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 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 - 272
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 7 0 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.11% - 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.26% - 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 20
Median salary £35,614 - £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,614 £42,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year -16.20% +11.84%  

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 2644 2858 3470
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 42.67% 42.00% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2082 2384 2770
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 23 June 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
Essex - 5 £35,614 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £34,500 -
LIMS
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 9 (90.00%) SQL
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) Information Management
2 6 (60.00%) Web Development
2 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (60.00%) Informatics
2 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 5 (50.00%) Catalyst
3 5 (50.00%) DBIx::Class
3 5 (50.00%) Ext JS
3 5 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
3 5 (50.00%) GitHub
3 5 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (50.00%) Web Services
3 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (30.00%) GxP
5 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
5 1 (10.00%) LabWare
5 1 (10.00%) Sass
5 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) R

LIMS
Co-occurring 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 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (30.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 6 (60.00%) Software Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 5 (50.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (30.00%) LIMS Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) LIMS Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Principal Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Principal Java Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Principal Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) QA Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software Manager
5 1 (10.00%) Software QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Catalyst
1 5 (50.00%) DBIx::Class
1 5 (50.00%) Ext JS
1 5 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) JSP
2 1 (10.00%) Sass
2 1 (10.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (10.00%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (60.00%) Informatics
1 6 (60.00%) Information Management
1 6 (60.00%) Web Development
2 5 (50.00%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (50.00%) MVC
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) GxP
2 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) LabWare