Period
to 7 December 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Go skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Go over the 6 months to 7 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
7 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 145 181 197
Rank change year-on-year +36 +16 +12
Permanent jobs citing Go 9 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.34% 0.28% 0.079%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.81% 0.69% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 3
Birmingham median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £65,625 £73,875 £59,000
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £56,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year -6.67% +54.11% -14.12%

Go is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,116 1,455 1,819
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 41.83% 40.84% 47.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,011 1,211 1,573
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £43,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Go in Birmingham

Go
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Go in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Go in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 7 December 2019, IT jobs citing Go also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Go.

1 8 (88.89%) Docker
2 7 (77.78%) AWS
3 5 (55.56%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) DevOps
3 5 (55.56%) GCP
3 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
3 5 (55.56%) Azure
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
5 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
5 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 3 (33.33%) Google
5 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
6 2 (22.22%) Ansible
6 2 (22.22%) GitHub
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (22.22%) Terraform
6 2 (22.22%) GraphQL
6 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (22.22%) Microservices
6 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (22.22%) Sprint Planning
6 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
6 2 (22.22%) Presales
6 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (22.22%) Cloud Native

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (22.22%) nginx
3 1 (11.11%) Apache Spark
3 1 (11.11%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) AWS
2 5 (55.56%) Azure
2 5 (55.56%) GCP
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
3 2 (22.22%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (22.22%) CloudFront
3 2 (22.22%) GitHub
3 2 (22.22%) OpenShift
3 2 (22.22%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (22.22%) Redis
2 1 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (11.11%) Big Data
2 1 (11.11%) BigQuery
2 1 (11.11%) Bigtable
2 1 (11.11%) Hadoop
2 1 (11.11%) NewSQL
2 1 (11.11%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Bitbucket
2 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Developer
1 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Platform Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Application Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) AWS Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Data Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (11.11%) React Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) GraphQL
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 1 (11.11%) Kafka
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth
2 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
2 1 (11.11%) OpenID
2 1 (11.11%) React
2 1 (11.11%) RESTful
2 1 (11.11%) Sass
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Cloud Native
1 2 (22.22%) Replication
1 2 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 2 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (22.22%) High Availability
4 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (22.22%) Kanban
4 2 (22.22%) Microservices
4 2 (22.22%) Migration
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Sprint Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Data Science
5 1 (11.11%) Fuzz Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Open Source Development
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (11.11%) SDLC
5 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Python
2 4 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Scala
5 1 (11.11%) Elixir
5 1 (11.11%) Haskell
5 1 (11.11%) Java 8
5 1 (11.11%) Kotlin
5 1 (11.11%) ML
5 1 (11.11%) Ruby
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) MCSA
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
2 2 (22.22%) Ansible
2 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (22.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Facebook
3 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com