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Paydata conducts a specialist House Builders Salary Survey, covering the major house builders in the UK. This provides companies with valuable, accurate and specific external market information to inform reward decisions, much of which is not available anywhere else.

What is the House Builders Salary Survey?

Available only to participants, the building salary survey covers information regarding base pay and total cash, plus hours and main benefits.  The detailed report output is personalised, highlighting the company's market position for each survey role nationally and by geographic region.

This survey includes specialist jobs in the following areas:

  • Construction – such as a Build Manager that is responsible for the building operations for up to five or six sites or a middle management role such as a Contracts or Project Manager that oversee the land acquisition and development of small to medium-sized sites
  • Customer Services – such as a Customer Service Manager or Executive in a middle management position that reports to the Construction Director and manages customer-related issues to a resolution, or a Customer Service Operative or Engineer that is directly responsible and may also carry out maintenance and repair work
  • Site Management – such as a Site Manager in a senior or junior/assistant position that oversees all labour onsite and subcontractors and ultimately report to the Build Manager
  • Finance – such as a Financial Controller that manages several teams and will report to either a Finance Director or Managing Director, an Auditor that undertakes an assessment of operations and financial systems within the organisation or an Accountant (of various job levels) that may be responsible for preparing budgets, cashflow, forecasts and payroll
  • Land – such as anyone responsible for the land acquisition stage of the project which could be the Land Director, Land Manager or Land Buyer, as well as the Planning Manager who is responsible for planning production schedules and procedures, as well as managing a team of planning engineers
  • Sales – such as anyone that plays a role in the sales process, including answering customer queries, processing of legal work of plat sales, marketing of the site, negotiations and overseeing the transfer. Job titles include Sales Office Manager, Sale Manager, Sales Adviser, Marketing Manager, Legal Manager and Conveyancer amongst others
  • Technical – includes anyone in a role directly related to the design and engineering of the site, which can include a Technical Manager, Design Manager, Architect, Engineer, Technician and Technical Co-Ordinator

Benefits of the House Builders Salary Survey membership

Best market practice

Determine market practice on pay and benefits for specialist House Building and Development roles across the UK. Our building salary survey will also help to inform your internal decisions in a highly competitive labour market to support your recruitment and retention strategy. With relevant up-to-date data to your business and your market sector, you will never be left out of the loop ever again.

Compare relevant employers

Compare your organisation's approach with relevant employers that operate within your sector, many of whom only contribute to Paydata’s survey. We are sure you will find this information invaluable in helping to determine your company’s strategy for the future, as well as helping to retain and attract the best talent in the industry.

Latest market intelligence

Receive up-to-date and accurate market data whenever you need it over a 12-month period, from the release of one year’s building salary survey to the next. At Paydata, our service does not begin and end with the publishing of our annual report, as we work to ensure that all businesses which contribute to our survey benefit from the latest goings-on in the marketplace.

Ongoing support

We provide full support to help you understand the latest industry trends based on our leading reward experience within the sector. From offering guidance in regards to job roles, responsibilities and salaries to providing industry-leading advice on rewards and benefits. Our support is available at any point during the 12-month period, where our team can discuss the findings of our survey and explore ways in which the data can be used to improve your company’s structure for the better.

  • Survey membership costs £945 plus VAT for a 12-month subscription to the survey

Access to additional reporting options are available, including a diversity report (covering market statistics on gender, service and age) and an employee market report (that provides a market rate for each matched jobholder).

Would you like to know more about our House Builders Survey? Get in touch.

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