Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1111 1140 1214
Rank change year-on-year +29 +74 -44
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 63 58 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.033% 0.033%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.086% 0.079% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 21 48 45
England median annual salary £27,500 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.84% -23.75% +11.82%
10th Percentile £19,500 £25,500 £22,200
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,875 £83,750
UK median annual salary £27,500 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% -25.00% +8.78%

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

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 73400 73389 86228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.29% 41.17% 42.18%
Number of salaries quoted 55692 60903 69815
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing LIMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in England

LIMS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for LIMS in England

LIMS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LIMS in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for LIMS in England

LIMS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +48 26 £25,000 -15.25% 4
Midlands +55 18 - - 3
West Midlands +33 18 - - 3
North of England +20 10 £37,500 +7.14% 2
London +23 8 - -
North West +10 8 - - 2
East of England +1 6 £60,000 +89.37%
Yorkshire +20 2 £37,500 +13.64%
LIMS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 England region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 38 (60.32%) Migration
2 34 (53.97%) SAP
3 31 (49.21%) Manufacturing
3 31 (49.21%) LSMW
3 31 (49.21%) Data Migration
4 30 (47.62%) Project Planning
4 30 (47.62%) eCATT
4 30 (47.62%) Billing
4 30 (47.62%) Logistics
4 30 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
4 30 (47.62%) Demand Management
4 30 (47.62%) Finance
4 30 (47.62%) ABAP
4 30 (47.62%) EDI
4 30 (47.62%) Customer Requirements
4 30 (47.62%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 30 (47.62%) IDoc
5 28 (44.44%) Retail
6 26 (41.27%) Integration Testing
6 26 (41.27%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (41.27%) Publishing
7 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
8 22 (34.92%) Information Management
9 19 (30.16%) Degree
10 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 13 (20.63%) SQL
12 11 (17.46%) Workflow
13 10 (15.87%) Windows
14 9 (14.29%) Perl
14 9 (14.29%) NHS

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 (9.52%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (12.70%) SAP EWM
2 3 (4.76%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.29%) GitHub
2 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.52%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (9.52%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (9.52%) Google Compute Engine
2 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (9.52%) Ethernet
2 6 (9.52%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.17%) MySQL
3 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 31 (49.21%) LSMW
2 30 (47.62%) eCATT
3 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.52%) Mercurial
General
1 31 (49.21%) Manufacturing
2 30 (47.62%) Billing
2 30 (47.62%) Finance
3 28 (44.44%) Retail
4 26 (41.27%) Publishing
5 3 (4.76%) Advertising
5 3 (4.76%) Legal
6 2 (3.17%) Marketing
7 1 (1.59%) Czech Language
Job Titles
1 30 (47.62%) Consultant
2 26 (41.27%) SAP Consultant
3 20 (31.75%) Logistics Consultant
4 18 (28.57%) SAP EWM Consultant
5 16 (25.40%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 11 (17.46%) SAP WM Consultant
7 6 (9.52%) Data Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Research Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) Applications Support
8 4 (6.35%) Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Service Desk Support
9 3 (4.76%) Business Manager
9 3 (4.76%) SAP PM Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) SAP PP Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) SAP QM Consultant
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (47.62%) EDI
1 30 (47.62%) IDoc
2 8 (12.70%) HTML
3 6 (9.52%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (9.52%) Web Services
4 3 (4.76%) Catalyst
4 3 (4.76%) DBIx::Class
5 2 (3.17%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 9 (14.29%) NHS
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.59%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 6 (9.52%) Linux
2 6 (9.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (60.32%) Migration
2 31 (49.21%) Data Migration
3 30 (47.62%) Continuous Improvement
3 30 (47.62%) Customer Requirements
3 30 (47.62%) Demand Management
3 30 (47.62%) Logistics
3 30 (47.62%) Project Planning
3 30 (47.62%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 26 (41.27%) Integration Testing
5 22 (34.92%) Information Management
6 11 (17.46%) Workflow
7 8 (12.70%) Time Management
8 6 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.52%) Biology
8 6 (9.52%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
8 6 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (9.52%) Data Analysis
8 6 (9.52%) Data Management
8 6 (9.52%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (47.62%) ABAP
2 13 (20.63%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) Perl
4 6 (9.52%) Python
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (30.16%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) PhD
System Software
1 6 (9.52%) Ceph
1 6 (9.52%) GPFS
1 6 (9.52%) Slurm Workload Manager
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) Ansible
1 6 (9.52%) Grafana
1 6 (9.52%) Icinga
1 6 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (53.97%) SAP
2 24 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 6 (9.52%) Google
3 6 (9.52%) Intel
3 6 (9.52%) SaltStack
4 3 (4.76%) IFS
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle