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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 879 941 921
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -20
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 33 34 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.031% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.085% 0.074% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 52
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £77,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £30,500 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-23.75% +8.10%

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
38956 46170 45905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.89% 42.33% 40.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31804 37195 35858
Median salary £50,000 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.01% +6.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 +55 31 £35,000 -22.22% 4
London +51 9 £40,000 -33.33%
South East +33 6 £29,500 +20.40%
Surrey +29 5 £29,500 +20.40%
Chertsey -5 5 £29,500 +20.40%
East of England +22 4 £35,000 -36.36%
Cambridgeshire +12 4 £35,000 -36.36%
City of London +49 3 £27,500 -54.16%
Yorkshire +34 3 £33,000 -58.75% 1
Cambridge +5 3 £35,000 -36.36%
York - 2 £33,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £33,000 - 1
Berkshire +14 1 £55,000 -0.90%
West Midlands -11 1 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £29,500 -
Scotland - 1 £29,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £55,000 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 28 (45.16%) Degree
2 19 (30.65%) SQL
3 18 (29.03%) Migration
4 17 (27.42%) Data Migration
5 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
6 14 (22.58%) C#
6 14 (22.58%) Information Management
7 13 (20.97%) Manufacturing
7 13 (20.97%) .NET
8 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (17.74%) SAP
9 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
9 10 (16.13%) Finance
9 10 (16.13%) HL7
10 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (14.52%) Analytics
11 8 (12.90%) Health Informatics
11 8 (12.90%) Electronic Patient Records
11 8 (12.90%) PACS
11 8 (12.90%) e-Health
11 8 (12.90%) Informatics
11 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
12 7 (11.29%) VB.NET
12 7 (11.29%) ABAP
12 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
12 7 (11.29%) EDI
12 7 (11.29%) Project Planning
12 7 (11.29%) Logistics
12 7 (11.29%) SAP QM
12 7 (11.29%) LSMW

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 10 (16.13%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.84%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 2 (3.23%) Drupal
3 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (11.29%) SAP QM
2 3 (4.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (3.23%) Sage 200
4 1 (1.61%) Cerner Millennium
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) SAN
1 2 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (6.45%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.84%) MySQL
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.84%) SQLite
5 2 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 2 (3.23%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 7 (11.29%) LSMW
2 3 (4.84%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.23%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.61%) HP UFT
4 1 (1.61%) Selenium
4 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (20.97%) Manufacturing
2 10 (16.13%) Finance
3 6 (9.68%) Publishing
3 6 (9.68%) Retail
4 5 (8.06%) Telecoms
5 4 (6.45%) Marketing
6 3 (4.84%) Electronics
7 1 (1.61%) Billing
7 1 (1.61%) French Language
7 1 (1.61%) Legal
7 1 (1.61%) Local Government
7 1 (1.61%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Developer
2 8 (12.90%) IT Assistant
3 7 (11.29%) Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (11.29%) SAP QM Consultant
4 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
4 6 (9.68%) Administrator
5 5 (8.06%) C# Developer
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (6.45%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.45%) VB.NET Developer
6 4 (6.45%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (4.84%) DBA
7 3 (4.84%) LIMS Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (20.97%) .NET
2 7 (11.29%) ASP.NET
2 7 (11.29%) EDI
3 5 (8.06%) HTML
3 5 (8.06%) jQuery
4 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
5 3 (4.84%) AngularJS
5 3 (4.84%) CakePHP
5 3 (4.84%) CSS
5 3 (4.84%) Ember.js
5 3 (4.84%) Laravel
5 3 (4.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (4.84%) XHTML
6 2 (3.23%) Ajax
7 1 (1.61%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.61%) J2EE
7 1 (1.61%) JDBC
7 1 (1.61%) JSP
7 1 (1.61%) Spring
7 1 (1.61%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (12.90%) e-Health
1 8 (12.90%) Health Informatics
1 8 (12.90%) Informatics
1 8 (12.90%) PACS
2 7 (11.29%) Management Information System
3 6 (9.68%) NHS
4 1 (1.61%) ASTM
4 1 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.61%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.61%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.61%) Life Science
4 1 (1.61%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.68%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
2 2 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.03%) Migration
2 17 (27.42%) Data Migration
3 14 (22.58%) Information Management
4 11 (17.74%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (14.52%) Analytics
5 9 (14.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (11.29%) Demand Management
6 7 (11.29%) Integration Testing
6 7 (11.29%) Logistics
6 7 (11.29%) Project Planning
7 4 (6.45%) Project Management
8 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (4.84%) CRM
8 3 (4.84%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.84%) Front End Development
8 3 (4.84%) OO
8 3 (4.84%) OOP
8 3 (4.84%) Programme Management
8 3 (4.84%) System Testing
9 2 (3.23%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) SQL
2 14 (22.58%) C#
3 8 (12.90%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) ABAP
4 7 (11.29%) VB.NET
5 6 (9.68%) Java
5 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.84%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.84%) PHP
6 3 (4.84%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.84%) Python
6 3 (4.84%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (45.16%) Degree
2 3 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.61%) MCP
3 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.13%) HL7
2 1 (1.61%) COSHH
2 1 (1.61%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 2 (3.23%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) SAP
2 6 (9.68%) LabWare
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.68%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (6.45%) Oracle
4 2 (3.23%) Cisco
4 2 (3.23%) EMC
4 2 (3.23%) Sage
4 2 (3.23%) Veeam
4 2 (3.23%) VMware
5 1 (1.61%) Cerner
5 1 (1.61%) Citrix
5 1 (1.61%) HP
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