The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 105 127
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge - 0.13% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.29% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Average salary - £22,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
PDA
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
840 699 977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 48.11% 45.04% 47.08%
Number of salaries quoted 593 572 822
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

PDA
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

PDA Salary Trend in Cambridge