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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Go (Golang)
UK
Rank 439 700 822
Rank change year-on-year +261 +122  
Permanent jobs citing Go 492 249 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.58% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 0.47% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 418 211 126
Median salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £79,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.16% +20.00%  

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 46242 53080 53421
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.43% 51.56% 50.56%
Number of salaries quoted 39311 45744 45401
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

Go
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Go as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Go in the UK

Go
Top 30 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 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +256 478 £65,000 +8.33% 84
London +213 372 £70,000 +16.66% 68
City of London +72 37 £68,750 +12.24% 15
South East +67 27 £52,500 -22.22% 6
North West -3 21 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Manchester -4 21 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +39 19 £60,000 +20.00%
Surrey - 15 £52,500 - 1
South West +3 14 £65,000 -7.14% 3
South Yorkshire - 14 £60,000 -
Sheffield - 14 £60,000 -
West Midlands +36 11 £57,500 +15.00%
East Midlands +10 11 £45,000 -21.73% 2
Nottingham +14 9 £57,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire +10 9 £57,500 - 1
Coventry - 9 £57,500 -
Bristol -15 7 £65,000 -7.14%
West Yorkshire +22 5 £50,000 -
Leeds - 5 £50,000 -
Chippenham - 4 - -
Wiltshire - 4 - -
Hampshire +20 3 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Kent +19 3 £58,750 -24.19% 1
Tonbridge -2 3 £58,750 -24.19% 1
Southampton - 3 £50,000 - 1
Croydon - 3 £57,604 - 6
Canary Wharf - 3 £70,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £50,000 - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £50,000 - 1
Glasgow +27 2 £50,500 +68.33%

Go
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 648 (61.89%) Python
2 628 (59.98%) Java
3 626 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
4 394 (37.63%) DevOps
5 359 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
6 346 (33.05%) Linux
7 329 (31.42%) Docker
8 317 (30.28%) JavaScript
9 306 (29.23%) Ruby
10 301 (28.75%) TDD
11 290 (27.70%) Continuous Integration
12 266 (25.41%) Ansible
13 261 (24.93%) Software Engineering
14 254 (24.26%) Microservices
15 230 (21.97%) PostgreSQL
16 229 (21.87%) Puppet
16 229 (21.87%) NoSQL
17 228 (21.78%) Kubernetes
17 228 (21.78%) Node.js
18 222 (21.20%) Opscode Chef
18 222 (21.20%) Scala
19 208 (19.87%) MySQL
20 186 (17.77%) Open Source
21 182 (17.38%) PHP
22 181 (17.29%) Git (software)
22 181 (17.29%) React
23 178 (17.00%) Jenkins
23 178 (17.00%) Scrum
24 171 (16.33%) OO
24 171 (16.33%) AngularJS

Go
Top Related 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
1 159 (15.19%) Elasticsearch
2 105 (10.03%) OpenStack
3 102 (9.74%) Tomcat
4 99 (9.46%) Apache Spark
5 95 (9.07%) WebSphere
6 90 (8.60%) Jetty
7 89 (8.50%) JBoss
7 89 (8.50%) WebLogic
8 67 (6.40%) Apache Solr
9 51 (4.87%) Apache
10 35 (3.34%) nginx
11 30 (2.87%) Cloud Foundry
12 13 (1.24%) WebSphere Application Server
13 8 (0.76%) CloudStack
14 7 (0.67%) Confluence
15 5 (0.48%) Traefik
16 4 (0.38%) Commerce Server
16 4 (0.38%) IIS
17 2 (0.19%) Ethereum
17 2 (0.19%) Mongrel
Applications
1 2 (0.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.096%) Blender
Business Applications
1 10 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.67%) Magento
3 3 (0.29%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.096%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 359 (34.29%) Amazon AWS
2 115 (10.98%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (4.39%) GitHub
4 35 (3.34%) Google Cloud Platform
4 35 (3.34%) SaaS
5 32 (3.06%) Amazon EC2
6 29 (2.77%) AWS CloudFormation
7 27 (2.58%) PaaS
8 25 (2.39%) AWS Lambda
9 14 (1.34%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.34%) Heroku
9 14 (1.34%) IaaS
10 12 (1.15%) Sumo Logic
11 9 (0.86%) Datadog
12 7 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 5 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
13 5 (0.48%) Amazon SQS
13 5 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.48%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (0.38%) Amazon EMR
Communications & Networking
1 72 (6.88%) HTTP
2 41 (3.92%) TCP/IP
3 24 (2.29%) Internet
4 19 (1.81%) DNS
5 18 (1.72%) Firewall
6 17 (1.62%) SSL
7 14 (1.34%) HTTPS
8 13 (1.24%) SNMP
9 10 (0.96%) Fibre Channel
9 10 (0.96%) iSCSI
9 10 (0.96%) NAS
9 10 (0.96%) SAN
10 9 (0.86%) ICMP
10 9 (0.86%) LDAP
10 9 (0.86%) VPN
11 5 (0.48%) Broadband
12 3 (0.29%) Network Security
12 3 (0.29%) tcpdump
13 2 (0.19%) AMQP
13 2 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (21.97%) PostgreSQL
2 229 (21.87%) NoSQL
3 208 (19.87%) MySQL
4 170 (16.24%) MongoDB
5 169 (16.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 148 (14.14%) Redis
7 141 (13.47%) Big Data
8 107 (10.22%) Hadoop
9 103 (9.84%) Relational Database
10 90 (8.60%) SQL Server
11 72 (6.88%) Riak
12 70 (6.69%) Couchbase
13 63 (6.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 49 (4.68%) Blockchain
15 28 (2.67%) Oracle Database
16 27 (2.58%) Oracle Database 11g
17 19 (1.81%) HBase
18 14 (1.34%) RDBMS
19 13 (1.24%) InterSystems Cache
20 12 (1.15%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 181 (17.29%) Git (software)
2 178 (17.00%) Jenkins
3 59 (5.64%) JIRA
4 51 (4.87%) Hudson
5 49 (4.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 48 (4.58%) webpack
7 43 (4.11%) Maven
8 40 (3.82%) Babel
8 40 (3.82%) GoCD
9 33 (3.15%) Subversion
10 30 (2.87%) TeamCity
11 27 (2.58%) Eclipse
11 27 (2.58%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (2.39%) Selenium
13 22 (2.10%) JUnit
14 18 (1.72%) Ant
14 18 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
15 17 (1.62%) MSBuild
15 17 (1.62%) Sonatype Nexus
15 17 (1.62%) Vagrant
General
1 151 (14.42%) Finance
2 124 (11.84%) Retail
3 90 (8.60%) Banking
4 33 (3.15%) Games
5 24 (2.29%) Marketing
6 23 (2.20%) Telecoms
7 11 (1.05%) Electronics
8 10 (0.96%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.67%) Advertising
9 7 (0.67%) Online Betting
9 7 (0.67%) Publishing
10 3 (0.29%) Law
10 3 (0.29%) Legal
11 1 (0.096%) Back Office
11 1 (0.096%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 563 (53.77%) Developer
2 190 (18.15%) Java Developer
3 133 (12.70%) DevOps Engineer
4 120 (11.46%) Senior Developer
4 120 (11.46%) Software Engineer
5 102 (9.74%) Python Developer
6 101 (9.65%) Software Developer
7 81 (7.74%) AWS Engineer
8 74 (7.07%) Java Engineer
9 54 (5.16%) AWS Developer
10 52 (4.97%) Node.js Developer
11 51 (4.87%) AWS DevOps
12 50 (4.78%) Senior Java Developer
13 40 (3.82%) Full Stack Developer
13 40 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
13 40 (3.82%) Senior Software Engineer
14 37 (3.53%) Senior DevOps
15 35 (3.34%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 34 (3.25%) Site Engineer
17 31 (2.96%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 228 (21.78%) Node.js
2 181 (17.29%) React
3 171 (16.33%) AngularJS
4 152 (14.52%) Web Services
5 119 (11.37%) HTML
6 117 (11.17%) REST
7 112 (10.70%) CSS
8 94 (8.98%) .NET
9 90 (8.60%) RESTful
10 88 (8.40%) Elastic Stack
11 82 (7.83%) Kafka
12 74 (7.07%) RabbitMQ
13 73 (6.97%) Spring
14 58 (5.54%) Lucene
15 52 (4.97%) HTML5
16 49 (4.68%) SOAP
17 44 (4.20%) CSS3
18 43 (4.11%) Django
18 43 (4.11%) J2EE
18 43 (4.11%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 58 (5.54%) Computer Science
2 57 (5.44%) Fintech
3 34 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (2.77%) Data Structures
5 26 (2.48%) Algorithms
5 26 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (2.01%) Public Cloud
6 21 (2.01%) User Experience
7 20 (1.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 17 (1.62%) Mobile App
9 15 (1.43%) Data Centre
10 12 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
11 11 (1.05%) Hedge funds
12 10 (0.96%) Cloud Native
13 7 (0.67%) Client/Server
13 7 (0.67%) Spread Betting
14 6 (0.57%) Social Media
15 5 (0.48%) Blog
15 5 (0.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 4 (0.38%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 346 (33.05%) Linux
2 85 (8.12%) Android
3 84 (8.02%) Unix
4 83 (7.93%) Apple iOS
5 32 (3.06%) Windows
6 27 (2.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (2.58%) Ubuntu
7 17 (1.62%) CoreOS
8 15 (1.43%) CentOS
9 3 (0.29%) Debian
10 1 (0.096%) AIX
10 1 (0.096%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (59.79%) Agile Software Development
2 394 (37.63%) DevOps
3 301 (28.75%) TDD
4 290 (27.70%) Continuous Integration
5 261 (24.93%) Software Engineering
6 254 (24.26%) Microservices
7 186 (17.77%) Open Source
8 178 (17.00%) Scrum
9 171 (16.33%) OO
10 150 (14.33%) Mentoring
11 131 (12.51%) Kanban
12 125 (11.94%) Configuration Management
13 113 (10.79%) SOA
14 107 (10.22%) Web Development
15 98 (9.36%) E-Commerce
16 96 (9.17%) Unit Testing
17 91 (8.69%) Multithreading
18 88 (8.40%) BDD
18 88 (8.40%) Coaching
19 78 (7.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 648 (61.89%) Python
2 628 (59.98%) Java
3 317 (30.28%) JavaScript
4 306 (29.23%) Ruby
5 222 (21.20%) Scala
6 182 (17.38%) PHP
7 163 (15.57%) Bash Shell
8 157 (15.00%) C#
9 139 (13.28%) Perl
10 129 (12.32%) C++
11 127 (12.13%) SQL
12 95 (9.07%) C
13 60 (5.73%) Shell Script
14 51 (4.87%) ES6
15 46 (4.39%) Clojure
16 43 (4.11%) Groovy
17 28 (2.67%) Haskell
18 27 (2.58%) Erlang
19 23 (2.20%) PowerShell
20 21 (2.01%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (4.39%) Degree
2 30 (2.87%) Security Cleared
3 13 (1.24%) SC Cleared
4 8 (0.76%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.48%) PhD
6 4 (0.38%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 2 (0.19%) CISSP
8 2 (0.19%) OCP
9 1 (0.096%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.096%) CISA
9 1 (0.096%) CISM
9 1 (0.096%) GSEC
9 1 (0.096%) ISEB
9 1 (0.096%) MCSD
9 1 (0.096%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.96%) QA
2 5 (0.48%) GCP
3 1 (0.096%) GDPR
3 1 (0.096%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.096%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.096%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 329 (31.42%) Docker
2 39 (3.72%) Varnish
3 35 (3.34%) etcd
4 16 (1.53%) Ceph
5 14 (1.34%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (1.05%) vSphere
8 10 (0.96%) NFS
9 9 (0.86%) HDFS
9 9 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.76%) flannel
11 6 (0.57%) Xen
12 5 (0.48%) iptables
12 5 (0.48%) KVM
13 3 (0.29%) Apache Flume
13 3 (0.29%) LXC
14 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
14 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.096%) GlusterFS
Systems Management
1 266 (25.41%) Ansible
2 229 (21.87%) Puppet
3 228 (21.78%) Kubernetes
4 222 (21.20%) Opscode Chef
5 92 (8.79%) Terraform
6 74 (7.07%) Kibana
7 71 (6.78%) Salt
8 62 (5.92%) logstash
9 34 (3.25%) Mesos
10 30 (2.87%) Consul
11 21 (2.01%) Nagios
12 18 (1.72%) Grafana
13 12 (1.15%) rkt
14 10 (0.96%) HAProxy
15 9 (0.86%) Rancher
16 8 (0.76%) Opsview
16 8 (0.76%) Packer
16 8 (0.76%) Riemann
17 7 (0.67%) Marathon
18 4 (0.38%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 158 (15.09%) Oracle
2 91 (8.69%) Google
3 37 (3.53%) Splunk
4 30 (2.87%) Red Hat
5 20 (1.91%) SaltStack
6 13 (1.24%) Altova
6 13 (1.24%) ILOG
6 13 (1.24%) VMware
7 11 (1.05%) Cloudera
7 11 (1.05%) SAP
8 10 (0.96%) Microsoft
8 10 (0.96%) NetApp
9 7 (0.67%) Hortonworks
9 7 (0.67%) hybris
9 7 (0.67%) IBM
9 7 (0.67%) Rackspace
10 6 (0.57%) Sybase
11 5 (0.48%) New Relic
12 4 (0.38%) ATG
13 3 (0.29%) Twitter
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £70k + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 55,000-70,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum + shares, bonus, pension,flexi hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + equity, benefits, bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Source Technology
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + shares, pension, healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
East London
Venturi
Salary: Highly competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
North West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + shares, bonus, pension, flexi hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £85,000 to £105,000 per annum Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Sphere Digital Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum Stock options available.
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus, equity, shares
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £70k (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Movement8
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Companies House
Salary: £29,646 per annum Generous pension scheme, 30 days A/L, various financ
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago