Period
to 15 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank - 216 239
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.096% 0.017%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.23% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Scotland median annual salary - £26,000 £30,890
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.83% -
UK median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £26,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +22.64% -11.67%

PDA is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,363 2,144 2,662
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 40.69% 41.01% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,557 1,358 1,391
Scotland median annual salary £47,500 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.20% -3.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +5.26%

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing PDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

Job vacancy trend for PDA in Scotland

PDA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for PDA in Scotland