The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 843 860 844
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 52 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.024% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.061% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 41 17 35
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -13.75%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
42867 42614 45484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.60% 39.39% 39.49%
Number of salaries quoted 33821 34651 37944
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

LIMS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

LIMS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LIMS within the UK.

LIMS Salary Trend in the UK

LIMS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LIMS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the UK over the 3 months to 20 October 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
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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
England +11 51 £34,000 -1.44% 4
South East +16 27 £34,000 -1.44% 2
Surrey +3 15 £30,000 -13.04% 1
Oxfordshire - 10 £43,750 -
East of England -22 9 £35,000 -6.66%
Cambridgeshire +3 8 £35,000 -
Chertsey - 7 £30,000 - 1
London +12 6 £36,250 -64.63%
Oxford - 5 £45,000 -
North West -15 3 £62,500 +100.00% 1
West Midlands - 3 £32,500 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £32,500 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
City of London - 2 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 2 £66,500 - 1
Essex -6 1 - -
Manchester -16 1 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Mirfield - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £66,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £25,000 -
Witham - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £35,000 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 46 (36.80%) Degree
2 40 (32.00%) Microsoft
3 31 (24.80%) Information Management
4 30 (24.00%) Project Management
5 23 (18.40%) Workflow
5 23 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
5 23 (18.40%) MCSE
6 20 (16.00%) Management Information System
7 18 (14.40%) MCP
8 17 (13.60%) Windows
9 16 (12.80%) SQL
10 15 (12.00%) CRM
10 15 (12.00%) ERP
10 15 (12.00%) NHS
10 15 (12.00%) Manufacturing
10 15 (12.00%) Project Planning
11 13 (10.40%) Informatics
11 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
12 12 (9.60%) jQuery
12 12 (9.60%) Bioinformatics
13 11 (8.80%) HTML
13 11 (8.80%) SAP
13 11 (8.80%) Line Management
14 10 (8.00%) Logistics
14 10 (8.00%) Demand Management
14 10 (8.00%) Billing
15 9 (7.20%) Oracle
15 9 (7.20%) SLA
15 9 (7.20%) MS Excel

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 5 (4.00%) Apache
2 3 (2.40%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.80%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.40%) MS Office
3 5 (4.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.80%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.00%) SSL
2 2 (1.60%) SAN
2 2 (1.60%) Firewall
2 2 (1.60%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.60%) NAS
2 2 (1.60%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.20%) Oracle Database
2 4 (3.20%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.40%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects XI
5 1 (0.80%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.80%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 6 (4.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (4.00%) Subversion
2 5 (4.00%) Maven
2 5 (4.00%) Eclipse
2 5 (4.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.20%) LSMW
4 3 (2.40%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.60%) Toad
6 1 (0.80%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.80%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 10 (8.00%) Billing
3 5 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (3.20%) Retail
4 4 (3.20%) Marketing
5 1 (0.80%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (28.00%) Analyst
2 20 (16.00%) Developer
3 18 (14.40%) Support Analyst
4 14 (11.20%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.60%) Consultant
6 11 (8.80%) Applications Support
7 10 (8.00%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (7.20%) Product Specialist
8 9 (7.20%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (6.40%) Software Developer
9 8 (6.40%) Applications Support Analyst
10 7 (5.60%) CRM Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.80%) SAP Logistics Consultant
11 6 (4.80%) Administrator
11 6 (4.80%) Tester
11 6 (4.80%) Business Systems Analyst
12 5 (4.00%) Web Developer
12 5 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
12 5 (4.00%) SAP SD Consultant
12 5 (4.00%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.60%) jQuery
2 11 (8.80%) HTML
3 8 (6.40%) Spring
4 7 (5.60%) Ajax
4 7 (5.60%) XML
5 6 (4.80%) CSS
6 5 (4.00%) JDBC
6 5 (4.00%) JSON
7 4 (3.20%) EDI
7 4 (3.20%) .NET
8 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.80%) COM
9 1 (0.80%) JSP
9 1 (0.80%) XSD
9 1 (0.80%) XSL
9 1 (0.80%) Middleware
9 1 (0.80%) WCF
9 1 (0.80%) Django
9 1 (0.80%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (0.80%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.00%) Management Information System
2 15 (12.00%) NHS
3 13 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (10.40%) Informatics
4 12 (9.60%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.00%) Life Science
6 4 (3.20%) Chemistry
6 4 (3.20%) Mobile App
7 3 (2.40%) Biology
7 3 (2.40%) Biotechnology
8 2 (1.60%) Data Extraction
8 2 (1.60%) Clustering
9 1 (0.80%) PACS
9 1 (0.80%) e-Health
9 1 (0.80%) Robotics
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.80%) FMCG
9 1 (0.80%) Open Source
9 1 (0.80%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 17 (13.60%) Windows
2 7 (5.60%) Linux
3 5 (4.00%) UNIX
4 3 (2.40%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) Information Management
2 30 (24.00%) Project Management
3 23 (18.40%) Workflow
4 15 (12.00%) CRM
4 15 (12.00%) ERP
4 15 (12.00%) Project Planning
5 12 (9.60%) Bioinformatics
6 11 (8.80%) Line Management
7 10 (8.00%) Demand Management
7 10 (8.00%) Logistics
8 9 (7.20%) Software Engineering
9 8 (6.40%) Web Development
9 8 (6.40%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.40%) OO
10 6 (4.80%) Validation
10 6 (4.80%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.80%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.80%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.80%) System Testing
10 6 (4.80%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.80%) SQL
2 7 (5.60%) Java
2 7 (5.60%) JavaScript
2 7 (5.60%) PL/SQL
3 5 (4.00%) Python
3 5 (4.00%) Perl
3 5 (4.00%) PHP
4 4 (3.20%) C#
4 4 (3.20%) ABAP
5 2 (1.60%) C
6 1 (0.80%) VB
6 1 (0.80%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.80%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 46 (36.80%) Degree
2 23 (18.40%) MCSE
2 23 (18.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (14.40%) MCP
4 4 (3.20%) MCSA
5 3 (2.40%) MCTS
6 2 (1.60%) MCITP
7 1 (0.80%) ISEB
7 1 (0.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.40%) GxP
3 2 (1.60%) HL7
3 2 (1.60%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.80%) GAMP
4 1 (0.80%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.60%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.80%) SAP
3 9 (7.20%) Oracle
4 5 (4.00%) VMware
5 2 (1.60%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.80%) Citrix
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