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.

  • PHP Developer – Back-end or Full-stack

    • Posted 6 days ago
    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
    • LocationDartford, United Kingdom
    • Salary£20-35k

    PHP Developer - Back-end or Full-stack 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. Current projects include a...

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    • Javascript / .NET Web Application Developer

      • Posted 1 week 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. The candidate would be like-minded, passionately caring...

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      • Senior Software Developer / Team Lead

        • Posted 1 week ago
        • SpecialismOther, Software Developer
        • LocationRochester, United Kingdom
        • SalaryTo £60k

        Senior Software Developer / Team Lead Rochester (maybe some travel to other locations) Up to £60k VR/02424R Role Purpose Our client is seeking a Senior Software Developer to design and develop software for their products and devices and assist in...

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        • Java Developer

          • Posted 2 weeks ago
          • SpecialismSoftware Developer
          • LocationCroydon, United Kingdom
          • SalaryTo £35k

          Java Developer Croydon To £35k VR/02416R Our client is looking to recruit a well organised and highly logical Java Developer with exposure to Microservices Architecture based on Spring Boot. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of two years of...

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          • Web Developer

            • Posted 2 weeks ago
            • SpecialismSoftware Developer
            • LocationRochester, United Kingdom
            • Salary£35-45k

            Web Developer £35k-£45k Rochester VR/02415RR Fancy working as part of a passionate, vibrant and fast-growing team? Are you committed to hard work, developing your skills set and delivering the best possible outcome for the customer? Would you be willing to...

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            • Systems Support / Development – 6 month fixed term contract

              • Posted 3 weeks ago
              • SpecialismIT Infrastructure, Software Developer
              • LocationGillingham, United Kingdom
              • Salary£30-45k

              Systems Support / Development 6 month fixed term contract Gillingham £30k - £45k DOE VR/02379R   A systems support / developer is required for our long-established global client. The position will support system, project development and research to ensure timely...

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              • IT Applications Manager

                • Posted 3 weeks ago
                • SpecialismIT Manager, Software Developer
                • LocationWest Malling, United Kingdom
                • Salary£45-50k

                IT Applications Manager West Malling £45-50k VR/02339J The IT Applications Manager is responsible for the overall management of our clients’ core business software applications. This role carries a diverse range of duties surrounding the full lifecycle management of our applications,...

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                • Front End Developer

                  • Posted 4 weeks ago
                  • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                  • LocationAshford, United Kingdom
                  • Salary£25-40k

                  Front End Developer Ashford £25-40k DOE VR/02408R Our client has opportunities for talented Front-end Developers to work on some of the most prestigious brands in the world. They are a growing integrated marketing agency that consistently produces outstanding and challenging...

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                  • APEX Developer

                    • Posted 4 weeks ago
                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                    • LocationBromley, United Kingdom
                    • Salary£350-400 per day

                    APEX Developer 6 month contract - full time (Potential to extend) Bromley, UK - 4 days onsite, 1 day remote £350-£400 per day Experience: Minimum 4 years Starting: ASAP VR/02405R The project need is to develop APEX functionality to view...

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                    • Senior Software Developer

                      • Posted 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago
                        • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                        • LocationDeal, United Kingdom
                        • Salary£30-50k

                        Software Engineer Deal £30-50k VR/02403J Our client is looking for a software engineer to join their well-established software house in East Kent. They provide software solutions to global corporations and the education market. They are based in friendly, quiet, spacious,...

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                        • UX/UI Designer – eCommerce

                          • Posted 4 weeks ago
                          • SpecialismGraphic Designer, Software Developer
                          • LocationFolkestone, United Kingdom
                          • SalaryNegotiable

                          UX/UI Designer - eCommerce Folkestone Negotiable VR/02404J   Our client is looking for an experienced UX/UI Designer for a refresh of their eCommerce site. Experience of working on eCommerce sites essential. Create Design/Mockups in sketch for in-house developers to follow....

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                          • C# Application Software Engineer

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

                            C# Application Software Engineer Dartford Competitive VR/02203R Our client is seeking a motivated, proactive and creative 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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                            • Front-end Developer

                              • Posted 1 month ago
                              • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                              • LocationBrighton, United Kingdom
                              • Salaryc£45k

                              Front-end Developer c£45k Brighton VR/02349R   Job Details This role demands excellent technical product development, team working skills and a proven track record of developing intuitive web applications in a commercial organisation.   In this role you will be working...

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                              • ASP.NET Web Developer

                                • Posted 1 month ago
                                • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                • LocationTunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
                                • SalaryTo £45k

                                ASP.NET Web Developer Tunbridge Wells up to £45k DOE VR/02353J   An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ASP.NET WebForms Developer to join our client's small, but dynamic, team working on their fast growing cloud platform.   The role will...

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                                • Java Web Developer

                                  • Posted 1 month ago
                                  • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                  • LocationMaidstone, United Kingdom
                                  • SalaryTo £35k

                                  Java Web Developer Maidstone To £35k VR/02298R Role Purpose The Java Web Developer’s main focus will be on developing, improving and resolving issues on the system and APIs that our client works with. The role will involve adding new functionality,...

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                                  • Full Stack Web Developer

                                    • Posted 1 month ago
                                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                    • LocationSevenoaks, United Kingdom
                                    • Salary£28-35k

                                    Full Stack Web Developer Sevenoaks £28-35k VR/02326J   We are looking for a full stack web developer with 2+ years of commercial experience in ASP.NET C#.   This position is ideally suited to someone living in or around Kent /...

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                                    • Senior C# Application Software Engineer, WPF

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

                                      Senior C# Application Software Engineer, WPF Dartford Competitive VR/02204R 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...

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                                      • Support Developer

                                        • Posted 1 month ago
                                        • SpecialismIT Infrastructure, Software Developer
                                        • LocationCrawley, United Kingdom
                                        • SalaryTo £35k

                                        Support Developer Crawley up to £35k VR/02380J The purpose of this role is to support the systems the company provides/operates and repair/update and improve them. It is primarily a support/developer role, but there will be an interface with hardware activity...

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                                        • C# .Net Developer

                                          • Posted 1 month ago
                                          • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                          • LocationRochester, United Kingdom
                                          • SalaryTo £45k

                                          C# .Net Developer Rochester up to £45k VR/02363R   A position has become available in a successful software company established over many years, who specialise in providing software solutions to various sectors. They are currently on a campaign to recruit...

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                                          • Full Stack .NET Developer

                                            • Posted 1 month ago
                                            • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                            • LocationFolkestone, United Kingdom
                                            • Salary£30-40k

                                            Full Stack .NET Developer Folkestone £30-40k VR/02300J Our client is an expanding digital agency based in Folkestone. We are looking for a passionate .NET Developer to help them deliver high quality software in a fun and fast-paced team environment. You...

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                                            • Low-level C++ Embedded Software Engineer

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

                                              Low-level C++ Embedded Software Engineer Dartford Competitive salary VR/02206R 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 software engineers,...

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                                              • Full Stack PHP Developer

                                                • Posted 1 month ago
                                                • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                • LocationSevenoaks, United Kingdom
                                                • Salary£30-45k

                                                Full Stack PHP Developer Sevenoaks £30-45k DOE VR/02395J We are currently looking to recruit a Full Stack 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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                                                • Full Stack .NET Application Developer – C#

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

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

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                                                  • Front End Developer

                                                    • Posted 1 month ago
                                                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                                    • LocationSevenoaks, United Kingdom
                                                    • Salary£25-35k

                                                    Front End Developer Sevenoaks £25-35k VR/02393J We are currently looking to recruit Front End Web Developers to further enhance our client’s technical and creative team. This is a fantastic opportunity to work within a dynamic and vibrant office environment. We...

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                                                    • Senior Java Software Engineer

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

                                                      Senior Java Software Engineer Herne Bay VR/02202J To £55k   A leading software solution provider is looking to add an experienced IT professional to their growing in-house development team at an exciting time in the industry. We’re looking for a developer...

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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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