Period
to 14 June 2021

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 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
14 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 84 79 82
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 +14
Permanent jobs citing Go 4 21 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in South Wales 0.40% 1.79% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.86% 3.31% 3.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 27
10th Percentile £39,473 " £27,750
25th Percentile £39,812 £29,000 £28,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £30,000 £33,811
Median % change year-on-year +75.00% -11.27% +3.24%
75th Percentile £62,500 £34,227 £39,125
90th Percentile " £37,636 £40,500
Wales median annual salary £52,500 £30,000 £33,811
% change year-on-year +75.00% -11.27% +3.24%

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 464 634 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 46.35% 54.10% 53.76%
Number of salaries quoted 355 548 695
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £27,750
25th Percentile £35,000 £34,250 £31,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go in South Wales over the 6 months to 14 June 2021.

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 14 June 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
Cardiff -3 4 £52,500 +75.00% 4
Go
Wales

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

1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 2 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (50.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) C++
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (50.00%) People Management
4 1 (25.00%) HPCC
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
4 1 (25.00%) HTML
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) MySQL
4 1 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (25.00%) Spring
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) JSON
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) RESTful
4 1 (25.00%) Azure
4 1 (25.00%) AWS
4 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy

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 1 (25.00%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) HPCC
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
General
1 1 (25.00%) Public Sector
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) JSON
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (50.00%) Mobile Development
3 2 (50.00%) People Management
3 2 (50.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) SDET
4 1 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Python
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript