Period
to 17 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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)
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 122 184
Rank change year-on-year +38 +62 +62
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,935 531 1,111
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.87% 2.74% 2.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.36% 4.49% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 902 435 871
10th Percentile £55,000 £49,250 £48,750
25th Percentile £65,000 £64,934 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% -
75th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £92,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £110,000 £105,000
England 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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 30,438 11,836 30,685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.82% 61.17% 56.09%
Number of salaries quoted 18,765 10,194 25,827
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,750 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.57% +5.00%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Go as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Go in London

Go
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Go in London.

Salary trend for Go in London

Go
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go in London over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Go in London

Go
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the London 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
Central London -10 175 £90,000 +20.00% 95
West London -14 82 £72,500 +52.63% 43
South London +4 33 £75,000 +3.45% 1
North London - 1 £52,500 - 1
East London - 1 - - 13
Go
England

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 London region with a requirement for Go.

1 1,283 (66.30%) Python
2 992 (51.27%) Kubernetes
3 929 (48.01%) AWS
4 926 (47.86%) Docker
5 742 (38.35%) Java
6 726 (37.52%) Software Engineering
7 692 (35.76%) DevOps
8 686 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
9 588 (30.39%) Terraform
10 579 (29.92%) JavaScript
11 562 (29.04%) Microservices
12 546 (28.22%) GCP
13 515 (26.61%) React
14 498 (25.74%) Node.js
15 415 (21.45%) PostgreSQL
16 406 (20.98%) Finance
17 394 (20.36%) Azure
18 384 (19.84%) Serverless
19 347 (17.93%) TypeScript
20 346 (17.88%) Infrastructure as Code
21 331 (17.11%) Ruby
22 329 (17.00%) Social Skills
23 310 (16.02%) Linux
24 293 (15.14%) Git (software)
25 289 (14.94%) GraphQL
26 288 (14.88%) Computer Science
27 283 (14.63%) Google
28 278 (14.37%) SQL
29 277 (14.32%) Open Source
30 265 (13.70%) REST

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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
1 203 (10.49%) Elasticsearch
2 48 (2.48%) Apache Spark
3 36 (1.86%) Apache
4 25 (1.29%) Apache Airflow
5 21 (1.09%) Confluence
6 16 (0.83%) Apache Pulsar
7 14 (0.72%) CMS
8 13 (0.67%) Apache Solr
8 13 (0.67%) Cloud Foundry
8 13 (0.67%) Kentico
9 10 (0.52%) nginx
10 6 (0.31%) Ethereum
11 5 (0.26%) SharePoint
12 4 (0.21%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.052%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.052%) Drupal
13 1 (0.052%) Headless CMS
13 1 (0.052%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 10 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (0.21%) Chatbot
2 4 (0.21%) Sketch
3 1 (0.052%) Figma
Business Applications
1 10 (0.52%) Primavera
2 7 (0.36%) Summit
3 2 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 929 (48.01%) AWS
2 546 (28.22%) GCP
3 394 (20.36%) Azure
4 384 (19.84%) Serverless
5 210 (10.85%) AWS Lambda
6 153 (7.91%) SaaS
7 141 (7.29%) Amazon ECS
8 124 (6.41%) GitHub
9 94 (4.86%) AWS CloudFormation
10 75 (3.88%) Amazon S3
11 74 (3.82%) PaaS
12 69 (3.57%) Amazon EKS
12 69 (3.57%) Amazon SQS
13 59 (3.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 51 (2.64%) Amazon Kinesis
14 51 (2.64%) Slack
15 46 (2.38%) AWS Fargate
16 37 (1.91%) IaaS
17 35 (1.81%) Cloud Computing
17 35 (1.81%) GitHub Actions
Communications & Networking
1 60 (3.10%) HTTP
2 37 (1.91%) Firewall
2 37 (1.91%) Skype
3 35 (1.81%) Internet
4 32 (1.65%) Broadband
5 18 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 16 (0.83%) WebEx
7 9 (0.47%) VoIP
7 9 (0.47%) VPN
8 8 (0.41%) DNS
8 8 (0.41%) Multicast
9 7 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
9 7 (0.36%) LAN
9 7 (0.36%) SAN
9 7 (0.36%) SD-WAN
9 7 (0.36%) VSAN
9 7 (0.36%) WAN
10 6 (0.31%) IPv6
10 6 (0.31%) RTSP
10 6 (0.31%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 415 (21.45%) PostgreSQL
2 253 (13.07%) NoSQL
3 203 (10.49%) MySQL
4 176 (9.10%) Redis
5 164 (8.48%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 130 (6.72%) Big Data
7 107 (5.53%) MongoDB
8 62 (3.20%) Amazon Redshift
9 59 (3.05%) Relational Database
10 54 (2.79%) Blockchain
11 39 (2.02%) Amazon RDS
12 38 (1.96%) BigQuery
13 35 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
14 30 (1.55%) Apache Cassandra
14 30 (1.55%) RDBMS
15 25 (1.29%) Amazon Athena
16 22 (1.14%) Data Lake
17 20 (1.03%) Hadoop
18 19 (0.98%) Kalido
19 16 (0.83%) FoundationDB
Development Applications
1 293 (15.14%) Git (software)
2 262 (13.54%) Jenkins
3 167 (8.63%) GitLab
4 97 (5.01%) TeamCity
5 90 (4.65%) CircleCI
6 81 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
7 61 (3.15%) Travis CI
7 61 (3.15%) webpack
8 53 (2.74%) Cypress.io
9 48 (2.48%) JIRA
10 46 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
11 43 (2.22%) IBM UrbanCode
12 39 (2.02%) Artifactory
12 39 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 24 (1.24%) Mocha
13 24 (1.24%) Storybook
14 22 (1.14%) Selenium
15 21 (1.09%) Maven
15 21 (1.09%) Spinnaker
16 19 (0.98%) PyCharm
General
1 406 (20.98%) Finance
2 329 (17.00%) Social Skills
3 152 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
4 125 (6.46%) Marketing
5 111 (5.74%) Retail
6 107 (5.53%) Banking
7 95 (4.91%) Games
8 59 (3.05%) Manufacturing
9 54 (2.79%) Telecoms
10 50 (2.58%) Public Sector
11 39 (2.02%) Electronics
11 39 (2.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 37 (1.91%) Retail Finance
13 33 (1.71%) Advertising
13 33 (1.71%) Publishing
14 31 (1.60%) Presentation Skills
15 27 (1.40%) Music Industry
16 24 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 22 (1.14%) Organisational Skills
18 17 (0.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 504 (26.05%) Developer
2 352 (18.19%) Software Engineer
3 263 (13.59%) DevOps Engineer
4 163 (8.42%) Senior Software Engineer
5 101 (5.22%) Python Engineer
6 100 (5.17%) Senior Developer
7 92 (4.75%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 91 (4.70%) Cloud Engineer
9 84 (4.34%) Backend Developer
10 77 (3.98%) Senior DevOps
11 75 (3.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 75 (3.88%) Site Engineer
12 73 (3.77%) AWS Engineer
12 73 (3.77%) Full Stack Developer
13 72 (3.72%) Principal Engineer
14 50 (2.58%) Architect
15 49 (2.53%) Lead Developer
16 47 (2.43%) Python Developer
17 44 (2.27%) Azure Engineer
18 40 (2.07%) Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 515 (26.61%) React
2 498 (25.74%) Node.js
3 289 (14.94%) GraphQL
4 265 (13.70%) REST
5 176 (9.10%) Kafka
6 133 (6.87%) Redux
6 133 (6.87%) Vue.js
6 133 (6.87%) Web Services
7 125 (6.46%) AngularJS
8 120 (6.20%) React Native
9 110 (5.68%) CSS
9 110 (5.68%) gRPC
10 99 (5.12%) HTML
11 94 (4.86%) RESTful
12 93 (4.81%) .NET
13 83 (4.29%) Elastic Stack
14 72 (3.72%) Jest
15 66 (3.41%) Ruby on Rails
16 62 (3.20%) RabbitMQ
17 57 (2.95%) Next.js
Miscellaneous
1 163 (8.42%) User Experience
2 133 (6.87%) Algorithms
3 128 (6.61%) Greenfield Project
4 114 (5.89%) Cloud Native
5 83 (4.29%) Virtual Team
6 72 (3.72%) Data Structures
7 66 (3.41%) Public Cloud
8 64 (3.31%) Self-Motivation
9 54 (2.79%) Legacy Systems
10 50 (2.58%) Data Centre
10 50 (2.58%) Mobile App
11 42 (2.17%) Blog
12 37 (1.91%) Linux Command Line
13 32 (1.65%) Analytical Mindset
14 30 (1.55%) Renewable Energy
15 23 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
16 20 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 20 (1.03%) Management Information System
17 19 (0.98%) NHS
18 16 (0.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 310 (16.02%) Linux
2 72 (3.72%) Windows
3 46 (2.38%) Unix
4 43 (2.22%) Mesosphere
5 42 (2.17%) Android
6 22 (1.14%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.57%) Debian
8 10 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 9 (0.47%) CentOS
10 7 (0.36%) VMS
11 6 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.21%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.16%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.052%) Alpine Linux
14 1 (0.052%) CoreOS
14 1 (0.052%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 726 (37.52%) Software Engineering
2 692 (35.76%) DevOps
3 686 (35.45%) Agile Software Development
4 562 (29.04%) Microservices
5 346 (17.88%) Infrastructure as Code
6 288 (14.88%) Computer Science
7 277 (14.32%) Open Source
8 254 (13.13%) Problem-Solving
9 249 (12.87%) Mentoring
10 244 (12.61%) TDD
11 240 (12.40%) Fintech
12 233 (12.04%) Continuous Integration
13 226 (11.68%) Artificial Intelligence
14 220 (11.37%) Analytics
15 212 (10.96%) Full Stack Development
16 201 (10.39%) Test Automation
17 195 (10.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
18 175 (9.04%) Machine Learning
19 153 (7.91%) OOP
20 148 (7.65%) Event-Driven
Programming Languages
1 1,283 (66.30%) Python
2 742 (38.35%) Java
3 579 (29.92%) JavaScript
4 347 (17.93%) TypeScript
5 331 (17.11%) Ruby
6 278 (14.37%) SQL
7 243 (12.56%) PHP
8 216 (11.16%) C#
9 198 (10.23%) C++
10 195 (10.08%) Rust
11 170 (8.79%) Scala
12 147 (7.60%) Bash Shell
13 102 (5.27%) C
14 72 (3.72%) Kotlin
15 69 (3.57%) PowerShell
16 57 (2.95%) Clojure
17 54 (2.79%) Elixir
18 45 (2.33%) Perl
19 44 (2.27%) Groovy
20 43 (2.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 237 (12.25%) Degree
2 134 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
3 42 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 22 (1.14%) AWS Certification
5 20 (1.03%) Security Cleared
6 18 (0.93%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.52%) CISA
7 10 (0.52%) CISM
7 10 (0.52%) CISSP
7 10 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (0.52%) SANS
8 8 (0.41%) HND
8 8 (0.41%) PhD
9 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.10%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.10%) OSCP
11 1 (0.052%) GPEN
11 1 (0.052%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.052%) RHCE
11 1 (0.052%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.20%) QA
2 51 (2.64%) Accessibility
3 17 (0.88%) WCAG
4 12 (0.62%) WAI
5 7 (0.36%) NIST
6 4 (0.21%) GDPR
6 4 (0.21%) NIST 800
6 4 (0.21%) PSD2
7 2 (0.10%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.10%) SLA
8 1 (0.052%) COBIT
8 1 (0.052%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.052%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 926 (47.86%) Docker
2 14 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.47%) Ceph
4 8 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 8 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (0.36%) KVM
6 6 (0.31%) Firmware
7 5 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 5 (0.26%) vSphere
8 4 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 4 (0.21%) LXC
9 1 (0.052%) NFS
9 1 (0.052%) Xen
Systems Management
1 992 (51.27%) Kubernetes
2 588 (30.39%) Terraform
3 249 (12.87%) Prometheus
4 200 (10.34%) Ansible
5 144 (7.44%) Grafana
6 140 (7.24%) Opscode Chef
7 133 (6.87%) Puppet
8 58 (3.00%) Kibana
9 48 (2.48%) Istio
10 46 (2.38%) Consul
11 43 (2.22%) Automic
12 26 (1.34%) logstash
13 23 (1.19%) Docker Swarm
13 23 (1.19%) Salt
14 22 (1.14%) Packer
15 20 (1.03%) Rancher
16 13 (0.67%) Nagios
17 12 (0.62%) linkerd
18 11 (0.57%) Kustomize
18 11 (0.57%) QRadar
Vendors
1 283 (14.63%) Google
2 89 (4.60%) Microsoft
3 60 (3.10%) Splunk
4 48 (2.48%) SAP
5 37 (1.91%) WorldPay
6 32 (1.65%) Sony
7 30 (1.55%) Apple
7 30 (1.55%) Samsung
8 27 (1.40%) Red Hat
9 25 (1.29%) Oracle
10 22 (1.14%) Instagram
11 20 (1.03%) BT
11 20 (1.03%) YouTube
12 19 (0.98%) Alibaba
13 18 (0.93%) IBM
13 18 (0.93%) VMware
14 15 (0.78%) Qubit
15 13 (0.67%) Cadence
16 10 (0.52%) Autodesk
16 10 (0.52%) Dynatrace