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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
England / North West
Rank 242 226 251
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +25
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 4 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% 0.090% 0.073%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £130,000 £26,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+400.00% -30.66%
UK excluding London median salary £31,684 £24,500 £37,022
% change year-on-year
+29.32% -33.82%

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
2501 2073 2478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.02% 37.27% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2055 1644 2134
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 4 £130,000 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) SAP
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Publishing
2 3 (75.00%) Migration
2 3 (75.00%) EDI
2 3 (75.00%) Logistics
2 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
2 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) LSMW
2 3 (75.00%) Billing
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (75.00%) Demand Management
2 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) ABAP
3 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) TrackWise
3 1 (25.00%) SAP MII
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) Ariba
3 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
3 1 (25.00%) SAP APO
3 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
3 1 (25.00%) SAP PM
3 1 (25.00%) Maximo

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 1 (25.00%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Maximo
1 1 (25.00%) SAP APO
1 1 (25.00%) SAP MII
1 1 (25.00%) SAP PM
1 1 (25.00%) SAP SD
1 1 (25.00%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) LSMW
General
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (75.00%) Billing
2 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) Publishing
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Logistics Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP Logistics Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP MM Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP SD Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (75.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Demand Management
1 3 (75.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (75.00%) Logistics
1 3 (75.00%) Migration
1 3 (75.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (25.00%) Ariba