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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank - 249 -
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.034% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.089% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +8.10%
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
2192 2241 2251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 38.84% 37.68% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1806 1825 1827
Median salary £40,031 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.07% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,650
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
1 3 (100.00%) PACS
1 3 (100.00%) e-Health
1 3 (100.00%) Informatics
1 3 (100.00%) HL7
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (66.67%) jQuery
2 2 (66.67%) Ajax
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) NHS

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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Development Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) Ajax
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) e-Health
1 3 (100.00%) Health Informatics
1 3 (100.00%) Informatics
1 3 (100.00%) PACS
2 1 (33.33%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Analytics
1 3 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 3 (100.00%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) HL7