Period
to 10 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 10 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
10 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 42 132 219
Rank change year-on-year +90 +87 -9
Permanent jobs citing Go 204 94 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 5.51% 1.91% 0.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.79% 3.37% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 197 62 28
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,925 £37,400
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,500 £50,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.00% -23.08% +8.33%
75th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £79,750 £77,250
North West median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +11.65% -17.60% +4.17%

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 Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,084 2,789 3,375
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.28% 56.53% 54.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1,844 2,263 2,801
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £38,125 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in Manchester

Go
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Go in Manchester

Go
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go in Manchester over the 6 months to 10 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Go in Manchester

Go
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 10 April 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
Wigan - 3 £65,000 -
Salford - 1 £45,000 - 2
Go
North West

For the 6 months to 10 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Go.

1 120 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 113 (55.39%) Python
2 113 (55.39%) Docker
3 101 (49.51%) DevOps
4 88 (43.14%) AWS
5 79 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (37.75%) Linux
7 73 (35.78%) Terraform
8 71 (34.80%) AngularJS
9 67 (32.84%) Software Engineering
10 66 (32.35%) C#
11 65 (31.86%) Kubernetes
11 65 (31.86%) Git (software)
12 61 (29.90%) Java
13 60 (29.41%) OOP
14 54 (26.47%) Node.js
15 50 (24.51%) React
16 49 (24.02%) Azure
17 48 (23.53%) Microservices
18 46 (22.55%) GCP
18 46 (22.55%) MySQL
19 45 (22.06%) MVC
20 44 (21.57%) MongoDB
21 43 (21.08%) SQL
22 41 (20.10%) Ansible
23 40 (19.61%) Jenkins
23 40 (19.61%) SQL Server
23 40 (19.61%) PHP
23 40 (19.61%) TDD
24 39 (19.12%) Ruby

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (1.96%) Apache
1 4 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 88 (43.14%) AWS
2 49 (24.02%) Azure
3 46 (22.55%) GCP
4 38 (18.63%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (6.37%) Amazon EKS
6 12 (5.88%) Serverless
7 11 (5.39%) Pulumi
8 8 (3.92%) AWS Lambda
9 7 (3.43%) GitHub
10 4 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (1.47%) SaaS
12 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.98%) Amazon Kinesis
12 2 (0.98%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.98%) Datadog
12 2 (0.98%) Google Workspace
12 2 (0.98%) Microsoft 365
13 1 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.88%) SNMP
2 3 (1.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (22.55%) MySQL
2 44 (21.57%) MongoDB
3 40 (19.61%) SQL Server
4 22 (10.78%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.41%) Cosmos DB
6 5 (2.45%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.96%) Redis
8 3 (1.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (1.47%) Neo4j
9 2 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.98%) BigQuery
9 2 (0.98%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.98%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.98%) Riak
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.49%) Looker
10 1 (0.49%) Power BI
10 1 (0.49%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 65 (31.86%) Git (software)
2 40 (19.61%) Jenkins
3 18 (8.82%) JIRA
4 13 (6.37%) GitLab
5 12 (5.88%) Artifactory
6 6 (2.94%) CircleCI
7 5 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (1.96%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.47%) AccuRev
9 3 (1.47%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.98%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.49%) Bitbucket Server
11 1 (0.49%) TestRail
General
1 5 (2.45%) Games
1 5 (2.45%) Law
2 3 (1.47%) Finance
2 3 (1.47%) Marketing
2 3 (1.47%) Retail
3 2 (0.98%) Banking
3 2 (0.98%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (0.98%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 66 (32.35%) Developer
2 51 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 44 (21.57%) Software Developer
4 39 (19.12%) JavaScript Developer
5 34 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
5 34 (16.67%) PHP Developer
6 22 (10.78%) Senior Developer
7 18 (8.82%) Automation Engineer
8 16 (7.84%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (6.37%) AWS Engineer
9 13 (6.37%) Senior PHP Developer
9 13 (6.37%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 13 (6.37%) Technical Leader
10 12 (5.88%) Senior JavaScript Developer
11 11 (5.39%) AWS DevOps
11 11 (5.39%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 10 (4.90%) Linux Administrator
12 10 (4.90%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 10 (4.90%) Site Engineer
12 10 (4.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (34.80%) AngularJS
2 54 (26.47%) Node.js
3 50 (24.51%) React
4 39 (19.12%) Kafka
4 39 (19.12%) REST
5 37 (18.14%) jQuery
6 34 (16.67%) Symfony
6 34 (16.67%) Vue.js
7 21 (10.29%) .NET
8 8 (3.92%) .NET Core
8 8 (3.92%) Apache Flex
9 7 (3.43%) CSS
9 7 (3.43%) HTML
10 6 (2.94%) Web Services
11 5 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
12 4 (1.96%) ASP.NET
12 4 (1.96%) gRPC
12 4 (1.96%) Middleware
13 3 (1.47%) Apollo GraphQL
13 3 (1.47%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.41%) Enterprise Cloud
2 8 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.94%) Virtual Team
4 5 (2.45%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (1.96%) Public Cloud
6 3 (1.47%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.49%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.49%) Life Science
8 1 (0.49%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 77 (37.75%) Linux
2 6 (2.94%) Windows
3 3 (1.47%) CentOS
3 3 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.98%) Android
4 2 (0.98%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.98%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (49.51%) DevOps
2 79 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (32.84%) Software Engineering
4 60 (29.41%) OOP
5 48 (23.53%) Microservices
6 45 (22.06%) MVC
7 40 (19.61%) TDD
8 31 (15.20%) SOLID
9 26 (12.75%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
9 26 (12.75%) Infrastructure as Code
10 20 (9.80%) Unit Testing
11 19 (9.31%) Problem-Solving
12 15 (7.35%) Mentoring
12 15 (7.35%) Open Source
13 14 (6.86%) Configuration Management
13 14 (6.86%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 13 (6.37%) Fintech
14 13 (6.37%) Procedural Programming
15 12 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
16 11 (5.39%) OO
Programming Languages
1 120 (58.82%) JavaScript
2 113 (55.39%) Python
3 66 (32.35%) C#
4 61 (29.90%) Java
5 43 (21.08%) SQL
6 40 (19.61%) PHP
7 39 (19.12%) Ruby
8 33 (16.18%) Scala
9 31 (15.20%) C++
10 30 (14.71%) Kotlin
11 28 (13.73%) Bash Shell
12 26 (12.75%) PowerShell
13 21 (10.29%) TypeScript
14 6 (2.94%) Erlang
15 5 (2.45%) C
15 5 (2.45%) Haskell
16 4 (1.96%) ES6
17 2 (0.98%) Groovy
17 2 (0.98%) VB
18 1 (0.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (6.86%) AWS Certification
2 8 (3.92%) Degree
3 5 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.47%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.98%) RHCE
5 2 (0.98%) RHCSA
5 2 (0.98%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.49%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.98%) QA
2 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 113 (55.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 73 (35.78%) Terraform
2 65 (31.86%) Kubernetes
3 41 (20.10%) Ansible
4 27 (13.24%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (6.37%) Puppet
6 9 (4.41%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.94%) Graphite
8 5 (2.45%) Grafana
9 4 (1.96%) ZABBIX
10 3 (1.47%) Packer
11 2 (0.98%) Consul
11 2 (0.98%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 34 (16.67%) Zend
2 16 (7.84%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.86%) Red Hat
4 13 (6.37%) Google
5 11 (5.39%) SaltStack
6 5 (2.45%) New Relic
7 3 (1.47%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.98%) Splunk