Period
to 21 March 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term PDA in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDA over the 6 months to 21 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 290 315 -
Rank change year-on-year +25 - +322
Permanent jobs citing PDA 1 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.013% 0.030% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.030% 0.083% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 0
West Midlands median annual salary - £23,500 -
England median annual salary £25,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -28.57% - +7.69%

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 West Midlands with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 3,338 3,624 3,746
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 42.02% 36.76% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,291 2,615 2,816
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

PDA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for PDA in the West Midlands

PDA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PDA in the West Midlands

PDA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 March 2019. 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
Birmingham - 1 - -
PDA
England

For the 6 months to 21 March 2019, IT jobs citing PDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PDA.

1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Intel
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving

PDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (100.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
1 1 (100.00%) Logistics
1 1 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) GDPR
1 1 (100.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Intel