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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 827 823 840
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +17
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 72 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.047% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.14% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 60 36 39
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%

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
35987 35251 38884
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.92% 33.14% 33.28%
Number of salaries quoted 28254 28491 32814
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 29 August 2014 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 29 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 -9 71 £37,000 -7.50% 7
South East +8 47 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Surrey +13 32 £32,500 +38.29%
Chertsey - 13 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 8 £37,500 -
London +2 5 £40,500 -4.70%
Cambridgeshire -4 5 - -
East of England -13 5 - - 1
Yorkshire -41 5 £25,000 -45.94% 1
Hampshire - 5 £64,500 - 1
North West -15 4 £62,500 +70.06% 3
Oxford - 4 £32,500 -
Southampton - 3 £66,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -36 2 £25,000 -44.44% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 -
Wetherby - 2 £25,000 - 1
York - 2 £25,000 -
West Midlands -11 1 £62,500 +31.57% 1
Farnborough - 1 - -
Lancashire - 1 £25,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £42,500 -
Abingdon - 1 £37,500 -
Blackpool - 1 £25,000 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 46 (30.46%) Degree
2 38 (25.17%) Information Management
3 35 (23.18%) Microsoft
3 35 (23.18%) Management Information System
4 27 (17.88%) Project Management
4 27 (17.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 27 (17.88%) NHS
4 27 (17.88%) MCSE
5 24 (15.89%) Workflow
6 20 (13.25%) MCP
7 17 (11.26%) Windows
7 17 (11.26%) Project Planning
7 17 (11.26%) Computer Science
8 16 (10.60%) SQL
9 15 (9.93%) Oracle
9 15 (9.93%) ERP
9 15 (9.93%) Manufacturing
9 15 (9.93%) Informatics
10 14 (9.27%) Linux
11 13 (8.61%) UML
11 13 (8.61%) SSADM
11 13 (8.61%) CRM
11 13 (8.61%) PACS
12 12 (7.95%) Spring
12 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
12 12 (7.95%) SLA
12 12 (7.95%) OO
13 11 (7.28%) SAP
13 11 (7.28%) HTML
13 11 (7.28%) e-Health

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 5 (3.31%) Apache
1 5 (3.31%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.32%) Oracle Workflow
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 12 (7.95%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.30%) MS Office
3 5 (3.31%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.65%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.66%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.31%) SSL
1 5 (3.31%) SAN
1 5 (3.31%) Firewall
1 5 (3.31%) NAS
2 3 (1.99%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (1.99%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.32%) Intranet
3 2 (1.32%) FTP
3 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.96%) Relational Database
2 8 (5.30%) Oracle Database
3 7 (4.64%) SQL Server
3 7 (4.64%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (3.31%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.66%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (6.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.31%) Subversion
2 5 (3.31%) Toad
3 4 (2.65%) LSMW
4 3 (1.99%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.32%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.32%) Maven
6 1 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (9.93%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.62%) Billing
3 6 (3.97%) Marketing
3 6 (3.97%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (2.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Finance
6 1 (0.66%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 34 (22.52%) Analyst
2 24 (15.89%) Developer
3 17 (11.26%) Business Analyst
4 14 (9.27%) Consultant
5 13 (8.61%) Support Analyst
6 12 (7.95%) Applications Support
6 12 (7.95%) Software Developer
7 11 (7.28%) Product Specialist
8 10 (6.62%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (6.62%) Systems Analyst
9 9 (5.96%) Applications Support Analyst
10 8 (5.30%) CRM Systems Analyst
11 7 (4.64%) Account Manager
12 6 (3.97%) Business Systems Analyst
12 6 (3.97%) Tester
12 6 (3.97%) SAP Logistics Consultant
13 5 (3.31%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
13 5 (3.31%) Principal Software Developer
13 5 (3.31%) IT Support
13 5 (3.31%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (7.95%) Spring
2 11 (7.28%) jQuery
2 11 (7.28%) HTML
3 9 (5.96%) XML
4 8 (5.30%) CSS
4 8 (5.30%) Ajax
5 6 (3.97%) .NET
6 5 (3.31%) Ruby on Rails
6 5 (3.31%) RESTful
6 5 (3.31%) JSON
6 5 (3.31%) RabbitMQ
6 5 (3.31%) Django
7 4 (2.65%) EDI
8 3 (1.99%) ASP.NET
9 2 (1.32%) JDBC
10 1 (0.66%) Middleware
10 1 (0.66%) XSD
10 1 (0.66%) XSL
10 1 (0.66%) WCF
10 1 (0.66%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.18%) Management Information System
2 27 (17.88%) NHS
3 17 (11.26%) Computer Science
4 15 (9.93%) Informatics
5 13 (8.61%) PACS
6 11 (7.28%) e-Health
7 7 (4.64%) Biology
8 6 (3.97%) Chemistry
9 5 (3.31%) Open Source
9 5 (3.31%) Data Extraction
9 5 (3.31%) Robotics
10 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.99%) Biotechnology
11 3 (1.99%) Clustering
12 2 (1.32%) ASTM
13 1 (0.66%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 17 (11.26%) Windows
2 14 (9.27%) Linux
3 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (3.31%) UNIX
4 3 (1.99%) Windows XP
4 3 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (1.32%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.17%) Information Management
2 27 (17.88%) Project Management
3 24 (15.89%) Workflow
4 17 (11.26%) Project Planning
5 15 (9.93%) ERP
6 13 (8.61%) SSADM
6 13 (8.61%) CRM
6 13 (8.61%) UML
7 12 (7.95%) OO
8 11 (7.28%) Bioinformatics
9 10 (6.62%) Logistics
9 10 (6.62%) PRINCE2
9 10 (6.62%) Change Management
9 10 (6.62%) Demand Management
10 9 (5.96%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (5.96%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.64%) MVC
12 6 (3.97%) Validation
12 6 (3.97%) Software Testing
12 6 (3.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (10.60%) SQL
2 7 (4.64%) Java
2 7 (4.64%) JavaScript
2 7 (4.64%) PL/SQL
3 5 (3.31%) Python
3 5 (3.31%) Ruby
3 5 (3.31%) Perl
3 5 (3.31%) PHP
4 4 (2.65%) C#
4 4 (2.65%) ABAP
5 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.66%) C
6 1 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (30.46%) Degree
2 27 (17.88%) MCSE
2 27 (17.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (13.25%) MCP
4 4 (2.65%) MCSA
5 3 (1.99%) MCTS
6 2 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.66%) ISEB
7 1 (0.66%) MCITP
7 1 (0.66%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.95%) SLA
2 4 (2.65%) HL7
3 3 (1.99%) GxP
4 2 (1.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.66%) GAMP
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) XenApp
3 2 (1.32%) XenServer
3 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.99%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (23.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.93%) Oracle
3 11 (7.28%) SAP
4 7 (4.64%) VMware
5 4 (2.65%) HP
6 3 (1.99%) Citrix
7 2 (1.32%) Juniper
7 2 (1.32%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.32%) Compaq
7 2 (1.32%) Dell
8 1 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
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