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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - 187 186
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - 0.052% 0.024%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.15% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £43,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.19% +24.28%
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
1233 1296 1407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.55% 33.96% 34.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 1032 1224
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,650 £24,950
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) NUnit
2 2 (50.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (25.00%) IIS
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) MSTest
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
3 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Informatics

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) NUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (25.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (50.00%) WPF
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (25.00%) Informatics
1 1 (25.00%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Information Management
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) ERP
3 1 (25.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle