Web design or development professional
- 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
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
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for web design or development professional is £26,852
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.
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.