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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 817 808 841
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +33
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 71 45 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.045% 0.044%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 59 31 38
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +5.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
33835 33397 37114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.13% 33.55% 33.65%
Number of salaries quoted 26794 27173 31554
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014.

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 29 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
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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
South East +8 47 £35,000 +7.69% 1
London +2 5 £40,500 -4.70%
East of England -13 5 - -
Yorkshire -41 5 £25,000 -45.94% 1
North West -15 4 £62,500 +70.06% 3
West Midlands -11 1 £62,500 +31.57% 1
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 46 (30.87%) Degree
2 38 (25.50%) Information Management
3 35 (23.49%) Microsoft
3 35 (23.49%) Management Information System
4 27 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (18.12%) NHS
4 27 (18.12%) MCSE
5 25 (16.78%) Project Management
6 22 (14.77%) Workflow
7 20 (13.42%) MCP
8 17 (11.41%) Windows
8 17 (11.41%) Project Planning
8 17 (11.41%) Computer Science
9 16 (10.74%) SQL
10 15 (10.07%) Oracle
10 15 (10.07%) ERP
10 15 (10.07%) Manufacturing
10 15 (10.07%) Informatics
11 14 (9.40%) Linux
12 13 (8.72%) UML
12 13 (8.72%) SSADM
12 13 (8.72%) CRM
12 13 (8.72%) PACS
13 12 (8.05%) Spring
13 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
13 12 (8.05%) SLA
13 12 (8.05%) OO
14 11 (7.38%) SAP
14 11 (7.38%) e-Health
14 11 (7.38%) Bioinformatics

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 5 (3.36%) Apache
1 5 (3.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.37%) MS Office
3 5 (3.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.68%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.67%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.36%) SSL
1 5 (3.36%) SAN
1 5 (3.36%) Firewall
1 5 (3.36%) NAS
2 3 (2.01%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (2.01%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.34%) Intranet
3 2 (1.34%) FTP
3 2 (1.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.04%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.37%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.70%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.36%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.67%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (6.71%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.36%) Toad
2 5 (3.36%) Subversion
3 4 (2.68%) LSMW
4 2 (1.34%) Maven
4 2 (1.34%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.67%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.67%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (10.07%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.71%) Billing
3 6 (4.03%) Marketing
3 6 (4.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.68%) Retail
5 2 (1.34%) Finance
6 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 34 (22.82%) Analyst
2 24 (16.11%) Developer
3 17 (11.41%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.40%) Consultant
5 13 (8.72%) Support Analyst
6 12 (8.05%) Applications Support
6 12 (8.05%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.71%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (6.71%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (6.04%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (6.04%) Product Specialist
9 8 (5.37%) CRM Systems Analyst
10 7 (4.70%) Account Manager
11 6 (4.03%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.03%) Tester
11 6 (4.03%) SAP Logistics Consultant
12 5 (3.36%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
12 5 (3.36%) Principal Software Developer
12 5 (3.36%) IT Support
12 5 (3.36%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.05%) Spring
2 11 (7.38%) jQuery
3 9 (6.04%) HTML
4 8 (5.37%) CSS
4 8 (5.37%) Ajax
5 7 (4.70%) XML
6 6 (4.03%) .NET
7 5 (3.36%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (3.36%) RESTful
7 5 (3.36%) JSON
7 5 (3.36%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.36%) Django
8 4 (2.68%) EDI
9 3 (2.01%) ASP.NET
10 2 (1.34%) JDBC
11 1 (0.67%) Middleware
11 1 (0.67%) XSD
11 1 (0.67%) XSL
11 1 (0.67%) WCF
11 1 (0.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.49%) Management Information System
2 27 (18.12%) NHS
3 17 (11.41%) Computer Science
4 15 (10.07%) Informatics
5 13 (8.72%) PACS
6 11 (7.38%) e-Health
7 7 (4.70%) Biology
8 6 (4.03%) Chemistry
9 5 (3.36%) Open Source
9 5 (3.36%) Data Extraction
9 5 (3.36%) Robotics
10 4 (2.68%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.01%) Biotechnology
11 3 (2.01%) Clustering
12 2 (1.34%) ASTM
13 1 (0.67%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.41%) Windows
2 14 (9.40%) Linux
3 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.36%) UNIX
4 3 (2.01%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.01%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.50%) Information Management
2 25 (16.78%) Project Management
3 22 (14.77%) Workflow
4 17 (11.41%) Project Planning
5 15 (10.07%) ERP
6 13 (8.72%) SSADM
6 13 (8.72%) CRM
6 13 (8.72%) UML
7 12 (8.05%) OO
8 11 (7.38%) Bioinformatics
9 10 (6.71%) Logistics
9 10 (6.71%) Change Management
9 10 (6.71%) Demand Management
10 9 (6.04%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.04%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.37%) PRINCE2
12 7 (4.70%) MVC
13 6 (4.03%) Validation
13 6 (4.03%) Software Testing
13 6 (4.03%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.74%) SQL
2 7 (4.70%) Java
2 7 (4.70%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.70%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.36%) Python
3 5 (3.36%) Ruby
3 5 (3.36%) Perl
3 5 (3.36%) PHP
4 4 (2.68%) C#
4 4 (2.68%) ABAP
5 2 (1.34%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.67%) C
6 1 (0.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (30.87%) Degree
2 27 (18.12%) MCSE
2 27 (18.12%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (13.42%) MCP
4 4 (2.68%) MCSA
5 3 (2.01%) MCTS
6 2 (1.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.67%) ISEB
7 1 (0.67%) MCITP
7 1 (0.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) SLA
2 4 (2.68%) HL7
3 3 (2.01%) GxP
4 2 (1.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.67%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (4.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.01%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.34%) XenApp
3 2 (1.34%) XenServer
3 2 (1.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.01%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (23.49%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.07%) Oracle
3 11 (7.38%) SAP
4 7 (4.70%) VMware
5 4 (2.68%) HP
6 3 (2.01%) Citrix
7 2 (1.34%) Juniper
7 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.34%) Compaq
7 2 (1.34%) Dell
8 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.67%) Business Objects
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