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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 825 832 865
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +33
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 55 47 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.044% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.11% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 41 38 25
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,150 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -14.66%

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
41462 42250 43872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.53% 39.20% 38.51%
Number of salaries quoted 33479 33214 36803
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

LIMS Salary Histogram in the UK

LIMS
Top 30 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 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 53 £35,000 +9.37% 5
East of England -2 24 £41,000 +54.71% 4
Cambridgeshire +7 15 £41,000 - 2
Cambridge - 11 £41,000 -
Yorkshire - 9 £35,000 -
Essex - 8 £30,000 - 2
South East -35 6 £32,500 +8.33%
Manchester -11 5 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North West -12 5 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Surrey -29 5 £32,500 +8.33%
West Yorkshire - 4 £27,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £32,500 -
Rotherham - 4 £45,000 -
Birmingham - 4 £32,500 -
Brentwood - 4 £67,500 - 2
London - 4 £32,500 -
Chertsey -3 3 £32,500 +8.33%
Leeds - 3 £21,500 -
City of London - 3 £32,500 -
Guildford - 2 - -
Stockport - 2 £38,500 - 1
Witham - 1 - -
Bedfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £32,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £26,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Luton - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £47,500 -
Mirfield - 1 £35,000 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 41 (33.33%) Degree
2 40 (32.52%) Information Management
3 34 (27.64%) Microsoft
4 25 (20.33%) SQL
5 24 (19.51%) Workflow
5 24 (19.51%) Informatics
6 20 (16.26%) Windows
6 20 (16.26%) jQuery
7 19 (15.45%) Project Management
8 18 (14.63%) C#
8 18 (14.63%) .NET
9 17 (13.82%) NHS
9 17 (13.82%) Management Information System
10 16 (13.01%) Java
10 16 (13.01%) MCSE
10 16 (13.01%) ERP
10 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
11 15 (12.20%) Bioinformatics
12 14 (11.38%) Oracle
13 13 (10.57%) CRM
13 13 (10.57%) Manufacturing
13 13 (10.57%) Web Development
13 13 (10.57%) Computer Science
14 12 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (8.94%) Perl
15 11 (8.94%) SAP
15 11 (8.94%) MCP
15 11 (8.94%) Linux
15 11 (8.94%) Project Planning

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (4.07%) Apache
1 5 (4.07%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.81%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.25%) MS Office
3 1 (0.81%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.25%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.81%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.07%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) SAN
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.81%) NAS
2 1 (0.81%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
1 6 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.44%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.81%) BusinessObjects XI
4 1 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.13%) Eclipse
1 10 (8.13%) Maven
1 10 (8.13%) Jenkins
2 7 (5.69%) Subversion
3 6 (4.88%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.25%) LSMW
5 3 (2.44%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.63%) NUnit
7 1 (0.81%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (10.57%) Manufacturing
2 10 (8.13%) Pharmaceutical
2 10 (8.13%) Billing
3 5 (4.07%) Marketing
4 4 (3.25%) Retail
5 3 (2.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (28.46%) Developer
2 28 (22.76%) Analyst
3 18 (14.63%) Software Developer
4 13 (10.57%) Consultant
5 11 (8.94%) Business Analyst
5 11 (8.94%) Support Analyst
6 10 (8.13%) SAP Consultant
7 8 (6.50%) Tester
8 7 (5.69%) Systems Administrator
8 7 (5.69%) Systems Analyst
8 7 (5.69%) Administrator
9 6 (4.88%) Software Tester
9 6 (4.88%) Senior Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Applications Support
9 6 (4.88%) Business Systems Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) SAP Logistics Consultant
9 6 (4.88%) CRM Systems Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) SAP MM Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
10 5 (4.07%) Ruby on Rails Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (16.26%) jQuery
2 18 (14.63%) .NET
3 10 (8.13%) ASP.NET
3 10 (8.13%) HTML
3 10 (8.13%) JDBC
3 10 (8.13%) Spring
4 9 (7.32%) Ajax
5 8 (6.50%) CSS
6 6 (4.88%) Ruby on Rails
6 6 (4.88%) JSON
7 5 (4.07%) XML
8 4 (3.25%) EDI
9 3 (2.44%) WCF
10 2 (1.63%) WPF
10 2 (1.63%) JSP
10 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1 (0.81%) HTML5
11 1 (0.81%) RabbitMQ
11 1 (0.81%) CSS3
11 1 (0.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (19.51%) Informatics
2 17 (13.82%) NHS
2 17 (13.82%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.57%) Computer Science
4 10 (8.13%) Life Science
5 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.07%) Health Informatics
6 5 (4.07%) Biotechnology
6 5 (4.07%) PACS
6 5 (4.07%) e-Health
7 3 (2.44%) Chemistry
7 3 (2.44%) Biology
8 2 (1.63%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.63%) Visualisation
8 2 (1.63%) Social Media
9 1 (0.81%) User Experience
9 1 (0.81%) Open Source
9 1 (0.81%) FMCG
9 1 (0.81%) Robotics
9 1 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Windows
2 11 (8.94%) Linux
3 5 (4.07%) UNIX
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (32.52%) Information Management
2 24 (19.51%) Workflow
3 19 (15.45%) Project Management
4 16 (13.01%) ERP
5 15 (12.20%) Bioinformatics
6 13 (10.57%) CRM
6 13 (10.57%) Web Development
7 12 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (8.94%) Project Planning
9 10 (8.13%) Logistics
9 10 (8.13%) Line Management
9 10 (8.13%) Demand Management
10 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
10 9 (7.32%) Test Scripting
10 9 (7.32%) System Testing
10 9 (7.32%) Data Migration
10 9 (7.32%) Software Testing
10 9 (7.32%) Migration
11 8 (6.50%) Validation
11 8 (6.50%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (20.33%) SQL
2 18 (14.63%) C#
3 16 (13.01%) Java
4 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
5 11 (8.94%) Perl
6 10 (8.13%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.88%) PHP
7 6 (4.88%) Ruby
8 5 (4.07%) Python
9 4 (3.25%) ABAP
10 2 (1.63%) C
11 1 (0.81%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (33.33%) Degree
2 16 (13.01%) MCSE
2 16 (13.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (8.94%) MCP
4 4 (3.25%) MCSA
4 4 (3.25%) ISEB
5 3 (2.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (2.44%) MCITP
6 2 (1.63%) MCTS
7 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) HL7
2 5 (4.07%) SLA
3 3 (2.44%) GxP
4 2 (1.63%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.81%) GAMP
5 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 34 (27.64%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.38%) Oracle
3 11 (8.94%) SAP
4 5 (4.07%) VMware
5 2 (1.63%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.81%) Citrix
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