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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Tester
Rank 868 850 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Tester 1 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.001% 0.004% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.004% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £30,000 £21,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.53% -
UK excluding London average salary - - -
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
103240 95834 105354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.38% 94.23% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 84283 80255 90787
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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
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 22 August 2014. 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 -8 1 £30,000 +39.53%
Games Tester
UK

Games Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) Games
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
3 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 5 (71.43%) QA
4 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
4 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (57.14%) JIRA
4 4 (57.14%) Bugzilla
4 4 (57.14%) ISEB
5 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
5 3 (42.86%) HTML
5 3 (42.86%) Java
5 3 (42.86%) XML
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
5 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
5 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
6 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
6 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
6 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
6 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
6 2 (28.57%) Hazelcast
6 2 (28.57%) Selenium
6 2 (28.57%) Online Gambling
6 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
6 2 (28.57%) PowerHouse
6 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (14.29%) Flash

Games Tester
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MongoDB
1 2 (28.57%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 4 (57.14%) JIRA
1 4 (57.14%) Bugzilla
2 3 (42.86%) FitNesse
3 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
3 2 (28.57%) Selenium
3 2 (28.57%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 7 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Apache Camel
2 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
2 2 (28.57%) ActiveMQ
3 1 (14.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Online Gambling
2 1 (14.29%) Online Games
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (42.86%) Software Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Web Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
3 3 (42.86%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) ActionScript
4 2 (28.57%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
1 4 (57.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
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