The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Tester role in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Tester
Rank 641 651 648
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Tester 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.010% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.005% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 5
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,400 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,600 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary - £22,000 £21,500
% change year-on-year
- +2.32%
Games Tester
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London 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
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
39136 39804 41394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 95.70% 95.78% 95.66%
Number of salaries quoted 33735 33728 33851
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Games Tester
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Games Tester Jobs Demand Trend in London

Games Tester
Salary Trend in London

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

Games Tester Salary Trend in London

Games Tester
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Tester across the London region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Games Tester Salary Histogram in London

Games Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 15 (100.00%) Games
2 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) QA
3 8 (53.33%) Java
3 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
5 6 (40.00%) Web Testing
5 6 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
5 6 (40.00%) FitNesse
5 6 (40.00%) Online Games
5 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 6 (40.00%) Node.js
5 6 (40.00%) Backbone.js
5 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
5 6 (40.00%) Hazelcast
5 6 (40.00%) Apache Camel
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) ISEB
6 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
7 4 (26.67%) XML
7 4 (26.67%) HTML
7 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
7 4 (26.67%) Android
7 4 (26.67%) Selenium
8 3 (20.00%) Online Gambling
8 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
8 3 (20.00%) Mobile App

Games Tester
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 (40.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (6.67%) Photoshop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Hazelcast
1 6 (40.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) FitNesse
2 4 (26.67%) Selenium
3 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
3 3 (20.00%) HP UFT
3 3 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (6.67%) Mercurial
4 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 15 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (13.33%) iGaming
3 1 (6.67%) German Language
3 1 (6.67%) Japanese Language
3 1 (6.67%) Korean Language
3 1 (6.67%) Portuguese Language
3 1 (6.67%) Russian Language
3 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) ActiveMQ
1 6 (40.00%) Apache Camel
1 6 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 4 (26.67%) HTML
2 4 (26.67%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) CSS
3 1 (6.67%) DHTML
3 1 (6.67%) Flash
3 1 (6.67%) JSP
3 1 (6.67%) Struts
3 1 (6.67%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Online Games
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) Online Gambling
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.67%) Fintech
3 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Android
2 4 (26.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (46.67%) Test Automation
3 6 (40.00%) Functional Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Web Testing
4 5 (33.33%) Software Testing
5 3 (20.00%) Issue Tracking
5 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
5 3 (20.00%) QA Automation
5 3 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
6 1 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 1 (6.67%) Front End Development
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 10 (66.67%) SQL
2 8 (53.33%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) QA
London
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