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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - 238 250
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.10% 0.015%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.26% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £24,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -30.00%
LIMS
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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
1850 2300 2314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 35.84% 40.24% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1501 1805 1800
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,796 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing LIMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 17 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing LIMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
1 1 (100.00%) PACS
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) e-Health
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) HL7
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C# Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Ajax
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) e-Health
1 1 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) Informatics
1 1 (100.00%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 1 (100.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) HL7