The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 122 131 133
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +2
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 4 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.19% 0.20% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.49% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
LIMS
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
870 1013 942
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 40.69% 41.00% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 739 739 759
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LIMS across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

LIMS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LIMS across the Cambridgeshire region.

LIMS Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

LIMS
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge - 4 £60,000 -
LIMS
East of England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing LIMS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LIMS.

1 12 (100.00%) Perl
1 12 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 11 (91.67%) Java
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) Linux
3 10 (83.33%) Robotics
4 9 (75.00%) Informatics
5 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
5 8 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
5 8 (66.67%) Degree
6 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (58.33%) MVC
6 7 (58.33%) SQL
7 6 (50.00%) J2EE
7 6 (50.00%) MySQL
7 6 (50.00%) Oracle
7 6 (50.00%) JSP
7 6 (50.00%) C#
7 6 (50.00%) Swing
7 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
7 6 (50.00%) Python
7 6 (50.00%) Workflow
7 6 (50.00%) Scrum
7 6 (50.00%) TDD
7 6 (50.00%) Spring
7 6 (50.00%) Ruby
7 6 (50.00%) GlassFish
7 6 (50.00%) TestNG
7 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
7 6 (50.00%) Jenkins

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing LIMS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited LIMS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (50.00%) Tomcat
1 6 (50.00%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (50.00%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (50.00%) TestNG
1 6 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 6 (50.00%) Mockito
1 6 (50.00%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) IT Manager
3 4 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) J2EE
1 6 (50.00%) JSP
1 6 (50.00%) Swing
1 6 (50.00%) Spring
2 3 (25.00%) Web Services
2 3 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
2 3 (25.00%) PowerMock
2 3 (25.00%) JAX-RS
3 1 (8.33%) Catalyst
3 1 (8.33%) DBIx::Class
3 1 (8.33%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Robotics
2 9 (75.00%) Informatics
3 8 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 6 (50.00%) User Experience
5 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
6 3 (25.00%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) Bioinformatics
2 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (58.33%) MVC
3 6 (50.00%) Workflow
3 6 (50.00%) TDD
3 6 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) Data Security
5 3 (25.00%) Validation
5 3 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (25.00%) CRUD
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) Perl
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) Python
4 6 (50.00%) Ruby
4 6 (50.00%) C#
5 5 (41.67%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) C
6 1 (8.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (33.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
1 6 (50.00%) Tableau
2 3 (25.00%) VMware