The table below looks at the statistics for the Games Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Tester
Rank 895 879 886
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Tester 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.002% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £22,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.86% -
UK excluding London average salary - £24,000 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Games Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Games Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Games Tester
Salary Trend

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

Games Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Games Tester
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 24 October 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 +17 1 £30,000 +39.53%
England -11 1 £30,000 +31.86%
City of London - 1 £30,000 -

Games Tester
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 2 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) ISEB
2 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
2 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (50.00%) Hazelcast
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel

Games Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Bugzilla
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) FitNesse
1 1 (50.00%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) ActiveMQ
1 1 (50.00%) Backbone.js
1 1 (50.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) ActionScript
1 1 (50.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA