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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 844 822 846
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 39 85 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.072% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.095% 0.18% 0.097%
Number of salaries quoted 36 55 22
Average salary £39,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.05% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £34,485 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £51,500 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £43,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-9.19% +24.28%

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
41221 46721 42224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.58% 39.79% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 32631 37349 34357
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 22 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 22 May 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
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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 -19 29 £37,500 -12.79% 4
South East -28 14 £37,750 -13.21%
East of England +9 8 £38,000 +11.29% 3
Cambridge +28 7 £36,285 +6.27% 2
Cambridgeshire +4 7 £36,285 +6.27% 2
Oxfordshire +19 6 £41,750 +11.33%
Surrey -9 6 £26,500 -41.11%
West Yorkshire +22 3 £26,500 -
Yorkshire +9 3 £26,500 -29.33%
Chertsey -3 3 £24,500 -33.78%
London +41 2 £41,250 -
Abingdon +8 2 £37,500 -
Hampshire -2 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 - -
Cheshire -5 1 £37,500 -46.42% 1
North West -6 1 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Royston - 1 £60,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £37,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 - 1
City of London - 1 £45,000 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 40 (43.96%) C#
2 38 (41.76%) Degree
3 37 (40.66%) .NET
4 28 (30.77%) Information Management
5 20 (21.98%) Project Management
5 20 (21.98%) ASP.NET
6 16 (17.58%) SQL
7 15 (16.48%) Java
8 14 (15.38%) MVC
8 14 (15.38%) Perl
8 14 (15.38%) VB
8 14 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
8 14 (15.38%) ERP
8 14 (15.38%) Relational Database
9 13 (14.29%) Ruby
9 13 (14.29%) Informatics
9 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 13 (14.29%) Windows
10 12 (13.19%) ITIL
10 12 (13.19%) Linux
10 12 (13.19%) Retail
11 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (12.09%) MySQL
11 11 (12.09%) Oracle
11 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
11 11 (12.09%) Spring
11 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
11 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
12 10 (10.99%) DevOps
12 10 (10.99%) Test Planning

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 6 (6.59%) GlassFish
1 6 (6.59%) Tomcat
1 6 (6.59%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.20%) ArchestrA
2 2 (2.20%) Documentum
3 1 (1.10%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (1.10%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.30%) MS Project
3 2 (2.20%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Maximo
2 1 (1.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.10%) GitHub
1 1 (1.10%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.10%) FTP
1 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.10%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) Relational Database
2 11 (12.09%) MySQL
2 11 (12.09%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.20%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 11 (12.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.59%) TestNG
3 6 (6.59%) Mockito
4 3 (3.30%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (2.20%) Maven
5 2 (2.20%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.20%) NUnit
5 2 (2.20%) Subversion
5 2 (2.20%) LSMW
6 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.10%) MSTest
6 1 (1.10%) Ranorex
General
1 12 (13.19%) Retail
2 10 (10.99%) Advertising
3 7 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.59%) Finance
5 4 (4.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.20%) Publishing
7 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
7 1 (1.10%) Billing
7 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (45.05%) Developer
2 23 (25.27%) Software Developer
3 15 (16.48%) .NET Developer
4 10 (10.99%) Architect
5 9 (9.89%) Technical Architect
6 7 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 6 (6.59%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.49%) Programmer
8 5 (5.49%) Consultant
8 5 (5.49%) Analyst
9 4 (4.40%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (4.40%) Applications Specialist
9 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
10 3 (3.30%) Junior
10 3 (3.30%) Support Consultant
10 3 (3.30%) Support Specialist
10 3 (3.30%) Applications Support Specialist
10 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.30%) .NET Programmer
10 3 (3.30%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.66%) .NET
2 20 (21.98%) ASP.NET
3 11 (12.09%) Spring
4 10 (10.99%) Google Maps API
5 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
6 7 (7.69%) XML
6 7 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
7 6 (6.59%) jQuery
7 6 (6.59%) RabbitMQ
7 6 (6.59%) JSP
7 6 (6.59%) J2EE
7 6 (6.59%) Swing
8 5 (5.49%) HTML
8 5 (5.49%) RESTful
9 4 (4.40%) Ajax
9 4 (4.40%) CSS
10 3 (3.30%) Web Services
10 3 (3.30%) Django
10 3 (3.30%) PowerMock
10 3 (3.30%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Informatics
1 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 11 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (10.99%) GIS
4 9 (9.89%) NHS
4 9 (9.89%) Robotics
5 7 (7.69%) PACS
6 6 (6.59%) User Experience
6 6 (6.59%) Health Informatics
6 6 (6.59%) e-Health
7 5 (5.49%) Management Information System
8 4 (4.40%) Life Science
9 3 (3.30%) Biology
9 3 (3.30%) Visualisation
9 3 (3.30%) Open Source
10 2 (2.20%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (2.20%) Chemistry
11 1 (1.10%) ASTM
11 1 (1.10%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.29%) Windows
2 12 (13.19%) Linux
3 1 (1.10%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Information Management
2 20 (21.98%) Project Management
3 14 (15.38%) MVC
3 14 (15.38%) ERP
4 12 (13.19%) ITIL
5 11 (12.09%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (10.99%) DevOps
6 10 (10.99%) Test Planning
6 10 (10.99%) TDD
6 10 (10.99%) Asset Management
6 10 (10.99%) Change Management
7 9 (9.89%) Workflow
7 9 (9.89%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (8.79%) Data Migration
8 8 (8.79%) Migration
8 8 (8.79%) Scrum
9 7 (7.69%) Line Management
9 7 (7.69%) Mentoring
10 6 (6.59%) Bioinformatics
10 6 (6.59%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 40 (43.96%) C#
2 16 (17.58%) SQL
3 15 (16.48%) Java
4 14 (15.38%) Perl
4 14 (15.38%) VB
5 13 (14.29%) Ruby
6 7 (7.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (6.59%) Python
8 2 (2.20%) PHP
8 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.20%) ABAP
9 1 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (41.76%) Degree
2 10 (10.99%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (3.30%) MCSE
3 3 (3.30%) MCP
4 2 (2.20%) ISEB
5 1 (1.10%) MCSA
5 1 (1.10%) MCITP
5 1 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) HL7
2 4 (4.40%) SLA
3 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.38%) Salesforce.com
2 11 (12.09%) Oracle
3 10 (10.99%) Google
3 10 (10.99%) IBM
3 10 (10.99%) Microsoft
3 10 (10.99%) ESRI
4 6 (6.59%) Tableau
5 3 (3.30%) VMware
5 3 (3.30%) SAP
6 2 (2.20%) Wonderware
6 2 (2.20%) Agilent
7 1 (1.10%) HP
7 1 (1.10%) Dell
7 1 (1.10%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.10%) Sage
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum + bonus + car
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago