Back-end Web Developers are responsible for server-side web application and integration of the work front-end web developers do. They will write web services and APIs used by front-end developers. Working closely with marketing and design functions they will use test sites to see which ideas best suit the brief.
Using reliable code, they will build the framework considering UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards.
A Web Developer will need a good understanding of server-side CSS preprocessors, accessibility and security compliance as well as authentication between multiple systems and servers.
With the growing use of tablets and smartphones, it is essential for a Web Developer to understand the differences between mobile vs desktop platforms.
Newcastle under Lyme
Newcastle-under-Lyme is a market town in Stafford but is often confused with Newcastle-upon-Tyne. The New Vic Theatre in Newcastle-under-Lyme was the first purpose-built theatre in the round in Europe. The town is situated between junction 15 and 16 for the M6.