Period
to 19 February 2018

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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 396 463 870
Rank change year-on-year +67 +407 +260
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,333 1,027 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.76% 0.59% 0.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.36% 1.10% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,154 889 413
UK median annual salary £63,250 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.69% +8.33% +14.29%
10th Percentile £38,975 £42,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,700 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.17% - +50.00%

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 97,823 92,957 109,912
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.72% 53.60% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 82,197 79,594 94,531
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,875 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 February 2018.

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 19 February 2018. 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 +71 1,301 £64,000 -1.54% 259
London +27 827 £70,000 +3.70% 178
UK excluding London +176 495 £52,700 -12.17% 84
South East +109 190 £57,500 -8.00% 30
North of England +79 139 £57,500 +9.52% 22
North West +37 82 £60,000 +14.29% 15
Midlands +15 57 £40,000 -30.43% 9
Yorkshire +62 54 £47,500 +18.75% 5
South West -7 54 £45,000 -35.71% 11
West Midlands +16 48 £38,000 -33.91% 8
East of England +25 33 £60,000 -20.00% 9
Wales +18 16 £52,700 -34.13% 2
East Midlands +6 9 £42,500 -26.09% 1
Scotland -31 6 £66,250 +20.45% 1
North East -22 3 £67,500 +92.86% 2

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, 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.

1 771 (57.84%) Python
2 770 (57.76%) Java
3 599 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
4 532 (39.91%) Amazon AWS
5 516 (38.71%) Docker
6 495 (37.13%) DevOps
7 475 (35.63%) JavaScript
8 447 (33.53%) Ruby
9 427 (32.03%) Linux
10 409 (30.68%) Software Engineering
11 351 (26.33%) Node.js
12 350 (26.26%) Kubernetes
13 343 (25.73%) Microservices
14 315 (23.63%) TDD
15 311 (23.33%) Scala
16 268 (20.11%) Ansible
17 243 (18.23%) Open Source
17 243 (18.23%) NoSQL
18 238 (17.85%) React
19 235 (17.63%) MySQL
20 228 (17.10%) Finance
21 221 (16.58%) MongoDB
22 217 (16.28%) Puppet
23 214 (16.05%) PHP
24 211 (15.83%) Big Data
25 207 (15.53%) C#
26 203 (15.23%) Terraform
27 198 (14.85%) Jenkins
28 194 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
29 190 (14.25%) Git (software)

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
1 117 (8.78%) Apache Spark
2 96 (7.20%) Elasticsearch
3 54 (4.05%) Apache
3 54 (4.05%) OpenStack
4 42 (3.15%) nginx
5 39 (2.93%) Ethereum
6 33 (2.48%) Tomcat
7 25 (1.88%) Apache Solr
8 21 (1.58%) Hyperledger
9 19 (1.43%) Cloud Foundry
10 17 (1.28%) CloudStack
11 16 (1.20%) SharePoint
12 15 (1.13%) CMS
13 13 (0.98%) Jetty
14 12 (0.90%) WebLogic
15 10 (0.75%) Confluence
15 10 (0.75%) Drupal
15 10 (0.75%) JBoss
15 10 (0.75%) Mongoose
15 10 (0.75%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.30%) HipChat
2 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.075%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 8 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.45%) MultiChain
3 4 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.30%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.30%) Workday HCM
4 2 (0.15%) Magento
4 2 (0.15%) Quorum
4 2 (0.15%) Summit
5 1 (0.075%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 532 (39.91%) Amazon AWS
2 149 (11.18%) Google Cloud Platform
3 148 (11.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 74 (5.55%) GitHub
5 73 (5.48%) SaaS
6 43 (3.23%) PaaS
7 38 (2.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 37 (2.78%) Serverless
9 33 (2.48%) AWS Lambda
10 32 (2.40%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 31 (2.33%) IaaS
11 31 (2.33%) OpenShift
12 30 (2.25%) Amazon EC2
13 28 (2.10%) npm
14 25 (1.88%) Cloud Computing
15 24 (1.80%) Amazon S3
16 22 (1.65%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 15 (1.13%) Amazon Kinesis
17 15 (1.13%) Datadog
18 13 (0.98%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 97 (7.28%) HTTP
2 38 (2.85%) Internet
3 33 (2.48%) Firewall
3 33 (2.48%) TCP/IP
4 32 (2.40%) DNS
5 26 (1.95%) VPN
6 19 (1.43%) Network Security
7 11 (0.83%) ICMP
8 10 (0.75%) Broadband
9 9 (0.68%) SMTP
9 9 (0.68%) SSL
10 8 (0.60%) Wireless
11 5 (0.38%) FTP
11 5 (0.38%) SMS
12 4 (0.30%) IPFS
12 4 (0.30%) VSAN
13 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.23%) SNMP
14 2 (0.15%) Ethernet
14 2 (0.15%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (18.23%) NoSQL
2 235 (17.63%) MySQL
3 221 (16.58%) MongoDB
4 211 (15.83%) Big Data
5 180 (13.50%) PostgreSQL
6 140 (10.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 130 (9.75%) Redis
8 126 (9.45%) Hadoop
9 87 (6.53%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 75 (5.63%) Relational Database
11 73 (5.48%) Blockchain
12 38 (2.85%) Apache Hive
13 37 (2.78%) SQL Server
14 36 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
15 31 (2.33%) Amazon RDS
15 31 (2.33%) Riak
16 24 (1.80%) CouchDB
17 23 (1.73%) RDBMS
18 20 (1.50%) MariaDB
19 18 (1.35%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 198 (14.85%) Jenkins
2 190 (14.25%) Git (software)
3 46 (3.45%) Maven
3 46 (3.45%) Vagrant
4 36 (2.70%) Gradle
5 34 (2.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 28 (2.10%) Cucumber
7 25 (1.88%) GitLab
7 25 (1.88%) TeamCity
8 24 (1.80%) Subversion
9 22 (1.65%) Selenium
10 21 (1.58%) Mocha
11 20 (1.50%) Hudson
12 19 (1.43%) JIRA
13 18 (1.35%) JUnit
13 18 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
13 18 (1.35%) Visual Studio Team System
14 17 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
15 16 (1.20%) Artifactory
15 16 (1.20%) Jasmine
General
1 228 (17.10%) Finance
2 77 (5.78%) Retail
3 73 (5.48%) Marketing
4 63 (4.73%) Manufacturing
4 63 (4.73%) Telecoms
5 45 (3.38%) Banking
6 38 (2.85%) Electronics
7 30 (2.25%) Games
8 24 (1.80%) Legal
9 22 (1.65%) Publishing
10 16 (1.20%) Law
11 12 (0.90%) Investment Banking
12 10 (0.75%) Financial Institution
12 10 (0.75%) Multimedia
13 8 (0.60%) Advertising
14 7 (0.53%) Aerospace
15 5 (0.38%) Back Office
16 4 (0.30%) Billing
17 3 (0.23%) French Language
18 2 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 587 (44.04%) Developer
2 237 (17.78%) DevOps Engineer
3 161 (12.08%) Software Engineer
4 130 (9.75%) Java Developer
5 85 (6.38%) Full Stack Developer
6 83 (6.23%) Architect
7 81 (6.08%) Senior Developer
8 73 (5.48%) Software Developer
9 68 (5.10%) JavaScript Developer
10 66 (4.95%) Python Developer
11 63 (4.73%) Java Engineer
12 62 (4.65%) Cloud Engineer
13 61 (4.58%) AWS Engineer
14 57 (4.28%) PHP Developer
15 47 (3.53%) Senior Software Engineer
16 42 (3.15%) Java Software Engineer
17 40 (3.00%) AWS DevOps
17 40 (3.00%) C++ Developer
18 36 (2.70%) Linux Engineer
18 36 (2.70%) Senior DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 351 (26.33%) Node.js
2 238 (17.85%) React
3 171 (12.83%) AngularJS
4 167 (12.53%) HTML
5 155 (11.63%) CSS
6 126 (9.45%) RESTful
7 120 (9.00%) Web Services
8 116 (8.70%) Kafka
9 94 (7.05%) REST
10 93 (6.98%) Spring
11 90 (6.75%) RabbitMQ
12 88 (6.60%) .NET
13 72 (5.40%) HTML5
14 71 (5.33%) Ruby on Rails
15 66 (4.95%) CSS3
15 66 (4.95%) Django
16 55 (4.13%) Spring Boot
17 47 (3.53%) jQuery
18 41 (3.08%) SOAP
19 37 (2.78%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 165 (12.38%) Computer Science
2 97 (7.28%) Fintech
3 69 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
4 63 (4.73%) Mobile App
5 57 (4.28%) Public Cloud
6 54 (4.05%) User Experience
7 51 (3.83%) Algorithms
8 50 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (3.23%) Data Structures
10 37 (2.78%) Data Centre
11 32 (2.40%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (2.03%) Cyberthreat
13 26 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
14 22 (1.65%) Client/Server
14 22 (1.65%) Cloud Native
15 17 (1.28%) Blog
16 16 (1.20%) Bitcoin
16 16 (1.20%) Internet of Things
17 14 (1.05%) Hedge funds
17 14 (1.05%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 427 (32.03%) Linux
2 53 (3.98%) Unix
3 50 (3.75%) Windows
4 41 (3.08%) Ubuntu
5 31 (2.33%) Android
6 30 (2.25%) CentOS
7 24 (1.80%) Apple iOS
8 23 (1.73%) Debian
9 19 (1.43%) CoreOS
10 18 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (1.20%) Windows 10
12 5 (0.38%) Windows Server
13 4 (0.30%) DC/OS
13 4 (0.30%) Windows 7
14 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.15%) VMS
15 1 (0.075%) Fedora
15 1 (0.075%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 599 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 495 (37.13%) DevOps
3 409 (30.68%) Software Engineering
4 343 (25.73%) Microservices
5 315 (23.63%) TDD
6 243 (18.23%) Open Source
7 194 (14.55%) Continuous Integration
8 166 (12.45%) Machine Learning
9 139 (10.43%) Scrum
10 138 (10.35%) Test Automation
11 133 (9.98%) BDD
12 131 (9.83%) Configuration Management
13 122 (9.15%) Continuous Delivery
14 94 (7.05%) Web Development
15 93 (6.98%) OO
15 93 (6.98%) SOA
16 87 (6.53%) Mentoring
17 76 (5.70%) Analytics
18 69 (5.18%) Coaching
19 64 (4.80%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 771 (57.84%) Python
2 770 (57.76%) Java
3 475 (35.63%) JavaScript
4 447 (33.53%) Ruby
5 311 (23.33%) Scala
6 214 (16.05%) PHP
7 207 (15.53%) C#
8 175 (13.13%) C++
9 165 (12.38%) SQL
10 112 (8.40%) Bash Shell
11 84 (6.30%) C
12 73 (5.48%) Clojure
13 69 (5.18%) Shell Script
14 66 (4.95%) Haskell
15 35 (2.63%) PowerShell
16 34 (2.55%) TypeScript
17 33 (2.48%) Erlang
18 32 (2.40%) Elixir
18 32 (2.40%) Perl
19 31 (2.33%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 143 (10.73%) Degree
2 54 (4.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 35 (2.63%) Master's Degree
4 27 (2.03%) PhD
5 26 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 22 (1.65%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.23%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.15%) CISM
8 2 (0.15%) CISSP
8 2 (0.15%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.15%) RHCSA
9 1 (0.075%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.075%) CCIE Security
9 1 (0.075%) CISA
9 1 (0.075%) CompTIA Security+
9 1 (0.075%) GIAC
9 1 (0.075%) SANS
9 1 (0.075%) SSCP
9 1 (0.075%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.88%) QA
2 45 (3.38%) GCP
3 26 (1.95%) GDPR
4 14 (1.05%) Disclosure Scotland
5 11 (0.83%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 10 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 9 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
7 9 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 9 (0.68%) ISO 14001
7 9 (0.68%) ISO 9001
8 7 (0.53%) SLA
9 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
9 3 (0.23%) WCAG
10 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 516 (38.71%) Docker
2 31 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.20%) vSphere
4 13 (0.98%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.98%) HDFS
5 11 (0.83%) Ceph
6 10 (0.75%) KVM
7 8 (0.60%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.53%) LXC
9 4 (0.30%) Firmware
9 4 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 4 (0.30%) VMware NSX
9 4 (0.30%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.23%) etcd
10 3 (0.23%) Xen
11 2 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
11 2 (0.15%) Varnish
11 2 (0.15%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 2 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.075%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 350 (26.26%) Kubernetes
2 268 (20.11%) Ansible
3 217 (16.28%) Puppet
4 203 (15.23%) Terraform
5 162 (12.15%) Opscode Chef
6 46 (3.45%) Salt
7 38 (2.85%) Packer
8 36 (2.70%) Mesos
9 30 (2.25%) Grafana
10 27 (2.03%) Rancher
11 25 (1.88%) Consul
11 25 (1.88%) Nagios
12 23 (1.73%) Docker Swarm
13 19 (1.43%) Prometheus
14 18 (1.35%) ZABBIX
15 15 (1.13%) logstash
16 12 (0.90%) Hadoop YARN
17 11 (0.83%) Kibana
18 9 (0.68%) Icinga
19 8 (0.60%) Graphite
Vendors
1 187 (14.03%) Google
2 81 (6.08%) Oracle
3 80 (6.00%) VMware
4 53 (3.98%) Microsoft
5 47 (3.53%) Red Hat
6 39 (2.93%) SAP
7 33 (2.48%) SaltStack
8 32 (2.40%) New Relic
9 24 (1.80%) Twitter
10 23 (1.73%) Splunk
11 19 (1.43%) Cloudera
12 14 (1.05%) Atlassian
12 14 (1.05%) Zend
13 13 (0.98%) Hortonworks
14 12 (0.90%) Facebook
15 11 (0.83%) Arqiva
15 11 (0.83%) BT
15 11 (0.83%) Rackspace
16 10 (0.75%) Apple
17 9 (0.68%) ServiceNow