Here are certain points that you could keep in mind before you become a web developer,
Choose your specialisation
Degree is a must
Some say it’s not required, but why take a chance? Yes it’s possible to become a web developer even if you have don’t have a formal education. It is easy to learn all the coding languages independently but remember there is much more to web development than coding. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the minimum educational requirement in order to get employment is an associate degree. If you’re looking for a career growth, then you must have a basic bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related stream.
Concentrate on Technical skills
Brush your coding skills
The only way to learn anything is by practicing. Therefore, brush on your coding skills every now and then. You must be in a position to manage some complicated sites and different application builds.
Apart from this make sure your portfolios stand out. The first thing an employer would want to see in your portfolio are examples of application builds and successful sites.