Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +250
Permanent jobs citing PDA 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.089% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.22% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Scotland median annual salary £26,000 - -
UK median annual salary £37,000 £37,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year - +7.25% +6.15%

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 2223 1969 2678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 39.41% 38.44% 41.61%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1114 1595
Scotland median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,597
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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

PDA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Lothian - 5 £26,000 -
PDA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for PDA.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) SQLBase
3 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) IIS
3 1 (20.00%) CSS
3 1 (20.00%) SLA

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQLBase
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Analyst
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA