The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Rank - 83 -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 19 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 1.76% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 3.61% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 0
Median salary - £23,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £26,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +1.88% -8.62%  

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 Essex with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 349 526 473
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 34.73% 48.66% 39.32%
Number of salaries quoted 274 403 370
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -3.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,498 £22,000 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

PDA
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for PDA in Essex