The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 178 196 194
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -2
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 28 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.59% 0.23% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.53% 0.73% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 5 23
Average salary £30,000 £34,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% -37.27%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
LIMS
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Surrey region.

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1835 1507 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 38.60% 31.92% 36.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1228 1590
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

LIMS
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

LIMS Salary Trend in Surrey

LIMS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LIMS across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

LIMS Salary Histogram in Surrey

LIMS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Chertsey - 12 £30,000 -
LIMS
South East

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 25 (36.23%) MCSE
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft Certification
1 25 (36.23%) Information Management
2 22 (31.88%) Management Information System
2 22 (31.88%) Workflow
3 20 (28.99%) MCP
4 19 (27.54%) Degree
5 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
6 16 (23.19%) NHS
7 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (15.94%) Project Management
7 11 (15.94%) UML
7 11 (15.94%) SSADM
8 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
8 9 (13.04%) SLA
9 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
9 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (8.70%) e-Health
10 6 (8.70%) PACS
10 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
10 6 (8.70%) System Testing
10 6 (8.70%) Line Management
11 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
11 5 (7.25%) MS Project
11 5 (7.25%) MS Office
11 5 (7.25%) Project Planning
11 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
12 4 (5.80%) MCSA

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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.

Applications
1 7 (10.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.25%) MS Project
2 5 (7.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) SAN
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
1 3 (4.35%) iSCSI
1 3 (4.35%) NAS
1 3 (4.35%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.45%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (1.45%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 4 (5.80%) Marketing
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (23.19%) Analyst
2 12 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 10 (14.49%) Support Analyst
4 9 (13.04%) Applications Support Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Account Manager
5 6 (8.70%) Business Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Tester
6 5 (7.25%) Product Specialist
7 4 (5.80%) Software Tester
8 3 (4.35%) Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Project Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Senior Manager
9 2 (2.90%) Project Officer
9 2 (2.90%) Project Management Officer
9 2 (2.90%) IT Assistant
10 1 (1.45%) Technical Analyst
10 1 (1.45%) Applications Support Engineer
10 1 (1.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) XML
2 1 (1.45%) XSD
2 1 (1.45%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.45%) WCF
2 1 (1.45%) jQuery
2 1 (1.45%) HTML
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.88%) Management Information System
2 16 (23.19%) NHS
3 6 (8.70%) PACS
3 6 (8.70%) e-Health
4 5 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.35%) Clustering
6 1 (1.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.23%) Information Management
2 22 (31.88%) Workflow
3 11 (15.94%) UML
3 11 (15.94%) SSADM
3 11 (15.94%) Project Management
3 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (13.04%) Software Engineering
5 7 (10.14%) User Acceptance Testing
6 6 (8.70%) Line Management
6 6 (8.70%) Software Testing
6 6 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 6 (8.70%) System Testing
7 5 (7.25%) Project Planning
7 5 (7.25%) Risk Management
7 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.80%) Time Management
9 3 (4.35%) High Availability
9 3 (4.35%) Supplier Management
10 2 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
10 2 (2.90%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) C#
1 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 25 (36.23%) MCSE
1 25 (36.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (28.99%) MCP
3 19 (27.54%) Degree
4 4 (5.80%) MCSA
5 3 (4.35%) MCTS
6 1 (1.45%) MCITP
6 1 (1.45%) ISEB
6 1 (1.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) HL7
Systems Management
1 3 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) Oracle