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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 131
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.051%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £34,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +38.00%
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
417 652 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.36% 38.58% 36.70%
Number of salaries quoted 348 544 565
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,900 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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