Web developers should have in-depth knowledge of internet protocols and applications, in addition to a solid understanding of business strategy.
They need strong communication skills and the ability to work both individually and as part of a team.
Employers typically seek individuals with a bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, plus several years of developer experience. Work experience can sometimes be substituted for the educational requirement. Sample code and web links to sample work are often requested.
Typical Duties of a Web Developer:
- Gathering business requirements and developing specifications for web-based applications
- Providing technical assistance to web administrators
- Integrating websites with back-end systems such as databases
- Writing test plans and test results