Period
to 15 December 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Lothian. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
Scotland > West Lothian
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Permanent jobs citing PDA 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 4.55% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.09% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
West Lothian median annual salary £30,500 - -
Scotland median annual salary £30,500 - -

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 West Lothian with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Lothian
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 44 22 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Lothian 50.00% 27.50% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 28 16 25
West Lothian median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £30,000 £22,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £49,000 £61,500
Scotland median annual salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +4.12% +1.19% +5.00%

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in West Lothian

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

Job vacancy trend for PDA in West Lothian

PDA
Salary Trend in West Lothian

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

Salary trend for PDA in West Lothian

PDA
Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the West Lothian region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Livingston - 4 £30,500 - 1
PDA
Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 West Lothian region with a requirement for PDA.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (50.00%) Release Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) SQLBase

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Lothian 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 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQLBase
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Applications Support
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Applications Support Manager
2 2 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) Release Management
1 2 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 2 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle