Period
to 21 January 2019

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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
South East > Kent
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 70 97 122
Rank change year-on-year +27 +25 +23
Permanent jobs citing Go 10 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 1.18% 0.63% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.02% 1.10% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 2
Kent median annual salary £57,500 £80,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.13% +64.10% -25.00%
10th Percentile £51,250 £47,875 £44,125
90th Percentile £90,750 £85,000 £52,375
South East median annual salary £58,750 £57,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +2.17% -11.54% +116.67%

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 494 725 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 58.12% 57.13% 48.97%
Number of salaries quoted 416 621 680
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £59,775
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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
Tonbridge - 9 £95,000 -
Go
South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) Android
2 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (80.00%) C#
2 8 (80.00%) Java
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) OO
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 8 (80.00%) Retail
2 8 (80.00%) Logistics
2 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (10.00%) GitHub
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (10.00%) Perl
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Terraform
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Ansible
3 1 (10.00%) Docker
3 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Ruby
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (80.00%) Manufacturing
1 8 (80.00%) Retail
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Engineering Manager
1 8 (80.00%) Software Engineering Manager
1 8 (80.00%) Software Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) CloudOps Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Developer
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 1 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
2 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Android
1 8 (80.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) E-Commerce
2 8 (80.00%) Logistics
2 8 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (80.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) OOD
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Open Source
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
1 8 (80.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) COBOL
2 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
2 1 (10.00%) Python
2 1 (10.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Ansible
1 1 (10.00%) Terraform