The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 85
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - - 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £28,250 £28,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-0.87% -8.06%
PDA
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
453 372 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 37.69% 31.08% 36.89%
Number of salaries quoted 314 301 335
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

PDA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

PDA Salary Trend in Essex