Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 127 239 292
Rank change year-on-year +112 +53 +96
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,673 1,530 1,627
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.52% 1.35% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 2.50% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,781 1,389 1,421
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +5.47%
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £44,375
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - -3.70% +8.00%

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 37,789 61,290 76,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 57.00% 54.06% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31,981 51,525 64,324
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,751 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021. 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 +95 930 £77,500 +3.33% 255
North of England +167 363 £60,000 +15.38% 75
North West +117 196 £57,500 +15.00% 47
Yorkshire +124 162 £60,000 +9.09% 18
South East +57 121 £60,000 +9.09% 31
South West +40 112 £60,000 +33.33% 11
Midlands +104 87 £51,250 +2.50% 19
West Midlands +87 68 £48,500 -3.00% 13
East of England +78 29 £75,000 +25.00% 13
East Midlands +52 19 £65,000 +26.83% 5
North East +22 5 £65,000 - 10
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 England region with a requirement for Go.

1 1,226 (73.28%) Python
2 928 (55.47%) Docker
3 804 (48.06%) Kubernetes
4 757 (45.25%) Java
5 753 (45.01%) AWS
6 713 (42.62%) DevOps
7 692 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
8 644 (38.49%) JavaScript
9 593 (35.45%) Software Engineering
10 557 (33.29%) Terraform
11 453 (27.08%) Microservices
12 419 (25.04%) Linux
13 405 (24.21%) GCP
14 401 (23.97%) Azure
15 383 (22.89%) Node.js
16 343 (20.50%) TDD
17 340 (20.32%) C#
18 337 (20.14%) Ruby
19 314 (18.77%) Ansible
20 299 (17.87%) Kafka
21 281 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
22 278 (16.62%) React
23 270 (16.14%) Infrastructure as Code
24 259 (15.48%) Jenkins
24 259 (15.48%) Puppet
25 242 (14.47%) SQL
26 241 (14.41%) Finance
27 240 (14.35%) Opscode Chef
28 228 (13.63%) Configuration Management
29 227 (13.57%) TypeScript

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
1 107 (6.40%) Elasticsearch
2 41 (2.45%) Apache
3 27 (1.61%) Apache Spark
4 16 (0.96%) Confluence
5 12 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 8 (0.48%) Apache Airflow
7 6 (0.36%) nginx
8 4 (0.24%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.24%) Tornado
9 3 (0.18%) Ethereum
10 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.060%) Cloud Foundry
11 1 (0.060%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 1 (0.060%) Chatbot
1 1 (0.060%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 11 (0.66%) Sentinel
2 10 (0.60%) SAP Hybris
3 4 (0.24%) Shopify
4 1 (0.060%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 753 (45.01%) AWS
2 405 (24.21%) GCP
3 401 (23.97%) Azure
4 204 (12.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 123 (7.35%) Amazon EKS
6 107 (6.40%) Pulumi
7 95 (5.68%) SaaS
8 71 (4.24%) Serverless
9 65 (3.89%) PaaS
10 63 (3.77%) Datadog
11 62 (3.71%) GitHub
12 61 (3.65%) Amazon ECS
12 61 (3.65%) Cloud Computing
13 57 (3.41%) IaaS
14 53 (3.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 37 (2.21%) AWS Lambda
16 33 (1.97%) Amazon EC2
17 27 (1.61%) Amazon S3
18 22 (1.32%) IBM Cloud
19 19 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 55 (3.29%) Internet
2 19 (1.14%) DNS
3 15 (0.90%) HTTP
4 11 (0.66%) Firewall
4 11 (0.66%) SNMP
5 8 (0.48%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.42%) Network Security
7 5 (0.30%) 5G
7 5 (0.30%) DSL
7 5 (0.30%) Parlay
7 5 (0.30%) RTP
7 5 (0.30%) VoIP
7 5 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.24%) ICMP
9 3 (0.18%) AMQP
9 3 (0.18%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.18%) Wireless
9 3 (0.18%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.12%) 4G
10 2 (0.12%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (11.30%) MySQL
2 167 (9.98%) PostgreSQL
3 163 (9.74%) MongoDB
4 124 (7.41%) NoSQL
5 108 (6.46%) Redis
6 61 (3.65%) Cosmos DB
7 54 (3.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 54 (3.23%) Big Data
8 50 (2.99%) MariaDB
8 50 (2.99%) SQL Server
9 43 (2.57%) Relational Database
10 37 (2.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 32 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
12 24 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
13 21 (1.26%) Blockchain
14 20 (1.20%) Neo4j
15 16 (0.96%) BigQuery
16 14 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (0.84%) Tableau
17 13 (0.78%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 259 (15.48%) Jenkins
2 211 (12.61%) GitLab
3 179 (10.70%) Git (software)
4 71 (4.24%) JIRA
5 46 (2.75%) Team Foundation Server
6 44 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 40 (2.39%) CircleCI
8 37 (2.21%) Selenium
9 34 (2.03%) TeamCity
10 31 (1.85%) Cucumber
11 17 (1.02%) Artifactory
12 16 (0.96%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (0.96%) Vagrant
13 15 (0.90%) Hudson
14 12 (0.72%) Bitbucket
14 12 (0.72%) Travis CI
15 10 (0.60%) JMeter
16 9 (0.54%) Cypress.io
17 8 (0.48%) Jasmine
17 8 (0.48%) SonarQube
General
1 241 (14.41%) Finance
2 65 (3.89%) Banking
3 61 (3.65%) Marketing
4 56 (3.35%) Public Sector
5 55 (3.29%) Games
6 37 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 36 (2.15%) Electronics
8 35 (2.09%) Retail
9 28 (1.67%) Manufacturing
10 24 (1.43%) Law
11 15 (0.90%) Advertising
12 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.36%) Publishing
13 4 (0.24%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.24%) Front Office
14 3 (0.18%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.18%) Legal
14 3 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.12%) Billing
15 2 (0.12%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 417 (24.93%) Developer
2 378 (22.59%) Software Engineer
3 367 (21.94%) DevOps Engineer
4 143 (8.55%) AWS Engineer
5 122 (7.29%) Senior Software Engineer
6 113 (6.75%) AWS DevOps
7 106 (6.34%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 101 (6.04%) Senior Developer
9 82 (4.90%) Azure Engineer
10 78 (4.66%) Software Developer
11 77 (4.60%) Site Reliability Engineer
12 73 (4.36%) Cloud Engineer
13 69 (4.12%) Azure DevOps Engineer
14 68 (4.06%) Senior DevOps
15 66 (3.95%) Python Engineer
16 61 (3.65%) Full Stack Developer
16 61 (3.65%) Site Engineer
17 54 (3.23%) .NET Software Engineer
17 54 (3.23%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 50 (2.99%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 383 (22.89%) Node.js
2 299 (17.87%) Kafka
3 278 (16.62%) React
4 176 (10.52%) .NET
5 175 (10.46%) AngularJS
6 153 (9.15%) .NET Core
7 141 (8.43%) .NET Framework
8 135 (8.07%) Vue.js
9 126 (7.53%) REST
10 83 (4.96%) GraphQL
11 75 (4.48%) CSS
12 74 (4.42%) HTML
13 61 (3.65%) Web Services
14 53 (3.17%) Svelte
15 47 (2.81%) RESTful
16 43 (2.57%) Apache Flex
17 42 (2.51%) Elastic Stack
17 42 (2.51%) gRPC
17 42 (2.51%) RabbitMQ
18 38 (2.27%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 122 (7.29%) Greenfield Project
2 115 (6.87%) Cloud Native
3 98 (5.86%) Algorithms
4 64 (3.83%) Public Cloud
5 60 (3.59%) Enterprise Cloud
6 58 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
7 57 (3.41%) Data Structures
8 51 (3.05%) Mobile App
9 50 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
10 41 (2.45%) Data Centre
11 35 (2.09%) Virtual Team
12 30 (1.79%) Self-Motivation
13 29 (1.73%) Social Network
14 23 (1.37%) User Experience
15 19 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
16 15 (0.90%) Hedge funds
17 10 (0.60%) e-Learning
18 9 (0.54%) FMCG
19 7 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
20 6 (0.36%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 419 (25.04%) Linux
2 52 (3.11%) Unix
3 34 (2.03%) Windows
4 23 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 20 (1.20%) CentOS
6 14 (0.84%) Android
6 14 (0.84%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.24%) AIX
7 4 (0.24%) Solaris
8 3 (0.18%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (0.18%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.12%) Debian
10 1 (0.060%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.060%) VMS
10 1 (0.060%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.060%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 713 (42.62%) DevOps
2 692 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 593 (35.45%) Software Engineering
4 453 (27.08%) Microservices
5 343 (20.50%) TDD
6 281 (16.80%) Problem-Solving
7 270 (16.14%) Infrastructure as Code
8 228 (13.63%) Configuration Management
9 220 (13.15%) Scrum
10 170 (10.16%) Fintech
11 168 (10.04%) SOLID
12 154 (9.21%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 148 (8.85%) Data Science
14 143 (8.55%) Machine Learning
15 129 (7.71%) Computer Science
16 125 (7.47%) Artificial Intelligence
17 124 (7.41%) Test Automation
18 118 (7.05%) Mentoring
19 115 (6.87%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 112 (6.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1,226 (73.28%) Python
2 757 (45.25%) Java
3 644 (38.49%) JavaScript
4 340 (20.32%) C#
5 337 (20.14%) Ruby
6 242 (14.47%) SQL
7 227 (13.57%) TypeScript
8 218 (13.03%) C++
9 186 (11.12%) Bash Shell
10 178 (10.64%) PHP
11 166 (9.92%) Scala
12 107 (6.40%) PowerShell
13 106 (6.34%) Kotlin
14 76 (4.54%) C
14 76 (4.54%) Groovy
15 63 (3.77%) Perl
16 44 (2.63%) Rust
17 26 (1.55%) Shell Script
18 19 (1.14%) Erlang
19 18 (1.08%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 133 (7.95%) Degree
2 88 (5.26%) AWS Certification
3 75 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 52 (3.11%) Master's Degree
5 45 (2.69%) Security Cleared
6 36 (2.15%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.60%) OSCE
7 10 (0.60%) OSCP
7 10 (0.60%) PhD
8 4 (0.24%) CISM
8 4 (0.24%) CISSP
8 4 (0.24%) CRISC
9 3 (0.18%) DV Cleared
9 3 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.12%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.12%) RHCE
10 2 (0.12%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.060%) HND
11 1 (0.060%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (2.87%) QA
2 17 (1.02%) PCI DSS
3 16 (0.96%) NIST
4 11 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.60%) GDPR
6 5 (0.30%) WCAG
7 4 (0.24%) SLA
8 2 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 928 (55.47%) Docker
2 15 (0.90%) KVM
3 6 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.18%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.12%) NFS
5 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.060%) Gluster
6 1 (0.060%) pfSense
6 1 (0.060%) Xen
Systems Management
1 804 (48.06%) Kubernetes
2 557 (33.29%) Terraform
3 314 (18.77%) Ansible
4 259 (15.48%) Puppet
5 240 (14.35%) Opscode Chef
6 166 (9.92%) Prometheus
7 106 (6.34%) Grafana
8 59 (3.53%) Istio
9 38 (2.27%) Consul
10 35 (2.09%) Graphite
11 34 (2.03%) Nagios
12 31 (1.85%) Packer
13 23 (1.37%) Fortio
13 23 (1.37%) Kiali
14 22 (1.32%) ZABBIX
15 21 (1.26%) Docker Swarm
16 12 (0.72%) CFEngine
16 12 (0.72%) Demisto
17 10 (0.60%) linkerd
17 10 (0.60%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 146 (8.73%) Google
2 107 (6.40%) SaltStack
3 67 (4.00%) New Relic
4 63 (3.77%) Microsoft
5 54 (3.23%) Oracle
6 41 (2.45%) SAP
7 37 (2.21%) IBM
8 28 (1.67%) Red Hat
9 26 (1.55%) Zend
10 25 (1.49%) PagerDuty
11 17 (1.02%) Dynatrace
12 16 (0.96%) Splunk
13 15 (0.90%) Atlassian
14 13 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
15 12 (0.72%) ArcSight
15 12 (0.72%) ServiceNow
15 12 (0.72%) VMware
16 11 (0.66%) Apple
17 10 (0.60%) Adobe
17 10 (0.60%) hybris