The median annual salary for a Penetration Tester was - in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

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

Penetration Tester
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 93
Permanent jobs requiring a Penetration Tester 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire - - 0.096%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 710 736 1023
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.93% 96.71% 98.55%
Number of salaries quoted 613 639 859
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Penetration Tester
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Yorkshire that featured Penetration Tester in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Penetration Tester in South Yorkshire

Penetration Tester
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Penetration Tester in South Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Penetration Tester in South Yorkshire