Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 184 187
Rank change year-on-year +58 +3 +63
Permanent jobs citing Go 98 124 164
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.26% 1.36% 1.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.52% 2.38% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 114 136 150
Median annual salary £82,500 £71,750 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.98% -1.03% +7.41%
10th Percentile £53,750 £25,000 £55,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £72,500
% change year-on-year +10.34% - +7.41%

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,783 5,215 6,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 64.23% 57.31% 62.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,513 4,621 5,948
Median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,250
90th Percentile £108,750 £102,500 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Go as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Go in the City of London

Go
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Go in the City of London.

Salary trend for Go in the City of London

Go
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go in the City of London over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Go.

1 77 (78.57%) Python
2 52 (53.06%) Kubernetes
3 39 (39.80%) Docker
3 39 (39.80%) DevOps
4 36 (36.73%) Java
4 36 (36.73%) AWS
5 30 (30.61%) Software Engineering
6 29 (29.59%) JavaScript
7 25 (25.51%) Scrum
8 24 (24.49%) Finance
8 24 (24.49%) Fintech
9 22 (22.45%) Ansible
9 22 (22.45%) Puppet
10 21 (21.43%) Node.js
10 21 (21.43%) Microservices
11 20 (20.41%) Terraform
11 20 (20.41%) SaaS
11 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (20.41%) C#
12 18 (18.37%) GCP
13 16 (16.33%) TypeScript
14 15 (15.31%) .NET Core
14 15 (15.31%) .NET
14 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
14 15 (15.31%) .NET Framework
15 14 (14.29%) PaaS
15 14 (14.29%) Azure
15 14 (14.29%) Linux
15 14 (14.29%) GraphQL
15 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 11 (11.22%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 36 (36.73%) AWS
2 20 (20.41%) SaaS
3 18 (18.37%) GCP
4 14 (14.29%) Azure
4 14 (14.29%) IaaS
4 14 (14.29%) PaaS
5 7 (7.14%) Akamai
5 7 (7.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (7.14%) OpenShift
6 2 (2.04%) Firebase
6 2 (2.04%) GitHub
7 1 (1.02%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.14%) DNS
2 5 (5.10%) Network Security
3 2 (2.04%) HTTP
4 1 (1.02%) Internet
4 1 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.20%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.10%) MySQL
3 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.06%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (1.02%) Redis
6 1 (1.02%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (9.18%) Git (software)
2 8 (8.16%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.06%) GitLab
3 3 (3.06%) JIRA
4 2 (2.04%) Mocha
4 2 (2.04%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.04%) webpack
5 1 (1.02%) Appium
5 1 (1.02%) Capybara
5 1 (1.02%) CircleCI
5 1 (1.02%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.02%) GoCD
5 1 (1.02%) JUnit
5 1 (1.02%) minitest
5 1 (1.02%) RSpec
5 1 (1.02%) Selenium
5 1 (1.02%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (24.49%) Finance
2 5 (5.10%) Advertising
3 2 (2.04%) Banking
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
3 2 (2.04%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.02%) Law
4 1 (1.02%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (24.49%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (22.45%) Developer
3 15 (15.31%) Software Engineer
4 11 (11.22%) Engineering Manager
4 11 (11.22%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (8.16%) Head of Engineering
6 7 (7.14%) AWS DevOps
6 7 (7.14%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 6 (6.12%) AWS Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.10%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Algorithm Engineer
9 4 (4.08%) Architect
9 4 (4.08%) AWS Developer
9 4 (4.08%) DevOps Architect
9 4 (4.08%) Django Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Python Developer
9 4 (4.08%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.43%) Node.js
2 15 (15.31%) .NET
2 15 (15.31%) .NET Core
2 15 (15.31%) .NET Framework
3 14 (14.29%) GraphQL
3 14 (14.29%) Kafka
4 13 (13.27%) Next.js
4 13 (13.27%) React
5 9 (9.18%) Web Services
6 6 (6.12%) REST
7 5 (5.10%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (5.10%) Sensu
8 4 (4.08%) Django
8 4 (4.08%) Elastic Stack
9 2 (2.04%) CSS
9 2 (2.04%) HTML
9 2 (2.04%) RxSwift
9 2 (2.04%) Spring
9 2 (2.04%) TensorFlow
9 2 (2.04%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.27%) Algorithms
2 10 (10.20%) Data Structures
3 9 (9.18%) Cloud Native
4 8 (8.16%) Public Cloud
4 8 (8.16%) Virtual Team
5 7 (7.14%) FMCG
6 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.04%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.04%) e-Learning
7 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.04%) User Experience
8 1 (1.02%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (1.02%) Equities
8 1 (1.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.02%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (2.04%) Android
2 2 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.02%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (39.80%) DevOps
2 30 (30.61%) Software Engineering
3 25 (25.51%) Scrum
4 24 (24.49%) Fintech
5 21 (21.43%) Microservices
6 20 (20.41%) Agile Software Development
7 15 (15.31%) Configuration Management
8 14 (14.29%) Coaching
9 13 (13.27%) Test Automation
10 12 (12.24%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (11.22%) Machine Learning
11 11 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
11 11 (11.22%) TDD
12 8 (8.16%) Infrastructure as Code
13 7 (7.14%) B2B
13 7 (7.14%) B2C
13 7 (7.14%) Business Transformation
13 7 (7.14%) Front End Development
13 7 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
13 7 (7.14%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 77 (78.57%) Python
2 36 (36.73%) Java
3 29 (29.59%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.41%) C#
5 16 (16.33%) TypeScript
6 13 (13.27%) Perl
7 12 (12.24%) Ruby
8 6 (6.12%) C++
9 5 (5.10%) C
9 5 (5.10%) Groovy
10 4 (4.08%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.08%) Scala
11 3 (3.06%) Rust
12 2 (2.04%) Julia
12 2 (2.04%) Kotlin
12 2 (2.04%) R
12 2 (2.04%) SQL
13 1 (1.02%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.02%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (4.08%) Degree
2 3 (3.06%) PhD
3 2 (2.04%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.02%) CISM
4 1 (1.02%) CISSP
4 1 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.02%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.10%) QA
2 1 (1.02%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 39 (39.80%) Docker
Systems Management
1 52 (53.06%) Kubernetes
2 22 (22.45%) Ansible
2 22 (22.45%) Puppet
3 20 (20.41%) Terraform
4 14 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (7.14%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (6.12%) Prometheus
7 5 (5.10%) Grafana
Vendors
1 7 (7.14%) Adobe
1 7 (7.14%) hybris
1 7 (7.14%) New Relic
1 7 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
1 7 (7.14%) SAP
2 4 (4.08%) Red Hat
3 2 (2.04%) Google
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.04%) Spotify