Period
to 12 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 6 months to 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
England > South East
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 308 427 496
Rank change year-on-year +119 +69 +38
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 59 22 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.11% 0.075%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 16
10th Percentile £29,000 £43,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £35,625 £45,000 £49,688
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% -9.09% +52.78%
75th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
90th Percentile " £57,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -22.73% +30.95%

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 South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 4,555 7,264 9,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 36.78% 35.30% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3,197 5,798 7,549
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,225
25th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LIMS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for LIMS in the South East

LIMS
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing LIMS in the South East.

Salary trend for LIMS in the South East

LIMS
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing LIMS in the South East over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for LIMS in the South East

LIMS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the South East region over the 6 months to 12 April 2021. 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
Surrey +50 41 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Thames Valley - 18 £57,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 18 £57,500 -
LIMS
England

For the 6 months to 12 April 2021, IT jobs citing LIMS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 59 (100.00%) Information Management
2 36 (61.02%) Workflow
3 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (40.68%) Degree
4 24 (40.68%) C#
5 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
6 20 (33.90%) Web Services
7 19 (32.20%) Management Information System
7 19 (32.20%) TDD
7 19 (32.20%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
8 18 (30.51%) SQL
9 16 (27.12%) .NET
10 15 (25.42%) Azure
10 15 (25.42%) DevOps
11 14 (23.73%) .NET Core
11 14 (23.73%) RESTful
11 14 (23.73%) Continuous Improvement
12 13 (22.03%) Validation
13 12 (20.34%) Java
14 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
14 11 (18.64%) Linux
14 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
14 11 (18.64%) Linux Command Line
14 11 (18.64%) SDLC
15 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
15 10 (16.95%) Selenium
15 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
16 9 (15.25%) Business Analysis
16 9 (15.25%) Ruby

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (5.08%) MS Project Server
1 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 15 (25.42%) Azure
2 5 (8.47%) AWS
3 4 (6.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.64%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) Data Warehouse
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle Database
2 9 (15.25%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (15.25%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.39%) UniData
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (16.95%) Selenium
2 9 (15.25%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.47%) InstallShield
3 5 (8.47%) NUnit
3 5 (8.47%) SpecFlow
3 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.47%) Visual Studio
3 5 (8.47%) WebDriver
3 5 (8.47%) WiX
4 2 (3.39%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (3.39%) Toad
General
1 3 (5.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 25 (42.37%) Developer
2 14 (23.73%) Software Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Analyst
4 9 (15.25%) Data Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) LIMS Developer
5 8 (13.56%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (13.56%) Senior Data Analyst
6 5 (8.47%) Automation Team Leader
6 5 (8.47%) Automation Test Lead
6 5 (8.47%) Automation Tester
6 5 (8.47%) Team Leader
6 5 (8.47%) Test Leader
6 5 (8.47%) Test Team Leader
6 5 (8.47%) Tester
7 4 (6.78%) Product Owner
7 4 (6.78%) Selenium Automation Tester
7 4 (6.78%) Selenium Tester
8 3 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails Developer
8 3 (5.08%) Support Officer
9 2 (3.39%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) Web Services
2 16 (27.12%) .NET
3 14 (23.73%) .NET Core
3 14 (23.73%) RESTful
4 9 (15.25%) .NET Framework
4 9 (15.25%) Entity Framework
5 3 (5.08%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (3.39%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.39%) CSS
6 2 (3.39%) HTML
6 2 (3.39%) React
6 2 (3.39%) Sass
7 1 (1.69%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 19 (32.20%) Management Information System
2 11 (18.64%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (15.25%) Algorithms
3 9 (15.25%) Data Structures
4 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (11.86%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (10.17%) User Experience
6 4 (6.78%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Linux
2 9 (15.25%) Unix
3 2 (3.39%) AIX
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (100.00%) Information Management
2 36 (61.02%) Workflow
3 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (38.98%) Software Engineering
5 19 (32.20%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (32.20%) TDD
6 18 (30.51%) Computer Science
7 15 (25.42%) DevOps
8 14 (23.73%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (22.03%) Validation
10 11 (18.64%) Configuration Management
10 11 (18.64%) SDLC
11 10 (16.95%) Software Testing
11 10 (16.95%) Test Automation
12 9 (15.25%) Bioinformatics
12 9 (15.25%) Business Analysis
12 9 (15.25%) Data Validation
12 9 (15.25%) Informatics
12 9 (15.25%) Project Management
12 9 (15.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 24 (40.68%) C#
2 18 (30.51%) SQL
3 12 (20.34%) Java
4 9 (15.25%) C++
4 9 (15.25%) Python
4 9 (15.25%) R
4 9 (15.25%) Ruby
4 9 (15.25%) VB
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (40.68%) Degree
2 5 (8.47%) ISEB
3 4 (6.78%) CSPO
4 2 (3.39%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.69%) IBM Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) Data Quality
2 3 (5.08%) PMO
3 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
2 2 (3.39%) PowerHA
2 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.39%) IBM
3 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
3 2 (3.39%) VMware