Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 539 584 645
Rank change year-on-year +45 +61 -24
Permanent jobs citing PDA 16 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.052% 0.011% 0.023%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.030% 0.059%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 10
South East median annual salary £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.08% - +12.07%
10th Percentile £23,800 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £33,550 £34,950 £35,000
England median annual salary £37,000 £37,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year - +6.47% +6.92%

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 the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 11800 13522 16877
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.33% 38.53% 39.64%
Number of salaries quoted 9679 11133 13723
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.56% +5.29%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,525
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing PDA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for PDA in the South East

PDA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for PDA in the South East

PDA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PDA in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for PDA in the South East

PDA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 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
Thames Valley - 11 £25,000 - 1
Berkshire - 9 £25,000 - 1
Surrey +8 3 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Buckinghamshire - 2 £26,500 -
Hampshire - 2 - -
PDA
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region with a requirement for PDA.

1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) Office 365
4 8 (50.00%) Mimecast
4 8 (50.00%) IaaS
4 8 (50.00%) PaaS
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (25.00%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
7 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) Billing
7 2 (12.50%) JIRA
7 2 (12.50%) ISEB
7 2 (12.50%) iPhone
7 2 (12.50%) iPad
7 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
7 2 (12.50%) Selenium
7 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
7 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
7 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (12.50%) User Stories
7 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 2 (12.50%) DevOps

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (6.25%) Acrobat
2 1 (6.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Office 365
2 8 (50.00%) IaaS
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (50.00%) Mimecast
2 8 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (6.25%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) JIRA
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
General
1 2 (12.50%) Billing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) French Language
2 1 (6.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) IT Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) IT Support
3 8 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 8 (50.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Software Test Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 2 (12.50%) iPad
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
2 2 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Android
2 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (12.50%) Acceptance Criteria
2 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (12.50%) Defect Management
2 2 (12.50%) DevOps
2 2 (12.50%) Regression Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
2 2 (12.50%) User Stories
3 1 (6.25%) Break/Fix
3 1 (6.25%) Chat Support
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Management
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISEB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (6.25%) A+ Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCP
2 1 (6.25%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (68.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) Altiris
3 1 (6.25%) Apple
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy