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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 79
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -14.28%
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
242 314 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 32.70% 40.41% 32.28%
Number of salaries quoted 200 258 184
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £47,448 £60,000
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

PDA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 North East region with a requirement for PDA.

1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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:

Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) HTML Developer
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) HTML5
1 2 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript