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Web Developer

Also known as Web Programmer.

Plans, produces and maintains websites using web programming languages, software applications, technologies and databases together with specifications of user needs, often in conjunction with other ICT Professionals such as Business Analysts, Web Designers and network and usability specialists.


Tasks Include:


  • analysing, designing and developing Internet sites applying a mixture of artistry and creativity with software programming and scripting languages and interfacing with operating environments
  • designing and developing digital animations, imaging, presentations, games, audio and video clips, and Internet applications using multimedia software, tools and utilities, interactive graphics and programming languages
  • communicating with network specialists regarding web-related issues, such as security and hosting websites, to control and enforce Internet and web server security, space allocation, user access, business continuity, website backup and disaster recovery planning
  • designing, developing and integrating computer code with other specialised inputs, such as image files, audio files and scripting languages, to produce, maintain and support websites
Job prospects for Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers in Victoria

Occupations in the Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers group include Multimedia Specialist and Web Developer.

Employment prospects
There are currently 2,800 Multimedia Specialists and Web Developers in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are good.

Average weekly wage
$1,311.90

Hourly earnings
$34.50

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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