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 several years of developer experience. 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