The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 245 - 198
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 0 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.016% - 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.044% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 11
Median salary £25,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £26,500 £30,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-11.66% -7.69%
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 West Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2281 1960 1911
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 37.42% 34.29% 35.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1622 1595 1600
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PDA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PDA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PDA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 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
Staffordshire - 1 £25,000 -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for PDA.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) ITIL
3 3 (42.86%) assyst
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) MCP
5 1 (14.29%) CCTV
5 1 (14.29%) WPF
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) CSS
5 1 (14.29%) MS Office
5 1 (14.29%) MCSE
5 1 (14.29%) MCSA
5 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
5 1 (14.29%) LAN
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Intranet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior .NET Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Server Support
3 1 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) Classic ASP
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) A+ Certification
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCP
1 1 (14.29%) MCSA
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) ServiceNow
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft