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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
Rank 821 841 855
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +14
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 66 32 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.030% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.077% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 54 20 40
Average salary £36,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,900 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -1.31%

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
43012 41377 45827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 38.92% 38.88%
Number of salaries quoted 33624 33569 38580
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 16 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 16 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 +14 65 £35,000 -6.66% 7
South East +5 42 £34,000 -1.44% 2
Surrey +12 28 £30,000 -13.04%
Chertsey - 12 £30,000 -
Oxfordshire - 8 £42,500 - 2
Cambridgeshire +3 5 - - 2
North West -14 5 £62,500 +101.61% 2
East of England -25 5 - - 2
Hampshire - 5 £64,500 -
London -11 4 £40,000 -5.88%
Yorkshire - 4 £25,000 - 1
Oxford - 4 £32,500 - 1
Southampton - 3 £66,500 -
Wetherby - 2 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 2 £25,000 - 1
Manchester -15 1 £55,000 +77.41% 1
Blackpool - 1 £25,000 -
York - 1 £25,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £25,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £25,000 -
Farnborough - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £62,500 -

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 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 (32.19%) Degree
2 37 (25.34%) Information Management
3 36 (24.66%) Microsoft
4 35 (23.97%) Management Information System
5 29 (19.86%) Project Management
6 26 (17.81%) NHS
6 26 (17.81%) Workflow
7 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (17.12%) MCSE
8 20 (13.70%) MCP
9 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (10.96%) Manufacturing
11 15 (10.27%) CRM
11 15 (10.27%) ERP
11 15 (10.27%) Project Planning
11 15 (10.27%) Computer Science
12 14 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (8.90%) Windows
13 13 (8.90%) SQL
13 13 (8.90%) Oracle
14 12 (8.22%) UML
14 12 (8.22%) SSADM
14 12 (8.22%) Informatics
14 12 (8.22%) Line Management
15 11 (7.53%) Bioinformatics
15 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
15 11 (7.53%) OO
15 11 (7.53%) SAP
15 11 (7.53%) HTML
16 10 (6.85%) Linux

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 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 (3.42%) Apache
2 3 (2.05%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 11 (7.53%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.48%) MS Office
3 5 (3.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (2.74%) SAP SD
2 1 (0.68%) SAP SCM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.42%) SSL
2 3 (2.05%) iSCSI
2 3 (2.05%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (2.05%) NAS
2 3 (2.05%) Firewall
2 3 (2.05%) SAN
3 2 (1.37%) FTP
3 2 (1.37%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.48%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.79%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.79%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.11%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.42%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (3.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 10 (6.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (3.42%) Subversion
2 5 (3.42%) Toad
3 4 (2.74%) LSMW
4 3 (2.05%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
5 1 (0.68%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (10.96%) Manufacturing
2 10 (6.85%) Billing
3 6 (4.11%) Marketing
4 5 (3.42%) Pharmaceutical
5 4 (2.74%) Retail
6 2 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 35 (23.97%) Analyst
2 21 (14.38%) Developer
3 18 (12.33%) Business Analyst
4 13 (8.90%) Consultant
4 13 (8.90%) Support Analyst
5 12 (8.22%) Applications Support
5 12 (8.22%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.53%) Product Specialist
7 10 (6.85%) Systems Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) SAP Consultant
8 9 (6.16%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (5.48%) CRM Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Business Systems Analyst
10 6 (4.11%) Account Manager
10 6 (4.11%) Tester
10 6 (4.11%) SAP Logistics Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) Principal Software Developer
11 5 (3.42%) IT Support
11 5 (3.42%) SAP MM Consultant
11 5 (3.42%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.53%) HTML
2 10 (6.85%) Spring
3 9 (6.16%) XML
4 8 (5.48%) jQuery
5 7 (4.79%) Ajax
6 6 (4.11%) CSS
7 5 (3.42%) RESTful
7 5 (3.42%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (3.42%) Ruby on Rails
7 5 (3.42%) JSON
7 5 (3.42%) Django
7 5 (3.42%) .NET
8 4 (2.74%) EDI
9 2 (1.37%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 1 (0.68%) CSS3
10 1 (0.68%) HTML5
10 1 (0.68%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.68%) WCF
10 1 (0.68%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (23.97%) Management Information System
2 26 (17.81%) NHS
3 18 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (10.27%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.22%) Informatics
6 8 (5.48%) PACS
6 8 (5.48%) e-Health
7 7 (4.79%) Biology
8 6 (4.11%) Chemistry
9 5 (3.42%) Data Extraction
9 5 (3.42%) Open Source
9 5 (3.42%) Robotics
10 4 (2.74%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.05%) Biotechnology
11 3 (2.05%) Clustering
12 2 (1.37%) ASTM
12 2 (1.37%) User Experience
13 1 (0.68%) FMCG
13 1 (0.68%) Life Science
13 1 (0.68%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.90%) Windows
2 10 (6.85%) Linux
3 5 (3.42%) UNIX
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.05%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (25.34%) Information Management
2 29 (19.86%) Project Management
3 26 (17.81%) Workflow
4 15 (10.27%) CRM
4 15 (10.27%) ERP
4 15 (10.27%) Project Planning
5 14 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (8.22%) UML
6 12 (8.22%) SSADM
6 12 (8.22%) Line Management
7 11 (7.53%) Bioinformatics
7 11 (7.53%) OO
8 10 (6.85%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.85%) Logistics
8 10 (6.85%) Demand Management
9 9 (6.16%) Software Engineering
9 9 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
10 6 (4.11%) Validation
10 6 (4.11%) MVC
10 6 (4.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.90%) SQL
2 7 (4.79%) JavaScript
3 6 (4.11%) PL/SQL
4 5 (3.42%) Ruby
4 5 (3.42%) Perl
4 5 (3.42%) PHP
4 5 (3.42%) Java
4 5 (3.42%) Python
5 4 (2.74%) C#
5 4 (2.74%) ABAP
6 2 (1.37%) C
7 1 (0.68%) VB
7 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 47 (32.19%) Degree
2 25 (17.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (17.12%) MCSE
3 20 (13.70%) MCP
4 4 (2.74%) MCSA
5 3 (2.05%) MCTS
6 1 (0.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.68%) MCITP
6 1 (0.68%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.85%) SLA
2 4 (2.74%) HL7
3 3 (2.05%) GxP
4 2 (1.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.68%) QA
5 1 (0.68%) GAMP
System Software
1 5 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.05%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.90%) Oracle
3 11 (7.53%) SAP
4 5 (3.42%) VMware
5 2 (1.37%) HP
5 2 (1.37%) Dell
6 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.68%) Citrix
6 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
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