Quantity Surveyors are in high demand

Quantity Surveyors are in short supply, while the construction industry is one of the first sectors to feel the full force of the recession, it is among the last to show signs of recovery

A recent report by IHS Markit has suggested that the Construction Industry activity is improving through the UK & Ireland

As construction industry activity increases more jobs are becoming available  especially in positions like Quantity Surveyor & Estimators.

Surveyors and Estimators are receiving the highest increases within this sector, showing a clear demand for more people, according to a leading construction recruitment agency.

The construction sector accounts for about 6% of the UK economy, and things are looking brighter in the sector than at any point since the recession hit in 2008.

2015 was recorded to be the best year for the UK Construction Industry in almost 20 years.

And a recent study has shown that the UK Construction Sector will need to recruit 400,000 construction professionals every year to keep up with demand.

Graduate-level opportunities for Quantity Surveyors & Estimators are also on the rise due to being in short supply. UK Construction Jobs hast stated that vacancies in the UK construction sector are rising every year, with Quantity Surveyors being the most advertised position.

Are you considering a career in Quantity Surveying?

Quantity surveyors are accountable for the cost of any construction project - from initial quotations, through to the final acquiring of materials

The normal duties will involve being office based as well as being onsite meetings with clients and other project contractors.

A typical working day will involve:

preparation contracts, including information relating to amounts of necessary  supplies

on-going cost evaluation of maintenance and repair projects

examining completed projects and managing payment to building contractors

assigning upcoming projects to contractors

site visits, assessments and projections for future work


Quantity surveyors may wish to concentrate in a specialised area of the construction industry.

If you are starting out as a quantity surveyor, the salary would normally be £20,000 to £25,000. Experienced surveyors can expect to earn up to £75,000 depending on their experience and area of expertise.

If you are interested in in apply for Quantity Surveyor jobs you can get out various constriction job portals who will have a large amount of jobs available as it is a role that is high in demand.

For more information on Jobs please check out:

Quantity Surveyor Jobs in the UK

Quantity Surveyor Jobs In Ireland