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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 428 406 411
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +5
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 13 49 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.064% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.57% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 11 37 10
Average salary £37,500 £43,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.79% +42.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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
7530 8625 8403
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.98% 37.63% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 5862 6794 6916
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 29 May 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 29 May 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 -5 7 £28,500 -36.66%
Oxfordshire +15 4 £39,250 +4.66%
Hampshire 0 2 - -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (56.00%) Salesforce.com
2 13 (52.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) VB
4 11 (44.00%) Information Management
5 10 (40.00%) Degree
6 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
6 9 (36.00%) C#
6 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (20.00%) Finance
8 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (16.00%) Release Management
9 3 (12.00%) Project Management
9 3 (12.00%) SAP
9 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.00%) EDI
10 2 (8.00%) XML
10 2 (8.00%) MCP
10 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (8.00%) MCSE
10 2 (8.00%) MS Project
10 2 (8.00%) SQL
10 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (8.00%) ABAP
10 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
10 2 (8.00%) Publishing
10 2 (8.00%) Migration
10 2 (8.00%) Retail
10 2 (8.00%) LSMW
10 2 (8.00%) Logistics

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1 (4.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) LSMW
2 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (20.00%) Finance
2 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.00%) Publishing
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Billing
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (52.00%) Developer
2 12 (48.00%) Software Developer
3 10 (40.00%) .NET Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Lead Developer
5 3 (12.00%) IT Assistant
6 2 (8.00%) Programme Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Product Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP PP Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP WM Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Tester
7 1 (4.00%) SAP PM Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) SAP QM Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) .NET
2 9 (36.00%) .NET Framework
2 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.00%) EDI
3 2 (8.00%) XML
4 1 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Biotechnology
2 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (44.00%) Information Management
2 4 (16.00%) Release Management
3 3 (12.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Logistics
4 2 (8.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (8.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (8.00%) QMS
4 2 (8.00%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.00%) Line Management
4 2 (8.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Test Management
5 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (4.00%) System Testing
5 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) VB
2 9 (36.00%) C#
3 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 2 (8.00%) ABAP
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) MCP
2 2 (8.00%) MCSE
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) HL7
2 1 (4.00%) QA
2 1 (4.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (12.00%) SAP
4 1 (4.00%) Agilent
4 1 (4.00%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.00%) Sage