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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 59
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £25,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £34,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +38.00%
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
163 148 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 42.01% 29.19% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 143 123 159
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

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