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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 898 948 909
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -39
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 29 36 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.033% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.072% 0.079% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 25 30 60
Median salary £29,500 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.36% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,450 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £60,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £29,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-22.36% +1.33%

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
40540 45734 47250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 41.37% 41.54% 40.56%
Number of salaries quoted 33056 36286 37378
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 27 July 2016 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 21 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 27 July 2016. 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 trends)
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 +17 21 £29,750 -20.66% 2
South East +7 11 £26,000 -1.88%
Surrey +25 10 £26,000 +6.12%
Chertsey +19 10 £26,000 +6.12%
Scotland - 7 £29,500 -
East of England +27 5 £35,000 -7.89%
Cambridgeshire +3 5 £35,000 -7.89%
Cambridge +3 4 £35,000 -7.89%
South West - 3 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 3 £29,500 -
West Lothian - 2 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Livingston - 2 £37,500 -
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
Devon - 1 £70,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £42,500 -
London - 1 £40,000 -
Exeter - 1 £70,000 -
Abingdon - 1 £42,500 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 50 (67.57%) Degree
2 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
3 22 (29.73%) SQL
3 22 (29.73%) Information Management
4 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
4 20 (27.03%) .NET
4 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
5 19 (25.68%) C#
6 17 (22.97%) HTML
6 17 (22.97%) Oracle
7 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
7 16 (21.62%) Pharmaceutical
7 16 (21.62%) Management Information System
8 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
9 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
9 13 (17.57%) OO
10 12 (16.22%) UML
10 12 (16.22%) Java
10 12 (16.22%) Integration Testing
11 11 (14.86%) Manufacturing
12 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
12 10 (13.51%) Windows
12 10 (13.51%) jQuery
13 9 (12.16%) MVC
14 8 (10.81%) Law
14 8 (10.81%) Logistics
14 8 (10.81%) Tapestry
14 8 (10.81%) Web Services
14 8 (10.81%) SOA
14 8 (10.81%) Client/Server

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 7 (9.46%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (2.70%) IBM Notes
2 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.35%) CMS
3 1 (1.35%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.35%) Drupal
3 1 (1.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 20 (27.03%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.05%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.70%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.70%) SAN
1 2 (2.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.70%) QlikView
3 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.35%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.35%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.35%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.05%) JUnit
3 1 (1.35%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (21.62%) Pharmaceutical
2 11 (14.86%) Manufacturing
3 8 (10.81%) Law
4 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.41%) Military
5 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.70%) Marketing
7 1 (1.35%) Electronics
7 1 (1.35%) Finance
7 1 (1.35%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 20 (27.03%) Developer
2 15 (20.27%) Software Developer
3 14 (18.92%) .NET Developer
4 13 (17.57%) Analyst
4 13 (17.57%) C# Developer
5 12 (16.22%) .NET Software Developer
5 12 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (16.22%) C# Software Developer
6 10 (13.51%) Applications Support
7 9 (12.16%) Software Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (10.81%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 7 (9.46%) IT Assistant
10 6 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Support Engineer
11 5 (6.76%) Project Leader
11 5 (6.76%) Technical Support
11 5 (6.76%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (27.03%) .NET
2 17 (22.97%) HTML
3 16 (21.62%) ASP.NET
4 10 (13.51%) jQuery
5 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (10.81%) HTML5
5 8 (10.81%) Tapestry
5 8 (10.81%) Web Services
6 6 (8.11%) XML
7 4 (5.41%) .NET Framework
7 4 (5.41%) CSS
7 4 (5.41%) WinForms
8 3 (4.05%) GWT
8 3 (4.05%) Java EE
8 3 (4.05%) Java SE
8 3 (4.05%) Spring
9 2 (2.70%) Ajax
10 1 (1.35%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.35%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 16 (21.62%) Management Information System
2 8 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.81%) Client/Server
2 8 (10.81%) Informatics
2 8 (10.81%) N-Tier
3 6 (8.11%) Computer Science
4 5 (6.76%) e-Health
4 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (6.76%) Health Informatics
4 5 (6.76%) PACS
5 3 (4.05%) Life Science
5 3 (4.05%) NHS
5 3 (4.05%) Visualisation
6 2 (2.70%) PMI
7 1 (1.35%) ASTM
7 1 (1.35%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.35%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.35%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.35%) SCORM
7 1 (1.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 5 (6.76%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Information Management
2 13 (17.57%) OO
2 13 (17.57%) Software Engineering
3 12 (16.22%) Integration Testing
3 12 (16.22%) UML
4 9 (12.16%) MVC
5 8 (10.81%) Data Modelling
5 8 (10.81%) Defect Tracking
5 8 (10.81%) Logistics
5 8 (10.81%) Open Source
5 8 (10.81%) SOA
5 8 (10.81%) Unit Testing
6 7 (9.46%) Migration
6 7 (9.46%) Project Management
6 7 (9.46%) Test Scripting
6 7 (9.46%) Time Management
7 6 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.11%) Data Analysis
7 6 (8.11%) Data Migration
7 6 (8.11%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (29.73%) SQL
2 20 (27.03%) JavaScript
3 19 (25.68%) C#
4 12 (16.22%) Java
5 6 (8.11%) T-SQL
5 6 (8.11%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.05%) VB
8 1 (1.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 50 (67.57%) Degree
2 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.35%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.81%) HL7
2 7 (9.46%) GMP
3 5 (6.76%) GLP
4 4 (5.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.35%) COSHH
5 1 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.35%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.35%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (2.70%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (31.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (22.97%) Oracle
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 6 (8.11%) LabWare
4 6 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (6.76%) SAP
6 2 (2.70%) Cisco
6 2 (2.70%) EMC
6 2 (2.70%) Lotus
6 2 (2.70%) Sage
6 2 (2.70%) Veeam
7 1 (1.35%) InterSystems
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