Period
to 17 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 413 521 888
Rank change year-on-year +108 +367 +248
Permanent jobs citing Go 1241 896 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.73% 0.50% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.33% 0.94% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1096 767 361
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +20.00%

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 93505 95001 107308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.37% 52.95% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 77541 82636 92613
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

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 17 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +60 787 £67,500 +3.85% 58
South East +120 186 £57,500 -11.54% 2
North of England +98 143 £54,000 +20.00% 12
North West +64 89 £54,500 +3.81% 7
South West +9 64 £42,500 -32.00% 3
Yorkshire +51 46 £52,500 +31.25% 5
East of England +36 34 £58,750 -22.95% 2
Midlands +28 26 £42,500 -17.07% 9
West Midlands +5 23 £40,000 -5.88% 5
North East +19 8 £40,000 +17.65%
East Midlands +27 3 £50,000 -16.67% 4
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing Go also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Go.

1 754 (60.76%) Python
2 690 (55.60%) Java
3 604 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
4 548 (44.16%) DevOps
5 532 (42.87%) Amazon AWS
6 475 (38.28%) Docker
7 420 (33.84%) Ruby
8 414 (33.36%) Linux
9 375 (30.22%) JavaScript
10 369 (29.73%) Software Engineering
11 316 (25.46%) Node.js
12 290 (23.37%) Ansible
13 289 (23.29%) Microservices
14 285 (22.97%) Kubernetes
14 285 (22.97%) Open Source
15 272 (21.92%) Puppet
16 269 (21.68%) TDD
17 266 (21.43%) Finance
18 258 (20.79%) NoSQL
19 256 (20.63%) Jenkins
20 247 (19.90%) Scala
21 240 (19.34%) Opscode Chef
22 232 (18.69%) MySQL
23 220 (17.73%) C++
23 220 (17.73%) Git (software)
24 203 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
25 198 (15.95%) React
26 196 (15.79%) PHP
26 196 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
27 194 (15.63%) Big Data

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
1 108 (8.70%) Apache Spark
2 101 (8.14%) Elasticsearch
3 91 (7.33%) OpenStack
4 58 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 55 (4.43%) Apache
6 43 (3.46%) Ethereum
7 42 (3.38%) nginx
8 40 (3.22%) Hyperledger
9 39 (3.14%) Apache Solr
10 29 (2.34%) WebLogic
11 27 (2.18%) Jetty
12 24 (1.93%) JBoss
12 24 (1.93%) WebSphere
13 22 (1.77%) eris
14 16 (1.29%) Cloud Foundry
15 15 (1.21%) Confluence
16 11 (0.89%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.81%) CMS
17 10 (0.81%) Drupal
17 10 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (0.40%) HipChat
2 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.081%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.24%) Magento
1 3 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
1 3 (0.24%) Workday HCM
2 2 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 532 (42.87%) Amazon AWS
2 184 (14.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 151 (12.17%) Google Cloud Platform
4 91 (7.33%) SaaS
5 66 (5.32%) GitHub
6 45 (3.63%) AWS CloudFormation
7 43 (3.46%) IaaS
8 39 (3.14%) PaaS
9 34 (2.74%) Amazon EC2
10 30 (2.42%) AWS Lambda
10 30 (2.42%) Serverless
11 27 (2.18%) Amazon S3
12 26 (2.10%) OpenShift
13 25 (2.01%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 25 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (1.61%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 20 (1.61%) Sumo Logic
15 18 (1.45%) Amazon Kinesis
16 16 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
17 14 (1.13%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 79 (6.37%) HTTP
2 47 (3.79%) TCP/IP
3 36 (2.90%) Internet
4 31 (2.50%) DNS
5 25 (2.01%) Firewall
6 17 (1.37%) Network Security
7 15 (1.21%) VPN
8 12 (0.97%) ICMP
9 9 (0.73%) SSL
10 8 (0.64%) Wireless
11 7 (0.56%) BGP
12 6 (0.48%) Broadband
12 6 (0.48%) X.509
13 5 (0.40%) DHCP
13 5 (0.40%) SMTP
13 5 (0.40%) VSAN
14 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
14 3 (0.24%) IPv4
14 3 (0.24%) SNMP
14 3 (0.24%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (20.79%) NoSQL
2 232 (18.69%) MySQL
3 196 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
4 194 (15.63%) Big Data
5 170 (13.70%) MongoDB
6 154 (12.41%) Redis
7 146 (11.76%) Relational Database
8 141 (11.36%) Hadoop
9 131 (10.56%) Apache Cassandra
10 86 (6.93%) SQL Server
11 71 (5.72%) Blockchain
12 52 (4.19%) Riak
13 51 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 44 (3.55%) RDBMS
15 34 (2.74%) Amazon RDS
16 25 (2.01%) Neo4j
17 24 (1.93%) InfluxDB
18 20 (1.61%) Couchbase
19 19 (1.53%) Apache Hive
19 19 (1.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 256 (20.63%) Jenkins
2 220 (17.73%) Git (software)
3 52 (4.19%) JIRA
4 50 (4.03%) Maven
5 37 (2.98%) Vagrant
6 36 (2.90%) Selenium
7 32 (2.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 28 (2.26%) Ant
9 25 (2.01%) Gradle
10 24 (1.93%) Subversion
11 21 (1.69%) Mocha
12 19 (1.53%) webpack
13 17 (1.37%) GitLab
14 16 (1.29%) Cucumber
14 16 (1.29%) Hudson
15 15 (1.21%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
16 14 (1.13%) Travis CI
17 13 (1.05%) Grunt
18 12 (0.97%) GoCD
General
1 266 (21.43%) Finance
2 108 (8.70%) Marketing
3 98 (7.90%) Telecoms
4 95 (7.66%) Manufacturing
5 81 (6.53%) Electronics
6 69 (5.56%) Retail
7 44 (3.55%) Publishing
8 32 (2.58%) Games
9 25 (2.01%) Banking
10 24 (1.93%) Legal
11 18 (1.45%) Advertising
12 10 (0.81%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.64%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 7 (0.56%) Law
15 5 (0.40%) French Language
16 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.32%) Multimedia
17 3 (0.24%) Billing
17 3 (0.24%) Hindi Language
Job Titles
1 516 (41.58%) Developer
2 262 (21.11%) DevOps Engineer
3 166 (13.38%) Software Engineer
4 123 (9.91%) Java Developer
5 106 (8.54%) Software Developer
6 90 (7.25%) Full Stack Developer
7 84 (6.77%) Python Developer
8 81 (6.53%) Architect
9 77 (6.20%) Senior Developer
10 72 (5.80%) Cloud Engineer
11 64 (5.16%) C++ Developer
12 62 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
13 56 (4.51%) AWS Engineer
13 56 (4.51%) Java Engineer
14 45 (3.63%) PHP Developer
14 45 (3.63%) Senior DevOps
15 43 (3.46%) Java Software Engineer
15 43 (3.46%) Node.js Developer
16 40 (3.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
17 39 (3.14%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (25.46%) Node.js
2 198 (15.95%) React
3 159 (12.81%) CSS
4 158 (12.73%) AngularJS
5 144 (11.60%) HTML
6 117 (9.43%) .NET
7 107 (8.62%) REST
8 104 (8.38%) Web Services
9 89 (7.17%) Kafka
10 86 (6.93%) RabbitMQ
10 86 (6.93%) RESTful
11 67 (5.40%) CSS3
12 66 (5.32%) Spring
13 64 (5.16%) HTML5
14 62 (5.00%) Elastic Stack
15 56 (4.51%) Ruby on Rails
16 54 (4.35%) Django
17 49 (3.95%) jQuery
18 39 (3.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 31 (2.50%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 161 (12.97%) Computer Science
2 130 (10.48%) Fintech
3 82 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
3 82 (6.61%) Public Cloud
4 61 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
5 48 (3.87%) Client/Server
6 46 (3.71%) Data Structures
7 42 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
8 34 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
8 34 (2.74%) Mobile App
9 33 (2.66%) User Experience
10 30 (2.42%) Algorithms
10 30 (2.42%) Data Centre
11 17 (1.37%) Cloud Native
12 16 (1.29%) Cyberthreat
13 13 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
14 12 (0.97%) Hedge funds
15 11 (0.89%) BBC
15 11 (0.89%) STB
16 10 (0.81%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 414 (33.36%) Linux
2 99 (7.98%) Unix
3 91 (7.33%) Windows
4 57 (4.59%) Ubuntu
5 47 (3.79%) CentOS
6 41 (3.30%) Android
7 36 (2.90%) Apple iOS
8 22 (1.77%) CoreOS
9 20 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.81%) Debian
11 6 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.16%) Fedora
13 2 (0.16%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.081%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 604 (48.67%) Agile Software Development
2 548 (44.16%) DevOps
3 369 (29.73%) Software Engineering
4 289 (23.29%) Microservices
5 285 (22.97%) Open Source
6 269 (21.68%) TDD
7 203 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
8 143 (11.52%) BDD
9 142 (11.44%) Configuration Management
10 138 (11.12%) Scrum
11 136 (10.96%) Machine Learning
12 133 (10.72%) Continuous Delivery
13 109 (8.78%) Mentoring
14 105 (8.46%) Web Development
15 99 (7.98%) OO
16 88 (7.09%) Business Intelligence
16 88 (7.09%) Digital Marketing
17 85 (6.85%) Test Automation
18 81 (6.53%) Programme Management
19 71 (5.72%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 754 (60.76%) Python
2 690 (55.60%) Java
3 420 (33.84%) Ruby
4 375 (30.22%) JavaScript
5 247 (19.90%) Scala
6 220 (17.73%) C++
7 196 (15.79%) PHP
8 171 (13.78%) SQL
9 163 (13.13%) C#
10 141 (11.36%) Bash Shell
11 118 (9.51%) C
12 87 (7.01%) Shell Script
13 78 (6.29%) Clojure
14 65 (5.24%) Haskell
15 49 (3.95%) Perl
16 44 (3.55%) Erlang
17 39 (3.14%) Elixir
18 36 (2.90%) ES6
19 32 (2.58%) Solidity
20 30 (2.42%) Rust
Qualifications
1 168 (13.54%) Degree
2 78 (6.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 47 (3.79%) Master's Degree
4 19 (1.53%) Security Cleared
5 17 (1.37%) PhD
6 16 (1.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.081%) RHCE
8 1 (0.081%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.081%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.11%) QA
2 39 (3.14%) GCP
3 8 (0.64%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.40%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 3 (0.24%) WCAG
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.081%) SLA
System Software
1 475 (38.28%) Docker
2 30 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (1.77%) vSphere
4 13 (1.05%) etcd
5 11 (0.89%) LXC
6 8 (0.64%) Ceph
6 8 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.56%) Varnish
8 6 (0.48%) flannel
8 6 (0.48%) iptables
8 6 (0.48%) VirtualBox
9 5 (0.40%) HDFS
9 5 (0.40%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.24%) Firmware
11 3 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
11 3 (0.24%) Xen
11 3 (0.24%) XenDesktop
12 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
13 1 (0.081%) KVM
Systems Management
1 290 (23.37%) Ansible
2 285 (22.97%) Kubernetes
3 272 (21.92%) Puppet
4 240 (19.34%) Opscode Chef
5 191 (15.39%) Terraform
6 58 (4.67%) Grafana
7 53 (4.27%) Salt
8 51 (4.11%) Mesos
9 38 (3.06%) Nagios
10 35 (2.82%) Kibana
11 34 (2.74%) Packer
11 34 (2.74%) Prometheus
12 18 (1.45%) ZABBIX
13 16 (1.29%) logstash
14 15 (1.21%) Consul
14 15 (1.21%) rkt
15 14 (1.13%) Docker Swarm
16 13 (1.05%) HAProxy
17 10 (0.81%) StatsD
18 9 (0.73%) Rancher
Vendors
1 170 (13.70%) Google
2 103 (8.30%) Oracle
3 82 (6.61%) SAP
4 75 (6.04%) Red Hat
5 55 (4.43%) VMware
6 50 (4.03%) Microsoft
7 47 (3.79%) New Relic
8 36 (2.90%) SaltStack
9 29 (2.34%) Splunk
10 25 (2.01%) Atlassian
11 19 (1.53%) Rackspace
12 12 (0.97%) Facebook
13 11 (0.89%) Arqiva
13 11 (0.89%) BT
14 10 (0.81%) Twitter
15 8 (0.64%) ServiceNow
15 8 (0.64%) TIBCO
15 8 (0.64%) Xamarin
15 8 (0.64%) Zend
16 7 (0.56%) AppDynamics