Period
to 17 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 121 139 257
Rank change year-on-year +18 +118 +40
Permanent jobs citing Go 3,123 1,308 1,510
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.87% 2.37% 1.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.37% 4.07% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,999 1,154 1,217
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,625 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -3.70%
75th Percentile £102,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £101,000
UK median annual salary £77,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +14.81% +3.85% -3.70%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 58,204 32,128 63,228
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.45% 58.10% 54.18%
Number of salaries quoted 39,198 27,770 53,043
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £81,489 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% -

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Go as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Go in England

Go
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Go in England.

Salary trend for Go in England

Go
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Go in England

Go
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the England region over the 6 months to 17 January 2022. 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
London +5 1,760 £85,000 +9.68% 271
North of England +4 570 £60,000 - 61
South East +45 319 £75,000 +22.45% 24
North West -3 289 £67,350 +17.13% 41
Yorkshire +18 267 £60,000 - 13
Midlands -20 180 £75,000 +42.86% 29
South West +28 170 £67,350 +17.13% 19
West Midlands -18 136 £80,000 +52.38% 26
East Midlands -33 44 £75,000 +15.38% 3
East of England -70 37 £80,000 +3.23% 7
North East -12 14 £70,000 +7.69% 7
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 England region with a requirement for Go.

1 1,937 (62.02%) Python
2 1,608 (51.49%) Kubernetes
3 1,521 (48.70%) AWS
4 1,520 (48.67%) Docker
5 1,409 (45.12%) DevOps
6 1,390 (44.51%) Java
7 1,309 (41.91%) Software Engineering
8 1,236 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
9 969 (31.03%) JavaScript
10 914 (29.27%) Terraform
11 826 (26.45%) GCP
12 769 (24.62%) Azure
13 754 (24.14%) React
14 630 (20.17%) Finance
15 591 (18.92%) Ruby
16 573 (18.35%) Node.js
17 567 (18.16%) Microservices
18 530 (16.97%) C#
19 502 (16.07%) Linux
20 487 (15.59%) Infrastructure as Code
21 483 (15.47%) Social Skills
22 482 (15.43%) Greenfield Project
23 473 (15.15%) C++
24 451 (14.44%) Jenkins
25 440 (14.09%) TDD
26 417 (13.35%) TypeScript
27 409 (13.10%) Full Stack Development
28 387 (12.39%) Scala
29 386 (12.36%) PHP
30 384 (12.30%) Serverless

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 135 (4.32%) Elasticsearch
2 77 (2.47%) Apache Spark
3 68 (2.18%) Confluence
4 57 (1.83%) Apache
5 46 (1.47%) Apache Airflow
6 29 (0.93%) Cloud Foundry
7 24 (0.77%) OpenStack
8 19 (0.61%) nginx
9 17 (0.54%) GemFire
10 16 (0.51%) CMS
11 14 (0.45%) IIS
12 12 (0.38%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.29%) Ethereum
14 7 (0.22%) Apache Pulsar
15 6 (0.19%) Tomcat
16 5 (0.16%) Jetty
17 3 (0.096%) WordPress
18 2 (0.064%) Kentico
18 2 (0.064%) MQSeries
19 1 (0.032%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 4 (0.13%) Chatbot
1 4 (0.13%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 19 (0.61%) Summit
2 4 (0.13%) Magento
3 3 (0.096%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.064%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.032%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1,521 (48.70%) AWS
2 826 (26.45%) GCP
3 769 (24.62%) Azure
4 384 (12.30%) Serverless
5 318 (10.18%) AWS CloudFormation
6 258 (8.26%) SaaS
7 227 (7.27%) AWS Lambda
8 152 (4.87%) GitHub
9 127 (4.07%) Amazon ECS
10 119 (3.81%) Amazon SQS
11 118 (3.78%) Amazon S3
12 114 (3.65%) Amazon EKS
13 99 (3.17%) PaaS
13 99 (3.17%) Pulumi
14 89 (2.85%) Amazon EC2
15 61 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
16 59 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
17 57 (1.83%) AWS Fargate
17 57 (1.83%) OpenShift
18 56 (1.79%) Azure Cosmos DB
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.40%) Internet
2 70 (2.24%) HTTP
3 44 (1.41%) Broadband
4 31 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 23 (0.74%) Firewall
6 17 (0.54%) Calico
7 16 (0.51%) DNS
7 16 (0.51%) HTTPS
8 15 (0.48%) IPv6
9 14 (0.45%) RTSP
9 14 (0.45%) UPnP
10 13 (0.42%) WebEx
11 12 (0.38%) SSH
12 10 (0.32%) Skype
12 10 (0.32%) VPN
13 7 (0.22%) DHCP
13 7 (0.22%) Network Security
14 6 (0.19%) Asterisk PBX
14 6 (0.19%) VLAN
14 6 (0.19%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 354 (11.34%) PostgreSQL
2 280 (8.97%) MySQL
3 252 (8.07%) NoSQL
4 220 (7.04%) MongoDB
5 143 (4.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 138 (4.42%) Redis
7 100 (3.20%) Big Data
8 95 (3.04%) Relational Database
9 76 (2.43%) Amazon RDS
10 73 (2.34%) Blockchain
10 73 (2.34%) SQL Server
11 62 (1.99%) Apache Cassandra
12 56 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
13 55 (1.76%) Hadoop
14 50 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
15 48 (1.54%) Amazon Redshift
16 40 (1.28%) BigQuery
17 34 (1.09%) Data Lake
18 30 (0.96%) MariaDB
19 20 (0.64%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 451 (14.44%) Jenkins
2 356 (11.40%) Git (software)
3 190 (6.08%) GitLab
4 96 (3.07%) JIRA
5 81 (2.59%) TeamCity
6 72 (2.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 66 (2.11%) CircleCI
8 60 (1.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 58 (1.86%) Gradle
10 54 (1.73%) Artifactory
11 53 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
12 49 (1.57%) Maven
12 49 (1.57%) Selenium
13 47 (1.50%) webpack
14 46 (1.47%) Travis CI
15 40 (1.28%) Cucumber
16 36 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
17 35 (1.12%) Cypress.io
18 34 (1.09%) IBM UrbanCode
19 27 (0.86%) Spinnaker
General
1 630 (20.17%) Finance
2 483 (15.47%) Social Skills
3 293 (9.38%) Games
4 177 (5.67%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 155 (4.96%) Banking
6 137 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
7 125 (4.00%) Retail
8 58 (1.86%) Marketing
9 46 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
10 45 (1.44%) Law
11 44 (1.41%) Public Sector
12 36 (1.15%) Telecoms
13 35 (1.12%) Publishing
14 33 (1.06%) Military
15 31 (0.99%) Advertising
15 31 (0.99%) Electronics
15 31 (0.99%) Manufacturing
16 22 (0.70%) Financial Institution
17 21 (0.67%) Legal
18 20 (0.64%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 1,045 (33.46%) Developer
2 725 (23.21%) Software Engineer
3 406 (13.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 263 (8.42%) Senior Software Engineer
5 192 (6.15%) PHP Developer
5 192 (6.15%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 190 (6.08%) Senior Developer
7 168 (5.38%) Site Engineer
8 137 (4.39%) Full Stack Developer
9 136 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
10 118 (3.78%) AWS DevOps
10 118 (3.78%) Cloud Engineer
11 107 (3.43%) Principal Developer
12 101 (3.23%) AWS DevOps Engineer
13 94 (3.01%) Lead Developer
14 93 (2.98%) Platform Engineer
15 88 (2.82%) Architect
15 88 (2.82%) Principal Engineer
16 84 (2.69%) Java Developer
17 82 (2.63%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 754 (24.14%) React
2 573 (18.35%) Node.js
3 353 (11.30%) AngularJS
4 311 (9.96%) Vue.js
5 303 (9.70%) Kafka
6 229 (7.33%) GraphQL
7 220 (7.04%) REST
8 199 (6.37%) CSS
9 181 (5.80%) HTML
10 156 (5.00%) RESTful
11 136 (4.35%) .NET
12 135 (4.32%) Spring
13 113 (3.62%) React Native
14 105 (3.36%) Elastic Stack
15 103 (3.30%) RabbitMQ
16 96 (3.07%) gRPC
17 84 (2.69%) Web Services
18 76 (2.43%) Redux
19 74 (2.37%) Spring Boot
20 71 (2.27%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 482 (15.43%) Greenfield Project
2 265 (8.49%) Virtual Team
3 169 (5.41%) Algorithms
4 158 (5.06%) Data Structures
5 148 (4.74%) User Experience
6 147 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
7 128 (4.10%) Cloud Native
8 106 (3.39%) Public Cloud
9 103 (3.30%) Mobile App
10 70 (2.24%) Enterprise Cloud
11 53 (1.70%) Data Centre
12 49 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
13 43 (1.38%) Renewable Energy
14 36 (1.15%) Cyberattack
15 32 (1.02%) Blog
15 32 (1.02%) Linux Command Line
16 30 (0.96%) NHS
17 25 (0.80%) Legacy Systems
18 23 (0.74%) Private Cloud
19 22 (0.70%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 502 (16.07%) Linux
2 116 (3.71%) Windows
3 78 (2.50%) Unix
4 68 (2.18%) Android
5 59 (1.89%) Apple iOS
6 34 (1.09%) Mesosphere
7 29 (0.93%) CentOS
8 21 (0.67%) VMS
9 16 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.45%) Debian
10 14 (0.45%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.22%) Alpine Linux
12 6 (0.19%) Embedded Linux
13 5 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 4 (0.13%) CoreOS
14 4 (0.13%) OpenWrt
15 2 (0.064%) SUSE
15 2 (0.064%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.064%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.064%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,409 (45.12%) DevOps
2 1,309 (41.91%) Software Engineering
3 1,236 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
4 567 (18.16%) Microservices
5 487 (15.59%) Infrastructure as Code
6 440 (14.09%) TDD
7 409 (13.10%) Full Stack Development
8 380 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
9 363 (11.62%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 299 (9.57%) Configuration Management
11 292 (9.35%) Mentoring
12 287 (9.19%) Computer Science
13 277 (8.87%) Fintech
14 271 (8.68%) Open Source
15 270 (8.65%) OOP
16 267 (8.55%) Continuous Integration
17 257 (8.23%) Test Automation
18 226 (7.24%) Analytics
19 220 (7.04%) OO
20 219 (7.01%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1,937 (62.02%) Python
2 1,390 (44.51%) Java
3 969 (31.03%) JavaScript
4 591 (18.92%) Ruby
5 530 (16.97%) C#
6 473 (15.15%) C++
7 417 (13.35%) TypeScript
8 387 (12.39%) Scala
9 386 (12.36%) PHP
10 340 (10.89%) SQL
11 277 (8.87%) Kotlin
12 276 (8.84%) Bash
13 195 (6.24%) C
14 181 (5.80%) PowerShell
15 170 (5.44%) Rust
16 99 (3.17%) Groovy
17 63 (2.02%) ES6
18 49 (1.57%) Clojure
19 46 (1.47%) Shell Script
20 39 (1.25%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 335 (10.73%) Degree
2 143 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 110 (3.52%) AWS Certification
4 65 (2.08%) Security Cleared
5 52 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 46 (1.47%) HND
7 29 (0.93%) Master's Degree
8 17 (0.54%) OCP
8 17 (0.54%) Oracle Certification
9 11 (0.35%) ISTQB
9 11 (0.35%) PhD
10 9 (0.29%) CISSP
11 7 (0.22%) CompTIA Security+
11 7 (0.22%) DV Cleared
12 6 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
13 5 (0.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.16%) SANS
14 4 (0.13%) CISA
14 4 (0.13%) CISM
15 3 (0.096%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (2.40%) QA
2 54 (1.73%) Accessibility
3 30 (0.96%) SLA
4 11 (0.35%) NIST
5 8 (0.26%) WAI
6 7 (0.22%) NIST 800
6 7 (0.22%) WCAG
7 5 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 4 (0.13%) GDPR
8 4 (0.13%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.096%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.064%) PSD2
11 1 (0.032%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.032%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,520 (48.67%) Docker
2 37 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
3 22 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 7 (0.22%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.22%) LXC
7 6 (0.19%) NFS
8 5 (0.16%) Kamailio
8 5 (0.16%) OpenSIPS
9 4 (0.13%) vSphere
10 3 (0.096%) Ceph
10 3 (0.096%) KVM
10 3 (0.096%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.032%) Snort
11 1 (0.032%) Squid
11 1 (0.032%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,608 (51.49%) Kubernetes
2 914 (29.27%) Terraform
3 332 (10.63%) Ansible
4 281 (9.00%) Puppet
5 230 (7.36%) Opscode Chef
6 212 (6.79%) Prometheus
7 207 (6.63%) Grafana
8 54 (1.73%) Kibana
9 45 (1.44%) Consul
10 35 (1.12%) Istio
11 34 (1.09%) Automic
12 27 (0.86%) Docker Swarm
13 26 (0.83%) Packer
13 26 (0.83%) Salt
14 21 (0.67%) logstash
15 20 (0.64%) Nagios
16 18 (0.58%) Rancher
17 12 (0.38%) ZABBIX
18 10 (0.32%) Nessus
18 10 (0.32%) Opsview
Vendors
1 299 (9.57%) Google
2 95 (3.04%) Oracle
3 92 (2.95%) SaltStack
4 78 (2.50%) Splunk
5 72 (2.31%) Microsoft
6 59 (1.89%) New Relic
7 43 (1.38%) IBM
8 38 (1.22%) Apple
9 31 (0.99%) Red Hat
10 28 (0.90%) SAP
11 27 (0.86%) VMware
12 23 (0.74%) Facebook
13 22 (0.70%) PayPal
14 20 (0.64%) Zend
15 19 (0.61%) Bloomberg
15 19 (0.61%) HubSpot
16 15 (0.48%) Cadence
17 12 (0.38%) Atlassian
17 12 (0.38%) Databricks
18 10 (0.32%) WorldPay