The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England / North East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 83
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East - - 0.13%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £27,500
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 North East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 199 263 287
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 35.47% 32.75% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 175 227 249
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,260 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £66,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

PDA
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for PDA in the North East