The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 844 826 803
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -23
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 34 75 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.068% 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 29 55 36
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,700 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
LIMS
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
41495 44077 41182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.20% 39.94% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 33241 35243 33776
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in England

LIMS
Salary Trend in England

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

LIMS Salary Trend in England

LIMS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LIMS across the England region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

LIMS Salary Histogram in England

LIMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the England 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
(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
South East -20 17 £28,500 -24.00% 5
East of England +11 11 £38,000 - 2
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire -2 2 £26,500 +6.00%
North West -9 2 £29,500 -57.85%
London +17 1 £37,500 -6.25%
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 32 (41.03%) C#
2 30 (38.46%) Degree
3 29 (37.18%) .NET
4 24 (30.77%) Information Management
5 20 (25.64%) SDLC
6 16 (20.51%) Perl
6 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
7 15 (19.23%) Java
7 15 (19.23%) Windows
8 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
8 14 (17.95%) VB
8 14 (17.95%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
9 13 (16.67%) MVC
9 13 (16.67%) SQL
9 13 (16.67%) Linux
10 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
10 12 (15.38%) ERP
10 12 (15.38%) Robotics
10 12 (15.38%) Ruby
11 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
11 11 (14.10%) MySQL
12 10 (12.82%) Oracle
12 10 (12.82%) TDD
12 10 (12.82%) Informatics
13 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
13 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (11.54%) Spring
13 9 (11.54%) Finance
13 9 (11.54%) Management Information System

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the 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 6 (7.69%) Tomcat
1 6 (7.69%) GlassFish
2 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.56%) Documentum
3 2 (2.56%) ArchestrA
4 1 (1.28%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.13%) MS Project
3 2 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.28%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.28%) GitHub
1 1 (1.28%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.56%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.56%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) Internet
2 1 (1.28%) DNS
2 1 (1.28%) WAN
2 1 (1.28%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (20.51%) Relational Database
2 11 (14.10%) MySQL
3 9 (11.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.28%) QlikView
4 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 6 (7.69%) Mockito
2 6 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 6 (7.69%) TestNG
3 4 (5.13%) LSMW
4 3 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.28%) MSTest
5 1 (1.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.28%) NUnit
5 1 (1.28%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (11.54%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.13%) Publishing
3 4 (5.13%) Retail
4 2 (2.56%) Billing
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (43.59%) Developer
2 18 (23.08%) Software Developer
3 14 (17.95%) .NET Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Architect
5 8 (10.26%) Technical Architect
6 6 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 5 (6.41%) IT Assistant
7 5 (6.41%) Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Programme Manager
8 4 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Lead Developer
8 4 (5.13%) SAP Logistics Consultant
8 4 (5.13%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (3.85%) Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Applications Support
9 3 (3.85%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (3.85%) Junior
9 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.85%) Analyst
9 3 (3.85%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (37.18%) .NET
2 14 (17.95%) ASP.NET
3 9 (11.54%) Spring
3 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
4 7 (8.97%) XML
5 6 (7.69%) Swing
5 6 (7.69%) JSP
5 6 (7.69%) J2EE
5 6 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 6 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (6.41%) RESTful
7 4 (5.13%) HTML
7 4 (5.13%) EDI
8 3 (3.85%) Web Services
8 3 (3.85%) CSS
8 3 (3.85%) Ajax
8 3 (3.85%) Django
8 3 (3.85%) jQuery
8 3 (3.85%) PowerMock
8 3 (3.85%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Computer Science
2 12 (15.38%) Robotics
3 10 (12.82%) Informatics
4 9 (11.54%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.69%) NHS
5 6 (7.69%) User Experience
6 3 (3.85%) Visualisation
6 3 (3.85%) Health Informatics
6 3 (3.85%) Biology
6 3 (3.85%) PACS
6 3 (3.85%) e-Health
6 3 (3.85%) Data Centre
7 2 (2.56%) Chemistry
7 2 (2.56%) Life Science
7 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.28%) Biotechnology
8 1 (1.28%) ASTM
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.23%) Windows
2 13 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.28%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Information Management
2 20 (25.64%) SDLC
3 13 (16.67%) MVC
4 12 (15.38%) ERP
5 10 (12.82%) TDD
6 9 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (11.54%) Project Management
7 8 (10.26%) Workflow
7 8 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (8.97%) Scrum
8 7 (8.97%) Bioinformatics
8 7 (8.97%) Migration
8 7 (8.97%) Data Migration
8 7 (8.97%) Line Management
8 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.41%) Integration Testing
9 5 (6.41%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (5.13%) Logistics
10 4 (5.13%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (41.03%) C#
2 16 (20.51%) Perl
3 15 (19.23%) Java
4 14 (17.95%) VB
5 13 (16.67%) SQL
6 12 (15.38%) Ruby
7 6 (7.69%) Python
7 6 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.13%) ABAP
9 3 (3.85%) C
9 3 (3.85%) C++
10 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (38.46%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (5.13%) MCP
3 3 (3.85%) Postgraduate
3 3 (3.85%) MCSE
4 2 (2.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.69%) HL7
2 3 (3.85%) SLA
2 3 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (17.95%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (15.38%) Microsoft
3 10 (12.82%) Oracle
4 6 (7.69%) Tableau
5 5 (6.41%) SAP
6 4 (5.13%) VMware
7 2 (2.56%) Wonderware
7 2 (2.56%) Agilent
7 2 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (1.28%) Cerner
8 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.28%) Sage
8 1 (1.28%) HP
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