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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Game Tester
UK
Rank 854 941 943
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Tester 2 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.004% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 7
Median salary £23,750 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.62% +60.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,750 £27,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £23,750 - £22,000

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
80929 97392 101732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67146 81719 84044
Median salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
Top 3 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 21 February 2017. 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 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 +96 2 £23,750 -40.62% 2
West Midlands - 2 £23,750 - 2
Birmingham - 2 £23,750 - 1

Games Tester Skill Set
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 16 (100.00%) Games
2 14 (87.50%) QA
3 12 (75.00%) JIRA
4 10 (62.50%) Degree
4 10 (62.50%) Mobile App
4 10 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) Game Development
6 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
6 6 (37.50%) ISEB
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (25.00%) Online Games
7 4 (25.00%) Kanban
7 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
8 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
8 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
8 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
8 2 (12.50%) Java
8 2 (12.50%) MS Office
8 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
8 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
9 1 (6.25%) Android
9 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS

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 (12.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 12 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (12.50%) Bugzilla
General
1 16 (100.00%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Mobile App
2 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Online Games
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Defect Tracking
2 9 (56.25%) Game Development
3 6 (37.50%) Software Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Kanban
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
5 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Automation Testing
5 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
6 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Degree
2 6 (37.50%) ISEB
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) QA
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 4 days ago