Looking for a top software developer in Houston?

As the use of mobile and web apps rise, your business’s digital presence becomes even more important. The biggest challenge facing organizations is how they can keep up in the digital world. The best way is to continuously develop up-to-date software that allows your organization to maintain an impactful digital presence.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top software development companies in Houston. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best Houston Software Developers

  • 1
    $50,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Houston TX

    Softeq is a full-stack development company for web and mobile that’s headquartered in Houston, TX. Founded in 1997, the team of 200+ offers the rare combination of app software and hardware-level expertise – from backends to business intelligence, firmware to IoT (internet of things).

    Clients
    GoPro
    Intel
    Microsoft
    Nike
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Softeq completed a series of interconnected projects for a computer chip manufacturer, including game development, screensavers, and a specific hardware adaptation. The client was pleased with Softeq’s design input and the excellent end-product when faced with a rigid deadline.

    “They’re one of the few contract programmers that we’ve ever given an A rating to.” – General Manager of Mobile Games, Computer Chip Manufacturer

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  • 2
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Kinetech Cloud is a software development company with an emphasis on cloud-based solutions. The company was founded in 2014 and now employs a team of 8 in its headquarters in San Antonio, Texas and a satellite office in London, UK. Kinetech Cloud offers custom software development, mobile app development, cloud consulting, and sales intelligence services to mostly mid-size companies.

    Clients
    First Citizens Credit Union
    Cresta Construction
    Identity Ink
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A manufacturing company wanted more sophisticated ways to track data. Kinetech Cloud created a Mendix data base and transferred everything from the old Excel system. 

    "Their responsiveness and their can-do attitude really stand out...If you can tell them what you want, Kinetech will provide the product you expect." – President, Manufacturing Company

  • 3
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Software development firm Espresso Moon was established in 2004. Their small team is in Houston, Texas. Their services include custom software development, mobile app development, web design, and IT managed services.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Espresso Moon has built a coffee-sharing app for Apple and Google Play stores. At first, they were hired to present an MVP, but the project grew and now they host the website and continue to do updates.

    "They raise their hands whenever there’s a potential issue."

  • 4
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Capitol Tech Solutions is a digital agency in Sacramento, Calif. and Houston. Founded in 2010, they have about 25 employees that serve mostly midmarket and small-business clients in the education, consumer product, and business sectors. Services include digital strategy, SEO, and web design.

    Clients
    PowerSchool
    Pearson School Systems
    Pushkin's Bakery
    KVIE
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Capitol Tech Solutions redesigned an e-commerce platform for a consumer products company. The team provided UX designs and built the solution using Shopify. The platform ranks high amongst competitors and is visually appealing. 

    “Results and their customer service [were most impressive].” – Owner, Consumer Products Company

  • 5
    Undisclosed
    50 - 249 Employees
    Houston TX

    Headspring is a full-service custom software engineering and consultancy headquartered in Austin, Texas. Founded in 2001, they design technology solutions to solve complex problems for partners across the country and have delivered over 800 projects. Headspring's services include custom software development, web development, mobile app development, cloud consulting, and enterprise app modernization.

    Clients
    eMoney
    David Weekley Homes
    Emerson
    Crate & Barrel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A large consumer home goods firm hired Headspring to modernize their entire technological operation. Headspring migrated the development of the firm's mobile and desktop sites to ASP.NET, a much more robust platform than they had previously used. They also redesigned the e-commerce platform to be more consistent with the visual brand of their client and perform seamlessly compared to the previous web store.

  • 6
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Webster TX

    CMS Website Services, LLC is a custom software and app development company in Raleigh, NC. Founded in 2005, CMS Website Services, LLC offers web development, mobile app development, custom software development, and web design services. With over 40 employees, CMS Website Services, LLC is a cost effective service provider that has experience working with a variety of organizations.

    Clients
    Bernard Health
    MD Logic
    Vance Granville Community College
    North Carolina State University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CMS Website Solutions, LLC worked an organic health and beauty company to increase its online traffic by designing and developing a Drupal website with e-commerce capabilities. 

    "Each website redesign they've done has led to an increase in traffic and productivity." – Owner, Health and Beauty Company

  • 7
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Epicenter Consulting is a web and mobile development company based in New York, with an additional location in Houston. Founded in 2008, this company has 15 employees. Services provided by Epicenter Consulting include custom software development, enterprise app modernization, and UI/UX design for businesses of all sizes.

    Clients
    HR Options
    Qualified Hardware
    Invision
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Epicenter Consulting provides ongoing e-commerce web development services for a builder's hardware company. They worked alongside the client's own internal team to develop a new e-commerce website from the ground up. The client has been satisfied with the results and developed an ongoing working relationship with Epicenter Consulting, requesting maintenance and update services on a regular basis.

    "Our business and revenue have been growing continuously for the past 15 years thanks to their work. The website is never really completed; it’s always evolving." - CEO, Builder's Hardware Company

  • 8
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Richmond TX

    Attractor Software LLC is a remote software development team based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan. The team is composed of more than ten specialists who provide custom software development, web development, and mobile app development services to various companies and institutions.

    Clients
    Sametrica
    Bakertilly Central Asia
    Veeqo
    Elcard Mobile
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Attractor Software LLC was hired by a Data & Analytics Consulting Firm to help add a feature to the web app they were developing for a client. This new feature verifies that new information was being aggregated and consolidated properly into their dataset. The end-user client was satisfied with the product, which they still use whenever they need to refresh their data.

    "They managed the timeline well and delivered high-quality work." - Analyst Lead, Data & Analytics Consulting Firm 

  • 9
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Spring TX

    IT Vibes is an internet marketing agency based just outside Houston in The Woodlands, TX. The agency was founded in 2008, and now employs a team of 18 that does web design, web development, custom software development, SEO, PPC, and social media marketing. 

    Clients
    Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce
    Torocon
    Pasadena Health Center
    Incredible Pizza Conroe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A home spa company hired IT Vibes to create a new UI that would appear cleaner than their current system, and attract more customers. IT Vibes has also helped the client implement paid advertising campaigns, resulting in a 25% increase in daily traffic and a 19% increase in leads. 

     

  • 10
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Houston TX

    Octaria Marketing & Software is a digital marketing agency founded in 2018. Based out of Houston, their team of fewer than 10 members provides custom software development, SEO, PPC, conversion optimization, business consulting, and more most to small-sized clients.

    Clients
    Kiss Consulting LLC
    Notable Project

    Octaria Marketing & Software developed a software application from scratch for a software automation company. The Python-based solution involved optical character recognition for extracting data from standardized forms. Ultimately, the team delivered per expectations and the application saved the client a significant amount of time and money.

    "...they were proactive about potential delays..." – Founder, Software Automation Company

  • 11
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Houston TX

    JS Tigers is a tech company founded in 2016 with fewer than 10 employees. They provide custom software development, enterprise app modernization, and web development solutions from their office in Bangalore, India. They work with small and mid-market firms.

    Clients
    Transmodal Corporation
    Verisk Financial
    Cupcake Castles Travel
    Industries
    Notable Project

    JS Tigers designed UI solutions for a banking and insurance company. The company needed UI for a library that was related to their own data platform. The solution met the quality standards of the company.

    “Their focus and diligence is worthy of mention.” - Product Engineering Head, Banking and Insurance Company

  • 12
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Houston TX

    ZTABS is a Houston-based IT services provider. Since 2015, the 8-person team has developed custom software, websites, and e-commerce solutions. 

    Clients
    Beautyfinder.com.au
    drillquoter.com.au
    almondeli.dk
    Notable Project

    ZTABS built out a two-user platform for a beauty professional marketplace. They provided front- and backend development and created a payment system, two kinds of profiles, and a backend dashboard. The platform launched and exceeded the client's expectations.

    "ZTABS never left me in the dark and was always reassuring when we faced issues." – Director, Beauty Professional Marketplace

  • 13
    $25,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Houston TX

     Neudesic is a technology company with offices in Irvine, CA, Atlanta, GA, Chicago, IL, Irving and Houston, TX, Denver, CO, Las Vegas, NV, Exton, PA, Tempe, AZ, Portland, OR, New York, and India.  It specializes in big data consulting, custom software development, cloud consulting, and mobile app development. The agency of more than 800 employees was founded in 2002. Most clients work in the healthcare, energy, and gaming industries. 

    Clients
    Hasbro
    American Cancer Society
    Hyatt
    Xerox
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Neudesic upgraded a recipe website to an efficient Cloud platform.  The system makes available to users a variety of easily accessible recipes, reviews, videos, and shopping lists. These content offerings are customized and can be set to fit users' specific preferences. The website has been growing consistently since Neudesic began their involvement. 

     

  • 15
    $50,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    ChaiOne is a mobile app development studio that was founded in 2008. ChaiOne has a team of about 50 spread between its Houston and Austin, Texas locations. ChaiOne does app development, UI/UX design, enterprise app modernization, digital strategy, and internet of things solutions. They serve large enterprise clients, particularly in the energy sector.

    Clients
    General Electric
    Houston Rockets
    Saudi Aramco
    ExxonMobil
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An oil and gas company needed a solution to facilitate communication between their traveling teams. ChaiOne built a platform that streamlined their internal communications. 

    "One thing I’ve enjoyed is their willingness to bring in different ideas. They offered suggestions based on their past experience to help make the project better. That’s a nice value add from a vendor. Instead of just executing the scope, it’s great that they could add value." – Communications Advisor, Oil & Gas Company

  • 16
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Optimum is a digital marketing firm based in Houston. Since 2014, the small team of 3+ has specialized in web development, IT consulting, e-commerce development, email marketing, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    Dallas ISD
    Aztec
    Mitovate
    Sean Buckley Law Office
    Notable Project

    Optimum created an Android app that monitored energy. The app takes energy information from the city to make it available for the customers. The client was extremely pleased with Optimum's responsiveness. The app was downloaded by many energy providers. 

    "They’re [Optimum] great at getting feedback from us and communicating about how everything is working." – Founder, Development Solutions Company 

  • 17
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Informatics Commerce is an e-commerce consulting and development firm based in Houston. Founded in 2011, Informatics Commerce Inc's team of 5 employees specialize in e-commerce development, mobile app development, and web design. The firm mainly works with small business clients. 

    Clients
    Nike
    Houston Chronical
    Shutter Stock
    Army Surplus World
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An online platform for new parents hired Informatics Commerce to integrate its social networking function to its e-commerce platform. Using Magento, the team at Informatics Commerce developed an eCommerce platform for the client. They built the social media functions using Angular and JavaScript. The client was very pleased the work that the team at Informatics Commerce did for their organization.

    "Project management was very good. [The president of Informatics Commerce] called me nearly every day and we used text and Skype as well. He kept me informed of what was going on. He gave me a list of project milestones that we checked off when they were complete." – Founder, Parenting Social Media Platform 

  • 18
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Houston TX

    CDHART LLC is a freelance web developer based in Houston. He started his company in 2014, and now provides web development, web design, and custom software development to small and midmarket businesses. His clientele is mostly within the e-commerce, advertising and marketing, and non-profit industries.
     

    Clients
    Shell
    Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Centerpoint Energy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CDHART LLC created a website for an art group. He developed and implemented the website first, and now works on maintaining the digital platform through routine check ups and hosting transfers. This website has helped the client with SEO and has increased traffic and leads.

    “We frequently receive clients through website and search engine traffic. It has been a great resource for us.” – Principal, Art Group
     

  • 19
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Powered Labs is a development and design agency based in Tampa, FL, with other offices in Houston, TX, and Miami, FL. The agency has less than 50 members, but are professional experts in web design, development, social media, branding and game development.

    Clients
    Credit Suisse
    Pepin
    GoVision Live
    WellPet
    Notable Project

    Powered Labs customized a business-to-consumer website for a beer distribution company. The agency also assisted with content and analytics to identify web traffic. The work Powered Labs has done helped the website receive awards for design. 

    "Even though they [Powered Labs] were local and a bit smaller, they had the resources and capability to do the work that an agency on a national scale would be able to do."- Marketing Manager, Distribution Company 

  • 20
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Spring TX

    Founded in 2017, TEXAS SOFTWARE is a development company based in Spring, Tex. They primarily work with midmarket clients in a variety of industries, including IT and energy. Their team specializes in Microsoft technolges such as Azure and Windows. 

    Clients
    COI Pro
    Astar Inc.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TEXAS SOFTWARE worked with an oil and gas evaluation company to develop a custom software solution using Angular.js. Their work increased efficiency for scheduling and reporting. 

    "They have great communication, and they’re very detail-oriented." – VP of Operations, Oil & Gas Evaluator 

  • 21
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Richmond TX

    Founded in 2015, Sedente is a development agency with headquarters in Houston. With under 10 employees, the company focuses primarily on web development, custom software development, and mobile app development. Its clients range from middle market to enterprise. 

    Clients
    Halliburton
    Baker Hughes
    Wood Group Mustang
    Landmark
    Industries
  • 22
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Houston TX

    iWebServices is a web and app development agency based in Noida, India, with additional locations in Houston and Devon, United Kingdom. Founded in 2011, this company has over 70 employees. Services provided by iWebServices include mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Volkswagen
    McDonald's
    Maximus
    Notable Project

    iWebServices provided mobile app development services for a food delivery business. Based on the client's initial requirements and concepts, they worked to develop a multilingual app for both Android and iOS platforms with location and tracking features. The client reported high levels of user engagement after the iWebServices team made some adjustments to the UI design.

    "The iWebServices team made the interface more interactive by adding images, elements, etc. The app has witnessed 5000+ downloads so far and is contributing a lot in revenue generation." Co-Founder & CEO, Food Delivery Business

  • 23
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Houston TX

    Software development company Simublade is located in Houston. Founded in 2014, the agency and its team of fewer than 10 work with a variety of clients on mobile app development, web development, and custom software development.

    Clients
    PantryFi
    US Home Builders
    Notifi
    Clinical Ticketing
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Simublade built applications for iOS and Android platforms for a startup. Simublade planned, designed, and developed the app that focuses on helping others commit to a healthy lifestyle. Although the app has just recently been put on the market, it has received great praise and reviews. The client thought Simublade was professional, transparent and communicative.

    "They [Simublade] treat you like family, but deliver everything as promised." – Employee, Healthy Lifestyle Company

  • 24
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Houston TX

    Utegration is a full-service SAP consulting and solutions company based in Houston. Founded in 2008, Utegration's team of 265 employees specializes in providing BI/SI & big data consulting, and CRM consulting services for small, midmarket, and enterprise utilities businesses.

    Clients
    CenterPoint Energy
    Texas Utilities
    Southwest Water Company
    Reliant Energy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Utegration worked with a utility corporation to assist with data analytics on a staff augmentation operation. Utegration's SAP expertise allows it to help the client track service and sales in real time, as well as supply predictive models enabling the client to track general weather trends or oil & gas extraction scenarios, among other areas.

    "They can handle so many different projects, even things that aren’t related to data analytics." – Manager, Utility Corporation

  • 25
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Houston TX

    Crunch is a software development firm based in Lviv, Ukraine. Founded in 2018, their 30-person team specializes in IT staff augmentation. They buttress engineering teams and serve as an outsourced tech provider.

    Notable Project

    Crunch provided development support for a media & broadcast solutions firm. Using React and Node.js, they built a web application for a third-party customer. They proved to be a reliable and capable partner. 

    "I thought the resources they provided were decent, especially for their rates. They’re all proactive and they work honestly." — CEO, Media & Broadcast Solutions Firm

  • 26
    $1,000+
    Freelancer
    Spring TX

    Snow Data Science is a freelance data firm based in Spring, Texas, and founded in 2020. They are experts in big data consulting, custom software development, and AI solutions for clients that work in the industries of financial services, business services, and more.

    Clients
    Quantexits
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Snow Data Science developed an app solution for an educational business professor. Snow Data Science also offered data consulting assistance for the professor. The professor is now planning their next steps.

    “Avery isn’t trying to sell out-of-the-box solutions that he’s developed. Rather, he seeks to understand the client’s needs and then customizes a solution.” - Educational Business Professor

  • 27
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Spring TX

    Instazoid Digital Solutions is a full digital agency based in Spring, Texas. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides, among others, web design, mobile app development, and social media marketing services to small IT companies. 

    Clients
    InfiniteYou Life Insurance
    United GC
    WinObi Consulting
    TJ Suave
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A development company had Instazoid Digital Solutions to partner with them in several app development projects for the company's clients to expand the company's production capacity. Instazoid Digital Solutions typically used React Native, Java, and PHP on the outsourced projects. The partnership resulted in more completed high-quality projects.  

    "We just concluded our biggest project with them . . . It was above the quality that I expected. There weren’t any functionality problems." - CEO, Development Company 

  • 28
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Houston TX

    Founded in 2004, Improving is an IT services company headquartered in Houston. The team of about 250 employees also works from additional offices in College Station, Texas, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio, Dallas, Minneapolis, and Canada. They consult businesses in the financial services, business services, and education industries, focusing on BI and Big Data, Cloud, IT strategy, and staff augmentation. They complement their consulting with mobile app development.

    Clients
    Inc. 500 (2009
    2015)
    Aggie 100 List (2010-2013)
    ERE Recruiting Excellence;Awards 2012: Best Employee Referral Program
    Industries
  • 29
    $10,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Houston TX

    Credera is a full-service management consulting, user experience, and technology solutions firm. The team serves small, midmarket, and enterprise clients in the media, healthcare, and consumer products and services industries. Headquarters in Addison, Texas work in conjunction with offices in Houston and Denver. Founded in 1999, its robust staff features 300–350 management, technology, and UX specialists.

    Clients
    National Geographic
    Gold's Gym
    Interstate Batteries
    Pep Boys
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A franchise restaurant chain engaged Credera’s expert team to maximize its digital sales and revamp its overarching customer journey. Their comprehensive development and analytical services target maximal e-commerce revenue. Cutting-edge web designs feature streamlined UX and optimized mobile responsivity. Credera continuously executes on their sophisticated digital marketing strategy as part of the ongoing partnership.

     

  • 30
    $5,000+
    Freelancer
    Katy TX

    Started in 2017, Alesti Systems is a web and software development agency operating out of Katy, Texas. The team of under 10 specializes in custom software development, web development, and web design for small- to medium-sized businesses.

    Clients
    Platforma SuperHeroes
    1st Dibs Holdings LLC.
    Houston Leasing and Condos LLC.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Alesti Systems developed an easy-to-use website for a job search service. They worked quickly and efficiently to get the job done and managed communication through a single point of contact. The final platform became a cornerstone of the job search business.

    "It helped create my business and helped roughly 70 users find a job best suited for them." – Owner, Job Search Service

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