Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 75 68 99
Rank change year-on-year -7 +31 +16
Permanent jobs citing Go 9 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.85% 1.15% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.47% 2.28% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 12
Cardiff median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £80,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% -59.38% +33.33%
10th Percentile £51,750 £28,372 £75,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £34,669 £85,000
South Wales median annual salary £53,250 £34,500 £80,000
% change year-on-year +54.35% -56.88% +42.22%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 614 394 669
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 57.76% 50.51% 54.30%
Number of salaries quoted 528 349 637
Cardiff median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in Cardiff

Go
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Go in Cardiff

Go
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Go in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Go.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
1 9 (100.00%) JMeter
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) QA
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
1 9 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 9 (100.00%) SoapUI
1 9 (100.00%) Microservices
1 9 (100.00%) Fintech
2 8 (88.89%) QA Automation
2 8 (88.89%) SDET
3 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 6 (66.67%) Swagger
3 6 (66.67%) REST
3 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 4 (44.44%) JIRA
5 4 (44.44%) Confluence
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (44.44%) Docker
5 4 (44.44%) Spring Boot
6 3 (33.33%) API Testing

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 (44.44%) Confluence
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (100.00%) JMeter
1 9 (100.00%) Selenium
1 9 (100.00%) SoapUI
2 6 (66.67%) Cucumber
3 4 (44.44%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) Gerrit
4 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Java Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) QA Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) Automation Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) QA Automation Engineer
3 4 (44.44%) QA Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) QA Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Quality Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) REST
2 6 (66.67%) Swagger
3 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 4 (44.44%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Fintech
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Native
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) BDD
1 9 (100.00%) Microservices
1 9 (100.00%) TDD
1 9 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (100.00%) Unit Testing
2 8 (88.89%) QA Automation
2 8 (88.89%) SDET
3 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
4 5 (55.56%) Performance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) API Testing
7 1 (11.11%) Analytics
7 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) Deployment Automation
7 1 (11.11%) Open Source
7 1 (11.11%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Docker