Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 14 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > North West
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 336 361
Rank change year-on-year +50 +25 -
Permanent jobs citing Go 85 23 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.18% 0.063%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.16% 0.33% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 77 20 3
North West median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +43.84% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £33,025 £27,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £78,750 £43,250
England median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +20.00%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 7332 7049 6485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.74% 56.56% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 6123 6113 5568
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,200 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Go in the North West

Go
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Go in the North West.

Salary trend for Go in the North West

Go
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go in the North West over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Go in the North West

Go
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the North West region over the 6 months to 14 December 2017. 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
Manchester +43 71 £57,500 +9.52% 10
Cheshire -20 7 £47,500 -
Merseyside +29 6 £90,000 +41.18% 1
Go
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Go also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Go.

1 54 (63.53%) Java
1 54 (63.53%) Python
2 42 (49.41%) Software Engineering
3 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
4 38 (44.71%) .NET
5 34 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 34 (40.00%) Ruby
5 34 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
6 31 (36.47%) Open Source
6 31 (36.47%) Degree
7 29 (34.12%) DevOps
8 28 (32.94%) Ansible
8 28 (32.94%) C++
9 26 (30.59%) MySQL
10 25 (29.41%) Finance
10 25 (29.41%) Big Data
11 23 (27.06%) HTML
11 23 (27.06%) Marketing
11 23 (27.06%) TDD
11 23 (27.06%) Machine Learning
11 23 (27.06%) Kubernetes
12 22 (25.88%) Docker
12 22 (25.88%) Opscode Chef
12 22 (25.88%) AngularJS
12 22 (25.88%) HTML5
12 22 (25.88%) Puppet
12 22 (25.88%) NoSQL
12 22 (25.88%) Programme Management
12 22 (25.88%) Electronics
12 22 (25.88%) Telecoms

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (10.59%) nginx
2 8 (9.41%) Apache Spark
3 7 (8.24%) Apache
4 2 (2.35%) JBoss
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.18%) Drupal
5 1 (1.18%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 34 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (24.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (21.18%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (18.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 7 (8.24%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (3.53%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.53%) PaaS
6 3 (3.53%) Serverless
7 2 (2.35%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.18%) GitHub
8 1 (1.18%) Loggly
8 1 (1.18%) SaaS
8 1 (1.18%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 16 (18.82%) HTTP
2 9 (10.59%) SSL
3 5 (5.88%) Broadband
4 1 (1.18%) Internet
4 1 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (30.59%) MySQL
2 25 (29.41%) Big Data
3 22 (25.88%) NoSQL
4 20 (23.53%) Hadoop
5 19 (22.35%) SQL Server
6 18 (21.18%) Data Warehouse
7 17 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (18.82%) Redis
9 13 (15.29%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (1.18%) Couchbase
10 1 (1.18%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Git (software)
1 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.88%) GitLab
3 3 (3.53%) Maven
4 2 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.18%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.18%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.18%) Grunt
5 1 (1.18%) JIRA
5 1 (1.18%) Subversion
5 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.18%) Vagrant
General
1 25 (29.41%) Finance
2 23 (27.06%) Marketing
3 22 (25.88%) Electronics
3 22 (25.88%) Manufacturing
3 22 (25.88%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Publishing
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (28.24%) Developer
2 22 (25.88%) Software Engineer
3 18 (21.18%) Architect
4 12 (14.12%) Software Developer
5 11 (12.94%) Cloud Architect
6 10 (11.76%) Senior Developer
6 10 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 9 (10.59%) Java Developer
8 8 (9.41%) DevOps Engineer
9 7 (8.24%) Java Architect
9 7 (8.24%) PHP Architect
10 6 (7.06%) Cloud Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Cloud Software Engineer
10 6 (7.06%) Development Manager
10 6 (7.06%) DevOps Architect
10 6 (7.06%) Lead DevOps
11 5 (5.88%) Platform Engineer
11 5 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
12 4 (4.71%) Applications Architect
12 4 (4.71%) Java Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (44.71%) .NET
2 23 (27.06%) HTML
3 22 (25.88%) AngularJS
3 22 (25.88%) HTML5
4 20 (23.53%) CSS
4 20 (23.53%) CSS3
4 20 (23.53%) RESTful
5 18 (21.18%) JSON
5 18 (21.18%) RabbitMQ
5 18 (21.18%) Web Services
6 17 (20.00%) REST
6 17 (20.00%) Spring
7 16 (18.82%) Node.js
7 16 (18.82%) SOAP
7 16 (18.82%) Spring Boot
7 16 (18.82%) Spring MVC
7 16 (18.82%) XML
7 16 (18.82%) XSL
8 13 (15.29%) jQuery
9 12 (14.12%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.18%) Public Cloud
2 16 (18.82%) Computer Science
3 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.24%) Data Centre
4 7 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (5.88%) Cloud Native
5 5 (5.88%) iPad
5 5 (5.88%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.71%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.35%) Animation
7 2 (2.35%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.35%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
8 1 (1.18%) Social Media
8 1 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.35%) Linux
1 19 (22.35%) Windows
2 18 (21.18%) Unix
3 5 (5.88%) Debian
3 5 (5.88%) Ubuntu
4 4 (4.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.53%) Android
5 3 (3.53%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.53%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (49.41%) Software Engineering
2 40 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.47%) Open Source
4 29 (34.12%) DevOps
5 23 (27.06%) Machine Learning
5 23 (27.06%) TDD
6 22 (25.88%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (25.88%) Digital Marketing
6 22 (25.88%) Programme Management
7 21 (24.71%) Unit Testing
8 19 (22.35%) Continuous Delivery
9 18 (21.18%) Web Development
10 17 (20.00%) MVC
11 16 (18.82%) OO
11 16 (18.82%) Responsive Web Design
11 16 (18.82%) SOA
12 13 (15.29%) Analytics
12 13 (15.29%) Scrum
13 12 (14.12%) Mentoring
14 10 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 54 (63.53%) Java
1 54 (63.53%) Python
2 34 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (40.00%) Ruby
3 28 (32.94%) C++
4 18 (21.18%) PHP
4 18 (21.18%) Scala
4 18 (21.18%) Shell Script
4 18 (21.18%) SQL
5 16 (18.82%) C#
6 11 (12.94%) C
7 7 (8.24%) Haskell
8 6 (7.06%) Erlang
9 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
9 5 (5.88%) F#
10 4 (4.71%) Elixir
10 4 (4.71%) Perl
11 2 (2.35%) ES6
12 1 (1.18%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.18%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 31 (36.47%) Degree
2 16 (18.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (8.24%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.12%) QA
2 7 (8.24%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 5 (5.88%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (25.88%) Docker
2 1 (1.18%) Ceph
2 1 (1.18%) LXC
Systems Management
1 28 (32.94%) Ansible
2 23 (27.06%) Kubernetes
3 22 (25.88%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (25.88%) Puppet
4 19 (22.35%) Mesos
5 5 (5.88%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (5.88%) Marathon
5 5 (5.88%) rkt
5 5 (5.88%) systemd
6 1 (1.18%) Nagios
6 1 (1.18%) Prometheus
6 1 (1.18%) Salt
6 1 (1.18%) Terraform
6 1 (1.18%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 22 (25.88%) Google
1 22 (25.88%) SAP
2 12 (14.12%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.53%) IBM
4 2 (2.35%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.18%) New Relic
5 1 (1.18%) Oracle
5 1 (1.18%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.18%) Splunk
5 1 (1.18%) Twitter