The table below looks at the statistics for Golang skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Golang over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 766 843 828
Rank change year-on-year
+77 -15
Permanent jobs citing Golang 85 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.085% 0.028% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.17% 0.053% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 78 19 11
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
Golang
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Programming Languages Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
50401 53048 54845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.52% 53.26% 54.44%
Number of salaries quoted 43350 44779 48061
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Golang
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Golang across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Golang Jobs Demand Trend in England

Golang
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Golang across the England region.

Golang Salary Trend in England

Golang
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Golang across the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Golang Salary Histogram in England

Golang
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Golang within the England region over the 3 months to 2 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
London +55 60 £70,000 +7.69% 8
South East - 13 £37,000 -
East of England - 10 £44,282 -
South West -4 2 £53,000 +41.33%
Golang
UK

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Golang also 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 that cited Golang.

1 102 (63.35%) Agile Software Development
2 94 (58.39%) Java
3 77 (47.83%) Ruby
4 67 (41.61%) NoSQL
5 65 (40.37%) Python
6 60 (37.27%) PHP
7 59 (36.65%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (32.30%) MySQL
9 51 (31.68%) TDD
10 44 (27.33%) MongoDB
11 43 (26.71%) E-Commerce
12 41 (25.47%) Linux
13 40 (24.84%) Open Source
14 39 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (21.74%) Puppet
15 35 (21.74%) Pair Programming
16 34 (21.12%) Node.js
17 33 (20.50%) Clojure
17 33 (20.50%) Finance
17 33 (20.50%) Games
18 32 (19.88%) Scrum
18 32 (19.88%) BDD
19 31 (19.25%) Software Engineering
19 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
20 30 (18.63%) DevOps
21 28 (17.39%) Git (software)
22 27 (16.77%) SQL
23 26 (16.15%) Scala
24 25 (15.53%) Domain-Driven Design
24 25 (15.53%) HTML

Golang
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Golang also 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 that cited Golang. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (21.12%) Node.js
2 11 (6.83%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.21%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.97%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.48%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.24%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.24%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.62%) Jetty
8 1 (0.62%) WordPress
8 1 (0.62%) nginx
8 1 (0.62%) Apache
8 1 (0.62%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.62%) Magento
1 1 (0.62%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.32%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.59%) GitHub
3 5 (3.11%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.48%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.86%) Heroku
6 2 (1.24%) Route 53
6 2 (1.24%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.24%) Trello
6 2 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.97%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.35%) HTTP
3 6 (3.73%) LAN
4 3 (1.86%) Internet
5 2 (1.24%) Firewall
6 1 (0.62%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (41.61%) NoSQL
2 59 (36.65%) Apache Cassandra
3 52 (32.30%) MySQL
4 44 (27.33%) MongoDB
5 15 (9.32%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (9.32%) Hadoop
6 9 (5.59%) Redis
7 8 (4.97%) Apache Hive
7 8 (4.97%) Relational Database
7 8 (4.97%) InfluxDB
8 6 (3.73%) Neo4j
8 6 (3.73%) MariaDB
9 5 (3.11%) Big Data
9 5 (3.11%) CouchDB
9 5 (3.11%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (2.48%) Amazon RDS
10 4 (2.48%) SQL Server
11 3 (1.86%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.86%) Riak
12 2 (1.24%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 28 (17.39%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.83%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.21%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.97%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.73%) JIRA
6 3 (1.86%) Xcode
7 2 (1.24%) RSpec
7 2 (1.24%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.24%) Capybara
8 1 (0.62%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.62%) Bower
8 1 (0.62%) Hudson
8 1 (0.62%) Subversion
8 1 (0.62%) Maven
General
1 33 (20.50%) Finance
1 33 (20.50%) Games
2 11 (6.83%) Advertising
3 10 (6.21%) Law
4 8 (4.97%) Retail
5 3 (1.86%) Publishing
5 3 (1.86%) Japanese Language
6 2 (1.24%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.62%) Electronics
7 1 (0.62%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.62%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 90 (55.90%) Developer
2 24 (14.91%) Software Developer
3 19 (11.80%) Software Engineer
3 19 (11.80%) Java Developer
4 13 (8.07%) Technical Leader
5 11 (6.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 9 (5.59%) Ruby Developer
6 9 (5.59%) Consultant
7 8 (4.97%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (4.35%) Graduate
8 7 (4.35%) PHP Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Python Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.11%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 4 (2.48%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (1.86%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (1.86%) Java Programmer
11 3 (1.86%) Programmer
11 3 (1.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (15.53%) HTML
1 25 (15.53%) CSS
2 24 (14.91%) Ruby on Rails
3 19 (11.80%) XML
4 18 (11.18%) REST
5 16 (9.94%) RESTful
5 16 (9.94%) Web Services
6 15 (9.32%) JSON
7 13 (8.07%) HTML5
8 8 (4.97%) Play Framework
9 7 (4.35%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (4.35%) LAMP
10 6 (3.73%) Spring
10 6 (3.73%) SOAP
10 6 (3.73%) CSS3
11 5 (3.11%) POSIX
11 5 (3.11%) WSDL
12 4 (2.48%) Sinatra
12 4 (2.48%) Haml
12 4 (2.48%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.84%) Open Source
2 25 (15.53%) Smartphone
3 14 (8.70%) Computer Science
4 13 (8.07%) Mobile App
5 10 (6.21%) Algorithms
6 9 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.59%) Statistics
6 9 (5.59%) Mathematics
7 8 (4.97%) Physics
8 6 (3.73%) Xbox
9 5 (3.11%) Informatics
9 5 (3.11%) Management Information System
9 5 (3.11%) Artificial Intelligence
10 4 (2.48%) Visualisation
11 2 (1.24%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.62%) User Experience
12 1 (0.62%) Social Media
12 1 (0.62%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.62%) Economics
12 1 (0.62%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.47%) Linux
2 9 (5.59%) Android
2 9 (5.59%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.97%) Ubuntu
4 7 (4.35%) UNIX
5 6 (3.73%) FreeBSD
6 4 (2.48%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (63.35%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (31.68%) TDD
3 43 (26.71%) E-Commerce
4 39 (24.22%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (21.74%) Pair Programming
6 32 (19.88%) Scrum
6 32 (19.88%) BDD
7 31 (19.25%) Software Engineering
8 30 (18.63%) DevOps
9 25 (15.53%) Domain-Driven Design
10 17 (10.56%) OO
11 14 (8.70%) Web Development
12 13 (8.07%) Extreme Programming
12 13 (8.07%) Configuration Management
13 10 (6.21%) MVC
14 9 (5.59%) Coaching
15 8 (4.97%) Low Latency
15 8 (4.97%) Time Management
16 7 (4.35%) B2B
16 7 (4.35%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 94 (58.39%) Java
2 77 (47.83%) Ruby
3 65 (40.37%) Python
4 60 (37.27%) PHP
5 33 (20.50%) Clojure
6 31 (19.25%) JavaScript
7 27 (16.77%) SQL
8 26 (16.15%) Scala
9 24 (14.91%) Haskell
10 23 (14.29%) Erlang
11 21 (13.04%) C
11 21 (13.04%) C++
12 15 (9.32%) Perl
13 12 (7.45%) Bash Shell
14 11 (6.83%) C#
15 8 (4.97%) R
16 4 (2.48%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.86%) Groovy
18 1 (0.62%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 18 (11.18%) Degree
2 5 (3.11%) PhD
3 4 (2.48%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.32%) Docker
2 5 (3.11%) LXC
2 5 (3.11%) KVM
2 5 (3.11%) Xen
3 4 (2.48%) XenServer
4 2 (1.24%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.62%) Varnish
5 1 (0.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 35 (21.74%) Puppet
2 23 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (11.80%) HAProxy
4 10 (6.21%) Ansible
5 7 (4.35%) Mesos
6 5 (3.11%) Salt
7 2 (1.24%) Nagios
8 1 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.62%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.62%) Opsview
Vendors
1 18 (11.18%) Zend
2 16 (9.94%) Google
3 5 (3.11%) Netezza
3 5 (3.11%) Pegasus
3 5 (3.11%) Vertica
4 4 (2.48%) Tableau
4 4 (2.48%) MicroStrategy
5 2 (1.24%) Cisco
5 2 (1.24%) Remedy
5 2 (1.24%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.62%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.62%) VMware
6 1 (0.62%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.62%) Oracle
6 1 (0.62%) SAP
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