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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 229 - 268
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PDA 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.055% - 0.014%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% - 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Median salary £23,000 - £37,500
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2210 2375 2494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.58% 37.85% 35.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1888 1897 1933
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside - 3 £23,000 -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for 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 the North West 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:

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