In the grand scheme of the business world, web design is still a career that is relatively new. It is also one that seems to change on a daily basis as new technologies and design practices are introduced. The fact that everyone and their pet dog now deems it necessary to have a website would make it appear that a career as a web designer would be one that would offer plenty of opportunities. If the idea of getting involved in that industry is one that appeals, it might be a good idea to take a look inside the numbers of those that are already there, just to see how you might fit in.
There are some that would consider web design to be a “geeky” job, and since it’s usually males who fall under that category, it shouldn’t really be a surprise that about 78% of all web designers are men. That doesn’t mean that ladies can’t make good designers, it just means that they will be entering a male dominated industry. It’s also not surprising that web design is dominated by a younger workforce, with 47% falling in the 25-34 range. As we already said, internet and web design is still relatively young, hence the appeal to a younger crowd. Read More