Life At Influential Software

Be a part of industry excellence

At Influential Software, we continue working to build an environment focused on growth and change. With a focus on employee support and well-being, with development opportunities and advocate for change in the industry - we hope to make life at Influential Software excellent.

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Life At Influential Software

Our secret to success

People are the key to our success. Our goal at Influential Software is to create an environment where employees can thrive and work to the best of their ability while delivering first-class, bespoke services to our clients.

We are thrilled we’ve fostered a culture which attracts unique individuals who are joined in their passion for tech and dream to make it more accessible to businesses which need support in the worldwide digital transformation of today.

  • 1993

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    Company formed 15th January. First two clients were HSBC James Capel and Harcourt Brace, with a focus on Cognos Powerhouse development
  • 1993-2000

    Clients such as Mirror Group Newspapers, WAGN Railway, The Stationery Office, Astra Zeneca and Elsevier added. Focus extended to include Cognos BI development, data warehouse development and Oracle consultancy

  • 2001-2005

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    Clients such as Yell, Turpin Distribution, LittleJohn Fraser, BeyondDSL, Tomlinsons and Eurosat added. Tech focus extended to include web development, PHP development.

  • 2005

    John Simpson joined, as co-director and co-owner

  • 2006

    Kent House in Maidstone

    We opened our first office in Kent House, Maidstone.

  • 2006-2012

    Clients such as Taylor & Francis, SeaContainers, S&G, BPP, Reed Business Information, Cambridge University Press, Phaidon Press, Atherton Bailey, Premier. Underwriting, Capita, Finnamore, Atypon, Flatirons, STA International, Publishing Technology and Selftrade added

  • 2010

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    Won a UK Government “Innovation and Growth” award, which resulted in funded management and growth training sessions to unlock growth potential within the business

  • 2010

    Expansion into US markets, with repeated project work undertaken in Florida and New York

  • 2011


    Opened our first London based office, at 30 St Mary Axe, aka the Gherkin

  • 2011

    we ran the first ever Influential Academy for apprentices looking to get into tech. In the class of 2011, we met and eventually hired our CTO Matt!

  • 2013

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    First successful M&A transaction undertaken – the purchase of the SAP Business Objects division of Maxima PLC (later Redstone PLC)

  • 2013

    Achieved top-tier SAP Gold partner status (and in record time for a partner)

  • 2013-2016

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    Clients such as Lotus Renault F1, Kwik Fit, Talisman Energy, John Wood Group, Sporting Bet, Harper Collins, Centrica, Thales, Alfred Dunhill, Prudential, John Lewis Partnership, various councils, universities and parts of central government added

  • 2014

    Second successful M&A transaction undertaken – the purchase of the IBM Cognos division of Intelligent Solutions (Midlands) Ltd

  • 2015

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    Third successful M&A transaction undertaken – the purchase of Dynistics Ltd – subsequently sold in 2019

  • 2017-2022

    Clients such as American Express, Church of England, Ark Data Centres, Hachette, Bluescope Steel, Titan Travel, Fremantle, DEFRA added

  • 2018


    UK staff count surpassed 50

  • 2019

    Fourth successful M&A transaction undertaken – the purchase of the Apple Authorised Training Partner division of Amsys Ltd

  • 2021

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    Achieved top-tier Microsoft Gold partner status

  • 2022

    Client count surpassed 250

Influential initiatives

Making waves in the digital age

Company culture

Diversity and inclusion

We recognise we grow through diversity and strongly believe in the power of diverse opinions, backgrounds, views, and perspectives.

As a business, we want to create a platform where employees can feel safe to voice matters vital to them openly. As an equal-opportunity employer, celebrating diversity and inclusivity is essential to our success.


Protecting our team

Mental and physical wellbeing

For us, people are the heart of our organisation. Therefore, employees’ well-being is the highest priority. We want to inspire open conversation around mental health, incite work-life balance, reward healthy habits and excite you about wellness initiatives.

Inspiring success

Personal development

 At Influential, we invest in our people, providing them with opportunities for growth and development.

Our goal is to provide employees with the necessary resources to succeed. We are proud to see employees staying with us for the long run, knowing they can learn, keep work exciting and advance their careers with us!


Investing in culture

Building a company culture to be proud of

Influential Initiatives

Incentivised insurance

When working in a fast-paced industry like IT, our team receive the best mental and physical support. This is why we partnered with YuLife to ensure our team get only the best. Read more about the YuLife benefits here.


Influential Initiatives

Boosting employee engagement

To prioritise employee engagement and satisfaction, we’ve partnered with Perkbox to give our team access to everything from discounted cinema tickets and gym memberships to free coffee.

Life At Influential

Company-wide benefits

Flexible and Hybrid working

Mental health support

Discounted gym membership

Electric efficient car scheme

Pension plan contributions

Certified training options

Cycle to work scheme

Financial Wellbeing Support

Development training

Join the team

Like what you see? We’re always looking to expand our team. Take a look at our latest job offers today. We unfortunately do not accept applications via recruiters.