The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
UK
Rank 817 915 886
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -29
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 28 32 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.032% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.082% 0.075% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 44
Median salary £31,684 £26,750 £37,022
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.44% -27.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £24,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £63,500 £46,750
UK excluding London median salary £30,592 £24,500 £37,022
% change year-on-year
+24.86% -33.82%

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
33999 42693 42477
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.49% 42.63% 40.47%
Number of salaries quoted 27693 34212 34475
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LIMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
England +66 28 £31,684 +21.86% 3
South East +66 11 £29,500 +20.40% 1
Surrey +39 7 £29,500 +20.40%
Chertsey +7 7 £29,500 +20.40%
East of England +24 6 £31,684 -
Cambridgeshire - 6 £31,684 -
Cambridge - 5 £31,684 -
North West -20 4 £130,000 +400.00%
Manchester -27 4 £130,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £24,000 -
West Midlands +2 2 - -
Birmingham +1 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 - -
London +48 1 £75,000 +15.38%
Berkshire +47 1 £57,500 +109.09%
Reading - 1 £57,500 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 with a requirement for LIMS.

1 25 (43.10%) Migration
1 25 (43.10%) Data Migration
2 22 (37.93%) Manufacturing
2 22 (37.93%) SAP
3 20 (34.48%) Finance
4 19 (32.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (31.03%) Demand Management
5 18 (31.03%) Integration Testing
5 18 (31.03%) LSMW
5 18 (31.03%) Logistics
5 18 (31.03%) Project Planning
5 18 (31.03%) EDI
5 18 (31.03%) ABAP
6 17 (29.31%) Degree
7 16 (27.59%) Publishing
7 16 (27.59%) Retail
7 16 (27.59%) SQL
8 12 (20.69%) Information Management
9 11 (18.97%) Billing
10 10 (17.24%) SAP QM
10 10 (17.24%) Informatics
10 10 (17.24%) Java
10 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
11 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
11 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
11 9 (15.52%) Oracle
12 8 (13.79%) CSS
12 8 (13.79%) jQuery
12 8 (13.79%) Git (software)

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (8.62%) SharePoint
1 5 (8.62%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.17%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.45%) CMS
3 2 (3.45%) Drupal
3 2 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 10 (17.24%) SAP QM
2 3 (5.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.45%) SAP PM
3 2 (3.45%) SAP WM
4 1 (1.72%) Cerner Millennium
4 1 (1.72%) Maximo
4 1 (1.72%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.72%) SAP APO
4 1 (1.72%) SAP MII
4 1 (1.72%) SAP SD
4 1 (1.72%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.62%) Electronic Patient Records
4 3 (5.17%) MySQL
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.17%) SQLite
5 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.72%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 18 (31.03%) LSMW
2 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
3 5 (8.62%) IntelliJ
3 5 (8.62%) Maven
3 5 (8.62%) Subversion
4 2 (3.45%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
5 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (37.93%) Manufacturing
2 20 (34.48%) Finance
3 16 (27.59%) Publishing
3 16 (27.59%) Retail
4 11 (18.97%) Billing
5 4 (6.90%) Marketing
6 3 (5.17%) Electronics
6 3 (5.17%) Telecoms
7 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.72%) French Language
8 1 (1.72%) Legal
8 1 (1.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (31.03%) Consultant
2 17 (29.31%) SAP Consultant
3 10 (17.24%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) SAP QM Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Logistics Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) SAP Logistics Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) Java Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Administrator
6 4 (6.90%) SAP MM Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) SAP SD Consultant
6 4 (6.90%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) DBA
7 3 (5.17%) LIMS Administrator
7 3 (5.17%) LIMS Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.17%) SAP PP Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) SQL DBA
8 2 (3.45%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.45%) LIMS Developer
8 2 (3.45%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.03%) EDI
2 8 (13.79%) CSS
2 8 (13.79%) jQuery
3 6 (10.34%) JDBC
3 6 (10.34%) JSP
3 6 (10.34%) Spring
4 5 (8.62%) HTML
4 5 (8.62%) Sass
5 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.17%) CakePHP
5 3 (5.17%) Ember.js
5 3 (5.17%) Laravel
5 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (5.17%) XHTML
6 2 (3.45%) .NET
7 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.72%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (17.24%) Informatics
2 5 (8.62%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.62%) e-Health
2 5 (8.62%) Health Informatics
2 5 (8.62%) Management Information System
2 5 (8.62%) NHS
2 5 (8.62%) PACS
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.17%) Windows
2 2 (3.45%) Linux
2 2 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Data Migration
1 25 (43.10%) Migration
2 19 (32.76%) Continuous Improvement
3 18 (31.03%) Demand Management
3 18 (31.03%) Integration Testing
3 18 (31.03%) Logistics
3 18 (31.03%) Project Planning
4 12 (20.69%) Information Management
5 9 (15.52%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (12.07%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (10.34%) Web Development
8 5 (8.62%) Analytics
8 5 (8.62%) Bioinformatics
8 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.90%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.17%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (5.17%) Front End Development
10 3 (5.17%) OO
10 3 (5.17%) OOP
10 3 (5.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) ABAP
2 16 (27.59%) SQL
3 10 (17.24%) Java
4 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.90%) C#
5 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.90%) Python
6 3 (5.17%) Objective-C
6 3 (5.17%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) C++
7 1 (1.72%) R
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 17 (29.31%) Degree
2 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.72%) PMP
2 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) HL7
2 2 (3.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.72%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 22 (37.93%) SAP
2 9 (15.52%) Oracle
3 2 (3.45%) LabWare
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Ariba
4 1 (1.72%) Cerner
4 1 (1.72%) Citrix
4 1 (1.72%) HP
4 1 (1.72%) Sage
4 1 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.72%) VMware
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