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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 850 827 803
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -24
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 28 70 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.064% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.067% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 24 58 37
Average salary £36,250 £37,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.68% -6.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -6.87%
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
41535 43201 41409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.62% 39.51% 40.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33275 34237 33636
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -34 14 £26,500 -28.37% 2
East of England +11 10 £38,000 - 2
West Midlands -7 4 £45,000 -28.00% 1
North West -7 2 £29,500 -57.85% 1
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 27 (42.86%) C#
2 25 (39.68%) Degree
3 24 (38.10%) .NET
4 21 (33.33%) Information Management
5 14 (22.22%) VB
6 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
6 13 (20.63%) Windows
6 13 (20.63%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
7 12 (19.05%) SQL
7 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
8 11 (17.46%) SDLC
8 11 (17.46%) Perl
8 11 (17.46%) Java
9 10 (15.87%) Oracle
9 10 (15.87%) Linux
9 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
9 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
9 10 (15.87%) Informatics
10 9 (14.29%) Robotics
10 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
10 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
10 9 (14.29%) Finance
10 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
11 8 (12.70%) MVC
12 7 (11.11%) Migration
12 7 (11.11%) Scrum
12 7 (11.11%) TDD
12 7 (11.11%) Workflow

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 6 (9.52%) Tomcat
1 6 (9.52%) GlassFish
2 3 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.17%) ArchestrA
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.59%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.59%) Documentum
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.35%) MS Project
3 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Cerner Millennium
1 1 (1.59%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.17%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.17%) Intranet
2 1 (1.59%) Internet
2 1 (1.59%) DNS
2 1 (1.59%) WAN
2 1 (1.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
3 6 (9.52%) MySQL
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.59%) QlikView
4 1 (1.59%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (9.52%) TestNG
1 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
1 6 (9.52%) Mockito
1 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 5 (7.94%) LSMW
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.59%) NUnit
3 1 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.59%) MSTest
3 1 (1.59%) Ranorex
General
1 9 (14.29%) Finance
2 7 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 5 (7.94%) Publishing
3 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 5 (7.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.17%) Billing
5 1 (1.59%) Marketing
5 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (41.27%) Developer
2 16 (25.40%) Software Developer
3 13 (20.63%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.94%) SAP Logistics Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) IT Assistant
4 5 (7.94%) Architect
4 5 (7.94%) Consultant
4 5 (7.94%) SAP Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) Lead Developer
5 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Architect
5 4 (6.35%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Programmer
6 3 (4.76%) Applications Support
6 3 (4.76%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (3.17%) SAP MM Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) SAP SD Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (3.17%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (38.10%) .NET
2 13 (20.63%) ASP.NET
3 9 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 6 (9.52%) Spring
4 6 (9.52%) J2EE
4 6 (9.52%) JSP
4 6 (9.52%) XML
4 6 (9.52%) Swing
5 5 (7.94%) EDI
6 3 (4.76%) Web Services
6 3 (4.76%) CSS
6 3 (4.76%) Ajax
6 3 (4.76%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.76%) PowerMock
6 3 (4.76%) JAX-RS
6 3 (4.76%) jQuery
6 3 (4.76%) HTML
7 1 (1.59%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (1.59%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Management Information System
1 10 (15.87%) Informatics
2 9 (14.29%) Robotics
2 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.52%) User Experience
4 4 (6.35%) NHS
5 3 (4.76%) Visualisation
6 2 (3.17%) Health Informatics
6 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.17%) PACS
6 2 (3.17%) e-Health
6 2 (3.17%) Chemistry
7 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.59%) ASTM
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) Windows
2 10 (15.87%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (33.33%) Information Management
2 11 (17.46%) SDLC
3 9 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.70%) MVC
5 7 (11.11%) Workflow
5 7 (11.11%) Migration
5 7 (11.11%) Scrum
5 7 (11.11%) ERP
5 7 (11.11%) Project Management
5 7 (11.11%) TDD
5 7 (11.11%) Bioinformatics
5 7 (11.11%) Data Migration
6 6 (9.52%) Line Management
6 6 (9.52%) Integration Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Logistics
7 5 (7.94%) PRINCE2
7 5 (7.94%) Demand Management
8 4 (6.35%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.35%) Release Management
8 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) C#
2 14 (22.22%) VB
3 12 (19.05%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) Perl
4 11 (17.46%) Java
5 6 (9.52%) Python
5 6 (9.52%) Ruby
6 5 (7.94%) ABAP
7 4 (6.35%) JavaScript
7 4 (6.35%) C++
7 4 (6.35%) C
8 1 (1.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (39.68%) Degree
2 5 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.94%) MCP
3 4 (6.35%) MCSE
4 3 (4.76%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.35%) HL7
2 2 (3.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.59%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
1 13 (20.63%) Salesforce.com
2 10 (15.87%) Oracle
3 6 (9.52%) Tableau
4 5 (7.94%) SAP
5 4 (6.35%) VMware
6 2 (3.17%) Wonderware
6 2 (3.17%) Dell
7 1 (1.59%) Cerner
7 1 (1.59%) Sage
7 1 (1.59%) Agilent
7 1 (1.59%) HP
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