And I always thought IT was the most paying job in the world!
What is the insult there? Do you think the guy can handle a mouse? The DHTML you think may not be the same DHTML he is talking about. There are many slangs around. That picture comes from a thread: Ugly Britain or something like that. I have never been to Britain, but I know their economy is not that bad that a programmer cannot earn a decent living. Their Universities are also top-rated that they produce competent programmers.
Better than turning to crime for food.
Problem with some developers is that rather than look for business model to turn into software they keep waiting for prospective clients to come up with ideas.
Why wait for projects when you have the skills and can use it to develop any application that will fetch you money?