Period
to 1 December 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 1 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
1 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 260 292
Rank change year-on-year +104 +32 +143
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,099 1,602 1,748
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.16% 1.29% 1.17%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 2.40% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1,160 1,390 1,509
Median annual salary £65,000 £69,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.80% +2.22% +3.85%
10th Percentile £43,750 £39,950 £42,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £100,000 £102,500
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £67,179
% change year-on-year -3.70% +0.48% +7.49%

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 30,022 66,839 82,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.99% 53.89% 55.35%
Number of salaries quoted 25,957 55,668 69,168
Median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 1 December 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 1 December 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 +68 649 £77,500 +3.33% 180
North of England +167 205 £60,000 +20.00% 88
North West +108 119 £57,500 +15.00% 51
Yorkshire +127 84 £60,000 +23.08% 24
South East +117 84 £62,500 +6.38% 26
Midlands +134 65 £48,500 -11.82% 29
South West +76 58 £57,500 +21.05% 10
West Midlands +121 56 £48,500 -7.62% 18
East of England +124 19 £65,000 +18.18% 12
East Midlands +72 9 £65,000 -7.14% 10
North East +19 2 £65,000 +20.37% 13
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 1 December 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.

1 818 (74.43%) Python
2 559 (50.86%) Docker
3 548 (49.86%) AWS
4 543 (49.41%) Java
5 515 (46.86%) Kubernetes
6 507 (46.13%) DevOps
7 474 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
8 396 (36.03%) Terraform
9 385 (35.03%) JavaScript
10 362 (32.94%) Software Engineering
11 316 (28.75%) Linux
12 309 (28.12%) Microservices
13 291 (26.48%) Azure
14 287 (26.11%) Ruby
15 283 (25.75%) Node.js
16 263 (23.93%) GCP
17 230 (20.93%) Ansible
18 223 (20.29%) C#
19 216 (19.65%) TDD
20 213 (19.38%) Puppet
21 199 (18.11%) Jenkins
22 195 (17.74%) Configuration Management
23 182 (16.56%) Kafka
24 173 (15.74%) Infrastructure as Code
25 164 (14.92%) Finance
26 158 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
26 158 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
27 154 (14.01%) React
27 154 (14.01%) SQL
28 146 (13.28%) Scrum

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 92 (8.37%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (1.55%) Apache
2 17 (1.55%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.27%) Confluence
4 3 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (0.27%) CloudStack
4 3 (0.27%) nginx
4 3 (0.27%) OpenStack
5 2 (0.18%) Jupyter
6 1 (0.091%) Apache Airflow
6 1 (0.091%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.091%) Ethereum
6 1 (0.091%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.091%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 23 (2.09%) SAP Hybris
2 9 (0.82%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.091%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.091%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 548 (49.86%) AWS
2 291 (26.48%) Azure
3 263 (23.93%) GCP
4 123 (11.19%) AWS CloudFormation
5 79 (7.19%) SaaS
6 70 (6.37%) Amazon EKS
7 69 (6.28%) Cloud Computing
8 60 (5.46%) PaaS
9 57 (5.19%) IaaS
10 53 (4.82%) GitHub
11 51 (4.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 47 (4.28%) Serverless
13 32 (2.91%) Amazon ECS
14 27 (2.46%) AWS Lambda
14 27 (2.46%) Datadog
15 23 (2.09%) Akamai
16 21 (1.91%) Amazon S3
17 20 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
18 18 (1.64%) IBM Cloud
19 12 (1.09%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.82%) DNS
2 15 (1.36%) Internet
3 13 (1.18%) Firewall
4 12 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (1.00%) HTTP
6 10 (0.91%) Network Security
7 6 (0.55%) SNMP
7 6 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.45%) 5G
8 5 (0.45%) Parlay
8 5 (0.45%) VPN
9 4 (0.36%) Wireless
10 3 (0.27%) AMQP
10 3 (0.27%) Bluetooth
10 3 (0.27%) DSL
10 3 (0.27%) H.323
10 3 (0.27%) ICMP
10 3 (0.27%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.091%) DHCP
11 1 (0.091%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (9.28%) MySQL
1 102 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
2 100 (9.10%) MongoDB
3 93 (8.46%) NoSQL
4 74 (6.73%) Redis
5 37 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 36 (3.28%) Big Data
7 28 (2.55%) Apache Cassandra
8 26 (2.37%) MariaDB
8 26 (2.37%) SQL Server
9 22 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
9 22 (2.00%) Blockchain
9 22 (2.00%) Cosmos DB
10 20 (1.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 14 (1.27%) Hadoop
11 14 (1.27%) Neo4j
12 10 (0.91%) RethinkDB
13 9 (0.82%) Amazon RDS
13 9 (0.82%) InfluxDB
14 7 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 199 (18.11%) Jenkins
2 135 (12.28%) GitLab
3 132 (12.01%) Git (software)
4 59 (5.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 51 (4.64%) Selenium
6 37 (3.37%) TeamCity
7 34 (3.09%) Cucumber
8 32 (2.91%) JIRA
9 24 (2.18%) CircleCI
10 23 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
11 22 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
12 14 (1.27%) Vagrant
13 13 (1.18%) JMeter
13 13 (1.18%) webpack
14 11 (1.00%) Hudson
15 8 (0.73%) Bitbucket
15 8 (0.73%) GoCD
15 8 (0.73%) SonarQube
16 7 (0.64%) Gatling
16 7 (0.64%) Travis CI
General
1 164 (14.92%) Finance
2 60 (5.46%) Banking
3 43 (3.91%) Public Sector
4 36 (3.28%) Retail
5 27 (2.46%) Games
6 16 (1.46%) Marketing
7 13 (1.18%) Telecoms
8 12 (1.09%) Law
9 11 (1.00%) Advertising
10 10 (0.91%) Retail Banking
11 9 (0.82%) Electronics
12 6 (0.55%) Front Office
13 4 (0.36%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.18%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.18%) Publishing
15 1 (0.091%) Back Office
15 1 (0.091%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.091%) Legal
15 1 (0.091%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 292 (26.57%) DevOps Engineer
2 265 (24.11%) Developer
3 226 (20.56%) Software Engineer
4 100 (9.10%) AWS Engineer
5 79 (7.19%) AWS DevOps
6 75 (6.82%) Senior Software Engineer
7 73 (6.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 69 (6.28%) Senior DevOps
9 61 (5.55%) Platform Engineer
10 55 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
11 51 (4.64%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 50 (4.55%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 44 (4.00%) Senior Developer
14 42 (3.82%) Software Developer
15 39 (3.55%) Azure Engineer
15 39 (3.55%) Site Engineer
16 36 (3.28%) Azure DevOps Engineer
16 36 (3.28%) Java Engineer
16 36 (3.28%) Python Engineer
17 35 (3.18%) Kubernetes Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (25.75%) Node.js
2 182 (16.56%) Kafka
3 154 (14.01%) React
4 117 (10.65%) AngularJS
5 97 (8.83%) .NET
6 91 (8.28%) REST
7 90 (8.19%) Vue.js
8 76 (6.92%) .NET Core
9 64 (5.82%) .NET Framework
10 62 (5.64%) HTML
11 61 (5.55%) CSS
12 58 (5.28%) Web Services
13 55 (5.00%) React Native
14 54 (4.91%) Elastic Stack
15 48 (4.37%) RabbitMQ
16 37 (3.37%) GraphQL
17 31 (2.82%) NativeScript
18 29 (2.64%) gRPC
19 28 (2.55%) RESTful
20 27 (2.46%) Svelte
Miscellaneous
1 80 (7.28%) Cloud Native
2 72 (6.55%) Greenfield Project
3 51 (4.64%) Algorithms
4 48 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 47 (4.28%) Public Cloud
6 38 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (3.18%) Enterprise Cloud
8 33 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
9 31 (2.82%) Social Network
10 29 (2.64%) Data Structures
11 21 (1.91%) FMCG
12 19 (1.73%) Virtual Team
13 13 (1.18%) Hedge funds
14 11 (1.00%) Data Centre
15 9 (0.82%) Self-Motivation
16 8 (0.73%) Internet of Things
17 7 (0.64%) User Experience
18 5 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 5 (0.45%) e-Learning
18 5 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 316 (28.75%) Linux
2 51 (4.64%) CentOS
3 40 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 36 (3.28%) Unix
5 29 (2.64%) Windows
6 17 (1.55%) Android
7 16 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 11 (1.00%) Amazon Linux
9 4 (0.36%) Mesosphere
10 3 (0.27%) AIX
10 3 (0.27%) Solaris
10 3 (0.27%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.091%) Debian
11 1 (0.091%) FreeBSD
11 1 (0.091%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 507 (46.13%) DevOps
2 474 (43.13%) Agile Software Development
3 362 (32.94%) Software Engineering
4 309 (28.12%) Microservices
5 216 (19.65%) TDD
6 195 (17.74%) Configuration Management
7 173 (15.74%) Infrastructure as Code
8 158 (14.38%) Problem-Solving
9 146 (13.28%) Scrum
10 139 (12.65%) Continuous Integration
11 118 (10.74%) Fintech
12 93 (8.46%) Test Automation
13 90 (8.19%) Machine Learning
14 87 (7.92%) Continuous Delivery
14 87 (7.92%) Mentoring
14 87 (7.92%) Open Source
15 77 (7.01%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 77 (7.01%) SOLID
16 68 (6.19%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
17 66 (6.01%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 818 (74.43%) Python
2 543 (49.41%) Java
3 385 (35.03%) JavaScript
4 287 (26.11%) Ruby
5 223 (20.29%) C#
6 154 (14.01%) SQL
7 137 (12.47%) C++
8 107 (9.74%) Scala
8 107 (9.74%) TypeScript
9 104 (9.46%) PHP
10 102 (9.28%) Bash Shell
11 83 (7.55%) Kotlin
12 71 (6.46%) PowerShell
13 70 (6.37%) C
14 45 (4.09%) Perl
15 38 (3.46%) Groovy
16 33 (3.00%) Rust
17 31 (2.82%) Clojure
18 30 (2.73%) Elixir
19 18 (1.64%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (6.28%) AWS Certification
1 69 (6.28%) Degree
2 52 (4.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.09%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.00%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.55%) OSCE
5 6 (0.55%) OSCP
5 6 (0.55%) PhD
6 5 (0.45%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.36%) CISM
7 4 (0.36%) CISSP
7 4 (0.36%) CRISC
8 3 (0.27%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 1 (0.091%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.091%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.091%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.28%) QA
2 14 (1.27%) PCI DSS
3 12 (1.09%) NIST
4 11 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.55%) GDPR
6 5 (0.45%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.45%) WCAG
7 4 (0.36%) SLA
8 1 (0.091%) Data Quality
System Software
1 559 (50.86%) Docker
2 4 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.27%) KVM
4 1 (0.091%) Gluster
4 1 (0.091%) LXC
Systems Management
1 515 (46.86%) Kubernetes
2 396 (36.03%) Terraform
3 230 (20.93%) Ansible
4 213 (19.38%) Puppet
5 158 (14.38%) Opscode Chef
6 116 (10.56%) Prometheus
7 88 (8.01%) Grafana
8 50 (4.55%) Graphite
9 48 (4.37%) Istio
10 29 (2.64%) Packer
11 27 (2.46%) Consul
12 24 (2.18%) Nagios
13 22 (2.00%) Single Sign-On
14 14 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
14 14 (1.27%) ZABBIX
15 11 (1.00%) Kibana
15 11 (1.00%) Salt
16 10 (0.91%) logstash
16 10 (0.91%) Opsview
17 9 (0.82%) Mesos
Vendors
1 79 (7.19%) Google
2 61 (5.55%) New Relic
3 58 (5.28%) SaltStack
4 33 (3.00%) Microsoft
5 27 (2.46%) SAP
6 24 (2.18%) Red Hat
6 24 (2.18%) Salesforce.com
7 23 (2.09%) Adobe
7 23 (2.09%) hybris
8 18 (1.64%) IBM
9 16 (1.46%) Dynatrace
10 15 (1.36%) Oracle
11 10 (0.91%) Zend
12 9 (0.82%) VMware
13 7 (0.64%) AppDynamics
13 7 (0.64%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.55%) Apple
14 6 (0.55%) Splunk
15 5 (0.45%) Teradata
15 5 (0.45%) TOWER Software