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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 793 864 855
Rank change year-on-year
+71 -9
Permanent jobs citing Golang 88 28 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.027% 0.017%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.16% 0.050% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 80 19 11
Average salary £68,000 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.63% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +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
54061 55774 58093
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.51% 52.94% 54.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46199 46664 50437
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 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,750 £67,000
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 February 2015 within the UK.

Golang Salary Histogram in the UK

Golang
Top 16 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 February 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 +50 84 £70,000 +27.27% 13
London +52 59 £70,000 +7.69% 8
Hampshire - 13 £37,000 - 1
South East - 13 £37,000 - 1
East of England - 10 £44,282 - 2
Farnborough - 9 £37,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 7 £38,564 - 2
Cambridge - 6 £38,564 - 2
Southampton - 4 - - 1
Bedfordshire - 3 £70,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £65,000 -
South Wales - 3 £65,000 -
Wales - 3 £65,000 -
South West -14 2 £53,000 +41.33% 1
Bristol - 2 £53,000 -
City of London +1 1 £77,500 +21.56% 3

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 105 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (58.54%) Java
3 77 (46.95%) Ruby
4 67 (40.85%) NoSQL
5 66 (40.24%) Python
6 60 (36.59%) PHP
7 59 (35.98%) Apache Cassandra
8 52 (31.71%) MySQL
9 50 (30.49%) TDD
10 47 (28.66%) MongoDB
11 43 (26.22%) E-Commerce
12 41 (25.00%) Linux
13 40 (24.39%) Open Source
14 39 (23.78%) Continuous Integration
15 35 (21.34%) Puppet
15 35 (21.34%) Pair Programming
16 34 (20.73%) Finance
16 34 (20.73%) Scrum
17 33 (20.12%) Games
17 33 (20.12%) JavaScript
17 33 (20.12%) Node.js
17 33 (20.12%) Clojure
18 32 (19.51%) BDD
18 32 (19.51%) Software Engineering
19 30 (18.29%) DevOps
20 29 (17.68%) Scala
21 28 (17.07%) Git (software)
21 28 (17.07%) HTML
22 26 (15.85%) SQL
22 26 (15.85%) CSS

Golang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 33 (20.12%) Node.js
2 11 (6.71%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (6.10%) OpenStack
4 8 (4.88%) Apache Spark
5 5 (3.05%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (2.44%) Apache Solr
7 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.22%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.61%) CMS
8 1 (0.61%) Jetty
8 1 (0.61%) WordPress
8 1 (0.61%) nginx
8 1 (0.61%) Apache
8 1 (0.61%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.61%) Magento
1 1 (0.61%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.15%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.49%) GitHub
3 5 (3.05%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (2.44%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (1.83%) Heroku
6 2 (1.22%) Route 53
6 2 (1.22%) Amazon S3
6 2 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
6 2 (1.22%) Trello
6 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.27%) HTTP
3 6 (3.66%) LAN
4 3 (1.83%) Internet
5 2 (1.22%) Firewall
6 1 (0.61%) WAN
6 1 (0.61%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (40.85%) NoSQL
2 59 (35.98%) Apache Cassandra
3 52 (31.71%) MySQL
4 47 (28.66%) MongoDB
5 15 (9.15%) PostgreSQL
5 15 (9.15%) Hadoop
6 10 (6.10%) Relational Database
7 9 (5.49%) Redis
8 8 (4.88%) Apache Hive
8 8 (4.88%) InfluxDB
9 6 (3.66%) Neo4j
9 6 (3.66%) MariaDB
10 5 (3.05%) Big Data
10 5 (3.05%) CouchDB
10 5 (3.05%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (2.44%) SQL Server
11 4 (2.44%) Data Mining
12 3 (1.83%) Riak
13 2 (1.22%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (17.07%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.71%) Eclipse
3 10 (6.10%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.88%) Mercurial
5 6 (3.66%) JIRA
6 3 (1.83%) Xcode
7 2 (1.22%) RSpec
7 2 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.22%) Capybara
8 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.61%) Bower
8 1 (0.61%) Hudson
8 1 (0.61%) Subversion
8 1 (0.61%) Maven
General
1 34 (20.73%) Finance
2 33 (20.12%) Games
3 11 (6.71%) Advertising
4 10 (6.10%) Law
5 8 (4.88%) Retail
6 3 (1.83%) Publishing
6 3 (1.83%) Japanese Language
7 2 (1.22%) Marketing
8 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Electronics
8 1 (0.61%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.61%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 90 (54.88%) Developer
2 24 (14.63%) Software Developer
3 19 (11.59%) Software Engineer
4 18 (10.98%) Java Developer
5 13 (7.93%) Technical Leader
6 11 (6.71%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.49%) Ruby Developer
7 9 (5.49%) Consultant
8 8 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (4.27%) Graduate
9 7 (4.27%) PHP Developer
10 6 (3.66%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.05%) Senior Software Developer
11 5 (3.05%) Python Developer
11 5 (3.05%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 4 (2.44%) Senior Software Engineer
13 3 (1.83%) Java Software Engineer
13 3 (1.83%) Programmer
13 3 (1.83%) Java Programmer
13 3 (1.83%) PHP MySQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (17.07%) HTML
2 26 (15.85%) CSS
3 24 (14.63%) Ruby on Rails
4 19 (11.59%) XML
5 17 (10.37%) RESTful
5 17 (10.37%) REST
6 16 (9.76%) JSON
6 16 (9.76%) Web Services
7 15 (9.15%) HTML5
8 8 (4.88%) Play Framework
9 7 (4.27%) RabbitMQ
9 7 (4.27%) LAMP
10 6 (3.66%) Spring
10 6 (3.66%) SOAP
10 6 (3.66%) CSS3
11 5 (3.05%) POSIX
11 5 (3.05%) WSDL
12 4 (2.44%) Akka
12 4 (2.44%) Sinatra
12 4 (2.44%) Haml
Miscellaneous
1 40 (24.39%) Open Source
2 25 (15.24%) Smartphone
3 14 (8.54%) Computer Science
4 13 (7.93%) Mobile App
5 9 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (5.49%) Statistics
5 9 (5.49%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.49%) Algorithms
6 8 (4.88%) Physics
7 6 (3.66%) Xbox
8 5 (3.05%) Informatics
8 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.05%) Artificial Intelligence
9 4 (2.44%) Visualisation
10 2 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.61%) User Experience
11 1 (0.61%) Social Media
11 1 (0.61%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.61%) Economics
11 1 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 41 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (5.49%) Android
2 9 (5.49%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.88%) Ubuntu
4 6 (3.66%) FreeBSD
4 6 (3.66%) UNIX
5 4 (2.44%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.83%) Windows
7 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (64.02%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (30.49%) TDD
3 43 (26.22%) E-Commerce
4 39 (23.78%) Continuous Integration
5 35 (21.34%) Pair Programming
6 34 (20.73%) Scrum
7 32 (19.51%) Software Engineering
7 32 (19.51%) BDD
8 30 (18.29%) DevOps
9 25 (15.24%) Domain-Driven Design
10 16 (9.76%) OO
11 15 (9.15%) Web Development
12 13 (7.93%) Configuration Management
12 13 (7.93%) Extreme Programming
13 10 (6.10%) MVC
14 9 (5.49%) Time Management
14 9 (5.49%) Coaching
15 8 (4.88%) Low Latency
16 7 (4.27%) B2B
16 7 (4.27%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 96 (58.54%) Java
2 77 (46.95%) Ruby
3 66 (40.24%) Python
4 60 (36.59%) PHP
5 33 (20.12%) JavaScript
5 33 (20.12%) Clojure
6 29 (17.68%) Scala
7 26 (15.85%) SQL
8 24 (14.63%) Haskell
9 23 (14.02%) Erlang
10 22 (13.41%) C++
11 21 (12.80%) C
12 18 (10.98%) Perl
13 12 (7.32%) Bash Shell
14 11 (6.71%) C#
15 8 (4.88%) R
16 4 (2.44%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.83%) Groovy
18 1 (0.61%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 19 (11.59%) Degree
2 5 (3.05%) PhD
3 4 (2.44%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.54%) QA
System Software
1 15 (9.15%) Docker
2 5 (3.05%) LXC
2 5 (3.05%) KVM
2 5 (3.05%) Xen
3 4 (2.44%) XenServer
4 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.61%) Varnish
5 1 (0.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 35 (21.34%) Puppet
2 23 (14.02%) Opscode Chef
3 19 (11.59%) HAProxy
4 10 (6.10%) Ansible
5 7 (4.27%) Mesos
6 5 (3.05%) Salt
7 2 (1.22%) Nagios
8 1 (0.61%) ZABBIX
8 1 (0.61%) Vagrant
8 1 (0.61%) Opsview
Vendors
1 18 (10.98%) Zend
2 16 (9.76%) Google
3 5 (3.05%) Netezza
3 5 (3.05%) Pegasus
3 5 (3.05%) Vertica
4 4 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
4 4 (2.44%) Tableau
5 3 (1.83%) Oracle
6 2 (1.22%) Cisco
6 2 (1.22%) Remedy
6 2 (1.22%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.61%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.61%) VMware
7 1 (0.61%) Fujitsu
7 1 (0.61%) Microsoft
7 1 (0.61%) SAP
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Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum £55K - £80K Per Annum + Discretionar
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Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum £55K - £80K Per Annum + Discretionar
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Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum £55K - £80K Per Annum + Discretionar
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Salary: From £55,000 to £80,000 per annum £55K - £80K Per Annum + Discretionar
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