The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 426 405 410
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +5
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 13 44 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.20% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.53% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 9 42 11
Average salary £24,500 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.94% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £52,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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 South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
8148 8318 7592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.15% 37.56% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6543 6284 6183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

LIMS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

LIMS Salary Trend in the South East

LIMS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LIMS across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the South East

LIMS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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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
Surrey -18 8 £24,500 -18.33% 1
Hampshire +17 4 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £55,500 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) Finance
4 7 (25.93%) Migration
4 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
5 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 6 (22.22%) Demand Management
5 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 6 (22.22%) Publishing
5 6 (22.22%) Information Management
5 6 (22.22%) Logistics
5 6 (22.22%) Retail
5 6 (22.22%) LSMW
5 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (22.22%) ABAP
5 6 (22.22%) SAP
5 6 (22.22%) MCP
5 6 (22.22%) EDI
6 5 (18.52%) MCSE
7 4 (14.81%) VB
7 4 (14.81%) .NET
7 4 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
8 3 (11.11%) Billing
8 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
9 2 (7.41%) SLA
9 2 (7.41%) Project Management
9 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
9 2 (7.41%) SQL Server

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) SAP PM
1 1 (3.70%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) WAN
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
1 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (22.22%) LSMW
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 6 (22.22%) Manufacturing
2 6 (22.22%) Publishing
2 6 (22.22%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Billing
4 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) IT Assistant
2 6 (22.22%) SAP Logistics Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) SAP Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Support
3 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
4 3 (11.11%) Programme Manager
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Developer
5 2 (7.41%) SAP SD Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP MM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP PM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.70%) SAP QM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) SAP PP Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) SAP WM Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Sales Manager
6 1 (3.70%) SAP PS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (22.22%) EDI
2 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
3 2 (7.41%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) PACS
2 1 (3.70%) e-Health
2 1 (3.70%) Informatics
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Health Informatics
2 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.70%) Windows
1 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
1 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
1 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
1 7 (25.93%) Data Migration
2 6 (22.22%) Demand Management
2 6 (22.22%) Information Management
2 6 (22.22%) Logistics
2 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Release Management
4 2 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.41%) Project Management
4 2 (7.41%) QMS
4 2 (7.41%) Line Management
4 2 (7.41%) People Management
5 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Coaching
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) ABAP
2 4 (14.81%) VB
3 2 (7.41%) C#
4 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (51.85%) Degree
2 6 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (22.22%) MCP
3 5 (18.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
1 2 (7.41%) HL7
2 1 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
2 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.70%) VMware
4 1 (3.70%) Dell
4 1 (3.70%) Cerner
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