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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 900 879 880
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +1
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 43 55 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.052% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.099% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 43
Average salary £39,259 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.69% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%

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
43284 42305 42447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.49% 40.28% 40.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34684 34230 33014
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016 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 14 February 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
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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 -14 33 £46,500 +24.00% 7
North West +34 8 £46,500 +32.85% 2
Manchester +26 8 £46,500 +32.85% 2
South West -5 8 - -
Bristol - 7 - -
London +11 6 £62,500 +66.66%
South East 0 4 £26,000 -34.17% 3
Altrincham - 4 £46,500 - 1
City of London +57 2 £60,000 +60.00%
Scotland +8 2 £37,500 -21.05%
Surrey +8 2 £24,500 -24.61% 1
Chertsey 0 2 £24,500 -24.61%
Glasgow - 2 £37,500 -
Birmingham - 2 - -
West Midlands - 2 - -
Berkshire +8 1 £27,500 -43.87% 1
Essex -4 1 - -
East of England -16 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £31,000 -
Somerset - 1 - -
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Gosport - 1 £31,000 -
Taunton - 1 - -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 29 (36.71%) Degree
2 23 (29.11%) Data Migration
2 23 (29.11%) Migration
2 23 (29.11%) Logistics
3 22 (27.85%) SQL
4 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
5 18 (22.78%) HTML
5 18 (22.78%) Integration Testing
6 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
6 17 (21.52%) Information Management
7 16 (20.25%) Manufacturing
7 16 (20.25%) SAP
8 15 (18.99%) Java
8 15 (18.99%) Informatics
9 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
10 13 (16.46%) XML
10 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (16.46%) Finance
10 13 (16.46%) HL7
11 12 (15.19%) Health Informatics
11 12 (15.19%) Analytics
11 12 (15.19%) Line Management
11 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (15.19%) Law
11 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
11 12 (15.19%) e-Health
11 12 (15.19%) Tapestry
11 12 (15.19%) PACS
11 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
11 12 (15.19%) SharePoint

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 12 (15.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (17.72%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.33%) MS Office
3 4 (5.06%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (5.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 4 (5.06%) SAP PS
2 2 (2.53%) SAP PM
2 2 (2.53%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) LAN
1 2 (2.53%) SAN
1 2 (2.53%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (3.80%) Relational Database
1 3 (3.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (13.92%) LSMW
2 3 (3.80%) JUnit
2 3 (3.80%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.27%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 16 (20.25%) Manufacturing
2 13 (16.46%) Finance
3 12 (15.19%) Law
4 11 (13.92%) Pharmaceutical
4 11 (13.92%) Publishing
4 11 (13.92%) Retail
5 8 (10.13%) Billing
6 2 (2.53%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
6 2 (2.53%) Military
Job Titles
1 16 (20.25%) Consultant
2 11 (13.92%) Applications Support
2 11 (13.92%) SAP Consultant
2 11 (13.92%) SAP Logistics Consultant
2 11 (13.92%) SAP PS Consultant
3 10 (12.66%) Analyst
3 10 (12.66%) Developer
4 9 (11.39%) Architect
4 9 (11.39%) Enterprise Architect
4 9 (11.39%) IT Assistant
5 8 (10.13%) Applications Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Applications Support Engineer
5 8 (10.13%) Support Engineer
6 7 (8.86%) SAP PM Consultant
7 6 (7.59%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.59%) Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.33%) SAP PP Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Healthcare Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) Implementation Consultant
9 4 (5.06%) SAP SD Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) HTML
2 13 (16.46%) XML
3 12 (15.19%) Tapestry
4 11 (13.92%) CSS
4 11 (13.92%) EDI
5 7 (8.86%) Web Services
6 6 (7.59%) jQuery
7 3 (3.80%) .NET
7 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.80%) GWT
7 3 (3.80%) HTML5
7 3 (3.80%) J2EE
7 3 (3.80%) J2SE
7 3 (3.80%) Java EE
7 3 (3.80%) Java SE
7 3 (3.80%) JSP
7 3 (3.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Informatics
2 12 (15.19%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (15.19%) e-Health
2 12 (15.19%) Health Informatics
2 12 (15.19%) PACS
3 11 (13.92%) NHS
4 9 (11.39%) Computer Science
4 9 (11.39%) Management Information System
5 6 (7.59%) PMI
6 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (5.06%) Life Science
7 3 (3.80%) Client/Server
7 3 (3.80%) N-Tier
7 3 (3.80%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.27%) Chemistry
8 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.86%) Windows
2 6 (7.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (29.11%) Data Migration
1 23 (29.11%) Logistics
1 23 (29.11%) Migration
2 18 (22.78%) Integration Testing
3 17 (21.52%) Information Management
4 13 (16.46%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (15.19%) Analytics
5 12 (15.19%) Data Modelling
5 12 (15.19%) Line Management
5 12 (15.19%) Software Engineering
6 11 (13.92%) Demand Management
7 9 (11.39%) Project Planning
7 9 (11.39%) SDLC
7 9 (11.39%) Software Testing
7 9 (11.39%) Test Scripting
8 8 (10.13%) Logical Data Model
8 8 (10.13%) Pattern Recognition
8 8 (10.13%) PRINCE2
8 8 (10.13%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (8.86%) UML
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.85%) SQL
2 17 (21.52%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.99%) Java
4 11 (13.92%) ABAP
5 8 (10.13%) PL/SQL
6 4 (5.06%) C#
7 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (36.71%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) PMI Certification
3 3 (3.80%) MCP
3 3 (3.80%) MCSE
3 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.46%) HL7
2 8 (10.13%) Data Quality
3 5 (6.33%) GMP
4 1 (1.27%) GLP
4 1 (1.27%) GxP
4 1 (1.27%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 21 (26.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (20.25%) SAP
3 12 (15.19%) Oracle
4 4 (5.06%) Lotus
5 3 (3.80%) InterSystems
5 3 (3.80%) LabVantage
6 1 (1.27%) LabWare
6 1 (1.27%) VMware
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