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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 167 157
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.10% 0.095%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.33% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £31,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +12.90%
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
1104 1228 1185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.21% 31.95% 37.65%
Number of salaries quoted 693 786 672
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile Device Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
Glasgow Area
SCC
Salary: From £17,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago