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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 242 - 232
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PDA 3 0 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.057% - 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% - 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 13
Median salary £40,000 - £28,500
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 - £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £34,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £30,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -3.22%
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
1965 2069 2347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.56% 34.77% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1623 1623 1876
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PDA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Devon - 2 £42,500 -
Bristol - 1 £35,000 -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 West region with a requirement for PDA.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Scrum
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Blog
2 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Kanban
2 2 (50.00%) REST

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (50.00%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Legal IT Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Trainer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) REST
1 2 (50.00%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blog
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Kanban
1 2 (50.00%) Open Source
1 2 (50.00%) Scrum
1 2 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) User Stories
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Document Management
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) HP
2 1 (25.00%) IBM
2 1 (25.00%) iManage
2 1 (25.00%) Interwoven