The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 58 - 41
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.29% - 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.87% - 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £29,000 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +9.37%
PDA
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
115 139 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.33% 35.37% 48.54%
Number of salaries quoted 111 109 111
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

PDA
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the Bedford region.

PDA Salary Trend in Bedford

PDA
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Android

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing PDA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory