Period
to 11 November 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > South East
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 333 318 373
Rank change year-on-year -15 +55 +117
Permanent jobs citing Go 164 235 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.66% 0.83% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.21% 1.47% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 122 179 169
South East median annual salary £56,250 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +4.35% -11.54%
10th Percentile £30,000 £37,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,375 £73,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £64,500
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -0.77%

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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 13,500 16,024 17,125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 54.02% 56.43% 56.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11,703 13,920 14,951
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Go in the South East

Go
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Go in the South East

Go
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go in the South East over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Go in the South East

Go
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 November 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
Thames Valley +22 87 £60,000 - 10
Hampshire +6 52 £40,000 -23.81% 13
Oxfordshire +19 51 £62,500 +4.17% 5
Berkshire +24 34 £60,000 +4.35% 4
Surrey +41 15 £44,000 -23.48% 7
Isle of Wight -1 4 £37,500 +11.11% 1
East Sussex -38 3 £40,000 -36.00%
Buckinghamshire +12 2 £58,750 -30.88% 1
West Sussex 0 1 £65,000 +44.44% 1
Kent -8 1 £67,500 -10.00%
Middlesex - 1 - -
Go
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Go.

1 112 (68.29%) Java
2 89 (54.27%) Python
3 87 (53.05%) Software Engineering
4 80 (48.78%) C++
5 64 (39.02%) AWS
6 59 (35.98%) Linux
7 57 (34.76%) Docker
8 55 (33.54%) DevOps
9 48 (29.27%) GCP
10 47 (28.66%) Kubernetes
11 46 (28.05%) JavaScript
12 45 (27.44%) C
13 41 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
13 41 (25.00%) Azure
14 39 (23.78%) Google
15 38 (23.17%) Bash Shell
16 37 (22.56%) Ruby
17 36 (21.95%) Git (software)
18 35 (21.34%) Redis
19 34 (20.73%) Configuration Management
20 33 (20.12%) Computer Science
21 32 (19.51%) Kafka
21 32 (19.51%) Ansible
22 31 (18.90%) PostgreSQL
23 30 (18.29%) C#
24 29 (17.68%) SQL
25 28 (17.07%) .NET
25 28 (17.07%) Terraform
26 27 (16.46%) Puppet
26 27 (16.46%) Test Automation

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 12 (7.32%) Apache
2 11 (6.71%) Tomcat
3 7 (4.27%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (3.05%) Confluence
4 5 (3.05%) IIS
4 5 (3.05%) JBoss
4 5 (3.05%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.83%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.61%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.61%) Hyperledger
6 1 (0.61%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (8.54%) MS Visio
1 14 (8.54%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.61%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 64 (39.02%) AWS
2 48 (29.27%) GCP
3 41 (25.00%) Azure
4 15 (9.15%) DigitalOcean
4 15 (9.15%) Serverless
5 9 (5.49%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (4.88%) AWS CloudFormation
7 6 (3.66%) Amazon Cognito
7 6 (3.66%) AWS CodePipeline
7 6 (3.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 5 (3.05%) PaaS
9 4 (2.44%) Akamai
10 3 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (1.22%) GitHub
11 2 (1.22%) Heroku
11 2 (1.22%) IaaS
11 2 (1.22%) npm
12 1 (0.61%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.71%) Network Security
2 7 (4.27%) Internet
2 7 (4.27%) TCP/IP
3 6 (3.66%) DHCP
3 6 (3.66%) DNS
4 5 (3.05%) SMTP
4 5 (3.05%) SSL
5 4 (2.44%) VPN
6 3 (1.83%) Firewall
6 3 (1.83%) LAN
7 1 (0.61%) AMQP
7 1 (0.61%) HTTP
7 1 (0.61%) SNMP
7 1 (0.61%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (21.34%) Redis
2 31 (18.90%) PostgreSQL
3 24 (14.63%) Neo4j
4 15 (9.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 11 (6.71%) MongoDB
5 11 (6.71%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.88%) MySQL
7 7 (4.27%) Big Data
8 6 (3.66%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (2.44%) MariaDB
10 3 (1.83%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.83%) Blockchain
10 3 (1.83%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.83%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.22%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.22%) RethinkDB
11 2 (1.22%) SQL Server
12 1 (0.61%) BigchainDB
Development Applications
1 36 (21.95%) Git (software)
2 14 (8.54%) Cucumber
2 14 (8.54%) Selenium
2 14 (8.54%) SpecFlow
2 14 (8.54%) TeamCity
2 14 (8.54%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (7.32%) Mocha
3 12 (7.32%) WebDriver
4 11 (6.71%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.05%) JIRA
6 4 (2.44%) GitLab
7 3 (1.83%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.22%) Travis CI
8 2 (1.22%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.61%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.61%) CMake
9 1 (0.61%) Gerrit
9 1 (0.61%) Hudson
9 1 (0.61%) StarTeam
9 1 (0.61%) Valgrind
General
1 20 (12.20%) Marketing
2 17 (10.37%) Finance
3 15 (9.15%) Retail
4 14 (8.54%) Manufacturing
5 9 (5.49%) Games
6 8 (4.88%) Electronics
6 8 (4.88%) Public Sector
6 8 (4.88%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 59 (35.98%) Developer
2 46 (28.05%) Software Engineer
3 28 (17.07%) Backend Developer
4 22 (13.41%) DevOps Engineer
5 20 (12.20%) C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (10.98%) Java Engineer
6 18 (10.98%) Java Software Engineer
7 16 (9.76%) C# Software Engineer
8 15 (9.15%) Cloud Engineer
9 14 (8.54%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 14 (8.54%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 14 (8.54%) Senior Java Engineer
9 14 (8.54%) Senior Java Software Engineer
9 14 (8.54%) Senior Software Engineer
10 13 (7.93%) Scientific Software Engineer
11 12 (7.32%) AWS Engineer
12 11 (6.71%) AWS DevOps
12 11 (6.71%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 11 (6.71%) Embedded Engineer
12 11 (6.71%) Embedded Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (19.51%) Kafka
2 28 (17.07%) .NET
3 25 (15.24%) gRPC
4 19 (11.59%) AngularJS
5 18 (10.98%) REST
6 16 (9.76%) .NET Core
7 15 (9.15%) Sensu
8 13 (7.93%) HTML
8 13 (7.93%) RabbitMQ
9 12 (7.32%) Node.js
10 10 (6.10%) CSS
10 10 (6.10%) jQuery
11 8 (4.88%) Web Services
12 7 (4.27%) Elastic Stack
13 6 (3.66%) AWS Amplify
13 6 (3.66%) LAPP Stack
13 6 (3.66%) React
13 6 (3.66%) Spring
14 3 (1.83%) J2EE
14 3 (1.83%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (10.98%) Algorithms
2 12 (7.32%) Data Structures
3 8 (4.88%) Cloud Native
4 7 (4.27%) User Experience
5 6 (3.66%) Linux Command Line
6 5 (3.05%) Life Science
6 5 (3.05%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.83%) Self-Motivation
9 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.22%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.61%) Acoustics
10 1 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.61%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.61%) Marketing Technology
10 1 (0.61%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 59 (35.98%) Linux
2 22 (13.41%) Windows
3 15 (9.15%) Embedded Linux
4 6 (3.66%) Windows Server
5 5 (3.05%) Unix
5 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.61%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (53.05%) Software Engineering
2 55 (33.54%) DevOps
3 41 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (20.73%) Configuration Management
5 33 (20.12%) Computer Science
6 27 (16.46%) Test Automation
7 26 (15.85%) Infrastructure as Code
8 24 (14.63%) Data Science
8 24 (14.63%) Problem-Solving
9 20 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (10.98%) Microservices
11 17 (10.37%) Front End Development
12 16 (9.76%) Decision-Making
13 14 (8.54%) Application Performance Monitoring
13 14 (8.54%) Mathematics
13 14 (8.54%) Physics
13 14 (8.54%) PLM
14 13 (7.93%) Complexity Analysis
14 13 (7.93%) Open Source
15 12 (7.32%) Build Automation
Programming Languages
1 112 (68.29%) Java
2 89 (54.27%) Python
3 80 (48.78%) C++
4 46 (28.05%) JavaScript
5 45 (27.44%) C
6 38 (23.17%) Bash Shell
7 37 (22.56%) Ruby
8 30 (18.29%) C#
9 29 (17.68%) SQL
10 20 (12.20%) PHP
11 7 (4.27%) Scala
12 5 (3.05%) Lua
13 3 (1.83%) TypeScript
14 2 (1.22%) Erlang
14 2 (1.22%) Haskell
14 2 (1.22%) MATLAB
14 2 (1.22%) PowerShell
15 1 (0.61%) R
Qualifications
1 21 (12.80%) Degree
2 17 (10.37%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.22%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.61%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.61%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.61%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (34.76%) Docker
2 5 (3.05%) NFS
3 4 (2.44%) LXC
4 2 (1.22%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.61%) vCloud
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 47 (28.66%) Kubernetes
2 32 (19.51%) Ansible
3 28 (17.07%) Terraform
4 27 (16.46%) Puppet
5 26 (15.85%) Opscode Chef
6 19 (11.59%) Grafana
7 17 (10.37%) Nagios
8 6 (3.66%) Kibana
9 4 (2.44%) logstash
9 4 (2.44%) SELinux
10 3 (1.83%) Prometheus
11 2 (1.22%) Graphite
11 2 (1.22%) rkt
12 1 (0.61%) Consul
12 1 (0.61%) Docker Swarm
12 1 (0.61%) Graylog
12 1 (0.61%) Opsview
12 1 (0.61%) Packer
12 1 (0.61%) Pingdom
12 1 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 39 (23.78%) Google
2 16 (9.76%) Splunk
3 15 (9.15%) Microsoft
3 15 (9.15%) New Relic
4 12 (7.32%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 10 (6.10%) Oracle
6 8 (4.88%) SAP
7 4 (2.44%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.83%) Informatica
9 2 (1.22%) Cisco
9 2 (1.22%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.22%) SaltStack
9 2 (1.22%) VMware
10 1 (0.61%) Borland
10 1 (0.61%) Meraki
10 1 (0.61%) PagerDuty
10 1 (0.61%) Parasoft
10 1 (0.61%) Plumtree