Period
to 21 October 2017

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 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 421 608 908
Rank change year-on-year +187 +300 +282
Permanent jobs citing Go 1250 766 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.72% 0.40% 0.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 0.76% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 657 353
UK median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +20.00%
10th Percentile £40,250 £38,750 £31,400
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -8.33% +29.03% +16.25%

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 96244 100772 112923
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.29% 52.74% 51.55%
Number of salaries quoted 78895 86894 96467
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +2.56%

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 21 October 2017.

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 21 October 2017. 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 +175 1205 £65,000 +4.00% 78
London +122 782 £70,000 +7.69% 50
UK excluding London +217 439 £55,000 -8.33% 29
South East +132 171 £57,500 -11.54% 6
North of England +110 143 £55,000 +22.22% 12
North West +47 81 £54,000 +13.68% 11
South West +16 60 £42,500 -32.00% 3
Yorkshire +51 52 £55,000 +22.22% 1
East of England - 24 £60,000 - 5
Midlands +15 21 £50,000 -4.76% 2
West Midlands -2 19 £50,000 -
Wales +37 18 £35,000 -56.25%
North East - 10 £40,000 -
East Midlands +32 2 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Scotland -11 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 815 (65.20%) Python
2 699 (55.92%) Java
3 622 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
4 580 (46.40%) DevOps
5 515 (41.20%) Amazon AWS
6 472 (37.76%) Docker
7 431 (34.48%) Ruby
8 424 (33.92%) Linux
9 384 (30.72%) JavaScript
10 356 (28.48%) Software Engineering
11 318 (25.44%) Ansible
12 307 (24.56%) Puppet
13 295 (23.60%) Open Source
13 295 (23.60%) Node.js
14 284 (22.72%) Kubernetes
15 279 (22.32%) Microservices
15 279 (22.32%) Jenkins
16 272 (21.76%) Opscode Chef
16 272 (21.76%) TDD
17 258 (20.64%) NoSQL
18 254 (20.32%) Finance
19 253 (20.24%) Scala
20 249 (19.92%) Git (software)
21 237 (18.96%) C++
22 219 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
23 208 (16.64%) MySQL
24 200 (16.00%) Terraform
25 197 (15.76%) PHP
26 194 (15.52%) React
27 190 (15.20%) PostgreSQL

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
1 116 (9.28%) Elasticsearch
2 112 (8.96%) Apache Spark
3 99 (7.92%) OpenStack
4 71 (5.68%) Tomcat
5 57 (4.56%) Apache
6 47 (3.76%) nginx
7 40 (3.20%) Apache Solr
7 40 (3.20%) Ethereum
8 37 (2.96%) WebLogic
9 35 (2.80%) Hyperledger
10 31 (2.48%) Jetty
11 29 (2.32%) JBoss
11 29 (2.32%) WebSphere
12 22 (1.76%) eris
13 17 (1.36%) Cloud Foundry
14 14 (1.12%) Confluence
14 14 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
15 9 (0.72%) CMS
15 9 (0.72%) SharePoint
16 8 (0.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (0.40%) HipChat
2 1 (0.080%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.24%) Magento
2 2 (0.16%) Summit
3 1 (0.080%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.080%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.080%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.080%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 515 (41.20%) Amazon AWS
2 176 (14.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 152 (12.16%) Google Cloud Platform
4 91 (7.28%) SaaS
5 53 (4.24%) GitHub
6 52 (4.16%) AWS CloudFormation
7 43 (3.44%) PaaS
8 38 (3.04%) IaaS
9 31 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
10 28 (2.24%) Sumo Logic
11 23 (1.84%) Amazon EC2
12 21 (1.68%) OpenShift
13 18 (1.44%) AWS Lambda
13 18 (1.44%) Serverless
14 15 (1.20%) Loggly
15 14 (1.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 14 (1.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 14 (1.12%) Amazon S3
15 14 (1.12%) Datadog
16 12 (0.96%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 72 (5.76%) HTTP
2 41 (3.28%) TCP/IP
3 37 (2.96%) Internet
4 27 (2.16%) DNS
5 24 (1.92%) Firewall
6 14 (1.12%) Network Security
7 9 (0.72%) BGP
7 9 (0.72%) ICMP
7 9 (0.72%) VPN
8 8 (0.64%) SSL
8 8 (0.64%) Wireless
9 5 (0.40%) DHCP
9 5 (0.40%) VSAN
9 5 (0.40%) X.509
10 4 (0.32%) Broadband
11 3 (0.24%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.24%) IPv4
11 3 (0.24%) IPv6
11 3 (0.24%) SMTP
11 3 (0.24%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 258 (20.64%) NoSQL
2 208 (16.64%) MySQL
3 190 (15.20%) PostgreSQL
4 182 (14.56%) Big Data
5 158 (12.64%) Redis
6 156 (12.48%) Hadoop
6 156 (12.48%) Relational Database
7 154 (12.32%) MongoDB
8 131 (10.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 89 (7.12%) SQL Server
10 68 (5.44%) Blockchain
11 54 (4.32%) Riak
12 42 (3.36%) RDBMS
13 40 (3.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 27 (2.16%) Neo4j
15 23 (1.84%) Couchbase
16 22 (1.76%) Amazon RDS
16 22 (1.76%) InfluxDB
17 16 (1.28%) Apache Hive
18 13 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 279 (22.32%) Jenkins
2 249 (19.92%) Git (software)
3 54 (4.32%) JIRA
4 49 (3.92%) Maven
5 39 (3.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 38 (3.04%) Vagrant
7 31 (2.48%) Ant
8 30 (2.40%) Selenium
9 26 (2.08%) Subversion
10 25 (2.00%) Gradle
11 24 (1.92%) Hudson
12 20 (1.60%) Mocha
12 20 (1.60%) webpack
13 19 (1.52%) Artifactory
14 17 (1.36%) GitLab
14 17 (1.36%) Grunt
15 15 (1.20%) SonarQube
16 14 (1.12%) Babel
17 13 (1.04%) Oracle Forms
17 13 (1.04%) Travis CI
General
1 254 (20.32%) Finance
2 123 (9.84%) Marketing
3 94 (7.52%) Telecoms
4 89 (7.12%) Manufacturing
5 83 (6.64%) Electronics
6 58 (4.64%) Retail
7 42 (3.36%) Publishing
8 32 (2.56%) Games
9 23 (1.84%) Banking
10 21 (1.68%) Legal
11 18 (1.44%) Advertising
12 13 (1.04%) Online Betting
13 5 (0.40%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.40%) Billing
13 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.40%) French Language
14 4 (0.32%) Investment Banking
15 3 (0.24%) Hindi Language
15 3 (0.24%) Japanese Language
15 3 (0.24%) Law
Job Titles
1 491 (39.28%) Developer
2 273 (21.84%) DevOps Engineer
3 173 (13.84%) Software Engineer
4 130 (10.40%) Java Developer
5 108 (8.64%) Software Developer
6 86 (6.88%) Python Developer
7 83 (6.64%) Architect
7 83 (6.64%) Full Stack Developer
7 83 (6.64%) Senior Developer
8 65 (5.20%) Cloud Engineer
9 59 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
10 58 (4.64%) C++ Developer
11 56 (4.48%) Java Engineer
12 54 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
13 48 (3.84%) Senior DevOps
14 44 (3.52%) Platform Engineer
15 43 (3.44%) Java Software Engineer
15 43 (3.44%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 42 (3.36%) AWS DevOps
16 42 (3.36%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (23.60%) Node.js
2 194 (15.52%) React
3 174 (13.92%) CSS
4 146 (11.68%) AngularJS
5 144 (11.52%) HTML
6 114 (9.12%) .NET
7 111 (8.88%) Web Services
8 97 (7.76%) REST
9 94 (7.52%) RESTful
10 93 (7.44%) RabbitMQ
11 89 (7.12%) Kafka
12 70 (5.60%) CSS3
13 68 (5.44%) Django
13 68 (5.44%) Elastic Stack
14 64 (5.12%) Ruby on Rails
15 62 (4.96%) Spring
16 55 (4.40%) HTML5
17 42 (3.36%) jQuery
18 37 (2.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 34 (2.72%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 154 (12.32%) Computer Science
2 135 (10.80%) Fintech
3 89 (7.12%) Greenfield Project
4 78 (6.24%) Public Cloud
5 64 (5.12%) Enterprise Software
6 40 (3.20%) Client/Server
7 38 (3.04%) Linux Command Line
8 37 (2.96%) Analytical Skills
8 37 (2.96%) Data Structures
9 32 (2.56%) User Experience
10 30 (2.40%) Data Centre
11 28 (2.24%) Mobile App
12 25 (2.00%) Algorithms
13 12 (0.96%) Cloud Native
13 12 (0.96%) Hedge funds
13 12 (0.96%) Virtual Team
14 11 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
15 10 (0.80%) Blog
15 10 (0.80%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.80%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 424 (33.92%) Linux
2 101 (8.08%) Unix
3 98 (7.84%) Windows
4 53 (4.24%) CentOS
5 51 (4.08%) Ubuntu
6 44 (3.52%) Android
7 39 (3.12%) Apple iOS
8 27 (2.16%) CoreOS
9 20 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.72%) Debian
11 6 (0.48%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.16%) Fedora
13 2 (0.16%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.16%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.080%) VMS
14 1 (0.080%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.080%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (49.76%) Agile Software Development
2 580 (46.40%) DevOps
3 356 (28.48%) Software Engineering
4 295 (23.60%) Open Source
5 279 (22.32%) Microservices
6 272 (21.76%) TDD
7 219 (17.52%) Continuous Integration
8 157 (12.56%) BDD
9 149 (11.92%) Configuration Management
10 146 (11.68%) Continuous Delivery
11 143 (11.44%) Scrum
12 127 (10.16%) Machine Learning
13 117 (9.36%) Test Automation
14 112 (8.96%) Mentoring
15 107 (8.56%) Web Development
16 102 (8.16%) Digital Marketing
17 98 (7.84%) OO
18 92 (7.36%) Business Intelligence
19 83 (6.64%) E-Commerce
19 83 (6.64%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 815 (65.20%) Python
2 699 (55.92%) Java
3 431 (34.48%) Ruby
4 384 (30.72%) JavaScript
5 253 (20.24%) Scala
6 237 (18.96%) C++
7 197 (15.76%) PHP
8 179 (14.32%) SQL
9 160 (12.80%) Bash Shell
10 146 (11.68%) C#
11 120 (9.60%) C
12 83 (6.64%) Shell Script
13 69 (5.52%) Perl
14 67 (5.36%) Clojure
15 48 (3.84%) Elixir
15 48 (3.84%) Haskell
16 44 (3.52%) Erlang
17 40 (3.20%) ES6
18 33 (2.64%) Solidity
19 32 (2.56%) Rust
Qualifications
1 174 (13.92%) Degree
2 82 (6.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (3.28%) Master's Degree
4 21 (1.68%) Security Cleared
5 14 (1.12%) PhD
5 14 (1.12%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.24%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.16%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.52%) QA
2 29 (2.32%) GCP
3 6 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 3 (0.24%) WCAG
4 3 (0.24%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.16%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.080%) SLA
System Software
1 472 (37.76%) Docker
2 30 (2.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (2.16%) etcd
4 24 (1.92%) vSphere
5 18 (1.44%) flannel
6 12 (0.96%) LXC
7 11 (0.88%) Varnish
8 10 (0.80%) Ceph
9 8 (0.64%) iptables
9 8 (0.64%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 7 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
11 6 (0.48%) VirtualBox
12 5 (0.40%) HDFS
12 5 (0.40%) VMware NSX
13 3 (0.24%) Firmware
13 3 (0.24%) Xen
14 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
15 1 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.080%) vCloud
15 1 (0.080%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 318 (25.44%) Ansible
2 307 (24.56%) Puppet
3 284 (22.72%) Kubernetes
4 272 (21.76%) Opscode Chef
5 200 (16.00%) Terraform
6 67 (5.36%) Grafana
7 61 (4.88%) Salt
8 55 (4.40%) Mesos
9 49 (3.92%) Nagios
10 43 (3.44%) Kibana
11 40 (3.20%) Prometheus
12 32 (2.56%) Packer
13 23 (1.84%) logstash
14 22 (1.76%) HAProxy
15 21 (1.68%) rkt
16 20 (1.60%) Consul
17 18 (1.44%) ZABBIX
18 16 (1.28%) Sysdig
19 13 (1.04%) Rundeck
20 9 (0.72%) StatsD
Vendors
1 180 (14.40%) Google
2 115 (9.20%) Oracle
3 84 (6.72%) SAP
4 81 (6.48%) Red Hat
5 45 (3.60%) VMware
6 44 (3.52%) New Relic
7 38 (3.04%) SaltStack
8 37 (2.96%) Splunk
9 36 (2.88%) Microsoft
10 26 (2.08%) Atlassian
11 22 (1.76%) Rackspace
12 14 (1.12%) AppDynamics
12 14 (1.12%) Facebook
13 13 (1.04%) PagerDuty
14 8 (0.64%) Cisco
14 8 (0.64%) F5
14 8 (0.64%) TIBCO
14 8 (0.64%) Twitter
15 6 (0.48%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.48%) Zend