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 20 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 431 412 433
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +21
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 18 26 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.081% 0.12% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.33% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 11
Average salary £34,000 £34,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.18%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -13.15%
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
7743 7829 7927
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.02% 36.03% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5916 6252 6707
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 20 November 2014.

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 20 November 2014. 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
Surrey -22 12 £32,500 -4.41%
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 24 (38.10%) Degree
2 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 23 (36.51%) Workflow
3 22 (34.92%) Project Management
4 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (26.98%) MCSE
5 15 (23.81%) CRM
6 14 (22.22%) Information Management
7 13 (20.63%) ERP
8 12 (19.05%) MCP
9 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
10 9 (14.29%) NHS
10 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
10 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
10 9 (14.29%) System Testing
11 8 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
11 8 (12.70%) Line Management
12 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
13 6 (9.52%) Project Planning
14 5 (7.94%) Validation
14 5 (7.94%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (7.94%) SLA
14 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
14 5 (7.94%) Marketing
15 4 (6.35%) Test Management
15 4 (6.35%) ISEB
15 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
15 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
15 4 (6.35%) MS Project
15 4 (6.35%) MS Office

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 20 November 2014, 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 4 (6.35%) MS Project
1 4 (6.35%) MS Office
1 4 (6.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) SAN
1 1 (1.59%) Firewall
1 1 (1.59%) iSCSI
1 1 (1.59%) NAS
1 1 (1.59%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (1.59%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (7.94%) Pharmaceutical
1 5 (7.94%) Marketing
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 21 (33.33%) Analyst
2 13 (20.63%) Business Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Tester
3 8 (12.70%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (12.70%) Applications Support
4 6 (9.52%) Business Systems Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Software Tester
4 6 (9.52%) CRM Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Applications Support Analyst
5 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
6 3 (4.76%) Consultant
6 3 (4.76%) Product Specialist
7 2 (3.17%) Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Senior Project Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Project Management Officer
7 2 (3.17%) Technical Tester
7 2 (3.17%) Product Manager
7 2 (3.17%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.17%) XML
2 1 (1.59%) XSD
2 1 (1.59%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.59%) WCF
2 1 (1.59%) jQuery
2 1 (1.59%) HTML
2 1 (1.59%) .NET
2 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) NHS
3 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.17%) Visualisation
4 2 (3.17%) Social Media
4 2 (3.17%) Informatics
4 2 (3.17%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.17%) Biotechnology
5 1 (1.59%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.59%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (36.51%) Workflow
2 22 (34.92%) Project Management
3 15 (23.81%) CRM
4 14 (22.22%) Information Management
5 13 (20.63%) ERP
6 9 (14.29%) Software Testing
6 9 (14.29%) Test Scripting
6 9 (14.29%) System Testing
7 8 (12.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (12.70%) Line Management
8 6 (9.52%) Project Planning
9 5 (7.94%) Software Engineering
9 5 (7.94%) Validation
10 4 (6.35%) PRINCE2
10 4 (6.35%) Risk Management
10 4 (6.35%) Test Management
11 3 (4.76%) Time Management
12 2 (3.17%) Demand Management
12 2 (3.17%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (3.17%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.59%) C
1 1 (1.59%) C#
1 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 24 (38.10%) Degree
2 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (26.98%) MCSE
3 12 (19.05%) MCP
4 4 (6.35%) ISEB
5 3 (4.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.59%) MCTS
6 1 (1.59%) ISTQB
6 1 (1.59%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 3 (4.76%) GxP
3 2 (3.17%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (1.59%) GAMP
4 1 (1.59%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) SAP
3 1 (1.59%) Oracle
3 1 (1.59%) Business Objects