Web Design and Development Professionals

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


New workers
£ 17,551
£ 31,170
£ 52,215

Available jobs

In the past year there were 51,853 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 (Javascript Library)

  • Front End (Software Engineering)

  • HyperText Markup Language (HTML)

  • Agile Methodology

  • User Experience (UX)

  • PHP (Scripting Language)

  • User Interface (UI)

  • TypeScript

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

  • Planning

  • Self-Motivation

  • Mentorship

  • Customer Service

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.