Period
to 17 January 2022

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 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > London
6 months to
17 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 94 99 184
Rank change year-on-year +5 +85 0
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,760 735 1,027
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.52% 3.15% 2.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.95% 5.18% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 866 628 816
10th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,250
25th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £60,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +3.45%
75th Percentile £108,750 £95,000 £95,000
90th Percentile £122,500 £118,750 £110,000
England median annual salary £80,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +18.52% +3.85% -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 29,566 14,181 28,984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 59.15% 60.77% 56.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18,940 12,323 24,335
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 January 2022.

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 January 2022. 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 -5 158 £90,000 +12.50% 90
West London -16 53 £75,000 +30.43% 45
South London -2 25 £75,000 +7.14% 1
North London - 1 £52,500 -
East London - 1 - - 19
Go
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2022, 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 1,195 (67.90%) Python
2 848 (48.18%) Kubernetes
3 846 (48.07%) AWS
4 808 (45.91%) Java
5 751 (42.67%) Software Engineering
6 712 (40.45%) Docker
7 684 (38.86%) DevOps
8 579 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
9 576 (32.73%) GCP
10 510 (28.98%) JavaScript
11 446 (25.34%) Microservices
12 445 (25.28%) Terraform
13 408 (23.18%) Azure
14 396 (22.50%) React
15 368 (20.91%) Node.js
16 367 (20.85%) Finance
17 324 (18.41%) Serverless
18 319 (18.13%) Social Skills
19 317 (18.01%) Infrastructure as Code
20 304 (17.27%) TypeScript
21 294 (16.70%) Ruby
22 288 (16.36%) Jenkins
23 280 (15.91%) C++
24 278 (15.80%) Linux
25 251 (14.26%) Full Stack Development
26 248 (14.09%) Mentoring
27 242 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
28 241 (13.69%) Google
29 238 (13.52%) Open Source
30 227 (12.90%) TDD

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 85 (4.83%) Elasticsearch
2 74 (4.20%) Apache Spark
3 48 (2.73%) Apache
4 46 (2.61%) Apache Airflow
5 31 (1.76%) Confluence
6 16 (0.91%) CMS
7 12 (0.68%) nginx
8 11 (0.63%) SharePoint
9 9 (0.51%) Ethereum
10 8 (0.45%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.40%) Apache Pulsar
12 6 (0.34%) Cloud Foundry
13 5 (0.28%) Jetty
14 3 (0.17%) WordPress
15 2 (0.11%) IIS
15 2 (0.11%) Kentico
15 2 (0.11%) MQSeries
16 1 (0.057%) Apache Solr
16 1 (0.057%) BizTalk Server
16 1 (0.057%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (0.23%) Chatbot
1 4 (0.23%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 19 (1.08%) Summit
2 2 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 846 (48.07%) AWS
2 576 (32.73%) GCP
3 408 (23.18%) Azure
4 324 (18.41%) Serverless
5 173 (9.83%) AWS Lambda
6 140 (7.95%) SaaS
7 117 (6.65%) Amazon ECS
8 98 (5.57%) GitHub
9 96 (5.45%) Amazon S3
10 84 (4.77%) AWS CloudFormation
11 81 (4.60%) Amazon SQS
12 67 (3.81%) Amazon EC2
13 54 (3.07%) PaaS
14 47 (2.67%) Amazon Kinesis
15 45 (2.56%) AWS Fargate
15 45 (2.56%) OpenShift
16 44 (2.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 36 (2.05%) Amazon EKS
18 34 (1.93%) IaaS
19 31 (1.76%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.01%) Internet
2 49 (2.78%) HTTP
3 30 (1.70%) Broadband
4 18 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.85%) DNS
6 14 (0.80%) IPv6
6 14 (0.80%) RTSP
6 14 (0.80%) UPnP
7 13 (0.74%) WebEx
8 11 (0.63%) Firewall
9 10 (0.57%) Skype
10 9 (0.51%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.51%) SSH
11 7 (0.40%) VPN
12 6 (0.34%) DHCP
12 6 (0.34%) Multicast
12 6 (0.34%) VLAN
12 6 (0.34%) VoIP
13 5 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
13 5 (0.28%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 242 (13.75%) PostgreSQL
2 173 (9.83%) NoSQL
3 161 (9.15%) MySQL
4 118 (6.70%) MongoDB
5 93 (5.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 89 (5.06%) Big Data
7 82 (4.66%) Redis
8 61 (3.47%) Relational Database
9 60 (3.41%) Amazon RDS
10 48 (2.73%) Hadoop
11 47 (2.67%) Blockchain
12 45 (2.56%) Amazon Redshift
13 44 (2.50%) Apache Cassandra
14 36 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (1.76%) BigQuery
16 28 (1.59%) Data Lake
17 26 (1.48%) SQL Server
18 20 (1.14%) Amazon Athena
18 20 (1.14%) Metadata
19 13 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 288 (16.36%) Jenkins
2 201 (11.42%) Git (software)
3 127 (7.22%) GitLab
4 72 (4.09%) TeamCity
5 63 (3.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 62 (3.52%) CircleCI
7 52 (2.95%) Artifactory
8 47 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 46 (2.61%) Travis CI
10 45 (2.56%) JIRA
11 43 (2.44%) webpack
12 37 (2.10%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (1.99%) Cypress.io
14 34 (1.93%) IBM UrbanCode
15 29 (1.65%) Maven
16 26 (1.48%) Spinnaker
17 25 (1.42%) Gradle
18 23 (1.31%) Subversion
19 17 (0.97%) Mockito
19 17 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 367 (20.85%) Finance
2 319 (18.13%) Social Skills
3 144 (8.18%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 128 (7.27%) Banking
5 114 (6.48%) Retail
6 107 (6.08%) Games
7 102 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
8 47 (2.67%) Marketing
9 42 (2.39%) Pharmaceutical
10 35 (1.99%) Public Sector
11 32 (1.82%) Publishing
12 29 (1.65%) Telecoms
13 28 (1.59%) Advertising
13 28 (1.59%) Electronics
14 26 (1.48%) Manufacturing
15 20 (1.14%) Financial Institution
15 20 (1.14%) Legal
16 19 (1.08%) Military
17 18 (1.02%) Front Office
17 18 (1.02%) Law
Job Titles
1 454 (25.80%) Developer
2 398 (22.61%) Software Engineer
3 243 (13.81%) DevOps Engineer
4 164 (9.32%) Senior Software Engineer
5 131 (7.44%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 110 (6.25%) Site Engineer
7 95 (5.40%) Cloud Engineer
7 95 (5.40%) Full Stack Developer
8 94 (5.34%) Senior Developer
9 75 (4.26%) Principal Engineer
10 70 (3.98%) Data Engineer
11 65 (3.69%) Senior DevOps
12 63 (3.58%) Architect
13 55 (3.13%) Python Developer
14 52 (2.95%) Backend Developer
15 51 (2.90%) Lead Developer
16 49 (2.78%) Platform Engineer
17 46 (2.61%) AWS Engineer
18 40 (2.27%) Java Developer
18 40 (2.27%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 396 (22.50%) React
2 368 (20.91%) Node.js
3 206 (11.70%) Kafka
4 200 (11.36%) GraphQL
5 160 (9.09%) REST
6 120 (6.82%) Vue.js
7 111 (6.31%) AngularJS
8 109 (6.19%) React Native
9 98 (5.57%) RESTful
10 90 (5.11%) CSS
11 87 (4.94%) gRPC
12 81 (4.60%) HTML
13 72 (4.09%) RabbitMQ
14 68 (3.86%) Web Services
15 63 (3.58%) .NET
16 51 (2.90%) Spring
17 50 (2.84%) Elastic Stack
18 48 (2.73%) Redux
18 48 (2.73%) Ruby on Rails
19 41 (2.33%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 151 (8.58%) Greenfield Project
2 116 (6.59%) User Experience
3 111 (6.31%) Data Structures
4 110 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 95 (5.40%) Cloud Native
6 78 (4.43%) Mobile App
7 76 (4.32%) Virtual Team
8 75 (4.26%) Public Cloud
9 67 (3.81%) Self-Motivation
10 30 (1.70%) NHS
10 30 (1.70%) Renewable Energy
11 28 (1.59%) Data Centre
12 25 (1.42%) Blog
12 25 (1.42%) Legacy Systems
13 22 (1.25%) Social Network
14 19 (1.08%) Private Cloud
15 17 (0.97%) Cyberattack
15 17 (0.97%) PlayStation
16 16 (0.91%) FMCG
17 15 (0.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 278 (15.80%) Linux
2 76 (4.32%) Windows
3 50 (2.84%) Android
4 49 (2.78%) Unix
5 44 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 34 (1.93%) Mesosphere
7 21 (1.19%) VMS
8 12 (0.68%) CentOS
9 9 (0.51%) Debian
9 9 (0.51%) Ubuntu
10 6 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.23%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.23%) OpenWrt
13 1 (0.057%) CoreOS
13 1 (0.057%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.057%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (42.67%) Software Engineering
2 684 (38.86%) DevOps
3 579 (32.90%) Agile Software Development
4 446 (25.34%) Microservices
5 317 (18.01%) Infrastructure as Code
6 251 (14.26%) Full Stack Development
7 248 (14.09%) Mentoring
8 238 (13.52%) Open Source
9 227 (12.90%) TDD
10 224 (12.73%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 222 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
12 184 (10.45%) Continuous Integration
13 181 (10.28%) Computer Science
14 177 (10.06%) Analytics
15 167 (9.49%) Artificial Intelligence
16 161 (9.15%) Test Automation
17 144 (8.18%) Fintech
17 144 (8.18%) Machine Learning
18 140 (7.95%) Configuration Management
19 138 (7.84%) OO
Programming Languages
1 1,195 (67.90%) Python
2 808 (45.91%) Java
3 510 (28.98%) JavaScript
4 304 (17.27%) TypeScript
5 294 (16.70%) Ruby
6 280 (15.91%) C++
7 220 (12.50%) SQL
8 208 (11.82%) C#
9 179 (10.17%) Scala
10 161 (9.15%) PHP
11 159 (9.03%) Bash
12 139 (7.90%) Rust
13 113 (6.42%) C
14 97 (5.51%) PowerShell
15 86 (4.89%) Kotlin
16 53 (3.01%) Groovy
17 44 (2.50%) Clojure
18 39 (2.22%) Elixir
19 33 (1.88%) ES6
20 28 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 219 (12.44%) Degree
2 94 (5.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (1.65%) Master's Degree
4 26 (1.48%) AWS Certification
5 12 (0.68%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 10 (0.57%) HND
7 8 (0.45%) CISSP
8 6 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.23%) CISA
9 4 (0.23%) CISM
9 4 (0.23%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (0.23%) SANS
10 2 (0.11%) CREST Certified
10 2 (0.11%) PhD
10 2 (0.11%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.11%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.057%) GWAPT
11 1 (0.057%) LPIC
11 1 (0.057%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.24%) QA
2 33 (1.88%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.45%) NIST
3 8 (0.45%) WAI
4 7 (0.40%) NIST 800
4 7 (0.40%) WCAG
5 6 (0.34%) SLA
6 5 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 3 (0.17%) GDPR
9 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.11%) PSD2
System Software
1 712 (40.45%) Docker
2 18 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 8 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (0.28%) Kamailio
5 5 (0.28%) NFS
5 5 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
6 4 (0.23%) vSphere
7 3 (0.17%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.17%) Ceph
7 3 (0.17%) KVM
8 2 (0.11%) LXC
9 1 (0.057%) Xen
Systems Management
1 848 (48.18%) Kubernetes
2 445 (25.28%) Terraform
3 215 (12.22%) Ansible
4 161 (9.15%) Prometheus
5 133 (7.56%) Puppet
6 128 (7.27%) Grafana
7 101 (5.74%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (1.99%) Istio
9 34 (1.93%) Automic
9 34 (1.93%) Consul
10 32 (1.82%) Kibana
11 20 (1.14%) logstash
12 19 (1.08%) Salt
13 16 (0.91%) Nagios
14 15 (0.85%) Docker Swarm
14 15 (0.85%) Rancher
15 13 (0.74%) Packer
16 10 (0.57%) ZABBIX
17 8 (0.45%) Mesos
18 7 (0.40%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 241 (13.69%) Google
2 59 (3.35%) Splunk
3 55 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 36 (2.05%) Apple
5 26 (1.48%) New Relic
6 25 (1.42%) SAP
7 22 (1.25%) Red Hat
8 21 (1.19%) Facebook
8 21 (1.19%) VMware
9 19 (1.08%) Bloomberg
9 19 (1.08%) HubSpot
10 18 (1.02%) Oracle
11 15 (0.85%) Cadence
12 13 (0.74%) IBM
13 12 (0.68%) Databricks
14 10 (0.57%) SaltStack
14 10 (0.57%) WorldPay
15 9 (0.51%) Alibaba
15 9 (0.51%) Sony
16 7 (0.40%) Qualys