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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 816 857 887
Rank change year-on-year
+41 +30
Permanent jobs citing Golang 64 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.058% 0.020% 0.006%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.038% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 61 21 5
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +73.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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
55675 57570 62467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.39% 53.41% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47760 48605 55147
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 £28,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Golang Salary Histogram in the UK

Golang
Top 13 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 24 December 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 +40 64 £50,000 -23.07% 4
London +25 52 £50,000 -28.57% 2
South West -7 7 £37,500 - 1
South East - 5 £35,000 - 1
Hampshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Poole -2 4 £37,500 -
Dorset -15 4 £37,500 -
City of London +10 3 £55,000 -21.42% 1
Farnborough - 3 £35,000 -
Bristol - 2 £77,500 - 1
Southampton - 2 - -
Somerton - 1 £32,500 -
Somerset - 1 £32,500 -

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (51.49%) Java
2 63 (47.01%) Ruby
3 60 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (41.04%) Python
5 45 (33.58%) MySQL
6 44 (32.84%) Git (software)
6 44 (32.84%) Open Source
7 42 (31.34%) PHP
8 40 (29.85%) TDD
8 40 (29.85%) NoSQL
9 39 (29.10%) JavaScript
9 39 (29.10%) Node.js
10 37 (27.61%) C++
10 37 (27.61%) Ruby on Rails
11 36 (26.87%) Scala
12 35 (26.12%) XML
13 33 (24.63%) E-Commerce
14 32 (23.88%) CSS
14 32 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
15 31 (23.13%) Google
16 29 (21.64%) RESTful
17 28 (20.90%) Software Engineering
17 28 (20.90%) MongoDB
18 26 (19.40%) Games
19 25 (18.66%) Pair Programming
19 25 (18.66%) Puppet
19 25 (18.66%) Apache Cassandra
20 24 (17.91%) JSON
20 24 (17.91%) Clojure
21 23 (17.16%) Linux

Golang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 39 (29.10%) Node.js
2 5 (3.73%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.49%) nginx
5 1 (0.75%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.75%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) Jetty
5 1 (0.75%) WordPress
5 1 (0.75%) Tornado
5 1 (0.75%) GemFire
Business Applications
1 1 (0.75%) Magento
1 1 (0.75%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.72%) GitHub
2 6 (4.48%) Heroku
3 3 (2.24%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.49%) Trello
5 1 (0.75%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.43%) TCP/IP
2 7 (5.22%) HTTP
3 4 (2.99%) Internet
4 2 (1.49%) LAN
5 1 (0.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (33.58%) MySQL
2 40 (29.85%) NoSQL
3 28 (20.90%) MongoDB
4 25 (18.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 15 (11.19%) Redis
6 12 (8.96%) Hadoop
7 8 (5.97%) Apache Hive
8 6 (4.48%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.24%) Big Data
10 2 (1.49%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.75%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 1 (0.75%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.75%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.75%) Azkaban
11 1 (0.75%) OpenTSDB
11 1 (0.75%) HBase
Development Applications
1 44 (32.84%) Git (software)
2 23 (17.16%) Eclipse
3 16 (11.94%) Mercurial
4 7 (5.22%) Xcode
5 5 (3.73%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.99%) Maven
7 3 (2.24%) RSpec
7 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.24%) Hudson
7 3 (2.24%) Capybara
7 3 (2.24%) Ant
8 1 (0.75%) Bower
8 1 (0.75%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.75%) JIRA
General
1 26 (19.40%) Games
2 18 (13.43%) Finance
3 12 (8.96%) Publishing
4 11 (8.21%) Advertising
5 10 (7.46%) Law
5 10 (7.46%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) iGaming
6 1 (0.75%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (61.94%) Developer
2 25 (18.66%) Software Engineer
3 19 (14.18%) Java Developer
4 14 (10.45%) Ruby Developer
5 12 (8.96%) PHP Developer
6 9 (6.72%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (6.72%) Consultant
6 9 (6.72%) DevOps Engineer
7 8 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (5.22%) Graduate
8 7 (5.22%) Python Software Engineer
9 6 (4.48%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.73%) Python Developer
11 4 (2.99%) Technical Leader
12 3 (2.24%) Ruby on Rails Developer
12 3 (2.24%) Java Software Engineer
12 3 (2.24%) Senior Developer
13 2 (1.49%) Technical Support
13 2 (1.49%) Web Developer
13 2 (1.49%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (27.61%) Ruby on Rails
2 35 (26.12%) XML
3 32 (23.88%) CSS
4 29 (21.64%) RESTful
5 24 (17.91%) JSON
6 22 (16.42%) HTML
7 16 (11.94%) Play Framework
8 12 (8.96%) REST
9 10 (7.46%) SOAP
10 9 (6.72%) WSDL
11 8 (5.97%) YAML
11 8 (5.97%) Haml
12 7 (5.22%) Web Services
13 3 (2.24%) HTML5
13 3 (2.24%) Sinatra
14 2 (1.49%) Twisted
14 2 (1.49%) CSS3
14 2 (1.49%) Spring
14 2 (1.49%) Django
14 2 (1.49%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (32.84%) Open Source
2 17 (12.69%) Mobile App
3 15 (11.19%) Algorithms
4 12 (8.96%) Data Structures
5 11 (8.21%) Xbox
6 7 (5.22%) Smartphone
7 5 (3.73%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.24%) Physics
9 2 (1.49%) EPoS
10 1 (0.75%) User Experience
10 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.16%) Linux
2 10 (7.46%) Android
2 10 (7.46%) Apple iOS
3 6 (4.48%) UNIX
4 4 (2.99%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.49%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (29.85%) TDD
3 33 (24.63%) E-Commerce
4 32 (23.88%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (20.90%) Software Engineering
6 25 (18.66%) Pair Programming
7 20 (14.93%) Web Development
8 19 (14.18%) MVC
9 17 (12.69%) Coaching
10 16 (11.94%) Extreme Programming
10 16 (11.94%) Time Management
11 14 (10.45%) OO
12 13 (9.70%) Scrum
12 13 (9.70%) BDD
13 12 (8.96%) B2B
13 12 (8.96%) B2C
13 12 (8.96%) DevOps
14 11 (8.21%) Low Latency
15 10 (7.46%) Android Development
15 10 (7.46%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 69 (51.49%) Java
2 63 (47.01%) Ruby
3 55 (41.04%) Python
4 42 (31.34%) PHP
5 39 (29.10%) JavaScript
6 37 (27.61%) C++
7 36 (26.87%) Scala
8 24 (17.91%) Clojure
9 21 (15.67%) Bash Shell
10 20 (14.93%) C
11 17 (12.69%) Haskell
12 16 (11.94%) Erlang
13 15 (11.19%) SQL
14 12 (8.96%) C#
15 8 (5.97%) Perl
16 7 (5.22%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.75%) Pig Latin
17 1 (0.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.72%) Degree
2 3 (2.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.73%) QA
2 1 (0.75%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.49%) Docker
2 1 (0.75%) Varnish
2 1 (0.75%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 25 (18.66%) Puppet
2 14 (10.45%) HAProxy
3 12 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (3.73%) Salt
4 5 (3.73%) Nagios
5 3 (2.24%) ZABBIX
5 3 (2.24%) Ansible
6 2 (1.49%) Graphite
7 1 (0.75%) logstash
7 1 (0.75%) Opsview
7 1 (0.75%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 31 (23.13%) Google
2 13 (9.70%) Zend
3 1 (0.75%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle
3 1 (0.75%) VMware
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