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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria - - 6.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £26,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
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 Cumbria region.

Miscellaneous Category
Cumbria
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
18 26 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cumbria 32.73% 48.15% 60.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 29
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Cumbria

PDA
Salary Trend in Cumbria

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

PDA Salary Trend in Cumbria