If you have an interest in marketing, technology and design then the job of a web programmer may be right up your street. The job often offers a lot of variation and can sometimes be challenging which many people enjoy.
There are many ways in which you can get in to web development. It may be that you go through the education route, going to college or university to gain a qualification in programming, or you can choose to do a course online or take a job that offers training. Many web developers are self-taught, and this can be a great way to learn the industry if you have a way of developing sites at home. This can also allow you to build up your skills in an evening whilst still earning money working in another job at the same time.
Many website developer’s program in different languages, some of the languages have similarities, but each has its own advantages and disadvantages. For example a site may be coded with PHP or C++. Sometimes you are limited as to what language you can use depending upon the server you are going to be hosting the site on.
You need to ensure that you keep up to date with the latest advances in terms of security and functionality.