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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 426 388 427
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +39
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 12 32 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.058% 0.15% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.42% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 11
Average salary £47,250 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.50% -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £34,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.23% -28.42%
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
7219 7697 7594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.07% 36.66% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5746 5929 6232
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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 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 March 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 March 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
(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 - 9 £48,500 -
Surrey -33 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Berkshire - 1 £49,000 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 9 (37.50%) Information Management
2 9 (37.50%) .NET
3 8 (33.33%) VB
4 7 (29.17%) CRM
4 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
4 7 (29.17%) C#
4 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
5 6 (25.00%) ERP
5 6 (25.00%) Project Management
5 6 (25.00%) Workflow
6 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (16.67%) ISEB
6 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
6 4 (16.67%) Test Management
6 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
6 4 (16.67%) System Testing
6 4 (16.67%) VCP4
6 4 (16.67%) Line Management
6 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (12.50%) Biotechnology
7 3 (12.50%) Finance
7 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (8.33%) Validation
8 2 (8.33%) NHS
8 2 (8.33%) SQL
8 2 (8.33%) SQL Server

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (4.17%) Documentum
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Sage 200
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
1 3 (12.50%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
2 8 (33.33%) Software Developer
2 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 7 (29.17%) Analyst
4 6 (25.00%) Business Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Lead Developer
6 3 (12.50%) Technical Tester
6 3 (12.50%) Software Tester
6 3 (12.50%) Tester
7 2 (8.33%) Product Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Product Specialist
8 1 (4.17%) Salesforce.com Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
2 7 (29.17%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) COM
3 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.50%) Biotechnology
3 2 (8.33%) NHS
3 2 (8.33%) Informatics
3 2 (8.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 2 (8.33%) Social Media
4 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Information Management
2 7 (29.17%) CRM
3 6 (25.00%) ERP
3 6 (25.00%) Project Management
3 6 (25.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Test Management
4 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
4 4 (16.67%) System Testing
4 4 (16.67%) Line Management
5 3 (12.50%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Validation
6 2 (8.33%) Product Marketing
6 2 (8.33%) Release Management
7 1 (4.17%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 8 (33.33%) VB
2 7 (29.17%) C#
3 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.17%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) ISEB
2 4 (16.67%) VCP4
3 3 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) HL7
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.17%) Agilent
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) JD Edwards
3 1 (4.17%) Sage