Period
to 23 September 2021

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

Go (Golang)
England > South West
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 163 155 222
Rank change year-on-year -8 +67 +68
Permanent jobs citing Go 135 38 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.77% 1.16% 1.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.30% 1.97% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 102 34 86
10th Percentile £33,750 £35,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,438 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -18.18% -
75th Percentile £79,375 £57,188 £67,787
90th Percentile £112,500 £58,375 £81,875
England median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%

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 4,092 1,931 5,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 53.65% 58.76% 57.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2,717 1,606 4,631
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Go as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for Go in the South West

Go
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go in the South West over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

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 23 September 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
Bristol -49 67 £55,000 +12.82% 16
Dorset -1 28 £40,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -17 26 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Somerset -20 7 £72,500 +31.82% 1
Devon -20 3 £44,250 +13.46% 1
Wiltshire -3 1 - -
Go
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 West region with a requirement for Go.

1 96 (71.11%) Java
2 80 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (53.33%) Software Engineering
4 70 (51.85%) Node.js
5 67 (49.63%) JavaScript
6 64 (47.41%) React
7 62 (45.93%) AWS
8 59 (43.70%) Python
9 51 (37.78%) Linux
10 49 (36.30%) CSS
10 49 (36.30%) HTML
11 47 (34.81%) Kubernetes
11 47 (34.81%) Docker
12 43 (31.85%) MySQL
13 40 (29.63%) MongoDB
14 37 (27.41%) Oracle
15 36 (26.67%) Azure
16 35 (25.93%) HTML5
17 34 (25.19%) Jenkins
17 34 (25.19%) PHP
18 33 (24.44%) CSS3
19 31 (22.96%) Security Cleared
20 30 (22.22%) LAMP
20 30 (22.22%) TypeScript
21 29 (21.48%) DevOps
21 29 (21.48%) C#
22 28 (20.74%) Selenium
22 28 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (20.00%) SC Cleared
23 27 (20.00%) Scrum

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 18 (13.33%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (6.67%) Apache
3 5 (3.70%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.96%) nginx
5 3 (2.22%) IIS
6 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 62 (45.93%) AWS
2 36 (26.67%) Azure
3 24 (17.78%) OpenShift
4 15 (11.11%) GCP
5 10 (7.41%) SaaS
6 6 (4.44%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (3.70%) Amazon S3
7 5 (3.70%) Twilio
8 3 (2.22%) GitHub
8 3 (2.22%) IaaS
9 2 (1.48%) Amazon Cognito
9 2 (1.48%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (1.48%) Serverless
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon ECS
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.74%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.74%) AWS Fargate
10 1 (0.74%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.74%) Datadog
10 1 (0.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.70%) HTTP
2 2 (1.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (31.85%) MySQL
2 40 (29.63%) MongoDB
3 26 (19.26%) Hadoop
4 19 (14.07%) NoSQL
5 18 (13.33%) Relational Database
6 12 (8.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 11 (8.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 11 (8.15%) PostgreSQL
8 10 (7.41%) SQL Server
9 7 (5.19%) Redis
10 6 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.48%) Big Data
12 1 (0.74%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 34 (25.19%) Jenkins
2 28 (20.74%) Selenium
3 24 (17.78%) Cucumber
3 24 (17.78%) Eclipse
3 24 (17.78%) JMeter
3 24 (17.78%) Robot Framework
4 10 (7.41%) Gradle
4 10 (7.41%) Maven
5 8 (5.93%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.96%) GoCD
6 4 (2.96%) webpack
7 3 (2.22%) GitLab
8 2 (1.48%) CircleCI
8 2 (1.48%) JIRA
8 2 (1.48%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.74%) gulp
9 1 (0.74%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.74%) JUnit
9 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (5.93%) Social Skills
2 4 (2.96%) Retail
3 2 (1.48%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.48%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.74%) Electronics
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Marketing
4 1 (0.74%) Public Speaking
4 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 91 (67.41%) Developer
2 40 (29.63%) Java Developer
3 19 (14.07%) PHP Developer
4 17 (12.59%) React Developer
5 15 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 13 (9.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 12 (8.89%) Senior Developer
7 12 (8.89%) Software Engineer
8 11 (8.15%) Software Developer
9 10 (7.41%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (7.41%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 10 (7.41%) Senior React Developer
10 9 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (6.67%) Junior
11 8 (5.93%) Lead Developer
11 8 (5.93%) Team Leader
12 7 (5.19%) AWS DevOps
12 7 (5.19%) Lead PHP Developer
12 7 (5.19%) PHP Team Leader
12 7 (5.19%) Principal Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (51.85%) Node.js
2 64 (47.41%) React
3 49 (36.30%) CSS
3 49 (36.30%) HTML
4 35 (25.93%) HTML5
5 33 (24.44%) CSS3
6 30 (22.22%) LAMP
7 26 (19.26%) Elastic Stack
8 25 (18.52%) Kafka
9 24 (17.78%) ActiveMQ
9 24 (17.78%) Apache NiFi
9 24 (17.78%) Gherkin
9 24 (17.78%) Spring Boot
9 24 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 20 (14.81%) Vue.js
11 18 (13.33%) AngularJS
12 16 (11.85%) RESTful
12 16 (11.85%) Spring
13 15 (11.11%) Hibernate
14 11 (8.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) Cyberattack
2 22 (16.30%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (5.93%) User Experience
4 5 (3.70%) Tandem
5 4 (2.96%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (2.96%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) Cloud Native
6 2 (1.48%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.48%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.48%) NHS
6 2 (1.48%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.74%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.74%) Legacy Applications
7 1 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 51 (37.78%) Linux
2 26 (19.26%) CentOS
3 25 (18.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (3.70%) Ubuntu
5 3 (2.22%) Unix
6 2 (1.48%) Android
7 1 (0.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (53.33%) Software Engineering
3 29 (21.48%) DevOps
4 28 (20.74%) Continuous Integration
5 27 (20.00%) Scrum
6 15 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (10.37%) Fintech
7 14 (10.37%) Full Stack Development
7 14 (10.37%) Product Roadmap
7 14 (10.37%) Project Delivery
7 14 (10.37%) TDD
7 14 (10.37%) Technical Architecture
7 14 (10.37%) Technology Roadmap
8 13 (9.63%) Front End Development
9 10 (7.41%) Mentoring
9 10 (7.41%) Microservices
9 10 (7.41%) MVC
10 8 (5.93%) Site Reliability Engineering
11 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
11 7 (5.19%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 96 (71.11%) Java
2 67 (49.63%) JavaScript
3 59 (43.70%) Python
4 34 (25.19%) PHP
5 30 (22.22%) TypeScript
6 29 (21.48%) C#
7 11 (8.15%) SQL
8 10 (7.41%) Kotlin
8 10 (7.41%) Ruby
9 9 (6.67%) C++
10 5 (3.70%) Bash Shell
11 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.48%) C
12 2 (1.48%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.48%) Perl
12 2 (1.48%) Scala
12 2 (1.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (22.96%) Security Cleared
2 27 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 24 (17.78%) DV Cleared
4 12 (8.89%) Degree
5 7 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (2.22%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.48%) MCSA
7 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.74%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (34.81%) Docker
2 3 (2.22%) Gluster
2 3 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.74%) KVM
Systems Management
1 47 (34.81%) Kubernetes
2 26 (19.26%) Ansible
3 11 (8.15%) Terraform
4 3 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.48%) Grafana
5 2 (1.48%) Prometheus
5 2 (1.48%) Puppet
6 1 (0.74%) Bugsnag
6 1 (0.74%) CFEngine
6 1 (0.74%) Consul
6 1 (0.74%) Demisto
6 1 (0.74%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.74%) Graphite
6 1 (0.74%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.74%) Packer
Vendors
1 37 (27.41%) Oracle
2 24 (17.78%) Atlassian
3 4 (2.96%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.22%) VMware
5 2 (1.48%) Google
5 2 (1.48%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.48%) Splunk
6 1 (0.74%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.74%) PagerDuty
6 1 (0.74%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Sun