Period
to

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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Go (Golang)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 74 113 128
Rank change year-on-year +39 +15 +41
Permanent jobs citing Go 3,221 947 228
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 4.51% 3.00% 2.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.56% 4.88% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,765 733 203
10th Percentile £52,500 £37,750 £42,500
25th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £80,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £98,750 £99,500
UK median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% -

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 42,613 19,421 5,963
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 59.67% 61.56% 64.50%
Number of salaries quoted 23,870 16,145 5,227
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £46,250 £41,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
75th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.64% - +4.76%

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 23 May 2022.

Go salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, Go job roles required the following 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 1,877 (58.27%) Kubernetes
2 1,835 (56.97%) Docker
3 1,666 (51.72%) AWS
4 1,534 (47.62%) Python
5 1,292 (40.11%) DevOps
6 1,277 (39.65%) Agile
7 1,254 (38.93%) Software Engineering
8 1,241 (38.53%) Java
9 889 (27.60%) Finance
10 870 (27.01%) JavaScript
11 820 (25.46%) CI/CD
12 728 (22.60%) React
13 699 (21.70%) Node.js
14 698 (21.67%) Terraform
15 674 (20.93%) Microservices
16 672 (20.86%) SaaS
17 622 (19.31%) Linux
18 581 (18.04%) GCP
19 527 (16.36%) PHP
20 522 (16.21%) Games
21 508 (15.77%) Ruby
22 498 (15.46%) Coaching
23 493 (15.31%) Azure
24 487 (15.12%) Full Stack Development
25 484 (15.03%) Social Skills
26 480 (14.90%) SQL
27 477 (14.81%) Virtual Team
28 473 (14.68%) Greenfield Project
29 464 (14.41%) TypeScript
30 435 (13.51%) Kafka

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
1 125 (3.88%) Elasticsearch
2 65 (2.02%) Apache
3 61 (1.89%) Ethereum
4 59 (1.83%) Confluence
5 57 (1.77%) Apache Airflow
6 48 (1.49%) nginx
7 33 (1.02%) Apache Solr
8 30 (0.93%) OpenStack
9 27 (0.84%) Jetty
10 23 (0.71%) Cloud Foundry
11 16 (0.50%) Hyperledger
12 14 (0.43%) Apache Spark
13 9 (0.28%) Drupal
13 9 (0.28%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.19%) CMS
14 6 (0.19%) IIS
14 6 (0.19%) WildFly
15 4 (0.12%) Tomcat
16 3 (0.093%) WordPress
17 2 (0.062%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (0.19%) Sketch
2 2 (0.062%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (0.47%) R3 Corda
2 12 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
3 10 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
3 10 (0.31%) Shopify
4 9 (0.28%) Summit
5 3 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.093%) SAP Hybris
6 2 (0.062%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1,666 (51.72%) AWS
2 672 (20.86%) SaaS
3 581 (18.04%) GCP
4 493 (15.31%) Azure
5 427 (13.26%) Serverless
6 310 (9.62%) AWS Lambda
7 244 (7.58%) AWS CloudFormation
8 215 (6.67%) GitHub
9 207 (6.43%) Amazon SQS
10 200 (6.21%) Amazon EC2
11 158 (4.91%) Amazon S3
12 157 (4.87%) AWS Fargate
13 134 (4.16%) Amazon ECS
14 111 (3.45%) Amazon EKS
15 89 (2.76%) Cloudflare
16 82 (2.55%) Datadog
17 77 (2.39%) OpenShift
18 65 (2.02%) Amazon CloudWatch
19 58 (1.80%) Amazon Kinesis
20 53 (1.65%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 147 (4.56%) HTTP
2 122 (3.79%) Internet
3 69 (2.14%) Broadband
4 61 (1.89%) DNS
5 57 (1.77%) SSL
6 43 (1.33%) TCP/IP
7 30 (0.93%) Software-Defined Networking
8 28 (0.87%) Skype
9 27 (0.84%) HTTPS
10 26 (0.81%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
11 25 (0.78%) Firewall
12 21 (0.65%) DSL
13 20 (0.62%) Reverse Proxy
14 13 (0.40%) PPP
14 13 (0.40%) X.509
15 11 (0.34%) VPN
16 8 (0.25%) BIG-IP
16 8 (0.25%) IPsec
16 8 (0.25%) iSCSI
16 8 (0.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 410 (12.73%) PostgreSQL
2 346 (10.74%) MySQL
3 294 (9.13%) NoSQL
4 181 (5.62%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 167 (5.18%) MongoDB
6 165 (5.12%) Redis
7 143 (4.44%) Amazon RDS
8 114 (3.54%) Big Data
8 114 (3.54%) Relational Database
9 64 (1.99%) SQL Server
10 44 (1.37%) MariaDB
11 41 (1.27%) BigQuery
12 37 (1.15%) Amazon Aurora
12 37 (1.15%) RDBMS
13 33 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
14 32 (0.99%) Electronic Patient Records
15 31 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (0.87%) HBase
17 26 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
17 26 (0.81%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 397 (12.33%) Git (software)
2 391 (12.14%) Jenkins
3 181 (5.62%) GitLab
4 87 (2.70%) JIRA
5 72 (2.24%) webpack
6 67 (2.08%) Gradle
6 67 (2.08%) Maven
7 54 (1.68%) CircleCI
8 48 (1.49%) Cypress.io
9 47 (1.46%) Cucumber
10 45 (1.40%) Mockito
10 45 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
11 44 (1.37%) TeamCity
12 43 (1.33%) Bitbucket
13 41 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
14 39 (1.21%) Travis CI
15 31 (0.96%) Postman
16 30 (0.93%) JUnit
17 28 (0.87%) Selenium
18 27 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 889 (27.60%) Finance
2 522 (16.21%) Games
3 484 (15.03%) Social Skills
4 220 (6.83%) Banking
5 188 (5.84%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 153 (4.75%) Marketing
7 129 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
8 110 (3.42%) Retail
9 72 (2.24%) Advertising
10 61 (1.89%) Law
11 53 (1.65%) Legal
12 32 (0.99%) Financial Institution
13 30 (0.93%) Aerospace
14 28 (0.87%) Electronics
14 28 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (0.87%) Retail Finance
15 27 (0.84%) Public Sector
16 26 (0.81%) Presentation Skills
17 24 (0.75%) Organisational Skills
18 23 (0.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,336 (41.48%) Developer
2 698 (21.67%) Software Engineer
3 388 (12.05%) DevOps Engineer
4 384 (11.92%) Senior Developer
5 252 (7.82%) Senior Software Engineer
6 193 (5.99%) Java Developer
7 169 (5.25%) PHP Developer
8 155 (4.81%) Site Reliability Engineer
9 142 (4.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 135 (4.19%) Cloud Engineer
10 135 (4.19%) Site Engineer
11 116 (3.60%) Senior DevOps
12 114 (3.54%) Senior DevOps Engineer
13 94 (2.92%) AWS Engineer
14 84 (2.61%) Engineering Manager
15 68 (2.11%) Security Engineer
16 63 (1.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 62 (1.92%) Backend Developer
18 61 (1.89%) Python Developer
19 53 (1.65%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 728 (22.60%) React
2 699 (21.70%) Node.js
3 435 (13.51%) Kafka
4 324 (10.06%) AngularJS
5 266 (8.26%) CSS
6 240 (7.45%) HTML
7 222 (6.89%) .NET
7 222 (6.89%) RESTful
8 219 (6.80%) GraphQL
9 211 (6.55%) gRPC
10 197 (6.12%) Laravel
11 181 (5.62%) REST
12 173 (5.37%) Spring
13 130 (4.04%) Ruby on Rails
14 127 (3.94%) RabbitMQ
14 127 (3.94%) Vue.js
15 122 (3.79%) React Native
16 106 (3.29%) Protocol Buffers
17 93 (2.89%) Spring Boot
18 85 (2.64%) web3js
Miscellaneous
1 477 (14.81%) Virtual Team
2 473 (14.68%) Greenfield Project
3 294 (9.13%) Cloud Native
4 169 (5.25%) User Experience
5 167 (5.18%) Data Structures
6 159 (4.94%) Algorithms
7 149 (4.63%) Blockchain
8 116 (3.60%) Mobile App
9 95 (2.95%) Public Cloud
10 93 (2.89%) Mobile Payment
11 89 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
12 88 (2.73%) Web3
13 82 (2.55%) Blog
14 70 (2.17%) Social Network
15 63 (1.96%) Cyberattack
16 59 (1.83%) Data Centre
17 52 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
18 48 (1.49%) Cyber Defence
19 45 (1.40%) Legacy Systems
20 42 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 622 (19.31%) Linux
2 205 (6.36%) Unix
3 128 (3.97%) Windows
4 73 (2.27%) Android
5 50 (1.55%) Apple iOS
6 32 (0.99%) Mac OS X
7 23 (0.71%) Windows Server
8 22 (0.68%) Mesosphere
9 19 (0.59%) Debian
10 15 (0.47%) Mac OS
11 11 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 10 (0.31%) CentOS
13 6 (0.19%) Alpine Linux
13 6 (0.19%) OpenWrt
13 6 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.062%) Amazon Linux
14 2 (0.062%) SUSE
15 1 (0.031%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.031%) FreeRTOS
15 1 (0.031%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,292 (40.11%) DevOps
2 1,277 (39.65%) Agile
3 1,254 (38.93%) Software Engineering
4 820 (25.46%) CI/CD
5 674 (20.93%) Microservices
6 498 (15.46%) Coaching
7 487 (15.12%) Full Stack Development
8 423 (13.13%) Scrum
9 406 (12.60%) Infrastructure as Code
10 383 (11.89%) Open Source
11 301 (9.34%) Problem-Solving
12 298 (9.25%) Mentoring
13 292 (9.07%) TDD
14 274 (8.51%) Continuous Integration
15 249 (7.73%) Continuous Delivery
16 248 (7.70%) Site Reliability Engineering
17 244 (7.58%) Test Automation
18 239 (7.42%) Fintech
19 202 (6.27%) Collaborative Working
20 193 (5.99%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,534 (47.62%) Python
2 1,241 (38.53%) Java
3 870 (27.01%) JavaScript
4 527 (16.36%) PHP
5 508 (15.77%) Ruby
6 480 (14.90%) SQL
7 464 (14.41%) TypeScript
8 291 (9.03%) Kotlin
9 287 (8.91%) C#
10 263 (8.17%) Bash
11 245 (7.61%) C++
12 209 (6.49%) Scala
13 150 (4.66%) Rust
14 137 (4.25%) C
15 111 (3.45%) PowerShell
16 107 (3.32%) ES6
17 97 (3.01%) Clojure
18 84 (2.61%) Elixir
19 69 (2.14%) Groovy
20 67 (2.08%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 150 (4.66%) Degree
2 116 (3.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 111 (3.45%) Security Cleared
4 90 (2.79%) SC Cleared
5 57 (1.77%) AWS Certification
6 42 (1.30%) Master's Degree
7 12 (0.37%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.19%) PhD
9 5 (0.16%) CREST Certified
9 5 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.12%) OSCP
10 4 (0.12%) SANS
11 3 (0.093%) CEH
11 3 (0.093%) MCSE
11 3 (0.093%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (0.093%) RHCE
12 2 (0.062%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.062%) CISSP
12 2 (0.062%) GCIA
12 2 (0.062%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (3.66%) QA
2 54 (1.68%) Accessibility
3 12 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.22%) NIST
4 7 (0.22%) WAI
5 6 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.16%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.031%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.031%) GDPR
7 1 (0.031%) SLA
7 1 (0.031%) WCAG
System Software
1 1,835 (56.97%) Docker
2 29 (0.90%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.47%) KVM
4 15 (0.47%) Xen
5 8 (0.25%) iptables
5 8 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (0.25%) vSphere
6 3 (0.093%) HDFS
6 3 (0.093%) LXC
7 2 (0.062%) Ceph
7 2 (0.062%) flannel
7 2 (0.062%) Gluster
7 2 (0.062%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.031%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 1 (0.031%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1,877 (58.27%) Kubernetes
2 698 (21.67%) Terraform
3 269 (8.35%) Ansible
4 192 (5.96%) Grafana
5 150 (4.66%) Prometheus
6 124 (3.85%) Puppet
7 119 (3.69%) Opscode Chef
8 54 (1.68%) Istio
9 46 (1.43%) Packer
10 44 (1.37%) Docker Swarm
11 38 (1.18%) Consul
12 37 (1.15%) Graphite
13 22 (0.68%) Graylog
14 21 (0.65%) Nagios
14 21 (0.65%) StatsD
15 18 (0.56%) Automic
16 17 (0.53%) ZABBIX
17 16 (0.50%) Kibana
17 16 (0.50%) Mesos
18 13 (0.40%) Kiali
Vendors
1 337 (10.46%) Google
2 99 (3.07%) Oracle
3 95 (2.95%) Microsoft
4 87 (2.70%) New Relic
5 63 (1.96%) Splunk
6 44 (1.37%) Cadence
7 42 (1.30%) VMware
8 28 (0.87%) WorldPay
9 26 (0.81%) IBM
9 26 (0.81%) PagerDuty
10 25 (0.78%) Twitter
11 22 (0.68%) SAP
12 20 (0.62%) SaltStack
13 18 (0.56%) Apple
13 18 (0.56%) Hitachi
14 17 (0.53%) MuleSoft
15 16 (0.50%) Teradata
16 15 (0.47%) ConsenSys
17 13 (0.40%) ServiceNow
17 13 (0.40%) Talend