Web Developers are highly skilled and roles that call for this type of expertise are in constant demand due to a continually evolving market. Every successful business requires an excellent website that functions for mobile, and app development and software are increasingly important in the business world.
Web Developers, then, are in high demand across almost every industry – and this has increased opportunities in this field. Many Web Developers work on a flexible basis, pursuing a challenging and exciting work-life balance, and taking up a position in this field offers a secure and rewarding career.
Securing a job in a dynamic and fast-paced industry such as this offers many exciting opportunities and experiences. It is still a relatively new market, and as such, experts are in high demand. To work as a Web Developer, you will need:
Passion: This is not a career for those who are not passionate about the potential of coding, and top Web Developers will often pursue and develop coding and contribute to the online community in their own time. Blogging and being active on social media may also be important in the life of a Web Developer.
Experience: You should have many years of experience of working in web-related industries, and a relevant degree in computer science or a similar discipline. A clearly demonstrable track record will help you to secure a position as a Web Developer within a large organisation.
Great communication skills: Although a great deal of your work is likely to be carried out independently, you will also work within teams and should have excellent communication skills to manage this efficiently.
Understanding of business strategy: Every business needs to know that their online presence is in safe hands, so they will require you to have a secure knowledge of internet applications and protocols as well as experience with, and understanding of, business strategy.
Ongoing development: The rapidity with which online business is developing is likely to continue into the foreseeable future, so an adaptable attitude and willingness to invest in your own career development and upskilling will be crucial.
CareerWise is Ireland’s leading specialist recruitment firm, based in Cork, Shannon, Galway, Mayo and Dublin our expert team specialise in finding the right candidate for every position throughout the Medical Device, Sciences/Pharma and ICT industries. Contact us online now or call us on +353 (0) 21 206 1900 to arrange a consultation.
Gillian Dunphy graduated from University College Cork in 1998 with a Degree in Social Science and a H. Dip in Computer Science.
Gillian has many years experience working in Industry with Companies such as Ericsson, Ennis Information Age Services, Teles and RSA Security both in technology roles and in project Management and Sales.
She also has a number of years recruitment experience having worked for both Skills Group Recruitment and Premier Recruitment.
Gillian is based in our Shannon office having joined CareerWise as a Recruitment Consultant in May 2018.
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