Period
to 30 July 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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 139 118 162
Rank change year-on-year -21 +44 +103
Permanent jobs citing Go 114 114 193
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.02% 2.15% 1.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.34% 3.75% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 103 97 180
10th Percentile £52,500 £36,250 £56,250
25th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £65,938
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £90,000 £75,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +20.00% - +3.45%
75th Percentile £98,750 £87,500 £89,063
90th Percentile £130,000 £110,000 £112,500
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 3,409 3,042 6,224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.48% 57.44% 60.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3,112 2,708 5,595
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £86,250 £83,750
90th Percentile £108,750 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +6.06% +5.60%

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 30 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Go in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 99 (86.84%) Python
2 67 (58.77%) Kubernetes
3 59 (51.75%) Docker
4 54 (47.37%) DevOps
4 54 (47.37%) Terraform
5 45 (39.47%) AWS
6 41 (35.96%) Software Engineering
7 35 (30.70%) Java
7 35 (30.70%) Jenkins
8 34 (29.82%) Prometheus
9 32 (28.07%) GCP
10 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
10 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
11 29 (25.44%) Fintech
12 27 (23.68%) Infrastructure as Code
13 25 (21.93%) Ansible
14 24 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
15 23 (20.18%) Microservices
15 23 (20.18%) Node.js
16 21 (18.42%) Serverless
17 20 (17.54%) Finance
18 19 (16.67%) C#
19 18 (15.79%) Scrum
19 18 (15.79%) React
20 17 (14.91%) CircleCI
20 17 (14.91%) Grafana
20 17 (14.91%) GraphQL
20 17 (14.91%) Data Development
21 15 (13.16%) GitLab
22 14 (12.28%) Coaching

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 (4.39%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.88%) Confluence
3 1 (0.88%) nginx
3 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 2 (1.75%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 45 (39.47%) AWS
2 32 (28.07%) GCP
3 21 (18.42%) Serverless
4 13 (11.40%) Azure
5 10 (8.77%) SaaS
6 7 (6.14%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (5.26%) IaaS
7 6 (5.26%) PaaS
8 5 (4.39%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.75%) Apigee
9 2 (1.75%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.88%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.88%) Datadog
10 1 (0.88%) GitHub
10 1 (0.88%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.75%) Firewall
1 2 (1.75%) HTTP
2 1 (0.88%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.77%) NoSQL
2 6 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (2.63%) MySQL
4 3 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 3 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.75%) ArangoDB
5 2 (1.75%) Big Data
5 2 (1.75%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.88%) Flink
6 1 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.88%) Parquet
Development Applications
1 35 (30.70%) Jenkins
2 17 (14.91%) CircleCI
3 15 (13.16%) GitLab
4 9 (7.89%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.51%) JIRA
6 3 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.63%) Maven
7 2 (1.75%) Appium
7 2 (1.75%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.75%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.75%) Spock
8 1 (0.88%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.88%) Gradle
8 1 (0.88%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.88%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.88%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.88%) webpack
General
1 20 (17.54%) Finance
2 11 (9.65%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.77%) Social Skills
4 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.75%) Banking
5 2 (1.75%) Marketing
5 2 (1.75%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Games
6 1 (0.88%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
6 1 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 45 (39.47%) DevOps Engineer
2 25 (21.93%) Developer
3 21 (18.42%) Senior DevOps
3 21 (18.42%) Senior DevOps Engineer
4 19 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer - Fintech
5 18 (15.79%) Software Engineer
6 16 (14.04%) Senior Software Engineer
7 12 (10.53%) Lead DevOps
7 12 (10.53%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 11 (9.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 11 (9.65%) Telecoms Engineer
9 10 (8.77%) Java Developer
9 10 (8.77%) Senior Developer
10 8 (7.02%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (7.02%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 7 (6.14%) AWS Developer
11 7 (6.14%) Django Developer
11 7 (6.14%) Python/Django Developer
11 7 (6.14%) Senior Java Developer
11 7 (6.14%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.18%) Node.js
2 18 (15.79%) React
3 17 (14.91%) GraphQL
4 14 (12.28%) .NET
4 14 (12.28%) .NET Core
4 14 (12.28%) .NET Framework
4 14 (12.28%) Next.js
5 9 (7.89%) Django
6 8 (7.02%) Kafka
7 4 (3.51%) HTML
7 4 (3.51%) REST
8 3 (2.63%) Keras
8 3 (2.63%) PyTorch
8 3 (2.63%) Symfony
8 3 (2.63%) TensorFlow
8 3 (2.63%) Web Services
9 2 (1.75%) gRPC
9 2 (1.75%) Laravel
9 2 (1.75%) React Native
9 2 (1.75%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.39%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.63%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.75%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (7.02%) Linux
2 2 (1.75%) CentOS
2 2 (1.75%) Windows
3 1 (0.88%) Android
3 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (47.37%) DevOps
2 41 (35.96%) Software Engineering
3 31 (27.19%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (25.44%) Fintech
5 27 (23.68%) Infrastructure as Code
6 24 (21.05%) Artificial Intelligence
7 23 (20.18%) Microservices
8 18 (15.79%) Scrum
9 17 (14.91%) Data Development
10 14 (12.28%) Coaching
11 13 (11.40%) OOP
11 13 (11.40%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 9 (7.89%) Configuration Management
12 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
13 8 (7.02%) Front End Development
14 7 (6.14%) Migration
15 6 (5.26%) API Design
16 5 (4.39%) Architectural Design
16 5 (4.39%) Software Delivery
17 4 (3.51%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 99 (86.84%) Python
2 35 (30.70%) Java
3 31 (27.19%) JavaScript
4 19 (16.67%) C#
5 14 (12.28%) Perl
5 14 (12.28%) TypeScript
6 10 (8.77%) SQL
7 9 (7.89%) Scala
8 8 (7.02%) Bash Shell
9 7 (6.14%) C++
9 7 (6.14%) Ruby
10 4 (3.51%) PHP
10 4 (3.51%) Rust
11 3 (2.63%) C
11 3 (2.63%) Julia
11 3 (2.63%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.63%) R
12 2 (1.75%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.88%) Clojure
13 1 (0.88%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 4 (3.51%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) Master's Degree
2 3 (2.63%) PhD
3 2 (1.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) AWS Certification
4 1 (0.88%) RHCE
4 1 (0.88%) RHCSA
4 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.63%) QA
2 2 (1.75%) PSD2
3 1 (0.88%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.88%) NIST
System Software
1 59 (51.75%) Docker
2 1 (0.88%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 67 (58.77%) Kubernetes
2 54 (47.37%) Terraform
3 34 (29.82%) Prometheus
4 25 (21.93%) Ansible
5 17 (14.91%) Grafana
6 7 (6.14%) Puppet
7 6 (5.26%) Consul
7 6 (5.26%) Packer
8 1 (0.88%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.88%) Graphite
8 1 (0.88%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.88%) Istio
8 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (5.26%) Google
2 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.75%) VMware
3 1 (0.88%) F5
3 1 (0.88%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.88%) MuleSoft
3 1 (0.88%) Splunk