The Best Web Developers in South Africa

List of the Best South Africa Web Developers

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In the modern world, an organization's digital presence is integral to its success. A well-crafted website is the cornerstone of that presence. While creating the perfect website can seem like an impossible task, there are an abundance of firms that specialize in web development in order to make it easier.

To assist you in your search for a partner, we’ve compiled this list of the top web development companies in South Africa. Browse descriptions, feedback, and awards to find which can best suit your company’s needs.

  • 1

    Bluegrass Digital

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Petrofac
    Costain
    Aercap
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Claremont, Cape Town, South Africa
    4.6
    4.6
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 2

    Web SEO Online

    Web SEO Online is a digital marketing agency based in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2008, their team of over 10 primarily serves small and midmarket businesses in industries such as business services, consumer products, and e-commerce. Services include SEO, PPC, and web development.

    Notable Project

    Web SEO Online provided SEO and e-commerce development services to a retail company. The team also consulted on digital strategy to improve the site’s UX. Their efforts improved leads and sales. 

    “Our Google rankings have improved significantly. Since the website was redeveloped, sales have increased.” — CEO, Retail Company

    Former clients
    ESET
    Hisense
    Cape Town City Pass
    Sage Pay
    JustProperty
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cape Town,, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 3

    2Base Technologies Pvt. Ltd

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    DIB
    SKoolBeep
    BlinkVisa
    GadgetBy
    FlowBot Bars
    WorkIt
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.9
    4.9
    4 Clutch reviews
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  • 4

    Thought Inc.

    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. 
     

    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
     

    Former clients
    FNB
    Lenovo
    CHAI
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Woodmead, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
  • 5

    PYCOGroup

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Microsoft
    American Express
    Volkswagen
    Coach
    Adobe
    Ansarada
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $100,000+
    group250 - 999 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.8
    4.8
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 6

    Codeswop

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    Biblo
    34 Agency
    Old Mutual
    Pienaar and Son Distilling Co.
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 7

    SovTech

    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. 

    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

    Former clients
    Standard Bank
    Deloitte
    Canon
    ADT
    vodacom
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.3
    4.3
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 8

    Melsoft

    Melsoft is a website design and development agency located in Johannesburg. They have about 4 employees who provide web design, web development, and e-commerce development services to primarily small businesses in the business services, e-commerce, and education industries. They were founded in 2018.

    Notable Project

    Melosoft designed and developed a website and customer portal for a Renovation Contractor. They registered the domain, provided a hosting solution, and wrote content for the platform. The website generated about 10–15 new leads each month, and the portal satisfied customers.

    "Melsoft delivered a very well designed and easy to manage solution." — Director, Renovation Contractor

    Former clients
    CIPS ISAF
    ISAF Africa
    Ikusasa Ikamva
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    10 Clutch reviews
  • 9

    BNRY Digital

    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.  

    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

    Former clients
    Vodaphone
    BMW
    ISUZU
    Wilderness Safaris
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 10

    Cocopine

    Cocopine is a web design firm based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2013, their team of 5 serves clients in the healthcare sector. Services include design, Joomla, WordPress, and mobile app development.

    Notable Project

     

    Cocopine created a logo for a health services company. They based the work off of a student's design and translated it into a professional format. The new logo has pleased internal and external stakeholders.

    “It is crisp, clean, simple and conveys the exact message we wanted.” – Project Manager, Healthcare Company

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 11

    Lightstack

    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

    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 12

    Webillism Web Design Company

    Webillism Web Design Company is a web development company founded in 1998. Based in Johannesberg, South Africa, their team of fewer than 10 employees specializes in web design, e-commerce development, and web development.

    Notable Project

    Webillism Web Design Company redesigned a WordPress site for a product distributor. Their team integrated datasheets, videos, and products into the website. Navigability increased and the site has received positive feedback.

    “Their team provides good customer service; they really care about the end results. Webillism Web Design Company makes an effort to understand what their clients need, want or picture in their heads in terms of a product.” –Marketing Manager, Product Distributor

    Former clients
    Fixed Mobile
    SS Telecoms
    PES Africa
    Pest Store
    Pietman Lategan
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    8 Clutch reviews
  • 13

    Elemental Web Solutions

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Adidas
    Nescafe
    Mini
    Heineken
    BMW
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $5,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Table View, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    3 Clutch reviews
  • 14

    Data Intellect

    Data Intellect Solutions is an application development company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company, founded in 2017, has a team of less than ten that provides mobile app development, web development, ERP consulting and SI, and enterprise app modernization services to midmarket and other-sized companies institutions in the business services, health care & medical, and other industries.

    Notable Project

    A development firm hired Data Intellect Solutions to provide e-commerce portal design, cart design, payment gateway configuration, and category specification services. Data Intellect Solutions met all expectations for all these projects.

    "Data Intellect has a detail-oriented team with a good problem-solving attitude and fine coding." - Former Business Head, Development Firm. 

    Former clients
    Pepsi
    Nokia
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $1,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
  • 15

    Appstrax Technology

    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.

    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

    Former clients
    Blocklab
    Converlens
    Vinex
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $10,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    2 Clutch reviews
  • 16

    Livex Software

    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.
     

    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
     

    Former clients
    Glofurn Ltd
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Pretoria, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    1 Clutch review
    Awards

    Top 10 Mobile App Development Companies in South Africa (2019) , Top 10 Web Development Companies in South Africa (2019)

  • 17

    Fluidity Software Solutions

    Fluidity Software Solutions is a software company based in Cape Town, South Africa. Run by more than 10 members, they have provided custom software, web, and mobile app development solutions to clients since their founding in 2013.

    Notable Project

    Fluidity Software Solutions developed custom software for a business evaluations platform. The goal was to develop a valuation SaaS. So far, the platform has been satisfied with the level of work done by Fluidity Software Solutions.

    “They’re very dependable, available, and committed to the project.” - Co-Founder & Director, Business Evaluations Platform

    Former clients
    Bravely
    PathCare
    Worth Busines
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group10 - 49 Employees
    place Cape Town, South Africa
    4.6
    4.6
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 18

    Shava Consulting

    Shava Consulting is a website design and development company founded in 2019 in Johannesburg. With about 5 staff members on board, they provide web design and development services to small businesses. 

    Notable Project

    Shava Consulting provided website development and guidance on the use of social media to a business academy. They explained how to create a sales funnel, how to leverage tools such as LinkedIn, and how to write articles and messages. Their work produced an uptick in leads for the client. 

    "Their approach was helpful, simple, systematic step by step process with a lot of patience shown when confronting challenges." – CEO & Owner, Business Academy

    Former clients
    SIGC
    The Deal Advisory Services
    Your Financial Partner
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.8
    4.8
    4 Clutch reviews
  • 19

    Team4Solution

    Team4solution is a mobile and web application design and development agency, founded in 2017. They have between 10 and 49 employees across their offices in Wakad, India and Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, where they provide web, mobile and software solutions from small and mid-size businesses. Services include e-wallet and e-learning apps, cross-platform apps, and SalesForce.

    Notable Project

    Team4solution developed software to assist in the product lifecycle management of an automotive company. They upgraded existing systems and developed a new frontend for the content. Team4solution was highly engaged and professional throughout the project, impressing the client by delivering the project on time and in conformance with all stakeholder requirements.

    “They fulfilled the requirements, and we were extremely satisfied. We were very close to the product lifecycle management, software topics, and computer-aided design. I was really impressed with how fast and how well they implemented these different requirements of file handling.” – Product Engineer, Automotive Company

    Former clients
    Lines International
    Chonga Chu
    Damien Black
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer $25,000+
    group50 - 249 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    5.0
    5.0
    6 Clutch reviews
  • 20

    Red Rabbit Media

    Red Rabbit Media is a digital technology company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Their team of around 5 employees specializes in video production, web design, and cloud consulting.

    Notable Project

    Red Rabbit Media provided video production services for a film distribution company. The team was responsible for post-production on a feature film as well as accompanying collateral. 

    "Their technical knowledge of the feature film materials impressed us." –  Producer, Film Dsitribution Company

    Former clients
    Perplexia Pictures
    Disney
    Inside Job
    Castle Lite Unlocks
    Silly Seasons
    $ $ $ $ $
    equalizer

    Undisclosed

    group2 - 9 Employees
    place Johannesburg, South Africa
    4.5
    4.5
    1 Clutch review
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