Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 105 88 86
Rank change year-on-year -17 -2 +40
Permanent jobs citing Go 13 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.81% 1.42% 1.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.49% 2.49% 2.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 19
South Wales median annual salary £37,750 £52,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.10% +54.41% -57.50%
10th Percentile £31,127 £36,250 £28,372
90th Percentile £47,250 £67,500 £55,349
Wales median annual salary £37,750 £52,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -28.10% +54.41% -57.50%

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 875 882 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 54.45% 56.79% 50.88%
Number of salaries quoted 772 736 617
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 £29,750 £27,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +5.48%

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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 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 +1 12 £35,500 -35.45% 4
Bridgend - 1 £40,000 -
Go
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 7 (53.85%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 7 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
3 6 (46.15%) Azure
3 6 (46.15%) AWS
3 6 (46.15%) Python
4 5 (38.46%) Linux
4 5 (38.46%) Google
4 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 5 (38.46%) Kafka
4 5 (38.46%) Docker
4 5 (38.46%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) GCP
4 5 (38.46%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
5 4 (30.77%) Mesos
5 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 4 (30.77%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) JSON
6 3 (23.08%) JIRA
6 3 (23.08%) RESTful
6 3 (23.08%) Node.js
6 3 (23.08%) Microservices
7 2 (15.38%) Front End Development

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 (53.85%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (7.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) AWS
1 6 (46.15%) Azure
2 5 (38.46%) AWS CloudFormation
2 5 (38.46%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JIRA
2 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) Software Developer
3 5 (38.46%) DevOps Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) AWS DevOps Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) AWS Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Junior
5 2 (15.38%) Junior Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
6 1 (7.69%) PHP Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Senior DevOps
6 1 (7.69%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) Spring
2 5 (38.46%) Kafka
3 3 (23.08%) HTML
3 3 (23.08%) JSON
3 3 (23.08%) Node.js
3 3 (23.08%) RESTful
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 1 (7.69%) Django
4 1 (7.69%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (7.69%) Spring Boot
4 1 (7.69%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) CentOS
3 1 (7.69%) Debian
3 1 (7.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Microservices
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Front End Development
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) BDD
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Cloud Operations
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Decision-Making
5 1 (7.69%) Fintech
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Migration
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Task Automation
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) Java
1 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) Python
3 5 (38.46%) Bash Shell
4 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (15.38%) C++
6 1 (7.69%) Java 8
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Scala
6 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Certification
1 1 (7.69%) RHCE
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
2 4 (30.77%) Mesos
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
3 1 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (7.69%) Puppet
3 1 (7.69%) Terraform
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Google
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) SaltStack