Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 215 232
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17 -
Permanent jobs citing Go 11 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.20% 0.075% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.36% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 6
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £50,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.86% +55.38% -
10th Percentile £50,750 £42,450 £27,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £58,150 £38,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +0.81%

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 Scotland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,097 3,374 2,947
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 56.45% 63.42% 51.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2,109 2,048 1,686
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,500 £27,625
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in Scotland

Go
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Go in Scotland

Go
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 14 August 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
Edinburgh +10 11 £57,500 - 2
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Go.

1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Java
2 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (81.82%) Ansible
2 9 (81.82%) Terraform
3 5 (45.45%) Docker
3 5 (45.45%) DevOps
3 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
3 5 (45.45%) Node.js
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 4 (36.36%) Big Data
4 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
5 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
5 3 (27.27%) Splunk
5 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
6 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
6 2 (18.18%) Scala
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
6 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 2 (18.18%) Puppet
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
6 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 2 (18.18%) OO

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 3 (27.27%) Apache Spark
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Pig
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon EMR
1 2 (18.18%) Amazon S3
1 2 (18.18%) AWS CloudFormation
1 2 (18.18%) AWS CodePipeline
1 2 (18.18%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
1 2 (18.18%) AWS Lambda
1 2 (18.18%) Datadog
1 2 (18.18%) GitHub
1 2 (18.18%) Serverless
1 2 (18.18%) Sumo Logic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Big Data
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Hive
3 1 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 1 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (9.09%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 2 (18.18%) Bitbucket
2 2 (18.18%) GitLab
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) Travis CI
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Automation Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps Engineer
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps
2 2 (18.18%) Senior DevOps Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Data Science Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Development Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (18.18%) Kafka
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) D3.js
3 1 (9.09%) Express
3 1 (9.09%) koa
3 1 (9.09%) React
3 1 (9.09%) React Native
3 1 (9.09%) Redux
3 1 (9.09%) RxJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (9.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) DevOps
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 2 (18.18%) Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Configuration Management
2 2 (18.18%) Deployment Automation
2 2 (18.18%) ETL
2 2 (18.18%) OO
2 2 (18.18%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Task Automation
2 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Anomaly Detection
3 1 (9.09%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (9.09%) Data Science
3 1 (9.09%) Data Visualisation
3 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) Python
2 9 (81.82%) Java
3 5 (45.45%) Ruby
4 4 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
5 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
6 1 (9.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (81.82%) Ansible
1 9 (81.82%) Opscode Chef
1 9 (81.82%) Terraform
2 4 (36.36%) Kubernetes
3 2 (18.18%) Grafana
3 2 (18.18%) Oozie
3 2 (18.18%) Packer
3 2 (18.18%) Prometheus
3 2 (18.18%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Splunk