The table below looks at the prevalence of the term LIMS in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LIMS over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 835 918 933
Rank change year-on-year +83 +15  
Permanent jobs citing LIMS 26 44 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.042% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.099% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 19 34 32
Median salary £35,614 £41,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.18% -12.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £43,096 £46,500 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £35,614 £41,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -14.18% -9.78%  

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 with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 35333 44259 45159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.90% 42.61% 40.78%
Number of salaries quoted 28529 35787 35763
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

LIMS
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

LIMS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for LIMS in the UK

LIMS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LIMS over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Salary histogram for LIMS in the UK

LIMS
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LIMS within the UK over the 3 months to 26 April 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
England +85 26 £35,614 -16.20% 3
South East +60 10 £37,500 -11.76%
East of England +17 8 £35,307 -
Surrey +48 7 £29,500 -28.48%
Birmingham - 6 - -
West Midlands - 6 - -
Saffron Walden - 5 £35,614 -
Essex - 5 £35,614 -
Chertsey +13 4 £27,750 -30.62%
Oxfordshire -1 3 £40,000 -11.11%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -
North West -25 2 £47,500 +14.45%
Manchester -31 2 £47,500 +14.45%

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 with a requirement for LIMS.

1 22 (43.14%) Degree
2 21 (41.18%) Manufacturing
3 19 (37.25%) SAP
4 18 (35.29%) SQL
5 17 (33.33%) ABAP
5 17 (33.33%) EDI
5 17 (33.33%) LSMW
5 17 (33.33%) Billing
5 17 (33.33%) Migration
5 17 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 17 (33.33%) Logistics
5 17 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 17 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 17 (33.33%) Demand Management
5 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
6 14 (27.45%) Oracle
7 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
9 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
10 10 (19.61%) Information Management
10 10 (19.61%) Web Development
10 10 (19.61%) Finance
10 10 (19.61%) Integration Testing
10 10 (19.61%) Informatics
10 10 (19.61%) Java
11 9 (17.65%) Publishing
11 9 (17.65%) Bioinformatics
11 9 (17.65%) Spring
11 9 (17.65%) Retail

LIMS
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (11.76%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.96%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.96%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) SAP QM
2 2 (3.92%) SAP PM
2 2 (3.92%) SAP WM
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.96%) Maximo
3 1 (1.96%) SAP APO
3 1 (1.96%) SAP MII
3 1 (1.96%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.96%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.84%) GitHub
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.57%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.84%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (7.84%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (5.88%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.96%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 17 (33.33%) LSMW
2 5 (9.80%) Eclipse
2 5 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 5 (9.80%) IntelliJ
2 5 (9.80%) Maven
2 5 (9.80%) Subversion
3 2 (3.92%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (1.96%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.96%) JIRA
4 1 (1.96%) Selenium
General
1 21 (41.18%) Manufacturing
2 17 (33.33%) Billing
3 10 (19.61%) Finance
4 9 (17.65%) Publishing
4 9 (17.65%) Retail
5 3 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (33.33%) Developer
2 15 (29.41%) Consultant
3 11 (21.57%) Logistics Consultant
4 10 (19.61%) SAP Consultant
5 9 (17.65%) Java Developer
6 7 (13.73%) SAP Logistics Consultant
7 5 (9.80%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.84%) LIMS Developer
8 4 (7.84%) SAP MM Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) SAP SD Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Developer
8 4 (7.84%) Senior Software Developer
9 3 (5.88%) SAP PP Consultant
9 3 (5.88%) SAP QM Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) IT Assistant
10 2 (3.92%) Product Specialist
10 2 (3.92%) SAP EWM Consultant
10 2 (3.92%) SAP WM Consultant
11 1 (1.96%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (33.33%) EDI
2 9 (17.65%) Spring
3 6 (11.76%) jQuery
3 6 (11.76%) JSP
3 6 (11.76%) Sass
4 5 (9.80%) CSS
4 5 (9.80%) JDBC
5 4 (7.84%) Catalyst
5 4 (7.84%) DBIx::Class
5 4 (7.84%) Ext JS
5 4 (7.84%) HTML
5 4 (7.84%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (7.84%) Web Services
6 2 (3.92%) J2EE
6 2 (3.92%) J2SE
6 2 (3.92%) OLE
6 2 (3.92%) XML
7 1 (1.96%) Java EE
7 1 (1.96%) Java SE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.80%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.80%) Management Information System
2 5 (9.80%) User Experience
3 4 (7.84%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 17 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
1 17 (33.33%) Data Migration
1 17 (33.33%) Demand Management
1 17 (33.33%) Logistics
1 17 (33.33%) Migration
1 17 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 13 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.61%) Informatics
3 10 (19.61%) Information Management
3 10 (19.61%) Integration Testing
3 10 (19.61%) Web Development
4 9 (17.65%) Bioinformatics
5 5 (9.80%) Unit Testing
6 4 (7.84%) MVC
7 3 (5.88%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.92%) Line Management
8 2 (3.92%) Time Management
8 2 (3.92%) Workflow
9 1 (1.96%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (35.29%) SQL
2 17 (33.33%) ABAP
3 12 (23.53%) JavaScript
4 10 (19.61%) Java
5 4 (7.84%) Perl
6 3 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.96%) C++
7 1 (1.96%) Python
7 1 (1.96%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (43.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) GxP
2 2 (3.92%) HL7
3 1 (1.96%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (37.25%) SAP
2 14 (27.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.96%) Ariba
4 1 (1.96%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.96%) LabWare
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