Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 242 366
Rank change year-on-year +34 +124 -60
Permanent jobs citing Go 265 62 153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.51% 0.75% 0.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.81% 1.29% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 180 53 110
10th Percentile £42,500 £35,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £46,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +25.00% +9.09% -8.33%
75th Percentile £90,000 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £105,500 £82,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 9,444 4,815 13,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.98% 57.94% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 6,907 4,186 11,769
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £40,371 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +10.53% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -26 106 £80,000 +52.38% 8
Thames Valley -65 62 £67,500 +8.00% 10
East Sussex - 39 £82,500 - 3
Berkshire -51 38 £70,000 +12.00% 6
Oxfordshire -23 23 £45,000 -28.00%
West Sussex -3 17 £40,000 -17.95%
Kent - 9 - - 2
Surrey -72 7 £72,500 +38.10% 2
Buckinghamshire -53 1 £67,500 +125.00% 4
Go
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 159 (60.00%) Python
2 150 (56.60%) AWS
3 136 (51.32%) Docker
4 121 (45.66%) Kubernetes
5 107 (40.38%) Java
6 95 (35.85%) Software Engineering
7 92 (34.72%) DevOps
8 76 (28.68%) Finance
9 74 (27.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 71 (26.79%) Azure
11 70 (26.42%) JavaScript
12 67 (25.28%) Microservices
13 66 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (24.15%) Ansible
15 58 (21.89%) Degree
16 54 (20.38%) AngularJS
16 54 (20.38%) Bash Shell
17 51 (19.25%) Kafka
18 50 (18.87%) Full Stack Development
19 49 (18.49%) Computer Science
20 47 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
20 47 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
21 45 (16.98%) Terraform
22 44 (16.60%) GCP
22 44 (16.60%) Data Science
22 44 (16.60%) Elastic Stack
23 40 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
24 39 (14.72%) Node.js
24 39 (14.72%) Ruby
24 39 (14.72%) SQL

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 24 (9.06%) Elasticsearch
2 23 (8.68%) Cloud Foundry
2 23 (8.68%) GemFire
3 4 (1.51%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.13%) nginx
5 2 (0.75%) Apache
5 2 (0.75%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 150 (56.60%) AWS
2 71 (26.79%) Azure
3 44 (16.60%) GCP
4 33 (12.45%) GitHub
4 33 (12.45%) IBM Cloud
5 28 (10.57%) Cloud Computing
6 26 (9.81%) PaaS
7 17 (6.42%) Serverless
8 10 (3.77%) SaaS
9 8 (3.02%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (3.02%) AWS CloudFormation
10 7 (2.64%) Amazon S3
10 7 (2.64%) AWS Lambda
11 5 (1.89%) Apigee
11 5 (1.89%) OpenShift
12 4 (1.51%) Amazon EKS
12 4 (1.51%) IaaS
12 4 (1.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (1.13%) Amazon ELB
13 3 (1.13%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 26 (9.81%) HTTP
2 23 (8.68%) Calico
3 5 (1.89%) MQTT
3 5 (1.89%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.51%) Network Security
5 3 (1.13%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.38%) 4G
6 1 (0.38%) 5G
6 1 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.38%) Diameter Protocol
6 1 (0.38%) IPsec
6 1 (0.38%) LAN
6 1 (0.38%) OSPF
6 1 (0.38%) PBX
6 1 (0.38%) RANAP
6 1 (0.38%) RTP
6 1 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (17.74%) PostgreSQL
2 16 (6.04%) NoSQL
3 15 (5.66%) Big Data
4 12 (4.53%) Redis
5 11 (4.15%) Data Lake
5 11 (4.15%) OLAP
6 10 (3.77%) MySQL
7 8 (3.02%) Neo4j
8 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.51%) SQLite
10 3 (1.13%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.13%) Redshift Spectrum
11 2 (0.75%) InfluxDB
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon Aurora
12 1 (0.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 37 (13.96%) Git (software)
2 33 (12.45%) Jenkins
3 27 (10.19%) GitLab
4 23 (8.68%) Cucumber
4 23 (8.68%) Gradle
4 23 (8.68%) gulp
4 23 (8.68%) Protractor
4 23 (8.68%) Selenium
4 23 (8.68%) Sonatype Nexus
5 6 (2.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (1.51%) git-flow
7 3 (1.13%) JIRA
8 2 (0.75%) GoCD
8 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.38%) GCC
9 1 (0.38%) GDB
9 1 (0.38%) Spinnaker
General
1 76 (28.68%) Finance
2 36 (13.58%) Banking
2 36 (13.58%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 36 (13.58%) Law
3 34 (12.83%) Social Skills
4 19 (7.17%) Games
5 10 (3.77%) Aerospace
6 8 (3.02%) Marketing
7 7 (2.64%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.13%) Retail
9 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.38%) Electronics
10 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 107 (40.38%) Developer
2 31 (11.70%) DevOps Engineer
3 29 (10.94%) Software Engineer
4 24 (9.06%) Site Engineer
4 24 (9.06%) Site Reliability Engineer
5 23 (8.68%) Python Developer
5 23 (8.68%) Senior Software Engineer
6 20 (7.55%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (6.79%) PHP Developer
8 17 (6.42%) Cloud Engineer
8 17 (6.42%) React Developer
9 16 (6.04%) Backend Developer
10 13 (4.91%) Django Developer
10 13 (4.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (4.91%) Python/Django Developer
11 12 (4.53%) Architect
11 12 (4.53%) Lead Developer
11 12 (4.53%) Software Architect
12 11 (4.15%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.64%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (20.38%) AngularJS
2 51 (19.25%) Kafka
3 44 (16.60%) Elastic Stack
4 39 (14.72%) Node.js
5 34 (12.83%) React
6 27 (10.19%) RabbitMQ
7 24 (9.06%) Spring
7 24 (9.06%) Spring Boot
8 23 (8.68%) J2EE
8 23 (8.68%) Spring Integration
8 23 (8.68%) WireMock
9 22 (8.30%) Django
10 21 (7.92%) Vue.js
11 18 (6.79%) HTML
12 16 (6.04%) .NET
12 16 (6.04%) .NET Core
12 16 (6.04%) WebSockets
13 15 (5.66%) gRPC
14 13 (4.91%) HTML5
15 12 (4.53%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 34 (12.83%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (11.70%) Self-Motivation
3 20 (7.55%) Virtual Team
4 14 (5.28%) User Experience
5 13 (4.91%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.91%) Clustering
5 13 (4.91%) Management Information System
6 11 (4.15%) Cloud Native
6 11 (4.15%) Mobile App
7 9 (3.40%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.89%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.89%) Industry 4.0
8 5 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (1.89%) Private Cloud
8 5 (1.89%) Raspberry Pi
9 4 (1.51%) Renewable Energy
10 1 (0.38%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 39 (14.72%) Linux
2 14 (5.28%) Unix
3 6 (2.26%) CentOS
3 6 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (1.13%) Windows
5 1 (0.38%) CoreOS
5 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.85%) Software Engineering
2 92 (34.72%) DevOps
3 74 (27.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 67 (25.28%) Microservices
5 66 (24.91%) Agile Software Development
6 50 (18.87%) Full Stack Development
7 49 (18.49%) Computer Science
8 47 (17.74%) Problem-Solving
9 44 (16.60%) Data Science
10 37 (13.96%) Service-Level Objective
11 36 (13.58%) Digital Banking
11 36 (13.58%) Problem Management
12 34 (12.83%) TDD
13 29 (10.94%) User Stories
14 24 (9.06%) SOLID
15 23 (8.68%) Dashboard Development
15 23 (8.68%) Process Improvement
15 23 (8.68%) Servant Leadership
16 22 (8.30%) Deployment Automation
17 21 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 159 (60.00%) Python
2 107 (40.38%) Java
3 70 (26.42%) JavaScript
4 54 (20.38%) Bash Shell
5 39 (14.72%) Ruby
5 39 (14.72%) SQL
6 33 (12.45%) C#
7 32 (12.08%) C
7 32 (12.08%) C++
8 31 (11.70%) PHP
9 14 (5.28%) Rust
10 13 (4.91%) Shell Script
11 11 (4.15%) TypeScript
12 9 (3.40%) Scala
13 4 (1.51%) R
14 3 (1.13%) Perl
15 1 (0.38%) Clojure
15 1 (0.38%) Elixir
15 1 (0.38%) Elm
15 1 (0.38%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 58 (21.89%) Degree
2 26 (9.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 23 (8.68%) OCP
3 23 (8.68%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (3.02%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.64%) SC Cleared
6 6 (2.26%) AWS Certification
7 5 (1.89%) HND
8 4 (1.51%) CISSP
8 4 (1.51%) GPEN
8 4 (1.51%) SANS
9 3 (1.13%) OSCP
9 3 (1.13%) RHCE
9 3 (1.13%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.38%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (13.58%) SLA
2 4 (1.51%) Accessibility
3 1 (0.38%) FedRAMP
3 1 (0.38%) GDPR
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.38%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 136 (51.32%) Docker
2 23 (8.68%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 121 (45.66%) Kubernetes
2 64 (24.15%) Ansible
3 45 (16.98%) Terraform
4 40 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (11.32%) Grafana
6 25 (9.43%) Puppet
7 23 (8.68%) Kibana
8 10 (3.77%) Packer
9 7 (2.64%) Prometheus
10 4 (1.51%) Consul
10 4 (1.51%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (1.51%) Graphite
11 1 (0.38%) Cobbler
11 1 (0.38%) HAProxy
11 1 (0.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
11 1 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 33 (12.45%) IBM
2 24 (9.06%) Oracle
3 23 (8.68%) Google
3 23 (8.68%) PayPal
4 12 (4.53%) Microsoft
5 6 (2.26%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.75%) Splunk
7 1 (0.38%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco
7 1 (0.38%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.38%) Hortonworks
7 1 (0.38%) SAP