The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 234 251
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.052% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £23,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -30.30%  
UK excluding London median salary £27,000 £26,500 £29,500
% change year-on-year +1.88% -10.16%  

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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2445 2228 2382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 39.92% 38.77% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1975 1822 1910
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,000 £24,075
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

PDA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PDA in the North West