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Web Design and Development Professionals

Jobholders in this unit group design, develop and maintain websites to meet a client’s specified requirements.

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 17,546
£ 31,158
£ 52,197

Available jobs

In the past year there were 51,025 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Activates the 'live' website.

  • Tests website interaction and performance prior to going 'live'.

  • Writes and publishes content for the website.

  • Establishes methods to ensure appropriate website security and recovery.

  • Designs and develops web interfaces for relational database systems.

  • Develops the website and applications.

  • Designs web pages including graphics, animation and functionality to maximise visual effectiveness and facilitate appropriate access.

  • Presents design options to the client.

  • Liaises with internal/external client in order to define the requirements for the website.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • JavaScript (Programming Language)

  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)

  • React.js

  • Front End (Software Engineering)

  • User Experience

  • Agile Methodology

  • HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

  • PHP (Scripting Language)

  • User Interface

  • User Experience Design (UX)

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communications

  • Research

  • Problem Solving

  • Management

  • Innovation

  • Detail Oriented

  • Information Technology

  • Customer Service

  • Planning

  • Mentorship

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.