The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
London / City of London
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 325
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £39,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £26,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year +1.88% -11.66%  

PDA is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2417 3203 4427
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 46.70% 44.49% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2230 2786 3653
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing PDA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for PDA in the City of London

PDA
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDA in the City of London.

Salary trend for PDA in the City of London