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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 1 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK
6 months to
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 95 144 229
Rank change year-on-year +49 +85 +78
Permanent jobs citing Go 6,304 2,670 1,205
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.51% 2.50% 1.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.51% 4.54% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,345 1,788 1,015
10th Percentile £50,000 £42,500 £37,800
25th Percentile £63,750 £52,500 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -
75th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £102,500 £102,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £78,750 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +31.25% +9.09% -

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 96,818 58,821 43,800
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 53.90% 55.04% 55.49%
Number of salaries quoted 44,547 41,753 36,385
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,750 £32,500
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Go as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Go in the UK

Go
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Go.

Salary trend for Go in the UK

Go
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Go over the 6 months to 1 July 2022.

Salary histogram for Go in the UK

Go
Top 17 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 1 July 2022. 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
Jobs
England +34 5,004 £80,000 +14.29% 236
Work from Home +43 3,919 £80,000 +10.34% 117
London 0 3,001 £82,500 +3.13% 146
UK excluding London +71 2,244 £78,750 +31.25% 97
North of England +10 699 £78,750 +31.25% 37
South East +82 546 £80,000 +25.49% 17
North West -2 378 £75,000 +27.66% 27
South West +55 326 £75,000 +57.89% 11
Scotland +75 258 £75,000 +3.45% 8
Yorkshire -11 236 £80,000 +33.33% 8
Midlands +21 200 £75,000 +15.38% 12
East of England +33 147 £72,500 -10.77% 9
West Midlands -11 131 £75,000 +11.11% 10
North East +44 86 £79,375 +126.79% 2
East Midlands +10 69 £70,000 +19.15% 2
Northern Ireland +9 55 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Wales +15 45 £55,000 +9.46% 2

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, 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 3,586 (56.88%) Python
2 3,346 (53.08%) AWS
3 3,340 (52.98%) Docker
4 3,128 (49.62%) Kubernetes
5 3,080 (48.86%) Java
6 3,002 (47.62%) Software Engineering
7 2,536 (40.23%) Agile
8 2,471 (39.20%) DevOps
9 2,315 (36.72%) JavaScript
10 1,954 (31.00%) CI/CD
11 1,894 (30.04%) Azure
12 1,820 (28.87%) Node.js
13 1,674 (26.55%) Terraform
14 1,645 (26.09%) GCP
15 1,535 (24.35%) Finance
16 1,531 (24.29%) React
17 1,438 (22.81%) SQL
18 1,365 (21.65%) Social Skills
19 1,315 (20.86%) Git (software)
20 1,302 (20.65%) Ruby
21 1,252 (19.86%) NoSQL
22 1,224 (19.42%) Linux
23 1,212 (19.23%) Microservices
24 1,055 (16.74%) Infrastructure as Code
25 1,016 (16.12%) TypeScript
26 1,014 (16.09%) AngularJS
27 991 (15.72%) Full Stack Development
28 949 (15.05%) Jenkins
29 945 (14.99%) CSS
30 940 (14.91%) HTML

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
1 133 (2.11%) Apache
2 122 (1.94%) Apache Spark
3 118 (1.87%) nginx
4 83 (1.32%) Apache Airflow
5 81 (1.28%) CMS
6 77 (1.22%) Ethereum
7 70 (1.11%) Confluence
8 59 (0.94%) Apache Solr
8 59 (0.94%) Headless CMS
9 56 (0.89%) OpenStack
10 39 (0.62%) Apache Pulsar
11 28 (0.44%) Jetty
12 26 (0.41%) Cloud Foundry
13 24 (0.38%) Hyperledger
14 16 (0.25%) WordPress
15 10 (0.16%) Drupal
15 10 (0.16%) Tomcat
16 9 (0.14%) IBM Domino
17 8 (0.13%) MQSeries
17 8 (0.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (0.16%) Sketch
2 6 (0.095%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.063%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.016%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 21 (0.33%) R3 Corda
2 18 (0.29%) Shopify
3 16 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
4 14 (0.22%) Payment Gateway
5 9 (0.14%) Magento
6 5 (0.079%) Summit
7 3 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.032%) Cloudability
8 2 (0.032%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.016%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 3,346 (53.08%) AWS
2 1,894 (30.04%) Azure
3 1,645 (26.09%) GCP
4 923 (14.64%) Serverless
5 804 (12.75%) SaaS
6 557 (8.84%) AWS CloudFormation
7 546 (8.66%) AWS Lambda
8 542 (8.60%) GitHub
9 400 (6.35%) Amazon ECS
10 333 (5.28%) Amazon SQS
11 271 (4.30%) Amazon S3
12 238 (3.78%) Amazon EC2
13 227 (3.60%) AWS Fargate
14 194 (3.08%) Amazon EKS
15 190 (3.01%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 184 (2.92%) Cloud Computing
17 150 (2.38%) OpenShift
18 148 (2.35%) Azure DevOps
19 142 (2.25%) Amazon Kinesis
20 131 (2.08%) Datadog
Communications & Networking
1 719 (11.41%) HTTP
2 542 (8.60%) SSL
3 183 (2.90%) Internet
4 129 (2.05%) DNS
5 96 (1.52%) Firewall
6 89 (1.41%) Broadband
7 68 (1.08%) TCP/IP
8 52 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
9 41 (0.65%) Skype
9 41 (0.65%) VPN
10 35 (0.56%) HTTPS
11 32 (0.51%) WebEx
12 26 (0.41%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 25 (0.40%) PPP
14 24 (0.38%) DHCP
15 23 (0.36%) DSL
15 23 (0.36%) Wireless
16 22 (0.35%) VLAN
17 21 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
18 17 (0.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1,252 (19.86%) NoSQL
2 805 (12.77%) PostgreSQL
3 683 (10.83%) MySQL
4 388 (6.15%) Redis
5 379 (6.01%) Relational Database
6 347 (5.50%) Elasticsearch
7 327 (5.19%) MongoDB
8 312 (4.95%) DynamoDB
9 198 (3.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 198 (3.14%) Big Data
10 194 (3.08%) Amazon RDS
11 140 (2.22%) SQL Server
12 134 (2.13%) BigQuery
13 86 (1.36%) Hadoop
14 78 (1.24%) Amazon Aurora
15 77 (1.22%) RDBMS
16 75 (1.19%) Amazon Redshift
17 62 (0.98%) Amazon Athena
18 52 (0.82%) MariaDB
19 50 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1,315 (20.86%) Git (software)
2 949 (15.05%) Jenkins
3 422 (6.69%) GitLab
4 221 (3.51%) CircleCI
5 199 (3.16%) JIRA
6 174 (2.76%) Octopus Deploy
7 173 (2.74%) TeamCity
8 171 (2.71%) Travis CI
9 165 (2.62%) Gradle
10 131 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
11 124 (1.97%) IBM UrbanCode
12 118 (1.87%) Maven
13 107 (1.70%) webpack
14 90 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
15 80 (1.27%) Bitbucket
16 77 (1.22%) Cypress.io
17 70 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 68 (1.08%) Mockito
19 49 (0.78%) Cucumber
20 46 (0.73%) Storybook
General
1 1,535 (24.35%) Finance
2 1,365 (21.65%) Social Skills
3 724 (11.48%) Marketing
4 613 (9.72%) Games
5 508 (8.06%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 470 (7.46%) Banking
7 374 (5.93%) Retail
8 314 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
9 138 (2.19%) Advertising
10 111 (1.76%) Public Sector
11 108 (1.71%) Law
12 78 (1.24%) Aerospace
13 71 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
14 70 (1.11%) Legal
15 63 (1.00%) Electronics
16 57 (0.90%) Tech for Good
17 56 (0.89%) Financial Institution
18 54 (0.86%) Presentation Skills
19 46 (0.73%) Automotive
20 45 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2,013 (31.93%) Software Engineer
2 1,836 (29.12%) Developer
3 870 (13.80%) DevOps Engineer
4 505 (8.01%) Senior Software Engineer
5 495 (7.85%) Senior Developer
6 348 (5.52%) Senior DevOps
7 334 (5.30%) Cloud Engineer
8 317 (5.03%) Senior DevOps Engineer
9 291 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
10 243 (3.85%) Site Reliability Engineer
11 216 (3.43%) Java Developer
12 214 (3.39%) PHP Developer
13 196 (3.11%) Site Engineer
14 186 (2.95%) Backend Developer
15 166 (2.63%) AWS Engineer
16 139 (2.20%) Graduate
17 136 (2.16%) Software Developer
18 131 (2.08%) Engineering Manager
19 110 (1.74%) Data Engineer
19 110 (1.74%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,820 (28.87%) Node.js
2 1,531 (24.29%) React
3 1,014 (16.09%) AngularJS
4 945 (14.99%) CSS
5 940 (14.91%) HTML
6 867 (13.75%) .NET
7 696 (11.04%) Kafka
8 652 (10.34%) Ruby on Rails
9 580 (9.20%) ASP.NET
10 535 (8.49%) Angular 2
11 503 (7.98%) RESTful
12 472 (7.49%) GraphQL
13 454 (7.20%) REST
14 350 (5.55%) gRPC
15 308 (4.89%) Web Services
16 303 (4.81%) RabbitMQ
17 300 (4.76%) Vue.js
18 289 (4.58%) Laravel
19 264 (4.19%) Elastic Stack
20 260 (4.12%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 522 (8.28%) Cloud Native
2 490 (7.77%) Greenfield Project
3 448 (7.11%) Virtual Team
4 373 (5.92%) User Experience
5 370 (5.87%) Algorithms
6 350 (5.55%) Data Structures
7 298 (4.73%) Mobile App
8 220 (3.49%) Public Cloud
9 198 (3.14%) Blockchain
10 195 (3.09%) Blog
11 160 (2.54%) Self-Motivation
12 138 (2.19%) Hackathon
13 115 (1.82%) Social Network
14 95 (1.51%) Social Media
15 94 (1.49%) Data Centre
16 93 (1.48%) Mobile Payment
16 93 (1.48%) Web3
17 84 (1.33%) FMCG
18 74 (1.17%) Cyberattack
19 66 (1.05%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1,224 (19.42%) Linux
2 345 (5.47%) Unix
3 307 (4.87%) Windows
4 163 (2.59%) Android
5 125 (1.98%) Apple iOS
5 125 (1.98%) Mesosphere
6 57 (0.90%) CentOS
7 52 (0.82%) VMS
8 36 (0.57%) Mac OS X
9 35 (0.56%) Debian
10 33 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 33 (0.52%) Windows Server
11 28 (0.44%) Ubuntu
12 19 (0.30%) Mac OS
13 8 (0.13%) Alpine Linux
13 8 (0.13%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (0.095%) FreeRTOS
16 4 (0.063%) Amazon Linux
16 4 (0.063%) OpenWrt
Processes & Methodologies
1 3,002 (47.62%) Software Engineering
2 2,536 (40.23%) Agile
3 2,471 (39.20%) DevOps
4 1,954 (31.00%) CI/CD
5 1,212 (19.23%) Microservices
6 1,055 (16.74%) Infrastructure as Code
7 991 (15.72%) Full Stack Development
8 819 (12.99%) TDD
9 790 (12.53%) Open Source
10 789 (12.52%) Problem-Solving
11 688 (10.91%) Coaching
12 672 (10.66%) Mentoring
13 666 (10.56%) Scrum
14 653 (10.36%) Continuous Integration
15 623 (9.88%) Web Development
16 611 (9.69%) Computer Science
17 587 (9.31%) MVC
18 583 (9.25%) Site Reliability Engineering
19 567 (8.99%) Test Automation
20 517 (8.20%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3,586 (56.88%) Python
2 3,080 (48.86%) Java
3 2,315 (36.72%) JavaScript
4 1,438 (22.81%) SQL
5 1,302 (20.65%) Ruby
6 1,016 (16.12%) TypeScript
7 765 (12.14%) PHP
8 735 (11.66%) C#
9 720 (11.42%) Bash
10 645 (10.23%) C++
11 465 (7.38%) Scala
12 424 (6.73%) Kotlin
13 417 (6.61%) PowerShell
14 381 (6.04%) Rust
15 319 (5.06%) C
16 212 (3.36%) Groovy
17 113 (1.79%) Shell Script
18 111 (1.76%) Perl
19 107 (1.70%) Clojure
20 97 (1.54%) ES6
Qualifications
1 560 (8.88%) Degree
2 366 (5.81%) Computer Science Degree
3 268 (4.25%) Security Cleared
4 111 (1.76%) SC Cleared
5 91 (1.44%) Master's Degree
6 77 (1.22%) AWS Certification
7 32 (0.51%) PhD
8 27 (0.43%) PMI Certification
9 19 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 13 (0.21%) ISTQB
11 11 (0.17%) CEH
12 9 (0.14%) OSCP
13 7 (0.11%) CREST Certified
14 6 (0.095%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.095%) CompTIA Security+
14 6 (0.095%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (0.079%) CISSP
15 5 (0.079%) MCSE
15 5 (0.079%) Microsoft Certification
15 5 (0.079%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 312 (4.95%) QA
2 72 (1.14%) Accessibility
3 33 (0.52%) Data Quality
4 24 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 23 (0.36%) GDPR
6 20 (0.32%) NIST
7 16 (0.25%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.19%) SLA
9 11 (0.17%) WAI
10 4 (0.063%) NIST 800
10 4 (0.063%) WCAG
11 2 (0.032%) HIPAA
11 2 (0.032%) SOC 2
12 1 (0.016%) GxP
12 1 (0.016%) NCSC
System Software
1 3,340 (52.98%) Docker
2 54 (0.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (0.62%) Active Directory
4 25 (0.40%) KVM
5 22 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 17 (0.27%) Xen
7 16 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
8 15 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
8 15 (0.24%) vSphere
9 12 (0.19%) Kamailio
9 12 (0.19%) OpenSIPS
10 11 (0.17%) LXC
11 10 (0.16%) NFS
12 8 (0.13%) iptables
13 7 (0.11%) Firmware
14 5 (0.079%) Ceph
15 4 (0.063%) etcd
15 4 (0.063%) Samba
16 3 (0.048%) HDFS
17 2 (0.032%) flannel
Systems Management
1 3,128 (49.62%) Kubernetes
2 1,674 (26.55%) Terraform
3 762 (12.09%) Ansible
4 411 (6.52%) Puppet
5 365 (5.79%) Prometheus
6 349 (5.54%) Opscode Chef
7 331 (5.25%) Grafana
8 142 (2.25%) Istio
9 127 (2.01%) Consul
10 122 (1.94%) Automic
11 73 (1.16%) Kibana
12 62 (0.98%) Packer
13 58 (0.92%) Docker Swarm
14 56 (0.89%) logstash
15 49 (0.78%) Graphite
16 44 (0.70%) Rancher
17 43 (0.68%) Argo
18 32 (0.51%) Mesos
19 31 (0.49%) Nagios
20 30 (0.48%) Graylog
Vendors
1 772 (12.25%) Google
2 202 (3.20%) Splunk
3 191 (3.03%) Microsoft
4 132 (2.09%) New Relic
5 126 (2.00%) Oracle
6 89 (1.41%) Facebook
7 84 (1.33%) VMware
8 72 (1.14%) Funding Circle
9 57 (0.90%) Palantir
10 56 (0.89%) Foundry
11 46 (0.73%) Cadence
12 44 (0.70%) IBM
12 44 (0.70%) SaltStack
13 37 (0.59%) Hitachi
14 36 (0.57%) Apple
14 36 (0.57%) F5
14 36 (0.57%) Red Hat
14 36 (0.57%) WorldPay
15 33 (0.52%) PagerDuty
16 31 (0.49%) Salesforce.com