Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 321 348
Rank change year-on-year +40 +27 -
Permanent jobs citing Go 81 38 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.31% 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.10% 0.53% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 74 35 4
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +43.84% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £34,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £43,250
England median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - +8.33% +14.29%

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 7,351 7,190 6,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.31% 58.04% 50.80%
Number of salaries quoted 6,115 6,214 5,185
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 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 +45 67 £60,000 +14.29% 18
Cheshire - 7 £50,000 - 2
Merseyside +20 6 £90,000 +41.18%
Go
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 West region with a requirement for Go.

1 48 (59.26%) Java
1 48 (59.26%) Python
2 46 (56.79%) Software Engineering
3 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
4 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (43.21%) Ruby
6 30 (37.04%) Kubernetes
7 29 (35.80%) MySQL
8 28 (34.57%) Degree
9 27 (33.33%) AngularJS
10 26 (32.10%) HTML5
10 26 (32.10%) NoSQL
10 26 (32.10%) HTML
10 26 (32.10%) TDD
11 24 (29.63%) .NET
11 24 (29.63%) RESTful
12 23 (28.40%) CSS3
12 23 (28.40%) CSS
12 23 (28.40%) Web Services
12 23 (28.40%) Linux
12 23 (28.40%) Web Development
12 23 (28.40%) Computer Science
12 23 (28.40%) Unit Testing
13 22 (27.16%) JSON
13 22 (27.16%) PHP
13 22 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
13 22 (27.16%) REST
13 22 (27.16%) Docker
13 22 (27.16%) DevOps
14 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS

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 (11.11%) nginx
2 7 (8.64%) Apache
3 2 (2.47%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.47%) JBoss
3 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (24.69%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 11 (13.58%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (6.17%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.70%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (3.70%) PaaS
6 3 (3.70%) Serverless
7 2 (2.47%) GitHub
7 2 (2.47%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.47%) SaaS
8 1 (1.23%) Loggly
8 1 (1.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 20 (24.69%) HTTP
2 9 (11.11%) SSL
3 5 (6.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (35.80%) MySQL
2 26 (32.10%) NoSQL
3 22 (27.16%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (24.69%) Redis
5 18 (22.22%) Big Data
6 10 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (8.64%) Hadoop
8 5 (6.17%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Git (software)
2 10 (12.35%) Jenkins
3 5 (6.17%) GitLab
4 3 (3.70%) Maven
4 3 (3.70%) Subversion
5 1 (1.23%) Grunt
5 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 19 (23.46%) Finance
2 16 (19.75%) Electronics
2 16 (19.75%) Manufacturing
2 16 (19.75%) Marketing
2 16 (19.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Publishing
4 1 (1.23%) Back Office
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (33.33%) Developer
2 17 (20.99%) Software Engineer
3 16 (19.75%) Architect
4 14 (17.28%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.58%) Java Architect
5 11 (13.58%) Java Developer
5 11 (13.58%) PHP Architect
6 9 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Software Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (7.41%) Development Manager
9 6 (7.41%) Java Technical Architect
9 6 (7.41%) PHP Technical Architect
9 6 (7.41%) Technical Architect
10 5 (6.17%) Applications Architect
10 5 (6.17%) Cloud Architect
10 5 (6.17%) Java Applications Architect
10 5 (6.17%) Platform Engineer
11 3 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.70%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) AngularJS
2 26 (32.10%) HTML
2 26 (32.10%) HTML5
3 24 (29.63%) .NET
3 24 (29.63%) RESTful
4 23 (28.40%) CSS
4 23 (28.40%) CSS3
4 23 (28.40%) Web Services
5 22 (27.16%) JSON
5 22 (27.16%) REST
6 20 (24.69%) SOAP
6 20 (24.69%) Spring
6 20 (24.69%) Spring Boot
6 20 (24.69%) Spring MVC
6 20 (24.69%) XML
6 20 (24.69%) XSL
7 17 (20.99%) Middleware
8 15 (18.52%) Node.js
9 14 (17.28%) React
10 13 (16.05%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.28%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (13.58%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (8.64%) Data Centre
5 5 (6.17%) Cloud Native
5 5 (6.17%) Public Cloud
5 5 (6.17%) Virtual Team
6 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
7 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.47%) Animation
7 2 (2.47%) Grid Computing
7 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (1.23%) Fintech
8 1 (1.23%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (28.40%) Linux
2 8 (9.88%) Windows
3 5 (6.17%) Debian
3 5 (6.17%) Ubuntu
3 5 (6.17%) Unix
4 4 (4.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.70%) CentOS
6 2 (2.47%) Android
6 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (56.79%) Software Engineering
2 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (32.10%) TDD
4 23 (28.40%) Unit Testing
4 23 (28.40%) Web Development
5 22 (27.16%) DevOps
6 21 (25.93%) MVC
7 20 (24.69%) OO
7 20 (24.69%) Responsive Web Design
7 20 (24.69%) Scrum
7 20 (24.69%) SOA
8 18 (22.22%) Open Source
9 16 (19.75%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (19.75%) Digital Marketing
9 16 (19.75%) Machine Learning
9 16 (19.75%) Programme Management
10 14 (17.28%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
12 12 (14.81%) Kanban
12 12 (14.81%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 48 (59.26%) Java
1 48 (59.26%) Python
2 39 (48.15%) JavaScript
3 35 (43.21%) Ruby
4 22 (27.16%) PHP
5 21 (25.93%) C++
6 17 (20.99%) C#
7 14 (17.28%) Scala
8 13 (16.05%) C
9 8 (9.88%) Haskell
10 6 (7.41%) Erlang
10 6 (7.41%) F#
11 5 (6.17%) Bash Shell
11 5 (6.17%) Perl
11 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
11 5 (6.17%) SQL
12 4 (4.94%) Elixir
13 2 (2.47%) ES6
13 2 (2.47%) ES7
13 2 (2.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 28 (34.57%) Degree
2 20 (24.69%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (13.58%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) QA
2 11 (13.58%) Web Application Security Consortium
3 5 (6.17%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 22 (27.16%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Ceph
2 1 (1.23%) LXC
Systems Management
1 30 (37.04%) Kubernetes
2 15 (18.52%) Ansible
3 12 (14.81%) Mesos
4 10 (12.35%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (12.35%) Puppet
5 5 (6.17%) Docker Swarm
5 5 (6.17%) Marathon
5 5 (6.17%) rkt
5 5 (6.17%) systemd
6 2 (2.47%) Terraform
7 1 (1.23%) Nagios
7 1 (1.23%) Prometheus
7 1 (1.23%) Salt
7 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 16 (19.75%) SAP
2 12 (14.81%) Red Hat
3 8 (9.88%) Google
4 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (1.23%) New Relic
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle
5 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.23%) Splunk
5 1 (1.23%) Twitter