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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
London / City of London
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 318
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - - 0.049%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £20,500
UK excluding London median salary £26,000 £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 2443 2997 4447
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 47.25% 46.89% 43.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2149 2690 3658
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £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