Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 100 181
Rank change year-on-year -18 +81 +67
Permanent jobs citing Go 160 96 162
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.69% 2.63% 1.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.45% 4.27% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 145 92 151
10th Percentile £56,000 £37,000 £45,000
25th Percentile £71,250 £57,500 £62,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £100,000 £92,875 £88,125
90th Percentile £130,000 £120,000 £100,000
Central London median annual salary £90,000 £75,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%

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 3,593 2,250 5,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.37% 61.75% 59.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3,217 2,015 5,289
10th Percentile £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £84,000
90th Percentile £109,250 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%

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 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 132 (82.50%) Python
2 103 (64.38%) Kubernetes
3 91 (56.88%) DevOps
4 90 (56.25%) AWS
4 90 (56.25%) Java
5 78 (48.75%) Terraform
6 75 (46.88%) Docker
7 73 (45.63%) Software Engineering
8 61 (38.13%) Infrastructure as Code
9 51 (31.88%) GCP
10 50 (31.25%) Jenkins
11 47 (29.38%) Scala
12 39 (24.38%) Serverless
13 37 (23.13%) JavaScript
13 37 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
13 37 (23.13%) Azure
14 36 (22.50%) Microservices
15 31 (19.38%) Full Stack Development
16 30 (18.75%) Prometheus
17 29 (18.13%) Kafka
18 24 (15.00%) Publishing
18 24 (15.00%) Informatics
18 24 (15.00%) Analytics
18 24 (15.00%) Grafana
19 21 (13.13%) React
20 20 (12.50%) Node.js
20 20 (12.50%) Fintech
20 20 (12.50%) Spinnaker
21 19 (11.88%) Finance
22 18 (11.25%) C#

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 5 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 3 (1.88%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.25%) nginx
3 2 (1.25%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 90 (56.25%) AWS
2 51 (31.88%) GCP
3 39 (24.38%) Serverless
4 37 (23.13%) Azure
5 15 (9.38%) AWS Lambda
6 14 (8.75%) SaaS
7 8 (5.00%) IaaS
7 8 (5.00%) PaaS
8 7 (4.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (3.75%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.50%) Amazon S3
11 3 (1.88%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (1.88%) Apigee
11 3 (1.88%) GitHub
11 3 (1.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.25%) Amazon ECS
12 2 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (1.25%) Bitrise
12 2 (1.25%) GitHub Actions
12 2 (1.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.88%) HTTP
2 2 (1.25%) Firewall
3 1 (0.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.63%) NoSQL
2 6 (3.75%) Big Data
2 6 (3.75%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (3.13%) MySQL
4 4 (2.50%) Amazon Redshift
4 4 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.50%) MongoDB
4 4 (2.50%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.88%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (1.88%) ArangoDB
5 3 (1.88%) Hadoop
6 2 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.63%) Amazon Aurora
7 1 (0.63%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.63%) Flink
7 1 (0.63%) Parquet
7 1 (0.63%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 50 (31.25%) Jenkins
2 20 (12.50%) Spinnaker
3 18 (11.25%) GitLab
4 9 (5.63%) CircleCI
5 7 (4.38%) Git (software)
5 7 (4.38%) Maven
6 5 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.13%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.50%) JIRA
7 4 (2.50%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.25%) Appium
8 2 (1.25%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.25%) Gradle
8 2 (1.25%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.25%) Spock
8 2 (1.25%) Travis CI
9 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.63%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.63%) Cypress.io
9 1 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 24 (15.00%) Publishing
2 19 (11.88%) Finance
3 11 (6.88%) Telecoms
4 10 (6.25%) Social Skills
5 8 (5.00%) Banking
6 6 (3.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.50%) Public Sector
9 3 (1.88%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.88%) Retail
10 2 (1.25%) Back Office
10 2 (1.25%) Front Office
10 2 (1.25%) Games
10 2 (1.25%) Marketing
11 1 (0.63%) Advertising
11 1 (0.63%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.63%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.63%) Legal
11 1 (0.63%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.63%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 51 (31.88%) DevOps Engineer
2 39 (24.38%) Developer
3 26 (16.25%) Software Engineer
4 25 (15.63%) Senior Software Engineer
5 17 (10.63%) Java Developer
6 16 (10.00%) Senior DevOps
7 15 (9.38%) Principal Engineer
7 15 (9.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 13 (8.13%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
9 12 (7.50%) Lead DevOps
9 12 (7.50%) Lead DevOps Engineer
9 12 (7.50%) Senior Developer
10 11 (6.88%) Telecoms Engineer
11 10 (6.25%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 9 (5.63%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
13 8 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
13 8 (5.00%) Python Developer
14 7 (4.38%) Platform Engineer
14 7 (4.38%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (18.13%) Kafka
2 21 (13.13%) React
3 20 (12.50%) Node.js
4 10 (6.25%) .NET
4 10 (6.25%) Web Services
5 8 (5.00%) GraphQL
6 7 (4.38%) .NET Core
6 7 (4.38%) .NET Framework
6 7 (4.38%) Next.js
7 6 (3.75%) HTML
7 6 (3.75%) REST
8 5 (3.13%) Django
8 5 (3.13%) Spring
8 5 (3.13%) Spring Boot
9 4 (2.50%) CSS
9 4 (2.50%) Hibernate
10 3 (1.88%) Middleware
10 3 (1.88%) OAuth
10 3 (1.88%) SOAP
10 3 (1.88%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Renewable Energy
2 7 (4.38%) Cloud Native
2 7 (4.38%) Public Cloud
3 6 (3.75%) Mobile App
4 4 (2.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.25%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.25%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.63%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.63%) Music Streaming
6 1 (0.63%) Podcast
6 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.63%) Social Media
6 1 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (3.13%) Windows
3 4 (2.50%) Android
3 4 (2.50%) Apple iOS
3 4 (2.50%) Unix
4 3 (1.88%) VMS
5 2 (1.25%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (56.88%) DevOps
2 73 (45.63%) Software Engineering
3 61 (38.13%) Infrastructure as Code
4 37 (23.13%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (22.50%) Microservices
6 31 (19.38%) Full Stack Development
7 24 (15.00%) Analytics
7 24 (15.00%) Informatics
8 20 (12.50%) Fintech
9 16 (10.00%) Coaching
10 15 (9.38%) Event-Driven
10 15 (9.38%) Scrum
10 15 (9.38%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 14 (8.75%) Artificial Intelligence
11 14 (8.75%) DevSecOps
12 13 (8.13%) Architectural Design
12 13 (8.13%) OOP
13 10 (6.25%) Configuration Management
14 9 (5.63%) Migration
14 9 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 132 (82.50%) Python
2 90 (56.25%) Java
3 47 (29.38%) Scala
4 37 (23.13%) JavaScript
5 18 (11.25%) C#
6 17 (10.63%) Bash Shell
7 15 (9.38%) SQL
8 14 (8.75%) C++
9 13 (8.13%) Ruby
10 12 (7.50%) Rust
11 9 (5.63%) C
11 9 (5.63%) Kotlin
12 8 (5.00%) TypeScript
13 7 (4.38%) Perl
14 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
15 3 (1.88%) PHP
16 2 (1.25%) Clojure
16 2 (1.25%) Haskell
17 1 (0.63%) PHP 5
17 1 (0.63%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (5.00%) Degree
2 7 (4.38%) Master's Degree
3 4 (2.50%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.63%) PhD
6 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.88%) QA
2 1 (0.63%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.63%) NIST
2 1 (0.63%) PSD2
2 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 75 (46.88%) Docker
2 3 (1.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 103 (64.38%) Kubernetes
2 78 (48.75%) Terraform
3 30 (18.75%) Prometheus
4 24 (15.00%) Grafana
5 15 (9.38%) Ansible
6 7 (4.38%) Puppet
7 6 (3.75%) Consul
7 6 (3.75%) Packer
8 2 (1.25%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 13 (8.13%) Google
2 4 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (1.88%) Splunk
3 3 (1.88%) VMware
4 2 (1.25%) F5
4 2 (1.25%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.63%) Red Hat