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Architects

Architects plan and design the construction and development of buildings and land areas with regard to functional and aesthetic requirements.

More about this Career

Average Salary

£37021

New workers start around £22019. Normal pay is £37021 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £61641.

Jobs

1061

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Monitors construction work in progress to ensure compliance with specifications.
  • Prepares detailed scale drawings and specifications for design and construction and submits these for planning approval.
  • Analyses site survey and advises client on development and construction details and ensures that proposed design blends in with the surrounding area.
  • Studies condition and characteristics of site, taking into account drainage, topsoil, trees, rock formations, etc..
  • Liaises with client and other professionals to establish building type, style, cost limitations and landscaping requirements.

Skills Employers are looking for

Soft Skills

Soft skills are non-technical skills that include how you interact with colleagues, solve problems, and manage your work

  • Active Listening

    78

  • Critical Thinking

    75

  • Active Learning

    75

  • Writing

    74

  • Monitoring

    71

  • Reading Comprehension

    71

  • Speaking

    70

  • Mathematics

    69

  • Learning Strategies

    63

  • Science

    51

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