The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 824 821 846
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +25
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 78 35 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.069% 0.034% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.10% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 52 23 29
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,100
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37546 34232 38718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 33.22% 32.89% 32.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29975 28091 32949
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,750
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
LIMS
UK

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East +17 46 £37,000 -32.72% 3
East of England - 13 £34,142 - 4
London - 6 £51,500 -
East Midlands - 6 - -
Yorkshire -37 2 £37,500 +63.04%
North West -14 1 £35,000 +12.90% 2
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (28.46%) NHS
2 36 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (27.69%) MCSE
3 35 (26.92%) Degree
4 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
4 34 (26.15%) Information Management
5 30 (23.08%) MCP
6 28 (21.54%) Management Information System
7 24 (18.46%) Windows
8 23 (17.69%) Linux
9 22 (16.92%) Oracle
10 21 (16.15%) PACS
11 20 (15.38%) Workflow
11 20 (15.38%) SLA
12 18 (13.85%) Relational Database
13 17 (13.08%) Computer Science
14 16 (12.31%) Spring
15 15 (11.54%) Java
15 15 (11.54%) Software Engineering
16 14 (10.77%) Informatics
16 14 (10.77%) UML
16 14 (10.77%) MS Excel
16 14 (10.77%) e-Health
17 13 (10.00%) SSADM
18 12 (9.23%) Change Management
19 11 (8.46%) VMware
19 11 (8.46%) SQL
19 11 (8.46%) Robotics
19 11 (8.46%) Ruby
19 11 (8.46%) Ruby on Rails

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (3.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 14 (10.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.77%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.38%) Firewall
1 7 (5.38%) SAN
1 7 (5.38%) NAS
2 3 (2.31%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.31%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (2.31%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.54%) Intranet
3 2 (1.54%) FTP
4 1 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.77%) LAN
4 1 (0.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (13.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (5.38%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
5 4 (3.08%) MySQL
6 3 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.31%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.54%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.77%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.85%) Maven
2 5 (3.85%) Eclipse
3 4 (3.08%) Subversion
4 3 (2.31%) Toad
5 1 (0.77%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (3.08%) Marketing
2 3 (2.31%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.77%) Finance
3 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.77%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 32 (24.62%) Analyst
2 22 (16.92%) Developer
2 22 (16.92%) Support Analyst
3 15 (11.54%) Applications Support Analyst
3 15 (11.54%) Applications Support
3 15 (11.54%) Software Developer
4 8 (6.15%) Change Manager
4 8 (6.15%) Business Analyst
5 7 (5.38%) Technical Support
5 7 (5.38%) Consultant
5 7 (5.38%) Technical Support Analyst
5 7 (5.38%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (4.62%) Account Manager
7 5 (3.85%) Java Developer
8 4 (3.08%) Data Centre Engineer
8 4 (3.08%) Principal Software Developer
8 4 (3.08%) IT Assistant
8 4 (3.08%) Account Executive
8 4 (3.08%) LIMS Consultant
8 4 (3.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.31%) Spring
2 11 (8.46%) Ruby on Rails
2 11 (8.46%) RabbitMQ
3 8 (6.15%) jQuery
4 7 (5.38%) Web Services
4 7 (5.38%) JSON
4 7 (5.38%) JAX-RS
4 7 (5.38%) RESTful
5 6 (4.62%) CSS
6 5 (3.85%) JDBC
6 5 (3.85%) .NET
7 4 (3.08%) Django
7 4 (3.08%) XML
7 4 (3.08%) Hibernate
8 3 (2.31%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.31%) Ajax
9 2 (1.54%) Middleware
10 1 (0.77%) HTML
10 1 (0.77%) XSL
10 1 (0.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.46%) NHS
2 28 (21.54%) Management Information System
3 21 (16.15%) PACS
4 17 (13.08%) Computer Science
5 14 (10.77%) Informatics
5 14 (10.77%) e-Health
6 11 (8.46%) Robotics
7 7 (5.38%) Biology
7 7 (5.38%) Open Source
8 3 (2.31%) Clustering
8 3 (2.31%) Data Extraction
9 2 (1.54%) Chemistry
9 2 (1.54%) ASTM
10 1 (0.77%) AS400
10 1 (0.77%) Life Science
10 1 (0.77%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 24 (18.46%) Windows
2 23 (17.69%) Linux
3 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (3.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (26.15%) Information Management
2 20 (15.38%) Workflow
3 15 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 14 (10.77%) UML
5 13 (10.00%) SSADM
6 12 (9.23%) Change Management
7 10 (7.69%) ERP
7 10 (7.69%) MVC
8 9 (6.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.92%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (6.92%) OO
8 9 (6.92%) Unit Testing
9 8 (6.15%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 8 (6.15%) User Acceptance Testing
10 7 (5.38%) DNA
11 6 (4.62%) Project Management
11 6 (4.62%) ITIL
12 5 (3.85%) Web Development
13 4 (3.08%) Project Planning
13 4 (3.08%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.54%) Java
2 11 (8.46%) SQL
2 11 (8.46%) Ruby
3 7 (5.38%) Perl
3 7 (5.38%) C#
4 5 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 4 (3.08%) Python
6 1 (0.77%) VB
6 1 (0.77%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 36 (27.69%) Microsoft Certification
1 36 (27.69%) MCSE
2 35 (26.92%) Degree
3 30 (23.08%) MCP
4 10 (7.69%) MCSA
5 7 (5.38%) MCITP
6 4 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (2.31%) MCTS
8 1 (0.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.54%) HL7
3 1 (0.77%) GxP
System Software
1 11 (8.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.08%) XenApp
2 4 (3.08%) XenServer
2 4 (3.08%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (26.15%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.92%) Oracle
3 11 (8.46%) VMware
4 7 (5.38%) HP
5 4 (3.08%) Compaq
5 4 (3.08%) Juniper
5 4 (3.08%) Citrix
5 4 (3.08%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.54%) Dell
6 2 (1.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.77%) Sun
7 1 (0.77%) Manugistics
7 1 (0.77%) Mercator
7 1 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.77%) IBM
7 1 (0.77%) RedPrairie
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