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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 864 870 812
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -58
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 41 77 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.064% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.094% 0.16% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 56 43
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,750 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%

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
43687 47600 43875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.00% 39.71% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 34679 37791 35687
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 2015 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 23 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 July 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 +7 33 £37,500 - 7
South East -27 16 £33,250 -11.33% 3
East of England +13 11 £38,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +15 10 £38,000 -
Surrey -20 10 £26,500 -28.37%
Cambridge - 10 £38,000 -
Chertsey -11 5 £24,500 -33.78%
Birmingham - 5 £45,000 - 4
West Midlands - 5 £45,000 - 4
Farnborough - 4 - - 2
Hampshire - 4 - - 2
West Yorkshire +14 2 £26,500 +6.00%
Yorkshire +4 2 £26,500 +6.00%
North West -7 2 £29,500 -57.85%
London +29 1 £37,500 -6.25%
Oxfordshire +11 1 £42,500 +13.33%
Merseyside +7 1 £21,500 +4.87%
Cheshire -2 1 £37,500 -46.42%
Bracknell - 1 £65,000 -
Royston - 1 £60,000 -
Runcorn - 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £65,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £60,000 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 41 (45.56%) Degree
2 32 (35.56%) C#
3 29 (32.22%) .NET
4 24 (26.67%) Information Management
5 22 (24.44%) Project Management
6 20 (22.22%) SDLC
7 16 (17.78%) Perl
7 16 (17.78%) Relational Database
7 16 (17.78%) Retail
8 15 (16.67%) Java
8 15 (16.67%) Windows
9 14 (15.56%) ITIL
9 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET
9 14 (15.56%) VB
9 14 (15.56%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (15.56%) Computer Science
10 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
10 13 (14.44%) MVC
10 13 (14.44%) SQL
10 13 (14.44%) Linux
11 12 (13.33%) IBM
11 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
11 12 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
11 12 (13.33%) ERP
11 12 (13.33%) Advertising
11 12 (13.33%) Maximo
11 12 (13.33%) ESRI
11 12 (13.33%) Change Management
11 12 (13.33%) DevOps
11 12 (13.33%) Test Planning

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 (6.67%) Tomcat
1 6 (6.67%) GlassFish
2 4 (4.44%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.22%) Documentum
3 2 (2.22%) ArchestrA
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.44%) MS Project
3 2 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (13.33%) Maximo
2 1 (1.11%) Cerner Millennium
2 1 (1.11%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) GitHub
1 1 (1.11%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.22%) Intranet
2 1 (1.11%) Internet
2 1 (1.11%) DNS
2 1 (1.11%) WAN
2 1 (1.11%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) Relational Database
2 11 (12.22%) MySQL
3 9 (10.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.11%) QlikView
4 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (12.22%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.67%) Mockito
2 6 (6.67%) Jenkins
2 6 (6.67%) TestNG
3 4 (4.44%) LSMW
4 3 (3.33%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.11%) MSTest
5 1 (1.11%) Subversion
5 1 (1.11%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.11%) NUnit
5 1 (1.11%) Ranorex
General
1 16 (17.78%) Retail
2 12 (13.33%) Advertising
3 9 (10.00%) Finance
4 6 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (6.67%) Manufacturing
5 4 (4.44%) Publishing
6 2 (2.22%) Billing
7 1 (1.11%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.11%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Developer
2 18 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 14 (15.56%) .NET Developer
4 9 (10.00%) Architect
5 8 (8.89%) Technical Architect
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 6 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 5 (5.56%) Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (4.44%) Programme Manager
8 4 (4.44%) Lead Developer
8 4 (4.44%) SAP Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) SAP Logistics Consultant
8 4 (4.44%) IT Assistant
8 4 (4.44%) Ruby Developer
9 3 (3.33%) .NET Programmer
9 3 (3.33%) Product Specialist
9 3 (3.33%) Applications Support Specialist
9 3 (3.33%) Programmer
9 3 (3.33%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (32.22%) .NET
2 14 (15.56%) ASP.NET
3 12 (13.33%) Google Maps API
4 9 (10.00%) Spring
4 9 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 8 (8.89%) XML
6 6 (6.67%) Swing
6 6 (6.67%) JSP
6 6 (6.67%) J2EE
6 6 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (6.67%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (5.56%) RESTful
7 5 (5.56%) HTML
8 4 (4.44%) EDI
9 3 (3.33%) Web Services
9 3 (3.33%) CSS
9 3 (3.33%) Ajax
9 3 (3.33%) Django
9 3 (3.33%) jQuery
9 3 (3.33%) PowerMock
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.56%) Computer Science
2 13 (14.44%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (13.33%) Robotics
4 11 (12.22%) Management Information System
5 10 (11.11%) GIS
5 10 (11.11%) Informatics
6 6 (6.67%) User Experience
6 6 (6.67%) NHS
7 4 (4.44%) PACS
8 3 (3.33%) e-Health
8 3 (3.33%) Visualisation
8 3 (3.33%) Health Informatics
8 3 (3.33%) Biology
8 3 (3.33%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.22%) Life Science
9 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (2.22%) Chemistry
10 1 (1.11%) ASTM
10 1 (1.11%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.67%) Windows
2 13 (14.44%) Linux
3 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (26.67%) Information Management
2 22 (24.44%) Project Management
3 20 (22.22%) SDLC
4 14 (15.56%) ITIL
5 13 (14.44%) MVC
6 12 (13.33%) Change Management
6 12 (13.33%) ERP
6 12 (13.33%) DevOps
6 12 (13.33%) Test Planning
6 12 (13.33%) Asset Management
7 10 (11.11%) TDD
8 9 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (10.00%) Workflow
9 8 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (7.78%) Bioinformatics
10 7 (7.78%) Migration
10 7 (7.78%) Scrum
10 7 (7.78%) Data Migration
10 7 (7.78%) Line Management
10 7 (7.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (35.56%) C#
2 16 (17.78%) Perl
3 15 (16.67%) Java
4 14 (15.56%) VB
5 13 (14.44%) SQL
6 12 (13.33%) Ruby
7 6 (6.67%) Python
7 6 (6.67%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.44%) ABAP
9 3 (3.33%) C
9 3 (3.33%) C++
10 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.11%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (45.56%) Degree
2 12 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.44%) MCP
4 3 (3.33%) Postgraduate
4 3 (3.33%) MCSE
5 2 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (1.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.67%) HL7
2 3 (3.33%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (15.56%) Salesforce.com
2 12 (13.33%) ESRI
2 12 (13.33%) Google
2 12 (13.33%) IBM
2 12 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 10 (11.11%) Oracle
4 6 (6.67%) Tableau
5 5 (5.56%) SAP
6 4 (4.44%) VMware
7 2 (2.22%) Wonderware
7 2 (2.22%) Agilent
7 2 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (1.11%) Cerner
8 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.11%) Sage
8 1 (1.11%) HP
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