Web Developer Knowledge and Skills 2014
In this paper, the authors collected data regarding the current demand for web developers, the education level requested and the specific skills requested over a number of months on Dice.com. The requested skills were tabulated, categorized and totals for both the categories and individual skills were computed. The key categories and specific skills are enumerated and the results show that the web development field requires an incredibly diverse set of knowledge and skills. Defining the role of web developer is complicated by the existence of related positions such as web designer and web master, plus an overlapping of roles in certain organizations.