The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 235 -
Rank change year-on-year -5 -  
Permanent jobs citing PDA 2 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.038% 0.057% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.099% 0.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £25,000 £40,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% -  
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 South West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2024 1953 2033
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 38.07% 37.29% 34.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1621 1617 1608
Median salary £40,000 £42,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.32% +12.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

PDA
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for PDA in the South West

PDA
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 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
Bristol -27 2 £25,000 -28.57%
PDA
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 South West region with a requirement for PDA.

1 3 (100.00%) SLA

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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:

Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Break Fix Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support
1 3 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Support Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) SLA
Yeovil
Thales
Posted: 14 days ago