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

Go (Golang)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 400 662 769
Rank change year-on-year +262 +107  
Permanent jobs citing Go 645 263 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.31% 0.51% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 545 229 180
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £41,125
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +14.28% +16.66%  

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 49352 51986 57092
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.10% 52.80% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 41371 45017 48692
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 June 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 June 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 +253 617 £65,000 +4.00% 72
London +184 449 £70,000 +3.70% 42
South East +75 45 £55,000 +61.76% 9
Yorkshire +39 40 £60,000 +26.31% 4
City of London +22 39 £65,000 -3.70% 9
North West -9 37 £66,000 +38.94% 6
Manchester +4 35 £66,000 +38.94% 5
Sheffield +26 34 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire +25 34 £60,000 -
South West +10 22 £40,000 -36.00% 4
Hampshire +26 20 £55,000 +155.81% 5
Croydon - 17 £65,000 -
Basingstoke +10 14 £55,000 -15.38% 5
Surrey +39 12 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Chippenham - 10 £30,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 10 £30,000 - 2
Berkshire - 9 £66,250 -
West Midlands +9 7 £50,000 -23.07% 1
Hertfordshire - 7 - - 2
East of England - 7 - - 4
West Yorkshire +16 6 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Leeds +10 6 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Bristol -26 6 £61,250 -2.00% 2
Staffordshire +11 5 £50,000 -24.52%
Lichfield +9 5 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Reading - 5 £70,000 -
Southampton +15 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £35,000 -
Leatherhead - 4 £60,750 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 711 (62.37%) Python
2 665 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 636 (55.79%) Java
4 482 (42.28%) DevOps
5 440 (38.60%) Amazon AWS
6 421 (36.93%) Docker
7 379 (33.25%) JavaScript
8 364 (31.93%) Linux
9 362 (31.75%) Ruby
10 315 (27.63%) TDD
11 314 (27.54%) Microservices
12 312 (27.37%) Kubernetes
12 312 (27.37%) Software Engineering
13 289 (25.35%) Ansible
14 285 (25.00%) Node.js
15 273 (23.95%) Scala
16 269 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
17 261 (22.89%) Puppet
18 243 (21.32%) Jenkins
19 241 (21.14%) Opscode Chef
20 239 (20.96%) Open Source
21 235 (20.61%) NoSQL
22 212 (18.60%) PHP
23 206 (18.07%) React
24 194 (17.02%) Git (software)
25 182 (15.96%) Finance
26 180 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
27 166 (14.56%) Apache Cassandra
28 161 (14.12%) MongoDB
29 160 (14.04%) Web Services

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 91 (7.98%) Elasticsearch
2 84 (7.37%) Apache Spark
3 82 (7.19%) OpenStack
4 78 (6.84%) Tomcat
5 66 (5.79%) Apache
6 58 (5.09%) Apache Solr
7 54 (4.74%) WebLogic
8 50 (4.39%) nginx
9 47 (4.12%) WebSphere
10 46 (4.04%) Jetty
11 45 (3.95%) JBoss
12 25 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
13 17 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (1.14%) Traefik
15 11 (0.96%) CloudStack
16 10 (0.88%) Confluence
17 6 (0.53%) Mule
18 4 (0.35%) Ethereum
18 4 (0.35%) IIS
19 3 (0.26%) ColdFusion
Business Applications
1 39 (3.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.26%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.088%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 440 (38.60%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (10.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (9.30%) Google Cloud Platform
4 62 (5.44%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (2.98%) Amazon EC2
5 34 (2.98%) GitHub
6 33 (2.89%) SaaS
7 30 (2.63%) AWS Lambda
8 25 (2.19%) PaaS
9 23 (2.02%) IaaS
10 17 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
10 17 (1.49%) Datadog
11 16 (1.40%) Sumo Logic
12 11 (0.96%) Heroku
13 10 (0.88%) Amazon S3
14 7 (0.61%) Loggly
14 7 (0.61%) Rackspace Cloud
15 6 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
15 6 (0.53%) OpenShift
16 5 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.58%) HTTP
2 33 (2.89%) Internet
3 21 (1.84%) Firewall
4 19 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.79%) LDAP
6 8 (0.70%) DNS
7 7 (0.61%) BGP
7 7 (0.61%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.61%) SNMP
8 6 (0.53%) Network Security
9 5 (0.44%) SSL
10 3 (0.26%) AMQP
10 3 (0.26%) ICMP
10 3 (0.26%) VPN
11 2 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
12 1 (0.088%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (0.088%) IPsec
12 1 (0.088%) iSCSI
12 1 (0.088%) NAS
12 1 (0.088%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 235 (20.61%) NoSQL
2 180 (15.79%) PostgreSQL
3 166 (14.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 161 (14.12%) MongoDB
5 147 (12.89%) MySQL
6 145 (12.72%) Big Data
7 132 (11.58%) Redis
8 119 (10.44%) Hadoop
9 89 (7.81%) SQL Server
10 69 (6.05%) Relational Database
11 65 (5.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 63 (5.53%) Riak
13 53 (4.65%) Blockchain
14 39 (3.42%) Couchbase
15 31 (2.72%) Oracle Reports
16 29 (2.54%) Neo4j
17 22 (1.93%) Amazon RDS
18 16 (1.40%) GIS
19 14 (1.23%) InterSystems Cache
20 12 (1.05%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 243 (21.32%) Jenkins
2 194 (17.02%) Git (software)
3 68 (5.96%) Hudson
4 67 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 46 (4.04%) webpack
6 42 (3.68%) Babel
7 35 (3.07%) Maven
8 32 (2.81%) GoCD
9 31 (2.72%) Oracle Forms
10 30 (2.63%) git-flow
11 29 (2.54%) JIRA
12 25 (2.19%) TeamCity
13 23 (2.02%) Vagrant
14 20 (1.75%) Subversion
15 18 (1.58%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (1.58%) Selenium
15 18 (1.58%) SonarQube
15 18 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (1.49%) Ant
16 17 (1.49%) MSBuild
General
1 182 (15.96%) Finance
2 70 (6.14%) Marketing
3 66 (5.79%) Retail
4 46 (4.04%) Games
5 44 (3.86%) Telecoms
6 41 (3.60%) Electronics
7 40 (3.51%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.54%) Banking
9 18 (1.58%) Legal
10 13 (1.14%) Publishing
11 12 (1.05%) Online Betting
12 9 (0.79%) Advertising
13 5 (0.44%) Billing
14 3 (0.26%) Law
15 2 (0.18%) Automotive
15 2 (0.18%) Digital Economy
15 2 (0.18%) French Language
15 2 (0.18%) German Language
15 2 (0.18%) Swedish Language
16 1 (0.088%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 527 (46.23%) Developer
2 216 (18.95%) DevOps Engineer
3 143 (12.54%) Software Engineer
4 141 (12.37%) Java Developer
5 125 (10.96%) Software Developer
6 105 (9.21%) Senior Developer
7 104 (9.12%) Python Developer
8 92 (8.07%) AWS Engineer
9 68 (5.96%) Java Engineer
10 66 (5.79%) Architect
11 64 (5.61%) Cloud Engineer
12 63 (5.53%) Senior DevOps
12 63 (5.53%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 60 (5.26%) AWS DevOps
14 55 (4.82%) Node.js Developer
15 54 (4.74%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 50 (4.39%) Platform Engineer
17 47 (4.12%) AWS Developer
18 46 (4.04%) Team Leader
19 39 (3.42%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 285 (25.00%) Node.js
2 206 (18.07%) React
3 160 (14.04%) Web Services
4 146 (12.81%) CSS
5 142 (12.46%) HTML
6 138 (12.11%) .NET
7 126 (11.05%) RESTful
8 106 (9.30%) AngularJS
9 103 (9.04%) Kafka
10 96 (8.42%) REST
11 74 (6.49%) RabbitMQ
12 67 (5.88%) Elastic Stack
13 58 (5.09%) Django
14 51 (4.47%) Redux
15 45 (3.95%) Spring
16 43 (3.77%) Ruby on Rails
17 40 (3.51%) XML
18 39 (3.42%) Ember.js
18 39 (3.42%) Lucene
19 37 (3.25%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 131 (11.49%) Greenfield Project
2 87 (7.63%) Fintech
3 84 (7.37%) Computer Science
4 44 (3.86%) Public Cloud
5 37 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.63%) Linux Command Line
7 25 (2.19%) Analytical Skills
7 25 (2.19%) User Experience
8 23 (2.02%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.67%) Data Structures
10 15 (1.32%) Data Centre
11 13 (1.14%) Mobile App
12 11 (0.96%) Blog
13 8 (0.70%) Management Information System
14 7 (0.61%) Virtual Team
15 6 (0.53%) Cloud Native
16 4 (0.35%) Cyber Attack
17 3 (0.26%) Client/Server
17 3 (0.26%) Mobile Games
17 3 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 364 (31.93%) Linux
2 83 (7.28%) Unix
3 69 (6.05%) Windows
4 63 (5.53%) Android
5 62 (5.44%) Apple iOS
6 40 (3.51%) CentOS
7 24 (2.11%) Ubuntu
8 23 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 22 (1.93%) CoreOS
10 3 (0.26%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.26%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.088%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 665 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 482 (42.28%) DevOps
3 315 (27.63%) TDD
4 314 (27.54%) Microservices
5 312 (27.37%) Software Engineering
6 269 (23.60%) Continuous Integration
7 239 (20.96%) Open Source
8 159 (13.95%) BDD
9 146 (12.81%) Scrum
10 144 (12.63%) Continuous Delivery
11 132 (11.58%) Configuration Management
12 130 (11.40%) Kanban
13 125 (10.96%) Test Automation
14 105 (9.21%) E-Commerce
14 105 (9.21%) Mentoring
15 96 (8.42%) OO
16 86 (7.54%) Web Development
17 78 (6.84%) SOA
18 71 (6.23%) Pair Programming
19 69 (6.05%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 711 (62.37%) Python
2 636 (55.79%) Java
3 379 (33.25%) JavaScript
4 362 (31.75%) Ruby
5 273 (23.95%) Scala
6 212 (18.60%) PHP
7 159 (13.95%) C++
8 157 (13.77%) Bash Shell
8 157 (13.77%) SQL
9 123 (10.79%) C#
10 91 (7.98%) Perl
11 70 (6.14%) Shell Script
12 59 (5.18%) ES6
13 56 (4.91%) C
14 55 (4.82%) Clojure
15 54 (4.74%) Groovy
16 53 (4.65%) GraphQL
17 48 (4.21%) PL/SQL
18 44 (3.86%) Elixir
19 34 (2.98%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 84 (7.37%) Degree
2 55 (4.82%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (2.81%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.61%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.44%) PhD
7 4 (0.35%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.18%) CISSP
8 2 (0.18%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.088%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.088%) CISA
9 1 (0.088%) CISM
9 1 (0.088%) GSEC
9 1 (0.088%) MCSD
9 1 (0.088%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.088%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (3.68%) QA
2 12 (1.05%) GCP
3 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 421 (36.93%) Docker
2 59 (5.18%) etcd
3 26 (2.28%) flannel
4 20 (1.75%) Varnish
4 20 (1.75%) vSphere
5 18 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (1.23%) Ceph
7 13 (1.14%) iptables
8 11 (0.96%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.79%) LXC
10 5 (0.44%) Xen
11 3 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
12 2 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.18%) HDFS
12 2 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.088%) KVM
13 1 (0.088%) NFS
13 1 (0.088%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 312 (27.37%) Kubernetes
2 289 (25.35%) Ansible
3 261 (22.89%) Puppet
4 241 (21.14%) Opscode Chef
5 151 (13.25%) Terraform
6 64 (5.61%) Salt
7 47 (4.12%) Mesos
8 46 (4.04%) Kibana
9 41 (3.60%) Consul
9 41 (3.60%) Grafana
10 36 (3.16%) logstash
11 33 (2.89%) Nagios
12 31 (2.72%) HAProxy
13 30 (2.63%) Prometheus
14 17 (1.49%) Sysdig
15 16 (1.40%) rkt
16 11 (0.96%) Packer
17 9 (0.79%) Rundeck
18 7 (0.61%) Marathon
18 7 (0.61%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 151 (13.25%) Google
2 141 (12.37%) Oracle
3 50 (4.39%) Red Hat
4 40 (3.51%) SAP
5 27 (2.37%) SaltStack
6 24 (2.11%) Splunk
7 22 (1.93%) Microsoft
8 19 (1.67%) VMware
9 16 (1.40%) Rackspace
10 13 (1.14%) New Relic
11 10 (0.88%) Facebook
12 9 (0.79%) AppDynamics
12 9 (0.79%) PagerDuty
13 8 (0.70%) Twitter
14 7 (0.61%) Altova
14 7 (0.61%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.61%) Cisco
14 7 (0.61%) ILOG
15 6 (0.53%) F5
16 5 (0.44%) TIBCO
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
AdRoc Group
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum +Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 65,000-90,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Computacenter
Salary: Benefits+Car
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 2 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Resource Group
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 3 days ago
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Significant Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Source Coders
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus equity
Posted: 4 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago