The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 163 188 185
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -3
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 8 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.25% 0.13% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 0.35% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 1
Average salary £46,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.85% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,000
% change year-on-year
- +17.18%
LIMS
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1264 1410 1262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 39.34% 35.65% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1005 1201 1009
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £51,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

LIMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

LIMS Salary Trend in Manchester

LIMS
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016. 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
Altrincham - 4 £46,500 -
LIMS
North West

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 8 (88.89%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Demand Management
2 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 5 (55.56%) LSMW
2 5 (55.56%) Logistics
2 5 (55.56%) ABAP
2 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 5 (55.56%) EDI
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
2 5 (55.56%) Publishing
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) Billing
3 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) jQuery
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) HTML5
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) .NET

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (44.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (22.22%) SAP PP
1 2 (22.22%) SAP PS
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) LSMW
2 3 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
1 5 (55.56%) Manufacturing
1 5 (55.56%) Publishing
1 5 (55.56%) Retail
2 4 (44.44%) Billing
2 4 (44.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP Logistics Consultant
1 5 (55.56%) SAP PS Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) SAP PM Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) SAP PP Consultant
2 3 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) SAP SD Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) EDI
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (33.33%) HTML
2 3 (33.33%) HTML5
2 3 (33.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Integration Testing
2 5 (55.56%) Data Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Demand Management
2 5 (55.56%) Logistics
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
3 4 (44.44%) Project Planning
4 3 (33.33%) Defect Tracking
4 3 (33.33%) MVC
4 3 (33.33%) OO
4 3 (33.33%) Open Source
4 3 (33.33%) SOA
4 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 3 (33.33%) UML
4 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
5 1 (11.11%) QMS
5 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
5 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) ABAP
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle