Period
to 17 May 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 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > London
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 97 183 216
Rank change year-on-year +86 +33 +65
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,153 776 970
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.44% 1.94% 1.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.70% 3.42% 2.91%
Number of salaries quoted 838 677 827
10th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £48,750
25th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £80,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
75th Percentile £98,250 £95,000 £90,000
90th Percentile £118,750 £114,250 £108,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +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 20,238 22,704 33,387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.31% 56.71% 56.58%
Number of salaries quoted 15,379 19,003 28,306
10th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £38,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,243 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £88,750 £86,250 £82,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £96,000
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 17 May 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 May 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 +25 146 £87,500 +16.67% 98
West London +29 28 £72,500 +31.82% 60
South London +26 14 £71,250 +18.75% 1
Go
England

For the 6 months to 17 May 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.

1 828 (71.81%) Python
2 589 (51.08%) Docker
3 575 (49.87%) Kubernetes
4 510 (44.23%) AWS
5 422 (36.60%) Java
6 404 (35.04%) DevOps
7 378 (32.78%) Terraform
7 378 (32.78%) Software Engineering
8 366 (31.74%) Microservices
9 356 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
10 339 (29.40%) JavaScript
11 334 (28.97%) GCP
12 257 (22.29%) Finance
13 251 (21.77%) Node.js
14 213 (18.47%) TDD
15 203 (17.61%) Linux
16 202 (17.52%) Azure
17 201 (17.43%) React
18 183 (15.87%) Ansible
19 171 (14.83%) PostgreSQL
20 168 (14.57%) Kafka
21 166 (14.40%) SQL
22 165 (14.31%) Social Skills
23 153 (13.27%) TypeScript
23 153 (13.27%) Fintech
23 153 (13.27%) Ruby
24 147 (12.75%) Google
24 147 (12.75%) GitLab
25 143 (12.40%) Infrastructure as Code
26 139 (12.06%) Computer Science

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 94 (8.15%) Elasticsearch
2 38 (3.30%) Apache Spark
3 25 (2.17%) Apache
4 14 (1.21%) Apache Airflow
5 4 (0.35%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.26%) Apache Pulsar
6 3 (0.26%) Confluence
6 3 (0.26%) nginx
7 2 (0.17%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.17%) Ethereum
8 1 (0.087%) CMS
8 1 (0.087%) Kentico
8 1 (0.087%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.087%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.087%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 6 (0.52%) Primavera
2 4 (0.35%) Sentinel
2 4 (0.35%) Shopify
3 2 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.087%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 510 (44.23%) AWS
2 334 (28.97%) GCP
3 202 (17.52%) Azure
4 88 (7.63%) Serverless
5 72 (6.24%) AWS CloudFormation
6 54 (4.68%) SaaS
7 53 (4.60%) AWS Lambda
7 53 (4.60%) GitHub
8 49 (4.25%) Amazon EKS
9 37 (3.21%) Amazon ECS
10 35 (3.04%) Amazon SQS
11 34 (2.95%) IaaS
12 33 (2.86%) PaaS
13 31 (2.69%) Amazon EC2
14 30 (2.60%) Datadog
15 24 (2.08%) Amazon S3
16 22 (1.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 22 (1.91%) Cloud Computing
17 13 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
18 12 (1.04%) Amazon Cognito
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.91%) HTTP
2 16 (1.39%) Firewall
3 12 (1.04%) DNS
4 11 (0.95%) Internet
4 11 (0.95%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.61%) Network Security
6 5 (0.43%) VoIP
7 4 (0.35%) 3G
7 4 (0.35%) 4G
7 4 (0.35%) 5G
7 4 (0.35%) Asterisk PBX
7 4 (0.35%) DSL
7 4 (0.35%) MPLS
8 3 (0.26%) BGP
8 3 (0.26%) OpenFlow
8 3 (0.26%) SMS
9 2 (0.17%) DHCP
9 2 (0.17%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.17%) Software-Defined Networking
9 2 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (14.83%) PostgreSQL
2 118 (10.23%) NoSQL
3 86 (7.46%) MySQL
4 71 (6.16%) Big Data
5 69 (5.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 68 (5.90%) Redis
7 57 (4.94%) MongoDB
8 50 (4.34%) Relational Database
9 40 (3.47%) BigQuery
10 31 (2.69%) Apache Cassandra
11 24 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
12 22 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
12 22 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 21 (1.82%) Amazon Redshift
14 19 (1.65%) Blockchain
15 14 (1.21%) Tableau
16 11 (0.95%) Bigtable
16 11 (0.95%) InfluxDB
16 11 (0.95%) Presto
17 10 (0.87%) Looker
Development Applications
1 147 (12.75%) GitLab
2 135 (11.71%) Jenkins
3 124 (10.75%) Git (software)
4 67 (5.81%) CircleCI
5 30 (2.60%) JIRA
6 19 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 19 (1.65%) TeamCity
7 17 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 17 (1.47%) Selenium
8 11 (0.95%) Travis CI
9 10 (0.87%) Octopus Deploy
9 10 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
10 9 (0.78%) Cypress.io
11 8 (0.69%) PostCSS
12 6 (0.52%) Hudson
12 6 (0.52%) IntelliJ
12 6 (0.52%) JUnit
12 6 (0.52%) Vagrant
12 6 (0.52%) webpack
13 5 (0.43%) Bitbucket
General
1 257 (22.29%) Finance
2 165 (14.31%) Social Skills
3 107 (9.28%) Marketing
4 71 (6.16%) Manufacturing
5 69 (5.98%) Telecoms
6 67 (5.81%) Public Sector
7 64 (5.55%) Banking
8 60 (5.20%) Electronics
9 58 (5.03%) Games
10 43 (3.73%) Analytical Skills
11 29 (2.52%) Retail
12 26 (2.25%) Advertising
13 15 (1.30%) Presentation Skills
14 12 (1.04%) Organisational Skills
15 11 (0.95%) Music Industry
16 10 (0.87%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.78%) Law
18 5 (0.43%) Italian Language
18 5 (0.43%) Public Speaking
19 4 (0.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 305 (26.45%) Developer
2 239 (20.73%) Software Engineer
3 192 (16.65%) DevOps Engineer
4 96 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 92 (7.98%) AWS Engineer
6 91 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 70 (6.07%) Senior DevOps
8 67 (5.81%) Python Engineer
9 60 (5.20%) Cloud Engineer
10 58 (5.03%) Kubernetes Engineer
10 58 (5.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
11 54 (4.68%) Backend Developer
12 41 (3.56%) Python Developer
13 39 (3.38%) AWS DevOps
13 39 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
14 35 (3.04%) .NET Software Engineer
15 34 (2.95%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 32 (2.78%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 31 (2.69%) Data Engineer
18 30 (2.60%) Platform Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 251 (21.77%) Node.js
2 201 (17.43%) React
3 168 (14.57%) Kafka
4 136 (11.80%) GraphQL
5 121 (10.49%) REST
6 117 (10.15%) .NET
7 103 (8.93%) .NET Core
8 100 (8.67%) .NET Framework
9 63 (5.46%) RESTful
10 61 (5.29%) gRPC
11 47 (4.08%) Redux
12 39 (3.38%) AngularJS
13 33 (2.86%) Vue.js
14 31 (2.69%) Symfony
15 30 (2.60%) CSS
15 30 (2.60%) Svelte
16 29 (2.52%) React Native
17 26 (2.25%) Spring
17 26 (2.25%) Web Services
18 25 (2.17%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 100 (8.67%) Cloud Native
2 66 (5.72%) Greenfield Project
3 56 (4.86%) Algorithms
4 44 (3.82%) User Experience
5 34 (2.95%) Public Cloud
5 34 (2.95%) Virtual Team
6 33 (2.86%) Mobile App
7 31 (2.69%) Data Centre
8 29 (2.52%) Data Structures
9 20 (1.73%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (1.39%) Blog
10 16 (1.39%) Social Network
11 15 (1.30%) e-Learning
12 12 (1.04%) Robotics
13 10 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
13 10 (0.87%) Hedge funds
14 9 (0.78%) Management Information System
15 8 (0.69%) Hybrid Cloud
16 7 (0.61%) Online Games
17 6 (0.52%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 203 (17.61%) Linux
2 39 (3.38%) Unix
3 31 (2.69%) Windows
4 21 (1.82%) Android
5 11 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 11 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.52%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.43%) CentOS
8 3 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.17%) AIX
9 2 (0.17%) Alpine Linux
9 2 (0.17%) Solaris
10 1 (0.087%) Debian
10 1 (0.087%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.087%) SUSE
10 1 (0.087%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 404 (35.04%) DevOps
2 378 (32.78%) Software Engineering
3 366 (31.74%) Microservices
4 356 (30.88%) Agile Software Development
5 213 (18.47%) TDD
6 153 (13.27%) Fintech
7 143 (12.40%) Infrastructure as Code
8 139 (12.06%) Computer Science
9 128 (11.10%) Artificial Intelligence
10 122 (10.58%) Scrum
11 119 (10.32%) Machine Learning
11 119 (10.32%) Test Automation
12 109 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
13 103 (8.93%) Open Source
14 102 (8.85%) Mentoring
15 86 (7.46%) Data Science
16 80 (6.94%) SOLID
17 72 (6.24%) Continuous Delivery
18 70 (6.07%) Configuration Management
19 68 (5.90%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 828 (71.81%) Python
2 422 (36.60%) Java
3 339 (29.40%) JavaScript
4 166 (14.40%) SQL
5 153 (13.27%) Ruby
5 153 (13.27%) TypeScript
6 138 (11.97%) C#
7 106 (9.19%) C++
8 95 (8.24%) Bash Shell
9 89 (7.72%) PHP
10 79 (6.85%) Scala
11 62 (5.38%) Rust
12 48 (4.16%) C
13 46 (3.99%) PowerShell
14 32 (2.78%) Groovy
15 29 (2.52%) Perl
16 16 (1.39%) Elixir
17 13 (1.13%) Kotlin
18 12 (1.04%) ES6
18 12 (1.04%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 119 (10.32%) Degree
2 56 (4.86%) Master's Degree
3 43 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (1.91%) Security Cleared
5 15 (1.30%) AWS Certification
6 11 (0.95%) SC Cleared
7 10 (0.87%) PhD
8 6 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.52%) OSCE
8 6 (0.52%) OSCP
9 4 (0.35%) CISA
9 4 (0.35%) CISM
9 4 (0.35%) CISSP
9 4 (0.35%) CompTIA Security+
9 4 (0.35%) SANS
10 3 (0.26%) RHCE
10 3 (0.26%) RHCSA
11 1 (0.087%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.43%) QA
2 8 (0.69%) GDPR
2 8 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (0.69%) NIST
3 6 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 6 (0.52%) SOC 1
3 6 (0.52%) SOC 2
4 2 (0.17%) PSD2
4 2 (0.17%) SLA
5 1 (0.087%) COBIT
5 1 (0.087%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.087%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.087%) WCAG
System Software
1 589 (51.08%) Docker
2 9 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (0.61%) vSphere
4 6 (0.52%) Firmware
5 3 (0.26%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.26%) KVM
6 2 (0.17%) NFS
6 2 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.087%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.087%) LXC
7 1 (0.087%) Xen
Systems Management
1 575 (49.87%) Kubernetes
2 378 (32.78%) Terraform
3 183 (15.87%) Ansible
4 112 (9.71%) Prometheus
5 97 (8.41%) Puppet
6 72 (6.24%) Grafana
7 68 (5.90%) Opscode Chef
8 42 (3.64%) Istio
9 23 (1.99%) Consul
10 22 (1.91%) Packer
11 17 (1.47%) Docker Swarm
12 16 (1.39%) Fortio
12 16 (1.39%) Kiali
13 15 (1.30%) Nagios
14 12 (1.04%) Kibana
15 8 (0.69%) linkerd
16 7 (0.61%) Salt
17 5 (0.43%) Graphite
17 5 (0.43%) QRadar
18 4 (0.35%) Mesos
Vendors
1 147 (12.75%) Google
2 64 (5.55%) SAP
3 55 (4.77%) Microsoft
4 18 (1.56%) IBM
5 16 (1.39%) Oracle
5 16 (1.39%) Red Hat
6 15 (1.30%) Qubit
7 14 (1.21%) VMware
8 11 (0.95%) Apple
8 11 (0.95%) Splunk
9 10 (0.87%) Snapchat
10 9 (0.78%) Zend
11 8 (0.69%) Spotify
11 8 (0.69%) Talend
12 7 (0.61%) Dynatrace
12 7 (0.61%) New Relic
13 6 (0.52%) Atlassian
13 6 (0.52%) Autodesk
13 6 (0.52%) Cisco
13 6 (0.52%) Teradata