Period
to 24 November 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 431 514 907
Rank change year-on-year +83 +393 +233
Permanent jobs citing Go 1282 944 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.50% 0.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.29% 0.94% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1137 810 387
UK median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +8.33% +20.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,700 £60,000 £48,250
% change year-on-year -12.17% +24.35% +20.63%

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 99503 100190 113234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.24% 52.95% 51.76%
Number of salaries quoted 81950 86403 96877
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,551 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +94 1233 £62,500 -3.85% 133
London +58 785 £67,500 +3.85% 95
UK excluding London +188 473 £52,700 -12.17% 38
South East +131 183 £57,500 -11.54% 2
North of England +107 137 £53,250 +18.33% 19
North West +43 86 £54,500 +3.81% 12
South West +20 64 £42,500 -32.00% 5
Yorkshire +48 43 £52,500 +31.25% 7
East of England +37 33 £58,750 -24.19% 5
Midlands +17 30 £40,000 -20.00% 7
West Midlands +8 26 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Wales +37 23 £36,375 -54.53%
North East +12 8 £40,000 +17.65%
East Midlands +24 4 £47,500 -20.83% 3
Scotland -10 3 £67,500 +92.86%

For the 6 months to 24 November 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.

1 775 (60.45%) Python
2 718 (56.01%) Java
3 629 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
4 572 (44.62%) DevOps
5 547 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
6 499 (38.92%) Docker
7 451 (35.18%) Ruby
8 430 (33.54%) Linux
9 400 (31.20%) JavaScript
10 389 (30.34%) Software Engineering
11 344 (26.83%) Node.js
12 306 (23.87%) Microservices
13 304 (23.71%) Kubernetes
14 301 (23.48%) Ansible
15 290 (22.62%) Open Source
16 289 (22.54%) TDD
17 276 (21.53%) Puppet
18 273 (21.29%) NoSQL
19 263 (20.51%) Scala
19 263 (20.51%) Finance
20 253 (19.73%) Jenkins
21 236 (18.41%) Opscode Chef
21 236 (18.41%) MySQL
22 220 (17.16%) C++
23 215 (16.77%) Git (software)
24 205 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
25 204 (15.91%) PHP
25 204 (15.91%) React
26 202 (15.76%) Terraform
27 196 (15.29%) 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
1 129 (10.06%) Apache Spark
2 114 (8.89%) Elasticsearch
3 88 (6.86%) OpenStack
4 55 (4.29%) Tomcat
5 52 (4.06%) Apache
6 44 (3.43%) Ethereum
7 41 (3.20%) Hyperledger
8 39 (3.04%) nginx
9 36 (2.81%) Apache Solr
10 28 (2.18%) WebLogic
11 26 (2.03%) Jetty
12 23 (1.79%) JBoss
12 23 (1.79%) WebSphere
13 22 (1.72%) eris
14 18 (1.40%) SharePoint
15 16 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
15 16 (1.25%) Confluence
16 11 (0.86%) Drupal
16 11 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
17 10 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (0.39%) HipChat
2 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.31%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (0.31%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
1 4 (0.31%) Workday HCM
2 3 (0.23%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 547 (42.67%) Amazon AWS
2 185 (14.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 155 (12.09%) Google Cloud Platform
4 108 (8.42%) SaaS
5 72 (5.62%) GitHub
6 56 (4.37%) PaaS
7 45 (3.51%) IaaS
8 44 (3.43%) AWS CloudFormation
9 33 (2.57%) Amazon EC2
10 32 (2.50%) Serverless
11 30 (2.34%) AWS Lambda
12 29 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
13 27 (2.11%) Amazon S3
13 27 (2.11%) OpenShift
14 25 (1.95%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 20 (1.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 19 (1.48%) Sumo Logic
17 18 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
18 16 (1.25%) Amazon SQS
19 15 (1.17%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 80 (6.24%) HTTP
2 48 (3.74%) TCP/IP
3 38 (2.96%) Internet
4 33 (2.57%) DNS
5 27 (2.11%) Firewall
6 19 (1.48%) Network Security
7 17 (1.33%) VPN
8 13 (1.01%) ICMP
9 9 (0.70%) SSL
10 8 (0.62%) Wireless
11 6 (0.47%) Broadband
11 6 (0.47%) X.509
12 5 (0.39%) BGP
12 5 (0.39%) DHCP
12 5 (0.39%) SMTP
12 5 (0.39%) VSAN
13 3 (0.23%) HTTPS
13 3 (0.23%) IPv4
13 3 (0.23%) IPv6
13 3 (0.23%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (21.29%) NoSQL
2 236 (18.41%) MySQL
3 196 (15.29%) PostgreSQL
4 194 (15.13%) Big Data
5 187 (14.59%) MongoDB
6 154 (12.01%) Redis
7 153 (11.93%) Hadoop
8 151 (11.78%) Relational Database
9 132 (10.30%) Apache Cassandra
10 85 (6.63%) SQL Server
11 70 (5.46%) Blockchain
12 50 (3.90%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 48 (3.74%) Riak
14 44 (3.43%) RDBMS
15 34 (2.65%) Amazon RDS
16 26 (2.03%) InfluxDB
16 26 (2.03%) Neo4j
17 20 (1.56%) Couchbase
18 18 (1.40%) Apache Hive
18 18 (1.40%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 253 (19.73%) Jenkins
2 215 (16.77%) Git (software)
3 52 (4.06%) JIRA
4 51 (3.98%) Maven
5 37 (2.89%) Vagrant
6 35 (2.73%) Selenium
7 32 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 27 (2.11%) Ant
9 25 (1.95%) Gradle
10 24 (1.87%) Subversion
11 21 (1.64%) Mocha
12 19 (1.48%) Hudson
13 17 (1.33%) GitLab
13 17 (1.33%) Grunt
13 17 (1.33%) webpack
14 16 (1.25%) Cucumber
15 15 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
16 14 (1.09%) Artifactory
16 14 (1.09%) Travis CI
17 13 (1.01%) TeamCity
General
1 263 (20.51%) Finance
2 104 (8.11%) Marketing
3 93 (7.25%) Telecoms
4 92 (7.18%) Manufacturing
5 76 (5.93%) Electronics
6 67 (5.23%) Retail
7 45 (3.51%) Publishing
8 32 (2.50%) Games
9 28 (2.18%) Legal
10 25 (1.95%) Banking
11 19 (1.48%) Advertising
12 9 (0.70%) Law
12 9 (0.70%) Online Betting
13 8 (0.62%) Aerospace
13 8 (0.62%) Financial Institution
14 5 (0.39%) French Language
14 5 (0.39%) Multimedia
15 4 (0.31%) Investment Banking
16 3 (0.23%) Hindi Language
16 3 (0.23%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 534 (41.65%) Developer
2 267 (20.83%) DevOps Engineer
3 172 (13.42%) Software Engineer
4 125 (9.75%) Java Developer
5 109 (8.50%) Software Developer
6 94 (7.33%) Full Stack Developer
7 86 (6.71%) Senior Developer
8 81 (6.32%) Python Developer
9 78 (6.08%) Architect
10 71 (5.54%) Cloud Engineer
11 62 (4.84%) C++ Developer
11 62 (4.84%) JavaScript Developer
12 56 (4.37%) AWS Engineer
13 55 (4.29%) Java Engineer
14 49 (3.82%) PHP Developer
15 44 (3.43%) Senior DevOps
16 42 (3.28%) Java Software Engineer
16 42 (3.28%) Node.js Developer
17 38 (2.96%) Linux Engineer
17 38 (2.96%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 344 (26.83%) Node.js
2 204 (15.91%) React
3 175 (13.65%) CSS
4 162 (12.64%) AngularJS
5 146 (11.39%) HTML
6 114 (8.89%) .NET
7 106 (8.27%) REST
8 103 (8.03%) Web Services
9 93 (7.25%) Kafka
10 87 (6.79%) RabbitMQ
10 87 (6.79%) RESTful
11 85 (6.63%) CSS3
12 74 (5.77%) Spring
13 71 (5.54%) Ruby on Rails
14 67 (5.23%) Django
15 66 (5.15%) Elastic Stack
15 66 (5.15%) HTML5
16 51 (3.98%) jQuery
17 36 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 34 (2.65%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 154 (12.01%) Computer Science
2 129 (10.06%) Fintech
3 80 (6.24%) Public Cloud
4 78 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
5 61 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
6 48 (3.74%) Client/Server
7 47 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
8 45 (3.51%) Data Structures
9 38 (2.96%) Mobile App
10 34 (2.65%) Data Centre
10 34 (2.65%) Linux Command Line
11 30 (2.34%) Algorithms
11 30 (2.34%) User Experience
12 21 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
13 17 (1.33%) Cloud Native
14 14 (1.09%) Hybrid Cloud
15 12 (0.94%) Hedge funds
16 11 (0.86%) BBC
16 11 (0.86%) Replication
16 11 (0.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 430 (33.54%) Linux
2 94 (7.33%) Unix
3 87 (6.79%) Windows
4 59 (4.60%) Ubuntu
5 45 (3.51%) CentOS
6 42 (3.28%) Android
7 37 (2.89%) Apple iOS
8 25 (1.95%) CoreOS
9 19 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.94%) Debian
11 6 (0.47%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.31%) DC/OS
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 10
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.31%) Windows Server
13 2 (0.16%) Fedora
13 2 (0.16%) FreeBSD
13 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.078%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 629 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 572 (44.62%) DevOps
3 389 (30.34%) Software Engineering
4 306 (23.87%) Microservices
5 290 (22.62%) Open Source
6 289 (22.54%) TDD
7 205 (15.99%) Continuous Integration
8 154 (12.01%) Configuration Management
9 152 (11.86%) BDD
10 146 (11.39%) Scrum
11 143 (11.15%) Machine Learning
12 135 (10.53%) Continuous Delivery
13 114 (8.89%) Web Development
14 110 (8.58%) Mentoring
15 105 (8.19%) Test Automation
16 104 (8.11%) OO
17 85 (6.63%) Digital Marketing
18 82 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
19 76 (5.93%) Programme Management
20 73 (5.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 775 (60.45%) Python
2 718 (56.01%) Java
3 451 (35.18%) Ruby
4 400 (31.20%) JavaScript
5 263 (20.51%) Scala
6 220 (17.16%) C++
7 204 (15.91%) PHP
8 181 (14.12%) SQL
9 171 (13.34%) C#
10 140 (10.92%) Bash Shell
11 123 (9.59%) C
12 86 (6.71%) Shell Script
13 79 (6.16%) Clojure
14 66 (5.15%) Haskell
15 54 (4.21%) Perl
16 44 (3.43%) Erlang
17 37 (2.89%) Elixir
17 37 (2.89%) R
18 33 (2.57%) ES6
18 33 (2.57%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 166 (12.95%) Degree
2 74 (5.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 45 (3.51%) Master's Degree
4 19 (1.48%) PhD
5 16 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 15 (1.17%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.23%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.078%) RHCE
8 1 (0.078%) RHCSA
8 1 (0.078%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (3.98%) QA
2 42 (3.28%) GCP
3 8 (0.62%) Disclosure Scotland
4 5 (0.39%) Web Application Security Consortium
5 3 (0.23%) WCAG
6 2 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.16%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.078%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.078%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.078%) SLA
System Software
1 499 (38.92%) Docker
2 30 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.64%) vSphere
4 13 (1.01%) etcd
5 10 (0.78%) LXC
6 8 (0.62%) Ceph
6 8 (0.62%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 7 (0.55%) flannel
7 7 (0.55%) Varnish
7 7 (0.55%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.47%) HDFS
9 5 (0.39%) iptables
9 5 (0.39%) VMware NSX
10 4 (0.31%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.23%) Firmware
11 3 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.23%) Xen
12 2 (0.16%) Active Directory
12 2 (0.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 304 (23.71%) Kubernetes
2 301 (23.48%) Ansible
3 276 (21.53%) Puppet
4 236 (18.41%) Opscode Chef
5 202 (15.76%) Terraform
6 58 (4.52%) Grafana
7 55 (4.29%) Mesos
7 55 (4.29%) Salt
8 37 (2.89%) Kibana
9 36 (2.81%) Nagios
10 35 (2.73%) Prometheus
11 33 (2.57%) Packer
12 19 (1.48%) logstash
12 19 (1.48%) ZABBIX
13 16 (1.25%) Consul
13 16 (1.25%) rkt
14 15 (1.17%) HAProxy
15 14 (1.09%) Docker Swarm
16 10 (0.78%) StatsD
17 9 (0.70%) Rancher
Vendors
1 178 (13.88%) Google
2 98 (7.64%) Oracle
3 77 (6.01%) SAP
4 74 (5.77%) Red Hat
5 61 (4.76%) VMware
6 55 (4.29%) Microsoft
7 48 (3.74%) New Relic
8 36 (2.81%) SaltStack
9 28 (2.18%) Splunk
10 24 (1.87%) Atlassian
11 20 (1.56%) Rackspace
12 13 (1.01%) Facebook
13 12 (0.94%) Twitter
14 11 (0.86%) Arqiva
14 11 (0.86%) BT
15 9 (0.70%) ServiceNow
15 9 (0.70%) Xamarin
16 8 (0.62%) TIBCO
17 7 (0.55%) Zend
18 6 (0.47%) Informatica