The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 848 838 835
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing PDA 61 91 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.092% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 52 77 71
Average salary £33,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.79% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £29,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -13.43%
PDA
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
40124 40186 40378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.48% 40.48% 41.19%
Number of salaries quoted 32642 32815 31782
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in England

PDA
Salary Trend in England

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

PDA Salary Trend in England

PDA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

PDA Salary Histogram in England

PDA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the England region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. 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
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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
London +19 44 £35,000 +6.06% 2
East of England -6 6 £23,500 -18.96% 1
South East -4 5 £30,000 +11.11% 1
West Midlands -18 4 £34,000 -32.00% 2
North East +3 2 £34,500 +18.96%
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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 83 (70.34%) Windows
1 83 (70.34%) Blackberry
2 80 (67.80%) MS Office
3 79 (66.95%) Microsoft
4 64 (54.24%) MS Excel
5 59 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 58 (49.15%) Windows XP
7 29 (24.58%) Windows Server
8 27 (22.88%) Banking
8 27 (22.88%) Reuters
8 27 (22.88%) Bloomberg
9 24 (20.34%) Degree
10 21 (17.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 21 (17.80%) Citrix
11 20 (16.95%) Rational Rose
11 20 (16.95%) UML
11 20 (16.95%) Regression Testing
11 20 (16.95%) Functional Testing
12 18 (15.25%) iManage
12 18 (15.25%) Legal
13 15 (12.71%) Back Office
13 15 (12.71%) Apple
14 13 (11.02%) Android
14 13 (11.02%) iPhone
14 13 (11.02%) MS Exchange
15 12 (10.17%) e-Learning
16 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
16 10 (8.47%) Windows 7
17 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
17 9 (7.63%) VPN

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (11.02%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (5.93%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (5.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (1.69%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.85%) IIS
6 1 (0.85%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 80 (67.80%) MS Office
2 64 (54.24%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) assyst
1 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
1 9 (7.63%) VPN
2 8 (6.78%) Firewall
3 7 (5.93%) Wireless
4 6 (5.08%) DHCP
4 6 (5.08%) DMZ
4 6 (5.08%) DNS
4 6 (5.08%) IMAP
4 6 (5.08%) SMTP
4 6 (5.08%) VLAN
5 4 (3.39%) LAN
6 3 (2.54%) NAS
6 3 (2.54%) SAN
7 2 (1.69%) ATM
8 1 (0.85%) Intranet
8 1 (0.85%) VoIP
8 1 (0.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 20 (16.95%) Rational Rose
General
1 27 (22.88%) Banking
2 18 (15.25%) Legal
3 15 (12.71%) Back Office
4 9 (7.63%) Advertising
4 9 (7.63%) Finance
5 8 (6.78%) Law
6 5 (4.24%) Investment Banking
7 4 (3.39%) Billing
8 3 (2.54%) Retail
9 2 (1.69%) Electronics
9 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.69%) Games
9 2 (1.69%) Korean Language
9 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.85%) Marketing
10 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Analyst
2 24 (20.34%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 20 (16.95%) Business Analyst
4 18 (15.25%) IT Trainer
4 18 (15.25%) Trainer
5 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Trainer
6 13 (11.02%) Support Engineer
7 11 (9.32%) Legal IT Trainer
8 10 (8.47%) Support Analyst
9 8 (6.78%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (5.93%) Developer
10 7 (5.93%) IT Support
10 7 (5.93%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) .NET Developer
11 6 (5.08%) Systems Engineer
11 6 (5.08%) Systems Support
11 6 (5.08%) Systems Support Engineer
12 5 (4.24%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 4 (3.39%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.78%) .NET
1 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET
2 6 (5.08%) MAPI
3 5 (4.24%) HTML
4 4 (3.39%) HTML5
4 4 (3.39%) Web Services
5 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (1.69%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (0.85%) COM
6 1 (0.85%) CSS
6 1 (0.85%) WinForms
6 1 (0.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 83 (70.34%) Blackberry
2 13 (11.02%) iPhone
3 12 (10.17%) e-Learning
4 8 (6.78%) iPad
5 6 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.54%) Replication
8 2 (1.69%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.69%) EPoS
8 2 (1.69%) Hedge funds
8 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.85%) FMCG
9 1 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 83 (70.34%) Windows
2 58 (49.15%) Windows XP
3 29 (24.58%) Windows Server
4 13 (11.02%) Android
5 10 (8.47%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.78%) Windows 8
6 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (5.93%) Linux
7 7 (5.93%) Windows 10
8 6 (5.08%) Windows Vista
9 5 (4.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (16.95%) Functional Testing
1 20 (16.95%) Regression Testing
1 20 (16.95%) UML
2 5 (4.24%) ITIL
3 2 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (1.69%) CRM
3 2 (1.69%) MVC
4 1 (0.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (0.85%) B2C
4 1 (0.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (0.85%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (0.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (0.85%) Migration
4 1 (0.85%) OO
4 1 (0.85%) OOP
4 1 (0.85%) Release Management
4 1 (0.85%) Software Engineering
4 1 (0.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.24%) JavaScript
2 4 (3.39%) C#
2 4 (3.39%) SQL
3 2 (1.69%) Java
3 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (20.34%) Degree
2 21 (17.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.24%) A+ Certification
3 5 (4.24%) CCNA
3 5 (4.24%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (3.39%) MCP
5 3 (2.54%) MOS
6 1 (0.85%) MCITP
6 1 (0.85%) MCSE
6 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) SLA
System Software
1 59 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.93%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.54%) NFS
4 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 79 (66.95%) Microsoft
2 27 (22.88%) Bloomberg
2 27 (22.88%) Reuters
3 21 (17.80%) Citrix
4 18 (15.25%) iManage
5 15 (12.71%) Apple
6 7 (5.93%) Cisco
7 6 (5.08%) Draytek
7 6 (5.08%) VMware
8 4 (3.39%) SonicWALL
9 3 (2.54%) Aerohive Networks
9 3 (2.54%) Dell
9 3 (2.54%) HP
9 3 (2.54%) Veeam
10 2 (1.69%) Lotus
10 2 (1.69%) Symantec
10 2 (1.69%) TOWER Software
11 1 (0.85%) Sage
11 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.85%) SAP
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