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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 432 458 430
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -28
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 19 17 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.098% 0.080% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.21% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 19 15 35
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £37,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £46,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-9.78% +24.32%
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
7916 8158 9181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 40.97% 38.20% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6507 6301 7210
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 April 2016.

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 30 April 2016. 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
Oxfordshire -8 11 £45,000 +5.88%
Hampshire +4 5 £31,000 -
Surrey +10 2 £41,250 +32.00%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 15 (65.22%) Information Management
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 10 (43.48%) Management Information System
5 7 (30.43%) Time Management
5 7 (30.43%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
6 6 (26.09%) C#
6 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
6 6 (26.09%) Windows
6 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
6 6 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (26.09%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
7 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
7 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (21.74%) GMP
7 5 (21.74%) GLP
7 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
7 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
7 5 (21.74%) Office 365
7 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
7 5 (21.74%) LabWare
8 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) Oracle
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
8 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 6 (26.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) QlikView
3 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (21.74%) Manufacturing
1 5 (21.74%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) .NET Developer
1 6 (26.09%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Project Leader
2 5 (21.74%) Project Leader
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C# VB.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) SQL Server Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Support Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (30.43%) .NET
2 6 (26.09%) ASP.NET
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) ASTM
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (26.09%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) Information Management
2 7 (30.43%) Time Management
3 5 (21.74%) Project Planning
4 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (17.39%) Data Analysis
4 4 (17.39%) Project Management
5 2 (8.70%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Data Management
6 1 (4.35%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 12 (52.17%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) C#
2 6 (26.09%) T-SQL
3 5 (21.74%) VB.NET
4 4 (17.39%) Java
5 3 (13.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (65.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) GLP
1 5 (21.74%) GMP
2 2 (8.70%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Salesforce.com
1 6 (26.09%) VMware
2 5 (21.74%) LabWare
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 4 (17.39%) Oracle
4 2 (8.70%) Sage
5 1 (4.35%) SAP