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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 864 835 823
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -12
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 29 72 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.063% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.065% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20 60 36
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £62,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
44813 44603 43190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.92% 38.87% 40.66%
Number of salaries quoted 35889 34686 34870
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 18 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 28 August 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 -39 28 £40,000 +8.10% 1
South East -19 13 £24,500 -30.00% 1
Surrey -21 7 £24,500 -24.61%
West Midlands -1 5 - - 1
Birmingham - 5 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +12 4 £60,000 -
Hampshire +5 4 - - 1
East of England -2 4 £60,000 -
Chertsey -12 4 £24,500 -18.33%
Farnborough -13 4 - - 1
Cambridge - 4 £60,000 -
North West +1 2 £21,500 -65.60%
South West - 2 - -
Berkshire - 2 £60,250 -
Bristol - 2 - -
Bracknell - 1 £65,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
Merseyside - 1 £21,500 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 38 (54.29%) Degree
2 21 (30.00%) Retail
3 17 (24.29%) Information Management
4 15 (21.43%) Project Management
4 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (20.00%) C#
5 14 (20.00%) Java
5 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (18.57%) Windows
7 12 (17.14%) ITIL
7 12 (17.14%) Perl
7 12 (17.14%) IBM
7 12 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
7 12 (17.14%) Asset Management
7 12 (17.14%) ESRI
7 12 (17.14%) Change Management
7 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
7 12 (17.14%) Finance
7 12 (17.14%) Advertising
7 12 (17.14%) Maximo
7 12 (17.14%) Google
7 12 (17.14%) Google Maps API
7 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
7 12 (17.14%) DevOps
7 12 (17.14%) Test Planning
8 11 (15.71%) Data Migration
8 11 (15.71%) Informatics
8 11 (15.71%) Migration
8 11 (15.71%) Logistics

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (8.57%) Tomcat
1 6 (8.57%) GlassFish
2 3 (4.29%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.43%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 10 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.29%) MS Project
3 1 (1.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Maximo
2 1 (1.43%) SAP PM
2 1 (1.43%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.43%) WAN
1 1 (1.43%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.43%) DNS
1 1 (1.43%) Intranet
1 1 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.14%) Relational Database
2 6 (8.57%) MySQL
2 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) LSMW
2 6 (8.57%) TestNG
2 6 (8.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.57%) Mockito
2 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
3 3 (4.29%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.43%) Ranorex
General
1 21 (30.00%) Retail
2 12 (17.14%) Advertising
2 12 (17.14%) Finance
3 10 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 9 (12.86%) Publishing
5 4 (5.71%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (4.29%) Billing
7 2 (2.86%) Law
8 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (22.86%) Developer
2 9 (12.86%) Software Developer
2 9 (12.86%) Consultant
2 9 (12.86%) Applications Support
2 9 (12.86%) SAP Consultant
2 9 (12.86%) SAP Logistics Consultant
3 6 (8.57%) IT Assistant
3 6 (8.57%) .NET Developer
4 5 (7.14%) IT Manager
5 4 (5.71%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) Support Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) Programmer
6 3 (4.29%) Programme Manager
6 3 (4.29%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (4.29%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (2.86%) SAP MM Consultant
7 2 (2.86%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Architect
7 2 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (2.86%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (17.14%) Google Maps API
2 9 (12.86%) .NET
2 9 (12.86%) XML
2 9 (12.86%) EDI
3 7 (10.00%) HTML
4 6 (8.57%) Spring
4 6 (8.57%) Swing
4 6 (8.57%) JSP
4 6 (8.57%) J2EE
4 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET
5 5 (7.14%) CSS
6 3 (4.29%) Web Services
6 3 (4.29%) Ajax
6 3 (4.29%) .NET Framework
6 3 (4.29%) jQuery
6 3 (4.29%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (4.29%) PowerMock
6 3 (4.29%) JAX-RS
7 2 (2.86%) Tapestry
8 1 (1.43%) Catalyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 14 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (17.14%) Management Information System
3 11 (15.71%) Informatics
4 10 (14.29%) Robotics
4 10 (14.29%) GIS
5 8 (11.43%) User Experience
6 3 (4.29%) Visualisation
7 2 (2.86%) Health Informatics
7 2 (2.86%) NHS
7 2 (2.86%) PACS
7 2 (2.86%) e-Health
8 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.43%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.57%) Windows
2 11 (15.71%) Linux
3 1 (1.43%) Windows XP
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) Information Management
2 15 (21.43%) Project Management
3 12 (17.14%) Change Management
3 12 (17.14%) ITIL
3 12 (17.14%) Asset Management
3 12 (17.14%) DevOps
3 12 (17.14%) Test Planning
4 11 (15.71%) Data Migration
4 11 (15.71%) Logistics
4 11 (15.71%) Migration
5 9 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (12.86%) Integration Testing
5 9 (12.86%) Demand Management
6 8 (11.43%) SDLC
6 8 (11.43%) Bioinformatics
7 7 (10.00%) Scrum
7 7 (10.00%) MVC
8 6 (8.57%) Workflow
8 6 (8.57%) TDD
9 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) C#
1 14 (20.00%) Java
2 12 (17.14%) Perl
3 11 (15.71%) SQL
4 9 (12.86%) ABAP
5 6 (8.57%) Python
5 6 (8.57%) Ruby
5 6 (8.57%) VB
5 6 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 5 (7.14%) C++
6 5 (7.14%) C
7 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (54.29%) Degree
2 12 (17.14%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (10.00%) MCP
4 6 (8.57%) MCSE
5 4 (5.71%) Postgraduate
6 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (7.14%) HL7
2 2 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (17.14%) IBM
2 12 (17.14%) ESRI
2 12 (17.14%) Google
3 11 (15.71%) Oracle
4 9 (12.86%) SAP
5 6 (8.57%) Tableau
6 5 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (5.71%) VMware
8 1 (1.43%) Dell
8 1 (1.43%) Cerner
8 1 (1.43%) Wonderware
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