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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 806 825 838
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +13
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 66 28 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.028% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.071% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 53 18 38
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
40537 39288 43034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.90% 39.37% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31905 32189 36486
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +14 43 £34,000 -1.44% 1
East of England -22 6 - - 2
North West -16 4 £62,500 +101.61% 2
London -25 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 47 (33.10%) Degree
2 38 (26.76%) Information Management
3 36 (25.35%) Microsoft
4 34 (23.94%) Management Information System
5 27 (19.01%) Project Management
6 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (17.61%) MCSE
7 24 (16.90%) NHS
7 24 (16.90%) Workflow
8 20 (14.08%) MCP
9 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (10.56%) Project Planning
10 15 (10.56%) Manufacturing
10 15 (10.56%) CRM
11 14 (9.86%) Windows
11 14 (9.86%) SQL
11 14 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
12 13 (9.15%) Informatics
12 13 (9.15%) Oracle
12 13 (9.15%) ERP
13 12 (8.45%) Bioinformatics
13 12 (8.45%) Line Management
14 11 (7.75%) Spring
14 11 (7.75%) SSADM
14 11 (7.75%) Linux
14 11 (7.75%) UML
14 11 (7.75%) OO
14 11 (7.75%) SAP
15 10 (7.04%) MS Excel

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (3.52%) Apache
2 3 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.41%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (7.04%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.63%) MS Office
3 5 (3.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.70%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) SSL
2 3 (2.11%) SAN
2 3 (2.11%) Firewall
2 3 (2.11%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.11%) NAS
2 3 (2.11%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.41%) Intranet
3 2 (1.41%) FTP
3 2 (1.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.63%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.93%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.93%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.23%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.52%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.70%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.52%) Toad
2 5 (3.52%) Subversion
3 4 (2.82%) LSMW
4 1 (0.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.70%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.70%) Maven
General
1 15 (10.56%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.04%) Billing
3 6 (4.23%) Marketing
4 5 (3.52%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.82%) Retail
6 1 (0.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (23.94%) Analyst
2 22 (15.49%) Developer
3 18 (12.68%) Business Analyst
4 13 (9.15%) Software Developer
4 13 (9.15%) Consultant
4 13 (9.15%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.45%) Applications Support
6 10 (7.04%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (6.34%) Product Specialist
7 9 (6.34%) Applications Support Analyst
7 9 (6.34%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (4.93%) CRM Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 6 (4.23%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.23%) Account Manager
9 6 (4.23%) Tester
10 5 (3.52%) Web Developer
10 5 (3.52%) Senior Developer
10 5 (3.52%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
10 5 (3.52%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.75%) Spring
2 9 (6.34%) HTML
2 9 (6.34%) jQuery
3 7 (4.93%) XML
3 7 (4.93%) Ajax
4 6 (4.23%) CSS
5 5 (3.52%) Ruby on Rails
5 5 (3.52%) JSON
5 5 (3.52%) RESTful
5 5 (3.52%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (3.52%) Django
6 4 (2.82%) EDI
6 4 (2.82%) .NET
7 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.70%) COM
8 1 (0.70%) JDBC
8 1 (0.70%) XSD
8 1 (0.70%) XSL
8 1 (0.70%) Middleware
8 1 (0.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 34 (23.94%) Management Information System
2 24 (16.90%) NHS
3 16 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (9.86%) Computer Science
5 13 (9.15%) Informatics
6 7 (4.93%) Biology
7 6 (4.23%) PACS
7 6 (4.23%) e-Health
7 6 (4.23%) Chemistry
8 5 (3.52%) Open Source
8 5 (3.52%) Robotics
8 5 (3.52%) Data Extraction
9 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
10 3 (2.11%) Biotechnology
10 3 (2.11%) Clustering
11 2 (1.41%) ASTM
11 2 (1.41%) Life Science
11 2 (1.41%) User Experience
12 1 (0.70%) FMCG
12 1 (0.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.86%) Windows
2 11 (7.75%) Linux
3 5 (3.52%) UNIX
4 3 (2.11%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.76%) Information Management
2 27 (19.01%) Project Management
3 24 (16.90%) Workflow
4 15 (10.56%) Project Planning
4 15 (10.56%) CRM
5 14 (9.86%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.15%) ERP
7 12 (8.45%) Bioinformatics
7 12 (8.45%) Line Management
8 11 (7.75%) UML
8 11 (7.75%) OO
8 11 (7.75%) SSADM
9 10 (7.04%) Logistics
9 10 (7.04%) Demand Management
10 9 (6.34%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (6.34%) Software Engineering
11 8 (5.63%) PRINCE2
12 6 (4.23%) MVC
12 6 (4.23%) Validation
12 6 (4.23%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (9.86%) SQL
2 7 (4.93%) PL/SQL
2 7 (4.93%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.23%) Java
4 5 (3.52%) Perl
4 5 (3.52%) PHP
4 5 (3.52%) Python
4 5 (3.52%) Ruby
5 4 (2.82%) ABAP
5 4 (2.82%) C#
6 2 (1.41%) C
7 1 (0.70%) VB
7 1 (0.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (33.10%) Degree
2 25 (17.61%) MCSE
2 25 (17.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (14.08%) MCP
4 4 (2.82%) MCSA
5 3 (2.11%) MCTS
6 1 (0.70%) MCITP
6 1 (0.70%) ISEB
6 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.04%) SLA
2 4 (2.82%) HL7
3 3 (2.11%) GxP
4 2 (1.41%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.70%) GAMP
5 1 (0.70%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (25.35%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) Oracle
3 11 (7.75%) SAP
4 5 (3.52%) VMware
5 2 (1.41%) HP
5 2 (1.41%) Dell
6 1 (0.70%) Citrix
6 1 (0.70%) Business Objects
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