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Career spotlight

Web design and development professionals

Average National Salaries (2019)

Age 20

£13,520 pile of coins

Age 35

£27,040 pile of coins

Age 50

£31,720 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £28,080

What does this career do?

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

Typical tasks

  • 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 ‘live’, and monitors and maintains functionality of the website
  • activates the ‘live’ website.

Current entry requirements

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.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed


Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

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