Period
to 22 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 435 698 924
Rank change year-on-year +263 +226 +305
Permanent jobs citing Go 1196 613 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.31% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.22% 0.59% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 524 344
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £61,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.46% +22.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,875 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +25.00%

Go is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 97875 103294 111695
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.59% 52.42% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 80828 89423 95118
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Go as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Go in the UK

Go
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Go in the UK

Go
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go over the 6 months to 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Go in the UK

Go
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the UK over the 6 months to 22 August 2017. 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
England +261 1146 £65,000 +4.00% 122
London +170 802 £70,000 +9.38% 92
UK excluding London +212 360 £55,000 - 31
North of England +95 143 £60,000 +26.32% 18
South East +143 119 £57,500 +9.52% 10
Yorkshire +76 68 £60,000 +33.33% 3
North West +24 66 £60,000 +20.00% 15
South West +4 53 £42,500 -32.00%
Midlands +18 15 £50,000 -9.09%
Wales - 15 £31,787 - 1
West Midlands +8 12 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England - 11 £58,750 - 2
North East +24 9 £40,000 -40.74%
Scotland +7 4 £50,500 +55.38%
East Midlands +22 3 £50,000 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 22 August 2017, IT jobs citing Go also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Go.

1 772 (64.55%) Python
2 644 (53.85%) Java
3 639 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
4 553 (46.24%) DevOps
5 481 (40.22%) Amazon AWS
6 416 (34.78%) Docker
7 403 (33.70%) Linux
8 394 (32.94%) Ruby
9 390 (32.61%) JavaScript
10 303 (25.33%) TDD
10 303 (25.33%) Software Engineering
11 299 (25.00%) Puppet
11 299 (25.00%) Microservices
12 294 (24.58%) Ansible
13 288 (24.08%) Node.js
14 281 (23.49%) Open Source
15 279 (23.33%) Kubernetes
16 275 (22.99%) Scala
17 260 (21.74%) Jenkins
18 257 (21.49%) Opscode Chef
19 251 (20.99%) NoSQL
20 246 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
21 229 (19.15%) Finance
22 227 (18.98%) Git (software)
23 225 (18.81%) PHP
24 214 (17.89%) C++
25 196 (16.39%) React
26 186 (15.55%) SQL
27 178 (14.88%) BDD
28 177 (14.80%) PostgreSQL

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 103 (8.61%) Apache Spark
2 98 (8.19%) OpenStack
3 91 (7.61%) Elasticsearch
4 73 (6.10%) Tomcat
5 70 (5.85%) Apache
6 53 (4.43%) Apache Solr
7 45 (3.76%) nginx
8 40 (3.34%) WebLogic
9 32 (2.68%) JBoss
9 32 (2.68%) WebSphere
10 31 (2.59%) Jetty
11 29 (2.42%) Ethereum
12 25 (2.09%) Hyperledger
13 22 (1.84%) Cloud Foundry
14 17 (1.42%) eris
15 16 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
16 14 (1.17%) CloudStack
17 11 (0.92%) Confluence
18 8 (0.67%) Traefik
19 6 (0.50%) Mule
Applications
1 2 (0.17%) HipChat
2 1 (0.084%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.084%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 481 (40.22%) Amazon AWS
2 159 (13.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 145 (12.12%) Google Cloud Platform
4 68 (5.69%) SaaS
5 51 (4.26%) AWS CloudFormation
6 42 (3.51%) GitHub
7 32 (2.68%) PaaS
8 30 (2.51%) IaaS
9 28 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
10 26 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
11 24 (2.01%) Sumo Logic
12 21 (1.76%) AWS Lambda
13 17 (1.42%) OpenShift
14 15 (1.25%) Datadog
15 13 (1.09%) Loggly
16 11 (0.92%) Amazon S3
17 10 (0.84%) Heroku
18 9 (0.75%) Rackspace Cloud
19 8 (0.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
20 6 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 60 (5.02%) HTTP
2 35 (2.93%) Internet
3 25 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 15 (1.25%) Firewall
5 14 (1.17%) DNS
6 13 (1.09%) Network Security
7 9 (0.75%) BGP
8 7 (0.59%) SSL
9 5 (0.42%) DHCP
9 5 (0.42%) X.509
10 3 (0.25%) IPv4
10 3 (0.25%) IPv6
11 2 (0.17%) AMQP
11 2 (0.17%) ICMP
11 2 (0.17%) Intrusion Detection
11 2 (0.17%) LDAP
11 2 (0.17%) SSH
11 2 (0.17%) tcpdump
11 2 (0.17%) VPN
11 2 (0.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 251 (20.99%) NoSQL
2 177 (14.80%) PostgreSQL
3 168 (14.05%) MySQL
4 166 (13.88%) Big Data
5 154 (12.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 154 (12.88%) Redis
6 148 (12.37%) MongoDB
7 146 (12.21%) Hadoop
8 130 (10.87%) Relational Database
9 94 (7.86%) SQL Server
10 70 (5.85%) Blockchain
11 69 (5.77%) Riak
12 41 (3.43%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 34 (2.84%) RDBMS
14 33 (2.76%) Couchbase
15 30 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
16 27 (2.26%) Neo4j
17 18 (1.51%) Amazon RDS
17 18 (1.51%) InfluxDB
18 16 (1.34%) GIS
Development Applications
1 260 (21.74%) Jenkins
2 227 (18.98%) Git (software)
3 47 (3.93%) JIRA
4 42 (3.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 41 (3.43%) Maven
6 38 (3.18%) webpack
7 33 (2.76%) Babel
7 33 (2.76%) Hudson
8 30 (2.51%) Oracle Forms
9 26 (2.17%) git-flow
10 25 (2.09%) Selenium
10 25 (2.09%) Vagrant
11 21 (1.76%) Ant
12 20 (1.67%) Gradle
13 18 (1.51%) SonarQube
13 18 (1.51%) Subversion
14 15 (1.25%) Grunt
15 12 (1.00%) PHPUnit
15 12 (1.00%) TeamCity
16 11 (0.92%) Cucumber
General
1 229 (19.15%) Finance
2 119 (9.95%) Marketing
3 88 (7.36%) Telecoms
4 84 (7.02%) Electronics
5 83 (6.94%) Manufacturing
6 43 (3.60%) Retail
7 40 (3.34%) Games
8 37 (3.09%) Publishing
9 22 (1.84%) Legal
10 17 (1.42%) Advertising
10 17 (1.42%) Online Betting
11 16 (1.34%) Banking
12 6 (0.50%) Law
13 5 (0.42%) Billing
14 4 (0.33%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.25%) Front Office
15 3 (0.25%) Hindi Language
15 3 (0.25%) Japanese Language
16 2 (0.17%) Automotive
16 2 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 496 (41.47%) Developer
2 261 (21.82%) DevOps Engineer
3 148 (12.37%) Software Engineer
4 138 (11.54%) Java Developer
5 124 (10.37%) Software Developer
6 106 (8.86%) Python Developer
7 101 (8.44%) Senior Developer
8 91 (7.61%) Architect
9 67 (5.60%) Cloud Engineer
10 66 (5.52%) AWS Engineer
11 58 (4.85%) Senior DevOps
12 57 (4.77%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 56 (4.68%) Full Stack Developer
14 55 (4.60%) AWS DevOps
15 53 (4.43%) Java Engineer
16 51 (4.26%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 51 (4.26%) JavaScript Developer
17 50 (4.18%) Platform Engineer
18 48 (4.01%) Cloud Architect
18 48 (4.01%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (24.08%) Node.js
2 196 (16.39%) React
3 160 (13.38%) CSS
4 138 (11.54%) HTML
5 131 (10.95%) .NET
6 116 (9.70%) Web Services
7 113 (9.45%) RESTful
8 107 (8.95%) AngularJS
9 95 (7.94%) Kafka
10 93 (7.78%) REST
11 82 (6.86%) RabbitMQ
12 70 (5.85%) Django
13 67 (5.60%) Elastic Stack
14 56 (4.68%) CSS3
14 56 (4.68%) Ruby on Rails
15 47 (3.93%) Redux
16 46 (3.85%) HTML5
17 45 (3.76%) Spring
18 35 (2.93%) XML
19 34 (2.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 125 (10.45%) Fintech
2 121 (10.12%) Computer Science
3 108 (9.03%) Greenfield Project
4 70 (5.85%) Public Cloud
5 53 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
6 38 (3.18%) Linux Command Line
7 30 (2.51%) Analytical Skills
8 27 (2.26%) Client/Server
9 24 (2.01%) User Experience
10 20 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 19 (1.59%) Algorithms
12 13 (1.09%) Data Centre
13 11 (0.92%) Mobile App
14 10 (0.84%) Management Information System
15 9 (0.75%) Replication
16 8 (0.67%) Blog
16 8 (0.67%) Virtual Team
17 6 (0.50%) Clustering
17 6 (0.50%) Hedge funds
18 5 (0.42%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 403 (33.70%) Linux
2 96 (8.03%) Unix
3 86 (7.19%) Windows
4 57 (4.77%) CentOS
5 53 (4.43%) Android
6 51 (4.26%) Apple iOS
7 44 (3.68%) Ubuntu
8 21 (1.76%) CoreOS
9 16 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (0.42%) Debian
10 5 (0.42%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.17%) Fedora
12 2 (0.17%) FreeBSD
12 2 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 639 (53.43%) Agile Software Development
2 553 (46.24%) DevOps
3 303 (25.33%) Software Engineering
3 303 (25.33%) TDD
4 299 (25.00%) Microservices
5 281 (23.49%) Open Source
6 246 (20.57%) Continuous Integration
7 178 (14.88%) BDD
8 159 (13.29%) Continuous Delivery
9 141 (11.79%) Configuration Management
10 140 (11.71%) Test Automation
11 137 (11.45%) Scrum
12 116 (9.70%) Kanban
13 111 (9.28%) Machine Learning
14 104 (8.70%) Web Development
15 100 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
15 100 (8.36%) Digital Marketing
16 99 (8.28%) Mentoring
17 90 (7.53%) OO
18 83 (6.94%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 772 (64.55%) Python
2 644 (53.85%) Java
3 394 (32.94%) Ruby
4 390 (32.61%) JavaScript
5 275 (22.99%) Scala
6 225 (18.81%) PHP
7 214 (17.89%) C++
8 186 (15.55%) SQL
9 163 (13.63%) Bash Shell
10 109 (9.11%) C#
11 91 (7.61%) C
12 82 (6.86%) Perl
13 79 (6.61%) Shell Script
14 63 (5.27%) Clojure
15 56 (4.68%) ES6
16 50 (4.18%) GraphQL
17 49 (4.10%) Elixir
18 43 (3.60%) Groovy
19 42 (3.51%) PL/SQL
20 41 (3.43%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 140 (11.71%) Degree
2 69 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 49 (4.10%) Security Cleared
4 28 (2.34%) Master's Degree
4 28 (2.34%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.84%) PhD
6 2 (0.17%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (3.09%) QA
2 20 (1.67%) GCP
3 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.17%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 416 (34.78%) Docker
2 44 (3.68%) etcd
3 28 (2.34%) vSphere
4 26 (2.17%) flannel
5 25 (2.09%) VMware Infrastructure
6 21 (1.76%) Varnish
7 10 (0.84%) LXC
8 9 (0.75%) Ceph
8 9 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
9 8 (0.67%) iptables
10 6 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 5 (0.42%) VirtualBox
12 4 (0.33%) HDFS
13 3 (0.25%) Active Directory
13 3 (0.25%) Xen
14 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.17%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.084%) KVM
15 1 (0.084%) vCloud
15 1 (0.084%) zsh
Systems Management
1 299 (25.00%) Puppet
2 294 (24.58%) Ansible
3 279 (23.33%) Kubernetes
4 257 (21.49%) Opscode Chef
5 154 (12.88%) Terraform
6 63 (5.27%) Salt
7 58 (4.85%) Mesos
8 54 (4.52%) Grafana
9 45 (3.76%) Nagios
10 42 (3.51%) Kibana
11 34 (2.84%) Prometheus
12 33 (2.76%) HAProxy
13 29 (2.42%) logstash
14 27 (2.26%) Consul
15 22 (1.84%) rkt
16 18 (1.51%) Packer
16 18 (1.51%) Sysdig
17 13 (1.09%) ZABBIX
18 11 (0.92%) Rundeck
19 9 (0.75%) Marathon
Vendors
1 160 (13.38%) Google
2 131 (10.95%) Oracle
3 82 (6.86%) SAP
4 67 (5.60%) Red Hat
5 34 (2.84%) SaltStack
6 32 (2.68%) New Relic
7 28 (2.34%) VMware
8 26 (2.17%) Microsoft
9 24 (2.01%) Splunk
10 22 (1.84%) Rackspace
11 19 (1.59%) Atlassian
12 14 (1.17%) Facebook
13 11 (0.92%) AppDynamics
13 11 (0.92%) PagerDuty
14 8 (0.67%) F5
14 8 (0.67%) Twitter
15 7 (0.59%) Apiary
15 7 (0.59%) Cisco
16 5 (0.42%) TIBCO
17 3 (0.25%) hybris