Web design or development professional

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

Tasks

  • Liaises with internal/external client in order to define the requirements for the website.
  • Presents design options to the client.
  • Designs web pages including graphics, animation and functionality to maximise visual effectiveness and facilitate appropriate access.
  • Develops the website and applications.
  • Designs and develops web interfaces for relational database systems.
  • Establishes methods to ensure appropriate website security and recovery.
  • Writes and publishes content for the website.
  • Tests website interaction and performance prior to going .
  • Activates the website.

Typical Education Level

Level 4-6

Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification, although entry with other academic qualifications and/or significant relevant experience is possible. There is a variety of relevant vocational, professional and postgraduate qualifications available.

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 4% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* This is not likely to lead to a great demand for new workers due to retirement

*This is based on national data

£26,852

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for web design or development professional is £26,852

1,162 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,162. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

17 jobs

Job Postings

Over the past year, 17 jobs have been posted for web design or development professional roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £26,852 per year. That is about £2,238 per month or £13.77 per hour. New workers generally start on £15,113, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £41,633

Is it growing or declining?

This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 1,162 people are employed in the region.

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