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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 75
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £34,000
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 Merseyside region.

Miscellaneous Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
189 175 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 31.34% 28.74% 29.10%
Number of salaries quoted 155 146 177
Average salary £50,000 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.25% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,725 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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