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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 824 846 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing Golang 72 35 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.033% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.13% 0.062% -
Number of salaries quoted 63 30 0
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
57264 56537 62961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.83% 52.96% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 47993 48723 55236
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

Golang Salary Histogram in the UK

Golang
Top 11 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 17 September 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 +2 70 £50,000 - 9
London +20 55 £50,000 -9.09% 8
Poole - 12 £40,000 - 1
Dorset - 12 £40,000 - 1
South West - 12 £40,000 - 1
City of London +8 3 £50,000 -20.00% 2
South East - 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £47,500 -
Portsmouth - 1 £47,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 58 (50.88%) Java
2 57 (50.00%) Python
3 50 (43.86%) Ruby
4 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (40.35%) Scala
6 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
7 41 (35.96%) Open Source
8 40 (35.09%) Git (software)
9 36 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
10 35 (30.70%) TDD
11 33 (28.95%) C++
12 32 (28.07%) Node.js
13 29 (25.44%) MySQL
14 28 (24.56%) PHP
14 28 (24.56%) Google
15 27 (23.68%) HTML
15 27 (23.68%) XML
16 25 (21.93%) CSS
17 23 (20.18%) C
17 23 (20.18%) Eclipse
17 23 (20.18%) RESTful
17 23 (20.18%) MongoDB
18 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering
18 22 (19.30%) Redis
19 21 (18.42%) Linux
19 21 (18.42%) Extreme Programming
19 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
20 19 (16.67%) MVC
20 19 (16.67%) JSON
20 19 (16.67%) Puppet

Golang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 32 (28.07%) Node.js
2 7 (6.14%) Cloud Foundry
3 5 (4.39%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.75%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.75%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.88%) Tornado
6 1 (0.88%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.89%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.14%) Heroku
3 5 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (2.63%) GitHub
5 2 (1.75%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.88%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.63%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (25.44%) MySQL
2 23 (20.18%) MongoDB
3 22 (19.30%) Redis
4 19 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 14 (12.28%) Hadoop
6 9 (7.89%) Apache Hive
7 7 (6.14%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (6.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (3.51%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.75%) Riak
10 2 (1.75%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.75%) Big Data
11 1 (0.88%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.88%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.88%) Azkaban
11 1 (0.88%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 40 (35.09%) Git (software)
2 23 (20.18%) Eclipse
3 14 (12.28%) Mercurial
4 7 (6.14%) Xcode
5 4 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.63%) Ant
6 3 (2.63%) Hudson
6 3 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.63%) Maven
7 2 (1.75%) RSpec
7 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.75%) Capybara
8 1 (0.88%) Juju
8 1 (0.88%) Bower
8 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 17 (14.91%) Games
2 13 (11.40%) Publishing
3 11 (9.65%) Finance
4 10 (8.77%) Advertising
5 7 (6.14%) Retail
6 4 (3.51%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 83 (72.81%) Developer
2 19 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Senior Developer
4 17 (14.91%) Java Developer
5 11 (9.65%) Ruby Developer
6 9 (7.89%) Systems Engineer
6 9 (7.89%) PHP Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Python Developer
7 7 (6.14%) Python Software Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.26%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Graduate
9 5 (4.39%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Consultant
9 5 (4.39%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (4.39%) Perl Developer
10 4 (3.51%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (3.51%) Android Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails Developer
11 3 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (31.58%) Ruby on Rails
2 27 (23.68%) HTML
2 27 (23.68%) XML
3 25 (21.93%) CSS
4 23 (20.18%) RESTful
5 19 (16.67%) JSON
6 14 (12.28%) Play Framework
7 11 (9.65%) REST
7 11 (9.65%) HTML5
8 10 (8.77%) Backbone.js
9 7 (6.14%) WSDL
9 7 (6.14%) SOAP
10 6 (5.26%) .NET
11 5 (4.39%) POSIX
11 5 (4.39%) Haml
11 5 (4.39%) Django
11 5 (4.39%) YAML
12 4 (3.51%) iOS SDK
12 4 (3.51%) Android SDK
12 4 (3.51%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 41 (35.96%) Open Source
2 18 (15.79%) Mobile App
3 11 (9.65%) Xbox
4 10 (8.77%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.26%) Physics
5 6 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.39%) Statistics
6 5 (4.39%) Informatics
6 5 (4.39%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.51%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (1.75%) EPoS
9 1 (0.88%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Linux
2 16 (14.04%) Android
2 16 (14.04%) Apple iOS
3 5 (4.39%) Ubuntu
4 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
4 2 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.88%) UNIX
5 1 (0.88%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (42.98%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (30.70%) TDD
3 22 (19.30%) Software Engineering
4 21 (18.42%) Continuous Integration
4 21 (18.42%) Extreme Programming
5 19 (16.67%) MVC
6 18 (15.79%) OO
6 18 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 16 (14.04%) BDD
8 14 (12.28%) Time Management
8 14 (12.28%) Web Development
8 14 (12.28%) Pair Programming
8 14 (12.28%) Coaching
9 12 (10.53%) Functional Programming
9 12 (10.53%) Android Development
10 10 (8.77%) iOS Development
10 10 (8.77%) DevOps
11 9 (7.89%) Low Latency
12 8 (7.02%) B2B
12 8 (7.02%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 58 (50.88%) Java
2 57 (50.00%) Python
3 50 (43.86%) Ruby
4 46 (40.35%) Scala
5 43 (37.72%) JavaScript
6 33 (28.95%) C++
7 28 (24.56%) PHP
8 23 (20.18%) C
9 17 (14.91%) Bash Shell
10 15 (13.16%) Haskell
11 14 (12.28%) Perl
12 11 (9.65%) Clojure
13 8 (7.02%) C#
14 7 (6.14%) SQL
14 7 (6.14%) Erlang
14 7 (6.14%) Objective-C
15 5 (4.39%) R
16 4 (3.51%) MATLAB
16 4 (3.51%) Assembly Language
17 1 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 19 (16.67%) Puppet
2 8 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (3.51%) Nagios
4 3 (2.63%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.75%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.75%) logstash
6 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 28 (24.56%) Google
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) Progress
3 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
3 1 (0.88%) VMware
3 1 (0.88%) Atlassian
3 1 (0.88%) Facebook
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