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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 235 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.075% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £60,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +9.33%
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
2113 1979 2485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 39.60% 33.87% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1723 1532 2031
Median salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £24,500 £24,751
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LIMS across the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 2016.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the South West

LIMS
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 3 £50,000 -
Devon - 1 £70,000 -
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 9 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (75.00%) Law
1 9 (75.00%) Logistics
1 9 (75.00%) Tapestry
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle
3 5 (41.67%) CSS
3 5 (41.67%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Logical Data Model
3 5 (41.67%) Line Management
3 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 5 (41.67%) Pattern Recognition
3 5 (41.67%) Data Quality
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Military
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
4 4 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
4 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting

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 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Electronic Patient Records
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Law
2 4 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 4 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Support
1 5 (41.67%) Applications Support Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 4 (33.33%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Development Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) Tapestry
2 5 (41.67%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
2 5 (41.67%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
4 2 (16.67%) .NET
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (41.67%) Computer Science
3 4 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) e-Health
4 3 (25.00%) Health Informatics
4 3 (25.00%) Informatics
4 3 (25.00%) PACS
5 2 (16.67%) NHS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Data Modelling
1 9 (75.00%) Logistics
2 5 (41.67%) Line Management
2 5 (41.67%) Logical Data Model
2 5 (41.67%) Pattern Recognition
2 5 (41.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 5 (41.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 4 (33.33%) OO
3 4 (33.33%) OOD
3 4 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 4 (33.33%) UML
3 4 (33.33%) Use Case
4 3 (25.00%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 3 (25.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Java
1 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (41.67%) PL/SQL
2 5 (41.67%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) Data Quality
2 3 (25.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle