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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 840 831 839
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 35 76 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.034% 0.068% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.088% 0.17% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 21
Average salary £41,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.06% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £26,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
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
39740 45333 41202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.45% 40.30% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 31805 36012 33782
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -30 14 £41,750 +19.28%
East of England +23 7 £38,500 +12.76% 2
London +10 5 £50,000 -2.91% 1
Yorkshire +11 3 £26,500 -29.33% 1
North West +3 1 £35,000 -
LIMS
UK

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 43 (48.31%) .NET
2 39 (43.82%) C#
3 34 (38.20%) Information Management
4 28 (31.46%) Degree
5 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET
6 17 (19.10%) SQL
7 16 (17.98%) Java
7 16 (17.98%) ERP
7 16 (17.98%) Informatics
8 15 (16.85%) Oracle
9 14 (15.73%) VB
9 14 (15.73%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (14.61%) Windows
11 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
11 12 (13.48%) Perl
11 12 (13.48%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (13.48%) Ruby
11 12 (13.48%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (13.48%) jQuery
12 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
12 11 (12.36%) Linux
13 10 (11.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 9 (10.11%) NHS
14 9 (10.11%) Web Development
14 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
14 9 (10.11%) Computer Science
14 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
14 9 (10.11%) Line Management
15 8 (8.99%) HL7
15 8 (8.99%) Spring

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (6.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.25%) Documentum
2 2 (2.25%) IIS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.12%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 4 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Project
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.12%) FTP
1 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.74%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.25%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.12%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (6.74%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
2 5 (5.62%) Maven
3 3 (3.37%) NUnit
3 3 (3.37%) Subversion
3 3 (3.37%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.12%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.12%) MSTest
4 1 (1.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (11.24%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (5.62%) Finance
3 3 (3.37%) Marketing
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.12%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 46 (51.69%) Developer
2 28 (31.46%) Software Developer
3 17 (19.10%) .NET Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Architect
5 12 (13.48%) Technical Architect
6 9 (10.11%) Analyst
7 7 (7.87%) Programmer
7 7 (7.87%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Lead Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Junior
10 3 (3.37%) Junior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Technical Tester
10 3 (3.37%) .NET Programmer
10 3 (3.37%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.37%) Junior Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Consultant
10 3 (3.37%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.31%) .NET
2 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.48%) Ruby on Rails
3 12 (13.48%) jQuery
4 9 (10.11%) .NET Framework
5 8 (8.99%) Spring
6 6 (6.74%) Ajax
6 6 (6.74%) XML
6 6 (6.74%) RESTful
6 6 (6.74%) HTML
7 5 (5.62%) CSS
7 5 (5.62%) JDBC
8 4 (4.49%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (3.37%) WCF
9 3 (3.37%) WPF
9 3 (3.37%) Django
10 2 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (1.12%) HTML5
11 1 (1.12%) JSON
11 1 (1.12%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.98%) Informatics
2 9 (10.11%) NHS
2 9 (10.11%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.87%) Life Science
4 6 (6.74%) Health Informatics
4 6 (6.74%) PACS
4 6 (6.74%) e-Health
5 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.49%) Robotics
5 4 (4.49%) Biology
5 4 (4.49%) Open Source
6 3 (3.37%) Biotechnology
7 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
7 2 (2.25%) Chemistry
7 2 (2.25%) Social Media
8 1 (1.12%) ASTM
8 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.12%) User Experience
8 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Windows
2 11 (12.36%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (38.20%) Information Management
2 16 (17.98%) ERP
3 12 (13.48%) Technical Architecture
4 9 (10.11%) Web Development
4 9 (10.11%) Line Management
5 8 (8.99%) Project Management
5 8 (8.99%) MVC
6 7 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.74%) Migration
7 6 (6.74%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (6.74%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.74%) Analytics
7 6 (6.74%) Data Migration
8 5 (5.62%) OO
8 5 (5.62%) TDD
8 5 (5.62%) Workflow
8 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.62%) Bioinformatics
9 4 (4.49%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.49%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.82%) C#
2 17 (19.10%) SQL
3 16 (17.98%) Java
4 14 (15.73%) VB
5 12 (13.48%) Ruby
5 12 (13.48%) Perl
6 8 (8.99%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.74%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.25%) PHP
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) Degree
2 4 (4.49%) ISEB
3 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (1.12%) MCP
4 1 (1.12%) MCSE
4 1 (1.12%) MCSA
4 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.12%) MCITP
4 1 (1.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) HL7
2 3 (3.37%) SLA
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Oracle
2 14 (15.73%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (12.36%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.25%) Agilent
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) Dell
5 1 (1.12%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.12%) Sage
5 1 (1.12%) Wonderware
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
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