Period
to 20 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 175 158 285
Rank change year-on-year -17 +127 +32
Permanent jobs citing Go 170 46 47
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.60% 1.15% 0.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.64% 2.16% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 152 36 40
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -4.35%
75th Percentile £95,000 £61,563 £69,688
90th Percentile £112,500 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% +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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,673 2,134 5,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 44.10% 53.42% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3,568 1,784 4,627
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,075 £26,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £53,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in the Midlands

Go
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Go in the Midlands

Go
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Go in the Midlands

Go
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 October 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
West Midlands -6 152 £70,000 +40.00% 32
East Midlands -58 18 £62,500 +38.89% 5
Go
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Go.

1 95 (55.88%) Docker
2 91 (53.53%) Python
3 84 (49.41%) Terraform
4 79 (46.47%) DevOps
5 78 (45.88%) Kubernetes
6 63 (37.06%) AWS
7 58 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
8 54 (31.76%) Greenfield Project
9 48 (28.24%) GCP
10 44 (25.88%) Azure
11 43 (25.29%) Software Engineering
12 42 (24.71%) Java
13 41 (24.12%) PHP
14 35 (20.59%) Infrastructure as Code
15 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
16 31 (18.24%) C#
16 31 (18.24%) Ruby
17 30 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
18 29 (17.06%) Fintech
19 28 (16.47%) Finance
20 27 (15.88%) Configuration Management
21 25 (14.71%) Pulumi
22 24 (14.12%) Games
22 24 (14.12%) Google
22 24 (14.12%) Virtual Team
23 22 (12.94%) Puppet
23 22 (12.94%) PowerShell
24 20 (11.76%) Mentoring
24 20 (11.76%) Product Roadmap
25 19 (11.18%) Technology Roadmap

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 6 (3.53%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (1.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 63 (37.06%) AWS
2 48 (28.24%) GCP
3 44 (25.88%) Azure
4 30 (17.65%) AWS CloudFormation
5 25 (14.71%) Pulumi
6 15 (8.82%) SaaS
7 12 (7.06%) Azure Cosmos DB
8 9 (5.29%) Serverless
9 8 (4.71%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.94%) PaaS
11 4 (2.35%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (2.35%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (1.76%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (1.18%) Firebase
13 2 (1.18%) IaaS
14 1 (0.59%) Amazon Cognito
14 1 (0.59%) Amazon EKS
14 1 (0.59%) GitHub
14 1 (0.59%) OpenShift
14 1 (0.59%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.94%) MQTT
2 1 (0.59%) Firewall
2 1 (0.59%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.59%) MongoDB
2 12 (7.06%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (5.29%) MariaDB
4 7 (4.12%) NoSQL
5 6 (3.53%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon Athena
6 3 (1.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (1.76%) Big Data
6 3 (1.76%) BigQuery
6 3 (1.76%) Data Lake
6 3 (1.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Jenkins
2 6 (3.53%) Storybook
3 4 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (2.35%) JIRA
4 3 (1.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.76%) Hudson
4 3 (1.76%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.59%) GitLab
5 1 (0.59%) gulp
5 1 (0.59%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.59%) JUnit
5 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 28 (16.47%) Finance
2 24 (14.12%) Games
3 16 (9.41%) Social Skills
4 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.35%) Marketing
5 3 (1.76%) Law
5 3 (1.76%) Retail
6 2 (1.18%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (44.12%) Developer
2 31 (18.24%) AWS Engineer
3 30 (17.65%) Platform Engineer
4 21 (12.35%) DevOps Engineer
5 19 (11.18%) PHP Developer
6 13 (7.65%) Azure Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) AWS DevOps
7 12 (7.06%) AWS DevOps Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Cloud Engineer
7 12 (7.06%) Lead Developer
8 11 (6.47%) Principal Developer
9 10 (5.88%) Senior DevOps
9 10 (5.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
10 9 (5.29%) Test Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.71%) Lead PHP Developer
11 8 (4.71%) PHP Team Leader
11 8 (4.71%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.71%) Team Leader
12 7 (4.12%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.88%) CSS
1 10 (5.88%) Node.js
2 9 (5.29%) Django
2 9 (5.29%) React
3 8 (4.71%) HTML
4 7 (4.12%) AngularJS
5 6 (3.53%) CSS3
5 6 (3.53%) HTML5
6 5 (2.94%) GraphQL
6 5 (2.94%) gRPC
6 5 (2.94%) Protocol Buffers
7 4 (2.35%) .NET
7 4 (2.35%) Flask
7 4 (2.35%) Flutter
7 4 (2.35%) Kafka
8 3 (1.76%) Jest
8 3 (1.76%) Middleware
8 3 (1.76%) REST
8 3 (1.76%) SOAP
8 3 (1.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (31.76%) Greenfield Project
2 24 (14.12%) Virtual Team
3 11 (6.47%) Cloud Native
4 9 (5.29%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.53%) User Experience
6 5 (2.94%) Industry 4.0
6 5 (2.94%) Raspberry Pi
7 4 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.76%) Clustering
9 1 (0.59%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.59%) Legacy Applications
9 1 (0.59%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.88%) Linux
2 6 (3.53%) Android
2 6 (3.53%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.18%) CentOS
3 2 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (1.18%) Unix
3 2 (1.18%) Windows
4 1 (0.59%) CoreOS
4 1 (0.59%) Debian
4 1 (0.59%) SUSE
4 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2019
4 1 (0.59%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.47%) DevOps
2 58 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (25.29%) Software Engineering
4 35 (20.59%) Infrastructure as Code
5 29 (17.06%) Fintech
6 27 (15.88%) Configuration Management
7 20 (11.76%) Mentoring
7 20 (11.76%) Product Roadmap
8 19 (11.18%) Project Delivery
8 19 (11.18%) Technical Architecture
8 19 (11.18%) Technology Roadmap
8 19 (11.18%) Test Automation
9 16 (9.41%) TDD
10 15 (8.82%) Coaching
10 15 (8.82%) Microservices
11 13 (7.65%) Software Testing
12 12 (7.06%) Full Stack Development
13 11 (6.47%) Cybersecurity
14 10 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (5.29%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 91 (53.53%) Python
2 42 (24.71%) Java
3 41 (24.12%) PHP
4 32 (18.82%) JavaScript
5 31 (18.24%) C#
5 31 (18.24%) Ruby
6 22 (12.94%) PowerShell
7 16 (9.41%) Bash Shell
7 16 (9.41%) SQL
8 12 (7.06%) TypeScript
9 8 (4.71%) Scala
10 5 (2.94%) Rust
11 4 (2.35%) Groovy
12 3 (1.76%) Java 8
13 2 (1.18%) ES6
14 1 (0.59%) C
14 1 (0.59%) C++
14 1 (0.59%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 19 (11.18%) Security Cleared
2 17 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.88%) AWS Certification
4 6 (3.53%) Degree
5 1 (0.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.12%) QA
System Software
1 95 (55.88%) Docker
2 3 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.76%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 84 (49.41%) Terraform
2 78 (45.88%) Kubernetes
3 22 (12.94%) Puppet
4 19 (11.18%) Opscode Chef
5 16 (9.41%) Salt
6 15 (8.82%) Grafana
6 15 (8.82%) Prometheus
7 5 (2.94%) Ansible
7 5 (2.94%) Packer
8 4 (2.35%) Consul
8 4 (2.35%) Docker Swarm
9 3 (1.76%) Nagios
10 1 (0.59%) CFEngine
10 1 (0.59%) Graphite
Vendors
1 24 (14.12%) Google
2 9 (5.29%) New Relic
3 5 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 5 (2.94%) Splunk
4 3 (1.76%) Sun
4 3 (1.76%) VMware
5 1 (0.59%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.59%) SAP