Updated December 2022
Interested in becoming a programmer? Concerned that it might be too difficult to break into the field?
The good news is that you can complete programming training in a fairly short time and be ready to join the workforce.
But if you want to land great jobs and move up in the programming field, you will need a specific set of skills and characteristics. You’ll also need to know how to handle a few challenges programmers typically face when trying to move their careers forward.
We studied industry data and spoke with some programming pros to get a sense of just how hard it is to get started in the field.
Here’s what you need to know.