The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - - 148
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.035%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.55% -31.05%
LIMS
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1128 1320 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.00% 38.57% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 686 799 614
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

LIMS
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

LIMS Salary Trend in Scotland

LIMS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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%) Systems Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Manager
1 1 (100.00%) Information Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Information Management
1 1 (100.00%) Time Management