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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go (Golang)
Rank 707 825 855
Rank change year-on-year
+118 +30
Permanent jobs citing Go 191 80 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.069% 0.033%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.34% 0.13% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 164 66 31
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
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
55900 59998 56973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.19% 51.51% 52.54%
Number of salaries quoted 47623 50833 48860
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 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

Go Salary Histogram in the UK

Go
Top 18 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 4 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 +128 187 £60,000 +20.00% 34
London +95 128 £61,000 +10.90% 27
City of London +51 17 £70,000 +16.66% 6
Leeds - 16 £65,000 -
West Yorkshire - 16 £65,000 -
Yorkshire - 16 £65,000 -
South East +30 15 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Hampshire +22 15 £40,000 -15.78% 2
East of England +13 14 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 14 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 14 £35,000 -
South West -8 13 £52,500 +31.25% 4
Bristol - 12 £50,000 - 4
Havant +3 5 £40,000 - 1
Southampton - 4 - -
South Wales - 2 £32,000 -
Wales - 2 £32,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £30,000 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 255 (67.82%) Python
2 239 (63.56%) Java
3 214 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
4 208 (55.32%) Ruby
5 166 (44.15%) TDD
6 141 (37.50%) JavaScript
6 141 (37.50%) Scala
7 126 (33.51%) Software Engineering
8 125 (33.24%) Apache Cassandra
9 115 (30.59%) Puppet
10 112 (29.79%) PHP
11 109 (28.99%) Linux
12 108 (28.72%) Opscode Chef
13 106 (28.19%) Docker
14 103 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
15 98 (26.06%) Node.js
16 97 (25.80%) MongoDB
16 97 (25.80%) BDD
16 97 (25.80%) NoSQL
16 97 (25.80%) PostgreSQL
17 96 (25.53%) MySQL
18 94 (25.00%) CSS
19 93 (24.73%) DevOps
20 91 (24.20%) C++
20 91 (24.20%) HTML
21 84 (22.34%) Redis
22 82 (21.81%) Git (software)
23 75 (19.95%) Scrum
23 75 (19.95%) Google
24 74 (19.68%) Finance

Go
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 98 (26.06%) Node.js
2 63 (16.76%) Apache Spark
3 54 (14.36%) OpenStack
4 42 (11.17%) Elasticsearch
5 37 (9.84%) Apache
6 30 (7.98%) Cloud Foundry
7 27 (7.18%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.33%) nginx
9 4 (1.06%) CloudStack
10 1 (0.27%) JBoss
10 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.27%) CMS
10 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.27%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 71 (18.88%) Amazon AWS
2 50 (13.30%) Google Cloud Platform
3 28 (7.45%) IaaS
4 24 (6.38%) Sumo Logic
5 22 (5.85%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (3.46%) OpenShift
7 11 (2.93%) Google App Engine
8 7 (1.86%) Heroku
8 7 (1.86%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (1.86%) GitHub
9 5 (1.33%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.06%) SaaS
10 4 (1.06%) Amazon ELB
11 3 (0.80%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.80%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.80%) Google Compute Engine
12 2 (0.53%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.27%) Trello
13 1 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
13 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 31 (8.24%) Internet
2 28 (7.45%) DNS
3 27 (7.18%) HTTP
4 14 (3.72%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.46%) SNMP
5 13 (3.46%) AMQP
6 3 (0.80%) OpenVPN
6 3 (0.80%) Firewall
6 3 (0.80%) LAN
6 3 (0.80%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
7 1 (0.27%) WAN
7 1 (0.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (33.24%) Apache Cassandra
2 97 (25.80%) NoSQL
2 97 (25.80%) PostgreSQL
2 97 (25.80%) MongoDB
3 96 (25.53%) MySQL
4 84 (22.34%) Redis
5 71 (18.88%) Relational Database
6 69 (18.35%) Hadoop
7 39 (10.37%) HBase
8 27 (7.18%) Riak
9 15 (3.99%) CouchDB
10 13 (3.46%) OpenTSDB
11 11 (2.93%) Big Data
12 10 (2.66%) SQL Server
13 6 (1.60%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.33%) MariaDB
14 5 (1.33%) Data Mining
14 5 (1.33%) Text Mining
15 4 (1.06%) Amazon Redshift
15 4 (1.06%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 82 (21.81%) Git (software)
2 73 (19.41%) Jenkins
3 51 (13.56%) Maven
4 32 (8.51%) Grunt
5 11 (2.93%) RSpec
6 10 (2.66%) JIRA
7 9 (2.39%) Jasmine
8 6 (1.60%) Karma Test Runner
9 5 (1.33%) Subversion
10 4 (1.06%) Ant
10 4 (1.06%) Mercurial
10 4 (1.06%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.80%) webpack
11 3 (0.80%) Xcode
12 2 (0.53%) Selenium
12 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.27%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.27%) Bower
13 1 (0.27%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.27%) WATIR
General
1 74 (19.68%) Finance
2 33 (8.78%) Games
3 26 (6.91%) Telecoms
4 13 (3.46%) Online Betting
5 11 (2.93%) Electronics
6 9 (2.39%) Law
6 9 (2.39%) Retail
7 8 (2.13%) Banking
8 7 (1.86%) Marketing
9 3 (0.80%) Advertising
10 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.27%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 195 (51.86%) Developer
2 49 (13.03%) Software Developer
3 40 (10.64%) Java Developer
4 39 (10.37%) Software Engineer
4 39 (10.37%) Senior Developer
5 31 (8.24%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (5.85%) JavaScript Developer
7 21 (5.59%) Senior Java Developer
8 17 (4.52%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 15 (3.99%) Technical Leader
10 14 (3.72%) Lead Developer
11 13 (3.46%) Architect
11 13 (3.46%) Technical Architect
11 13 (3.46%) Lead Java Developer
11 13 (3.46%) Linux Engineer
11 13 (3.46%) Automation Engineer
12 10 (2.66%) Ruby Developer
12 10 (2.66%) Python Developer
12 10 (2.66%) Senior Software Engineer
12 10 (2.66%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (25.00%) CSS
2 91 (24.20%) HTML
3 69 (18.35%) HTML5
4 60 (15.96%) REST
5 58 (15.43%) AngularJS
6 49 (13.03%) CSS3
7 48 (12.77%) jQuery
8 44 (11.70%) Web Services
8 44 (11.70%) RabbitMQ
9 41 (10.90%) Akka
10 37 (9.84%) Ruby on Rails
11 31 (8.24%) Spring
12 28 (7.45%) Kafka
13 27 (7.18%) Grails
14 22 (5.85%) .NET
15 20 (5.32%) Django
16 17 (4.52%) SOAP
16 17 (4.52%) Backbone.js
17 16 (4.26%) React
18 14 (3.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 32 (8.51%) Smartphone
2 26 (6.91%) Replication
3 18 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 15 (3.99%) Mobile App
4 15 (3.99%) Algorithms
5 11 (2.93%) Online Games
6 9 (2.39%) Robotics
6 9 (2.39%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.39%) Social Media
6 9 (2.39%) Digital Media
7 8 (2.13%) User Experience
7 8 (2.13%) Mathematics
8 7 (1.86%) Visualisation
9 6 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.33%) Physics
11 4 (1.06%) Streaming Video
11 4 (1.06%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (1.06%) Statistics
11 4 (1.06%) Informatics
11 4 (1.06%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 109 (28.99%) Linux
2 36 (9.57%) CoreOS
3 24 (6.38%) UNIX
3 24 (6.38%) Windows
4 11 (2.93%) Android
5 10 (2.66%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.60%) Ubuntu
7 3 (0.80%) OpenBSD
7 3 (0.80%) FreeBSD
7 3 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 2 (0.53%) Debian
9 1 (0.27%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (56.91%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (44.15%) TDD
3 126 (33.51%) Software Engineering
4 103 (27.39%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (25.80%) BDD
6 93 (24.73%) DevOps
7 75 (19.95%) Scrum
8 60 (15.96%) Open Source
9 56 (14.89%) E-Commerce
10 43 (11.44%) Pair Programming
11 40 (10.64%) OO
11 40 (10.64%) Software Architecture
12 35 (9.31%) SOA
13 32 (8.51%) Domain-Driven Design
14 23 (6.12%) Unit Testing
14 23 (6.12%) Functional Programming
15 22 (5.85%) Continuous Delivery
15 22 (5.85%) MVC
16 21 (5.59%) Web Development
17 18 (4.79%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 255 (67.82%) Python
2 239 (63.56%) Java
3 208 (55.32%) Ruby
4 141 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 141 (37.50%) Scala
5 112 (29.79%) PHP
6 91 (24.20%) C++
7 64 (17.02%) Clojure
8 61 (16.22%) C#
9 57 (15.16%) SQL
10 52 (13.83%) Bash Shell
11 42 (11.17%) Erlang
12 32 (8.51%) Groovy
13 30 (7.98%) C
14 22 (5.85%) Haskell
15 13 (3.46%) AWK
15 13 (3.46%) sed
16 11 (2.93%) Perl
17 9 (2.39%) Embedded C
17 9 (2.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 39 (10.37%) Degree
2 2 (0.53%) PhD
2 2 (0.53%) OCP
2 2 (0.53%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.32%) QA
System Software
1 106 (28.19%) Docker
2 38 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (6.91%) VirtualBox
3 26 (6.91%) HDFS
4 11 (2.93%) LXC
5 10 (2.66%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 8 (2.13%) Xen
7 4 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.06%) KVM
7 4 (1.06%) Varnish
7 4 (1.06%) Slurm Workload Manager
8 3 (0.80%) Snort
9 2 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 115 (30.59%) Puppet
2 108 (28.72%) Opscode Chef
3 72 (19.15%) Ansible
4 42 (11.17%) Nagios
5 41 (10.90%) Salt
6 40 (10.64%) Vagrant
7 35 (9.31%) Kubernetes
8 24 (6.38%) ZABBIX
9 20 (5.32%) Mesos
10 13 (3.46%) Opsview
10 13 (3.46%) yum
11 10 (2.66%) HAProxy
12 5 (1.33%) CFEngine
13 4 (1.06%) Data Guard
14 3 (0.80%) OSSEC
14 3 (0.80%) Graphite
15 2 (0.53%) logstash
16 1 (0.27%) Kibana
16 1 (0.27%) SELinux
16 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 75 (19.95%) Google
2 58 (15.43%) Oracle
3 42 (11.17%) SaltStack
4 38 (10.11%) VMware
5 35 (9.31%) Splunk
6 31 (8.24%) Rackspace
7 24 (6.38%) New Relic
8 11 (2.93%) Twitter
9 5 (1.33%) hybris
10 4 (1.06%) Facebook
10 4 (1.06%) Netezza
10 4 (1.06%) Zend
10 4 (1.06%) Pegasus
11 3 (0.80%) ATG
11 3 (0.80%) Vertica
12 2 (0.53%) Tableau
13 1 (0.27%) Atlassian
13 1 (0.27%) Fujitsu
13 1 (0.27%) Red Hat
13 1 (0.27%) SAP
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