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.

  • Full Stack Web Developer

    • Posted 5 days ago
    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
    • LocationTonbridge, United Kingdom
    • Salary£30-35k

    Full Stack Web Developer Tonbridge £30-35k VR/02499J Due to expansion, we are looking for a talented, full stack web developer with 2+ years of commercial experience in ASP.NET C# to join our client's bespoke, full-service development house, based just a...

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    • Graduate / Junior Android Developer – JAVA, OOP

      • Posted 1 week ago
      • SpecialismGraduate, Software Developer
      • LocationAshford, United Kingdom
      • Salary£18-22k

      Graduate / Junior Android Developer - JAVA, OOP Ashford £18k - £22k DOE 25 days Holiday + Bank Holidays VR/02495R Graduate / Junior Android Developer - 1st job out of University or College or next step up on the career...

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      • Java Developer (Contract)

        • Posted 2 weeks ago
        • SpecialismSoftware Developer
        • LocationSittingbourne, United Kingdom
        • Salary£300-400 per day

        Java Developer (Contract) Day Rate: £300-400 Sittingbourne, Kent Contract length: initial 2 months, with potential to extend Start Date: Immediately VR/02494R Our client is currently looking to recruit an experienced Java Developer on a contract basis, starting immediately. They operate...

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        • Data Engineer

          • Posted 2 weeks ago
          • SpecialismBig Data, Database Analyst / Administration, Software Developer
          • LocationCroydon, United Kingdom
          • SalaryCompetitive + car allowance + benefits

          Data Engineer Croydon Salary: Competitive DOE  + Car Allowance + Benefits Contract Type: Permanent, Full-time VR/02493R Our client is looking to recruit a driven and highly logical Data Engineer with a proven track record of developing or implementing data-related technologies...

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          • JavaScript Developer

            • Posted 3 weeks 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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            • Junior Software Developer

              • Posted 4 weeks ago
              • SpecialismGraduate, Software Developer
              • LocationMaidstone, United Kingdom
              • Salary£18-20k

              Junior Software Developer Maidstone £18k - £20k VR/02481R This is a fantastic opportunity for a Junior Software Developer to join a well-established Software House, based in the heart of Maidstone. You are not expected to have any prior experience as...

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              • Software Developer

                • Posted 4 weeks ago
                • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                • LocationWest Malling, United Kingdom
                • SalaryTo £40k

                Software Developer West Malling To £40k VR/02475R   Our client requires a Software Developer to take forward a number of software projects and to develop new applications. For this role, they are looking for a Software Developer keen on increasing...

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                • C# Software Engineer

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

                  C# Software Engineer Maidstone £45k Opportunity to work from home 2 days per week VR/02473R Our client is looking for a mid-level C# Software Engineer to join their team. They are looking for developers looking to work with a modern...

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                  • Junior Developer

                    • Posted 1 month ago
                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                    • LocationWest Malling, United Kingdom
                    • SalaryTo £28k

                    Junior Developer West Malling Up to £28k VR/02471J Our client has over 25 years of experience delivering highly-focused, in-depth business intelligence, quickly and efficiently. They hire ambitious and passionate talent into their business and are proud of the steps they...

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                    • VB.Net Developer

                      • Posted 3 weeks ago
                      • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                      • LocationRochester, United Kingdom
                      • Salary£25-40k

                      VB.Net Developer Rochester £25k - £40k VR/02468R 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 VB.Net Web Developer to join their friendly...

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                      • Middleweight Web Developer

                        • Posted 1 month ago
                        • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                        • LocationFolkestone, United Kingdom
                        • Salary£30-35k

                        Middleweight Web Developer Folkestone £30-35k VR/02463J Our client, based in Folkestone, is seeking a mid-weight ASP.NET C# MVC developer. Their core platform is built on a Microsoft stack, C#, MVC, Microsoft SQL with Bootstrap 4 and Elasticsearch. They have a...

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                        • Senior C# ASP.Net Developer

                          • Posted 3 weeks ago
                          • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                          • LocationWork from home, United Kingdom
                          • Salary£38-42k

                          Senior C# ASP.Net Developer Work from home/Rochester £38k-42k VR/02460R Option to work from home up to 4 days per week. If you’re a self-motivated Software Developer with a preference for working from home, then this position could be for you....

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                          • Angular Developer

                            • Posted 4 weeks ago
                            • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                            • LocationAshford, United Kingdom
                            • SalaryTo £30k

                            Angular Developer Ashford up to £30k VR/02459R We are looking for an Angular Developer for our client-based in the centre of Ashford. They are a diverse bunch, but above all they're friendly and have a passion for technology and exceeding...

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                            • Senior Software Developer

                              • Posted 4 weeks ago
                              • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                              • LocationWest Malling, United Kingdom
                              • Salary£35-45k

                              Senior Software Developer West Malling £35,000 - £45,000 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 4 weeks ago
                                • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                • LocationWest Malling, United Kingdom
                                • Salary£25-30k

                                Mid-Level Developer West Malling £25,000 - £30,000 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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                                • Software Engineer

                                  • Posted 4 weeks ago
                                  • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                  • LocationSittingbourne, United Kingdom
                                  • SalaryCompetitive

                                  Software Engineer Sittingbourne, Kent Competitive, DOE + Benefits Permanent, Full-time VR/02432R Our client requires Software Engineers who are looking to develop their career into the challenging world of Enterprise Data Management. The ideal candidate will be curious in nature and...

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                                  • Senior PHP Developer

                                    • Posted 1 month ago
                                    • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                    • LocationMaidstone, United Kingdom
                                    • SalaryTo £50k

                                    Senior PHP Developer Maidstone up to £50k DOE VR/02427JDD Our client is looking to add a PHP Developer to their growing team. Reporting to the CTO, you will design, develop and test software for a variety of systems that interact...

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                                    • Mid-Weight PHP Developer

                                      • Posted 2 months ago
                                      • SpecialismSoftware Developer
                                      • LocationMaidstone, United Kingdom
                                      • SalaryTo £40k

                                      Mid-Weight PHP Developer Maidstone up to £40k DOE VR/02427JD Our client is looking to add a Middleweight PHP Developer to their growing team. Reporting to the CTO, you will design, develop and test software for a variety of systems that...

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                                      • Graduate/Junior PHP Developer

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

                                        Graduate/Junior PHP Developer Maidstone up to £25k DOE VR/02427J Our client is looking to add a Graduate/Junior or Middleweight PHP Developer to their growing team. Reporting to the CTO, you will design, develop and test software for a variety of...

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                                        • PHP Developer

                                          • Posted 4 weeks 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 4 weeks 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 4 weeks ago
                                              • SpecialismSoftware 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 1 month 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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                                                • Senior Software Developer

                                                  • Posted 1 month 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 1 month 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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                                                    • Software Engineer

                                                      • Posted 3 weeks 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 embedded software engineers, keen...

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                                                            • .NET Developer

                                                              • Posted 1 month 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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                                                              • Software Engineer

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

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

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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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