Period
to 3 July 2020

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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > North of England
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 332 376
Rank change year-on-year +167 +44 +5
Permanent jobs citing Go 190 132 143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.78% 0.68% 0.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.27% 1.34% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 178 105 128
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £42,500 £28,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,250 £76,625
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £66,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +6.06% +1.54%

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 5,807 9,875 13,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 54.34% 50.55% 55.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4,953 7,706 11,436
Median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% +3.53% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 3 July 2020.

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 3 July 2020. 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 +137 111 £52,500 - 19
Yorkshire +138 78 £55,000 +10.00% 1
North East +25 1 £65,000 +20.37% 2
Go
England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2020, 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.

1 159 (83.68%) Python
2 123 (64.74%) DevOps
3 106 (55.79%) Node.js
4 99 (52.11%) Software Engineering
5 84 (44.21%) Java
6 80 (42.11%) Open Source
7 72 (37.89%) AWS
8 62 (32.63%) Docker
9 60 (31.58%) Scala
9 60 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (28.95%) Kubernetes
10 55 (28.95%) Terraform
11 54 (28.42%) Linux
12 53 (27.89%) Microservices
13 44 (23.16%) Ansible
13 44 (23.16%) JavaScript
14 38 (20.00%) Jenkins
15 35 (18.42%) GCP
16 31 (16.32%) React
16 31 (16.32%) Git (software)
17 29 (15.26%) PowerShell
17 29 (15.26%) Azure
17 29 (15.26%) Bash Shell
18 28 (14.74%) Ruby
19 25 (13.16%) High Availability
20 23 (12.11%) Puppet
20 23 (12.11%) SQL
21 22 (11.58%) PHP
22 20 (10.53%) Configuration Management
22 20 (10.53%) AWS Lambda

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 9 (4.74%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.58%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 72 (37.89%) AWS
2 35 (18.42%) GCP
3 29 (15.26%) Azure
4 20 (10.53%) AWS Lambda
4 20 (10.53%) Serverless
5 13 (6.84%) Cloud Computing
6 10 (5.26%) OpenShift
7 8 (4.21%) GitHub
7 8 (4.21%) IaaS
8 4 (2.11%) Amazon Cognito
9 3 (1.58%) Amazon EKS
9 3 (1.58%) AWS CodeCommit
9 3 (1.58%) AWS Fargate
10 2 (1.05%) Amazon SQS
10 2 (1.05%) AWS Step Functions
11 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.16%) SAN
1 6 (3.16%) SNMP
2 2 (1.05%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.89%) MySQL
2 10 (5.26%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.16%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.16%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.11%) Big Data
4 4 (2.11%) Redis
5 3 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (1.05%) Amazon Redshift
6 2 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.05%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.53%) BigQuery
7 1 (0.53%) CockroachDB
7 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 38 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 31 (16.32%) Git (software)
3 9 (4.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 8 (4.21%) GitLab
5 7 (3.68%) Subversion
6 6 (3.16%) JIRA
7 5 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (2.63%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.58%) Bitbucket
8 3 (1.58%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.58%) git-flow
8 3 (1.58%) Selenium
9 2 (1.05%) Appium
9 2 (1.05%) Gatling
9 2 (1.05%) Gradle
9 2 (1.05%) Hudson
9 2 (1.05%) JBehave
9 2 (1.05%) JMeter
9 2 (1.05%) JUnit
9 2 (1.05%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (7.89%) Finance
2 7 (3.68%) Public Sector
3 6 (3.16%) Retail
4 5 (2.63%) Games
5 4 (2.11%) Marketing
6 3 (1.58%) Banking
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Law
Job Titles
1 58 (30.53%) Software Engineer
2 38 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 33 (17.37%) Developer
4 18 (9.47%) AWS Engineer
4 18 (9.47%) Python Engineer
5 16 (8.42%) Platform Engineer
6 15 (7.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 14 (7.37%) Engineering Manager
7 14 (7.37%) Software Engineering Manager
7 14 (7.37%) Software Manager
8 13 (6.84%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 13 (6.84%) Software Developer
9 12 (6.32%) Java Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Java Scala Software Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Java Software Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Principal Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Principal Software Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Python Software Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Scala Software Engineer
9 12 (6.32%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (55.79%) Node.js
2 31 (16.32%) React
3 18 (9.47%) AngularJS
4 15 (7.89%) RabbitMQ
5 10 (5.26%) .NET
6 9 (4.74%) Web Services
7 8 (4.21%) Elastic Stack
7 8 (4.21%) Middleware
8 6 (3.16%) CSS
8 6 (3.16%) HTML
8 6 (3.16%) React Native
8 6 (3.16%) Sass
9 4 (2.11%) .NET Core
9 4 (2.11%) Kafka
9 4 (2.11%) Laravel
9 4 (2.11%) Sensu
10 3 (1.58%) Java EE
10 3 (1.58%) STL
10 3 (1.58%) Symfony
10 3 (1.58%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.26%) Public Cloud
2 8 (4.21%) Derivative
3 7 (3.68%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (3.16%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.11%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.58%) Blog
6 3 (1.58%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.05%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.53%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.53%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 54 (28.42%) Linux
2 9 (4.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 9 (4.74%) Windows
3 8 (4.21%) Unix
4 7 (3.68%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (64.74%) DevOps
2 99 (52.11%) Software Engineering
3 80 (42.11%) Open Source
4 60 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (27.89%) Microservices
6 25 (13.16%) High Availability
7 20 (10.53%) Configuration Management
8 19 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 19 (10.00%) SDLC
8 19 (10.00%) TDD
9 17 (8.95%) Infrastructure as Code
10 15 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.37%) Infrastructure Automation
11 14 (7.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (7.37%) Mentoring
11 14 (7.37%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 14 (7.37%) Technical Debt
12 10 (5.26%) Load Balancing
13 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
13 8 (4.21%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 159 (83.68%) Python
2 84 (44.21%) Java
3 60 (31.58%) Scala
4 44 (23.16%) JavaScript
5 29 (15.26%) Bash Shell
5 29 (15.26%) PowerShell
6 28 (14.74%) Ruby
7 23 (12.11%) SQL
8 22 (11.58%) PHP
9 15 (7.89%) C#
9 15 (7.89%) TypeScript
10 12 (6.32%) C
10 12 (6.32%) C++
11 7 (3.68%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.16%) Erlang
12 6 (3.16%) F#
12 6 (3.16%) Haskell
13 4 (2.11%) Perl
14 3 (1.58%) Apple Swift
14 3 (1.58%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (9.47%) Degree
2 7 (3.68%) AWS Certification
3 6 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.11%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.53%) CISA
5 1 (0.53%) CISM
5 1 (0.53%) CISSP
5 1 (0.53%) CRISC
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.53%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.53%) PhD
5 1 (0.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 62 (32.63%) Docker
2 6 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 55 (28.95%) Kubernetes
1 55 (28.95%) Terraform
2 44 (23.16%) Ansible
3 23 (12.11%) Puppet
4 16 (8.42%) Opscode Chef
5 11 (5.79%) Prometheus
6 8 (4.21%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (4.21%) Grafana
7 7 (3.68%) Graphite
8 3 (1.58%) Nagios
9 2 (1.05%) Consul
9 2 (1.05%) Kibana
9 2 (1.05%) Packer
10 1 (0.53%) Mesos
Vendors
1 19 (10.00%) Google
2 14 (7.37%) Red Hat
3 9 (4.74%) Microsoft
4 8 (4.21%) Rackspace
4 8 (4.21%) VMware
5 6 (3.16%) NetApp
6 2 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.05%) Nimsoft
6 2 (1.05%) Oracle
7 1 (0.53%) CA
7 1 (0.53%) Splunk