List of the Best South Africa Software Developers

  • 1
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Founded in 2010, 2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd is an IT solutions provider in Palakkad, India. With a team of 51, they specialize in e-commerce development, mobile app development, and web design. 

    Clients
    United Nations
    Empretec
    SkoolBeep
    Tamkeen
    Notable Project

    2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd partnered with a warehouse management portal on a site design and development project. They worked to drive traffic to the site and increase leads. The client was impressed with the quality of their service. 

    "It was easy to communicate with their project manager, and they frequently updated us." – Senior Marketing Manager, Warehouse Management Portal

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  • 2
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Webtonic Solutions is a web agency based in Sandton, South Africa, and founded in 2010. Their team of no more than 50 offers custom software, e-commerce, and web development solutions for clients in the industries of e-commerce, retail, and business services.

    Clients
    RMB
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Webtonic Solutions developed a platform for a foreign exchange retailer. The platform was to allow corporations to make online purchases for currencies. The platform has since seen millions of orders transacted.

    “They’ve become my go-to people.” - Project Manager, Foreign Exchange Retailer

  • 3
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Bluegrass Digital is a managed services company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 1996, their team of 21 employees provides web development, mobile app development, and UX/UI design services.

    Clients
    iClover
    Equity Maven
    PosTrack
    Sanlam
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bluegrass Digital developed an entirely new strategy for their PR client. They designed intelligent and market-ready products based on their client’s unique needs and specifications. This resulted in more contracts from their client and positive feedback.

    "Our clients are consistently pleased with Bluegrass Digital’s work. We showcase their websites as case studies and have won new business from new clients as a direct result." –Project Manager, Public Relations Company

  • 4
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Randburg South Africa

    SIVOXI™ is a design and development agency based in Johannesburg. Founded in 2016, their team of fewer than 10 employees serves enterprise and midmarket businesses in industries such as business services, advertising and marketing, and consumer products. Services include custom software development, UX/UI design, and IT strategy consulting.

    Clients
    BEE-Connex
    Lank Chilled
    Prestige Adhesives
    Allied Paint Solutions
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SIVOXI™ provided web development services to a business advisory company. They built the .NET platform from the ground up. With a dedication to understanding their client’s business processes, the team delivered an excellent solution.

    “Getting a software developer to understand our legislative requirements and putting it into a platform that we were able to get what we needed out of was impressive.” — Divisional Manager, Business Advisory Company

  • 5
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Saratoga is a software development company based in Cape Town, South Africa. It was founded in 1998 and has since grown to a team of 86 that works on custom software development, IT staff augmentation, enterprise app modernization, application management and support, and more to mostly large enterprise clients. 

    Clients
    Old Mutual
    Sanlam
    Direct Axis
    Coronation Asset Management
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A financial services non-profit had a previous development partner that was unsatisfactory. Saratoga took over and has succeeded where the previous developer failed. They use the SQL server and C# to design architecture, test products and create API's. 

    "... they designed and developed our foundational API that leads the direction we’re taking the rest of our products. That’s been a major success and has put us in a good position for the future." — Systems Development Consultant, Financial Services Non-Profit

  • 6
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Custom software development firm and web development firm PINECONEPIXEL APP DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD is based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The midsize company was founded in 2019. Their services include custom software development and web development.

    Notable Project

    PINECONEPIXEL APP DEVELOPMENT (PTY) LTD has developed the website from scratch for a mechanical repair shop. They’ve also worked on branding, creating the entire image for the business, including the logo.

    "I’ve never dealt with someone with such a prompt and friendly service."

  • 7
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Bloemfontein South Africa

    Bitcube is an app development company based in Bloemfontein, South Africa. Founded in 2009, their 26 employees provide custom software development, UI/UX design, and mobile app development services.

    Clients
    Fortune 500 companies
    HR Technology
    Ecommerce
    Utilities Management Technology
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Bitcube developed an analytics platform for a cultural analytics company. This included SaaS development, frontend, platform as a service, SecOps, and application support. Traffic has increased while load times decreased. The quality of the code meets expectations.

    “They listen intently to my needs, and understand what I'm trying to achieve in the long-term. We also have a very good relationship. They treat us as partners, and we trust each other.” –CEO, Cultural Analytics Platform

  • 8
    $100,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Founded in 2014, PYCOGroup is a development firm. Their team of around 370 employees is based in Brussels, with an additional office around the globe. They focus on custom software, web, and mobile app development.

    Clients
    Microsoft
    American Express
    Volkswagen
    Coach
    Industries
    Notable Project

    PYCOGroup developed a mobile app for a travel services company. While the internal team was responsible for the database and API, the team handled the rest of the project. 

    "The team has been really efficient and helpful to build up and deliver the solution." – Program Director, Travel Services Company

  • 9
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Haefele Software is an outsourced Microsoft software development company based in Cape Town, South Africa, with offices in Melbourne, Australia; Tampa, Florida; and London. The company, founded in 2006, has more than 50 employees and provides custom software development, IT strategy consulting, and IoT development services to enterprise and smaller-sized companies in various industries.

    Clients
    Tesco
    Spur Corp
    Fenergo
    Simple
    Notable Project

    A mobile development agency hired Haefele Software to provide outsourced support for one of its projects and to run workshops for their internal teams on improving processes and business offerings. Haefele Software completed the project and provided the agency with a debriefing document that covered what the internal teams need to focus on after the project's completion. 

    "The Haefele team had familiarized themselves with the project before they got started and were able to hit the ground running." - Co-Founder and Director, Mobile Development Agency

  • 10
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Codeswop is a development firm based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2014, this team of five offers a range of services, including web app development, website creation, mobile app development, and interactive prototype design. 

    Clients
    Oldmutual
    Wopity
    Pienaar & Son Distilling Company
    Biblo
    Notable Project

    Codeswop completed a web development project for a data management firm. Building off of a pre-existing set of wireframes, the team offered a variety of design options before building out a site using WordPress. The team maintained open lines of communication throughout the project, which, coupled with their flexible approach, made for a fruitful engagement.

    "It's rare for a developer to be willing to create such a bespoke web solution for a business. They've also been very responsive and accessible throughout the project." – CMO, Offsite Data Backup Firm

  • 11
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Pretoria South Africa

    Ecosmob Technologies Pvt. Ltd. is a custom software development and artificial intelligence company based in Ahmedabad, India. Founded in 2006, this company has a team of over 200 employees. Services provided by Ecosmob Technologies Pvt. Ltd. include mobile app development, AI, and custom software development.

    Clients
    HopOn India
    Kamailio
    NetCarrier
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Ecosmob Technologies Pvt. Ltd. provides ongoing app and web development for a tour company. They developed a new iOS and Android app for the client, as well as making a new website and a backend CMS. They continue to provide ongoing maintenance services for the site and app.

    "We’re happy with the project. They’re continuing to help us improve the product, working on maintenance support and upgrades. Their service-oriented team performed well. They understood our requirements." - Founder, Tour Company

  • 12
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Thought Inc. is a technology and development company headquartered in Woodmead, South Africa. They were founded in 2008, and have a team of less than 50 people who specialize in mobile app development, web development, and custom software development. 
     

    Clients
    FNB
    Lenovo
    CHAI
    Epol
    Notable Project

    Thought Inc. is providing mobile app development services for a research company. The client needed an app for their learning solutions platform; Thought Inc. is currently using PhoneGap and Ionic to develop the app. They are adding features to the app, and they continuously work closely with the client. The client is happy with the company’s work so far, and they are looking forward to the final product. 
     

    “Although it's taking longer than we anticipated, they're moving things forward nicely and paying close attention to our needs. We expect the app to launch shortly.” — Director, Research Company
     

  • 13
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    SovTech is a custom software development company based in Johannesburg with offices in London and Nairobi. Founded in 2012, they work with enterprise and midmarket businesses with a focus on clients in the financial services industry. 

    Clients
    Discovery
    Deloitte
    Standard Bank
    SureSwipe
    Industries
    Notable Project

    SovTech built a financial risk-assessment platform that provides applicants with quotes and recommendations. Their work increased the number of quality leaders the client could provide to their partners. 

    "They were accommodating and executed well." – CEO, IT Company

  • 14
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Durban South Africa

    ZonkeTech is a software company based in Umhlanga, South Africa, and founded in 2016. With no more than 10 members, they are experts in custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions for clients in the fields of gaming, business services, and IT solutions.

    Clients
    Derivco
    DVT
    UCBRacing
    RewardsCo
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ZonkeTech provided database and web dev solutions for a software dev house. ZonkeTech created APIs and provided fixes throughout the project. The work (which was for the dev house’s client) was met with positive feedback from the client.

    “Internal PM, comms with ZT were good.” - Director, Software Dev House

  • 15
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Pretoria South Africa

    Livex Software is a software development company located in Pretoria, South Africa and founded in 2016. With a team of less than 50 employees, they provide custom software development, web design, and cybersecurity for businesses.
     

    Clients
    Glofurn Ltd
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Livex Software developed an e-commerce platform for a manufacturing company. They created several functionalities for the client in order to improve payment processing and order notifications. After this project was completed, the client was able to see an increase in sales from online orders. 

    “Our website is live, and we receive great compliments from users. Because of the strong work Livex Software produced, customers can efficiently use the site to place orders. We’re impressed with the designs they created.” – Manager, Manufacturing Company
     

  • 16
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Located in Sandton, South Africa and Johannesburg, South Africa, Digital Design Agency Group is a small software development firm. They provide custom software development, IT strategy consulting, web development, mobile app development, and more and were established in 2017.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    A whisky retail company hired Digital Design Agency Group to create an e-commerce site.

    "Their experiences in building robust e-commerce websites are impressive."

  • 17
    $5,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Roodepoort South Africa

    ExpertsFromIndia is a development company based in San Jose, Calif. They were founded in 2003 and have a team of around 800 employees. They primarily provide custom software development and SEO. 

    Clients
    eBay
    Sprint
    Mannatech
    Nokia
    Industries
    Notable Project

    ExpertsFromIndia provides SEO support, conducting keyword research and establishing quality links. They provide weekly reports to monitor progress on the site. Traffic increased for the business and the site ranks on the first page. 

    "Collaboration with the SEO team at EFI was an excellent experience for us." – Director, Online Music Promotion Platform

  • 18
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Edenvale South Africa

    Softserve Digital Development is an Edenvale, South Africa-based custom software development company. The small firm was launched in 2011. Their team specializes in custom software development, web development, ux/ui design, mobile app development, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Softserve Digital Development created the brand identity of a change management company, defining the logo and color schemes. They also built a WordPress website and integrated payment functions and plug-ins.

    “They not only do what we say we want, but they also understand what we’re looking to create with our customers.”

  • 19
    $250,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Codenatics is a software development agency with a team of around 10 employees based in Cape Town, South Africa. They provide custom software development, e-commerce development, and mobile app development services to small businesses in a variety of industries including education, financial services, and telecommunications. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    In partnership with an e-learning company, Codenatics developed an e-learning platform using a variety of front- and backend technologies. They collaborated on a product plan and then developed the platform according to agreed-on specifications. 

    "The dynamic of the technologies they used is quite unique, and setting it up was a complicated process. Codenatics is very skilled in modern technologies." – CEO, E-Learning Platform 

  • 20
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    BNRY Digital is a creative technology company headquartered in Johannesburg with offices in Cape Town, South Africa, and London. Founded in 2009, the team of 25 specializes in advertising, custom software development, social media marketing, and more. They work primarily with small businesses and midmarkets, focusing on hospitality and leisure, automotive, and business services.  

    Clients
    Vodaphone, ISUZU, Wilderness Safaris, Discovery Health, Roman's Pizza, Dimension Data, Imperial Car Rental, BMW, Mondelez.
    Application and brand activation
    Product and experience design, software development, integration and launch
    VW Polo Campaign
    Industries
    Notable Project

    BNRY Digital worked on UI/UX and data integration for a health screening platform. They used .NET to deliver a user-friendly interface and a flexible data integration solution. They developed the platform’s front-end and implemented technology to capture clinical screening information, organize data, and generate reports to the UI. The client appreciated the dedication they had to the project. 

    “They worked into the late-evening to make sure we could go live the next morning. I value this level of dedication. We also appreciated their commitment to understanding our company and the solutions we provide.” – Head of Corporate Wellness, Health Screening Platform

  • 21
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Vanderbijlpark South Africa

    TransformIT Dynamics is a Vanderbijlpark, South Africa-based software development firm. The small company was established in 2020. Their services include custom software development, web development, mobile app development, e-commerce development, and more.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    An online car marketing company partnered with TransformIT Dynamics to develop a website. The project will help to view detailed dashboards and portals.

    "They go the extra mile to make sure you are happy and satisfied."

  • 22
    $1,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Collatree is a midsize web development firm established in 2019. Their services include web development, web design, ux/ui design, social media marketing, and more. The agency is based in Kozhikode, India.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    An IT consulting firm collaborated with Collatree for web development services. The client aimed to increased the site's traffic by the end of the year. The team built a WordPress website.

    "They created an excellent, easy-to-update website for us."

  • 23
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Founded in 2012, Lightstack is a software development company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Their team of 2 employees specializes in mobile app development, web development, and custom software development for clients. 

    Notable Project

    Lightstack developed an iOS, Android, and Windows application for a legal verification company. Their team created a process map, outlining the design, coding, and testing of the apps. Registered users and usability have increased.

    “They were keen to not only execute on my designs but also to suggest more efficient or better alternatives for reaching our goal. I like to work with people whose expertise can come through. The skillsets of Lightstack's team were clearly there.” –CEO, Legal Verification Company

  • 24
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Appstrax Technology is a development agency based in Johannesburg, South Africa with more than 10 members. Since 2016, they have offered custom software, web, and mobile app development services for small and mid-market firms in various fields.

    Clients
    Blocklab
    Converlens
    Vinex
    RTI
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Appstrax Technology developed a website for a web portal. The site was built to allow schools to sign up and choose speakers to contact for a seminar. The website has been marked as a major achievement for the portal.

    “This platform gives us the credentials and capability to reach a mass number of schools and speakers at once.” - COO & Co-Founder, Web Portal

  • 25
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Bermont is a web development company based in Cape Town, South Africa. The company, founded in 2016, has a team of less than ten that provides e-commerce development, web development, web design, UX/UI design, custom software development, and SEO services to midmarket and other-sized companies an institutions in the e-commerce and other industries. 

    Notable Project

    A food company hired Bermont to provide branding, creative design, and web development services based on provided information briefs. The website was developed according to the company's specifications despite the limited budget. The designs of the packaging also received good feedback. 

    "They knew our brand and knew exactly what we needed." - Founder, Food Company

  • 26
    $1,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Codener is a software company based in London that was founded in 2016 and currently has more than 50 employees. They provide custom software, web, and e-commerce development solutions to clients ranging from startups to large companies in the fields of e-commerce, advertising, and business services.

    Clients
    Ghazee Offal
    JP Associates
    Olie
    Eazup
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Codener developed a website for an accounting agency. The client had an existing website, but it was outdated. Codener developed a new website that generated significantly more traffic.

    “They provide a full admin panel where we can manage our site by own.” - CEO, Accounting Agency

  • 27
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Elemental Web Solutions is a web development and digital marketing agency in Table View, South Africa. Founded in 2005, they have about 10 employees that serve mostly small-business and midmarket clients in the advertising, business, and education sectors. Services include web development, SEO, and custom software development.

    Clients
    Adidas
    BMW
    Heineken
    Mini
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Elemental Web Solutions provided custom backend web development for a media and marketing company. They developed a CMS and followed wireframes using PHP. The platform has increased traffic and received praise for its design and functionality.
     

    “They did a very good job with project management.” – Chief Visionary, Media & Marketing Company

  • 28
    $5,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Specno is a tech company based in Cape Town, South Africa, with an office in Paarl, Soutf Africa. The company, founded in 2018, has a team of more than ten that provides, among others, mobile app development, UX/UI design, and custom software development to various small and midmarket companies. 

    Clients
    Old Mutual
    Standard Bank
    BDO
    Overberg Agri
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A parcel delivery service hired Specno to streamline the service's mobile app by building wireframes and improving the designs to decrease the pain points. The internal team tested the new designs and found them to be more intuitive than the service's old app. 

    "The team managed to wireframe and prototype the system within just a months work." - CEO, parcel delivery service

  • 29
    Undisclosed
    250 - 999 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa
    Winjit Technologies is a New York, New York-based application development firm. The midsize agency was founded in 2004. Their team specializes in mobile app development, custom software development, cloud consulting & SI, unified communications consulting & SI, and more.
    Industries
  • 30
    $5,000+
    1,000 - 9,999 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa
    Founded in 1993, IBA Group is a software development company. Their large team is in Prague , Czech Republic and Simmerath, Germany and specializes in custom software development, IT managed services, and other application development.
    Clients
    IBM
    Industries
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