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The typical education needed to become a web developer is an associate’s degree in web design or a related field. Web developers need knowledge of both programming and graphic design.Education
Educational requirements for web developers vary with the setting they work in and the type of work they do. Requirements range from a high school diploma to a bachelor’s degree. An associate’s degree in web design or related field is the most common requirement.
However, for more technical developer positions, such as back-end web developers, some employers prefer workers who have at least a bachelor’s degree in computer science, programming, or a related field.
Some employers prefer web developers who have both a computer degree and coursework in graphic design, especially if the developer will be heavily involved in the website’s visual appearance.Advancement
Web developers who have a bachelor’s degree can advance to become project managers. For more information, see the profile on computer and information systems managers.Important Qualities
Concentration. Web developers must sit at a computer and write detailed code for long periods.
Creativity. Web developers often are involved in designing the appearance of a website and must make sure that it looks innovative and up to date.
Customer-service skills. Webmasters have to respond politely and correctly to user questions and requests.
Detail oriented. When web developers write in HTML, a minor error could cause an entire webpage to stop working.
|Job Title||Company||Location||Start Date||Salary|
|Senior Java Application Developer||Barclays Services Corp.||New York, NY||Aug 28, 2016||$150,000|
|Senior Java Application Developer||Barclays Services Corp||New York, NY||Aug 06, 2015||$145,000|
|Java Application Development Lead||Jpmorgan Chase & Co.||NJ||May 09, 2016||$145,000|
|Java Application Developer||Akraya Inc.||San Francisco, CA||Jan 12, 2015||$138,362|
|Senior Java Application Developer||Emphasis Software Development LLC||Charlotte, NC||Feb 12, 2016||$137,000|
|Java Applications Developer-Associate||Jpmorgan Chase & Co.||NJ||Sep 21, 2015||$135,000|
|Hadoop/Java Applications Developer||Jpmorgan Chase &Amp; Co.||Jersey City, NJ||Jul 18, 2016||$135,000|
|Associate, Java Application Developer||Jpmorgan Chase & Co.||Jersey City, NJ||Oct 31, 2016||$133,000|
|Senior Java Application Developer||Emphasis Software Development LLC||Charlotte, NC||Mar 16, 2016||$132,000|
|Java Application Developer||Ordex Technology Solution Inc.||Irvine, CA||Oct 10, 2016||$131,481|
|Java Applications Developer||Jpmorgan Chase & Co.||NJ||Jul 18, 2016||$130,000|
|Java UI Applications Developer-Associate||Jpmorgan Chase & Co.||New York, NY||Sep 05, 2016||$130,000|
|Associate, Java Applications Developer||Jpmorgan Chase & Co.||New York, NY||Jun 13, 2016||$130,000|
|SR. Java Application Developer||Marlabs, Inc.||Piscataway, NJ||Jul 29, 2015||$108,805|
|SR. Java Application Developer||Marlabs, Inc.||Piscataway, NJ||Aug 19, 2015||$108,805|
|Java Application Developer||Anira Solutions Inc.||Ashburn, VA||Jan 06, 2016||$108,139|
|Java Application Developer||Anira Solutions Inc.||Ashburn, VA||Jun 21, 2016||$108,139|
|Java Application Developer||Anira Solutions Inc.||Ashburn, VA||Jul 19, 2016||$108,139|
|SR. Java Applications Developer (Consulting SYS. DEV. II)||BNSF Railway Company||Fort Worth, TX||Oct 01, 2015||$107,600|
|SR. Java Applications Developer (Consulting SYS. DEV. II)||BNSF Railway Company||Fort Worth, TX||Apr 12, 2015||$107,360|
|Java/J2Ee Application Developer||Blue Canopy Group, LLC||Herndon, VA||May 09, 2016||$106,500|
|Java Application Developer||Vedicsoft Solutions LLC||Saint Paul, MN||Sep 28, 2016||$90,813|
|Java Application Developer||CVS Pharmacy, Inc.||Woonsocket, RI||Apr 13, 2015||$90,292|
|Java Applications Developer||Jpmorgan Chase & Co.||Jersey City, NJ||Feb 12, 2016||$90,000|
|Java Application Developer||Jpmorgan Chase & Co.||Newark, DE||Jun 01, 2015||$90,000|
|Senior Java Application Developer||Armada Supply Chain Solutions, LLC||Pittsburgh, PA||Feb 19, 2016||$90,000 -
|Java Applications Developer||Intone Networks Inc.||Richardson, TX||Dec 09, 2016||$90,000|
|Java Applications Developer II||Gemini Consulting and Services LLC||Sunset Hills, MO||Feb 22, 2016||$90,000|
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