The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £37,250 £33,000
% change year-on-year
+23.48% +12.87%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2089 2375 2129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.03% 41.03% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1610 1923 1809
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing LIMS across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

LIMS
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LIMS across the South West region.

LIMS Salary Trend in the South West

LIMS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) PACS
1 2 (100.00%) e-Health
1 2 (100.00%) Informatics
1 2 (100.00%) HL7
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Support Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Applications Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) NHS
1 2 (100.00%) PACS
1 2 (100.00%) e-Health
1 2 (100.00%) Informatics
1 2 (100.00%) Health Informatics
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 2 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) SLA
1 2 (100.00%) HL7