Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 285 332 372
Rank change year-on-year +47 +40 -
Permanent jobs citing Go 81 19 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.63% 0.16% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.13% 0.28% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 71 17 1
North West median annual salary £54,000 £45,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +42.86% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £22,750 £27,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £66,750 £35,750
England median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +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 7177 6756 6753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.26% 55.50% 51.42%
Number of salaries quoted 6002 5857 5776
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 £25,575 £25,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +50 73 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Cheshire -15 8 £43,750 - 1
Go
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 63 (77.78%) Java
2 61 (75.31%) Python
3 55 (67.90%) .NET
4 45 (55.56%) Open Source
5 44 (54.32%) Amazon AWS
6 42 (51.85%) C++
7 41 (50.62%) SQL Server
7 41 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (50.62%) Ansible
7 41 (50.62%) DevOps
8 38 (46.91%) Finance
8 38 (46.91%) Unix
9 37 (45.68%) SQL
9 37 (45.68%) Marketing
9 37 (45.68%) Puppet
10 36 (44.44%) Machine Learning
10 36 (44.44%) Big Data
10 36 (44.44%) Hadoop
10 36 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
10 36 (44.44%) Public Cloud
10 36 (44.44%) Degree
10 36 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
10 36 (44.44%) Windows
10 36 (44.44%) Shell Script
10 36 (44.44%) Telecoms
11 35 (43.21%) Business Intelligence
11 35 (43.21%) SAP
11 35 (43.21%) Manufacturing
11 35 (43.21%) Electronics
11 35 (43.21%) Programme Management

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 18 (22.22%) Apache Spark
2 7 (8.64%) nginx
3 5 (6.17%) Apache
4 2 (2.47%) JBoss
4 2 (2.47%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.23%) Drupal
5 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 44 (54.32%) Amazon AWS
2 33 (40.74%) Google Cloud Platform
2 33 (40.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (12.35%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (2.47%) PaaS
5 2 (2.47%) Serverless
6 1 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.23%) GitHub
6 1 (1.23%) Loggly
6 1 (1.23%) OpenShift
6 1 (1.23%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.35%) HTTP
2 7 (8.64%) SSL
3 3 (3.70%) Broadband
4 1 (1.23%) BGP
4 1 (1.23%) Internet
4 1 (1.23%) MPLS
4 1 (1.23%) OSPF
4 1 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (50.62%) SQL Server
2 36 (44.44%) Big Data
2 36 (44.44%) Hadoop
3 33 (40.74%) Relational Database
4 21 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (20.99%) MySQL
6 15 (18.52%) NoSQL
7 10 (12.35%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (12.35%) Redis
8 1 (1.23%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (1.23%) Couchbase
8 1 (1.23%) Riak
Development Applications
1 8 (9.88%) Git (software)
2 7 (8.64%) Jenkins
3 4 (4.94%) JIRA
3 4 (4.94%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.70%) AccuRev
4 3 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (3.70%) GitLab
5 2 (2.47%) Maven
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) Fiddler
6 1 (1.23%) Grunt
6 1 (1.23%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
General
1 38 (46.91%) Finance
2 37 (45.68%) Marketing
3 36 (44.44%) Telecoms
4 35 (43.21%) Electronics
4 35 (43.21%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.23%) Back Office
5 1 (1.23%) Publishing
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (29.63%) Architect
1 24 (29.63%) Developer
1 24 (29.63%) Software Engineer
2 21 (25.93%) Cloud Architect
3 18 (22.22%) DevOps Architect
3 18 (22.22%) Lead DevOps
4 16 (19.75%) DevOps Engineer
5 14 (17.28%) Cloud Engineer
5 14 (17.28%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 13 (16.05%) Software Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Senior Developer
8 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
9 6 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) C# Software Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Full Stack Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Java Software Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Platform Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Senior Software Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
11 3 (3.70%) PHP Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (67.90%) .NET
2 26 (32.10%) RabbitMQ
3 22 (27.16%) HTML
3 22 (27.16%) MSMQ
4 19 (23.46%) CSS
5 15 (18.52%) HTML5
5 15 (18.52%) jQuery
5 15 (18.52%) RESTful
6 13 (16.05%) AngularJS
6 13 (16.05%) CSS3
6 13 (16.05%) Web Services
7 12 (14.81%) JSON
7 12 (14.81%) Node.js
8 11 (13.58%) REST
8 11 (13.58%) Spring
9 10 (12.35%) Ajax
9 10 (12.35%) Spring Boot
9 10 (12.35%) Spring MVC
9 10 (12.35%) XML
9 10 (12.35%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 36 (44.44%) Public Cloud
2 11 (13.58%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) iPad
4 4 (4.94%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (3.70%) Cloud Native
5 3 (3.70%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.70%) Virtual Team
6 2 (2.47%) Blog
6 2 (2.47%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.23%) Animation
7 1 (1.23%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.23%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.91%) Unix
2 36 (44.44%) Windows
3 13 (16.05%) Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Debian
4 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.23%) Android
6 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) Open Source
2 41 (50.62%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (50.62%) DevOps
3 36 (44.44%) Digital Marketing
3 36 (44.44%) Machine Learning
4 35 (43.21%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (43.21%) Programme Management
4 35 (43.21%) Software Engineering
5 23 (28.40%) Continuous Delivery
6 22 (27.16%) Unit Testing
7 19 (23.46%) Analytics
8 15 (18.52%) MVC
8 15 (18.52%) TDD
9 14 (17.28%) Refactoring
9 14 (17.28%) Web Development
10 10 (12.35%) OO
10 10 (12.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (12.35%) SOA
11 9 (11.11%) Mentoring
12 7 (8.64%) Continuous Deployment
Programming Languages
1 63 (77.78%) Java
2 61 (75.31%) Python
3 42 (51.85%) C++
4 37 (45.68%) SQL
5 36 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 26 (32.10%) Ruby
7 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 13 (16.05%) PHP
9 12 (14.81%) Scala
10 10 (12.35%) C
10 10 (12.35%) C#
11 8 (9.88%) Erlang
12 7 (8.64%) Elixir
13 5 (6.17%) TypeScript
14 4 (4.94%) Perl
15 3 (3.70%) F#
15 3 (3.70%) Haskell
16 2 (2.47%) Bash Shell
17 1 (1.23%) Apple Swift
17 1 (1.23%) ES6
Qualifications
1 36 (44.44%) Degree
2 10 (12.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) QA
2 3 (3.70%) Disclosure Scotland
2 3 (3.70%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 11 (13.58%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) etcd
2 1 (1.23%) flannel
Systems Management
1 41 (50.62%) Ansible
2 37 (45.68%) Puppet
3 36 (44.44%) Opscode Chef
4 25 (30.86%) Mesos
5 8 (9.88%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.70%) Docker Swarm
6 3 (3.70%) Marathon
6 3 (3.70%) rkt
6 3 (3.70%) systemd
7 2 (2.47%) Salt
8 1 (1.23%) Consul
8 1 (1.23%) Nagios
8 1 (1.23%) Prometheus
8 1 (1.23%) Sysdig
8 1 (1.23%) Terraform
8 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 35 (43.21%) SAP
2 34 (41.98%) Google
3 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.47%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.23%) Cisco
6 1 (1.23%) Juniper
6 1 (1.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.23%) New Relic
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) SaltStack
6 1 (1.23%) Splunk