Period
to 14 August 2020

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 14 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 67 75 89
Rank change year-on-year +8 +14 +16
Permanent jobs citing Go 17 37 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 2.01% 2.33% 1.38%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.66% 4.47% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 37 21
Median annual salary £30,000 £33,811 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.27% -38.53% +78.28%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £32,193 £52,500 £67,500
Wales median annual salary £30,000 £33,811 £55,000
% change year-on-year -11.27% -38.53% +78.28%

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 464 827 775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 54.91% 52.14% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 400 750 663
Median annual salary £44,190 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,675 £27,725 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £62,500
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in South Wales

Go
Salary Trend in South Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Go in South Wales.

Salary trend 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 14 August 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
Cardiff +18 11 £30,000 -11.27% 3
Newport +2 6 - -
Go
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 Wales region with a requirement for Go.

1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Python
2 11 (64.71%) Node.js
3 10 (58.82%) Web Services
4 9 (52.94%) AWS
5 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
5 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
6 7 (41.18%) C#
7 6 (35.29%) Ruby
7 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
7 6 (35.29%) SQL
7 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
7 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
7 6 (35.29%) R
7 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
7 6 (35.29%) Spring
7 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
7 6 (35.29%) Apache Spark
8 5 (29.41%) Docker
8 5 (29.41%) REST
8 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
8 5 (29.41%) SDLC
8 5 (29.41%) API Development
8 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes
8 5 (29.41%) Performance Optimisation
8 5 (29.41%) Dropwizard
8 5 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
8 5 (29.41%) Java 8
8 5 (29.41%) Insurtech
8 5 (29.41%) JUnit

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 6 (35.29%) Apache Spark
1 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (52.94%) AWS
2 3 (17.65%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) Hadoop
1 6 (35.29%) MongoDB
1 6 (35.29%) NoSQL
2 1 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (5.88%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Mocha
3 1 (5.88%) Cypress.io
3 1 (5.88%) Selenium
General
1 2 (11.76%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Java Developer
2 7 (41.18%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (64.71%) Node.js
2 10 (58.82%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) Spring
4 5 (29.41%) Dropwizard
4 5 (29.41%) REST
4 5 (29.41%) SOAP
4 5 (29.41%) Spring Boot
5 4 (23.53%) GraphQL
6 3 (17.65%) React Native
7 2 (11.76%) Jest
8 1 (5.88%) .NET
8 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.88%) Apache Flex
8 1 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (5.88%) HTML
8 1 (5.88%) JSON
8 1 (5.88%) Kafka
8 1 (5.88%) React
8 1 (5.88%) RESTful
8 1 (5.88%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 6 (35.29%) Test Automation
3 5 (29.41%) API Development
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (29.41%) Insurtech
3 5 (29.41%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (29.41%) SDLC
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
5 1 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (5.88%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) Python
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) C#
5 6 (35.29%) R
5 6 (35.29%) Ruby
5 6 (35.29%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Java 8
7 1 (5.88%) C++
7 1 (5.88%) Perl
7 1 (5.88%) PHP
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Kubernetes