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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 79
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - - 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £21,000
UK excluding London median salary £23,750 £34,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-31.15% +38.00%
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
182 269 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 32.68% 35.30% 31.33%
Number of salaries quoted 137 179 163
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £55,000 £52,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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