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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
England / South West
Rank - 247 252
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 0 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.15% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.40% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £32,500
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 the South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 1738 2265 1920
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 34.17% 38.74% 32.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1717 1511
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,025 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

LIMS
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for LIMS in the South West