Period
to 15 October 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 57 -
Rank change year-on-year +7 - -
Permanent jobs citing Go 20 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 3.70% 0.96% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.63% 1.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 0
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 355 290 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 65.62% 69.71% 65.16%
Number of salaries quoted 252 229 179
Northern Ireland median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £25,800 £26,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £54,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for Go in Northern Ireland

Go
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Salary trend for Go in Northern Ireland

Go
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 15 October 2019. 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
County Antrim +10 20 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Go.

1 20 (100.00%) Java
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Python
3 16 (80.00%) Ruby
3 16 (80.00%) DevOps
4 15 (75.00%) SaaS
5 13 (65.00%) Management Information System
5 13 (65.00%) Problem Management
5 13 (65.00%) Smartphone
5 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (65.00%) Wireshark
5 13 (65.00%) Internet
5 13 (65.00%) Shell Script
5 13 (65.00%) ITIL
5 13 (65.00%) Unix
5 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (65.00%) C
5 13 (65.00%) C++
5 13 (65.00%) Perl
5 13 (65.00%) ITIL V3
5 13 (65.00%) High Availability
5 13 (65.00%) Internet of Things
5 13 (65.00%) Task Automation
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (20.00%) Microservices
7 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
7 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 3 (15.00%) Open Source
8 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) SaaS
2 3 (15.00%) AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (5.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (65.00%) Internet
1 13 (65.00%) TCP/IP
1 13 (65.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (10.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) HTTPS
2 2 (10.00%) SMPP
2 2 (10.00%) SMS
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) JSUnit
1 1 (5.00%) Moq
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 13 (65.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
2 3 (15.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Core
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.00%) CSS3
4 1 (5.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (5.00%) HTML5
4 1 (5.00%) jQuery
4 1 (5.00%) JSON
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) OAuth
4 1 (5.00%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (65.00%) Internet of Things
1 13 (65.00%) Management Information System
1 13 (65.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (10.00%) Smartcard
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (65.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) DevOps
2 13 (65.00%) High Availability
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL
2 13 (65.00%) ITIL V3
2 13 (65.00%) Problem Management
2 13 (65.00%) Task Automation
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Microservices
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Open Source
4 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (5.00%) Extreme Programming
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) Java
2 19 (95.00%) Python
3 16 (80.00%) Ruby
4 13 (65.00%) C
4 13 (65.00%) C++
4 13 (65.00%) Perl
4 13 (65.00%) Shell Script
5 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 1 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (65.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Kubernetes
2 2 (10.00%) Kibana
3 1 (5.00%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft