A Web developer is someone who programs Web pages. A Web developer is more focused on the way a website works than how it looks. They typically use HTML text editors and work with databases and programming languages as well as HTML.
Web developers have the following skills:
- Some CSS
- PHP, ASP, Java, Perl, or C++
- MySQL Database
- Project management
Companies looking for Web developers are looking for people with a strong programming skills that can build and maintain websites that function well.
Web developers won't be asked to create the look and feel of a website.
Web Developer is Used to Mean Programmer
Some people use the term Web developer to mean programmer or administrator. Web developers are sometimes asked to do all back-end work and do hardly anything in HTML.
Be sure to read the job description carefully for any job you are applying for to make sure you meet the requirements.