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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 418 707 794
Rank change year-on-year +289 +87  
Permanent jobs citing Go 568 255 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.66% 0.25% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.19% 0.48% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 476 217 171
Median salary £66,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £78,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year +4.34% +18.55%  

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 47568 53582 56352
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.49% 51.86% 50.93%
Number of salaries quoted 40488 46315 47881
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 +280 543 £67,500 +12.50% 65
London +232 441 £70,000 +12.00% 48
City of London +34 35 £70,000 +12.00% 14
Yorkshire +51 33 £60,000 +33.33%
South East +84 29 £50,000 -13.04% 6
Sheffield - 29 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 29 £60,000 -
Manchester -13 17 £65,000 +30.00% 3
North West -20 17 £65,000 +30.00% 4
Croydon - 17 - -
Surrey - 12 £51,250 -
South West +16 11 £65,000 -7.14% 3
Hampshire +21 9 £50,000 +42.85% 1
West Midlands +27 8 £61,250 -3.92% 3
Bristol -5 8 £65,000 -7.14%
Southampton - 7 £50,000 - 1
Kent +19 4 £55,000 -29.03%
Leeds +16 4 £52,500 +16.66%
West Yorkshire +14 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Staffordshire +10 4 £52,500 -17.64% 2
Canary Wharf - 4 £70,000 -
Scotland +19 3 £50,500 +46.37%
East Midlands +15 3 £50,000 -13.04%
Oxfordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Glasgow +18 2 £50,500 +68.33%
Lichfield +12 2 £50,000 - 2
Nottingham +5 2 £50,000 -13.04%
Stoke-on-Trent +4 2 £62,500 -1.96%
Nottinghamshire +3 2 £50,000 -13.04%
Farnborough +1 2 £70,000 +225.58%

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 654 (60.95%) Python
2 628 (58.53%) Agile Software Development
3 624 (58.15%) Java
4 401 (37.37%) DevOps
5 374 (34.86%) Amazon AWS
6 352 (32.81%) Linux
6 352 (32.81%) Docker
7 340 (31.69%) JavaScript
8 321 (29.92%) Ruby
9 288 (26.84%) TDD
10 280 (26.10%) Microservices
11 270 (25.16%) Software Engineering
11 270 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
12 260 (24.23%) Kubernetes
13 255 (23.77%) Node.js
14 242 (22.55%) Ansible
15 236 (21.99%) Scala
16 218 (20.32%) NoSQL
17 211 (19.66%) Puppet
18 209 (19.48%) Opscode Chef
19 208 (19.38%) PostgreSQL
20 204 (19.01%) PHP
21 192 (17.89%) React
22 190 (17.71%) Jenkins
23 189 (17.61%) MySQL
24 188 (17.52%) Open Source
25 186 (17.33%) Git (software)
26 168 (15.66%) Scrum
27 165 (15.38%) Web Services
28 158 (14.73%) Apache Cassandra

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
1 123 (11.46%) Elasticsearch
2 92 (8.57%) OpenStack
3 85 (7.92%) Tomcat
4 82 (7.64%) Apache Spark
5 68 (6.34%) WebSphere
6 67 (6.24%) WebLogic
7 64 (5.96%) Jetty
8 63 (5.87%) JBoss
9 58 (5.41%) Apache Solr
10 51 (4.75%) Apache
11 39 (3.63%) nginx
12 35 (3.26%) Cloud Foundry
13 15 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
14 10 (0.93%) CloudStack
15 7 (0.65%) Confluence
16 5 (0.47%) Traefik
17 4 (0.37%) IIS
18 3 (0.28%) Commerce Server
18 3 (0.28%) Ethereum
19 2 (0.19%) Hyperledger
Business Applications
1 14 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.28%) Magento
2 3 (0.28%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.093%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.093%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 374 (34.86%) Amazon AWS
2 103 (9.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 52 (4.85%) Google Cloud Platform
4 38 (3.54%) AWS CloudFormation
5 32 (2.98%) GitHub
6 31 (2.89%) AWS Lambda
7 29 (2.70%) SaaS
8 27 (2.52%) PaaS
9 26 (2.42%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (1.30%) Heroku
11 13 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (1.21%) IaaS
12 10 (0.93%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.93%) Datadog
13 9 (0.84%) Sumo Logic
14 5 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
15 4 (0.37%) Loggly
15 4 (0.37%) OpenShift
16 3 (0.28%) DigitalOcean
16 3 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 80 (7.46%) HTTP
2 35 (3.26%) TCP/IP
3 27 (2.52%) Internet
4 18 (1.68%) DNS
4 18 (1.68%) Firewall
4 18 (1.68%) SSL
5 13 (1.21%) HTTPS
5 13 (1.21%) SNMP
6 9 (0.84%) ICMP
6 9 (0.84%) LDAP
6 9 (0.84%) VPN
7 8 (0.75%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (0.75%) iSCSI
7 8 (0.75%) NAS
7 8 (0.75%) SAN
8 4 (0.37%) Network Security
9 3 (0.28%) AMQP
9 3 (0.28%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.19%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.093%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 218 (20.32%) NoSQL
2 208 (19.38%) PostgreSQL
3 189 (17.61%) MySQL
4 158 (14.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 153 (14.26%) Redis
6 151 (14.07%) MongoDB
7 121 (11.28%) Big Data
8 99 (9.23%) Hadoop
9 82 (7.64%) Relational Database
10 66 (6.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 65 (6.06%) Riak
11 65 (6.06%) SQL Server
12 51 (4.75%) Couchbase
13 47 (4.38%) Blockchain
14 28 (2.61%) Oracle Database
15 27 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
16 20 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
17 16 (1.49%) GIS
17 16 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
18 14 (1.30%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 190 (17.71%) Jenkins
2 186 (17.33%) Git (software)
3 63 (5.87%) Hudson
4 61 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 49 (4.57%) webpack
6 48 (4.47%) JIRA
7 43 (4.01%) Maven
8 41 (3.82%) GoCD
9 39 (3.63%) Babel
10 33 (3.08%) Subversion
11 27 (2.52%) Eclipse
12 26 (2.42%) TeamCity
13 23 (2.14%) git-flow
13 23 (2.14%) Selenium
14 21 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (1.96%) Vagrant
15 20 (1.86%) Oracle Forms
16 18 (1.68%) JUnit
16 18 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (1.58%) MSBuild
General
1 156 (14.54%) Finance
2 90 (8.39%) Retail
3 71 (6.62%) Banking
4 43 (4.01%) Games
5 32 (2.98%) Marketing
6 20 (1.86%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.49%) Electronics
8 15 (1.40%) Manufacturing
9 14 (1.30%) Publishing
10 10 (0.93%) Legal
11 9 (0.84%) Online Betting
12 7 (0.65%) Advertising
13 4 (0.37%) Law
14 1 (0.093%) Automotive
14 1 (0.093%) Back Office
14 1 (0.093%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.093%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 565 (52.66%) Developer
2 166 (15.47%) Java Developer
3 149 (13.89%) DevOps Engineer
4 122 (11.37%) Python Developer
5 118 (11.00%) Senior Developer
6 114 (10.62%) Software Engineer
7 112 (10.44%) Software Developer
8 83 (7.74%) AWS Engineer
9 72 (6.71%) Java Engineer
10 55 (5.13%) AWS DevOps
11 54 (5.03%) AWS Developer
12 53 (4.94%) Node.js Developer
13 50 (4.66%) Senior Java Developer
14 42 (3.91%) AWS DevOps Engineer
15 41 (3.82%) Linux Engineer
15 41 (3.82%) Senior DevOps
15 41 (3.82%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 38 (3.54%) JavaScript Developer
17 37 (3.45%) Architect
17 37 (3.45%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (23.77%) Node.js
2 192 (17.89%) React
3 165 (15.38%) Web Services
4 132 (12.30%) HTML
5 131 (12.21%) AngularJS
6 128 (11.93%) CSS
7 120 (11.18%) REST
8 114 (10.62%) RESTful
9 102 (9.51%) .NET
10 83 (7.74%) Kafka
11 71 (6.62%) Elastic Stack
12 69 (6.43%) RabbitMQ
13 63 (5.87%) Spring
14 53 (4.94%) Django
15 52 (4.85%) SOAP
16 50 (4.66%) XML
17 49 (4.57%) Lucene
18 43 (4.01%) Redux
19 42 (3.91%) HTML5
19 42 (3.91%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 148 (13.79%) Greenfield Project
2 67 (6.24%) Fintech
3 55 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 39 (3.63%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (2.52%) Public Cloud
7 23 (2.14%) User Experience
8 19 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
9 18 (1.68%) Algorithms
10 16 (1.49%) Data Centre
11 15 (1.40%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.40%) Mobile App
12 11 (1.03%) Hedge funds
13 8 (0.75%) Blog
13 8 (0.75%) Cloud Native
14 7 (0.65%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (0.65%) Spread Betting
15 5 (0.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
16 4 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 352 (32.81%) Linux
2 71 (6.62%) Unix
3 68 (6.34%) Android
4 67 (6.24%) Apple iOS
5 35 (3.26%) Windows
6 30 (2.80%) Ubuntu
7 27 (2.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (2.24%) CentOS
9 18 (1.68%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.093%) AIX
11 1 (0.093%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.093%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (58.53%) Agile Software Development
2 401 (37.37%) DevOps
3 288 (26.84%) TDD
4 280 (26.10%) Microservices
5 270 (25.16%) Continuous Integration
5 270 (25.16%) Software Engineering
6 188 (17.52%) Open Source
7 168 (15.66%) Scrum
8 137 (12.77%) OO
9 127 (11.84%) Kanban
10 126 (11.74%) Mentoring
11 121 (11.28%) Configuration Management
12 109 (10.16%) E-Commerce
13 108 (10.07%) SOA
14 107 (9.97%) BDD
15 105 (9.79%) Continuous Delivery
16 98 (9.13%) Web Development
17 77 (7.18%) Unit Testing
18 71 (6.62%) Coaching
19 68 (6.34%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 654 (60.95%) Python
2 624 (58.15%) Java
3 340 (31.69%) JavaScript
4 321 (29.92%) Ruby
5 236 (21.99%) Scala
6 204 (19.01%) PHP
7 137 (12.77%) Bash Shell
8 133 (12.40%) C++
9 131 (12.21%) SQL
10 125 (11.65%) C#
11 104 (9.69%) Perl
12 73 (6.80%) C
13 65 (6.06%) Shell Script
14 53 (4.94%) ES6
15 48 (4.47%) Groovy
16 39 (3.63%) Clojure
17 38 (3.54%) GraphQL
18 32 (2.98%) PL/SQL
19 27 (2.52%) Erlang
20 25 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 49 (4.57%) Degree
2 44 (4.10%) Security Cleared
3 27 (2.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.56%) PhD
5 4 (0.37%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.19%) CISSP
7 1 (0.093%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.093%) CISA
7 1 (0.093%) CISM
7 1 (0.093%) GSEC
7 1 (0.093%) ISEB
7 1 (0.093%) MCSD
7 1 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.093%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (2.89%) QA
2 8 (0.75%) GCP
3 1 (0.093%) GDPR
3 1 (0.093%) HIPAA
3 1 (0.093%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.093%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 352 (32.81%) Docker
2 47 (4.38%) etcd
3 45 (4.19%) Varnish
4 18 (1.68%) flannel
5 16 (1.49%) vSphere
6 14 (1.30%) Oracle RAC
6 14 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (1.21%) Ceph
8 8 (0.75%) NFS
9 7 (0.65%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.56%) HDFS
11 5 (0.47%) iptables
11 5 (0.47%) Xen
12 4 (0.37%) LXC
13 2 (0.19%) Active Directory
13 2 (0.19%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.19%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.093%) Apache Flume
14 1 (0.093%) KVM
14 1 (0.093%) zsh
Systems Management
1 260 (24.23%) Kubernetes
2 242 (22.55%) Ansible
3 211 (19.66%) Puppet
4 209 (19.48%) Opscode Chef
5 101 (9.41%) Terraform
6 66 (6.15%) Salt
7 58 (5.41%) Kibana
8 48 (4.47%) logstash
9 38 (3.54%) Consul
10 29 (2.70%) Mesos
11 22 (2.05%) Nagios
12 19 (1.77%) Prometheus
13 16 (1.49%) Grafana
13 16 (1.49%) HAProxy
14 11 (1.03%) rkt
14 11 (1.03%) Sysdig
15 8 (0.75%) Packer
16 5 (0.47%) Marathon
16 5 (0.47%) Opsview
16 5 (0.47%) Riemann
Vendors
1 143 (13.33%) Oracle
2 100 (9.32%) Google
3 35 (3.26%) Red Hat
4 31 (2.89%) Splunk
5 20 (1.86%) SaltStack
6 16 (1.49%) VMware
7 15 (1.40%) Microsoft
7 15 (1.40%) SAP
8 13 (1.21%) Altova
8 13 (1.21%) ILOG
9 9 (0.84%) Rackspace
10 8 (0.75%) Cloudera
10 8 (0.75%) NetApp
11 6 (0.56%) hybris
11 6 (0.56%) IBM
11 6 (0.56%) Twitter
12 5 (0.47%) New Relic
13 4 (0.37%) Hortonworks
14 3 (0.28%) Apiary
14 3 (0.28%) Facebook
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + additional benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + PACKAGE
Posted: 15 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus (10-15%) + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Empiric.com
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Energon People
Salary: £75000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Venturi
Salary: Highly competitive Salary plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + equity, benefits, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000 DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago