The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
England / East of England
Rank 239 260 258
Rank change year-on-year +21 -2  
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 3 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.049% 0.068% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.16% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Median salary £41,995 - £38,500
90% offered a salary of more than £36,399 - £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,399 - £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £39,259 £39,000
% change year-on-year +1.88% +0.66%  

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 the East of England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2283 3128 2963
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 37.37% 42.50% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1746 2366 2328
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 the East of England

LIMS
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for LIMS in the East of England

LIMS
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 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
Cambridgeshire - 2 £41,250 -
Essex - 1 £41,995 - 1
LIMS
England

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 East of England region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) Oracle
3 6 (75.00%) Information Management
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Web Development
3 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 6 (75.00%) Informatics
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) JSP
3 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (75.00%) jQuery
3 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
3 6 (75.00%) Sass
4 5 (62.50%) User Experience
4 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
4 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
4 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
4 5 (62.50%) IntelliJ
4 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (62.50%) CSS
4 5 (62.50%) JDBC
4 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
4 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 5 (62.50%) Bioinformatics
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Subversion
5 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (12.50%) QA
5 1 (12.50%) Selenium
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 6 (75.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
1 5 (62.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (62.50%) IntelliJ
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 1 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) LIMS Developer
3 1 (12.50%) LIMS Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Principal Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Software Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Software QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (75.00%) jQuery
1 6 (75.00%) JSP
1 6 (75.00%) Sass
1 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) JDBC
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Computer Science
1 5 (62.50%) User Experience
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Informatics
1 6 (75.00%) Information Management
1 6 (75.00%) Web Development
2 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (62.50%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) C++
4 1 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) GxP
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Oracle
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