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|
|NET Developer||Software Guidance & Assistance, Inc.||Livingston, NJ||May 28, 2015||$146,090|
|Asp.Net Developer||Ancestry.Com Operations, Inc.||San Francisco, CA||Sep 03, 2015||$128,520|
|Asp.Net Developer||Ancestry.Com Operations, Inc.||San Francisco, CA||Mar 16, 2015||$119,625|
|SR. Asp.Net Developer||Iris Software, Inc.||Jersey City, NJ||May 21, 2015||$119,000|
|SR. Asp.Net Developer||Iris Software, Inc.||New York, NY||May 18, 2015||$119,000|
|Senior Asp.Net Developer||Iris Software, Inc.||New York, NY||May 26, 2015||$117,000|
|Mid-Level Asp.Net Developer (It-Engineer III)||Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies||Cambridge, MA||Apr 22, 2016||$112,632|
|Mid-Level Asp.Net Developer (It-Engineer III)||Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc.||Cambridge, MA||Feb 21, 2016||$112,632|
|Mid-Level Asp.Net Developer (It-Engineer III)||Stinger Ghaffarian Technologies, Inc.||Cambridge, MA||Jun 28, 2016||$112,632|
|Asp.Net Developer||Kinnser Software Inc.||Austin, TX||Nov 07, 2016||$112,500|
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