The table below looks at the statistics for Go skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Go over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 221 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Go 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.14% - -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.28% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £37,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+64.70% +13.33%
Go
England

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

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2826 3549 3961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.43% 50.36% 59.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2409 3139 3455
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

Go
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Go Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Go
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Go Salary Trend in the North West

Go
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016. 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
Manchester - 6 £37,000 -
Cheshire - 2 - - 1
Go
England

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Go 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 Go.

1 10 (90.91%) Java
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 8 (72.73%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
3 5 (45.45%) MySQL
3 5 (45.45%) SOA
3 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 5 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (45.45%) Redis
3 5 (45.45%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (45.45%) JIRA
3 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
4 3 (27.27%) Web Usability
4 3 (27.27%) Open Source
4 3 (27.27%) TDD
4 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (27.27%) Microservices
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) Ruby
4 3 (27.27%) ISEB
4 3 (27.27%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
5 2 (18.18%) LDAP
5 2 (18.18%) Ajax
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
5 2 (18.18%) Java EE

Go
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Go 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 Go. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (45.45%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (18.18%) Apache
2 2 (18.18%) IBM HTTP Server
2 2 (18.18%) JBoss
2 2 (18.18%) nginx
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Coherence
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 2 (18.18%) Tomcat
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) OpenShift
1 2 (18.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) HTTP
1 2 (18.18%) LDAP
1 2 (18.18%) VXLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) MySQL
1 5 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (45.45%) Redis
1 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Git (software)
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Developer
1 3 (27.27%) Software Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (18.18%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML5
2 2 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (18.18%) Java EE
2 2 (18.18%) jQuery
2 2 (18.18%) JSON
2 2 (18.18%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (90.91%) DevOps
2 5 (45.45%) SOA
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Microservices
3 3 (27.27%) Open Source
3 3 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (27.27%) TDD
3 3 (27.27%) Web Usability
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (18.18%) Identity Management
4 2 (18.18%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) PHP
4 3 (27.27%) C
4 3 (27.27%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) RHCE
2 1 (9.09%) RHCSA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) IBM
1 2 (18.18%) MuleSoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
1 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
1 2 (18.18%) WSO2