Period
to 6 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 6 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > Wales
6 months to
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 88 118
Rank change year-on-year -2 +30 +23
Permanent jobs citing Go 21 28 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 1.47% 1.64% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.62% 3.07% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8 27 12
Median annual salary £30,000 £33,811 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.27% +4.03% +20.37%
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £37,636 £40,500 £66,500
UK median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% -

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 802 912 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 56.16% 53.55% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 679 795 810
Median annual salary £42,178 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.45% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £56,500 £55,600 £54,844
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% +5.26%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in Wales

Go
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Go in Wales

Go
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Go within the Wales region over the 6 months to 6 June 2020. 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
South Wales +2 21 £30,000 -11.27% 4
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Go.

1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) Python
3 12 (57.14%) Node.js
4 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
5 10 (47.62%) Web Services
5 10 (47.62%) AWS
6 9 (42.86%) Spring
6 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
7 8 (38.10%) Ruby
7 8 (38.10%) SQL
7 8 (38.10%) C#
7 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
8 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
8 7 (33.33%) R
8 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
8 7 (33.33%) Apache Spark
8 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
9 6 (28.57%) Spring Boot
9 6 (28.57%) Docker
9 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
9 6 (28.57%) Java 8
10 5 (23.81%) Insurtech
10 5 (23.81%) Performance Optimisation
10 5 (23.81%) Dropwizard
10 5 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
10 5 (23.81%) REST
10 5 (23.81%) SDLC
10 5 (23.81%) API Development
10 5 (23.81%) JUnit

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 7 (33.33%) Apache Spark
1 7 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 4 (19.05%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 10 (47.62%) AWS
2 3 (14.29%) Serverless
3 1 (4.76%) Azure
3 1 (4.76%) GCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) MongoDB
2 7 (33.33%) Hadoop
2 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Mocha
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Cypress.io
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
General
1 2 (9.52%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) Java Developer
3 8 (38.10%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Java Software Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) Junior
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (57.14%) Node.js
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
3 9 (42.86%) Spring
4 6 (28.57%) Spring Boot
5 5 (23.81%) Dropwizard
5 5 (23.81%) REST
5 5 (23.81%) SOAP
6 4 (19.05%) GraphQL
7 3 (14.29%) HTML
7 3 (14.29%) JSON
7 3 (14.29%) Kafka
7 3 (14.29%) React Native
7 3 (14.29%) RESTful
8 2 (9.52%) Jest
9 1 (4.76%) .NET
9 1 (4.76%) AngularJS
9 1 (4.76%) Apache Flex
9 1 (4.76%) Elastic Stack
9 1 (4.76%) React
9 1 (4.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
1 1 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 5 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (23.81%) API Development
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Deployment
3 5 (23.81%) Insurtech
3 5 (23.81%) Performance Optimisation
3 5 (23.81%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
4 2 (9.52%) Microservices
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 1 (4.76%) BDD
5 1 (4.76%) Fintech
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
5 1 (4.76%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) Java
2 13 (61.90%) Python
3 11 (52.38%) JavaScript
4 8 (38.10%) C#
4 8 (38.10%) Ruby
4 8 (38.10%) SQL
5 7 (33.33%) R
6 6 (28.57%) Java 8
7 1 (4.76%) C++
7 1 (4.76%) Perl
7 1 (4.76%) PHP
7 1 (4.76%) Scala
System Software
1 6 (28.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Google