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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 17 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
17 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 158 136 152
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 +9
Permanent jobs citing Go 114 99 135
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.57% 1.99% 1.86%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.97% 3.18% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 100 93 113
10th Percentile £60,750 £55,500 £53,050
25th Percentile £63,125 £70,000 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £86,250 £90,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.17% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £112,813 £111,250 £96,250
90th Percentile £152,500 £130,000 £109,000
Central London median annual salary £83,750 £87,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year -4.29% +16.67% -

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 3,844 3,112 4,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 52.96% 62.67% 56.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,351 2,866 3,641
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £108,500 £106,250
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

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 17 May 2022.

Salary histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 May 2022, 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 92 (80.70%) Python
2 69 (60.53%) Java
2 69 (60.53%) Kubernetes
3 64 (56.14%) AWS
4 45 (39.47%) CI/CD
5 44 (38.60%) DevOps
5 44 (38.60%) GCP
6 40 (35.09%) Infrastructure as Code
7 39 (34.21%) Cloud Native
8 37 (32.46%) Terraform
8 37 (32.46%) React
9 36 (31.58%) Agile
10 35 (30.70%) C++
11 33 (28.95%) Microservices
12 30 (26.32%) Docker
12 30 (26.32%) C
13 28 (24.56%) Azure
14 26 (22.81%) Scala
14 26 (22.81%) Software Engineering
15 23 (20.18%) Linux
15 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
17 20 (17.54%) OO
18 19 (16.67%) TDD
18 19 (16.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
18 19 (16.67%) DevSecOps
19 18 (15.79%) Software Architecture
20 17 (14.91%) Relational Database
20 17 (14.91%) Enterprise Software
20 17 (14.91%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (1.75%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.88%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 64 (56.14%) AWS
2 44 (38.60%) GCP
3 28 (24.56%) Azure
4 13 (11.40%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (7.02%) Amazon ECS
6 7 (6.14%) OpenShift
6 7 (6.14%) Serverless
7 6 (5.26%) PaaS
8 5 (4.39%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (4.39%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (4.39%) IaaS
9 4 (3.51%) GitHub
9 4 (3.51%) SaaS
10 3 (2.63%) Amazon S3
10 3 (2.63%) Azure Monitor
10 3 (2.63%) Pulumi
10 3 (2.63%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 2 (1.75%) AWS Fargate
11 2 (1.75%) Firebase
12 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.26%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (1.75%) Broadband
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) Relational Database
2 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.63%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
5 2 (1.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (1.75%) Big Data
5 2 (1.75%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.88%) Redis
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 11 (9.65%) Maven
3 9 (7.89%) GitLab
4 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.75%) GoCD
5 2 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.75%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.88%) CF BOSH
6 1 (0.88%) CircleCI
6 1 (0.88%) Jaeger
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.88%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (16.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 17 (14.91%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (13.16%) Social Skills
4 12 (10.53%) Banking
5 10 (8.77%) Finance
6 5 (4.39%) Tech for Good
7 3 (2.63%) Retail
8 2 (1.75%) Automotive
8 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.75%) Public Sector
9 1 (0.88%) Games
9 1 (0.88%) Legal
9 1 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 24 (21.05%) Developer
1 24 (21.05%) Software Engineer
2 22 (19.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 17 (14.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 12 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
6 11 (9.65%) Java Engineer
6 11 (9.65%) Technical Leader
7 6 (5.26%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
7 6 (5.26%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Engineering Manager
9 4 (3.51%) AWS Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Junior
9 4 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Senior DevOps
9 4 (3.51%) Software Engineering Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Software Manager
10 3 (2.63%) AWS DevOps
10 3 (2.63%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (2.63%) Junior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (32.46%) React
2 13 (11.40%) Node.js
3 12 (10.53%) Spring Boot
4 11 (9.65%) Hibernate
4 11 (9.65%) Spring
5 10 (8.77%) Kafka
6 3 (2.63%) .NET
6 3 (2.63%) REST
7 2 (1.75%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (1.75%) Svelte
8 1 (0.88%) ARM Templates
8 1 (0.88%) CSS
8 1 (0.88%) Django
8 1 (0.88%) gRPC
8 1 (0.88%) HTML
8 1 (0.88%) RabbitMQ
8 1 (0.88%) Redux
8 1 (0.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 39 (34.21%) Cloud Native
2 17 (14.91%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.14%) Cyberattack
4 6 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (4.39%) Renewable Energy
6 3 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.63%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Cloud
7 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.75%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.88%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.88%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (0.88%) Derivative
8 1 (0.88%) Equities
8 1 (0.88%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.88%) Online Games
8 1 (0.88%) Social Media
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.18%) Linux
2 11 (9.65%) Android
3 7 (6.14%) Windows
4 5 (4.39%) Unix
4 5 (4.39%) VMS
5 2 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.88%) Debian
6 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (39.47%) CI/CD
2 44 (38.60%) DevOps
3 40 (35.09%) Infrastructure as Code
4 36 (31.58%) Agile
5 33 (28.95%) Microservices
6 26 (22.81%) Software Engineering
7 23 (20.18%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (17.54%) OO
9 19 (16.67%) DevSecOps
9 19 (16.67%) TDD
10 18 (15.79%) Software Architecture
11 15 (13.16%) Configuration Management
12 13 (11.40%) Coaching
12 13 (11.40%) Continuous Improvement
13 12 (10.53%) Risk Management
14 11 (9.65%) Event-Driven Architecture
14 11 (9.65%) Fintech
14 11 (9.65%) Problem-Solving
14 11 (9.65%) Product Roadmap
14 11 (9.65%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 92 (80.70%) Python
2 69 (60.53%) Java
3 35 (30.70%) C++
4 30 (26.32%) C
5 26 (22.81%) Scala
6 22 (19.30%) JavaScript
7 14 (12.28%) Bash
8 13 (11.40%) C#
8 13 (11.40%) Kotlin
8 13 (11.40%) SQL
9 11 (9.65%) PowerShell
9 11 (9.65%) Rust
10 9 (7.89%) PHP
11 8 (7.02%) Ruby
12 4 (3.51%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.75%) Groovy
14 1 (0.88%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 15 (13.16%) Degree
2 11 (9.65%) Master's Degree
3 9 (7.89%) AWS Certification
4 7 (6.14%) SC Cleared
4 7 (6.14%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.88%) CREST Certified
6 1 (0.88%) OSCE
6 1 (0.88%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.75%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 30 (26.32%) Docker
2 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 69 (60.53%) Kubernetes
2 37 (32.46%) Terraform
3 16 (14.04%) Ansible
4 11 (9.65%) Puppet
5 9 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (5.26%) Grafana
6 6 (5.26%) Prometheus
7 2 (1.75%) Istio
8 1 (0.88%) Kibana
8 1 (0.88%) Zipkin
Vendors
1 14 (12.28%) Google
2 2 (1.75%) Atlassian
2 2 (1.75%) Carbon Black
2 2 (1.75%) McAfee
2 2 (1.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.75%) VMware
3 1 (0.88%) New Relic
3 1 (0.88%) Oracle
3 1 (0.88%) SaltStack
3 1 (0.88%) Splunk