Profession

Web Developer


Description

Web developers are the ones leading the Internet age. The websites we browse, the gifts we order and the news we read/watch online are all made possible by the web developers who design, build and implement Internet websites. They are heavily involved in website creation, from helping design the beautiful features f the website like the layout and color, to technical considerations such as how to design a website to handle a given amount of Internet traffic. To do this they use different types of computer programming languages and web technologies. They also manage websites and makesure they are secured and functions appropriately. There are usually two categories/tracks in terms of the skills and job of Web Developers: Front-end Developers and Back-end Developers. Front-end developers (also known as client-side development) use a variety of programming languages and frameworks such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript to build the exterior look and features of a site. Back-end developers use programming languages such as Python and Ruby to design, build and integrate applications from front-end development into the back endin other words, they make the features on the site operate. People who have the skills in both front-end and back-end development are known as full-stack developers.

Job Prospect

Very high

Work Environment

Web Developer may work for a Company or be self employed. The Profession requires working long hours with Computer in an often times very conducive atmosphere. Web Developers who are self employed or freelancers, may be required to work at odd hours and times of the day; and travels to visit their Client/Customer

General and Personal Skills Required

Average Salary

Cost of Training

Recommended Level of Education

Diploma

Professional Skills / Tools Required

Associated Disciplines

Computer Science