Period
to 18 May 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 18 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
18 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 131 234 307
Rank change year-on-year +103 +73 +89
Permanent jobs citing Go 2,013 1,275 1,495
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.51% 1.45% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.52% 2.65% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,578 1,096 1,173
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.70% - +3.85%
75th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £103,250 £102,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.70% - +3.85%

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 44,581 48,200 73,290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.54% 54.81% 54.41%
Number of salaries quoted 34,835 40,528 60,993
10th Percentile £34,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £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 18 May 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 18 May 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 +93 1,155 £80,000 - 280
North of England +101 432 £60,000 +9.09% 64
North West +88 243 £58,750 +15.76% 32
Yorkshire +55 172 £60,000 - 27
South East +54 151 £60,000 +0.84% 37
South West +3 120 £56,250 +12.50% 20
Midlands +27 79 £60,000 +17.07% 29
West Midlands +5 54 £60,000 +20.00% 25
East Midlands +19 25 £65,000 +13.04% 4
East of England +19 23 £80,000 +12.28% 13
North East +15 17 £35,000 -46.15% 5
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 18 May 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 1,412 (70.14%) Python
2 1,123 (55.79%) Docker
3 1,045 (51.91%) Kubernetes
4 911 (45.26%) AWS
5 845 (41.98%) Java
6 811 (40.29%) DevOps
7 769 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
8 725 (36.02%) JavaScript
9 704 (34.97%) Software Engineering
10 693 (34.43%) Terraform
11 559 (27.77%) Microservices
12 546 (27.12%) GCP
13 485 (24.09%) Azure
14 476 (23.65%) Linux
15 442 (21.96%) Node.js
16 421 (20.91%) Ruby
17 379 (18.83%) C#
18 358 (17.78%) TDD
19 352 (17.49%) React
20 346 (17.19%) Ansible
21 325 (16.15%) Infrastructure as Code
22 322 (16.00%) SQL
23 315 (15.65%) Finance
24 311 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
25 309 (15.35%) Jenkins
26 303 (15.05%) Kafka
27 288 (14.31%) TypeScript
28 286 (14.21%) Git (software)
29 282 (14.01%) Social Skills
30 275 (13.66%) C++

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
1 140 (6.95%) Elasticsearch
2 52 (2.58%) Apache
3 39 (1.94%) Apache Spark
4 19 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 14 (0.70%) Apache Airflow
6 10 (0.50%) Cloud Foundry
6 10 (0.50%) nginx
7 8 (0.40%) GemFire
8 6 (0.30%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.25%) Confluence
10 4 (0.20%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.20%) Tornado
11 3 (0.15%) Apache Pulsar
12 2 (0.099%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.099%) Ethereum
13 1 (0.050%) CMS
13 1 (0.050%) Kentico
13 1 (0.050%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.050%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.050%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (0.30%) Primavera
2 4 (0.20%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.20%) Shopify
3 2 (0.099%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.050%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 911 (45.26%) AWS
2 546 (27.12%) GCP
3 485 (24.09%) Azure
4 233 (11.57%) AWS CloudFormation
5 132 (6.56%) Serverless
6 128 (6.36%) Amazon EKS
7 120 (5.96%) Pulumi
8 105 (5.22%) SaaS
9 89 (4.42%) GitHub
10 86 (4.27%) Datadog
11 75 (3.73%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 72 (3.58%) Cloud Computing
13 70 (3.48%) AWS Lambda
14 69 (3.43%) PaaS
15 57 (2.83%) IaaS
16 52 (2.58%) Amazon ECS
17 43 (2.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 42 (2.09%) Amazon EC2
19 38 (1.89%) Amazon SQS
20 37 (1.84%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 68 (3.38%) Internet
2 34 (1.69%) HTTP
3 19 (0.94%) Firewall
4 13 (0.65%) SNMP
5 12 (0.60%) DNS
5 12 (0.60%) TCP/IP
6 10 (0.50%) VoIP
7 8 (0.40%) Calico
7 8 (0.40%) Network Security
8 5 (0.25%) DSL
8 5 (0.25%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.25%) RTP
8 5 (0.25%) SMS
9 4 (0.20%) 3G
9 4 (0.20%) 4G
9 4 (0.20%) 5G
9 4 (0.20%) Asterisk PBX
9 4 (0.20%) MPLS
10 3 (0.15%) BGP
10 3 (0.15%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (13.51%) MySQL
2 270 (13.41%) PostgreSQL
3 206 (10.23%) MongoDB
4 167 (8.30%) NoSQL
5 162 (8.05%) Redis
6 87 (4.32%) Big Data
7 72 (3.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 72 (3.58%) SQL Server
8 69 (3.43%) MariaDB
9 67 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 62 (3.08%) Relational Database
11 48 (2.38%) BigQuery
12 45 (2.24%) Apache Cassandra
13 36 (1.79%) Neo4j
14 31 (1.54%) Amazon RDS
15 28 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (1.14%) RDBMS
17 22 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
18 21 (1.04%) Blockchain
19 18 (0.89%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 309 (15.35%) Jenkins
2 286 (14.21%) Git (software)
3 219 (10.88%) GitLab
4 82 (4.07%) CircleCI
5 67 (3.33%) JIRA
6 55 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 45 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 30 (1.49%) TeamCity
9 26 (1.29%) Cucumber
10 25 (1.24%) Selenium
11 19 (0.94%) Vagrant
12 18 (0.89%) Hudson
12 18 (0.89%) Sonatype Nexus
13 17 (0.84%) Artifactory
14 15 (0.75%) gulp
15 12 (0.60%) Octopus Deploy
16 11 (0.55%) Gradle
17 10 (0.50%) Travis CI
18 9 (0.45%) Cypress.io
18 9 (0.45%) IntelliJ
General
1 315 (15.65%) Finance
2 282 (14.01%) Social Skills
3 139 (6.91%) Marketing
4 98 (4.87%) Public Sector
5 90 (4.47%) Games
6 84 (4.17%) Telecoms
7 81 (4.02%) Manufacturing
8 78 (3.87%) Banking
9 72 (3.58%) Electronics
10 57 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
11 43 (2.14%) Law
12 36 (1.79%) Public Speaking
12 36 (1.79%) Retail
13 26 (1.29%) Advertising
14 15 (0.75%) Aerospace
14 15 (0.75%) Presentation Skills
15 12 (0.60%) Music Industry
15 12 (0.60%) Organisational Skills
16 10 (0.50%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 519 (25.78%) Developer
2 411 (20.42%) Software Engineer
3 404 (20.07%) DevOps Engineer
4 173 (8.59%) AWS Engineer
5 142 (7.05%) Senior Developer
6 135 (6.71%) Senior Software Engineer
7 124 (6.16%) Software Developer
8 118 (5.86%) Cloud Engineer
9 108 (5.37%) AWS DevOps
10 103 (5.12%) AWS DevOps Engineer
11 101 (5.02%) Azure Engineer
12 89 (4.42%) Python Engineer
12 89 (4.42%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 84 (4.17%) Senior DevOps
14 81 (4.02%) Azure DevOps Engineer
15 80 (3.97%) PHP Developer
16 75 (3.73%) Site Engineer
17 72 (3.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 67 (3.33%) Full Stack Developer
18 67 (3.33%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (21.96%) Node.js
2 352 (17.49%) React
3 303 (15.05%) Kafka
4 212 (10.53%) AngularJS
5 195 (9.69%) REST
6 154 (7.65%) .NET
7 149 (7.40%) GraphQL
8 136 (6.76%) Vue.js
9 110 (5.46%) .NET Core
10 104 (5.17%) .NET Framework
11 98 (4.87%) RESTful
12 87 (4.32%) gRPC
12 87 (4.32%) Symfony
13 72 (3.58%) Elastic Stack
14 70 (3.48%) Web Services
15 67 (3.33%) CSS
16 57 (2.83%) Redux
17 56 (2.78%) HTML
18 52 (2.58%) jQuery
19 47 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 127 (6.31%) Cloud Native
2 121 (6.01%) Greenfield Project
3 105 (5.22%) Algorithms
4 74 (3.68%) Public Cloud
5 67 (3.33%) Data Structures
6 64 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
7 62 (3.08%) Data Centre
8 58 (2.88%) Enterprise Cloud
9 54 (2.68%) Virtual Team
10 50 (2.48%) User Experience
11 48 (2.38%) Self-Motivation
12 44 (2.19%) Mobile App
13 31 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (0.84%) Blog
15 16 (0.79%) Social Network
16 15 (0.75%) e-Learning
17 13 (0.65%) Management Information System
18 12 (0.60%) Robotics
19 10 (0.50%) Hedge funds
20 9 (0.45%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 476 (23.65%) Linux
2 58 (2.88%) Unix
3 56 (2.78%) Windows
4 27 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (1.19%) Android
6 19 (0.94%) CentOS
7 13 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.35%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.099%) AIX
10 2 (0.099%) Alpine Linux
10 2 (0.099%) Debian
10 2 (0.099%) Solaris
11 1 (0.050%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.050%) SUSE
11 1 (0.050%) VMS
11 1 (0.050%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.050%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (40.29%) DevOps
2 769 (38.20%) Agile Software Development
3 704 (34.97%) Software Engineering
4 559 (27.77%) Microservices
5 358 (17.78%) TDD
6 325 (16.15%) Infrastructure as Code
7 311 (15.45%) Problem-Solving
8 230 (11.43%) Configuration Management
9 209 (10.38%) Computer Science
10 191 (9.49%) OOP
11 185 (9.19%) SOLID
12 184 (9.14%) Data Science
13 182 (9.04%) Fintech
14 174 (8.64%) Mentoring
15 170 (8.45%) Analytics
16 166 (8.25%) Artificial Intelligence
17 160 (7.95%) Test Automation
18 158 (7.85%) Scrum
18 158 (7.85%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 152 (7.55%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1,412 (70.14%) Python
2 845 (41.98%) Java
3 725 (36.02%) JavaScript
4 421 (20.91%) Ruby
5 379 (18.83%) C#
6 322 (16.00%) SQL
7 288 (14.31%) TypeScript
8 275 (13.66%) C++
9 270 (13.41%) PHP
10 220 (10.93%) Bash Shell
11 190 (9.44%) Scala
12 139 (6.91%) PowerShell
13 114 (5.66%) Kotlin
14 113 (5.61%) C
15 87 (4.32%) Groovy
16 64 (3.18%) Rust
17 53 (2.63%) Perl
18 38 (1.89%) Shell Script
19 18 (0.89%) PHP 7
20 17 (0.84%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 219 (10.88%) Degree
2 99 (4.92%) AWS Certification
3 98 (4.87%) Computer Science Degree
4 86 (4.27%) Master's Degree
5 77 (3.83%) Security Cleared
6 60 (2.98%) SC Cleared
7 16 (0.79%) PhD
8 13 (0.65%) RHCE
8 13 (0.65%) RHCSA
9 8 (0.40%) OCP
9 8 (0.40%) Oracle Certification
10 6 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 6 (0.30%) OSCP
11 5 (0.25%) OSCE
12 4 (0.20%) CISA
12 4 (0.20%) CISM
12 4 (0.20%) CISSP
12 4 (0.20%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (0.20%) SANS
13 1 (0.050%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.04%) QA
2 14 (0.70%) SLA
3 8 (0.40%) NIST
4 7 (0.35%) GDPR
4 7 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.25%) SOC 1
5 5 (0.25%) SOC 2
6 2 (0.099%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.099%) PSD2
7 1 (0.050%) COBIT
7 1 (0.050%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.050%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.050%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,123 (55.79%) Docker
2 24 (1.19%) KVM
3 10 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.35%) vSphere
6 6 (0.30%) Firmware
7 4 (0.20%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.15%) Gluster
9 2 (0.099%) NFS
9 2 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.099%) Xen
10 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.050%) LXC
10 1 (0.050%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 1,045 (51.91%) Kubernetes
2 693 (34.43%) Terraform
3 346 (17.19%) Ansible
4 258 (12.82%) Puppet
5 253 (12.57%) Opscode Chef
6 214 (10.63%) Prometheus
7 164 (8.15%) Grafana
8 47 (2.33%) Packer
9 46 (2.29%) Consul
10 43 (2.14%) Istio
11 42 (2.09%) Docker Swarm
12 35 (1.74%) Graphite
13 29 (1.44%) Nagios
14 24 (1.19%) Kibana
15 19 (0.94%) CFEngine
15 19 (0.94%) Demisto
16 18 (0.89%) ZABBIX
17 16 (0.79%) Fortio
17 16 (0.79%) Kiali
18 11 (0.55%) Salt
Vendors
1 221 (10.98%) Google
2 116 (5.76%) SaltStack
3 100 (4.97%) Microsoft
4 78 (3.87%) Oracle
5 74 (3.68%) SAP
6 68 (3.38%) New Relic
7 59 (2.93%) Zend
8 55 (2.73%) IBM
9 41 (2.04%) Red Hat
10 36 (1.79%) PagerDuty
10 36 (1.79%) Splunk
11 20 (0.99%) ServiceNow
12 19 (0.94%) ArcSight
12 19 (0.94%) VMware
13 15 (0.75%) Qubit
14 14 (0.70%) Apple
15 11 (0.55%) Atlassian
16 10 (0.50%) Snapchat
17 9 (0.45%) Dynatrace
17 9 (0.45%) Teradata