Period
to 22 May 2019

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 22 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
22 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 300 387 453
Rank change year-on-year +87 +66 +348
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,457 1,320 1,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.09% 0.82% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 1.46% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1,132 1,090 901
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £39,950 £43,750
90th Percentile £102,375 £90,000 £88,750
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%

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 72,605 90,506 87,730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.36% 56.30% 55.09%
Number of salaries quoted 59,842 75,958 75,229
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +2.37%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in England

Go
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Go in England.

Salary trend for Go in England

Go
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go in England over the 6 months to 22 May 2019.

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 22 May 2019. 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 +63 927 £72,500 +3.57% 90
South East +45 216 £60,000 - 33
North of England +12 108 £52,500 -12.50% 16
South West +93 99 £52,500 +5.00% 9
North West -5 59 £55,000 -8.33% 12
Midlands +15 55 £54,500 +21.11% 4
Yorkshire +7 49 £40,000 -15.79% 3
West Midlands +19 46 £55,000 +22.22% 4
East of England +84 42 £67,500 +50.00% 8
East Midlands +25 9 £52,500 +23.53%
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 22 May 2019, 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 1,091 (74.88%) Python
2 785 (53.88%) Java
3 679 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
4 659 (45.23%) Amazon AWS
5 649 (44.54%) Docker
6 626 (42.96%) DevOps
7 605 (41.52%) Kubernetes
8 494 (33.91%) Linux
9 478 (32.81%) Software Engineering
10 401 (27.52%) Ruby
11 399 (27.39%) C++
12 394 (27.04%) JavaScript
13 384 (26.36%) Ansible
14 346 (23.75%) Terraform
15 322 (22.10%) Google Cloud Platform
16 294 (20.18%) Node.js
17 270 (18.53%) Open Source
18 265 (18.19%) C#
19 260 (17.84%) Microservices
20 256 (17.57%) Puppet
21 246 (16.88%) Jenkins
22 242 (16.61%) Microsoft Azure
23 236 (16.20%) Git (software)
24 216 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
25 205 (14.07%) Test Automation
26 198 (13.59%) TDD
27 194 (13.32%) Computer Science
28 191 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
29 189 (12.97%) Continuous Delivery
29 189 (12.97%) Finance

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
1 121 (8.30%) Elasticsearch
2 54 (3.71%) nginx
3 38 (2.61%) Apache
4 33 (2.26%) OpenStack
5 28 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 27 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
7 26 (1.78%) Confluence
8 18 (1.24%) Apache Spark
9 16 (1.10%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.89%) Ethereum
10 13 (0.89%) Hyperledger
10 13 (0.89%) WebLogic
11 9 (0.62%) IIS
12 8 (0.55%) CloudStack
12 8 (0.55%) Mule
12 8 (0.55%) Skype for Business
13 7 (0.48%) Anypoint
13 7 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.27%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (1.03%) Fireworks
2 7 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.21%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.069%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 22 (1.51%) Payment Gateway
2 18 (1.24%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.069%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.069%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.069%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 659 (45.23%) Amazon AWS
2 322 (22.10%) Google Cloud Platform
3 242 (16.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 88 (6.04%) Serverless
5 86 (5.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 76 (5.22%) PaaS
7 58 (3.98%) SaaS
8 57 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
9 47 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
9 47 (3.23%) AWS Lambda
10 44 (3.02%) OpenShift
11 40 (2.75%) Amazon S3
11 40 (2.75%) GitHub
12 37 (2.54%) IaaS
13 22 (1.51%) Amazon SQS
14 17 (1.17%) IBM Cloud
15 14 (0.96%) Amazon ELB
15 14 (0.96%) Amazon EMR
16 13 (0.89%) Heroku
17 11 (0.75%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.61%) Internet
2 34 (2.33%) Firewall
3 33 (2.26%) DNS
3 33 (2.26%) TCP/IP
4 28 (1.92%) HTTP
5 26 (1.78%) VPN
6 19 (1.30%) Network Security
7 14 (0.96%) Skype
8 13 (0.89%) VoIP
9 12 (0.82%) VLAN
10 11 (0.75%) H.323
11 9 (0.62%) DHCP
11 9 (0.62%) IPv6
12 8 (0.55%) SMTP
12 8 (0.55%) SSL
13 6 (0.41%) FTP
13 6 (0.41%) IPv4
14 5 (0.34%) HTTPS
14 5 (0.34%) STUN
14 5 (0.34%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (12.56%) NoSQL
2 152 (10.43%) PostgreSQL
3 148 (10.16%) MongoDB
4 140 (9.61%) MySQL
5 85 (5.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 82 (5.63%) Redis
7 76 (5.22%) Big Data
8 70 (4.80%) Blockchain
8 70 (4.80%) Neo4j
9 54 (3.71%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 41 (2.81%) Amazon RDS
11 35 (2.40%) SQL Server
12 29 (1.99%) Hadoop
12 29 (1.99%) Relational Database
13 28 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
14 25 (1.72%) CouchDB
15 23 (1.58%) MariaDB
16 15 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
17 13 (0.89%) Data Mining
18 12 (0.82%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 246 (16.88%) Jenkins
2 236 (16.20%) Git (software)
3 80 (5.49%) GitLab
4 69 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 64 (4.39%) JIRA
6 61 (4.19%) TeamCity
7 46 (3.16%) Vagrant
8 39 (2.68%) Travis CI
9 35 (2.40%) Octopus Deploy
10 33 (2.26%) Team Foundation Server
11 28 (1.92%) IBM UrbanCode
11 28 (1.92%) Subversion
12 26 (1.78%) Maven
13 25 (1.72%) Gradle
14 22 (1.51%) JIRA Agile
15 19 (1.30%) Selenium
16 17 (1.17%) Cucumber
17 13 (0.89%) Hudson
18 11 (0.75%) JUnit
18 11 (0.75%) SonarQube
General
1 189 (12.97%) Finance
2 58 (3.98%) Banking
3 52 (3.57%) Retail
4 46 (3.16%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.75%) Marketing
6 38 (2.61%) Games
7 29 (1.99%) Manufacturing
8 28 (1.92%) Legal
9 25 (1.72%) Military
10 22 (1.51%) Aerospace
11 20 (1.37%) Electronics
12 19 (1.30%) Financial Institution
13 12 (0.82%) Law
14 4 (0.27%) Billing
14 4 (0.27%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.069%) Advertising
16 1 (0.069%) Automotive
16 1 (0.069%) Greek Language
16 1 (0.069%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 478 (32.81%) Developer
2 274 (18.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 196 (13.45%) Software Engineer
4 133 (9.13%) Python Developer
5 112 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 111 (7.62%) Senior Developer
7 99 (6.79%) AWS Engineer
8 94 (6.45%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 94 (6.45%) Software Developer
9 90 (6.18%) Python Engineer
10 89 (6.11%) Cloud Engineer
11 75 (5.15%) Platform Engineer
12 73 (5.01%) Site Engineer
13 72 (4.94%) Senior DevOps
14 61 (4.19%) AWS DevOps
15 54 (3.71%) Senior Software Engineer
16 53 (3.64%) Kubernetes Engineer
17 52 (3.57%) Architect
18 51 (3.50%) AWS DevOps Engineer
19 47 (3.23%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 294 (20.18%) Node.js
2 174 (11.94%) React
3 134 (9.20%) AngularJS
4 122 (8.37%) Kafka
5 120 (8.24%) Spring
6 115 (7.89%) RESTful
7 97 (6.66%) .NET
8 96 (6.59%) REST
9 89 (6.11%) Vue.js
10 81 (5.56%) Web Services
11 79 (5.42%) Elastic Stack
12 73 (5.01%) HTML
13 70 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
14 66 (4.53%) Velocity
15 64 (4.39%) Django
16 57 (3.91%) Spring Boot
17 43 (2.95%) HTML5
18 39 (2.68%) CSS
19 34 (2.33%) .NET Core
20 32 (2.20%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 133 (9.13%) Fintech
2 87 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
3 82 (5.63%) Algorithms
4 74 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
5 72 (4.94%) Public Cloud
6 68 (4.67%) User Experience
7 62 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
8 53 (3.64%) Mobile App
9 52 (3.57%) Data Structures
10 51 (3.50%) Cloud Native
11 48 (3.29%) Hybrid Cloud
12 40 (2.75%) Robotics
13 38 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
14 29 (1.99%) PKI
15 28 (1.92%) Virtual Team
16 27 (1.85%) PlayStation
17 26 (1.78%) Clustering
18 24 (1.65%) Linux Command Line
19 22 (1.51%) 3D Graphics
20 17 (1.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 494 (33.91%) Linux
2 124 (8.51%) Windows
3 64 (4.39%) Unix
4 59 (4.05%) Android
5 40 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 27 (1.85%) CentOS
6 27 (1.85%) Mesosphere
7 26 (1.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (1.51%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.82%) Windows Server
10 10 (0.69%) Debian
11 8 (0.55%) VMS
12 7 (0.48%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.34%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.14%) Solaris
15 1 (0.069%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 679 (46.60%) Agile Software Development
2 626 (42.96%) DevOps
3 478 (32.81%) Software Engineering
4 270 (18.53%) Open Source
5 260 (17.84%) Microservices
6 216 (14.82%) Continuous Integration
7 205 (14.07%) Test Automation
8 198 (13.59%) TDD
9 194 (13.32%) Computer Science
10 189 (12.97%) Continuous Delivery
11 177 (12.15%) Artificial Intelligence
12 166 (11.39%) Mentoring
13 144 (9.88%) Configuration Management
14 143 (9.81%) Problem-Solving
15 137 (9.40%) Analytics
16 130 (8.92%) Machine Learning
17 114 (7.82%) Scrum
18 113 (7.76%) Infrastructure as Code
19 107 (7.34%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 97 (6.66%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 1,091 (74.88%) Python
2 785 (53.88%) Java
3 401 (27.52%) Ruby
4 399 (27.39%) C++
5 394 (27.04%) JavaScript
6 265 (18.19%) C#
7 184 (12.63%) SQL
8 180 (12.35%) Bash Shell
9 167 (11.46%) Scala
10 159 (10.91%) C
11 107 (7.34%) PHP
12 89 (6.11%) PowerShell
13 80 (5.49%) Perl
14 61 (4.19%) Clojure
14 61 (4.19%) Objective-C
15 51 (3.50%) Rust
16 45 (3.09%) Haskell
17 39 (2.68%) Elixir
17 39 (2.68%) TypeScript
18 24 (1.65%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 156 (10.71%) Degree
2 111 (7.62%) Security Cleared
3 87 (5.97%) SC Cleared
4 75 (5.15%) DV Cleared
5 64 (4.39%) Computer Science Degree
6 36 (2.47%) PhD
7 28 (1.92%) AWS Certification
8 26 (1.78%) RHCE
9 24 (1.65%) RHCSA
10 18 (1.24%) Master's Degree
11 13 (0.89%) CISSP
12 9 (0.62%) CISM
13 6 (0.41%) LPIC
14 5 (0.34%) CISA
14 5 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
14 5 (0.34%) CISMP
14 5 (0.34%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
14 5 (0.34%) ISSMP
14 5 (0.34%) Numerate Degree
15 4 (0.27%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (5.77%) QA
2 8 (0.55%) HIPAA
3 6 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.41%) SLA
4 3 (0.21%) GDPR
5 2 (0.14%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.14%) FISMA
6 1 (0.069%) PSD2
System Software
1 649 (44.54%) Docker
2 35 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (1.17%) Active Directory
5 15 (1.03%) VirtualBox
6 14 (0.96%) vSphere
7 12 (0.82%) Hyper-V
8 10 (0.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.69%) iptables
8 10 (0.69%) Varnish
9 9 (0.62%) Xen
10 8 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.41%) NFS
12 4 (0.27%) etcd
13 2 (0.14%) Postfix
13 2 (0.14%) Samba
13 2 (0.14%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.069%) Snort
14 1 (0.069%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 605 (41.52%) Kubernetes
2 384 (26.36%) Ansible
3 346 (23.75%) Terraform
4 256 (17.57%) Puppet
5 191 (13.11%) Opscode Chef
6 81 (5.56%) Packer
7 69 (4.74%) Prometheus
8 68 (4.67%) Consul
9 66 (4.53%) Grafana
10 56 (3.84%) Docker Swarm
11 53 (3.64%) Nagios
12 49 (3.36%) Salt
13 44 (3.02%) Opsview
14 32 (2.20%) ZABBIX
15 30 (2.06%) Kibana
16 27 (1.85%) Automic
17 20 (1.37%) Graphite
18 17 (1.17%) Mesos
19 10 (0.69%) Sysdig
20 9 (0.62%) Nessus
Vendors
1 176 (12.08%) Google
2 67 (4.60%) Red Hat
3 64 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 37 (2.54%) VMware
5 35 (2.40%) Splunk
6 28 (1.92%) SAP
7 19 (1.30%) IBM
7 19 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.24%) Oracle
8 18 (1.24%) Spotify
9 17 (1.17%) New Relic
10 15 (1.03%) Tableau
10 15 (1.03%) WorldPay
11 12 (0.82%) Rackspace
12 8 (0.55%) Centreon
12 8 (0.55%) MuleSoft
12 8 (0.55%) Symantec
13 7 (0.48%) ServiceNow
14 6 (0.41%) Qualys
15 5 (0.34%) Atlassian