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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lua
UK
Rank 824 883 920
Rank change year-on-year +59 +37  
Permanent jobs citing Lua 25 63 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.061% 0.034%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.055% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 21 62 29
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £35,000 £33,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +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 45582 52889 53254
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.42% 51.56% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 38740 45579 45261
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Lua in the UK

Lua
Top 21 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 23 March 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 +55 25 £40,000 -11.11% 3
London +57 9 £47,500 -9.52% 2
South East +59 6 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Midlands - 5 £33,000 -
Coventry - 4 £33,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £35,000 -
Epsom - 3 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £35,000 -
Surrey - 3 £70,000 -
Devon - 2 £42,500 -
South West - 2 £42,500 -
East of England +27 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire +17 1 £38,000 -15.55%
Cambridgeshire +12 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Cambridge +4 1 £40,000 -5.88%
North West -17 1 - -
York - 1 £38,000 -
Warwickshire - 1 £47,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 1 £47,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £38,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -

Lua
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 42 (56.76%) Linux
2 41 (55.41%) Python
2 41 (55.41%) C++
3 33 (44.59%) Java
4 26 (35.14%) Software Engineering
5 24 (32.43%) Degree
6 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
7 20 (27.03%) Bash Shell
7 20 (27.03%) Apple iOS
8 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (22.97%) Android
10 16 (21.62%) Open Source
11 15 (20.27%) Mobile Development
11 15 (20.27%) CentOS
11 15 (20.27%) RESTful
11 15 (20.27%) Kamailio
11 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
11 15 (20.27%) WAN
12 14 (18.92%) VoIP
12 14 (18.92%) RTP
12 14 (18.92%) C
12 14 (18.92%) Windows
12 14 (18.92%) Telecoms
12 14 (18.92%) Wireshark
12 14 (18.92%) SDLC
13 12 (16.22%) Node.js
13 12 (16.22%) Games
13 12 (16.22%) Spring
13 12 (16.22%) Perl
14 11 (14.86%) XML

Lua
Top Related 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 8 (10.81%) Apache Spark
2 4 (5.41%) nginx
3 1 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.41%) 3ds Max
1 4 (5.41%) Maya
2 1 (1.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.81%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) GitHub
2 1 (1.35%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.27%) WAN
2 14 (18.92%) RTP
2 14 (18.92%) VoIP
2 14 (18.92%) Wireshark
3 3 (4.05%) Firewall
4 2 (2.70%) DNS
4 2 (2.70%) FTP
4 2 (2.70%) HTTP
4 2 (2.70%) IPv4
4 2 (2.70%) IPv6
5 1 (1.35%) ADSL
5 1 (1.35%) BGP
5 1 (1.35%) EIGRP
5 1 (1.35%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.35%) Internet
5 1 (1.35%) LAN
5 1 (1.35%) OSPF
5 1 (1.35%) PBX
5 1 (1.35%) SS7
5 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.51%) Redis
2 8 (10.81%) Big Data
2 8 (10.81%) Data Mining
3 4 (5.41%) Hazelcast
3 4 (5.41%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.41%) Neo4j
3 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.05%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (4.05%) SQLite
5 1 (1.35%) MySQL
5 1 (1.35%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 11 (14.86%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.41%) Grunt
2 4 (5.41%) Jasmine
2 4 (5.41%) JUnit
2 4 (5.41%) Maven
3 2 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.35%) Bugzilla
4 1 (1.35%) CppUnit
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Ranorex
4 1 (1.35%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 12 (16.22%) Games
3 7 (9.46%) Automotive
4 6 (8.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 40 (54.05%) Developer
2 23 (31.08%) Java Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Senior Developer
3 12 (16.22%) Software Engineer
4 10 (13.51%) Python Developer
5 8 (10.81%) C++ Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Java Scala Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Polyglot Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Scala Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Java Scala Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Python Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Senior Scala Developer
5 8 (10.81%) Software Developer
6 6 (8.11%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Development Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (8.11%) Mobile Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) RESTful
2 12 (16.22%) Node.js
2 12 (16.22%) Spring
3 11 (14.86%) XML
4 8 (10.81%) HTML
4 8 (10.81%) JMS
4 8 (10.81%) Samza
4 8 (10.81%) SOAP
5 7 (9.46%) cocos2d
5 7 (9.46%) Natural Language Processing
6 6 (8.11%) HTML5
7 5 (6.76%) Flash
7 5 (6.76%) LAMP
7 5 (6.76%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (5.41%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (5.41%) JDBC
8 4 (5.41%) JSP
8 4 (5.41%) Unreal Engine
8 4 (5.41%) XSL
8 4 (5.41%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (20.27%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.11%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (6.76%) Client/Server
3 5 (6.76%) User Experience
4 4 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 4 (5.41%) Animation
4 4 (5.41%) Grid Computing
4 4 (5.41%) N-Tier
4 4 (5.41%) Online Games
5 2 (2.70%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.35%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.35%) Graphic Design
6 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 42 (56.76%) Linux
2 20 (27.03%) Apple iOS
3 17 (22.97%) Android
4 15 (20.27%) CentOS
5 14 (18.92%) Windows
6 5 (6.76%) Mac OS X
7 3 (4.05%) Debian
8 2 (2.70%) Unix
8 2 (2.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.14%) Software Engineering
2 18 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (21.62%) Open Source
4 15 (20.27%) Mobile Development
5 14 (18.92%) SDLC
6 11 (14.86%) Analytics
7 10 (13.51%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (13.51%) Cross-Platform Development
8 9 (12.16%) OO
8 9 (12.16%) Physics
9 8 (10.81%) Data Integration
9 8 (10.81%) Low Latency
9 8 (10.81%) Machine Learning
9 8 (10.81%) MVC
9 8 (10.81%) Telematics
10 7 (9.46%) Artificial Intelligence
10 7 (9.46%) Data Visualisation
10 7 (9.46%) Document Management
10 7 (9.46%) Visualisation
11 6 (8.11%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 41 (55.41%) C++
1 41 (55.41%) Python
2 33 (44.59%) Java
3 23 (31.08%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.03%) Bash Shell
5 14 (18.92%) C
6 12 (16.22%) Perl
7 10 (13.51%) Objective-C
8 9 (12.16%) Scala
9 8 (10.81%) Groovy
10 7 (9.46%) C#
11 4 (5.41%) PHP
12 2 (2.70%) SQL
13 1 (1.35%) ECMAScript
13 1 (1.35%) Erlang
13 1 (1.35%) Go
13 1 (1.35%) Ruby
13 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (32.43%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.35%) CCNA
3 1 (1.35%) CCNP
3 1 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.35%) JNCIA
3 1 (1.35%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.35%) GPG13
1 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Kamailio
2 2 (2.70%) Snort
3 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Capistrano
2 2 (2.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.70%) RSA Security Analytics
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
3 1 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.35%) Puppet
3 1 (1.35%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 8 (10.81%) Perforce
2 4 (5.41%) Facebook
3 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.70%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.35%) Avaya
4 1 (1.35%) BroadSoft
4 1 (1.35%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.35%) Cisco
4 1 (1.35%) Citrix
4 1 (1.35%) Dialogic
4 1 (1.35%) Fortinet
4 1 (1.35%) Google
4 1 (1.35%) HP
4 1 (1.35%) Juniper
4 1 (1.35%) Mitel
4 1 (1.35%) PagerDuty
4 1 (1.35%) SaltStack
4 1 (1.35%) SonicWALL
4 1 (1.35%) VMware
4 1 (1.35%) WatchGuard
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Gamesys
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 24 days ago