Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lua
UK > England
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 784 962 1103
Rank change year-on-year +178 +141 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lua 54 105 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.068% 0.079% 0.051%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.15% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 45 51 61
Median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% +4.65%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £59,500 £86,250 £81,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £67,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -33.33% +50.00% +5.88%

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 44,016 72,299 91,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.21% 54.33% 56.34%
Number of salaries quoted 36,561 59,506 76,493
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Lua
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Lua in England

Lua
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Lua in England.

Salary trend for Lua in England

Lua
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Lua in England over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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
North of England +147 26 £45,000 +28.57% 1
North East - 25 £45,000 - 1
London +121 9 £45,000 -45.45%
East of England +89 8 - -
Midlands +97 7 £52,000 +48.57%
West Midlands +77 7 £52,000 +48.57%
South East +86 3 £37,500 -44.44%
Yorkshire +109 1 £47,500 +5.56%
South West +60 1 - - 1
Lua
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 51 (94.44%) Python
2 34 (62.96%) QA
3 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (59.26%) MySQL
5 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
6 28 (51.85%) PHP
6 28 (51.85%) PostgreSQL
7 26 (48.15%) Mobile App
8 25 (46.30%) Redis
8 25 (46.30%) Symfony
8 25 (46.30%) SaaS
8 25 (46.30%) TDD
8 25 (46.30%) Marketing
8 25 (46.30%) Redux
9 23 (42.59%) Software Engineering
10 15 (27.78%) C#
10 15 (27.78%) Test Automation
11 14 (25.93%) PHPUnit
11 14 (25.93%) REST
11 14 (25.93%) Linux
12 12 (22.22%) Degree
12 12 (22.22%) C++
12 12 (22.22%) Windows
12 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
13 11 (20.37%) Games
13 11 (20.37%) Scrum
14 10 (18.52%) C
14 10 (18.52%) Java
14 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
14 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell

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 1 (1.85%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 25 (46.30%) SaaS
2 4 (7.41%) AWS
2 4 (7.41%) Azure
3 3 (5.56%) BlazeMeter
3 3 (5.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) 802.11
1 7 (12.96%) HTTP
1 7 (12.96%) SNMP
1 7 (12.96%) VPN
2 3 (5.56%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (59.26%) MySQL
2 28 (51.85%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (46.30%) Redis
4 4 (7.41%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.56%) MariaDB
6 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (25.93%) PHPUnit
2 8 (14.81%) Buildbot
2 8 (14.81%) Clang
2 8 (14.81%) CMake
2 8 (14.81%) CruiseControl
2 8 (14.81%) GCC
2 8 (14.81%) Jenkins
2 8 (14.81%) Subversion
2 8 (14.81%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.81%) Xcode
3 7 (12.96%) Burp Suite
3 7 (12.96%) Metasploit
4 4 (7.41%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.56%) Bitbucket
5 3 (5.56%) JIRA
5 3 (5.56%) JMeter
5 3 (5.56%) Postman
5 3 (5.56%) TestRail
6 1 (1.85%) Maven
General
1 25 (46.30%) Marketing
2 11 (20.37%) Games
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 20 (37.04%) PHP Software Engineer
1 20 (37.04%) Software Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) JavaScript Engineer
2 11 (20.37%) Lead Software Engineer
3 10 (18.52%) Developer
4 8 (14.81%) Build Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Penetration Tester
5 7 (12.96%) Tester
6 5 (9.26%) PHP Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Tester
7 4 (7.41%) Mobile Tester
7 4 (7.41%) Web Tester
8 3 (5.56%) Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) C++ Games Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) C++ Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps Automation Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Games Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) Programmer
8 3 (5.56%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (46.30%) Redux
1 25 (46.30%) Symfony
2 14 (25.93%) REST
3 9 (16.67%) Laravel
4 7 (12.96%) 802.1X
5 3 (5.56%) Direct3D
5 3 (5.56%) JSON
5 3 (5.56%) Node.js
5 3 (5.56%) OpenGL
5 3 (5.56%) Vulkan
6 1 (1.85%) React
6 1 (1.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (48.15%) Mobile App
2 8 (14.81%) Cyberthreat
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.41%) SCADA
4 3 (5.56%) User Experience
4 3 (5.56%) Xbox
5 1 (1.85%) Digital TV
5 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Linux
2 12 (22.22%) Windows
3 8 (14.81%) Mac OS X
4 7 (12.96%) Kali Linux
5 4 (7.41%) Android
6 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 3 (5.56%) Mac OS
6 3 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (61.11%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (46.30%) TDD
3 23 (42.59%) Software Engineering
4 15 (27.78%) Test Automation
5 12 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 11 (20.37%) Scrum
7 8 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.81%) Validation
8 7 (12.96%) Cyber Intelligence
8 7 (12.96%) Cyber Threat Intelligence
8 7 (12.96%) Open Source
8 7 (12.96%) OSINT
8 7 (12.96%) Patch Management
8 7 (12.96%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (12.96%) Purple Team
8 7 (12.96%) Red Team
8 7 (12.96%) Remediation Plan
8 7 (12.96%) Security Architecture
8 7 (12.96%) Social Engineering
8 7 (12.96%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 51 (94.44%) Python
2 29 (53.70%) JavaScript
3 28 (51.85%) PHP
4 15 (27.78%) C#
5 12 (22.22%) C++
6 10 (18.52%) Bash Shell
6 10 (18.52%) C
6 10 (18.52%) Java
6 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
7 7 (12.96%) Ruby
8 3 (5.56%) GLSL
8 3 (5.56%) Go
8 3 (5.56%) HLSL
9 1 (1.85%) Java 8
9 1 (1.85%) Perl
9 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (22.22%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) CHECK Team Leader
2 4 (7.41%) CHECK Team Member
2 4 (7.41%) CREST Certified
2 4 (7.41%) Cyber Scheme
2 4 (7.41%) GPEN
2 4 (7.41%) GWAPT
2 4 (7.41%) OSCE
2 4 (7.41%) OSCP
2 4 (7.41%) SANS
2 4 (7.41%) Tigerscheme
3 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (62.96%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Docker
2 3 (5.56%) LXC
Systems Management
1 7 (12.96%) Nessus
1 7 (12.96%) Nmap
2 3 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft