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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go (Golang)
Rank 716 894 883
Rank change year-on-year
+178 -11
Permanent jobs citing Go 184 38 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.032% 0.018%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.061% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 164 27 19
Average salary £66,750 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £35,000 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+38.57% -30.69%

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
56578 62406 58951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.01% 52.56% 53.35%
Number of salaries quoted 48099 52693 50617
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

Go Salary Histogram in the UK

Go
Top 24 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 27 April 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
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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 +166 173 £67,500 +50.00% 19
London +134 130 £70,000 +40.00% 13
South East +27 19 £48,500 +38.57% 2
Hampshire +6 18 £48,500 +38.57% 2
East of England - 16 £40,532 - 1
City of London +34 14 £76,250 +69.44% 3
Cambridgeshire - 9 £38,564 - 1
Wales - 8 £28,000 -
South Wales - 8 £28,000 -
Cambridge - 8 £38,564 -
Cardiff - 8 £28,000 -
Bristol - 6 £67,500 - 2
South West - 6 £67,500 - 3
Basingstoke - 5 £52,500 - 1
Havant +8 4 £48,500 +38.57%
Ipswich - 4 £35,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £35,000 -
Southampton - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £70,000 -
North West -3 2 £67,500 +68.75%
Manchester - 2 £67,500 -
Farnborough - 2 £37,500 -
Reading - 1 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 169 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
2 168 (63.64%) Java
3 138 (52.27%) Python
4 123 (46.59%) Ruby
5 111 (42.05%) TDD
6 109 (41.29%) PHP
7 102 (38.64%) NoSQL
8 99 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
9 85 (32.20%) JavaScript
10 75 (28.41%) MongoDB
11 74 (28.03%) Scala
12 73 (27.65%) Software Engineering
12 73 (27.65%) MySQL
13 72 (27.27%) BDD
14 71 (26.89%) Linux
14 71 (26.89%) Scrum
14 71 (26.89%) Continuous Integration
15 67 (25.38%) Open Source
16 63 (23.86%) DevOps
16 63 (23.86%) Finance
17 61 (23.11%) E-Commerce
18 60 (22.73%) SQL
19 56 (21.21%) Puppet
20 54 (20.45%) HTML
21 51 (19.32%) CSS
22 49 (18.56%) Docker
23 48 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
23 48 (18.18%) Node.js
24 46 (17.42%) Pair Programming
25 44 (16.67%) Web Services

Go
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 48 (18.18%) Node.js
2 32 (12.12%) Apache Spark
3 23 (8.71%) OpenStack
4 18 (6.82%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (5.68%) Cloud Foundry
6 12 (4.55%) Apache Solr
6 12 (4.55%) Apache
7 9 (3.41%) WebSphere
8 8 (3.03%) Commerce Server
9 3 (1.14%) nginx
9 3 (1.14%) CloudStack
10 2 (0.76%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.38%) CMS
11 1 (0.38%) JBoss
11 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 9 (3.41%) Magento
2 2 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.38%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 43 (16.29%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (4.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 10 (3.79%) IaaS
4 9 (3.41%) Amazon EC2
4 9 (3.41%) GitHub
5 8 (3.03%) Sumo Logic
6 6 (2.27%) Amazon EMR
7 5 (1.89%) Amazon S3
8 4 (1.52%) Amazon ELB
9 3 (1.14%) OpenShift
9 3 (1.14%) Heroku
9 3 (1.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 2 (0.76%) Route 53
10 2 (0.76%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.38%) PaaS
11 1 (0.38%) Trello
11 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.55%) HTTP
1 12 (4.55%) Internet
2 8 (3.03%) DNS
3 5 (1.89%) LAN
4 3 (1.14%) AMQP
5 2 (0.76%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) Network Security
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
6 1 (0.38%) SNMP
6 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (38.64%) NoSQL
2 99 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
3 75 (28.41%) MongoDB
4 73 (27.65%) MySQL
5 35 (13.26%) PostgreSQL
6 34 (12.88%) Relational Database
7 28 (10.61%) Redis
8 24 (9.09%) Hadoop
9 12 (4.55%) Riak
10 9 (3.41%) HBase
10 9 (3.41%) SQL Server
10 9 (3.41%) Big Data
11 8 (3.03%) CouchDB
12 7 (2.65%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (2.27%) MariaDB
13 6 (2.27%) Oracle Database
14 5 (1.89%) Neo4j
14 5 (1.89%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.52%) Data Mining
15 4 (1.52%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 41 (15.53%) Git (software)
2 29 (10.98%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.55%) JIRA
4 10 (3.79%) Grunt
4 10 (3.79%) Maven
5 6 (2.27%) Mercurial
6 4 (1.52%) Subversion
6 4 (1.52%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.14%) RSpec
8 2 (0.76%) Xcode
8 2 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (0.76%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.38%) Capybara
9 1 (0.38%) Selenium
9 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.38%) Hudson
General
1 63 (23.86%) Finance
2 36 (13.64%) Games
3 13 (4.92%) Law
4 7 (2.65%) Retail
5 6 (2.27%) Electronics
5 6 (2.27%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.89%) Marketing
7 3 (1.14%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.14%) Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.76%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 146 (55.30%) Developer
2 43 (16.29%) Software Developer
3 42 (15.91%) Java Developer
4 30 (11.36%) Software Engineer
5 20 (7.58%) Technical Leader
6 19 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
7 18 (6.82%) Senior Developer
8 11 (4.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 10 (3.79%) PHP Developer
10 8 (3.03%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (3.03%) Python Software Engineer
10 8 (3.03%) C Software Engineer
11 7 (2.65%) Ruby Developer
12 6 (2.27%) JavaScript Developer
12 6 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (2.27%) Senior Software Developer
12 6 (2.27%) Architect
12 6 (2.27%) Web Developer
13 5 (1.89%) Technical Architect
13 5 (1.89%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.45%) HTML
2 51 (19.32%) CSS
3 44 (16.67%) Web Services
4 40 (15.15%) HTML5
5 39 (14.77%) REST
6 27 (10.23%) AngularJS
6 27 (10.23%) Spring
7 26 (9.85%) jQuery
8 23 (8.71%) Akka
8 23 (8.71%) CSS3
9 21 (7.95%) Ruby on Rails
10 20 (7.58%) RabbitMQ
11 18 (6.82%) .NET
12 13 (4.92%) SOAP
12 13 (4.92%) RESTful
12 13 (4.92%) Kafka
13 12 (4.55%) Grails
13 12 (4.55%) Spring MVC
14 11 (4.17%) JSON
14 11 (4.17%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 67 (25.38%) Open Source
2 40 (15.15%) Smartphone
3 15 (5.68%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.68%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.92%) Mathematics
5 10 (3.79%) Replication
5 10 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.79%) Algorithms
6 9 (3.41%) Statistics
7 6 (2.27%) Physics
7 6 (2.27%) Visualisation
7 6 (2.27%) Social Media
7 6 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.89%) Xbox
8 5 (1.89%) User Experience
8 5 (1.89%) Informatics
8 5 (1.89%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (1.52%) Robotics
10 2 (0.76%) DTV
10 2 (0.76%) Biology
Operating Systems
1 71 (26.89%) Linux
2 12 (4.55%) Windows
3 11 (4.17%) UNIX
4 10 (3.79%) Ubuntu
4 10 (3.79%) CoreOS
5 9 (3.41%) Apple iOS
5 9 (3.41%) Android
6 5 (1.89%) FreeBSD
7 4 (1.52%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) Debian
8 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (42.05%) TDD
3 73 (27.65%) Software Engineering
4 72 (27.27%) BDD
5 71 (26.89%) Continuous Integration
5 71 (26.89%) Scrum
6 63 (23.86%) DevOps
7 61 (23.11%) E-Commerce
8 46 (17.42%) Pair Programming
9 40 (15.15%) Domain-Driven Design
10 26 (9.85%) MVC
11 23 (8.71%) OO
12 20 (7.58%) Web Development
13 14 (5.30%) MapReduce
14 13 (4.92%) Software Architecture
15 12 (4.55%) Kanban
15 12 (4.55%) SOA
15 12 (4.55%) Continuous Delivery
16 11 (4.17%) Configuration Management
17 10 (3.79%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 168 (63.64%) Java
2 138 (52.27%) Python
3 123 (46.59%) Ruby
4 109 (41.29%) PHP
5 85 (32.20%) JavaScript
6 74 (28.03%) Scala
7 60 (22.73%) SQL
8 44 (16.67%) Clojure
9 39 (14.77%) C++
10 30 (11.36%) Erlang
11 27 (10.23%) C#
12 25 (9.47%) Haskell
13 23 (8.71%) C
14 20 (7.58%) Perl
15 18 (6.82%) Bash Shell
16 13 (4.92%) Groovy
17 10 (3.79%) R
18 6 (2.27%) PHP5
19 4 (1.52%) Embedded C
19 4 (1.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (7.95%) QA
System Software
1 49 (18.56%) Docker
2 10 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.79%) VirtualBox
2 10 (3.79%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 8 (3.03%) HDFS
4 5 (1.89%) LXC
4 5 (1.89%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 5 (1.89%) Xen
4 5 (1.89%) KVM
5 4 (1.52%) XenServer
6 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.38%) Varnish
7 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 56 (21.21%) Puppet
2 48 (18.18%) Opscode Chef
3 27 (10.23%) Ansible
4 19 (7.20%) Kubernetes
5 18 (6.82%) HAProxy
6 11 (4.17%) Vagrant
6 11 (4.17%) Salt
6 11 (4.17%) Mesos
7 10 (3.79%) Nagios
8 9 (3.41%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.38%) Graphite
9 1 (0.38%) Opsview
9 1 (0.38%) Data Guard
9 1 (0.38%) logstash
Vendors
1 31 (11.74%) Google
2 18 (6.82%) Oracle
3 17 (6.44%) Zend
4 14 (5.30%) hybris
5 13 (4.92%) Rackspace
6 12 (4.55%) ATG
7 10 (3.79%) VMware
7 10 (3.79%) SaltStack
8 9 (3.41%) Twitter
9 8 (3.03%) New Relic
9 8 (3.03%) IBM
9 8 (3.03%) Splunk
10 7 (2.65%) Netezza
10 7 (2.65%) Vertica
11 5 (1.89%) Tableau
11 5 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
11 5 (1.89%) Pegasus
12 3 (1.14%) Facebook
13 2 (0.76%) Remedy
13 2 (0.76%) SAP
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