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

Go (Golang)
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 392 688 782
Rank change year-on-year +296 +94  
Permanent jobs citing Go 646 264 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.73% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.30% 0.51% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 547 230 179
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,100 £45,000 £41,000
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 49780 52059 57223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 56.04% 52.78% 51.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41779 45080 48809
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £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 22 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 22 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 +255 619 £65,000 +4.00% 77
London +189 450 £70,000 - 48
South East +70 45 £55,000 +22.22% 11
Yorkshire +38 40 £60,000 +26.31% 3
City of London +18 39 £67,500 - 11
North West -12 38 £66,000 +32.00% 6
Manchester -3 36 £66,000 +32.00% 5
Sheffield +28 34 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire +20 34 £60,000 -
South West +12 22 £40,000 -36.00% 4
Hampshire +39 19 £55,000 +155.81% 5
Croydon - 17 £65,000 -
Surrey +53 13 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Basingstoke +19 13 £56,250 -13.46% 5
Chippenham - 10 £30,000 - 2
Wiltshire - 10 £30,000 - 2
Berkshire - 8 £65,000 - 1
West Midlands +15 7 £50,000 -23.07% 1
East of England - 7 - - 3
Hertfordshire - 7 - - 1
West Yorkshire +17 6 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Leeds +10 6 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Bristol -22 6 £61,250 -2.00% 2
Staffordshire +16 5 £50,000 -24.52%
Lichfield +10 5 £50,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 5 - -
Southampton +21 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Reading - 4 £70,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £35,000 -
Guildford - 4 £46,250 -

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 709 (62.47%) Python
2 665 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
3 632 (55.68%) Java
4 479 (42.20%) DevOps
5 439 (38.68%) Amazon AWS
6 422 (37.18%) Docker
7 376 (33.13%) JavaScript
8 366 (32.25%) Linux
9 363 (31.98%) Ruby
10 314 (27.67%) Microservices
11 313 (27.58%) Software Engineering
11 313 (27.58%) TDD
12 311 (27.40%) Kubernetes
13 290 (25.55%) Ansible
14 283 (24.93%) Node.js
15 272 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
16 271 (23.88%) Scala
17 259 (22.82%) Puppet
18 243 (21.41%) Jenkins
18 243 (21.41%) Opscode Chef
19 239 (21.06%) Open Source
20 233 (20.53%) NoSQL
21 211 (18.59%) PHP
22 204 (17.97%) React
23 193 (17.00%) Git (software)
24 180 (15.86%) Finance
25 179 (15.77%) PostgreSQL
26 166 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
27 163 (14.36%) Web Services
28 161 (14.19%) MongoDB

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 (8.02%) Elasticsearch
2 84 (7.40%) Apache Spark
3 83 (7.31%) OpenStack
4 78 (6.87%) Tomcat
5 65 (5.73%) Apache
6 58 (5.11%) Apache Solr
7 54 (4.76%) WebLogic
8 49 (4.32%) nginx
9 47 (4.14%) WebSphere
10 46 (4.05%) Jetty
11 45 (3.96%) JBoss
12 25 (2.20%) Cloud Foundry
13 17 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (1.15%) Traefik
15 11 (0.97%) 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 (3.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.26%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.088%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.088%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 439 (38.68%) Amazon AWS
2 120 (10.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (9.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 62 (5.46%) AWS CloudFormation
5 34 (3.00%) Amazon EC2
6 33 (2.91%) SaaS
7 32 (2.82%) GitHub
8 29 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
9 25 (2.20%) PaaS
10 24 (2.11%) IaaS
11 17 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
11 17 (1.50%) Datadog
12 16 (1.41%) Sumo Logic
13 11 (0.97%) Heroku
14 10 (0.88%) Amazon S3
15 7 (0.62%) Loggly
16 6 (0.53%) Amazon SQS
16 6 (0.53%) OpenShift
16 6 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
17 5 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 75 (6.61%) HTTP
2 34 (3.00%) Internet
3 20 (1.76%) Firewall
4 19 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.79%) LDAP
6 8 (0.70%) DNS
7 7 (0.62%) BGP
7 7 (0.62%) HTTPS
7 7 (0.62%) SNMP
8 5 (0.44%) Network Security
8 5 (0.44%) SSL
9 3 (0.26%) AMQP
9 3 (0.26%) ICMP
9 3 (0.26%) VPN
10 2 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
11 1 (0.088%) Fibre Channel
11 1 (0.088%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.088%) MPLS
11 1 (0.088%) NAS
11 1 (0.088%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (20.53%) NoSQL
2 179 (15.77%) PostgreSQL
3 166 (14.63%) Apache Cassandra
4 161 (14.19%) MongoDB
5 145 (12.78%) Big Data
5 145 (12.78%) MySQL
6 129 (11.37%) Redis
7 119 (10.48%) Hadoop
8 89 (7.84%) SQL Server
9 68 (5.99%) Relational Database
10 65 (5.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 63 (5.55%) Riak
12 53 (4.67%) Blockchain
13 39 (3.44%) Couchbase
14 31 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
15 28 (2.47%) Neo4j
16 22 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
17 16 (1.41%) GIS
18 13 (1.15%) InterSystems Cache
19 11 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 243 (21.41%) Jenkins
2 193 (17.00%) Git (software)
3 71 (6.26%) Hudson
4 69 (6.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 46 (4.05%) webpack
6 42 (3.70%) Babel
7 35 (3.08%) GoCD
7 35 (3.08%) Maven
8 31 (2.73%) Oracle Forms
9 30 (2.64%) git-flow
10 28 (2.47%) JIRA
11 25 (2.20%) TeamCity
12 23 (2.03%) Vagrant
13 20 (1.76%) Subversion
14 18 (1.59%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (1.59%) Selenium
14 18 (1.59%) SonarQube
14 18 (1.59%) Team Foundation Server
15 17 (1.50%) Ant
15 17 (1.50%) MSBuild
General
1 180 (15.86%) Finance
2 70 (6.17%) Marketing
3 69 (6.08%) Retail
4 45 (3.96%) Games
5 44 (3.88%) Telecoms
6 41 (3.61%) Electronics
7 40 (3.52%) Manufacturing
8 29 (2.56%) Banking
9 18 (1.59%) Legal
10 13 (1.15%) Publishing
11 12 (1.06%) 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%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 527 (46.43%) Developer
2 214 (18.85%) DevOps Engineer
3 142 (12.51%) Software Engineer
4 139 (12.25%) Java Developer
5 125 (11.01%) Software Developer
6 105 (9.25%) Senior Developer
7 103 (9.07%) Python Developer
8 92 (8.11%) AWS Engineer
9 68 (5.99%) Java Engineer
10 66 (5.81%) Architect
11 64 (5.64%) Cloud Engineer
12 63 (5.55%) Senior DevOps
12 63 (5.55%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 60 (5.29%) AWS DevOps
14 55 (4.85%) Node.js Developer
15 54 (4.76%) AWS DevOps Engineer
16 50 (4.41%) Platform Engineer
17 49 (4.32%) AWS Developer
18 45 (3.96%) Team Leader
19 39 (3.44%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (24.93%) Node.js
2 204 (17.97%) React
3 163 (14.36%) Web Services
4 145 (12.78%) CSS
5 141 (12.42%) HTML
6 138 (12.16%) .NET
7 126 (11.10%) RESTful
8 104 (9.16%) AngularJS
9 103 (9.07%) Kafka
10 96 (8.46%) REST
11 73 (6.43%) RabbitMQ
12 66 (5.81%) Elastic Stack
13 58 (5.11%) Django
14 51 (4.49%) Redux
15 44 (3.88%) Spring
16 42 (3.70%) Ruby on Rails
17 39 (3.44%) Ember.js
17 39 (3.44%) Lucene
17 39 (3.44%) XML
18 37 (3.26%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 134 (11.81%) Greenfield Project
2 87 (7.67%) Fintech
3 84 (7.40%) Computer Science
4 44 (3.88%) Public Cloud
5 37 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
6 30 (2.64%) Linux Command Line
7 25 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
8 24 (2.11%) User Experience
9 23 (2.03%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.67%) Data Structures
11 15 (1.32%) Data Centre
12 13 (1.15%) Mobile App
13 11 (0.97%) Blog
14 8 (0.70%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.62%) Virtual Team
16 6 (0.53%) Cloud Native
17 4 (0.35%) Cyber Attack
18 3 (0.26%) Client/Server
18 3 (0.26%) Mobile Games
18 3 (0.26%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 366 (32.25%) Linux
2 83 (7.31%) Unix
3 69 (6.08%) Windows
4 64 (5.64%) Android
5 63 (5.55%) Apple iOS
6 39 (3.44%) CentOS
7 26 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 24 (2.11%) Ubuntu
9 22 (1.94%) 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 (58.59%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (42.20%) DevOps
3 314 (27.67%) Microservices
4 313 (27.58%) Software Engineering
4 313 (27.58%) TDD
5 272 (23.96%) Continuous Integration
6 239 (21.06%) Open Source
7 159 (14.01%) BDD
8 148 (13.04%) Scrum
9 143 (12.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 134 (11.81%) Configuration Management
11 130 (11.45%) Kanban
12 124 (10.93%) Test Automation
13 107 (9.43%) E-Commerce
14 104 (9.16%) Mentoring
15 96 (8.46%) OO
16 86 (7.58%) Web Development
17 78 (6.87%) SOA
18 71 (6.26%) Pair Programming
19 68 (5.99%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 709 (62.47%) Python
2 632 (55.68%) Java
3 376 (33.13%) JavaScript
4 363 (31.98%) Ruby
5 271 (23.88%) Scala
6 211 (18.59%) PHP
7 159 (14.01%) Bash Shell
8 157 (13.83%) C++
9 154 (13.57%) SQL
10 123 (10.84%) C#
11 94 (8.28%) Perl
12 70 (6.17%) Shell Script
13 57 (5.02%) ES6
14 56 (4.93%) C
15 54 (4.76%) Clojure
15 54 (4.76%) GraphQL
15 54 (4.76%) Groovy
16 48 (4.23%) PL/SQL
17 43 (3.79%) Elixir
18 33 (2.91%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 84 (7.40%) Degree
2 55 (4.85%) Security Cleared
3 42 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 32 (2.82%) SC Cleared
5 7 (0.62%) 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 41 (3.61%) QA
2 13 (1.15%) GCP
3 1 (0.088%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.088%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 422 (37.18%) Docker
2 59 (5.20%) etcd
3 26 (2.29%) flannel
4 20 (1.76%) vSphere
5 19 (1.67%) Varnish
6 18 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (1.23%) Ceph
8 13 (1.15%) iptables
9 11 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.79%) LXC
11 5 (0.44%) Xen
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%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 2 (0.18%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.088%) KVM
13 1 (0.088%) vCloud
13 1 (0.088%) zsh
Systems Management
1 311 (27.40%) Kubernetes
2 290 (25.55%) Ansible
3 259 (22.82%) Puppet
4 243 (21.41%) Opscode Chef
5 153 (13.48%) Terraform
6 64 (5.64%) Salt
7 47 (4.14%) Mesos
8 46 (4.05%) Kibana
9 41 (3.61%) Consul
10 40 (3.52%) Grafana
11 36 (3.17%) logstash
12 33 (2.91%) Nagios
13 30 (2.64%) HAProxy
13 30 (2.64%) Prometheus
14 17 (1.50%) Sysdig
15 16 (1.41%) rkt
16 11 (0.97%) Packer
17 9 (0.79%) Rundeck
18 7 (0.62%) Marathon
18 7 (0.62%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 153 (13.48%) Google
2 140 (12.33%) Oracle
3 52 (4.58%) Red Hat
4 40 (3.52%) SAP
5 27 (2.38%) SaltStack
6 24 (2.11%) Splunk
7 22 (1.94%) Microsoft
8 19 (1.67%) VMware
9 15 (1.32%) Rackspace
10 13 (1.15%) New Relic
11 10 (0.88%) Facebook
12 9 (0.79%) AppDynamics
12 9 (0.79%) PagerDuty
13 8 (0.70%) Twitter
14 7 (0.62%) Altova
14 7 (0.62%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.62%) Cisco
14 7 (0.62%) ILOG
15 6 (0.53%) F5
16 5 (0.44%) TIBCO
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Energon People
Salary: £70000.00 - £85000.00 per annum + Amazing Package
Posted: 16 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Resource Group
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
South West London
Energon People
Salary: £40000.00 - £57000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Stock Options
Posted: 17 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Resource Group
Salary: £50,000-£80,000 + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: Yesterday
Isleworth, Middlesex
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Significant Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £67000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Source Coders
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus equity
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + stock options
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Empiric
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, Life Assurance & Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £40,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Salt
Salary: £60000.00 - £85000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago