Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 358 362 363
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 +9
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.061% 0.008% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.020% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
North West median annual salary - £130,000 £23,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +447.37% -59.57%
England median annual salary £27,500 £30,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -9.84% -23.75% +9.46%

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5151 4989 4654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.26% 40.31% 35.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4024 4164 3701
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,325 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing LIMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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

LIMS
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 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
Manchester -14 8 - -
LIMS
England

For the 6 months to 19 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 North West region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 8 (100.00%) ABAP
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
1 8 (100.00%) EDI
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (100.00%) Publishing
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
1 8 (100.00%) LSMW
1 8 (100.00%) Billing
1 8 (100.00%) Logistics
1 8 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 8 (100.00%) eCATT
1 8 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 8 (100.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
1 8 (100.00%) IDoc
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (12.50%) SAP QM

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 (12.50%) SAP QM
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) eCATT
1 8 (100.00%) LSMW
General
1 8 (100.00%) Billing
1 8 (100.00%) Finance
1 8 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (100.00%) Publishing
1 8 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Consultant
1 8 (100.00%) SAP Consultant
2 7 (87.50%) Logistics Consultant
2 7 (87.50%) SAP Logistics Consultant
3 5 (62.50%) SAP EWM Consultant
3 5 (62.50%) SAP WM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PM Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP PP Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) SAP QM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) EDI
1 8 (100.00%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 8 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 8 (100.00%) Data Migration
1 8 (100.00%) Demand Management
1 8 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 8 (100.00%) Logistics
1 8 (100.00%) Migration
1 8 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 8 (100.00%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) ABAP
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) SAP
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft