The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 809 808 844
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +36
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 72 62 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.057% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 40
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,300 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36607 35453 38800
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.44% 32.70% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 28967 28691 32839
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 1 August 2014 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 25 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 1 August 2014. 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 -44 70 £37,250 -6.87% 11
South East +9 47 £37,000 -1.33% 3
Surrey +11 35 £37,000 +57.44% 1
Chertsey - 17 £37,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +14 7 £37,500 -3.22%
North West +2 7 £62,500 +70.06% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 5 - -
East of England -13 5 - -
Yorkshire -26 5 £25,000 -45.94%
Oxford - 4 £32,500 -
Cheshire 0 3 £70,000 -
Abingdon -8 3 £37,500 -6.25%
Chester - 3 £70,000 -
Hampshire - 3 £62,500 - 1
York - 3 £25,000 -
North Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 -
London -28 2 £47,500 +11.76% 5
Southampton - 2 £59,000 -
West Midlands +6 1 £62,500 +31.57% 2
West Yorkshire -44 1 £25,000 -44.44%
Lancashire - 1 £25,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £25,000 -
Weybridge - 1 - -
Blackpool - 1 £25,000 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 52 (33.55%) Degree
2 37 (23.87%) Microsoft
3 36 (23.23%) Information Management
4 33 (21.29%) Management Information System
5 30 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (19.35%) MCSE
6 28 (18.06%) NHS
7 25 (16.13%) Project Management
8 24 (15.48%) MCP
9 23 (14.84%) Windows
10 20 (12.90%) Oracle
11 19 (12.26%) Linux
11 19 (12.26%) Workflow
11 19 (12.26%) Computer Science
12 18 (11.61%) Informatics
12 18 (11.61%) SQL
13 17 (10.97%) PACS
14 16 (10.32%) Project Planning
15 15 (9.68%) Spring
15 15 (9.68%) SLA
15 15 (9.68%) MS Excel
16 14 (9.03%) ERP
16 14 (9.03%) jQuery
17 13 (8.39%) e-Health
17 13 (8.39%) SSADM
17 13 (8.39%) UML
17 13 (8.39%) Change Management
17 13 (8.39%) Manufacturing
18 12 (7.74%) OO
19 11 (7.10%) CSS

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 7 (4.52%) MS Exchange
2 5 (3.23%) Apache
3 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 15 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.16%) MS Office
3 4 (2.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) SAP SD
2 2 (1.29%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) NAS
1 8 (5.16%) SAN
1 8 (5.16%) Firewall
2 5 (3.23%) SSL
3 4 (2.58%) iSCSI
3 4 (2.58%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (1.29%) FTP
4 2 (1.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.29%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (7.10%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.16%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.52%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.23%) Toad
2 5 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 5 (3.23%) Subversion
2 5 (3.23%) Maven
3 3 (1.94%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (1.94%) LSMW
4 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.65%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (8.39%) Manufacturing
2 8 (5.16%) Billing
3 7 (4.52%) Marketing
4 5 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.94%) Retail
6 1 (0.65%) Finance
6 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 33 (21.29%) Analyst
2 27 (17.42%) Developer
3 15 (9.68%) Support Analyst
4 14 (9.03%) Business Analyst
5 13 (8.39%) Consultant
6 12 (7.74%) Applications Support
6 12 (7.74%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.10%) Product Specialist
8 10 (6.45%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (5.16%) SAP Consultant
10 7 (4.52%) Account Manager
10 7 (4.52%) Systems Analyst
11 6 (3.87%) Change Manager
12 5 (3.23%) Java Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (3.23%) SQL Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.23%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.23%) IT Support
12 5 (3.23%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.68%) Spring
2 14 (9.03%) jQuery
3 11 (7.10%) CSS
3 11 (7.10%) HTML
4 9 (5.81%) XML
5 8 (5.16%) Ajax
6 6 (3.87%) .NET
7 5 (3.23%) JDBC
7 5 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.23%) RESTful
7 5 (3.23%) Django
7 5 (3.23%) JSON
7 5 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.94%) EDI
8 3 (1.94%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.29%) Middleware
10 1 (0.65%) XSD
10 1 (0.65%) XSL
10 1 (0.65%) HTML5
10 1 (0.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.29%) Management Information System
2 28 (18.06%) NHS
3 19 (12.26%) Computer Science
4 18 (11.61%) Informatics
5 17 (10.97%) PACS
6 13 (8.39%) e-Health
7 6 (3.87%) Biology
8 5 (3.23%) Open Source
8 5 (3.23%) Data Extraction
8 5 (3.23%) Robotics
8 5 (3.23%) Chemistry
9 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
9 4 (2.58%) Clustering
10 2 (1.29%) Biotechnology
10 2 (1.29%) ASTM
11 1 (0.65%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.84%) Windows
2 19 (12.26%) Linux
3 7 (4.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.23%) UNIX
5 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.94%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (23.23%) Information Management
2 25 (16.13%) Project Management
3 19 (12.26%) Workflow
4 16 (10.32%) Project Planning
5 14 (9.03%) ERP
6 13 (8.39%) SSADM
6 13 (8.39%) UML
6 13 (8.39%) Change Management
7 12 (7.74%) OO
8 11 (7.10%) CRM
9 10 (6.45%) Bioinformatics
9 10 (6.45%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.81%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.81%) Web Development
11 8 (5.16%) Logistics
11 8 (5.16%) Demand Management
11 8 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (4.52%) MVC
13 6 (3.87%) User Acceptance Testing
13 6 (3.87%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 18 (11.61%) SQL
2 10 (6.45%) Java
3 7 (4.52%) PL/SQL
3 7 (4.52%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.23%) Python
4 5 (3.23%) Perl
4 5 (3.23%) PHP
4 5 (3.23%) Ruby
5 4 (2.58%) C#
6 3 (1.94%) ABAP
7 2 (1.29%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.65%) C
8 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (33.55%) Degree
2 30 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (19.35%) MCSE
3 24 (15.48%) MCP
4 6 (3.87%) MCSA
5 4 (2.58%) MCTS
5 4 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (1.29%) MCITP
7 1 (0.65%) ISEB
7 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) HL7
3 2 (1.29%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (1.29%) GxP
System Software
1 9 (5.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.58%) XenApp
2 4 (2.58%) XenServer
2 4 (2.58%) XenDesktop
3 3 (1.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.58%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 37 (23.87%) Microsoft
2 20 (12.90%) Oracle
3 10 (6.45%) SAP
4 9 (5.81%) VMware
5 6 (3.87%) HP
6 4 (2.58%) Compaq
6 4 (2.58%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.58%) Juniper
6 4 (2.58%) Citrix
7 2 (1.29%) Dell
8 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
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