The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 628 599 647
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +48
Permanent jobs citing PDA 28 64 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.14% 0.094%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.31% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 27 47 44
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
PDA
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
19755 20400 23021
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 46.74% 45.63% 46.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16656 16596 18613
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in London

PDA
Salary Trend in London

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

PDA Salary Trend in London

PDA
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

PDA Salary Histogram in London

PDA
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the London region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £25,000 -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 54 (77.14%) MS Office
1 54 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 53 (75.71%) Windows
2 53 (75.71%) Blackberry
3 46 (65.71%) Windows XP
3 46 (65.71%) Active Directory
4 41 (58.57%) MS Excel
5 27 (38.57%) Banking
5 27 (38.57%) Reuters
5 27 (38.57%) Bloomberg
6 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
7 11 (15.71%) Degree
8 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
8 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (12.86%) UML
8 9 (12.86%) Rational Rose
8 9 (12.86%) Functional Testing
9 7 (10.00%) iManage
9 7 (10.00%) Legal
9 7 (10.00%) Advertising
9 7 (10.00%) Citrix
9 7 (10.00%) Back Office
10 6 (8.57%) SLA
10 6 (8.57%) e-Learning
11 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (7.14%) Finance
12 4 (5.71%) Firmware
12 4 (5.71%) VLAN
12 4 (5.71%) Driving Licence
13 3 (4.29%) Law

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 54 (77.14%) MS Office
2 41 (58.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.43%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) VLAN
2 1 (1.43%) ATM
2 1 (1.43%) DSL
2 1 (1.43%) Internet
2 1 (1.43%) PBX
2 1 (1.43%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.43%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Rational Rose
General
1 27 (38.57%) Banking
2 7 (10.00%) Advertising
2 7 (10.00%) Back Office
2 7 (10.00%) Legal
3 5 (7.14%) Finance
4 3 (4.29%) Law
5 2 (2.86%) Investment Banking
5 2 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (2.86%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.43%) Billing
6 1 (1.43%) Electronics
6 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Games
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 28 (40.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 15 (21.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 11 (15.71%) Analyst
4 9 (12.86%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) IT Trainer
5 7 (10.00%) Legal IT Trainer
5 7 (10.00%) Trainer
6 5 (7.14%) Customer Engineer
7 4 (5.71%) Customer Service Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (2.86%) Help Desk Support
8 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Trainer
9 1 (1.43%) Architect
9 1 (1.43%) C# Software Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) Help Desk Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.43%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.43%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.43%) .NET
1 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.43%) COM
1 1 (1.43%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 53 (75.71%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.57%) e-Learning
3 4 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.43%) EPoS
4 1 (1.43%) FMCG
4 1 (1.43%) iPhone
4 1 (1.43%) IVR
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 53 (75.71%) Windows
2 46 (65.71%) Windows XP
3 12 (17.14%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.43%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) Functional Testing
1 9 (12.86%) Regression Testing
1 9 (12.86%) UML
2 2 (2.86%) CRM
2 2 (2.86%) Migration
3 1 (1.43%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (1.43%) B2C
3 1 (1.43%) Business Continuity
3 1 (1.43%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (1.43%) Document Management
3 1 (1.43%) E-Commerce
3 1 (1.43%) Line Management
3 1 (1.43%) MVC
3 1 (1.43%) OO
3 1 (1.43%) OOP
3 1 (1.43%) Release Management
3 1 (1.43%) Software Engineering
3 1 (1.43%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) C#
1 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.43%) PL/SQL
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (15.71%) Degree
2 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.86%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.86%) MCSA
4 1 (1.43%) CCNA
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.43%) MCITP
4 1 (1.43%) MCP
4 1 (1.43%) MCSE
4 1 (1.43%) MOS
4 1 (1.43%) PhD
4 1 (1.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (65.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.71%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 54 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 27 (38.57%) Bloomberg
2 27 (38.57%) Reuters
3 7 (10.00%) Citrix
3 7 (10.00%) iManage
4 2 (2.86%) Dell
5 1 (1.43%) Adobe
5 1 (1.43%) Altiris
5 1 (1.43%) Apple
5 1 (1.43%) Cisco
5 1 (1.43%) Draytek
5 1 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (1.43%) Interwoven
5 1 (1.43%) NETGEAR
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) Sophos
5 1 (1.43%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.43%) ZyXEL