Period
to 24 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > North of England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 262 333
Rank change year-on-year +168 +71 +22
Permanent jobs citing Go 301 141 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 3.15% 0.87% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.77% 1.74% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 339 114 93
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% -4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £81,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year - -3.70% +6.72%

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 North of England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,221 8,111 10,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.60% 50.29% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4,597 6,756 8,434
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £31,750 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in the North of England

Go
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Go in the North of England.

Salary trend for Go in the North of England

Go
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go in the North of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Go in the North of England

Go
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the North of England region over the 6 months to 24 January 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
North West +115 165 £57,500 +15.00% 39
Yorkshire +125 131 £60,000 +23.71% 19
North East - 5 £65,000 - 8
Go
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 North of England region with a requirement for Go.

1 229 (76.08%) Python
2 218 (72.43%) DevOps
3 209 (69.44%) Docker
4 184 (61.13%) Agile Software Development
5 171 (56.81%) Kubernetes
5 171 (56.81%) AWS
6 170 (56.48%) Terraform
7 157 (52.16%) JavaScript
8 146 (48.50%) Ruby
9 140 (46.51%) Java
10 118 (39.20%) Linux
11 114 (37.87%) Azure
12 113 (37.54%) Infrastructure as Code
13 111 (36.88%) Opscode Chef
14 103 (34.22%) C#
15 102 (33.89%) Configuration Management
16 96 (31.89%) AWS CloudFormation
17 94 (31.23%) Puppet
18 92 (30.56%) Software Engineering
19 89 (29.57%) Problem-Solving
20 88 (29.24%) MySQL
21 86 (28.57%) Jenkins
22 85 (28.24%) SaltStack
22 85 (28.24%) Pulumi
23 83 (27.57%) Ansible
24 75 (24.92%) SQL
25 69 (22.92%) AngularJS
25 69 (22.92%) Bash Shell
26 67 (22.26%) PHP
27 64 (21.26%) GCP

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 17 (5.65%) Apache
2 4 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (0.33%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 171 (56.81%) AWS
2 114 (37.87%) Azure
3 96 (31.89%) AWS CloudFormation
4 85 (28.24%) Pulumi
5 64 (21.26%) GCP
6 49 (16.28%) Amazon EKS
7 36 (11.96%) Datadog
8 17 (5.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 16 (5.32%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (2.66%) GitHub
11 7 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
11 7 (2.33%) Serverless
12 4 (1.33%) PaaS
12 4 (1.33%) SaaS
13 3 (1.00%) IaaS
14 2 (0.66%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.66%) CloudFront
14 2 (0.66%) G Suite
15 1 (0.33%) Amazon Kinesis
15 1 (0.33%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.66%) SNMP
2 4 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (29.24%) MySQL
2 62 (20.60%) MongoDB
3 41 (13.62%) Redis
4 40 (13.29%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (12.96%) Cosmos DB
6 36 (11.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 36 (11.96%) MariaDB
7 28 (9.30%) NoSQL
8 24 (7.97%) SQL Server
9 9 (2.99%) Big Data
10 4 (1.33%) Neo4j
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.66%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.66%) BigQuery
11 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.66%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.66%) Riak
12 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.33%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 86 (28.57%) Jenkins
2 53 (17.61%) Git (software)
3 36 (11.96%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (6.64%) GitLab
4 20 (6.64%) JIRA
5 15 (4.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.66%) Artifactory
7 5 (1.66%) CircleCI
8 4 (1.33%) Hudson
8 4 (1.33%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.33%) Vagrant
9 3 (1.00%) AccuRev
10 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket Server
11 1 (0.33%) TestRail
General
1 17 (5.65%) Games
2 15 (4.98%) Public Sector
3 6 (1.99%) Marketing
4 4 (1.33%) Law
5 3 (1.00%) Finance
6 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 124 (41.20%) DevOps Engineer
2 77 (25.58%) Software Engineer
3 54 (17.94%) Developer
4 53 (17.61%) AWS Engineer
5 52 (17.28%) AWS DevOps
5 52 (17.28%) AWS DevOps Engineer
6 42 (13.95%) Azure DevOps Engineer
6 42 (13.95%) Azure Engineer
7 36 (11.96%) Azure DevOps
8 32 (10.63%) Software Developer
9 29 (9.63%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 26 (8.64%) Site Engineer
11 23 (7.64%) JavaScript Developer
12 21 (6.98%) PHP Developer
13 17 (5.65%) Platform Engineer
14 15 (4.98%) Automation Engineer
15 14 (4.65%) Python Engineer
15 14 (4.65%) Python Software Engineer
16 11 (3.65%) Senior Developer
16 11 (3.65%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (22.92%) AngularJS
2 57 (18.94%) Node.js
3 44 (14.62%) Vue.js
4 42 (13.95%) Kafka
5 32 (10.63%) React
6 28 (9.30%) REST
7 24 (7.97%) jQuery
8 21 (6.98%) Apache Flex
8 21 (6.98%) Symfony
9 15 (4.98%) CSS
9 15 (4.98%) HTML
10 14 (4.65%) .NET
11 10 (3.32%) CSS3
11 10 (3.32%) HTML5
12 9 (2.99%) RabbitMQ
13 8 (2.66%) Elastic Stack
14 7 (2.33%) Web Services
15 6 (1.99%) RESTful
16 4 (1.33%) ASP.NET
16 4 (1.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.28%) Enterprise Cloud
2 36 (11.96%) Linux Command Line
3 30 (9.97%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (1.99%) Virtual Team
5 5 (1.66%) Algorithms
5 5 (1.66%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.66%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
6 4 (1.33%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.00%) Cloud Native
7 3 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.33%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 118 (39.20%) Linux
2 9 (2.99%) CentOS
2 9 (2.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (2.66%) Windows
4 2 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (72.43%) DevOps
2 184 (61.13%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (37.54%) Infrastructure as Code
4 102 (33.89%) Configuration Management
5 92 (30.56%) Software Engineering
6 89 (29.57%) Problem-Solving
7 61 (20.27%) OOP
8 58 (19.27%) TDD
9 50 (16.61%) Deployment Automation
10 46 (15.28%) Microservices
11 40 (13.29%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
11 40 (13.29%) SOLID
11 40 (13.29%) Unit Testing
12 39 (12.96%) Analytics
13 36 (11.96%) Web Application Development
14 31 (10.30%) MVC
14 31 (10.30%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 30 (9.97%) Continuous Integration
16 19 (6.31%) Continuous Delivery
16 19 (6.31%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 229 (76.08%) Python
2 157 (52.16%) JavaScript
3 146 (48.50%) Ruby
4 140 (46.51%) Java
5 103 (34.22%) C#
6 75 (24.92%) SQL
7 69 (22.92%) Bash Shell
8 67 (22.26%) PHP
9 62 (20.60%) TypeScript
10 57 (18.94%) Kotlin
11 53 (17.61%) PowerShell
12 50 (16.61%) Scala
13 47 (15.61%) C++
14 38 (12.62%) Groovy
15 8 (2.66%) C
16 5 (1.66%) ES6
17 4 (1.33%) Haskell
18 3 (1.00%) Erlang
19 1 (0.33%) Perl
19 1 (0.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (18.60%) AWS Certification
2 11 (3.65%) Degree
3 6 (1.99%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.66%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 209 (69.44%) Docker
Systems Management
1 171 (56.81%) Kubernetes
2 170 (56.48%) Terraform
3 111 (36.88%) Opscode Chef
4 94 (31.23%) Puppet
5 83 (27.57%) Ansible
6 61 (20.27%) Prometheus
7 44 (14.62%) Grafana
8 25 (8.31%) Graphite
9 17 (5.65%) ZABBIX
10 6 (1.99%) Packer
11 5 (1.66%) Consul
11 5 (1.66%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 85 (28.24%) SaltStack
2 45 (14.95%) New Relic
3 21 (6.98%) Zend
4 14 (4.65%) Microsoft
5 11 (3.65%) Google
6 6 (1.99%) IBM
7 4 (1.33%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.00%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.33%) Splunk