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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 236 -
Rank change year-on-year -37 -  
Permanent jobs citing PDA 2 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.030% 0.018% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.073% 0.045% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 0
Median salary £20,500 £23,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.86% -  
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 West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2736 2220 2379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.52% 39.68% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 1916 1909
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
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

PDA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £20,500 -
PDA
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North West region with a requirement for PDA.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) First Line Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Help Desk Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) IVR
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory