Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 434 615
Rank change year-on-year +119 +181 +304
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,746 1,250 766
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 0.72% 0.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.92% 1.30% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,371 1,103 657
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -8.33% +29.03%

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 90,879 96,289 100,776
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.56% 55.27% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 75,617 78,934 86,898
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%

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 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 21 October 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 +127 1,672 £67,500 +3.85% 320
London +75 1,059 £75,000 +7.14% 225
UK excluding London +106 642 £55,000 - 100
South East +78 254 £60,000 +4.35% 29
North of England +69 166 £47,500 -13.64% 24
North West +40 109 £55,000 +1.85% 19
East of England +66 65 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Midlands +70 62 £57,500 +15.00% 9
South West +5 62 £55,000 +29.41% 25
Yorkshire +36 57 £40,000 -27.27% 4
West Midlands +62 50 £57,500 +15.00% 6
Wales +5 22 £55,000 +57.14% 2
East Midlands +9 12 £50,000 - 3
Scotland +14 9 £53,750 - 2
Northern Ireland - 4 £42,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 1,214 (69.53%) Python
2 1,008 (57.73%) Java
3 844 (48.34%) Docker
4 806 (46.16%) Amazon AWS
5 789 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
6 690 (39.52%) DevOps
7 654 (37.46%) Kubernetes
8 600 (34.36%) Linux
9 533 (30.53%) Ruby
10 497 (28.47%) JavaScript
11 493 (28.24%) Ansible
12 469 (26.86%) Software Engineering
13 464 (26.58%) Microservices
14 420 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
15 385 (22.05%) Terraform
16 382 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
17 375 (21.48%) Open Source
18 371 (21.25%) Jenkins
19 361 (20.68%) Node.js
20 357 (20.45%) Puppet
21 355 (20.33%) C++
22 322 (18.44%) Google Cloud Platform
23 320 (18.33%) Opscode Chef
24 319 (18.27%) Finance
25 303 (17.35%) Git (software)
26 294 (16.84%) TDD
27 291 (16.67%) Google
28 278 (15.92%) Test Automation
29 265 (15.18%) Configuration Management
30 258 (14.78%) C#

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 (6.64%) Ethereum
2 98 (5.61%) Elasticsearch
3 51 (2.92%) OpenStack
4 50 (2.86%) Apache Spark
4 50 (2.86%) nginx
4 50 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 48 (2.75%) Apache
6 32 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
7 29 (1.66%) Hyperledger
8 26 (1.49%) WebLogic
8 26 (1.49%) WebSphere
9 19 (1.09%) CloudStack
9 19 (1.09%) CMS
9 19 (1.09%) Confluence
10 12 (0.69%) Apache Solr
11 7 (0.40%) Tornado
12 6 (0.34%) Apache Airflow
12 6 (0.34%) lighttpd
13 5 (0.29%) Luigi
14 4 (0.23%) Jetty
Applications
1 12 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.17%) HipChat
3 2 (0.11%) Blender
Business Applications
1 28 (1.60%) Ripple
2 20 (1.15%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.57%) R3 Corda
4 2 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.057%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 806 (46.16%) Amazon AWS
2 420 (24.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 322 (18.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 109 (6.24%) Serverless
5 103 (5.90%) GitHub
6 95 (5.44%) Amazon S3
7 92 (5.27%) Amazon EC2
8 78 (4.47%) Cloud Computing
9 66 (3.78%) PaaS
10 60 (3.44%) AWS CloudFormation
10 60 (3.44%) AWS Lambda
11 56 (3.21%) SaaS
12 55 (3.15%) OpenShift
13 43 (2.46%) IaaS
14 36 (2.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 34 (1.95%) IBM Cloud
16 21 (1.20%) Sumo Logic
17 20 (1.15%) Amazon EMR
18 17 (0.97%) CloudFront
18 17 (0.97%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 88 (5.04%) Firewall
2 80 (4.58%) VPN
3 78 (4.47%) HTTP
4 48 (2.75%) Internet
5 43 (2.46%) DNS
6 39 (2.23%) TCP/IP
7 21 (1.20%) VLAN
8 15 (0.86%) DHCP
9 12 (0.69%) SSL
10 11 (0.63%) Network Security
11 10 (0.57%) HTTPS
11 10 (0.57%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
12 6 (0.34%) SSH
12 6 (0.34%) WAN
12 6 (0.34%) X.509
13 5 (0.29%) Broadband
13 5 (0.29%) LAN
13 5 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.23%) BGP
14 4 (0.23%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (12.03%) NoSQL
2 203 (11.63%) MySQL
3 185 (10.60%) Blockchain
4 169 (9.68%) PostgreSQL
5 136 (7.79%) MongoDB
6 121 (6.93%) Big Data
6 121 (6.93%) Redis
7 113 (6.47%) Relational Database
8 90 (5.15%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 81 (4.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 69 (3.95%) Hadoop
11 61 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
11 61 (3.49%) SQL Server
12 50 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
13 42 (2.41%) MariaDB
14 39 (2.23%) Apache Hive
15 33 (1.89%) CouchDB
16 32 (1.83%) Data Mining
16 32 (1.83%) Neo4j
17 27 (1.55%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 371 (21.25%) Jenkins
2 303 (17.35%) Git (software)
3 114 (6.53%) TeamCity
4 110 (6.30%) Vagrant
5 106 (6.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 87 (4.98%) GitLab
7 73 (4.18%) Hudson
8 61 (3.49%) Subversion
9 59 (3.38%) Maven
10 45 (2.58%) Octopus Deploy
11 44 (2.52%) Cucumber
12 42 (2.41%) Gradle
13 38 (2.18%) JIRA
13 38 (2.18%) Selenium
14 28 (1.60%) Travis CI
15 22 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
16 21 (1.20%) CircleCI
17 19 (1.09%) Mocha
18 15 (0.86%) Bitbucket
18 15 (0.86%) SoapUI
General
1 319 (18.27%) Finance
2 136 (7.79%) Marketing
3 111 (6.36%) Retail
4 101 (5.78%) Telecoms
5 83 (4.75%) Electronics
5 83 (4.75%) Manufacturing
6 65 (3.72%) Banking
7 51 (2.92%) Games
8 28 (1.60%) Front Office
9 27 (1.55%) Law
10 24 (1.37%) Investment Banking
11 19 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 17 (0.97%) Advertising
13 7 (0.40%) Publishing
14 6 (0.34%) Legal
15 4 (0.23%) Automotive
15 4 (0.23%) Billing
16 3 (0.17%) Interactive Media
16 3 (0.17%) Military
17 2 (0.11%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 671 (38.43%) Developer
2 350 (20.05%) DevOps Engineer
3 239 (13.69%) Software Engineer
4 170 (9.74%) Senior Developer
5 127 (7.27%) Architect
6 126 (7.22%) Java Developer
7 115 (6.59%) Python Developer
8 111 (6.36%) Cloud Engineer
9 101 (5.78%) Senior DevOps
10 98 (5.61%) Software Developer
11 84 (4.81%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 76 (4.35%) AWS Engineer
13 72 (4.12%) AWS DevOps
14 71 (4.07%) Blockchain Developer
15 62 (3.55%) Full Stack Developer
16 59 (3.38%) JavaScript Developer
17 58 (3.32%) Senior Java Developer
18 57 (3.26%) AWS Developer
19 48 (2.75%) Cloud Architect
20 47 (2.69%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (20.68%) Node.js
2 248 (14.20%) React
3 219 (12.54%) Web Services
4 216 (12.37%) AngularJS
5 174 (9.97%) HTML
6 146 (8.36%) RESTful
7 142 (8.13%) Kafka
8 125 (7.16%) CSS
8 125 (7.16%) Spring
9 105 (6.01%) .NET
10 88 (5.04%) REST
11 83 (4.75%) HTML5
12 77 (4.41%) Smart Contracts
13 75 (4.30%) Spring Boot
14 59 (3.38%) Elastic Stack
15 58 (3.32%) Vue.js
16 57 (3.26%) J2EE
17 56 (3.21%) RabbitMQ
18 47 (2.69%) Ruby on Rails
19 41 (2.35%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 182 (10.42%) Computer Science
2 144 (8.25%) Fintech
3 95 (5.44%) Greenfield Project
4 81 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
5 79 (4.52%) User Experience
6 77 (4.41%) Public Cloud
7 73 (4.18%) Algorithms
8 70 (4.01%) Cloud Native
9 68 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
10 65 (3.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 63 (3.61%) Bitcoin
12 55 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
13 43 (2.46%) Hybrid Cloud
14 39 (2.23%) Blog
15 37 (2.12%) Mobile App
16 32 (1.83%) Linux Command Line
17 29 (1.66%) Data Structures
18 28 (1.60%) Litecoin
18 28 (1.60%) Robotics
19 24 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 600 (34.36%) Linux
2 133 (7.62%) Windows
3 106 (6.07%) Unix
4 37 (2.12%) Ubuntu
5 35 (2.00%) Android
5 35 (2.00%) CentOS
6 23 (1.32%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.15%) VMS
8 18 (1.03%) Debian
9 16 (0.92%) CoreOS
10 13 (0.74%) Kali Linux
10 13 (0.74%) Windows 10
11 12 (0.69%) Mesosphere
12 11 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 10 (0.57%) Solaris
14 8 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.40%) Mac OS X
16 4 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
17 2 (0.11%) Windows Server
18 1 (0.057%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 789 (45.19%) Agile Software Development
2 690 (39.52%) DevOps
3 469 (26.86%) Software Engineering
4 464 (26.58%) Microservices
5 382 (21.88%) Continuous Integration
6 375 (21.48%) Open Source
7 294 (16.84%) TDD
8 278 (15.92%) Test Automation
9 265 (15.18%) Configuration Management
10 157 (8.99%) Scrum
11 147 (8.42%) Continuous Delivery
12 144 (8.25%) Machine Learning
13 141 (8.08%) BDD
13 141 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
14 133 (7.62%) High Availability
15 125 (7.16%) Mentoring
16 113 (6.47%) Digital Marketing
17 105 (6.01%) Business Intelligence
18 103 (5.90%) Analytics
18 103 (5.90%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1,214 (69.53%) Python
2 1,008 (57.73%) Java
3 533 (30.53%) Ruby
4 497 (28.47%) JavaScript
5 355 (20.33%) C++
6 258 (14.78%) C#
7 240 (13.75%) SQL
8 231 (13.23%) Scala
9 222 (12.71%) PHP
10 221 (12.66%) Bash Shell
11 148 (8.48%) C
12 91 (5.21%) PowerShell
12 91 (5.21%) Solidity
13 75 (4.30%) Perl
14 71 (4.07%) Elixir
15 62 (3.55%) TypeScript
16 51 (2.92%) Shell Script
17 49 (2.81%) Rust
18 48 (2.75%) Haskell
19 41 (2.35%) ES6
Qualifications
1 213 (12.20%) Degree
2 105 (6.01%) Computer Science Degree
3 82 (4.70%) Master's Degree
4 33 (1.89%) Security Cleared
5 26 (1.49%) AWS Certification
5 26 (1.49%) DV Cleared
6 25 (1.43%) SC Cleared
7 21 (1.20%) RHCE
8 20 (1.15%) RHCSA
9 18 (1.03%) CISSP
10 17 (0.97%) SANS
11 13 (0.74%) CEH
11 13 (0.74%) CISA
11 13 (0.74%) CISM
11 13 (0.74%) CompTIA Security+
11 13 (0.74%) CSSLP
11 13 (0.74%) GIAC
11 13 (0.74%) SSCP
12 12 (0.69%) PhD
13 9 (0.52%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (5.15%) QA
2 9 (0.52%) GDPR
3 5 (0.29%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.11%) PMO
5 2 (0.11%) SEPA
5 2 (0.11%) Web Application Security Consortium
6 1 (0.057%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.057%) HL7
System Software
1 844 (48.34%) Docker
2 47 (2.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (2.41%) vSphere
4 23 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
5 21 (1.20%) VirtualBox
6 20 (1.15%) Apache Flume
7 13 (0.74%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.69%) HDFS
9 9 (0.52%) etcd
10 8 (0.46%) KVM
11 7 (0.40%) Active Directory
12 5 (0.29%) LXC
13 4 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 3 (0.17%) Ceph
14 3 (0.17%) Hyper-V
14 3 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
14 3 (0.17%) Varnish
14 3 (0.17%) VMware NSX
14 3 (0.17%) Xen
15 2 (0.11%) SkyDNS
Systems Management
1 654 (37.46%) Kubernetes
2 493 (28.24%) Ansible
3 385 (22.05%) Terraform
4 357 (20.45%) Puppet
5 320 (18.33%) Opscode Chef
6 147 (8.42%) Salt
7 113 (6.47%) Packer
8 112 (6.41%) Docker Swarm
9 109 (6.24%) Consul
10 103 (5.90%) Nagios
11 95 (5.44%) Grafana
11 95 (5.44%) Prometheus
12 88 (5.04%) ZABBIX
13 77 (4.41%) Graphite
14 62 (3.55%) Opsview
15 37 (2.12%) Rancher
16 34 (1.95%) Mesos
17 31 (1.78%) Kibana
18 29 (1.66%) logstash
19 20 (1.15%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 291 (16.67%) Google
2 122 (6.99%) Microsoft
3 95 (5.44%) SAP
4 83 (4.75%) VMware
5 72 (4.12%) Red Hat
6 59 (3.38%) Oracle
7 42 (2.41%) Splunk
8 37 (2.12%) SaltStack
9 34 (1.95%) Cloudera
10 28 (1.60%) IBM
11 26 (1.49%) Hortonworks
12 23 (1.32%) New Relic
13 21 (1.20%) Rackspace
14 15 (0.86%) Rakuten
15 13 (0.74%) Atlassian
15 13 (0.74%) Netsparker
15 13 (0.74%) Qualys
16 9 (0.52%) Apple
16 9 (0.52%) Intapp
17 7 (0.40%) Apiary