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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
UK / England
Rank 797 856 844
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -12
Permanent jobs citing PDA 21 67 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.027% 0.070% 0.084%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.066% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 58 68
Median salary £35,000 £32,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% +9.16%
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £26,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
+1.88% -8.62%

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
31908 40880 40557
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.82% 42.82% 40.90%
Number of salaries quoted 26076 33258 33006
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,780
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +20 10 £35,000 - 1
East of England +21 5 £28,000 +19.14% 2
South East +67 4 - -
South West - 2 £26,000 - 1
PDA
UK

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for PDA.

1 37 (97.37%) MS Office
1 37 (97.37%) Active Directory
2 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 35 (92.11%) MS Excel
3 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 29 (76.32%) Windows 7
5 25 (65.79%) Windows 10
6 23 (60.53%) Windows Server
6 23 (60.53%) Banking
7 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (52.63%) Blackberry
9 15 (39.47%) iPhone
10 13 (34.21%) Reuters
10 13 (34.21%) Bloomberg
11 8 (21.05%) Office 365
11 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
12 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
12 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
13 4 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
13 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
13 4 (10.53%) Change Management
13 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
13 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
13 4 (10.53%) Ruby
13 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
13 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
13 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (10.53%) Final Cut Pro
13 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.26%) IBM Domino
1 2 (5.26%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 37 (97.37%) MS Office
2 35 (92.11%) MS Excel
3 5 (13.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (10.53%) Final Cut Pro
4 4 (10.53%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Office 365
2 5 (13.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
1 4 (10.53%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (10.53%) VPN
2 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (2.63%) LAN
3 1 (2.63%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Rational Rose
General
1 23 (60.53%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (52.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (23.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Analyst
4 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) IT Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.63%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Business Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Help Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Service Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support
6 1 (2.63%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (52.63%) Blackberry
2 15 (39.47%) iPhone
3 4 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.63%) IVR
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (92.11%) Windows
2 29 (76.32%) Windows 7
3 25 (65.79%) Windows 10
4 23 (60.53%) Windows Server
5 21 (55.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (21.05%) Windows XP
7 4 (10.53%) Mac OS
7 4 (10.53%) Mac OS X
7 4 (10.53%) Windows 2000
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (13.16%) Cybersecurity
2 4 (10.53%) BCP
2 4 (10.53%) Change Management
2 4 (10.53%) Patch Management
2 4 (10.53%) Problem Management
2 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (7.89%) ITIL
3 3 (7.89%) Line Management
4 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 2 (5.26%) Service Management
5 1 (2.63%) Functional Testing
5 1 (2.63%) Regression Testing
5 1 (2.63%) UML
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.53%) C
1 4 (10.53%) C++
1 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
1 4 (10.53%) Python
1 4 (10.53%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) MCP
2 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) MCSE
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (97.37%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Bloomberg
2 13 (34.21%) Reuters
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe
3 4 (10.53%) Apple
3 4 (10.53%) Quark
4 2 (5.26%) Cisco
4 2 (5.26%) Citrix
4 2 (5.26%) Lotus
4 2 (5.26%) NetApp
4 2 (5.26%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.26%) VMware
London
Etech Partners
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Davanti Solutions
Salary: £22,000 per annum £4000 car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bedfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago