The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - - 176
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - - 0.080%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £33,500
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £34,500 £25,000
% change year-on-year
-4.34% +38.00%
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 Scotland region.

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1152 1350 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.19% 41.33% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 598 833 887
Median salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,992 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PDA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

PDA Salary Trend in Scotland

PDA
Top 1 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PDA.

1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science