The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 215 212
Rank change year-on-year +55 -3  
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 5 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.18% 0.047% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.51% 0.11% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 1
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +26.92%  
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 Surrey with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 975 1822 1707
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 34.56% 43.17% 37.72%
Number of salaries quoted 795 1499 1430
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

LIMS
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for LIMS in Surrey

LIMS
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LIMS in Surrey over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for LIMS in Surrey

LIMS
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chertsey +12 2 £29,500 -26.25%
LIMS
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Surrey region with a requirement for LIMS.

1 13 (92.86%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) Life Science
2 3 (21.43%) Marketing
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (14.29%) Workflow
3 2 (14.29%) HL7
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Development
4 1 (7.14%) MS Office
4 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
1 3 (21.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Product Specialist
2 1 (7.14%) Client Services Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Line Management
1 2 (14.29%) Time Management
1 2 (14.29%) Workflow
2 1 (7.14%) Business Development
Qualifications
1 13 (92.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) HL7