Leading the way in bespoke software development since 1998
Xibis is an innovative web and mobile application development company operating in a wide variety of industry sectors, which include retail, healthcare and transport.
We have a reputation for delivering secure, high-quality web and mobile applications to a number of household names, including Pets at Home, Wella, Halfords, Dunelm Mill and Interflora. Plus many more less well known SMEs.
From concept to delivery, we're with you every step of the way
Xibis delivers your project on time and to budget, working with the latest technologies. All the systems we develop are scalable, dependable, robust and secure.
From conceptualising and planning, through project management, meticulous code development and testing, we deliver a system that performs exactly as intended and achieves the results you asked for.
We use a range of modern technologies to architect your solution
We typically develop websites using Microsoft ASP.NET MVC, in C#, and also have experience of Umbraco CMS.
We have extensive experience of integrating with 3rd party APIs and web services, which includes working with Amazon Web Services. We also develop our own APIs and web services when required.
We have developed a significant number of native smartphone and tablet apps. Our current preference for developing apps is to use Swift for iOS and Kotlin for Android, although we have experience in Objective C / Java if this is your preference.
If you are looking for a new development partner to take over an existing web application or native app, we have done so on a number of occasions for many of our clients.
The above are just how we typically work, we've developed all kinds of things from Windows applications to augmented reality solutions and firmware, so please get in touch if your need is a little more unique!
Meet the team
Driving Xibis forwards and keeping everything ticking along behind the scenes
Neil Managing DirectorNeil is Managing Director of Xibis with overall management responsibility. Neil focuses on developing business strategies, plans and forecasting, and overseeing the teams. After completing a Software Engineering degree at De Montfort University, he joined Xibis 13 years ago as a Systems Analyst, when there was only five people in the business and became MD in 2009 after completing his MBA in 2008. Previously Neil has worked at Experian as a Web Developer and DeMontfort University as a Software Engineer. Outside of work Neil likes to keep fit by playing football and going to the gym. He is also into computer gaming, but only finds the time when his wife allows!
Fiona Development DirectorFiona has worked at Xibis for the last six years. As Development Director, she is responsible for ensuring the processes of developing solutions for clients run smoothly. Fiona also works on business analysis so will work with clients to specify a technical solution that solves their issues. The Xibis.com website is also managed by Fiona. Previously, Fiona worked as a Lead Developer at RM Education after graduating in Computer Science in 2008 from Warwick University. Fiona has a young baby and enjoys off-road driving in her Range Rover and outdoor activities such as camping. She also writes a blog about web accessibility when she has the time.
Ian Technical DirectorIan is Xibis’ Technical Director offering internal support to the developers. He also provides mentoring and training across all platforms – web-based, Android and iOS. Ian has been with Xibis for 12 years since graduating in Computer Science from the University of Leicester. Outside of work, Ian enjoys listening to music, cooking, and watching films.
Web and App Development
We've got fanatical runners, a sprinkling of gaming geeks and over 70 years combined experience in software development.
Andy iOS App DeveloperAndy develops and maintains both new and existing apps and specialises in the iOS platform. Before joining Xibis, Andy studied mechanical engineering at University of Leicester before working in engineering in London. His interest in app development started as a hobby. Now that it’s his full-time job, his new hobbies are clay pigeon shooting, PC gaming, F1 racing and looking after his two dogs.
Anthony iOS App DeveloperAnthony builds mobile apps for iPhone and Android platforms. Formerly he worked at Silverpride as an iOS app developer in Derby. Before that he was self-employed as a developer on small game contracts. Anthony has also worked in Norway as an intern at Western Geco, in a C++ role, building a recording system for seismic data and integration tests. In his spare time Anthony enjoys gaming and DIY, particularly woodwork.
Ben Android App DeveloperBen specialises in the creation of Android apps and joined Xibis in 2018. Before that, he worked for Games Workshop, developing apps. He studied computer science (games technology) at Nottingham Trent University and in his spare time, enjoys bowling and watching films.
Darren Lead DeveloperDarren is a lead developer, working in both web and mobile app development. He is also Xibis’ System Administrator, responsible for setting up VPNs and looking after Xibis hardware and infrastructure. He has worked at Xibis for 15 years. Before that he was the webmaster at De Montfort University where he developed CMS over three sites and managed the extranet and website. Outside of work, Darren enjoys keeping active outdoors through running, cycling, mountain biking, skiing, and climbing.
Gareth Senior DeveloperGareth is experienced in the full development stack, from data-heavy backends to complex user interfaces. He has worked on several of Xibis’ IoT projects since joining the company from a multimedia marketing agency. Gareth is a Microsoft Certified Professional. In his spare time he plays bass guitar and is learning the piano. He enjoys photography, swimming, cycling, and walking.
Jo Senior DeveloperJo is a full stack Senior Web Apps Developer with over 15 years’ experience. Jo began as a data analyst in an NHS Informatics department, but was swiftly absorbed into their development team. Any web project which requires complex database queries to be optimised for performance - well there's a good chance it'll land on Jo's desk. Before joining Xibis, Jo worked as Lead Web Developer for PallEx developing and integrating business-critical web-based logistics systems. She also has experience writing several CMS (Content Management Systems) for websites, BI (Business Information) web-based systems and Chrome browser extensions. When not at work Jo enjoys gaming, growing vegetables, and her local pub quiz.
Mark Senior DeveloperMark has been with Xibis for 13 years working on web and app development. He mainly works on Android app development but also has experience of iOS and .NET web development. His experience includes data-driven stock control systems and he has a Microsoft .NET certification. Mark enjoys walking in his spare time.
Rhys Android App DeveloperRhys joined Xibis in 2017 to create apps for Android phones. He studied Computer Science at the University of Lincoln. Rhys worked as researcher while he was at university. Rhys enjoys sport in his spare time including football and cycling. He also has a keen interest in the latest consumer technology – hardware and software and devices.
Quality Analysis and Testing
Placed 17th out of 133 in the European Software Testing World Cup, our QA team are experts at hounding the developers until every last bug is fixed!
Chhaya Senior Test AnalystIt’s Chhaya’s responsibility to ensure that websites and apps are tested properly at all the right stages. Before moving to Xibis, Chhaya worked for an IT company in Coventry, doing web development. She then moved into quality assurance where she set up a thorough testing process which was integrated into the project development lifecycle. Chhaya is certified in testing by ISTQB and has applied for certification in Agile Testing. She has a BA in Business and IT from Wolverhampton University. When she’s not working or looking after her two children, Chhaya enjoys running, going to the gym, and cooking.
Deepak Website Usability ConsultantDeepak is responsible for checking web designs for bugs, ensuring they are user-friendly and that they meet client expectations. He has a Masters in Software Engineering from the University of Leicester and is certified in Quality Assurance as an ISTQB Certified Tester and an Agile Certified Tester. Deepak’s spare time is spent with his family, travelling, and exploring cities.
Sales, Analysis and Project Management
These guys come up with remarkable new innovations to impress our clients and make sure everything's running smoothly
Brad Technical Business AnalystBrad works closely with clients to identify their requirements, develops their unique set of specifications and recommendations, and creates a proposal for the client. Brad is experienced in .Net, Android and iOS development, and has previous experience with the National Grid and Warwickshire County Council. Brad keeps himself very busy with two young children, a small e-commerce business and works as a personal trainer.
Jon Systems Analyst / Project ManagerJon has been with Xibis for 10 years and works closely with the QA/client engagement team members in an account management function. He oversees developers and ensures that client requirements are met through carrying out systems analysis. Before joining Xibis, Jon worked in embedded telecoms for 10 years and also spent 10 years working in electronic warfare defence systems, installing systems in South America and the Middle East. Jon enjoys canoeing and kayaking and also plays the guitar and ukulele.
Martine Office ManagerMartine is the welcoming face of Xibis with a very varied Office Manager role including payroll, accounting, invoicing, banking, and facilities management. She joined Xibis eight years ago bringing with her years of PA and office management experience. She has also worked for a PR and marketing company, a craft company and a high-end shop fitter. In her spare time Martine likes to travel, read, and socialise with her family & friends.
Get in touchXibis Limited, 67 London Road,
Oadby, Leicester LE2 5DN
Or call us on0116 272 9990