Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > Wales
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 107 119
Rank change year-on-year +15 +12 +29
Permanent jobs citing Go 35 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.88% 1.19% 0.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 2.20% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 34 25 17
Wales median annual salary £34,656 £55,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.99% +61.76% -57.50%
10th Percentile £30,367 £40,000 £26,542
90th Percentile £51,000 £67,500 £55,349
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.85% - +4.00%

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 963 1,093 885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 51.83% 54.14% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 841 908 825
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £61,250 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%

Go
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Go in Wales

Go
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Go in Wales.

Salary trend for Go in Wales

Go
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Go in Wales over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram 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 15 October 2019. 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 +16 35 £34,656 -36.99% 2
Go
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (80.00%) Java
3 25 (71.43%) MongoDB
4 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
4 22 (62.86%) Kafka
5 21 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
6 17 (48.57%) Spring
7 13 (37.14%) Web Services
7 13 (37.14%) Node.js
7 13 (37.14%) AWS
8 12 (34.29%) JSON
8 12 (34.29%) Python
8 12 (34.29%) Scrum
9 11 (31.43%) Linux
9 11 (31.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (31.43%) Docker
10 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (25.71%) Web Development
11 9 (25.71%) C++
11 9 (25.71%) Front End Development
12 8 (22.86%) DevOps
12 8 (22.86%) Microservices
12 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
13 7 (20.00%) Azure
13 7 (20.00%) Google
13 7 (20.00%) Ansible
14 6 (17.14%) GCP
14 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
14 6 (17.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
14 6 (17.14%) RESTful

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 21 (60.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.86%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) AWS
2 7 (20.00%) Azure
3 6 (17.14%) GCP
4 4 (11.43%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (5.71%) GitHub
6 1 (2.86%) SaaS
6 1 (2.86%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (71.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (11.43%) Neo4j
3 2 (5.71%) InfluxDB
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.71%) Redis
4 1 (2.86%) Big Data
4 1 (2.86%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 3 (8.57%) Jenkins
1 3 (8.57%) JIRA
2 1 (2.86%) Mocha
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
General
1 4 (11.43%) Publishing
2 3 (8.57%) Public Sector
3 2 (5.71%) Local Government
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (60.00%) Developer
2 15 (42.86%) Software Developer
3 6 (17.14%) DevOps Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Junior
3 6 (17.14%) Junior Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Junior Software Developer
4 4 (11.43%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (8.57%) AWS DevOps Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Azure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) DevOps Automation Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 2 (5.71%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (62.86%) Kafka
2 17 (48.57%) Spring
3 13 (37.14%) Node.js
3 13 (37.14%) Web Services
4 12 (34.29%) JSON
5 6 (17.14%) HTML
5 6 (17.14%) RESTful
6 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
6 2 (5.71%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (5.71%) Play Framework
6 2 (5.71%) React Native
7 1 (2.86%) .NET
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.86%) Django
7 1 (2.86%) GraphQL
7 1 (2.86%) Jest
7 1 (2.86%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.71%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 11 (31.43%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) Windows
3 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 2 (5.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (88.57%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (34.29%) Scrum
3 11 (31.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Front End Development
5 9 (25.71%) Web Development
6 8 (22.86%) DevOps
6 8 (22.86%) Microservices
6 8 (22.86%) Test Automation
7 6 (17.14%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 3 (8.57%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (5.71%) BDD
9 2 (5.71%) Continuous Delivery
9 2 (5.71%) Decision-Making
9 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (5.71%) Machine Learning
9 2 (5.71%) Migration
9 2 (5.71%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) Java
2 22 (62.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Python
4 9 (25.71%) C++
5 5 (14.29%) Bash Shell
5 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) AWS Certification
1 1 (2.86%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (2.86%) RHCE
1 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Ansible
2 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
3 5 (14.29%) Mesos
3 5 (14.29%) Terraform
4 4 (11.43%) Kibana
4 4 (11.43%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (11.43%) Puppet
5 2 (5.71%) Grafana
5 2 (5.71%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) Cypress Semiconductor