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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 248 241 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 6 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.10% 0.033% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% 0.099% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £32,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
2307 2021 2176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.23% 33.68% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1747 1634 1750
Average salary £40,000 £37,103 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.80% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the South West region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
Bristol - 5 - -
Somerset - 1 - -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (90.91%) Data Modelling
1 10 (90.91%) Law
1 10 (90.91%) Logistics
1 10 (90.91%) Tapestry
1 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (63.64%) Logical Data Model
2 7 (63.64%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Line Management
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 7 (63.64%) Pattern Recognition
2 7 (63.64%) Data Quality
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 7 (63.64%) XML
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) Oracle
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
General
1 10 (90.91%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
2 1 (9.09%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (63.64%) Applications Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Applications Support
1 7 (63.64%) Applications Support Engineer
1 7 (63.64%) Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) Tapestry
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
2 7 (63.64%) HTML
2 7 (63.64%) XML
3 3 (27.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (63.64%) Computer Science
3 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (9.09%) e-Health
4 1 (9.09%) Health Informatics
4 1 (9.09%) Informatics
4 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 1 (9.09%) NHS
4 1 (9.09%) PACS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Data Modelling
1 10 (90.91%) Logistics
2 7 (63.64%) Line Management
2 7 (63.64%) Logical Data Model
2 7 (63.64%) Pattern Recognition
2 7 (63.64%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) Software Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 3 (27.27%) OO
3 3 (27.27%) OOD
3 3 (27.27%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) UML
3 3 (27.27%) Use Case
4 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
1 7 (63.64%) JavaScript
1 7 (63.64%) PL/SQL
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) Data Quality
2 1 (9.09%) HL7
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
1 7 (63.64%) Oracle