The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 242 231
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.085% 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.25% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Average salary - £28,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +19.14%
UK excluding London average salary £26,500 £29,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -14.07%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2281 1974 2179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 40.13% 33.69% 39.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1724 1607 1752
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PDA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PDA Salary Trend in the South West