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Web Developers
(SOC Code : 15-1134)
in Sonoma County

Design, create, and modify Web sites. Analyze user needs to implement Web site content, graphics, performance, and capacity. May integrate Web sites with other computer applications. May convert written, graphic, audio, and video components to compatible Web formats by using software designed to facilitate the creation of Web and multimedia content. Excludes “Multimedia Artists and Animators” (27-1014).

Employers are usually looking for candidates with a Associate degree .

Sonoma County is the same as Santa Rosa MSA.
Occupational Wages[Top]
AreaYearPeriodHourly MeanHourly by Percentile
25thMedian75th
Santa Rosa MSA20171st Qtr$31.32$17.96$30.02$39.84

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Occupational Projections of Employment (also called "Outlook" or "Demand")[Top]
 AreaEstimated Year-Projected YearEmploymentEmployment ChangeAnnual Avg Openings
EstimatedProjectedNumberPercent
Sonoma County 2014 - 202435053018051.423

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Industries Employing This Occupation (click on Industry Title to View Employers List)[Top]
Industry Title
Number of Employers in Sonoma County
Percent of Total
Employment for Occupation in State of California
Computer Systems Design and Rel Services14520.4%
Other Information Services 457.9%
Advertising and Related Services 1354.0%
Management & Technical Consulting Svc 4363.8%
Management of Companies and Enterprises 63.1%
Newspaper, Book, & Directory Publishers 962.5%
Employment Services 761.9%
Data Processing and Related Services 511.7%
Software Publishers 561.7%
Religious Organizations 3221.5%
Depository Credit Intermediation 1651.2%
Motion Picture and Video Industries 771.2%
Colleges and Universities 241.2%
Radio and Television Broadcasting 381.1%

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Training Programs (click on title for more information)[Top]
Program Title
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science.

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About This Occupation (from O*NET - The Occupation Information Network)[Top]
Top Tasks (Specific duties and responsibilities of this job.)
Design, build, or maintain web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media.
Perform or direct web site updates.
Write, design, or edit web page content, or direct others producing content.
Confer with management or development teams to prioritize needs, resolve conflicts, develop content criteria, or choose solutions.
Back up files from web sites to local directories for instant recovery in case of problems.
Identify problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and correct problems or refer problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
Evaluate code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.
Maintain understanding of current web technologies or programming practices through continuing education, reading, or participation in professional conferences, workshops, or groups.
Analyze user needs to determine technical requirements.
Develop or validate test routines and schedules to ensure that test cases mimic external interfaces and address all browser and device types.

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Top Skills used in this Job
Programming - Writing computer programs for various purposes.
Critical Thinking - Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
Monitoring - Monitoring/Assessing performance of yourself, other individuals, or organizations to make improvements or take corrective action.

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Data for Abilities not available.

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Top Work Values (Aspects of this job that create satisfaction.)
Independence - Occupations that satisfy this work value allow employees to work on their own and make decisions.
Working Conditions - Occupations that satisfy this work value offer job security and good working conditions.

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Top Interests (The types of activities someone in this job would like.)
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.
Conventional - Conventional occupations frequently involve following set procedures and routines. These occupations can include working with data and details more than with ideas. Usually there is a clear line of authority to follow.

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Alternate Titles
Back End Developers; Front End Developers; User Interface Developers; Web Applications Developers; Web Architects; and Web Designers
 
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