Period
to 24 July 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 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > London
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 86 162 222
Rank change year-on-year +76 +60 +43
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,738 644 930
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.86% 2.19% 1.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.27% 3.77% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 879 548 762
10th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £52,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £63,063 £61,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
75th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £92,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £110,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57% +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 27,740 17,097 32,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.59% 58.11% 56.11%
Number of salaries quoted 17,687 14,245 27,479
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +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 24 July 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 24 July 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 0 166 £90,000 +20.00% 82
West London -8 59 £72,500 +52.63% 52
South London +11 21 £72,500 +20.83% 2
Go
England

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 1,165 (67.03%) Python
2 887 (51.04%) Kubernetes
3 871 (50.12%) Docker
4 794 (45.68%) AWS
5 618 (35.56%) Software Engineering
6 614 (35.33%) Java
7 613 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
8 569 (32.74%) DevOps
9 568 (32.68%) Terraform
10 528 (30.38%) JavaScript
11 524 (30.15%) Microservices
12 468 (26.93%) React
13 461 (26.52%) GCP
14 449 (25.83%) Node.js
15 402 (23.13%) Finance
16 372 (21.40%) PostgreSQL
17 320 (18.41%) TypeScript
18 295 (16.97%) Azure
19 289 (16.63%) Linux
20 283 (16.28%) Computer Science
21 266 (15.30%) Serverless
22 262 (15.07%) Ruby
23 261 (15.02%) SQL
24 259 (14.90%) Social Skills
25 255 (14.67%) Git (software)
26 253 (14.56%) GraphQL
27 249 (14.33%) Fintech
28 248 (14.27%) Infrastructure as Code
29 247 (14.21%) TDD
30 242 (13.92%) Artificial Intelligence

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
1 205 (11.80%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (2.30%) Apache
3 39 (2.24%) Apache Spark
4 22 (1.27%) Apache Airflow
5 13 (0.75%) Apache Solr
6 12 (0.69%) Apache Pulsar
6 12 (0.69%) CMS
6 12 (0.69%) Kentico
7 11 (0.63%) Confluence
8 9 (0.52%) Cloud Foundry
9 6 (0.35%) nginx
10 4 (0.23%) Ethereum
11 3 (0.17%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.058%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.058%) Hyperledger
12 1 (0.058%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.058%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 10 (0.58%) Primavera
2 4 (0.23%) Sentinel
3 3 (0.17%) Shopify
4 2 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 794 (45.68%) AWS
2 461 (26.52%) GCP
3 295 (16.97%) Azure
4 266 (15.30%) Serverless
5 156 (8.98%) AWS Lambda
6 126 (7.25%) SaaS
7 99 (5.70%) GitHub
8 91 (5.24%) Amazon ECS
9 88 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
10 72 (4.14%) Amazon SQS
11 69 (3.97%) Amazon EKS
12 55 (3.16%) PaaS
13 52 (2.99%) Amazon S3
14 47 (2.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 43 (2.47%) AWS Fargate
16 38 (2.19%) Amazon Kinesis
17 35 (2.01%) IaaS
17 35 (2.01%) Slack
18 34 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
19 30 (1.73%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 51 (2.93%) HTTP
2 36 (2.07%) Firewall
3 30 (1.73%) Skype
4 19 (1.09%) Broadband
5 18 (1.04%) Internet
6 12 (0.69%) VoIP
7 11 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.52%) Asterisk PBX
8 9 (0.52%) WebEx
9 7 (0.40%) DNS
10 6 (0.35%) SD-WAN
10 6 (0.35%) SMS
10 6 (0.35%) WAN
11 5 (0.29%) IPsec
11 5 (0.29%) LAN
11 5 (0.29%) Network Security
11 5 (0.29%) SAN
11 5 (0.29%) VPN
11 5 (0.29%) VSAN
12 4 (0.23%) DAB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 372 (21.40%) PostgreSQL
2 234 (13.46%) NoSQL
3 183 (10.53%) MySQL
4 179 (10.30%) Redis
5 158 (9.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 129 (7.42%) Big Data
7 113 (6.50%) MongoDB
8 64 (3.68%) Relational Database
9 52 (2.99%) BigQuery
10 51 (2.93%) Amazon Redshift
11 38 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
12 37 (2.13%) Blockchain
13 30 (1.73%) Amazon RDS
14 29 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
14 29 (1.67%) RDBMS
15 15 (0.86%) Bigtable
16 14 (0.81%) Amazon Athena
16 14 (0.81%) CockroachDB
16 14 (0.81%) FoundationDB
16 14 (0.81%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 255 (14.67%) Git (software)
2 199 (11.45%) Jenkins
3 158 (9.09%) GitLab
4 97 (5.58%) CircleCI
5 66 (3.80%) TeamCity
6 48 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 42 (2.42%) JIRA
7 42 (2.42%) webpack
8 39 (2.24%) Travis CI
9 36 (2.07%) Cypress.io
10 26 (1.50%) Team Foundation Server
11 25 (1.44%) Selenium
12 24 (1.38%) IBM UrbanCode
13 20 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 20 (1.15%) PostCSS
14 17 (0.98%) Cucumber
14 17 (0.98%) Mocha
14 17 (0.98%) Storybook
15 13 (0.75%) Postman
15 13 (0.75%) PyCharm
General
1 402 (23.13%) Finance
2 259 (14.90%) Social Skills
3 166 (9.55%) Marketing
4 127 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
5 103 (5.93%) Games
6 102 (5.87%) Banking
7 92 (5.29%) Telecoms
8 91 (5.24%) Manufacturing
9 84 (4.83%) Retail
10 81 (4.66%) Public Sector
11 74 (4.26%) Electronics
12 38 (2.19%) Advertising
13 30 (1.73%) Retail Finance
14 29 (1.67%) Presentation Skills
15 24 (1.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 23 (1.32%) Music Industry
17 15 (0.86%) Organisational Skills
18 13 (0.75%) Financial Institution
18 13 (0.75%) Law
19 8 (0.46%) French Language
Job Titles
1 469 (26.99%) Developer
2 333 (19.16%) Software Engineer
3 245 (14.10%) DevOps Engineer
4 130 (7.48%) Senior Software Engineer
5 126 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 106 (6.10%) Python Engineer
7 100 (5.75%) AWS Engineer
8 97 (5.58%) Senior DevOps
9 89 (5.12%) Backend Developer
10 88 (5.06%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 74 (4.26%) Cloud Engineer
12 69 (3.97%) Full Stack Developer
13 64 (3.68%) Kubernetes Engineer
14 52 (2.99%) Azure Engineer
14 52 (2.99%) Python Developer
15 45 (2.59%) Site Reliability Engineer
16 43 (2.47%) Principal Engineer
17 41 (2.36%) Python Software Engineer
18 40 (2.30%) Software Developer
19 39 (2.24%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 468 (26.93%) React
2 449 (25.83%) Node.js
3 253 (14.56%) GraphQL
4 236 (13.58%) REST
5 177 (10.18%) Kafka
6 129 (7.42%) Redux
7 113 (6.50%) RESTful
8 108 (6.21%) .NET
9 107 (6.16%) gRPC
10 104 (5.98%) AngularJS
11 95 (5.47%) Vue.js
12 88 (5.06%) CSS
13 83 (4.78%) React Native
14 81 (4.66%) Web Services
15 76 (4.37%) HTML
16 66 (3.80%) Elastic Stack
16 66 (3.80%) Ruby on Rails
17 65 (3.74%) Jest
18 61 (3.51%) Next.js
19 52 (2.99%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 133 (7.65%) User Experience
2 124 (7.13%) Cloud Native
3 117 (6.73%) Algorithms
4 73 (4.20%) Greenfield Project
5 68 (3.91%) Virtual Team
6 57 (3.28%) Data Structures
7 53 (3.05%) Public Cloud
8 52 (2.99%) Data Centre
9 44 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
10 43 (2.47%) Legacy Systems
11 40 (2.30%) Mobile App
12 33 (1.90%) Blog
13 30 (1.73%) Linux Command Line
14 27 (1.55%) Analytical Mindset
15 20 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
16 18 (1.04%) Management Information System
16 18 (1.04%) Robotics
17 14 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 14 (0.81%) Social Network
18 13 (0.75%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 289 (16.63%) Linux
2 58 (3.34%) Windows
3 37 (2.13%) Unix
4 35 (2.01%) Android
5 24 (1.38%) Mesosphere
6 14 (0.81%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.58%) Mac OS
8 9 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.46%) Debian
10 4 (0.23%) CentOS
10 4 (0.23%) FreeBSD
10 4 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.12%) Alpine Linux
12 1 (0.058%) SUSE
12 1 (0.058%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 618 (35.56%) Software Engineering
2 613 (35.27%) Agile Software Development
3 569 (32.74%) DevOps
4 524 (30.15%) Microservices
5 283 (16.28%) Computer Science
6 249 (14.33%) Fintech
7 248 (14.27%) Infrastructure as Code
8 247 (14.21%) TDD
9 242 (13.92%) Artificial Intelligence
10 238 (13.69%) Open Source
11 204 (11.74%) Mentoring
12 201 (11.57%) Problem-Solving
13 181 (10.41%) Test Automation
14 177 (10.18%) Machine Learning
15 172 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
16 156 (8.98%) Analytics
17 142 (8.17%) Scrum
18 119 (6.85%) Data Science
19 118 (6.79%) BDD
20 114 (6.56%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1,165 (67.03%) Python
2 614 (35.33%) Java
3 528 (30.38%) JavaScript
4 320 (18.41%) TypeScript
5 262 (15.07%) Ruby
6 261 (15.02%) SQL
7 201 (11.57%) PHP
8 192 (11.05%) C#
9 156 (8.98%) C++
10 155 (8.92%) Rust
11 125 (7.19%) Bash Shell
12 122 (7.02%) Scala
13 79 (4.55%) C
14 54 (3.11%) PowerShell
15 48 (2.76%) Perl
16 41 (2.36%) Clojure
17 39 (2.24%) ES6
17 39 (2.24%) Kotlin
18 38 (2.19%) Elixir
18 38 (2.19%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 215 (12.37%) Degree
2 114 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 74 (4.26%) Master's Degree
4 23 (1.32%) Security Cleared
5 16 (0.92%) SC Cleared
6 15 (0.86%) AWS Certification
7 12 (0.69%) PhD
8 8 (0.46%) CISA
8 8 (0.46%) CISM
8 8 (0.46%) CISSP
8 8 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
8 8 (0.46%) SANS
9 6 (0.35%) DV Cleared
10 5 (0.29%) OSCP
11 4 (0.23%) OSCE
12 3 (0.17%) RHCE
12 3 (0.17%) RHCSA
13 1 (0.058%) CREST Certified
13 1 (0.058%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.53%) QA
2 36 (2.07%) Accessibility
3 12 (0.69%) WCAG
4 7 (0.40%) GDPR
4 7 (0.40%) NIST
5 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.29%) WAI
6 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.23%) SOC 1
6 4 (0.23%) SOC 2
7 2 (0.12%) PSD2
7 2 (0.12%) SLA
8 1 (0.058%) COBIT
8 1 (0.058%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.058%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 871 (50.12%) Docker
2 13 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (0.46%) Firmware
4 7 (0.40%) Active Directory
4 7 (0.40%) Ceph
4 7 (0.40%) KVM
4 7 (0.40%) vSphere
5 6 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.23%) LXC
7 1 (0.058%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.058%) NFS
7 1 (0.058%) Xen
Systems Management
1 887 (51.04%) Kubernetes
2 568 (32.68%) Terraform
3 208 (11.97%) Prometheus
4 206 (11.85%) Ansible
5 122 (7.02%) Puppet
6 120 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
7 113 (6.50%) Grafana
8 57 (3.28%) Istio
9 45 (2.59%) Kibana
10 43 (2.47%) Consul
11 25 (1.44%) Packer
12 24 (1.38%) Automic
13 21 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
14 17 (0.98%) logstash
15 16 (0.92%) linkerd
16 15 (0.86%) Nagios
17 12 (0.69%) Kustomize
18 11 (0.63%) Salt
19 9 (0.52%) Kiali
19 9 (0.52%) QRadar
Vendors
1 238 (13.69%) Google
2 86 (4.95%) Microsoft
3 80 (4.60%) SAP
4 38 (2.19%) Splunk
5 30 (1.73%) WorldPay
6 29 (1.67%) Samsung
7 28 (1.61%) Oracle
7 28 (1.61%) Red Hat
8 26 (1.50%) Sony
9 22 (1.27%) IBM
9 22 (1.27%) Instagram
10 21 (1.21%) Apple
10 21 (1.21%) Qubit
11 20 (1.15%) BT
11 20 (1.15%) YouTube
12 18 (1.04%) VMware
13 17 (0.98%) Snapchat
14 12 (0.69%) Alibaba
14 12 (0.69%) Dynatrace
15 10 (0.58%) Spotify