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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Go (Golang)
UK
Rank 433 697 868
Rank change year-on-year
+264 +171
Permanent jobs citing Go 508 246 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.60% 0.25% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.12% 0.47% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 438 225 78
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £95,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 £70,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +64.70%

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
45480 52157 53192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 53.89% 52.18% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39032 44989 45657
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,480 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 20 January 2017 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +242 499 £65,000 +8.33% 76
London +190 370 £65,000 +8.33% 54
South West +26 41 £70,000 - 2
South East +89 33 £60,000 +9.09% 3
City of London +22 24 £63,750 +6.25% 16
North West -7 17 £57,500 +57.53% 5
Dorset - 17 £70,000 -
Bournemouth - 17 £70,000 -
Manchester -9 16 £55,000 - 5
East Midlands +19 12 £57,500 +4.54% 2
Bristol -12 12 £62,500 -10.71%
Chippenham - 12 £37,500 -
Wiltshire - 12 £37,500 -
Berkshire +58 10 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Nottingham +5 10 £58,750 +6.81% 2
Nottinghamshire +3 10 £58,750 +6.81% 2
Windsor - 10 £70,000 -
Surrey +41 9 £50,000 -
East of England +31 9 £75,000 -21.05% 4
West Midlands +9 8 £63,750 +196.51% 2
Coventry +19 7 £70,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £50,000 -
Hampshire +8 4 £60,000 +23.07%
Hertfordshire +4 4 £70,000 -26.31% 1
Cambridgeshire - 4 £77,500 - 2
Peterborough - 4 £77,500 -
Southampton - 4 £60,000 -
Newport - 4 £80,000 -
Cardiff - 4 £80,000 -
South Wales - 4 £80,000 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 643 (65.35%) Python
2 556 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
3 549 (55.79%) Java
4 371 (37.70%) DevOps
5 346 (35.16%) Linux
6 306 (31.10%) Ruby
7 295 (29.98%) Amazon AWS
8 279 (28.35%) TDD
9 266 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
10 258 (26.22%) Ansible
11 252 (25.61%) JavaScript
12 246 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 241 (24.49%) Docker
14 237 (24.09%) Puppet
15 219 (22.26%) PostgreSQL
16 216 (21.95%) Open Source
17 207 (21.04%) Opscode Chef
18 204 (20.73%) MySQL
19 196 (19.92%) Scala
20 182 (18.50%) Node.js
21 177 (17.99%) Git (software)
21 177 (17.99%) NoSQL
22 173 (17.58%) Microservices
23 172 (17.48%) PHP
24 170 (17.28%) OO
25 167 (16.97%) Bash Shell
26 165 (16.77%) Jenkins
26 165 (16.77%) Elasticsearch
27 160 (16.26%) AngularJS
28 152 (15.45%) Scrum

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
1 165 (16.77%) Elasticsearch
2 102 (10.37%) Tomcat
3 96 (9.76%) WebSphere
4 93 (9.45%) JBoss
5 92 (9.35%) OpenStack
6 90 (9.15%) Apache Spark
6 90 (9.15%) WebLogic
7 89 (9.04%) Jetty
8 53 (5.39%) Apache Solr
9 49 (4.98%) Apache
10 27 (2.74%) Cloud Foundry
11 22 (2.24%) nginx
12 13 (1.32%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.41%) Commerce Server
14 4 (0.41%) IIS
15 3 (0.30%) Apache Pig
16 2 (0.20%) Confluence
17 1 (0.10%) Drupal
17 1 (0.10%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.10%) Blender
Business Applications
1 7 (0.71%) Magento
1 7 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.20%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 295 (29.98%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (10.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 83 (8.43%) GitHub
4 30 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
5 28 (2.85%) SaaS
6 23 (2.34%) PaaS
7 20 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 19 (1.93%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.42%) AWS CloudFormation
10 12 (1.22%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 12 (1.22%) AWS Lambda
10 12 (1.22%) IaaS
11 10 (1.02%) Amazon EMR
11 10 (1.02%) Heroku
12 9 (0.91%) Amazon Kinesis
12 9 (0.91%) Sumo Logic
12 9 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 8 (0.81%) Amazon ELB
13 8 (0.81%) Route 53
14 6 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 53 (5.39%) HTTP
2 51 (5.18%) TCP/IP
3 40 (4.07%) Internet
4 28 (2.85%) DNS
5 20 (2.03%) SSL
6 16 (1.63%) ICMP
7 14 (1.42%) Firewall
7 14 (1.42%) HTTPS
8 13 (1.32%) VPN
9 10 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (1.02%) iSCSI
9 10 (1.02%) NAS
9 10 (1.02%) SAN
9 10 (1.02%) SNMP
10 7 (0.71%) Network Security
11 5 (0.51%) Broadband
11 5 (0.51%) Intranet
11 5 (0.51%) IPsec
11 5 (0.51%) tcpdump
12 4 (0.41%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (22.26%) PostgreSQL
2 204 (20.73%) MySQL
3 177 (17.99%) NoSQL
4 149 (15.14%) Redis
5 147 (14.94%) MongoDB
6 132 (13.41%) Apache Cassandra
7 126 (12.80%) Big Data
8 111 (11.28%) Relational Database
9 96 (9.76%) Hadoop
10 78 (7.93%) SQL Server
11 68 (6.91%) Couchbase
12 66 (6.71%) Riak
13 39 (3.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 25 (2.54%) Oracle Database
15 24 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (2.44%) RDBMS
16 18 (1.83%) HBase
17 10 (1.02%) InterSystems Cache
18 8 (0.81%) Sqoop
19 7 (0.71%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 177 (17.99%) Git (software)
2 165 (16.77%) Jenkins
3 72 (7.32%) JIRA
4 40 (4.07%) Maven
5 34 (3.46%) Hudson
6 31 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 30 (3.05%) Subversion
8 29 (2.95%) GoCD
9 28 (2.85%) Team Foundation Server
10 27 (2.74%) webpack
11 25 (2.54%) TeamCity
12 24 (2.44%) Eclipse
13 22 (2.24%) Ant
13 22 (2.24%) Selenium
14 20 (2.03%) Vagrant
15 19 (1.93%) Babel
15 19 (1.93%) JUnit
16 15 (1.52%) Grunt
17 13 (1.32%) GDB
17 13 (1.32%) gulp
General
1 119 (12.09%) Retail
2 109 (11.08%) Finance
3 83 (8.43%) Banking
4 40 (4.07%) Games
5 38 (3.86%) Marketing
6 36 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 15 (1.52%) Advertising
8 13 (1.32%) Publishing
9 7 (0.71%) Electronics
9 7 (0.71%) Manufacturing
10 6 (0.61%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.20%) Back Office
11 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.20%) Law
12 1 (0.10%) Front Office
12 1 (0.10%) Legal
Job Titles
1 511 (51.93%) Developer
2 171 (17.38%) Java Developer
3 130 (13.21%) DevOps Engineer
4 128 (13.01%) Senior Developer
5 114 (11.59%) Software Engineer
6 84 (8.54%) Python Developer
7 80 (8.13%) Software Developer
8 60 (6.10%) Java Engineer
9 58 (5.89%) AWS Engineer
10 47 (4.78%) Linux Engineer
11 46 (4.67%) Senior Java Developer
12 43 (4.37%) Development Manager
13 39 (3.96%) AWS DevOps
14 36 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
15 35 (3.56%) AWS Developer
16 33 (3.35%) Full Stack Developer
17 31 (3.15%) Java Software Engineer
18 30 (3.05%) Site Engineer
19 28 (2.85%) Node.js Developer
20 26 (2.64%) Ruby Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (18.50%) Node.js
2 160 (16.26%) AngularJS
3 148 (15.04%) React
4 128 (13.01%) Web Services
5 98 (9.96%) HTML
6 91 (9.25%) REST
7 90 (9.15%) CSS
8 65 (6.61%) ELK Stack
8 65 (6.61%) RabbitMQ
9 64 (6.50%) .NET
10 61 (6.20%) Spring
11 55 (5.59%) RESTful
12 48 (4.88%) Lucene
13 47 (4.78%) Kafka
14 44 (4.47%) HTML5
15 43 (4.37%) Django
16 39 (3.96%) Ruby on Rails
16 39 (3.96%) Sass
17 37 (3.76%) SOAP
18 33 (3.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (6.50%) Computer Science
2 46 (4.67%) Data Structures
3 39 (3.96%) Algorithms
3 39 (3.96%) Fintech
4 35 (3.56%) Enterprise Software
5 34 (3.46%) Blockchain
6 29 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (2.95%) Mathematics
7 24 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 24 (2.44%) Mobile App
8 21 (2.13%) Cryptography
9 18 (1.83%) User Experience
10 17 (1.73%) Physics
10 17 (1.73%) Public Cloud
11 13 (1.32%) Cloud Native
12 11 (1.12%) Client/Server
13 10 (1.02%) Artificial Intelligence
13 10 (1.02%) Hedge funds
14 8 (0.81%) Social Media
15 7 (0.71%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 346 (35.16%) Linux
2 115 (11.69%) Unix
3 65 (6.61%) Android
3 65 (6.61%) Apple iOS
4 22 (2.24%) Windows
5 19 (1.93%) Ubuntu
6 17 (1.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (1.42%) CentOS
8 13 (1.32%) CoreOS
9 4 (0.41%) Debian
9 4 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
9 4 (0.41%) Solaris
10 1 (0.10%) AIX
10 1 (0.10%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (56.50%) Agile Software Development
2 371 (37.70%) DevOps
3 279 (28.35%) TDD
4 266 (27.03%) Continuous Integration
5 246 (25.00%) Software Engineering
6 216 (21.95%) Open Source
7 173 (17.58%) Microservices
8 170 (17.28%) OO
9 152 (15.45%) Scrum
10 141 (14.33%) Mentoring
11 124 (12.60%) Configuration Management
12 115 (11.69%) Unit Testing
13 110 (11.18%) Web Development
14 105 (10.67%) SOA
15 104 (10.57%) E-Commerce
16 103 (10.47%) Kanban
17 89 (9.04%) Multithreading
18 87 (8.84%) BDD
19 85 (8.64%) Coaching
20 70 (7.11%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 643 (65.35%) Python
2 549 (55.79%) Java
3 306 (31.10%) Ruby
4 252 (25.61%) JavaScript
5 196 (19.92%) Scala
6 172 (17.48%) PHP
7 167 (16.97%) Bash Shell
8 142 (14.43%) C
8 142 (14.43%) Perl
9 130 (13.21%) SQL
10 126 (12.80%) C#
10 126 (12.80%) C++
11 52 (5.28%) Clojure
12 43 (4.37%) Shell Script
13 34 (3.46%) Erlang
14 33 (3.35%) ES6
14 33 (3.35%) Haskell
15 32 (3.25%) Groovy
16 25 (2.54%) CFML
17 24 (2.44%) F#
Qualifications
1 59 (6.00%) Degree
2 44 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 40 (4.07%) DV Cleared
4 5 (0.51%) Oracle Certification
5 4 (0.41%) OCP
5 4 (0.41%) PhD
5 4 (0.41%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.30%) CISSP
7 1 (0.10%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.10%) CEH
7 1 (0.10%) CISA
7 1 (0.10%) CISM
7 1 (0.10%) GSEC
7 1 (0.10%) ISEB
7 1 (0.10%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.10%) LPIC
7 1 (0.10%) MCSD
7 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.10%) RHCE
7 1 (0.10%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.34%) QA
2 4 (0.41%) GCP
3 2 (0.20%) GDPR
4 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
4 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 241 (24.49%) Docker
2 47 (4.78%) Varnish
3 14 (1.42%) Oracle RAC
4 12 (1.22%) Ceph
5 11 (1.12%) NFS
5 11 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (0.91%) etcd
7 8 (0.81%) HDFS
7 8 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
8 5 (0.51%) KVM
8 5 (0.51%) vSphere
8 5 (0.51%) Xen
9 3 (0.30%) Apache Flume
9 3 (0.30%) LXC
9 3 (0.30%) VirtualBox
10 2 (0.20%) flannel
11 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
11 1 (0.10%) GlusterFS
11 1 (0.10%) Slurm Workload Manager
11 1 (0.10%) Squid
Systems Management
1 258 (26.22%) Ansible
2 237 (24.09%) Puppet
3 207 (21.04%) Opscode Chef
4 142 (14.43%) Kubernetes
5 82 (8.33%) Terraform
6 64 (6.50%) Kibana
7 58 (5.89%) Salt
8 52 (5.28%) logstash
9 43 (4.37%) Mesos
10 25 (2.54%) Rancher
11 21 (2.13%) rkt
12 20 (2.03%) Nagios
13 12 (1.22%) Grafana
14 10 (1.02%) Consul
15 8 (0.81%) Opsview
15 8 (0.81%) Riemann
16 5 (0.51%) Icinga
16 5 (0.51%) Marathon
16 5 (0.51%) ZABBIX
17 4 (0.41%) Packer
Vendors
1 133 (13.52%) Oracle
2 74 (7.52%) Google
3 32 (3.25%) Red Hat
3 32 (3.25%) Splunk
4 14 (1.42%) SaltStack
5 13 (1.32%) Sybase
5 13 (1.32%) VMware
6 10 (1.02%) Altova
6 10 (1.02%) ILOG
6 10 (1.02%) NetApp
7 9 (0.91%) Cloudera
8 8 (0.81%) SAP
9 7 (0.71%) Hortonworks
10 5 (0.51%) hybris
10 5 (0.51%) IBM
10 5 (0.51%) Rackspace
11 4 (0.41%) ATG
11 4 (0.41%) Microsoft
11 4 (0.41%) Netezza
11 4 (0.41%) Vertica
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Intelletec
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Revolution Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Free tech, pay reviews + more
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £60,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Linux Recruit
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £28k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £37428 - £41173 per annum + allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + flexible hours, bonus, equity
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
UKFast
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
Posted: 8 hours ago
Central London / West End
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Pension + Healthc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago