The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
North West / Manchester
Rank 202 168 187
Rank change year-on-year -34 +19  
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 3 12 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.077% 0.36% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.89% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 2
Median salary £47,500 £44,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +19.72%  
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 Manchester with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1682 1343 1337
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 43.26% 40.26% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1372 1110 1069
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

LIMS
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for LIMS in Manchester

LIMS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 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 Manchester region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) ABAP
3 4 (66.67%) EDI
3 4 (66.67%) Migration
3 4 (66.67%) LSMW
3 4 (66.67%) Billing
3 4 (66.67%) Logistics
3 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
3 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
3 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (66.67%) Demand Management
3 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (50.00%) Retail
4 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 3 (50.00%) Publishing
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (16.67%) Ariba
5 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
5 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
5 1 (16.67%) SAP APO
5 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
5 1 (16.67%) OLE
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management
5 1 (16.67%) SAP PM

LIMS
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (16.67%) Maximo
1 1 (16.67%) SAP APO
1 1 (16.67%) SAP MII
1 1 (16.67%) SAP PM
1 1 (16.67%) SAP SD
1 1 (16.67%) TrackWise
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) LSMW
General
1 5 (83.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (66.67%) Billing
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Publishing
3 3 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Logistics Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) SAP Logistics Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) SAP MM Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) SAP SD Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) IT Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) EDI
2 1 (16.67%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Demand Management
1 4 (66.67%) Logistics
1 4 (66.67%) Migration
1 4 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
3 1 (16.67%) IT Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) ABAP
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (16.67%) Ariba
2 1 (16.67%) JD Edwards
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle