Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1095 1164 1184
Rank change year-on-year +69 +20 -75
Permanent jobs citing PDA 68 43 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.040% 0.024% 0.052%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.093% 0.059% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 62 42 82
England median annual salary £37,000 £37,000 £34,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.47% +6.92%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,200 £26,200
90th Percentile £49,725 £45,000 £40,000
UK median annual salary £37,000 £37,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +7.25% +11.29%

PDA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72947 73494 86746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.22% 41.16% 42.16%
Number of salaries quoted 55375 60931 70270
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PDA in England

PDA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for PDA in England

PDA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PDA in England over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PDA in England

PDA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the England region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +14 47 £42,250 +14.19% 3
South East +69 17 £25,000 -23.08% 2
East of England +13 4 £82,500 +164.00%
PDA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for PDA.

1 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
2 49 (72.06%) Windows
3 33 (48.53%) Active Directory
4 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
4 24 (35.29%) Oracle
5 21 (30.88%) C#
5 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
5 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
5 21 (30.88%) Oracle Forms
5 21 (30.88%) .NET
5 21 (30.88%) OLTP
5 21 (30.88%) Wireless
5 21 (30.88%) MVC
5 21 (30.88%) WinForms
5 21 (30.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (29.41%) Windows 10
7 19 (27.94%) Windows 7
7 19 (27.94%) Scrum
7 19 (27.94%) VB6
7 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
7 19 (27.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 19 (27.94%) COM
7 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
7 19 (27.94%) VB
8 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
8 16 (23.53%) Office 365
9 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (4.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.47%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.53%) Office 365
2 14 (20.59%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (13.24%) IaaS
4 9 (13.24%) Mimecast
4 9 (13.24%) PaaS
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (4.41%) Amazon S3
5 3 (4.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (30.88%) Wireless
2 2 (2.94%) VoIP
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) LAN
3 1 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (1.47%) VPN
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) OLTP
2 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
3 9 (13.24%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (4.41%) Amazon Redshift
4 3 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.94%) Looker
6 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (30.88%) Oracle Forms
1 21 (30.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
2 2 (2.94%) JIRA
2 2 (2.94%) Rational Rose
2 2 (2.94%) Selenium
General
1 19 (27.94%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (17.65%) Banking
3 4 (5.88%) Law
4 3 (4.41%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Billing
5 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.47%) French Language
6 1 (1.47%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) Developer
3 16 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 15 (22.06%) C# Software Developer
5 14 (20.59%) Analyst
6 12 (17.65%) IT Support
6 12 (17.65%) Support Engineer
7 10 (14.71%) IT Analyst
8 9 (13.24%) IT Support Analyst
8 9 (13.24%) Support Analyst
9 8 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 8 (11.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
9 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 8 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (7.35%) Software Developer
11 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
12 3 (4.41%) .NET Software Engineer
12 3 (4.41%) Architect
12 3 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
12 3 (4.41%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) .NET
1 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET
1 21 (30.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 21 (30.88%) WinForms
2 19 (27.94%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Life Science
2 3 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.94%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.94%) iPad
3 2 (2.94%) iPhone
3 2 (2.94%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.47%) CCTV
4 1 (1.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 49 (72.06%) Windows
2 20 (29.41%) Windows 10
3 19 (27.94%) Windows 7
4 16 (23.53%) Windows Server
5 15 (22.06%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.47%) Android
7 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (30.88%) MVC
2 19 (27.94%) Scrum
2 19 (27.94%) Software Engineering
3 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (16.18%) Web Development
4 11 (16.18%) Workflow
5 10 (14.71%) Unit Testing
6 9 (13.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.88%) Regression Testing
8 3 (4.41%) Analytics
8 3 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.41%) CRM
8 3 (4.41%) Data Integration
8 3 (4.41%) ERP
8 3 (4.41%) ETL
8 3 (4.41%) ITIL
8 3 (4.41%) OO
8 3 (4.41%) OOP
8 3 (4.41%) SOA
8 3 (4.41%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.88%) C#
1 21 (30.88%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.94%) VB
2 19 (27.94%) VB6
3 11 (16.18%) C++
3 11 (16.18%) Java
4 10 (14.71%) PL/SQL
4 10 (14.71%) SQL
5 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (8.82%) Degree
2 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.94%) ISEB
2 2 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (1.47%) A+ Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCP
3 1 (1.47%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (48.53%) Active Directory
2 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.24%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) SCCM
1 1 (1.47%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 55 (80.88%) Microsoft
2 24 (35.29%) Oracle
3 13 (19.12%) VMware
4 11 (16.18%) Bloomberg
4 11 (16.18%) Reuters
5 3 (4.41%) Google
5 3 (4.41%) SAP
6 2 (2.94%) Orchard
6 2 (2.94%) Tableau
7 1 (1.47%) Altiris
7 1 (1.47%) Apple
7 1 (1.47%) Lotus
7 1 (1.47%) Remedy