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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 670 759 933
Rank change year-on-year
+89 +174
Permanent jobs citing Go 256 203 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.19% 0.032%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.50% 0.37% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 230 175 30
Median salary £62,500 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.24% +38.57%

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
51377 55087 62025
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.28% 51.43% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 44439 46859 52974
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 26 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +78 251 £62,500 -3.84% 46
London +61 186 £68,750 -1.78% 37
City of London +86 40 £67,500 -5.26% 5
South East +17 17 £35,000 -28.93% 1
South West +14 17 £62,500 +2.04% 1
North West +21 12 £50,000 -25.92% 3
Manchester +12 12 £50,000 -25.92% 3
Bristol +12 12 £62,500 -7.40% 1
Hampshire -2 11 £21,500 -55.67%
Farnborough - 9 £21,500 -
West Midlands - 8 £63,750 -
Staffordshire - 8 £63,750 -
Tonbridge - 6 £77,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £47,500 - 2
Kent - 6 £77,500 - 1
Leeds - 5 £45,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £63,750 -
Street - 3 £57,500 -
Nottingham - 3 £55,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £55,000 -
Somerset - 3 £57,500 -
East Midlands - 3 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 £47,500 -
Scotland - 2 £34,500 -
Basingstoke -12 1 £52,500 -
Aldershot - 1 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £39,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £30,000 -
Lichfield - 1 £50,000 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 2016, 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.

1 327 (67.70%) Python
2 270 (55.90%) Java
3 237 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
4 214 (44.31%) Ruby
5 172 (35.61%) Software Engineering
6 163 (33.75%) TDD
7 152 (31.47%) MySQL
8 147 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 147 (30.43%) Git (software)
9 146 (30.23%) PHP
10 141 (29.19%) Node.js
11 140 (28.99%) DevOps
12 139 (28.78%) Amazon AWS
13 130 (26.92%) Puppet
14 122 (25.26%) Redis
15 119 (24.64%) Opscode Chef
16 118 (24.43%) Scala
17 116 (24.02%) Ansible
18 114 (23.60%) PostgreSQL
19 111 (22.98%) Scrum
20 107 (22.15%) NoSQL
21 106 (21.95%) Linux
22 99 (20.50%) Microservices
23 97 (20.08%) Open Source
24 96 (19.88%) Clojure
25 92 (19.05%) OO
26 90 (18.63%) Elasticsearch
27 87 (18.01%) C#
28 84 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
28 84 (17.39%) Docker

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
1 141 (29.19%) Node.js
2 90 (18.63%) Elasticsearch
3 60 (12.42%) OpenStack
4 37 (7.66%) Apache Spark
5 32 (6.63%) Tomcat
6 26 (5.38%) WebLogic
7 25 (5.18%) WebSphere
8 24 (4.97%) Cloud Foundry
8 24 (4.97%) JBoss
9 21 (4.35%) Apache Solr
10 20 (4.14%) Jetty
11 19 (3.93%) Apache
12 15 (3.11%) nginx
13 13 (2.69%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (0.83%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.83%) CMS
15 3 (0.62%) IBM HTTP Server
15 3 (0.62%) Oracle Coherence
15 3 (0.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 1 (0.21%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (0.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.21%) Blender
2 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 139 (28.78%) Amazon AWS
2 35 (7.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 29 (6.00%) Cloud Computing
3 29 (6.00%) PaaS
4 28 (5.80%) Amazon EC2
4 28 (5.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 18 (3.73%) Amazon S3
6 17 (3.52%) SaaS
7 15 (3.11%) IaaS
8 14 (2.90%) Amazon EMR
8 14 (2.90%) Amazon Kinesis
8 14 (2.90%) AWS Lambda
9 12 (2.48%) GitHub
10 11 (2.28%) Google App Engine
11 9 (1.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 8 (1.66%) Heroku
13 7 (1.45%) Sumo Logic
14 6 (1.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (1.24%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.62%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 38 (7.87%) Internet
2 28 (5.80%) HTTP
3 25 (5.18%) TCP/IP
4 12 (2.48%) DNS
5 8 (1.66%) SSL
6 5 (1.04%) Firewall
6 5 (1.04%) LDAP
7 3 (0.62%) NetScreen
7 3 (0.62%) VXLAN
8 2 (0.41%) AMQP
9 1 (0.21%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.21%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 152 (31.47%) MySQL
2 122 (25.26%) Redis
3 114 (23.60%) PostgreSQL
4 107 (22.15%) NoSQL
5 74 (15.32%) Big Data
6 68 (14.08%) MongoDB
7 57 (11.80%) Apache Cassandra
8 48 (9.94%) Relational Database
9 46 (9.52%) Hadoop
10 33 (6.83%) Couchbase
11 21 (4.35%) SQL Server
12 20 (4.14%) Riak
13 18 (3.73%) Amazon Redshift
14 17 (3.52%) RDBMS
15 15 (3.11%) Data Warehouse
16 13 (2.69%) CouchDB
17 12 (2.48%) HBase
18 8 (1.66%) Data Mining
19 5 (1.04%) GIS
19 5 (1.04%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 147 (30.43%) Git (software)
2 57 (11.80%) Jenkins
2 57 (11.80%) JIRA
3 34 (7.04%) Maven
4 24 (4.97%) Vagrant
5 23 (4.76%) Gradle
6 20 (4.14%) Artifactory
6 20 (4.14%) Sonatype Nexus
7 19 (3.93%) Ant
8 10 (2.07%) Grunt
8 10 (2.07%) Hudson
8 10 (2.07%) JUnit
9 9 (1.86%) Selenium
10 8 (1.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.45%) Cucumber
11 7 (1.45%) Subversion
12 6 (1.24%) JMeter
12 6 (1.24%) Mercurial
13 5 (1.04%) RSpec
13 5 (1.04%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (8.90%) Telecoms
2 30 (6.21%) Finance
3 28 (5.80%) Retail
4 23 (4.76%) Games
5 20 (4.14%) Banking
6 9 (1.86%) Law
7 8 (1.66%) Marketing
8 5 (1.04%) Advertising
9 4 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.62%) Front Office
10 3 (0.62%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.41%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.21%) Automotive
12 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 257 (53.21%) Developer
2 89 (18.43%) Java Developer
3 84 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 72 (14.91%) Senior Developer
5 55 (11.39%) Python Developer
6 40 (8.28%) DevOps Engineer
6 40 (8.28%) Senior Java Developer
6 40 (8.28%) Software Developer
7 34 (7.04%) JavaScript Developer
8 29 (6.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 24 (4.97%) AWS Engineer
10 22 (4.55%) Node.js Developer
10 22 (4.55%) Ruby Engineer
11 19 (3.93%) Full Stack Developer
11 19 (3.93%) Lead Developer
11 19 (3.93%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 18 (3.73%) HTML Developer
13 17 (3.52%) Scala Software Engineer
14 16 (3.31%) Cloud Engineer
15 15 (3.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (16.56%) AngularJS
2 74 (15.32%) RabbitMQ
3 69 (14.29%) Web Services
4 64 (13.25%) HTML
5 55 (11.39%) CSS
6 51 (10.56%) .NET
7 48 (9.94%) Django
8 47 (9.73%) REST
9 43 (8.90%) Flask
10 40 (8.28%) Celery
10 40 (8.28%) HTML5
10 40 (8.28%) SQLAlchemy
11 33 (6.83%) React
12 31 (6.42%) SOAP
13 28 (5.80%) ELK Stack
13 28 (5.80%) RESTful
14 26 (5.38%) CSS3
14 26 (5.38%) Ruby on Rails
15 25 (5.18%) jQuery
15 25 (5.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (12.42%) Computer Science
2 41 (8.49%) Digital Media
3 32 (6.63%) Algorithms
4 24 (4.97%) Data Structures
4 24 (4.97%) Fintech
5 21 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (4.14%) Mobile App
7 18 (3.73%) Blockchain
8 11 (2.28%) Mathematics
8 11 (2.28%) Replication
9 9 (1.86%) Derivative
9 9 (1.86%) OTC Derivatives
10 8 (1.66%) Cryptocurrency
10 8 (1.66%) Cryptography
11 7 (1.45%) Bitcoin
11 7 (1.45%) User Experience
12 6 (1.24%) Minimum Viable Product
13 5 (1.04%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.83%) Data Centre
14 4 (0.83%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 106 (21.95%) Linux
2 27 (5.59%) Unix
3 25 (5.18%) Android
4 24 (4.97%) Apple iOS
5 20 (4.14%) Windows
6 8 (1.66%) CoreOS
7 6 (1.24%) CentOS
7 6 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.04%) Debian
9 3 (0.62%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.41%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (49.07%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (35.61%) Software Engineering
3 163 (33.75%) TDD
4 140 (28.99%) DevOps
5 111 (22.98%) Scrum
6 99 (20.50%) Microservices
7 97 (20.08%) Open Source
8 92 (19.05%) OO
9 84 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
10 81 (16.77%) BDD
11 66 (13.66%) Functional Programming
12 50 (10.35%) Continuous Delivery
13 49 (10.14%) Web Development
14 47 (9.73%) Kanban
15 46 (9.52%) Mentoring
15 46 (9.52%) MVC
16 42 (8.70%) SOA
17 41 (8.49%) Unit Testing
18 39 (8.07%) E-Commerce
19 33 (6.83%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 327 (67.70%) Python
2 270 (55.90%) Java
3 214 (44.31%) Ruby
4 147 (30.43%) JavaScript
5 146 (30.23%) PHP
6 118 (24.43%) Scala
7 96 (19.88%) Clojure
8 87 (18.01%) C#
9 72 (14.91%) C++
10 62 (12.84%) SQL
11 60 (12.42%) Bash Shell
12 54 (11.18%) Perl
13 52 (10.77%) Erlang
14 47 (9.73%) Haskell
15 38 (7.87%) C
16 25 (5.18%) Elixir
17 24 (4.97%) Groovy
18 19 (3.93%) Rust
19 18 (3.73%) F#
20 14 (2.90%) OCaml
Qualifications
1 58 (12.01%) Degree
2 12 (2.48%) OCP
2 12 (2.48%) Oracle Certification
3 11 (2.28%) Security Cleared
4 8 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.62%) RHCE
5 3 (0.62%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.41%) CISSP
6 2 (0.41%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.41%) PhD
6 2 (0.41%) RHCA
6 2 (0.41%) SANS
7 1 (0.21%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.35%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.21%) SDET
System Software
1 84 (17.39%) Docker
2 50 (10.35%) Varnish
3 20 (4.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (2.69%) Xen
5 12 (2.48%) LXC
6 8 (1.66%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.45%) HDFS
8 2 (0.41%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 2 (0.41%) vSphere
9 1 (0.21%) Active Directory
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.21%) etcd
Systems Management
1 130 (26.92%) Puppet
2 119 (24.64%) Opscode Chef
3 116 (24.02%) Ansible
4 56 (11.59%) Salt
5 22 (4.55%) Kubernetes
6 21 (4.35%) Kibana
6 21 (4.35%) Terraform
7 20 (4.14%) logstash
8 11 (2.28%) Nagios
9 9 (1.86%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.83%) Mesos
10 4 (0.83%) Packer
11 2 (0.41%) StatsD
12 1 (0.21%) Grafana
12 1 (0.21%) Graphite
12 1 (0.21%) Hadoop YARN
12 1 (0.21%) HAProxy
12 1 (0.21%) SELinux
Vendors
1 50 (10.35%) Oracle
2 42 (8.70%) Google
3 25 (5.18%) VMware
4 16 (3.31%) SaltStack
5 10 (2.07%) Splunk
6 9 (1.86%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.66%) Rackspace
8 7 (1.45%) New Relic
9 5 (1.04%) Cisco
9 5 (1.04%) IBM
10 4 (0.83%) Microsoft
11 3 (0.62%) ATG
11 3 (0.62%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.62%) hybris
11 3 (0.62%) Juniper
11 3 (0.62%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.62%) Netezza
11 3 (0.62%) Twitter
11 3 (0.62%) WSO2
11 3 (0.62%) Yahoo!
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Salary: £50000.0000000 - £75000.0000000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits (Pension, Mac etc)
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa 80,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30k - 100k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
GL Global
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: £60000.00 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Arrows Group Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
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South East London
Wenham Carter
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Negotiable on experince
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South East London
Wenham Carter
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum negotiable on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Wenham Carter Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000 per annum + Equity, Unlimited Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Brilliant Benefits Package
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Salary: £40k to £65k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
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Salary: £0 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £425 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Reco Group
Salary: £35,000 - £80,000 per year
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Leeds
William Hill
Salary: Competitive + benefits + holidays
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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London
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London
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
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