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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England / North West
Rank - - 253
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.06%

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
2461 2107 2463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.99% 37.71% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2024 1675 2118
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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