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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 755 857 864
Rank change year-on-year
+102 +7
Permanent jobs citing Golang 137 39 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.035% 0.021%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.25% 0.066% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 125 25 18
Average salary £66,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -10.25%

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
54555 59078 58476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.70% 52.77% 53.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46394 49674 50295
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £64,300 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

Golang Salary Histogram in the UK

Golang
Top 22 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 27 March 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 +99 127 £67,500 +50.00% 24
London +110 93 £70,000 +40.00% 15
South East +3 16 £42,500 +41.66% 3
Hampshire +9 15 £42,500 +41.66% 3
East of England - 12 £58,750 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 9 £38,564 - 2
Wales - 8 £45,500 - 1
South Wales - 8 £45,500 - 1
Cambridge - 8 £38,564 - 1
Cardiff - 8 £45,500 - 1
Farnborough - 7 £42,500 -
City of London +11 5 £80,000 +77.77% 5
South West - 4 £66,750 - 1
Bristol - 4 £66,750 - 1
Southampton - 4 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 £70,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £52,500 - 2
North West +2 2 £67,500 +68.75%
Manchester - 2 £67,500 -
Havant +6 1 £48,500 +61.66% 1
Reading - 1 £60,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £60,000 -

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 134 (63.21%) Java
2 131 (61.79%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (45.75%) Ruby
4 93 (43.87%) Python
5 87 (41.04%) PHP
6 83 (39.15%) NoSQL
7 81 (38.21%) TDD
8 72 (33.96%) Apache Cassandra
9 63 (29.72%) Open Source
10 59 (27.83%) E-Commerce
11 58 (27.36%) JavaScript
11 58 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
12 56 (26.42%) Software Engineering
12 56 (26.42%) Scrum
13 53 (25.00%) MySQL
13 53 (25.00%) Linux
14 51 (24.06%) MongoDB
15 49 (23.11%) BDD
15 49 (23.11%) DevOps
16 48 (22.64%) SQL
17 47 (22.17%) Finance
17 47 (22.17%) Scala
18 41 (19.34%) Puppet
19 40 (18.87%) Clojure
20 38 (17.92%) Pair Programming
21 35 (16.51%) HTML
21 35 (16.51%) Web Services
22 32 (15.09%) CSS
22 32 (15.09%) Domain-Driven Design
22 32 (15.09%) Smartphone

Golang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (14.15%) Node.js
2 15 (7.08%) Apache Spark
3 13 (6.13%) OpenStack
4 12 (5.66%) Elasticsearch
5 9 (4.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 9 (4.25%) Commerce Server
5 9 (4.25%) WebSphere
6 6 (2.83%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.42%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.94%) nginx
8 2 (0.94%) Apache
9 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 10 (4.72%) Magento
2 1 (0.47%) Shopify
2 1 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (5.19%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (4.25%) GitHub
4 7 (3.30%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (2.83%) Amazon EMR
6 4 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
6 4 (1.89%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.42%) Heroku
7 3 (1.42%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
8 2 (0.94%) Route 53
9 1 (0.47%) PaaS
9 1 (0.47%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.47%) Trello
9 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.83%) LAN
2 5 (2.36%) HTTP
3 4 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.94%) Internet
4 2 (0.94%) Firewall
5 1 (0.47%) Network Security
5 1 (0.47%) SNMP
5 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (39.15%) NoSQL
2 72 (33.96%) Apache Cassandra
3 53 (25.00%) MySQL
4 51 (24.06%) MongoDB
5 16 (7.55%) Relational Database
6 15 (7.08%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (5.66%) Hadoop
8 10 (4.72%) Redis
9 8 (3.77%) SQL Server
10 7 (3.30%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (2.83%) CouchDB
11 6 (2.83%) Riak
11 6 (2.83%) Big Data
11 6 (2.83%) MariaDB
12 5 (2.36%) Neo4j
12 5 (2.36%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.36%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.89%) Data Mining
13 4 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
14 2 (0.94%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 25 (11.79%) Git (software)
2 16 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 10 (4.72%) JIRA
4 6 (2.83%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.36%) Mercurial
6 2 (0.94%) Xcode
6 2 (0.94%) Subversion
7 1 (0.47%) Selenium
7 1 (0.47%) RSpec
7 1 (0.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.47%) Hudson
7 1 (0.47%) Capybara
General
1 47 (22.17%) Finance
2 31 (14.62%) Games
3 14 (6.60%) Law
4 8 (3.77%) Retail
5 5 (2.36%) Advertising
6 4 (1.89%) Marketing
7 3 (1.42%) Japanese Language
7 3 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.94%) Electronics
8 2 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.47%) Front Office
9 1 (0.47%) Publishing
9 1 (0.47%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.47%) iGaming
9 1 (0.47%) Banking
Job Titles
1 115 (54.25%) Developer
2 34 (16.04%) Java Developer
3 30 (14.15%) Software Developer
4 29 (13.68%) Software Engineer
5 16 (7.55%) Technical Leader
5 16 (7.55%) DevOps Engineer
6 11 (5.19%) Senior Developer
7 10 (4.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 8 (3.77%) Python Software Engineer
8 8 (3.77%) C Software Engineer
8 8 (3.77%) PHP Developer
8 8 (3.77%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (2.83%) Senior Software Developer
9 6 (2.83%) Ruby Developer
10 5 (2.36%) Senior Software Engineer
10 5 (2.36%) Python Developer
11 3 (1.42%) Java Programmer
11 3 (1.42%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (1.42%) Programmer
11 3 (1.42%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (16.51%) HTML
1 35 (16.51%) Web Services
2 32 (15.09%) CSS
3 30 (14.15%) REST
4 24 (11.32%) HTML5
5 23 (10.85%) Spring
6 19 (8.96%) Ruby on Rails
7 17 (8.02%) .NET
8 16 (7.55%) Akka
9 14 (6.60%) Spring MVC
9 14 (6.60%) RESTful
10 13 (6.13%) SOAP
10 13 (6.13%) XML
10 13 (6.13%) AngularJS
11 12 (5.66%) RabbitMQ
11 12 (5.66%) jQuery
11 12 (5.66%) JSON
12 10 (4.72%) Twisted
12 10 (4.72%) CSS3
13 8 (3.77%) gevent
Miscellaneous
1 63 (29.72%) Open Source
2 32 (15.09%) Smartphone
3 15 (7.08%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.66%) Mobile App
5 11 (5.19%) Mathematics
6 10 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (4.25%) Statistics
8 8 (3.77%) Algorithms
9 7 (3.30%) Physics
10 5 (2.36%) Visualisation
10 5 (2.36%) Informatics
10 5 (2.36%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.36%) Artificial Intelligence
10 5 (2.36%) Xbox
11 4 (1.89%) Social Media
12 2 (0.94%) Biology
12 2 (0.94%) Biotechnology
12 2 (0.94%) User Experience
13 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.47%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 53 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (4.25%) Ubuntu
2 9 (4.25%) Android
2 9 (4.25%) Apple iOS
3 8 (3.77%) UNIX
4 6 (2.83%) FreeBSD
5 5 (2.36%) Windows
6 4 (1.89%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.47%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (61.79%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (38.21%) TDD
3 59 (27.83%) E-Commerce
4 58 (27.36%) Continuous Integration
5 56 (26.42%) Software Engineering
5 56 (26.42%) Scrum
6 49 (23.11%) BDD
6 49 (23.11%) DevOps
7 38 (17.92%) Pair Programming
8 32 (15.09%) Domain-Driven Design
9 22 (10.38%) MVC
10 21 (9.91%) OO
11 17 (8.02%) Web Development
12 12 (5.66%) Kanban
12 12 (5.66%) Configuration Management
13 9 (4.25%) Extreme Programming
13 9 (4.25%) Data Management
14 7 (3.30%) OOP
14 7 (3.30%) Problem Management
14 7 (3.30%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 134 (63.21%) Java
2 97 (45.75%) Ruby
3 93 (43.87%) Python
4 87 (41.04%) PHP
5 58 (27.36%) JavaScript
6 48 (22.64%) SQL
7 47 (22.17%) Scala
8 40 (18.87%) Clojure
9 28 (13.21%) C++
10 26 (12.26%) C
11 25 (11.79%) Erlang
12 23 (10.85%) Haskell
13 20 (9.43%) Perl
14 12 (5.66%) C#
15 10 (4.72%) R
16 8 (3.77%) Bash Shell
17 7 (3.30%) Groovy
18 3 (1.42%) PHP5
18 3 (1.42%) Objective-C
19 1 (0.47%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (7.55%) Degree
2 4 (1.89%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.02%) QA
System Software
1 28 (13.21%) Docker
2 9 (4.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 5 (2.36%) KVM
3 5 (2.36%) Xen
3 5 (2.36%) LXC
3 5 (2.36%) Slurm Workload Manager
4 4 (1.89%) XenServer
5 2 (0.94%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.47%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (19.34%) Puppet
2 31 (14.62%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (8.96%) HAProxy
4 14 (6.60%) Ansible
5 8 (3.77%) Mesos
5 8 (3.77%) Kubernetes
6 3 (1.42%) Salt
7 2 (0.94%) Nagios
8 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.47%) Opsview
8 1 (0.47%) Graphite
Vendors
1 18 (8.49%) Zend
2 14 (6.60%) Google
2 14 (6.60%) hybris
3 12 (5.66%) ATG
4 9 (4.25%) IBM
5 7 (3.30%) Vertica
5 7 (3.30%) Netezza
6 6 (2.83%) Oracle
7 5 (2.36%) MicroStrategy
7 5 (2.36%) Pegasus
7 5 (2.36%) Tableau
8 4 (1.89%) Twitter
9 3 (1.42%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.94%) Remedy
10 2 (0.94%) Cisco
11 1 (0.47%) SAP
11 1 (0.47%) Microsoft
11 1 (0.47%) Facebook
11 1 (0.47%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.47%) Atlassian
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Salary: £50,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 19 hours ago
City of London
The People Network
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Havant, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum £55K - £80K Per Annum + Discretionar
Posted: 2 days ago
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techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum £55K - £80K Per Annum + Discretionar
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 40000-48000 Per Annum 45,000 + Share Options
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 Per Annum £45,000 + Share Options
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: 38000-47500 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Basingstoke, Hampshire
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London
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
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