Last Updated on October 25, 2018
October 25, 2018 – Web Designers and Developers are among the most sought-after skilled workers in Canada, featuring in priority immigration and work permit programs.
Through the Global Talent Stream, Web Designers and Developers (NOC 2175), are able to access two-week Canada visa processing as one of the target occupations.
Meanwhile, immigration programs including the BC PNP Tech Pilotoffer priority processing for the position through weekly draws.
The high demand also means Web Designers and Developers will score highly through Canada’s Express Entrysystem.
What Is Canada’s Top Technology Occupations?
- Computer Engineer
- Computer Programmer
- Software Engineer
- Software Developer
- IT Project Manager
- Java Developer
This means that, as a qualified Web Designer and Developer, your pathway to Canadian permanent residence is clear.
What Does a Web Designer and Developer Do?
- Consult with clients to develop and document Web site requirements
- Prepare mock-ups and storyboards
- Develop Web site architecture and determine hardware and software requirements
- Source, select and organize information for inclusion and design the appearance, layout and flow of the Web site
- Create and optimize content for the Web site using a variety of graphics, database, animation and other software
- Plan, design, write, modify, integrate and test Web-site related code
- Conduct tests and perform security and quality controls
- May lead and co-ordinate multidisciplinary teams to develop Web site graphics, content, capacity and interactivity
- May research and evaluate a variety of interactive media software products.
As with many technology jobs in Canada, Calgary offers the highest salaries for experienced Web Developers.
The $109,600 salary available in Calgary beats Toronto ($108,000), Vancouver ($107,800), Ottawa ($107,600) and Edmonton ($107,000) among the top five cities by salary.
Quebec City, meanwhile, offers the lowest peak salary, at $97,200.
For entry-level positions, Calgary again comes out on top with a minimum salary of $67,900.
This compares to Vancouver ($66,700), Toronto, Ottawa (both $66,300) and Edmonton ($66,100).
The lowest entry-level salary for a Web Developer is in Montreal, at $51,700.
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In short, we teach you how to find a job in Canada from overseas.
How We Can Help Employers Looking to Hire Web Developers
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