Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
England > South West
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 147 229 294
Rank change year-on-year +82 +65 -3
Permanent jobs citing Go 94 99 48
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.63% 1.01% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.93% 1.76% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 89 74 44
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £27,575 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,875 £72,125
England median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -

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 3,213 5,622 6,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 55.86% 57.43% 59.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2,673 4,545 5,384
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,350 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 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
Somerset +46 34 £55,000 +12.82% 9
Dorset +44 17 £40,000 +6.67% 1
Gloucestershire +23 16 £54,000 -6.09% 1
Devon 0 13 £39,000 -40.00% 1
Bristol +40 10 £45,000 -14.29% 5
Wiltshire +38 4 £72,500 +3.57%
Go
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 West region with a requirement for Go.

1 73 (77.66%) Java
2 57 (60.64%) Python
3 51 (54.26%) Software Engineering
4 47 (50.00%) Node.js
5 46 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
7 36 (38.30%) MySQL
7 36 (38.30%) Docker
8 35 (37.23%) React
9 34 (36.17%) PHP
10 32 (34.04%) DevOps
11 29 (30.85%) AngularJS
12 28 (29.79%) MongoDB
12 28 (29.79%) TDD
13 27 (28.72%) Ruby
13 27 (28.72%) MVC
13 27 (28.72%) Vue.js
14 26 (27.66%) Linux
15 25 (26.60%) RESTful
16 24 (25.53%) C#
16 24 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
17 22 (23.40%) Android
18 21 (22.34%) Microservices
19 19 (20.21%) Kubernetes
19 19 (20.21%) SQL
20 18 (19.15%) Open Source
21 17 (18.09%) AWS
21 17 (18.09%) .NET
22 16 (17.02%) HTML
23 15 (15.96%) C

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 4 (4.26%) Apache
1 4 (4.26%) nginx
2 2 (2.13%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.09%) AWS
2 10 (10.64%) GCP
3 5 (5.32%) Azure
4 3 (3.19%) GitHub
4 3 (3.19%) SaaS
5 1 (1.06%) Amazon EKS
5 1 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.06%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.13%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.13%) VLAN
2 1 (1.06%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) SSL
2 1 (1.06%) VPN
2 1 (1.06%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (38.30%) MySQL
2 28 (29.79%) MongoDB
3 10 (10.64%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (5.32%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (5.32%) Big Data
5 5 (5.32%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (5.32%) Redis
6 2 (2.13%) BigQuery
6 2 (2.13%) Bigtable
6 2 (2.13%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.13%) Looker
6 2 (2.13%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.06%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (15.96%) Git (software)
2 12 (12.77%) Jenkins
3 10 (10.64%) JIRA
4 7 (7.45%) Selenium
5 4 (4.26%) Babel
5 4 (4.26%) Gradle
5 4 (4.26%) Maven
6 3 (3.19%) Bitbucket
6 3 (3.19%) git-flow
6 3 (3.19%) Grunt
6 3 (3.19%) gulp
6 3 (3.19%) webpack
7 2 (2.13%) GitLab
7 2 (2.13%) Vagrant
8 1 (1.06%) Artifactory
8 1 (1.06%) CircleCI
8 1 (1.06%) Cucumber
8 1 (1.06%) JUnit
8 1 (1.06%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 6 (6.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.19%) Marketing
3 2 (2.13%) Automotive
3 2 (2.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 44 (46.81%) Developer
2 31 (32.98%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.02%) Software Developer
4 15 (15.96%) Java Developer
5 11 (11.70%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.64%) Backend Developer
7 9 (9.57%) Customer Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Java Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Java Software Developer
8 8 (8.51%) Java Software Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Data Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Python Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Backend Developer
9 5 (5.32%) Senior Software Engineer
9 5 (5.32%) Web Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Android Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Angular Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Java Android Developer
10 4 (4.26%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (50.00%) Node.js
2 35 (37.23%) React
3 29 (30.85%) AngularJS
4 27 (28.72%) Vue.js
5 25 (26.60%) RESTful
6 17 (18.09%) .NET
7 16 (17.02%) HTML
8 14 (14.89%) RabbitMQ
9 13 (13.83%) CSS
9 13 (13.83%) React Native
10 12 (12.77%) Web Services
11 10 (10.64%) .NET Framework
11 10 (10.64%) Ruby on Rails
11 10 (10.64%) Spring
12 9 (9.57%) HTML5
13 8 (8.51%) REST
13 8 (8.51%) SOAP
14 7 (7.45%) jQuery
14 7 (7.45%) JSON
15 4 (4.26%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.38%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.38%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.19%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.13%) Blog
4 2 (2.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.13%) PMI
4 2 (2.13%) User Experience
5 1 (1.06%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.06%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (27.66%) Linux
2 22 (23.40%) Android
3 5 (5.32%) Unix
4 4 (4.26%) CentOS
4 4 (4.26%) Ubuntu
5 3 (3.19%) Amazon Linux
5 3 (3.19%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.13%) Windows
7 1 (1.06%) CoreOS
7 1 (1.06%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (54.26%) Software Engineering
2 46 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (34.04%) DevOps
4 28 (29.79%) TDD
5 27 (28.72%) MVC
6 24 (25.53%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (22.34%) Microservices
8 18 (19.15%) Open Source
9 15 (15.96%) BDD
9 15 (15.96%) OO
10 13 (13.83%) Continuous Delivery
11 11 (11.70%) Computer Science
11 11 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (10.64%) Scrum
13 9 (9.57%) Time Management
14 8 (8.51%) API Development
14 8 (8.51%) API Integration
14 8 (8.51%) Front End Development
14 8 (8.51%) Refactoring
14 8 (8.51%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 73 (77.66%) Java
2 57 (60.64%) Python
3 37 (39.36%) JavaScript
4 34 (36.17%) PHP
5 27 (28.72%) Ruby
6 24 (25.53%) C#
7 19 (20.21%) SQL
8 15 (15.96%) C
9 13 (13.83%) Objective-C
10 12 (12.77%) C++
11 9 (9.57%) Groovy
12 8 (8.51%) Rust
13 7 (7.45%) PHP 7
14 6 (6.38%) Bash Shell
15 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
16 4 (4.26%) ES6
17 3 (3.19%) TypeScript
18 1 (1.06%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 12 (12.77%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (3.19%) Master's Degree
3 3 (3.19%) Numerate Degree
3 3 (3.19%) PhD
3 3 (3.19%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 36 (38.30%) Docker
2 2 (2.13%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (20.21%) Kubernetes
2 14 (14.89%) Ansible
3 7 (7.45%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (7.45%) Puppet
4 2 (2.13%) Salt
4 2 (2.13%) Terraform
5 1 (1.06%) Grafana
5 1 (1.06%) Prometheus
5 1 (1.06%) Rancher
5 1 (1.06%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 8 (8.51%) Google
2 4 (4.26%) Oracle
3 3 (3.19%) Marketo
3 3 (3.19%) Red Hat
3 3 (3.19%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (2.13%) Tableau
4 2 (2.13%) Teradata
5 1 (1.06%) CA
5 1 (1.06%) Confluent
5 1 (1.06%) Veracode