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.

  • Lead C# Developer

    • Posted 5 days 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 5 days 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 1 week 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 1 week 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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          • Java Cloud Developer

            • Posted 2 weeks ago
            • SpecialismSoftware Developer
            • LocationSittingbourne, United Kingdom
            • SalaryTo £30k

            Java Cloud Developer Sittingbourne, Kent Up to £30,000 DOE VR/02634R Our client is looking to recruit a self-motivated and highly service-orientated Java Developer. Ideally you will have 1 year + of commercial experience, but they will consider recent graduate. Most...

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            • Senior Developer

              • Posted 3 weeks 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 4 weeks 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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                • IT Applications Manager

                  • Posted 1 month ago
                  • SpecialismIT Manager, Software Developer
                  • LocationWest Malling, United Kingdom
                  • Salary£35-40k

                  IT Applications Manager West Malling £35-40k 40 hours per week - Monday to Friday VR/02623J The IT Applications Manager is responsible for the overall management of our client’s core business software applications. This role carries a diverse range of duties...

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                  • Graduate .NET Developer

                    • Posted 1 month ago
                    • SpecialismGraduate, Software Developer
                    • LocationMaidstone, United Kingdom
                    • SalaryTo £25k

                    Graduate .NET Developer Maidstone To £25k VR/02595RD Our client is looking for a graduate .NET developer (ASP.NET, C# .NET) to help develop and maintain both their internal and external client applications. Reporting to the I.T. Director, you will work in...

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                    • Graduate Software Developer in Test – Python

                      • Posted 1 month ago
                      • SpecialismGraduate, IT Testing, Software Developer
                      • LocationWhitstable, United Kingdom
                      • Salary£20-27k

                      Graduate Software Developer in Test - Python Whitstable £20-27k VR/02619J Our client is a leading big data software solution provider. Based in Whitstable, Kent, they have an immediate opening for a Graduate Software Developer in Test to join their expanding...

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                      • Graduate Software Engineer Java

                        • Posted 1 month ago
                        • SpecialismGraduate, Software Developer
                        • LocationWhitstable, United Kingdom
                        • Salary£20-27k

                        Graduate Software Engineer Java Whitstable £20-27k VR/02618J Our client is a leading big data software solution provider. They are looking to add another talented IT professional to their growing in-house development team. This is an exciting time to take a...

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                        • Full Stack Developer

                          • Posted 2 months ago
                          • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                          • LocationAshford, United Kingdom
                          • Salary£25-35k

                          Full Stack Developer Rural Ashford £25-35k VR/02610J The Role Our client is looking for a Full Stack Developer to join their design and development team. You’ll be helping to develop bespoke applications, implementing new product features and GUIs, enhancing and...

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                          • Graduate Java Developer / Engineer

                            • Posted 2 months ago
                            • SpecialismGraduate, Software Developer
                            • LocationSittingbourne, United Kingdom
                            • SalaryTo £25k

                            Graduate Java Developer / Engineer Up to £25k DOE Sittingbourne, Kent VR/02592GR Our client is currently looking to recruit Graduate Java Developers / Engineers with strong Java skills. They operate in a wide range of sectors including household names and...

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                            • .NET Web Developer

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

                              .NET Web Developer Maidstone £30-35k VR/02604R Our client is an award-winning independent provider of insurance products distributed in more than 20 countries, offering personal customer service, claim handling and web development from the UK. They are based in newly refurbished...

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                              • Full Stack C# .NET Developer

                                • Posted 1 month ago
                                • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                • LocationMaidstone, United Kingdom
                                • SalaryTo £55k

                                Full Stack C# .NET Developer Maidstone- work from home up to 4 days a week To £55k VR/02595R Our client is looking for a full stack, skilled and experienced .NET developer (ASP.NET, C# .NET) to help develop and maintain both...

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                                • Java Developer / Engineer

                                  • Posted 1 month ago
                                  • SpecialismGraduate, Software Developer
                                  • LocationSittingbourne, United Kingdom
                                  • SalaryTo £30k

                                  Java Developer / Engineer Up to £30k DOE Sittingbourne Kent, UK VR/02592R Our client is currently looking to recruit Java Developers / Engineers ideally with at least two years of practical experience. However they will also consider recent Graduates with...

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                                  • Web / Application Developer

                                    • Posted 1 month ago
                                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                    • LocationSittingbourne, United Kingdom
                                    • Salary£35-37k

                                    Web / Application Developer Sittingbourne Up to £35k VR/02585J Our client is a leading provider of online and digital fundraising, membership, e-commerce and marketing services to a growing blue-chip client list of leading charities, universities, museums and galleries. They are...

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                                    • System Developer

                                      • Posted 2 months ago
                                      • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                      • LocationDartford, United Kingdom
                                      • Salary£45-55k

                                      System Developer Dartford Up to £55k 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 1 month 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 1 month 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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                                            • .NET Software Developer

                                              • Posted 1 month ago
                                              • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                              • LocationBiggin Hill, United Kingdom
                                              • Salary£25-70k

                                              .NET Software Developer Biggin Hill, London/Kent/Surrey To £70k VR/02551R Skills: C#, ASP.NET, JavaScript, Full Stack, DevOps, Mobile The Role: The successful candidate will join our client's Software Development team and work across back-end and client-side code to deliver the roadmap of...

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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 2 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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                                                  • Web Developer

                                                    • Posted 1 month ago
                                                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                    • LocationMaidstone, United Kingdom
                                                    • SalaryNegotiable

                                                    Web Developer Maidstone Salary: Neg VR/02523R Opportunity to work from home 2 days per week if desired Our client is looking for a Web Developer to join their team. They are looking for developers looking to work with a modern...

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                                                    • C++ / QT Software Engineer

                                                      • Posted 1 month 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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                                                        • JavaScript Developer

                                                          • Posted 1 month ago
                                                          • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                          • LocationDartford, United Kingdom
                                                          • SalaryNegotiable

                                                          JavaScript Developer Dartford Negotiable VR/02483J We are looking for a JavaScript Developer who can tackle all stages of the development lifecycle - from discussing requirements, planning and design, through to the build and deployment. We are looking for the following...

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                                                          • Senior Software Developer

                                                            • Posted 1 month 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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                                                            • Mid-Level Developer

                                                              • Posted 1 month ago
                                                              • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                              • LocationWest Malling, United Kingdom
                                                              • Salary£45-50k

                                                              Mid-Level Developer £45,000 - £50,000 West Malling VR/02446J 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. The...

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                                                              • PHP Developer

                                                                • Posted 2 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 1 month 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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                                                                  • Senior Software Developer

                                                                    • Posted 2 months ago
                                                                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                                    • LocationRochester, United Kingdom
                                                                    • Salary£35-50k

                                                                    Senior Software Developer Rochester £35-50k VR/02387J Our client is a leading manufacturing company and offer excellent prospects for career development. They are undergoing a high growth period becoming global and require additional resources to interface with their development team in...

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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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                                                                        • C# .Net Developer

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

                                                                          C# .Net Developer Rochester up to £45k VR/02363R Our client is a successful software company established over many years, who specialise in providing software solutions to various sectors. They are now looking for a C# .Net Developer to join their...

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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 V/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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