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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 618 620 646
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +26
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 5 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.007% 0.002%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.029% 0.017% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £40,500 £42,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.70% -34.61%
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
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
17047 17591 20261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.21% 39.88% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13932 14313 17432
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 18 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) NHS
3 4 (40.00%) Information Management
4 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
4 1 (10.00%) SAP SCM
4 1 (10.00%) FMCG
4 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 1 (10.00%) Project Management
4 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) SAP
4 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP SCM
General
1 1 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Architect
1 1 (10.00%) Developer
1 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Support
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Systems Developer
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architect
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Management Information System
2 5 (50.00%) NHS
3 1 (10.00%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Information Management
2 1 (10.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Transformation
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE
2 1 (10.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) SAP
1 1 (10.00%) Citrix