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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 823 841 856
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +15
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 55 52 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.051% 0.027%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.13% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 41 41 25
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £22,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -16.00%

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
39946 40425 41926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.73% 39.40% 38.32%
Number of salaries quoted 32278 31516 34930
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 29 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 30 January 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 -2 53 £37,500 +19.04% 3
East of England +10 26 £38,500 +18.46% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 18 £39,750 -
Cambridge +4 11 £41,000 -
Yorkshire - 9 £32,500 -
South East -52 7 £36,250 +20.83%
Essex - 7 £37,500 - 1
Manchester -8 5 £37,500 +10.29% 1
North West -10 5 £37,500 - 1
Surrey -34 5 £32,500 +8.33%
West Yorkshire - 4 £21,500 -
Rotherham - 4 £45,000 -
Leeds - 4 £21,500 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
Chertsey -12 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Brentwood - 3 £70,000 - 1
London - 3 £37,500 - 1
Stockport -4 2 £38,500 +13.23% 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £32,500 -
Guildford - 2 - -
South West - 2 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -
City of London - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Luton - 1 £37,500 -
Slough - 1 £49,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £49,000 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (33.02%) Information Management
2 34 (32.08%) Degree
3 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
4 22 (20.75%) C#
4 22 (20.75%) SQL
4 22 (20.75%) .NET
4 22 (20.75%) Windows
5 21 (19.81%) Java
5 21 (19.81%) Informatics
6 18 (16.98%) ERP
7 15 (14.15%) Project Management
7 15 (14.15%) NHS
7 15 (14.15%) Linux
7 15 (14.15%) jQuery
8 14 (13.21%) Oracle
8 14 (13.21%) Workflow
9 13 (12.26%) Spring
9 13 (12.26%) Perl
9 13 (12.26%) Web Development
9 13 (12.26%) Computer Science
10 12 (11.32%) Life Science
10 12 (11.32%) Ruby
10 12 (11.32%) Ruby on Rails
10 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
11 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET
11 11 (10.38%) Bioinformatics
12 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
12 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
12 10 (9.43%) JDBC

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.94%) IIS
2 1 (0.94%) Apache
2 1 (0.94%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP SD
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.43%) Relational Database
2 6 (5.66%) MySQL
3 5 (4.72%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.83%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.94%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.94%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Jenkins
1 10 (9.43%) Eclipse
1 10 (9.43%) Maven
2 7 (6.60%) Git (software)
3 3 (2.83%) Subversion
3 3 (2.83%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (1.89%) NUnit
5 1 (0.94%) LSMW
5 1 (0.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (5.66%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.77%) Billing
3 4 (3.77%) Finance
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (33.96%) Developer
2 23 (21.70%) Analyst
3 20 (18.87%) Software Developer
4 9 (8.49%) Business Analyst
4 9 (8.49%) Support Analyst
5 8 (7.55%) Technical Architect
5 8 (7.55%) Architect
6 7 (6.60%) Consultant
6 7 (6.60%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (6.60%) Senior Developer
6 7 (6.60%) Administrator
6 7 (6.60%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 6 (5.66%) Tester
8 5 (4.72%) Programmer
8 5 (4.72%) Software Tester
8 5 (4.72%) .NET Developer
9 4 (3.77%) Ruby Developer
9 4 (3.77%) SAP Consultant
9 4 (3.77%) Junior
10 3 (2.83%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (20.75%) .NET
2 15 (14.15%) jQuery
3 13 (12.26%) Spring
4 12 (11.32%) Ruby on Rails
5 11 (10.38%) ASP.NET
6 10 (9.43%) JDBC
7 6 (5.66%) RESTful
7 6 (5.66%) HTML
8 5 (4.72%) Ajax
9 4 (3.77%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (3.77%) CSS
9 4 (3.77%) XML
10 3 (2.83%) Django
11 2 (1.89%) WCF
11 2 (1.89%) WPF
11 2 (1.89%) JSON
11 2 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.89%) JSP
12 1 (0.94%) XSL
12 1 (0.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 21 (19.81%) Informatics
2 15 (14.15%) NHS
3 13 (12.26%) Computer Science
4 12 (11.32%) Life Science
5 11 (10.38%) Management Information System
6 7 (6.60%) PACS
6 7 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (5.66%) Health Informatics
7 6 (5.66%) e-Health
8 5 (4.72%) Biology
9 4 (3.77%) Biotechnology
9 4 (3.77%) Robotics
9 4 (3.77%) Open Source
10 2 (1.89%) Mathematics
10 2 (1.89%) Chemistry
10 2 (1.89%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.89%) Social Media
11 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.94%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (20.75%) Windows
2 15 (14.15%) Linux
3 1 (0.94%) Solaris
3 1 (0.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (33.02%) Information Management
2 18 (16.98%) ERP
3 15 (14.15%) Project Management
4 14 (13.21%) Workflow
5 13 (12.26%) Web Development
6 12 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.38%) Bioinformatics
8 10 (9.43%) CRM
9 9 (8.49%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.55%) Mentoring
10 8 (7.55%) Technical Architecture
11 7 (6.60%) MVC
11 7 (6.60%) Migration
11 7 (6.60%) Line Management
11 7 (6.60%) Test Scripting
11 7 (6.60%) System Testing
11 7 (6.60%) Data Migration
11 7 (6.60%) Software Testing
12 6 (5.66%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (5.66%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 22 (20.75%) C#
1 22 (20.75%) SQL
2 21 (19.81%) Java
3 13 (12.26%) Perl
4 12 (11.32%) Ruby
5 10 (9.43%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.83%) PHP
8 1 (0.94%) VB
8 1 (0.94%) ABAP
8 1 (0.94%) C
8 1 (0.94%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (32.08%) Degree
2 8 (7.55%) MCSE
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.72%) MCP
4 4 (3.77%) ISEB
5 3 (2.83%) MCSA
5 3 (2.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.83%) MCITP
6 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.60%) HL7
2 4 (3.77%) SLA
3 1 (0.94%) GAMP
3 1 (0.94%) GxP
3 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 14 (13.21%) Oracle
3 5 (4.72%) SAP
4 2 (1.89%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.94%) Citrix
5 1 (0.94%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.94%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.94%) VMware
5 1 (0.94%) Agilent
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