Front End Web Developer

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What is a Front End Web Developer?
A front end web developer is responsible for coding websites to deliver everything the users see and interact with in their browser or application: the look, feel and design of the site.

What skills do front end web developers need?
  • Front-End Programming Languages: HTML/CSS/Javascript
  • CSS & JavaScript Frameworks
  • Version Control/Git
  • Web Performance
  • Responsive Design
  • Browser Developer Tools
  • Building & Automation Tools
  • Testing/Debugging

What qualifications do you need to become a front end web developer?
You don’t necessarily need to have a degree in web development or a degree at all to get a job as a front end web developer so long as you can demonstrate you have the necessary skills and experience.

How much can a front end web developer earn?
According to Indeed, the #1 job site, the average salary for a front end developer in 2018 is £42,440 per year in the United Kingdom and $102,363 per year in the United States.

How do I gain the skills to become a Front End Web Developer?
The following list of courses provides you with a step-by-step path to help you gain the necessary skills to land a job as a Front End Web Developer. The open online courses are open to anyone and are delivered by top universities and organisations. Little to no previous experience is required - you can follow the step-by-step path or select the courses that are most relevant to your needs.

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