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


  • Writes operational documentation and provides subsequent support and training for users.
  • Ensures network security, reports on, investigates and fixes network faults.
  • Creates users' accounts and provides troubleshooting service to users.
  • Monitors performance and makes recommendations concerning network quality..
  • Implements and evaluates new networking environments, including software and hardware.

Typical Education Level

Honours, Bachelor's degree

Will retirement created job openings

In the UK, 8% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers

*This is based on national data

£34,837 Average wage

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for web design or development professional is £34,837

491 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 491. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time 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 £34,837 per year. That is about £2,903 per month or £17.87 per hour. New workers generally start on £26,983, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £65,740

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, 491 people are employed in the region.

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