The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 108 96 -
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% 0.080% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.16% 0.23% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
PDA
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
613 430 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.20% 34.54% 28.86%
Number of salaries quoted 413 289 250
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,250 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

PDA
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

PDA Salary Trend in Edinburgh

PDA
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) ATM
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
1 2 (66.67%) Android
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Military
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) ATM
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Ant
1 2 (66.67%) Subversion
1 2 (66.67%) Maven
1 2 (66.67%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (33.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) CSS
1 2 (66.67%) Hibernate
1 2 (66.67%) Spring
1 2 (66.67%) HTML5
1 2 (66.67%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Apple iOS
1 2 (66.67%) Android
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree