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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 419 422 413
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -9
Permanent jobs citing PDA 24 20 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.095% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.30% 0.27% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 24 20 29
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,550 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-28.57% +16.66%
PDA
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7922 7298 8011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.24% 34.85% 35.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5954 5956 6676
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PDA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

PDA Salary Trend in the South East

PDA
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the South East region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014.

PDA Salary Histogram in the South East

PDA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the South East region over the 3 months to 2 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire +2 11 £35,000 +79.48%
Berkshire -7 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £21,500 -
Kent - 2 £25,000 -
Surrey -22 1 £30,000 -9.09%
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) C#
3 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
4 17 (40.48%) .NET
5 15 (35.71%) HTML
5 15 (35.71%) Android
5 15 (35.71%) Mobile App
6 14 (33.33%) LINQ
6 14 (33.33%) Ajax
6 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 13 (30.95%) XSLT
7 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
7 13 (30.95%) XPath
7 13 (30.95%) Degree
7 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
7 13 (30.95%) Android Development
8 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
10 9 (21.43%) SQL
11 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
11 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
12 7 (16.67%) Electronics
12 7 (16.67%) PowerHouse
13 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
13 6 (14.29%) MS Office
14 5 (11.90%) GPRS
14 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (11.90%) Windows Mobile
14 5 (11.90%) Smartphone
14 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 6 (14.29%) MS Office
3 3 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.90%) GPRS
1 5 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (4.76%) PBX
3 1 (2.38%) WAN
3 1 (2.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (47.62%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (16.67%) Electronics
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Developer
2 10 (23.81%) Support Engineer
3 9 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
4 8 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 7 (16.67%) IT Support
5 7 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (14.29%) Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Desktop Support
7 5 (11.90%) Software Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Mobile Developer
7 5 (11.90%) Mobile Developer
8 4 (9.52%) Development Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Software Development Engineer
8 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
9 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
9 3 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (40.48%) .NET
2 15 (35.71%) HTML
3 14 (33.33%) Ajax
3 14 (33.33%) LINQ
4 13 (30.95%) XSLT
5 12 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (9.52%) Web Services
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 2 (4.76%) .NET Compact Framework
8 1 (2.38%) Mason
8 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.38%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (35.71%) Mobile App
2 13 (30.95%) Computer Science
3 6 (14.29%) Blackberry
4 5 (11.90%) Smartphone
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.76%) IVR
5 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 15 (35.71%) Android
3 5 (11.90%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 2 (4.76%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.95%) Android Development
2 4 (9.52%) Mobile Application Development
2 4 (9.52%) ITIL
2 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.52%) Change Control
3 3 (7.14%) Scrum
4 2 (4.76%) Line Management
4 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 1 (2.38%) Migration
5 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.38%) Business Transformation
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 23 (54.76%) C#
2 14 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.95%) XPath
4 9 (21.43%) SQL
5 7 (16.67%) PowerHouse
6 3 (7.14%) C++
7 1 (2.38%) VB
7 1 (2.38%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Degree
2 8 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.14%) A+ Certification
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (30.95%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (26.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) VMware
3 3 (7.14%) Remedy
4 2 (4.76%) Motorola
4 2 (4.76%) Altiris
5 1 (2.38%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.38%) Citrix
5 1 (2.38%) Avaya
5 1 (2.38%) Oracle
5 1 (2.38%) Mitel
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