Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 184 234
Rank change year-on-year +83 +50 +10
Permanent jobs citing Go 93 162 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 2.54% 1.61% 1.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.11% 2.69% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 108 172 105
Median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £56,250 £55,000
90th Percentile £120,750 £97,500 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £77,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +10.71% -

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 2,261 6,028 6,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.78% 59.76% 62.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2,036 5,276 6,312
Median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
10th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £40,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +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 31 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Go in the City of London

Go
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the City of London region over the 6 months to 31 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Moorgate - 2 £70,000 -
Go
Central London

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 71 (76.34%) Python
2 62 (66.67%) Kubernetes
3 42 (45.16%) Java
4 40 (43.01%) AWS
4 40 (43.01%) Docker
5 39 (41.94%) DevOps
6 27 (29.03%) Machine Learning
7 25 (26.88%) Fintech
7 25 (26.88%) Linux
8 24 (25.81%) Software Engineering
9 23 (24.73%) Puppet
9 23 (24.73%) Ansible
10 22 (23.66%) Finance
11 21 (22.58%) SaaS
11 21 (22.58%) Kafka
12 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
13 19 (20.43%) Ruby
13 19 (20.43%) Microservices
14 18 (19.35%) Terraform
14 18 (19.35%) GCP
15 16 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
16 15 (16.13%) Scrum
17 14 (15.05%) PaaS
17 14 (15.05%) Algorithms
18 13 (13.98%) Node.js
18 13 (13.98%) Azure
18 13 (13.98%) Artificial Intelligence
19 12 (12.90%) Big Data

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 15 (16.13%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.15%) Apache
2 2 (2.15%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 7 (7.53%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 40 (43.01%) AWS
2 21 (22.58%) SaaS
3 18 (19.35%) GCP
4 14 (15.05%) PaaS
5 13 (13.98%) Azure
6 12 (12.90%) IaaS
7 7 (7.53%) Akamai
7 7 (7.53%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (6.45%) OpenShift
9 2 (2.15%) Firebase
9 2 (2.15%) IBM Cloud
9 2 (2.15%) Serverless
10 1 (1.08%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (1.08%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) Firewall
2 7 (7.53%) DNS
3 6 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.38%) Network Security
5 3 (3.23%) HTTP
6 1 (1.08%) DSL
6 1 (1.08%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) Big Data
2 9 (9.68%) NoSQL
3 8 (8.60%) MongoDB
3 8 (8.60%) Neo4j
4 6 (6.45%) MySQL
5 2 (2.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (2.15%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.08%) BigQuery
6 1 (1.08%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) Git (software)
2 10 (10.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.30%) JIRA
4 3 (3.23%) GitLab
5 2 (2.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.15%) GoCD
5 2 (2.15%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.08%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.08%) JMeter
6 1 (1.08%) Katalon Studio
6 1 (1.08%) Postman
6 1 (1.08%) REST Assured
6 1 (1.08%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.08%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.08%) webpack
General
1 22 (23.66%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Advertising
2 6 (6.45%) Law
3 5 (5.38%) Banking
4 4 (4.30%) Retail Banking
5 3 (3.23%) Games
6 2 (2.15%) Retail
7 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.08%) French Language
Job Titles
1 24 (25.81%) Developer
2 19 (20.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 18 (19.35%) Software Engineer
4 14 (15.05%) AWS Engineer
5 11 (11.83%) Python Engineer
6 9 (9.68%) Senior DevOps
7 8 (8.60%) Monitoring Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Network Engineer
7 8 (8.60%) Network Monitoring Engineer
8 7 (7.53%) AWS DevOps
8 7 (7.53%) Kubernetes Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) AWS DevOps Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) AWS Software Engineer
9 6 (6.45%) Python Software Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) AWS Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 5 (5.38%) Python Developer
10 5 (5.38%) React Developer
10 5 (5.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.30%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.58%) Kafka
2 13 (13.98%) Node.js
3 11 (11.83%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (8.60%) .NET
5 7 (7.53%) Web Services
6 5 (5.38%) .NET Core
6 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
6 5 (5.38%) Flutter
6 5 (5.38%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (5.38%) React Native
6 5 (5.38%) REST
6 5 (5.38%) Sensu
7 4 (4.30%) GraphQL
7 4 (4.30%) React
7 4 (4.30%) RxSwift
8 3 (3.23%) AngularJS
8 3 (3.23%) Next.js
9 2 (2.15%) Apache Beam
9 2 (2.15%) gRPC
9 2 (2.15%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.05%) Algorithms
2 12 (12.90%) Cloud Native
3 11 (11.83%) Public Cloud
4 10 (10.75%) Data Structures
5 7 (7.53%) FMCG
5 7 (7.53%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 2 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
6 2 (2.15%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.15%) User Experience
7 1 (1.08%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.08%) Equities
7 1 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (26.88%) Linux
2 5 (5.38%) Android
2 5 (5.38%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.08%) Unix
3 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.94%) DevOps
2 27 (29.03%) Machine Learning
3 25 (26.88%) Fintech
4 24 (25.81%) Software Engineering
5 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (20.43%) Microservices
7 15 (16.13%) Scrum
8 13 (13.98%) Artificial Intelligence
9 12 (12.90%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 11 (11.83%) Configuration Management
10 11 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (11.83%) TDD
11 10 (10.75%) Infrastructure as Code
11 10 (10.75%) Test Automation
12 8 (8.60%) Mentoring
12 8 (8.60%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (7.53%) Business Transformation
13 7 (7.53%) Identity Access Management
13 7 (7.53%) Kanban
13 7 (7.53%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 71 (76.34%) Python
2 42 (45.16%) Java
3 20 (21.51%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.43%) Ruby
5 11 (11.83%) C#
5 11 (11.83%) Perl
6 8 (8.60%) PHP
7 7 (7.53%) TypeScript
8 6 (6.45%) C++
9 4 (4.30%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.30%) Kotlin
9 4 (4.30%) Rust
10 3 (3.23%) Apple Swift
10 3 (3.23%) C
10 3 (3.23%) Groovy
10 3 (3.23%) R
11 2 (2.15%) Elixir
11 2 (2.15%) Julia
11 2 (2.15%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.15%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) PhD
2 2 (2.15%) Degree
2 2 (2.15%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.08%) CISM
3 1 (1.08%) CISSP
3 1 (1.08%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) QA
2 1 (1.08%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.08%) PSD2
System Software
1 40 (43.01%) Docker
Systems Management
1 62 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 23 (24.73%) Ansible
2 23 (24.73%) Puppet
3 18 (19.35%) Terraform
4 16 (17.20%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (8.60%) Netcool
5 8 (8.60%) Opsview
6 7 (7.53%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (6.45%) Grafana
7 6 (6.45%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (8.60%) AppDynamics
1 8 (8.60%) Dynatrace
1 8 (8.60%) SevOne
1 8 (8.60%) TOWER Software
2 7 (7.53%) Adobe
2 7 (7.53%) hybris
2 7 (7.53%) New Relic
2 7 (7.53%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (7.53%) SAP
3 6 (6.45%) Google
4 3 (3.23%) Red Hat
5 2 (2.15%) IBM
5 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle
5 2 (2.15%) SaltStack
5 2 (2.15%) Spotify
6 1 (1.08%) Splunk
6 1 (1.08%) Xamarin