The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.52% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Median salary £35,614 - -
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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 370 425 508
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 38.38% 43.02% 40.80%
Number of salaries quoted 308 337 362
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.52% +14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

LIMS
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for LIMS in Essex

LIMS
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the Essex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Saffron Walden - 5 £35,614 -
LIMS
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 6 (100.00%) SQL
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 6 (100.00%) Information Management
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Informatics
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) Catalyst
2 5 (83.33%) DBIx::Class
2 5 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
2 5 (83.33%) GitHub
2 5 (83.33%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (83.33%) Ext JS
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) JSP
3 1 (16.67%) Tomcat
3 1 (16.67%) Spring
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 (16.67%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) Relational Database
2 5 (83.33%) PostgreSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Developer
2 5 (83.33%) Senior Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Java Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) Catalyst
1 5 (83.33%) DBIx::Class
1 5 (83.33%) Ext JS
1 5 (83.33%) KnockoutJS
1 5 (83.33%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) JSP
2 1 (16.67%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Informatics
1 6 (100.00%) Information Management
1 6 (100.00%) Web Development
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Bioinformatics
2 5 (83.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 5 (83.33%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Oracle