The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 84 74
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.51% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.54% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Median salary - £34,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £27,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year
-3.63% -6.77%
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 North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
277 259 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 34.89% 32.99% 30.21%
Number of salaries quoted 234 218 164
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

PDA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

PDA Salary Trend in the North East