The table below looks at the statistics for Go skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Go over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 535 760 892
Rank change year-on-year
+225 +132
Permanent jobs citing Go 414 204 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.44% 0.19% 0.072%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.83% 0.36% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 350 178 72
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £70,000 £69,250
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £48,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+24.35% +20.62%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49582 56565 57758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.56% 51.57% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 42692 48513 48435
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Go
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Go as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Go Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Go
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Go within the UK.

Go Salary Trend in the UK

Go
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Go over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Go Salary Histogram in the UK

Go
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +230 407 £62,500 +8.69% 76
London +163 268 £65,000 +13.04% 49
South East +90 63 £65,000 +233.33% 8
Oxfordshire - 41 £75,000 - 2
City of London +77 33 £65,000 +4.00% 11
West Midlands - 23 £42,500 - 8
South West +11 21 £62,500 +8.69% 1
Bristol +9 19 £62,500 +13.63%
Banbury - 18 £80,000 - 1
Yorkshire +18 14 £40,000 -38.46% 1
West Yorkshire +15 13 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Leeds +19 12 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Birmingham - 10 £42,500 - 1
Staffordshire - 9 £60,000 - 5
Berkshire - 9 £65,000 - 3
Windsor - 8 £65,000 -
Hampshire +4 7 £60,000 +207.69% 1
Surrey - 6 £66,250 -
North West - 6 £50,000 - 5
Stoke-on-Trent - 6 £60,000 - 2
Manchester - 5 £50,000 - 3
Southampton - 5 £60,000 - 1
Coventry - 5 £33,375 - 2
East Midlands - 2 £51,250 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £35,000 -
Scotland - 2 £35,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £51,250 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £51,250 -
Cheshire - 1 - - 1
East Yorkshire - 1 £47,500 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, IT jobs citing Go also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Go.

1 452 (66.77%) Python
2 353 (52.14%) Java
3 340 (50.22%) Agile Software Development
4 252 (37.22%) Ruby
5 225 (33.23%) TDD
6 221 (32.64%) Linux
7 220 (32.50%) DevOps
8 197 (29.10%) Software Engineering
9 193 (28.51%) Open Source
10 178 (26.29%) Node.js
11 176 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
12 167 (24.67%) Puppet
13 166 (24.52%) Ansible
14 159 (23.49%) JavaScript
15 154 (22.75%) PHP
16 151 (22.30%) Scala
17 150 (22.16%) Docker
18 146 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
19 139 (20.53%) Git (software)
20 137 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
21 123 (18.17%) MySQL
21 123 (18.17%) PostgreSQL
22 121 (17.87%) AngularJS
23 117 (17.28%) Microservices
24 113 (16.69%) BDD
25 110 (16.25%) Bash Shell
26 109 (16.10%) NoSQL
27 108 (15.95%) Jenkins
28 102 (15.07%) C
28 102 (15.07%) Redis

Go
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 89 (13.15%) Elasticsearch
2 54 (7.98%) Tomcat
3 51 (7.53%) Apache Spark
4 48 (7.09%) JBoss
5 47 (6.94%) WebSphere
6 46 (6.79%) OpenStack
7 45 (6.65%) WebLogic
8 44 (6.50%) Jetty
9 33 (4.87%) Apache
10 23 (3.40%) Apache Solr
11 17 (2.51%) nginx
11 17 (2.51%) WebSphere Application Server
12 15 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
13 3 (0.44%) IIS
14 2 (0.30%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.30%) Confluence
14 2 (0.30%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.15%) CloudStack
15 1 (0.15%) Drupal
15 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (1.03%) HipChat
2 3 (0.44%) Blender
3 2 (0.30%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.15%) GIMP
4 1 (0.15%) MS Office
4 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 176 (26.00%) Amazon AWS
2 67 (9.90%) GitHub
3 37 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (4.14%) Amazon EC2
5 24 (3.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 22 (3.25%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 21 (3.10%) SaaS
8 20 (2.95%) Amazon S3
8 20 (2.95%) PaaS
9 19 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
10 13 (1.92%) IaaS
11 11 (1.62%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (1.48%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (1.48%) Heroku
13 9 (1.33%) CloudFront
13 9 (1.33%) DigitalOcean
14 8 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
15 7 (1.03%) AWS Lambda
15 7 (1.03%) Sumo Logic
16 6 (0.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 42 (6.20%) Internet
2 41 (6.06%) HTTP
3 37 (5.47%) TCP/IP
4 20 (2.95%) DNS
5 10 (1.48%) SSL
6 8 (1.18%) ICMP
7 5 (0.74%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.74%) Intranet
7 5 (0.74%) IPsec
7 5 (0.74%) VPN
8 4 (0.59%) Network Security
9 3 (0.44%) Firewall
10 2 (0.30%) AMQP
10 2 (0.30%) BIG-IP
10 2 (0.30%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.30%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.30%) X.509
11 1 (0.15%) DSL
11 1 (0.15%) SMS
11 1 (0.15%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (18.17%) MySQL
1 123 (18.17%) PostgreSQL
2 109 (16.10%) NoSQL
3 102 (15.07%) Redis
4 101 (14.92%) Big Data
5 96 (14.18%) MongoDB
6 77 (11.37%) Apache Cassandra
7 69 (10.19%) Relational Database
8 56 (8.27%) SQL Server
9 52 (7.68%) Hadoop
10 36 (5.32%) Couchbase
11 34 (5.02%) Riak
12 30 (4.43%) RDBMS
13 11 (1.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 11 (1.62%) Amazon Redshift
14 9 (1.33%) HBase
15 8 (1.18%) Data Mining
15 8 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
16 6 (0.89%) Amazon RDS
16 6 (0.89%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 139 (20.53%) Git (software)
2 108 (15.95%) Jenkins
3 42 (6.20%) JIRA
4 36 (5.32%) Vagrant
5 30 (4.43%) Maven
6 23 (3.40%) Grunt
7 17 (2.51%) RSpec
8 15 (2.22%) Ant
8 15 (2.22%) JUnit
8 15 (2.22%) TeamCity
9 14 (2.07%) Cucumber
9 14 (2.07%) Gradle
10 13 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 11 (1.62%) Mockito
12 10 (1.48%) gulp
13 9 (1.33%) Subversion
14 8 (1.18%) GoCD
14 8 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (1.03%) Mocha
16 6 (0.89%) Selenium
General
1 51 (7.53%) Finance
2 47 (6.94%) Retail
3 41 (6.06%) Games
4 32 (4.73%) Marketing
4 32 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 24 (3.55%) Banking
6 13 (1.92%) Advertising
7 11 (1.62%) Publishing
8 6 (0.89%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.30%) Electronics
9 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.15%) Back Office
10 1 (0.15%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 358 (52.88%) Developer
2 109 (16.10%) Java Developer
3 96 (14.18%) Senior Developer
4 83 (12.26%) Software Engineer
5 81 (11.96%) DevOps Engineer
6 60 (8.86%) Python Developer
7 43 (6.35%) Senior Java Developer
8 40 (5.91%) Software Developer
9 39 (5.76%) AWS Engineer
10 35 (5.17%) Java Engineer
11 29 (4.28%) Senior Software Engineer
12 26 (3.84%) Full Stack Developer
12 26 (3.84%) Ruby Developer
13 25 (3.69%) Ruby Engineer
14 23 (3.40%) Java Software Engineer
15 22 (3.25%) Linux Engineer
16 21 (3.10%) AWS DevOps
16 21 (3.10%) PHP Developer
17 20 (2.95%) Python Software Engineer
18 19 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 178 (26.29%) Node.js
2 121 (17.87%) AngularJS
3 88 (13.00%) Web Services
4 79 (11.67%) React
5 74 (10.93%) HTML
6 70 (10.34%) CSS
7 51 (7.53%) REST
8 45 (6.65%) RabbitMQ
9 44 (6.50%) Django
10 42 (6.20%) Ruby on Rails
11 37 (5.47%) HTML5
12 35 (5.17%) .NET
13 32 (4.73%) RESTful
14 28 (4.14%) ELK Stack
15 26 (3.84%) Spring
16 25 (3.69%) CSS3
16 25 (3.69%) LAMP
17 23 (3.40%) Kafka
18 21 (3.10%) jQuery
19 19 (2.81%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 72 (10.64%) Computer Science
2 44 (6.50%) Fintech
3 41 (6.06%) Data Structures
4 38 (5.61%) Algorithms
5 29 (4.28%) Enterprise Software
6 27 (3.99%) Cryptography
6 27 (3.99%) Mobile App
7 26 (3.84%) Mathematics
8 21 (3.10%) Blockchain
9 16 (2.36%) Replication
10 14 (2.07%) User Experience
11 13 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 13 (1.92%) Physics
12 12 (1.77%) Digital Media
13 10 (1.48%) Cryptocurrency
14 9 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (1.33%) Artificial Intelligence
14 9 (1.33%) Derivative
14 9 (1.33%) OTC Derivatives
15 7 (1.03%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 221 (32.64%) Linux
2 86 (12.70%) Unix
3 28 (4.14%) Windows
4 23 (3.40%) Android
5 21 (3.10%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.22%) CoreOS
7 10 (1.48%) CentOS
8 5 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.74%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.59%) Solaris
10 3 (0.44%) Debian
10 3 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.15%) Mesosphere
11 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (50.22%) Agile Software Development
2 225 (33.23%) TDD
3 220 (32.50%) DevOps
4 197 (29.10%) Software Engineering
5 193 (28.51%) Open Source
6 146 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
7 117 (17.28%) Microservices
8 113 (16.69%) BDD
9 99 (14.62%) Scrum
10 94 (13.88%) OO
11 78 (11.52%) E-Commerce
11 78 (11.52%) Web Development
12 62 (9.16%) SOA
13 60 (8.86%) Configuration Management
14 56 (8.27%) Mentoring
15 54 (7.98%) Functional Programming
16 50 (7.39%) Kanban
17 49 (7.24%) Multithreading
18 44 (6.50%) Continuous Delivery
19 43 (6.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 452 (66.77%) Python
2 353 (52.14%) Java
3 252 (37.22%) Ruby
4 159 (23.49%) JavaScript
5 154 (22.75%) PHP
6 151 (22.30%) Scala
7 110 (16.25%) Bash Shell
8 102 (15.07%) C
9 99 (14.62%) C++
9 99 (14.62%) SQL
10 86 (12.70%) C#
11 82 (12.11%) Perl
12 73 (10.78%) Clojure
13 41 (6.06%) Erlang
14 36 (5.32%) Haskell
15 29 (4.28%) F#
16 27 (3.99%) Elixir
17 21 (3.10%) Groovy
18 18 (2.66%) Rust
19 15 (2.22%) ES6
Qualifications
1 81 (11.96%) Degree
2 39 (5.76%) DV Cleared
2 39 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.77%) Oracle Certification
4 11 (1.62%) OCP
5 4 (0.59%) CISSP
6 3 (0.44%) Sun Certification
7 2 (0.30%) SANS
8 1 (0.15%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.15%) CEH
8 1 (0.15%) CISA
8 1 (0.15%) CISM
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.15%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.15%) LPIC
8 1 (0.15%) MCSD
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.15%) PhD
8 1 (0.15%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.66%) QA
2 1 (0.15%) GCP
2 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 150 (22.16%) Docker
2 20 (2.95%) Varnish
3 13 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.33%) VirtualBox
5 6 (0.89%) HDFS
6 5 (0.74%) Xen
7 4 (0.59%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.59%) LXC
8 2 (0.30%) etcd
8 2 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.30%) vSphere
9 1 (0.15%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.15%) Ceph
9 1 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.15%) NFS
9 1 (0.15%) Squid
9 1 (0.15%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 167 (24.67%) Puppet
2 166 (24.52%) Ansible
3 137 (20.24%) Opscode Chef
4 63 (9.31%) Kubernetes
5 48 (7.09%) Salt
6 34 (5.02%) Terraform
7 27 (3.99%) Kibana
8 25 (3.69%) Mesos
9 20 (2.95%) logstash
9 20 (2.95%) Rancher
10 15 (2.22%) rkt
11 13 (1.92%) Nagios
12 11 (1.62%) ZABBIX
13 10 (1.48%) StatsD
14 9 (1.33%) Grafana
15 6 (0.89%) Consul
16 4 (0.59%) Graphite
16 4 (0.59%) Packer
17 3 (0.44%) Control-M
17 3 (0.44%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 80 (11.82%) Oracle
2 41 (6.06%) Google
3 17 (2.51%) SaltStack
4 15 (2.22%) VMware
5 13 (1.92%) Red Hat
6 12 (1.77%) New Relic
7 11 (1.62%) Netezza
8 10 (1.48%) Rackspace
8 10 (1.48%) Splunk
8 10 (1.48%) Sybase
9 6 (0.89%) Apple
9 6 (0.89%) Vertica
10 5 (0.74%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
11 3 (0.44%) Rally
11 3 (0.44%) SAP
11 3 (0.44%) Tableau
11 3 (0.44%) Yahoo!
12 2 (0.30%) Dynatrace
12 2 (0.30%) F5
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £42k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £75,000 per annum £
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Options + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Obscurant
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum Excellent company benefits - Trainin
Posted: 2 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Webrecruit
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum DOE Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Intelletec
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + 10-20% bonus,extensive bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum plus fantastic benefits and developm
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum + Amazing Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £100000 per annum + Retention Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago