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

Go (Golang)
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 287 311 330
Rank change year-on-year +24 +19 +24
Permanent jobs citing Go 81 59 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.66% 0.46% 0.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.14% 0.78% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 65 51 14
North West median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £43,000 £40,000 £24,700
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £55,125
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
% change year-on-year +3.85% +6.12% -5.77%

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 7,118 7,532 5,944
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.82% 58.69% 52.72%
Number of salaries quoted 5,976 6,464 5,097
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,050
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 21 June 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 June 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 +31 68 £60,000 -7.69% 5
Cheshire -15 5 £55,000 +89.66% 2
Merseyside - 3 £60,000 - 1
Lancashire - 1 £45,000 -
Go
England

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 66 (81.48%) Python
2 56 (69.14%) Software Engineering
3 54 (66.67%) Java
4 48 (59.26%) Ruby
5 39 (48.15%) Kubernetes
6 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (39.51%) DevOps
8 30 (37.04%) Open Source
8 30 (37.04%) JavaScript
9 29 (35.80%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (33.33%) Finance
11 26 (32.10%) Docker
12 25 (30.86%) Linux
13 22 (27.16%) Web Services
13 22 (27.16%) NoSQL
14 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
14 21 (25.93%) Mentoring
14 21 (25.93%) PHP
14 21 (25.93%) .NET
14 21 (25.93%) MySQL
14 21 (25.93%) Scrum
14 21 (25.93%) Computer Science
15 20 (24.69%) Marketing
15 20 (24.69%) MVC
15 20 (24.69%) RESTful
15 20 (24.69%) Digital Marketing
15 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
15 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
16 19 (23.46%) AngularJS
16 19 (23.46%) REST

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 6 (7.41%) nginx
2 2 (2.47%) Confluence
3 1 (1.23%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.23%) JBoss
3 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 21 (25.93%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (24.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (20.99%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 11 (13.58%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (12.35%) GitHub
5 10 (12.35%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (7.41%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.47%) SaaS
8 1 (1.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.99%) HTTP
2 6 (7.41%) Firewall
2 6 (7.41%) SSL
2 6 (7.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) NoSQL
2 21 (25.93%) MySQL
3 17 (20.99%) Data Warehouse
3 17 (20.99%) Redis
4 15 (18.52%) Big Data
5 5 (6.17%) Datomic
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
7 3 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.47%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.47%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.47%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Jenkins
2 12 (14.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 11 (13.58%) Hudson
3 11 (13.58%) Vagrant
4 7 (8.64%) JIRA
5 3 (3.70%) Subversion
6 2 (2.47%) GitLab
7 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
General
1 27 (33.33%) Finance
2 20 (24.69%) Marketing
3 15 (18.52%) Electronics
3 15 (18.52%) Manufacturing
3 15 (18.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (7.41%) Banking
5 4 (4.94%) Law
6 2 (2.47%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (23.46%) Developer
2 18 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 14 (17.28%) Architect
3 14 (17.28%) DevOps Engineer
4 11 (13.58%) Senior Developer
5 9 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (8.64%) Java Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Java Developer
6 7 (8.64%) PHP Architect
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Java Developer
7 6 (7.41%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 6 (7.41%) Platform Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Azure DevOps
8 5 (6.17%) Azure DevOps Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Azure Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Kubernetes Engineer
8 5 (6.17%) Software Developer
9 4 (4.94%) Development Team Leader
9 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Architect
9 4 (4.94%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) Web Services
2 21 (25.93%) .NET
3 20 (24.69%) RESTful
4 19 (23.46%) AngularJS
4 19 (23.46%) CSS
4 19 (23.46%) HTML
4 19 (23.46%) REST
5 18 (22.22%) JSON
6 17 (20.99%) CSS3
6 17 (20.99%) HTML5
6 17 (20.99%) SOAP
6 17 (20.99%) Spring
6 17 (20.99%) Spring Boot
6 17 (20.99%) Spring MVC
6 17 (20.99%) XML
6 17 (20.99%) XSL
7 11 (13.58%) Middleware
7 11 (13.58%) Polymer
8 10 (12.35%) React
9 7 (8.64%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.93%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.35%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.64%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (7.41%) Fintech
5 2 (2.47%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.86%) Linux
2 10 (12.35%) Windows
3 2 (2.47%) Unix
4 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (69.14%) Software Engineering
2 37 (45.68%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (39.51%) DevOps
4 30 (37.04%) Open Source
5 29 (35.80%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (25.93%) Mentoring
6 21 (25.93%) Scrum
7 20 (24.69%) Digital Marketing
7 20 (24.69%) MVC
8 19 (23.46%) OO
9 18 (22.22%) Web Development
10 17 (20.99%) Responsive Web Design
10 17 (20.99%) SOA
11 16 (19.75%) TDD
12 15 (18.52%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (18.52%) Machine Learning
12 15 (18.52%) Programme Management
13 14 (17.28%) Kanban
13 14 (17.28%) Unit Testing
14 13 (16.05%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 66 (81.48%) Python
2 54 (66.67%) Java
3 48 (59.26%) Ruby
4 30 (37.04%) JavaScript
5 21 (25.93%) PHP
6 17 (20.99%) C++
7 16 (19.75%) C
8 15 (18.52%) C#
9 12 (14.81%) Perl
10 10 (12.35%) Bash Shell
11 8 (9.88%) Scala
12 7 (8.64%) Erlang
13 5 (6.17%) Clojure
14 4 (4.94%) TypeScript
15 3 (3.70%) Haskell
15 3 (3.70%) SQL
16 2 (2.47%) Elixir
16 2 (2.47%) Shell Script
17 1 (1.23%) F#
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Degree
2 13 (16.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (8.64%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.94%) PhD
4 4 (4.94%) RHCE
4 4 (4.94%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (16.05%) QA
2 10 (12.35%) GCP
3 7 (8.64%) Web Application Security Consortium
System Software
1 26 (32.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 39 (48.15%) Kubernetes
2 18 (22.22%) Terraform
3 16 (19.75%) Ansible
4 14 (17.28%) Opscode Chef
5 13 (16.05%) Docker Swarm
6 12 (14.81%) Puppet
7 11 (13.58%) Consul
7 11 (13.58%) Nagios
7 11 (13.58%) Packer
8 6 (7.41%) Grafana
8 6 (7.41%) Graphite
8 6 (7.41%) Opsview
8 6 (7.41%) Salt
8 6 (7.41%) ZABBIX
9 2 (2.47%) Marathon
9 2 (2.47%) Mesos
9 2 (2.47%) Rancher
9 2 (2.47%) rkt
Vendors
1 15 (18.52%) SAP
2 7 (8.64%) Google
3 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.17%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.47%) Intapp
5 2 (2.47%) Oracle
6 1 (1.23%) IBM