Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 131 170 165
Rank change year-on-year +39 -5 +94
Permanent jobs citing Go 99 132 194
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.04% 1.55% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 2.78% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 94 112 168
10th Percentile £55,750 £54,325 £52,500
25th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £73,750 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.03% -1.67% +7.14%
75th Percentile £121,875 £95,313 £83,750
90th Percentile £138,750 £102,250 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £85,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +11.11%

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 3,023 4,743 6,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.24% 55.72% 61.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,779 4,238 5,752
10th Percentile £45,000 £43,750 £40,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £52,500 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £74,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +3.70% +8.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
90th Percentile £108,350 £105,000 £96,250
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +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 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 93 (93.94%) Python
2 49 (49.49%) Docker
3 40 (40.40%) Kubernetes
4 35 (35.35%) DevOps
5 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
6 33 (33.33%) AWS
7 32 (32.32%) Terraform
8 29 (29.29%) Software Engineering
9 27 (27.27%) Java
10 26 (26.26%) Finance
10 26 (26.26%) Node.js
11 25 (25.25%) C#
12 24 (24.24%) GCP
13 22 (22.22%) Ansible
14 21 (21.21%) GraphQL
15 20 (20.20%) Coaching
15 20 (20.20%) TypeScript
16 19 (19.19%) Fintech
16 19 (19.19%) .NET Core
16 19 (19.19%) Next.js
16 19 (19.19%) Scrum
16 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
16 19 (19.19%) Artificial Intelligence
16 19 (19.19%) .NET Framework
16 19 (19.19%) Perl
16 19 (19.19%) .NET
17 18 (18.18%) Jenkins
17 18 (18.18%) Microservices
18 14 (14.14%) Front End Development
18 14 (14.14%) Prometheus

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 4 (4.04%) Apache Spark
1 4 (4.04%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 33 (33.33%) AWS
2 24 (24.24%) GCP
3 10 (10.10%) Azure
4 3 (3.03%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (3.03%) GitHub
4 3 (3.03%) IaaS
4 3 (3.03%) OpenShift
4 3 (3.03%) SaaS
5 2 (2.02%) PaaS
6 1 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (1.01%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.01%) Datadog
6 1 (1.01%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.01%) Firewall
1 1 (1.01%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.05%) NoSQL
2 4 (4.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.02%) MySQL
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.01%) Big Data
5 1 (1.01%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.01%) Redis
5 1 (1.01%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 12 (12.12%) CircleCI
3 3 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.02%) Mocha
4 2 (2.02%) webpack
5 1 (1.01%) Appium
5 1 (1.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.01%) Capybara
5 1 (1.01%) GitLab
5 1 (1.01%) JUnit
5 1 (1.01%) minitest
5 1 (1.01%) RSpec
5 1 (1.01%) Selenium
5 1 (1.01%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 26 (26.26%) Finance
2 4 (4.04%) Banking
3 1 (1.01%) Games
3 1 (1.01%) Legal
3 1 (1.01%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.01%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (29.29%) DevOps Engineer
2 22 (22.22%) Developer
3 15 (15.15%) Senior DevOps
3 15 (15.15%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 14 (14.14%) Software Engineer
5 13 (13.13%) Python Developer
6 12 (12.12%) AWS Developer
6 12 (12.12%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
6 12 (12.12%) Django Developer
6 12 (12.12%) Python/Django Developer
7 10 (10.10%) Senior Software Engineer
8 9 (9.09%) Engineering Manager
8 9 (9.09%) Head of Engineering
9 6 (6.06%) AWS Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Data Scientist
10 5 (5.05%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Site Engineer
10 5 (5.05%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Data Engineer
11 4 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (26.26%) Node.js
2 21 (21.21%) GraphQL
3 19 (19.19%) .NET
3 19 (19.19%) .NET Core
3 19 (19.19%) .NET Framework
3 19 (19.19%) Next.js
4 13 (13.13%) React
5 12 (12.12%) Django
6 7 (7.07%) Kafka
7 5 (5.05%) Keras
7 5 (5.05%) Natural Language Processing
7 5 (5.05%) PyTorch
7 5 (5.05%) TensorFlow
8 4 (4.04%) Elastic Stack
9 3 (3.03%) Spring
9 3 (3.03%) Vue.js
10 2 (2.02%) CSS
10 2 (2.02%) HTML
10 2 (2.02%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (2.02%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.06%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.05%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.03%) Public Cloud
3 3 (3.03%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.02%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.02%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.01%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.01%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.01%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.05%) Linux
2 1 (1.01%) CentOS
2 1 (1.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (35.35%) DevOps
2 29 (29.29%) Software Engineering
3 20 (20.20%) Coaching
4 19 (19.19%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (19.19%) Artificial Intelligence
4 19 (19.19%) Fintech
4 19 (19.19%) Scrum
5 18 (18.18%) Microservices
6 14 (14.14%) Front End Development
7 13 (13.13%) Infrastructure as Code
8 11 (11.11%) Data Development
8 11 (11.11%) Machine Learning
9 9 (9.09%) Configuration Management
10 8 (8.08%) Computer Science
10 8 (8.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 7 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (7.07%) Data Science
11 7 (7.07%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.07%) Test Automation
12 6 (6.06%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 93 (93.94%) Python
2 34 (34.34%) JavaScript
3 27 (27.27%) Java
4 25 (25.25%) C#
5 20 (20.20%) TypeScript
6 19 (19.19%) Perl
7 6 (6.06%) R
7 6 (6.06%) Ruby
8 5 (5.05%) C++
8 5 (5.05%) Groovy
8 5 (5.05%) Julia
8 5 (5.05%) Scala
9 4 (4.04%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.04%) SQL
10 3 (3.03%) C
11 2 (2.02%) Kotlin
11 2 (2.02%) Rust
12 1 (1.01%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.01%) PHP
12 1 (1.01%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (7.07%) Degree
2 6 (6.06%) PhD
3 5 (5.05%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.01%) AWS Certification
4 1 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.01%) RHCE
4 1 (1.01%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 49 (49.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 40 (40.40%) Kubernetes
2 32 (32.32%) Terraform
3 22 (22.22%) Ansible
4 14 (14.14%) Prometheus
5 9 (9.09%) Puppet
6 5 (5.05%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (2.02%) Grafana
8 1 (1.01%) Consul
8 1 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (1.01%) Graphite
8 1 (1.01%) Istio
8 1 (1.01%) Packer
Vendors
1 4 (4.04%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.01%) AppDynamics
2 1 (1.01%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.01%) Splunk