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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 841 856 853
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 55 25 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.048% 0.023% 0.030%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.058% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 43 16 33
Average salary £34,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £48,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £34,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.44% -13.75%

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
42813 42961 44531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.57% 39.50% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 33853 34958 37144
Average salary £47,000 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +19 54 £34,000 -1.44% 3
South East +7 26 £34,000 -1.44% 1
Surrey +1 14 £30,000 -13.04% 1
East of England -15 11 £35,772 -4.60% 2
Oxfordshire - 10 £43,750 -
Cambridgeshire +12 8 £35,772 -
London +23 7 £32,500 -68.29%
Chertsey - 7 £30,000 - 1
Oxford - 5 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 4 £32,500 -
Essex +1 3 - - 2
North West -20 3 £62,500 +100.00%
City of London - 3 £32,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £66,500 -
Brentwood - 2 - - 2
Manchester -3 1 £55,000 +83.33%
Mirfield - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £66,500 -
Wetherby - 1 £25,000 -
Witham - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 - -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 45 (35.43%) Degree
2 44 (34.65%) Microsoft
3 31 (24.41%) Information Management
4 30 (23.62%) Project Management
5 24 (18.90%) Workflow
6 23 (18.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (18.11%) MCSE
7 20 (15.75%) Management Information System
8 19 (14.96%) Windows
9 18 (14.17%) MCP
10 17 (13.39%) ERP
11 15 (11.81%) CRM
11 15 (11.81%) NHS
11 15 (11.81%) SQL
11 15 (11.81%) Manufacturing
11 15 (11.81%) Project Planning
12 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (9.45%) Line Management
13 12 (9.45%) jQuery
14 11 (8.66%) SAP
14 11 (8.66%) Informatics
14 11 (8.66%) Bioinformatics
15 10 (7.87%) Logistics
15 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
15 10 (7.87%) Demand Management
15 10 (7.87%) HTML
15 10 (7.87%) Billing
16 9 (7.09%) SLA
16 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
16 9 (7.09%) Software Engineering

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (3.94%) Apache
2 3 (2.36%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.79%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (7.09%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.30%) MS Office
3 5 (3.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.15%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.79%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.94%) SSL
2 2 (1.57%) SAN
2 2 (1.57%) Firewall
2 2 (1.57%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.57%) NAS
2 2 (1.57%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle Database
2 3 (2.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.57%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.79%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.79%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Eclipse
1 5 (3.94%) Subversion
1 5 (3.94%) Maven
1 5 (3.94%) Git (software)
1 5 (3.94%) Jenkins
2 4 (3.15%) LSMW
3 3 (2.36%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.79%) Toad
4 1 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.79%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 15 (11.81%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.87%) Billing
3 4 (3.15%) Marketing
3 4 (3.15%) Retail
3 4 (3.15%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (29.13%) Analyst
2 20 (15.75%) Support Analyst
3 18 (14.17%) Developer
4 14 (11.02%) Business Analyst
5 12 (9.45%) Consultant
6 11 (8.66%) Applications Support
7 10 (7.87%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (7.09%) Systems Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Administrator
9 8 (6.30%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (6.30%) Product Specialist
10 7 (5.51%) CRM Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.51%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (5.51%) Tester
11 6 (4.72%) Software Developer
11 6 (4.72%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.72%) SAP Logistics Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
12 5 (3.94%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (3.94%) SAP MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (9.45%) jQuery
2 10 (7.87%) HTML
3 6 (4.72%) CSS
3 6 (4.72%) XML
3 6 (4.72%) Spring
3 6 (4.72%) Ajax
4 5 (3.94%) JDBC
4 5 (3.94%) .NET
4 5 (3.94%) JSON
5 4 (3.15%) EDI
6 1 (0.79%) Middleware
6 1 (0.79%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.79%) HTML5
6 1 (0.79%) CSS3
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.79%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.79%) COM
6 1 (0.79%) JSP
6 1 (0.79%) XSD
6 1 (0.79%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.75%) Management Information System
2 15 (11.81%) NHS
3 13 (10.24%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (8.66%) Informatics
5 10 (7.87%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.94%) Life Science
7 4 (3.15%) Mobile App
7 4 (3.15%) Chemistry
8 3 (2.36%) Biotechnology
9 2 (1.57%) Biology
9 2 (1.57%) Clustering
10 1 (0.79%) PACS
10 1 (0.79%) e-Health
10 1 (0.79%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.79%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.79%) User Experience
10 1 (0.79%) Data Extraction
10 1 (0.79%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 19 (14.96%) Windows
2 6 (4.72%) Linux
3 5 (3.94%) UNIX
4 3 (2.36%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.41%) Information Management
2 30 (23.62%) Project Management
3 24 (18.90%) Workflow
4 17 (13.39%) ERP
5 15 (11.81%) CRM
5 15 (11.81%) Project Planning
6 12 (9.45%) Line Management
7 11 (8.66%) Bioinformatics
8 10 (7.87%) Logistics
8 10 (7.87%) Demand Management
9 9 (7.09%) Software Engineering
9 9 (7.09%) Web Development
10 8 (6.30%) PRINCE2
11 7 (5.51%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.51%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.51%) System Testing
11 7 (5.51%) Software Testing
12 6 (4.72%) OO
12 6 (4.72%) Validation
13 5 (3.94%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.81%) SQL
2 7 (5.51%) Java
2 7 (5.51%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.72%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.94%) Python
4 5 (3.94%) Perl
4 5 (3.94%) PHP
4 5 (3.94%) C#
5 4 (3.15%) ABAP
6 2 (1.57%) C
7 1 (0.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 45 (35.43%) Degree
2 23 (18.11%) MCSE
2 23 (18.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 18 (14.17%) MCP
4 4 (3.15%) MCSA
5 3 (2.36%) MCTS
6 2 (1.57%) MCITP
6 2 (1.57%) ISEB
6 2 (1.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.09%) SLA
2 3 (2.36%) GxP
3 2 (1.57%) HL7
3 2 (1.57%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.79%) GAMP
4 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 44 (34.65%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.66%) SAP
3 7 (5.51%) Oracle
4 5 (3.94%) VMware
5 2 (1.57%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.79%) Citrix
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