Perhaps helpful information for aspiring Wall Streeters.
Before going further allow me to define what I mean by coding. In short, it means knowing one of three languages (C++, java or C#) and occasionally, more now then ever before, Python.
Here’s why it is important to code: In an unstable job market, employers want to maximize employee output. That means a job that used to be just research now involves research and coding and implementation (and probably some quality assurance). Seven years ago that description would be laughable; it was three different job descriptions for three different people (a quant researcher, a software engineer, and a QA).