Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 221 281 347
Rank change year-on-year +60 +66 +28
Permanent jobs citing Go 121 195 189
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 0.86% 0.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 1.56% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 145 186 146
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +3.85% -3.70% +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 6,543 12,486 14,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 57.33% 54.95% 55.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5,627 10,700 13,089
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £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 25 February 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 25 February 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 +56 68 £60,000 +41.18% 11
Thames Valley +53 37 £67,500 +12.50% 19
Oxfordshire +43 29 £63,750 -1.92% 5
Berkshire +38 8 £70,000 +16.67% 13
East Sussex +41 6 £65,000 +4.00%
Surrey +38 6 £63,750 +44.89%
West Sussex +31 2 £32,500 -45.83%
Go
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 65 (53.72%) Software Engineering
2 60 (49.59%) Docker
3 56 (46.28%) Java
4 52 (42.98%) Python
5 48 (39.67%) AWS
6 38 (31.40%) Microservices
7 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
8 36 (29.75%) SQL
9 34 (28.10%) Linux
9 34 (28.10%) Kubernetes
10 28 (23.14%) PHP
11 27 (22.31%) C++
11 27 (22.31%) Degree
11 27 (22.31%) Kafka
11 27 (22.31%) Data Science
12 26 (21.49%) Computer Science
13 25 (20.66%) Git (software)
13 25 (20.66%) HTML
13 25 (20.66%) MySQL
13 25 (20.66%) Analytical Skills
14 24 (19.83%) Relational Database
14 24 (19.83%) CSS
14 24 (19.83%) QA
14 24 (19.83%) Redis
15 22 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
15 22 (18.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
16 21 (17.36%) Azure
16 21 (17.36%) TDD
17 18 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 18 (14.88%) IBM Cloud

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 3 (2.48%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (1.65%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 48 (39.67%) AWS
2 21 (17.36%) Azure
3 18 (14.88%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (14.88%) IBM Cloud
4 16 (13.22%) GCP
5 8 (6.61%) SaaS
5 8 (6.61%) Serverless
6 6 (4.96%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (4.13%) Amazon EKS
7 5 (4.13%) Amazon S3
8 4 (3.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
10 2 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.65%) Amazon ECS
10 2 (1.65%) GitHub
11 1 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.83%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.83%) Datadog
11 1 (0.83%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.31%) Internet
2 1 (0.83%) HTTP
2 1 (0.83%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (20.66%) MySQL
2 24 (19.83%) Redis
2 24 (19.83%) Relational Database
3 17 (14.05%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (10.74%) NoSQL
5 11 (9.09%) Neo4j
6 9 (7.44%) Apache Cassandra
7 8 (6.61%) RethinkDB
8 4 (3.31%) InfluxDB
8 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.48%) ClickHouse
9 3 (2.48%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.65%) MariaDB
10 2 (1.65%) VoltDB
11 1 (0.83%) Big Data
11 1 (0.83%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 25 (20.66%) Git (software)
2 18 (14.88%) GitLab
3 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
3 4 (3.31%) PHPUnit
3 4 (3.31%) Selenium
4 3 (2.48%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.83%) TeamCity
General
1 17 (14.05%) Finance
2 4 (3.31%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.83%) Banking
3 1 (0.83%) Marketing
3 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (30.58%) Developer
2 29 (23.97%) Software Engineer
3 20 (16.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
4 17 (14.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (13.22%) Site Engineer
6 11 (9.09%) Senior Software Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Backend Developer
8 6 (4.96%) Junior
9 5 (4.13%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.13%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Java Developer
10 4 (3.31%) Software Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Architect
11 3 (2.48%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.48%) Junior Java Developer
11 3 (2.48%) Software Architect
12 2 (1.65%) Data Scientist
12 2 (1.65%) Full Stack Developer
12 2 (1.65%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.31%) Kafka
2 25 (20.66%) HTML
3 24 (19.83%) CSS
4 13 (10.74%) LAMP
5 11 (9.09%) gRPC
6 7 (5.79%) Node.js
6 7 (5.79%) React
7 6 (4.96%) Apache Flex
8 5 (4.13%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (4.13%) Spring
8 5 (4.13%) Spring Boot
9 4 (3.31%) AngularJS
9 4 (3.31%) Laravel
10 3 (2.48%) .NET
10 3 (2.48%) REST
11 2 (1.65%) .NET Core
11 2 (1.65%) Elastic Stack
11 2 (1.65%) Redux
11 2 (1.65%) RESTful
11 2 (1.65%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.66%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (14.05%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (3.31%) Algorithms
4 3 (2.48%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.65%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.65%) NHS
5 2 (1.65%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.83%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.83%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 34 (28.10%) Linux
2 2 (1.65%) Unix
3 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (53.72%) Software Engineering
2 38 (31.40%) Microservices
3 27 (22.31%) Data Science
4 26 (21.49%) Computer Science
5 22 (18.18%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 21 (17.36%) TDD
7 18 (14.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (14.05%) Data Migration
8 17 (14.05%) Migration
9 16 (13.22%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (10.74%) Load Balancing
10 13 (10.74%) OOP
11 12 (9.92%) DevOps
11 12 (9.92%) Problem-Solving
12 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (7.44%) Web Development
14 8 (6.61%) Data Modelling
15 7 (5.79%) Artificial Intelligence
16 5 (4.13%) Infrastructure as Code
16 5 (4.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 56 (46.28%) Java
2 52 (42.98%) Python
3 37 (30.58%) JavaScript
4 36 (29.75%) SQL
5 28 (23.14%) PHP
6 27 (22.31%) C++
7 14 (11.57%) C
8 5 (4.13%) C#
8 5 (4.13%) Ruby
9 4 (3.31%) Scala
10 2 (1.65%) Kotlin
10 2 (1.65%) R
10 2 (1.65%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (22.31%) Degree
2 22 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.65%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (19.83%) QA
System Software
1 60 (49.59%) Docker
Systems Management
1 34 (28.10%) Kubernetes
2 10 (8.26%) Ansible
3 6 (4.96%) Puppet
3 6 (4.96%) Terraform
4 5 (4.13%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (3.31%) Grafana
5 4 (3.31%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.83%) Kibana
6 1 (0.83%) Salt
Vendors
1 18 (14.88%) IBM
2 14 (11.57%) Google
3 4 (3.31%) VMware