The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 141 147 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.040% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £29,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
PDA
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
812 832 684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.79% 33.44% 33.58%
Number of salaries quoted 482 619 590
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,418 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PDA
Salary Trend in Reading

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

PDA Salary Trend in Reading

PDA
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Android

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory