The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Games Tester featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Tester
Rank 896 965 996
Rank change year-on-year
+69 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Tester 15 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.015% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.015% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 13 14 4
Median salary £35,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-46.15% +62.50%
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £20,000 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -9.09%

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
94446 105603 113036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79450 87181 92036
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Games Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Games Tester in the job title.

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Tester over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 within the UK.

Games Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Games Tester
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Games Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +35 15 £35,000 -46.15% 3
London +30 7 £35,000 -46.15%
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 - 2
South East +15 2 £18,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -13 2 £18,000 +28.57% 1
Abingdon -20 2 £18,000 +28.57%
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton - 2 - -
Staffordshire - 2 £35,000 -
North West - 1 £30,000 -
Manchester - 1 £30,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £20,000 - 1

Games Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Games Tester job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Games Tester in the job title.

1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 11 (40.74%) QA
4 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 8 (29.63%) HTML
5 8 (29.63%) XML
5 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
5 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
6 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
6 7 (25.93%) Selenium
6 7 (25.93%) Online Games
7 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
7 6 (22.22%) Google
7 6 (22.22%) CSS
7 6 (22.22%) JUnit
7 6 (22.22%) JIRA
7 6 (22.22%) jQuery
7 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
8 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
8 5 (18.52%) ISEB
9 4 (14.81%) SQL
9 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
10 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
10 3 (11.11%) Hazelcast
10 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
10 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
10 3 (11.11%) FitNesse
10 3 (11.11%) MongoDB

Games Tester Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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 2 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.41%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.41%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) Hazelcast
1 3 (11.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Selenium
2 6 (22.22%) Cucumber
2 6 (22.22%) JIRA
2 6 (22.22%) JUnit
3 3 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 3 (11.11%) FitNesse
4 2 (7.41%) TestRail
5 1 (3.70%) Appium
5 1 (3.70%) JMeter
General
1 27 (100.00%) Games
2 2 (7.41%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (29.63%) HTML
1 8 (29.63%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) CSS
2 6 (22.22%) jQuery
3 3 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
3 3 (11.11%) Apache Camel
3 3 (11.11%) Backbone.js
3 3 (11.11%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Online Games
2 2 (7.41%) Client/Server
2 2 (7.41%) iPad
2 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 8 (29.63%) Manual Testing
4 7 (25.93%) Test Scripting
5 6 (22.22%) Software Testing
6 5 (18.52%) Web Testing
7 4 (14.81%) Automation Testing
8 3 (11.11%) Game Development
8 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 2 (7.41%) Automated Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Content Development
9 2 (7.41%) Scrum
10 1 (3.70%) Defect Tracking
10 1 (3.70%) Issue Tracking
10 1 (3.70%) Kanban
10 1 (3.70%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) JavaScript
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 3 (11.11%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) ISTQB
2 6 (22.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 5 (18.52%) ISEB
4 2 (7.41%) Degree
4 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) Google
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 17 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 16 days ago