The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 228 226 276
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +50
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 24 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.31% 0.13% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.86% 0.34% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 14 2 4
Average salary £41,000 £26,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.71% +3.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £21,700 £19,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £31,300 £44,450
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
LIMS
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2786 2661 3111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 35.90% 39.14% 34.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2155 2060 2630
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,021
10% offered a salary of more than £64,200 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

LIMS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

LIMS Salary Trend in the East of England

LIMS
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LIMS across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the East of England

LIMS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Cambridgeshire +7 15 £41,000 - 2
Essex - 8 £30,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 17 (54.84%) Degree
3 15 (48.39%) Java
3 15 (48.39%) Informatics
3 15 (48.39%) jQuery
4 14 (45.16%) Bioinformatics
5 13 (41.94%) Information Management
5 13 (41.94%) Web Development
6 12 (38.71%) Windows
7 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
7 11 (35.48%) Perl
7 11 (35.48%) Linux
8 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
8 10 (32.26%) JDBC
8 10 (32.26%) Eclipse
8 10 (32.26%) Spring
8 10 (32.26%) Maven
8 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
9 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (29.03%) Life Science
9 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
10 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
11 6 (19.35%) HTML
11 6 (19.35%) Oracle
11 6 (19.35%) OO
11 6 (19.35%) Ruby
11 6 (19.35%) Ajax
11 6 (19.35%) Ruby on Rails
11 6 (19.35%) JSON
11 6 (19.35%) Git (software)

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 5 (16.13%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (3.23%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (32.26%) Eclipse
1 10 (32.26%) Maven
1 10 (32.26%) Jenkins
2 6 (19.35%) Git (software)
3 5 (16.13%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 24 (77.42%) Developer
2 16 (51.61%) Software Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Web Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (16.13%) Ruby on Rails Developer
4 4 (12.90%) Technical Architect
4 4 (12.90%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Business Objects Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Principal Software Developer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (48.39%) jQuery
2 10 (32.26%) JDBC
2 10 (32.26%) Spring
3 6 (19.35%) Ajax
3 6 (19.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 6 (19.35%) JSON
3 6 (19.35%) HTML
4 5 (16.13%) CSS
5 4 (12.90%) .NET
6 2 (6.45%) JSP
7 1 (3.23%) XML
7 1 (3.23%) RESTful
7 1 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Informatics
2 9 (29.03%) Life Science
3 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (3.23%) User Experience
4 1 (3.23%) Robotics
4 1 (3.23%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 12 (38.71%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Bioinformatics
2 13 (41.94%) Information Management
2 13 (41.94%) Web Development
3 9 (29.03%) Unit Testing
3 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) OO
5 5 (16.13%) BCP
5 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity
5 5 (16.13%) Business Continuity Planning
6 4 (12.90%) ERP
6 4 (12.90%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (9.68%) Matrix Management
8 2 (6.45%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.45%) Business Analysis
9 1 (3.23%) TDD
9 1 (3.23%) Data Modelling
9 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (3.23%) Time Management
9 1 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
9 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (64.52%) SQL
2 15 (48.39%) Java
3 11 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 11 (35.48%) Perl
4 10 (32.26%) PL/SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Ruby
6 5 (16.13%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) PHP
7 4 (12.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Degree
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (19.35%) Oracle
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 5 (16.13%) VMware
3 1 (3.23%) Business Objects
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