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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 823 837 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Golang 76 36 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.034% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.064% -
Number of salaries quoted 65 32 0
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-15.78% -

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
59399 56091 62727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.04% 52.73% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49812 48226 55032
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

Golang Salary Histogram in the UK

Golang
Top 12 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 29 August 2014. 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 +3 73 £50,000 - 5
London +25 52 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Poole - 11 £40,000 - 1
Dorset - 11 £40,000 - 1
South West - 11 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £47,500 -
South East - 4 £47,500 -
City of London -9 3 £50,000 -20.00% 2
Portsmouth - 3 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
East of England - 3 - -
Havant - 1 £40,000 -

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 60 (56.60%) Python
2 58 (54.72%) Java
3 46 (43.40%) Ruby
4 45 (42.45%) Scala
5 41 (38.68%) Open Source
5 41 (38.68%) JavaScript
6 34 (32.08%) C++
6 34 (32.08%) Git (software)
7 32 (30.19%) TDD
8 31 (29.25%) PHP
9 30 (28.30%) Ruby on Rails
10 28 (26.42%) HTML
11 26 (24.53%) Google
11 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (23.58%) MySQL
13 24 (22.64%) Node.js
14 23 (21.70%) CSS
14 23 (21.70%) XML
15 22 (20.75%) C
15 22 (20.75%) Software Engineering
15 22 (20.75%) Redis
16 21 (19.81%) Linux
17 20 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
17 20 (18.87%) Puppet
18 19 (17.92%) RESTful
18 19 (17.92%) Extreme Programming
18 19 (17.92%) Eclipse
19 18 (16.98%) OO
20 17 (16.04%) E-Commerce
21 16 (15.09%) MVC

Golang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 24 (22.64%) Node.js
2 8 (7.55%) Cloud Foundry
3 7 (6.60%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (3.77%) Apache Solr
5 3 (2.83%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.89%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.94%) nginx
7 1 (0.94%) Tornado
Cloud Services
1 9 (8.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.60%) Heroku
3 5 (4.72%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.83%) GitHub
5 2 (1.89%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.94%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.94%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.83%) Internet
3 1 (0.94%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (23.58%) MySQL
2 22 (20.75%) Redis
3 16 (15.09%) MongoDB
3 16 (15.09%) NoSQL
4 10 (9.43%) Hadoop
5 8 (7.55%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (6.60%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (3.77%) Riak
7 4 (3.77%) Relational Database
7 4 (3.77%) Big Data
7 4 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.83%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.89%) Neo4j
10 1 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.94%) Couchbase
10 1 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
10 1 (0.94%) Azkaban
Development Applications
1 34 (32.08%) Git (software)
2 19 (17.92%) Eclipse
3 11 (10.38%) Mercurial
4 6 (5.66%) Xcode
5 4 (3.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.83%) Ant
6 3 (2.83%) Hudson
6 3 (2.83%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.83%) Maven
7 2 (1.89%) RSpec
7 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.89%) Capybara
8 1 (0.94%) Juju
8 1 (0.94%) JIRA
General
1 16 (15.09%) Games
2 14 (13.21%) Finance
3 12 (11.32%) Publishing
4 6 (5.66%) Retail
5 4 (3.77%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.77%) Advertising
6 1 (0.94%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 77 (72.64%) Developer
2 20 (18.87%) Senior Developer
3 18 (16.98%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Java Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) PHP Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Ruby Developer
7 7 (6.60%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Python Software Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Perl Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Progress Developer
10 4 (3.77%) Android Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 3 (2.83%) Product Owner
11 3 (2.83%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (2.83%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (28.30%) Ruby on Rails
2 28 (26.42%) HTML
3 23 (21.70%) CSS
3 23 (21.70%) XML
4 19 (17.92%) RESTful
5 15 (14.15%) JSON
6 14 (13.21%) HTML5
7 11 (10.38%) Play Framework
8 10 (9.43%) Backbone.js
9 9 (8.49%) REST
9 9 (8.49%) .NET
10 5 (4.72%) POSIX
10 5 (4.72%) Spring
11 4 (3.77%) ASP.NET
11 4 (3.77%) WSDL
11 4 (3.77%) Hibernate
11 4 (3.77%) SOAP
11 4 (3.77%) Android SDK
11 4 (3.77%) Haml
11 4 (3.77%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 41 (38.68%) Open Source
2 15 (14.15%) Mobile App
3 10 (9.43%) Xbox
4 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.72%) Statistics
5 5 (4.72%) Informatics
5 5 (4.72%) Mathematics
5 5 (4.72%) Physics
6 4 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.89%) EPoS
8 1 (0.94%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.81%) Linux
2 13 (12.26%) Android
2 13 (12.26%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.72%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.89%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.89%) CentOS
5 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.94%) UNIX
5 1 (0.94%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.19%) TDD
2 26 (24.53%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (20.75%) Software Engineering
4 20 (18.87%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (17.92%) Extreme Programming
6 18 (16.98%) OO
7 17 (16.04%) E-Commerce
8 16 (15.09%) MVC
8 16 (15.09%) BDD
9 12 (11.32%) Functional Programming
10 11 (10.38%) DevOps
10 11 (10.38%) Time Management
10 11 (10.38%) Scrum
10 11 (10.38%) Pair Programming
11 10 (9.43%) Web Development
12 9 (8.49%) Android Development
13 7 (6.60%) iOS Development
14 6 (5.66%) Kanban
15 5 (4.72%) Software Architecture
15 5 (4.72%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.60%) Python
2 58 (54.72%) Java
3 46 (43.40%) Ruby
4 45 (42.45%) Scala
5 41 (38.68%) JavaScript
6 34 (32.08%) C++
7 31 (29.25%) PHP
8 22 (20.75%) C
9 16 (15.09%) Bash Shell
10 14 (13.21%) Perl
10 14 (13.21%) Haskell
11 13 (12.26%) Clojure
12 8 (7.55%) C#
13 7 (6.60%) SQL
13 7 (6.60%) Erlang
14 6 (5.66%) Objective-C
15 5 (4.72%) R
16 4 (3.77%) MATLAB
16 4 (3.77%) Assembly Language
17 3 (2.83%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 7 (6.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) QA
2 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (4.72%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.94%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 20 (18.87%) Puppet
2 10 (9.43%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.77%) Nagios
4 3 (2.83%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.89%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.89%) logstash
6 1 (0.94%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.94%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Google
2 4 (3.77%) Progress
3 3 (2.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.94%) VMware
4 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.94%) Facebook
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