Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 260 309 427
Rank change year-on-year +49 +118 +206
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,609 1,657 1,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.27% 1.08% 0.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.37% 1.94% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,263 1,297 1,075
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,804 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £89,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% +4.00%

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 67,903 85,479 91,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 53.56% 55.78% 55.38%
Number of salaries quoted 56,172 71,586 75,214
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.63% +1.58%

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 October 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 17 October 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 +65 1,111 £75,000 - 234
South East -49 152 £55,000 -8.33% 28
North of England +9 141 £50,000 +5.26% 43
South West +59 113 £52,500 -4.55% 15
North West +31 95 £50,000 -9.09% 20
Midlands +22 51 £55,000 -4.35% 11
Yorkshire -13 44 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East of England +24 38 £60,000 +9.09% 13
West Midlands +14 36 £55,000 -4.35% 8
East Midlands +31 15 £70,000 +40.00% 3
North East - 2 £54,500 - 6
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1,082 (67.25%) Python
2 875 (54.38%) AWS
3 854 (53.08%) Java
4 848 (52.70%) Docker
5 821 (51.03%) Kubernetes
6 735 (45.68%) DevOps
7 564 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
8 524 (32.57%) Linux
9 459 (28.53%) GCP
10 450 (27.97%) Terraform
11 438 (27.22%) Software Engineering
12 426 (26.48%) JavaScript
13 403 (25.05%) Ansible
14 370 (23.00%) Ruby
15 362 (22.50%) Puppet
16 347 (21.57%) Azure
16 347 (21.57%) Microservices
17 323 (20.07%) Jenkins
18 316 (19.64%) C++
19 303 (18.83%) Opscode Chef
20 298 (18.52%) Node.js
21 292 (18.15%) Finance
22 279 (17.34%) Infrastructure as Code
23 277 (17.22%) Bash Shell
24 263 (16.35%) Open Source
25 247 (15.35%) Google
26 239 (14.85%) TDD
27 238 (14.79%) Configuration Management
28 234 (14.54%) Git (software)
29 233 (14.48%) Test Automation

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
1 106 (6.59%) Elasticsearch
2 85 (5.28%) nginx
3 74 (4.60%) Apache Spark
4 46 (2.86%) Apache
5 41 (2.55%) OpenStack
6 35 (2.18%) Confluence
7 32 (1.99%) Cloud Foundry
8 21 (1.31%) Tomcat
9 15 (0.93%) Apache Airflow
10 13 (0.81%) Ethereum
11 11 (0.68%) CloudStack
11 11 (0.68%) Hyperledger
12 10 (0.62%) Luigi
13 7 (0.44%) IIS
14 6 (0.37%) Zope
15 5 (0.31%) CMS
15 5 (0.31%) JBoss
16 3 (0.19%) Drupal
16 3 (0.19%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.19%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (0.81%) MS Visio
1 13 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
2 9 (0.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.25%) Zeplin
5 2 (0.12%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.062%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.062%) Doxygen
6 1 (0.062%) InDesign
6 1 (0.062%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 49 (3.05%) Payment Gateway
2 8 (0.50%) Quorum
3 7 (0.44%) R3 Corda
4 4 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.12%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 875 (54.38%) AWS
2 459 (28.53%) GCP
3 347 (21.57%) Azure
4 148 (9.20%) AWS CloudFormation
5 134 (8.33%) Serverless
6 76 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
7 75 (4.66%) SaaS
8 70 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
9 67 (4.16%) OpenShift
10 65 (4.04%) PaaS
11 62 (3.85%) GitHub
12 41 (2.55%) IaaS
13 40 (2.49%) Amazon EC2
14 39 (2.42%) Amazon S3
15 36 (2.24%) Amazon ECS
16 34 (2.11%) Amazon EKS
17 26 (1.62%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 21 (1.31%) AWS CodePipeline
19 20 (1.24%) Amazon ELB
20 18 (1.12%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.85%) Internet
2 57 (3.54%) Firewall
3 55 (3.42%) HTTP
4 48 (2.98%) DNS
5 46 (2.86%) VPN
6 32 (1.99%) TCP/IP
7 27 (1.68%) Network Security
8 20 (1.24%) SSL
9 9 (0.56%) DHCP
10 7 (0.44%) SMTP
10 7 (0.44%) VoIP
11 6 (0.37%) IPFS
11 6 (0.37%) NFC
11 6 (0.37%) Wireshark
12 5 (0.31%) FTP
12 5 (0.31%) IPv6
12 5 (0.31%) Wireless
13 4 (0.25%) Broadband
13 4 (0.25%) VLAN
14 3 (0.19%) BitTorrent
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (11.87%) PostgreSQL
2 155 (9.63%) NoSQL
3 149 (9.26%) MySQL
4 134 (8.33%) MongoDB
5 114 (7.09%) Redis
6 77 (4.79%) Big Data
7 70 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
8 65 (4.04%) Blockchain
9 55 (3.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 52 (3.23%) Relational Database
11 46 (2.86%) BigQuery
12 45 (2.80%) SQL Server
13 40 (2.49%) Hadoop
14 36 (2.24%) Amazon RDS
15 34 (2.11%) Amazon Redshift
16 28 (1.74%) Neo4j
17 26 (1.62%) MariaDB
18 21 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
19 10 (0.62%) Apache Hive
20 9 (0.56%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 323 (20.07%) Jenkins
2 234 (14.54%) Git (software)
3 86 (5.34%) TeamCity
4 82 (5.10%) JIRA
5 75 (4.66%) GitLab
6 62 (3.85%) Selenium
7 59 (3.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 53 (3.29%) Octopus Deploy
9 49 (3.05%) Travis CI
10 45 (2.80%) Cucumber
11 42 (2.61%) Subversion
12 41 (2.55%) Team Foundation Server
12 41 (2.55%) Vagrant
13 40 (2.49%) IBM UrbanCode
14 36 (2.24%) CircleCI
15 30 (1.86%) Maven
16 29 (1.80%) Gradle
16 29 (1.80%) Hudson
17 24 (1.49%) Bitbucket
18 22 (1.37%) Artifactory
General
1 292 (18.15%) Finance
2 104 (6.46%) Banking
3 78 (4.85%) Marketing
4 71 (4.41%) Telecoms
5 60 (3.73%) Retail
6 56 (3.48%) Games
7 55 (3.42%) Public Sector
8 48 (2.98%) Manufacturing
9 46 (2.86%) Electronics
10 25 (1.55%) Law
11 18 (1.12%) Advertising
12 15 (0.93%) Billing
13 13 (0.81%) Legal
14 11 (0.68%) Automotive
15 8 (0.50%) Military
16 6 (0.37%) Aerospace
16 6 (0.37%) Local Government
17 5 (0.31%) Financial Institution
18 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 454 (28.22%) Developer
2 407 (25.30%) DevOps Engineer
3 201 (12.49%) Software Engineer
4 158 (9.82%) Cloud Engineer
5 140 (8.70%) AWS Engineer
6 104 (6.46%) Senior DevOps
7 99 (6.15%) AWS DevOps
8 98 (6.09%) Python Developer
8 98 (6.09%) Python Engineer
9 93 (5.78%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 91 (5.66%) Senior Developer
11 86 (5.34%) Software Developer
12 79 (4.91%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 79 (4.91%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 76 (4.72%) Platform Engineer
14 72 (4.47%) Backend Developer
15 61 (3.79%) Site Engineer
16 58 (3.60%) Java Developer
17 50 (3.11%) Junior
17 50 (3.11%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 298 (18.52%) Node.js
2 212 (13.18%) Kafka
3 188 (11.68%) REST
4 136 (8.45%) AngularJS
5 126 (7.83%) React
6 107 (6.65%) Web Services
7 106 (6.59%) .NET
8 88 (5.47%) Elastic Stack
9 85 (5.28%) HTML
9 85 (5.28%) RabbitMQ
10 77 (4.79%) RESTful
11 76 (4.72%) CSS
12 62 (3.85%) Spring
13 52 (3.23%) gRPC
13 52 (3.23%) Vue.js
14 49 (3.05%) JSON
15 46 (2.86%) Django
16 40 (2.49%) HTML5
17 37 (2.30%) .NET Core
18 34 (2.11%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 127 (7.89%) Public Cloud
2 91 (5.66%) Algorithms
3 84 (5.22%) Cloud Native
4 82 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
5 75 (4.66%) User Experience
6 65 (4.04%) Analytical Skills
7 58 (3.60%) Data Structures
8 40 (2.49%) Data Centre
8 40 (2.49%) Mobile App
9 39 (2.42%) PlayStation
10 32 (1.99%) Linux Command Line
11 27 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
12 22 (1.37%) Replication
13 21 (1.31%) Clustering
14 20 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 17 (1.06%) Renewable Energy
16 16 (0.99%) Social Network
17 15 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
18 13 (0.81%) Digital Currency
19 10 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 524 (32.57%) Linux
2 130 (8.08%) Windows
3 81 (5.03%) Unix
4 57 (3.54%) CentOS
5 45 (2.80%) Ubuntu
6 40 (2.49%) Mesosphere
7 37 (2.30%) Android
8 34 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 20 (1.24%) Apple iOS
10 18 (1.12%) Debian
11 16 (0.99%) Windows Server
12 15 (0.93%) Kali Linux
13 13 (0.81%) Embedded Linux
14 5 (0.31%) CoreOS
15 4 (0.25%) Fedora
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
16 3 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
17 2 (0.12%) VMS
18 1 (0.062%) openSUSE
18 1 (0.062%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 735 (45.68%) DevOps
2 564 (35.05%) Agile Software Development
3 438 (27.22%) Software Engineering
4 347 (21.57%) Microservices
5 279 (17.34%) Infrastructure as Code
6 263 (16.35%) Open Source
7 239 (14.85%) TDD
8 238 (14.79%) Configuration Management
9 233 (14.48%) Test Automation
10 221 (13.74%) Continuous Integration
11 186 (11.56%) Continuous Delivery
12 177 (11.00%) Mentoring
13 159 (9.88%) Fintech
14 140 (8.70%) Computer Science
15 133 (8.27%) Problem-Solving
16 131 (8.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 118 (7.33%) Machine Learning
18 116 (7.21%) BDD
19 104 (6.46%) Continuous Deployment
20 102 (6.34%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,082 (67.25%) Python
2 854 (53.08%) Java
3 426 (26.48%) JavaScript
4 370 (23.00%) Ruby
5 316 (19.64%) C++
6 277 (17.22%) Bash Shell
7 197 (12.24%) C#
8 181 (11.25%) SQL
9 155 (9.63%) PHP
10 137 (8.51%) Scala
11 134 (8.33%) PowerShell
12 127 (7.89%) C
13 67 (4.16%) Perl
14 62 (3.85%) TypeScript
15 53 (3.29%) Kotlin
16 30 (1.86%) Clojure
16 30 (1.86%) Groovy
17 27 (1.68%) Haskell
18 26 (1.62%) Shell Script
19 22 (1.37%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 147 (9.14%) Degree
2 69 (4.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 29 (1.80%) PhD
5 22 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 18 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 9 (0.56%) RHCE
8 8 (0.50%) RHCSA
9 7 (0.44%) AWS Certification
10 5 (0.31%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.25%) Master's Degree
12 3 (0.19%) CISA
12 3 (0.19%) CISM
12 3 (0.19%) CISMP
12 3 (0.19%) CISSP
12 3 (0.19%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
12 3 (0.19%) ISSMP
12 3 (0.19%) LPIC
12 3 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (0.19%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (6.15%) QA
2 10 (0.62%) SLA
3 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.12%) GDPR
4 2 (0.12%) HIPAA
5 1 (0.062%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.062%) PSD2
System Software
1 848 (52.70%) Docker
2 29 (1.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (1.68%) Active Directory
4 22 (1.37%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 19 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
6 17 (1.06%) etcd
7 16 (0.99%) vSphere
8 12 (0.75%) Hyper-V
9 10 (0.62%) iptables
10 7 (0.44%) LXC
10 7 (0.44%) OpenSSH
10 7 (0.44%) Varnish
11 6 (0.37%) NFS
12 4 (0.25%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
12 4 (0.25%) Xen
13 2 (0.12%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 2 (0.12%) Snort
13 2 (0.12%) vCloud
14 1 (0.062%) KVM
Systems Management
1 821 (51.03%) Kubernetes
2 450 (27.97%) Terraform
3 403 (25.05%) Ansible
4 362 (22.50%) Puppet
5 303 (18.83%) Opscode Chef
6 100 (6.22%) Consul
7 95 (5.90%) Prometheus
8 85 (5.28%) Packer
9 73 (4.54%) Nagios
10 63 (3.92%) Grafana
11 62 (3.85%) Docker Swarm
12 50 (3.11%) Salt
13 48 (2.98%) ZABBIX
14 39 (2.42%) Automic
15 36 (2.24%) Graphite
15 36 (2.24%) Istio
15 36 (2.24%) Opsview
16 29 (1.80%) Mesos
16 29 (1.80%) Rancher
17 18 (1.12%) Kibana
Vendors
1 247 (15.35%) Google
2 77 (4.79%) Splunk
3 64 (3.98%) Microsoft
4 46 (2.86%) Spotify
5 43 (2.67%) WorldPay
6 40 (2.49%) SAP
7 36 (2.24%) VMware
8 27 (1.68%) Red Hat
9 25 (1.55%) Oracle
10 20 (1.24%) CyberArk
10 20 (1.24%) ServiceNow
10 20 (1.24%) Symantec
11 18 (1.12%) New Relic
12 15 (0.93%) Qualys
13 14 (0.87%) Cypress Semiconductor
14 13 (0.81%) Veracode
15 12 (0.75%) SaltStack
16 11 (0.68%) Rackspace
17 8 (0.50%) Facebook
17 8 (0.50%) Salesforce.com