The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 50 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PDA 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.73% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £23,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
153 186 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 37.32% 36.47% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 108 131 231
Average salary £43,349 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.37% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £23,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

PDA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

PDA Salary Trend in Merseyside

PDA
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
Liverpool - 3 £23,000 -
PDA
North West

PDA
Top 4 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 3 (100.00%) SLA
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Driving Licence

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Customer Service Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Driving Licence
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Firmware