Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 101 -
Rank change year-on-year +14 - +147
Permanent jobs citing Go 23 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.58% 1.00% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 2.09% -
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 0
South Wales median annual salary £55,000 £31,787 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.03% - -
Wales median annual salary £55,000 £31,787 -
% change year-on-year +73.03% - -

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 785 718 1,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 54.03% 47.80% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 675 661 1,011
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Go in South Wales

Go
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Go in South Wales.

Salary trend for Go in South Wales

Go
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go in South Wales over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Go in South Wales

Go
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 21 August 2018. 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
Cardiff +9 18 £55,000 +87.68% 2
Newport +8 5 £44,250 +21.65% 1
Torfaen - 1 £60,000 -
Go
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for Go.

1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
4 17 (73.91%) TDD
5 15 (65.22%) C#
5 15 (65.22%) Web Services
6 14 (60.87%) Microservices
7 12 (52.17%) BDD
7 12 (52.17%) Selenium
7 12 (52.17%) Fintech
8 11 (47.83%) JMeter
8 11 (47.83%) QA
8 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
8 11 (47.83%) SoapUI
9 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
9 10 (43.48%) Spring
10 9 (39.13%) QA Automation
10 9 (39.13%) SDET
11 8 (34.78%) Spring Boot
11 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
11 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
12 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
13 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (26.09%) Docker
13 6 (26.09%) Swagger
13 6 (26.09%) RESTful
13 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
13 6 (26.09%) REST
14 5 (21.74%) Confluence

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 7 (30.43%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (21.74%) Confluence
3 3 (13.04%) CMS
4 2 (8.70%) Apache Spark
4 2 (8.70%) SAS
5 1 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (13.04%) GitHub
3 1 (4.35%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.35%) PaaS
3 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) NoSQL
2 6 (26.09%) MongoDB
3 2 (8.70%) Sqoop
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Selenium
2 11 (47.83%) JMeter
2 11 (47.83%) SoapUI
3 8 (34.78%) Cucumber
4 5 (21.74%) JIRA
5 2 (8.70%) Gerrit
5 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
6 1 (4.35%) Burp Suite
6 1 (4.35%) SOAtest
6 1 (4.35%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (21.74%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Java Engineer
1 9 (39.13%) QA Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Developer
3 6 (26.09%) QA Leader
4 5 (21.74%) Automation Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
6 3 (13.04%) HTML CSS Developer
6 3 (13.04%) HTML Developer
6 3 (13.04%) React Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Web Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Architect
7 2 (8.70%) Mid-Level Java Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Junior
8 1 (4.35%) QA Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.35%) Test Analyst
8 1 (4.35%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (65.22%) Web Services
2 10 (43.48%) Spring
3 8 (34.78%) Spring Boot
4 6 (26.09%) REST
4 6 (26.09%) RESTful
4 6 (26.09%) Swagger
5 5 (21.74%) HTML
5 5 (21.74%) JSON
5 5 (21.74%) Kafka
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) CSS3
6 3 (13.04%) HTML5
6 3 (13.04%) Node.js
6 3 (13.04%) React
6 3 (13.04%) Thymeleaf
7 1 (4.35%) .NET
7 1 (4.35%) Django
7 1 (4.35%) jQuery
7 1 (4.35%) pytest
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Fintech
2 5 (21.74%) User Experience
3 1 (4.35%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Linux
1 3 (13.04%) Mac OS
1 3 (13.04%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (86.96%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (82.61%) Test Automation
3 17 (73.91%) TDD
4 14 (60.87%) Microservices
5 12 (52.17%) BDD
6 10 (43.48%) Unit Testing
7 9 (39.13%) QA Automation
7 9 (39.13%) SDET
8 8 (34.78%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
10 6 (26.09%) Non-Functional Testing
11 5 (21.74%) Performance Testing
12 4 (17.39%) API Testing
12 4 (17.39%) DevOps
12 4 (17.39%) OO
12 4 (17.39%) Scrum
12 4 (17.39%) Web Development
13 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
13 3 (13.04%) OOP
13 3 (13.04%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (65.22%) C#
3 5 (21.74%) JavaScript
4 3 (13.04%) C++
4 3 (13.04%) Python
4 3 (13.04%) Scala
5 2 (8.70%) R
5 2 (8.70%) Ruby
6 1 (4.35%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (47.83%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) GCP
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Docker
2 2 (8.70%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Ansible
2 3 (13.04%) Terraform
3 2 (8.70%) Kibana
4 1 (4.35%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 1 (4.35%) Cloudera