Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 367 454 824
Rank change year-on-year +87 +370 +148
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,487 1,142 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.85% 0.66% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.52% 1.19% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,184 968 434
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% -6.25%
10th Percentile £40,000 £43,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,250 £57,500 £58,750
% change year-on-year -0.43% -2.13% +21.13%

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 97,603 95,730 104,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.09% 55.28% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 81,227 80,792 90,280
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,133 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.81% +5.33% -

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +101 1,448 £67,500 +3.85% 240
London +26 915 £72,500 +3.57% 155
UK excluding London +161 549 £57,250 -0.43% 89
South East +144 251 £60,000 +14.29% 28
North of England +52 141 £57,500 -4.17% 22
North West +20 82 £60,000 -6.98% 9
Midlands +33 60 £50,000 -13.04% 12
Yorkshire +33 58 £47,500 -20.83% 13
West Midlands +50 48 £50,000 -13.04% 10
East of England +30 39 £53,750 +21.34% 11
South West -5 39 £52,500 +2.44% 12
Wales +25 12 £33,000 +18.27% 2
East Midlands -1 12 £43,750 -12.50% 2
Scotland -25 8 £57,500 +13.86% 1
North East -21 1 £65,000 +85.71%

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 995 (66.91%) Python
2 887 (59.65%) Java
3 673 (45.26%) Docker
4 632 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
5 631 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
6 511 (34.36%) DevOps
7 499 (33.56%) Kubernetes
8 495 (33.29%) Ruby
9 488 (32.82%) Linux
10 472 (31.74%) JavaScript
11 421 (28.31%) Software Engineering
12 376 (25.29%) Microservices
13 334 (22.46%) Node.js
14 326 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
15 319 (21.45%) Ansible
16 303 (20.38%) Scala
17 287 (19.30%) Jenkins
17 287 (19.30%) Open Source
18 284 (19.10%) TDD
19 263 (17.69%) Git (software)
20 261 (17.55%) Puppet
20 261 (17.55%) Terraform
21 250 (16.81%) Google
22 245 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
22 245 (16.48%) C++
23 238 (16.01%) Finance
24 228 (15.33%) Google Cloud Platform
25 226 (15.20%) React
26 225 (15.13%) PHP
27 203 (13.65%) Big Data

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
1 109 (7.33%) Ethereum
2 100 (6.72%) Elasticsearch
3 68 (4.57%) Apache Spark
4 43 (2.89%) OpenStack
5 42 (2.82%) Apache
6 37 (2.49%) nginx
6 37 (2.49%) Tomcat
7 36 (2.42%) Cloud Foundry
7 36 (2.42%) CloudStack
8 21 (1.41%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.28%) WebLogic
10 18 (1.21%) Hyperledger
11 14 (0.94%) Apache Solr
12 7 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
12 7 (0.47%) Confluence
13 6 (0.40%) Apache Pig
13 6 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (0.40%) CMS
13 6 (0.40%) Tornado
14 5 (0.34%) Jetty
Applications
1 7 (0.47%) HipChat
2 4 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.13%) Blender
Business Applications
1 13 (0.87%) Ripple
2 8 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
3 7 (0.47%) R3 Corda
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.20%) Quorum
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 632 (42.50%) Amazon AWS
2 245 (16.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 228 (15.33%) Google Cloud Platform
4 76 (5.11%) Serverless
5 68 (4.57%) GitHub
6 57 (3.83%) SaaS
7 53 (3.56%) Amazon EC2
7 53 (3.56%) IaaS
8 52 (3.50%) OpenShift
9 51 (3.43%) Amazon S3
10 47 (3.16%) AWS Lambda
11 46 (3.09%) Cloud Computing
11 46 (3.09%) PaaS
12 35 (2.35%) AWS CloudFormation
13 29 (1.95%) Sumo Logic
14 28 (1.88%) Loggly
15 23 (1.55%) npm
16 22 (1.48%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 21 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
18 20 (1.34%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 85 (5.72%) HTTP
2 55 (3.70%) Internet
3 49 (3.30%) DNS
4 45 (3.03%) Firewall
5 40 (2.69%) VPN
6 26 (1.75%) TCP/IP
7 14 (0.94%) Broadband
8 12 (0.81%) DHCP
9 11 (0.74%) SSL
10 9 (0.61%) SMTP
11 8 (0.54%) Network Security
12 6 (0.40%) FTP
13 5 (0.34%) HTTPS
13 5 (0.34%) VLAN
13 5 (0.34%) VSAN
13 5 (0.34%) X.509
14 4 (0.27%) SMS
14 4 (0.27%) WAN
15 3 (0.20%) IPsec
15 3 (0.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (13.65%) Big Data
2 195 (13.11%) MySQL
3 176 (11.84%) NoSQL
4 169 (11.37%) PostgreSQL
5 162 (10.89%) MongoDB
6 152 (10.22%) Blockchain
7 131 (8.81%) Redis
8 120 (8.07%) Apache Cassandra
9 97 (6.52%) Hadoop
10 79 (5.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 74 (4.98%) Relational Database
12 68 (4.57%) Data Warehouse
13 62 (4.17%) Apache Hive
14 46 (3.09%) Impala
15 42 (2.82%) Sqoop
16 34 (2.29%) SQL Server
17 27 (1.82%) Amazon RDS
18 24 (1.61%) HBase
19 22 (1.48%) CouchDB
20 20 (1.34%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 287 (19.30%) Jenkins
2 263 (17.69%) Git (software)
3 80 (5.38%) Vagrant
4 75 (5.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 67 (4.51%) TeamCity
6 59 (3.97%) Maven
7 55 (3.70%) GitLab
7 55 (3.70%) Gradle
8 48 (3.23%) Cucumber
8 48 (3.23%) Hudson
9 34 (2.29%) Subversion
10 28 (1.88%) Visual Studio Team System
11 26 (1.75%) JIRA
12 25 (1.68%) Selenium
13 23 (1.55%) JUnit
14 22 (1.48%) GoCD
15 19 (1.28%) Jasmine
15 19 (1.28%) Karma Test Runner
16 16 (1.08%) Artifactory
17 15 (1.01%) Travis CI
General
1 238 (16.01%) Finance
2 102 (6.86%) Marketing
3 84 (5.65%) Retail
4 73 (4.91%) Banking
5 49 (3.30%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 33 (2.22%) Electronics
8 28 (1.88%) Games
9 26 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 22 (1.48%) Law
11 17 (1.14%) Financial Institution
12 15 (1.01%) Advertising
12 15 (1.01%) Publishing
13 11 (0.74%) Multimedia
14 10 (0.67%) Front Office
15 4 (0.27%) Billing
16 3 (0.20%) Back Office
16 3 (0.20%) Legal
16 3 (0.20%) Military
16 3 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 587 (39.48%) Developer
2 285 (19.17%) DevOps Engineer
3 208 (13.99%) Software Engineer
4 115 (7.73%) Architect
4 115 (7.73%) Java Developer
5 102 (6.86%) Senior Developer
6 87 (5.85%) Cloud Engineer
7 76 (5.11%) Software Developer
8 72 (4.84%) AWS Engineer
9 62 (4.17%) Blockchain Developer
9 62 (4.17%) Python Developer
10 61 (4.10%) JavaScript Developer
11 60 (4.03%) Data Engineer
12 56 (3.77%) Senior DevOps
12 56 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
13 55 (3.70%) Full Stack Developer
13 55 (3.70%) Senior DevOps Engineer
14 53 (3.56%) AWS DevOps
15 48 (3.23%) Big Data Engineer
16 46 (3.09%) Backend Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (22.46%) Node.js
2 226 (15.20%) React
3 191 (12.84%) AngularJS
4 183 (12.31%) HTML
5 167 (11.23%) Kafka
6 164 (11.03%) Web Services
7 128 (8.61%) RESTful
8 127 (8.54%) Spring
9 117 (7.87%) CSS
10 106 (7.13%) .NET
11 95 (6.39%) REST
12 91 (6.12%) Spring Boot
13 89 (5.99%) HTML5
14 72 (4.84%) RabbitMQ
15 65 (4.37%) Smart Contracts
16 58 (3.90%) Django
17 48 (3.23%) Ruby on Rails
18 47 (3.16%) TensorFlow
19 45 (3.03%) Elastic Stack
20 44 (2.96%) Flask
Miscellaneous
1 168 (11.30%) Computer Science
2 128 (8.61%) Fintech
3 84 (5.65%) Greenfield Project
3 84 (5.65%) User Experience
4 69 (4.64%) Mobile App
5 67 (4.51%) Self-Motivation
6 59 (3.97%) Public Cloud
7 58 (3.90%) Cloud Native
8 52 (3.50%) Algorithms
9 45 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
10 40 (2.69%) Bitcoin
11 37 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (2.42%) Hybrid Cloud
13 32 (2.15%) Data Structures
14 29 (1.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 28 (1.88%) Blog
16 24 (1.61%) Hedge funds
17 23 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
18 20 (1.34%) Data Centre
19 17 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 488 (32.82%) Linux
2 82 (5.51%) Windows
3 74 (4.98%) Unix
4 32 (2.15%) Debian
5 30 (2.02%) Ubuntu
6 29 (1.95%) CentOS
7 23 (1.55%) Android
8 19 (1.28%) Windows 10
9 18 (1.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 15 (1.01%) Mac OS
11 14 (0.94%) Apple iOS
12 13 (0.87%) CoreOS
13 10 (0.67%) VMS
14 4 (0.27%) Kali Linux
15 2 (0.13%) Windows Server
16 1 (0.067%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.067%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 631 (42.43%) Agile Software Development
2 511 (34.36%) DevOps
3 421 (28.31%) Software Engineering
4 376 (25.29%) Microservices
5 326 (21.92%) Continuous Integration
6 287 (19.30%) Open Source
7 284 (19.10%) TDD
8 196 (13.18%) Test Automation
9 189 (12.71%) Configuration Management
10 171 (11.50%) Scrum
11 168 (11.30%) Machine Learning
12 111 (7.46%) High Availability
13 106 (7.13%) Continuous Delivery
14 100 (6.72%) BDD
15 89 (5.99%) Problem-Solving
16 86 (5.78%) SOA
17 85 (5.72%) OO
18 84 (5.65%) Deployment Automation
19 82 (5.51%) Analytics
20 80 (5.38%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 995 (66.91%) Python
2 887 (59.65%) Java
3 495 (33.29%) Ruby
4 472 (31.74%) JavaScript
5 303 (20.38%) Scala
6 245 (16.48%) C++
7 225 (15.13%) PHP
8 199 (13.38%) C#
9 189 (12.71%) SQL
10 180 (12.10%) Bash Shell
11 124 (8.34%) C
12 78 (5.25%) Solidity
13 71 (4.77%) Shell Script
14 64 (4.30%) Perl
15 61 (4.10%) PowerShell
16 57 (3.83%) Java 8
17 52 (3.50%) Haskell
18 48 (3.23%) Elixir
19 44 (2.96%) TypeScript
20 40 (2.69%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 171 (11.50%) Degree
2 68 (4.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 54 (3.63%) Master's Degree
4 35 (2.35%) PhD
5 17 (1.14%) Security Cleared
6 14 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
6 14 (0.94%) RHCSA
7 12 (0.81%) RHCE
8 9 (0.61%) AWS Certification
9 7 (0.47%) CISSP
9 7 (0.47%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.47%) SC Cleared
10 5 (0.34%) CISM
10 5 (0.34%) Sun Certification
11 4 (0.27%) CEH
11 4 (0.27%) CompTIA Security+
11 4 (0.27%) CSSLP
11 4 (0.27%) GIAC
11 4 (0.27%) SANS
11 4 (0.27%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (6.46%) GCP
2 85 (5.72%) QA
3 38 (2.56%) GDPR
4 13 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
6 7 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.47%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 7 (0.47%) ISO 14001
6 7 (0.47%) ISO 9001
6 7 (0.47%) Web Application Security Consortium
7 5 (0.34%) PCI DSS
8 4 (0.27%) SLA
9 3 (0.20%) SEPA
10 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 673 (45.26%) Docker
2 40 (2.69%) Apache Flume
2 40 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (2.62%) vSphere
4 27 (1.82%) HDFS
5 14 (0.94%) VirtualBox
6 10 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (0.61%) KVM
8 8 (0.54%) Ceph
9 7 (0.47%) LXC
9 7 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 7 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 5 (0.34%) VMware NSX
11 4 (0.27%) Xen
12 3 (0.20%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.13%) Active Directory
13 2 (0.13%) Firmware
14 1 (0.067%) DRBD
14 1 (0.067%) etcd
Systems Management
1 499 (33.56%) Kubernetes
2 319 (21.45%) Ansible
3 261 (17.55%) Puppet
3 261 (17.55%) Terraform
4 202 (13.58%) Opscode Chef
5 96 (6.46%) Nagios
6 84 (5.65%) Salt
7 73 (4.91%) Packer
8 72 (4.84%) ZABBIX
9 66 (4.44%) Docker Swarm
10 65 (4.37%) Consul
11 58 (3.90%) Prometheus
12 55 (3.70%) Rancher
13 49 (3.30%) Grafana
14 40 (2.69%) Hadoop YARN
15 37 (2.49%) Graphite
16 32 (2.15%) logstash
17 31 (2.08%) Mesos
18 29 (1.95%) Opsview
19 22 (1.48%) Kibana
Vendors
1 250 (16.81%) Google
2 85 (5.72%) VMware
3 84 (5.65%) Oracle
4 74 (4.98%) Microsoft
5 55 (3.70%) Cloudera
6 52 (3.50%) Splunk
7 50 (3.36%) Red Hat
7 50 (3.36%) SaltStack
8 48 (3.23%) New Relic
9 43 (2.89%) Hortonworks
9 43 (2.89%) SAP
10 34 (2.29%) Rackspace
11 22 (1.48%) IBM
12 15 (1.01%) Atlassian
13 14 (0.94%) Twitter
14 11 (0.74%) AppDynamics
14 11 (0.74%) Apple
15 9 (0.61%) Perforce
16 8 (0.54%) Facebook
17 6 (0.40%) ServiceNow