The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 608 635 624
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 4 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.009% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.021% 0.005% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 1
Average salary £32,500 £102,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-68.29% +310.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
LIMS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19343 20396 21614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.68% 44.92% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16092 16309 18061
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LIMS across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in London

LIMS
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LIMS across the London region.

LIMS Salary Trend in London

LIMS
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
(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
City of London - 3 £32,500 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) NHS
2 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
3 2 (25.00%) Information Management
4 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 1 (12.50%) Coaching
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
4 1 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (12.50%) C
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) MCP
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) MCITP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) SLA
4 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (12.50%) FMCG
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) SAP SCM
4 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the London 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.

Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) SAP SCM
General
1 1 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (37.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) NHS
1 3 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Line Management
2 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Coaching
2 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) MCP
1 1 (12.50%) MCSE
1 1 (12.50%) MCSA
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (12.50%) MCITP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) Citrix
2 1 (12.50%) SAP