Looking for a top web developer in South Africa?

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. If you need more support, tell us about your project, and we'll match you with recommended companies.

List of the Best South Africa Web Developers

  • 1
    $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
    Petrofac
    Costain
    Aercap
    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

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  • 2
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    ESET
    Hisense
    Cape Town City Pass
    Sage Pay
    Industries
    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

  • 3
    $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
    DIB
    SKoolBeep
    BlinkVisa
    GadgetBy
    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

  • 4
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Randburg South Africa

    Agile Routes is a web development agency in Johannesburg, South Africa. Founded in 2015, they have about 2 employees that serve clients in the education and other various industries. Their services are specialized in website and web application development. 

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Agile Routes handled web development efforts for a university. Their team built a custom website from scratch as well as developed complex tender modules and a conference system for hosting events. The deliverables have met all of the requirements, and Agile Routes pays great attention to detail.

    "I’m extremely happy to have them on board." –Strategy & Partnerships Lead, University

  • 5
    $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
    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
     

  • 6
    $5,000+
    250 - 999 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    Cyber Infrastructure Inc. is an IT company headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Atlanta, Miami, New York, London, India, and Singapore. Founded in 2003, the team of 740 specializes in custom software development and SEO. They work primarily with midmarket-level businesses, focusing on IT, advertising and marketing, and gaming.

    Clients
    eBay
    Spirit Airlines
    Bell
    World Vision
    Industries
    Notable Project

    Cyber Infrastructure Inc. developed a responsive, custom Magento e-commerce platform for an apparel brand. They included advanced features like a store locator, image slider, and social media plug-ins. The client appreciated the expertise and professionalism they brought to the project. 

    “The manner in which Cyber Infrastructure handled our project clearly demonstrated their sharp grasp of and experience with e-commerce application development. After only working with CIS for a few days, we realized the degree of professionalism, commitment, and honesty with which they worked.” – Co-Managing Partner, Apparel Brand

  • 7
    Undisclosed
    10 - 49 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    Helios Design is a digital solutions company based in Johannesburg, South Africa. The company, founded in 2005, has a team of more than ten that provides web design, web development, and mobile app development services to companies and organizations in the business services, legal, and nonprofit industries.

    Clients
    Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr Law Firm
    Privacy Scorebox
    Michael Kyprianou & Co LLC
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A legal firm initially hired Helios Design to develop audience-specific microsites like a careers site for graduates. Helios Design so impressed the firm that they were contracted to develop mobile apps and more technically complex, interactive bespoke client tools. They used OpenCMS and provided end-to-end services on all projects.

    "Helios deliver outstanding work, which is why so many stakeholders in the firm requested sites and why Helios were commissioned to build so many projects." - Former Online Communication Manager, Legal Firm

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

    NONA is a blockchain-focused software development studio headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa. Founded in 2012, this team of approximately 30 employees offers UX/UI design, blockchain development, mobile app development, and web development services.

    Clients
    OnChain Capital
    OrderIn
    Quicket
    Augmentors
    Industries
    Notable Project

    NONA built a decentralized application for a cryptocurrency hedge fund. The team used React, AWS, and Solidity to create a token distribution and smart contracts platform.

  • 10
    $10,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Randburg 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
    Standard Bank
    Deloitte
    Canon
    ADT
    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

  • 11
    $10,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Randburg South Africa
    CubeZoo is a web development company. The small team is headquartered in Randburg, South Africa. Their services include web development, mobile app development, and enterprise app modernization.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    An architectural studio firm hired CubeZoo for web design and branding. The client wanted a unique brand for the amalgamation of two architects, demonstrating the services they offer.

    "The workflow between us and Cubezoo was both seamless and clear."

  • 12
    $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
    Biblo
    34 Agency
    Old Mutual
    Pienaar and Son Distilling Co.
    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

  • 13
    $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. 

    Clients
    KLûK CGDT
    Edgemead Primary School and High School
    Tiger Lilly
    Skip and Ogilvy
    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

  • 14
    Undisclosed
    2 - 9 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    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. 

    Clients
    SIGC
    The Deal Advisory Services
    Your Financial Partner
    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

  • 15
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Bravely
    PathCare
    Worth Busines
    Industries
    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

  • 16
    $10,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa
    AUX Studio, an UX design agency, was founded in 2005. The small team focuses on ux/ui design, mobile app development, and web development. The firm is in Cape Town, South Africa.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A computer software company partnered with AUX Studio for the development of a financial services app for the end client. They were tasked to create a prototype of the project, as well as product branding.

    "We worked very well together from a project management perspective."

  • 17
    $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

  • 18
    $50,000+
    50 - 249 Employees
    Cape Town South Africa
    User experience company LAB Group was founded in 2003. The firm provides ux/ui design, digital strategy, e-commerce development, mobile app development, and more and has a midsize team. The firm is located in London, United Kingdom and Cape Town, South Africa.
    Industries
    Notable Project

    LAB Group has been working with a nonprofit organization for 12 years to continuously develop their extranet in 12 market versions and 10 languages. Currently, the team is working on two more versions.

    "Their honesty and transparency are impressive."

  • 19
    $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
    JP Associates
    Ghazee Offal
    Olie
    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

  • 20
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Johannesburg South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    CIPS ISAF
    ISAF Africa
    Ikusasa Ikamva
    Industries
    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

  • 21
    $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.”

  • 22
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Howick South Africa

    Stone Hut Designs, a web design company and website development firm, was founded in 2002. The small Howick, South Africa-based team offers web design and web development.

    Industries
    Notable Project

    Stone Hut Designs revamped a website for a handmade confections company. The goals were to produce a fresh website with additional functionality.

    "They were reliable, trustworthy, and communicated all the time."

  • 23
    $25,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Sandton 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
    BMW
    ISUZU
    Wilderness Safaris
    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

  • 24
    $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."

  • 25
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Crockett Produced (Pty) Ltd is a small graphic design company. Located in Sandton, South Africa, the agency was launched in 2019. Their team provides graphic design, web design, web development, and social media marketing.

    Notable Project

    Crockett Produced (Pty) Ltd provided WordPress web development services for a management consulting company. The team also designed business cards. Their work is ongoing with maintenance.

    “Their quality of work and communication really stand out.”

  • 26
    $1,000+
    2 - 9 Employees
    Sandton South Africa

    Versys Media is a digital agency based in Sandton, South Africa. The agency, founded in 2018, has a team of less than ten that provides web design, graphic design, web development, SEO, and other digital marketing services. Versys Media serves small companies in various industries that include advertising & marketing, business services, and IT.

    Clients
    Nissan
    Isuzu, Carican Group
    Boulder Group
    Elu Group
    Industries
    Notable Project

    A construction services company hired Versys Media to help develop their website. Versys Media also helped update their company profile while engaged in the develpment of the website. They completed the project and the engagement saw the company's online presence improved and the company's business grow.

    "They gave us a website that aligns with our brand." - Managing Director, Construction Services Company

  • 27
    $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
    Travelex South Africa
    Deloitte SA
    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

  • 28
    $1,000+
    10 - 49 Employees
    Randburg South Africa

    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.

    Clients
    Pepsi
    Nokia
    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. 

  • 29
    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
     

  • 30
    $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
    Nescafe
    Mini
    Heineken
    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

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