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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank 199 181 196
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +15
Permanent jobs citing PDA 10 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.13% 0.086%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.42% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 4
Average salary £50,000 £25,000 £24,850
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +0.60%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +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
1359 1412 1418
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.98% 31.50% 30.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1149 1156 1258
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDA across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PDA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

PDA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

PDA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. 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
Staffordshire - 7 £50,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £29,000 - 3
Coventry - 1 £29,000 -
PDA
England

PDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
4 6 (46.15%) LAN
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Android
6 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (30.77%) Statistics
6 4 (30.77%) HTML5
6 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
6 4 (30.77%) Android Development
6 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
6 4 (30.77%) Project Management
6 4 (30.77%) .NET
6 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
6 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
6 4 (30.77%) MS Office
6 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
6 4 (30.77%) MCP
6 4 (30.77%) C#
6 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
8 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
8 2 (15.38%) UNIX
8 2 (15.38%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Excel
2 4 (30.77%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (38.46%) Service Analyst
3 4 (30.77%) Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) IT Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) HTML5
1 4 (30.77%) .NET
1 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
1 4 (30.77%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Statistics
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Android
2 4 (30.77%) Apple iOS
3 3 (23.08%) Windows
4 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
4 2 (15.38%) UNIX
4 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) ITIL
2 4 (30.77%) Android Development
2 4 (30.77%) iOS Development
2 4 (30.77%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Management
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 4 (30.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCP
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Business Objects
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25500.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago