The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland - - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - -
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
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
53 79 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 46.49% 56.83% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 38 50 57
Median salary £25,000 £38,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-35.48% +13.97%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

PDA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

PDA Salary Trend in Northern Ireland