Period
to 4 December 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 72 105 139
Rank change year-on-year +33 +34 +37
Permanent jobs citing Go 1,184 271 171
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.06% 3.14% 2.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.20% 4.95% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 972 248 162
10th Percentile £50,000 £41,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £62,500 £48,750 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £64,867 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.33% -7.33% -
75th Percentile £105,000 £77,500 £87,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £92,500 £105,000
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.24%

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 WFH option and a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 16,450 5,472 4,683
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 56.45% 63.32% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13,376 4,988 4,192
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,000 £33,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £71,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £83,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Go
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Go as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Go trend for jobs with a WFH option

Go
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Go.

Go salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Go
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Go over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Go salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, Go job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Go.

1 603 (50.93%) Docker
2 498 (42.06%) Kubernetes
3 440 (37.16%) DevOps
4 439 (37.08%) AWS
5 433 (36.57%) Software Engineering
6 408 (34.46%) Greenfield Project
7 404 (34.12%) Python
8 358 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
9 316 (26.69%) Java
10 292 (24.66%) PHP
11 272 (22.97%) Terraform
12 261 (22.04%) JavaScript
13 259 (21.88%) Finance
14 238 (20.10%) Microservices
15 231 (19.51%) Fintech
16 210 (17.74%) Node.js
17 176 (14.86%) React
18 175 (14.78%) Virtual Team
19 174 (14.70%) Technology Roadmap
19 174 (14.70%) Project Delivery
20 172 (14.53%) Product Roadmap
21 169 (14.27%) Technical Architecture
22 162 (13.68%) Games
22 162 (13.68%) SaaS
23 158 (13.34%) C#
24 157 (13.26%) Azure
25 150 (12.67%) GCP
26 140 (11.82%) Coaching
27 130 (10.98%) Git (software)
28 123 (10.39%) Linux

Go
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 58 (4.90%) Elasticsearch
2 25 (2.11%) Confluence
3 9 (0.76%) Apache
4 8 (0.68%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.34%) nginx
6 3 (0.25%) Ethereum
6 3 (0.25%) IIS
7 2 (0.17%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (0.17%) CMS
7 2 (0.17%) Hyperledger
7 2 (0.17%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.084%) Headless CMS
8 1 (0.084%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (0.42%) Figma
3 1 (0.084%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 13 (1.10%) Summit
2 2 (0.17%) Magento
2 2 (0.17%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 439 (37.08%) AWS
2 162 (13.68%) SaaS
3 157 (13.26%) Azure
4 150 (12.67%) GCP
5 96 (8.11%) Serverless
6 63 (5.32%) AWS Lambda
7 48 (4.05%) GitHub
8 42 (3.55%) Amazon EC2
9 40 (3.38%) PaaS
10 34 (2.87%) AWS CloudFormation
11 30 (2.53%) Amazon SQS
12 27 (2.28%) Amazon S3
13 23 (1.94%) IBM Cloud
14 22 (1.86%) Amazon Kinesis
15 17 (1.44%) IaaS
16 16 (1.35%) AWS Fargate
17 15 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
18 14 (1.18%) OpenShift
18 14 (1.18%) Route 53
19 13 (1.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (3.29%) HTTP
2 36 (3.04%) Broadband
3 33 (2.79%) Internet
4 14 (1.18%) IPv6
4 14 (1.18%) RTSP
4 14 (1.18%) UPnP
5 11 (0.93%) SSH
6 10 (0.84%) HTTPS
7 9 (0.76%) TCP/IP
8 8 (0.68%) DNS
8 8 (0.68%) Multicast
9 6 (0.51%) Firewall
10 5 (0.42%) Network Security
11 4 (0.34%) DHCP
11 4 (0.34%) tcpdump
11 4 (0.34%) VLAN
12 3 (0.25%) 5G
12 3 (0.25%) VPN
13 2 (0.17%) SSL
14 1 (0.084%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (8.36%) MySQL
2 96 (8.11%) NoSQL
3 95 (8.02%) PostgreSQL
4 73 (6.17%) MongoDB
5 71 (6.00%) SQL Server
6 51 (4.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 42 (3.55%) Redis
8 30 (2.53%) Big Data
8 30 (2.53%) Relational Database
9 23 (1.94%) Blockchain
10 21 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
10 21 (1.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 14 (1.18%) Data Lake
12 13 (1.10%) BigQuery
13 11 (0.93%) OLAP
14 7 (0.59%) Hadoop
15 6 (0.51%) Bigtable
16 5 (0.42%) Amazon Redshift
16 5 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
16 5 (0.42%) Redshift Spectrum
Development Applications
1 130 (10.98%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.98%) Jenkins
3 36 (3.04%) GitLab
4 33 (2.79%) JIRA
5 21 (1.77%) Maven
6 19 (1.60%) Gradle
7 16 (1.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 14 (1.18%) Bitbucket
9 12 (1.01%) Cucumber
10 11 (0.93%) Selenium
11 9 (0.76%) TeamCity
11 9 (0.76%) Tricentis qTest
12 7 (0.59%) CircleCI
12 7 (0.59%) GCC
12 7 (0.59%) GDB
12 7 (0.59%) Subversion
13 6 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
14 4 (0.34%) Browser DevTools
14 4 (0.34%) Spinnaker
15 3 (0.25%) GoCD
General
1 259 (21.88%) Finance
2 162 (13.68%) Games
3 123 (10.39%) Social Skills
4 54 (4.56%) Retail
5 42 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
6 34 (2.87%) Marketing
7 19 (1.60%) Military
8 12 (1.01%) Banking
9 11 (0.93%) Law
10 10 (0.84%) Legal
11 9 (0.76%) Public Sector
12 7 (0.59%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.42%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 4 (0.34%) Advertising
14 4 (0.34%) Automotive
14 4 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
14 4 (0.34%) Organisational Skills
14 4 (0.34%) Telecoms
15 2 (0.17%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 721 (60.90%) Developer
2 202 (17.06%) PHP Developer
3 121 (10.22%) Principal Developer
4 116 (9.80%) Software Engineer
5 112 (9.46%) Senior Developer
6 103 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
7 82 (6.93%) Lead Developer
8 73 (6.17%) AWS Engineer
9 66 (5.57%) Software Developer
10 58 (4.90%) Team Leader
11 55 (4.65%) Python Developer
12 50 (4.22%) AWS DevOps
12 50 (4.22%) AWS DevOps Engineer
12 50 (4.22%) Site Reliability Engineer
13 48 (4.05%) Lead PHP Developer
13 48 (4.05%) PHP Team Leader
14 46 (3.89%) React Developer
14 46 (3.89%) Senior Software Engineer
15 44 (3.72%) Senior DevOps
15 44 (3.72%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (17.74%) Node.js
2 176 (14.86%) React
3 87 (7.35%) REST
4 80 (6.76%) Kafka
5 69 (5.83%) AngularJS
6 59 (4.98%) .NET
7 53 (4.48%) GraphQL
7 53 (4.48%) HTML
8 45 (3.80%) Vue.js
9 44 (3.72%) Spring
10 43 (3.63%) jQuery
11 40 (3.38%) CSS
12 34 (2.87%) Symfony
13 33 (2.79%) Laravel
14 30 (2.53%) React Native
15 28 (2.36%) JSON
15 28 (2.36%) RESTful
16 27 (2.28%) Elastic Stack
16 27 (2.28%) Hibernate
17 24 (2.03%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 408 (34.46%) Greenfield Project
2 175 (14.78%) Virtual Team
3 47 (3.97%) User Experience
4 46 (3.89%) Algorithms
5 42 (3.55%) Cloud Native
6 27 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
7 25 (2.11%) Mobile App
8 18 (1.52%) Public Cloud
9 17 (1.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 16 (1.35%) Cyberattack
10 16 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
11 15 (1.27%) Data Centre
12 14 (1.18%) Blog
12 14 (1.18%) Video\Live Streaming
13 13 (1.10%) Renewable Energy
14 10 (0.84%) Data Structures
15 7 (0.59%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (0.59%) Internet of Things
15 7 (0.59%) Linux Command Line
15 7 (0.59%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 123 (10.39%) Linux
2 37 (3.13%) Windows
3 28 (2.36%) Unix
4 11 (0.93%) CentOS
5 8 (0.68%) Android
5 8 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.34%) Debian
8 3 (0.25%) Alpine Linux
8 3 (0.25%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.25%) SUSE
8 3 (0.25%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.25%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.25%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.25%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.084%) Mesosphere
9 1 (0.084%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 440 (37.16%) DevOps
2 433 (36.57%) Software Engineering
3 358 (30.24%) Agile Software Development
4 238 (20.10%) Microservices
5 231 (19.51%) Fintech
6 174 (14.70%) Project Delivery
6 174 (14.70%) Technology Roadmap
7 172 (14.53%) Product Roadmap
8 169 (14.27%) Technical Architecture
9 140 (11.82%) Coaching
10 119 (10.05%) Mentoring
11 113 (9.54%) Full Stack Development
12 99 (8.36%) Problem-Solving
13 74 (6.25%) Test Automation
14 71 (6.00%) Site Reliability Engineering
15 68 (5.74%) OOP
16 63 (5.32%) Infrastructure as Code
17 59 (4.98%) Open Source
18 52 (4.39%) Analytics
19 49 (4.14%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 404 (34.12%) Python
2 316 (26.69%) Java
3 292 (24.66%) PHP
4 261 (22.04%) JavaScript
5 158 (13.34%) C#
6 107 (9.04%) Ruby
7 106 (8.95%) TypeScript
8 84 (7.09%) SQL
9 79 (6.67%) C++
10 61 (5.15%) Rust
11 53 (4.48%) Bash Shell
12 50 (4.22%) Kotlin
13 44 (3.72%) Scala
14 34 (2.87%) C
15 29 (2.45%) ES6
16 26 (2.20%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.94%) Clojure
18 22 (1.86%) Elixir
18 22 (1.86%) Groovy
19 12 (1.01%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (3.46%) Degree
2 22 (1.86%) Security Cleared
3 21 (1.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 19 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 14 (1.18%) AWS Certification
6 9 (0.76%) CISSP
7 6 (0.51%) OSCP
8 5 (0.42%) CEH
9 4 (0.34%) CISM
9 4 (0.34%) GCFE
9 4 (0.34%) GIAC
9 4 (0.34%) GISP
9 4 (0.34%) GPEN
9 4 (0.34%) GSEC
9 4 (0.34%) SANS
10 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.17%) PhD
11 1 (0.084%) RHCE
11 1 (0.084%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.20%) Accessibility
2 10 (0.84%) QA
3 3 (0.25%) SLA
4 1 (0.084%) GDPR
4 1 (0.084%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.084%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 603 (50.93%) Docker
2 11 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.42%) vSphere
5 4 (0.34%) NFS
5 4 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 498 (42.06%) Kubernetes
2 272 (22.97%) Terraform
3 72 (6.08%) Grafana
4 54 (4.56%) Ansible
5 44 (3.72%) Prometheus
6 26 (2.20%) Kibana
7 24 (2.03%) Puppet
8 13 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (0.68%) Salt
10 7 (0.59%) Istio
10 7 (0.59%) Knative
11 6 (0.51%) Kustomize
11 6 (0.51%) Packer
12 4 (0.34%) QRadar
12 4 (0.34%) vCenter Server
13 2 (0.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 2 (0.17%) Consul
13 2 (0.17%) Docker Swarm
13 2 (0.17%) HAProxy
13 2 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 67 (5.66%) Google
2 38 (3.21%) Oracle
3 33 (2.79%) Zend
4 29 (2.45%) IBM
5 15 (1.27%) SAP
6 13 (1.10%) Bloomberg
6 13 (1.10%) HubSpot
7 12 (1.01%) New Relic
8 9 (0.76%) Microsoft
8 9 (0.76%) Red Hat
9 8 (0.68%) Splunk
10 6 (0.51%) VMware
11 4 (0.34%) Qubit
12 3 (0.25%) Dell
12 3 (0.25%) Facebook
12 3 (0.25%) ServiceNow
12 3 (0.25%) YouTube
13 2 (0.17%) Atlassian
13 2 (0.17%) BT
13 2 (0.17%) Twitter