The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 205 171
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.093% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.35% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 7
Average salary - £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +7.69%
PDA
Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1476 1155 1066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 31.33% 26.98% 26.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1189 854 876
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

PDA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PDA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

PDA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

PDA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

PDA
Top 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys
2 1 (33.33%) CTI
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) IVR
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (33.33%) WFM
2 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (33.33%) xDSL

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel Meridian
2 1 (33.33%) xDSL
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) CTI
General
1 2 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) IVR
1 1 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) WFM
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Nortel
2 1 (33.33%) Genesys