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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Game Tester
Rank 900 954 985
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Tester 16 16 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.014% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.015% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 11
Median salary £35,500 £47,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.26% +58.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £28,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +29.54%

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
94041 106882 116083
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.40% 96.46% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79248 88079 95023
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

Games Tester Salary Histogram in the UK

Games Tester
Top 9 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 1 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 +56 16 £35,500 -25.26% 2
West Midlands - 9 £36,000 -
Wolverhampton - 9 £36,000 -
London +47 5 £35,000 -46.15%
South East +30 1 £18,000 - 2
Oxfordshire -14 1 £18,000 +28.57% 2
Abingdon -23 1 £18,000 +28.57%
North West - 1 £30,000 -
Manchester - 1 £30,000 -

Games Tester Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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 23 (100.00%) Games
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
4 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
5 8 (34.78%) QA
5 8 (34.78%) XML
6 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
6 6 (26.09%) HTML
6 6 (26.09%) Selenium
6 6 (26.09%) Online Games
7 5 (21.74%) jQuery
7 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
7 5 (21.74%) JUnit
7 5 (21.74%) CSS
7 5 (21.74%) Google
7 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
8 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) ISEB
8 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) SQL
8 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
8 4 (17.39%) Node.js
8 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
8 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
8 4 (17.39%) Hazelcast
8 4 (17.39%) 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 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) Hazelcast
1 4 (17.39%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Selenium
2 5 (21.74%) Cucumber
2 5 (21.74%) JUnit
3 4 (17.39%) FitNesse
3 4 (17.39%) JIRA
4 3 (13.04%) Bugzilla
5 1 (4.35%) Appium
5 1 (4.35%) JMeter
5 1 (4.35%) TestRail
General
1 23 (100.00%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) iGaming
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) XML
2 6 (26.09%) HTML
3 5 (21.74%) CSS
3 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 4 (17.39%) ActiveMQ
4 4 (17.39%) Apache Camel
4 4 (17.39%) Backbone.js
4 4 (17.39%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) Online Games
2 2 (8.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Manual Testing
2 9 (39.13%) Mentoring
3 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
3 4 (17.39%) Test Scripting
3 4 (17.39%) Web Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Automation Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Content Development
5 1 (4.35%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Game Development
5 1 (4.35%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 4 (17.39%) Java
2 4 (17.39%) Shell Script
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) ISTQB
2 5 (21.74%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 4 (17.39%) ISEB
4 3 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Google
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Around £17,000 initially increased to £19,000 after 6 months
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + Quarterly Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago