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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England / North West
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 229 252
Rank change year-on-year +1 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Go 21 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.34% 0.14% 0.030%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.58% 0.27% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 2
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -25.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.16% +20.00%  

Go is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3614 2958 3423
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 59.00% 51.48% 51.32%
Number of salaries quoted 3109 2522 2931
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Go as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -8 21 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Go
England

Go
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 35 (85.37%) Python
2 32 (78.05%) Ansible
3 31 (75.61%) Java
4 30 (73.17%) Puppet
5 29 (70.73%) Continuous Integration
6 28 (68.29%) Amazon AWS
7 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (63.41%) Opscode Chef
8 25 (60.98%) Jenkins
9 22 (53.66%) Configuration Management
9 22 (53.66%) Scrum
10 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
11 20 (48.78%) Retail
11 20 (48.78%) Perl
11 20 (48.78%) Docker
12 19 (46.34%) Terraform
13 18 (43.90%) Web Services
13 18 (43.90%) Ruby
14 17 (41.46%) Microservices
14 17 (41.46%) DevOps
15 16 (39.02%) Big Data
16 15 (36.59%) Google
16 15 (36.59%) Bash Shell
16 15 (36.59%) Linux
16 15 (36.59%) C++
17 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
18 13 (31.71%) C#
18 13 (31.71%) .NET
18 13 (31.71%) MySQL
18 13 (31.71%) Hadoop

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 12 (29.27%) Apache Spark
2 11 (26.83%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (24.39%) OpenStack
4 9 (21.95%) Jetty
4 9 (21.95%) Tomcat
4 9 (21.95%) WebSphere
5 8 (19.51%) Apache Solr
5 8 (19.51%) JBoss
5 8 (19.51%) WebLogic
6 6 (14.63%) nginx
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Foundry
8 1 (2.44%) Apache
8 1 (2.44%) CloudStack
8 1 (2.44%) IIS
8 1 (2.44%) Mongrel
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 28 (68.29%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.32%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (7.32%) SaaS
4 2 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (4.88%) IaaS
4 2 (4.88%) PaaS
5 1 (2.44%) DigitalOcean
5 1 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.44%) Heroku
5 1 (2.44%) OpenShift
5 1 (2.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.20%) Broadband
2 3 (7.32%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) Big Data
2 13 (31.71%) Hadoop
2 13 (31.71%) MySQL
3 12 (29.27%) Redis
3 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
4 11 (26.83%) NoSQL
5 9 (21.95%) MongoDB
5 9 (21.95%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (19.51%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (19.51%) Couchbase
6 8 (19.51%) Riak
7 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
8 3 (7.32%) Blockchain
8 3 (7.32%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 25 (60.98%) Jenkins
2 13 (31.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 13 (31.71%) GoCD
3 12 (29.27%) Hudson
4 6 (14.63%) Git (software)
4 6 (14.63%) MSBuild
4 6 (14.63%) Octopus Deploy
4 6 (14.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (14.63%) TeamCity
5 5 (12.20%) GitLab
6 2 (4.88%) Travis CI
7 1 (2.44%) CircleCI
7 1 (2.44%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (48.78%) Retail
2 8 (19.51%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Marketing
4 4 (9.76%) Electronics
4 4 (9.76%) Finance
4 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
4 4 (9.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (53.66%) Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Software Developer
2 13 (31.71%) Software Engineer
3 12 (29.27%) AWS Developer
4 6 (14.63%) AWS Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) AWS Software Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) DevOps Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (12.20%) Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Cloud Architect
5 5 (12.20%) DevOps Architect
5 5 (12.20%) Lead DevOps
5 5 (12.20%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Ruby Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Senior Developer
6 4 (9.76%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (7.32%) Java Software Developer
8 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps
8 2 (4.88%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (43.90%) Web Services
2 13 (31.71%) .NET
3 12 (29.27%) AngularJS
4 9 (21.95%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (21.95%) J2EE
4 9 (21.95%) React
5 8 (19.51%) Lucene
6 6 (14.63%) RabbitMQ
7 5 (12.20%) Ruby on Rails
8 4 (9.76%) MSMQ
8 4 (9.76%) Node.js
8 4 (9.76%) REST
8 4 (9.76%) Spring
9 3 (7.32%) CSS3
9 3 (7.32%) EJB
9 3 (7.32%) HTML
9 3 (7.32%) Play Framework
9 3 (7.32%) Spring Boot
9 3 (7.32%) XML
9 3 (7.32%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.32%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.44%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 15 (36.59%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Android
2 8 (19.51%) Apple iOS
3 7 (17.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (14.63%) Windows
5 4 (9.76%) Unix
6 3 (7.32%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (70.73%) Continuous Integration
2 26 (63.41%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (53.66%) Configuration Management
3 22 (53.66%) Scrum
4 21 (51.22%) Software Engineering
5 17 (41.46%) DevOps
5 17 (41.46%) Microservices
6 14 (34.15%) E-Commerce
7 13 (31.71%) TDD
8 12 (29.27%) Low Latency
8 12 (29.27%) Web Development
9 11 (26.83%) OO
10 10 (24.39%) SOA
11 8 (19.51%) DSDM
11 8 (19.51%) Kanban
11 8 (19.51%) Mobile Development
11 8 (19.51%) Multithreading
11 8 (19.51%) Open Source
11 8 (19.51%) RUP
11 8 (19.51%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (85.37%) Python
2 31 (75.61%) Java
3 20 (48.78%) Perl
4 18 (43.90%) Ruby
5 15 (36.59%) Bash Shell
5 15 (36.59%) C++
6 13 (31.71%) C#
7 9 (21.95%) SQL
8 8 (19.51%) C
9 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
10 6 (14.63%) Korn
11 5 (12.20%) PHP
12 4 (9.76%) JavaScript
12 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
13 3 (7.32%) Scala
14 1 (2.44%) Groovy
14 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (48.78%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Xen
3 1 (2.44%) KVM
3 1 (2.44%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 32 (78.05%) Ansible
2 30 (73.17%) Puppet
3 26 (63.41%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (46.34%) Terraform
5 8 (19.51%) Kibana
5 8 (19.51%) logstash
5 8 (19.51%) Salt
6 5 (12.20%) Mesos
7 2 (4.88%) Kubernetes
7 2 (4.88%) Packer
8 1 (2.44%) Consul
8 1 (2.44%) Grafana
8 1 (2.44%) Graphite
8 1 (2.44%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.44%) Rancher
8 1 (2.44%) rkt
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Google
2 10 (24.39%) Red Hat
3 9 (21.95%) Oracle
4 4 (9.76%) SAP
5 3 (7.32%) SaltStack
6 2 (4.88%) VMware
7 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.44%) Rackspace
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