Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lua
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 211 240
Rank change year-on-year -10 +29 +13
Permanent jobs citing Lua 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.018% 0.13% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.029% 0.25% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 4
Scotland median annual salary - £27,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.92% -
UK median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.11% +2.78% -

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3460 2811 3236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 61.35% 53.66% 50.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2226 1708 2014
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

Lua
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Lua in Scotland

Lua
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Lua in Scotland

Lua
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lua within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -14 1 - -
Lua
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 across the Scotland region with a requirement for Lua.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) PhD
1 1 (100.00%) SAS
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SciPy
1 1 (100.00%) NumPy
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree

Lua
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 (100.00%) SAS
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) NumPy
1 1 (100.00%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Machine Learning
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Quantitative Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Perl
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Numerate Degree
1 1 (100.00%) PhD