With our years of experience, using our extensive expertise and collaborative networks in the realm of Architecture recruitment, Linear Recruitment excels at assisting candidates in securing Quantity Surveyor positions, irrespective of their prior background. Our valued affiliations frequently grant us privileged access to Senior Architect job opportunities even before they become advertised.

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Quantity Surveyor Job FAQS

What is a Quantity Surveyor?

A Quantity Surveyor manages all financial matters on a construction project, determining the client’s needs, valuing contracts and costing materials and labour required. A quantity surveyor will create a budget and schedule for the construction project and ensure it stays on track.

What is the average salary of a quantity surveyor in the UK?

The average quantity surveyor salary in the UK is currently around £55,000, but this will depend on your level of experience and other factors like location. According to the National Careers Service, the average salary for a junior/entry role is £25,000 a year, with management roles like analysts and directors paying an average salary of £80,000 per annum.

What training/qualifications do I need?

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Membership

Chartered quantity surveyors are required to get RICS membership by completing the RICS Assessment of Professional Competence programme.

Do I need a degree?

Quantity surveyor roles normally require the completion of a relevant qualification, most commonly an undergraduate degree in quantity surveying or a relevant subject (such as construction, maths, or economics) followed by a postgraduate conversion course. Some employers also offer apprenticeships, degree apprenticeships and graduate training schemes. 

What skills do quantity surveyors need?

You’ll be working with budgets and estimates so you’ll need strong mathematical and analytical skills, plus good attention to detail. A good knowledge of the construction sector will also be useful, along with organisation and project management skills.

What career paths/progression opportunities are available?

Quantity surveyor roles offer natural progression opportunities based on experience, with the chance to grow within the role from entry/graduate through to assistant, senior, and manager/director levels.

Why use Linear Recruitment to find your next quantity surveyor job?

Linear Recruit has been a specialist in construction sector recruitment since our conception in 2001, and we’ve proudly recruited on behalf of clients working on large, high-profile construction projects across the UK. With several preferential agreements in place with clients in the Construction industry we often have exclusive access to quantity surveyor vacancies before they reach the open market.

We recruit at multiple levels including both junior and senior roles, and support all candidates seeking quantity surveyor jobs with interview advice, CV preparation tips and comprehensive career advice.

How do I apply for a job through Linear Recruitment?

Applying for a quantity surveyor job with Linear Recruitment is quick and easy. Just hit the ‘apply for role’ button and then fill out the contact form or email the recruitment consultant directly using the details at the bottom of the job description. Need additional help or information? Just get in touch.

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