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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Go Language (Golang)
Rank 839 853 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing Golang 62 34 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.031% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.10% 0.059% -
Number of salaries quoted 53 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% -
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60331 57156 63037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.59% 52.57% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51172 49005 55452
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 0 59 £47,500 -5.00% 8
London -29 39 £52,500 +5.00% 8
Poole - 8 £40,000 -
Dorset - 8 £40,000 -
South West - 8 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 - -
East of England - 5 - -
Hampshire -9 4 £47,500 -12.03%
South East -12 4 £47,500 -12.03%
Portsmouth - 3 £47,500 -
City of London -14 1 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Havant - 1 £40,000 -

Golang
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (59.79%) Java
2 51 (52.58%) Python
3 43 (44.33%) Ruby
4 41 (42.27%) JavaScript
5 36 (37.11%) PHP
6 35 (36.08%) Open Source
7 34 (35.05%) Scala
8 32 (32.99%) TDD
9 30 (30.93%) C++
10 29 (29.90%) HTML
11 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
11 26 (26.80%) Git (software)
12 24 (24.74%) Ruby on Rails
12 24 (24.74%) Linux
13 22 (22.68%) C
14 21 (21.65%) MySQL
15 20 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (20.62%) HTML5
16 19 (19.59%) Redis
17 18 (18.56%) CSS
17 18 (18.56%) OO
18 17 (17.53%) E-Commerce
18 17 (17.53%) RESTful
19 16 (16.49%) Clojure
19 16 (16.49%) XML
19 16 (16.49%) Finance
19 16 (16.49%) Extreme Programming
19 16 (16.49%) Google
20 15 (15.46%) Haskell
20 15 (15.46%) MVC

Golang
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (14.43%) Node.js
2 10 (10.31%) Cloud Foundry
3 8 (8.25%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (6.19%) Apache Solr
5 4 (4.12%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.06%) Apache Pig
7 1 (1.03%) Tornado
7 1 (1.03%) nginx
7 1 (1.03%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.03%) CMS
7 1 (1.03%) Drupal
7 1 (1.03%) Joomla!
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (10.31%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.19%) Heroku
2 6 (6.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (3.09%) OpenShift
4 2 (2.06%) GitHub
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (1.03%) PaaS
5 1 (1.03%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.09%) AMQP
3 1 (1.03%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.65%) MySQL
2 19 (19.59%) Redis
3 14 (14.43%) NoSQL
4 12 (12.37%) Hadoop
5 11 (11.34%) MongoDB
6 9 (9.28%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (8.25%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (6.19%) Riak
8 6 (6.19%) Big Data
8 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
9 4 (4.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 3 (3.09%) Apache Hive
11 2 (2.06%) Neo4j
12 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (1.03%) Couchbase
12 1 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 26 (26.80%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.37%) Eclipse
3 8 (8.25%) Mercurial
4 4 (4.12%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (3.09%) RSpec
5 3 (3.09%) Jasmine
5 3 (3.09%) Hudson
5 3 (3.09%) Ant
5 3 (3.09%) Maven
6 2 (2.06%) Xcode
7 1 (1.03%) Juju
7 1 (1.03%) Capybara
7 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.03%) Subversion
7 1 (1.03%) JIRA
General
1 16 (16.49%) Finance
2 6 (6.19%) Retail
2 6 (6.19%) Games
3 4 (4.12%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.12%) Advertising
4 3 (3.09%) Publishing
5 1 (1.03%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 75 (77.32%) Developer
2 24 (24.74%) Senior Developer
3 14 (14.43%) Java Developer
4 9 (9.28%) PHP Developer
4 9 (9.28%) Software Engineer
5 7 (7.22%) DevOps Engineer
6 6 (6.19%) Progress Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Lead Developer
6 6 (6.19%) Ruby Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Perl Developer
7 5 (5.15%) Python Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (4.12%) Android Developer
9 3 (3.09%) Product Owner
9 3 (3.09%) Analyst
9 3 (3.09%) Senior Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Consultant
9 3 (3.09%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (29.90%) HTML
2 24 (24.74%) Ruby on Rails
3 20 (20.62%) HTML5
4 18 (18.56%) CSS
5 17 (17.53%) RESTful
6 16 (16.49%) XML
7 14 (14.43%) .NET
8 11 (11.34%) Backbone.js
9 9 (9.28%) ASP.NET
10 8 (8.25%) JSON
10 8 (8.25%) Spring
10 8 (8.25%) REST
10 8 (8.25%) Play Framework
11 5 (5.15%) Hibernate
11 5 (5.15%) POSIX
11 5 (5.15%) GWT
12 4 (4.12%) Spring Security
12 4 (4.12%) J2EE
12 4 (4.12%) iOS SDK
12 4 (4.12%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 35 (36.08%) Open Source
2 14 (14.43%) Computer Science
3 11 (11.34%) Mobile App
4 5 (5.15%) Statistics
4 5 (5.15%) Informatics
4 5 (5.15%) Mathematics
4 5 (5.15%) Physics
5 4 (4.12%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (2.06%) EPoS
7 1 (1.03%) Xbox
7 1 (1.03%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 24 (24.74%) Linux
2 8 (8.25%) Apple iOS
2 8 (8.25%) Android
3 5 (5.15%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.12%) UNIX
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Linux
5 2 (2.06%) CentOS
6 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (32.99%) TDD
2 26 (26.80%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.62%) Continuous Integration
4 18 (18.56%) OO
5 17 (17.53%) E-Commerce
6 16 (16.49%) Extreme Programming
7 15 (15.46%) MVC
7 15 (15.46%) BDD
8 13 (13.40%) Software Engineering
9 11 (11.34%) Scrum
9 11 (11.34%) DevOps
10 9 (9.28%) Pair Programming
10 9 (9.28%) Web Development
11 8 (8.25%) Software Architecture
11 8 (8.25%) Time Management
12 6 (6.19%) Kanban
13 5 (5.15%) Memory Management
13 5 (5.15%) OOD
13 5 (5.15%) Bioinformatics
14 4 (4.12%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 58 (59.79%) Java
2 51 (52.58%) Python
3 43 (44.33%) Ruby
4 41 (42.27%) JavaScript
5 36 (37.11%) PHP
6 34 (35.05%) Scala
7 30 (30.93%) C++
8 22 (22.68%) C
9 16 (16.49%) Clojure
10 15 (15.46%) Haskell
11 14 (14.43%) Perl
12 8 (8.25%) SQL
12 8 (8.25%) C#
12 8 (8.25%) Erlang
13 7 (7.22%) Bash Shell
14 5 (5.15%) R
15 4 (4.12%) Assembly Language
15 4 (4.12%) MATLAB
16 3 (3.09%) Groovy
16 3 (3.09%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 12 (12.37%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.22%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.15%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 13 (13.40%) Puppet
2 12 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (4.12%) Nagios
4 3 (3.09%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.06%) logstash
5 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.03%) Ansible
6 1 (1.03%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Google
2 6 (6.19%) Progress
3 3 (3.09%) Oracle
4 1 (1.03%) Facebook
4 1 (1.03%) VMware
4 1 (1.03%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.03%) Atlassian
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