The table below looks at the statistics for Golang skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Golang over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 812 867 872
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +5
Permanent jobs citing Golang 66 26 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.025% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.12% 0.047% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 62 22 7
Average salary £53,750 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.30% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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
53381 54777 60119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.41% 53.39% 54.95%
Number of salaries quoted 45852 46039 52799
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Golang
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Golang within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Golang Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Golang
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Golang within the UK.

Golang Salary Trend in the UK

Golang
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Golang over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Golang Salary Histogram in the UK

Golang
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Golang within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 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 +34 64 £52,500 -19.23% 14
London +25 47 £58,750 -9.61% 10
Hampshire - 11 £36,000 -
South East - 11 £36,000 -
Farnborough - 8 £36,000 -
South West -12 4 £37,500 - 1
City of London +4 3 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Poole -12 3 £37,500 -
Dorset -23 3 £37,500 -
Southampton - 3 - -
Cardiff - 2 £65,000 -
East of England - 2 £70,000 - 2
Wales - 2 £65,000 -
South Wales - 2 £65,000 -
Bristol - 1 £80,000 - 1
Bedfordshire - 1 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £70,000 - 2

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Golang 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 Golang.

1 74 (53.62%) Java
2 73 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (48.55%) Ruby
4 56 (40.58%) Python
5 50 (36.23%) NoSQL
6 44 (31.88%) MySQL
7 42 (30.43%) PHP
8 40 (28.99%) TDD
8 40 (28.99%) Open Source
9 37 (26.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 37 (26.81%) Node.js
10 36 (26.09%) MongoDB
11 35 (25.36%) Git (software)
12 33 (23.91%) Software Engineering
13 32 (23.19%) Scala
13 32 (23.19%) E-Commerce
14 31 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
15 30 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails
15 30 (21.74%) JavaScript
15 30 (21.74%) Games
16 29 (21.01%) C++
16 29 (21.01%) Puppet
17 28 (20.29%) Google
17 28 (20.29%) Pair Programming
18 27 (19.57%) CSS
19 26 (18.84%) Linux
19 26 (18.84%) Clojure
20 25 (18.12%) XML
21 23 (16.67%) HTML
22 22 (15.94%) Finance

Golang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing Golang 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 Golang. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (26.81%) Node.js
2 7 (5.07%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.17%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.45%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.45%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.72%) Apache
5 1 (0.72%) nginx
5 1 (0.72%) Jetty
5 1 (0.72%) WordPress
5 1 (0.72%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.72%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (0.72%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (0.72%) Magento
1 1 (0.72%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.52%) GitHub
2 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.17%) Heroku
4 2 (1.45%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.59%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.07%) HTTP
3 4 (2.90%) LAN
3 4 (2.90%) Internet
4 2 (1.45%) Firewall
5 1 (0.72%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (36.23%) NoSQL
2 44 (31.88%) MySQL
3 37 (26.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 36 (26.09%) MongoDB
5 13 (9.42%) Hadoop
6 12 (8.70%) Redis
7 8 (5.80%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.17%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.45%) Big Data
10 2 (1.45%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
10 2 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.72%) OpenTSDB
11 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.72%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.72%) HBase
11 1 (0.72%) Riak
11 1 (0.72%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 35 (25.36%) Git (software)
2 18 (13.04%) Eclipse
3 11 (7.97%) Mercurial
4 7 (5.07%) Xcode
5 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.17%) JIRA
7 2 (1.45%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.45%) RSpec
7 2 (1.45%) Capybara
8 1 (0.72%) Maven
8 1 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.72%) Bower
8 1 (0.72%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.72%) Hudson
General
1 30 (21.74%) Games
2 22 (15.94%) Finance
3 10 (7.25%) Law
3 10 (7.25%) Advertising
3 10 (7.25%) Publishing
4 7 (5.07%) Retail
5 1 (0.72%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 78 (56.52%) Developer
2 24 (17.39%) Software Engineer
3 19 (13.77%) Java Developer
4 12 (8.70%) Software Developer
5 11 (7.97%) Ruby Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.52%) Consultant
7 8 (5.80%) Technical Leader
7 8 (5.80%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.07%) PHP Developer
8 7 (5.07%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Python Software Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Graduate
10 4 (2.90%) Ruby on Rails Developer
10 4 (2.90%) Python Developer
11 3 (2.17%) Programmer
11 3 (2.17%) Java Programmer
11 3 (2.17%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.17%) PHP MySQL Developer
12 2 (1.45%) Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (21.74%) Ruby on Rails
2 27 (19.57%) CSS
3 25 (18.12%) XML
4 23 (16.67%) HTML
5 20 (14.49%) JSON
6 19 (13.77%) RESTful
7 13 (9.42%) REST
8 11 (7.97%) Play Framework
9 10 (7.25%) SOAP
10 9 (6.52%) WSDL
11 8 (5.80%) Haml
11 8 (5.80%) YAML
11 8 (5.80%) Web Services
12 6 (4.35%) HTML5
13 4 (2.90%) RabbitMQ
13 4 (2.90%) CSS3
13 4 (2.90%) LAMP
14 3 (2.17%) J2EE
14 3 (2.17%) Spring
14 3 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.99%) Open Source
2 15 (10.87%) Smartphone
2 15 (10.87%) Mobile App
3 12 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 10 (7.25%) Xbox
4 10 (7.25%) Data Structures
5 4 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (2.17%) Physics
7 1 (0.72%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 26 (18.84%) Linux
2 12 (8.70%) Apple iOS
2 12 (8.70%) Android
3 7 (5.07%) Ubuntu
4 5 (3.62%) UNIX
5 4 (2.90%) FreeBSD
6 2 (1.45%) Windows
6 2 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (52.90%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.99%) TDD
3 33 (23.91%) Software Engineering
4 32 (23.19%) E-Commerce
5 31 (22.46%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (20.29%) Pair Programming
7 22 (15.94%) Scrum
8 20 (14.49%) BDD
9 19 (13.77%) DevOps
10 17 (12.32%) Web Development
11 15 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (9.42%) MVC
13 12 (8.70%) Coaching
13 12 (8.70%) B2B
13 12 (8.70%) B2C
14 11 (7.97%) Configuration Management
14 11 (7.97%) Time Management
14 11 (7.97%) Extreme Programming
15 10 (7.25%) Android Development
15 10 (7.25%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 74 (53.62%) Java
2 67 (48.55%) Ruby
3 56 (40.58%) Python
4 42 (30.43%) PHP
5 32 (23.19%) Scala
6 30 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 29 (21.01%) C++
8 26 (18.84%) Clojure
9 18 (13.04%) Bash Shell
10 17 (12.32%) Erlang
11 16 (11.59%) Haskell
12 15 (10.87%) C
13 14 (10.14%) SQL
14 11 (7.97%) C#
15 10 (7.25%) Perl
16 8 (5.80%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.72%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Degree
2 3 (2.17%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.52%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Docker
2 2 (1.45%) XenServer
2 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.72%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 29 (21.01%) Puppet
2 15 (10.87%) HAProxy
3 14 (10.14%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (4.35%) Ansible
5 5 (3.62%) Salt
6 2 (1.45%) Nagios
7 1 (0.72%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.72%) Opsview
Vendors
1 28 (20.29%) Google
2 14 (10.14%) Zend
3 3 (2.17%) Oracle
4 2 (1.45%) Cisco
5 1 (0.72%) VMware
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