The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 241 239 268
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +29
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.015% 0.015% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% 0.046% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £34,000 £42,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2259 2168 2576
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 33.21% 32.75% 32.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1969 1720 2204
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

PDA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

PDA Salary Trend in the North West

PDA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015. 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
Cumbria - 1 £34,000 -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 6 (75.00%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Crystal Reports
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2000
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
2 5 (62.50%) Time Management
2 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) QA
3 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco
4 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) WSUS
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) Revit
6 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
6 1 (12.50%) Windows 7

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) Revit
2 1 (12.50%) AutoCAD
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) 3G
2 1 (12.50%) GPRS
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2000
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) DataEase
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Help Desk Supervisor
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) LLPG
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Time Management
1 5 (62.50%) Software Architecture
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Line Management
3 1 (12.50%) Capacity Management
3 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) VB6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPCC
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) SolarWinds
3 1 (12.50%) LANDesk
3 1 (12.50%) SOTI
3 1 (12.50%) Lumension
3 1 (12.50%) Hyland
3 1 (12.50%) Autodesk
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