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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 837 841 845
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +4
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 50 53 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.050% 0.026%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.12% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 38 41 22
Average salary £38,500 £34,142 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.76% -28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £26,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,600 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £32,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.55% -31.05%

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
40287 42468 41015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.63% 39.67% 38.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32176 32896 33610
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,750 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 2 March 2015 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 28 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 2 March 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 +18 49 £38,500 +12.76% 3
East of England +6 15 £38,000 +11.29% 1
South East -39 11 £46,000 +53.33% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 9 £37,500 +9.83%
Oxfordshire - 8 £47,250 -
Yorkshire - 7 £45,000 -
London +20 5 £50,000 -33.77%
Essex - 5 £53,750 - 1
Manchester +4 4 £36,250 +6.61% 1
North West -11 4 £36,250 -3.33% 1
Rotherham - 4 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Cambridge -3 3 £38,500 +12.76%
Brentwood - 3 £70,000 -
City of London - 3 £50,000 -
Leeds - 2 £21,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £21,500 -
Stockport 0 1 £38,500 +13.23% 1
Chertsey -10 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Surrey -28 1 £32,500 +8.33%
Berkshire - 1 £49,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £38,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £37,500 -
Royston - 1 £38,500 -
Slough - 1 £49,000 -
Oxford - 1 £37,500 -
South West - 1 £32,500 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 37 (35.92%) .NET
2 35 (33.98%) C#
2 35 (33.98%) Information Management
2 35 (33.98%) Degree
3 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
3 23 (22.33%) Windows
3 23 (22.33%) SQL
4 21 (20.39%) Java
4 21 (20.39%) ERP
5 20 (19.42%) Informatics
6 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET
7 16 (15.53%) Oracle
8 15 (14.56%) Linux
8 15 (14.56%) Project Management
9 14 (13.59%) jQuery
10 13 (12.62%) Web Development
10 13 (12.62%) Spring
11 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (11.65%) Perl
11 12 (11.65%) Ruby on Rails
11 12 (11.65%) Ruby
11 12 (11.65%) Technical Architecture
11 12 (11.65%) Life Science
12 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
12 11 (10.68%) NHS
13 10 (9.71%) Eclipse
13 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
13 10 (9.71%) JDBC
13 10 (9.71%) Maven
13 10 (9.71%) Jenkins

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.94%) Documentum
2 2 (1.94%) IIS
3 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (0.97%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.97%) MS Project
2 1 (0.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) FTP
1 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.97%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.71%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (5.83%) MySQL
4 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.97%) QlikView
6 1 (0.97%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 10 (9.71%) Maven
1 10 (9.71%) Eclipse
1 10 (9.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (5.83%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.91%) NUnit
3 3 (2.91%) Subversion
3 3 (2.91%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.97%) MSTest
General
1 8 (7.77%) Pharmaceutical
2 4 (3.88%) Finance
3 3 (2.91%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.91%) Marketing
4 1 (0.97%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (43.69%) Developer
2 27 (26.21%) Software Developer
3 21 (20.39%) Analyst
4 13 (12.62%) Architect
5 12 (11.65%) Technical Architect
5 12 (11.65%) .NET Developer
6 9 (8.74%) Support Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Administrator
7 7 (6.80%) Business Analyst
7 7 (6.80%) Systems Administrator
7 7 (6.80%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 6 (5.83%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Programmer
10 4 (3.88%) Junior
10 4 (3.88%) Ruby Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Junior .NET Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Junior Developer
11 3 (2.91%) Technical Tester
11 3 (2.91%) Product Specialist
11 3 (2.91%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (35.92%) .NET
2 18 (17.48%) ASP.NET
3 14 (13.59%) jQuery
4 13 (12.62%) Spring
5 12 (11.65%) Ruby on Rails
6 10 (9.71%) JDBC
7 6 (5.83%) .NET Framework
7 6 (5.83%) RESTful
8 5 (4.85%) XML
8 5 (4.85%) HTML
9 4 (3.88%) Ajax
9 4 (3.88%) RabbitMQ
10 3 (2.91%) WCF
10 3 (2.91%) WPF
10 3 (2.91%) Django
10 3 (2.91%) CSS
11 2 (1.94%) JSP
11 2 (1.94%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.97%) HTML5
12 1 (0.97%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.42%) Informatics
2 12 (11.65%) Life Science
3 11 (10.68%) NHS
3 11 (10.68%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.80%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.80%) PACS
5 6 (5.83%) e-Health
5 6 (5.83%) Health Informatics
6 5 (4.85%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.88%) Robotics
7 4 (3.88%) Biology
7 4 (3.88%) Open Source
8 3 (2.91%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.94%) Social Media
9 2 (1.94%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.94%) Mathematics
9 2 (1.94%) Chemistry
10 1 (0.97%) ASTM
10 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.33%) Windows
2 15 (14.56%) Linux
3 1 (0.97%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.98%) Information Management
2 21 (20.39%) ERP
3 15 (14.56%) Project Management
4 13 (12.62%) Web Development
5 12 (11.65%) Technical Architecture
5 12 (11.65%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (9.71%) Line Management
7 9 (8.74%) Unit Testing
7 9 (8.74%) Bioinformatics
8 8 (7.77%) MVC
8 8 (7.77%) Workflow
8 8 (7.77%) CRM
8 8 (7.77%) Mentoring
9 6 (5.83%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.83%) Analytics
9 6 (5.83%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (5.83%) Migration
10 5 (4.85%) TDD
10 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
10 5 (4.85%) OO
Programming Languages
1 35 (33.98%) C#
2 23 (22.33%) SQL
3 21 (20.39%) Java
4 12 (11.65%) Perl
4 12 (11.65%) Ruby
5 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
6 9 (8.74%) VB
7 6 (5.83%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 1 (0.97%) C
9 1 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (33.98%) Degree
2 5 (4.85%) VCP4
3 4 (3.88%) ISEB
4 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.91%) MCP
4 3 (2.91%) MCSE
4 3 (2.91%) MCSA
4 3 (2.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (2.91%) MCITP
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.97%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) HL7
2 4 (3.88%) SLA
3 1 (0.97%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (22.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (15.53%) Oracle
3 9 (8.74%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.94%) Agilent
5 1 (0.97%) Wonderware
5 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.97%) SAP
5 1 (0.97%) HP
5 1 (0.97%) Dell
5 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.97%) Sage
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