Period
to 16 November 2018

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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 173 200 208
Rank change year-on-year +27 +8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Go 10 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.28% 0.077% 0.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.65% 0.16% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 14
Birmingham median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +17.65% -15.00%
10th Percentile £43,250 £29,000 £23,475
90th Percentile £73,875 £59,000 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +43.75% -5.88% +27.82%

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 1,542 1,899 1,878
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 42.44% 49.06% 39.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,287 1,653 1,569
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £62,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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

Go
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Go in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, 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 10 (100.00%) Java
2 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (60.00%) Docker
3 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (60.00%) PHP
3 6 (60.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (50.00%) Java 8
5 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Google
5 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (40.00%) Microservices
5 4 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (40.00%) Open Source
5 4 (40.00%) Memcached
5 4 (40.00%) Redis
6 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 3 (30.00%) Scrum
7 2 (20.00%) Migration
7 2 (20.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) Retail
7 2 (20.00%) Subversion
7 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence

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 4 (40.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (40.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (20.00%) Fastly
4 2 (20.00%) Stackdriver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Redis
2 2 (20.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (20.00%) BigQuery
2 2 (20.00%) Bigtable
2 2 (20.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) Subversion
2 2 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Cloud Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Python Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior PHP Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Senior Python Developer
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 1 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Memcached
2 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (20.00%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Test Automation
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) Integration Testing
3 4 (40.00%) Microservices
3 4 (40.00%) Open Source
4 3 (30.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
5 2 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (20.00%) DevOps
5 2 (20.00%) Kanban
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Migration
5 2 (20.00%) Pay per click
5 2 (20.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 1 (10.00%) CQRS
6 1 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
6 1 (10.00%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (60.00%) PHP
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Java 8
4 2 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (20.00%) PHP 5
4 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 1 (10.00%) Groovy
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (20.00%) Ansible
2 2 (20.00%) Terraform
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Splunk