20/1/23 Roundup – STEM career’s (all year groups)

STEM Career of the Fortnight – Web Developer


  • building the framework – or ‘architecture’ – of the site
  • making sure the new site can be smoothly integrated into the client’s existing network
  • working on the site’s appearance
  • dealing with user access and security
  • testing the site under construction to find and fix any problems

Skills Required

  • excellent web and database programming skills
  • problem-solving and logic skills
  • a good appreciation of design, usability and interactivity
  • creative skills to turn clients’ ideas into workable plans

It would help to be familiar with at least one of the following programming languages: 

  • Javascript
  • Python
  • Swift
  • C#

Entry Requirements

You’ll usually need a foundation degree, HND or degree in a relevant subject. Relevant subjects include:

  • computer science
  • computer programming
  • web development
  • app development


  • The UK annual median salary for Web design professionals: £38,732

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