The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 56 - 68
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.20% - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% - 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £21,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
171 251 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 35.04% 39.28% 38.12%
Number of salaries quoted 126 208 202
Average salary £40,000 £48,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

LIMS
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

LIMS Salary Trend in Merseyside

LIMS
Top 3 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Chemistry

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Graduate
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) LIMS Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Chemistry
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java