Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 120 181 265
Rank change year-on-year +61 +84 +50
Permanent jobs citing Go 3,164 852 1,609
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.89% 1.94% 1.27%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 3.27% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,927 712 1,286
10th Percentile £48,750 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -
75th Percentile £96,500 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £112,500 £100,000 £100,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% -

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 59,638 26,090 67,916
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 54.48% 59.27% 53.55%
Number of salaries quoted 39,987 22,511 56,675
10th Percentile £35,754 £35,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +38 1,935 £82,500 +3.13% 257
North of England +36 513 £60,000 +4.35% 78
South East +27 303 £77,500 +29.17% 29
North West +23 263 £60,000 +4.35% 47
Yorkshire +21 236 £60,000 - 26
Midlands -9 166 £70,000 +36.59% 33
West Midlands -15 149 £75,000 +46.34% 26
South West +13 144 £52,500 +10.53% 26
East of England -107 19 £77,500 +5.08% 12
East Midlands -65 17 £61,250 +36.11% 7
North East -18 14 £35,000 -33.33% 5
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1,998 (63.15%) Python
2 1,617 (51.11%) Docker
3 1,606 (50.76%) Kubernetes
4 1,514 (47.85%) AWS
5 1,302 (41.15%) DevOps
6 1,269 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
7 1,260 (39.82%) Java
8 1,191 (37.64%) Software Engineering
9 1,092 (34.51%) Terraform
10 1,031 (32.59%) JavaScript
11 832 (26.30%) React
12 810 (25.60%) GCP
13 749 (23.67%) Azure
14 735 (23.23%) Microservices
15 715 (22.60%) Node.js
16 653 (20.64%) Ruby
17 588 (18.58%) Finance
18 572 (18.08%) Linux
19 550 (17.38%) Infrastructure as Code
20 545 (17.23%) PostgreSQL
21 540 (17.07%) PHP
22 517 (16.34%) C#
23 474 (14.98%) TypeScript
24 457 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
25 450 (14.22%) Social Skills
26 432 (13.65%) Serverless
27 423 (13.37%) Git (software)
28 419 (13.24%) Jenkins
29 415 (13.12%) TDD
30 412 (13.02%) 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
1 265 (8.38%) Elasticsearch
2 51 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 50 (1.58%) Apache
4 32 (1.01%) Cloud Foundry
5 31 (0.98%) Confluence
6 25 (0.79%) Apache Airflow
7 19 (0.60%) GemFire
8 18 (0.57%) nginx
9 16 (0.51%) Apache Pulsar
10 14 (0.44%) CMS
11 13 (0.41%) Apache Solr
11 13 (0.41%) Kentico
12 8 (0.25%) IIS
12 8 (0.25%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.25%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.19%) Ethereum
14 5 (0.16%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.063%) Hyperledger
16 1 (0.032%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.032%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (0.13%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.13%) Sketch
3 1 (0.032%) Figma
Business Applications
1 10 (0.32%) Primavera
2 7 (0.22%) Summit
3 5 (0.16%) Magento
3 5 (0.16%) osCommerce
4 2 (0.063%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.032%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 1,514 (47.85%) AWS
2 810 (25.60%) GCP
3 749 (23.67%) Azure
4 432 (13.65%) Serverless
5 315 (9.96%) AWS CloudFormation
6 245 (7.74%) AWS Lambda
7 219 (6.92%) SaaS
8 160 (5.06%) GitHub
9 153 (4.84%) Amazon ECS
10 149 (4.71%) Pulumi
11 146 (4.61%) Amazon EKS
12 114 (3.60%) PaaS
13 90 (2.84%) Amazon S3
14 83 (2.62%) Amazon SQS
15 75 (2.37%) Datadog
16 68 (2.15%) OpenShift
17 67 (2.12%) Cloud Computing
18 66 (2.09%) Azure Cosmos DB
19 62 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 60 (1.90%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 95 (3.00%) HTTP
2 54 (1.71%) Broadband
3 46 (1.45%) Internet
4 44 (1.39%) Firewall
5 37 (1.17%) Skype
6 28 (0.88%) TCP/IP
7 19 (0.60%) Calico
8 16 (0.51%) WebEx
9 11 (0.35%) DNS
10 10 (0.32%) Network Security
10 10 (0.32%) SSH
10 10 (0.32%) VPN
11 9 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
11 9 (0.28%) VoIP
12 8 (0.25%) LAN
12 8 (0.25%) Multicast
12 8 (0.25%) WAN
13 7 (0.22%) IPv6
13 7 (0.22%) SAN
13 7 (0.22%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 545 (17.23%) PostgreSQL
2 386 (12.20%) MySQL
3 312 (9.86%) NoSQL
4 283 (8.94%) MongoDB
5 253 (8.00%) Redis
6 189 (5.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 153 (4.84%) Big Data
8 84 (2.65%) Relational Database
9 81 (2.56%) SQL Server
10 69 (2.18%) Blockchain
10 69 (2.18%) MariaDB
11 67 (2.12%) Amazon Redshift
12 66 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
13 57 (1.80%) BigQuery
14 51 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
14 51 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
15 48 (1.52%) Hadoop
16 46 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
17 36 (1.14%) Data Lake
18 30 (0.95%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 423 (13.37%) Git (software)
2 419 (13.24%) Jenkins
3 226 (7.14%) GitLab
4 104 (3.29%) TeamCity
5 103 (3.26%) CircleCI
6 97 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
7 84 (2.65%) Octopus Deploy
8 77 (2.43%) JIRA
9 75 (2.37%) Selenium
10 65 (2.05%) webpack
11 61 (1.93%) Travis CI
12 57 (1.80%) Cypress.io
13 52 (1.64%) Cucumber
14 51 (1.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 46 (1.45%) Gradle
16 43 (1.36%) IBM UrbanCode
17 41 (1.30%) Artifactory
18 38 (1.20%) gulp
19 35 (1.11%) Maven
19 35 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 588 (18.58%) Finance
2 450 (14.22%) Social Skills
3 201 (6.35%) Games
4 164 (5.18%) Analytical Skills
5 153 (4.84%) Marketing
6 141 (4.46%) Banking
7 123 (3.89%) Retail
8 75 (2.37%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 67 (2.12%) Manufacturing
10 66 (2.09%) Public Sector
11 64 (2.02%) Telecoms
12 60 (1.90%) Law
13 47 (1.49%) Electronics
14 37 (1.17%) Retail Finance
15 36 (1.14%) Advertising
15 36 (1.14%) Presentation Skills
16 34 (1.07%) Publishing
17 31 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
18 27 (0.85%) Music Industry
19 25 (0.79%) Military
Job Titles
1 984 (31.10%) Developer
2 554 (17.51%) Software Engineer
3 501 (15.83%) DevOps Engineer
4 226 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
5 206 (6.51%) PHP Developer
6 203 (6.42%) AWS Engineer
7 148 (4.68%) Senior Developer
8 137 (4.33%) AWS DevOps
9 135 (4.27%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 134 (4.24%) Cloud Engineer
11 133 (4.20%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 118 (3.73%) Site Engineer
13 115 (3.63%) Backend Developer
14 114 (3.60%) Software Developer
15 113 (3.57%) Full Stack Developer
16 112 (3.54%) Python Engineer
17 111 (3.51%) Azure Engineer
18 110 (3.48%) Senior DevOps
19 108 (3.41%) Senior DevOps Engineer
20 102 (3.22%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 832 (26.30%) React
2 715 (22.60%) Node.js
3 371 (11.73%) AngularJS
4 347 (10.97%) REST
5 315 (9.96%) Kafka
6 307 (9.70%) GraphQL
7 292 (9.23%) Vue.js
8 199 (6.29%) CSS
9 193 (6.10%) HTML
10 160 (5.06%) Web Services
11 156 (4.93%) Redux
12 155 (4.90%) Elastic Stack
13 143 (4.52%) .NET
14 137 (4.33%) RESTful
15 132 (4.17%) React Native
16 123 (3.89%) gRPC
17 101 (3.19%) Spring
18 96 (3.03%) Symfony
19 95 (3.00%) Spring Boot
20 93 (2.94%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 361 (11.41%) Greenfield Project
2 198 (6.26%) User Experience
3 186 (5.88%) Virtual Team
4 183 (5.78%) Algorithms
5 153 (4.84%) Cloud Native
6 131 (4.14%) Self-Motivation
7 110 (3.48%) Data Structures
8 97 (3.07%) Public Cloud
9 94 (2.97%) Linux Command Line
10 69 (2.18%) Enterprise Cloud
11 66 (2.09%) Mobile App
12 62 (1.96%) Data Centre
13 55 (1.74%) Legacy Systems
14 48 (1.52%) Cyberattack
15 42 (1.33%) Blog
16 38 (1.20%) Renewable Energy
17 36 (1.14%) Management Information System
18 32 (1.01%) Analytical Mindset
19 31 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
20 20 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 572 (18.08%) Linux
2 100 (3.16%) Windows
3 73 (2.31%) Unix
4 53 (1.68%) Android
5 43 (1.36%) CentOS
5 43 (1.36%) Mesosphere
6 41 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 32 (1.01%) Apple iOS
8 15 (0.47%) Debian
9 12 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 10 (0.32%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.22%) VMS
12 5 (0.16%) CoreOS
13 4 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
13 4 (0.13%) SUSE
14 3 (0.095%) FreeBSD
14 3 (0.095%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.095%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.095%) Windows Server
14 3 (0.095%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,302 (41.15%) DevOps
2 1,269 (40.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1,191 (37.64%) Software Engineering
4 735 (23.23%) Microservices
5 550 (17.38%) Infrastructure as Code
6 457 (14.44%) Problem-Solving
7 415 (13.12%) TDD
8 383 (12.10%) Computer Science
9 382 (12.07%) Full Stack Development
10 372 (11.76%) Fintech
11 345 (10.90%) OOP
12 324 (10.24%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 313 (9.89%) Configuration Management
14 307 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
14 307 (9.70%) Mentoring
15 305 (9.64%) Open Source
16 303 (9.58%) Analytics
17 267 (8.44%) Artificial Intelligence
17 267 (8.44%) Test Automation
18 211 (6.67%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1,998 (63.15%) Python
2 1,260 (39.82%) Java
3 1,031 (32.59%) JavaScript
4 653 (20.64%) Ruby
5 540 (17.07%) PHP
6 517 (16.34%) C#
7 474 (14.98%) TypeScript
8 412 (13.02%) SQL
9 379 (11.98%) C++
10 313 (9.89%) Scala
11 294 (9.29%) Bash Shell
12 215 (6.80%) Rust
13 197 (6.23%) Kotlin
14 190 (6.01%) C
15 167 (5.28%) PowerShell
16 106 (3.35%) Groovy
17 60 (1.90%) Shell Script
18 58 (1.83%) Clojure
19 54 (1.71%) Elixir
19 54 (1.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 347 (10.97%) Degree
2 166 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 113 (3.57%) AWS Certification
4 85 (2.69%) Security Cleared
5 78 (2.47%) SC Cleared
6 43 (1.36%) Master's Degree
7 41 (1.30%) HND
8 24 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 19 (0.60%) OCP
9 19 (0.60%) Oracle Certification
10 14 (0.44%) CISSP
10 14 (0.44%) SANS
11 13 (0.41%) CompTIA Security+
12 12 (0.38%) PhD
13 10 (0.32%) CISA
13 10 (0.32%) CISM
14 5 (0.16%) GPEN
14 5 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (0.16%) OSCP
15 3 (0.095%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (2.43%) QA
2 58 (1.83%) Accessibility
3 35 (1.11%) SLA
4 17 (0.54%) WCAG
5 12 (0.38%) WAI
6 10 (0.32%) NIST
7 6 (0.19%) GDPR
8 4 (0.13%) NIST 800
8 4 (0.13%) PSD2
9 3 (0.095%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 1 (0.032%) COBIT
11 1 (0.032%) Cyber Essentials
11 1 (0.032%) FedRAMP
11 1 (0.032%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.032%) ISO 13485
11 1 (0.032%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.032%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1,617 (51.11%) Docker
2 25 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (0.28%) Ceph
6 8 (0.25%) Active Directory
6 8 (0.25%) KVM
7 6 (0.19%) Firmware
8 5 (0.16%) LXC
8 5 (0.16%) vSphere
9 4 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 3 (0.095%) Gluster
10 3 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.095%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.063%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.063%) NFS
12 1 (0.032%) Snort
12 1 (0.032%) Squid
12 1 (0.032%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1,606 (50.76%) Kubernetes
2 1,092 (34.51%) Terraform
3 364 (11.50%) Ansible
4 338 (10.68%) Prometheus
5 329 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
6 321 (10.15%) Puppet
7 252 (7.96%) Grafana
8 79 (2.50%) Kibana
9 55 (1.74%) Consul
10 48 (1.52%) Istio
11 43 (1.36%) Automic
12 41 (1.30%) Packer
13 40 (1.26%) Salt
14 32 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
15 28 (0.88%) logstash
16 23 (0.73%) Nagios
16 23 (0.73%) Rancher
17 12 (0.38%) linkerd
17 12 (0.38%) QRadar
18 11 (0.35%) Kustomize
Vendors
1 365 (11.54%) Google
2 130 (4.11%) SaltStack
3 110 (3.48%) Microsoft
4 86 (2.72%) Oracle
5 78 (2.47%) Splunk
6 70 (2.21%) New Relic
7 57 (1.80%) SAP
7 57 (1.80%) Zend
8 56 (1.77%) IBM
9 40 (1.26%) Red Hat
10 37 (1.17%) WorldPay
11 32 (1.01%) Apple
11 32 (1.01%) Sony
12 30 (0.95%) Samsung
13 28 (0.88%) Atlassian
14 26 (0.82%) VMware
15 22 (0.70%) Instagram
16 20 (0.63%) BT
16 20 (0.63%) YouTube
17 19 (0.60%) PayPal