Web Design or Development Professional

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

Tasks

  • 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.

Typical Education Level

Honours, Bachelor's degree

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

£31,533

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for web design or development professional is £31,533

1,401 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 1,401. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

jobs

Job Postings

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

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £31,533 per year. That is about £2,628 per month or £16.17 per hour. New workers generally start on £19,531, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £48,984

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, 1,401 people are employed in the region.

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