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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 252 236 245
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +9
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 4 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.054% 0.044% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.14% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 8
Average salary £62,500 £31,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+101.61% -8.82%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
2412 2133 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.63% 31.50% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 1878 1763 1957
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LIMS across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 18 September 2014. 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
Manchester -12 1 £55,000 +77.41% 1
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 4 (36.36%) Web Development
2 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 4 (36.36%) Line Management
2 4 (36.36%) People Management
3 3 (27.27%) Demand Management
3 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
3 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (27.27%) Billing
3 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) Information Management
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) Oracle
4 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 1 (9.09%) Coaching
5 1 (9.09%) Ajax
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Scrum
5 1 (9.09%) Informatics
5 1 (9.09%) Chemistry
5 1 (9.09%) Life Science
5 1 (9.09%) QA
5 1 (9.09%) jQuery
5 1 (9.09%) Product Management
5 1 (9.09%) VB.NET

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Manufacturing
1 3 (27.27%) Billing
2 1 (9.09%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Head of IT
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Logistics Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
3 1 (9.09%) LIMS Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) Ajax
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Mobile App
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Informatics
3 1 (9.09%) Chemistry
3 1 (9.09%) Life Science
3 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
3 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Web Development
1 4 (36.36%) Line Management
1 4 (36.36%) People Management
2 3 (27.27%) Demand Management
2 3 (27.27%) Project Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Logistics
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) MVC
4 1 (9.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
North West England
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 23 days ago