The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 183 177 -
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.049% 0.074% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.21% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
Average salary - £33,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
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 Manchester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
973 1050 1060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.95% 26.02% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 741 862 879
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

PDA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

PDA Salary Trend in Manchester

PDA
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
Cheadle - 2 - -
PDA
North West

PDA
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Wonderware
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (100.00%) ArchestrA

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) ArchestrA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) OO
1 2 (100.00%) OOD
1 2 (100.00%) SOA
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Wonderware