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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 61 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 1.01% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.79% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 0
Average salary - £25,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £25,000 £32,750
% change year-on-year
+38.00% -23.66%
PDA
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
154 179 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 31.24% 36.09% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 116 147 119
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £22,100 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

PDA
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

PDA Salary Trend in Lancashire