The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Google Go (Golang)
Rank 903 872 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Permanent jobs citing Golang 14 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.010% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.022% 0.019% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 0
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £52,500 -
% change year-on-year
-23.80% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
63878 59360 67268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.65% 53.46% 53.52%
Number of salaries quoted 53885 50924 59394
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

Golang Salary Histogram in the UK

Golang
Top 5 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -43 14 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Cheshire +3 9 £40,000 +6.66%
North West +2 9 £40,000 +6.66%
Nantwich - 6 - -
London - 5 £65,000 - 1

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (85.00%) HTML
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) HTML5
3 10 (50.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) Python
3 10 (50.00%) Google
4 9 (45.00%) PHP
4 9 (45.00%) .NET
4 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (40.00%) MVC
5 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (40.00%) REST
6 7 (35.00%) Backbone.js
6 7 (35.00%) Scala
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (35.00%) Clojure
6 7 (35.00%) GWT
6 7 (35.00%) Haskell
6 7 (35.00%) J2EE
6 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
6 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
6 7 (35.00%) Spring
7 6 (30.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) Progress
8 5 (25.00%) Degree
8 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
9 3 (15.00%) Web Development
9 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
9 3 (15.00%) BDD

Golang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (35.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Developer
2 11 (55.00%) Senior Developer
3 9 (45.00%) Java Developer
4 7 (35.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (30.00%) Progress Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Analyst
6 3 (15.00%) Analyst Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C++/Java Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Android Developer
8 1 (5.00%) Chief Technology Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (85.00%) HTML
2 16 (80.00%) HTML5
3 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 9 (45.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (40.00%) REST
5 7 (35.00%) Backbone.js
5 7 (35.00%) GWT
5 7 (35.00%) J2EE
5 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (35.00%) Spring
6 3 (15.00%) Middleware
7 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (5.00%) JSON
8 1 (5.00%) Django
8 1 (5.00%) Flask
8 1 (5.00%) CSS
8 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.00%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) UNIX
1 3 (15.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Android
2 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) MVC
2 3 (15.00%) Web Development
2 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (15.00%) BDD
2 3 (15.00%) Parallel Processing
2 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (15.00%) TDD
3 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (5.00%) Android Development
3 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (45.00%) PHP
4 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (35.00%) Scala
5 7 (35.00%) Clojure
5 7 (35.00%) Haskell
6 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 2 (10.00%) Lua
7 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Google
2 6 (30.00%) Progress
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