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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 248 251 273
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +22
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 5 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.063% 0.068% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.23% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Average salary - £41,250 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
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
2254 2155 2709
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 28.52% 29.50% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1783 1808 2239
Average salary £40,800 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 22 August 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
(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
Cambridgeshire +1 5 - -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (72.22%) SQL
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
1 13 (72.22%) Spring
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
1 13 (72.22%) Informatics
1 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
2 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (55.56%) OO
2 10 (55.56%) Bioinformatics
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 8 (44.44%) CSS
3 8 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
4 5 (27.78%) Subversion
4 5 (27.78%) Data Extraction
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) RESTful
4 5 (27.78%) Open Source
4 5 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
4 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Planning
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
4 5 (27.78%) Django
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (27.78%) Robotics
4 5 (27.78%) Biology
4 5 (27.78%) JSON
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (27.78%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (27.78%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (27.78%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 5 (27.78%) Subversion
2 5 (27.78%) Toad
3 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (16.67%) Maven
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Software Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Principal Software Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) SQL Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Web Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Spring
2 8 (44.44%) CSS
2 8 (44.44%) jQuery
3 5 (27.78%) RESTful
3 5 (27.78%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (27.78%) Django
3 5 (27.78%) JSON
3 5 (27.78%) Ajax
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby on Rails
3 5 (27.78%) HTML
4 3 (16.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (72.22%) Informatics
1 13 (72.22%) Computer Science
2 5 (27.78%) Data Extraction
2 5 (27.78%) Open Source
2 5 (27.78%) Robotics
2 5 (27.78%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Linux
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 5 (27.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) OO
1 10 (55.56%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity Planning
2 5 (27.78%) DNA
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
2 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
2 5 (27.78%) BCP
3 3 (16.67%) Web Development
3 3 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (72.22%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
3 5 (27.78%) PL/SQL
3 5 (27.78%) Python
3 5 (27.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (72.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (44.44%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) VMware