Period
to 16 June 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 16 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK
6 months to
16 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 305 379 462
Rank change year-on-year +74 +83 +361
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,565 1,445 1,126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.09% 0.84% 0.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.01% 1.50% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,198 1,162 954
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £37,500 £39,500 £43,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,375 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - -4.35% -4.17%

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 77,680 96,356 94,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 54.09% 56.07% 55.22%
Number of salaries quoted 63,559 80,369 80,246
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +5.26% +0.42%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.00%

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 16 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Go in the UK

Go
Top 16 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 16 June 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 +66 1,464 £70,000 +3.70% 152
London +44 888 £75,000 +3.45% 101
UK excluding London +97 632 £55,000 - 55
South East +16 230 £60,000 - 19
North of England +14 125 £51,250 -10.87% 13
South West +87 109 £55,000 +10.00% 11
North West +13 69 £52,500 -12.50% 8
Midlands +42 57 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Yorkshire +4 54 £43,750 -7.89% 4
West Midlands +39 47 £55,000 +10.00% 3
East of England +91 44 £67,500 +28.57% 5
Wales +40 27 £33,811 +2.46%
Scotland +16 20 £37,500 -42.31% 3
Northern Ireland - 20 £45,000 - 1
East Midlands +24 10 £56,250 +28.57%
North East +19 2 £54,500 -16.15% 1

For the 6 months to 16 June 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 1,177 (75.21%) Python
2 902 (57.64%) Java
3 767 (49.01%) Amazon AWS
4 734 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
5 731 (46.71%) Docker
6 706 (45.11%) DevOps
7 678 (43.32%) Kubernetes
8 556 (35.53%) Linux
9 500 (31.95%) Software Engineering
10 451 (28.82%) JavaScript
11 439 (28.05%) Ruby
12 422 (26.96%) Ansible
13 414 (26.45%) C++
14 398 (25.43%) Terraform
15 380 (24.28%) Google Cloud Platform
16 326 (20.83%) Microservices
17 305 (19.49%) Open Source
18 303 (19.36%) Node.js
19 300 (19.17%) Puppet
20 287 (18.34%) C#
21 286 (18.27%) Jenkins
22 275 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
23 274 (17.51%) Git (software)
24 257 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
25 249 (15.91%) Test Automation
26 245 (15.65%) TDD
27 229 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
28 224 (14.31%) Finance
29 220 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
30 208 (13.29%) 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
1 142 (9.07%) Elasticsearch
2 72 (4.60%) nginx
3 47 (3.00%) Apache
4 38 (2.43%) Tomcat
5 36 (2.30%) Cloud Foundry
6 35 (2.24%) OpenStack
7 30 (1.92%) Confluence
8 24 (1.53%) Apache Spark
9 17 (1.09%) WebSphere
10 13 (0.83%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.77%) IIS
12 11 (0.70%) CloudStack
13 8 (0.51%) Skype for Business
14 6 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
15 5 (0.32%) Ethereum
15 5 (0.32%) Hyperledger
16 4 (0.26%) Anypoint
16 4 (0.26%) CMS
16 4 (0.26%) GlassFish
16 4 (0.26%) Mule
Applications
1 15 (0.96%) Fireworks
2 10 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.064%) Adobe Premiere
5 1 (0.064%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 39 (2.49%) Payment Gateway
2 11 (0.70%) Distributed Ledger
3 2 (0.13%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.064%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.064%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 767 (49.01%) Amazon AWS
2 380 (24.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 275 (17.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 113 (7.22%) Serverless
5 103 (6.58%) AWS CloudFormation
6 85 (5.43%) SaaS
7 74 (4.73%) PaaS
8 66 (4.22%) Cloud Computing
9 59 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
10 58 (3.71%) AWS Lambda
10 58 (3.71%) OpenShift
11 43 (2.75%) Amazon S3
12 42 (2.68%) GitHub
13 41 (2.62%) Amazon ECS
14 39 (2.49%) IaaS
15 29 (1.85%) Amazon SQS
16 17 (1.09%) Amazon EMR
17 15 (0.96%) Heroku
18 14 (0.89%) Amazon ELB
18 14 (0.89%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 50 (3.19%) Internet
3 40 (2.56%) VPN
4 39 (2.49%) Firewall
5 37 (2.36%) DNS
6 34 (2.17%) HTTP
7 18 (1.15%) Network Security
8 14 (0.89%) H.323
9 13 (0.83%) VoIP
10 12 (0.77%) HTTPS
10 12 (0.77%) Skype
10 12 (0.77%) Wireshark
11 10 (0.64%) SSL
11 10 (0.64%) VLAN
12 9 (0.58%) DHCP
13 8 (0.51%) SMTP
14 6 (0.38%) FTP
14 6 (0.38%) IPv6
15 5 (0.32%) SAN
15 5 (0.32%) STUN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 194 (12.40%) NoSQL
2 178 (11.37%) MongoDB
3 171 (10.93%) PostgreSQL
4 165 (10.54%) MySQL
5 99 (6.33%) Redis
6 94 (6.01%) Apache Cassandra
7 85 (5.43%) Big Data
8 76 (4.86%) Neo4j
9 69 (4.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 69 (4.41%) Blockchain
10 51 (3.26%) Amazon RDS
11 46 (2.94%) SQL Server
12 40 (2.56%) Relational Database
13 31 (1.98%) Hadoop
14 30 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
15 26 (1.66%) MariaDB
16 21 (1.34%) BigQuery
17 20 (1.28%) CouchDB
18 18 (1.15%) Amazon Redshift
19 10 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 286 (18.27%) Jenkins
2 274 (17.51%) Git (software)
3 91 (5.81%) GitLab
4 76 (4.86%) TeamCity
5 72 (4.60%) JIRA
6 70 (4.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 47 (3.00%) Subversion
8 46 (2.94%) Travis CI
9 43 (2.75%) Vagrant
10 36 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
11 35 (2.24%) Team Foundation Server
12 34 (2.17%) Cucumber
13 33 (2.11%) Selenium
14 28 (1.79%) IBM UrbanCode
15 22 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
16 20 (1.28%) Maven
17 18 (1.15%) Gradle
18 17 (1.09%) Artifactory
18 17 (1.09%) Sonatype Nexus
19 15 (0.96%) JUnit
General
1 224 (14.31%) Finance
2 83 (5.30%) Banking
3 50 (3.19%) Games
4 44 (2.81%) Retail
4 44 (2.81%) Telecoms
5 40 (2.56%) Marketing
6 31 (1.98%) Financial Institution
7 30 (1.92%) Legal
8 25 (1.60%) Military
9 24 (1.53%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.41%) Aerospace
11 21 (1.34%) Electronics
12 9 (0.58%) Law
13 7 (0.45%) Advertising
14 6 (0.38%) Publishing
15 5 (0.32%) Investment Banking
16 4 (0.26%) Billing
16 4 (0.26%) Retail Banking
17 3 (0.19%) Digital Economy
18 1 (0.064%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 500 (31.95%) Developer
2 320 (20.45%) DevOps Engineer
3 208 (13.29%) Software Engineer
4 138 (8.82%) Python Developer
5 128 (8.18%) AWS Engineer
6 126 (8.05%) Java Developer
7 124 (7.92%) Senior Developer
8 119 (7.60%) Software Developer
9 114 (7.28%) Cloud Engineer
10 106 (6.77%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 105 (6.71%) Python Engineer
12 88 (5.62%) Senior DevOps
13 87 (5.56%) AWS DevOps
14 82 (5.24%) Site Engineer
15 77 (4.92%) Platform Engineer
16 76 (4.86%) AWS DevOps Engineer
17 56 (3.58%) Senior DevOps Engineer
18 54 (3.45%) Kubernetes Engineer
19 53 (3.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
20 51 (3.26%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (19.36%) Node.js
2 170 (10.86%) React
3 150 (9.58%) AngularJS
4 148 (9.46%) Kafka
5 136 (8.69%) Spring
6 120 (7.67%) RESTful
7 118 (7.54%) .NET
8 111 (7.09%) REST
9 102 (6.52%) Web Services
10 98 (6.26%) HTML
10 98 (6.26%) Vue.js
11 88 (5.62%) Elastic Stack
12 63 (4.03%) Django
13 62 (3.96%) RabbitMQ
14 60 (3.83%) Velocity
15 58 (3.71%) CSS
16 52 (3.32%) Spring Boot
17 51 (3.26%) JSON
18 48 (3.07%) HTML5
19 45 (2.88%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.58%) Public Cloud
2 96 (6.13%) Algorithms
3 89 (5.69%) Self-Motivation
4 85 (5.43%) User Experience
5 81 (5.18%) Cloud Native
6 80 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
7 65 (4.15%) Data Structures
8 61 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (3.58%) Mobile App
10 38 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
11 35 (2.24%) Hybrid Cloud
12 34 (2.17%) Robotics
13 29 (1.85%) Clustering
14 28 (1.79%) Linux Command Line
15 27 (1.73%) PlayStation
15 27 (1.73%) Virtual Team
16 22 (1.41%) 3D Graphics
17 20 (1.28%) Data Centre
17 20 (1.28%) Replication
18 17 (1.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 556 (35.53%) Linux
2 126 (8.05%) Windows
3 94 (6.01%) Unix
4 59 (3.77%) Android
5 43 (2.75%) Apple iOS
6 32 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.85%) CentOS
7 29 (1.85%) Ubuntu
8 28 (1.79%) Mesosphere
9 13 (0.83%) Debian
9 13 (0.83%) Windows Server
10 8 (0.51%) Kali Linux
10 8 (0.51%) VMS
11 5 (0.32%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.26%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.19%) CoreOS
14 2 (0.13%) Solaris
15 1 (0.064%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 734 (46.90%) Agile Software Development
2 706 (45.11%) DevOps
3 500 (31.95%) Software Engineering
4 326 (20.83%) Microservices
5 305 (19.49%) Open Source
6 257 (16.42%) Continuous Integration
7 249 (15.91%) Test Automation
8 245 (15.65%) TDD
9 220 (14.06%) Continuous Delivery
10 193 (12.33%) Mentoring
11 177 (11.31%) Computer Science
12 170 (10.86%) Artificial Intelligence
13 166 (10.61%) Configuration Management
14 165 (10.54%) Fintech
15 156 (9.97%) Infrastructure as Code
16 139 (8.88%) Problem-Solving
17 135 (8.63%) Analytics
18 132 (8.43%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 122 (7.80%) Machine Learning
19 122 (7.80%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,177 (75.21%) Python
2 902 (57.64%) Java
3 451 (28.82%) JavaScript
4 439 (28.05%) Ruby
5 414 (26.45%) C++
6 287 (18.34%) C#
7 208 (13.29%) SQL
8 196 (12.52%) Bash Shell
9 176 (11.25%) C
10 158 (10.10%) Scala
11 126 (8.05%) PHP
12 99 (6.33%) PowerShell
13 94 (6.01%) Perl
14 64 (4.09%) Clojure
15 57 (3.64%) Objective-C
16 48 (3.07%) Rust
17 45 (2.88%) TypeScript
18 37 (2.36%) Haskell
19 36 (2.30%) Kotlin
20 30 (1.92%) Elixir
Qualifications
1 157 (10.03%) Degree
2 112 (7.16%) Security Cleared
3 88 (5.62%) SC Cleared
4 73 (4.66%) DV Cleared
5 68 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
6 42 (2.68%) PhD
7 26 (1.66%) RHCE
8 25 (1.60%) AWS Certification
9 24 (1.53%) RHCSA
10 16 (1.02%) Master's Degree
11 11 (0.70%) CISSP
12 7 (0.45%) CISM
13 6 (0.38%) CISA
13 6 (0.38%) CISMP
13 6 (0.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
13 6 (0.38%) ISSMP
13 6 (0.38%) LPIC
14 5 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
15 4 (0.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
15 4 (0.26%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.88%) QA
2 19 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.51%) HIPAA
4 6 (0.38%) SEPA
4 6 (0.38%) SLA
5 3 (0.19%) GDPR
6 2 (0.13%) FedRAMP
6 2 (0.13%) FISMA
6 2 (0.13%) NIST
7 1 (0.064%) PSD2
System Software
1 731 (46.71%) Docker
2 35 (2.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
4 17 (1.09%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.83%) VirtualBox
6 13 (0.83%) vSphere
7 12 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.64%) iptables
8 10 (0.64%) Varnish
9 9 (0.58%) Xen
10 8 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.45%) etcd
12 6 (0.38%) NFS
13 3 (0.19%) vCloud
14 2 (0.13%) Citrix Hypervisor
14 2 (0.13%) Postfix
14 2 (0.13%) PowerDNS
14 2 (0.13%) Samba
14 2 (0.13%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 678 (43.32%) Kubernetes
2 422 (26.96%) Ansible
3 398 (25.43%) Terraform
4 300 (19.17%) Puppet
5 229 (14.63%) Opscode Chef
6 93 (5.94%) Packer
7 86 (5.50%) Prometheus
8 73 (4.66%) Consul
9 69 (4.41%) Grafana
10 61 (3.90%) Docker Swarm
11 57 (3.64%) Nagios
12 51 (3.26%) Salt
13 43 (2.75%) Kibana
14 41 (2.62%) Opsview
15 39 (2.49%) ZABBIX
16 27 (1.73%) Automic
17 23 (1.47%) Mesos
18 19 (1.21%) Graphite
19 12 (0.77%) Sysdig
20 10 (0.64%) Nessus
Vendors
1 202 (12.91%) Google
2 66 (4.22%) Microsoft
2 66 (4.22%) Red Hat
3 41 (2.62%) Splunk
4 36 (2.30%) VMware
5 29 (1.85%) SAP
5 29 (1.85%) Spotify
6 24 (1.53%) WorldPay
7 23 (1.47%) New Relic
8 20 (1.28%) Oracle
9 16 (1.02%) IBM
10 14 (0.89%) Rackspace
10 14 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (0.89%) Tableau
11 11 (0.70%) ServiceNow
12 9 (0.58%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.58%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 9 (0.58%) Symantec
13 8 (0.51%) Cisco
13 8 (0.51%) Qualys