Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 298 407 483
Rank change year-on-year +109 +76 +383
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,747 1,338 1,021
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.15% 0.76% 0.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.10% 1.37% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1,409 1,161 887
UK median annual salary £67,500 £64,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.47% -1.54% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,700 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.37% -12.17% -

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 with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 83,331 97,813 94,072
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.99% 55.65% 53.53%
Number of salaries quoted 68,886 82,193 80,596
UK median annual salary £51,892 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.78% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 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
England +100 1,660 £67,500 +3.85% 324
London +108 1,207 £72,500 +3.57% 211
UK excluding London +27 476 £55,000 +4.37% 117
South East +31 188 £59,500 +3.48% 42
North of England +7 102 £55,000 -4.35% 26
South West +50 81 £55,000 +22.22% 15
North West +20 77 £60,000 - 12
Midlands +36 52 £55,000 +44.74% 17
West Midlands +28 36 £51,250 +40.41% 15
East of England +43 25 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Yorkshire +16 25 £33,750 -28.95% 12
Wales +19 17 £44,375 +26.79% 1
East Midlands +26 16 £65,000 +52.94% 2
Northern Ireland - 6 £42,500 - 3
Scotland +6 5 £31,000 -53.21%

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 with a requirement for Go.

1 1,245 (71.27%) Python
2 1,004 (57.47%) Java
3 778 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
4 725 (41.50%) Amazon AWS
5 693 (39.67%) Docker
6 638 (36.52%) DevOps
7 578 (33.09%) Kubernetes
8 554 (31.71%) Linux
9 508 (29.08%) Software Engineering
10 505 (28.91%) JavaScript
11 499 (28.56%) Ruby
12 437 (25.01%) Ansible
13 414 (23.70%) C++
14 410 (23.47%) Microservices
15 356 (20.38%) Terraform
16 351 (20.09%) Node.js
17 319 (18.26%) Open Source
18 317 (18.15%) Google Cloud Platform
19 297 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
20 289 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
21 281 (16.08%) Test Automation
22 272 (15.57%) Jenkins
23 270 (15.46%) C#
24 268 (15.34%) Opscode Chef
25 266 (15.23%) Puppet
26 262 (15.00%) Finance
27 255 (14.60%) Git (software)
28 254 (14.54%) TDD
29 245 (14.02%) Computer Science
30 237 (13.57%) SQL

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
1 108 (6.18%) Elasticsearch
2 54 (3.09%) Apache
3 52 (2.98%) Ethereum
3 52 (2.98%) nginx
4 44 (2.52%) Apache Spark
5 38 (2.18%) Tomcat
6 31 (1.77%) OpenStack
7 24 (1.37%) Confluence
7 24 (1.37%) Hyperledger
8 20 (1.14%) Cloud Foundry
9 18 (1.03%) WebSphere
10 17 (0.97%) WebLogic
11 16 (0.92%) Apache Solr
12 11 (0.63%) IIS
13 9 (0.52%) CMS
13 9 (0.52%) Mule
14 7 (0.40%) Anypoint
15 6 (0.34%) SAS
16 4 (0.23%) lighttpd
17 3 (0.17%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (0.40%) Fireworks
2 4 (0.23%) Chatbot
3 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.057%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.057%) InVision
4 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 36 (2.06%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.74%) Payment Gateway
3 7 (0.40%) Ripple
4 2 (0.11%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 725 (41.50%) Amazon AWS
2 317 (18.15%) Google Cloud Platform
3 297 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 94 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
5 77 (4.41%) Amazon EC2
6 76 (4.35%) SaaS
7 73 (4.18%) Serverless
8 72 (4.12%) AWS CloudFormation
9 71 (4.06%) PaaS
10 70 (4.01%) Amazon S3
11 68 (3.89%) GitHub
12 41 (2.35%) OpenShift
13 37 (2.12%) IaaS
14 30 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
15 25 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
16 22 (1.26%) Amazon ELB
17 19 (1.09%) Amazon SQS
18 18 (1.03%) Amazon EMR
19 15 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
20 14 (0.80%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 62 (3.55%) Firewall
2 52 (2.98%) HTTP
2 52 (2.98%) VPN
3 41 (2.35%) Internet
4 38 (2.18%) H.323
5 37 (2.12%) TCP/IP
6 33 (1.89%) DNS
7 20 (1.14%) VLAN
8 14 (0.80%) HTTPS
8 14 (0.80%) Skype
9 8 (0.46%) DHCP
9 8 (0.46%) Network Security
10 7 (0.40%) IPv4
10 7 (0.40%) SSL
10 7 (0.40%) Unified Communications
11 6 (0.34%) SMTP
12 5 (0.29%) IPv6
12 5 (0.29%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 4 (0.23%) FTP
13 4 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (13.17%) NoSQL
2 199 (11.39%) MySQL
3 172 (9.85%) MongoDB
4 171 (9.79%) PostgreSQL
5 121 (6.93%) Blockchain
6 102 (5.84%) Redis
7 96 (5.50%) Relational Database
8 77 (4.41%) Apache Cassandra
9 76 (4.35%) Big Data
10 69 (3.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 53 (3.03%) Amazon RDS
12 48 (2.75%) Neo4j
13 47 (2.69%) SQL Server
14 44 (2.52%) CouchDB
15 42 (2.40%) Hadoop
16 41 (2.35%) RDBMS
17 40 (2.29%) MariaDB
18 33 (1.89%) Amazon Redshift
19 27 (1.55%) Data Mining
20 22 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 272 (15.57%) Jenkins
2 255 (14.60%) Git (software)
3 100 (5.72%) TeamCity
4 79 (4.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 69 (3.95%) Vagrant
6 59 (3.38%) GitLab
7 58 (3.32%) JIRA
7 58 (3.32%) Maven
7 58 (3.32%) Octopus Deploy
8 51 (2.92%) Gradle
9 46 (2.63%) Subversion
10 39 (2.23%) Travis CI
11 34 (1.95%) Hudson
12 29 (1.66%) Cucumber
13 28 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
14 26 (1.49%) IBM UrbanCode
15 21 (1.20%) CircleCI
16 18 (1.03%) Selenium
17 15 (0.86%) JIRA Agile
18 12 (0.69%) Eclipse
General
1 262 (15.00%) Finance
2 104 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 103 (5.90%) Marketing
4 95 (5.44%) Retail
5 86 (4.92%) Manufacturing
6 75 (4.29%) Electronics
7 71 (4.06%) Banking
8 56 (3.21%) Games
9 21 (1.20%) Legal
10 16 (0.92%) Military
11 15 (0.86%) Aerospace
11 15 (0.86%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.86%) Law
12 12 (0.69%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.63%) Advertising
14 7 (0.40%) Front Office
15 6 (0.34%) Automotive
15 6 (0.34%) Publishing
16 5 (0.29%) Billing
17 4 (0.23%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 602 (34.46%) Developer
2 276 (15.80%) DevOps Engineer
3 270 (15.46%) Software Engineer
4 142 (8.13%) Senior Developer
5 136 (7.78%) Python Developer
6 121 (6.93%) Java Developer
7 101 (5.78%) Cloud Engineer
8 96 (5.50%) Architect
8 96 (5.50%) Senior DevOps
9 90 (5.15%) AWS Engineer
10 80 (4.58%) Software Developer
11 67 (3.84%) Senior Software Engineer
12 66 (3.78%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 60 (3.43%) Senior Java Developer
14 59 (3.38%) Python Engineer
15 52 (2.98%) AWS DevOps
15 52 (2.98%) Platform Engineer
16 50 (2.86%) Site Reliability Engineer
17 44 (2.52%) Test Engineer
18 40 (2.29%) Lead DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (20.09%) Node.js
2 195 (11.16%) React
3 171 (9.79%) AngularJS
4 145 (8.30%) Kafka
5 140 (8.01%) RESTful
6 129 (7.38%) HTML
7 121 (6.93%) Spring
8 119 (6.81%) Web Services
9 109 (6.24%) .NET
10 97 (5.55%) RabbitMQ
11 88 (5.04%) REST
12 83 (4.75%) CSS
13 76 (4.35%) HTML5
14 66 (3.78%) Django
15 63 (3.61%) Vue.js
16 62 (3.55%) Spring Boot
17 54 (3.09%) Elastic Stack
18 48 (2.75%) Ruby on Rails
19 45 (2.58%) Velocity
20 40 (2.29%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 173 (9.90%) Fintech
2 135 (7.73%) Algorithms
3 107 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
4 99 (5.67%) User Experience
5 83 (4.75%) Public Cloud
6 77 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
7 69 (3.95%) Mobile App
8 61 (3.49%) Analytical Skills
9 54 (3.09%) Data Structures
10 51 (2.92%) Cloud Native
11 49 (2.80%) Hybrid Cloud
12 48 (2.75%) Virtual Team
13 38 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
14 34 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
15 33 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 33 (1.89%) Robotics
16 27 (1.55%) Blog
16 27 (1.55%) PKI
17 26 (1.49%) PlayStation
17 26 (1.49%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 554 (31.71%) Linux
2 123 (7.04%) Windows
3 106 (6.07%) Unix
4 75 (4.29%) Apple iOS
5 69 (3.95%) Android
6 29 (1.66%) Mesosphere
7 26 (1.49%) CentOS
8 20 (1.14%) Ubuntu
9 19 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.69%) Solaris
11 11 (0.63%) CoreOS
12 6 (0.34%) Kali Linux
12 6 (0.34%) Mac OS
12 6 (0.34%) VMS
12 6 (0.34%) Windows 10
13 5 (0.29%) Windows Server
14 4 (0.23%) Debian
15 3 (0.17%) DC/OS
15 3 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 778 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 638 (36.52%) DevOps
3 508 (29.08%) Software Engineering
4 410 (23.47%) Microservices
5 319 (18.26%) Open Source
6 289 (16.54%) Continuous Integration
7 281 (16.08%) Test Automation
8 254 (14.54%) TDD
9 245 (14.02%) Computer Science
10 176 (10.07%) Machine Learning
11 174 (9.96%) Configuration Management
12 157 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
13 152 (8.70%) Artificial Intelligence
14 150 (8.59%) High Availability
15 147 (8.41%) BDD
15 147 (8.41%) Mentoring
16 136 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
17 132 (7.56%) OO
18 126 (7.21%) Mathematics
19 120 (6.87%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,245 (71.27%) Python
2 1,004 (57.47%) Java
3 505 (28.91%) JavaScript
4 499 (28.56%) Ruby
5 414 (23.70%) C++
6 270 (15.46%) C#
7 237 (13.57%) SQL
8 214 (12.25%) C
9 210 (12.02%) Scala
10 174 (9.96%) Bash Shell
11 155 (8.87%) PHP
12 89 (5.09%) PowerShell
13 82 (4.69%) Elixir
14 71 (4.06%) Objective-C
14 71 (4.06%) TypeScript
15 70 (4.01%) Perl
16 48 (2.75%) Clojure
17 32 (1.83%) Haskell
17 32 (1.83%) Kotlin
18 29 (1.66%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 211 (12.08%) Degree
2 102 (5.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 55 (3.15%) Security Cleared
4 54 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 38 (2.18%) AWS Certification
6 34 (1.95%) DV Cleared
7 32 (1.83%) Master's Degree
8 23 (1.32%) PhD
9 19 (1.09%) Numerate Degree
10 15 (0.86%) CISSP
11 13 (0.74%) RHCE
12 12 (0.69%) RHCSA
13 9 (0.52%) CISM
13 9 (0.52%) CompTIA Security+
13 9 (0.52%) GIAC
14 7 (0.40%) SANS
15 6 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
16 5 (0.29%) CISA
16 5 (0.29%) CSSLP
16 5 (0.29%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (5.61%) QA
2 6 (0.34%) GDPR
2 6 (0.34%) SEPA
3 3 (0.17%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.11%) FedRAMP
4 2 (0.11%) FISMA
4 2 (0.11%) PMO
5 1 (0.057%) HL7
5 1 (0.057%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 693 (39.67%) Docker
2 51 (2.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (0.97%) VirtualBox
5 16 (0.92%) etcd
6 15 (0.86%) vSphere
7 10 (0.57%) Active Directory
8 9 (0.52%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 6 (0.34%) Varnish
10 4 (0.23%) HDFS
10 4 (0.23%) Hyper-V
10 4 (0.23%) SkyDNS
10 4 (0.23%) Xen
11 3 (0.17%) iptables
11 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (0.11%) Ceph
12 2 (0.11%) KVM
13 1 (0.057%) GlusterFS
13 1 (0.057%) oVirt
13 1 (0.057%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 578 (33.09%) Kubernetes
2 437 (25.01%) Ansible
3 356 (20.38%) Terraform
4 268 (15.34%) Opscode Chef
5 266 (15.23%) Puppet
6 101 (5.78%) Salt
7 84 (4.81%) Consul
8 77 (4.41%) Prometheus
9 65 (3.72%) Packer
10 64 (3.66%) Docker Swarm
11 54 (3.09%) Grafana
12 51 (2.92%) Nagios
13 46 (2.63%) ZABBIX
14 43 (2.46%) Graphite
15 42 (2.40%) Opsview
16 28 (1.60%) Mesos
17 26 (1.49%) Automic
18 22 (1.26%) Kibana
19 15 (0.86%) HAProxy
20 12 (0.69%) linkerd
Vendors
1 223 (12.76%) Google
2 94 (5.38%) Microsoft
3 90 (5.15%) SAP
4 67 (3.84%) Red Hat
5 57 (3.26%) VMware
6 39 (2.23%) Oracle
7 36 (2.06%) Splunk
8 25 (1.43%) IBM
9 18 (1.03%) Rakuten
9 18 (1.03%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (0.92%) Tableau
11 14 (0.80%) New Relic
12 12 (0.69%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.57%) SaltStack
14 9 (0.52%) MuleSoft
14 9 (0.52%) Rackspace
15 8 (0.46%) WorldPay
16 7 (0.40%) Cloudera
16 7 (0.40%) Facebook
17 6 (0.34%) Apple