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Custom Software Development Birmingham

Here at Ballard Chalmers, part of the Transparity Group and Microsoft Partners, we are specialists in Custom Software Development in Birmingham – whether that be developing, modernising or integrating custom software.

We have extensive expertise and experience in the Azure Development platform and Azure Integration Services, as well as .NET, SQL, BizTalk Server. Being experts in these technologies, we can provide our Birmingham clients, with the very highest levels of customer service. The best way to think of us is as your external development partner.


Our Services

Ballard Chalmers is always here and ready to provide you with an excellent experience and tremendous value for money. In addition, we are always committed to helping you access the very best consultancy, but also state of the art development services in Birmingham.

It’s very important for a business to have software that’s fully adapted to their needs and requirements. With our help you get to have all of that and so much more. It’s a great opportunity and something you do not want to miss. Thanks to our talented teams, you never have to worry about any issues, as we can easily provide the necessary services and support as needed.

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Since we are a Microsoft Partner, we are here to help integrating the latest technologies from Microsoft. We do this every single day and we adapt it all based on your needs and requirements.

Azure can help provide exceptional solutions and features that would be hard to access otherwise. We are committed to helping you implement Azure features, while also focusing a lot on scalability and efficiency. That way you can rest assured you can make the most out of cloud native solutions based on Azure!

Our team have extensive expertise and can use SQL for the development of apps, for business intelligence, or the management of data. One thing you can be sure of is that whatever form it is in, nobody will look after it better than our experts.

The .NET tech is very helpful because it makes it easy to create stellar software, develop a multitude of apps in-house, but also migrate to the cloud in no time. It’s a powerful technology that can indeed make a huge difference from a business standpoint.

It has become necessary recently for enterprise applications to require a mobile app to accompany them. Extensive code share traffic among desktop, cloud, and tablet apps during the use of .NET MAUI/Xamarin, ensures savings in both cost and time when providing clients or your team with a mobile app.

We use the Azure Modern Data Warehouse stack to ensure that you get to fulfill your business requirements in a professional and powerful manner. Creating a great data warehouse is imperative, and we are always here to assist.

This tool is very helpful for a variety of on-site integrations. As specialists in BizTalk, we can make it easy to modernize your system or integrate it with the necessary solutions. In doing so, you get to save a significant amount of time, while eliminating any concerns or challenges that can arise.

What We Do

Our company can assist you with custom software creation. In addition, we assist with mobile app development, software integration, and we also modernize legacy systems too. Everything can be fully adapted and adjusted according to your needs.

Application development

Creating a great app can help boost your organization, while also delivering amazing opportunities. it can also be a very good method to help generate a massive competitive edge. That can help deliver an excellent result, and the experience is impressive every time.

Mobile App Development

Creating a great mobile app is very important for any business. On top of that, maybe you just need to modernize your current app, in that case we will be here to assist too. We have some of the top developers that are ready to deliver an exceptional, great app that will help your business grow.

Business intelligence

Having access to the right business intelligence is crucial and that’s why we are here to assist. We will help you identify any issues and focus on implementing the best strategies that will help your business grow. In doing so, you get to future-proof your business, while pushing it to the next level.

Application Modernisation

We know that there are always times when you are dealing with legacy systems and those can end up wasting resources. Which is why we are firm believers that it’s imperative to solve any issues. We help modernize programs and ensure that there are no errors. In doing so, you have excellent results, and the experience is exceptional.

Application Integration

Dissimilar systems can create a lot of wasted time performing manual tasks. Data can be duplicated and errors occur when data and/or messages do not reach across various applications and teams. With the help of our app integration experts, all of your apps can be brought together and communicate with each other seamlessly.

Data Management

Every business accumulates a lot of data, and this can be extremely valuable. That’s why we are here to help you create and establish a stellar data management system. It helps quite a bit, and it delivers an exceptional value and quality that you do not want to miss. We have dedicated staff that can help with data efficiency, production and management in no time.

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Our app developers are highly trained and certified through Microsoft in their respective areas. We are available for custom IT development outsourcing, resourcing or support.

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  • Need a development partner? As old hands at .NET SQL development and experts at cloud-native Azure, we are available for modernisation or new cloud-native Azure development.
  • Integration needs? Talk to one of our Azure Integration Services consultants or BizTalk Server specialists.
  • Data issues? Get in touch with our SQL consultants, Power BI developers or Azure Modern Data Warehouse experts.
  • Mobile ready? Our Xamarin consultants and .NET MAUI team will be happy to discuss.

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Our Software Development Services in Birmingham

Finding the ideal business partner is always a challenge, especially when it comes to getting access to the right talent. The team at Ballard Chalmers is here to help, and we have a very good track record when it comes to delivering our customers top quality, competitive prices and a stellar service in Birmingham. We are experts in the industry and we cover a variety of solutions like SQL, Azure development and integrations, but also BizTalk Server. We can also help modernize the cloud based legacy apps too.

If necessary, our team can also help with outsourcing too, and we can easily cover a multitude of outsourcing tasks based on your needs. That way you can rest assured you will have access to one of the top industry partners.

Development Outsourcing

What makes Ballard Chalmers Birmingham great for outsourcing is the fact that we can help with creating any type of custom software program. Not only that, but we are well-equipped for 100% task delivery of your respective custom software program assignment. Your build is in good hands along with our group of specialists, your own Project Manager and the supervision of the Delivery Manager and Chief Technology Officer.

Team Augmentation

Even if you have your own team in-house, there are always times when it’s just not enough. You need even more talent, and Ballard Chalmers Birmingham can help you with all of that. Since we have remote resources, you can use to scale your team, all you need is to contact us and let us know when and how to help. We guarantee you will be very happy with the process and results every step of the way.


There are many times when consultation with a Microsoft Partner consultant can help grow your business, while also offer the guidance and help you need. We are always more than happy to assist with expert and reliable consulting solutions on any custom software development, migration, or integration project.

Support & DevOps

We can help you with some of the top support and DevOps solutions to fit your needs. We know how important it is to identify and eliminate any bugs, and the same can be said about making sure everything works seamlessly and at a high level. We are always here and ready to assist, and you can rely on our team to help every single step of the way.

Our software development team is overseen by Andrew Chalmers and Geoff Ballard. They are both experts in tech and business, and know how to ensure that your business needs are fulfilled.

We provide a versatile development process in Birmingham, and a transparent one too, so you can always ensure you’re getting the best service quality and value. Aside from being an accredited Microsoft partner, we also have the Crown Commercial Supplier certification. And yes, we also have the ISO 9001:2015 and ISO 27001:2013 benchmarks as well. These show the type of value and work you can receive from choosing our team!

Why Ballard Chalmers

Ballard Chalmers, part of the Transparity Group, has an extensive track record of almost two decades of providing the highest quality expert service and support in Birmingham. There are very few Azure Expert MSPs in the UK and we are one of them.


We were established in 2005 however our heritage goes back much further. Collectively we have many decades of expertise and experience in the development of custom software using Microsoft technology. This ensures we can provide our Birmingham customers with the very highest level of support and service.


Solving technical issues is what we do, day in, day out, it is second nature to our developers who know this technology inside out. By working with us, these expertise are brought directly to you. We only hire qualified, professional and also Microsoft-accredited developers.


Very few Microsoft Partners have achieved multiple solution partner status and best-in-class specialisation. We have been audited extensively over the years, and our team have passed exams at the highest level.


Microsoft have certified all of our specialist consultants, developers, and architects for their extensive and specialised skill sets. All of those technical expertise and experience gained over many years are available to our customers for the development and support of their custom software.

We are also licensed developers that have a massive skill set which can be suitable for a vast range of different tasks. We enjoy pushing the boundaries and delivering our customers the very best services and solutions on the market, something that you can always rely on. With our help you can easily create any custom software you want in no time. Some of the fields we are competent in include:

Thanks for delivering a fantastic solution for our client. You’re a pleasure to work with and I hope this will the first of many collaborative projects.

Managing Director – Box of Blue

It’s been a real pleasure working with you all and I look forward to being able to keep this relationship in the future. I will definitely recommend Ballard Chalmers.”

MI Data Specialist – Lighthouse Group PLC

Thank you for helping us out at short notice and providing an experienced, knowledgeable professional. Mohammed really helped us through a tough spot so I feel it definitely worked well.

Development Manager – Trustmarque Solutions

They are always available to have a conversation, and are quick to respond to any questions we have. The openness within the channels is great, and they let us know when a team member will be away so we can manage our timeline expectations. They deploy changes quickly, and show good flexibility to address any issues we have.

Project Manager – OVO Energy

Ballard Chalmers were engaged to undertake the work from project inception to ensure that requirements were fully captured…Feedback for the upgrade project was very positive and the site continues to evolve as more content and functions are added.

Head of Information Management – Rail Safety and Sandards Board

I found them easy to work with, particularly with such a short time frame. They have the ability to turn things around really fast.

Manager – Charity Group

Thanks for your support – John did an awesome job. We are looking at moving more applications to Microsoft technology and we view you as our Microsoft Partner of choice for future work.

IT Project Manager – Energy Saving Trust

Ballard Chalmers are approachable and helpful and always go the extra mile to help. The solutions they have delivered have been reliable and solid.

Application Support Engineer – Tokyo Electron

Stark Software International has dealt with Ballard Chalmers for over 15 years. We have a very solid relationship where high quality consultants have been applied to the development and maintenance of two of our major IT systems. Ballard Chalmers provide excellent continuity and backup. Stark would thoroughly recommend this company.

Head of Operations Division – Stark Software International

The development of the Oyster card system, with contactless payments and other features, was a massive .NET development, involving enormous data volumes and requiring the best development team…Ballard Chalmers contributed to the success of this project by supplying critical resources.

Fares & Ticketing Project Manager – TFL

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