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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 805 855 866
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +11
Permanent jobs citing Golang 65 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.062% 0.022% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.042% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 61 22 5
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
53069 54881 60109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 50.38% 53.60% 55.10%
Number of salaries quoted 45824 46827 53464
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 +59 53 £50,000 -25.92% 1
South West -2 8 £38,750 +3.33% 2
South East - 4 £35,000 - 1
Golang
UK

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 69 (50.74%) Java
2 63 (46.32%) Ruby
3 62 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
4 57 (41.91%) Python
5 47 (34.56%) Git (software)
6 46 (33.82%) MySQL
7 44 (32.35%) Open Source
8 43 (31.62%) PHP
9 41 (30.15%) JavaScript
9 41 (30.15%) TDD
10 40 (29.41%) NoSQL
10 40 (29.41%) Node.js
11 38 (27.94%) Ruby on Rails
11 38 (27.94%) Scala
12 37 (27.21%) C++
13 36 (26.47%) XML
14 35 (25.74%) E-Commerce
15 33 (24.26%) CSS
16 32 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
16 32 (23.53%) Google
17 30 (22.06%) RESTful
18 29 (21.32%) MongoDB
19 27 (19.85%) Software Engineering
20 25 (18.38%) JSON
20 25 (18.38%) Eclipse
20 25 (18.38%) Games
20 25 (18.38%) Apache Cassandra
20 25 (18.38%) Puppet
20 25 (18.38%) Clojure
21 24 (17.65%) Pair Programming

Golang
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 40 (29.41%) Node.js
2 6 (4.41%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.21%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.47%) nginx
5 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.74%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.74%) Jetty
5 1 (0.74%) WordPress
5 1 (0.74%) Tornado
5 1 (0.74%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Magento
1 1 (0.74%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.88%) GitHub
2 6 (4.41%) Heroku
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon EMR
3 2 (1.47%) Trello
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) PaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.74%) Google App Engine
4 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.15%) HTTP
3 5 (3.68%) Internet
4 2 (1.47%) LAN
5 1 (0.74%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (33.82%) MySQL
2 40 (29.41%) NoSQL
3 29 (21.32%) MongoDB
4 25 (18.38%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (13.24%) Redis
6 14 (10.29%) Hadoop
7 9 (6.62%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.41%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.21%) Neo4j
9 3 (2.21%) Big Data
10 2 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.74%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.74%) Azkaban
11 1 (0.74%) OpenTSDB
11 1 (0.74%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.74%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.74%) HBase
Development Applications
1 47 (34.56%) Git (software)
2 25 (18.38%) Eclipse
3 17 (12.50%) Mercurial
4 7 (5.15%) Xcode
5 5 (3.68%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.94%) Maven
7 3 (2.21%) RSpec
7 3 (2.21%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.21%) Hudson
7 3 (2.21%) Capybara
7 3 (2.21%) Ant
8 1 (0.74%) Bower
8 1 (0.74%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.74%) JIRA
General
1 25 (18.38%) Games
2 16 (11.76%) Finance
3 12 (8.82%) Advertising
3 12 (8.82%) Publishing
4 11 (8.09%) Retail
5 10 (7.35%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.74%) iGaming
6 1 (0.74%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 86 (63.24%) Developer
2 25 (18.38%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.97%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.29%) Ruby Developer
5 13 (9.56%) PHP Developer
6 9 (6.62%) Consultant
6 9 (6.62%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.62%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.15%) Python Software Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Graduate
10 5 (3.68%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.68%) Python Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Technical Leader
11 3 (2.21%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.21%) Java Software Engineer
12 2 (1.47%) Technical Support
12 2 (1.47%) Web Developer
12 2 (1.47%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (27.94%) Ruby on Rails
2 36 (26.47%) XML
3 33 (24.26%) CSS
4 30 (22.06%) RESTful
5 25 (18.38%) JSON
6 22 (16.18%) HTML
7 17 (12.50%) Play Framework
8 12 (8.82%) REST
9 10 (7.35%) SOAP
10 9 (6.62%) WSDL
11 8 (5.88%) YAML
11 8 (5.88%) Haml
12 7 (5.15%) Web Services
13 3 (2.21%) Django
13 3 (2.21%) Sinatra
14 2 (1.47%) Twisted
14 2 (1.47%) Memcached
14 2 (1.47%) Sensu
14 2 (1.47%) CSS3
14 2 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 44 (32.35%) Open Source
2 18 (13.24%) Mobile App
3 15 (11.03%) Algorithms
4 12 (8.82%) Data Structures
5 11 (8.09%) Xbox
6 5 (3.68%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.21%) Physics
9 1 (0.74%) EPoS
9 1 (0.74%) User Experience
9 1 (0.74%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.18%) Linux
2 11 (8.09%) Android
2 11 (8.09%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.41%) UNIX
4 4 (2.94%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.47%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.74%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (45.59%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (30.15%) TDD
3 35 (25.74%) E-Commerce
4 32 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (19.85%) Software Engineering
6 24 (17.65%) Pair Programming
7 21 (15.44%) Web Development
8 20 (14.71%) MVC
9 18 (13.24%) Coaching
10 17 (12.50%) Extreme Programming
10 17 (12.50%) Time Management
11 15 (11.03%) OO
12 13 (9.56%) BDD
13 12 (8.82%) B2B
13 12 (8.82%) B2C
14 11 (8.09%) Scrum
14 11 (8.09%) Low Latency
14 11 (8.09%) Android Development
14 11 (8.09%) DevOps
15 10 (7.35%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (50.74%) Java
2 63 (46.32%) Ruby
3 57 (41.91%) Python
4 43 (31.62%) PHP
5 41 (30.15%) JavaScript
6 38 (27.94%) Scala
7 37 (27.21%) C++
8 25 (18.38%) Clojure
9 21 (15.44%) Bash Shell
10 20 (14.71%) C
11 17 (12.50%) Haskell
11 17 (12.50%) Erlang
12 14 (10.29%) SQL
13 12 (8.82%) C#
14 9 (6.62%) Perl
15 7 (5.15%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.74%) Pig Latin
16 1 (0.74%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.62%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.94%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.47%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Varnish
2 1 (0.74%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (18.38%) Puppet
2 14 (10.29%) HAProxy
3 13 (9.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.68%) Salt
4 5 (3.68%) Nagios
5 3 (2.21%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.21%) Ansible
5 3 (2.21%) Graphite
6 2 (1.47%) logstash
7 1 (0.74%) Opsview
7 1 (0.74%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (23.53%) Google
2 13 (9.56%) Zend
3 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.74%) Facebook
3 1 (0.74%) Oracle
3 1 (0.74%) VMware
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + relocation assistance (discretionary)
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 4 days ago