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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
UK / Scotland
Rank - 164 159
Permanent jobs citing PDA 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.034% 0.032%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.078% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £30,890 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -17.62%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 839 1280 1116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 36.49% 43.58% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 540 765 659
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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