The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 215 211 232
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +21
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.021% 0.10% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.062% 0.38% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 1
Average salary £30,000 £23,500 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.65% -2.08%
UK excluding London average salary £25,000 £32,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +8.33%
PDA
South East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1611 1307 1700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 33.03% 26.58% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1311 1011 1433
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 Surrey

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

PDA
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

PDA Salary Trend in Surrey

PDA
Job Locations in Surrey

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Surrey region over the 3 months to 27 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
Farnham - 1 £30,000 -
PDA
South East

PDA
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) PHP
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Blackberry

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Surrey 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 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft