One million computer programming jobs are estimated to be created in the U.S. by 2020 - as well as 700,000 in Europe - thanks to unprecedented growth in the tech sector.
Here at OpenClassrooms, we pinpoint the key skills needed for the most in-demand jobs and develop courses and diplomas to train our students in those areas. That’s why we've developed this six-month associate-level diploma in web development, which you can complete entirely online with the help of a dedicated mentor.
Web development can be a lucrative career with many prospects opening up as you continue to rack up valuable experience. Here is what you can expect to earn in your career as a web developer, followed by your economic opportunities as you evolve in your web development career.
Entry-level web developer: $25,000 - $75,000
Experienced web developers: $50,000 - $90,000 +
Entry-level web developer: £21,000 - £25,000
Experienced web developers: £25,000 - £40,000 +
According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, over 24,000 new job positions in web development will be created between 2016-2026, with a 15% growth rate.
OpenClassrooms' Web Developer Path can prepare you for the following jobs:
This program is accessible to all, but here are some recommendations:
By the end of this path, you will have learned and practiced the following professional skills:
Our learning method is unique and revolves around two elements: professional projects and dedicated mentoring sessions.
At OpenClassrooms, learning is project-driven because that’s the fastest way to become proficient. Projects offer hands-on experience so you can hit the ground running when you start your new job.
The Web Developer Path has 7 projects that you’ll need to complete one at a time. You’ll receive a detailed brief with the context, customer requirements, and additional details. Then it’s up to you to go and make it real! To do this, you’ll have to be creative, coming up with innovative solutions to the questions at hand.
Want to see an example of a project? Read our blog post here.
During your path, you will be assigned a mentor who will offer one-to-one support via weekly video conference sessions. This mentor will offer guidance on your projects, help define objectives and guide you until you reach them. Our mentors are dedicated professionals who are experts in their field and have experience in sharing their know-how with our students.
OpenClassrooms is an official private distance learning establishment registered with the Board of Education in Paris, France that grants its own diplomas as well as those of prestigious academic partners.
Upon completion of your studies and validation of your skills by an academic jury, you will earn a "Développeur web"
registered with the National Directory of Professional
This diploma is at level 5 on the EQF (European Qualifications Framework).
If you have questions about its equivalence in order to undertake further study, contact your university or master's program.
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At OpenClassrooms we are committed to helping you find your ideal job. We promise.
By following the learning path "Web Developer", you’ll learn an exciting new profession with great career prospects.
What’s more, you’ll find a job within six months of graduating or we’ll give you your money back!