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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 847 850 871
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 68 26 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.024% 0.038%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.062% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 53 18 40
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,750 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £34,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+7.24% -9.21%

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
43153 41960 45983
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.88% 39.23% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 33761 34075 38512
Average salary £46,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.07% +3.33%
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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 September 2014 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 22 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 September 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 -4 67 £37,250 +3.47% 7
South East +14 41 £34,000 -1.44% 1
Surrey +9 25 £30,000 -13.04%
Oxfordshire - 11 £42,500 -
Chertsey - 11 £30,000 -
East of England -13 8 - - 3
Cambridgeshire - 7 - - 2
Oxford - 6 £38,750 -
London -5 5 £40,000 -60.97%
Hampshire - 5 £64,500 - 1
North West -9 4 £62,500 +101.61% 1
Yorkshire - 3 £25,000 - 1
Southampton - 3 £66,500 -
Wetherby - 2 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £47,500 - 1
Manchester +2 1 £55,000 +77.41% 1
Essex +2 1 - - 1
Witham -2 1 - - 1
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 - 1
City of London - 1 £32,500 -
Farnborough - 1 - - 1

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 47 (33.57%) Degree
2 39 (27.86%) Microsoft
3 35 (25.00%) Information Management
4 31 (22.14%) Project Management
5 28 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 26 (18.57%) Workflow
7 25 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (17.86%) MCSE
8 21 (15.00%) NHS
9 20 (14.29%) MCP
10 18 (12.86%) Windows
11 17 (12.14%) CRM
12 16 (11.43%) SQL
12 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (10.71%) Project Planning
13 15 (10.71%) Manufacturing
13 15 (10.71%) ERP
14 14 (10.00%) Oracle
14 14 (10.00%) Informatics
15 13 (9.29%) Computer Science
15 13 (9.29%) Bioinformatics
16 12 (8.57%) Line Management
17 11 (7.86%) Spring
17 11 (7.86%) HTML
17 11 (7.86%) Linux
17 11 (7.86%) SAP
18 10 (7.14%) PRINCE2
18 10 (7.14%) OO
18 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
18 10 (7.14%) SLA

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 (3.57%) Apache
2 3 (2.14%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.43%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 10 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.71%) MS Office
3 5 (3.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.86%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.71%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) SSL
2 3 (2.14%) SAN
2 3 (2.14%) Firewall
2 3 (2.14%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.14%) NAS
2 3 (2.14%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (1.43%) Intranet
3 2 (1.43%) FTP
3 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.43%) Oracle Database
2 8 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.29%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.29%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.57%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.71%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 9 (6.43%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.57%) Subversion
2 5 (3.57%) Toad
3 4 (2.86%) LSMW
4 3 (2.14%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.43%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.43%) Maven
6 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (10.71%) Manufacturing
2 10 (7.14%) Billing
3 6 (4.29%) Marketing
4 5 (3.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 34 (24.29%) Analyst
2 23 (16.43%) Developer
3 16 (11.43%) Business Analyst
4 15 (10.71%) Support Analyst
5 13 (9.29%) Consultant
5 13 (9.29%) Software Developer
6 12 (8.57%) Applications Support
7 11 (7.86%) Product Specialist
8 10 (7.14%) SAP Consultant
9 9 (6.43%) Applications Support Analyst
9 9 (6.43%) Systems Analyst
10 7 (5.00%) CRM Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) SAP Logistics Consultant
11 6 (4.29%) Business Systems Analyst
11 6 (4.29%) Tester
12 5 (3.57%) Web Developer
12 5 (3.57%) Account Manager
12 5 (3.57%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.57%) SQL Developer
12 5 (3.57%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.86%) HTML
1 11 (7.86%) Spring
2 10 (7.14%) jQuery
3 9 (6.43%) XML
4 7 (5.00%) Ajax
5 6 (4.29%) CSS
6 5 (3.57%) JSON
7 4 (2.86%) EDI
7 4 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
7 4 (2.86%) .NET
7 4 (2.86%) RESTful
7 4 (2.86%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (2.86%) Django
8 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.43%) JDBC
9 1 (0.71%) XSD
9 1 (0.71%) XSL
9 1 (0.71%) COM
9 1 (0.71%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 21 (15.00%) NHS
3 16 (11.43%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (10.00%) Informatics
5 13 (9.29%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.29%) Chemistry
6 6 (4.29%) Biology
7 5 (3.57%) Data Extraction
7 5 (3.57%) PACS
7 5 (3.57%) e-Health
8 4 (2.86%) Robotics
8 4 (2.86%) Open Source
8 4 (2.86%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.14%) Biotechnology
9 3 (2.14%) Life Science
9 3 (2.14%) Clustering
10 2 (1.43%) ASTM
11 1 (0.71%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.71%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.86%) Windows
2 11 (7.86%) Linux
3 5 (3.57%) UNIX
4 3 (2.14%) Windows XP
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.00%) Information Management
2 31 (22.14%) Project Management
3 26 (18.57%) Workflow
4 17 (12.14%) CRM
5 15 (10.71%) ERP
5 15 (10.71%) Project Planning
6 13 (9.29%) Bioinformatics
7 12 (8.57%) Line Management
8 10 (7.14%) Demand Management
8 10 (7.14%) Logistics
8 10 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (7.14%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.14%) OO
9 9 (6.43%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.43%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.29%) Web Development
10 6 (4.29%) Test Scripting
10 6 (4.29%) System Testing
10 6 (4.29%) Software Testing
10 6 (4.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) SQL
2 8 (5.71%) PL/SQL
3 7 (5.00%) Java
3 7 (5.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.57%) Perl
4 5 (3.57%) PHP
4 5 (3.57%) Python
5 4 (2.86%) Ruby
5 4 (2.86%) ABAP
5 4 (2.86%) C#
6 2 (1.43%) C
7 1 (0.71%) VB
7 1 (0.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (33.57%) Degree
2 25 (17.86%) MCSE
2 25 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (14.29%) MCP
4 4 (2.86%) MCSA
5 3 (2.14%) MCTS
6 1 (0.71%) MCITP
6 1 (0.71%) ISEB
6 1 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.14%) SLA
2 4 (2.86%) HL7
3 3 (2.14%) GxP
4 2 (1.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.71%) GAMP
5 1 (0.71%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.14%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (27.86%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.00%) Oracle
3 11 (7.86%) SAP
4 5 (3.57%) VMware
5 2 (1.43%) Business Objects
5 2 (1.43%) HP
5 2 (1.43%) Dell
6 1 (0.71%) Citrix
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