The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England / London
Rank 575 617 608
Rank change year-on-year +42 -9  
Permanent jobs citing PDA 9 40 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.027% 0.095% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.062% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 8 35 36
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.40% +12.12%  
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 London with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 14545 18937 18505
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 43.27% 45.20% 43.85%
Number of salaries quoted 11929 15797 15013
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £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 London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 London

PDA
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for PDA in London

PDA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 London region with a requirement for PDA.

1 20 (95.24%) MS Office
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
1 20 (95.24%) MS Excel
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
1 20 (95.24%) Windows 7
1 20 (95.24%) Windows 10
2 18 (85.71%) Banking
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
3 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (57.14%) iPhone
4 12 (57.14%) Blackberry
5 8 (38.10%) Reuters
5 8 (38.10%) Bloomberg
6 4 (19.05%) Office 365
7 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Degree
7 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
7 1 (4.76%) Finance
7 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
7 1 (4.76%) UML

PDA
Top Related IT Skills in London 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:

Applications
1 20 (95.24%) MS Excel
1 20 (95.24%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Office 365
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Rational Rose
General
1 18 (85.71%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (95.24%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (4.76%) Analyst
2 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 12 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 12 (57.14%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
1 20 (95.24%) Windows 10
1 20 (95.24%) Windows 7
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server
2 16 (76.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
1 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
1 1 (4.76%) UML
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (95.24%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) Bloomberg
2 8 (38.10%) Reuters
London
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