The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 911 922 910
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 43 43 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.039% 0.068%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.099% 0.096% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 34 37 52
Median salary £42,000 £45,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £51,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +14.09%

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
43421 44715 49219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.31% 40.56% 41.24%
Number of salaries quoted 35102 35246 39088
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

LIMS
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing LIMS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 May 2016 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 38 £42,500 +9.67% 5
South East +22 19 £42,500 +6.25%
Oxfordshire -3 11 £45,000 +5.88%
South West - 9 £70,000 -
Bristol - 8 - -
North West +30 7 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Manchester +11 7 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Altrincham - 7 £41,500 -
Hampshire +11 5 £31,000 -
Abingdon -22 5 £43,500 +16.00%
Gosport - 5 £31,000 -
Oxford +10 2 £43,750 +16.66%
London -2 2 £50,000 +5.26%
Surrey -9 2 £41,250 +68.36%
City of London +43 1 £60,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire +5 1 £30,500 +15.09% 1
Chertsey -5 1 £40,000 +63.26%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £40,000 -
Exeter - 1 £70,000 -
Devon - 1 £70,000 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing LIMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for LIMS.

1 40 (50.63%) Degree
2 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
3 29 (36.71%) SQL
4 27 (34.18%) Information Management
5 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
6 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
7 22 (27.85%) HTML
8 21 (26.58%) Oracle
8 21 (26.58%) Pharmaceutical
9 20 (25.32%) Management Information System
10 18 (22.78%) Java
10 18 (22.78%) Logistics
10 18 (22.78%) Integration Testing
11 17 (21.52%) Data Migration
11 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
11 17 (21.52%) Migration
12 16 (20.25%) Manufacturing
12 16 (20.25%) .NET
13 15 (18.99%) C#
14 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
14 14 (17.72%) Informatics
15 13 (16.46%) Line Management
15 13 (16.46%) OO
15 13 (16.46%) Project Management
16 12 (15.19%) UML
16 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
16 12 (15.19%) SAP
16 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
16 12 (15.19%) Law
16 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (12.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (6.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (1.27%) CMS
3 1 (1.27%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.27%) Drupal
3 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 25 (31.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.59%) MS Office
3 5 (6.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (5.06%) SAP PS
3 2 (2.53%) Sage 200
3 2 (2.53%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
1 2 (2.53%) SAN
1 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.66%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (2.53%) QlikView
3 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (12.66%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.59%) LSMW
3 4 (5.06%) JUnit
4 1 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 21 (26.58%) Pharmaceutical
2 16 (20.25%) Manufacturing
3 12 (15.19%) Law
4 8 (10.13%) Finance
5 6 (7.59%) Billing
5 6 (7.59%) Publishing
5 6 (7.59%) Retail
6 4 (5.06%) Aerospace
6 4 (5.06%) Military
7 3 (3.80%) Marketing
8 1 (1.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (24.05%) Developer
2 16 (20.25%) Software Developer
3 14 (17.72%) .NET Developer
3 14 (17.72%) Applications Support
4 13 (16.46%) Analyst
5 12 (15.19%) .NET Software Developer
5 12 (15.19%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (15.19%) C# Developer
5 12 (15.19%) C# Software Developer
6 11 (13.92%) Consultant
7 9 (11.39%) Software Engineer
7 9 (11.39%) Support Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) .NET Software Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) Applications Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) Applications Support Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) C# Software Engineer
8 8 (10.13%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) Logistics Consultant
9 6 (7.59%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 6 (7.59%) SAP PS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.85%) HTML
2 16 (20.25%) .NET
3 14 (17.72%) ASP.NET
4 12 (15.19%) Tapestry
5 11 (13.92%) XML
6 9 (11.39%) CSS
6 9 (11.39%) jQuery
7 8 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (10.13%) HTML5
7 8 (10.13%) Web Services
8 6 (7.59%) EDI
9 4 (5.06%) .NET Framework
9 4 (5.06%) GWT
9 4 (5.06%) Java EE
9 4 (5.06%) Java SE
9 4 (5.06%) Spring
9 4 (5.06%) WinForms
10 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.27%) J2SE
10 1 (1.27%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Management Information System
2 14 (17.72%) Informatics
3 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.66%) e-Health
4 10 (12.66%) Health Informatics
4 10 (12.66%) PACS
5 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
5 9 (11.39%) NHS
6 8 (10.13%) Client/Server
6 8 (10.13%) N-Tier
7 7 (8.86%) PMI
8 5 (6.33%) Life Science
9 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (5.06%) Visualisation
10 1 (1.27%) ASTM
10 1 (1.27%) Chemistry
10 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
10 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
10 1 (1.27%) Learning Management System
10 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.92%) Windows
2 8 (10.13%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.27%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (34.18%) Information Management
2 18 (22.78%) Integration Testing
2 18 (22.78%) Logistics
3 17 (21.52%) Data Migration
3 17 (21.52%) Migration
3 17 (21.52%) Software Engineering
4 13 (16.46%) Line Management
4 13 (16.46%) OO
4 13 (16.46%) Project Management
5 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
5 12 (15.19%) UML
6 11 (13.92%) Project Planning
7 10 (12.66%) Analytics
7 10 (12.66%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (12.66%) Test Scripting
8 9 (11.39%) MVC
8 9 (11.39%) PRINCE2
8 9 (11.39%) Software Testing
9 8 (10.13%) Data Analysis
9 8 (10.13%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 29 (36.71%) SQL
2 23 (29.11%) JavaScript
3 18 (22.78%) Java
4 15 (18.99%) C#
5 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
6 6 (7.59%) ABAP
6 6 (7.59%) T-SQL
7 5 (6.33%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.80%) VB
9 1 (1.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 40 (50.63%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.53%) MCP
3 2 (2.53%) MCSE
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.19%) HL7
2 10 (12.66%) GMP
3 8 (10.13%) Data Quality
4 5 (6.33%) GLP
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 30 (37.97%) Microsoft
2 21 (26.58%) Oracle
3 12 (15.19%) SAP
4 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (7.59%) VMware
5 5 (6.33%) LabWare
5 5 (6.33%) Lotus
6 2 (2.53%) InterSystems
6 2 (2.53%) Sage
7 1 (1.27%) LabVantage
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