The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 87 58 -
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.14% 1.38% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 3.52% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £21,000 £18,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +20.68%
PDA
South West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
270 227 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 36.54% 39.14% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 214 180 113
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

PDA
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

PDA Salary Trend in Dorset

PDA
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 £21,000 -
PDA
South West

PDA
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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.

Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 7
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware