The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 137 - 107
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PDA 2 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.089% - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +12.90%
PDA
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
673 696 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.00% 33.29% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 593 632 362
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,150 £26,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

PDA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

PDA Salary Trend in Birmingham

PDA
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL