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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 869 871 865
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -6
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 29 54 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.054% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 45
Average salary £46,500 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.00% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £46,200 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
40114 40244 40237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.47% 40.48% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32645 32873 31747
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 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
(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
North West +27 7 £46,500 +24.00% 2
South West 0 7 - -
London +10 5 £65,000 +73.33%
South East +7 3 £24,500 -37.97% 3
West Midlands - 2 - -
East of England -20 1 - -
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 21 (32.31%) Logistics
2 20 (30.77%) Degree
2 20 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 20 (30.77%) Migration
3 16 (24.62%) Integration Testing
3 16 (24.62%) SQL
4 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 13 (20.00%) HTML
5 13 (20.00%) Finance
6 12 (18.46%) Information Management
6 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
6 12 (18.46%) SAP
6 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
7 11 (16.92%) XML
7 11 (16.92%) Java
7 11 (16.92%) ABAP
7 11 (16.92%) EDI
7 11 (16.92%) Retail
7 11 (16.92%) LSMW
7 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
7 11 (16.92%) Publishing
7 11 (16.92%) Demand Management
8 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (15.38%) Law
8 10 (15.38%) Tapestry
8 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 10 (15.38%) HL7
8 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
8 10 (15.38%) Oracle

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (13.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.15%) SAP PS
2 2 (3.08%) SAP PM
2 2 (3.08%) SAP PP
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) LAN
1 2 (3.08%) SAN
1 2 (3.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (16.92%) LSMW
2 2 (3.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 11 (16.92%) Manufacturing
2 11 (16.92%) Publishing
2 11 (16.92%) Retail
3 10 (15.38%) Law
4 8 (12.31%) Billing
5 5 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (3.08%) Marketing
7 1 (1.54%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.54%) Military
Job Titles
1 14 (21.54%) Consultant
2 11 (16.92%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (16.92%) SAP Logistics Consultant
2 11 (16.92%) SAP PS Consultant
3 10 (15.38%) Applications Support
3 10 (15.38%) IT Assistant
4 9 (13.85%) Architect
4 9 (13.85%) Enterprise Architect
5 7 (10.77%) Applications Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) Applications Support Engineer
5 7 (10.77%) SAP PM Consultant
5 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
6 6 (9.23%) Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Analyst
7 5 (7.69%) SAP PP Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) LIMS Developer
8 4 (6.15%) SAP SD Consultant
8 4 (6.15%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) Healthcare Specialist
9 3 (4.62%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.00%) HTML
2 11 (16.92%) EDI
2 11 (16.92%) XML
3 10 (15.38%) CSS
3 10 (15.38%) Tapestry
4 5 (7.69%) jQuery
5 3 (4.62%) J2EE
5 3 (4.62%) J2SE
5 3 (4.62%) JSP
5 3 (4.62%) Web Services
6 2 (3.08%) .NET
6 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
6 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.08%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.85%) e-Health
2 9 (13.85%) Health Informatics
2 9 (13.85%) Informatics
2 9 (13.85%) PACS
3 8 (12.31%) Computer Science
4 7 (10.77%) NHS
5 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.62%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
7 2 (3.08%) PMI
8 1 (1.54%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.23%) Windows
2 5 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) Logistics
2 20 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 20 (30.77%) Migration
3 16 (24.62%) Integration Testing
4 12 (18.46%) Information Management
5 11 (16.92%) Demand Management
6 10 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
6 10 (15.38%) Data Modelling
6 10 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 9 (13.85%) Analytics
8 8 (12.31%) Project Planning
8 8 (12.31%) Software Testing
9 7 (10.77%) Line Management
9 7 (10.77%) Logical Data Model
9 7 (10.77%) Pattern Recognition
9 7 (10.77%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (9.23%) SDLC
11 5 (7.69%) OO
11 5 (7.69%) UML
12 4 (6.15%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 16 (24.62%) SQL
2 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.92%) ABAP
3 11 (16.92%) Java
4 7 (10.77%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.62%) C#
6 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.54%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (4.62%) MCP
2 3 (4.62%) MCSE
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.54%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) HL7
2 7 (10.77%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.54%) GxP
3 1 (1.54%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 12 (18.46%) SAP
3 10 (15.38%) Oracle
4 3 (4.62%) LabVantage
5 2 (3.08%) InterSystems
6 1 (1.54%) LabWare
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