Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lua
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1031 1061 1147
Rank change year-on-year +30 +86 +20
Permanent jobs citing Lua 112 97 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.070% 0.058% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 94 79 73
England median annual salary £41,250 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.07% -4.44% +1.12%
10th Percentile £32,000 £32,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £78,875 £72,500 £53,750
UK median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.13% -11.11% +1.12%

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 89,767 88,540 102,556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.76% 53.30% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 75,438 76,627 88,983
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 21 January 2018.

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 21 January 2018. 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
South East +29 58 £40,000 -20.00% 3
London +18 40 £65,000 +36.84% 5
Midlands +32 10 £60,000 +60.00%
West Midlands +8 9 - -
North of England +8 2 - - 2
North West - 2 - - 2
South West +2 1 £35,000 -20.00%
East of England 0 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Lua
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for Lua.

1 85 (75.89%) Bash Shell
2 78 (69.64%) Python
3 58 (51.79%) Linux
4 50 (44.64%) C
5 49 (43.75%) C++
6 46 (41.07%) Open Source
7 41 (36.61%) Java
8 29 (25.89%) VoIP
8 29 (25.89%) WAN
8 29 (25.89%) RTP
8 29 (25.89%) Telecoms
8 29 (25.89%) Manufacturing
8 29 (25.89%) CentOS
8 29 (25.89%) Kamailio
8 29 (25.89%) Wireshark
8 29 (25.89%) Embedded Systems
9 25 (22.32%) Software Engineering
10 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
11 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
12 15 (13.39%) Unix
12 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
12 15 (13.39%) PHP
12 15 (13.39%) PowerShell
13 14 (12.50%) C#
13 14 (12.50%) Finance
14 13 (11.61%) Perl
15 12 (10.71%) Ruby
16 11 (9.82%) Test Automation
16 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
16 11 (9.82%) SQL

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 9 (8.04%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.79%) Apache Pig
3 1 (0.89%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (0.89%) 3ds Max
1 1 (0.89%) Maya
1 1 (0.89%) Photoshop
1 1 (0.89%) ZBrush
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.57%) GitHub
4 3 (2.68%) SaaS
5 2 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (25.89%) RTP
1 29 (25.89%) VoIP
1 29 (25.89%) WAN
1 29 (25.89%) Wireshark
2 10 (8.93%) HTTP
2 10 (8.93%) SNMP
3 9 (8.04%) 802.11
3 9 (8.04%) VPN
4 4 (3.57%) TCP/IP
5 3 (2.68%) DNS
5 3 (2.68%) IMAP
5 3 (2.68%) Internet
5 3 (2.68%) POP3
5 3 (2.68%) SMTP
5 3 (2.68%) SSL
6 1 (0.89%) 3G
6 1 (0.89%) 4G
6 1 (0.89%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.93%) Big Data
2 6 (5.36%) MySQL
3 3 (2.68%) Hadoop
3 3 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.79%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.93%) Jasmine
1 10 (8.93%) Karma Test Runner
1 10 (8.93%) WebDriver
2 7 (6.25%) JUnit
3 6 (5.36%) JBehave
3 6 (5.36%) jMock
4 5 (4.46%) Jenkins
4 5 (4.46%) Selenium
5 4 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 4 (3.57%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.89%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.89%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.89%) JIRA
6 1 (0.89%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.89%) NUnit
6 1 (0.89%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.89%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.89%) Subversion
6 1 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 29 (25.89%) Manufacturing
1 29 (25.89%) Telecoms
2 14 (12.50%) Finance
3 10 (8.93%) Banking
3 10 (8.93%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.57%) Games
5 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.79%) Automotive
6 1 (0.89%) Electronics
6 1 (0.89%) Military
Job Titles
1 25 (22.32%) Software Engineer
2 20 (17.86%) Embedded Engineer
2 20 (17.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 19 (16.96%) Developer
3 19 (16.96%) Senior Software Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) C Software Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Embedded C Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (16.07%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (10.71%) Linux Developer
6 10 (8.93%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.04%) 802.1X
2 7 (6.25%) HTML
3 4 (3.57%) CSS
4 3 (2.68%) Ajax
4 3 (2.68%) LAMP
4 3 (2.68%) Node.js
4 3 (2.68%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.79%) .NET
5 2 (1.79%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (1.79%) NumPy
5 2 (1.79%) REST
5 2 (1.79%) scikit-learn
5 2 (1.79%) TensorFlow
5 2 (1.79%) Theano
5 2 (1.79%) Torch
5 2 (1.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.89%) DirectX
6 1 (0.89%) Middleware
6 1 (0.89%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.89%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.89%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (8.04%) Computer Science
3 8 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (4.46%) Fintech
4 5 (4.46%) User Experience
5 3 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
6 2 (1.79%) Raspberry Pi
7 1 (0.89%) DataPower
7 1 (0.89%) Derivative
7 1 (0.89%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.89%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.89%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 58 (51.79%) Linux
2 29 (25.89%) CentOS
3 15 (13.39%) Unix
4 9 (8.04%) Windows
5 1 (0.89%) Android
5 1 (0.89%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (41.07%) Open Source
2 25 (22.32%) Software Engineering
3 19 (16.96%) Unit Testing
4 17 (15.18%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.82%) Test Automation
6 10 (8.93%) Analytics
6 10 (8.93%) Data Analytics
7 9 (8.04%) Business Analysis
7 9 (8.04%) OO
7 9 (8.04%) Patch Management
7 9 (8.04%) Penetration Testing
7 9 (8.04%) Project Management
7 9 (8.04%) Security Architecture
7 9 (8.04%) SIEM
7 9 (8.04%) Social Engineering
7 9 (8.04%) Software Delivery
7 9 (8.04%) Visualisation
8 8 (7.14%) Mathematics
9 7 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (6.25%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 85 (75.89%) Bash Shell
2 78 (69.64%) Python
3 50 (44.64%) C
4 49 (43.75%) C++
5 41 (36.61%) Java
6 15 (13.39%) JavaScript
6 15 (13.39%) PHP
6 15 (13.39%) PowerShell
7 14 (12.50%) C#
8 13 (11.61%) Perl
9 12 (10.71%) Ruby
10 11 (9.82%) SQL
11 9 (8.04%) Embedded C
12 3 (2.68%) ActionScript
12 3 (2.68%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.79%) R
13 2 (1.79%) Scala
14 1 (0.89%) Go
14 1 (0.89%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (8.04%) CHECK Team Leader
1 9 (8.04%) CHECK Team Member
1 9 (8.04%) Degree
1 9 (8.04%) OSCP
2 6 (5.36%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.68%) CISSP
4 2 (1.79%) PhD
5 1 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) QA
System Software
1 29 (25.89%) Kamailio
2 5 (4.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (5.36%) QRadar
2 1 (0.89%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 10 (8.93%) Oracle
2 6 (5.36%) IBM
2 6 (5.36%) NetWitness
3 5 (4.46%) Caplin
4 3 (2.68%) LogRhythm
5 2 (1.79%) Cloudera
5 2 (1.79%) MapR
6 1 (0.89%) Google
6 1 (0.89%) Perforce