Period
to 19 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > South West
6 months to
19 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 225 289 289
Rank change year-on-year +64 0 +20
Permanent jobs citing Go 106 50 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.06% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.85% 0.79% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 87 39 51
South West median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +29.41% -32.00%
10th Percentile £34,000 £40,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £81,500 £75,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +4.00%

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 West with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5,742 6,292 6,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 57.30% 60.62% 60.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,616 5,303 5,280
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% +2.11%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in the South West

Go
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Go in the South West

Go
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go in the South West over the 6 months to 19 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Go in the South West

Go
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the South West region over the 6 months to 19 September 2019. 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
Bristol +21 24 £57,500 +4.55% 7
Wiltshire +6 21 £62,138 - 2
Dorset +11 19 £37,500 -23.08% 1
Devon +3 18 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Gloucestershire -14 12 £53,750 +2.38% 2
Somerset +16 10 £57,500 +15.00% 5
Cornwall - 2 £62,500 -
Go
England

For the 6 months to 19 September 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Go.

1 64 (60.38%) Python
2 62 (58.49%) Java
3 61 (57.55%) Software Engineering
3 61 (57.55%) Docker
4 60 (56.60%) Kubernetes
4 60 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (48.11%) DevOps
6 50 (47.17%) AWS
7 43 (40.57%) MongoDB
7 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
8 42 (39.62%) Linux
9 37 (34.91%) Node.js
9 37 (34.91%) Kafka
10 35 (33.02%) NoSQL
11 34 (32.08%) MySQL
12 33 (31.13%) Opscode Chef
13 32 (30.19%) Git (software)
14 31 (29.25%) Ruby
14 31 (29.25%) Puppet
15 30 (28.30%) SQL
16 29 (27.36%) Configuration Management
16 29 (27.36%) GCP
17 27 (25.47%) Terraform
17 27 (25.47%) Prometheus
18 26 (24.53%) AngularJS
19 25 (23.58%) Relational Database
19 25 (23.58%) Load Balancing
20 24 (22.64%) Google
20 24 (22.64%) Microservices
21 23 (21.70%) Jenkins

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 9 (8.49%) nginx
2 8 (7.55%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (4.72%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.89%) Apache
5 1 (0.94%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 50 (47.17%) AWS
2 29 (27.36%) GCP
3 23 (21.70%) Azure
4 18 (16.98%) Amazon EC2
4 18 (16.98%) Amazon ELB
4 18 (16.98%) Amazon EMR
4 18 (16.98%) Amazon S3
5 14 (13.21%) OpenShift
6 13 (12.26%) Apigee
7 7 (6.60%) SaaS
8 5 (4.72%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (2.83%) Quay.io
10 2 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 2 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.94%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.66%) DNS
2 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.83%) Firewall
3 3 (2.83%) Network Security
4 2 (1.89%) VLAN
5 1 (0.94%) Internet
5 1 (0.94%) VPN
5 1 (0.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (40.57%) MongoDB
2 35 (33.02%) NoSQL
3 34 (32.08%) MySQL
4 25 (23.58%) Relational Database
5 22 (20.75%) PostgreSQL
6 20 (18.87%) Amazon RDS
7 18 (16.98%) MariaDB
8 15 (14.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (13.21%) SQL Server
10 13 (12.26%) Hadoop
11 11 (10.38%) Big Data
12 8 (7.55%) Redis
13 5 (4.72%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (4.72%) BigQuery
14 3 (2.83%) Bigtable
14 3 (2.83%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (2.83%) Looker
14 3 (2.83%) Neo4j
14 3 (2.83%) Oracle Reports
15 2 (1.89%) ArangoDB
Development Applications
1 32 (30.19%) Git (software)
2 23 (21.70%) Jenkins
3 20 (18.87%) Subversion
4 16 (15.09%) Artifactory
5 15 (14.15%) Selenium
6 13 (12.26%) JMeter
6 13 (12.26%) Sonatype Nexus
7 10 (9.43%) Maven
8 8 (7.55%) Ant
8 8 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (7.55%) JIRA
9 7 (6.60%) JIRA Agile
10 6 (5.66%) GitLab
11 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
11 2 (1.89%) JUnit
11 2 (1.89%) Ranorex
11 2 (1.89%) Spinnaker
12 1 (0.94%) git-flow
12 1 (0.94%) Hudson
12 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (16.04%) Retail
2 15 (14.15%) Banking
3 12 (11.32%) Finance
4 7 (6.60%) Aerospace
4 7 (6.60%) Legal
4 7 (6.60%) Military
5 6 (5.66%) Marketing
6 5 (4.72%) Electronics
6 5 (4.72%) Manufacturing
6 5 (4.72%) Public Sector
6 5 (4.72%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.83%) Automotive
8 2 (1.89%) Publishing
9 1 (0.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 38 (35.85%) Software Engineer
2 32 (30.19%) Developer
3 29 (27.36%) DevOps Engineer
4 16 (15.09%) Software Developer
5 13 (12.26%) PHP Developer
6 11 (10.38%) Senior DevOps
6 11 (10.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 9 (8.49%) Python Engineer
8 7 (6.60%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Cloud Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Data Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 5 (4.72%) Java Software Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.72%) Python Software Engineer
10 4 (3.77%) Junior
10 4 (3.77%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.83%) C# Software Developer
11 3 (2.83%) C++/C# Developer
11 3 (2.83%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (34.91%) Kafka
1 37 (34.91%) Node.js
2 26 (24.53%) AngularJS
3 22 (20.75%) .NET
4 20 (18.87%) HTML
5 19 (17.92%) RabbitMQ
6 18 (16.98%) ActiveMQ
6 18 (16.98%) Vue.js
7 17 (16.04%) HTML5
8 14 (13.21%) .NET Core
9 13 (12.26%) CSS
9 13 (12.26%) React
10 12 (11.32%) Velocity
11 10 (9.43%) CSS3
12 7 (6.60%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 7 (6.60%) OpenGL
12 7 (6.60%) OpenSceneGraph
12 7 (6.60%) Qt
13 5 (4.72%) Elastic Stack
13 5 (4.72%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.98%) Clustering
1 18 (16.98%) Linux Command Line
1 18 (16.98%) Replication
2 15 (14.15%) Mobile App
3 11 (10.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (6.60%) 3D Graphics
4 7 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (5.66%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.83%) Blog
6 3 (2.83%) Smart Home
7 2 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.94%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.94%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.62%) Linux
2 5 (4.72%) Android
3 4 (3.77%) Unix
4 3 (2.83%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.89%) CentOS
6 1 (0.94%) Debian
6 1 (0.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (57.55%) Software Engineering
2 60 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (48.11%) DevOps
4 29 (27.36%) Configuration Management
5 25 (23.58%) Load Balancing
6 24 (22.64%) Microservices
7 22 (20.75%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (19.81%) Test Automation
9 18 (16.98%) SOA
9 18 (16.98%) SQL Optimisation
10 15 (14.15%) Mentoring
10 15 (14.15%) Web Application Development
11 14 (13.21%) Open Source
12 13 (12.26%) Digital Banking
12 13 (12.26%) Mobile Application Development
12 13 (12.26%) TDD
13 11 (10.38%) Web Development
14 10 (9.43%) Analytics
15 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (7.55%) OO
Programming Languages
1 64 (60.38%) Python
2 62 (58.49%) Java
3 43 (40.57%) JavaScript
4 31 (29.25%) Ruby
5 30 (28.30%) SQL
6 23 (21.70%) C#
7 17 (16.04%) C++
8 14 (13.21%) C
9 13 (12.26%) PHP
10 10 (9.43%) Scala
11 9 (8.49%) Objective-C
12 8 (7.55%) Perl
13 6 (5.66%) Bash Shell
14 5 (4.72%) Clojure
15 2 (1.89%) Apple Swift
15 2 (1.89%) Haskell
15 2 (1.89%) Java 8
15 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.94%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (10.38%) Security Cleared
2 8 (7.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.72%) Degree
4 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.89%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.89%) RHCE
4 2 (1.89%) RHCSA
5 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 61 (57.55%) Docker
2 3 (2.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (1.89%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 60 (56.60%) Kubernetes
2 33 (31.13%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (29.25%) Puppet
4 27 (25.47%) Prometheus
4 27 (25.47%) Terraform
5 21 (19.81%) Docker Swarm
5 21 (19.81%) ZABBIX
6 19 (17.92%) Nagios
7 13 (12.26%) Ansible
8 8 (7.55%) Grafana
9 3 (2.83%) Kibana
9 3 (2.83%) logstash
10 1 (0.94%) Consul
10 1 (0.94%) Graphite
10 1 (0.94%) Opsview
10 1 (0.94%) Packer
10 1 (0.94%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (22.64%) Google
2 13 (12.26%) Veracode
3 5 (4.72%) Oracle
3 5 (4.72%) SAP
4 3 (2.83%) Hortonworks
4 3 (2.83%) Tableau
4 3 (2.83%) Teradata
5 2 (1.89%) Cisco
6 1 (0.94%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.94%) Pinterest
6 1 (0.94%) Red Hat