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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 883 909 888
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -21
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 21 30 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.029% 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.055% 0.070% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 56
Median salary £29,500 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.85% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,250 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +1.33%
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
38058 42828 44607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.51% 41.79% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31551 34309 35515
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing LIMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 July 2016.

LIMS Salary Histogram in England

LIMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the England region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +12 11 £26,000 -1.88%
East of England +29 5 £35,000 -7.89% 1
London - 2 £33,750 - 1
South West - 2 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, IT jobs citing LIMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 38 (65.52%) Degree
2 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
3 17 (29.31%) SQL
3 17 (29.31%) .NET
3 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.31%) Information Management
4 16 (27.59%) Oracle
5 15 (25.86%) C#
5 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
5 15 (25.86%) Management Information System
6 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
6 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
7 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
7 12 (20.69%) HTML
7 12 (20.69%) OO
7 12 (20.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (18.97%) UML
8 11 (18.97%) Integration Testing
9 9 (15.52%) jQuery
9 9 (15.52%) Java
9 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
10 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
10 8 (13.79%) MVC
10 8 (13.79%) Law
10 8 (13.79%) Windows
10 8 (13.79%) Logistics
10 8 (13.79%) Tapestry
10 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (12.07%) Defect Tracking
11 7 (12.07%) Open Source

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.72%) CMS
2 1 (1.72%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.72%) Drupal
2 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (31.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.62%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (3.45%) QlikView
3 2 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) MySQL
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 12 (20.69%) Pharmaceutical
2 8 (13.79%) Law
3 6 (10.34%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.90%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.90%) Military
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
5 1 (1.72%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (27.59%) Developer
2 13 (22.41%) .NET Developer
3 12 (20.69%) C# Developer
4 11 (18.97%) .NET Software Developer
4 11 (18.97%) C# .NET Developer
4 11 (18.97%) C# Software Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Software Developer
5 9 (15.52%) Analyst
6 8 (13.79%) Applications Support
6 8 (13.79%) Software Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) .NET Software Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) C# Software Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 7 (12.07%) IT Assistant
8 6 (10.34%) Support Engineer
9 5 (8.62%) Infrastructure Project Leader
9 5 (8.62%) Project Leader
9 5 (8.62%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (8.62%) Technical Support
9 5 (8.62%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) .NET
2 14 (24.14%) ASP.NET
3 12 (20.69%) HTML
4 9 (15.52%) jQuery
5 8 (13.79%) Tapestry
6 7 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (12.07%) HTML5
7 6 (10.34%) XML
8 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
8 4 (6.90%) CSS
8 4 (6.90%) Web Services
8 4 (6.90%) WinForms
9 2 (3.45%) Ajax
10 1 (1.72%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.72%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Management Information System
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.07%) Client/Server
3 7 (12.07%) N-Tier
4 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.62%) e-Health
5 5 (8.62%) Health Informatics
5 5 (8.62%) Informatics
5 5 (8.62%) PACS
6 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (5.17%) NHS
8 1 (1.72%) ASTM
8 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.72%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.72%) Learning Management System
8 1 (1.72%) Life Science
8 1 (1.72%) SCORM
8 1 (1.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 5 (8.62%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.72%) Linux
3 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (29.31%) Information Management
2 12 (20.69%) OO
2 12 (20.69%) Software Engineering
3 11 (18.97%) Integration Testing
3 11 (18.97%) UML
4 8 (13.79%) Data Modelling
4 8 (13.79%) Logistics
4 8 (13.79%) MVC
5 7 (12.07%) Defect Tracking
5 7 (12.07%) Open Source
5 7 (12.07%) SOA
5 7 (12.07%) Time Management
5 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
6 6 (10.34%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.34%) Migration
7 5 (8.62%) Analytics
7 5 (8.62%) Business Analysis
7 5 (8.62%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.62%) Project Management
7 5 (8.62%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 17 (29.31%) SQL
2 15 (25.86%) C#
2 15 (25.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.52%) Java
4 6 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 5 (8.62%) VB.NET
6 4 (6.90%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.17%) VB
8 1 (1.72%) PHP
8 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 38 (65.52%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) MCP
2 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) HL7
2 5 (8.62%) GLP
2 5 (8.62%) GMP
3 4 (6.90%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 16 (27.59%) Oracle
3 6 (10.34%) LabWare
3 6 (10.34%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (10.34%) VMware
4 2 (3.45%) Sage
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.72%) InterSystems
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