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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 436 405 423
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +18
Permanent jobs citing PDA 14 24 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.062% 0.11% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.20% 0.38% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 23
Average salary £32,500 £32,450 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.15% +8.16%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
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
6833 6330 7073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 30.19% 29.13% 30.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5181 5149 5956
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 £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -4 10 £24,750 -17.50%
Berkshire -14 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Surrey -2 1 £30,000 +27.65%
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 32 (62.75%) SQL Server
3 30 (58.82%) C#
4 27 (52.94%) .NET
5 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
6 21 (41.18%) HTML
6 21 (41.18%) Degree
6 21 (41.18%) Computer Science
7 20 (39.22%) LINQ
7 20 (39.22%) Android
7 20 (39.22%) Ajax
7 20 (39.22%) Mobile App
8 19 (37.25%) Android Development
8 19 (37.25%) XPath
8 19 (37.25%) XSLT
9 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
11 8 (15.69%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (15.69%) Windows Mobile
11 8 (15.69%) Smartphone
11 8 (15.69%) PowerHouse
11 8 (15.69%) Electronics
11 8 (15.69%) GPRS
11 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
12 7 (13.73%) C++
12 7 (13.73%) SQL
12 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
12 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
13 5 (9.80%) ITIL
13 5 (9.80%) MS Office

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (15.69%) MS Excel
2 5 (9.80%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (15.69%) Wi-Fi
1 8 (15.69%) GPRS
2 2 (3.92%) PBX
3 1 (1.96%) MPLS
3 1 (1.96%) WAN
3 1 (1.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (62.75%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) MySQL
General
1 8 (15.69%) Electronics
2 3 (5.88%) Back Office
2 3 (5.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 33 (64.71%) Developer
2 11 (21.57%) Software Developer
3 10 (19.61%) C# .NET Developer
3 10 (19.61%) C# Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Windows Mobile Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Mobile Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Support Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (13.73%) Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) IT Support
5 7 (13.73%) IT Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support
7 4 (7.84%) Service Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) DBA
8 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 3 (5.88%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (52.94%) .NET
2 21 (41.18%) HTML
3 20 (39.22%) LINQ
3 20 (39.22%) Ajax
4 19 (37.25%) XSLT
5 17 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.96%) Mason
7 1 (1.96%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (1.96%) HTML5
7 1 (1.96%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 20 (39.22%) Mobile App
3 8 (15.69%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.84%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.92%) IVR
5 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 38 (74.51%) Windows
2 20 (39.22%) Android
3 8 (15.69%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (5.88%) Linux
4 3 (5.88%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Android Development
2 5 (9.80%) ITIL
3 3 (5.88%) Scrum
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
3 3 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.92%) CRM
5 1 (1.96%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (1.96%) Business Transformation
5 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 30 (58.82%) C#
2 22 (43.14%) JavaScript
3 19 (37.25%) XPath
4 8 (15.69%) PowerHouse
5 7 (13.73%) C++
5 7 (13.73%) SQL
6 3 (5.88%) COBOL
6 3 (5.88%) C
6 3 (5.88%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) VB6
8 1 (1.96%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (41.18%) Degree
2 7 (13.73%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
4 3 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 3 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.96%) MCITP
5 1 (1.96%) MCP
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (23.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) VMware
3 3 (5.88%) Remedy
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.92%) Altiris
5 1 (1.96%) Mitel
5 1 (1.96%) Avaya
5 1 (1.96%) Motorola
5 1 (1.96%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.96%) Oracle
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago