Period
to 24 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
South East > Kent
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 91 103 130
Rank change year-on-year +12 +27 -
Permanent jobs citing Go 7 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.67% 0.62% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.17% 1.15% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 3
Kent median annual salary £57,500 £80,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.13% +39.13% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £75,000 £47,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £85,000 £77,250
South East median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £61,250
% change year-on-year +4.35% -6.12% +53.13%

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 Kent with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 596 698 858
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 57.03% 53.73% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 519 607 777
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,650
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Kent.

Job vacancy trend for Go in Kent

Go
Salary Trend in Kent

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Go in Kent.

Salary trend for Go in Kent

Go
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go in Kent over the 6 months to 24 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Go in Kent

Go
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the Kent region over the 6 months to 24 September 2018. 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
Westerham - 1 £75,000 -
Go
South East

For the 6 months to 24 September 2018, 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 Kent region with a requirement for Go.

1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 3 (42.86%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) RethinkDB
3 2 (28.57%) Open Source
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Redis
3 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
3 2 (28.57%) GitHub
3 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
3 2 (28.57%) Express
3 2 (28.57%) Analytics
3 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
3 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (28.57%) Docker
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) React
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
3 2 (28.57%) Data Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Cryptocurrency
3 2 (28.57%) Blockchain
3 2 (28.57%) Hyperledger
3 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree
3 2 (28.57%) COBOL
3 2 (28.57%) CMS
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) OOP
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 2 (28.57%) CMS
1 2 (28.57%) Hyperledger
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) GitHub
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (28.57%) Blockchain
1 2 (28.57%) Data Mining
1 2 (28.57%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (28.57%) NoSQL
1 2 (28.57%) Redis
1 2 (28.57%) RethinkDB
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Developer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Architect
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Product Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Lead Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) Express
1 2 (28.57%) Middleware
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
1 2 (28.57%) React
2 1 (14.29%) CSS
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
1 2 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Microservices
2 2 (28.57%) Analytics
2 2 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptocurrency
2 2 (28.57%) Cryptography
2 2 (28.57%) Data Engineering
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Machine Learning
2 2 (28.57%) Master Data Management
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 2 (28.57%) OOP
2 2 (28.57%) Open Source
2 2 (28.57%) SDLC
2 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) COBOL
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
1 2 (28.57%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Google