Period
to 13 June 2021

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 13 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 234 280 306
Rank change year-on-year +46 +26 +33
Permanent jobs citing Go 174 115 230
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.18% 0.77% 0.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.11% 1.37% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 132 96 131
10th Percentile £36,500 £28,750 £37,500
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £44,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
75th Percentile £80,000 £68,750 £76,250
90th Percentile £88,375 £75,625 £82,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year +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 the South East with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 8,254 8,408 14,370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 55.82% 56.20% 54.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,382 7,177 12,340
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,475 £35,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,850 £71,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Go as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Go in the South East.

Salary trend for Go in the South East

Go
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go in the South East over the 6 months to 13 June 2021.

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 13 June 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
Hampshire +21 101 £60,000 +14.29% 8
Thames Valley +12 56 £55,000 -12.00% 14
Oxfordshire +25 31 £45,000 -28.00% 2
Berkshire -4 25 £70,000 +12.00% 11
East Sussex -1 6 £80,000 +28.00%
Surrey -11 5 £82,500 +83.33% 1
West Sussex +5 3 £35,000 -41.67%
Go
England

For the 6 months to 13 June 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 South East region with a requirement for Go.

1 91 (52.30%) Python
2 90 (51.72%) AWS
3 89 (51.15%) Docker
4 80 (45.98%) Kubernetes
5 68 (39.08%) Java
6 67 (38.51%) Software Engineering
7 56 (32.18%) Microservices
8 55 (31.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 47 (27.01%) Kafka
10 46 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
10 46 (26.44%) Degree
11 44 (25.29%) DevOps
12 42 (24.14%) Data Science
12 42 (24.14%) Azure
12 42 (24.14%) Finance
13 41 (23.56%) C++
14 36 (20.69%) Git (software)
15 35 (20.11%) Problem-Solving
16 33 (18.97%) GCP
16 33 (18.97%) Ansible
16 33 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
17 32 (18.39%) SQL
18 30 (17.24%) Computer Science
19 29 (16.67%) C
19 29 (16.67%) IBM
19 29 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
20 28 (16.09%) Linux
20 28 (16.09%) Google
20 28 (16.09%) Social Skills
21 27 (15.52%) Cloud Computing

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 9 (5.17%) Cloud Foundry
1 9 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
1 9 (5.17%) GemFire
Cloud Services
1 90 (51.72%) AWS
2 42 (24.14%) Azure
3 33 (18.97%) GCP
4 29 (16.67%) IBM Cloud
5 27 (15.52%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (10.92%) Serverless
7 14 (8.05%) GitHub
8 10 (5.75%) PaaS
9 6 (3.45%) Apigee
9 6 (3.45%) SaaS
10 5 (2.87%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (2.87%) OpenShift
11 4 (2.30%) Amazon EKS
11 4 (2.30%) Amazon S3
11 4 (2.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
13 1 (0.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.62%) HTTP
2 9 (5.17%) Calico
3 5 (2.87%) HTTPS
4 4 (2.30%) Internet
4 4 (2.30%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (18.97%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (14.94%) Redis
3 19 (10.92%) MySQL
4 18 (10.34%) Neo4j
5 11 (6.32%) NoSQL
6 8 (4.60%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.87%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.87%) RethinkDB
8 4 (2.30%) Big Data
8 4 (2.30%) InfluxDB
9 3 (1.72%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.72%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.72%) Redshift Spectrum
10 1 (0.57%) CouchDB
10 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 36 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.52%) GitLab
3 14 (8.05%) Jenkins
4 9 (5.17%) Cucumber
4 9 (5.17%) Gradle
4 9 (5.17%) gulp
4 9 (5.17%) Protractor
4 9 (5.17%) Selenium
4 9 (5.17%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.15%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.57%) CircleCI
7 1 (0.57%) GoCD
General
1 42 (24.14%) Finance
2 28 (16.09%) Social Skills
3 18 (10.34%) Banking
3 18 (10.34%) Law
4 17 (9.77%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.45%) Marketing
6 5 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (2.87%) Games
7 3 (1.72%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.72%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (32.76%) Developer
2 22 (12.64%) DevOps Engineer
3 21 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 20 (11.49%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 18 (10.34%) Site Engineer
6 14 (8.05%) Software Engineer
7 13 (7.47%) Python Developer
8 10 (5.75%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (5.17%) Cloud Engineer
10 8 (4.60%) Analyst
10 8 (4.60%) Information Analyst
10 8 (4.60%) IT Analyst
10 8 (4.60%) Service Analyst
11 5 (2.87%) Backend Developer
11 5 (2.87%) Junior
12 4 (2.30%) Junior Developer
12 4 (2.30%) Lead Developer
12 4 (2.30%) Software Developer
12 4 (2.30%) Technologist
13 3 (1.72%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (27.01%) Kafka
2 22 (12.64%) Elastic Stack
2 22 (12.64%) gRPC
3 21 (12.07%) AngularJS
3 21 (12.07%) Node.js
4 18 (10.34%) LAMP
5 12 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (6.90%) Spring
5 12 (6.90%) Spring Boot
6 10 (5.75%) React
7 9 (5.17%) Apache Flex
7 9 (5.17%) J2EE
7 9 (5.17%) Spring Integration
7 9 (5.17%) WireMock
8 8 (4.60%) WebSockets
9 6 (3.45%) Vue.js
10 5 (2.87%) CSS
10 5 (2.87%) HTML
11 4 (2.30%) RESTful
12 3 (1.72%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.07%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (7.47%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (5.17%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.17%) Clustering
3 9 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.60%) Data Structures
5 5 (2.87%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.57%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (0.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.09%) Linux
2 10 (5.75%) Unix
3 3 (1.72%) CentOS
3 3 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (38.51%) Software Engineering
2 56 (32.18%) Microservices
3 55 (31.61%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 46 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (25.29%) DevOps
6 42 (24.14%) Data Science
7 35 (20.11%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (17.24%) Computer Science
9 26 (14.94%) TDD
10 24 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 22 (12.64%) Deployment Automation
11 22 (12.64%) Load Balancing
12 19 (10.92%) OOP
13 18 (10.34%) Digital Banking
13 18 (10.34%) Problem Management
13 18 (10.34%) Service-Level Objective
14 17 (9.77%) Migration
15 16 (9.20%) Continuous Integration
16 15 (8.62%) Data Migration
17 12 (6.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 91 (52.30%) Python
2 68 (39.08%) Java
3 41 (23.56%) C++
4 32 (18.39%) SQL
5 29 (16.67%) C
6 27 (15.52%) JavaScript
7 23 (13.22%) Bash Shell
8 20 (11.49%) PHP
8 20 (11.49%) Ruby
9 13 (7.47%) C#
10 10 (5.75%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.30%) Scala
11 4 (2.30%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.57%) Clojure
12 1 (0.57%) Elixir
12 1 (0.57%) Elm
12 1 (0.57%) Haskell
12 1 (0.57%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.57%) R
12 1 (0.57%) Rust
Qualifications
1 46 (26.44%) Degree
2 17 (9.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (5.17%) OCP
3 9 (5.17%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (1.72%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.72%) RHCE
4 3 (1.72%) RHCSA
4 3 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.34%) SLA
2 7 (4.02%) QA
System Software
1 89 (51.15%) Docker
2 9 (5.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 80 (45.98%) Kubernetes
2 33 (18.97%) Ansible
3 23 (13.22%) Opscode Chef
4 18 (10.34%) Puppet
5 16 (9.20%) Grafana
5 16 (9.20%) Terraform
6 9 (5.17%) Kibana
7 7 (4.02%) Prometheus
8 3 (1.72%) Consul
8 3 (1.72%) Docker Swarm
8 3 (1.72%) Graphite
8 3 (1.72%) Packer
9 1 (0.57%) Cobbler
9 1 (0.57%) Salt
Vendors
1 29 (16.67%) IBM
2 28 (16.09%) Google
3 10 (5.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.75%) Oracle
4 9 (5.17%) PayPal
5 4 (2.30%) VMware
6 3 (1.72%) Red Hat