Web Developer


Web developers design and create websites. This includes writing code for the website, maintaining the website, and backing up files on the website. Web developers work for many different types of companies or are self employed.


Web developers need:

· problem solving skills

· excellent communication skills

· team-working skills

· the ability to adapt

· a positive attitude


The education needed for a web developer depends on who they work for. Some companies require a bachelor’s degree (four years) while some only require a high school diploma.


Web developers must understand coding including HTML and JavaScript. Programs like PhotoShop are also helpful. Web developers must use tools to analyze websites and understand their customers.

Salary/Job Outlook

The average salary for a web developer is $73,760. Web developer jobs are needed in the future because of the increasing use of websites and mobile devices.