The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 223 210 208
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -2
Permanent jobs citing PDA 4 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.067% 0.22% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% 0.78% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 6
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
PDA
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1833 1533 1686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.80% 27.90% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1127 1195 1373
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

PDA
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

PDA Salary Trend in Berkshire

PDA
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidenhead - 3 £50,000 -
PDA
South East

PDA
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 8 (66.67%) C#
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) GPRS
1 8 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
1 8 (66.67%) Smartphone
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) .NET
5 2 (16.67%) C
6 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) Motorola
6 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (8.33%) Android
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
6 1 (8.33%) .NET Compact Framework
6 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 1 (8.33%) HTML5

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (66.67%) GPRS
1 8 (66.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Mobile Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) HTML5
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Compact Framework
2 1 (8.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Smartphone
1 8 (66.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
1 8 (66.67%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) C++
3 2 (16.67%) C
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (8.33%) Motorola