Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 518 574 612
Rank change year-on-year +56 +38 -30
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 23 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.080% 0.057% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.15% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 20 19
South East median annual salary £25,500 £29,500 £24,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.56% +20.41% -33.78%
10th Percentile £19,500 £25,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £33,750 £44,075 £68,000
England median annual salary £26,000 £31,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.13% -22.50% +8.11%

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 11011 13688 16556
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.19% 38.92% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 9036 11278 13354
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,663
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing LIMS as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for LIMS in the South East

LIMS
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LIMS in the South East over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 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
Surrey +24 16 £25,000 -3.85%
Hampshire - 6 - -
Berkshire +49 1 £42,500 -22.73%
Thames Valley +42 1 £42,500 -
LIMS
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 South East region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 12 (52.17%) Information Management
2 11 (47.83%) Degree
3 10 (43.48%) Workflow
4 9 (39.13%) SQL
5 8 (34.78%) HTML
5 8 (34.78%) Windows
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
5 8 (34.78%) NHS
6 6 (26.09%) EDI
6 6 (26.09%) SAP
6 6 (26.09%) ABAP
6 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
6 6 (26.09%) Migration
6 6 (26.09%) LSMW
6 6 (26.09%) Billing
6 6 (26.09%) Logistics
6 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
6 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
6 6 (26.09%) eCATT
6 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (26.09%) Demand Management
6 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (26.09%) Work Breakdown Structure
6 6 (26.09%) IDoc
7 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
7 3 (13.04%) Retail
7 3 (13.04%) Scenario Testing
8 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
8 2 (8.70%) SAP EWM
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

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:

Business Applications
1 2 (8.70%) SAP EWM
Communications & Networking
1 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) eCATT
1 6 (26.09%) LSMW
General
1 6 (26.09%) Billing
1 6 (26.09%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.04%) Retail
3 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Publishing
4 1 (4.35%) Czech Language
4 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Consultant
2 5 (21.74%) Logistics Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Applications Support
3 4 (17.39%) Service Desk Support
4 3 (13.04%) IT Assistant
4 3 (13.04%) Tester
5 2 (8.70%) SAP Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) SAP EWM Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Developer
6 1 (4.35%) NHS Contracts Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Product Specialist
6 1 (4.35%) SAP Logistics Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SAP WM Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 6 (26.09%) EDI
2 6 (26.09%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) NHS
2 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Information Management
2 10 (43.48%) Workflow
3 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (26.09%) Customer Requirements
3 6 (26.09%) Data Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Demand Management
3 6 (26.09%) Logistics
3 6 (26.09%) Migration
3 6 (26.09%) Project Planning
3 6 (26.09%) Work Breakdown Structure
4 3 (13.04%) Scenario Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) OpenUP
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 6 (26.09%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) SAP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft