The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 142
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +11.11%
PDA
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
737 605 784
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.45% 35.67% 35.40%
Number of salaries quoted 647 451 679
Average salary £41,250 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

PDA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

PDA Salary Trend in Cheshire

PDA
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase
1 1 (100.00%) Informix
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Informix
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) EJB
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VMS
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Sybase