List of the Best United Kingdom Mobile App Development Companies

  • 31
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Thoughtbot is a web and mobile app development company based in Boston, MA with offices in Austin, San Francisco, New York, Raleigh, Washington D.C, and London. Since 2003, this 50+ team has delivered empowering digital solutions to enterprise-level and small companies alike.

    Clients
    LOLA
    LevelUp
    Tile
    Code Climate
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thoughtbot’s team helped the client develop a custom software solution aimed at enhancing consumer advocacy. With deliverables mostly on the back-end, the client valued the estimable coding skills, rapid completion time, and commitment to quality.

    “They provide a consistent level of service that I haven’t seen from agencies or even our in-house team. Their engineering standards, development standards, and the way that they have that consistently through their team is very impressive.” – Head of Product, Consumer Interest Nonprofit

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  • 32
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Novoda is a digital-product agency based in London, England, that was established in 2008. Their team of 71 employees provides mobile app development, UX/UI design, enterprise app modernization, digital strategy, and AR/VR development services.

    Clients
    News UK
    SoundCloud
    Tesco
    The Times
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Novoda configured a desktop application and built an Android prototype for a system-optimization software company. Their team coded the main functionalities and inserted an in-app purchasing feature. The app gained over 50 million downloads and a 4.4-star rating on the Google Play Store.

    "Last December, monthly revenue for CCleaner was about $100,000. I attributed these metrics to the freemium model and Novoda’s collaborative efforts." – Head of Product, System Optimization Company

  • 33
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Studio Graphene is a 90+ employee interdisciplinary team of strategists, designers, developers, and product managers. Studio Graphene is headquartered in London with studios in New Delhi, Lisbon, and Geneva. They collaborate with clients — from startups to established businesses — to define the details and specifications of projects, including custom software development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design.

    Clients
    Coca-Cola
    Huckletree
    Nesta
    Mars
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Studio Graphene developed an Android-based application for an IoT startup based in Dubai. The client wanted to build a physical kiosk for customer feedback in the retail sector, and needed digital support due to their smaller staff. Studio Graphene started by building a simple application that included form-based pages and interactive feedback gathering, and expanded into developing a custom CMS and marketing support for the product. The interface won 4 product design awards for the client.

    "We’ve won four different product design awards for the interface, graphic design, and animations. They integrate well with all of our teams and consistently produce high-quality materials." — Founder, IoT Startup

  • 34
    $75,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Glance Creative Ltd. is an app development firm founded in 2016. Based in London, the team of 10 specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI and wearable app development. They mainly serve small business and midmarket clients in the entertainment, media and consumer products industries. 

    Clients
    The Times
    Canon
    Universal Music
    The Sun
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Glance Creative worked with a military post office by creating a mobile app. This app provided customers with military shipping protocol information ranging from prohibited items to overseas shipping costs based on weight and size. The team offered the best combination of cost, quality, and experience.

    "Glance Creative designed an app with a clean, intuitive look that provided a wealth of information to our customers." – Technical Director, British Military Agency

  • 35
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Red C London is a mobile app development agency, founded in 1997. Based in London, their team of 11 specializes in mobile app development, web design, and UX/UI design. They work primarily with enterprises and midmarket businesses, focusing on financial services, government, and nonprofits.  

    Clients
    Sony
    Aston Martin
    Thames Water
    Centtrip
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Red C London worked with an event advertising startup to create an iOS application. They provided development services to design and build an iOS-based mobile application.

    “Red C displayed great communication and development skills throughout the project. They worked at a competitive price and willingly performed corrections when necessary.” – Founder, Event Advertising Startup

  • 36
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    london United Kingdom

    Founded in 2012, CronJ is a software development company that is headquartered in Bangalore, India, with offices in the Netherlands, Abu Dhabi, and Calif. The team of 50 specializes in custom software development, web development, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    TCS
    Mitsubishi Motors
    Jindal Steel
    USA Today
    Industries
    Notable Project

    CronJ IT Technologies partnered with an education platform to develop a web application for users to assemble teams, perform tasks, and earn points that are redeemable for gift cards. They provided successful features for the launch of the application.

    “The platform has lots of features. User can earn gift cards by solving problems, which makes it more appealing. We appreciated their project management, especially compared to the vendors we had worked with before.” –– Project Manager, Education Platform

  • 37
    $100,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Founded in 2009, Mubaloo is a mobile app developer and IT strategy consultancy based in London. Also working from their Bristol office, this award-winning team of 50+ creates digital solutions for both enterprises and smaller companies.

    Clients
    Aviva
    Bang & Olufsen
    RAC
    Unipart
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Offering both a strategic perspective and development skill set, Mubaloo developed a native iOS and Android app to facilitate exchanges between investment managers and investors. The project was successfully completed on time and on-budget and convinced the client to retain Mubaloo as a digital consultant.

    "Mubaloo was refreshing to have for this initiative; their insight, approach, and knowledge was invaluable." – Solutions Director, Investment Firm

  • 38
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Leeds United Kingdom

    Intelivita is a software development company founded in 2014. Based in Leeds, United Kingdom, with an office in Ahmedabad, India, the team of 28 specializes in mobile app development, AR/VR development and web development. 

    Clients
    Microsoft
    Pebble Studio
    Toxic Fox
    Savvy
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Found through a recommendation, Intelivita helped a production agency by designing and developing a bespoke app for the Microsoft App Store. The team worked within the budget, fixed bugs promptly, and was enjoyable to work with. 

  • 39
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Leamington Spa United Kingdom

    Appoly Ltd is a mobile and web application development company based in Leamington Spa, UK. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of less than 15 who provide mobile and web development for business processes to various businesses.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Appoly Ltd was hired by a Waste Logistics Business to develop mobile apps that do business functions like fleet management and customer service. Appoly Ltd has developed two apps: one for drivers to coordinate with the transport hub at the main office, and the other is for customer interaction. The app developed for professional kitchen and bathroom fitters can pass on a diary of works that allowed tracking of the business to go ten times faster.

    "In each project, Appoly contributed ideas and listened to ours, suggesting ways to implement them." - Head of IT, Waste Logistics Business    

  • 40
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cheadle United Kingdom

    Foresight Mobile is an end-to-end mobile development agency founded in 2016 based in Manchester, England. Run by a team of fewer than 10, they offer custom software, mobile app, and web development services to their clients.

    Clients
    FriendRequest
    EA Chillingo
    Clothes Doctor
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Foresight Mobile worked on various projects for a clothing maintenance service. The project initially covered completing the company website, but after completion of that project, Foresight Mobile was then tasked to work on the service's bespoke order management system as well. The service is satisfied with Foresight Mobile's work and looks forward to using their work in the future.

    "Compared to the previous agency, Foresight were much easier to communicate with. We had a strong cultural alignment and bounced ideas off one another during our ideation phase. Their development process is very collaborative and transparent, so I always felt in control of direction and spend." - CEO, Clothing Maintenance Service

  • 41
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bristol United Kingdom

    MyOxygen is a 10+ team of mobile app developers, UI/UX designers, and digital strategists. Based in Bristol and founded in 2001, the company uses a comprehensive approach that aligns business needs with remarkable results.

    Clients
    Kohler
    Ministry of Defense
    National Health Service
    Oxford University Press
    Industries
    Notable Project

    MyOxygen developed a multi-device mobile app for an ambulance service to help map field resources, assess incident impact, and coordinate routes more effectively. The app is widely used by its target audience. The client found the team to be highly attuned to their needs throughout the project and pleasant enough to share a laugh with.

    “I’ve always been impressed with their innovation, approachability, professionalism, flexibility, and ability to look forward.” – Resilience Officer, Emergency Ambulance Service

  • 42
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Clavax is a software, web and mobile app development company headquartered in San Jose, California, with offices in New Delhi, India, New South Wales, Australia, and Gurgaon, India. Founded in 2011, the team of over 200 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development, and AR/VR development. They primarily serve small businesses in the IT, real estate, and education industries. 

    Clients
    Fujitsu
    Bluestone
    PWC
    Enlite
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Clavax Technologies worked with an aerospace company, providing a variety of services for the client including web development with a complete backend and work on a CMS solution. Overall, the client was pleased with the team's work. 

    "The Clavax team is very skilled at what they do. They definitely have the know-how approach and they're able to develop complex projects." — CTO, Aerospace Company

  • 43
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Theodo UK, founded in 2015, is a consultancy and digital development agency headquartered in London with an additional location in Paris. With a team of over 30 employees, they mainly provide mobile app development, web development, and custom software development services.
     

    Clients
    Admiral
    Cleo.
    BNP Paribas
    Voodoo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Theodo UK developed the platform for an online marketplace after the previous developer proved unsatisfactory. The team took wire frames and a prototype provided by the client to build a minimum viable product, using AWS, React, Python, and Django for the framework. The client spoke highly of the engagement.

    “They’re extremely knowledgeable and work closely with us to make sure we know what’s going on. Their team is phenomenal and have both dev and interpersonal skills.” — Executive, Digital Office Marketplace

  • 44
    Undisclosed
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Kin + Carta is a tech-centered management consultancy based in Chicago. Founded in 1964, they also have offices in London, San Francisco, New York, and Singapore. Their team of approximately 3,000 focuses primarily on enterprise clients in the financial services and health care fields. Services include mobile app development, cloud consulting, and more.

    Clients
    AstraZeneca
    Expedia
    Santander
    Pizza Hut
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Kin + Carta built a native mobile app for a health care nonprofit in advance of open enrollment, upgrading their old platform. They built the app for iOS and Android with a focus on human-centered design,

    "They helped us go beyond the average of health care to meet the expectation of digital." - CIO, Nonprofit Health Insurance Provider

  • 45
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Empire Elements is a web and mobile app development agency founded in 2003. Based in London, the team of more than 50 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development, and UX/UI. They mainly serve small business clients.

     

    Clients
    Ebay
    EDF Energy
    Heinz
    Notable Project

    Empire Elements designed, developed, and optimized sites for a software company. A company homepage and product site were built to convey the brand image and be maintained internally. The client was pleased with the team's work.

    "The two areas they have excelled in are cost and responsiveness. Their project management skills are phenomenal. They’re price was very good, and anytime we need help, even on nights or weekends, they are available." – Managing Director, Software Company 

  • 46
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Bristol United Kingdom

    TechGropse Pvt. Ltd. is a mobile app developer headquartered in Decatur, Ga., with an office in India. Founded in 2015, the team of 38 specializes in mobile app development, blockchain, and IoT development. They work with enterprise, midmarket, and small business clients primarily in the IT industry. 

    Clients
    MyRosary
    Too Hungry
    Opo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    TechGropse Pvt. Ltd. worked on mobile app development for a food delivery company. They developed the iOS app from end-to-end, created an online payment system, and developed a dashboard menu. The client was impressed with the work the team did. 

    “The team excelled at turning ideas into a functional product and promptly implemented our feedback. Their project manager communicated clearly and shared suggestions to improve our product.” – Business Development Manager, Food Delivery Company 

  • 47
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Sugar Rush Creative is an app and software development agency based in Belfast. The company was founded in 2003. Since then, it has become a leading digital agency in Northern Ireland and the UK, employing around 10. Sugar Rush Creative has provided market-leading mobile apps, digital animations and web software to clients in industries such as public service, healthcare, education, hospitality, compliance, and many more.

    Clients
    BBC
    TopGear
    Radio Times
    BUNZL
    Notable Project

    Sugar Rush Creative redesigned a website for a baby skincare products company. They also produced videos and graphics for the company. The client was pleased with their engaging work.

    "The video was creative and broke down the status of our business and what makes us different from other companies. It explained us in a simplistic manner but with a bit of fun as well, to engage people. It was first class." - Director, Baby Skincare Products Company

  • 48
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Manchester United Kingdom

    Groovy The Web Firm is a web design and digital marketing company headquartered in Nadiad, India. It was founded in 2015 and has 14 employees. They offer custom software development, mobile app development, and web development services. They mainly serve midmarket and small business clients in the IT, health care & medicine, and e-commerce sectors.  

    Clients
    BowlersMart USA
    Maji Masseuse London
    Uneaffaire France
    Swiss Skyways Switzerland
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Groovy built a data management system to track pipeline construction for a software development consulting company. The system was accessible on the web and both iOS and Android devices, which improved efficiency and increased the speed and quality of the system. The client was grateful for their organization and ability to provide high-quality results.

    “Their ability to deliver high-quality work promptly is their main strength. Their understanding of complex requirements—especially when revisiting defects after a long period—was excellent.” –Operations Manager, Software Development Consulting Company

  • 49
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edinburgh United Kingdom

    GearedApp is a software development firm based in Edinburgh, Scotland. They were founded in 2013 and have a team of 11 employees who specialize in mobile development, web development, and UX/UI design. They work mostly with small business clients in the healthcare, business services, and education industries.

    Clients
    FLEXPIT
    Ajenta
    Maersk Oil
    Edinburgh University
    Industries
    Notable Project

    GearedApp developed apps for a poultry breeding company. The client needed three different apps for its separate global brands. GearedApp took over from another developer and added several new functionalities, improving the design of the apps and decreasing their download times. The client was impressed by the improvements that were made to the product and the speed with which they were implemented.

    “They’ve improved both the apps’ design and functionality and dramatically reduced their download time.” – Assistant Marketing Manager  

  • 50
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    The Sound Pipe Media is an app development firm founded in 2009. Based in London, the team of 6 specializes in mobile app development and UX/UI design. They mainly focus on serving the advertising and marketing, entertainment, and business services industries. 

    Clients
    Sunseeker
    Celtic Football Club
    Olly
    Laureus Awards
    Industries
    Notable Project

    The Sound Pipe Media partners with a software firm to create various major apps. The team has created a variety of apps with them, including apps for a major soccer club and a global car company. Overall, the client was impressed with the work. 

    "They [The Sound Pipe Media] gave great advice regarding enhanced features and user acquisition. They understand the app business and how people consume and choose apps. They treated the project like their own and really put in a lot of effort to make it successful." – Manager, Boutique British Software Firm

  • 51
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Bristol United Kingdom

    Blue Sparrow Apps is a development agency based in Bristol, England, and founded in 2015. With fewer than 10 employees, they specialize in mobile app and custom software development solutions for both small and medium-sized businesses.

    Clients
    Coeus Software
    Cartakeback
    Bishop Fleming
    Notable Project

    Blue Sparrow Apps developed a mobile app solution for a religious organization. The app featured 1,800 versions of the Bible through the use of an API. The client was satisfied with Blue Sparrow Apps’ work.

    “They’re very agile and are willing to listen to needs in order to deliver effectively.” - Project Manager, Religious Organization

  • 52
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Woking United Kingdom

    ERP consulting and SI company Folio3 is located in Belmont, California; Pleasanton, California; North Sydney, Australia and Dubai, United Arab Emirates. Established in 2005, the midsize team focuses on ERP consulting and SI, mobile app development, web development, custom software development, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Folio3 helped a kitchen and bath company rebuild the connectors between their website and their NetSuite environment. They have added a greater level of Shopify and Amazon-related functionality to the site.

    "Their experience with NetSuite, Shopify, and Amazon was exactly what we were looking for."

  • 53
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Intellectsoft is a boutique digital transformation consultancy headquartered in Palo Alto, California. The Company provides cutting edge engineering solutions for global and Fortune 500 companies with the mission to help enterprises accelerate adoption of new technologies, untangle complex issues that always emerge during digital evolution, and orchestrate ongoing innovation.

    Intellectsoft maintains its advanced domain expertise through five dedicated labs:  Cognitive Computing, Decentralized Applications (i.e. Blockchain), Internet-of-Things (IOT), Premier Customer Experience (CX), and Mixed Reality (AR, VR).

    Established in 2007, Intellectsoft operates across multiple offices with the engineering centers in the U.S., the U.K., the Nordic region and Eastern Europe.

    Clients
    Eurostar
    Harley Davidson
    Jaguar
    Universal Pictures
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Intellectsoft created an e-commerce app with matching backend infrastructure, then integrated it into the client’s blockchain technology. Transforming the given creative demands into a satisfactory product under a strenuous deadline was deemed impressive, as were their communication skills and determination.

    “We've given them a challenge, and they've met it, which is why Intellectsoft has become our leading service provider for technology development.” – Program Manager, Holding Company

  • 54
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Glasgow United Kingdom
    Vecro Tech is a mobile app development company in Glasgow, United Kingdom and London, United Kingdom. The small agency was established in 2016. Their team provides mobile app development, search engine optimization, and pay per click.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An architectural designer hired Vecro Tech to build a WooCommere site in three weeks. It's a customized PHP site that has a webshop and an online course platform. They're currently managing the site's SEO/PPC.

    "It was a very smooth process."

  • 55
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Door 105 is a mobile application development company headquartered in London. They have about 1 team member and provide mobile app development, mobile and app marketing, and SEO services. 

    Clients
    Hartleys Store
    Polaroid Trace
    Dolly Yourself
    Notable Project

    Door 105 designed and developed an iOS application as well as a website for a beauty platform. They implemented features into the mobile platform that enable users to schedule and pay for services via Stripe or PayPal. The app received positive feedback about its look and feel, making them a go-to service provider.

    "Their communication stands out." — Founder & Owner, Beauty Platform

     

  • 56
    $5,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Milo Creative is a digital studio located in London. Founded in 2002, it has a team of 17 that specializes in mobile app development, UX/UI design, and web development services. They work with companies in various industries including education, health care & medical, and advertising & marketing.

    Clients
    Sony Music
    Paul Smith
    WaterAid
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Milo Creative built a mobile app to create coverage for a third party client. The team designed the platform's UX and UI, then developed methods for data importation. The app gained thousands of users in a short period of of time while generating the buzz that the client desired.

    “Within the first few days, the app earned over 10,000 users, which was great for such a niche app. It was the perfect tool to get our client’s project in front of journalists to generate awareness.” –Head of Production, Tech Communications Agency
     

  • 57
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Belfast United Kingdom

    Instil Software is a software engineering firm based in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Founded in 2005, Instil has about 30 employees that work across a variety of industries. They offer custom software development, mobile app development, cloud consulting and software integration, IoT, and web development.

    Clients
    IBM
    Deloitte
    Rolls-Royce
    Salesforce
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Instil conducted research, design, and testing of several applications, from mobile apps to server architecture for a large Canadian telecommunications firm. They delivered several user and provider-side portals for changing features for telecom customers and improving the consumer experience. The client praised both quick delivery time and high-quality code from Instil's team.

    "Their competitiveness and their intelligence make them stand out from the crowd. Instil’s sheer breadth of knowledge makes their software services very desirable." - Software Architect, Telecommunications Firm

  • 58
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    london United Kingdom

    Thought&Function is a digital agency founded in London in 2017 with no more than 10 members. They are experts in web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design solutions for clients in the industries of financial services, education, and health care.

    Clients
    DoctorLink
    AllPlants
    ProperCorn
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Thought&Function developed an app for a personal finance company. The app was built entirely from scratch using React Native for both Android and iOS platforms. The app was released earlier than scheduled.

    “For me, what sets them apart is the relationship.” - Founder, Personal Finance Company

  • 59
    $25,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Sutton United Kingdom

    Geeks is a software development company in London. Founded in 2007, Geeks' team of 85 specializes in custom software development, web development, and mobile app development, primarily for midmarket clients in media and govenment.

    Clients
    easyJet
    Aesseal
    Houses of Parliament
    BBC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An online history encyclopedia hired Geeks to build a web app for extracting content from other websites. The client's key challenge was ensuring that the web app could handle a high volume of data. Geeks developed custom software featuring a user-friendly frontend and a backend capable of extracting significant amounts of data. Finally, Geeks created a JavaScript library that the client can sell to other businesses. The client appreciated Geeks' creativity and innovation.

    "Our visualization engine can generally handle ten times more data and the average JavaScript library. We’ve had no problems with the stability of their code. The server has always been perfect." - Co-Founder, Online History Encyclopedia

  • 60
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    London United Kingdom

    Appy Monkey is a mobile app development firm founded in 2011. Based in London, the team has more than 10 members who specialize in mobile app development, UX/UI and custom software development. They generally serve small business clients in the entertainment, advertising and marketing, and business services industries. 

    Clients
    Thomas Cook
    Life In Resort
    Creative 7
    Holid8
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Appy Monkey worked with a hospitality company and created a website as well as an app to serve as a resort directory. The app included information such as upcoming events, weather, clubs, restaurants, and more. Overall, the client was pleased with the team's work.

    "The workflow was very effective and the team was very easy to contact. They gave us regular feedback and we had weekly update meetings. The project was also on time and within budget." – Owner, Hospitality Company 

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