Web developers create, improve and maintain sophisticated websites that integrate with other software and databases in order to provide services from online shopping to internet dating.
Web developers are employed by a range of organisations and businesses, including:
Web developers do the actual building of the website, and their strong coding skills are particularly important for dynamic sites that you can interact with, such as social media, ticket booking sites and online banking. People with web development skills are in demand.
Their skills are different to those of web designers who work on the look and layout of sites and pages. Web designers generally have a qualification in Graphic Design or Web Design and may have to compete for jobs, especially if they're self-employed.
Web developers generally earn:
Key tertiary qualifications include:
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