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Looking for a qualified Golang developer to join your tech team? Here’s some expert guidance on how and where to tap into this talent pool.
Here are some of the most common questions you can expect Golang developers to be able to answer:
Golang overlaps to an extent with the skillsets required for C#, Python, Java and Rust. These developers could be eager to upskill in Golang, if you’d like to broaden the net when hiring.
Golang developer salaries can vary widely depending on company size, industry, individual experience and skills, as well as type of work. These factors all influence the salary a company will offer to a prospective hire.
That said, check out our detailed breakdown for Go developer salaries in South Africa.
View our developer salary hub for more salary information, including programming languages, industry and frameworks.
To put together a job description for a Golang developer, check out our guide on creating a role scorecard here, and use our downloadable scorecard template. When it comes to adding required skills to your job description, check out our list of key skills for Golang developers above. By putting together a good role scorecard, it will be easier to come up with the practical definition of the right person for the role you are trying to fill. You are then ready to set up your public-facing job advert.
Golang, also known as Go, is a general-purpose programming language designed at Google in 2007. It was released to the public as an open-source project in 2009, and version 1.0 was released in 2012.
Go was designed to be a simple, efficient, and reliable language for building large-scale distributed systems and high-performance applications. It is statically typed, compiled, and has built-in support for concurrency and parallelism. Go also has a garbage collector, which automatically manages memory for programmers.
Go is a popular choice for building web applications, cloud services, and other types of distributed systems.
It's easier than ever to tap into a global pool of tech talent, and South Africa offers a thriving marketplace of developers. For employers, hiring Go developers in South Africa provides several advantages:
Not hiring just yet? Check out resources and insights from industry experts on our blog.
Based on our State of the Developer Nation Survey, taken by over 4500 developers in South Africa, learn what Go developers can expect to earn at each stage of their career.
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