The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - 261 244
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.030% 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.082% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 7
Median salary - £29,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -57.85%
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +1.33%
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 North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2341 2440 2517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.99% 37.05% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1990 1915 1933
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing LIMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

LIMS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

LIMS Salary Trend in the North West

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing LIMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Integration Testing
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) MVC
2 8 (88.89%) Client/Server
2 8 (88.89%) N-Tier
2 8 (88.89%) SOA
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) Oracle
2 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
2 8 (88.89%) UML
2 8 (88.89%) OO
2 8 (88.89%) Open Source
2 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (88.89%) HTML5
2 8 (88.89%) Defect Tracking
3 4 (44.44%) WinForms
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (11.11%) MS Office
4 1 (11.11%) ISEB

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 9 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 8 (88.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (100.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Developer
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Software Developer
1 8 (88.89%) .NET Software Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (88.89%) C# Developer
1 8 (88.89%) C# Software Developer
1 8 (88.89%) C# Software Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Developer/Software Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Software Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET
1 8 (88.89%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) HTML5
1 8 (88.89%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Client/Server
1 8 (88.89%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Defect Tracking
1 8 (88.89%) Integration Testing
1 8 (88.89%) MVC
1 8 (88.89%) OO
1 8 (88.89%) Open Source
1 8 (88.89%) SOA
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) UML
1 8 (88.89%) Unit Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Information Management
2 1 (11.11%) Manual Testing
2 1 (11.11%) QMS
2 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
2 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
2 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
1 8 (88.89%) Oracle