Go Jobs in Scotland

Go (Golang)
UK > Scotland

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 21 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
21 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 145 147 113
Rank change year-on-year +2 -34 +38
Permanent jobs citing Go 95 79 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 2.06% 1.65% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 3.43% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 93
10th Percentile - £38,750 £46,300
25th Percentile £51,250 £55,625 £51,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £66,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% -13.53% +8.57%
75th Percentile £65,000 £77,715 £85,000
90th Percentile - £117,236 £95,000
UK median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +18.52%

All Programming Languages
Scotland

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,467 2,306 2,617
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 53.41% 48.13% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1,018 1,325 1,614
10th Percentile £34,000 £37,500 £35,000
25th Percentile £43,750 £45,000 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,148 £59,525 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -7.35% +13.38% +7.14%
75th Percentile £68,750 £75,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £81,250
UK median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +9.09%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in Scotland

Go
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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 21 February 2024. 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
Glasgow -18 59 - - 5
Edinburgh +46 36 £60,000 -4.00% 9
Go
UK

Go
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (22.11%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 36 (37.89%) AWS
2 24 (25.26%) GCP
3 22 (23.16%) SaaS
4 20 (21.05%) Amazon S3
4 20 (21.05%) Amazon SQS
4 20 (21.05%) Google Docs
4 20 (21.05%) Lucidchart
4 20 (21.05%) Miro
4 20 (21.05%) Slack
5 18 (18.95%) Serverless
6 5 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (3.16%) Azure
7 3 (3.16%) ChatGPT
8 1 (1.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (1.05%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 37 (38.95%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (38.95%) Metadata
2 22 (23.16%) Big Data
3 21 (22.11%) Hadoop
4 20 (21.05%) Elasticsearch
4 20 (21.05%) Redis
4 20 (21.05%) Scylla
5 16 (16.84%) Relational Database
6 15 (15.79%) Oracle Database
6 15 (15.79%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.05%) Flink
7 1 (1.05%) HBase
7 1 (1.05%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 52 (54.74%) Git
2 37 (38.95%) Artifactory
2 37 (38.95%) Bitbucket
2 37 (38.95%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.32%) JDeveloper
4 1 (1.05%) JUnit
General
1 73 (76.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 50 (52.63%) Finance
2 50 (52.63%) Law
2 50 (52.63%) Marketing
3 21 (22.11%) Social Skills
4 9 (9.47%) Police
5 5 (5.26%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.05%) Games
Job Titles
1 89 (93.68%) Software Engineer
2 38 (40.00%) Lead
2 38 (40.00%) Lead Software Engineer
3 21 (22.11%) Principal Engineer
3 21 (22.11%) Principal Software Engineer
3 21 (22.11%) Senior
3 21 (22.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 15 (15.79%) Ruby Engineer
5 1 (1.05%) Backend Developer
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (1.05%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 1 (1.05%) Developer
5 1 (1.05%) Lead Cloud Engineer
5 1 (1.05%) Senior Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (40.00%) Web Services
2 37 (38.95%) JSON
2 37 (38.95%) JSON-LD
2 37 (38.95%) LDAP
2 37 (38.95%) OpenID
2 37 (38.95%) RESTful
2 37 (38.95%) SAML
2 37 (38.95%) XML
3 21 (22.11%) Kafka
4 20 (21.05%) GraphQL
5 15 (15.79%) Node.js
5 15 (15.79%) React
6 1 (1.05%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (1.05%) OpenTelemetry
6 1 (1.05%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 40 (42.11%) Algorithms
2 37 (38.95%) Enterprise Cloud
2 37 (38.95%) Management Information System
2 37 (38.95%) Reference Data
3 25 (26.32%) Data Structures
4 12 (12.63%) Public Cloud
5 5 (5.26%) Distributed Computing
6 2 (2.11%) Cloud Native
6 2 (2.11%) Distributed Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (93.68%) Software Engineering
2 51 (53.68%) Agile
3 50 (52.63%) CI/CD
3 50 (52.63%) Operational Stability
4 49 (51.58%) Community of Practice
4 49 (51.58%) SDLC
4 49 (51.58%) Test Automation
5 38 (40.00%) Data Modelling
6 37 (38.95%) Architectural Design
6 37 (38.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 37 (38.95%) Data Pipeline
6 37 (38.95%) Data Transformation
6 37 (38.95%) Identity Access Management
6 37 (38.95%) Information Architecture
6 37 (38.95%) Ontologies
6 37 (38.95%) RDF
6 37 (38.95%) Roadmaps
6 37 (38.95%) Use Case
7 36 (37.89%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (22.11%) Threat Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 58 (61.05%) Java
2 52 (54.74%) Python
3 37 (38.95%) Prolog
3 37 (38.95%) SPARQL
4 36 (37.89%) Bash
5 21 (22.11%) Scala
6 16 (16.84%) JavaScript
7 15 (15.79%) Perl
7 15 (15.79%) Ruby
8 9 (9.47%) C++
9 5 (5.26%) C
9 5 (5.26%) Rust
10 1 (1.05%) C#
10 1 (1.05%) SQL
10 1 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.47%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.42%) Degree
3 5 (5.26%) Master's Degree
3 5 (5.26%) PhD
4 3 (3.16%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.79%) QA
System Software
1 37 (38.95%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 23 (24.21%) Kubernetes
2 12 (12.63%) Terraform
3 1 (1.05%) Grafana
3 1 (1.05%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.05%) Rancher
Vendors
1 24 (25.26%) Google
2 21 (22.11%) Dell
3 15 (15.79%) Oracle
4 3 (3.16%) OpenAI
5 1 (1.05%) StreamSets