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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 848 818 809
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -9
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 29 68 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.064% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.069% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 20 56 31
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
41908 41484 40538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.13% 38.96% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 34034 32525 33001
Average salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.21% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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 -21 13 £24,500 -27.94% 1
West Midlands 0 5 - - 1
East of England -2 4 £60,000 - 2
North West -9 2 £21,500 -65.60%
South West - 2 - -
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 27 (45.76%) Degree
2 16 (27.12%) Information Management
3 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.73%) Java
4 14 (23.73%) Computer Science
5 13 (22.03%) C#
5 13 (22.03%) Windows
6 12 (20.34%) Perl
6 12 (20.34%) Finance
6 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
7 11 (18.64%) Data Migration
7 11 (18.64%) Migration
7 11 (18.64%) Informatics
7 11 (18.64%) Logistics
7 11 (18.64%) Oracle
7 11 (18.64%) Linux
7 11 (18.64%) SQL
8 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
8 10 (16.95%) Robotics
8 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
8 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
9 9 (15.25%) Publishing
9 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
9 9 (15.25%) Retail
9 9 (15.25%) LSMW
9 9 (15.25%) SAP
9 9 (15.25%) XML
9 9 (15.25%) ABAP
9 9 (15.25%) EDI
9 9 (15.25%) Integration Testing

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (10.17%) Tomcat
1 6 (10.17%) GlassFish
2 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.69%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 10 (16.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.08%) MS Project
3 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) SAP PM
1 1 (1.69%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.69%) WAN
1 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.69%) DNS
1 1 (1.69%) Intranet
1 1 (1.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.17%) MySQL
2 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) LSMW
2 6 (10.17%) TestNG
2 6 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.17%) Mockito
2 6 (10.17%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.08%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.69%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (20.34%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Manufacturing
3 9 (15.25%) Publishing
3 9 (15.25%) Retail
4 4 (6.78%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.08%) Billing
6 2 (3.39%) Law
7 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.42%) Developer
2 9 (15.25%) Consultant
2 9 (15.25%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (15.25%) SAP Logistics Consultant
3 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
4 7 (11.86%) IT Assistant
5 6 (10.17%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.47%) .NET Developer
6 5 (8.47%) IT Manager
7 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Programmer
7 3 (5.08%) Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Programme Manager
7 3 (5.08%) .NET Programmer
8 2 (3.39%) Applications Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.39%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) SAP MM Consultant
8 2 (3.39%) SAP PM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.25%) XML
1 9 (15.25%) EDI
2 8 (13.56%) .NET
3 7 (11.86%) HTML
4 6 (10.17%) J2EE
4 6 (10.17%) Swing
4 6 (10.17%) JSP
4 6 (10.17%) Spring
5 5 (8.47%) ASP.NET
5 5 (8.47%) CSS
6 3 (5.08%) Web Services
6 3 (5.08%) Ajax
6 3 (5.08%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (5.08%) PowerMock
6 3 (5.08%) JAX-RS
6 3 (5.08%) jQuery
7 2 (3.39%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.39%) Tapestry
8 1 (1.69%) Catalyst
8 1 (1.69%) DBIx::Class
Miscellaneous
1 14 (23.73%) Computer Science
2 11 (18.64%) Informatics
3 10 (16.95%) Robotics
3 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
4 8 (13.56%) User Experience
5 3 (5.08%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.39%) Health Informatics
6 2 (3.39%) PACS
6 2 (3.39%) e-Health
6 2 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.39%) NHS
7 1 (1.69%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (22.03%) Windows
2 11 (18.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) Information Management
2 11 (18.64%) Logistics
2 11 (18.64%) Data Migration
2 11 (18.64%) Migration
3 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (15.25%) Integration Testing
3 9 (15.25%) Demand Management
3 9 (15.25%) SDLC
4 8 (13.56%) Bioinformatics
5 7 (11.86%) Scrum
5 7 (11.86%) MVC
6 6 (10.17%) Workflow
6 6 (10.17%) TDD
7 4 (6.78%) Data Security
7 4 (6.78%) Configuration Management
7 4 (6.78%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.78%) Line Management
8 3 (5.08%) CRUD
8 3 (5.08%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.08%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (23.73%) Java
2 13 (22.03%) C#
3 12 (20.34%) Perl
4 11 (18.64%) SQL
5 9 (15.25%) ABAP
6 6 (10.17%) Python
6 6 (10.17%) Ruby
6 6 (10.17%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.47%) C++
7 5 (8.47%) VB
7 5 (8.47%) C
8 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (45.76%) Degree
2 7 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.86%) MCP
3 6 (10.17%) MCSE
4 4 (6.78%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (8.47%) HL7
2 2 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.64%) Oracle
3 9 (15.25%) SAP
4 6 (10.17%) Tableau
5 4 (6.78%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (6.78%) VMware
6 1 (1.69%) Wonderware
6 1 (1.69%) Dell
6 1 (1.69%) Cerner
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