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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Go (Golang)
Rank 580 761 898
Rank change year-on-year
+181 +137
Permanent jobs citing Go 356 201 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.36% 0.18% 0.077%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.69% 0.36% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 295 179 72
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £73,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%

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
51418 56101 59202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.58% 51.05% 51.20%
Number of salaries quoted 44541 47826 49683
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 £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +192 348 £62,500 +4.16% 57
London +134 247 £65,000 +8.33% 38
South East +53 38 £60,000 +71.42% 5
South West +23 31 £62,500 +13.63% 3
City of London +78 30 £65,000 -3.70% 4
Bristol +38 28 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Oxfordshire - 19 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 17 £42,500 - 4
Birmingham - 10 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +17 8 £40,000 -38.46% 2
West Yorkshire +8 8 £40,000 -38.46% 2
Surrey - 8 £66,250 -
Leeds +15 7 £40,000 -38.46% 1
Staffordshire - 7 £60,000 - 1
Hampshire -9 5 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Berkshire - 5 £65,000 - 3
Windsor - 5 £65,000 -
North West - 5 £45,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £32,500 -
Scotland - 4 £32,500 -
Banbury - 4 £50,000 -
Manchester - 4 £45,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £60,000 - 1
Southampton - 3 £45,000 - 1
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 1
Farnborough +1 1 £21,500 +10.25%
Nottingham - 1 £50,000 -
Street - 1 £57,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £65,000 -

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 404 (66.12%) Python
2 326 (53.36%) Java
3 298 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
4 239 (39.12%) Ruby
5 214 (35.02%) TDD
6 201 (32.90%) Software Engineering
7 184 (30.11%) Node.js
8 174 (28.48%) Linux
9 173 (28.31%) Amazon AWS
10 165 (27.00%) DevOps
11 156 (25.53%) Open Source
12 155 (25.37%) Scala
13 153 (25.04%) JavaScript
14 143 (23.40%) PHP
15 142 (23.24%) Git (software)
16 136 (22.26%) Ansible
17 133 (21.77%) Puppet
18 123 (20.13%) MySQL
19 122 (19.97%) Docker
19 122 (19.97%) Opscode Chef
20 121 (19.80%) Microservices
21 118 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
22 115 (18.82%) AngularJS
23 113 (18.49%) PostgreSQL
24 110 (18.00%) BDD
25 109 (17.84%) NoSQL
26 108 (17.68%) Scrum
27 101 (16.53%) SQL
28 100 (16.37%) Big Data
29 99 (16.20%) Bash Shell

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 74 (12.11%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (8.51%) Tomcat
3 50 (8.18%) OpenStack
4 49 (8.02%) Apache Spark
5 41 (6.71%) JBoss
5 41 (6.71%) WebSphere
6 40 (6.55%) WebLogic
7 37 (6.06%) Jetty
8 22 (3.60%) Apache
9 21 (3.44%) Apache Solr
10 20 (3.27%) nginx
11 19 (3.11%) Cloud Foundry
12 15 (2.45%) WebSphere Application Server
13 4 (0.65%) Apache Pig
14 3 (0.49%) IIS
15 2 (0.33%) Confluence
16 1 (0.16%) Drupal
16 1 (0.16%) Eucalyptus
16 1 (0.16%) GlassFish
16 1 (0.16%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (1.15%) HipChat
2 3 (0.49%) Blender
3 2 (0.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.16%) GIMP
4 1 (0.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.16%) Magento
1 1 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 173 (28.31%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (6.55%) GitHub
3 32 (5.24%) Amazon EC2
3 32 (5.24%) Cloud Computing
4 28 (4.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 23 (3.76%) PaaS
7 21 (3.44%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 19 (3.11%) Amazon S3
9 18 (2.95%) SaaS
10 14 (2.29%) IaaS
11 11 (1.80%) Amazon ELB
12 10 (1.64%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 10 (1.64%) Sumo Logic
13 9 (1.47%) DigitalOcean
13 9 (1.47%) Heroku
14 8 (1.31%) AWS CloudFormation
14 8 (1.31%) CloudFront
15 7 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
16 6 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 44 (7.20%) Internet
2 40 (6.55%) HTTP
3 36 (5.89%) TCP/IP
4 23 (3.76%) DNS
5 12 (1.96%) SSL
6 5 (0.82%) HTTPS
7 4 (0.65%) ICMP
7 4 (0.65%) IPsec
7 4 (0.65%) Network Security
8 3 (0.49%) Firewall
8 3 (0.49%) NetScreen
8 3 (0.49%) VPN
9 2 (0.33%) AMQP
9 2 (0.33%) Intranet
9 2 (0.33%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.33%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.33%) X.509
10 1 (0.16%) DSL
10 1 (0.16%) SMS
10 1 (0.16%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (20.13%) MySQL
2 113 (18.49%) PostgreSQL
3 109 (17.84%) NoSQL
4 100 (16.37%) Big Data
5 98 (16.04%) Redis
6 83 (13.58%) MongoDB
7 67 (10.97%) Apache Cassandra
8 64 (10.47%) Relational Database
9 47 (7.69%) Hadoop
9 47 (7.69%) SQL Server
10 29 (4.75%) RDBMS
11 28 (4.58%) Riak
12 27 (4.42%) Couchbase
13 15 (2.45%) HBase
14 12 (1.96%) Amazon Redshift
14 12 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
15 11 (1.80%) Data Mining
16 8 (1.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 7 (1.15%) Azkaban
18 5 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 142 (23.24%) Git (software)
2 91 (14.89%) Jenkins
3 41 (6.71%) Vagrant
4 37 (6.06%) JIRA
5 32 (5.24%) Maven
6 21 (3.44%) Grunt
7 19 (3.11%) Gradle
8 17 (2.78%) JUnit
9 16 (2.62%) Ant
10 15 (2.45%) RSpec
11 14 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (2.13%) TeamCity
13 12 (1.96%) Cucumber
14 10 (1.64%) Mockito
15 9 (1.47%) JMeter
15 9 (1.47%) Selenium
16 8 (1.31%) GoCD
16 8 (1.31%) Subversion
17 7 (1.15%) gulp
18 6 (0.98%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 47 (7.69%) Finance
2 40 (6.55%) Retail
3 36 (5.89%) Games
4 28 (4.58%) Telecoms
5 23 (3.76%) Marketing
6 21 (3.44%) Banking
7 8 (1.31%) Law
8 6 (0.98%) Publishing
9 5 (0.82%) Advertising
9 5 (0.82%) Manufacturing
10 3 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 327 (53.52%) Developer
2 113 (18.49%) Java Developer
3 89 (14.57%) Software Engineer
4 83 (13.58%) Senior Developer
5 61 (9.98%) Python Developer
6 54 (8.84%) DevOps Engineer
7 45 (7.36%) Senior Java Developer
8 37 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
9 34 (5.56%) Software Developer
10 33 (5.40%) Java Engineer
11 31 (5.07%) Senior Software Engineer
12 24 (3.93%) PHP Developer
12 24 (3.93%) Ruby Engineer
13 22 (3.60%) Full Stack Developer
13 22 (3.60%) Java Software Engineer
14 21 (3.44%) JavaScript Developer
15 20 (3.27%) Lead Developer
15 20 (3.27%) Linux Engineer
16 19 (3.11%) Ruby Developer
17 17 (2.78%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (30.11%) Node.js
2 115 (18.82%) AngularJS
3 94 (15.38%) Web Services
4 71 (11.62%) HTML
5 66 (10.80%) CSS
5 66 (10.80%) React
6 57 (9.33%) REST
7 46 (7.53%) HTML5
8 45 (7.36%) RabbitMQ
9 42 (6.87%) Django
10 38 (6.22%) Ruby on Rails
11 37 (6.06%) RESTful
12 32 (5.24%) Spring
13 31 (5.07%) CSS3
14 29 (4.75%) ELK Stack
15 26 (4.26%) .NET
15 26 (4.26%) jQuery
16 23 (3.76%) J2EE
16 23 (3.76%) LAMP
17 20 (3.27%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 72 (11.78%) Computer Science
2 41 (6.71%) Algorithms
3 39 (6.38%) Fintech
4 36 (5.89%) Data Structures
5 29 (4.75%) Mobile App
6 26 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (4.09%) Cryptography
8 23 (3.76%) Mathematics
9 21 (3.44%) Digital Media
10 20 (3.27%) Blockchain
11 18 (2.95%) Replication
12 12 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (1.96%) User Experience
13 11 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (1.80%) Cryptocurrency
13 11 (1.80%) Physics
14 10 (1.64%) Derivative
14 10 (1.64%) OTC Derivatives
15 8 (1.31%) Visualisation
16 7 (1.15%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 174 (28.48%) Linux
2 55 (9.00%) Unix
3 31 (5.07%) Windows
4 21 (3.44%) Android
5 19 (3.11%) Apple iOS
6 15 (2.45%) CoreOS
7 5 (0.82%) Debian
7 5 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.65%) CentOS
8 4 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.49%) Solaris
10 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.33%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.16%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 298 (48.77%) Agile Software Development
2 214 (35.02%) TDD
3 201 (32.90%) Software Engineering
4 165 (27.00%) DevOps
5 156 (25.53%) Open Source
6 121 (19.80%) Microservices
7 118 (19.31%) Continuous Integration
8 110 (18.00%) BDD
9 108 (17.68%) Scrum
10 92 (15.06%) OO
11 64 (10.47%) E-Commerce
11 64 (10.47%) Functional Programming
12 62 (10.15%) Web Development
13 60 (9.82%) SOA
14 47 (7.69%) Machine Learning
15 45 (7.36%) Continuous Delivery
15 45 (7.36%) Mentoring
16 41 (6.71%) Configuration Management
16 41 (6.71%) Kanban
16 41 (6.71%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 404 (66.12%) Python
2 326 (53.36%) Java
3 239 (39.12%) Ruby
4 155 (25.37%) Scala
5 153 (25.04%) JavaScript
6 143 (23.40%) PHP
7 101 (16.53%) SQL
8 99 (16.20%) Bash Shell
8 99 (16.20%) C++
9 92 (15.06%) Clojure
10 85 (13.91%) C#
11 76 (12.44%) C
12 73 (11.95%) Perl
13 51 (8.35%) Erlang
14 44 (7.20%) Haskell
15 33 (5.40%) Elixir
16 23 (3.76%) F#
17 22 (3.60%) Groovy
18 16 (2.62%) Rust
19 14 (2.29%) R
Qualifications
1 81 (13.26%) Degree
2 18 (2.95%) DV Cleared
2 18 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.96%) OCP
3 12 (1.96%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (0.65%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.49%) CISSP
6 2 (0.33%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.33%) PhD
6 2 (0.33%) SANS
7 1 (0.16%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.44%) QA
System Software
1 122 (19.97%) Docker
2 19 (3.11%) Varnish
3 14 (2.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.80%) VirtualBox
5 10 (1.64%) HDFS
6 8 (1.31%) LXC
7 7 (1.15%) Xen
8 4 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
9 1 (0.16%) etcd
9 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.16%) vSphere
9 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 136 (22.26%) Ansible
2 133 (21.77%) Puppet
3 122 (19.97%) Opscode Chef
4 48 (7.86%) Salt
5 40 (6.55%) Kubernetes
6 25 (4.09%) Kibana
7 18 (2.95%) logstash
8 17 (2.78%) Terraform
9 15 (2.45%) Nagios
9 15 (2.45%) ZABBIX
10 10 (1.64%) StatsD
11 9 (1.47%) Grafana
12 8 (1.31%) Mesos
13 7 (1.15%) Consul
13 7 (1.15%) Rancher
14 6 (0.98%) Packer
14 6 (0.98%) rkt
15 4 (0.65%) Graphite
16 3 (0.49%) Control-M
16 3 (0.49%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 73 (11.95%) Oracle
2 39 (6.38%) Google
3 20 (3.27%) VMware
4 19 (3.11%) SaltStack
5 15 (2.45%) New Relic
6 13 (2.13%) Splunk
7 12 (1.96%) Netezza
8 11 (1.80%) Rackspace
9 8 (1.31%) Sybase
10 6 (0.98%) Vertica
11 5 (0.82%) Microsoft
12 4 (0.65%) Apple
12 4 (0.65%) Dynatrace
12 4 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.65%) Rally
12 4 (0.65%) Tableau
13 3 (0.49%) Cisco
13 3 (0.49%) Juniper
13 3 (0.49%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.49%) Yahoo!
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + equity
Posted: 51 minutes ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Group
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Group
Salary: £80000 - £130000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Futureheads Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k DOE plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits - please contact for further details
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £65-70,000 + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Intelletec
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Intelletec
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salaries on offer - please contact for details
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000 per annum + Equity, Unlimited Holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 60,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Durlston Partners
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £25,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £50000.0000000 - £75000.0000000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits, Training
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opilio Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Headforwards
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum DOE.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £150,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
BJSS Ltd
Salary: From £80,000 to £98,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 21 days ago