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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 195 185 203
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +18
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 10 36 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.22% 0.71% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 1.80% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 32 5
Average salary £24,500 £37,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.78% +57.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £44,500 £37,900
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.01% -6.87%
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
1812 2004 1772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 39.92% 39.42% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1633 1427
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 -14 5 £24,500 -33.78%
LIMS
South East

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) MCP
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (33.33%) MCSE
4 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (25.00%) Information Management
5 2 (16.67%) QMS
5 2 (16.67%) People Management
5 2 (16.67%) Finance
5 2 (16.67%) Project Management
5 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
5 2 (16.67%) SLA
5 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
5 2 (16.67%) MS Project
6 1 (8.33%) XML
6 1 (8.33%) Windows
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Dell
6 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
6 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (8.33%) WAN
6 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (8.33%) DNS
6 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (8.33%) Intranet
6 1 (8.33%) Internet
6 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (8.33%) VMware

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Project
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) WAN
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (8.33%) DNS
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) IT Assistant
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (16.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Administrator
4 1 (8.33%) Services Delivery Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows XP
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
1 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Information Management
2 2 (16.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (16.67%) Project Management
2 2 (16.67%) QMS
2 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
3 1 (8.33%) Line Management
3 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (8.33%) Coaching
3 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) Degree
2 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (41.67%) MCP
3 4 (33.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (8.33%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) VMware