Period
to 23 October 2021

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 23 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 82 36 51
Rank change year-on-year -46 +15 +6
Permanent jobs citing Go 15 15 19
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.02% 4.66% 3.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.50% 6.22% 5.19%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 6
10th Percentile " £46,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £32,500 " £32,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -33.33% +41.18% -
75th Percentile £55,000 " £50,938
90th Percentile £85,000 £63,000 £51,875
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%

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 429 241 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 57.66% 74.84% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 243 99 267
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
25th Percentile £31,250 £35,000 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
75th Percentile £75,875 £58,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £64,000 £71,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in Northern Ireland

Go
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Go in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for Go in Northern Ireland

Go
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 October 2021.

Salary histogram 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 23 October 2021. 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 -36 15 £40,000 -33.33% 1
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 2021, 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 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) C#
2 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) OO
3 9 (60.00%) Kubernetes
4 8 (53.33%) AWS
4 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
6 6 (40.00%) Ruby
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
6 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 6 (40.00%) BDD
6 6 (40.00%) Fintech
6 6 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (33.33%) Unix
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (33.33%) Internet
7 5 (33.33%) Azure
7 5 (33.33%) TDD
8 4 (26.67%) Docker
9 3 (20.00%) DevOps
9 3 (20.00%) Coaching
9 3 (20.00%) SaaS
10 1 (6.67%) Node.js
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (6.67%) Finance
10 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (6.67%) Python

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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (53.33%) AWS
2 5 (33.33%) Azure
3 3 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Software Engineer
3 5 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) OO
2 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (46.67%) Software Engineering
4 6 (40.00%) BDD
4 6 (40.00%) Fintech
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) DevOps
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
7 1 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) Java
2 11 (73.33%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) Python
System Software
1 4 (26.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Red Hat