There’s an entertaining piece at GetDegrees.com on the "Top 60 Jobs That Will Rock the Future". Most of the jobs are in future technologies but the ones that are also ‘here and now’ probably offer the most realistic opportunities in the future.
At number 49 is ‘Mobile Application Developer’ …
"Progress in mobile technology has been swift and immense – it wasn’t so long ago that cell phones resembled bricks and car phones were a sign of wealth. Now, mobile phone use has spread throughout the ranks and technology has seriously blurred the line between phone, PDA, and personal computer. The mobile media industry is continuing to rise in revenue, and as technology continues to become more sophisticated, more developers will be needed to ensure its upward climb."
So for all of you out there thinking of making a career change to (or within) mobile then why not give it a go?