 (2.83%) Subversion
6 2 (1.89%) StarTeam
6 2 (1.89%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.94%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.94%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.94%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.94%) JIRA
7 1 (0.94%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.94%) Valgrind
General
1 39 (36.79%) Finance
2 17 (16.04%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.72%) Electronics
3 5 (4.72%) Games
4 4 (3.77%) Marketing
5 3 (2.83%) Legal
5 3 (2.83%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.89%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 39 (36.79%) Developer
2 34 (32.08%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (19.81%) Automation Engineer
3 21 (19.81%) DevOps Automation Engineer
3 21 (19.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) C++ Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Embedded C++ Developer
5 11 (10.38%) Embedded Developer
6 10 (9.43%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.55%) Software Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Systems Engineer
9 6 (5.66%) PHP Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.72%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.77%) Developer in Test
11 4 (3.77%) Implementation Manager
11 4 (3.77%) Linux Developer
11 4 (3.77%) PHP Laravel Developer
11 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.83%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (12.26%) Elastic Stack
1 13 (12.26%) Node.js
2 11 (10.38%) Vue.js
3 10 (9.43%) Keras
3 10 (9.43%) scikit-learn
3 10 (9.43%) TensorFlow
4 8 (7.55%) React
4 8 (7.55%) Velocity
5 7 (6.60%) JSON
5 7 (6.60%) OpenCV
5 7 (6.60%) Spring
5 7 (6.60%) Spring Boot
5 7 (6.60%) Torch
5 7 (6.60%) YAML
6 6 (5.66%) CSS
6 6 (5.66%) HTML
7 5 (4.72%) LAMP
7 5 (4.72%) Laravel
7 5 (4.72%) XML
8 4 (3.77%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (20.75%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (8.49%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.77%) Device Driver
3 4 (3.77%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.83%) Cloud Native
4 3 (2.83%) Industry 4.0
5 2 (1.89%) Online Games
6 1 (0.94%) Acoustics
6 1 (0.94%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.94%) CUDA
6 1 (0.94%) Equities
6 1 (0.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.94%) iSeries
6 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) PlayStation
6 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.70%) Linux
2 11 (10.38%) Unix
3 4 (3.77%) Windows
4 2 (1.89%) Solaris
4 2 (1.89%) ThreadX
5 1 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (32.08%) DevOps
2 31 (29.25%) Software Engineering
3 21 (19.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (15.09%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (12.26%) Configuration Management
7 12 (11.32%) Computer Science
8 11 (10.38%) OOP
8 11 (10.38%) Unit Testing
9 10 (9.43%) Artificial Intelligence
9 10 (9.43%) Machine Learning
9 10 (9.43%) OO
9 10 (9.43%) Web Development
10 7 (6.60%) Computer Vision
10 7 (6.60%) Data Protection
10 7 (6.60%) Logistics
10 7 (6.60%) Parallel Computing
10 7 (6.60%) Reinforcement Learning
10 7 (6.60%) SDLC
10 7 (6.60%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 87 (82.08%) Python
2 52 (49.06%) Bash Shell
3 43 (40.57%) C++
4 37 (34.91%) PowerShell
5 26 (24.53%) C
5 26 (24.53%) JavaScript
6 20 (18.87%) Java
7 17 (16.04%) C#
8 16 (15.09%) SQL
9 13 (12.26%) PHP
10 11 (10.38%) Embedded C++
11 10 (9.43%) Perl
12 7 (6.60%) ES6
12 7 (6.60%) Go
13 4 (3.77%) Embedded C
13 4 (3.77%) Ruby
14 3 (2.83%) Erlang
14 3 (2.83%) Scala
15 2 (1.89%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 20 (18.87%) Degree
2 11 (10.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (6.60%) PhD
4 4 (3.77%) ISEB
4 4 (3.77%) ISTQB
4 4 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.94%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.94%) HNC
5 1 (0.94%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 15288
System Software
1 6 (5.66%) Docker
2 3 (2.83%) LXC
3 2 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.94%) Firmware
4 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (35.85%) Ansible
2 13 (12.26%) Grafana
2 13 (12.26%) Icinga
3 3 (2.83%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.83%) Nagios
4 1 (0.94%) Graylog
4 1 (0.94%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (3.77%) Splunk
2 2 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.89%) QNX
3 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.94%) Borland
3 1 (0.94%) Cisco
3 1 (0.94%) IBM
3 1 (0.94%) Parasoft
3 1 (0.94%) Perforce
3 1 (0.94%) VMware