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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 19 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > South East
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 164 235 291
Rank change year-on-year +71 +56 +28
Permanent jobs citing Go 414 153 133
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.07% 1.15% 0.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 2.04% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 341 119 112
10th Percentile £55,000 £36,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £65,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £60,000 £59,500
Median % change year-on-year +33.33% +0.84% -0.83%
75th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £69,063
90th Percentile £101,250 £80,500 £76,125
England median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +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 10,018 7,484 9,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 50.11% 56.19% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 6,438 6,112 8,213
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,815
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £51,834 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.11% +3.67% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £75,000 £73,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 19 May 2022.

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 19 May 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
Hampshire +30 226 £80,000 +33.33% 11
East Sussex +62 106 £80,000 +14.29% 4
Thames Valley -69 34 £75,000 +42.86% 10
Berkshire -5 24 £77,500 +8.77% 7
Surrey -38 24 £60,000 - 4
Oxfordshire -58 8 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Kent - 6 £105,000 - 1
Home Counties - 6 - -
West Sussex +5 2 £60,000 +84.62%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £85,000 - 2
Go
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Go.

1 310 (74.88%) Docker
2 297 (71.74%) Kubernetes
3 218 (52.66%) DevOps
4 181 (43.72%) AWS
5 157 (37.92%) Software Engineering
6 133 (32.13%) Python
7 122 (29.47%) Finance
8 119 (28.74%) Greenfield Project
9 116 (28.02%) Agile
10 112 (27.05%) Java
11 109 (26.33%) Games
12 108 (26.09%) Virtual Team
13 104 (25.12%) SaaS
14 101 (24.40%) JavaScript
15 100 (24.15%) CI/CD
16 85 (20.53%) Node.js
17 84 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
17 84 (20.29%) Microservices
18 81 (19.57%) Kafka
19 78 (18.84%) React
20 65 (15.70%) Ruby
21 63 (15.22%) Scrum
22 58 (14.01%) Jenkins
23 57 (13.77%) Full Stack Development
24 54 (13.04%) Social Skills
25 51 (12.32%) Serverless
25 51 (12.32%) Linux
26 50 (12.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
27 49 (11.84%) Grafana
27 49 (11.84%) AngularJS

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 15 (3.62%) Apache Airflow
1 15 (3.62%) Apache Solr
2 13 (3.14%) Apache
3 11 (2.66%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (1.69%) Confluence
5 6 (1.45%) Jetty
5 6 (1.45%) nginx
5 6 (1.45%) WildFly
6 5 (1.21%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (0.97%) GemFire
8 2 (0.48%) WordPress
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
9 1 (0.24%) JBoss
9 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Fuse
Cloud Services
1 181 (43.72%) AWS
2 104 (25.12%) SaaS
3 51 (12.32%) Serverless
4 45 (10.87%) Amazon SQS
5 44 (10.63%) Amazon S3
5 44 (10.63%) AWS Lambda
6 33 (7.97%) Azure
7 29 (7.00%) Amazon EC2
7 29 (7.00%) AWS Fargate
7 29 (7.00%) Cloudflare
8 25 (6.04%) AWS CloudFormation
9 18 (4.35%) Amazon EKS
10 16 (3.86%) IBM Cloud
11 15 (3.62%) Amazon ECS
12 13 (3.14%) GCP
13 9 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
14 7 (1.69%) Amazon Kinesis
14 7 (1.69%) GitHub
14 7 (1.69%) Google Workspace
14 7 (1.69%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.93%) HTTP
1 8 (1.93%) SSL
2 4 (0.97%) Calico
3 1 (0.24%) DNS
3 1 (0.24%) Firewall
3 1 (0.24%) Multicast
3 1 (0.24%) NAS
3 1 (0.24%) SAN
3 1 (0.24%) SMS
3 1 (0.24%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (20.29%) PostgreSQL
2 45 (10.87%) Redis
3 40 (9.66%) MySQL
4 35 (8.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 34 (8.21%) NoSQL
6 29 (7.00%) Amazon RDS
7 15 (3.62%) Couchbase
7 15 (3.62%) HBase
8 14 (3.38%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.69%) InfluxDB
10 3 (0.72%) Big Data
11 2 (0.48%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.24%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 58 (14.01%) Jenkins
2 44 (10.63%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.04%) GitLab
4 11 (2.66%) Cucumber
5 7 (1.69%) Jaeger
5 7 (1.69%) JIRA
5 7 (1.69%) JUnit
6 6 (1.45%) Mockito
7 5 (1.21%) Gradle
7 5 (1.21%) Selenium
8 4 (0.97%) gulp
8 4 (0.97%) Protractor
8 4 (0.97%) Sonatype Nexus
9 2 (0.48%) Vagrant
10 1 (0.24%) CF BOSH
10 1 (0.24%) JMeter
10 1 (0.24%) Maven
10 1 (0.24%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 122 (29.47%) Finance
2 109 (26.33%) Games
3 54 (13.04%) Social Skills
4 24 (5.80%) Marketing
5 16 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (2.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 8 (1.93%) Back Office
8 4 (0.97%) Banking
8 4 (0.97%) Law
9 2 (0.48%) Retail
10 1 (0.24%) Advertising
10 1 (0.24%) Automotive
10 1 (0.24%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.24%) Electronics
10 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 210 (50.72%) Developer
2 71 (17.15%) Senior Developer
2 71 (17.15%) Software Engineer
3 40 (9.66%) Site Engineer
3 40 (9.66%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 35 (8.45%) DevOps Engineer
5 27 (6.52%) Java Developer
6 22 (5.31%) Engineering Manager
7 19 (4.59%) PHP Developer
7 19 (4.59%) Python Developer
7 19 (4.59%) Senior Software Engineer
8 18 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
9 17 (4.11%) Cloud Engineer
10 14 (3.38%) Full Stack Developer
11 13 (3.14%) Cloud Software Engineer
12 9 (2.17%) Administrator
12 9 (2.17%) AWS Software Engineer
12 9 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 8 (1.93%) Data Engineer
13 8 (1.93%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (20.53%) Node.js
2 81 (19.57%) Kafka
3 78 (18.84%) React
4 49 (11.84%) AngularJS
5 34 (8.21%) RESTful
6 31 (7.49%) Elastic Stack
7 30 (7.25%) .NET
8 28 (6.76%) HTML
9 26 (6.28%) CSS
10 24 (5.80%) ASP.NET
11 21 (5.07%) gRPC
12 20 (4.83%) Protocol Buffers
12 20 (4.83%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (4.59%) Laravel
14 16 (3.86%) Redux
15 15 (3.62%) .NET Core
15 15 (3.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 15 (3.62%) OAuth
15 15 (3.62%) OAuth2
15 15 (3.62%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 119 (28.74%) Greenfield Project
2 108 (26.09%) Virtual Team
3 41 (9.90%) Cloud Native
4 30 (7.25%) Mobile Payment
5 17 (4.11%) Algorithms
6 7 (1.69%) Blog
6 7 (1.69%) iPad
6 7 (1.69%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.69%) Social Media
7 6 (1.45%) Cyber Defence
7 6 (1.45%) Cyberattack
7 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Cloud
7 6 (1.45%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (0.97%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.72%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.48%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.48%) Renewable Energy
11 1 (0.24%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.24%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 51 (12.32%) Linux
2 16 (3.86%) Windows
3 11 (2.66%) Unix
4 7 (1.69%) CentOS
4 7 (1.69%) Mac OS
5 6 (1.45%) Alpine Linux
6 3 (0.72%) Android
7 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (52.66%) DevOps
2 157 (37.92%) Software Engineering
3 116 (28.02%) Agile
4 100 (24.15%) CI/CD
5 84 (20.29%) Microservices
6 63 (15.22%) Scrum
7 57 (13.77%) Full Stack Development
8 50 (12.08%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 46 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
10 41 (9.90%) Computer Science
10 41 (9.90%) Data Science
11 35 (8.45%) Coaching
11 35 (8.45%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
12 32 (7.73%) Open Source
13 31 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
14 30 (7.25%) Customer-Centric Approach
14 30 (7.25%) Customer-Centricity
14 30 (7.25%) Lean Software Development
14 30 (7.25%) Product Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 133 (32.13%) Python
2 112 (27.05%) Java
3 101 (24.40%) JavaScript
4 65 (15.70%) Ruby
5 47 (11.35%) Kotlin
6 44 (10.63%) PHP
7 38 (9.18%) C++
8 35 (8.45%) C#
9 29 (7.00%) SQL
10 17 (4.11%) Rust
11 16 (3.86%) Bash
12 15 (3.62%) C
13 13 (3.14%) Shell Script
14 12 (2.90%) TypeScript
15 8 (1.93%) Groovy
16 5 (1.21%) Scala
17 1 (0.24%) Apple Swift
17 1 (0.24%) Clojure
17 1 (0.24%) Objective-C
17 1 (0.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 41 (9.90%) Degree
2 35 (8.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.45%) AWS Certification
4 4 (0.97%) OCP
4 4 (0.97%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.72%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.90%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) SLA
System Software
1 310 (74.88%) Docker
2 4 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 297 (71.74%) Kubernetes
2 49 (11.84%) Grafana
3 40 (9.66%) Terraform
4 34 (8.21%) Ansible
5 25 (6.04%) Opscode Chef
6 15 (3.62%) Opsview
7 11 (2.66%) Kibana
8 7 (1.69%) Consul
8 7 (1.69%) Graylog
8 7 (1.69%) Prometheus
9 5 (1.21%) Puppet
10 1 (0.24%) Packer
10 1 (0.24%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 37 (8.94%) New Relic
2 16 (3.86%) IBM
3 12 (2.90%) Oracle
4 7 (1.69%) Brandwatch
5 6 (1.45%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.21%) SaltStack
7 4 (0.97%) PayPal
8 3 (0.72%) Google
8 3 (0.72%) MuleSoft
9 1 (0.24%) Apple
9 1 (0.24%) Brocade
9 1 (0.24%) Cisco
9 1 (0.24%) EMC
9 1 (0.24%) Facebook
9 1 (0.24%) Isilon
9 1 (0.24%) Juniper
9 1 (0.24%) NetApp
9 1 (0.24%) Splunk