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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 123 132 207
Rank change year-on-year +9 +75 +91
Permanent jobs citing Go 4,381 2,725 1,000
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 3.08% 2.69% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.94% 4.89% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1,907 1,699 838
10th Percentile £51,250 £45,000 £40,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -3.57%
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £110,000 £104,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -3.57%

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 73,705 55,710 33,022
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 51.81% 55.07% 56.63%
Number of salaries quoted 39,017 38,369 27,757
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £92,500
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +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 12 August 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 12 August 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
Jobs
London -19 2,578 £82,500 +3.13% 183
North of England +16 657 £80,000 +33.33% 39
South East +75 474 £80,000 +14.29% 16
North West +6 377 £75,000 +25.00% 27
South West +57 285 £78,750 +65.79% 6
Yorkshire -22 196 £80,000 +33.33% 9
Midlands -27 175 £75,000 +15.38% 19
West Midlands -46 125 £75,000 +15.38% 12
East of England +42 124 £66,250 -24.29% 14
North East +53 85 £78,750 +125.00% 3
East Midlands +6 50 £70,000 +16.67% 6
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 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 2,550 (58.21%) Python
2 2,448 (55.88%) Docker
3 2,423 (55.31%) AWS
4 2,369 (54.07%) Kubernetes
5 2,170 (49.53%) Java
6 2,052 (46.84%) Software Engineering
7 1,884 (43.00%) Agile
8 1,844 (42.09%) DevOps
9 1,635 (37.32%) JavaScript
10 1,504 (34.33%) Azure
11 1,501 (34.26%) CI/CD
12 1,328 (30.31%) Terraform
13 1,242 (28.35%) Node.js
14 1,220 (27.85%) GCP
15 1,139 (26.00%) Finance
16 1,080 (24.65%) React
17 1,008 (23.01%) Git (software)
18 1,002 (22.87%) SQL
19 899 (20.52%) Linux
20 877 (20.02%) Infrastructure as Code
21 868 (19.81%) Ruby
22 862 (19.68%) Jenkins
23 856 (19.54%) Social Skills
24 852 (19.45%) NoSQL
25 834 (19.04%) Microservices
26 738 (16.85%) AngularJS
27 677 (15.45%) Ansible
28 675 (15.41%) Serverless
29 670 (15.29%) Full Stack Development
30 642 (14.65%) 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 97 (2.21%) Apache Spark
2 85 (1.94%) Apache
3 68 (1.55%) CMS
4 60 (1.37%) Apache Airflow
5 59 (1.35%) Headless CMS
6 56 (1.28%) Confluence
7 53 (1.21%) Apache Solr
8 51 (1.16%) nginx
9 41 (0.94%) OpenStack
10 24 (0.55%) Jetty
11 20 (0.46%) Cloud Foundry
12 18 (0.41%) Ethereum
13 15 (0.34%) Apache Pulsar
14 11 (0.25%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.21%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.18%) WordPress
17 7 (0.16%) Drupal
18 6 (0.14%) IIS
18 6 (0.14%) WildFly
19 5 (0.11%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (0.11%) GNU Octave
1 5 (0.11%) Photoshop
1 5 (0.11%) Sketch
2 1 (0.023%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (0.34%) Payment Gateway
2 10 (0.23%) Magento
3 8 (0.18%) Shopify
4 4 (0.091%) SAP Hybris
5 2 (0.046%) Cloudability
5 2 (0.046%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.046%) Primavera
5 2 (0.046%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2,423 (55.31%) AWS
2 1,504 (34.33%) Azure
3 1,220 (27.85%) GCP
4 675 (15.41%) Serverless
5 606 (13.83%) SaaS
6 456 (10.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 420 (9.59%) AWS Lambda
8 330 (7.53%) GitHub
9 310 (7.08%) Amazon ECS
10 222 (5.07%) Amazon S3
11 206 (4.70%) Amazon SQS
12 185 (4.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 174 (3.97%) AWS Fargate
14 158 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
15 153 (3.49%) Amazon EKS
16 145 (3.31%) OpenShift
17 135 (3.08%) Azure DevOps
18 115 (2.62%) Cloud Computing
19 113 (2.58%) dbt
20 111 (2.53%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 492 (11.23%) HTTP
2 392 (8.95%) SSL
3 73 (1.67%) DNS
4 67 (1.53%) Broadband
5 61 (1.39%) Software-Defined Networking
6 56 (1.28%) Internet
7 55 (1.26%) Firewall
8 39 (0.89%) Skype
9 34 (0.78%) TCP/IP
10 32 (0.73%) VPN
10 32 (0.73%) WebEx
11 25 (0.57%) DHCP
12 23 (0.52%) Wireless
13 18 (0.41%) VLAN
14 15 (0.34%) HTTPS
15 14 (0.32%) DSL
15 14 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
16 13 (0.30%) PPP
17 12 (0.27%) IPsec
17 12 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 852 (19.45%) NoSQL
2 525 (11.98%) PostgreSQL
3 473 (10.80%) MySQL
4 300 (6.85%) Elasticsearch
5 236 (5.39%) Redis
6 230 (5.25%) DynamoDB
7 227 (5.18%) Relational Database
8 169 (3.86%) MongoDB
9 153 (3.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 148 (3.38%) Amazon RDS
11 121 (2.76%) SQL Server
12 106 (2.42%) Big Data
13 95 (2.17%) BigQuery
14 85 (1.94%) Amazon Athena
15 83 (1.89%) Hadoop
16 67 (1.53%) Amazon Redshift
17 44 (1.00%) RDBMS
18 38 (0.87%) Amazon Aurora
19 33 (0.75%) Tableau
20 32 (0.73%) HBase
Development Applications
1 1,008 (23.01%) Git (software)
2 862 (19.68%) Jenkins
3 289 (6.60%) GitLab
4 214 (4.88%) TeamCity
5 198 (4.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 189 (4.31%) Travis CI
7 178 (4.06%) CircleCI
8 156 (3.56%) Team Foundation Server
9 151 (3.45%) IBM UrbanCode
10 141 (3.22%) Gradle
11 138 (3.15%) JIRA
12 94 (2.15%) Sonatype Nexus
13 90 (2.05%) Maven
14 74 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 63 (1.44%) webpack
16 55 (1.26%) Mockito
17 42 (0.96%) Bitbucket
17 42 (0.96%) Cypress.io
18 41 (0.94%) Cucumber
19 40 (0.91%) Spinnaker
General
1 1,139 (26.00%) Finance
2 856 (19.54%) Social Skills
3 537 (12.26%) Marketing
4 432 (9.86%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 389 (8.88%) Banking
6 370 (8.45%) Games
7 335 (7.65%) Retail
8 154 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
9 117 (2.67%) Public Sector
10 90 (2.05%) Advertising
11 75 (1.71%) Law
12 73 (1.67%) Aerospace
13 55 (1.26%) Legal
14 53 (1.21%) Tech for Good
15 50 (1.14%) Automotive
16 48 (1.10%) Electronics
17 47 (1.07%) Financial Institution
18 40 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
19 39 (0.89%) Telecoms
20 38 (0.87%) Retail Finance
Job Titles
1 1,323 (30.20%) Software Engineer
2 1,173 (26.77%) Developer
3 728 (16.62%) DevOps Engineer
4 333 (7.60%) Senior DevOps
5 308 (7.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 277 (6.32%) Senior Software Engineer
7 228 (5.20%) Cloud Engineer
8 225 (5.14%) Senior Developer
9 212 (4.84%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 179 (4.09%) Java Developer
11 171 (3.90%) Site Engineer
12 146 (3.33%) PHP Developer
13 141 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
14 129 (2.94%) AWS Engineer
14 129 (2.94%) Engineering Manager
15 112 (2.56%) Backend Developer
16 111 (2.53%) Graduate
17 87 (1.99%) Graduate Software Engineer
18 85 (1.94%) Software Developer
19 83 (1.89%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,242 (28.35%) Node.js
2 1,080 (24.65%) React
3 738 (16.85%) AngularJS
4 626 (14.29%) .NET
5 593 (13.54%) CSS
6 575 (13.12%) HTML
7 527 (12.03%) Kafka
8 429 (9.79%) Ruby on Rails
9 428 (9.77%) ASP.NET
10 390 (8.90%) Angular 2
11 316 (7.21%) REST
12 290 (6.62%) GraphQL
13 276 (6.30%) Web Services
14 274 (6.25%) RESTful
15 221 (5.04%) Elastic Stack
16 201 (4.59%) Laravel
17 194 (4.43%) Spring
18 193 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
19 168 (3.83%) gRPC
20 161 (3.67%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 424 (9.68%) Cloud Native
2 308 (7.03%) Greenfield Project
3 284 (6.48%) Algorithms
4 236 (5.39%) Data Structures
5 195 (4.45%) Virtual Team
6 187 (4.27%) User Experience
7 181 (4.13%) Mobile App
8 154 (3.52%) Public Cloud
9 116 (2.65%) Hackathon
10 98 (2.24%) FMCG
11 95 (2.17%) Social Network
12 93 (2.12%) Mobile Payment
13 73 (1.67%) Blockchain
13 73 (1.67%) Blog
13 73 (1.67%) Social Media
14 70 (1.60%) Data Centre
15 66 (1.51%) Cyberattack
16 62 (1.42%) Self-Motivation
17 61 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
18 54 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
Operating Systems
1 899 (20.52%) Linux
2 255 (5.82%) Unix
3 246 (5.62%) Windows
4 149 (3.40%) Mesosphere
5 105 (2.40%) Android
6 74 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 63 (1.44%) CentOS
8 40 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 37 (0.84%) VMS
10 21 (0.48%) Windows Server
11 17 (0.39%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.37%) Debian
13 11 (0.25%) Mac OS
14 8 (0.18%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.11%) Amazon Linux
15 5 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
16 1 (0.023%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,052 (46.84%) Software Engineering
2 1,884 (43.00%) Agile
3 1,844 (42.09%) DevOps
4 1,501 (34.26%) CI/CD
5 877 (20.02%) Infrastructure as Code
6 834 (19.04%) Microservices
7 670 (15.29%) Full Stack Development
8 574 (13.10%) TDD
9 566 (12.92%) Problem-Solving
10 545 (12.44%) Continuous Integration
11 539 (12.30%) Open Source
12 475 (10.84%) Mentoring
13 469 (10.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 468 (10.68%) Coaching
15 444 (10.13%) Scrum
16 431 (9.84%) Web Development
17 430 (9.82%) Containerisation
18 428 (9.77%) MVC
19 417 (9.52%) Configuration Management
20 415 (9.47%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2,550 (58.21%) Python
2 2,170 (49.53%) Java
3 1,635 (37.32%) JavaScript
4 1,002 (22.87%) SQL
5 868 (19.81%) Ruby
6 642 (14.65%) TypeScript
7 602 (13.74%) Bash
8 531 (12.12%) C#
9 490 (11.18%) PHP
10 400 (9.13%) C++
11 386 (8.81%) PowerShell
12 327 (7.46%) Kotlin
13 306 (6.98%) Scala
14 242 (5.52%) Rust
15 211 (4.82%) Groovy
16 205 (4.68%) C
17 91 (2.08%) Clojure
18 90 (2.05%) Shell Script
19 71 (1.62%) Elixir
20 53 (1.21%) ES6
Qualifications
1 370 (8.45%) Degree
2 244 (5.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 208 (4.75%) Security Cleared
4 90 (2.05%) SC Cleared
5 66 (1.51%) AWS Certification
6 62 (1.42%) Master's Degree
7 22 (0.50%) PhD
8 15 (0.34%) DV Cleared
9 12 (0.27%) ISTQB
10 9 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (0.14%) MCSE
12 6 (0.14%) RHCE
13 5 (0.11%) DBS Check
14 2 (0.046%) CEH
14 2 (0.046%) CREST Certified
14 2 (0.046%) Numerate Degree
14 2 (0.046%) OSCE
14 2 (0.046%) OSCP
15 1 (0.023%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 195 (4.45%) QA
2 53 (1.21%) Accessibility
3 31 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 24 (0.55%) GDPR
5 22 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 13 (0.30%) NIST
6 13 (0.30%) PCI DSS
7 12 (0.27%) WAI
8 3 (0.068%) SLA
9 2 (0.046%) GxP
10 1 (0.023%) NCSC
10 1 (0.023%) NIST 800
System Software
1 2,448 (55.88%) Docker
2 31 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 31 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (0.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 15 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (0.27%) NFS
5 12 (0.27%) vSphere
6 8 (0.18%) KVM
6 8 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
7 7 (0.16%) Kamailio
7 7 (0.16%) OpenSIPS
8 6 (0.14%) LXC
8 6 (0.14%) Samba
9 5 (0.11%) Ceph
9 5 (0.11%) Embedded Firmware
9 5 (0.11%) etcd
9 5 (0.11%) Firmware
10 3 (0.068%) HDFS
11 2 (0.046%) Squid
11 2 (0.046%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2,369 (54.07%) Kubernetes
2 1,328 (30.31%) Terraform
3 677 (15.45%) Ansible
4 379 (8.65%) Puppet
5 338 (7.72%) Prometheus
6 319 (7.28%) Opscode Chef
7 278 (6.35%) Grafana
8 149 (3.40%) Automic
9 148 (3.38%) Consul
10 105 (2.40%) Istio
11 82 (1.87%) Kibana
12 65 (1.48%) logstash
13 44 (1.00%) Argo
13 44 (1.00%) Graphite
14 43 (0.98%) Packer
15 41 (0.94%) Rancher
16 34 (0.78%) Docker Swarm
17 28 (0.64%) Mesos
18 27 (0.62%) HAProxy
19 25 (0.57%) Graylog
Vendors
1 408 (9.31%) Google
2 189 (4.31%) Splunk
3 154 (3.52%) Microsoft
4 119 (2.72%) New Relic
5 93 (2.12%) Oracle
6 91 (2.08%) Facebook
7 65 (1.48%) Funding Circle
8 64 (1.46%) Hitachi
9 57 (1.30%) Palantir
10 53 (1.21%) Foundry
11 48 (1.10%) VMware
12 38 (0.87%) WorldPay
13 36 (0.82%) Red Hat
14 34 (0.78%) Cadence
15 31 (0.71%) F5
16 29 (0.66%) PagerDuty
17 27 (0.62%) Sony
18 23 (0.52%) Autodesk
18 23 (0.52%) SAP
18 23 (0.52%) Talend