Period
to 4 March 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 4 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > London
6 months to
4 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 187 193
Rank change year-on-year +93 +6 +87
Permanent jobs citing Go 961 986 1,174
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.39% 1.95% 1.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.58% 3.48% 3.29%
Number of salaries quoted 956 918 1,059
Median annual salary £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.45% +3.57%
10th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
90th Percentile £118,750 £112,500 £105,000
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +3.85%

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 17,213 28,363 35,667
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.70% 55.99% 57.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14,420 23,774 30,249
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +79 131 £80,000 +10.34% 87
South London +36 18 £72,500 +20.83%
West London +44 2 £57,500 - 49
Go
England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 724 (75.34%) Python
2 511 (53.17%) Docker
3 457 (47.55%) Kubernetes
4 422 (43.91%) AWS
5 400 (41.62%) Java
6 355 (36.94%) DevOps
7 350 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
8 341 (35.48%) JavaScript
9 324 (33.71%) Microservices
10 314 (32.67%) Software Engineering
11 312 (32.47%) Terraform
12 245 (25.49%) GCP
13 241 (25.08%) TDD
14 233 (24.25%) Node.js
15 215 (22.37%) Finance
16 190 (19.77%) Kafka
17 183 (19.04%) Ansible
18 182 (18.94%) Linux
19 181 (18.83%) Azure
20 176 (18.31%) Scrum
21 160 (16.65%) React
21 160 (16.65%) GitLab
22 154 (16.02%) .NET
23 147 (15.30%) Fintech
23 147 (15.30%) .NET Core
24 141 (14.67%) .NET Framework
25 135 (14.05%) Machine Learning
26 132 (13.74%) C#
27 118 (12.28%) Ruby
27 118 (12.28%) Infrastructure as Code

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 59 (6.14%) Elasticsearch
2 31 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.25%) Apache
4 8 (0.83%) Apache Airflow
5 5 (0.52%) Confluence
6 3 (0.31%) Ethereum
7 2 (0.21%) nginx
7 2 (0.21%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.10%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (0.10%) Hyperledger
8 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.10%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 8 (0.83%) SAP Hybris
2 6 (0.62%) Sentinel
3 4 (0.42%) Shopify
4 1 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 422 (43.91%) AWS
2 245 (25.49%) GCP
3 181 (18.83%) Azure
4 67 (6.97%) AWS CloudFormation
5 49 (5.10%) SaaS
6 46 (4.79%) Amazon EKS
6 46 (4.79%) GitHub
6 46 (4.79%) Serverless
7 44 (4.58%) Amazon ECS
8 38 (3.95%) PaaS
9 33 (3.43%) IaaS
10 28 (2.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 27 (2.81%) AWS Lambda
12 26 (2.71%) Amazon EC2
13 22 (2.29%) Amazon S3
14 20 (2.08%) Amazon SQS
15 16 (1.66%) Cloud Computing
15 16 (1.66%) Datadog
15 16 (1.66%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.94%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.77%) DNS
2 13 (1.35%) HTTP
2 13 (1.35%) Internet
3 12 (1.25%) Firewall
4 8 (0.83%) Network Security
4 8 (0.83%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.52%) DSL
5 5 (0.52%) Parlay
6 4 (0.42%) ICMP
7 3 (0.31%) AMQP
8 2 (0.21%) 3G
8 2 (0.21%) 4G
8 2 (0.21%) 5G
8 2 (0.21%) BGP
8 2 (0.21%) DHCP
8 2 (0.21%) MPLS
8 2 (0.21%) OpenFlow
8 2 (0.21%) Radio Access Network
8 2 (0.21%) Software-Defined Networking
8 2 (0.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (9.47%) PostgreSQL
2 77 (8.01%) NoSQL
3 49 (5.10%) MongoDB
4 38 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 38 (3.95%) MySQL
5 35 (3.64%) Big Data
6 30 (3.12%) Redis
7 22 (2.29%) Blockchain
8 21 (2.19%) Amazon RDS
9 19 (1.98%) Apache Cassandra
10 16 (1.66%) Relational Database
11 14 (1.46%) BigQuery
12 12 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
13 10 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
14 9 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
15 8 (0.83%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.83%) Tableau
16 5 (0.52%) Power BI
16 5 (0.52%) Presto
16 5 (0.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 160 (16.65%) GitLab
2 112 (11.65%) Jenkins
3 67 (6.97%) Git (software)
4 36 (3.75%) JIRA
5 31 (3.23%) Selenium
6 30 (3.12%) CircleCI
6 30 (3.12%) Cucumber
7 22 (2.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (1.98%) TeamCity
9 13 (1.35%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (1.35%) Travis CI
10 9 (0.94%) Cypress.io
10 9 (0.94%) JMeter
10 9 (0.94%) Sonatype Nexus
11 6 (0.62%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.62%) Mocha
11 6 (0.62%) Vagrant
12 5 (0.52%) Hudson
12 5 (0.52%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.52%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 215 (22.37%) Finance
2 61 (6.35%) Banking
3 51 (5.31%) Marketing
4 39 (4.06%) Public Sector
5 33 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 31 (3.23%) Games
7 30 (3.12%) Electronics
8 29 (3.02%) Manufacturing
9 12 (1.25%) Advertising
10 11 (1.14%) Retail
11 8 (0.83%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.83%) Law
12 4 (0.42%) Investment Banking
12 4 (0.42%) Legal
13 3 (0.31%) Front Office
13 3 (0.31%) Italian Language
13 3 (0.31%) Korean Language
14 2 (0.21%) Billing
14 2 (0.21%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.10%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 241 (25.08%) Developer
2 202 (21.02%) Software Engineer
3 179 (18.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 73 (7.60%) Senior Software Engineer
5 70 (7.28%) AWS Engineer
6 68 (7.08%) Senior Developer
7 57 (5.93%) Senior DevOps
8 54 (5.62%) .NET Software Engineer
9 44 (4.58%) Full Stack Developer
10 43 (4.47%) AWS DevOps
11 42 (4.37%) Kubernetes Engineer
11 42 (4.37%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 40 (4.16%) Python Engineer
13 39 (4.06%) Cloud Engineer
14 35 (3.64%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 30 (3.12%) Backend Developer
15 30 (3.12%) Principal Engineer
15 30 (3.12%) Python Developer
16 27 (2.81%) Platform Engineer
16 27 (2.81%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (24.25%) Node.js
2 190 (19.77%) Kafka
3 160 (16.65%) React
4 154 (16.02%) .NET
5 147 (15.30%) .NET Core
6 141 (14.67%) .NET Framework
7 72 (7.49%) GraphQL
8 64 (6.66%) REST
9 53 (5.52%) Svelte
10 36 (3.75%) AngularJS
11 31 (3.23%) Vue.js
12 27 (2.81%) React Native
13 26 (2.71%) RESTful
14 24 (2.50%) Redux
14 24 (2.50%) Web Services
15 23 (2.39%) gRPC
16 20 (2.08%) CSS
17 18 (1.87%) Next.js
17 18 (1.87%) Spring
18 16 (1.66%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 87 (9.05%) Cloud Native
2 65 (6.76%) Algorithms
3 64 (6.66%) Greenfield Project
4 42 (4.37%) Mobile App
5 36 (3.75%) Public Cloud
6 31 (3.23%) Data Structures
7 29 (3.02%) Social Network
8 28 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
9 24 (2.50%) Virtual Team
10 23 (2.39%) User Experience
11 19 (1.98%) Data Centre
11 19 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
12 14 (1.46%) Hedge funds
13 11 (1.14%) e-Learning
14 7 (0.73%) FMCG
14 7 (0.73%) Hybrid Cloud
15 6 (0.62%) Blog
16 4 (0.42%) Equities
16 4 (0.42%) Internet of Things
17 3 (0.31%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 182 (18.94%) Linux
2 30 (3.12%) Unix
3 19 (1.98%) Windows
4 12 (1.25%) Android
4 12 (1.25%) Apple iOS
5 10 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.62%) CentOS
7 2 (0.21%) AIX
7 2 (0.21%) Solaris
8 1 (0.10%) Debian
8 1 (0.10%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.10%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (36.94%) DevOps
2 350 (36.42%) Agile Software Development
3 324 (33.71%) Microservices
4 314 (32.67%) Software Engineering
5 241 (25.08%) TDD
6 176 (18.31%) Scrum
7 147 (15.30%) Fintech
8 135 (14.05%) Machine Learning
9 118 (12.28%) Infrastructure as Code
10 102 (10.61%) SOLID
11 100 (10.41%) Artificial Intelligence
12 99 (10.30%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
13 97 (10.09%) Test Automation
14 96 (9.99%) Problem-Solving
15 81 (8.43%) Configuration Management
16 77 (8.01%) Computer Science
16 77 (8.01%) Data Science
17 71 (7.39%) Mentoring
18 66 (6.87%) Continuous Delivery
19 61 (6.35%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 724 (75.34%) Python
2 400 (41.62%) Java
3 341 (35.48%) JavaScript
4 132 (13.74%) C#
5 118 (12.28%) Ruby
6 110 (11.45%) TypeScript
7 105 (10.93%) SQL
8 77 (8.01%) Scala
9 74 (7.70%) C++
10 72 (7.49%) Bash Shell
11 40 (4.16%) PowerShell
12 36 (3.75%) C
12 36 (3.75%) PHP
13 35 (3.64%) Rust
14 29 (3.02%) Groovy
15 25 (2.60%) Perl
16 24 (2.50%) Kotlin
17 14 (1.46%) Elixir
18 13 (1.35%) Erlang
19 12 (1.25%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 61 (6.35%) Degree
2 33 (3.43%) Master's Degree
3 24 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 16 (1.66%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.25%) AWS Certification
6 10 (1.04%) OSCE
6 10 (1.04%) OSCP
6 10 (1.04%) SC Cleared
7 8 (0.83%) PhD
8 4 (0.42%) CISM
8 4 (0.42%) CISSP
8 4 (0.42%) CRISC
9 2 (0.21%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.21%) RHCE
9 2 (0.21%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.10%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (2.50%) QA
2 16 (1.66%) NIST
2 16 (1.66%) PCI DSS
3 11 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.04%) GDPR
5 5 (0.52%) WCAG
6 3 (0.31%) SLA
System Software
1 511 (53.17%) Docker
2 6 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.21%) KVM
3 2 (0.21%) NFS
3 2 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.21%) vSphere
4 1 (0.10%) Gluster
4 1 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.10%) Xen
Systems Management
1 457 (47.55%) Kubernetes
2 312 (32.47%) Terraform
3 183 (19.04%) Ansible
4 114 (11.86%) Puppet
5 78 (8.12%) Prometheus
6 72 (7.49%) Opscode Chef
7 48 (4.99%) Istio
8 45 (4.68%) Grafana
9 26 (2.71%) Consul
10 23 (2.39%) Fortio
10 23 (2.39%) Kiali
11 18 (1.87%) Packer
12 16 (1.66%) Nagios
13 10 (1.04%) linkerd
14 9 (0.94%) Docker Swarm
14 9 (0.94%) Salt
15 8 (0.83%) Mesos
15 8 (0.83%) Single Sign-On
16 6 (0.62%) systemd
17 5 (0.52%) Graphite
Vendors
1 85 (8.84%) Google
2 40 (4.16%) SAP
3 36 (3.75%) Microsoft
4 18 (1.87%) Red Hat
5 14 (1.46%) New Relic
6 13 (1.35%) IBM
7 11 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.04%) Dynatrace
9 9 (0.94%) Adobe
10 8 (0.83%) hybris
10 8 (0.83%) Oracle
10 8 (0.83%) VMware
11 7 (0.73%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.62%) Cisco
12 6 (0.62%) Talend
13 5 (0.52%) AppDynamics
13 5 (0.52%) Qubit
14 4 (0.42%) Confluent
14 4 (0.42%) Palo Alto
14 4 (0.42%) Spotify