The table below looks at the statistics for Go skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Go over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go (Golang)
Rank 709 820 855
Rank change year-on-year
+111 +35
Permanent jobs citing Go 192 90 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.078% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.15% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 171 74 33
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%

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
56587 58638 55978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.12% 51.04% 52.70%
Number of salaries quoted 48340 49168 48136
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

Go
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Go within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015 within the UK.

Go Salary Histogram in the UK

Go
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
England +113 185 £57,500 +15.00% 28
London +65 126 £60,000 +20.00% 23
Yorkshire - 21 £65,000 -
Leeds - 19 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 19 £65,000 -
Hampshire +38 17 £19,500 -58.94% 3
City of London +32 17 £70,000 +40.00% 5
South East +27 17 £19,500 -58.94% 3
South West -6 11 £62,500 +56.25%
Bristol - 11 £62,500 -
East of England +15 10 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 10 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 10 £35,000 -
Farnborough - 6 £19,500 -
Havant +1 4 £40,000 -
Wales - 4 £47,000 -
South Wales - 4 £47,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £46,500 -
Sheffield - 2 £46,500 -
Fareham - 1 £31,500 - 2

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 263 (68.67%) Python
2 255 (66.58%) Java
3 222 (57.96%) Ruby
4 198 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
5 163 (42.56%) TDD
6 151 (39.43%) JavaScript
7 143 (37.34%) Scala
8 128 (33.42%) Software Engineering
9 115 (30.03%) Puppet
10 112 (29.24%) Opscode Chef
11 110 (28.72%) Node.js
11 110 (28.72%) PHP
12 109 (28.46%) Linux
12 109 (28.46%) Apache Cassandra
13 108 (28.20%) Docker
14 105 (27.42%) CSS
14 105 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
15 101 (26.37%) MySQL
15 101 (26.37%) C++
16 100 (26.11%) DevOps
17 98 (25.59%) HTML
18 96 (25.07%) PostgreSQL
19 94 (24.54%) BDD
20 91 (23.76%) MongoDB
21 89 (23.24%) Git (software)
22 88 (22.98%) Redis
23 85 (22.19%) NoSQL
24 84 (21.93%) Ansible
25 82 (21.41%) Google
26 78 (20.37%) Jenkins

Go
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 110 (28.72%) Node.js
2 59 (15.40%) Apache Spark
3 54 (14.10%) OpenStack
4 42 (10.97%) Elasticsearch
5 34 (8.88%) Apache
6 26 (6.79%) Cloud Foundry
7 24 (6.27%) Apache Solr
8 7 (1.83%) CloudStack
9 5 (1.31%) nginx
10 3 (0.78%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.52%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.26%) Drupal
12 1 (0.26%) Jetty
12 1 (0.26%) Confluence
12 1 (0.26%) IIS
12 1 (0.26%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 70 (18.28%) Amazon AWS
2 55 (14.36%) Google Cloud Platform
3 29 (7.57%) IaaS
4 24 (6.27%) Cloud Computing
4 24 (6.27%) Sumo Logic
5 13 (3.39%) OpenShift
6 11 (2.87%) Google App Engine
7 9 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.83%) Heroku
9 6 (1.57%) SaaS
9 6 (1.57%) GitHub
10 4 (1.04%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.78%) CloudFront
11 3 (0.78%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.78%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.78%) Google Compute Engine
11 3 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.52%) Route 53
12 2 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
12 2 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (8.36%) DNS
2 31 (8.09%) Internet
3 27 (7.05%) HTTP
4 19 (4.96%) TCP/IP
5 15 (3.92%) SNMP
6 13 (3.39%) AMQP
7 3 (0.78%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.78%) VPN
7 3 (0.78%) Firewall
8 1 (0.26%) Broadband
8 1 (0.26%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (28.46%) Apache Cassandra
2 101 (26.37%) MySQL
3 96 (25.07%) PostgreSQL
4 91 (23.76%) MongoDB
5 88 (22.98%) Redis
6 85 (22.19%) NoSQL
7 68 (17.75%) Relational Database
8 67 (17.49%) Hadoop
9 41 (10.70%) HBase
10 26 (6.79%) Riak
11 15 (3.92%) OpenTSDB
12 14 (3.66%) Big Data
13 12 (3.13%) CouchDB
14 8 (2.09%) SQL Server
15 5 (1.31%) Text Mining
16 4 (1.04%) Data Mining
16 4 (1.04%) RDBMS
16 4 (1.04%) Oracle Database
17 3 (0.78%) Amazon Redshift
18 2 (0.52%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 89 (23.24%) Git (software)
2 78 (20.37%) Jenkins
3 57 (14.88%) Maven
4 34 (8.88%) Grunt
5 11 (2.87%) RSpec
6 10 (2.61%) JIRA
7 9 (2.35%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.57%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (1.31%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.04%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.04%) Ant
10 4 (1.04%) Subversion
10 4 (1.04%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.78%) webpack
11 3 (0.78%) gulp
11 3 (0.78%) Xcode
12 2 (0.52%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.52%) Bower
13 1 (0.26%) Capybara
13 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 70 (18.28%) Finance
2 27 (7.05%) Telecoms
2 27 (7.05%) Games
3 15 (3.92%) Online Betting
4 13 (3.39%) Electronics
5 11 (2.87%) Retail
6 9 (2.35%) Banking
6 9 (2.35%) Law
7 8 (2.09%) Marketing
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
9 2 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.52%) Welsh Language
10 1 (0.26%) Legal
10 1 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 195 (50.91%) Developer
2 42 (10.97%) Software Developer
3 41 (10.70%) Java Developer
4 38 (9.92%) Senior Developer
4 38 (9.92%) Software Engineer
5 30 (7.83%) DevOps Engineer
6 25 (6.53%) JavaScript Developer
7 24 (6.27%) Senior Java Developer
8 18 (4.70%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 16 (4.18%) Lead Developer
10 15 (3.92%) Linux Engineer
10 15 (3.92%) Automation Engineer
11 14 (3.66%) Technical Leader
12 13 (3.39%) Lead Java Developer
12 13 (3.39%) Architect
12 13 (3.39%) Technical Architect
13 10 (2.61%) Senior Software Engineer
14 9 (2.35%) C++ Software Engineer
14 9 (2.35%) PHP Developer
14 9 (2.35%) Ruby Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (27.42%) CSS
2 98 (25.59%) HTML
3 70 (18.28%) AngularJS
4 68 (17.75%) HTML5
5 56 (14.62%) REST
6 49 (12.79%) CSS3
7 46 (12.01%) jQuery
8 43 (11.23%) RabbitMQ
8 43 (11.23%) Web Services
9 40 (10.44%) Ruby on Rails
10 38 (9.92%) Akka
11 30 (7.83%) .NET
12 29 (7.57%) Spring
13 25 (6.53%) Kafka
14 24 (6.27%) Backbone.js
14 24 (6.27%) Grails
15 20 (5.22%) SOAP
16 19 (4.96%) Django
17 18 (4.70%) React
18 15 (3.92%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.79%) Replication
2 24 (6.27%) Smartphone
3 18 (4.70%) Computer Science
4 13 (3.39%) Mobile App
5 12 (3.13%) Online Games
6 10 (2.61%) Robotics
6 10 (2.61%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.35%) Social Media
7 9 (2.35%) Mathematics
8 8 (2.09%) Visualisation
8 8 (2.09%) Digital Media
8 8 (2.09%) User Experience
9 5 (1.31%) Data Centre
9 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.04%) Streaming Video
10 4 (1.04%) PKI
11 3 (0.78%) iPhone
12 2 (0.52%) Biology
12 2 (0.52%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 109 (28.46%) Linux
2 40 (10.44%) CoreOS
3 25 (6.53%) Windows
4 24 (6.27%) UNIX
5 9 (2.35%) Android
6 8 (2.09%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.57%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.78%) CentOS
8 3 (0.78%) OpenBSD
9 2 (0.52%) Debian
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (51.70%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (42.56%) TDD
3 128 (33.42%) Software Engineering
4 105 (27.42%) Continuous Integration
5 100 (26.11%) DevOps
6 94 (24.54%) BDD
7 68 (17.75%) Scrum
8 62 (16.19%) Open Source
9 50 (13.05%) E-Commerce
10 41 (10.70%) OO
11 39 (10.18%) Software Architecture
12 35 (9.14%) SOA
12 35 (9.14%) Pair Programming
13 30 (7.83%) Unit Testing
14 29 (7.57%) Functional Programming
15 24 (6.27%) Domain-Driven Design
15 24 (6.27%) MVC
16 23 (6.01%) Web Development
17 21 (5.48%) OOP
18 20 (5.22%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 263 (68.67%) Python
2 255 (66.58%) Java
3 222 (57.96%) Ruby
4 151 (39.43%) JavaScript
5 143 (37.34%) Scala
6 110 (28.72%) PHP
7 101 (26.37%) C++
8 64 (16.71%) C#
9 62 (16.19%) Clojure
10 60 (15.67%) Bash Shell
11 50 (13.05%) SQL
12 36 (9.40%) Erlang
13 31 (8.09%) Groovy
14 29 (7.57%) C
15 19 (4.96%) Haskell
16 15 (3.92%) AWK
16 15 (3.92%) sed
17 10 (2.61%) Embedded C
17 10 (2.61%) Embedded C++
18 7 (1.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 40 (10.44%) Degree
2 4 (1.04%) OCP
2 4 (1.04%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (0.52%) PhD
4 1 (0.26%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.44%) QA
2 2 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 108 (28.20%) Docker
2 43 (11.23%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.79%) HDFS
3 26 (6.79%) VirtualBox
4 10 (2.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 7 (1.83%) LXC
6 6 (1.57%) Varnish
7 5 (1.31%) Xen
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.78%) Snort
Systems Management
1 115 (30.03%) Puppet
2 112 (29.24%) Opscode Chef
3 84 (21.93%) Ansible
4 47 (12.27%) Salt
5 45 (11.75%) Nagios
6 43 (11.23%) Vagrant
7 36 (9.40%) Kubernetes
8 24 (6.27%) ZABBIX
9 16 (4.18%) Mesos
10 15 (3.92%) Opsview
10 15 (3.92%) yum
11 10 (2.61%) HAProxy
12 6 (1.57%) logstash
13 5 (1.31%) CFEngine
14 4 (1.04%) Data Guard
15 3 (0.78%) OSSEC
16 2 (0.52%) Graphite
17 1 (0.26%) Capistrano
17 1 (0.26%) Kibana
17 1 (0.26%) SELinux
Vendors
1 82 (21.41%) Google
2 69 (18.02%) Oracle
3 48 (12.53%) SaltStack
4 43 (11.23%) VMware
5 39 (10.18%) Splunk
6 30 (7.83%) Rackspace
7 24 (6.27%) New Relic
8 11 (2.87%) Twitter
9 5 (1.31%) hybris
10 4 (1.04%) Facebook
11 3 (0.78%) Netezza
11 3 (0.78%) ATG
12 2 (0.52%) Red Hat
12 2 (0.52%) Vertica
13 1 (0.26%) Tableau
13 1 (0.26%) DigitalOcean
13 1 (0.26%) SAP
13 1 (0.26%) Microsoft
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
PlayGen
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Stock Options
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus Benefits and Equity and Remote
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: 6 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Premier IT
Salary: £80,000 - £90,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + 22-30 days hol, pension and more
Posted: 8 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum + flexitime, training budget, 22-30 hol
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Andover
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago