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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Game Tester
Rank 894 904 887
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Tester 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.001% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £14,000 £52,500 £21,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-73.33% +144.18%
UK excluding London average salary £14,000 - -

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
102980 110053 102274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.31% 94.49% 94.32%
Number of salaries quoted 85256 89729 84642
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £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 6 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 4 August 2015. 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
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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
England +21 3 £14,000 -73.33%
London +26 2 - -
City of London - 2 - -
Abingdon - 1 £14,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £14,000 -
South East - 1 £14,000 -

Games Tester
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Games
1 4 (100.00%) QA
2 3 (75.00%) Android
2 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
3 2 (50.00%) Game Development
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (50.00%) Online Gambling
3 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
3 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
3 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
3 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) XML
3 2 (50.00%) ISEB
4 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) C++
4 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet

Games Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) Spreadsheet
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 2 (50.00%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Online Gambling
1 2 (50.00%) Mobile App
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
1 3 (75.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 2 (50.00%) Manual Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Game Development
2 1 (25.00%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) ISEB
1 2 (50.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft