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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 397 411 422
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 43 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.071% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.20% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41 9 23
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -37.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
7993 7320 8112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.33% 34.65% 36.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6023 5991 6783
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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
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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 28 £30,000 -13.04%
Oxfordshire - 9 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £64,500 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 29 (31.18%) Degree
3 28 (30.11%) Information Management
4 26 (27.96%) Project Management
5 25 (26.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (26.88%) Management Information System
5 25 (26.88%) MCSE
6 24 (25.81%) Workflow
7 20 (21.51%) MCP
8 19 (20.43%) NHS
9 15 (16.13%) CRM
10 13 (13.98%) ERP
10 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (11.83%) SSADM
11 11 (11.83%) UML
11 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
12 10 (10.75%) SLA
13 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
13 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
13 9 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
14 8 (8.60%) Line Management
15 7 (7.53%) Project Planning
15 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
16 6 (6.45%) XML
16 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
16 6 (6.45%) Software Testing
16 6 (6.45%) e-Health
16 6 (6.45%) PACS
16 6 (6.45%) Marketing
16 6 (6.45%) Test Scripting

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.15%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 9 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 5 (5.38%) MS Project
2 5 (5.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.23%) SAN
1 3 (3.23%) Firewall
1 3 (3.23%) iSCSI
1 3 (3.23%) NAS
1 3 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (2.15%) Intranet
2 2 (2.15%) FTP
2 2 (2.15%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.08%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (1.08%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (6.45%) Manufacturing
1 6 (6.45%) Marketing
2 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (33.33%) Analyst
2 18 (19.35%) Business Analyst
3 12 (12.90%) Applications Support
4 10 (10.75%) Support Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Applications Support Analyst
5 9 (9.68%) Product Specialist
6 7 (7.53%) CRM Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Business Systems Analyst
7 6 (6.45%) Tester
7 6 (6.45%) Account Manager
8 5 (5.38%) Consultant
9 4 (4.30%) Software Tester
10 3 (3.23%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.23%) Technical Consultant
11 2 (2.15%) Senior Manager
11 2 (2.15%) Senior Project Manager
11 2 (2.15%) SAP Consultant
11 2 (2.15%) Support Specialist
11 2 (2.15%) Project Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.45%) XML
2 3 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (1.08%) .NET
3 1 (1.08%) COM
3 1 (1.08%) XSD
3 1 (1.08%) Middleware
3 1 (1.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.08%) WCF
3 1 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 25 (26.88%) Management Information System
2 19 (20.43%) NHS
3 13 (13.98%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.45%) PACS
4 6 (6.45%) e-Health
5 3 (3.23%) Chemistry
5 3 (3.23%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.23%) Clustering
6 2 (2.15%) ASTM
7 1 (1.08%) Informatics
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Information Management
2 26 (27.96%) Project Management
3 24 (25.81%) Workflow
4 15 (16.13%) CRM
5 13 (13.98%) ERP
6 11 (11.83%) UML
6 11 (11.83%) SSADM
6 11 (11.83%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
7 9 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.60%) Line Management
9 7 (7.53%) Project Planning
9 7 (7.53%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.45%) Software Testing
10 6 (6.45%) Test Scripting
10 6 (6.45%) System Testing
11 5 (5.38%) Service Delivery
11 5 (5.38%) Risk Management
12 4 (4.30%) Time Management
13 3 (3.23%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.08%) C
1 1 (1.08%) C#
1 1 (1.08%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 29 (31.18%) Degree
2 25 (26.88%) MCSE
2 25 (26.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (21.51%) MCP
4 4 (4.30%) MCSA
5 3 (3.23%) MCTS
6 1 (1.08%) MCITP
6 1 (1.08%) ISEB
6 1 (1.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 4 (4.30%) HL7
3 3 (3.23%) GxP
4 2 (2.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (1.08%) GAMP
Systems Management
1 3 (3.23%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 32 (34.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.38%) Oracle
3 2 (2.15%) HP
3 2 (2.15%) Dell
3 2 (2.15%) SAP
4 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
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