Period
to 24 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
24 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 331 452 499
Rank change year-on-year +121 +47 +157
Permanent jobs citing Go 581 473 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.85% 0.57% 0.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.60% 1.05% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 458 343 437
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - -8.33%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £64,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +5.47% -1.54%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 36,401 45,110 57,324
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 53.05% 54.02% 56.63%
Number of salaries quoted 29,987 36,995 48,520
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £63,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Go in the UK excluding London

Go
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Go in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Go in the UK excluding London

Go
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 24 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Go in the UK excluding London

Go
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 24 February 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
South East +47 194 £57,500 - 27
North of England +96 153 £51,500 -6.36% 43
North West +73 107 £50,000 -16.67% 20
South West +57 107 £46,250 -15.91% 26
Midlands +28 48 £47,500 -11.63% 11
Yorkshire +51 45 £55,000 +57.14% 18
West Midlands +28 39 £47,500 -7.32% 8
East of England +68 34 £60,000 - 21
Scotland +61 31 £57,500 +85.48% 8
Wales -5 12 £40,000 -17.53% 4
East Midlands +19 9 £51,250 -21.15% 3
Northern Ireland +12 2 £40,000 -5.88%
North East - 1 £65,000 - 5
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Go.

1 353 (60.76%) Python
2 307 (52.84%) Java
3 240 (41.31%) Software Engineering
4 226 (38.90%) Linux
4 226 (38.90%) Docker
5 205 (35.28%) AWS
6 193 (33.22%) DevOps
7 190 (32.70%) JavaScript
8 180 (30.98%) Kubernetes
9 169 (29.09%) C++
10 167 (28.74%) Node.js
11 141 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
12 130 (22.38%) Bash Shell
13 129 (22.20%) C
14 124 (21.34%) Ansible
15 114 (19.62%) GCP
16 113 (19.45%) AngularJS
17 109 (18.76%) Azure
18 108 (18.59%) Ruby
19 107 (18.42%) Terraform
20 106 (18.24%) C#
21 102 (17.56%) PHP
21 102 (17.56%) Microservices
22 98 (16.87%) Git (software)
23 91 (15.66%) Open Source
24 89 (15.32%) MySQL
25 87 (14.97%) SQL
26 84 (14.46%) Google
27 83 (14.29%) MongoDB
27 83 (14.29%) Computer Science

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 32 (5.51%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (3.79%) Apache
3 20 (3.44%) OpenStack
4 16 (2.75%) Apache Spark
5 14 (2.41%) nginx
6 13 (2.24%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (2.24%) Confluence
7 12 (2.07%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.86%) CMS
9 4 (0.69%) IIS
9 4 (0.69%) JBoss
9 4 (0.69%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.34%) SharePoint
11 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.17%) Jupyter
Applications
1 22 (3.79%) MS Visio
1 22 (3.79%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.17%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 205 (35.28%) AWS
2 114 (19.62%) GCP
3 109 (18.76%) Azure
4 39 (6.71%) Serverless
5 28 (4.82%) AWS CloudFormation
6 21 (3.61%) OpenShift
7 16 (2.75%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (2.75%) GitHub
8 15 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (2.58%) DigitalOcean
9 14 (2.41%) Amazon EC2
10 12 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
11 11 (1.89%) Amazon Kinesis
12 10 (1.72%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 9 (1.55%) Amazon Cognito
13 9 (1.55%) Amazon S3
13 9 (1.55%) Amazon SQS
13 9 (1.55%) PaaS
14 5 (0.86%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 5 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.79%) TCP/IP
2 15 (2.58%) Internet
3 11 (1.89%) Wireshark
4 10 (1.72%) Network Security
5 9 (1.55%) DNS
6 6 (1.03%) DHCP
6 6 (1.03%) SAN
6 6 (1.03%) SSL
7 5 (0.86%) HTTP
7 5 (0.86%) VLAN
7 5 (0.86%) Wireless
8 4 (0.69%) Firewall
8 4 (0.69%) SMTP
9 3 (0.52%) FTP
9 3 (0.52%) IPv4
9 3 (0.52%) IPv6
9 3 (0.52%) LAN
9 3 (0.52%) OpenFlow
9 3 (0.52%) SNMP
9 3 (0.52%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (15.32%) MySQL
2 83 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 77 (13.25%) Redis
4 65 (11.19%) NoSQL
4 65 (11.19%) PostgreSQL
5 29 (4.99%) Neo4j
6 28 (4.82%) Relational Database
7 26 (4.48%) Big Data
8 18 (3.10%) Apache Cassandra
9 14 (2.41%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.07%) Amazon Redshift
11 11 (1.89%) SQL Server
12 10 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 9 (1.55%) RethinkDB
14 8 (1.38%) Amazon RDS
14 8 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
14 8 (1.38%) MariaDB
15 6 (1.03%) BigQuery
15 6 (1.03%) Looker
16 5 (0.86%) Amazon Athena
Development Applications
1 98 (16.87%) Git (software)
2 70 (12.05%) Jenkins
3 47 (8.09%) JIRA
4 24 (4.13%) Bitbucket
5 22 (3.79%) Subversion
6 19 (3.27%) git-flow
7 16 (2.75%) Cucumber
8 13 (2.24%) GitLab
9 11 (1.89%) Burp Suite
9 11 (1.89%) Fiddler
9 11 (1.89%) Maven
10 10 (1.72%) CircleCI
10 10 (1.72%) PhantomJS
11 8 (1.38%) Selenium
12 7 (1.20%) IDA Disassembler
13 6 (1.03%) Vagrant
13 6 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
14 5 (0.86%) webpack
15 4 (0.69%) Gradle
15 4 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 64 (11.02%) Finance
2 40 (6.88%) Retail
3 34 (5.85%) Manufacturing
4 25 (4.30%) Marketing
5 20 (3.44%) Public Sector
6 17 (2.93%) Electronics
6 17 (2.93%) Games
6 17 (2.93%) Telecoms
7 14 (2.41%) Law
8 7 (1.20%) Banking
9 5 (0.86%) Automotive
10 4 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.52%) Legal
12 2 (0.34%) Advertising
13 1 (0.17%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 210 (36.14%) Developer
2 135 (23.24%) Software Engineer
3 93 (16.01%) DevOps Engineer
4 70 (12.05%) Backend Developer
5 50 (8.61%) Senior Developer
6 48 (8.26%) Senior Software Engineer
7 42 (7.23%) Java Engineer
7 42 (7.23%) Software Developer
8 40 (6.88%) Java Developer
9 33 (5.68%) Java Software Engineer
9 33 (5.68%) Linux Engineer
10 32 (5.51%) AWS Engineer
11 31 (5.34%) Cloud Engineer
12 30 (5.16%) Senior Java Engineer
13 27 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
13 27 (4.65%) PHP Developer
14 26 (4.48%) Senior Java Developer
15 24 (4.13%) C# Software Engineer
15 24 (4.13%) Junior
16 23 (3.96%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 167 (28.74%) Node.js
2 113 (19.45%) AngularJS
3 77 (13.25%) HTML
4 76 (13.08%) React
5 72 (12.39%) CSS
6 56 (9.64%) Kafka
7 48 (8.26%) .NET
8 44 (7.57%) Web Services
9 40 (6.88%) Vue.js
10 36 (6.20%) Spring
11 34 (5.85%) gRPC
12 30 (5.16%) RabbitMQ
13 28 (4.82%) RESTful
14 27 (4.65%) Elastic Stack
15 24 (4.13%) REST
16 22 (3.79%) HTML5
17 20 (3.44%) CSS3
17 20 (3.44%) Java EE
18 19 (3.27%) jQuery
19 18 (3.10%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.40%) Greenfield Project
2 35 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (4.99%) Public Cloud
4 16 (2.75%) User Experience
5 13 (2.24%) Mobile App
5 13 (2.24%) Self-Motivation
6 12 (2.07%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.03%) Cloud Native
10 5 (0.86%) Blog
10 5 (0.86%) Derivative
10 5 (0.86%) EPoS
10 5 (0.86%) Private Cloud
10 5 (0.86%) Replication
11 4 (0.69%) BBC
11 4 (0.69%) Cybercrime
11 4 (0.69%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (0.69%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.52%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 226 (38.90%) Linux
2 62 (10.67%) Windows
3 35 (6.02%) Embedded Linux
4 30 (5.16%) Unix
5 20 (3.44%) Android
6 15 (2.58%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.52%) Apple iOS
10 3 (0.52%) CentOS
11 2 (0.34%) Debian
12 1 (0.17%) FreeBSD
12 1 (0.17%) openSUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (41.31%) Software Engineering
2 193 (33.22%) DevOps
3 141 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
4 102 (17.56%) Microservices
5 91 (15.66%) Open Source
6 83 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 83 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
7 52 (8.95%) Infrastructure as Code
7 52 (8.95%) OO
8 51 (8.78%) Data Science
9 47 (8.09%) Configuration Management
10 45 (7.75%) Mentoring
11 43 (7.40%) Scrum
12 41 (7.06%) Test Automation
13 38 (6.54%) Continuous Integration
14 35 (6.02%) Artificial Intelligence
14 35 (6.02%) TDD
15 34 (5.85%) Decision-Making
16 32 (5.51%) Analytics
16 32 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 353 (60.76%) Python
2 307 (52.84%) Java
3 190 (32.70%) JavaScript
4 169 (29.09%) C++
5 130 (22.38%) Bash Shell
6 129 (22.20%) C
7 108 (18.59%) Ruby
8 106 (18.24%) C#
9 102 (17.56%) PHP
10 87 (14.97%) SQL
11 70 (12.05%) PowerShell
12 45 (7.75%) Scala
13 22 (3.79%) Objective-C
14 20 (3.44%) TypeScript
15 19 (3.27%) Perl
16 18 (3.10%) Apple Swift
17 13 (2.24%) Rust
18 8 (1.38%) R
19 7 (1.20%) Erlang
20 6 (1.03%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 75 (12.91%) Degree
2 30 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 19 (3.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (2.58%) DV Cleared
5 14 (2.41%) SC Cleared
6 12 (2.07%) AWS Certification
7 8 (1.38%) RHCE
8 7 (1.20%) Master's Degree
9 5 (0.86%) PhD
10 2 (0.34%) MCSA
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.34%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.17%) CISA
11 1 (0.17%) CISM
11 1 (0.17%) CISSP
11 1 (0.17%) CRISC
11 1 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.17%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.58%) QA
2 3 (0.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 226 (38.90%) Docker
2 12 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.20%) vSphere
4 6 (1.03%) LXC
5 4 (0.69%) NFS
5 4 (0.69%) VirtualBox
6 3 (0.52%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.52%) iptables
7 2 (0.34%) Varnish
8 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
8 1 (0.17%) HDFS
8 1 (0.17%) vCloud
8 1 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 180 (30.98%) Kubernetes
2 124 (21.34%) Ansible
3 107 (18.42%) Terraform
4 78 (13.43%) Puppet
5 74 (12.74%) Opscode Chef
6 23 (3.96%) Nagios
7 21 (3.61%) Grafana
8 17 (2.93%) Kibana
9 14 (2.41%) Docker Swarm
10 11 (1.89%) logstash
10 11 (1.89%) Mesos
10 11 (1.89%) Prometheus
11 9 (1.55%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.86%) Rancher
12 5 (0.86%) SELinux
13 2 (0.34%) Packer
13 2 (0.34%) Salt
13 2 (0.34%) SCCM
13 2 (0.34%) SCOM
14 1 (0.17%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 84 (14.46%) Google
2 40 (6.88%) Splunk
3 37 (6.37%) Microsoft
4 20 (3.44%) Red Hat
5 18 (3.10%) New Relic
5 18 (3.10%) Oracle
6 17 (2.93%) SAP
7 14 (2.41%) VMware
8 11 (1.89%) CyberArk
9 10 (1.72%) ServiceNow
9 10 (1.72%) Symantec
10 8 (1.38%) Cisco
10 8 (1.38%) Tableau
11 7 (1.20%) Atlassian
12 6 (1.03%) SaltStack
13 5 (0.86%) Juniper
13 5 (0.86%) NetApp
13 5 (0.86%) Teradata
14 4 (0.69%) AppDynamics
14 4 (0.69%) Rackspace