Software Developer

Currently development and programming comprises around a third of IT jobs. There’s often the opportunity to work from home or on a freelance basis for those who require more flexibility.

Software developer jobs

Advance your career in software development

Software developers are in greater demand than ever. With programming languages evolving all the time, businesses need individuals who can stay up to date with the latest developments and competently design, install and maintain software systems.

The versatility of software development roles means there’s plenty of opportunity to learn and enhance your personal skillset. Since almost every industry needs software developers, you have the chance to work in a range of sectors and find what best suits you.

Software developer jobs in Kent

Whether you are looking for a short term or consultancy position, or full time employment within an established team, 1st Choice Jobs can help you find the ideal role. Contact us today to apply for a position or discuss your requirements.

Current Jobs

We work with a variety of businesses in Kent to bring you the latest vacancies. Browse our list of software developer jobs to find a role that fits your requirements.

  • Trainee PHP Developer

    • Posted 19 hours ago
    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
    • LocationDartford, United Kingdom
    • Salary£18k

    Trainee PHP Developer Dartford £18k VR/02673J Do you want to take your programming to the next level and learn to write your own frameworks from scratch? If so, our client, a support and bespoke software/web development company based in Dartford,...

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    • Junior PHP Web Developer

      • Posted 20 hours ago
      • SpecialismSoftware Developer
      • LocationSevenoaks, United Kingdom
      • Salary£15-25k

      Junior PHP Web Developer Sevenoaks £15-25k DOE VR/02563JD Our client is currently looking to recruit a Junior PHP Web Developer to further enhance their technical and creative team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a dynamic and vibrant...

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      • Junior Developer

        • Posted 1 week ago
        • SpecialismSoftware Developer
        • LocationTunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
        • Salary£20-25k

        Junior Developer Tunbridge Wells £20-25k VR/02669R Our client is looking for a new member for their Development team, to use a range of technologies to develop new website and application solutions and maintain and enhance existing solutions. In this role...

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        • Angular Developer

          • Posted 2 weeks ago
          • SpecialismSoftware Developer
          • LocationEast Grinstead, United Kingdom
          • Salary£25k

          Angular Developer East Grinstead £25k VR/02664R Our client is a small independent software company established over 20 years ago, specialising in international business management solutions. Clients use their system software in 35 countries. Developer function: Angular developer responsible for the...

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          • .NET Developer

            • Posted 3 weeks ago
            • SpecialismSoftware Developer
            • LocationTonbridge, United Kingdom
            • Salary£25-30k

            .NET Developer Tonbridge £25-30k VR/02663J This is the ideal role for a graduate with good knowledge of .NET looking to develop their career with a forward thinking and highly successful digital marketing agency. You will be joining a highly successful...

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            • PHP Web Developer

              • Posted 3 weeks ago
              • SpecialismSoftware Developer
              • LocationHastings, United Kingdom
              • Salary£25-27k

              PHP Web Developer Hastings, East Sussex £25-27k VR/02660R Our client is looking for an accomplished PHP Developer keen to work in a bright, busy, deadline-driven environment creating bespoke database and ecommerce solutions for commercial clients who want the best. Your...

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              • Senior Laravel Developer

                • Posted 3 weeks ago
                • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                • LocationCanterbury, United Kingdom
                • SalaryTo £50k

                Senior Laravel Developer Up to £50k DOE Canterbury - opportunity to work from home 2 days per week VR/02658R Based in the centre of Canterbury, our client is a small web development agency who is now looking for a Senior...

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                • Java Developer

                  • Posted 4 weeks ago
                  • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                  • LocationCrawley, United Kingdom
                  • Salary£36-45k

                  Java Developer Crawley, West Sussex £36-45k VR/02657R Our client develops web-based real-time contact centre reporting applications running in a cloud computing environment. Experience for the Java Developer The applicant must be able to demonstrate an avid interest and proven ability...

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                  • Junior Full Stack Web Developer

                    • Posted 1 month ago
                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                    • LocationTonbridge, United Kingdom
                    • Salary£20-25k

                    Junior Full Stack Web Developer Tonbridge £20-25k VR/02590J Due to expansion, we are looking for an aspiring junior / graduate full stack web developer to join our client's bespoke, full-service development house, based just a stone’s throw from central Tonbridge....

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                    • Lead C# Developer

                      • Posted 2 months ago
                      • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                      • LocationAshford, United Kingdom
                      • SalaryTo £50k

                      Lead C# Developer Ashford up to £50k DOE VR/02641R Our client requires an experienced developer who is looking for a role that will provide them with the opportunity to quickly move into a Team Lead position, at this well-established, but...

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                      • SQL SSRS / SSIS Report Developer

                        • Posted 2 months ago
                        • SpecialismDatabase Analyst / Administration, Software Developer
                        • LocationDartford, United Kingdom
                        • SalaryTo £30k

                        SQL SSRS / SSIS Report Developer Dartford with international travel Up to £30k VR/02642J The Technical Consultant will work in a customer-facing role to develop and generate reports to meet the customers' needs and provide them with timely information that...

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                        • Payment Terminal Application Developer

                          • Posted 2 months ago
                          • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                          • LocationMaidstone, United Kingdom
                          • SalaryTo £50k

                          Payment Terminal Application Developer Maidstone - Opportunity to work from home up to 2 days per week To £50k VR/02640R   This role is for a payment terminal application developer with experience working on an Android-based payment terminal platform, working...

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                          • Backend Software Developer

                            • Posted 2 months ago
                            • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                            • LocationMaidstone, United Kingdom
                            • SalaryTo £45k

                            Backend Software Developer Maidstone - Opportunity to work from home 2 days per week To £45k VR/02639R This role is for a Software Engineer / Developer with C# full stack experience developing backend solutions and services for our client’s PaaS....

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                            • Senior Developer

                              • Posted 2 months ago
                              • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                              • LocationGillingham, United Kingdom
                              • Salary£50 - £60K

                              Senior Developer Gillingham £50-60k VR/02632R Our client, the World leader in their field, are recruiting for a Senior Conversions Developer. You will be working closely with the Operations department and the wider business. Due to business needs and demands the...

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                              • Graduate .Net Developer

                                • Posted 2 months ago
                                • SpecialismGraduate, Software Developer
                                • LocationAshford, United Kingdom
                                • Salaryup to £22k

                                Graduate .Net Developer Ashford VR/02626R Up To £22k DOE   The role of Graduate .Net Developer would suit someone who is looking either for their first job following University or College or the next step up on the career ladder....

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                                • PHP / WordPress Developer

                                  • Posted 2 months ago
                                  • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                  • Salary£35-37k

                                  PHP / WordPress Developer Kings Hill £35,000 - £37,000 depending on experience. VR/02587J Our client is a fast-paced and rapidly expanding organisation. The in-house development team is responsible for delivering high quality software solutions against strict scheduled deadlines using the...

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                                  • System Developer

                                    • Posted 2 months ago
                                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                    • LocationDartford, United Kingdom
                                    • Salary£30-35k

                                    System Developer Dartford Up to £35k DOE VR/02579R Our client is looking for an experienced Systems Developer to support and develop existing B2B, B2C and other external facing websites and products. They are looking for a Developer with C#, ASP.Net,...

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                                    • Graduate Full Stack Developer

                                      • Posted 2 months ago
                                      • SpecialismGraduate, Software Developer
                                      • LocationTunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
                                      • Salary£20-25k

                                      Graduate Full Stack Developer Tunbridge Wells £20-25k VR/02555JD Our client is a business to business publishing company with a range of public websites. The company currently employs 20 people. The business is growing and becoming increasingly reliant on a range...

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                                      • PHP Developer

                                        • Posted 2 months ago
                                        • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                        • LocationSevenoaks, United Kingdom
                                        • Salary£30-35k

                                        PHP Developer Sevenoaks £30-35k DOE VR/02563J We are currently looking to recruit a Mid-weight Full Stack PHP Developer to further enhance our client's technical and creative team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a dynamic and vibrant office...

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                                        • Junior Full Stack Developer

                                          • Posted 2 months ago
                                          • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                          • LocationTunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
                                          • Salary£25-30k

                                          Junior Full Stack Developer Tunbridge Wells £25-30k VR/02555J Our client is a business to business publishing company with a range of public websites. The company currently employs 20 people. The business is growing and becoming increasingly reliant on a range...

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                                          • PHP Developer

                                            • Posted 2 months ago
                                            • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                            • LocationCrawley, United Kingdom
                                            • SalaryTo £60k

                                            PHP Developer Crawley Neg DOE up to £60k VR/02534R Our client is an exciting global technology company providing solutions combining the flexibility and creativity of a small company with the reach and stability of a large organisation.  They are now...

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                                            • Pre-Sales Engineer

                                              • Posted 3 months ago
                                              • SpecialismIT Infrastructure, Sales, Software Developer
                                              • LocationCrawley, United Kingdom
                                              • Salary£40-50k

                                              Pre-Sales Engineer Crawley £40-50k VR/02532R   Our client is growing quickly and looking for talented, skilled, super passionate people to join the team. Our client, headquartered in Germany, operates internationally in 45 countries. As a market leader, they develop and...

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                                              • C++ / QT Software Engineer

                                                • Posted 2 months ago
                                                • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                • LocationDeal, United Kingdom
                                                • Salary£30-65k

                                                C++ / QT Software Engineer Deal £30-65k VR/02525R Our client is looking for a C++ / QT Software Engineer to join their well-established software house in East Kent. They provide software solutions to global corporations and the education market. We...

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                                                • Senior JAVA Software Developer

                                                  • Posted 2 months ago
                                                  • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                  • LocationUckfield, United Kingdom
                                                  • Salary£45k

                                                  Senior JAVA Software Developer Uckfield To £45k VR/02506R Our client is a leading global supplier of sophisticated information management software and consultancy services to blue chip customers. They are looking to recruit a senior Java software developer to join their...

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                                                  • Senior Software Developer

                                                    • Posted 2 months ago
                                                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                    • LocationWest Malling, United Kingdom
                                                    • Salary£60-65k

                                                    Senior Software Developer West Malling £60,000 - £65,000 VR/02447J Our client is fast-paced and rapidly expanding, committed to delivering innovative solutions. The in-house development team is responsible for delivering high-quality software solutions against strict scheduled deadlines using the latest technologies....

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                                                    • PHP Developer

                                                      • Posted 3 months ago
                                                      • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                      • LocationDartford, United Kingdom
                                                      • Salary£20-35k

                                                      PHP Developer Dartford £20-35k VR/02426J Our client, a support and bespoke software/web development company based in Dartford, is looking for a Backend or Full Stack PHP Developer to join their small team. This role would ideally suit someone who feels...

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                                                      • Javascript / .NET Web Application Developer

                                                        • Posted 2 months ago
                                                        • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                        • LocationTunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
                                                        • SalaryTo £55k

                                                        Javascript / .NET Web Application Developer Tunbridge Wells up to £55k DOE VR/02419J Our client is an innovation led team, rewarding people who contribute new and creative approaches in both tech and process. We are looking for 3 bright and...

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                                                        • Software Engineer

                                                          • Posted 2 months ago
                                                          • SpecialismBusiness Analyst, Software Developer
                                                          • LocationDartford, United Kingdom
                                                          • SalaryCompetitive

                                                          Software Engineer Dartford Competitive VR/02203R Our client is seeking a motivated, proactive and creative C# Application Software Engineer, keen to learn and contribute to the development of software applications to control their state-of-the-art products. You will be working with a...

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                                                          • Software Engineer

                                                            • Posted 1 year ago
                                                            • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                            • LocationDartford, United Kingdom
                                                            • SalaryCompetitive

                                                            Software Engineer Dartford Competitive VR/02204J Our client is currently expanding its UK operation, creating an exciting opportunity to assist in the further development of their state-of-the-art products. We are seeking a motivated, proactive and creative Senior C# WPF Software Engineer...

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                                                            • Embedded Software Engineer

                                                              • Posted 2 months ago
                                                              • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                              • LocationDartford, United Kingdom
                                                              • SalaryCompetitive

                                                              Embedded Software Engineer Dartford Competitive salary VR/02206J Our client is currently expanding its UK operation, creating an exciting opportunity to assist in the further development of their state-of-the-art products. We are seeking motivated and creative low-level C++ embedded software engineers,...

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                                                              • .NET Developer

                                                                • Posted 2 months ago
                                                                • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                                • LocationMaidstone, United Kingdom
                                                                • SalaryTo £55k

                                                                .NET Developer Maidstone VR/02394J up to £55k DOE We are looking for a full stack, highly skilled and experienced Full Stack .NET Application Developer (ASP.NET, C# .NET) to help develop and maintain both internal and external client applications. This really...

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Roles we recruit under Software Developer

Software development encompasses a range of skills from design or modification to testing and debugging. Below, you’ll find the types of roles we recruit for under the specialism.

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