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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 122 117 121
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 1 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.057% 0.23% 0.055%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.67% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 0
Average salary £37,500 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
LIMS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
721 594 620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.97% 34.84% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 554 428 468
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

LIMS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

LIMS Salary Trend in Cheshire

LIMS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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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
Runcorn - 1 £37,500 -
LIMS
North West

LIMS
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Software Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) ISEB
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center