The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Game Tester
Rank 911 880 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Tester 6 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.003% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.003% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £38,750 £20,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+93.75% -
UK excluding London average salary - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
114665 105124 119149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.68% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 92969 87480 102132
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,325 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.37% +0.85%

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Games Tester over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Games Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Games Tester
Top 2 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -42 6 £38,750 +93.75% 1
London -46 6 £38,750 +93.75%

Games Tester
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 11 (100.00%) Games
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 7 (63.64%) QA
3 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
4 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
5 3 (27.27%) FitNesse
5 3 (27.27%) Degree
5 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (27.27%) XML
5 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 3 (27.27%) HTML
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
5 3 (27.27%) ISEB
5 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
6 2 (18.18%) PowerHouse
6 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
6 2 (18.18%) C++
6 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
6 2 (18.18%) Flash
6 2 (18.18%) Selenium
6 2 (18.18%) Online Gambling
6 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing

Games Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) Hazelcast
1 1 (9.09%) MongoDB
1 1 (9.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
2 3 (27.27%) FitNesse
2 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
3 2 (18.18%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) Jasmine
4 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
1 3 (27.27%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Flash
3 1 (9.09%) Apache Camel
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) Backbone.js
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 2 (18.18%) Online Gambling
3 1 (9.09%) Xbox
3 1 (9.09%) Kinect
3 1 (9.09%) Online Games
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Software Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Automated Testing
2 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 3 (27.27%) Test Scripting
3 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (18.18%) Regression Testing
4 2 (18.18%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Black-Box Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Game Development
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Manual Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Software Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) Process Architecture
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Code Coverage
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 2 (18.18%) PowerHouse
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) ActionScript
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) ISTQB
2 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (27.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (63.64%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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