The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 789 796 768
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs citing PDA 128 87 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.078% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.32% 0.24% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 117 61 138
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +28.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £22,614 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £28,500 £24,500
% change year-on-year
+22.80% +16.32%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PDA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA within the UK.

PDA Salary Trend in the UK

PDA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

PDA Salary Histogram in the UK

PDA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -5 122 £35,000 - 15
London -42 47 £35,000 - 7
South East +12 42 £35,000 +34.61% 5
Hampshire +18 25 £35,000 +89.67% 1
South West +12 20 £23,500 +3.92% 2
Havant - 16 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire +6 10 £45,000 +55.17% 2
West Midlands +12 9 £23,500 -55.23%
Dorset - 8 £18,000 -
Ferndown - 8 £18,000 -
Slough - 7 £45,000 -
Wiltshire 0 6 £23,500 +3.92% 2
City of London -14 5 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Fareham - 5 £32,500 -
Scotland -14 4 £31,000 - 2
Birmingham - 4 £38,750 -
Bristol - 4 £23,500 -
West Bromwich - 4 £18,750 -
Uxbridge +8 3 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire +6 3 £24,000 -
East of England -21 3 £24,000 -
Basingstoke +3 2 £20,000 -
Buckinghamshire -6 2 £45,000 +73.07% 1
Glasgow -15 2 - - 1
Guildford - 2 £31,250 -
Edinburgh - 2 £31,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 2 £50,000 - 1
Salisbury - 2 - - 2
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £24,000 -
Surrey - 2 £31,250 - 1

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 164 (72.25%) Windows
2 115 (50.66%) Microsoft
3 96 (42.29%) MS Excel
4 88 (38.77%) MS Office
4 88 (38.77%) Blackberry
5 86 (37.89%) Active Directory
6 75 (33.04%) Windows XP
7 59 (25.99%) SQL Server
8 58 (25.55%) MS Exchange
9 57 (25.11%) MS PowerPoint
10 55 (24.23%) C#
11 53 (23.35%) .NET
12 47 (20.70%) Degree
13 45 (19.82%) ITIL
14 44 (19.38%) HTML
14 44 (19.38%) Android
15 41 (18.06%) Banking
16 39 (17.18%) Mobile App
17 38 (16.74%) JavaScript
18 34 (14.98%) SQL
18 34 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2010
19 32 (14.10%) Windows Mobile
20 31 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2007
21 30 (13.22%) Wi-Fi
21 30 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
22 29 (12.78%) Windows 7
22 29 (12.78%) Apple iOS
23 26 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
23 26 (11.45%) Citrix
23 26 (11.45%) Computer Science

PDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 58 (25.55%) MS Exchange
2 34 (14.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (13.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 11 (4.85%) Lync
6 8 (3.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (2.20%) IBM Notes
7 5 (2.20%) Lotus Domino
8 2 (0.88%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 96 (42.29%) MS Excel
2 88 (38.77%) MS Office
3 57 (25.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.88%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (3.96%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.22%) Wi-Fi
2 22 (9.69%) GPRS
2 22 (9.69%) Wireless
3 20 (8.81%) Firewall
4 19 (8.37%) TCP/IP
4 19 (8.37%) VPN
5 18 (7.93%) DHCP
5 18 (7.93%) DNS
6 14 (6.17%) LAN
6 14 (6.17%) WAN
7 10 (4.41%) Ethernet
8 9 (3.96%) ATM
9 7 (3.08%) Internet
9 7 (3.08%) Network Security
10 6 (2.64%) VoIP
11 5 (2.20%) 3G
12 4 (1.76%) IP Telephony
12 4 (1.76%) SAN
12 4 (1.76%) Broadband
13 2 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (25.99%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.61%) MySQL
3 9 (3.96%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.44%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.44%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 10 (4.41%) Ant
2 9 (3.96%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.96%) Maven
2 9 (3.96%) Subversion
3 7 (3.08%) Rational Rose
4 1 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.44%) JUnit
4 1 (0.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 41 (18.06%) Banking
2 12 (5.29%) Electronics
2 12 (5.29%) Finance
2 12 (5.29%) Law
3 10 (4.41%) Back Office
4 7 (3.08%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.64%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.32%) Military
6 3 (1.32%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.32%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Marketing
7 2 (0.88%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 78 (34.36%) Analyst
2 73 (32.16%) Developer
3 51 (22.47%) Support Analyst
4 38 (16.74%) 3rd Line Support
5 31 (13.66%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 24 (10.57%) Mobile Developer
7 22 (9.69%) IT Support
8 21 (9.25%) Desktop Support
8 21 (9.25%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 20 (8.81%) Service Analyst
10 19 (8.37%) Support Engineer
10 19 (8.37%) Service Desk Analyst
11 16 (7.05%) C# Developer
11 16 (7.05%) Field Engineer
12 15 (6.61%) Software Developer
13 14 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
14 13 (5.73%) C# .NET Developer
15 10 (4.41%) 2nd Line Support
15 10 (4.41%) Java Developer
16 9 (3.96%) Break Fix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (23.35%) .NET
2 44 (19.38%) HTML
3 25 (11.01%) Ajax
4 18 (7.93%) XSLT
4 18 (7.93%) LINQ
4 18 (7.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 17 (7.49%) .NET Framework
5 17 (7.49%) CSS
6 16 (7.05%) HTML5
7 10 (4.41%) Spring
7 10 (4.41%) Hibernate
7 10 (4.41%) .NET Compact Framework
8 9 (3.96%) CSS3
8 9 (3.96%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.08%) jQuery
9 7 (3.08%) Symfony
10 6 (2.64%) Web Services
11 3 (1.32%) XML
11 3 (1.32%) WinForms
11 3 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 88 (38.77%) Blackberry
2 39 (17.18%) Mobile App
3 26 (11.45%) Computer Science
4 24 (10.57%) Smartphone
5 12 (5.29%) iPad
6 8 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (3.08%) Handset
8 6 (2.64%) iPhone
9 4 (1.76%) Device Driver
9 4 (1.76%) EPoS
10 3 (1.32%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.32%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
12 1 (0.44%) Open Source
12 1 (0.44%) Kindle
12 1 (0.44%) Derivative
12 1 (0.44%) Human Factors
Operating Systems
1 164 (72.25%) Windows
2 75 (33.04%) Windows XP
3 44 (19.38%) Android
4 32 (14.10%) Windows Mobile
5 29 (12.78%) Windows 7
5 29 (12.78%) Apple iOS
6 26 (11.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 22 (9.69%) Linux
8 21 (9.25%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (4.85%) Windows Phone
9 11 (4.85%) UNIX
10 8 (3.52%) Windows 2000
11 6 (2.64%) Windows Phone 7
12 4 (1.76%) Windows CE
12 4 (1.76%) Mac OS X
13 3 (1.32%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.32%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.88%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (19.82%) ITIL
2 18 (7.93%) Android Development
3 15 (6.61%) Service Management
3 15 (6.61%) Project Management
4 14 (6.17%) Mobile Application Development
5 13 (5.73%) Service Delivery
6 11 (4.85%) MVC
6 11 (4.85%) Incident Management
7 10 (4.41%) Problem Management
8 9 (3.96%) Asset Management
9 8 (3.52%) Configuration Management
10 7 (3.08%) UML
10 7 (3.08%) Software Testing
10 7 (3.08%) Logistics
11 6 (2.64%) Time Management
11 6 (2.64%) CAD
11 6 (2.64%) CRM
11 6 (2.64%) Mobile Device Management
12 5 (2.20%) OO
12 5 (2.20%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 55 (24.23%) C#
2 38 (16.74%) JavaScript
3 34 (14.98%) SQL
4 18 (7.93%) XPath
5 14 (6.17%) Java
6 11 (4.85%) PowerHouse
6 11 (4.85%) C++
7 10 (4.41%) PHP
8 9 (3.96%) C
9 8 (3.52%) Python
10 5 (2.20%) COBOL
11 4 (1.76%) Perl
12 2 (0.88%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.44%) VB
13 1 (0.44%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.44%) VB6
Qualifications
1 47 (20.70%) Degree
2 30 (13.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (3.52%) MCITP
4 7 (3.08%) MCSA
5 6 (2.64%) MCSE
6 5 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.20%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.20%) MCP
7 4 (1.76%) MCDST
7 4 (1.76%) IBM Certification
7 4 (1.76%) CCNA
7 4 (1.76%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.76%) HP AIS
8 3 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ACSP
9 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.44%) ISEB
9 1 (0.44%) ACTC
9 1 (0.44%) ACSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.93%) SLA
2 3 (1.32%) QA
3 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 86 (37.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (8.81%) Terminal Services
3 10 (4.41%) XenApp
4 7 (3.08%) MetaFrame
5 6 (2.64%) UAG
6 5 (2.20%) vSphere
6 5 (2.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (1.32%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.64%) SCCM
1 6 (2.64%) Backup Exec
1 6 (2.64%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (1.32%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (1.32%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 115 (50.66%) Microsoft
2 26 (11.45%) Citrix
3 24 (10.57%) Reuters
3 24 (10.57%) Bloomberg
4 22 (9.69%) Dell
4 22 (9.69%) Cisco
5 19 (8.37%) Apple
6 18 (7.93%) HP
7 17 (7.49%) Avaya
8 12 (5.29%) Motorola
9 10 (4.41%) SonicWALL
10 9 (3.96%) Symantec
11 8 (3.52%) VMware
12 6 (2.64%) MobileIron
13 5 (2.20%) Panasonic
13 5 (2.20%) Oracle
13 5 (2.20%) Lotus
14 4 (1.76%) Altiris
14 4 (1.76%) LANDesk
14 4 (1.76%) IBM
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