3.3 times more students to learn web development by 2025: report

Registration for web development training increased 230% from 2017 to 2021, according to a report from Internshala Trainings, the e-learning arm of Internshala.

The platform also predicts an exponential increase of 3.3 times the number of learners eager to hone their skills in web development like HTML, CSS, MySQL, PHP, JavaScript and React, by 2025. Report highlights popularity growing web development skills among the Indian youth.

According to the data, 41% of learners signed up for web development training with the goal of landing a successful internship or employment opportunity, and 25% of those students chose the training to acquire a new skill. The willingness to build their project in the real world at industry level, to obtain a valid learning and training certificate and to meet the demand of their college authorities were other major reasons why learners chose to learn web development.

The participation of students from Level III cities like Alwar, Kottayam, Udhampur, Hamirpur, and Etah was notably the highest at 48% in web development training. This means that small-town learners are preparing for career opportunities that are offset, technology-driven, practice-based, and sought after, compared to traditional career paths. Internet penetration, availability of technology and resources, multiple affordable online learning choices, a variety of courses and certifications, and the flexibility to study from anywhere, are some other major reasons why encourage learners to acquire new skills online.

“Websites and mobile applications have become an integral part of today’s technology-driven world, which is driving the existence and use of the Internet. From savings, expense and investment to entertainment, information and exploration, websites make it all right at your fingertips. We have seen a noticeable increase in the percentage of learners eager to acquire web development skills and employers hiring qualified freshmen in the field in 2021. For this reason, we are constantly striving to update our training content, to increase interactivity, to provide 1: 1 Q&A forum to resolve doubt and provide students with free internship and job preparation training ”, told ET Sarvesh Agrawal , founder and CEO of Internshala Trainings.

30% and 22% of students respectively registered in Level I and II cities for web development training in order to find jobs and meet the ever-changing demands of recruiters.

An increase in the number of internship opportunities, generated in different web development profiles, is another reason that learners have largely chosen to acquire this skill. Over 35,000 internships were posted by recruiters between January and October 21, seeking to hire undergraduates, graduates and freshmen, skilled in web development. Of these, 67% of the internships were homework and 33% were in an office.

According to the report, web development, full-stack development, WordPress development, Python development, and front-end development were the top five most popular profiles in web development among recruiters. The top five skills that governed web development in 2021 were HTML, JavaScript, CSS, PHP, and ReactJS. Rs. 1,10,000 and Rs. 7,200 respectively was the highest and average monthly allowance, which was offered to interns for different web development roles on Internshala.


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