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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England / London
Rank 563 608 612
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +4
Permanent jobs citing PDA 11 45 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.11% 0.079%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 37 25
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £26,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
- -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 London region.

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
14563 18600 18508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.57% 45.21% 44.22%
Number of salaries quoted 12023 15477 15116
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 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 London region with a requirement for PDA.

1 24 (96.00%) MS Excel
1 24 (96.00%) MS Office
1 24 (96.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (84.00%) Windows 7
3 21 (84.00%) Banking
3 21 (84.00%) Windows 10
4 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (52.00%) Blackberry
6 12 (48.00%) iPhone
7 11 (44.00%) Reuters
7 11 (44.00%) Bloomberg
8 6 (24.00%) Office 365
9 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
10 1 (4.00%) Rational Rose
10 1 (4.00%) PBX
10 1 (4.00%) UML
10 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
10 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
10 1 (4.00%) Finance
10 1 (4.00%) IVR
10 1 (4.00%) Line Management
10 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
10 1 (4.00%) Degree
10 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 24 (96.00%) MS Excel
1 24 (96.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (24.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) PBX
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Rose
General
1 21 (84.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (84.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (8.00%) Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Business Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (4.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (52.00%) Blackberry
2 12 (48.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) IVR
3 1 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
2 21 (84.00%) Windows 10
2 21 (84.00%) Windows 7
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Server
3 17 (68.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
1 1 (4.00%) Line Management
1 1 (4.00%) Regression Testing
1 1 (4.00%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (4.00%) Degree
1 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 24 (96.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (44.00%) Bloomberg
2 11 (44.00%) Reuters