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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 17 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 34 72 40
Rank change year-on-year +38 -32 +14
Permanent jobs citing Go 89 21 10
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.39% 3.03% 2.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.42% 4.48% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 21 4
10th Percentile £43,000 £31,250 -
25th Percentile £48,750 £32,500 -
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% -33.33% +33.33%
75th Percentile £55,625 £52,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £62,250 £61,250 £70,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -3.57%

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 542 469 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 63.24% 67.68% 66.57%
Number of salaries quoted 196 262 89
10th Percentile £30,375 £27,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £38,063 £31,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.24% -15.00% +17.65%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,188 £56,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £79,875 £60,000
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 17 August 2022.

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 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
County Antrim +18 54 £50,000 +25.00% 2
County Londonderry - 13 - -
County Down - 12 - -
Newry - 6 - -
County Armagh - 6 - -
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, 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 88 (98.88%) Software Engineering
2 84 (94.38%) Java
3 82 (92.13%) JavaScript
3 82 (92.13%) Docker
4 80 (89.89%) Ruby
5 78 (87.64%) Ruby on Rails
5 78 (87.64%) Marketing
5 78 (87.64%) Web Development
5 78 (87.64%) Git (software)
5 78 (87.64%) MVC
5 78 (87.64%) HTTP
5 78 (87.64%) SSL
5 78 (87.64%) SQL
5 78 (87.64%) .NET
5 78 (87.64%) ASP.NET
5 78 (87.64%) CSS
5 78 (87.64%) HTML
5 78 (87.64%) Azure
5 78 (87.64%) NoSQL
5 78 (87.64%) Node.js
5 78 (87.64%) AngularJS
5 78 (87.64%) Angular 2
6 48 (53.93%) Full Stack Development
7 34 (38.20%) Social Skills
8 6 (6.74%) Linux
9 5 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.62%) Kubernetes
10 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
10 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
10 4 (4.49%) Robot Framework

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 78 (87.64%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (87.64%) HTTP
1 78 (87.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (87.64%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 78 (87.64%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.49%) Robot Framework
2 4 (4.49%) Selenium
General
1 78 (87.64%) Marketing
2 34 (38.20%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 82 (92.13%) Software Engineer
2 4 (4.49%) Cybersecurity Engineer
2 4 (4.49%) Junior
2 4 (4.49%) Junior Software Engineer
2 4 (4.49%) Security Engineer
3 2 (2.25%) Developer
3 2 (2.25%) Software Developer
4 1 (1.12%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (87.64%) .NET
1 78 (87.64%) Angular 2
1 78 (87.64%) AngularJS
1 78 (87.64%) ASP.NET
1 78 (87.64%) CSS
1 78 (87.64%) HTML
1 78 (87.64%) Node.js
1 78 (87.64%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.49%) Data Centre
1 4 (4.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (98.88%) Software Engineering
2 78 (87.64%) MVC
2 78 (87.64%) Web Development
3 48 (53.93%) Full Stack Development
4 5 (5.62%) Cybersecurity
5 4 (4.49%) Business Transformation
5 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (4.49%) Economics
5 4 (4.49%) Ethical Hacking
5 4 (4.49%) Test Automation
6 2 (2.25%) OO
7 1 (1.12%) Anomaly Detection
7 1 (1.12%) CI/CD
7 1 (1.12%) DevOps
7 1 (1.12%) Infrastructure as Code
7 1 (1.12%) Infrastructure Management
7 1 (1.12%) Observability
7 1 (1.12%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 84 (94.38%) Java
2 82 (92.13%) JavaScript
3 80 (89.89%) Ruby
4 78 (87.64%) SQL
5 4 (4.49%) Python
6 2 (2.25%) C#
7 1 (1.12%) Groovy
System Software
1 82 (92.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.12%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (4.49%) Juniper