Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Games Tester was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Game Tester
England > London
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 844 830 902
Rank change year-on-year -14 +72 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Games Tester 1 13 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.001% 0.017% 0.026%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.018% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 19
London median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -33.33% +31.25%
10th Percentile £48,750 £28,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £37,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £20,000 £28,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year -30.43% -45.24% +75.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
London
Permanent vacancies in London with a recognized job title 70913 71825 85553
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.35% 95.97% 96.01%
Number of salaries quoted 55797 62046 72615
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Games Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings that featured Games Tester in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Games Tester in London

Games Tester
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games Tester in London.

Salary trend for Games Tester in London

Games Tester Skill Set
Top 8 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 across the London region featuring Games Tester in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) QA
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling

Games Tester Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (100.00%) Gatling
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) QA Automation
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA