Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 231 303 377
Rank change year-on-year +72 +74 +70
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,262 1,470 1,339
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.48% 1.09% 0.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.69% 2.01% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,205 1,259 1,144
Median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £103,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +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 46,978 73,097 90,867
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.93% 54.37% 56.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39,079 60,245 76,194
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +34 769 £80,000 +6.67% 74
North of England +163 183 £55,000 +4.76% 23
South East +27 128 £57,500 -8.00% 8
North West +123 108 £52,000 -5.45% 18
South West +67 96 £50,000 -4.76% 17
Yorkshire +119 74 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Midlands +82 45 £52,500 -4.55% 4
West Midlands +79 40 £50,000 -9.09% 3
East of England +72 32 £72,500 +7.41% 8
East Midlands +45 5 £57,500 +6.98% 1
North East +14 1 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 913 (72.35%) Python
2 624 (49.45%) Java
3 565 (44.77%) Kubernetes
4 553 (43.82%) Docker
5 548 (43.42%) DevOps
6 542 (42.95%) AWS
7 397 (31.46%) Software Engineering
8 382 (30.27%) JavaScript
9 374 (29.64%) Linux
10 346 (27.42%) Terraform
11 341 (27.02%) Node.js
12 336 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
13 299 (23.69%) Ansible
14 288 (22.82%) Microservices
15 272 (21.55%) GCP
16 252 (19.97%) Ruby
17 249 (19.73%) Azure
18 226 (17.91%) Jenkins
19 205 (16.24%) C++
20 203 (16.09%) Git (software)
21 194 (15.37%) Bash Shell
22 189 (14.98%) C#
23 179 (14.18%) Finance
24 177 (14.03%) Scala
25 176 (13.95%) SQL
26 151 (11.97%) React
27 149 (11.81%) Puppet
28 148 (11.73%) Open Source
29 141 (11.17%) MySQL
30 136 (10.78%) MongoDB

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 58 (4.60%) Elasticsearch
2 43 (3.41%) Apache Spark
3 37 (2.93%) OpenStack
4 31 (2.46%) Apache
5 26 (2.06%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (1.03%) Hyperledger
7 8 (0.63%) Apache Airflow
7 8 (0.63%) nginx
8 7 (0.55%) CloudStack
8 7 (0.55%) Confluence
9 5 (0.40%) CMS
9 5 (0.40%) Ethereum
9 5 (0.40%) Jupyter
10 4 (0.32%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.079%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.079%) JBoss
12 1 (0.079%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.079%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (0.55%) MS Visio
1 7 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (0.40%) S-PLUS
3 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.079%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 13 (1.03%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
3 2 (0.16%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 542 (42.95%) AWS
2 272 (21.55%) GCP
3 249 (19.73%) Azure
4 107 (8.48%) Serverless
5 62 (4.91%) AWS CloudFormation
6 56 (4.44%) AWS Lambda
7 50 (3.96%) SaaS
8 36 (2.85%) OpenShift
9 35 (2.77%) PaaS
10 31 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
11 29 (2.30%) GitHub
12 28 (2.22%) IaaS
13 26 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
14 24 (1.90%) Amazon S3
15 22 (1.74%) Amazon ECS
16 21 (1.66%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 20 (1.58%) Amazon Kinesis
18 17 (1.35%) Amazon SQS
19 16 (1.27%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
19 16 (1.27%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.22%) Firewall
1 28 (2.22%) Internet
2 15 (1.19%) VPN
3 14 (1.11%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.95%) HTTP
5 11 (0.87%) SAN
6 8 (0.63%) SNMP
7 7 (0.55%) DNS
8 6 (0.48%) IPsec
8 6 (0.48%) Network Security
9 5 (0.40%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (0.32%) AMQP
10 4 (0.32%) STUN
10 4 (0.32%) VoIP
11 3 (0.24%) Wireshark
12 2 (0.16%) BGP
12 2 (0.16%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.16%) MPLS
12 2 (0.16%) Skype
12 2 (0.16%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (11.17%) MySQL
2 136 (10.78%) MongoDB
3 123 (9.75%) PostgreSQL
4 108 (8.56%) NoSQL
5 75 (5.94%) Big Data
6 68 (5.39%) Redis
7 45 (3.57%) Blockchain
8 38 (3.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 37 (2.93%) SQL Server
10 35 (2.77%) Hadoop
11 32 (2.54%) Apache Cassandra
12 26 (2.06%) Relational Database
13 21 (1.66%) Neo4j
14 20 (1.58%) Amazon Redshift
15 16 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.19%) BigQuery
17 14 (1.11%) Amazon Aurora
18 10 (0.79%) RethinkDB
19 9 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
20 8 (0.63%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 226 (17.91%) Jenkins
2 203 (16.09%) Git (software)
3 50 (3.96%) GitLab
4 48 (3.80%) CircleCI
5 47 (3.72%) JIRA
6 39 (3.09%) Selenium
7 34 (2.69%) Cucumber
8 32 (2.54%) TeamCity
9 30 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 26 (2.06%) Vagrant
11 24 (1.90%) Gradle
12 20 (1.58%) git-flow
13 19 (1.51%) Maven
14 18 (1.43%) Bitbucket
15 16 (1.27%) Hudson
15 16 (1.27%) Subversion
16 12 (0.95%) Metasploit
16 12 (0.95%) Sonatype Nexus
17 10 (0.79%) GoCD
17 10 (0.79%) gulp
General
1 179 (14.18%) Finance
2 64 (5.07%) Banking
3 40 (3.17%) Marketing
4 38 (3.01%) Retail
5 36 (2.85%) Games
6 33 (2.61%) Public Sector
7 31 (2.46%) Manufacturing
8 23 (1.82%) Telecoms
9 20 (1.58%) Law
10 16 (1.27%) Electronics
11 10 (0.79%) Brand Awareness
12 9 (0.71%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.40%) Advertising
14 4 (0.32%) Legal
15 3 (0.24%) Automotive
15 3 (0.24%) Front Office
15 3 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.24%) Publishing
16 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 2 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 368 (29.16%) Developer
2 250 (19.81%) DevOps Engineer
3 188 (14.90%) Software Engineer
4 102 (8.08%) AWS Engineer
5 84 (6.66%) Platform Engineer
6 82 (6.50%) Senior Developer
7 68 (5.39%) Cloud Engineer
8 67 (5.31%) Backend Developer
9 66 (5.23%) Python Engineer
10 57 (4.52%) Software Developer
11 56 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
12 54 (4.28%) Data Engineer
13 51 (4.04%) AWS DevOps
14 48 (3.80%) Java Developer
15 47 (3.72%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 45 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
17 44 (3.49%) Kubernetes Engineer
18 39 (3.09%) Site Reliability Engineer
19 36 (2.85%) Senior DevOps
20 35 (2.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (27.02%) Node.js
2 151 (11.97%) React
3 115 (9.11%) Kafka
4 112 (8.87%) AngularJS
5 98 (7.77%) REST
6 83 (6.58%) .NET
7 67 (5.31%) HTML
8 66 (5.23%) CSS
8 66 (5.23%) RabbitMQ
8 66 (5.23%) RESTful
9 62 (4.91%) Web Services
10 50 (3.96%) Vue.js
11 38 (3.01%) gRPC
12 36 (2.85%) HTML5
13 34 (2.69%) React Native
14 32 (2.54%) Ruby on Rails
14 32 (2.54%) Spring
15 31 (2.46%) Elastic Stack
16 28 (2.22%) GraphQL
17 23 (1.82%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 58 (4.60%) Public Cloud
2 44 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (3.49%) Cloud Native
3 38 (3.01%) Algorithms
4 33 (2.61%) Greenfield Project
4 33 (2.61%) Mobile App
5 29 (2.30%) Data Structures
5 29 (2.30%) PKI
6 28 (2.22%) User Experience
7 23 (1.82%) Data Centre
8 18 (1.43%) Internet of Things
9 17 (1.35%) Bitcoin
9 17 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.11%) Social Network
11 13 (1.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 11 (0.87%) Derivative
13 10 (0.79%) Management Information System
13 10 (0.79%) Private Cloud
14 9 (0.71%) Social Media
15 7 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 374 (29.64%) Linux
2 99 (7.84%) Windows
3 53 (4.20%) Unix
4 33 (2.61%) Android
5 30 (2.38%) CentOS
6 21 (1.66%) Embedded Linux
7 15 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 12 (0.95%) Kali Linux
9 10 (0.79%) Apple iOS
10 9 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (0.48%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.40%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
13 4 (0.32%) Debian
14 2 (0.16%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (43.42%) DevOps
2 397 (31.46%) Software Engineering
3 336 (26.62%) Agile Software Development
4 288 (22.82%) Microservices
5 148 (11.73%) Open Source
6 136 (10.78%) Machine Learning
7 135 (10.70%) Infrastructure as Code
8 132 (10.46%) Continuous Integration
9 131 (10.38%) TDD
10 128 (10.14%) Problem-Solving
11 125 (9.90%) Fintech
12 112 (8.87%) Configuration Management
13 104 (8.24%) Artificial Intelligence
14 96 (7.61%) Test Automation
15 95 (7.53%) Computer Science
16 90 (7.13%) Mentoring
17 85 (6.74%) SDLC
18 81 (6.42%) Data Science
19 80 (6.34%) Continuous Delivery
20 74 (5.86%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 913 (72.35%) Python
2 624 (49.45%) Java
3 382 (30.27%) JavaScript
4 252 (19.97%) Ruby
5 205 (16.24%) C++
6 194 (15.37%) Bash Shell
7 189 (14.98%) C#
8 177 (14.03%) Scala
9 176 (13.95%) SQL
10 125 (9.90%) PHP
11 124 (9.83%) C
12 77 (6.10%) TypeScript
13 62 (4.91%) PowerShell
14 52 (4.12%) Groovy
15 51 (4.04%) Perl
16 44 (3.49%) Kotlin
17 32 (2.54%) Clojure
18 28 (2.22%) Rust
19 21 (1.66%) Objective-C
20 19 (1.51%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 101 (8.00%) Degree
2 32 (2.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (1.98%) Security Cleared
4 23 (1.82%) PhD
5 17 (1.35%) AWS Certification
6 10 (0.79%) SC Cleared
7 9 (0.71%) CISSP
7 9 (0.71%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.55%) CEH
8 7 (0.55%) CESG Certified Professional
8 7 (0.55%) OSCP
9 6 (0.48%) CEPT
9 6 (0.48%) CREST Certified
9 6 (0.48%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.48%) EC-Council LPT
9 6 (0.48%) GXPN
9 6 (0.48%) OSCE
9 6 (0.48%) SANS
10 5 (0.40%) RHCE
11 3 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.22%) QA
2 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.079%) PMO
System Software
1 553 (43.82%) Docker
2 22 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.03%) Active Directory
4 10 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.32%) LXC
5 4 (0.32%) vCloud
5 4 (0.32%) vSphere
5 4 (0.32%) zsh
6 3 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 2 (0.16%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.079%) etcd
8 1 (0.079%) HDFS
8 1 (0.079%) iptables
8 1 (0.079%) KVM
8 1 (0.079%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 565 (44.77%) Kubernetes
2 346 (27.42%) Terraform
3 299 (23.69%) Ansible
4 149 (11.81%) Puppet
5 123 (9.75%) Opscode Chef
6 45 (3.57%) Prometheus
7 37 (2.93%) Packer
8 33 (2.61%) Docker Swarm
9 32 (2.54%) Grafana
10 26 (2.06%) Nagios
11 22 (1.74%) Salt
12 19 (1.51%) Consul
13 17 (1.35%) Kibana
13 17 (1.35%) Kubeflow
14 14 (1.11%) Istio
14 14 (1.11%) Opsview
15 12 (0.95%) Nessus
15 12 (0.95%) Nmap
16 11 (0.87%) Graphite
17 8 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 122 (9.67%) Google
2 47 (3.72%) Red Hat
3 41 (3.25%) Microsoft
4 30 (2.38%) VMware
5 26 (2.06%) Oracle
6 18 (1.43%) SaltStack
7 16 (1.27%) SAP
7 16 (1.27%) Tableau
8 15 (1.19%) Rackspace
8 15 (1.19%) Splunk
9 12 (0.95%) Qualys
10 10 (0.79%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.79%) NetApp
10 10 (0.79%) New Relic
11 9 (0.71%) AppDynamics
11 9 (0.71%) IBM
12 8 (0.63%) Facebook
12 8 (0.63%) TOWER Software
13 7 (0.55%) Dynatrace
13 7 (0.55%) SevOne