Web designers and developers

Web designers and developers

NOC
2175

Design and develop internet websites and internal intranet sites for organizations.

Quick facts

3 Year Outlook

Good
Good

3 Year Job Openings

21
 

Median Hourly Wage

$24.00
$17.36
Low
$36.06
High

Median Salary

$38,345
 

Typically Required

University

Employed

286
 

% Working Full Time

82%
 

% Working Full Year

71%
 
Job details

Full NOC Description

Web designers and developers research, design, develop and produce Internet and Intranet sites. They are employed in computer software development firms, information technology consulting firms, information technology units throughout the private and public sectors, advertising agencies or they may be self-employed.

Main Duties

Web designers and developers perform some or all of the following duties:

  • Consult with clients to develop and document Web site requirements
  • Prepare mock-ups and storyboards
  • Develop Web site architecture and determine hardware and software requirements
  • Source, select and organize information for inclusion and design the appearance, layout and flow of the Web site
  • Create and optimize content for the Web site using a variety of graphics, database, animation and other software
  • Plan, design, write, modify, integrate and test Web-site related code
  • Conduct tests and perform security and quality controls
  • May lead and co-ordinate multidisciplinary teams to develop Web site graphics, content, capacity and interactivity
  • May research and evaluate a variety of interactive media software products.

Also Known As

  • e-business Web site developer
  • Internet site designer
  • Internet site developer
  • Intranet site designer
  • Web designer
  • Web developer
  • Web manager
  • Web site developer
  • Webmaster
Requirements

Employment Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree, usually in computer science, communications or business or Completion of a college program in computer science, graphic arts, Web design or business is required.
  • Experience as a computer programmer or graphic designer is usually required.

Provincial Regulation

Not Provincially Regulated

Employment by Sex

The following graph shows the percentage of men and women working in this occupation in New Brunswick.

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38.6%
Female
61.4%
Male
Employment by age

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by age group.

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3.6%
15-24
32.1%
25-34
35.7%
35-44
16.1%
45-54
12.5%
55-64
0.0%
65+
Employment by highest level of education

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick by highest level of education achieved.

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0.0%
No Certificate, Diploma or Degree
16.1%
High School, Diploma or Equivalent
3.6%
Apprenticeship or Trades Certificate or Diploma
53.6%
College or University Below Bachelor Level
26.8%
University - Bachelor Level or Above
Employment by Industry

The following graph shows the industry groups in which the largest shares of persons working in this occupation in New Brunswick are employed. Small percentages for all top three industry groups may suggest employment for this occupation is widely distributed amongst many industry groups.

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51.7%
Professional, scientific and technical services
13.8%
Public administration
8.6%
Information and cultural industries
25.9%
All Other Industries
Employment by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the breakdown of all persons employed in this occupation in New Brunswick by which economic region they reside in.

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13.80%
Northeast
34.50%
Southeast
17.20%
Southwest
31.00%
Central
3.40%
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Annual Median Salary by Economic Regions

The following graph shows the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

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$33,227
Northeast
$43,435
Southeast
$23,638
Southwest
$54,191
Central
N/A
Northwest
Province of New Brunswick Economic Regions

Economic Regions

The following map displays New Brunswick’s five economic regions. An economic region (ER) is a grouping of counties, created as a standard unit for analysis of regional economic activity across Canada.

Hourly Median Wages by Economic Regions

The following represents the median hourly wage of all persons employed in this occupation in each of New Brunswick’s five economic regions.

No Data Available
Salary

This following represents the median salary of all persons employed in this occupation compared to the median salary of workers employed in this occupation that work full-time year-round.

All Workers Employed in this Occupation

$38,345

Workers Employed Full-time, Full-year

$52,147

This following represents the median salary of persons employed in this occupation across each of the Atlantic Provinces and nationally.

New Brunswick

$38,345

Newfoundland

$29,989

Prince Edward Island

$38,052

Nova Scotia

$36,296

Canada

$38,794
Employment Outlook

The following represents the number of job openings that are expected to occur in this occupation over the next three and ten years respectively, broken down by openings expected to result from growth (“new jobs”) and openings expected to result from attrition (death and retirements).

Three Year Outlook

Total Openings: 3 Year

21
 

New Jobs: 3 Year

-2
 

Retirements/Deaths: 3 Year

24
 

Ten Year Outlook

Total Openings: 10 Year

63
 

New Jobs: 10 Year

-15
 

Retirements/Deaths: 10 Year

80