I'm Polish IT student who will finish his major in 2,5 years. I like programming and find creating software enjoyable. However, I don't want to spend rest of my life as programmer. I want to finish psychology as my second major and eventually find a job in this field. Also I have a lot of different interests, like creating music and art, or reading books, and usually I find them a bit more enjoyable than programming. The problem is I need money, and programming job is my only realistic option. I want to find one specific thing that I would focus on. It doesn't have to be extremely well paid, though it can't be too time-consuming. I don't want to spend too much time on keeping up with changes in the industry. It would habve to be something, that will allow me to spend almost all of my free time on my interests. I'd love it if I could find remote work in elastic hours, or freelance, however this point isn't that much important. On which software or programming languages could I focus on? I'd be very grateful for any help.
You might want to consider a job in IT operations. It's not programming, but it is more repetitive/fixed hours work. And sometimes it contains UNIX scripting. An entry level programmer who doesn't want to learn in his/her free time isn't likely to be successful. Most entry level folks have a lot of passion.
Another alternative is to find a programming job in the a business domain you like to make it more exciting.