Period
to 3 December 2020

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 3 December 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > South East
6 months to
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 220 329 319
Rank change year-on-year +109 -10 +63
Permanent jobs citing Go 85 166 227
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.94% 0.67% 0.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.59% 1.23% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 90 138 194
Median annual salary £63,500 £58,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.09% -2.08% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,875 £30,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £78,375
England median annual salary £65,000 £67,750 £67,500
% change year-on-year -4.06% +0.37% +3.85%

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 5,354 13,449 15,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 59.04% 54.22% 56.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4,641 11,660 13,823
Median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £53,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.49% +0.95% +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 3 December 2020.

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 3 December 2020. 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 +80 41 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Thames Valley +82 28 £67,500 +3.85% 11
Oxfordshire +43 20 £62,500 -3.85% 7
Surrey +81 8 £57,500 +30.68% 3
Berkshire +76 7 £70,000 +7.69% 4
East Sussex +47 3 £65,000 +62.50% 2
West Sussex +35 3 £48,750 -25.00%
Buckinghamshire +68 1 £30,000 -50.00%
Go
England

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 49 (57.65%) Software Engineering
2 42 (49.41%) Python
3 41 (48.24%) Docker
4 39 (45.88%) Java
5 35 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 33 (38.82%) SQL
6 33 (38.82%) Linux
6 33 (38.82%) Microservices
7 32 (37.65%) AWS
8 30 (35.29%) HTML
9 28 (32.94%) CSS
10 25 (29.41%) Degree
10 25 (29.41%) Computer Science
10 25 (29.41%) Kubernetes
11 24 (28.24%) C++
12 23 (27.06%) QA
13 22 (25.88%) Relational Database
14 21 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
14 21 (24.71%) Computer Science Degree
15 20 (23.53%) Azure
16 19 (22.35%) Redis
16 19 (22.35%) Kafka
17 18 (21.18%) DevOps
18 17 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
19 16 (18.82%) PHP
20 15 (17.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
21 14 (16.47%) GitLab
21 14 (16.47%) Data Science
21 14 (16.47%) IBM Cloud
21 14 (16.47%) IBM

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 2 (2.35%) Apache Spark
1 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 32 (37.65%) AWS
2 20 (23.53%) Azure
3 17 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (16.47%) IBM Cloud
5 7 (8.24%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (8.24%) GCP
6 6 (7.06%) Amazon EKS
6 6 (7.06%) Amazon S3
7 5 (5.88%) SaaS
7 5 (5.88%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (2.35%) Amazon ECS
8 2 (2.35%) Serverless
9 1 (1.18%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (1.18%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (1.18%) Datadog
9 1 (1.18%) GitHub
9 1 (1.18%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.88%) Network Security
2 3 (3.53%) H.323
2 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.35%) 5G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (25.88%) Relational Database
2 19 (22.35%) Redis
3 13 (15.29%) MySQL
4 12 (14.12%) NoSQL
5 10 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
6 9 (10.59%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (8.24%) RethinkDB
8 5 (5.88%) InfluxDB
8 5 (5.88%) MongoDB
8 5 (5.88%) Neo4j
9 4 (4.71%) Hadoop
10 3 (3.53%) ClickHouse
10 3 (3.53%) SQL Server
11 2 (2.35%) Big Data
11 2 (2.35%) MariaDB
11 2 (2.35%) RDBMS
11 2 (2.35%) VoltDB
Development Applications
1 14 (16.47%) GitLab
2 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.24%) Selenium
4 6 (7.06%) PHPUnit
5 4 (4.71%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.53%) CircleCI
6 3 (3.53%) SonarQube
7 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (7.06%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.71%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Advertising
4 2 (2.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 27 (31.76%) Software Engineer
2 24 (28.24%) Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 13 (15.29%) Site Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Senior Software Engineer
6 9 (10.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.24%) Backend Developer
8 6 (7.06%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.53%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (3.53%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.35%) .NET Developer
11 2 (2.35%) C++ Developer
11 2 (2.35%) PHP Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Python Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Senior PHP Developer
11 2 (2.35%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (35.29%) HTML
2 28 (32.94%) CSS
3 19 (22.35%) Kafka
4 10 (11.76%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (9.41%) gRPC
6 7 (8.24%) Node.js
7 5 (5.88%) .NET
7 5 (5.88%) .NET Core
7 5 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 5 (5.88%) REST
8 4 (4.71%) Laravel
9 3 (3.53%) CSS3
9 3 (3.53%) HTML5
9 3 (3.53%) pytest
9 3 (3.53%) React
9 3 (3.53%) Swagger
9 3 (3.53%) WebRTC
10 2 (2.35%) jQuery
10 2 (2.35%) Spring
10 2 (2.35%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 21 (24.71%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (3.53%) Over-the-Top Content
3 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.35%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.35%) NHS
5 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.18%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 33 (38.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Software Engineering
2 33 (38.82%) Microservices
3 25 (29.41%) Computer Science
4 18 (21.18%) DevOps
5 15 (17.65%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 14 (16.47%) Data Science
7 12 (14.12%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (12.94%) TDD
9 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 10 (11.76%) Web Development
10 7 (8.24%) Data Modelling
10 7 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (7.06%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (7.06%) Data Migration
11 6 (7.06%) Migration
12 5 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
12 5 (5.88%) OOP
12 5 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (5.88%) Systems Engineering
12 5 (5.88%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (49.41%) Python
2 39 (45.88%) Java
3 35 (41.18%) JavaScript
4 33 (38.82%) SQL
5 24 (28.24%) C++
6 16 (18.82%) PHP
7 12 (14.12%) C
8 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.53%) C#
8 3 (3.53%) Scala
8 3 (3.53%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.35%) Kotlin
9 2 (2.35%) Ruby
10 1 (1.18%) Rust
Qualifications
1 25 (29.41%) Degree
2 21 (24.71%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.18%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (27.06%) QA
System Software
1 41 (48.24%) Docker
2 3 (3.53%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.53%) KVM
2 3 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (29.41%) Kubernetes
2 11 (12.94%) Ansible
3 10 (11.76%) Terraform
4 5 (5.88%) Grafana
4 5 (5.88%) Prometheus
5 2 (2.35%) Puppet
6 1 (1.18%) Kibana
6 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.18%) Packer
Vendors
1 14 (16.47%) IBM
2 6 (7.06%) VMware
3 5 (5.88%) Google