The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 126 125
Rank change year-on-year -19 -1  
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 2 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.10% 0.053% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.12% 1.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Median salary £34,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.42% -7.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £35,000 £34,569
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £35,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £35,614 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year -10.96% +5.26%  

LIMS is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 933 826 858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 48.02% 44.10% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 728 688 702
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing LIMS as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in Cambridgeshire

LIMS
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LIMS in Cambridgeshire.

Salary trend for LIMS in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, 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 across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 3 (75.00%) GxP
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
1 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Life Science
2 1 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) R
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) LabWare

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) LIMS Developer
2 1 (25.00%) LIMS Manager
2 1 (25.00%) QA Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Software QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) R
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) GxP
2 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) LabWare