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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England / South East
Rank 384 444 430
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -14
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 4 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.007% 0.020% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.018% 0.049% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 24
Median salary - £32,500 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +31.31%
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.06%

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
5421 8109 8011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 36.88% 41.45% 38.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4385 6776 6409
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,689 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing PDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +47 1 - -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 South East region with a requirement for PDA.

1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Quark
2 1 (33.33%) QuarkXPress
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) BCP
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (33.33%) Objective-C

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) Final Cut Pro
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) QuarkXPress
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
1 1 (33.33%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Facilities Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Facilities Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 2000
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) BCP
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Facilities Management
1 1 (33.33%) Patch Management
1 1 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Objective-C
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) Quark