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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 712 846 916
Rank change year-on-year
+134 +70
Permanent jobs citing Go 241 95 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.091% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.45% 0.18% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 212 88 29
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+64.70% +13.33%

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
52970 52554 55049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.19% 50.26% 53.42%
Number of salaries quoted 45748 45127 46295
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the UK over the 3 months to 5 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
England +154 239 £60,000 +9.09% 30
London +115 179 £60,000 - 17
Bristol +25 29 £70,000 -4.10% 3
South West +15 29 £70,000 +86.66% 4
City of London +76 22 £60,000 -5.88% 2
South East -11 12 £61,250 +65.54% 3
North West - 9 £36,750 - 1
Hampshire +5 7 £67,500 +92.85% 1
North East - 6 - - 2
Fareham - 6 £67,500 - 1
Durham - 6 - - 2
Manchester - 6 £37,000 -
Clapham - 5 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 4 £45,000 -
Mayfair - 4 £100,000 -
Reading - 3 £55,000 -
Cheshire - 3 £36,500 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £55,000 -
Kent +10 2 £77,500 +55.00% 2
Tonbridge - 2 £77,500 - 2
Hammersmith - 2 - -
East of England +1 1 £95,000 +35.71%
Wales +1 1 - - 2
South Wales -2 1 - - 2
Cardiff -5 1 - - 1
Farnborough -28 1 £20,000 -42.85%
Knutsford - 1 £36,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £55,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £21,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 - 3

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 325 (73.03%) Python
2 280 (62.92%) Java
3 209 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (42.47%) Ruby
5 182 (40.90%) MySQL
6 169 (37.98%) DevOps
7 150 (33.71%) PHP
8 132 (29.66%) Git (software)
9 130 (29.21%) Redis
10 128 (28.76%) JavaScript
11 124 (27.87%) Puppet
12 123 (27.64%) PostgreSQL
13 122 (27.42%) TDD
14 119 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
15 113 (25.39%) Ansible
16 111 (24.94%) Software Engineering
16 111 (24.94%) Linux
17 106 (23.82%) Elasticsearch
18 101 (22.70%) NoSQL
19 100 (22.47%) Node.js
20 99 (22.25%) Opscode Chef
21 96 (21.57%) Open Source
22 93 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
23 86 (19.33%) MongoDB
24 85 (19.10%) OO
25 80 (17.98%) RabbitMQ
26 79 (17.75%) Docker
27 76 (17.08%) C#
28 71 (15.96%) C++
28 71 (15.96%) OpenStack

Go
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 106 (23.82%) Elasticsearch
2 100 (22.47%) Node.js
3 71 (15.96%) OpenStack
4 35 (7.87%) Apache
5 31 (6.97%) Tomcat
6 30 (6.74%) Apache Solr
6 30 (6.74%) WebSphere
7 29 (6.52%) JBoss
8 27 (6.07%) Apache Spark
9 25 (5.62%) WebLogic
10 23 (5.17%) Jetty
11 21 (4.72%) Cloud Foundry
12 18 (4.04%) CloudStack
13 14 (3.15%) nginx
14 11 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
15 5 (1.12%) IIS
15 5 (1.12%) Tornado
16 4 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
17 3 (0.67%) IBM HTTP Server
17 3 (0.67%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 1 (0.22%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 93 (20.90%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (6.52%) IaaS
3 29 (6.52%) PaaS
4 28 (6.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 22 (4.94%) SaaS
6 17 (3.82%) Amazon EC2
7 14 (3.15%) Cloud Computing
8 9 (2.02%) GitHub
8 9 (2.02%) Google App Engine
9 8 (1.80%) Amazon S3
9 8 (1.80%) Heroku
10 7 (1.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 6 (1.35%) Amazon EMR
11 6 (1.35%) Amazon Kinesis
11 6 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (1.12%) CloudFront
12 5 (1.12%) Route 53
12 5 (1.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.67%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.07%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.15%) DNS
2 14 (3.15%) HTTP
3 8 (1.80%) SNMP
4 5 (1.12%) Internet
4 5 (1.12%) LDAP
5 3 (0.67%) AMQP
5 3 (0.67%) VXLAN
6 2 (0.45%) Firewall
7 1 (0.22%) SSL
7 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (40.90%) MySQL
2 130 (29.21%) Redis
3 123 (27.64%) PostgreSQL
4 101 (22.70%) NoSQL
5 86 (19.33%) MongoDB
6 63 (14.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 53 (11.91%) Relational Database
8 44 (9.89%) Big Data
8 44 (9.89%) Couchbase
8 44 (9.89%) Hadoop
9 29 (6.52%) Riak
10 27 (6.07%) SQL Server
11 26 (5.84%) CouchDB
12 20 (4.49%) RDBMS
13 12 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
14 10 (2.25%) Amazon Redshift
14 10 (2.25%) HBase
15 8 (1.80%) OpenTSDB
16 6 (1.35%) Data Mining
17 5 (1.12%) GIS
Development Applications
1 132 (29.66%) Git (software)
2 61 (13.71%) JIRA
3 50 (11.24%) Jenkins
4 35 (7.87%) Maven
5 26 (5.84%) Sonatype Nexus
6 18 (4.04%) Artifactory
7 16 (3.60%) Ant
8 14 (3.15%) Gradle
9 13 (2.92%) Vagrant
10 10 (2.25%) Hudson
11 9 (2.02%) TeamCity
12 7 (1.57%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.57%) Subversion
13 6 (1.35%) Gerrit
13 6 (1.35%) Visual Studio
14 5 (1.12%) Bazaar
14 5 (1.12%) Cucumber
14 5 (1.12%) Eclipse
15 4 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 63 (14.16%) Finance
2 55 (12.36%) Telecoms
3 42 (9.44%) Retail
4 25 (5.62%) Banking
5 21 (4.72%) Online Betting
6 17 (3.82%) Games
7 6 (1.35%) Front Office
7 6 (1.35%) Marketing
8 3 (0.67%) Automotive
8 3 (0.67%) Electronics
8 3 (0.67%) Welsh Language
9 2 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.22%) Back Office
10 1 (0.22%) Law
10 1 (0.22%) Legal
10 1 (0.22%) Music Industry
10 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 241 (54.16%) Developer
2 69 (15.51%) Senior Developer
3 64 (14.38%) DevOps Engineer
4 63 (14.16%) Java Developer
5 57 (12.81%) Python Developer
6 55 (12.36%) Software Developer
7 45 (10.11%) Software Engineer
8 44 (9.89%) JavaScript Developer
9 28 (6.29%) Senior Java Developer
10 27 (6.07%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 26 (5.84%) Automation Engineer
11 26 (5.84%) Node.js Developer
12 21 (4.72%) Lead Developer
13 19 (4.27%) JavaScript Engineer
14 17 (3.82%) PHP Developer
14 17 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
15 15 (3.37%) Linux Engineer
16 14 (3.15%) HTML Developer
17 13 (2.92%) C++ Developer
17 13 (2.92%) Lead Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (17.98%) RabbitMQ
2 69 (15.51%) HTML
3 67 (15.06%) CSS
4 59 (13.26%) .NET
5 46 (10.34%) Django
6 41 (9.21%) AngularJS
7 39 (8.76%) Celery
7 39 (8.76%) Flask
7 39 (8.76%) SQLAlchemy
8 38 (8.54%) REST
9 36 (8.09%) SOAP
10 34 (7.64%) HTML5
10 34 (7.64%) Web Services
11 31 (6.97%) React
12 30 (6.74%) ELK Stack
13 26 (5.84%) Lucene
14 23 (5.17%) CSS3
14 23 (5.17%) Express
14 23 (5.17%) hapi
14 23 (5.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 35 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 30 (6.74%) Digital Media
3 15 (3.37%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (2.92%) Mobile App
5 10 (2.25%) Data Structures
5 10 (2.25%) Hedge funds
6 8 (1.80%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.80%) Mathematics
6 8 (1.80%) PKI
6 8 (1.80%) User Experience
7 7 (1.57%) Data Centre
7 7 (1.57%) Statistics
8 6 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (1.35%) Visualisation
9 4 (0.90%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (0.90%) Fintech
9 4 (0.90%) Psychology
10 3 (0.67%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.67%) Equities
10 3 (0.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 111 (24.94%) Linux
2 39 (8.76%) Android
3 37 (8.31%) Apple iOS
4 14 (3.15%) Windows
5 13 (2.92%) CoreOS
6 12 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (2.70%) Unix
7 9 (2.02%) CentOS
8 8 (1.80%) Debian
9 6 (1.35%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.12%) Mesosphere
11 4 (0.90%) Solaris
12 3 (0.67%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.45%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
2 169 (37.98%) DevOps
3 122 (27.42%) TDD
4 119 (26.74%) Continuous Integration
5 111 (24.94%) Software Engineering
6 96 (21.57%) Open Source
7 85 (19.10%) OO
8 65 (14.61%) Microservices
9 64 (14.38%) Scrum
10 60 (13.48%) E-Commerce
11 52 (11.69%) Continuous Delivery
12 48 (10.79%) BDD
12 48 (10.79%) Functional Programming
13 46 (10.34%) Configuration Management
14 45 (10.11%) Unit Testing
15 43 (9.66%) Kanban
16 38 (8.54%) UML
17 34 (7.64%) Mentoring
17 34 (7.64%) SOA
18 29 (6.52%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 325 (73.03%) Python
2 280 (62.92%) Java
3 189 (42.47%) Ruby
4 150 (33.71%) PHP
5 128 (28.76%) JavaScript
6 76 (17.08%) C#
7 71 (15.96%) C++
8 70 (15.73%) Scala
9 69 (15.51%) Bash Shell
10 66 (14.83%) SQL
11 53 (11.91%) Clojure
12 52 (11.69%) Perl
13 32 (7.19%) Erlang
14 31 (6.97%) Haskell
15 25 (5.62%) C
16 20 (4.49%) Groovy
17 12 (2.70%) Objective-C
18 10 (2.25%) F#
18 10 (2.25%) Rust
19 8 (1.80%) sed
Qualifications
1 43 (9.66%) Degree
2 16 (3.60%) OCP
2 16 (3.60%) Oracle Certification
3 9 (2.02%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.67%) HND
5 3 (0.67%) ISEB
5 3 (0.67%) RHCE
6 2 (0.45%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.45%) RHCA
7 1 (0.22%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.22%) PhD
7 1 (0.22%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.25%) SLA
2 7 (1.57%) QA
3 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 79 (17.75%) Docker
2 54 (12.13%) Varnish
3 20 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.47%) LXC
5 10 (2.25%) Xen
6 2 (0.45%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 2 (0.45%) vCloud
7 1 (0.22%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.22%) Ceph
7 1 (0.22%) KVM
7 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 124 (27.87%) Puppet
2 113 (25.39%) Ansible
3 99 (22.25%) Opscode Chef
4 45 (10.11%) Salt
5 33 (7.42%) logstash
6 22 (4.94%) Kibana
6 22 (4.94%) Mesos
7 19 (4.27%) Kubernetes
8 16 (3.60%) Nagios
9 10 (2.25%) HAProxy
9 10 (2.25%) Terraform
10 9 (2.02%) Icinga
11 8 (1.80%) Opsview
11 8 (1.80%) yum
12 5 (1.12%) Chronos
13 4 (0.90%) Control-M
13 4 (0.90%) Unicenter
13 4 (0.90%) ZABBIX
14 2 (0.45%) Cacti
14 2 (0.45%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 69 (15.51%) Oracle
2 59 (13.26%) Google
3 22 (4.94%) VMware
4 17 (3.82%) SaltStack
5 12 (2.70%) Red Hat
6 10 (2.25%) Splunk
7 7 (1.57%) New Relic
8 4 (0.90%) Facebook
8 4 (0.90%) Twitter
9 3 (0.67%) Cisco
9 3 (0.67%) IBM
9 3 (0.67%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.67%) WSO2
10 2 (0.45%) EMC
10 2 (0.45%) Microsoft
10 2 (0.45%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.45%) Netezza
10 2 (0.45%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.45%) Tableau
11 1 (0.22%) Apple
London
Modis International Ltd
Salary: £45 - £65 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
Office for National Statistics
Salary: From £31,150 to £38,100 per annum Plus MRP
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Tonbridge, Kent
Scope AT Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Great salary + Equity
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and extensive bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
SaleCycle
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
SaleCycle
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Gamesys
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Universe Technology Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 11 days ago
South West London
MatchesFashion.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
South West London
MatchesFashion.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000-45000 Per Annum + share options
Posted: 12 days ago
Leeds
Sky Betting & Gaming
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Product Development
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 22-30 days hol, pension and more
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Huxley
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest
Salary: 25000-50000 Per Annum 25-50K + Share Options
Posted: 22 days ago