The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Games Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Tester
Rank 910 910 900
Rank change year-on-year
0 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Tester 5 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.005% 0.005% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.005% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 7
Average salary £52,500 £25,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+110.00% +4.16%
UK excluding London average salary - £22,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.32%
Games Tester
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
90948 95877 92534
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 96.14% 96.48% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 77193 80166 75284
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Games Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Games Tester in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Games Tester Jobs Demand Trend in England

Games Tester
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games Tester across the England region.

Games Tester Salary Trend in England

Games Tester
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Tester across the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

Games Tester Salary Histogram in England

Games Tester
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Tester within the England region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +7 5 £52,500 +38.15% 1
Games Tester
UK

Games Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Games Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Games Tester in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 9 (52.94%) QA
4 8 (47.06%) Java
4 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
5 7 (41.18%) Online Games
5 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
6 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
6 6 (35.29%) Apple iOS
6 6 (35.29%) Node.js
6 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
6 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
6 6 (35.29%) Android
6 6 (35.29%) Web Testing
6 6 (35.29%) FitNesse
6 6 (35.29%) ActiveMQ
6 6 (35.29%) ISEB
6 6 (35.29%) Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
6 6 (35.29%) Hazelcast
6 6 (35.29%) Apache Camel
7 5 (29.41%) Selenium
8 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
8 4 (23.53%) JIRA
8 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
8 4 (23.53%) Online Gambling
8 4 (23.53%) XML
8 4 (23.53%) HTML

Games Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region that cited Games Tester in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Games Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (5.88%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Hazelcast
1 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) FitNesse
2 5 (29.41%) Selenium
3 4 (23.53%) Bugzilla
3 4 (23.53%) JIRA
4 3 (17.65%) HP UFT
5 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
5 1 (5.88%) Mercurial
5 1 (5.88%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (11.76%) iGaming
3 1 (5.88%) German Language
3 1 (5.88%) Japanese Language
3 1 (5.88%) Korean Language
3 1 (5.88%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (5.88%) Russian Language
3 1 (5.88%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (35.29%) Apache Camel
1 6 (35.29%) Backbone.js
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) XML
3 1 (5.88%) CSS
3 1 (5.88%) DHTML
3 1 (5.88%) Flash
3 1 (5.88%) JSP
3 1 (5.88%) Struts
3 1 (5.88%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Online Games
2 4 (23.53%) Mobile App
2 4 (23.53%) Online Gambling
3 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Fintech
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Games
4 1 (5.88%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Android
1 6 (35.29%) Apple iOS
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Software Testing
2 7 (41.18%) Test Automation
3 6 (35.29%) Functional Testing
3 6 (35.29%) Web Testing
4 4 (23.53%) Issue Tracking
4 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 3 (17.65%) Manual Testing
5 3 (17.65%) QA Automation
6 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.88%) SDLC
6 1 (5.88%) TDD
6 1 (5.88%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) JavaScript
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.88%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) ISEB
2 4 (23.53%) ISTQB
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) QA
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