Period
to 24 November 2017

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 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lua
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1113 1112 1188
Rank change year-on-year -1 +76 -14
Permanent jobs citing Lua 98 110 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.054% 0.058% 0.062%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.098% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 83 95 82
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +1.27%

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 99503 100190 113234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.24% 52.95% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81950 86403 96877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,551 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

Lua
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lua in the UK

Lua
Top 11 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 6 months to 24 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
England +38 97 £42,500 -15.00% 6
UK excluding London +34 63 £40,000 -5.88% 4
South East +59 48 £40,000 -20.00% 3
London +9 35 £60,000 - 2
Midlands +31 8 - - 1
West Midlands +15 8 - -
East of England +8 3 £55,000 +30.95%
North of England +17 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
South West +10 1 £35,000 -17.65%
Scotland -14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 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 with a requirement for Lua.

1 70 (71.43%) Python
2 66 (67.35%) Bash Shell
3 48 (48.98%) C++
4 42 (42.86%) C
5 41 (41.84%) Linux
6 35 (35.71%) Software Engineering
7 33 (33.67%) Open Source
8 32 (32.65%) Java
9 26 (26.53%) Manufacturing
10 25 (25.51%) Embedded Systems
11 24 (24.49%) Unit Testing
12 22 (22.45%) Telecoms
12 22 (22.45%) RTP
12 22 (22.45%) VoIP
12 22 (22.45%) WAN
12 22 (22.45%) CentOS
12 22 (22.45%) Wireshark
12 22 (22.45%) Kamailio
13 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
15 12 (12.24%) Mathematics
15 12 (12.24%) Degree
16 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
16 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
16 11 (11.22%) C#
16 11 (11.22%) Unix
16 11 (11.22%) Windows
17 10 (10.20%) Finance
18 9 (9.18%) Ruby
18 9 (9.18%) Perl

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 5 (5.10%) OpenStack
2 2 (2.04%) Apache Pig
2 2 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.02%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.02%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (3.06%) Siemens NX
1 3 (3.06%) Solid Edge
2 1 (1.02%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.10%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.08%) GitHub
4 3 (3.06%) SaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.45%) RTP
1 22 (22.45%) VoIP
1 22 (22.45%) WAN
1 22 (22.45%) Wireshark
2 5 (5.10%) 802.11
2 5 (5.10%) HTTP
2 5 (5.10%) SNMP
2 5 (5.10%) VPN
3 3 (3.06%) DNS
3 3 (3.06%) IMAP
3 3 (3.06%) Internet
3 3 (3.06%) POP3
3 3 (3.06%) SMTP
3 3 (3.06%) SSL
3 3 (3.06%) TCP/IP
4 2 (2.04%) SMS
5 1 (1.02%) 3G
5 1 (1.02%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.02%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.12%) MySQL
2 5 (5.10%) Big Data
3 3 (3.06%) Hadoop
3 3 (3.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (2.04%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.02%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.02%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Jasmine
1 8 (8.16%) Karma Test Runner
1 8 (8.16%) WebDriver
2 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.12%) JUnit
3 5 (5.10%) JBehave
3 5 (5.10%) jMock
4 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.06%) JIRA
4 3 (3.06%) Selenium
5 2 (2.04%) Buildbot
5 2 (2.04%) CruiseControl
5 2 (2.04%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.04%) Subversion
6 1 (1.02%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.02%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.02%) NUnit
General
1 26 (26.53%) Manufacturing
2 22 (22.45%) Telecoms
3 10 (10.20%) Finance
4 8 (8.16%) Games
5 5 (5.10%) Electronics
6 4 (4.08%) Banking
6 4 (4.08%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 23 (23.47%) C++ Software Engineer
3 22 (22.45%) Embedded Engineer
3 22 (22.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 22 (22.45%) Senior Software Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) C Software Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) Embedded C Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) Senior C Software Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (21.43%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 15 (15.31%) Developer
6 6 (6.12%) Security Engineer
6 6 (6.12%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.14%) HTML
2 6 (6.12%) OpenGL
3 5 (5.10%) 802.1X
4 4 (4.08%) CSS
5 3 (3.06%) Ajax
5 3 (3.06%) DirectX
5 3 (3.06%) LAMP
5 3 (3.06%) MFC
5 3 (3.06%) Node.js
5 3 (3.06%) Regular Expression
5 3 (3.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 3 (3.06%) Unity DI Container
5 3 (3.06%) XML
6 2 (2.04%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (2.04%) NumPy
7 1 (1.02%) GTK+
7 1 (1.02%) Kafka
7 1 (1.02%) REST
7 1 (1.02%) scikit-learn
7 1 (1.02%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (25.51%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.10%) User Experience
4 3 (3.06%) 3D Graphics
4 3 (3.06%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.06%) Fintech
5 2 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.04%) Raspberry Pi
6 1 (1.02%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.02%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.02%) DataPower
6 1 (1.02%) Derivative
6 1 (1.02%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.02%) Grid Computing
6 1 (1.02%) HoloLens
6 1 (1.02%) HTC Vive
6 1 (1.02%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.02%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.02%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 41 (41.84%) Linux
2 22 (22.45%) CentOS
3 11 (11.22%) Unix
3 11 (11.22%) Windows
4 1 (1.02%) Android
4 1 (1.02%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.71%) Software Engineering
2 33 (33.67%) Open Source
3 24 (24.49%) Unit Testing
4 19 (19.39%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.24%) Mathematics
6 9 (9.18%) SIEM
6 9 (9.18%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.12%) Content Management
8 6 (6.12%) Content Writing
8 6 (6.12%) Functional Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Acceptance Criteria
9 5 (5.10%) DevOps
9 5 (5.10%) Exploratory Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Non-Functional Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Patch Management
9 5 (5.10%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (5.10%) Regression Testing
9 5 (5.10%) SDET
9 5 (5.10%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 70 (71.43%) Python
2 66 (67.35%) Bash Shell
3 48 (48.98%) C++
4 42 (42.86%) C
5 32 (32.65%) Java
6 13 (13.27%) JavaScript
7 11 (11.22%) C#
7 11 (11.22%) PowerShell
8 9 (9.18%) Perl
8 9 (9.18%) PHP
8 9 (9.18%) Ruby
9 7 (7.14%) SQL
10 3 (3.06%) ActionScript
10 3 (3.06%) Embedded C
10 3 (3.06%) Scala
10 3 (3.06%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.04%) R
12 1 (1.02%) Go
12 1 (1.02%) MATLAB
12 1 (1.02%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (12.24%) Degree
2 5 (5.10%) CHECK Team Leader
2 5 (5.10%) CHECK Team Member
2 5 (5.10%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.10%) OSCP
3 3 (3.06%) CISSP
4 2 (2.04%) PhD
5 1 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.02%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 22 (22.45%) Kamailio
2 6 (6.12%) Docker
3 2 (2.04%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (6.12%) QRadar
2 1 (1.02%) Forum Sentry
Vendors
1 6 (6.12%) IBM
1 6 (6.12%) NetWitness
2 5 (5.10%) Caplin
3 4 (4.08%) Oracle
4 3 (3.06%) LogRhythm
5 2 (2.04%) Cloudera
5 2 (2.04%) MapR
5 2 (2.04%) Sybase