The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Lua skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Lua over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lua
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 893 920
Rank change year-on-year +38 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Lua 19 40 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.041% 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.038% 0.078% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 40 47
Median salary £48,750 £70,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.35% +47.36%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88%  

Lua is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 50204 51240 57032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.13% 52.79% 51.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42122 44388 48638
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Lua
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Lua as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for Lua in the UK

Lua
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lua in the UK

Lua
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lua over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Lua in the UK

Lua
Top 12 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 26 June 2017. 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 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 19 £48,750 -30.35% 8
London +15 6 £70,000 - 6
Coventry - 5 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 -
South East +50 4 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East of England +5 4 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge -9 4 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -13 4 £45,000 - 1
East Sussex +1 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Hampshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £40,000 - 1
City of London - 2 £65,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for Lua.

1 27 (61.36%) C++
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 21 (47.73%) Python
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (34.09%) Apple iOS
4 15 (34.09%) Java
5 13 (29.55%) C#
5 13 (29.55%) Games
5 13 (29.55%) Android
5 13 (29.55%) Degree
5 13 (29.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (20.45%) Client/Server
7 9 (20.45%) Maya
7 9 (20.45%) 3ds Max
7 9 (20.45%) Physics
7 9 (20.45%) Android Development
7 9 (20.45%) iOS Development
7 9 (20.45%) Line Management
8 8 (18.18%) OO
9 7 (15.91%) Windows
9 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
9 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
9 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
9 7 (15.91%) SDLC
10 6 (13.64%) Node.js
10 6 (13.64%) Open Source
10 6 (13.64%) Scala

Lua
Co-occurring 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 3 (6.82%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.55%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) 3ds Max
1 9 (20.45%) Maya
2 3 (6.82%) Autodesk Inventor
2 3 (6.82%) Siemens NX
2 3 (6.82%) Solid Edge
3 1 (2.27%) AutoCAD
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.36%) RTP
1 5 (11.36%) VoIP
1 5 (11.36%) WAN
1 5 (11.36%) Wireshark
2 2 (4.55%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) Apache Cassandra
1 5 (11.36%) Redis
2 3 (6.82%) Big Data
2 3 (6.82%) Data Mining
2 3 (6.82%) Hazelcast
2 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) Neo4j
2 3 (6.82%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.82%) Text Mining
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) SQLite
4 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.82%) Grunt
1 3 (6.82%) Jasmine
1 3 (6.82%) JUnit
1 3 (6.82%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) Buildbot
2 1 (2.27%) CruiseControl
2 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) JIRA
2 1 (2.27%) Ranorex
2 1 (2.27%) Subversion
General
1 13 (29.55%) Games
2 5 (11.36%) Electronics
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 30 (68.18%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Senior Developer
3 11 (25.00%) Java Developer
4 6 (13.64%) C++ Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C/C++ Developer
5 4 (9.09%) C++ Games Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Games Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Scala Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Java Software Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Node.js Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Polyglot Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Python Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Scala Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Scala Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Scala Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Software Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 6 (13.64%) Node.js
2 6 (13.64%) Spring
2 6 (13.64%) XML
3 4 (9.09%) Flash
3 4 (9.09%) HTML
3 4 (9.09%) HTML5
3 4 (9.09%) Unreal Engine
4 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (6.82%) Backbone.js
4 3 (6.82%) Compass CSS Framework
4 3 (6.82%) Handlebars
4 3 (6.82%) JMS
4 3 (6.82%) Natural Language Processing
4 3 (6.82%) RequireJS
4 3 (6.82%) RESTful
4 3 (6.82%) Samza
4 3 (6.82%) Sass
4 3 (6.82%) Unity DI Container
4 3 (6.82%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Client/Server
2 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
3 4 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (9.09%) Animation
3 4 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (6.82%) Grid Computing
4 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
4 3 (6.82%) Online Games
4 3 (6.82%) User Experience
5 2 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) HoloLens
6 1 (2.27%) HTC Vive
6 1 (2.27%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (61.36%) Linux
2 15 (34.09%) Apple iOS
3 13 (29.55%) Android
4 7 (15.91%) Windows
5 5 (11.36%) CentOS
6 3 (6.82%) Mac OS X
7 2 (4.55%) Debian
7 2 (4.55%) Unix
8 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (20.45%) Android Development
3 9 (20.45%) iOS Development
3 9 (20.45%) Line Management
3 9 (20.45%) Physics
4 8 (18.18%) OO
5 7 (15.91%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (15.91%) Mathematics
5 7 (15.91%) SDLC
6 6 (13.64%) Open Source
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
7 4 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (9.09%) Cross-Platform Development
7 4 (9.09%) DevOps
8 3 (6.82%) Analytics
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.82%) Low Latency
8 3 (6.82%) Machine Learning
8 3 (6.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) C++
2 21 (47.73%) Python
3 15 (34.09%) Java
4 13 (29.55%) C#
5 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (15.91%) Bash Shell
7 6 (13.64%) Scala
8 4 (9.09%) C
8 4 (9.09%) Perl
9 3 (6.82%) Groovy
10 2 (4.55%) Objective-C
11 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (6.82%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.27%) ISEB
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 5 (11.36%) Kamailio
2 2 (4.55%) Docker
2 2 (4.55%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Facebook
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Polycom
2 1 (2.27%) Tandberg
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Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ECM Selection
Salary: £35k - £50k DoE
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
aap3
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
London
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Salary: £70000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus+benefits
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