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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 202 173 216
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +43
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 5 30 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.11% 0.66% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.29% 1.92% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2 30 9
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
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
1725 1566 1931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 37.71% 34.37% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1473 1244 1701
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 24 December 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 -3 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Guildford - 2 - -
LIMS
South East

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 23 (69.70%) Workflow
2 14 (42.42%) Degree
3 13 (39.39%) MCSE
3 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (36.36%) Information Management
5 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
6 9 (27.27%) NHS
6 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
6 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
6 9 (27.27%) System Testing
7 8 (24.24%) MCP
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
7 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (24.24%) Line Management
8 5 (15.15%) Marketing
9 4 (12.12%) MS Office
9 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
9 4 (12.12%) ISEB
9 4 (12.12%) Project Management
9 4 (12.12%) Test Management
10 3 (9.09%) Finance
10 3 (9.09%) Time Management
10 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (6.06%) CRM
11 2 (6.06%) SLA
11 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (6.06%) Validation
11 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
11 2 (6.06%) Informatics
11 2 (6.06%) Mathematics

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 4 (12.12%) MS Office
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) SAN
1 1 (3.03%) Firewall
1 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
1 1 (3.03%) NAS
1 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.03%) Rhino Mocks
1 1 (3.03%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
2 3 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (6.06%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Tester
2 6 (18.18%) Software Tester
3 5 (15.15%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.09%) Product Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Product Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Test Analyst
6 1 (3.03%) Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Support Assistant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) .NET
1 1 (3.03%) XML
1 1 (3.03%) XSD
1 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.03%) WCF
1 1 (3.03%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Management Information System
2 9 (27.27%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) Informatics
3 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
3 2 (6.06%) Biotechnology
3 2 (6.06%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.06%) Social Media
4 1 (3.03%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (69.70%) Workflow
2 12 (36.36%) Information Management
3 9 (27.27%) Software Testing
3 9 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 9 (27.27%) System Testing
4 8 (24.24%) User Acceptance Testing
4 8 (24.24%) Line Management
5 4 (12.12%) Test Management
5 4 (12.12%) Project Management
6 3 (9.09%) Time Management
7 2 (6.06%) Product Marketing
7 2 (6.06%) CRM
7 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
7 2 (6.06%) Validation
8 1 (3.03%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
8 1 (3.03%) SOA
8 1 (3.03%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.03%) High Availability
8 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C#
1 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (42.42%) Degree
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (39.39%) MCSE
3 8 (24.24%) MCP
4 4 (12.12%) ISEB
5 3 (9.09%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (3.03%) MCTS
6 1 (3.03%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 8 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) Oracle