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

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 256
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £29,500
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 North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2736 2220 2379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.52% 39.68% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 1916 1909
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

LIMS
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for LIMS in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 North West region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) ABAP
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (66.67%) EDI
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) LSMW
2 2 (66.67%) Billing
2 2 (66.67%) Logistics
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) eCATT
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (66.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
2 2 (66.67%) IDoc
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
3 1 (33.33%) SAP SD
3 1 (33.33%) OLE
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Publishing

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (33.33%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Dynamics 365
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) eCATT
1 2 (66.67%) LSMW
General
1 2 (66.67%) Billing
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Publishing
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Logistics Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP MM Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP SD Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) EDI
1 2 (66.67%) IDoc
2 1 (33.33%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) Customer Requirements
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Demand Management
1 2 (66.67%) Logistics
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Work Breakdown Structure
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) CRM
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) ABAP
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle