Period
to 21 January 2020

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 21 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 242 286 410
Rank change year-on-year +44 +124 +80
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,522 1,667 1,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.30% 1.19% 0.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 2.16% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,201 1,342 1,099
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £64,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.70% +4.65% -0.77%
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £87,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% +8.00% -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 63,225 77,026 89,771
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.15% 54.94% 55.76%
Number of salaries quoted 52,612 64,336 75,443
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 +5 1,025 £75,000 +3.45% 250
South East +27 176 £57,500 -2.13% 46
North of England +73 139 £50,000 -6.98% 47
North West +48 97 £50,000 -9.09% 28
South West +44 97 £45,000 -18.18% 19
Midlands +25 44 £51,250 -2.38% 19
Yorkshire +49 42 £47,500 +35.71% 13
East of England +66 32 £60,000 +11.63% 21
West Midlands +20 32 £45,000 -12.20% 12
East Midlands +12 12 £57,500 -11.54% 7
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 997 (65.51%) Python
2 768 (50.46%) Docker
3 737 (48.42%) AWS
4 734 (48.23%) Kubernetes
5 733 (48.16%) Java
6 619 (40.67%) DevOps
7 495 (32.52%) Linux
8 474 (31.14%) Software Engineering
9 448 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
10 417 (27.40%) JavaScript
11 397 (26.08%) Terraform
12 374 (24.57%) Ansible
13 361 (23.72%) GCP
14 329 (21.62%) Node.js
15 323 (21.22%) Azure
16 316 (20.76%) Ruby
17 313 (20.57%) Bash Shell
18 312 (20.50%) Puppet
19 289 (18.99%) Jenkins
19 289 (18.99%) C++
20 288 (18.92%) Microservices
21 275 (18.07%) Finance
22 242 (15.90%) Opscode Chef
23 218 (14.32%) Infrastructure as Code
24 202 (13.27%) C#
25 201 (13.21%) Kafka
26 192 (12.61%) Google
27 186 (12.22%) Configuration Management
28 182 (11.96%) Git (software)
29 179 (11.76%) SQL

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
1 105 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 89 (5.85%) Apache Spark
3 51 (3.35%) nginx
4 41 (2.69%) Apache
5 36 (2.37%) Confluence
6 21 (1.38%) OpenStack
7 20 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (0.85%) Apache Airflow
8 13 (0.85%) Ethereum
8 13 (0.85%) Hyperledger
9 11 (0.72%) Luigi
10 10 (0.66%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.26%) CMS
11 4 (0.26%) IIS
11 4 (0.26%) JBoss
11 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
12 2 (0.13%) Zope
13 1 (0.066%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.066%) Camunda
13 1 (0.066%) Jupyter
Applications
1 22 (1.45%) MS Visio
1 22 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (1.25%) Payment Gateway
2 7 (0.46%) Quorum
3 6 (0.39%) R3 Corda
4 5 (0.33%) Distributed Ledger
5 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.066%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 737 (48.42%) AWS
2 361 (23.72%) GCP
3 323 (21.22%) Azure
4 120 (7.88%) Serverless
5 105 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
6 71 (4.66%) SaaS
7 64 (4.20%) GitHub
8 62 (4.07%) AWS Lambda
9 60 (3.94%) Cloud Computing
10 55 (3.61%) PaaS
11 48 (3.15%) OpenShift
12 41 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
13 38 (2.50%) Amazon S3
14 33 (2.17%) Amazon ECS
15 32 (2.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
16 31 (2.04%) Amazon EKS
17 28 (1.84%) IaaS
17 28 (1.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 21 (1.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
19 20 (1.31%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 58 (3.81%) HTTP
2 57 (3.75%) Internet
3 43 (2.83%) Firewall
4 41 (2.69%) DNS
5 27 (1.77%) TCP/IP
6 21 (1.38%) Network Security
7 20 (1.31%) VPN
8 17 (1.12%) SSL
9 11 (0.72%) Wireshark
10 7 (0.46%) DHCP
10 7 (0.46%) VoIP
11 5 (0.33%) IPFS
11 5 (0.33%) Wireless
12 4 (0.26%) Broadband
12 4 (0.26%) NFC
12 4 (0.26%) OpenFlow
12 4 (0.26%) SMTP
12 4 (0.26%) Software-Defined Networking
13 3 (0.20%) LAN
13 3 (0.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (11.50%) PostgreSQL
2 143 (9.40%) MongoDB
2 143 (9.40%) Redis
3 140 (9.20%) MySQL
4 116 (7.62%) NoSQL
5 76 (4.99%) Big Data
6 48 (3.15%) Relational Database
7 45 (2.96%) Blockchain
8 44 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
9 41 (2.69%) Amazon Redshift
10 40 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 36 (2.37%) Hadoop
12 34 (2.23%) BigQuery
13 32 (2.10%) Amazon RDS
14 29 (1.91%) Neo4j
15 23 (1.51%) SQL Server
16 15 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
17 14 (0.92%) RDBMS
18 11 (0.72%) ClickHouse
18 11 (0.72%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 289 (18.99%) Jenkins
2 182 (11.96%) Git (software)
3 92 (6.04%) JIRA
4 67 (4.40%) TeamCity
5 60 (3.94%) CircleCI
5 60 (3.94%) GitLab
6 48 (3.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 45 (2.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 43 (2.83%) Selenium
9 40 (2.63%) Bitbucket
9 40 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 39 (2.56%) Vagrant
11 33 (2.17%) Maven
12 30 (1.97%) git-flow
13 27 (1.77%) Hudson
13 27 (1.77%) Travis CI
14 25 (1.64%) IBM UrbanCode
14 25 (1.64%) Team Foundation Server
15 23 (1.51%) Metasploit
15 23 (1.51%) Subversion
General
1 275 (18.07%) Finance
2 89 (5.85%) Banking
3 76 (4.99%) Marketing
4 72 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 49 (3.22%) Games
6 47 (3.09%) Public Sector
7 42 (2.76%) Manufacturing
8 41 (2.69%) Retail
9 37 (2.43%) Electronics
10 28 (1.84%) Law
11 14 (0.92%) Billing
12 13 (0.85%) Brand Awareness
13 10 (0.66%) Advertising
13 10 (0.66%) Automotive
14 6 (0.39%) Local Government
14 6 (0.39%) Publishing
15 4 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.20%) Legal
17 2 (0.13%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 448 (29.43%) Developer
2 345 (22.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 207 (13.60%) Software Engineer
4 106 (6.96%) Cloud Engineer
5 83 (5.45%) Senior Developer
6 82 (5.39%) AWS Engineer
6 82 (5.39%) Python Developer
7 74 (4.86%) Backend Developer
8 72 (4.73%) Python Engineer
8 72 (4.73%) Senior DevOps
9 65 (4.27%) Software Developer
10 62 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
11 60 (3.94%) Platform Engineer
12 59 (3.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 58 (3.81%) Site Reliability Engineer
14 51 (3.35%) Java Engineer
15 49 (3.22%) Java Developer
16 47 (3.09%) Site Engineer
17 45 (2.96%) Full Stack Developer
18 43 (2.83%) AWS DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 329 (21.62%) Node.js
2 201 (13.21%) Kafka
3 150 (9.86%) REST
4 142 (9.33%) AngularJS
5 133 (8.74%) React
6 88 (5.78%) Web Services
7 86 (5.65%) HTML
8 84 (5.52%) CSS
9 82 (5.39%) gRPC
10 75 (4.93%) .NET
11 73 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
12 63 (4.14%) Elastic Stack
13 58 (3.81%) RESTful
14 53 (3.48%) Django
15 46 (3.02%) JSON
16 45 (2.96%) Vue.js
17 38 (2.50%) HTML5
18 37 (2.43%) Spring
19 30 (1.97%) jQuery
20 29 (1.91%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 102 (6.70%) Public Cloud
2 82 (5.39%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (3.42%) Algorithms
5 51 (3.35%) User Experience
6 49 (3.22%) Cloud Native
7 38 (2.50%) Data Centre
8 27 (1.77%) Data Structures
9 25 (1.64%) PlayStation
10 22 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (1.38%) Mobile App
12 20 (1.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 20 (1.31%) Linux Command Line
12 20 (1.31%) Social Network
13 19 (1.25%) Replication
14 18 (1.18%) PKI
15 14 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
16 13 (0.85%) Renewable Energy
17 11 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 495 (32.52%) Linux
2 134 (8.80%) Windows
3 74 (4.86%) Unix
4 43 (2.83%) CentOS
5 28 (1.84%) Ubuntu
6 26 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
7 25 (1.64%) Android
7 25 (1.64%) Mesosphere
8 20 (1.31%) Kali Linux
9 18 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.79%) Debian
11 8 (0.53%) Apple iOS
11 8 (0.53%) Windows Server
12 4 (0.26%) Fedora
12 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.066%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.066%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.066%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (40.67%) DevOps
2 474 (31.14%) Software Engineering
3 448 (29.43%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (18.92%) Microservices
5 218 (14.32%) Infrastructure as Code
6 186 (12.22%) Configuration Management
7 176 (11.56%) Computer Science
8 172 (11.30%) Open Source
9 160 (10.51%) TDD
10 159 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
11 147 (9.66%) Test Automation
12 140 (9.20%) Problem-Solving
13 129 (8.48%) Data Science
14 125 (8.21%) Fintech
15 118 (7.75%) Continuous Delivery
16 116 (7.62%) Machine Learning
17 114 (7.49%) Mentoring
18 113 (7.42%) Artificial Intelligence
19 110 (7.23%) Site Reliability Engineering
20 101 (6.64%) OO
Programming Languages
1 997 (65.51%) Python
2 733 (48.16%) Java
3 417 (27.40%) JavaScript
4 316 (20.76%) Ruby
5 313 (20.57%) Bash Shell
6 289 (18.99%) C++
7 202 (13.27%) C#
8 179 (11.76%) SQL
9 157 (10.32%) PHP
10 152 (9.99%) C
11 131 (8.61%) Scala
12 127 (8.34%) PowerShell
13 68 (4.47%) TypeScript
14 64 (4.20%) Perl
15 43 (2.83%) Kotlin
16 32 (2.10%) Groovy
17 28 (1.84%) Shell Script
18 23 (1.51%) Rust
19 20 (1.31%) Clojure
20 19 (1.25%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 174 (11.43%) Degree
2 71 (4.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (2.10%) Security Cleared
4 28 (1.84%) PhD
5 21 (1.38%) SC Cleared
6 17 (1.12%) AWS Certification
7 16 (1.05%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.66%) RHCE
9 9 (0.59%) Master's Degree
10 8 (0.53%) OSCP
11 7 (0.46%) CEH
11 7 (0.46%) CESG Certified Professional
11 7 (0.46%) CISSP
12 4 (0.26%) RHCSA
13 3 (0.20%) MCSA
13 3 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
13 3 (0.20%) Numerate Degree
13 3 (0.20%) Postgraduate
14 2 (0.13%) CSSLP
14 2 (0.13%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.81%) QA
2 8 (0.53%) SLA
3 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.13%) GDPR
3 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 768 (50.46%) Docker
2 31 (2.04%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (1.12%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 16 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
6 9 (0.59%) etcd
6 9 (0.59%) iptables
7 7 (0.46%) LXC
7 7 (0.46%) OpenSSH
7 7 (0.46%) vSphere
8 6 (0.39%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.26%) NFS
9 4 (0.26%) zsh
10 3 (0.20%) Snort
11 2 (0.13%) Varnish
11 2 (0.13%) vCloud
11 2 (0.13%) VirtualBox
11 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.13%) Xen
12 1 (0.066%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 734 (48.23%) Kubernetes
2 397 (26.08%) Terraform
3 374 (24.57%) Ansible
4 312 (20.50%) Puppet
5 242 (15.90%) Opscode Chef
6 68 (4.47%) Consul
7 64 (4.20%) Nagios
8 62 (4.07%) Prometheus
9 54 (3.55%) Grafana
10 51 (3.35%) Packer
11 46 (3.02%) Docker Swarm
12 41 (2.69%) Istio
13 38 (2.50%) Salt
14 33 (2.17%) Mesos
15 29 (1.91%) Rancher
15 29 (1.91%) ZABBIX
16 27 (1.77%) Graphite
17 25 (1.64%) Automic
18 24 (1.58%) Opsview
19 23 (1.51%) Nmap
Vendors
1 192 (12.61%) Google
2 68 (4.47%) Microsoft
3 67 (4.40%) Splunk
4 35 (2.30%) SAP
5 30 (1.97%) VMware
6 27 (1.77%) Oracle
7 26 (1.71%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.45%) New Relic
8 22 (1.45%) Spotify
8 22 (1.45%) WorldPay
9 20 (1.31%) Qualys
10 18 (1.18%) SaltStack
11 14 (0.92%) CyberArk
11 14 (0.92%) ServiceNow
11 14 (0.92%) Symantec
12 9 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.53%) Facebook
13 8 (0.53%) Tableau
14 7 (0.46%) Apple
14 7 (0.46%) Netsparker